New Mexico leading in jobs resulting from startup companies


ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – New Mexico is one of the states benefiting the most from startup companies.

According to the US Census Bureau, 2.5 percent of jobs in New Mexico are the result of start up’s. The nationwide average is 2-percent.

The City says this isn’t surprising.

The City funds initiatives, such as Innovate ABQ and ABQid, both of which help entrepreneurs get their foot through the door. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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