Tag Archives: 2007 Survey of Business Owners

Half of U.S. Businesses Operated from the Home

Written by: Tom Mesenbourg, Deputy Director, US Census Bureau When we think of a business, we often conjure up an image of an office park or perhaps a storefront in a strip mall. But in reality, according to new data … Continue reading

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A New Benchmark for Minority Business Ownership

Written by: Tom Mesenbourg, Deputy Director, US Census Bureau This week, the Census Bureau released a summary of the data it collected on minority-, women and veteran-owned businesses from the 2007 Survey of Business Owners (SBO). These data give us … Continue reading

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Serving Their Country, Then Serving Their Customers

Written by: Tom Mesenbourg, Deputy Director, US Census Bureau In about two weeks, the nation will observe Memorial Day, in which we commemorate U.S. soldiers who perished while in military service. Today, we recognize our military veterans who, following their … Continue reading

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Black-Owned Businesses Grow at Triple the National Rate

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 community … Continue reading

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Hispanic Business Ownership

  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 and … Continue reading

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