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17,213 professional, scientific and technical services businesses in North Carolina have fewer than 5 employees in 2016

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By Metric Media News Service | Nov 16, 2019

There were 17,213 professional, scientific and technical services businesses in North Carolina that had fewer than 5 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

CBP data indicates that no other industry had more establishments with fewer than 5 employees in North Carolina than “professional, scientific and technical services” businesses.

The following table shows the top 10 industries in terms of total establishments with fewer than 5 employees in North Carolina in 2016.

Top 10 Industries with fewer than 5 employees in North Carolina (2016)

Industry
Total Establishments
Professional, scientific and technical services businesses
17,213
Construction businesses
14,578
Retail trade businesses
14,502
Health care and social assistance businesses
9,317
Real estate, rental and leasing businesses
8,702
Finance and insurance businesses
7,846
Administrative, support, waste management and remediation services businesses
7,213
Wholesale trade businesses
5,791
Accommodation and food services businesses
5,423
Transportation and warehousing businesses
3,503

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