2021 Pierce County Business Survey

Pierce County businesses were surveyed recently regarding the assistance they have utilized since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. We also asked what type of support and services they need in 2021. This survey closed March 2.

Who participated in the survey?

  • Over 1,700 business leaders representing businesses across all sectors located throughout Pierce County completed the survey
  • The majority are small businesses, 77% have 10 or fewer employees
  • 57% have been in business for 11 or more years
  • 31% are minority-owned businesses 
  • 51% are women-owned businesses

Survey Results

Q: The role or occupation that best describes me is:


Q: My Pierce County business is located in (you may check more than one box):


Q: What industry category best describes your business?


Q: How many employees does your business have in Pierce County?


Q: How long has your company been in business in Pierce County?


Q: Is your company women, minority, or veteran-owned? (select all that apply)


Q: If your business is minority-owned, please specify your business ownership race/ethnicity:


Q: Which programs and services has your business utilized?


Q: Has your business had a change in the number of employees in the past six months?


Q: What programs or services would most help your business in 2021?


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Contact Information

Pierce County Economic Development

950 Pacific Ave. Suite 525, Tacoma WA 98402

Phone: 253-798-6150