North Dakota among America’s best states for business
NORTH DAKOTA — According to a new report from Forbes magazine, North Dakota is among the best states for business in the nation. The Peace Garden State came in at no. 4 in the magazine’s Best States for Business rankings.
The Forbes rankings evaluate 40 data points across six categories, which include quality of life, business costs, labor supply, regulatory environment, economic climate and growth prospects. North Dakota ranked high based on it top rankings in job growth, gross state product growth and unemployment rate. Overall, Utah took the top spot, followed by North Carolina, Nebraska with Colorado rounding out the top five.