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Total Number of Firms
Year: 2002; Ordered: by value; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Scale Range: 27,310 – 1,779,514

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1: New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 1,779,514 Barchart image
2: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 1,184,210 Barchart image
3: Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 720,315 Barchart image
4: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 609,169 Barchart image
5: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 459,756 Barchart image
6: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 437,141 Barchart image
7: Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 418,532 Barchart image
8: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 416,358 Barchart image
9: Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 405,662 Barchart image
10: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 405,317 Barchart image
11: San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 400,794 Barchart image
12: Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 320,101 Barchart image
13: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 272,926 Barchart image
14: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 256,519 Barchart image
15: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 247,759 Barchart image
16: San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 244,445 Barchart image
17: Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 235,672 Barchart image
18: Denver-Aurora, CO 226,736 Barchart image
19: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 204,055 Barchart image
20: Baltimore-Towson, MD 198,191 Barchart image
21: St. Louis, MO-IL 194,429 Barchart image
22: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 168,532 Barchart image
23: Pittsburgh, PA 167,169 Barchart image
24: Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 161,413 Barchart image
25: Kansas City, MO-KS 151,392 Barchart image
26: Orlando, FL 151,271 Barchart image
27: Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 147,886 Barchart image
28: Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 146,717 Barchart image
29: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 138,368 Barchart image
30: Columbus, OH 131,410 Barchart image
31: San Antonio, TX 130,722 Barchart image
32: Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 126,562 Barchart image
33: Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 126,246 Barchart image
34: Indianapolis, IN 121,923 Barchart image
35: Austin-Round Rock, TX 119,340 Barchart image
36: Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 116,433 Barchart image
37: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 110,300 Barchart image
38: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 109,326 Barchart image
39: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 101,140 Barchart image
40: Oklahoma City, OK 100,244 Barchart image
41: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 96,791 Barchart image
42: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 94,614 Barchart image
43: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 94,036 Barchart image
44: Louisville, KY-IN 92,699 Barchart image
45: Salt Lake City, UT 88,265 Barchart image
46: Jacksonville, FL 86,207 Barchart image
47: Memphis, TN-MS-AR 83,011 Barchart image
48: Richmond, VA 79,287 Barchart image
49: Tulsa, OK 77,090 Barchart image
50: Birmingham-Hoover, AL 77,033 Barchart image
51: Raleigh-Cary, NC 74,785 Barchart image
52: Rochester, NY 73,473 Barchart image
53: Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 69,504 Barchart image
54: Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 69,064 Barchart image
55: New Haven-Milford, CT 66,164 Barchart image
56: Honolulu, HI 63,879 Barchart image
57: Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 62,509 Barchart image
58: Tucson, AZ 62,086 Barchart image
59: Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 60,315 Barchart image
60: Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 59,614 Barchart image
61: Worcester, MA 58,991 Barchart image
62: Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 56,996 Barchart image
63: Dayton, OH 56,003 Barchart image
64: Albuquerque, NM 54,826 Barchart image
65: Greensboro-High Point, NC 54,136 Barchart image
66: Knoxville, TN 53,870 Barchart image
67: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 53,627 Barchart image
68: Akron, OH 53,458 Barchart image
69: Springfield, MA 51,465 Barchart image
70: Baton Rouge, LA 50,946 Barchart image
71: Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 50,575 Barchart image
72: Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 50,452 Barchart image
73: Colorado Springs, CO 50,300 Barchart image
74: Columbia, SC 49,081 Barchart image
75: Fresno, CA 47,449 Barchart image
76: McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 46,964 Barchart image
77: El Paso, TX 46,417 Barchart image
78: Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 46,359 Barchart image
79: Boise City-Nampa, ID 45,985 Barchart image
80: Syracuse, NY 45,268 Barchart image
81: Charleston-North Charleston, SC 45,200 Barchart image
82: Toledo, OH 44,589 Barchart image
83: Greenville, SC 43,931 Barchart image
84: Madison, WI 43,868 Barchart image
85: Wichita, KS 43,370 Barchart image
86: Des Moines, IA 41,828 Barchart image
87: Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 41,201 Barchart image
88: Lancaster, PA 40,413 Barchart image
89: Bakersfield, CA 39,775 Barchart image
90: Jackson, MS 39,285 Barchart image
91: Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 38,621 Barchart image
92: Chattanooga, TN-GA 37,921 Barchart image
93: Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 37,230 Barchart image
94: Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 36,789 Barchart image
95: Stockton, CA 34,534 Barchart image
96: Ogden-Clearfield, UT 33,888 Barchart image
97: Provo-Orem, UT 33,443 Barchart image
98: Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 32,649 Barchart image
99: Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 32,503 Barchart image
100: Modesto, CA 27,310 Barchart image

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