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SMALL BUSINESSES BY STATE, 2011 (1)
State Number of establishments Employment Annual payroll ($000)
Alabama 78,423 757,475 $25,950,638
Alaska 17,336 134,485 6,268,896
Arizona 104,849 928,155 33,403,839
Arkansas 53,365 482,849 14,694,647
California 730,193 6,331,871 280,857,823
Colorado 128,206 962,232 38,805,304
Connecticut 74,049 710,034 34,206,313
Delaware 19,315 167,505 6,963,488
D.C. 16,510 223,867 13,908,715
Florida 415,047 2,878,741 104,819,673
Georgia 173,969 1,479,081 54,051,569
Hawaii 26,498 256,569 8,952,951
Idaho 37,175 272,033 8,225,603
Illinois 263,939 2,381,721 102,027,469
Indiana 116,313 1,157,117 39,598,951
Iowa 68,208 637,149 21,268,020
Kansas 61,544 588,945 20,308,597
Kentucky 72,271 689,662 22,482,839
Louisiana 85,137 875,974 31,780,898
Maine 35,250 280,646 9,383,918
Maryland 110,659 1,078,548 47,122,721
Massachusetts 142,611 1,369,448 65,842,328
Michigan 183,107 1,724,356 66,108,308
Minnesota 123,651 1,173,793 44,443,920
Mississippi 47,271 431,798 12,985,062
Missouri 121,702 1,098,076 37,723,883
Montana 32,164 226,492 6,960,710
Nebraska 43,963 386,049 12,931,402
Nevada 47,592 410,976 15,395,564
New Hampshire 31,306 282,664 11,507,773
New Jersey 196,230 1,689,016 76,992,454
New Mexico 36,296 327,506 10,785,058
New York 461,973 3,760,551 181,507,553
North Carolina 175,473 1,531,252 51,794,706
North Dakota 19,603 182,314 6,445,722
Ohio 201,577 2,074,595 74,216,125
Oklahoma 74,926 675,890 23,119,125
Oregon 92,079 750,300 26,163,316
Pennsylvania 243,775 2,430,201 91,855,331
Rhode Island 24,415 222,139 8,521,210
South Carolina 80,897 719,068 22,652,605
South Dakota 22,744 197,525 6,134,912
Tennessee 101,980 1,017,917 37,254,190
Texas 422,196 4,119,801 163,981,699
Utah 58,769 486,325 17,212,409
Vermont 19,059 156,760 5,584,865
Virginia 154,178 1,431,801 60,700,612
Washington 148,975 1,221,819 49,355,949
West Virginia 30,699 294,394 9,240,192
Wisconsin 116,690 1,200,082 41,970,931
Wyoming 17,901 130,745 4,883,187
United States 6,162,058 54,998,312 $2,169,353,973

(1) Number of establishments with less than 500 employees.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau; County Business.

 
TOTAL FIRMS BY STATE, 2006 (1)
State    Firms by employment size
  Total Fewer than 20 workers Fewer than 100 workers Fewer than 500 workers
Alabama 80,656 15.1% 5.2% 2.8%
Alaska 16,713 12.0 5.0 3.2
Arizona 110,401 14.8 5.2 2.6
Arkansas 53,491 13.9 5.2 3.0
California 723,880 11.9 2.6 0.8
Colorado 129,861 11.8 4.2 2.2
Connecticut 77,637 14.6 5.0 2.6
Delaware 21,140 18.9 9.7 6.5
D.C. 17,069 24.6 12.2 6.9
Florida 430,429 9.2 2.6 1.0
Georgia 181,300 13.3 4.4 2.1
Hawaii 26,723 15.4 5.7 3.1
Idaho 39,664 12.2 4.4 2.7
Illinois 262,870 13.4 4.0 1.6
Indiana 118,159 15.2 5.0 2.4
Iowa 65,829 14.3 4.9 2.6
Kansas 61,902 15.1 5.6 3.1
Kentucky 72,992 15.7 5.6 3.0
Louisiana 81,421 15.0 4.9 2.5
Maine 35,687 12.1 4.5 2.6
Maryland 115,149 14.5 4.7 2.3
Massachusetts 144,873 13.7 4.4 2.0
Michigan 190,411 13.1 3.7 1.6
Minnesota 124,237 13.9 4.2 2.0
Mississippi 48,011 14.7 5.6 3.3
Missouri 124,120 14.0 4.5 2.2
Montana 32,251 10.5 3.6 2.2
Nebraska 42,649 14.4 5.4 3.2
Nevada 50,657 16.9 7.4 4.1
New Hampshire 33,228 15.3 5.7 3.4
New Jersey 208,465 11.7 3.4 1.5
New Mexico 37,871 15.8 6.2 3.8
New York 444,728 10.3 2.6 0.9
North Carolina 176,815 13.3 4.1 1.9
North Dakota 17,872 15.2 6.0 3.5
Ohio 207,768 14.9 4.2 1.8
Oklahoma 72,863 13.6 4.7 2.6
Oregon 92,695 12.7 4.2 2.2
Pennsylvania 240,636 13.9 3.9 1.6
Rhode Island 26,691 14.7 5.7 3.5
South Carolina 83,945 14.2 4.9 2.7
South Dakota 21,925 14.0 5.5 3.2
Tennessee 103,559 15.7 5.5 2.9
Texas 391,527 13.2 3.5 1.3
Utah 58,463 13.6 5.1 3.0
Vermont 19,558 13.1 5.0 3.2
Virginia 156,240 13.9 4.4 2.1
Washington 150,604 12.1 3.8 1.8
West Virginia 32,334 14.9 5.9 3.6
Wisconsin 117,917 15.0 4.4 2.0
Wyoming 17,749 12.9 5.4 3.4
United States 6,022,127 10.7% 1.8% 0.3%

(1) These percentages are not designed to add to 100%, since "100 " is a subset of "20 ", and "500 " is a subset of the other two categories. 

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce.