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California officially has the fifth largest economy in country—but that isn’t all. The massive state economy is also showing tremendous growth. According to a recent report from WalletHub, California has the fourth best economy in the country. GDP growth and start-up activity were among the leading characteristics for the state economy. Washington, Utah and Massachusetts nabbed the top spots on the list, which weighed economic activity, economic health and innovation potential. While California fared well in economic activity and innovation potential, it scored 32nd for economic health. We sat down with Jill Gonzalez of WalletHub for an exclusive interview to find out more about the ranking.