walmartDaniel Becerril/Reuters

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
Kris Kuzniar/Shutterstock

Headquarters city: Birmingham, AL

Fortune 1000 rank: 436

Sector: Financials

Revenue: $5.97 billion

Number of employees: 22,166

Arizona — Avnet
Thomson Reuters

Headquarters city: Phoenix, AZ

Fortune 1000 rank: 108

Sector: Information technology wholesalers

Revenue: $26.22 billion

Number of employees: 17,700

Arkansas — Walmart
William Thomas Cain/Getty Images

Headquarters city: Bentonville, AR

Fortune 1000 rank: 1

Sector: Retail

Revenue: $485.87 billion

Number of employees: 2,300,000

See the rest of the story at Business Insider

See Also:

Americans can’t agree on which states make up the Northeast, Midwest, South, and West — here’s what the government saysHow Amazon decided the first thing it would sell was booksThe 25 US cities where it’s easiest for single people to own their homes

SEE ALSO: The economies of the 40 biggest US cities, ranked from worst to best


Read more: feedproxy.google.com