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The BizBen Index - May Statistics For California Small Business Sales

Below are the May 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.

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Total Businesses Sold: Total Businesses Sold: Total Businesses Sold: Total Businesses Sold: Total Businesses Sold:
0

1,386

1,439

1,458

1,417

Sales By County: Sales By County: Sales By County: Sales By County: Sales By County:


Alameda: 76

Amador: 2

Butte: 8

Calaveras: 2

Contra Costa: 25

El Dorado: 14

Fresno: 39

Humboldt: 2

Imperial: 8

Kern: 37

Lassen: 1

Los Angeles: 360

Madera: 6

Marin: 23

Mariposa: 1

Mendocino: 1

Merced: 1

Mono: 1

Monterey: 13

Napa: 5

Nevada: 3

Orange: 176

Placer: 11

Riverside: 45

Sacramento: 27

San Bernardino: 69

San Diego: 147

San Francisco: 28

San Joaquin: 12

San Luis Obispo: 16

San Mateo: 32

Santa Barbara: 10

Santa Clara: 80

Santa Cruz: 8

Shasta: 10

Siskiyou: 1

Solano: 21

Sonoma: 18

Stanislaus: 12

Sutter: 1

Tulare: 3

Tuolumne: 7

Ventura: 19

Yolo: 1


Alameda: 56

Amador: 3

Butte: 7

Calaveras: 4

Contra Costa: 29

El Dorado: 23

Fresno: 57

Humboldt: 2

Imperial: 3

Inyo: 3

Kern: 33

Lassen: 3

Los Angeles: 320

Madera: 3

Marin: 12

Merced: 3

Mono: 4

Monterey: 18

Napa: 10

Nevada: 8

Orange: 159

Placer: 14

Riverside: 110

Sacramento: 47

San Bernardino: 62

San Diego: 111

San Francisco: 28

San Joaquin: 36

San Luis Obispo: 10

San Mateo: 27

Santa Barbara: 17

Santa Clara: 60

Santa Cruz: 4

Shasta: 11

Solano: 23

Sonoma: 35

Stanislaus: 7

Sutter: 4

Tehama: 8

Tulare: 14

Ventura: 27

Yolo: 15


Alameda: 91

Amador: 5

Butte: 10

Calaveras: 2

Contra Costa: 14

El Dorado: 9

Fresno: 34

Glenn: 3

Imperial: 11

Kern: 33

Los Angeles: 396

Marin: 12

Merced: 1

Monterey: 12

Napa: 15

Nevada: 11

Orange: 148

Placer: 13

Riverside: 84

Sacramento: 28

San Bernardino: 60

San Diego: 120

San Francisco: 64

San Joaquin: 23

San Mateo: 34

Santa Barbara: 15

Santa Clara: 79

Santa Cruz: 13

Shasta: 7

Solano: 10

Sonoma: 28

Stanislaus: 22

Sutter: 1

Tulare: 14

Tuolumne: 8

Ventura: 21


Alameda: 104

Amador: 1

Butte: 1

Calaveras: 1

Contra Costa: 36

El Dorado: 8

Fresno: 24

Humboldt: 5

Imperial: 4

Kern: 47

Los Angeles: 351

Madera: 1

Marin: 12

Merced: 7

Monterey: 8

Napa: 10

Nevada: 1

Orange: 137

Placer: 17

Riverside: 53

Sacramento: 34

San Bernardino: 61

San Diego: 102

San Francisco: 54

San Joaquin: 31

San Luis Obispo: 13

San Mateo: 35

Santa Barbara: 17

Santa Clara: 97

Santa Cruz: 13

Shasta: 9

Siskiyou: 1

Solano: 11

Sonoma: 25

Stanislaus: 20

Sutter: 4

Tehama: 6

Tulare: 18

Tuolumne: 1

Ventura: 24

Yolo: 7

2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Total Businesses Sold: Total Businesses Sold: Total Businesses Sold: Total Businesses Sold: Total Businesses Sold:
1,417

1,417

1,417

1,417

1,417

Sales By County: Sales By County: Sales By County: Sales By County: Sales By County:

