The infrastructure is first-rate in the First State. So's the economy. But costs are high and access to capital is poor.
Governor: John C. Carney Jr., Democrat
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GDP growth (Q1 2021): 5.6%
Unemployment rate (May 2021): 5.9%
Top corporate tax rate: 8.7%
Top individual income tax rate: 6.6%
Gasoline tax: 23 cents/gallon
Bond rating: (Moody's/S&P): Aaa, stable/AAA, stable
Major private employers: ChristianaCare, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Economic profile sources: U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federation of Tax Administrators, American Petroleum Institute (excluding 18.40 cent/gallon federal tax), Moody's Investor Service, S&P Global Market Intelligence