Arizona Small Business Facts
2010*20092000
Number of Businesses
Small employers (<500 employees)99,232101,22890,320
Large employers (500+ employees)2,9432,9632,684
Nonemployers395,995388,958268,969
Business Owner Demographics
Male-owned220771121,416
Woman-owned13814518,130
Equally male/female-owned11524431,059
African American-owned105398
Asian-owned16313,956
Hispanic-owned53556,400
Native American/Alaskan-owned97609
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-owned
Veteran-owned8118234,387
Publicly held, unclassified191,138303,238
Source: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Admin. Office of the U.S. Courts; Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; and U.S. Small Business Admin., Office of Advocacy. * Latest available data. †Percentage point change. ‡Data are for CRA loans.