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2018 South Dakota State Fact Sheet


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   Quick Facts:
  • In 2018, there were over 90 thousand businesses in South Dakota, of which more than 3 thousand were minority-owned firms.

  • Minority-owned firms in South Dakota employed over 7 thousand people in 2018.

  • Minority-owned firms represented 4.5% of all firms located in the state.

  • The number of minorityowned firms in South Dakota increased 20.0% between 2017 and 2018.