The Best Cities for Starting a Small Business in 2017
looking to start a small business this year
, you might want to know where in the U.S. you'll have a better shot at keeping it running. These small
A new report from the financial experts at WalletHub suggests that bigger isn't always better when it comes to choosing a place to open up shop. Analysts compared the "business-friendliness" of over 1,200 cities with 16 key metrics, including available workforce, cost of office space, labor cost, financing, and growth potential, to determine which cities offer the best opportunity.
According to their research, cities with smaller populations can offer a much higher success rate for many types of
East Chicago, IN
Jefferson City, MO
However, some of the least-efficient places for new