Profiles

The Kauffman Index: Startup Activity Profiles provide detailed data about a specific geography or a demographic group in the United States. These sheets allow users to see all the information the Foundation uses to compile the Kauffman Index.

National Profile
Look inside the three moving parts that make up the Kauffman Index by examining the rate of new entrepreneurs in the U.S. over time, the share of those entrepreneurs seeking entrepreneurship more out of opportunity, and startup density.

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National Demographic Profiles
Entrepreneurs are people, coming from lots of different backgrounds and life experiences. The Kauffman Index: Startup Activity captures changing demographic trends for six major demographic groups.

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State Profiles
See a summary profile for the top U.S. metro areas, including changes over time for rate of new entrepreneurs, opportunity share and startup density, as well as an overall metro area ranking.

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Metropolitan Area Profiles
See a summary profile for each state, including changes over time for rate of new entrepreneurs, opportunity share and startup density, as well as an overall state ranking.

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