The Green Mountain State offers America's peak quality of life. But finding workers can be challenging.
Governor: Phil Scott, Republican
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GDP growth (Q1 2021): 6.1%
Unemployment rate (May 2021): 2.6%
Top corporate tax rate: 8.5%
Top individual income tax rate: 8.75%
Gasoline tax: 30.46 cents/gallon
Bond rating (Moody's/S&P): Aa1, stable/AA+, negative
Major private employers: Fletcher Allen Health Care, Casella Waste Systems
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