Which company has a more positive impact on the US: Apple or Ford? It definitely depends on who–and where–you’re asking.

Americans in urban areas have a different view of which companies make the biggest impact on the country than residents in rural areas, according to a SurveyMonkey poll of 19,860 American adults about the top 75 Fortune 500 companies. Respondents from cities chose tech giants, like Microsoft, Alphabet (Google), and Apple most often, while the answers from rural regions were more likely to be shipping or manufacturing companies like UPS, FedEx, and Boeing.

However, despite those differences, there are similarities between the two areas too. Across the country, in both metropolitan hubs and flyover states, Amazon, FedEx, and UPS were listed in the top five companies making the most positive impact.

Top 10 companies with positive impact according to rural and urban Americans.

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Republicans and Democrats also saw similar ideological divides, as well as some common ground, according to the survey results. The Republican top 10 includes nine of …read more

Source:: Fortune.com – Tech


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