Black-Owned Business By County
There were 36,230 black-owned firms in Missouri during 2012, up from 24,685 in 2007, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2012 Survey of Business Owners. This was a 46.8% increase in the number of black-owned firms in the state. These firms accounted for nearly $2.43 billion in sales and receipts in 2012.
St. Louis County leads Missouri counties with 13,534 black-owned businesses followed by St. Louis City (9,895), Jackson County (7,268), St. Charles County (753) and Boone County (669).
|Missouri Top Counties for Black-Owned Businesses|
|Area||Black-Owned Businesses||Black-Owned Receipts
|St. Louis County||13,534||$1,066,141|
|St. Louis city||9,895||$557,840|
|St. Charles County||753||$53,265|
|Cape Girardeau County||199||$3,791|
Updated January 2016