Alabama Small Business Facts

Alabama Small Business Fact      

Below are the small business facts for Alabama according to the SBA.


                                                                                  2010*                    2009                       2000

Number of Businesses

Small employers (<500 employees)                          73,163                   74,686                   77,597

Large employers (500+ employees)                            2,355                     2,349                    2,255

Nonemployers                                                         320,605                313,667                 223,103

Firms  Employment Receipts($M)

Business Owner Demographics

Male-owned                                                        205                 665            119,255

Woman-owned                                                    107               100               12,840

Equally male/female-owned                                    59                 89               10,765

African American-owned                                       57                 17                 1,259

Asian-owned                                                           7                 18                 2,392

Hispanic-owned                                                      4                   7                    860

Native American/Alaskan-owned                           3                   5                     554

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-owned                            –                    –                        –

Veteran-owned                                                      64               144               27,415

Publicly held, unclassified                                        11               760             251,666

Source:U.S.Dept.of Commerce,CensusBureau,Bureau of EconomicAnalysis;U.S.Dept.of Labor,Bureauof Labor Statistics;Admin.Officeof theU.S.Courts;FederalDepositInsurance Corporation;and U.S.SmallBusinessAdmin.,Officeof Advocacy. *Latestavailabledata.†Percentagepointchange.‡Dataarefor CRAloans.