July 11, 2013
Published July 10, 2013
South Carolina ranked No. 23, behind neighboring Georgia, No. 8, and North Carolina, No. 12. That’s up from a ranking of 32 for South Carolina in 2012.
South Carolina scored well in the categories measuring workforce, No. 9; cost of doing business, No. 8; and infrastructure and transportation, No. 15. But, the Palmetto State scored in the lower half on quality of life, No. 41; education, No. 36; and business friendliness, No. 34.