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U.S. - Information 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 75,299 120,635 3,142,024 146,824,689
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 12,199 12,243 0 1,154,538
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 30,762 30,816 63,275 2,647,643
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 12,172 12,332 80,724 2,516,727
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 8,916 9,257 119,839 3,963,523
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 8,373 10,425 320,813 12,078,594
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 1,908 5,553 318,542 14,525,588
Firms with 500 employees or more 969 40,009 2,238,831 109,938,076
    Firms with 500 to 999 employees 307 2,611 133,418 5,688,482
    Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 137 1,060 80,573 3,822,629
    Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 113 2,039 106,861 5,396,179
    Firms with 2,500 employees or more 412 34,299 1,917,979 95,030,786
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Information - by Year
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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 72,749 15.7% 4.3% 1.5% 3,434,234 92.9% 83.5% 73.3%
link to 2007 detail 2007 75,686 14.4% 3.9% 1.4% 3,399,313 92.7% 83.7% 74.2%
link to 2006 detail 2006 74,952 14.9% 4.0% 1.4% 3,396,246 92.6% 83.2% 73.7%
link to 2005 detail 2005 75,261 15.0% 4.0% 1.5% 3,402,599 92.7% 83.3% 73.8%
link to 2004 detail 2004 75,271 15.3% 4.1% 1.5% 3,472,427 92.8% 83.3% 73.8%
link to 2003 detail 2003 75,786 15.6% 4.2% 1.6% 3,599,902 93.0% 83.7% 74.4%
link to 2002 detail 2002 77,605 14.6% 3.9% 1.4% 3,536,120 92.6% 83.6% 74.4%
link to 2001 detail 2001 77,459 15.9% 4.2% 1.5% 3,754,698 92.8% 83.3% 73.5%
link to 2000 detail 2000 79,565 15.4% 4.0% 1.4% 3,545,731 92.3% 82.1% 71.9%
link to 1999 detail 1999 77,052 14.8% 3.8% 1.3% 3,234,530 91.8% 81.7% 71.8%
link to 1998 detail 1998 75,299 14.9% 3.8% 1.3% 3,142,024 91.6% 81.4% 71.3%

 

 

Information by State
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State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to industry detail United States 75,299 14.9% 3.8% 1.3% 3,142,024 91.6% 81.4% 71.3%
link to industry detail Alabama 883 25.9% 13.6% 9.2% 36,874 91.4% 81.0% 70.5%
link to industry detail Alaska 231 19.9% 8.2% 4.8% 5,385 83.1% 66.7% 50.8%
link to industry detail Arizona 1,342 23.6% 14.1% 9.9% 47,195 91.5% 82.0% 73.6%
link to industry detail Arkansas 548 25.0% 12.6% 9.3% 20,125 89.6% 78.8% 73.0%
link to industry detail California 13,758 15.8% 5.6% 2.6% 474,931 91.5% 80.7% 69.7%
link to industry detail Colorado 1,950 23.9% 13.5% 8.6% 80,254 92.6% 84.4% 75.7%
link to industry detail Connecticut 1,182 26.1% 13.8% 8.8% 46,666 91.9% 79.8% 67.4%
link to industry detail Delaware 212 27.8% 18.4% 14.6% 8,394 93.1% 85.8% 78.0%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 514 34.2% 23.0% 15.8% 23,766 94.4% 87.3% 70.9%
link to industry detail Florida 4,394 15.9% 8.3% 4.9% 147,343 91.4% 83.4% 74.6%
link to industry detail Georgia 2,289 24.4% 13.8% 8.3% 106,316 93.7% 85.7% 77.4%
link to industry detail Hawaii 310 25.2% 16.5% 13.9% 8,241 86.9% 77.2% 73.2%
link to industry detail Idaho 374 28.1% 17.1% 13.9% 9,299 85.1% 70.6% 61.1%
