Orlando has been in the top five for Gallup’s ranking, but this is the first No. 1 ranking in recent years.
Orlando edged out Austin, Salt Lake City, Louisville and San Francisco for the top spot, according to Gallup. Orlando scored a +45 on Gallup’s poll results, compared to Austin’s +43. Hartford, Conn. had the lowest job creation score.
Orlando’s score showed that 53 percent of employers polled here said they were hiring and expanding, whereas only 8 said they were not, or cutting. Gallup subtracted 8 from 53 to get the final score of 45.
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