NUMBER OF BUSINESS ENTITIES
Nebraska - Selected Years        
Total Number of Business Entities With Active Status      
Year Total Domestic Foreign Non-Profit    
1950 7,228 4,165 1,165 1,898
1960 16,309 9,617 2,773 3,919
1970 22,710 15,532 3,592 5,812
1980 32,694 21,903 3,782 7,009
1985 1 45,227 31,030 5,730 8,467
1987 45,656 30,940 5,976 8,740
1989 48,198 32,572 6,445 9,181
1991 2 52,019 35,676 7,143 9,200
1993 56,769 39,134 8,035 9,600
1997 3 55,400 36,000 7,900 11,500
  Total Domestic For Profit Non-Profit Limited Liability Cos. Limited Partnerships Limited Liability Partner.
1998 42,697 27,155 9,455 3,382 2,705 0
1999 46,528 28,854 9,856 4,814 2,918 86
2000 50,649 30,572 10,236 6,619 3,099 123
2001 54,841 32,287 10,593 8,605 3,200 156
2002 59,406 34,146 11,009 10,747 3,303 201
2003 64,956 36,278 11,375 13,655 3,414 234
2004 71,476 38,658 11,857 17,184 3,511 266
2005 78,505 41,154 12,414 21,073 3,568 296
2006 78,108 43,687 12,043 18,466 3,610 302
2007 95,452 50,378 13,385 26,723 4,580 386
2008 84,759 43,219 13,174 24,429 3,626 311
2009 90,962 45,284 13,169 28,505 3,665 339
New Domestic Business Entity Formations        
  Total Domestic For Profit Non-Profit Limited Liability Cos. Limited Partnerships Limited Liability Partner.
1998 4,836 2,922 486 1,183 199 46
1999 4,786 2,404 554 1,546 226 56
2000 5,802 3,107 527 1,919 192 57
2001 5,631 2,884 479 2,109 112 47
2002 5,885 2,971 517 2,233 108 56
2003 6,620 3,019 445 2,998 116 42
2004 7,420 3,135 542 3,595 99 49
2005 7,535 2,945 563 3,933 58 36
2006 7,905 2,825 573 4,399 80 28
2007 7,574 2,450 575 4,452 74 23
2008 8,106 2,369 529 5,135 53 20
2009 7,787 2,088 511 5,119 39 30
1 Prior to 1985, totals are as of June 30.  1985 to 1993 totals as of December 31.
2 1991 to 1997 non-profit figures are rounded.
3 All 1997 figures are rounded.
Source: Nebraska Secretary of State's Office, Web site, 2010
Last Updated: 10/14/10
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov