Best States No. 10: Minnesota
In Minnesota, 35.6 percent of the labor force has a four-year college degree (No. 13) and 11.8 percent of residents over 25 have an advanced degree (No. 17).
The technology industry employs 225,800 people in Minnesota, ranking it No. 10 among all states.
The North Star State added 3,505 net tech jobs in 2017.
Minnesota was ranked No. 5 in education by CNBC and No. 8 by WalletHub.