Kentucky continues to be one of the states with the lowest overall cost of doing business in the eastern United States according to Economy.com. The May 2007 edition of the North American Business Cost Review measures the cost of doing business within a state for unit labor cost, tax burden, and energy cost.
Kentucky has been determined to have the 3rd lowest overall Energy Cost Index. The index utilized to measure the overall cost of doing business within a state ranks Kentucky with a state index of 92. The national average index is 100.