Best Places to Live

Orlando, FL

Population: 256,738
Photo by Ricardo Mangual via a Creative Commons license from Flickr

Located in Orlando’s Fashion Square is the National Entrepreneurship Center, while the city also assists innovators with programs like 1 Million Cups Orlando, IQ Orlando, and The Blackstone Launchpad. In addition, a Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership is available to anyone at the University of Central Florida.

Business Growth (2011-2015): 17%

Employment Growth (2011-2015): 3%