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40. Nevada

Infrastructure in the Silver State is among the nation's best. But education and innovation can be scarce.

Economic Profile

Governor: Steve Sisolak, Democrat

Population: 3,138,259

GDP growth (Q1 2021): 10.9%

Unemployment rate (May 2021): 7.8%

Top corporate tax rate: None (levies a gross receipts tax)

Top individual income tax rate: None

Gasoline tax: 50.48 cents/gallon

Bond rating (Moody's/S&P): Aa1, negative/AA+, negative

Major private employers: Wynn Las Vegas, Las Vegas Sands

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

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