Accolades


Accolades


The world has taken notice of Delaware. Institutions like the Milken Institute, U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, and the Brookings Institute consistently highlight Delaware as a top state to work, live, and innovate. Discover some of the areas in which Delaware excels.

Innovation

  • #3

    Innovation Capacity (Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, 2017)

  • Top 5

    Best States for Data Innovation (Center for Data Innovation, 2017)

  • #6

    U.S. State Innovation Index (Bloomberg, 2019)

  • #7

    State Technology and Science Index (Milken Institute, 2018)

  • #9

    Most Innovative States (WalletHub, 2019)

  • #10

    Startup Ecosystem (Business Facilities, 2020)

Workforce & Business Climate

  • #1

    Business Legal Climate (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, 2019)

  • #1

    Best States for Remote Work (WalletHub, 2020)

  • #2

    Lowest Cost of Doing Business (Forbes, 2019)

  • #2

    Average Number of Minority-Owned Businesses (Paychex, 2018)

  • #2

    Most Digital Entrepreneurs Per Capita (Amazon, 2020)

  • #3

    Workforce Quality (Chief Executive Magazine, 2018)

Quality of Life

  • #1 Best State for Hospital Quality (U.S. News & World Report, 2019)

  • #2 Lowest Personal Tax Rate (WalletHub, 2020)

  • #6 Bicycle Friendly State (League of American Bicyclists, 2019)

  • Top 10 States Diversifying the Fastest (Brookings, 2015)

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