Starting a business in Arizona? According to the consumer finance website NerdWallet, Prescott is
ranked as the fourth best Arizona city in which to do business. Using U. S. Census data from their
American Community Survey, NerdWallet evaluated sixty-five places in Arizona which had a minimum of
500 businesses and a population of at least 5,000. Prescott ranked fourth among Arizona cities as one of
the best places for starting a business.
The best city in Arizona was Tolleson, followed by Sedona in second place and Wickenburg in third place.
The study pointed out Prescott’s strong educational resources as a plus and a possible source of skilled
Neighboring communities to Prescott were also ranked among the sixty-five cities. Chino Valley was
twenty-fifth in the study and Prescott Valley was ranked thirty-sixth.