INDUSTRY STATISTICS FOR MINORITY- AND WOMEN-OWNED FIRMS
Nebraska - 1992,  1997, & 2002            
  All Firms 1   Firms with Employees
Group by Industry Numbers Sales ($1,000s)   Number Sales ($1,000s) Employees Payroll ($1,000s)
2002              
Women-owned Firms 38,679 $5,765,418   6,014 $5,282,955 48,868 $1,066,552
Forestry, . . Ag support 215 D   16 D a D
Mining 37 D   S S S S
Utilities 2 D   -- -- -- --
Construction 852 228,673   249 217,331 1,745 61,910
Manufacturing 536 958,110   223 951,615 4,388 124,630
Wholesale 483 1,128,016   206 1,121,120 2,114 57,177
Retail 7,154 792,476   1,016 731,238 5,812 88,027
Transportation 735 666,210   168 656,421 4,840 217,648
Information 314 308,653   88 305,141 2,611 80,865
Finance & insurance 1,204 118,937   294 94,688 1,123 27,833
Real estate 2,230 266,864   348 189,146 1,536 38,225
Professional 3,847 252,941   668 193,646 2,790 67,858
Management of cos. S D   S D e D
Administrative support 2,766 155,589   275 132,567 3,711 65,057
Educational serv 1,008 35,581   138 30,558 887 12,130
Health care 8,789 350,292   825 256,413 5,625 108,531
Art, entertainment 1,073 29,009   69 14,570 500 4,098
Accommodation  1,021 196,673   677 188,474 5,965 52,098
Other servs 6,424 225,198   753 152,118 2,855 45,282
Industries not class. 10 D   10 D a D
             
Hispanic-owned Firms 1,966 $433,790   378 $388,387 2,862 $63,161
Forestry, . . Ag support S D   S D a D
Mining S D   S D a D
Utilities 1 D   -- -- -- --
Construction 253 23,823          
Manufacturing 31 203,614   15 202,470 766 20,817
Wholesale S D   S D D D
Retail 261 52,266   39 43,406 246 5,111
Transportation S D   S D D D
Information 12 D   2 D b D
Finance & insurance 43 39,795   S S S S
Real estate 59 2,777   S D a D
Professional 134 7,616   10 5,731 39 1,573
Management of cos.              
Administrative support 98 8,867   S D e D
Educational serv S S   S D b D
Health care S S   S D e D
Art, entertainment 101 2,491     1,401 47 422
Accommodation  131 21,786   91 18,871 612 4,818
Other servs 283 6,822   13 2,746 61 950
Industries not class. -- --   -- -- -- --
             
1997              
All Firms 138,762 $137,755,012 38,594 $134,465,728 687,525 $16,035,060
 Ag serv, forestry, & fishing 4,536 785,021 1,170 570,543 5,606 131,489
 Construction 15,909 5,692,759 5,378 5,305,225 39,160 1,137,343
 Manufacturing 3,347 28,451,527 1,905 28,408,634 116,206 3,382,359
 Transport, comm, & utility 7,096 12,659,953 2,284 12,365,834 39,460 1,234,502
 Wholesale trade 5,196 40,031,941 3,157 39,888,149 50,063 1,395,152
 Retail trade 23,140 16,838,701 8,746 16,399,850 153,042 1,918,181
 Finance, insur, & real estate 14,655 19,219,599 3,694 18,486,643 57,852 1,796,338
 Service industries 56,790 13,859,498 12,541 13,035,180 226,032 5,038,089
 Unclassified 8,547 216,013 173 5,670 104 1,607
Total Minorities 4,632 592,132 1,065 515,895 8,558 140,314
 Ag serv, forestry, & fishing 18 4,825 3 (D) (b) (D)
 Construction 403 68,264 84 60,166 419 11,137
 Manufacturing 46 46,088 21 45,760 556 10,694
 Transport, comm, & utility 131 11,984 6 (D) (b) (D)
