Small Businesses By State, 2017 (1)

 

State Number of establishments Employment Annual payroll ($000)
Alabama 78,972 802,920 $30,986,278
Alaska 18,188 137,271 6,974,993
Arizona 114,076 1,065,720 43,182,447
Arkansas 53,966 490,680 17,132,234
California 808,213 7,224,945 375,608,143
Colorado 143,372 1,140,757 52,592,385
Connecticut 73,735 745,085 37,942,808
Delaware 20,194 187,221 8,523,741
D.C. 17,878 250,345 17,655,546
Florida 469,684 3,494,174 141,824,996
Georgia 187,477 1,677,662 69,960,594
Hawaii 27,190 275,908 11,307,271
Idaho 41,312 325,294 11,507,380
Illinois 268,674 2,476,958 120,256,281
Indiana 116,862 1,232,838 47,885,328
Iowa 69,029 649,796 25,142,567
Kansas 61,515 605,147 23,519,181
Kentucky 71,336 712,477 26,227,457
Louisiana 86,986 905,147 36,296,925
Maine 36,138 293,872 11,288,850
Maryland 114,081 1,155,541 56,807,391
Massachusetts 149,803 1,507,965 83,946,046
Michigan 185,497 1,892,394 81,626,911
Minnesota 127,061 1,259,012 54,885,165
Mississippi 46,956 437,242 14,928,646
Missouri 122,164 1,163,782 45,630,303
Montana 34,096 245,758 8,802,223
Nebraska 46,401 412,587 15,808,095
Nevada 53,908 503,144 20,472,538
New Hampshire 31,606 300,628 14,236,547
New Jersey 199,857 1,836,164 91,086,388
New Mexico 35,735 339,731 12,539,639
New York 481,792 4,110,264 219,738,715
North Carolina 187,749 1,710,890 65,858,411
North Dakota 20,979 195,312 8,360,080
Ohio 198,301 2,180,337 87,856,791
Oklahoma 77,320 710,271 27,600,634
Oregon 100,766 871,241 35,729,253
Pennsylvania 245,259 2,512,633 107,956,147
Rhode Island 24,320 229,212 9,934,914
South Carolina 86,695 817,008 29,652,310
South Dakota 23,766 209,403 7,552,385
Tennessee 105,492 1,116,870 46,188,806
Texas 473,281 4,768,938 212,325,999
Utah 68,296 590,417 24,033,600
Vermont 18,589 157,322 6,375,197
Virginia 160,910 1,557,962 73,409,216
Washington 162,989 1,404,077 67,340,488
West Virginia 28,424 269,789 9,414,952
Wisconsin 117,354 1,267,087 50,287,603
Wyoming 18,558 128,883 5,336,181
United States 6,512,802 60,556,081 $2,711,536,979
(1) Number of establishments with less than 500 employees. Source: U.S. Census.