Chapter 8: State Indicators

Science and Technology in the Economy

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Table 8-37

Net high-technology business formations as share of all business establishments, by state: 1999, 2000, and 2002

 
  Net high-technology business formations All business establishments High-technology formations/ business establishments (%)
State 1999 2000 2002 1999 2000 2002 1999 2000 2002
 
United States 13,208 9,741 -1,166 7,008,444 7,070,048 7,200,770 0.19 0.14 -0.02
Alabama 81 92 -5 100,507 99,817 99,931 0.08 0.09 -0.01
Alaska 22 -6 -3 18,433 18,501 18,856 0.12 -0.03 -0.02
Arizona 246 210 57 112,545 114,804 119,740 0.22 0.18 0.05
Arkansas 67 46 31 62,737 63,185 63,869 0.11 0.07 0.05
California 1,947 2,452 -508 784,935 799,863 820,997 0.25 0.31 -0.06
Colorado 367 378 41 133,743 137,528 142,247 0.27 0.27 0.03
Connecticut 66 6 -170 92,454 92,436 92,375 0.07 0.01 -0.18
Delaware 74 55 5 23,381 23,771 24,377 0.32 0.23 0.02
District of Columbia 81 78 70 19,469 19,655 19,930 0.42 0.40 0.35
Florida 950 595 555 424,089 428,438 450,188 0.22 0.14 0.12
Georgia 524 246 15 197,759 200,442 206,323 0.26 0.12 0.01
Hawaii 42 32 44 29,569 29,853 30,633 0.14 0.11 0.14
Idaho 47 66 62 36,975 37,429 38,842 0.13 0.18 0.16
Illinois 830 248 -626 306,899 308,067 309,980 0.27 0.08 -0.20
Indiana 220 86 9 146,528 146,321 147,304 0.15 0.06 0.01
Iowa 55 35 -2 81,213 80,890 81,042 0.07 0.04 0.00
Kansas 102 116 -41 74,486 74,939 75,077 0.14 0.15 -0.05
Kentucky 128 28 56 89,946 89,921 90,493 0.14 0.03 0.06
Louisiana -2 47 101 101,020 101,016 101,885 0.00 0.05 0.10
Maine 75 51 5 38,878 39,466 40,292 0.19 0.13 0.01
Maryland 414 270 140 127,431 128,467 131,815 0.32 0.21 0.11
Massachusetts 339 300 -367 173,267 176,222 175,991 0.20 0.17 -0.21
Michigan 148 196 -147 236,456 236,912 237,616 0.06 0.08 -0.06
Minnesota 393 218 -318 137,305 139,080 143,953 0.29 0.16 -0.22
Mississippi 0 56 -5 59,834 59,788 59,902 0.00 0.09 -0.01
Missouri 171 101 -32 144,874 144,755 147,977 0.12 0.07 -0.02
Montana 41 63 37 31,365 31,849 32,972 0.13 0.20 0.11
Nebraska 43 34 -17 48,968 49,623 50,259 0.09 0.07 -0.03
Nevada 216 153 83 46,890 48,178 51,383 0.46 0.32 0.16
New Hampshire 50 31 -33 37,180 37,414 37,928 0.13 0.08 -0.09
New Jersey 856 290 -661 231,823 233,559 237,505 0.37 0.12 -0.28
New Mexico 48 26 49 42,918 42,782 43,213 0.11 0.06 0.11
New York 913 841 -413 485,954 492,073 498,921 0.19 0.17 -0.08
North Carolina 453 238 6 201,706 203,903 207,562 0.22 0.12 0.00
North Dakota 10 20 35 20,380 20,139 20,422 0.05 0.10 0.17
Ohio 402 129 -42 270,766 270,509 271,181 0.15 0.05 -0.02
Oklahoma 50 -25 34 84,854 85,094 86,029 0.06 -0.03 0.04
Oregon 100 102 -12 99,945 100,645 101,933 0.10 0.10 -0.01
Pennsylvania 476 257 102 293,491 294,741 297,257 0.16 0.09 0.03
Rhode Island 39 46 17 28,240 28,534 28,860 0.14 0.16 0.06
South Carolina 151 70 29 96,440 97,146 98,357 0.16 0.07 0.03
South Dakota 11 33 3 23,693 23,783 24,439 0.05 0.14 0.01
Tennessee 31 69 -3 131,116 130,876 130,556 0.02 0.05 0.00
Texas 765 306 202 467,087 471,509 482,169 0.16 0.06 0.04
Utah 132 167 139 53,809 55,379 58,788 0.25 0.30 0.24
Vermont 35 22 -6 21,598 21,564 21,624 0.16 0.10 -0.03
Virginia 600 550 257 173,550 175,582 180,501 0.35 0.31 0.14
Washington 203 253 -66 162,932 164,018 165,933 0.12 0.15 -0.04
West Virginia 50 -4 24 41,451 41,047 40,488 0.12 -0.01 0.06
Wisconsin 144 54 68 139,646 140,415 142,086 0.10 0.04 0.05
Wyoming 2 14 35 17,909 18,120 18,769 0.01 0.08 0.19
 
Puerto Rico NA NA NA 43,464 44,015 45,642 NA NA NA
 

NA = not available

SOURCES: U.S. Census Bureau, 1989–2002 Business Information Tracking Series, special tabulations; and County Business Patterns, various years.

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