The biggest company in almost every US state

  • America’s biggest companies are scattered across the country.
  • We looked at the biggest Fortune 1000 company headquartered in each US state.
  • They include behemoths like Amazon, Walmart, and Home Depot.

America’s biggest companies are scattered across the country.

Every year, Fortune releases its list of the 1,000 biggest companies in the US by revenue. Unsurprisingly, big names like Amazon, Walmart, and Home Depot made the list. Business Insider looked at the top company from the 2017 list headquartered in every US state.

Seven states had no companies in the top 1,000, and were omitted from this list: Alaska, Maine, Montana, New Mexico, South Dakota, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

Here are the top companies from each of the other states and DC, along with some of their relevant statistics as reported by Fortune:


Alabama — Regions Financial

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Headquarters city: Birmingham, AL

Fortune 1000 rank: 436

Sector: Financials

Revenue: $US5.97 billion

Number of employees: 22,166


Arizona — Avnet

Headquarters city: Phoenix, AZ

Fortune 1000 rank: 108

Sector: Information technology wholesalers

Revenue: $US26.22 billion

Number of employees: 17,700


Arkansas — Walmart

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Headquarters city: Bentonville, AR

Fortune 1000 rank: 1

Sector: Retail

Revenue: $US485.87 billion

Number of employees: 2,300,000


California — Apple

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Headquarters city: Cupertino, CA

Fortune 1000 rank: 3

Sector: Technology

Revenue: $US215.64 billion

Number of employees: 116,000


Colorado — Arrow Electronics

Headquarters city: Centennial, CO

Fortune 1000 rank: 118

Sector: Electronics wholesalers

Revenue: $US23.83 billion

Number of employees: 18,700


Connecticut — Aetna

Headquarters city: Hartford, CT

Fortune 1000 rank: 43

Sector: Health care

Revenue: $US63.16 billion

Number of employees: 49,500


Delaware — DuPont

Headquarters city: Wilmington, DE

Fortune 1000 rank: 113

Sector: Chemicals

Revenue: $US24.59 billion

Number of employees: 46,000


District of Columbia — Fannie Mae

Headquarters city: Washington, DC

Fortune 1000 rank: 20

Sector: Financials

Revenue: $US107.16 billion

Number of employees: 7,000


Florida — Publix Super Markets

Facebook/Publix

Headquarters city: Lakeland, FL

Fortune 1000 rank: 85

Sector: Food and drug stores

Revenue: $US34.27 billion

Number of employees: 191,000


Georgia — Home Depot

Headquarters city: Atlanta, GA

Fortune 1000 rank: 23

Sector: Retail

Revenue: $US94.60 billion

Number of employees: 406,000


Hawaii — Hawaiian Holdings

Hawaiian Airlines

Headquarters city: Honolulu, HI

Fortune 1000 rank: 819

Sector: Transportation

Revenue: $US2.45 billion

Number of employees: 6,199


Idaho — Albertsons Cos.

Headquarters city: Boise, ID

Fortune 1000 rank: 49

Sector: Food and drug stores

Revenue: $US58.73 billion

Number of employees: 274,000


Illinois — Walgreens Boots Alliance

Headquarters city: Deerfield, IL

Fortune 1000 rank: 17

Sector: Food and drug stores

Revenue: $US117.35 billion

Number of employees: 300,000


Indiana — Anthem

Headquarters city: Indianapolis, IN

Fortune 1000 rank: 29

Sector: Health care

Revenue: $US84.86 billion

Number of employees: 53,000


Iowa — Principal Financial

Facebook/Principal Financial Group

Headquarters city: Des Moines, IA

Fortune 1000 rank: 227

Sector: Financials

Revenue: $US12.39 billion

Number of employees: 14,854


Kansas — Spirit AeroSystems Holdings

WikipediaSpirit AeroSystems manufactures fuselages for the Boeing 737.

