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Bismarck is a top 10 city in which to start a business

When it comes to the best small cities in the nation to start a business, North Dakota ranks 8th.

That's according to personal finance Web site WalletHub, which released its annual survey today.

WalletHub compared more than 1,200 small cities using 18 economic measurements.

Bismarck ranks above the national average in investment accessibility, startups per capita, average revenue per business, industry variety and workforce educational attainment.

Minot ranks 26th on the list, West Fargo comes in at 33 and Grand Forks appears at 95.

The top small city in which to start a business? Holland, Michigan.

You can read the complete report at

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