Wilson Named Among Best Small Cities To Start Business In ‘17


Survey considered many factors, including labor costs, cost of living

Attention, entrepreneurs – Wilson has everything you need, and more, to start a successful business, a new survey has determined.

WalletHub.com has named Wilson as 2017’s 6th Best Small City to Start a Business, based on data about the availability of labor, investor capital and other factors.

WalletHub.com compared information from 1,261 small-sized cities nationwide. Wilson was the only N.C. city to make the top 20.

“This survey just confirms what we already knew – Wilson is a great place to live and work,” Mayor Bruce Rose said. “We have made tremendous investments in our utilities, we have the best fiber optic network anywhere, and we have a great labor force. Wilson is open for business.”

Wilson ranked highest in the average revenue per locally owned business. It also was near the top in the availability of workers, labor costs, average growth of revenues and cost of living.

You can find the full study here: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-small-cities-to-start-a-business/20180.

Wilson also has many resources for anyone interested in starting a business. Helpful links: