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Location Quotient indicates state concentration in the industry relative to national concentration, a measure of an individual state's dependence on the industry. LQ of 1.0 indicates concentration the same as nation, 2.0 indicates a share of total for the industry that is twice as high as nation. Calculations and map preparation by Mark Schill, NewGeography.com
Data from US BLS Quarterly Census of Employment and WagesCreated November 18, 2008 at 07:35 PM