GENERAL STATISTICS FOR MINORITY- AND WOMEN-OWNED FIRMS
Nebraska - 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, & 2012        
  All Firms - 2012 1 Firms With Paid Employees - 2012
    Sales & Receipts   Sales & Receipts   Annual Payroll
  Number (1,000s) Number (1,000s) Employees (1,000s)
Nebraska   164,089 $238,987,196 39,561 $233,942,404 787,654 $30,187,528
  Female 51,936 6,925,764 5,823 5,986,126 4,915 1,303,345
  Male 83,696 73,795,075 22,006 70,744,517 316,177 11,869,613
  Equally male-female owned 24,189 10,898,676 8,046 9,939,201 60,786 1,554,790
 Hispanic 6,048 1,041,297 565 825,512 5,034 119,696
   Mexican, Mexican American, Chicano 4,047 557,152 451 429,727 3,084 71,074
   Puerto Rican 246 S 17 S b S
   Cuban 208 26,095 47 S e S
   Other Spanish/Hispanic/Latino 1,521 372,129 48 291,389 1,517 33,929
 Non-Hispanic 153,290 90,500,923 35,189 85,778,665 416,019 14,593,300
 White 149,471 90,073,607 34,705 85,400,103 411,420 14,477,268
 Black 4,558 296,272 252 S g S
 American Indian & Alaska Native 989 108,710 109 91,172 395 10,083
  Asian 3,189 719,944 720 644,621 6,014 110,907
    Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Island 55 81,606 4 80,491 110 14,182
Publicly-held, foreign-owned, & not for profit 4,269 147,367,680 3,476 147,272,559 364,776 15,459,781
  All Firms - 2007 1 Firms With Paid Employees - 2007
    Sales & Receipts   Sales & Receipts   Annual Payroll
  Number (1,000s) Number (1,000s) Employees (1,000s)
Nebraska   159,665 $190,358,188 39,920 $185,783,335 766,440 $26,063,326
  Female 41,001 6,401,219 5,373 5,782,026 46,684 1,214,716
  Male 71,374 54,689,256 19,354 52,379,836 273,758 9,057,347
  Equally male-female owned 40,398 9,769,078 10,212 8,493,107 71,769 1,629,611
 Hispanic 3,063 786,747 466 710,910 3,351 85,146
   Mexican, Mexican American, Chicano 2,175 303,326 366 249,879 2,107 46,198
   Puerto Rican S S S S S S
   Cuban 105 9,399 7 5,949 61 2,173
   Other Spanish/Hispanic/Latino 654 229,384 83 213,679 627 20,284
 Non-Hispanic 149,058 69,966,374 34,310 65,851,933 387,820 11,796,619
 White 147,245 70,063,646 33,907 65,978,670 383,850 11,730,919
 Black 2,856 167,901 198 129,606 1,463 33,784
 American Indian & Alaska Native 690 64,466 77 39,068 416 10,523
  Asian 2,277 483,560 656 429,879 5,425 99,726
    Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Island 17 D 1 D b D
Publicly-held, foreign-owned, & not for profit 6,892 11,949,835 4,982 119,128,366 374,230 14,161,651
  All Firms - 2002 1 Firms With Paid Employees - 2002
    Sales & Receipts   Sales & Receipts   Annual Payroll
  Number (1,000s) Number (1,000s) Employees (1,000s)
Nebraska   145,380 $138,567,559 40,224 $134,986,651 733,191 $21,195,115
  Female 3,869 5,765,418 6,014 5,282,955 46,868 1,066,552
  Male 75,334 44,951,564 22,875 42,815,927 282,443 7,910,337
  Equally male-female owned 25,250 6,336,298 7,484 5,671,202 47,510 933,766
 Hispanic 1,966 433,790 378 388,387 2,862 63,161
   Mexican, Mexican American, Chicano 1,344 336,803 261 303,841 2,270 46,283
   Puerto Rican 95 35,501 19 D b D
   Cuban S S S D c D
   Other Spanish/Hispanic/Latino 429 41,528 61 33,348 428 68
 Non-Hispanic 137,319 57,067,288 36,014 53,827,891 379,381 10,019,837
 White 135,237 56,593,593 35,430 53,376,279 373,834 9,897,024
 Black 2,092 154,285 252 129,640 1,526 31,885
 American Indian & Alaska Native 425 46,663 35 36,707 468 13,406
  Asian 1,456 685,646 615 655,489 6,191 136,967
    Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Island 9 D 0 0 0 0
Publicly-held, foreign-owned, & not for profit 4,951 79,231,816 4,011 79,112,688 349,251 11,238,580
  All Firms - 1997 1 Firms With Paid Employees - 1997
    Sales & Receipts   Sales & Receipts   Annual Payroll
  Number (1,000s) Number (1,000s) Employees (1,000s)
All Firms 138,762 $137,755,012 38,594 $134,465,728 687,525 $16,030,060
 Minority Women 33,469 4,536,547 4,801 4,106,161 42,044 682,337
 Minority Men 64,891 S S S 263,978 6,114,813
