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Texas Among Best Places for Women-Owned Businesses

October 8, 2012

Texas ranks third for the most women-owned businesses, according to the State of Women-Owned Business 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.

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