Grand County shows strong small business presence

The impacts of COVID-19 notwithstanding, Grand County is ranked 8th out of Utah’s 29 counties as a good place to build a small business, according to a New York financial firm.

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The majority of businesses in the U.S. are considered “small.” A study from SmartAsset, a New York financial technology company, has found the places in each state with the strongest small business presence.

The study measured IRS data, determining the number of small businesses operating in each county, as well as how much income they generate. According to the study, Grand County ranked among the top places in Utah, after Summit County in first place, followed by Wayne, Wasatch. Morgan, Rich and Washington counties.