Category Archives: Business Ownership

Black-Owned Businesses Grow at Triple the National Rate

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Tweet Written by: Bill Bostic, Associate Director for Economic Programs February is Black History Month, a time when our nation celebrates the contributions of people of African-American heritage. It’s also an appropriate time to acknowledge the growing impact the black … Continue reading

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The World at Your Fingertips

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Tweet Written by: Ian O’Brien, Branch Chief – Statistical Compendia Branch, Administrative and Customer Services Division Did you know that Raleigh, N.C., was the fastest-growing large metro area in the last decade?  (View table 21). That only about 5 percent … Continue reading

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Women-Owned Businesses

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Tweet Written by: Tom Mesenbourg, Deputy Director, US Census Bureau In recent decades, the role of women in the United States has undergone significant changes. Data from the Census Bureau allow us to track and quantify these changes over time. … Continue reading

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Hispanic Business Ownership

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Tweet   Written by: Tom Mesenbourg, Deputy Director   September 15 to October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month, the time of year when our nation celebrates the cultures and contributions of people whose roots are in Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean … Continue reading

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Tracking the Dream

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Tweet Written by: Tom Mesenbourg, Deputy Director, US Census Bureau Many Americans, those born here and those who immigrate, dream of opening a business and prospering according to their talents. The economic census offers a view of who owns America’s … Continue reading

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