Trend in Growth of Women-Owned Firms by State + Metro 2002-2018


Illinois has an estimated 462,800 women-owned businesses (6th most in the nation), employing 337,000 with revenues of roughly $64 billion according to the eighth annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by American Express, a comprehensive report released today, analyzing data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Survey of Business Owners and factoring in relative changes in Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

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