The Bay State is blessed is natural flora and fauna that makes the area worth visiting. Having been at the forefront of industrialization and progress in the United States, the area is home to corporations and businesses that thrive in a self-sustaining economy.
The largest of all the corporations (Fortune500 Companies) situated at Massachusetts are; the Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, and the Mass Mutual Financial Services.
Due to the quality of life and high standards of living, the per capita personal income for 2012 was $53,221, the third largest in the United States. Massachusetts is also renowned as an industry leader in the following fields: biotechnology, defense, finance, healthcare, higher-education, information technology, and tourism.
Considering that it’s a densely populated urban state, it’s not out of place to find manufacturing companies everywhere. These companies engage in all sorts of manufacturing that include but aren’t limited to electrical and electronic equipment, industrial equipment, technical instruments, plastic products, paper and paper products, machinery, tools, and metal and rubber products. While these are still very much part of the new Massachusetts, they’re gradually giving way to the services mentioned above – financial service, insurance, education, biotechnology etc.
In natural minerals, Massachusetts possesses small deposits. The minerals mined in the Bay State include: Lime, clay, sand, gravel, and stone.
Of importance to the economy of this urban American state is tourism of which Cape Cod is the most popular. The beaches in this cape ensure that tourists never lack the beauty and wonder of sea-life and staying by the beach.
As far as nature is concerned, Massachusetts also has them in abundance. The total land area is currently 68% of forestland. This enables wildlife growth. Despite the urbanization of the Bay State, 219 endangered species still exist within its borders and teeming wildlife are available for all to see. Peregrine Falcons and Coyotes have made a home in urbanized areas as they either live in office towers (falcons) or rummage through the garbage bins for food (coyotes). White-tailed deer, raccoons, wild turkeys and eastern gray squirrels can be found throughout the area, while Moose and black bears have returned due to the gradual reforestation of the land-area.
These and more can be found in Massachusetts – the home of the Bruins and Celtics.