 Wholesale trade 77 44,894 46 42,392 423 8,846
 Retail trade 813 158,192 455 146,832 3,045 27,959
 Finance, insur, & real estate 197 27,495 29 21,471 228 3,814
 Service industries 2,085 184,839 300 154,634 2,968 63,400
 Unclassified 878 45,553 136 35,351 793 12,401
Black 1,565 129,219 238 110,006 1,874 29,722
 Ag serv, forestry, & fishing 9 (D) -- -- -- --
 Construction 82 (D) 11 3,515 78 832
 Manufacturing 16 (D) 13 (D) e (D)
 Transport, comm, & utility 41 5,568 3 (D) b (D)
 Wholesale trade 23 (D) 13 (D) b (D)
 Retail trade 181 (D) 55 18,324 211 1,981
 Finance, insur, & real estate 60 9,993 20 9,276 70 2,340
 Service industries 1,012 58,486 124 47,166 1,088 17,284
 Unclassified 142 (D) -- -- -- --
Hispanic 2 1,437 141,202 346 109,844 2,357 29,144
 Ag serv, forestry, & fishing 5 (D) 2 (D) a (D)
 Construction 243 40,195 40 34,441 173 4,672
 Manufacturing 13 (D) 5 (D) b (D)
 Transport, comm, & utility 70 (D) 1 (D) a (D)
 Wholesale trade 14 (D) 1 (D) a (D)
 Retail trade 230 33,804 114 28,456 796 6,159
 Finance, insur, & real estate 79 (D) 1 (D) a (D)
 Service industries 593 34,672 61 26,049 870 11,754
 Unclassified 191 18,868 121 (D) e (D)
Asian & Pacific Islander 877 224,264 390 207,218 3,188 60,091
 Ag serv, forestry, & fishing -- -- -- -- -- --
 Construction 17 3,240 5 3,094 15 729
 Manufacturing 9 D 2 D c D
 Transport, comm, & utility 2 D 1 D a D
 Wholesale trade 22 D 14 D c D
 Retail trade 354 97,590 267 93,296 1,768 17,763
 Finance, insur, & real estate 38 D 3 D b D
 Service industries 387 79,341 99 70,211 874 30,761
 Unclassified 47 D -- -- -- --
American Indian 799 99,826 107 90,889 1,157 21,770
 Ag serv, forestry, & fishing 4 D 1 D b D
 Construction 74 19,628 29 19,117 154 4,905
 Manufacturing 13 D 1 D a D
 Transport, comm, & utility 40 D 1 D a D
 Wholesale trade 18 D 18 D e D
 Retail trade 65 9,144 36 D e D
 Finance, insur, & real estate 20 3,466 5 D b D
 Service industries 114 12,648 17 D c D
 Unclassified 450 D -- -- -- --
Women 33,469 4,536,547 4,801 4,106,161 42,044 682,337
 Ag serv, forestry, & fishing 609 23,082 92 14,782 180 3,453
 Construction 878 243,845 309 217,929 1,835 51,823
 Manufacturing 546 746,483 212 740,013 3,491 79,396
 Transport, comm, & utility 789 181,776 117 165,604 1,767 42,928
 Wholesale trade 665 1,198,722 314 1,193,457 3,195 89,183
 Retail trade 6,680 968,589 1,558 892,338 13,053 133,709
 Finance, insur, & real estate 2,632 430,536 542 362,492 2,844 73,648
 Service industries 18,870 722,826 1,703 519,546 15,679 208,197
 Unclassified 1,846 D   -- -- -- --
               
1992              
All Firms 124,212 $20,439,000 23,909 $18,098,000 182,142 $2,779,000
 Ag serv, forestry, & fishing 4,238 890,000 871 704,000 7,735 121,000
 Construction 12,597 1,833,000 3,520 1,602,000 16,354 328,000
 Manufacturing 2,369 2,264,000 852 2,238,000 15,766 347,000
 Transport, comm, & utility 5,372 1,431,000 1,205 1,233,000 13,153 270,000
 Wholesale trade 3,438 4,942,000 1,246 4,842,000 16,548 372,000
 Retail trade 21,106 4,303,000 6,385 3,929,000 51,882 460,000
 Finance, insur, & real estate 12,559 1,610,000 1,721 1,170,000 6,736 123,000
