Small business ownership among black Americans jumps 400% since Trump’s election

Small business ownership among black Americans jumps 400% since Trump’s election
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[Ed. – Making America great]

As black unemployment remains at historic lows, The [sic] number of small businesses owned by African Americans in the United States has exploded by 400% year-over-year, according to a survey of more than 2,600 small business owners and entrepreneurs by Guidant Financial.

The survey reveals that in 2018, 45% of small business owners were minorities – up from just 15% three years ago, with the majority of them belonging to African American owners.

Following African Americans, Hispanics were the next largest group of minority small business owners representing 14% of the business owners interviewed for the survey. Meanwhile, Asians made up 8% of the business owners surveyed while Native Americans made up 4%. –Small Business Trends

Looking more closely at the data, we find that the majority of black business owners are between 40-49 years of age, while the #1 state for the demographic is Texas, followed by Georgia, California, Florida and North Carolina.

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