A recent study from SmartAsset reveals the places in each state with the strongest small business presence. According to the new data, Dare County has secured the top spot in the state of North Carolina for the best assets suitable for small business owners.
The study uses IRS data to calculate how much small business income is generated in each county (relative to countywide income), as well as how many small businesses are operating in each county.
With a 62.70 on the small business index, Dare County is trailed by Hyde, Watauga, Macon, and Buncombe counties as the top five most prosperous for small business owners.
Additional counties that made the list include New Hanover, Orange, Carteret, Union, and Meccaenburg.
For a closer look, please see the statistical data below:
Places which scored the best in these metrics were the places which ranked highest in the study.