 Service industries 55,435 2,985,000 7,806 2,339,000 53,559 753,000
 Unclassified 7,098 182,000 303 42,000 409 5,000
Total Minorities 3,138 231,553 604 190,558 3,537 38,299
 Ag serv, forestry, & fishing 81 1,215 9 923 20 287
 Construction 195 15,765 60 14,268 210 3,156
 Manufacturing 26 4,071 8 3,834 44 704
 Transport, comm, & utility 135 8,964 35 6,220 163 1,296
 Wholesale trade 38 12,014 24 11,300 80 1,592
 Retail trade 507 114,290 207 105,430 1,875 17,127
 Finance, insur, & real estate 193 10,003 20 3,092 30 703
 Service industries 1,810 62,228 232 45,193 1,114 13,417
 Unclassified 154 3,002 8 296 0 17
Black 1,350 61,523 154 46,833 950 9,621
 Ag serv, forestry, & fishing 14 (D) 3 (D) (D) (D)
 Construction 49 1,793 8 1,395 27 293
 Manufacturing 8 (D) 1 (D) (D) (D)
 Transport, comm, & utility 36 1,243 3 (D) (D) (D)
 Wholesale trade 19 6,258 9 6,133 39 875
 Retail trade 189 24,016 46 21,967 472 2,977
 Finance, insur, & real estate 102 5,059 9 1,997 15 510
 Service industries 853 21,416 72 14,148 385 4,795
 Unclassified 80 (D) 4 (D) (D) (D)
Hispanic 2 1,147 77,303 222 59,900 1,230 11,397
 Ag serv, forestry, & fishing 53 882 6 742 18 243
 Construction 134 11,966 49 10,941 180 2,734
 Manufacturing 12 (D) 5 (D) (D) (D)
 Transport, comm, & utility 61 4,524 7 2,779 106 721
 Wholesale trade 8 (D) 6 (D) (D) (D)
 Retail trade 145 35,374 53 30,866 537 4,301
 Finance, insur, & real estate 42 3,179 7 (D) (D) (D)
 Service industries 653 14,336 86 8,804 334 2,678
 Unclassified 38 1,233 3 (D) (D) (D)
Asian, Pacific Islander,
and American Indian 670 94,186 240 84,703 1,407 17,513
 Ag serv, forestry, & fishing 14 (D) 0 0 0 0
 Construction 20 2,069 3 1,932 3 129
 Manufacturing 6 (D) 2 (D) (D) (D)
 Transport, comm, & utility 37 3,197 25 3,128 52 516
 Wholesale trade 12 (D) 10 (D) (D) (D)
 Retail trade 174 55,410 108 52,597 866 9,849
 Finance, insur, & real estate 49 1,766 4 (D) (D) (D)
 Service industries 324 27,360 87 23,118 446 6,175
 Unclassified 35 (D) 1 (D) (D) (D)
Women 43,637 4,940,928 6,447 4,452,770 48,671 703,245
 Ag serv, forestry, & fishing 844 71,648 151 51,031 809 11,263
 Construction 1,288 266,855 469 249,696 2,689 51,091
 Manufacturing 750 315,215 218 306,233 2,964 60,455
 Transport, comm, & utility 977 503,839 305 484,940 5,358 123,653
 Wholesale trade 923 1,178,182 312 1,164,607 3,842 90,806
 Retail trade 9,448 1,787,894 2,300 1,686,368 19,533 205,716
 Finance, insur, & real estate 3,332 208,663 421 116,795 1,643 23,107
 Service industries 23,812 578,741 2,180 388,787 11,805 136,867
 Unclassified 2,262 29,891   92 4,314 28 287
Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce, Survey of  Business Owners,  2008
D -- data withheld to avoid revealing information about a single firm; a = 0 to 19 employees; b  = 20 to 99 employees; c = 100 to 249 employees; e = 250 to 499 employees
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 It is possible "for a firm to be classified in more than one minority category (one racial and one Hispanic ethnicity) . . . ."
Last Updated 06/10/08
by Nebraska Databook
e-mail: mike.lundeen@nebraska.gov