Rankings

Rankings

  • 2nd in the United States for private aerospace employment concentration 
  • 2nd-highest for residents with a bachelor’s degree or higher 
  • 3rd in NASA prime contracts 
  • 3rd-highest in high-tech employment per 1,000 employees 
  • 3rd-best economy based on economic performance
  • 4th-highest on the state science and technology index
  • 4 military commands
  • 4th for Small Business Innovation Research grants
  • 5th best state for business