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Economic Census

Number of Businesses Receiving Forms

In October through December 2012, nearly 4 million businesses in America will receive economic census forms, including most businesses with paid employees.

United States, States, Counties, and Metro Areas

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Economic Census sectors

NAICSSector TitleEstimated forms mailed
00All industries3,900,000
42Wholesale trade410,000
44-45Retail trade740,000
48-49Transportation and warehousing160,000
52Finance and insurance380,000
53Real estate and rental and leasing210,000
54Professional, scientific, and technical services400,000
55Management of companies and enterprises20,000
56Administrative & support & waste management & remediation sv170,000
61Educational services37,000
62Health care and social assistance460,000
71Arts, entertainment, and recreation75,000
72Accommodation & food services390,000
81Other services (except public administration)280,000
--Businesses not yet classified by sector55,000
Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Economic Planning and Coordination Division | 1-877-790-1876 | Last Revised: January 22, 2014