February 20, 2020
St. Petersburg Ranks in the Top 15 Best Large Cities to Start a Business

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WalletHub Press Release

St. Petersburg Ranks in the Top 15 Best Large Cities to Start a Business

| 5/6/2019

With May 5 kicking off National Small Business Week and half of Americans working for small businesses, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best Large Cities to Start a Business as well as accompanying videos.

In order to help aspiring entrepreneurs maximize their chances for long-term prosperity, WalletHub compared 100 U.S. cities across 19 key indicators of startup viability. The data set ranges from five-year business-survival rate to office-space affordability.


Starting a Business in St. Petersburg (1=Best; 50=Avg.)

  • 42nd – Financing Accessibility
  • 42nd – Office-Space Affordability 
  • 43rd – Labor Costs
  • 10th – Cost of Living
  • 39th – Length of Average Workweek (in Hours)
  • 48th – Share of College-Educated Population
See the full report.

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