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Census Information: Survey of Minority-Owned Business Enterprises

The United States Constitution includes directives for carrying out a census of the population every 10 years.

About the Survey of Minority-Owned Business Enterprises

This first began as a special report in 1969, and became part of the Economic Census with a separate classification in 1972.  Starting in 1997, it is classified in the Economic Census (C 3.277).

Local holdings (1969-1992)

Minority-Owned Businesses, 1969 -  C 3.2:M 66/2/969

 1972 Survey of Minority-Owned Business Enterprises - C 3.258:72

  • Black. C 3.258:72-1
  • Spanish origin. C 3.258:72-2
  • Asian American, American Indians, and Others. C 3.258:72-3
  • Summary. C 3.258:72-4

(Changed from official SuDoc)

1977 Survey of Minority-Owned Business Enterprises - C 3.258:77

  • Black. C 3.258:77-1 With Change sheet.
  • Spanish origin. C 3.258:77-2
  • Asian Americans, American Indians, and Others. C 3.258:77-3 [PAPER AND MICROFICHE]
  • Summary. C 3.258:77-4 [PAPER AND MICROFICHE]

1982 Survey of Minority-Owned Business Enterprises - C 3.258:82

  • Black. C 3.258:82-1  [MICROFICHE]
  • Hispanic. C 3.258:82-2 [MICROFICHE]
  • Asian American, American Indians, and Others. C 3.258:82-3 [MICROFICHE]          

1987 Survey of Minority-Owned Business Enterprises - C 3.258:87

  • Black. C 3.258:87-1 With Change sheet.
  • Hispanic. C 3.258:87-2
  • Asian Americans, American Indians, and Others. C 3.258:87-3 
  • Summary. C 3.258:87-4

1992 Survey of Minority-Owned Business Enterprises - C 3.258:77 (Also available online under Company Statistics)           

  • Black. C 3.258:77-1 [MICROFICHE]
  • Hispanic. C 3.258:77-2 [MICROFICHE]
  • Asians and Pacific Islanders, American Indians, and Alaska Natives. C 3.258:77-3 [MICROFICHE]