District 5: Congressman Al Lawson

Data Sources: *Preliminary 2020 Impact reported by respondent clients | **2019 Economic Impact Analysis of the FSBDCN by FSU CEFA | District Profile: U.S. SBA Office of Advocacy (Congress only)

Business & Economic Outcomes

District Statewide
**Sales Generated $220.5M $4.4B
*Gov't Contracts Acquired $8.6M $335M
*Capital Accessed $7.5M $385.8M
**Jobs Impacted: Direct, Indirect, Induced 1,883 37,966
*New Businesses Started 17 288
Service Snapshot
Existing & Aspiring Small Business Owners Consulted 868 23,889
Minorities 617 (71%) 8,842 (37%)
Veterans & Service Disabled Veterans 98 (11%) 2,266 (9%)
Women 490 (56%) 9,969 (42%)
Professional Consulting Hours Delivered 7,106 162,476

District Profile

  • Number of Small Employer Businesses
    11,060
  • Percent of Employer Businesses
    91.7%
  • Number of Workers Employed by Small Businesses
    107,954
  • Percent of Employees
    47.5%
  • Small Business Payroll
    $4.3B
  • Percent of Payroll
    42.5%
  • Number of Self-Employed Businesses (Census Bureau ACS, 2018)
    20,395

Success Stories

District 5 Contact Information

Statewide with 9 regional offices, over 40 centers, and approximately 50 outreach locations, Florida SBDC services are available to aspiring and existing businesses in every Florida county. Below are your district's resources and a link to a directory of additional Florida SBDC offices across the state.

Florida SBDC at FAMU (Regional Office)

Florida SBDC at UNF (Regional Office)

Headquarters Office

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