Maptitude Featured Map Infographic:
New Business Applications

Maptitude is the best mapping software for business intelligence! The Commerce Department said on Thursday, July 15, 2021, that business applications reached a seasonally adjusted 448,553 in June, 2021. In total, Americans have started 6,714,318 new businesses since the pandemic began last March, which is an all-time record. This map compares the number of businesses started in the 16 months leading up to the pandemic to the first 16 months of the pandemic. Overall, business applications were up 40% nationwide and increased in every state except Alaska (-3.8%). Nine states saw increases in new business applications of greater than 50%. The four states with the greatest increases were all in the Southeast: Mississippi (+104.5%), Louisiana (+84.8%), Georgia (+84.1%), and Alabama (+70.0%).

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Maptitude map new business applications by state comparing pre- and post-covid numbers  

Map: Created with Maptitude Mapping Software by Caliper, July 2021
Source: Census Bureau Business Formation Statistics Total for all NAICS November 2018 through June 2021.

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