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2018 South Carolina State Fact Sheet


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   Quick Facts:
  • In 2018, there were over 442 thousand businesses in South Carolina, of which more than 103 thousand were minority-owned firms

  • Minority-owned firms in South Carolina employed over 87 thousand people in 2018.

  • Minority-owned firms represented 24.0% of all firms located in the state.

  • The number of minorityowned firms in South Carolina increased 5.8% between 2017 and 2018.