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    MINORITY-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.)

                                                   Minority       Minority        All U.S. Minority
                         Minority         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
    |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    All Firms           2,149,184   -   17,253,143    12.5%        209,739   1   3,324,200     6.3%
    Not allocated by ST   183,619   3          (X)      (X)          7,728  12         (X)      (X)

    States:                                                                                   
       Total            1,965,565   -   17,253,143    11.4%        202,011   1   3,324,200     6.1%
                                                                                              
    Alabama                17,432   1      227,119     7.7%            995   3      41,620     2.4%
    Alaska                  5,382   2       58,898     9.1%            476   3       7,114     6.7%
    Arizona                26,185   1      248,337    10.5%          2,342   3      35,223     6.6%
    Arkansas                7,594   1      159,820     4.8%            445   2      23,529     1.9%
    California            541,414   -    2,259,327    24.0%         61,815   1     408,481    15.1%
                                                                                              
    Colorado               23,463   1      323,147     7.3%          2,328   4      46,763     5.0%
    Connecticut            13,435   2      237,705     5.7%          1,500  11      70,157     2.1%
    Delaware                3,301   2       42,228     7.8%            430  11       9,098     4.7%
    District of Columbia   12,669   1       35,344    35.8%          1,066   3      11,061     9.6%
    Florida               173,287   -    1,000,542    17.3%         21,189   2     172,499    12.3%
                                                                                              
    Georgia                52,131   1      425,118    12.3%          3,922   2      82,009     4.8%
    Hawaii                 41,111   1       79,050    52.0%          4,929   5      10,724    46.0%
    Idaho                   2,747   3       88,712     3.1%            251   3      12,676     2.0%
    Illinois               67,603   1      726,974     9.3%          8,762   3     180,500     4.9%
    Indiana                13,865   2      364,253     3.8%          1,633   4      77,462     2.1%
                                                                                              
    Iowa                    2,939   3      206,840     1.4%            386   3      29,896     1.3%
    Kansas                  7,244   2      191,262     3.8%            477   5      27,524     1.7%
    Kentucky                7,421   2      236,525     3.1%            654   2      37,112     1.8%
    Louisiana              29,784   1      236,589    12.6%          2,037   6      34,217     6.0%
    Maine                   1,099   6      109,360     1.0%            133   1      14,424     0.9%
                                                                                              
    Maryland               55,587   1      328,403    16.9%          3,350   3      57,909     5.8%
    Massachusetts          20,749   1      442,848     4.7%          1,947   3      98,358     2.0%
    Michigan               31,740   1      551,091     5.8%          3,200   3     107,645     3.0%
    Minnesota               7,449   2      358,921     2.1%            985   4      68,327     1.4%
    Mississippi            16,386   1      135,497    12.1%            925   1      19,305     4.8%
                                                                                              
    Missouri               15,437   1      348,978     4.4%          1,258   5      65,303     1.9%
    Montana                 1,498   5       76,331     2.0%            120   3       8,820     1.4%
    Nebraska                3,138   3      124,212     2.5%            232   9      20,439     1.1%
    Nevada                  8,223   2       87,786     9.4%            986   5      19,593     5.0%
    New Hampshire           1,463   5       97,772     1.5%            219   1      16,387     1.3%
                                                                                              
    New Jersey             64,074   1      517,204    12.4%          8,394   7     141,761     5.9%
    New Mexico             26,729   1      107,377    24.9%          1,741   3      11,751    14.8%
    New York              160,751   -    1,159,700    13.9%         17,637   1     327,619     5.4%
    North Carolina         37,670   1      439,301     8.6%          2,045   2      76,188     2.7%
    North Dakota              613   5       48,368     1.3%             71   3       6,441     1.1%
                                                                                             
    Ohio                   33,844   1      666,183     5.1%          3,286   2     120,307     2.7%
    Oklahoma               12,865   2      246,936     5.2%          1,253   4      33,457     3.7%
    Oregon                 10,160   2      238,967     4.3%          1,480   3      38,745     3.8%
    Pennsylvania           32,712   1      728,063     4.5%          4,745   2     166,894     2.8%
    Rhode Island            3,047   4       67,641     4.5%            298   4      15,634     1.9%
                                                                                              
    South Carolina         21,127   1      197,330    10.7%          1,107   3      29,217     3.8%
    South Dakota              891   5       57,084     1.6%            159   2      10,129     1.6%
    Tennessee              19,382   1      325,371     6.0%          1,432   3      59,161     2.4%
    Texas                 241,334   -    1,256,121    19.2%         19,650   3     229,833     8.5%
    Utah                    4,352   3      129,202     3.4%            400   3      19,313     2.1%
                                                                                                
    Vermont                   747   5       58,924     1.3%            114   2       8,592     1.3%
    Virginia               46,666   1      391,451    11.9%          3,887   7      66,555     5.8%
    Washington             25,935   1      372,975     7.0%          3,910   6      67,795     5.8%
    West Virginia           2,070   3       94,912     2.2%            221   4      11,792     1.9%
    Wisconsin               7,619   2      300,348     2.5%          1,096  10      61,368     1.8%
    Wyoming                 1,195   4       40,696     2.9%             93   4       7,474     1.2%
    |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
         RSE = Relative standard error. These data are subject to sampling variability
               as well as reporting and coverage errors.
         (-) = Zero.
         (X) = Not applicable.

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

    
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