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The BizBen Index - April Statistics For California Small Business Sales

Below are the April five year statistics for California small and mid-sized business sales.

Annual County Stats. Annual City Stats. Total Yearly Stats.

See other months: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December.


2022: Total Businesses Sold: N/A

2021: Total Businesses Sold: 0
Sales By County:  

2020: Total Businesses Sold: 308
Sales By County:   Alameda: 34   Amador: 4   Butte: 8   Contra Costa: 12   El Dorado: 2   Fresno: 5   Humboldt: 2   Imperial: 5   Kern: 16   Madera: 1   Marin: 2   Monterey: 4   Orange: 38   Placer: 1   Riverside: 19   Sacramento: 14   San Bernardino: 27   San Diego: 36   San Francisco: 15   San Joaquin: 7   San Luis Obispo: 8   San Mateo: 9   Santa Barbara: 4   Santa Cruz: 2   Solano: 15   Sonoma: 9   Stanislaus: 3   Sutter: 1   Tulare: 3   Tuolumne: 1   Yolo: 1  

2019: Total Businesses Sold: 1,217
Sales By County:   Alameda: 53   Amador: 1   Butte: 8   Calaveras: 2   Contra Costa: 20   El Dorado: 15   Fresno: 25   Imperial: 2   Kern: 25   Lassen: 2   Los Angeles: 363   Marin: 19   Merced: 3   Monterey: 26   Orange: 96   Placer: 13   Riverside: 53   Sacramento: 43   San Bernardino: 63   San Diego: 115   San Francisco: 40   San Joaquin: 21   San Luis Obispo: 11   San Mateo: 20   Santa Barbara: 11   Santa Clara: 60   Santa Cruz: 10   Shasta: 4   Siskiyou: 1   Solano: 20   Sonoma: 22   Stanislaus: 12   Sutter: 6   Tehama: 1   Tulare: 5   Tuolumne: 1   Ventura: 22   Yolo: 3  

2018: Total Businesses Sold: 1,311
Sales By County:   Alameda: 64   Amador: 3   Butte: 8   Calaveras: 1   Contra Costa: 4   El Dorado: 9   Fresno: 33   Imperial: 1   Kern: 14   Lassen: 4   Los Angeles: 387   Marin: 17   Merced: 2   Mono: 1   Monterey: 24   Nevada: 6   Orange: 134   Placer: 21   Riverside: 66   Sacramento: 34   San Bernardino: 38   San Diego: 100   San Francisco: 67   San Joaquin: 21   San Luis Obispo: 19   San Mateo: 31   Santa Barbara: 10   Santa Clara: 68   Santa Cruz: 22   Shasta: 9   Solano: 4   Sonoma: 19   Stanislaus: 18   Sutter: 5   Tehama: 2   Tulare: 9   Tuolumne: 7   Ventura: 23   Yolo: 3  

2017: Total Businesses Sold: 1,311
Sales By County:   Alameda: 72   Amador: 1   Butte: 3   Calaveras: 1   Contra Costa: 11   El Dorado: 15   Fresno: 23   Glenn: 3   Humboldt: 3   Kern: 29   Lassen: 3   Los Angeles: 333   Madera: 3   Marin: 20   Merced: 1   Mono: 1   Monterey: 14   Nevada: 4   Orange: 131   Placer: 8   Riverside: 46   Sacramento: 51   San Bernardino: 52   San Diego: 134   San Francisco: 54   San Joaquin: 32   San Luis Obispo: 28   San Mateo: 9   Santa Barbara: 14   Santa Clara: 46   Santa Cruz: 13   Shasta: 9   Solano: 24   Sonoma: 25   Stanislaus: 11   Tehama: 5   Tulare: 11   Ventura: 35   Yolo: 6  

2016: Total Businesses Sold: 1,311
Sales By County:   Alameda: 75   Amador: 3   Butte: 16   Contra Costa: 17   El Dorado: 10   Fresno: 34   Imperial: 12   Kern: 29   Los Angeles: 318   Madera: 1   Marin: 9   Merced: 7   Monterey: 18   Napa: 8   Nevada: 9   Orange: 163   Placer: 4   Riverside: 80   Sacramento: 58   San Bernardino: 49   San Diego: 141   San Francisco: 54   San Joaquin: 18   San Mateo: 18   Santa Barbara: 14   Santa Clara: 71   Santa Cruz: 10   Shasta: 8   Solano: 11   Sonoma: 22   Stanislaus: 11   Tehama: 1   Tulare: 10   Tuolumne: 3   Ventura: 39   Yolo: 5  

2015: Total Businesses Sold: 1,311
Sales By County:   Alameda: 44   Butte: 12   Contra Costa: 29   El Dorado: 4   Fresno: 31   Imperial: 13   Kern: 13   Lassen: 1   Los Angeles: 300   Marin: 9   Merced: 3   Monterey: 15   Napa: 4   Nevada: 1   Orange: 132   Placer: 16   Plumas: 1   Riverside: 48   Sacramento: 26   San Bernardino: 59   San Diego: 103   San Francisco: 52   San Joaquin: 22   San Luis Obispo: 21   San Mateo: 21   Santa Barbara: 19   Santa Clara: 66   Santa Cruz: 10   Shasta: 10   Solano: 3   Sonoma: 34   Stanislaus: 12   Sutter: 7   Tehama: 1   Tulare: 22   Tuolumne: 1   Ventura: 20   Yolo: 8  

2014: Total Businesses Sold: 1,311
Sales By County:   Alameda: 45   Amador: 3   Butte: 1   Contra Costa: 29   El Dorado: 4   Fresno: 40   Imperial: 1   Kern: 17   Lassen: 1   Los Angeles: 267   Marin: 2   Merced: 2   Monterey: 7   Napa: 4   Nevada: 3   Orange: 124   Placer: 6   Riverside: 44   Sacramento: 36   San Bernardino: 29   San Diego: 78   San Francisco: 36   San Joaquin: 25   San Luis Obispo: 16   San Mateo: 18   Santa Barbara: 12   Santa Clara: 56   Santa Cruz: 7   Shasta: 5   Solano: 11   Sonoma: 16   Stanislaus: 11   Sutter: 4   Tehama: 4   Tulare: 8   Tuolumne: 1   Ventura: 35   Yolo: 4  

2013: Total Businesses Sold: 1,311
Sales By County:   Alameda: 22   Amador: 1   Butte: 8   Calaveras: 1   Contra Costa: 23   El Dorado: 2   Fresno: 26   Imperial: 1   Kern: 18   Los Angeles: 279   Marin: 1   Mendocino: 1   Merced: 3   Monterey: 21   Orange: 118   Placer: 5   Riverside: 56   Sacramento: 16   San Bernardino: 20   San Diego: 93   San Francisco: 22   San Joaquin: 11   San Luis Obispo: 7   San Mateo: 13   Santa Barbara: 14   Santa Clara: 39   Shasta: 4   Solano: 8   Sonoma: 14   Stanislaus: 8   Sutter: 1   Tehama: 1   Tulare: 9   Tuolumne: 2   Ventura: 28   Yolo: 6  



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