Performance indicator:

Number of Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE)/Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE)

Indicator description:

This indicator provides a measure of equal access to prosperity. The indicator identifies the number of minority and women owned businesses (as defined by the U.S. Small Business Administration), measured for the City of Houston. This indicator is a measure of local establishments that help individuals gain equity through ownership and job opportunities for all.

This indicator is associated with the following goals:

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.