2019’s Most & Least Innovative of US States, According to WalletHub
Innovation is a principal driver of U.S. economic growth. In 2019, the U.S. will spend an estimated Global Innovation Index. According to the results of the ranking, knowledge and technology outputs are America’s particular strengths.on research and development — more than any other country in the world and about 25% of the world’s total — helping the nation rank No. 6 on the
But certain states deserve more credit than others for America’s dominance in the tech era. These states continue to grow innovation through investments in education, research and business creation, especially in highly specialized industries.
In order to recognize the nation’s biggest contributors, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 24 key indicators of innovation-friendliness. Our data set ranges from share of STEM professionals to R&D spending per capita to tech-company density. Click here for findings, commentary from a panel of experts and a full description of methodology.