Cincinnati, Columbus and Hamilton have landed themselves on the list of the top 100 cities to start a business in the U.S., according to a new survey from the company How to Start an LLC.
The top five cities in which to launch a startup are New Braunfels, Texas; San Antonio; Jacksonville; Cincinnati; and Arlington, respectively. The states with the most highly-ranked cities are, in order of the amount of cities, California, Massachusetts, Arizona, Texas, Florida, Colorado and Ohio.
Columbus ranks no. 16 and Hamilton ranks no. 28 on the list.
Metrics that factored into the ranking included cost of living, unemployment, university data and the Kauffman Index of Startup Activity, which focuses on new business creation activity and people engaging in business startup activity.
To read more about the ranking and see the full list, click here.