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Just the Facts - Key Economic and Social Indicators for New York State

Major New Corporate Facilities, 1999

Table 8
Rank State Amt.   Rank State Amt.
1 Michigan 2,174   27 Maryland 43
2 California 2,137   28 Maine 39
3 Ohio 1,141   29 Nevada 36
4 Texas 939   30 Colorado 31
5 NEW YORK 934   31 New Jersey 30
6 Illinois 872   32 Nebraska 27
7 North Carolina 793   33 South Dakota 26
8 Minnesota 435   34 Washington 24
9 Pennsylvania 386   35 North Dakota 19
10 Virginia 357   36 New Mexico 18
11 Florida 299   37 Kansas 14
12 Kentucky 279   38 Connecticut 13
13 South Carolina 253   39 Louisiana 8
14 Alabama 218   40 Vermont 7
15 Wisconsin 162   41 Utah 7
16 Arizona 150   42 Idaho 6
17 Indiana 121   43 Wyoming 6
18 Arkansas 102   44 Oregon 6
19 Iowa 94   45 Delaware 4
20 Georgia 93   46 Alaska 3
21 Mississippi 90   47 New Hampshire 2
22 Missouri 72   48 Rhode Island 2
23 Tennessee 59   49 Hawaii 2
24 West Virginia 54   50 Montana 0
25 Massachusetts 52   U.S. total 12,702
26 Oklahoma 51   N.Y.S. % of U.S. total 7.4%
Source: Site Selection magazine
New York ranked 6th among the states for major new manufacturing facilities in 1999, with 117.