Economic Impact

 


According to the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives Research on the Economic Impact of Cooperatives, there are nearly 30,000 cooperatives in the United States with 3 trillion in assets and $500 billion in total revenue. U.S. Co-ops pay $25 billion in wages and benefits, and create nearly 1 million jobs.  An estimation of all members of U.S. cooperatives is over 350,000.