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2018 Washington State Fact Sheet


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   Quick Facts:
  • In 2018, there were over 640 thousand businesses in Washington, of which more than 126 thousand were minority-owned firms.

  • Minority-owned firms in Washington employed over 181 thousand people in 2018.

  • Minority-owned firms represented 20.4% of all firms located in the state.

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