U.S. Fortune 500 companies 2020, by state

In 2020, New York had a total of 54 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in the state. California, Texas, Illinois, and Ohio rounded out the top five of states with the most Fortune 500 companies.

What is the Fortune 500?

The Fortune 500 is an annual list published by Fortune magazine that shows the largest corporations in the United States by total revenue within the fiscal year. The list includes both publicly and privately held companies. Being on the Fortune 500 list is one of the most prestigious marks a company can achieve.

Diversity in the Fortune 500

Increasing diversity has become a hot topic within the business world in recent years and it shows on the boards of Fortune 500 companies. Fortune 500 companies are appointing more diverse individuals to board of director positions and the share of women, African-Americans, and Asian-Americans in these positions have all more than doubled since 2009.

Number of U.S. companies listed in the Fortune 500 ranking in 2020, by state

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Release date

May 2020


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By state where each company's headquarters is located.
Values based on annual revenue for the fiscal year ended on or before Jan. 31, 2020.

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