Orlando ranks at the top for best large cities to start a business, per WalletHub

ORLANDO, Fla. — April 28th kicks off National Small Business Week and the finance company, WalletHub, is out with a new report on 2024′s Best Large Cities to Start a Business.

WalletHub’s report has the City Beautiful at number one on their list.

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WalletHub compared 100 U.S. cities using 19 different categories that ranged from business survival rate, labor costs and office-space affordability.

Orlando ranked number one when it came to growth in number of small businesses.

WalletHub said Orlando is one of the top cities on the Kauffman Early-Stage Entrepreneurship Index, which means Orlando’s large number of business startups have a high survival rate.

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Starting a Business in #1 overall Orlando:

  • 1st – Growth in Number of Small Businesses
  • 42nd – Labor Costs
  • 45th – Cost of Living
  • 20th – Length of Average Workweek (in Hours)
  • 31st – Share of College-Educated Population
  • 24th – Industry Variety

The second best large city to start a business is Tampa, Fla, followed by third on the list, Charlotte, NC.

READ: Florida among best states to start a business, per WalletHub

See interactive map of cities below:

Source: WalletHub
Casey Wright

Casey Wright, WDBO News & Talk

Casey is a former Producer, currently a News Anchor/On-Air talent at WDBO news.

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