Number of Ohio Small Businesses

How Many Small Businesses in Ohio?

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

Ohio has 850,961 small businesses, according to the most current federal data available.

Of those 850,961 small businesses in Ohio, 227,339 have employees. The remaining 623,622 are Ohio small businesses that have no employees.

These small business statistics for Ohio do not include all self-employed individuals working in Ohio. According to the latest Federal data, the number of self-employed persons in Ohio (including incorporated companies that file via Schedule C) was 505,460.

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 Ohio 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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