Manufacturing industry top 10 states by GDP

The top 10 state economies with the largest contribution to the manufacturing industry GDP, according to data from the U.S. Department of Commerce, are listed below. Due to the sheer size of their economies, this list is dominated by the largest state economies in the United States.

 

Leading the list is California's economy. California contributed $181.1 billion worth of manufacturing output in 2008. This was 11.1% of the manufacturing output of the United States.

Since 2000, California's manufacturing industry has grown -0.13% annually. California's manufacturing output was 9.8% of California's economy and the manufacturing industry is the 3rd largest industry in California.

Coming in second is Texas with an output of $158.8 billion. This was 9.7% of the manufacturing output of the United States. Since 2000, Texas's manufacturing industry has grown 6.92% annually. Texas's manufacturing output was 13% of Texas's economy and the manufacturing industry is the largest industry in Texas.

Coming in third is Ohio with an output of $84.1 billion. This was 5.1% of the manufacturing output of the United States. Since 2000, Ohio's manufacturing industry has grown 0.01% annually. Ohio's manufacturing output was 17.8% of Ohio's economy and is ranked the largest industry in Ohio.

Manufacturing industry top 10 states in 2008

Manufacturing gross domestic product in $ billions
Rank State GDP Percentage of U.S.
1 California $181.1 11.1%
2 Texas $158.8 9.7%
3 Ohio $84.1 5.1%
4 Illinois $78.8 4.8%
5 North Carolina $78 4.8%
6 Pennsylvania $75.5 4.6%
7 New York $69.1 4.2%
8 Indiana $63.8 3.9%
9 Michigan $61.8 3.8%
10 Wisconsin $48.9 3%

Manufacturing industry top states by percentage of state economy

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