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1992 Survey of Business Owners Press Releases

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    BLACK-OWNED FIRMS COMPARED TO ALL U.S. FIRMS BY STATE:  1992
    (Data includes individual proprietorships, partnerships and subchapter S
    corporations. Detail may not add to total due to rounding.)

                                                       Black        Black        All U.S.    Black
                             Black         All U.S.     as a    Sales and       Sales and     as a
                             Firms            Firms  Percent     Receipts        Receipts  Percent
    Geographic area       (number) RSE     (number)   of All  ($ million) RSE ($ million)   of All

    United States          620,912   -   17,253,143     3.6%       32,197   2   3,324,200     1.0%
    Alabama                 14,707   -      227,119     6.5%          535   2      41,620     1.3%
    Alaska                     739   -       58,898     1.3%           39   3       7,114     0.5%
    Arizona                  2,936   1      248,337     1.2%          138  17      35,223     0.4%
    Arkansas                 5,738   1      159,820     3.6%          233   3      23,529     1.0%
    California              68,968   -    2,259,327     3.1%        5,478   2     408,481     1.3%
    Colorado                 4,372   1      323,147     1.4%          295   7      46,763     0.6%
    Connecticut              5,714   1      237,705     2.4%          292   6      70,157     0.4%
    Delaware                 2,060   2       42,228     4.9%          157  12       9,098     1.7%
    District of Columbia    10,111   1       35,344    28.6%          452   4      11,061     4.1%
    Florida                 40,371   1    1,000,542     4.0%        2,265  15     172,499     1.3%
    Georgia                 38,264   -      425,118     9.0%        1,677   4      82,009     2.0%
    Hawaii                     717   -       79,050     0.9%           27  24      10,724     0.3%
    Idaho                      152   3       88,712     0.2%           25   1      12,676     0.2%
    Illinois                28,433   1      726,974     3.9%        1,773   3     180,500     1.0%
    Indiana                  8,349   1      364,253     2.3%          711   7      77,462     0.9%
    Iowa                     1,106   2      206,840     0.5%           76   7      29,896     0.3%
    Kansas                   3,078   1      191,262     1.6%           92   3      27,524     0.3%
    Kentucky                 5,097   1      236,525     2.2%          251   4      37,112     0.7%
    Louisiana               20,312   -      236,589     8.6%          774  13      34,217     2.3%
    Maine                      235   2      109,360     0.2%           25   6      14,424     0.2%
    Maryland                35,758   -      328,403    10.9%        1,242   5      57,909     2.1%
    Massachusetts            7,225   1      442,848     1.6%          428   5      98,358     0.4%
    Michigan                19,695   1      551,091     3.6%        1,268   4     107,645     1.2%
    Minnesota                2,785   1      358,921     0.8%          283   8      68,327     0.4%
    Mississippi             14,067   -      135,497    10.4%          505   1      19,305     2.6%
    Missouri                 9,973   1      348,978     2.9%          403   3      65,303     0.6%
    Montana                    113  10       76,331     0.1%            7   8       8,820     0.1%
    Nebraska                 1,350   2      124,212     1.1%           62  13      20,439     0.3%
    Nevada                   1,736   1       87,786     2.0%          113  23      19,593     0.6%
    New Hampshire              326   1       97,772     0.3%           46   -      16,387     0.3%
    New Jersey              20,137   1      517,204     3.9%        1,239   6     141,761     0.9%
    New Mexico                 925   2      107,377     0.9%           61   9      11,751     0.5%
    New York                51,312   -    1,159,700     4.4%        2,268   3     327,619     0.7%
    North Carolina          29,221   -      439,301     6.7%          893   2      76,188     1.2%
    North Dakota               117  13       48,368     0.2%            8  20       6,441     0.1%
    Ohio                    22,690   1      666,183     3.4%        1,096   4     120,307     0.9%
    Oklahoma                 4,621   1      246,936     1.9%          191   6      33,457     0.6%
    Oregon                   1,447   3      238,967     0.6%          101  10      38,745     0.3%
    Pennsylvania            15,917   1      728,063     2.2%        1,134   5     166,894     0.7%
    Rhode Island               857   4       67,641     1.3%           65   7      15,634     0.4%
    South Carolina          18,343   -      197,330     9.3%          673   1      29,217     2.3%
    South Dakota               111   1       57,084     0.2%           10   -      10,129     0.1%
    Tennessee               14,920   -      325,371     4.6%          555   4      59,161     0.9%
    Texas                   50,008   -    1,256,121     4.0%        2,339  17     229,833     1.0%
    Utah                       354   5      129,202     0.3%           45   1      19,313     0.2%
    Vermont                    139   -       58,924     0.2%            7   -       8,592     0.1%
    Virginia                26,100   -      391,451     6.7%        1,211   3      66,555     1.8%
    Washington               4,575   1      372,975     1.2%          257   8      67,795     0.4%
    West Virginia            1,093   2       94,912     1.2%           42   2      11,792     0.4%
    Wisconsin                3,446   1      300,348     1.1%          324  30      61,368     0.5%
    Wyoming                     97   -       40,696     0.2%            5   -       7,474     0.1%

         RSE = Relative standard error. These data are subject to sampling variability
               as well as reporting and coverage errors.
         (-) = Zero

         SOURCE:  U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, BUREAU OF THE CENSUS.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Survey of Business Owners | (301) 763-3316 | csd.sbo@census.gov Last Revised: September 29, 2014