Small Business is our Business

Every five years the U.S. Census conducts a Survey of Business Owners as part the economic census.  This 2012 survey collected data from 1.75 million businesses . Results have finally been released.  Some highlights from this survey include—-

*There are 9.9 million women-owned businesses nationally in 2012— up 26.8% from 2007.

*There are 3.3 million Hispanic-owned firms–up 46.3% from 2007.

*There are 1.9 million Asian-owned firms—–up 23.8% from 2007.

*There are 2.5 million  veteran-owned  firms—- up 3.0% from 2007.

*There are 2.6 million black owned firms—–up 34.5% from 2007.

 

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