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Business & Economic Outcomes
|*Gov't Contracts Acquired||$40.9M||$335M|
|**Jobs Impacted: Direct, Indirect, Induced||2,069||37,966|
|*New Businesses Started||11||288|
|Existing & Aspiring Small Business Owners Consulted||674||23,889|
|Minorities||298 (44%)||8,842 (37%)|
|Veterans & Service Disabled Veterans||69 (10%)||2,266 (9%)|
|Women||267 (40%)||9,969 (42%)|
|Professional Consulting Hours Delivered||8,776||162,476|
Number of Small Employer Businesses19,799
Percent of Employer Businesses94.4%
Number of Workers Employed by Small Businesses161,325
Percent of Employees45.4%
Small Business Payroll$7B
Percent of Payroll39.4%
Number of Self-Employed Businesses (Census Bureau ACS, 2018)42,157
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District 7 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.