St. Croix County and EDC Promote National Small Business Week
Photo Caption: (l to r) EDC President Angela Popenhagen, County Board Chair Bob Long, and EDC Executive Director Bill Rubin display a proclamation before the start of the May 3rd county board meeting. The proclamation was signed by Popenhagen and Long to recognize May 1-7, 2022 as National Small Business Week for the benefit of business and industry in St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Popenhagen and Long called on county residents to reflect on the importance of the week and help celebrate small business achievements in their respective communities.
About Small Businesses
-There are an estimated 32.5 million small businesses in the U.S., including more than 461,500 in Wisconsin and 2,300 employer establishments in St. Croix County. Estimated employment of employer establishments in St. Croix is 32,280. The number of employer establishments in Pierce County is estimated at 780, which employ 7,100 persons. The number of employer establishments in Polk County is estimated at 1,120, which employ 14,125 persons.
-99.9 percent of all businesses in the U.S. are small businesses
-61.2 million people in the U.S. are employed by small businesses
-46.8 percent of U.S. employees are employed by small businesses