Headquarters city: Wichita, KS

Fortune 1000 rank: 393

Sector: Aerospace and defence

Revenue: $US6.79 billion

Number of employees: 14,400


Kentucky — Humana

Humana/Facebook

Headquarters city: Louisville, KY

Fortune 1000 rank: 53

Sector: Health care

Revenue: $US54.38 billion

Number of employees: 51,600


Louisiana — CenturyLink

Headquarters city: Monroe, LA

Fortune 1000 rank: 160

Sector: Telecommunications

Revenue: $US17.47 billion

Number of employees: 40,000


Maryland — Lockheed Martin

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman R. Alex Durbin

Headquarters city: Bethesda, MD

Fortune 1000 rank: 56

Sector: Aerospace and defence

Revenue: $US50.66 billion

Number of employees: 97,000


Massachusetts — General Electric

Headquarters city: Boston, MA

Fortune 1000 rank: 13

Sector: Industrials

Revenue: $US126.66 billion

Number of employees: 295,000


Michigan — General Motors

Chevrolet

Headquarters city: Detroit, MI

Fortune 1000 rank: 8

Sector: Motor vehicles and parts

Revenue: $US166.38 billion

Number of employees: 225,000


Minnesota — UnitedHealth Group

Headquarters city: Minnetonka, MN

Fortune 1000 rank: 6

Sector: Health care

Revenue: $US184.84 billion

Number of employees: 230,000


Mississippi — Sanderson Farms

Headquarters city: Laurel, MS

Fortune 1000 rank: 758

Sector: Food, beverages, and tobacco

Revenue: $US2.82 billion

Number of employees: 13,232


Missouri — Express Scripts Holding

Headquarters city: St. Louis, MO

Fortune 1000 rank: 22

Sector: Health care

Revenue: $US100.29 billion

Number of employees: 25,600


Nebraska — Berkshire Hathaway

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Headquarters city: Omaha, NE

Fortune 1000 rank: 2

Sector: Financials

Revenue: $US223.60 billion

Number of employees: 367,700


Nevada — Las Vegas Sands

Headquarters city: Las Vegas, NV

Fortune 1000 rank: 249

Sector: Hotels, restaurants, and leisure

Revenue: $US11.41 billion

Number of employees: 49,000


New Hampshire — PC Connection

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Headquarters city: Merrimack, NH

Fortune 1000 rank: 775

Sector: Electronics retail

Revenue: $US2.69 billion

Number of employees: 2,501


New Jersey — Johnson & Johnson

Headquarters city: New Brunswick, NJ

Fortune 1000 rank: 35

Sector: Health care

Revenue: $US71.89 billion

Number of employees: 126,400


New York — Verizon Communications

Headquarters city: New York, NY

Fortune 1000 rank: 14

Sector: Telecommunications

Revenue: $US125.98 billion

Number of employees: 160,900


North Carolina — Bank of America

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Headquarters city: Charlotte, NC

Fortune 1000 rank: 26

Sector: Financials

Revenue: $US93.66 billion

Number of employees: 208,024


North Dakota — MDU Resources Group

Headquarters city: Bismarck, ND

Fortune 1000 rank: 569

Sector: Energy

Revenue: $US4.25 billion

Number of employees: 9,598


Ohio — Cardinal Health

Headquarters city: Dublin, OH

Fortune 1000 rank: 15

Sector: Medical wholesalers

Revenue: $US121.55 billion

Number of employees: 37,300


Oklahoma — Devon Energy

Headquarters city: Oklahoma City, OK

Fortune 1000 rank: 231

Sector: Energy

Revenue: $US12.20 billion

Number of employees: 3,545


Oregon — Nike

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Headquarters city: Beaverton, OR

Fortune 1000 rank: 88

Sector: Apparel

Revenue: $US32.38 billion

Number of employees: 70,700


Pennsylvania — AmerisourceBergen

Headquarters city: Chesterbrook, PA

Fortune 1000 rank: 11

Sector: Medical wholesalers

Revenue: $US146.85 billion

Number of employees: 18,500


Rhode Island — CVS Health

Thompson Reuters

Headquarters city: Woonsocket, RI

Fortune 1000 rank: 7

Sector: Health care

Revenue: $US177.53 billion

Number of employees: 204,000


South Carolina — Domtar

Headquarters city: Fort Mill, SC

Fortune 1000 rank: 505

Sector: Materials

Revenue: $US5.10 billion

Number of employees: 9,700


Tennessee — FedEx

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Headquarters city: Memphis, TN

Fortune 1000 rank: 58

Sector: Transportation

Revenue: $US50.37 billion

Number of employees: 335,767


Texas — Exxon Mobil

Headquarters city: Irving, TX

Fortune 1000 rank: 4

Sector: Energy

Revenue: $US205.00 billion

Number of employees: 72,700


Utah — SkyWest

Headquarters city: St. George, UT

Fortune 1000 rank: 710

Sector: Transportation

Revenue: $US3.12 billion

Number of employees: 16,900


Vermont — NLV Financial

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Headquarters city: Montpelier, VT

Fortune 1000 rank: 943

Sector: Financials

Revenue: $US1.99 billion

Number of employees: 1,058


Virginia — Freddie Mac

Headquarters city: McLean, VA

Fortune 1000 rank: 39

Sector: Financials

Revenue: $US65.67 billion

Number of employees: 5,982


Washington — Amazon

Headquarters city: Seattle, WA

Fortune 1000 rank: 12

Sector: Technology

Revenue: $US135.99 billion

Number of employees: 341,400


Wisconsin — Northwestern Mutual

Headquarters city: Milwaukee, WI

Fortune 1000 rank: 97

Sector: Financials

Revenue: $US28.80 billion

Number of employees: 5,646

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