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2018 West Virginia State Fact Sheet


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   Quick Facts:
  • In 2018, there were over 111 thousand businesses in West Virginia, of which more than 5 thousand were minority-owned firms.

  • Minority-owned firms in West Virginia employed over 12 thousand people in 2018.

  • Minority-owned firms represented 5.5% of all firms located in the state.

  • The number of minorityowned firms in West Virginia increased 3.2% between 2017 and 2018.