Minority-Owned Firms Grow Four Times Faster Than National Average...

The Census Bureau has released the first data from the 1997 Survey of  Minority-Owned Business Enterprises (SMOBE).  To see highlights about the SMOBE, click here: 
  Survey of Minority-Owned Business Enterprises 

      View the complete report for:
      American Indian and Alaska Native-owned businesses
      Asian and Pacific Islander-owned businesses
      Black-owned businesses
      Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States 
      Survey of Minority-Owned Business Enterprises -- Summary of Findings, 1997
            (Reports are in PDF format) 

American Indian and Alaska Native-Owned Businesses near 2000...
May 22, 2001

Asian-and Pacific Islander-Owned Businesses number 900,000+
May 22, 2001

More Than 800,000 U.S. Businesses Owned by African Americans; New York, California, Texas Lead States.
March 22, 2001

U.S. Businesses Owned by Hispanics Top 1 Million; California, Texas, Florida Lead States.

March 22, 2001

Census 2000 Shows Resident Population of 281,421,906 

Census 2000 Shows America's Diversity

Largest Census-to-Census Population Increase...

Latest data on racial and ethnic populations in the United States.  US Census.

Estimates in the following reports are based on data collected in the March 1999 Current Population Survey. 

        American Indian and Alaska Native Populations

        Asian and Pacific Islander Populations

        The Black Population in the United States

        Hispanic Population of the United States