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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 1999:
Couriers & messengers
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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 7,745 11,938 578,368 16,725,960
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,170 1,170 0 43,378
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 3,774 3,779 7,128 149,502
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,036 1,036 6,774 142,388
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 749 764 10,007 210,342
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 815 942 30,801 609,043
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 157 419 25,400 522,239
Firms with 500 employees or more 44 3,828 498,258 15,049,068
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.
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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 7,745 13.1% 2.6% 0.6% 578,368 95.9% 90.5% 86.1%
Alabama 87 23.0% 14.9% 9.2% 6,008 95.6% 91.6% 85.0%
Alaska 45 20.0% 8.9% 8.9% (1000-2499) D D D
Arizona 173 19.7% 12.1% 8.7% 10,513 95.9% 92.8% 85.8%
Arkansas 59 22.0% 11.9% 10.2% 6,196 D D D
California 833 31.1% 7.7% 2.8% 79,627 96.6% 87.3% 79.7%
Colorado 162 20.4% 9.3% 6.8% 11,718 D D 86.7%
Connecticut 72 27.8% 18.1% 13.9% 7,813 97.1% 94.2% 93.8%
Delaware 17 41.2% 23.5% 17.6% (500-999) D D D
District of Columbia 27 33.3% 14.8% 11.1% 835 D D D
Florida 694 8.5% 3.7% 1.9% 29,209 94.0% 89.8% 85.8%
Georgia 206 18.0% 8.7% 4.9% 16,532 96.7% 92.3% 89.4%
Hawaii 37 37.8% 18.9% 13.5% 1,276 D D 72.3%
Idaho 56 23.2% 17.9% 16.1% 832 D D 68.6%
Illinois 347 16.1% 5.8% 3.7% 37,463 97.6% 94.0% 92.0%
Indiana 171 12.9% 7.0% 4.1% 12,920 96.2% 93.1% 91.4%
Iowa 101 14.9% 10.9% 8.9% 5,404 95.0% D 84.8%
Kansas 94 19.1% 10.6% 7.4% 7,406 D 93.0% 90.7%
Kentucky 102 20.6% 10.8% 6.9% 9,318 97.0% 94.5% 88.0%
Louisiana 104 17.3% 11.5% 10.6% 6,726 95.4% D 91.4%
Maine 43 32.6% 18.6% 16.3% 1,140 D D 73.0%
Maryland 203 19.7% 8.4% 5.9% 12,297 94.9% 89.8% 87.8%
Massachusetts 198 16.7% 8.1% 5.6% 11,702 94.8% D 86.4%
Michigan 194 16.0% 7.2% 5.2% 18,606 96.8% 92.9% 90.7%
Minnesota 193 14.5% 7.8% 7.3% 10,953 D D 91.4%
Mississippi 39 35.9% 28.2% 17.9% 953 D D 74.4%
Missouri 237 14.8% 5.1% 4.2% 9,505 D D 78.3%
Montana 37 16.2% 8.1% 8.1% (500-999) D D D
Nebraska 59 27.1% 15.3% 13.6% 4,540 D D 91.7%
Nevada 80 26.3% 21.3% 13.8% (1000-2499) D D D
New Hampshire 47 23.4% 17.0% 14.9% 6,238 98.1% D 97.0%
New Jersey 337 15.1% 6.5% 3.9% 22,970 95.7% 91.8% 88.5%
New Mexico 42 31.0% 19.0% 16.7% 1,010 D D 66.3%
New York 708 18.5% 4.7% 2.0% 40,796 94.9% 86.2% 78.6%
North Carolina 209 16.7% 9.6% 4.8% 15,299 96.4% 93.0% 89.5%
North Dakota 22 9.1% 9.1% 9.1% (250-499) D D D
Ohio 243 18.9% 8.2% 4.1% 31,914 97.8% 95.1% 91.2%
Oklahoma 96 14.6% 10.4% 9.4% 4,029 94.6% D 89.2%
Oregon 118 24.6% 11.9% 9.3% 7,253 D D 89.4%
Pennsylvania 238 18.9% 9.2% 4.6% 26,664 97.1% 94.0% 90.0%
Rhode Island 34 29.4% 20.6% 17.6% 587 85.2% D 71.7%
South Carolina 77 26.0% 20.8% 10.4% 5,835 D 93.7% 86.2%
South Dakota 46 10.9% 10.9% 8.7% 413 70.5% D D
Tennessee 163 21.5% 11.0% 6.1% 17,530 97.7% D D
Texas 533 14.4% 5.1% 2.4% 36,024 94.3% 89.2% 85.6%
Utah 68 23.5% 17.6% 14.7% 4,671 96.4% D 92.4%
Vermont 24 29.2% 29.2% 25.0% (250-499) D D D
Virginia 223 19.3% 8.5% 4.5% 11,324 93.9% 85.6% 75.4%
Washington 176 23.3% 11.9% 9.1% 11,164 95.3% 89.4% 84.9%
West Virginia 45 24.4% 13.3% 8.9% 702 81.9% D D
Wisconsin 180 13.3% 7.2% 5.0% 9,470 95.2% D 82.5%
Wyoming 19 10.5% 5.3% 5.3% (100-249) D D D
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?