The 2009 Inc. 500: The Top Ten Metro Areas

The New York City area is home to 36 companies on the 2009 Inc. 500
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No. 2 (tie): New York City, 36 companies

Though the New York City area is a hub of growth companies, many of them are located outside of the city's five boroughs. For example, the fastest-growing retail company, Diapers.com (No. 35), is based in Iselin, New Jersey. Within the city limits, the top company is MediaTrust (No. 9).