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New report ranks Wilmington a top 20 best small city to start a small business


Wilmington ranked a top 20 best small city to start a small business.

A new report from Verizon ranks Wilmington among the 20 best small cities in the U.S. to launch a business.

The city ranked #17 in the study, which looked at 300 cities between 50,000 and 75,000 in population.

The study looked at the following factors:

  • the percentage of the population with a bachelor’s degree or higher
  • average commute time
  • income per capita
  • access to high-speed Internet
  • loans per capita
  • tax burden

Click here to read the study.

Contact the Delaware Division of Small Business to see how we can help you start or expand your small business in Wilmington, or anywhere else in Delaware.


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