link to industry detail Illinois 3,395 24.9% 13.0% 7.7% 131,167 92.0% 81.6% 70.5%
link to industry detail Indiana 1,220 28.5% 14.8% 10.3% 45,647 91.4% 77.8% 67.3%
link to industry detail Iowa 946 24.3% 12.8% 8.4% 35,788 89.3% 79.4% 68.5%
link to industry detail Kansas 845 24.9% 13.7% 9.6% 33,132 90.9% 81.3% 70.8%
link to industry detail Kentucky 808 27.5% 15.2% 11.0% 27,037 89.5% 77.4% 67.2%
link to industry detail Louisiana 727 28.5% 15.7% 11.0% 27,124 90.8% 79.2% 68.6%
link to industry detail Maine 474 21.5% 9.9% 5.9% 10,125 84.5% 65.4% 43.2%
link to industry detail Maryland 1,506 25.6% 13.8% 8.4% 58,601 92.8% 83.0% 71.6%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 2,487 26.5% 12.6% 7.4% 112,938 92.7% 81.3% 69.5%
link to industry detail Michigan 2,076 25.0% 12.4% 8.0% 93,069 92.6% 82.9% 76.1%
link to industry detail Minnesota 1,774 24.4% 12.2% 7.8% 57,912 89.2% 76.1% 62.7%
link to industry detail Mississippi 503 25.4% 15.1% 11.3% 15,677 87.6% 74.5% 61.5%
link to industry detail Missouri 1,506 24.6% 12.3% 8.3% 77,339 93.1% 84.4% 76.3%
link to industry detail Montana 371 19.4% 11.3% 8.4% 7,170 79.4% 65.8% 58.0%
link to industry detail Nebraska 533 28.0% 16.1% 11.1% 30,353 93.3% 85.9% 77.1%
link to industry detail Nevada 658 19.9% 11.1% 7.9% 11,990 85.5% 69.5% 60.5%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 561 25.5% 15.0% 8.9% 12,458 84.8% 67.4% 43.1%
link to industry detail New Jersey 2,559 20.8% 10.4% 6.2% 125,347 94.0% 86.9% 78.3%
link to industry detail New Mexico 536 23.9% 14.6% 11.2% 13,281 86.7% 74.5% 65.6%
link to industry detail New York 7,442 17.5% 6.6% 3.5% 260,631 91.4% 80.3% 70.5%
link to industry detail North Carolina 1,666 22.1% 11.3% 8.0% 62,599 91.4% 81.5% 72.6%
link to industry detail North Dakota 245 30.6% 16.3% 11.4% 7,950 87.7% 72.2% 57.5%
link to industry detail Ohio 2,082 25.7% 13.4% 9.1% 106,174 93.1% 84.1% 75.7%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 827 24.1% 14.1% 9.9% 31,596 90.9% 82.8% 73.2%
link to industry detail Oregon 1,187 23.3% 12.3% 7.3% 32,621 87.7% 74.2% 57.8%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 2,806 24.1% 11.5% 6.6% 122,066 92.1% 81.7% 69.8%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 280 26.8% 15.0% 11.1% 10,114 92.1% 79.3% 73.8%
link to industry detail South Carolina 683 25.2% 15.4% 11.3% 27,099 90.5% 81.7% 68.9%
link to industry detail South Dakota 311 24.8% 11.9% 7.7% 6,953 82.9% 62.2% 43.6%
link to industry detail Tennessee 1,502 22.3% 11.9% 7.9% 45,808 89.2% 77.0% 66.6%
link to industry detail Texas 4,900 21.1% 9.7% 5.5% 222,773 92.7% 83.7% 75.9%
link to industry detail Utah 757 25.5% 15.1% 10.8% 26,323 90.5% 79.1% 67.6%
link to industry detail Vermont 401 20.7% 9.5% 6.7% 6,306 77.9% 57.2% 41.4%
link to industry detail Virginia 2,063 25.5% 14.4% 8.5% 101,531 93.4% 85.1% 74.7%
link to industry detail Washington 1,861 23.4% 12.2% 7.8% 67,316 90.8% 80.8% 71.2%
link to industry detail West Virginia 364 26.1% 14.6% 10.2% 12,303 88.6% 78.2% 67.6%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 1,233 26.0% 11.7% 7.6% 47,290 90.3% 76.7% 64.5%
link to industry detail Wyoming 204 29.4% 11.8% 9.8% 3,627 79.4% 44.8% 36.8%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Information by Subsector
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Industry
detail
NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
  51 Information 75,299 14.9% 3.8% 1.3% 3,142,024 91.6% 81.4% 71.3%
link to industry detail 511 Publishing industries 27,726 18.0% 5.0% 1.8% 1,011,110 89.5% 75.6% 60.7%
link to industry detail 512 Motion picture & sound recording industries 18,596 7.7% 1.7% 0.7% 281,713 81.6% 67.5% 57.1%
link to industry detail 513 Broadcasting & telecommunications 17,151 19.0% 5.0% 1.7% 1,462,701 95.4% 89.1% 82.7%
link to industry detail 514 Information services & data processing services 12,211 15.8% 5.3% 2.5% 386,500 89.8% 77.5% 65.7%
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U.S. - Information by Industry
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NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 511 Publishing industries 27,726 18.0% 5.0% 1.8% 1,011,110 89.5% 75.6% 60.7%
link to state detail 5111   Newspaper, periodical, book, & database publishers 18,338 17.0% 4.7% 1.6% 727,918 90.3% 78.2% 65.0%
link to state detail 51111    Newspaper publishers 6,616 20.0% 5.5% 1.9% 401,373 92.8% 83.7% 72.7%
link to state detail 51112    Periodical publishers 5,719 15.6% 5.1% 2.1% 131,949 84.0% 66.2% 47.8%
link to state detail 51113    Book publishers 2,552 17.3% 6.2% 2.8% 90,454 91.2% 78.5% 65.4%
link to state detail 51114    Database & directory publishers 1,139 19.8% 7.6% 3.8% 38,024 88.5% 74.4% 56.8%
link to state detail 51119    Other publishers 2,536 18.1% 6.5% 3.4% 66,118 87.0% 70.5% 56.3%
link to state detail 511191     Greeting card publishers 93 34.4% 18.3% 7.5% 19,764 98.6% 95.4% 84.5%
link to state detail 511199     All other publishers 2,443 17.5% 6.0% 3.2% 46,354 82.0% 59.8% 44.3%
link to state detail 5112   Software publishers 9,426 20.3% 6.1% 2.5% 283,192 87.5% 68.9% 49.7%
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NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
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link to state detail 512 Motion picture & sound recording industries 18,596 7.7% 1.7% 0.7% 281,713 81.6% 67.5% 57.1%
link to state detail 5121   Motion picture & video industries 15,628 8.1% 1.8% 0.7% 255,239 82.8% 69.1% 58.7%
link to state detail 51211    Motion picture & video production 9,529 4.9% 1.3% 0.7% 63,336 67.1% 47.6% 35.3%
link to state detail 51212    Motion picture & video distribution 629 12.9% 5.1% 3.5% 26,900 92.1% 84.8% 81.2%
link to state detail 51213    Motion picture & video exhibition 2,301 20.3% 4.0% 1.4% 132,412 92.2% 82.6% 73.8%
link to state detail 512131     Motion picture theaters (except drive-ins) 2,044 22.4% 4.5% 1.6% 130,511 92.5% D 74.2%
link to state detail 512132     Drive-in motion picture theaters 284 10.9% 4.9% 2.8% 1,901 72.8% D 45.0%
link to state detail 51219    Postproduction & other motion picture & video industries 3,210 8.9% 2.0% 0.7% 32,591 67.9% 43.4% 24.3%
link to state detail 512191     Teleproduction & other postproduction services 2,882 8.9% 1.9% 0.7% 28,266 66.9% 41.3% 22.5%
link to state detail 512199     Other motion picture & video industries 338 12.1% 5.3% 2.4% 4,325 73.9% 56.9% 36.4%
link to state detail 5122   Sound recording industries 2,981 6.1% 1.6% 0.8% 26,474 70.0% 51.9% 42.2%
link to state detail 51221    Record production 279 3.2% 0.4% 0.4% 1,073 31.1% D D
link to state detail 51222    Integrated record production/distribution 264 12.9% 4.9% 3.0% 6,970 88.5% 75.2% 69.4%
link to state detail 51223    Music publishers 692 8.8% 3.0% 1.6% 5,185 68.7% D D
link to state detail 51224    Sound recording studios 1,410 4.5% 0.9% 0.4% 10,699 63.1% D D
link to state detail 51229    Other sound recording industries 345 6.7% 2.6% 1.4% 2,547 67.8% 50.8% 20.3%
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NAICS
code
Industry title
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Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 513 Broadcasting & telecommunications 17,151 19.0% 5.0% 1.7% 1,462,701 95.4% 89.1% 82.7%
link to state detail 5131   Radio & television broadcasting 6,335 24.6% 5.6% 2.1% 242,981 87.1% 69.0% 56.0%
link to state detail 51311    Radio broadcasting 5,293 22.0% 3.9% 1.5% 114,255 75.1% 46.6% 33.0%
link to state detail 513111     Radio networks 247 27.9% 11.3% 6.1% 6,376 85.7% 64.5% 49.7%
link to state detail 513112     Radio stations 5,069 22.1% 3.9% 1.5% 107,879 74.5% 45.6% 32.0%
link to state detail 51312    Television broadcasting 1,107 41.2% 18.6% 8.3% 128,726 97.8% 88.9% 76.5%
link to state detail 5132   Cable networks & program distribution 1,831 21.1% 9.7% 4.6% 178,721 96.5% 92.1% 83.2%
link to state detail 51321    Cable networks 349 30.9% 18.3% 11.2% 32,480 96.9% 91.9% 78.6%
link to state detail 51322    Cable & other program distribution 1,516 20.6% 9.6% 4.7% 146,241 96.5% 92.2% 84.2%
link to state detail 5133   Telecommunications 9,106 15.6% 4.5% 1.6% 1,040,999 97.2% 93.3% 88.9%
link to state detail 51331    Wired telecommunications carriers 3,037 22.2% 6.6% 2.3% 818,245 98.8% 96.5% 94.0%
link to state detail 51332    Wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite) 3,356 12.0% 3.8% 1.8% 162,430 93.5% 87.2% 81.1%
link to state detail 513321     Paging 1,914 11.0% 3.7% 2.1% 70,043 91.6% 84.1% 79.3%
link to state detail 513322     Cellular & other wireless telecommunications 1,475 15.3% 5.9% 2.8% 92,387 94.9% 89.5% 82.4%
link to state detail 51333    Telecommunications resellers 1,664 17.5% 5.9% 2.0% 41,232 87.9% 68.4% 42.0%
link to state detail 51334    Satellite telecommunications 418 23.7% 10.5% 5.7% 11,818 87.1% 67.8% 36.3%
link to state detail 51339    Other telecommunications 740 7.8% 3.6% 2.0% 7,274 73.7% 56.6% 40.3%
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NAICS
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Industry title
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Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 514 Information services & data processing services 12,211 15.8% 5.3% 2.5% 386,500 89.8% 77.5% 65.7%
link to state detail 5141   Information services 7,485 12.4% 3.6% 1.8% 118,974 78.6% 58.9% 44.0%
link to state detail 51411    News syndicates 285 22.5% 12.6% 8.1% 9,920 92.8% 83.3% 62.3%
link to state detail 51412    Libraries & archives 2,027 11.5% 1.5% 0.5% 24,111 67.2% 37.0% 22.7%
link to state detail 51419    Other information services 5,184 12.3% 4.0% 2.1% 84,943 80.2% 62.3% 48.0%
link to state detail 514191     On-line information services 4,915 12.0% 3.8% 2.1% 78,792 79.6% 61.4% 48.1%
link to state detail 514199     All other information services 277 20.6% 11.2% 5.1% 6,151 88.1% 73.9% 45.8%
link to state detail 5142   Data processing services 4,756 21.8% 8.5% 4.2% 267,526 94.8% 85.7% 75.4%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?