1997 Women and Minority Owned Businesses

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GroupNumber of all firmsSales of all firms ($1,000)Number of firms with employeesSales of firms with employees ($1,000)Number of employeesPayroll of firms with employees ($1,000)
All Cambridge Firms11886159995483162155533701189954938677
Total Minorities1514391364413357822290297832
Black483366671073046025210445
Hispanic38363367675547236319562
Asian & American Indian687290637265272529229067953
Women34885314395644483195623138065

Source: U. S. Census, Census of Minority & Women Owned Businesses, 1997.

Visit the Census Bureau's 1997 Economic Census Surveys of Minority-and Women-Owned Business Enterprises web page for full documentation and more data from this survey.

The figures presented here should not compared to the employment by industry figures generated by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. The methodology and intended uses of the information differ, making direct comparisons impracticable.

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For more information about socioeconomic and demographic statistics about Cambridge, please contact Cliff Cook, ccook@cambridgema.gov, Planning Information Manager, at 617/349-4656.