Texas sees increase in Hispanic-owned businesses

 As the number of Hispanics has grown in Texas, so too has the number of Hispanic-owned businesses, the Census Bureau reports.

Texas is ranked third nationally, behind California and Florida, when it comes to number of Hispanic-owned businesses, according to new figures. The number of Hispanic-owned businesses in Texas grew by 40 percent between 2002 and 2007, reaching 447,000.

The Austin American-Statesman reported Wednesday that Texas was also No. 3 in percentage of businesses that are Hispanic-owned, with 21 percent.

Read remainder of the story at Dallas Morning News

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