: 3

Alameda: 27

Amador: 1

Butte: 12

Calaveras: 2

Clark: 1

Contra Costa: 45

El Dorado: 5

Fresno: 26

Glenn: 1

Humboldt: 1

Imperial: 1

Kern: 33

King: 1

Lassen: 1

Los Angeles: 385

Madera: 3

Marin: 1

Mariposa: 1

Mendocino: 1

Merced: 8

Monterey: 9

Napa: 3

Nevada: 3

Orange: 124

Placer: 10

Riverside: 38

Sacramento: 46

San Bernardino: 60

San Diego: 102

San Francisco: 21

San Joaquin: 25

San Luis Obispo: 3

San Mateo: 19

Santa Barbara: 14

Santa Clara: 66

Santa Cruz: 4

Shasta: 4

Solano: 12

Sonoma: 22

Stanislaus: 13

Sutter: 7

Tehama: 4

Tulare: 11

Ventura: 36

Yolo: 5

Yuba: 1


: 11

Alameda: 64

Butte: 5

Contra Costa: 39

El Dorado: 6

Fresno: 29

Humboldt: 1

Imperial: 2

Inyo: 3

Kern: 24

Lassen: 1

Los Angeles: 354

Madera: 1

Marin: 11

Merced: 8

Monterey: 13

Napa: 3

Nevada: 13

Orange: 135

Placer: 11

Riverside: 63

Sacramento: 52

San Bernardino: 58

San Diego: 98

San Francisco: 36

San Joaquin: 15

San Luis Obispo: 17

San Mateo: 22

Santa Barbara: 22

Santa Clara: 68

Santa Cruz: 8

Shasta: 11

Solano: 4

Sonoma: 20

Stanislaus: 9

Sutter: 3

Tehama: 2

Tulare: 14

Ventura: 21

Yolo: 2


Alameda: 38

Butte: 5

Calaveras: 1

Contra Costa: 27

El Dorado: 4

Fresno: 38

Imperial: 4

Kern: 20

Los Angeles: 287

Mendocino: 1

Merced: 11

Monterey: 13

Napa: 4

Nevada: 7

Orange: 128

Placer: 10

Riverside: 59

Sacramento: 36

San Bernardino: 56

San Diego: 101

San Francisco: 51

San Joaquin: 21

San Luis Obispo: 9

San Mateo: 29

Santa Barbara: 30

Santa Clara: 57

Santa Cruz: 18

Shasta: 2

Solano: 9

Sonoma: 17

Stanislaus: 18

Tehama: 1

Tulare: 5

Tuolumne: 1

Ventura: 23

Yolo: 4


Alameda: 36

Amador: 2

Contra Costa: 20

El Dorado: 5

Fresno: 19

Imperial: 2

Kern: 21

Lassen: 1

Los Angeles: 303

Marin: 8

Mendocino: 1

Merced: 3

Monterey: 12

Napa: 5

Orange: 94

Placer: 10

Riverside: 54

Sacramento: 33

San Bernardino: 43

San Diego: 105

San Francisco: 61

San Joaquin: 25

San Luis Obispo: 11

San Mateo: 17

Santa Barbara: 11

Santa Clara: 55

Santa Cruz: 12

Shasta: 11

Solano: 6

Sonoma: 14

Stanislaus: 24

Sutter: 1

Tehama: 1

Trinity: 1

Tulare: 9

Tuolumne: 1

Ventura: 25

Yolo: 6


Alameda: 46

Butte: 8

Calaveras: 1

Contra Costa: 34

El Dorado: 5

Fresno: 38

Humboldt: 2

Imperial: 3

Inyo: 1

Kern: 21

Lassen: 1

Los Angeles: 307

Madera: 1

Marin: 3

Merced: 7

Monterey: 20

Napa: 4

Nevada: 1

Orange: 89

Placer: 7

Riverside: 20

Sacramento: 32

San Bernardino: 40

San Diego: 94

San Francisco: 31

San Joaquin: 23

San Luis Obispo: 12

San Mateo: 25

Santa Barbara: 14

Santa Clara: 60

Santa Cruz: 6

Shasta: 9

Siskiyou: 1

Solano: 13

Sonoma: 16

Stanislaus: 9

Sutter: 3

Tulare: 15

Ventura: 32

Yolo: 3


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Joe Sandbank, Esq. - Legal Services

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