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Which states are the most entrepreneurial? Which have the most women-owned businesses? Here are snapshots of a few noteworthy locales.
State Statistics: Georgia
Entrepreneurs per 100,000 people: 330
Entrepreneurs per 100,000 people nationwide: 290
Small Business Survival Index:* 49.90
*See how the index score is derived
Atlanta
While in a low-entrepreneurship state, Atlanta has the highest rate of entrepreneurial activity of any large city; 430 out of every 100,000 adults have started a business.
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Source for entrepreneurs per 100,000 people: Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity;
Source for Small Business Survival Index: Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
Texas: MoneyTree Q3 2006 Results US Report; Florida: Center for Women's Business Research and OPEN from American Express; San Jose: The Patent Board
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