Where does each state rank among the best to worst economies in 2017? WalletHub analysts compared all 50 states and the District of Columbia across 27 key indicators of economic performance and strength.
Washington leads the country with the best economy. California comes in second. In 2016, California had the sixth largest economy in the world. The top five U.S. state economies in 2017 are:
- District of Columbia
West Virginia ranked in as the worst state economy. The five states with the worst economies were:
51. West Virginia