Arizona Small Business Facts

Arizona Small Business Facts
2010* 2009 2000
Number of Businesses
Small employers (<500 employees) 99,232 101,228 90,320
Large employers (500+ employees) 2,943 2,963 2,684
Nonemployers 395,995 388,958 268,969
Business Owner Demographics
Male-owned 220 771 121,416
Woman-owned 138 145 18,130
Equally male/female-owned 115 244 31,059
African American-owned 10 5 398
Asian-owned 16 31 3,956
Hispanic-owned 53 55 6,400
Native American/Alaskan-owned 9 7 609
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-owned
Veteran-owned 81 182 34,387
Publicly held, unclassified 19 1,138 303,238
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.