Texas Small Business Facts

Texas Small Business Facts
2010* 2009 2000
Number of Businesses
Small employers (<500 employees) 389,129 387,082 364,013
Large employers (500+ employees) 5,263 5,296 5,026
Nonemployers 1,934,472 1,879,376 1,271,401
Business Owner Demographics
Male-owned 1,091 2,912 601,654
Woman-owned 610 588 82,100
Equally male/female-owned 411 660 91,897
African American-owned 154 73 6,148
Asian-owned 114 207 36,222
Hispanic-owned 448 396 45,672
Native American/Alaskan-owned 19 13 2,984
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-owned
Veteran-owned 312 623 132,946
Publicly held, unclassified 53 4,553 1,759,992
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.