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Arkansas Small Business Facts

2010*20092000
Number of Businesses
Small employers (<500 employees)49,42149,75350,837
Large employers (500+ employees)1,6511,6721,568
Nonemployers192,034189,785152,871
Business Owner Demographics
Male-owned11532566,320
Woman-owned59628,594
Equally male/female-owned579011,196
African American-owned136531
Asian-owned37740
Hispanic-owned54646
Native American/Alaskan-owned33336
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-owned
Veteran-owned427413,627
Publicly held, unclassified8519143,441
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.