Markets with the Most Fortune 500 Headquarters in 2024

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The nation’s 500 biggest revenue-generating businesses produced a total of $18.8 trillion in revenue during 2023, an increase of 4% from 2022, according to the recently released 2024 Fortune 500 rankings. That revenue figure represents roughly two-thirds of the nation’s gross domestic product. The companies that made it to the Fortune 500 list this year are headquartered in 226 cities in 37 states and fall within 106 markets, based on apartment markets defined by RealPage Market Analytics. New York continues to rank as the nation’s top market with the headquarters of 47 Fortune 500 companies in the 2024 rankings, matching the count from 2023’s list. The #2 market in the nation is Chicago, home to 30 Fortune 500 headquarters after losing one such company. At #3, Houston has 23 Fortune 500 headquarters, down by two companies over the past year. Dallas tied with San Jose in the #4 spot, both with 20 Fortune 500 headquarters. While San Jose’s count was unchanged, Dallas lost two Fortune 500 company headquarters over the past year. Washington, DC gained one company in the past year for the #6 ranking with 19 Fortune 500 headquarters. Atlanta’s Fortune 500 headquarter count remained unchanged from 2023 to 2024 at 16 and ranking #7 nationally. Minneapolis overtook Boston and San Francisco for the #8 slot, gaining one of those prestigious companies taking its count to 15. Boston and San Francisco tied at #9, both with 14 companies and both unchanged year-over-year.