With states finally starting to recover economically, Business Insider decided to take a look at the numbers and see just how each state has grown over the past few years. The metrics used ranged from last years GDP growth, percentage of unemployed citizens, to international exports, housing prices and even auto sales. ICOSA is proud to report that, according to Business Insider, Colorado is number 1 on the list.
Highest on the list and highest in altitude
The list credits Colorado's wide range of industries as well as a 3.8% growth in GDP and an added 66,000 jobs. Colorado came in just ahead of Utah, Arizona, Texas and California.
To see how other states ranked, check out the full Business Insider list.