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Total Number of Firms by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 2002; Race/Ethnicity: White; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Total Number of Firms by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 2002; Race/Ethnicity: White; Ordered: alphabetically
Metro Area Value
Akron, OH 48,423
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 54,418
Albuquerque, NM 49,177
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 50,045
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 308,389
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 22,764
Austin-Round Rock, TX 105,785
Bakersfield, CA 33,392
Baltimore-Towson, MD 154,797
Baton Rouge, LA 41,331
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 65,495
Boise City-Nampa, ID 41,740
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 368,281
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 86,336
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 64,182
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 43,205
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 39,285
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 94,780
Chattanooga, TN-GA 33,876
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 586,970
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 129,681
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 142,845
Colorado Springs, CO 45,368
Columbia, SC 38,899
Columbus, OH 115,971
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 389,844
Dayton, OH 51,294
Denver-Aurora, CO 205,647
Des Moines, IA 39,338
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 268,817
El Paso, TX 42,666
Fresno, CA 39,503
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 52,909
Greensboro-High Point, NC 45,070
Greenville, SC 38,491
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 33,943
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 83,391
Honolulu, HI 23,575
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 337,946
Indianapolis, IN 107,055
Jackson, MS 28,205
Jacksonville, FL 75,464
Kansas City, MO-KS 137,733
Knoxville, TN 47,954
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 28,930
Lancaster, PA 38,152
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 93,946
Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 43,275
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 891,661
Louisville, KY-IN 83,974
Madison, WI 41,124
McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 42,661
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 60,701
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 515,333
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 90,011
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 249,532
Modesto, CA 23,786
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 114,711
New Haven-Milford, CT 59,290
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 84,071
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 1,389,621
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 32,437
Oklahoma City, OK 89,014
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 55,238
Orlando, FL 131,724
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 61,569
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 36,112
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 354,804
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 223,615
Pittsburgh, PA 154,960
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 153,501
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 45,927
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 115,837
Provo-Orem, UT 31,205
Raleigh-Cary, NC 62,039
Richmond, VA 62,841
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 196,754
Rochester, NY 66,856
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 127,402
Salt Lake City, UT 81,037
San Antonio, TX 117,636
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 213,006
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 300,239
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 97,815
Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 59,160
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 34,035
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 217,021
Springfield, MA 47,517
St. Louis, MO-IL 172,156
Stockton, CA 25,911
Syracuse, NY 38,708
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 177,119
Toledo, OH 39,216
Tucson, AZ 56,585
Tulsa, OK 66,224
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 74,200
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 312,610
Wichita, KS 38,247
Worcester, MA 51,797
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 38,206

Definition: Number of business firms

Notes: Business ownership is defined as having 51% or more of the stock or equity in the business. Businesses could be tabulated in more than 1 racial group. This can result because: a. the sole proprietor reported more than one race; b. the majority owner reported more than one race; c. a majority combination of owners reported more than one race. Racial/ethnic groups may not add to the total because a Hispanic or Latino firm may be of any race, and because a firm could be tabulated in more than one racial group.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2002 Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners