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2018 Pennsylvania State Fact Sheet


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   Quick Facts:
  • In 2018, there were over 1.0 million businesses in Pennsylvania, of which more than 169 thousand were minority-owned firms.

  • Minority-owned firms in Pennsylvania employed over 184 thousand people in 2018.

  • Minority-owned firms represented 16.2% of all firms located in the state.

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