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36. Wyoming

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Easy regulations help in the Cowboy State, but it can be tough to land the capital you need.

Economic Profile

Governor: Mark Gordon, Republican

Population: 582,328

GDP growth (Q1 2021): 5.1%

Unemployment rate (May 2021): 5.4%

Top corporate tax rate: None

Top individual income tax rate: None

Gasoline tax: 24 cents/gallon

Bond rating (S&P): AA, stable

Major private employers: Rio Tinto Energy America, Cloud Peak Energy

Economic profile sources: U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federation of Tax Administrators, American Petroleum Institute (excluding 18.40 cent/gallon federal tax), Moody's Investor Service, S&P Global Market Intelligence

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