Texas among best places for women-owned businesses

Texas ranks third for the most women-owned businesses, according to the State of Women-Owned Businesses Report commissioned by American Express OPEN.

The Lone Star State has an estimated 666,600 women-owned firms that employ 603,100 workers and have roughly $105 million in revenue.

Texas’ growth in women-owned firms from 1997 and 2012 was the fifth-best in the nation at 75 percent.

The industries with the highest concentration of women-owned firms include health care and social assistance, educational services and administrative and waste services. Industries with the lowest concentration include construction and finance and insurance.

 

 

This article from The Austin Business Journal can be found here.