NJ Stats: Small Business Policy Index 2013: State Rankings

Best to Worst

Rank State Index Score
1 South Dakota 34.63
2 Nevada 37.54
3 Texas 39.52
4 Wyoming 44.41
5 Florida 48.86
6 Washington 54.50
7 Alabama 57.76
8 Indiana 58.14
9 Ohio 61.37
10 Utah 62.74
11 Michigan 62.78
12 North Dakota 63.49
13 Arizona 64.59
14 Colorado 65.50
15 Virginia 65.54
16 Mississippi 66.71
17 South Carolina 66.81
18 Tennessee 68.08
19 New Hampshire 68.79
20 Alaska 69.49
21 Louisiana 70.05
22 Georgia 70.31
23 Kansas 71.65
24 Oklahoma 73.39
25 Pennsylvania 73.69
26 Missouri 73.70
27 New Mexico 76.80
28 West Virginia 79.01
29 Wisconsin 80.02
30 Kentucky 80.06
31 North Carolina 80.78
32 Idaho 80.78
33 Montana 81.17
34 Delaware 81.45
35 Illinois 83.05
36 Arkansas 83.46
37 Maryland 84.49
38 Massachusetts 86.41
39 Nebraska 88.48
40 Rhode Island 94.26
41 Connecticut 94.63
42 Oregon 94.95
43 Iowa 97.00
44 Maine 103.26
45 Minnesota 103.49
46 Hawaii 107.07
47 New York 107.21
48 Vermont 107.22
49 New Jersey 109.27
50 California 113.64


50 State Average:
75.84

New Jersey is: 44% higher than the Average

Source: Raymond J. Keating. “Small Business Policy Index 2013: Ranking the States on Policy Measures and Costs Impacting Small Business and Entrepreneurship.” Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council. December 2013. http://www.sbecouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/SBPI2013FINAL.pdf