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2018 North Carolina State Fact Sheet


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   Quick Facts:
  • In 2018, there were over 955 thousand businesses in North Carolina, of which more than 234 thousand were minority-owned firms.

  • Minority-owned firms in North Carolina employed over 236 thousand people in 2018.

  • Minority-owned firms represented 25.2% of all firms located in the state.

  • The number of minorityowned firms in North Carolina increased 6.3% between 2017 and 2018.