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2018 Ohio State Fact Sheet


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   Quick Facts:
  • In 2018, there were over 972 thousand businesses in Ohio, of which more than 140 thousand were minority-owned firms.

  • Minority-owned firms in Ohio employed over 173 thousand people in 2018.

  • Minority-owned firms represented 14.9% of all firms located in the state.

  • The number of minorityowned firms in Ohio increased 7.4% between 2017 and 2018.