How Many Fortune 500 Companies Are Based in Seattle, Boise and Portland?
The 2013 Fortune 500 was just published and each major Northwest metro—Seattle, Portland and Boise—all ranked. As a region, Washington, Idaho and Oregon had eleven top companies making the list. While some mid-sized states, like North Carolina, had more than the entire Northwest, eleven is a solid showing. Especially when year-over-year ranking is considered; eight out of the eleven companies posted increases versus 2012.
Below is the 2013 ranking, the company and the difference versus 2012’s Fortune 500.
#22 Costco (+2)
#35 Microsoft (+2)
#49 Amazon (+7)
#168 Paccar (-9)
#208 Starbucks (+19)
#227 Nordstrom (+15)
#363 Weyerhaeuser (+11)
#428 Expeditors Intl of WA (-33)
#318 Micron (-27)
#126 Nike (+10)
#355 Precision Castparts (+32)
We are lucky to be in a region that has such strong representation spanning many different industries.
As a reminder, Fortune ranks companies based on total revenue by their respective fiscal years. Pubic and Private companies are both included.
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