 Minority Equally Owned 36,511 8,754,278 11,078 7,761,781 77,768 1,198,290
 Other 3,451 S S S 296,182 7,618,457
All Minority Firms 2 4,632 592,132 1,065 515,895 8,558 140,314
 Minority Women 1,600 136,709 262 117,746 2,229 29,697
 Minority Men 2,178 362,739 488 326,062 4,458 91,220
 Minority Equally Owned 854 92,684 315 72,087 1,871 19,397
 Asian & Pacific Islander 877 224,264 390 207,218 3,188 60,091
  Minority Women 251 D 53 53,910 592 10,163
  Minority Men 369 D 198 D D D
  Minority Equally Owned 257 41,222 139 36,462 833 9,692
 American Indian 799 99,826 107 90,889 1,157 21,770
  Minority Women 246 17,708 23 15,088 128 3,694
  Minority Men 413 71,168 65 68,152 770 15,844
  Minority Equally Owned 140 10,950 19 7,649 258 2,232
 Black-Owned 1,565 129,219 238 110,006 1,874 29,722
  Minority Women 740 32,504 115 25,194 432 6,774
  Minority Men 694 86,028 96 76,256 1,168 20,746
  Minority Equally Owned 130 10,687 26 8,556 274 2,201
 Hispanic 3 1,437 141,202 346 109,844 2,357 29,144
  Minority Women 392 28,410 83 24,480 1,086 9,184
  Minority Men 701 81,728 129 64,807 756 14,394
  Minority Equally Owned 344 31,064 134 20,557 514 5,566
 Hispanic 3 1,437 141,202 346 109,844 2,357 29,144
   Mexican 807 75,699 182 61,669 1,638 17,724
   Puerto Rican 32 D 6 D D D
   Cuban 68 D 55 D D D
   Hispanic Latin America 162 34,230 34 25,231 177 3,671
   European Spanish 115 D 52 D D D
   Other Hispanic 253 7,693 16 2,953 116 1,121
Women-Owned 4 33,469 4,536,547 4,801 4,106,161 42,044 682,337
  All Firms - 1992 1 Firms With Paid Employees - 1992
    Sales & Receipts   Sales & Receipts   Annual Payroll
  Number (1,000s) Number (1,000s) Employees (1,000s)
All Firms 124,212 $20,439,000 23,909 $18,098,000 182,142 $2,779,000
All Minority Firms 3,138 $231,553 604 $190,558 3,537 $38,299
  Minority Men 1,910 141,634 391 110,149 1,923 19,543
  Minority Women 1,228 89,919 213 80,409 1,613 18,756
 Asian, Pacific Islander,
 & American Indian 670 91,486 240 84,703 1,407 17,513
   Men 424 57,023 152 50,047 859 9,137
   Women 246 37,164 88 34,656 548 8,376
 Black-Owned 1,350 61,523 154 46,833 950 9,621
   Men 680 25,392 78 15,301 295 2,994
   Women 670 36,132 77 31,532 655 6,627
 Hispanic 2 1,147 77,303 222 59,900 1,230 11,397
   Men 833 60,473 172 45,472 813 7,577
   Women 314 16,830 50 14,428 417 3,820
   Mexican 813 43,910 132 32,881 801 7,635
   Puerto Rican 38 886 6 669 28 166
   Cuban 38 4,102 17 1,513 49 186
   Other Cen./S. Amer 68 5,177 20 4,258 142 1,212
   European Spanish 101 17,279 14 16,402 71 1,068
   Other Hispanic 89 5,949 32 4,177 139 1,129
Women-Owned 3 43,637 $4,940,928 6,447 $4,452,770 48,671 $703,245
  All Firms - 1987 1        
    Sales & Receipts        
  Number (1,000s)        
All Firms NA NA
All Minority Firms 1,921 $81,448
  Minority Men 1,204 60,507
  Minority Women 717 20,941
 Asian, Pacific Islander,
 & American Indian 451 31,387
  Men 305 22,506
  Women 146 8,879
 Black-Owned 863 30,826 160 24,289 612 4,832
    Black-Owned - 1982 682 53,650 115 47,884 616 5,442
    Black-Owned - 1977 580 18,553 109 14,620 692 3,053
  Men 483 21,338
  Women 380 9,488
 Hispanic 2 619 19,391
  Men 421 16,759
  Women 198 2,632
Women-Owned 3 32,285 $1,649,048        
Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Survey of Business Owners, 2012
NA - not available; D - suppressed.
1 All firms includes includes individual proprietorships and firms with paid employees; firms may include one or more establishments or "have no fixed
business address."
2 Total minorities refers to businesses owned by Blacks, Hispanics, Asians, Pacific Islanders, American Indians, and Alaska Natives.
3 It is possible "for a firm to be classified in more than one minority category (one racial and one Hispanic ethnicity) . . . ."
4 Women-owned firms identified from tax return filings and may be owned by minority or non-minority women.
Last Updated: 1/19/18
by Nebraska Databook
email: mike.lundeen@nebraska.gov