Top 20 Most Innovative States

By Bloomberg Rankings - 2013-12-19T02:42:33Z

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6. New York

New York ranked as the sixth most innovative state, based on these factors:

STEM professionals as a percentage of state population:

1.87%

Science and tech degree holders as a percentage of state population:

8.44%

Utility patents granted as a percentage of U.S. total:

6.31%

State government R&D spending as a percentage of U.S. total:

13.02% (the highest among the top 20)

Gross state product per employed person:

$119,216

Three-year change in productivity:

3.08%

Public tech companies as a percentage of all public companies based in the state:

16.32%

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