The 2010 Inc. 5000: Top 10 States

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Illinois, 222 companies

Illinois is still a stronghold of manufacturing and agriculture, but thanks to Chicago and its suburbs, its economy has become increasingly dominated by high-value services, such as financial trading, medicine and logistics. No. 6 company Coyote Logistics, based in the Chicago suburb Lake Forest, is a third-party logistics company that grew more than 13,000 percent in the past three years.