The median asking price of small- and medium-size businesses for sale in the Sacramento area during this year's third quarter was $197,000, according to San Francisco-based BizBuySell.com.
That was down from $210,000 in last year's third quarter and $220,000 in this year's second quarter.
Third-quarter calculations were based on 144 Sacramento-area businesses listed at BizBuySell.com.
The Sacramento statistics are based on listing data, not on actual completed business sales.
Listed businesses in the area had median revenue of $361,722 in the most recent quarter, down from $403,462 a year ago and $400,000 in this year's second quarter.
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