Number of North Carolina Small Businesses

How Many Small Businesses in North Carolina?

How many small businesses are there in North Carolina? If you are marketing to small businesses or starting a new business in North Carolina, this would be useful information, wouldn't it? Fortunately, we've tracked it down for you.

North Carolina has 671,810 small businesses, according to the most current federal data available.

Of those 671,810 small businesses in North Carolina, 179,008 have employees. The remaining 492,802 are North Carolina small businesses that have no employees.

These small business statistics for North Carolina do not include all self-employed individuals working in North Carolina. According to the latest Federal data, the number of self-employed persons in North Carolina (including incorporated companies that file via Schedule C) was 419,654.

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 North Carolina may be available. To get the latest small business statistics, visit If you are intererest in buying small business leads, please read our article on Buying Lead Databases Online.

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