This indicator provides a measure of entrepreneurship and economic vibrancy. The indicator identifies the number of small businesses, as defined by U.S. Small Business Administration as those having 500 employees or less, measured for the Houston Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Number of Sole Proprietors
Note: Plan Houston's performance indicators are intended to inform the public and policy makers on the community's success at achieving Plan Houston's community goals. Identifying current performance is a first step; future steps could include tracking progress over time and establishing preferences on outcomes.