#1 California Added 52,218 Businesses

California is home to 1,559,247 businesses, the industries with the most are Services for the elderly and disabled which has 509,180 businesses and Restaurants and other eating places which has 73,979 businesses.

New Businesses
  • Services for the elderly and disabled - 16,598 new businesses.
  • Management consulting services - 2,910 new businesses.
  • Restaurants and other eating places - 2,534 new businesses.

For more information on the quarter: California Quarterly Employment Data


#2 Florida Added 29,342 Businesses

Florida is home to 710,411 businesses, the industries with the most are Restaurants and other eating places which has 37,160 businesses and Management consulting services which has 25,338 businesses.

  • Temporary help services - 3,414 new businesses.
  • Computer systems design and related services - 1,045 new businesses.
  • Residential building construction - 1,031 new businesses.

For more information on the quarter: Florida Quarterly Employment Data


#3 Texas Added 16,925 Businesses

Texas is home to 690,975 businesses, the industries with the most are Restaurants and other eating places which has 44,292 businesses and Computer systems design and related services which has 22,797 businesses.

  • Computer systems design and related services - 1,370 new businesses.
  • Restaurants and other eating places - 1,151 new businesses.
  • Services for the elderly and disabled - 883 new businesses.

For more information on the quarter: Texas Quarterly Employment Data


#4 Michigan Added 15,314 Businesses

Michigan is home to 254,360 businesses, the industries with the most are Restaurants and other eating places which has 14,395 businesses and Private households which has 13,072 businesses.

  • Private households - 977 new businesses.
  • Restaurants and other eating places - 879 new businesses.
  • All other professional and technical services - 845 new businesses.

For more information on the quarter: Michigan Quarterly Employment Data


#5 New York Added 14,640 Businesses

New York is home to 635,691 businesses, the industries with the most are Restaurants and other eating places which has 42,420 businesses and Private households which has 21,321 businesses.

  • Temporary help services - 1,211 new businesses.
  • Professional employer organizations - 205 new businesses.
  • Software publishers - 186 new businesses.

For more information on the quarter: New York Quarterly Employment Data


#6 Illinois Added 10,097 Businesses

Illinois is home to 369,601 businesses, the industries with the most are Restaurants and other eating places which has 21,172 businesses and Private households which has 13,861 businesses.

  • General freight trucking long-distance - 779 new businesses.
  • Computer systems design and related services - 309 new businesses
  • All other professional and technical services - 236 new businesses.

For more information on the quarter: Illinois Quarterly Employment Data


#7 New Jersey Added 10,096 Businesses

New Jersey is home to 271,357 businesses, the industries with the most are Restaurants and other eating places which has 16,584 businesses and Computer systems design and related services which has 9,119 businesses.

  • Restaurants and other eating places - 421 new businesses.
  • Residential building construction - 261 new businesses.
  • General freight trucking long-distance - 238 new businesses.

For more information on the quarter: New Jersey Quarterly Employment Data


#8 Missouri Added 8,588 Businesses

Missouri is home to 198,748 businesses, the industries with the most are Services for the elderly and disabled which has 34,881 businesses and Restaurants and other eating places which has 9,891 businesses.

  • Services for the elderly and disabled - 2,748 new businesses.
  • Computer systems design and related services - 549 new businesses.
  • Management consulting services - 378 new businesses.

For more information on the quarter: Missouri Quarterly Employment Data


#9 Georgia Added 8,527 Businesses

Georgia is home to 276,859 businesses, the industries with the most are Restaurants and other eating places which has 17,537 businesses and Wholesale trade agents and brokers which has 10,065 businesses.

  • Restaurants and other eating places - 596 new businesses.
  • Residential building construction - 352 new businesses.
  • Offices of physicians - 202 new businesses.

For more information on the quarter: Georgia Quarterly Employment Data


#10 Arizona Added 8,324 Businesses

Arizona is home to 163,779 businesses, the industries with the most are Restaurants and other eating places which has 9,485 businesses and Computer systems design and related services which has 6,096 businesses.

  • Services for the elderly and disabled - 824 new businesses
  • Computer systems design and related services - 815 new businesses.
  • Management consulting services - 675 new businesses.

For more information on the quarter: Arizona Quarterly Employment Data



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