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Study shows Louisiana residents are among the least likely to start a small business in 2024 

by BIZ Magazine

Study shows Louisiana residents are among the least likely to start a small business in 2024, according to a new study.

Business ideas and information site The Small Business Blog analyzed search data from Google Keyword Planner for more than 100 terms related to the term ‘side hustle’ and ‘small business’. The average number of monthly searches for these 100 search terms were calculated for each state as a proportion of 100,000 residents.

Utah was found to have the most people looking to begin a new business in 2024, with 365 searches on average every month per 100,000 people. The most Googled search terms in Utah included, ‘side hustle’ and ‘side hustle ideas’.

Arizona has the second highest proportion of people looking for a side hustle or to start a small business with 357 searches on average every month per 100,000 people. The top searched terms in Arizona included ‘side hustle’, ‘small business owner’, and ‘side hustles from home’.

The state with the least people looking for a side job on average was Mississippi, with 202 searches per 100,000 people.

States searching to start a small business in 2024 the most

RankStateAverage number of monthly searches related to small businessesAverage number of monthly searches related to small businesses per 100,000 people
1.Utah12,323365
2.Arizona26,305357
3.Colorado20,473351
4.New York64,928330
5.Nevada10,091318
6.Nebraska6,056308
7.Georgia33,308305
8.Oregon12,903304
9.(=)Pennsylvania39,233302
9.(=)Texas90,665302
10.Missouri18,594301
11.Florida66,079297
12.(=)Ohio34,823296
12.(=)Michigan29,720296
12.(=)Indiana20,201296
13.Massachusetts20,616295
14.(=)North Carolina31,276292
14.(=)Virginia25,371292
15.(=)Illinois36,607291
15.(=)Wyoming1,691291
16.(=)Delaware2,958290
16.(=)Kansas8,529290
16.(=)Washington22,598290
16.(=)Tennessee20,439290
17.New Jersey26,777289
18.(=)Minnesota16,463288
18.(=)North Dakota2,242288
19.Idaho5,559287
20.(=)Rhode Island3,096283
20.(=)Connecticut10,263283
20.(=)New Hampshire3,942283
21.Maryland17,371282
22.(=)California108,574278
22.(=)Kentucky12,543278
23.Oklahoma10,957273
24.(=)Arkansas8,287272
24.(=)Wisconsin16,008272
25.South Carolina14,081267
26.Iowa8,474265
27.Hawaii3,694257
28.Louisiana11,549252
29.South Dakota2,263249
30.Montana2,750245
31.(=)Maine3,365243
31.(=)Vermont1,569243
32.Alabama12,158240
33.West Virginia4,234239
34.Alaska1,700232
35.New Mexico4,782226
36.Mississippi5,926202
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