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Black-owned businesses accounted for 28.2 percent of businesses in the District of Columbia, which led the nation; followed by Georgia, where 20.4 percent of businesses were black-owned, and Maryland, where 19.3 percent of businesses were black-owned.
Among the states, New York State had the largest total number with 204,032 black-owned businesses and accounted for 10.6 percent of the nation’s black-owned businesses; followed by Georgia, with 183,874 black-owned businesses (9.6 percent); and Florida, with 181,437 (9.4 percent). *SOURCE: US Census 2007, Survey of Business Owners (SBO)
The mission of New Jersey Black Businesses is to serve a resource and advocate for the awareness, growth, economic and business development of Black-Owned businesses in New Jersey.
The number of black-owned firms in New Jersey rose 66 percent between 2002 and 2007, totaling 60,300 businesses in the state, according to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau in 2011. At the same time, the bureau also showed black business growth to 1.9 million firms in the country. *Source: The Press of Atlantic City