California has 3,320,977 small businesses, according to the most current federal data available.
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Of those 3,320,977 small businesses in California, 1,068,602 have employees. The remaining 2,252,375 are California small businesses that have no employees.
These small business statistics for California do not include all self-employed individuals working in California. According to the latest Federal data, the number of self-employed persons in California (including incorporated companies that file via Schedule C) was 2,137,841.
We hope this information is helpful to those of you who are selling to small businesses. Please note that more current small business statistics for California may be available. To get the latest small business statistics, visit www.sba.gov/advo/research/. If you are intererest in buying small business leads, please read our article on Buying Lead Databases Online.
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