Georgia Small Business Facts

 

Georgia Small Business Facts
2010* 2009 2000
Number of Businesses
Small employers (<500 employees) 166,389 167,864 156,507
Large employers (500+ employees) 3,856 3,883 3,933
Nonemployers 771,155 750,194 468,430
Business Owner Demographics
Male-owned 475 1,300 258,013
Woman-owned 278 228 34,553
Equally male/female-owned 122 179 23,625
African American-owned 184 55 5,278
Asian-owned 46 82 13,330
Hispanic-owned 33 26 4,667
Native American/Alaskan-owned 6 6 652
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-owned
Veteran-owned 133 270 54,885
Publicly held, unclassified 25 1,838 575,194
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.