The economies of every US state and DC, ranked from worst to best

The US is a massive, complex economy, and so too are the component economies of the 50 states and Washington, DC, that make up the whole.

Business Insider combined six measures of labor-market and general economic health for all the states and the District of Columbia. They are the unemployment rate, job growth, per-capita GDP, GDP growth, average weekly wages, and wage growth. By putting all those on a common scale and combining them, we came up with an overall score for each state's economy.

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Here's how the economy of each state and DC is doing right now, along with one of each state's official symbols, according to Wikipedia — just for fun:

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