California Tops in U.S. for Company Creation

February 16, 2019

What business exodus? California tops in U.S. for company creation

The growing roster of California businesses and expanding payrolls counters doom-and-gloomers who think this state is a poor place to do business.


California saw the nation’s largest increase in the number of companies between 2014 and 2017. In total, the state added 51,835 companies of all sizes, a notable 2.3% gain.