Illinois Small Business Facts

 

Illinois Small Business Facts
2010* 2009 2000
Number of Businesses
Small employers (<500 employees) 249,249 249,638 249,606
Large employers (500+ employees) 4,363 4,369 4,465
Nonemployers 903,025 880,722 668,171
Business Owner Demographics
Male-owned 579 1,872 378,972
Woman-owned 343 336 46,167
Equally male/female-owned 163 288 39,954
African American-owned 107 45 5,081
Asian-owned 59 103 16,559
Hispanic-owned 57 77 8,831
Native American/Alaskan-owned 5 4 528
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-owned
Veteran-owned 119 339 68,217
Publicly held, unclassified 39 2,807 970,577
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.