Metropolitan Areas & Fortune 1000 Companies

.. examining Fortune 1000 companies by metro .. the mix of small and large businesses can be important to the dynamic and opportunities for any area. Larger businesses often provide a hub for the evolvement and expansion of small businesses – an important ingredient to employment growth and economic progress. Visit the related Web section for more details.

Not surprising, the New York metro leads the way with headquarters to 115 Fortune 1000 companies. Check out the full list of metros with links to the corresponding metro report.

The Metropolitan Area Situation & Outlook Reports provide insights into the integrated mix of of geographic, demographic, economic and business activity and patterns for individual metropolitan areas. The reports provide a summary of Fortune 1000 companies, notable businesses, government operations and other entities impacting the metro.

This section provides a summary of the number of Fortune 1000 companies derived from individual metro reports. 152 metros have one or more Fortune 1000 companies with headquarters in the metro. View the list of metros showing the number of companies as described below.

Fortune 1000 Companies by Metro
The graphic below shows Fortune 1000 companies as red markers in context of metropolitan statistical areas. Company addresses were geocoded, determining census block code. From the census block code, the county and metro were assigned.

– View developed using CV XE GIS and related GIS project.
– Click graphic for larger view and bolder metro outlines.

Number of Fortune 1000 Companies by Metro
The graphic presented below shows the metros having the largest number of Fortune 1000 companies. See the full list in the related Web section. On that page, click a link to view Metro Report and list of Fortune 1000 companies located in the report (section 2). To look up metros of interest, use the all metros table.

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About the Author
— Warren Glimpse is former senior Census Bureau statistician responsible for innovative data access and use operations. He is also the former associate director of the U.S. Office of Federal Statistical Policy and Standards for data access and use. He has more than 20 years of experience in the private sector developing data resources and tools for integration and analysis of geographic, demographic, economic and business data. Contact Warren. Join Warren on LinkedIn.

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