The Small Business and Entrepreneurial Council recently released its ranking of the states that impose the fewest burdens on the growth of new businesses in their areas.
The report analyzes dozens of factors affecting entrepreneurship including regulatory costs, health-care costs, and crime rates.
Here are the full rankings of all 50 states, including District of Columbia (which came in dead last):
Click here to read the full report.
Where does your state fall on the list?
Does your state's ranking reflect your personal experience?