Georgia Leads the Nation in New Franchise Interest Index™
Georgia, Nevada and Florida led the nation with the highest levels of interest in buying a franchise in 2019, according to new data from Franchise Insights.
The Franchise Interest Index™ reveals the relative interest of entrepreneurs making an investment inquiry by indexing proprietary data with state population on a per capita basis. An index of 100 indicates average per-capita interest, while an index of 120 represents 20% higher-than-average interest. The Franchise Insights proprietary data is drawn from the Franchise Ventures’ flow of franchise-investment inquiries in the United States.
- Georgia, Nevada and Florida stood head and shoulders above other states in the index, with scores of 185, 171, and 161 respectively.
- South Carolina, Texas, Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware and Louisiana all ranked high on per-capita basis, with scores over 120.
- Also displaying above-average interest in franchising were states clustered across the Southeast: North Carolina, Alabama, Virginia and Mississippi all scored above 100, while did Colorado and Arizona logged an average index of 100.
States Ranked by Franchise Interest Index(TM)
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Published on Monday, January 13th, 2020.