Index: Economy / Subcategory: Business / Measure: Minority Business

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What this chart shows: Percent of Women-Owned Firms in the United States, Colorado, Larimer County, Fort Collins & Loveland - 2007

Data Source: United States Economic Census - Survey of Business Owners

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What this chart shows: Women-Owned Firms by Industry in Larimer County - 2007

Data Source: United States Economic Census - Survey of Business Owners

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What the above data tell us:

In 2007, Loveland had the highest percentage of women-owned firms (32.0%) in Larimer County. This was higher than the percentages for the United States (28.8%) and Colorado (29.2%).

During this same time period, most firms owned by women were in the health care sector (14.3%). The retail trade, professional, scientific & technical services, and other services all had similar percentages, ranging from 13.4% to 13.9%.

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Data Tables:

Percentage of Women-Owned Firms, 2007 Economic Census

Universal Firms

Women-Owned Firms

Percent of Total Firms

United States

27,092,908

7,792,115

28.8%

Colorado

547,770

160,102

29.2%

Larimer County

34,660

10,301

29.7%

Fort Collins

14,921

4,372

29.3%

Loveland

7,525

2,410

32.0%

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Percentage of Women-Owned Firms by Industry, 2007 Economic Census

Number of Firms

Percent of Firms

Health Care & Social Assistance

1,470

14.3%

Other Services (except Public Administration)

1,436

13.9%

Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

1,406

13.6%

Retail Trade

1,380

13.4%

Administrative & Support & Waste Management & Remediation Services

1,027

10.0%

Real Estate & Rental & Leasing

1,018

9.9%

Arts, Entertainment & Recreation

647

6.3%

Educational Services

330

3.2%

Finance & Insurance

273

2.7%

Accommodation & Food Services

232

2.3%

Manufacturing

125

1.2%

Transportation & Warehousing

116

1.1%

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