Arizona has ranked among the top states in the nation for economic momentum, according to a recent economic report.
The Index of State Economic Momentum, which was published by State Policy Reports, found that Arizona ranked as the fifth-best state in the nation in the first quarter of 2018.
The state actually showed progress compared to the year before, both overall and in individual sub-categories.
The report ranked Arizona as the sixth-best state in the nation in the economic momentum index last year.
In addition, Arizona also climbed from No. 6 to No. 3 in the nation for personal income growth, improved from No. 10 to No. 9 in employment growth and jumped from eighth to sixth in population growth, the report found.
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