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    Wilsonville named Best Place to Start a Business in Oregon

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    May 25, 2015
    NerdWallet, a consumer finance website, has conducted a study to find the best places in Oregon to start a business – and Wilsonville ranked first.
     
    To determine this ranking, NerdWallet examined over 500 companies in 79 communities and analyzed the following factors:
     
    • Business climate
      • Average revenue of businesses
      • Percentage of businesses with paid employees
      • Businesses per 100 people
    • Local economic health
      • Median annual income
      • Median monthly housing costs
      • Unemployment rate
     
    Wilsonville boasts impressive numbers across all variables in the study, including the highest average revenue per business on our list, at $3.4 million. A strong business community comprised of large companies like Xerox Corp., Rockwell Collins, and Sysco Food Service, provide great businesses opportunities for entrepreneurs. Wilsonville also has a high percentage of businesses with paid employees, at 41.2%.
     
    Other cities in the top 10 include Tualatin, Pendleton, and Astoria. See the full study here.
     
    Learn more about NerdWallet Small Business here.
     
     
    About NerdWallet
    NerdWallet is a transparent personal finance site for consumers. Our data-driven tools and content enable consumers to make well-informed decisions across a broad range of financial topics, like buying a home, saving for retirement and choosing the best credit card.
     
     
    Contact:
    Samantha Schulte , Nerd Wallet
    sschulte@nerdwallet.com


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