The Badger State is strong for secondary education, but it has nagging workforce issues including a lack of diversity.
Governor: Tony Evers, Democrat
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GDP growth (Q1 2021): 6%
Unemployment rate (May 2021): 3.9%
Top corporate tax rate: 7.9%
Top individual income tax rate: 7.65%
Gasoline tax: 32.90 cents/gallon
Bond rating (Moody's/S&P): Aa1, stable/AA, stable
Major private employers: Wal-Mart, Johnson Controls
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