The 2009 Inc. 500: The Top 10 States

Texas, fast-growth companies
9 of 10

No. 2: Texas, 45 companies

Texas has a strong showing in an array of industries on this year’s list. The state remains a powerhouse in the energy industry, but it boasts even more companies—eight—in the health sector. And Texas's highest-ranked company,
One Technologies (No. 8), advises marketers on pay-per-click advertising.