Saturday, March 9, 2013

Saturday Stats: San Jose Ranks in 2013 Small-Business Vitality List

In a ranking of small-business vitality among America's 102 major markets, San Jose came out in 10th place. We ranked just behind NYC and ahead of SF at 13th place. Our 3.56% private sector job growth and rate of 23.83 small businesses per 1,000 residents were the main contributors to the high ranking.


  1. Austin
  2. Oklahoma City
  3. Denver
  4. Raleigh
  5. Salt Lake City
  6. Durham, N.C.
  7. Seattle
  8. Houston
  9. New York City
  10. San Jose
  11. Charlotte
  12. Omaha
  13. San Francisco-Oakland
  14. Boston
  15. Boise, Idaho
  16. Des Moines, Iowa
  17. Dallas-Fort Worth
  18. Portland, Maine
  19. Portland, Ore.
  20. Louisville
  21. Provo, Utah
  22. Miami-Fort Lauderdale
  23. Wichita, Kans.
  24. Tulsa
  25. Lancaster, Pa.
  26. Minneapolis-St. Paul
  27. Bradenton-Sarasota, Fla.
  28. Orlando
  29. New Orleans
  30. Tampa-St. Petersburg
  31. Nashville
  32. Washington
  33. San Antonio
  34. Ogden, Utah
  35. Pittsburgh
  36. Albany, N.Y.
  37. Atlanta
  38. Los Angeles
  39. Bridgeport-Stamford, Conn.
  40. McAllen-Edinburg, Texas
  41. St. Louis
  42. Harrisburg, Pa.
  43. Columbus
  44. Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
  45. San Diego
  46. Palm Bay-Melbourne, Fla.
  47. Chicago
  48. Madison, Wis.
  49. Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
  50. Knoxville, Tenn.
  51. Charleston, S.C.
  52. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks, Calif.
  53. Jacksonville
  54. Baltimore
  55. Hartford
  56. Providence
  57. Philadelphia
  58. Indianapolis
  59. Allentown-Bethlehem, Pa.
  60. Cleveland
  61. Cincinnati
  62. Kansas City
  63. Baton Rouge, La.
  64. Honolulu
  65. El Paso, Texas
  66. Columbia, S.C.
  67. Little Rock, Ark.
  68. Phoenix
  69. Colorado Springs
  70. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Fla.
  71. Grand Rapids, Mich.
  72. Virginia Beach-Norfolk
  73. Rochester, N.Y.
  74. Las Vegas
  75. Buffalo
  76. Greensboro, N.C.
  77. Greenville, S.C.
  78. Syracuse, N.Y.
  79. Jackson, Miss.
  80. Akron, Ohio
  81. Richmond
  82. Youngstown, Ohio
  83. Tucson
  84. New Haven, Conn.
  85. Milwaukee
  86. Detroit
  87. Worcester, Mass.
  88. Chattanooga, Tenn.
  89. Birmingham
  90. Toledo, Ohio
  91. Fresno, Calif.
  92. Stockton, Calif.
  93. Lakeland, Fla.
  94. Sacramento
  95. Springfield, Mass.
  96. Dayton, Ohio
  97. Memphis
  98. Bakersfield, Calif.
  99. Albuquerque
  100. Augusta, Ga.
  101. Riverside-San Bernardino, Calif.
  102. Modesto, Calif.
Source: SVBJ


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