With President Donald Trump proposing the deepest budget cuts to federal research and development in history for FY 2018, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017’s Most & Least Innovative States.

In order to give credit to the states that have contributed the most to America’s innovative success, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 18 key metrics. The data set ranges from share of STEM professionals to R&D spending per capita to average Internet speed.

Arizona ranked as the 17th most innovative state.

Most Innovative States:

1. District of Columbia

2. Maryland

3. Massachusetts

4. California

5. Colorado

6. Washington

7. Virginia

8. Utah

9. Connecticut

10. New Hampshire

Least Innovative States:

42. Maine

43. South Dakota

44. Iowa

45. Tennessee

46. North Dakota

47. Oklahoma

48. Kentucky

49. Louisiana

50. Mississippi

51. West Virginia