Gov. Beshear: Kentucky Jumps to No. 1 in South Central Region for 2023 National Economic Development Rankings
25 May 2023
Today, Gov. Andy Beshear highlighted Kentucky’s continued economic success as Site Selection magazine placed the commonwealth at No. 1 in the South Central region of its newly released 2023 Prosperity Cup rankings, moving up two spots from last year’s third place position. Kentucky also placed in the top five nationally after ranking sixth in 2022.
The rankings recognize the competitiveness of state-level economic development agencies and their success in landing capital investment projects according to a 10-point index.