Attention potential entrepreneurs: The Village of Mount Pleasant is the top-ranked Racine County community for starting a new business.

The village ranked 20th on a list of 118 Wisconsin communities as determined by a survey from

Other communities here were listed at:

  • Sturtevant (45th)
  • Burlington (75th)
  • Racine (108th)
  • Caledonia (110th) provides information, education and advice about personal finance, the “About” section of the website reads.

To compile the list, NerdWallet analyzed 118 communities with at least 5,000 residents and compared them based on their overall economic health and business climate. While proximity to a major city was a plus, it wasn’t necessary, and the survey found most start-up friendly areas in the eastern and southern parts of the state.