NJ Stats: Business Survival Rate by State, 2003-2013

Rank State Survival Rate Since Birth (2003-2013) Establishment Births Surviving Establishments
1 California 54.8 75,105 41,148
2 North Dakota 47.1 1,094 515
3 South Dakota 44.6 1,562 697
4 Washington 44.0 13,164 5,798
5 Hawaii 42.0 2,242 941
5 Pennsylvania 42.0 20,665 8,685
7 Montana 40.9 2,560 1,048
8 Massachusetts 40.8 13,205 5,393
8 Nebraska 40.8 3,462 1,412
10 Wisconsin 39.9 7,884 3,142
11 Iowa 39.3 3,661 2,062
12 Wyoming 38.5 1,440 554
13 Vermont 37.1 1,450 538
14 Missouri 37.0 11,005 4,069
14 Texas 37.0 43,319 16,019
16 North Carolina 36.6 20,357 7,452
17 Minnesota 36.5 10,155 3,709
18 Alaska 36.3 1,242 451
18 Illinois 36.3 21,123 7,670
18 Oklahoma 36.3 6,684 2,428
21 Kansas 36.2 6,359 2,300
22 West Virginia 35.7 2,775 991
23 Louisiana 35.1 7,736 2,718
23 Nevada 35.1 6,169 2,166
25 Ohio 35.0 17,452 6,114
26 Maine 34.9 2,924 1,020
27 Indiana 34.8 10,263 3,568
27 Oregon 34.8 8,713 3,033
29 Arkansas 34.6 5,313 1,838
30 Alabama 34.5 8,176 2,821
31 New York 34.4 40,486 13,942
32 Connecticut 34.0 6,835 2,325
33 Idaho 33.9 5,243 1,240
33 Michigan 33.9 17,229 5,835
35 Georgia 33.8 20,353 6,884
36 Utah 33.6 7,207 2,420
37 Kentucky 33.5 6,306 2,111
37 Mississippi 33.5 4,760 1,594
39 Virginia 33.4 15,217 5,078
40 Maryland 33.2 11,513 3,821
40 South Carolina 33.2 8,810 2,925
42 Arizona 32.7 10,684 3,499
42 Tennessee 32.7 10,989 3,590
44 Colorado 31.7 14,163 4,490
45 New Mexico 31.5 3,783 1,191
46 New Hampshire 30.8 3,457 1,066
47 Rhode Island 30.7 2,437 747
48 Delaware 30.6 2,216 678
49 New Jersey 29.9 22,470 6,710
50 Florida 27.8 55,610 15,463