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2018 Missouri State Fact Sheet


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   Quick Facts:
  • In 2018, there were over 533 thousand businesses in Missouri, of which more than 67 thousand were minority-owned firms.

  • Minority-owned firms in Missouri employed over 83 thousand people in 2018.

  • Minority-owned firms represented 13.0% of all firms located in the state.

  • The number of minorityowned firms in Missouri decreased 1.9% between 2017 and 2018.