According to WalletHub, Colorado is the 5th best economy in the nation right now.
WalletHub’s analysts compared all 50 states and the District of Columbia in three categories: Economic Activity, Economic Health and Innovation Potential.
The scale went from 1 being best, to 25, meeting at average in the nation. Here's how Colorado placed.
Economy of Colorado (1=Best-Performing; 25=Avg.)
To read more about the findings and see what states scored higher than Colorado, go here. https://wallethub.com/edu/states-with-the-best-economies/21697/#main-findings