Shawano was recently named the Tenth Best Place to Start
a Business In Wisconsin by NerdWallet, a consumer finance website.
To determine this ranking, NerdWallet examined 118 places in
Wisconsin with populations of 5,000 or more and analyzed the
- Average revenue of businesses
- Percentage of businesses with paid employees
- Businesses per 100 people
- Local economic health
- Median annual income
- Median monthly housing costs
- Unemployment rate
Shawano has the most affordable median monthly housing costs of the top 10 cities, coming in at $634. The city also boasts a high percentage of businesses with paid employees, at nearly 42%. These factors enable Shawano’s residents and employers to enjoy a healthy, stable local economy; ultimately encouraging aspiring entrepreneurs to start their own company in the city.
Click here for resources available for those looking to start and grow a business in Shawano County.