NFIB: 3 Ohio Cities Bursting with New Businesses

Date: September 12, 2016 Last Edit: October 19, 2016

From Cincinnati to Cleveland, these cities rank high nationally for entrepreneurial activity.

Entrepreneurship is alive and well in the Buckeye State.

Ohio’s three major cities rank in the top 40 cities nationwide for startup activity, according to a new study.

The survey focuses on new business creation activity and people engaging in business startup activity.

The Kauffman Index of Startup Activity 2016 rankings show that the Cincinnati-Middletown area improved to No. 24 nationwide, up from No. 31 in 2015; meanwhile, Columbus and Cleveland each fell one spot, from No. 13 to No. 14, and from No. 36 to No. 37, respectively. Overall, the state was among the top nationally for entrepreneurial activity.

Overall, Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos ranked No. 1 nationwide, while Pittsburgh ranked last at No. 40.

For more information on the study, click here.

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