We've talked about this one-story building that has over 285,000 businesses, including American Airlines, Apple, Coca-Cola, Wal-Mart and other big names. They, of course, have no staff in this building. It's a glorified drop box.
The reason Delaware is so popular with businesses has to do with their low corporate tax policies. Some people criticize the state as working like a domestic haven not too dissimilar from the oft-derided Cayman Islands.
In any case, the state has become a magnet for corporations. Last year, 133,297 new businesses were incorporated in the tiny state. In fact, that number made it so that there were more corporate entities than people in the state. To be exact, there were 945,326 corporations, compared to 897,934 people; a difference of 47,392!