Best States No. 4: Georgia
Georgia is ranked No. 10 for its number of businesses and No. 14 for fast-growing firms. It's score for economic expansion/development is good, but it's ranked only No. 35 for economic diversity, and it's in the bottom 30 percent among all states for economic strength.
The Peach State is No. 10 for high-wage traded services and No. 14 for manufacturing value added. And, it's No. 20 for residents' access to broadband communications.