U.S. Census Bureau Shows Veteran Owned Businesses at 2.4 Million; Receipts Total $1.2 Trillion

Census Bureau Reports Minority Business Ownership Increasing at More Than Twice the National Rate (July 13, 2010 Census Bureau press release)

U.S. Census Bureau’s Economic Census Shows businesses owned by United States military veterans at 2,400,000 with receipts totaling $1.2 TRILLION!

Highlights from July 13, 2010 press release:
Veteran Owned Business LogoVeteran-Owned Businesses:

  1. The 2007 Survey of Business Owners includes for the first time the number of veteran-owned businesses. The number of veteran-owned businesses totaled 2.4 million in 2007, with receipts totaling $1.2 trillion.
  2. In 2007, 32.5 percent of veteran-owned businesses were categorized in professional, scientific and technical services and construction.
  3. California accounted for 9.8 percent of veteran-owned businesses. Texas, Florida and New York accounted for 8.1 percent, 7.2 percent and 5.2 percent of veteran-owned businesses, respectively.

Click here to view the entire U.S. Census Bureau press release (released on July 13, 2010) or copy and paste this link:
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