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Did You Know… ? Over the course of nearly half a century, women have gone from owning 4.6% to 40% of all businesses.

9 million

1.2 trillion

$

40%

is generated by women-owned businesses in the U.S.

People employed by women-owned businesses

51.5%

of Glendale’s labor force is made up of women

Glendale has access to a workforce of

1.9 million within a 30-minute commute

Nationally, half of womenowned businesses are concentrated in three industries: personal services; health care and social assistance; and professional/ scientific/technical services.

In the last three years, Glendale has seen a 1.3% wage growth in areas like health care, finance and insurance where women are heavily represented.

Demographic Source: Applied Geographic Solutions 4/2019, TIGER Geography Statistics from the American Express OPEN “The State of Women-Owned Businesses 2018” Office of Economic Opportunity 2018 Local Area Unemployment Statistics and Economic Modeling Specialists Inc.

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Glendale LIVING Magazine  

Fall 2019

Glendale LIVING Magazine  

Fall 2019