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Utah continues to be at the forefront of innovative and awe-inspiring economic development initiatives. The state’s robust list of accolades is impressive, such as the best-managed state in America and the number one state for economic outlook and recovery, and the list goes on and on.

#4 Best State For Millennial Business Owners

The Best States for Millennial Business Owners

Zippia – Dec. 2020

#3 Best Economy

The 2020 State New Economy Index

ITIF – Oct. 2020

#2 Best Performing Large City

Best-Performing Cities

#2 = Provo-Orem
Milken Institute — Sept. 2020

Best Performing Small Cities

Best-Performing Cities

#3 = Logan | #4 St. George
Milken Institute — Sept. 2020

#1 Best Economy

The States With the Best and Worst Economies

24/7 Wall St. — Aug. 2020

Most Independent State

2020’s Most & Least Independent States

WalletHub —  June 2020

#3 Best State for Business

Best States for Business

Forbes —  Dec. 2019
For a decade, Forbes has ranked Utah a top-three Best State for Business, including six times in the number one spot.

America’s Economic Star

Why Utah Has Become America’s Economic Star

The Wall Street Journal — Dec. 2019

Best Economic Outlook

Top 5 States With the Best Economic Outlooks

FOX Business / The Heritage Foundation — Dec. 2019

Utah has held the No. 1 spot since 2012.

#1 Best State for Entrepreneurs

Best And Worst States For Entrepreneurs In 2020

Forbes — Nov. 2019

#1 State for the Middle Class

Top States for the Middle Class

SmartAsset — Nov. 2019

#2 Best Place in America to Start a Business

Best States to Start a Business

Inc. — Aug. 2019

#4 Top State for Business

America’s Top States for Business in 2019

CNBC — July 2019

#2 Best Economy

Best States Rankings

U.S. News & World Report — May 2019

#1 State for Private Sector Job Growth

Index of State Economic Momentum

State Policy Report — Sept. 2018

#1 State for Entrepreneurs

Top 10 Most Entrepreneurial States

Amazon — May 2018