Did You Know… ? Over the course of nearly half a century, women have gone from owning 4.6% to 40% of all businesses.
is generated by women-owned businesses in the U.S.
People employed by women-owned businesses
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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