Table 8-46
High-technology share of all business establishments, by state: 2003, 2004, and 2006
 
  High-technology establishments   All business establishments   High-technology/business establishments (%)
State 2003 2004 2006   2003 2004 2006   2003 2004 2006
 
EPSCoR states 83,464 84,985 88,790   1,202,246 1,224,016 1,255,900   6.94 6.94 7.07
Non-EPSCoR states 504,364 515,962 541,875   6,001,637 6,123,459 6,308,168   8.40 8.43 8.59
Average EPSCoR state value na na na   na na na   7.08 7.07 7.17
Average non-EPSCoR state value na na na   na na na   8.23 8.25 8.40
United States 590,417 603,642 633,727   7,223,240 7,366,978 7,585,035   8.17 8.19 8.35
Alabama 6,347 6,407 6,613   99,453 100,521 103,236   6.38 6.37 6.41
Alaska 1,345 1,358 1,494   19,037 19,309 19,838   7.07 7.03 7.53
Arizona 10,433 10,901 11,942   120,966 125,330 137,532   8.62 8.70 8.68
Arkansas 4,012 4,142 4,373   64,058 65,127 66,647   6.26 6.36 6.56
California 77,614 79,288 85,514   822,751 838,615 875,682   9.43 9.45 9.77
Colorado 15,532 16,027 17,259   143,398 146,937 154,254   10.83 10.91 11.19
Connecticut 7,827 7,794 7,810   91,207 92,710 93,232   8.58 8.41 8.38
Delaware 3,964 3,907 3,700   24,739 25,344 25,563   16.02 15.42 14.47
District of Columbia 2,589 2,695 3,062   19,357 19,503 20,967   13.38 13.82 14.60
Florida 38,118 40,165 43,678   458,823 483,693 516,185   8.31 8.30 8.46
Georgia 18,820 19,424 20,825   208,350 214,200 225,577   9.03 9.07 9.23
Hawaii 2,097 2,152 2,325   30,950 31,538 33,063   6.78 6.82 7.03
Idaho 2,515 2,582 2,912   39,582 41,205 45,599   6.35 6.27 6.39
Illinois 27,606 28,200 28,821   310,589 315,093 320,756   8.89 8.95 8.99
Indiana 9,626 9,858 10,158   147,073 149,050 151,024   6.55 6.61 6.73
Iowa 4,316 4,324 4,548   80,745 81,334 82,542   5.35 5.32 5.51
Kansas 5,716 5,900 6,035   74,637 75,600 76,261   7.66 7.80 7.91
Kentucky 5,453 5,585 5,769   90,358 91,598 92,700   6.03 6.10 6.22
Louisiana 7,218 7,192 7,439   101,933 102,866 101,647   7.08 6.99 7.32
Maine 2,466 2,541 2,612   40,519 41,131 41,941   6.09 6.18 6.23
Maryland 13,428 13,974 14,632   132,782 135,699 140,021   10.11 10.30 10.45
Massachusetts 17,183 17,305 17,107   177,910 175,426 174,997   9.66 9.86 9.78
Michigan 16,937 16,988 17,049   236,221 237,392 235,245   7.17 7.16 7.25
Minnesota 12,834 13,055 13,348   145,364 148,276 150,896   8.83 8.80 8.85
Mississippi 3,269 3,274 3,336   59,565 60,364 60,442   5.49 5.42 5.52
Missouri 9,562 9,745 10,130   149,753 153,584 154,177   6.39 6.35 6.57
Montana 2,108 2,229 2,415   33,616 34,570 36,550   6.27 6.45 6.61
Nebraska 2,797 2,864 3,072   50,213 50,803 51,822   5.57 5.64 5.93
Nevada 5,387 5,493 5,975   53,080 55,713 61,061   10.15 9.86 9.79
New Hampshire 3,511 3,559 3,554   38,119 38,707 39,273   9.21 9.19 9.05
New Jersey 24,286 24,256 24,534   237,097 240,013 242,649   10.24 10.11 10.11
New Mexico 3,322 3,385 3,553   43,386 44,071 45,814   7.66 7.68 7.76
New York 35,926 36,706 37,346   500,559 509,873 514,992   7.18 7.20 7.25
North Carolina 14,869 15,426 16,908   207,500 212,457 221,898   7.17 7.26 7.62
North Dakota 964 972 1,035   20,371 20,763 21,286   4.73 4.68 4.86
Ohio 19,875 20,120 20,347   269,202 271,078 269,398   7.38 7.42 7.55
Oklahoma 6,859 6,965 7,301   85,633 87,180 89,440   8.01 7.99 8.16
Oregon 7,500 7,659 8,083   102,462 104,966 110,317   7.32 7.30 7.33
Pennsylvania 22,266 22,796 23,486   297,040 300,832 303,507   7.50 7.58 7.74
Rhode Island 1,976 2,043 2,059   29,172 29,900 30,322   6.77 6.83 6.79
South Carolina 5,869 6,048 6,551   98,735 100,947 105,060   5.94 5.99 6.24
South Dakota 1,206 1,234 1,266   24,314 24,693 25,419   4.96 5.00 4.98
Tennessee 8,196 8,226 8,772   129,458 131,355 134,776   6.33 6.26 6.51
Texas 45,062 45,522 47,520   481,804 489,782 508,092   9.35 9.29 9.35
Utah 5,474 5,716 6,531   60,011 62,644 68,612   9.12 9.12 9.52
Vermont 1,453 1,498 1,535   21,747 22,072 22,261   6.68 6.79 6.90
Virginia 18,868 19,758 21,678   182,783 188,533 196,849   10.32 10.48 11.01
Washington 13,171 13,480 14,411   166,229 170,848 179,368   7.92 7.89 8.03
West Virginia 2,257 2,259 2,308   40,225 40,732 40,480   5.61 5.55 5.70
Wisconsin 9,035 9,249 9,438   141,560 143,739 145,590   6.38 6.43 6.48
Wyoming 1,353 1,396 1,558   18,804 19,262 20,175   7.20 7.25 7.72
                       
Puerto Rico NA NA NA   NA NA NA   NA NA NA
 

na = not applicable; NA = not available

EPSCoR = Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research

NOTE: For explanation of EPSCoR and non-EPSCoR averages, see chapter introduction.

SOURCE: Census Bureau, 1989–2006 Business Information Tracking Series, special tabulations.

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