In the United States, 99.9% of businesses are considered “small businesses.” The COVID-19 outbreak has had a massive impact on those small businesses, with many temporarily closing their doors to adhere to the social distancing mandates.

A study from SmartAsset has found the places in each state with the strongest small business presence. The study measures IRS data — determining the number of small businesses operating in each county — as well as how much income they generate.

According to the study, Kittitas County ranked among the top places in Washington. For a look at how Kittitas county performed, check out the table below:

Kittitas, WA
  • Rank: 9
  • Small Business Returns: 22.08%
  • Small Business Income: 9.11%
  • Income Taxes: $8,071
  • Small Business Index: 49.71
Additional study details including the methodology and interactive map can be found here: