Nationally in 2019, establishments with 1 to 9 employees experienced the greatest net establishment creation (47,538 establishments); followed by 10 to 19 employees (3,122 establishments); 20 to 99 employees (1,530 establishments); 100 to 499 employees (418 establishments); and 500+ employees (25 establishments).
As seen in the map below, while the 1 to 9 size group was the top contributor to net establishment creation in most states (36 states) in 2019, other size groups were also represented in some states. The 10 to 19 group was the leader in net establishment formation in nine states (Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin). The 20 to 99 group was the top contributor to net establishment creation five states (Alaska, Illinois, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Vermont). The 100 to 499 size group was the largest contributor to net establishment creation in only West Virginia.
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