But is that really true?
Running a small business anywhere — urban, rural, and suburban — has its challenges. Starting and running a small business in rural America can be the hardest. So if you can make it rural American then you can make it anyway.
The recent recessions hit small business and rural America hard. However, according to the Small Business Administration, small businesses account for 62 percent of net new jobs in the United States. And microbusiness, those small businesses with 50 and fewer employees, have contributed the most job growth.