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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 1998:
Couriers & messengers
United States
By detailed employment size By year By state
 
U.S. - Couriers & messengers by Employment Size of Enterprise
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 7,600 11,723 539,567 15,292,256
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,213 1,213 0 35,702
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 3,523 3,530 6,696 134,334
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,101 1,103 7,194 142,608
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 749 760 10,197 197,093
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 810 967 31,571 590,821
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 163 406 25,969 515,165
Firms with 500 employees or more 41 3,744 457,940 13,676,533
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Couriers and messengers - by Year
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
More
data
Year Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to 2008 detail 2008 7,982 9.8% 1.8% 0.4% 596,269 96.0% 91.9% 89.1%
link to 2007 detail 2007 8,073 10.4% 2.0% 0.6% 569,190 95.8% 91.4% 88.4%
link to 2006 detail 2006 8,067 10.5% 2.1% 0.5% 571,383 95.7% 91.1% 87.8%
link to 2005 detail 2005 8,108 10.7% 2.1% 0.6% 547,255 95.5% 90.6% 87.0%
link to 2004 detail 2004 7,966 11.3% 2.3% 0.6% 549,769 95.6% 90.7% 87.0%
link to 2003 detail 2003 7,949 11.2% 2.3% 0.7% 534,112 95.4% 90.3% 86.9%
link to 2002 detail 2002 8,385 11.1% 1.9% 0.5% 553,250 95.4% 90.1% 86.9%
link to 2001 detail 2001 8,274 11.9% 2.2% 0.4% 577,575 95.5% 90.1% 86.1%
link to 2000 detail 2000 7,910 12.5% 2.5% 0.5% 619,313 95.9% 91.0% 86.9%
link to 1999 detail 1999 7,745 13.1% 2.6% 0.6% 578,368 95.9% 90.5% 86.1%
link to 1998 detail 1998 7,600 13.3% 2.7% 0.5% 539,567 95.5% 89.7% 84.9%

 

 

Couriers & messengers by State
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
United States 7,600 13.3% 2.7% 0.5% 539,567 95.5% 89.7% 84.9%
Alabama 86 24.4% 15.1% 9.3% 5,562 D D D
Alaska 47 17.0% 10.6% 8.5% (1000-2499) D D D
Arizona 156 21.8% 10.3% 7.7% 8,976 95.6% D D
Arkansas 62 19.4% 12.9% 11.3% 3,462 D D 86.9%
California 817 31.2% 7.8% 2.4% 76,160 96.1% 86.4% 77.5%
Colorado 166 21.1% 10.2% 7.2% 10,734 D D 84.3%
Connecticut 70 28.6% 18.6% 15.7% 7,378 D D 93.1%
Delaware 12 58.3% 33.3% 25.0% 575 D D D
District of Columbia 30 26.7% 13.3% 10.0% 831 D D D
Florida 678 8.6% 3.2% 1.9% 25,747 93.1% D D
Georgia 193 20.7% 9.8% 5.7% 14,750 96.7% D D
Hawaii 37 37.8% 21.6% 16.2% 1,246 D D 74.8%
Idaho 52 26.9% 19.2% 17.3% 786 D D D
Illinois 321 17.8% 6.5% 3.7% 34,843 D D D
Indiana 174 12.6% 7.5% 5.2% 12,249 96.6% D D
Iowa 99 16.2% 11.1% 9.1% 5,028 95.9% D 86.2%
Kansas 93 20.4% 11.8% 8.6% 6,373 D D D
Kentucky 91 24.2% 12.1% 8.8% 8,167 D 93.0% 87.3%
Louisiana 100 15.0% 11.0% 11.0% 6,811 95.7% 93.6% 93.6%
Maine 37 37.8% 24.3% 21.6% 1,085 D D D
Maryland 201 20.4% 8.0% 6.0% 11,218 94.0% 87.5% 86.1%
Massachusetts 201 15.4% 9.0% 6.5% 11,343 94.3% 90.0% 86.2%
Michigan 195 19.0% 8.7% 5.6% 17,593 D D D
Minnesota 178 16.3% 7.3% 6.7% 10,468 D D 89.3%
Mississippi 40 27.5% 20.0% 17.5% 996 D D D
Missouri 240 11.7% 5.0% 3.8% 9,234 92.5% D D
Montana 36 19.4% 11.1% 11.1% 537 79.3% 62.4% 62.4%
Nebraska 66 24.2% 12.1% 12.1% 4,302 96.8% 91.3% 91.3%
Nevada 78 20.5% 16.7% 10.3% 1,297 79.3% D D
New Hampshire 46 23.9% 17.4% 15.2% 5,551 D D D
New Jersey 342 12.0% 5.8% 3.5% 21,757 94.6% 91.8% 88.6%
New Mexico 38 31.6% 18.4% 18.4% 972 D D D
New York 713 19.6% 5.9% 2.1% 41,599 94.6% 85.8% 75.5%
North Carolina 211 17.5% 9.5% 5.2% 13,763 96.1% D D
North Dakota 25 12.0% 12.0% 12.0% (250-499) D D D
Ohio 228 18.4% 8.8% 4.8% 31,097 97.6% D D
Oklahoma 96 16.7% 10.4% 9.4% 3,792 D D D
Oregon 110 26.4% 10.9% 9.1% (5000-9999) D D D
Pennsylvania 230 20.0% 10.0% 5.2% 24,783 97.1% 94.0% 89.8%
Rhode Island 31 32.3% 19.4% 16.1% (500-999) D D D
South Carolina 79 22.8% 16.5% 10.1% 5,346 D 92.2% 87.8%
South Dakota 41 17.1% 14.6% 12.2% 425 D D 63.8%
Tennessee 152 21.7% 9.9% 5.9% 15,777 97.5% D D
Texas 553 13.7% 4.9% 2.2% 32,920 93.6% D D
Utah 61 27.9% 21.3% 14.8% 4,097 95.6% D D
Vermont 24 33.3% 29.2% 29.2% (250-499) D D D
Virginia 215 24.2% 7.9% 4.7% 10,315 93.9% D D
Washington 180 23.9% 11.1% 8.9% 10,380 D D 84.8%
West Virginia 45 26.7% 13.3% 8.9% 756 85.2% D 57.3%
Wisconsin 179 12.8% 8.4% 5.6% 8,853 94.8% D D
Wyoming 24 16.7% 8.3% 8.3% 247 D D D
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?