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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 1999:
Administrative & support services
United States
By detailed employment size By year By state
 
U.S. - Administrative & support services 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 285,898 334,101 8,079,349 173,116,039
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 44,663 44,806 0 2,367,419
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 134,035 134,122 275,588 6,646,107
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 45,563 45,839 298,033 6,797,883
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 27,001 27,783 360,422 8,508,087
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 24,326 27,598 977,647 22,635,260
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 7,342 12,878 1,321,825 26,659,842
Firms with 500 employees or more 2,968 41,075 4,845,834 99,501,441
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Administrative and support services - 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 314,877 12.3% 3.7% 1.1% 9,857,294 89.9% 78.9% 63.9%
link to 2007 detail 2007 311,675 12.4% 3.8% 1.2% 9,628,468 89.9% 78.6% 63.4%
link to 2006 detail 2006 307,185 12.5% 3.9% 1.2% 9,658,292 90.0% 79.0% 63.3%
link to 2005 detail 2005 304,491 12.2% 3.8% 1.1% 8,946,939 89.6% 78.0% 61.6%
link to 2004 detail 2004 294,814 12.6% 3.8% 1.1% 8,364,452 89.0% 76.6% 59.3%
link to 2003 detail 2003 284,555 12.8% 3.9% 1.1% 8,170,921 89.1% 76.6% 59.7%
link to 2002 detail 2002 275,183 12.6% 3.8% 1.1% 7,998,637 89.3% 77.2% 60.8%
link to 2001 detail 2001 294,974 12.4% 3.6% 1.0% 8,761,451 89.1% 77.2% 61.5%
link to 2000 detail 2000 286,393 12.5% 3.7% 1.1% 8,846,617 89.3% 77.9% 62.3%
link to 1999 detail 1999 285,898 12.1% 3.6% 1.0% 8,079,349 88.4% 76.3% 60.0%
link to 1998 detail 1998 288,762 11.8% 3.5% 1.0% 7,487,633 87.7% 74.9% 57.3%

 

 

Administrative & support services 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 285,898 12.1% 3.6% 1.0% 8,079,349 88.4% 76.3% 60.0%
Alabama 3,337 17.3% 8.7% 5.2% 108,321 90.0% 79.9% 65.8%
Alaska 799 12.4% 7.8% 5.3% 8,469 69.6% 53.0% 34.7%
Arizona 5,880 17.2% 7.9% 4.2% 183,099 89.7% 78.0% 60.2%
Arkansas 1,795 16.0% 8.0% 5.1% 54,115 89.9% D 67.4%
California 34,119 14.8% 4.6% 1.7% 1,016,352 88.4% 74.8% 58.9%
Colorado 6,231 14.9% 6.9% 4.1% 149,804 87.1% 74.7% 59.0%
Connecticut 4,569 13.7% 6.4% 3.9% 101,851 86.6% 74.5% 59.8%
Delaware 1,050 21.5% 12.4% 9.2% 28,039 88.8% 76.5% 58.9%
District of Columbia 893 33.0% 20.4% 10.6% 31,075 92.0% D D
Florida 23,881 10.0% 4.1% 2.1% 775,933 90.8% 83.8% 74.3%
Georgia 8,449 15.9% 7.7% 4.3% 304,531 91.6% 82.5% 68.6%
Hawaii 1,405 18.1% 7.9% 4.8% 30,362 83.8% 65.2% 45.7%
Idaho 1,387 14.2% 7.1% 4.8% 26,173 84.0% D 59.8%
Illinois 13,339 16.3% 6.8% 3.1% 427,455 90.1% 78.4% 60.3%
Indiana 5,544 15.2% 6.7% 3.9% 133,576 86.2% 73.0% 57.8%
Iowa 2,549 15.9% 8.0% 4.7% 57,063 86.1% 73.4% 55.5%
Kansas 2,806 17.7% 8.6% 5.5% 62,299 86.3% D 53.7%
Kentucky 3,012 17.5% 8.7% 4.9% 71,974 86.5% D 50.7%
Louisiana 3,590 18.4% 8.4% 4.7% 91,906 86.7% 70.5% 48.6%
Maine 1,460 12.2% 6.0% 4.0% 23,349 81.9% 66.7% 46.0%
Maryland 6,238 16.7% 7.3% 4.0% 156,193 86.9% 72.4% 54.5%
Massachusetts 7,982 14.1% 6.1% 3.1% 180,497 86.3% 72.5% 51.7%
Michigan 9,594 16.8% 6.8% 2.7% 275,172 89.2% 75.4% 52.1%
Minnesota 5,560 15.3% 6.3% 3.6% 145,269 88.8% 75.3% 60.5%
Mississippi 1,794 16.4% 8.4% 5.0% 47,749 87.6% D D
Missouri 5,666 14.4% 6.5% 3.8% 131,766 86.4% 73.3% 55.7%
Montana 1,058 10.4% 4.7% 3.5% 11,402 71.3% D D
Nebraska 1,876 15.1% 7.9% 4.9% 48,734 88.4% D 62.0%
Nevada 2,833 16.7% 8.3% 5.1% 57,065 85.0% 69.9% 50.1%
New Hampshire 1,640 14.6% 7.1% 4.6% 28,760 83.0% D D
New Jersey 11,425 12.7% 5.6% 2.7% 255,266 86.9% 74.3% 54.7%
New Mexico 1,559 16.0% 9.6% 7.0% 30,097 83.5% 70.8% 54.3%
New York 19,847 13.0% 5.0% 2.0% 462,462 87.6% 73.8% 53.6%
North Carolina 8,318 13.6% 6.1% 3.3% 219,675 88.0% 76.8% 60.5%
North Dakota 633 13.6% 7.7% 5.1% 9,495 D D D
Ohio 11,316 15.3% 6.0% 2.9% 303,793 88.0% 74.6% 57.4%
Oklahoma 3,159 15.6% 8.1% 4.9% 82,853 88.0% 77.4% 60.6%
Oregon 3,906 13.6% 6.3% 3.8% 81,766 84.0% 70.7% 53.4%
Pennsylvania 11,104 15.5% 6.5% 3.2% 276,717 87.3% 73.2% 55.4%
Rhode Island 1,438 14.2% 7.9% 5.1% 28,206 86.4% D 51.3%
South Carolina 4,009 15.1% 7.3% 4.2% 129,579 90.0% 80.8% 66.4%
South Dakota 675 14.4% 7.7% 5.6% 7,959 75.4% D 44.8%
Tennessee 5,063 18.3% 8.7% 4.8% 160,665 89.8% 78.1% 60.2%
Texas 18,053 16.8% 6.5% 3.1% 710,852 91.5% 81.2% 67.6%
Utah 2,336 16.4% 9.0% 5.8% 86,809 92.2% 84.7% 72.7%
Vermont 784 11.0% 5.5% 3.8% 6,407 67.0% D D
Virginia 7,760 16.6% 7.5% 4.1% 203,555 87.2% 74.0% 56.0%
Washington 6,878 11.7% 5.0% 2.9% 116,488 81.1% 66.6% 53.1%
West Virginia 1,163 17.7% 9.2% 6.3% 21,321 81.8% D 48.4%
Wisconsin 5,079 16.3% 6.8% 3.6% 111,626 85.7% D 46.4%
Wyoming 621 11.1% 6.0% 4.8% 5,405 D 49.2% 42.8%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

All-sector table By detailed employment size By year By state Data in formats for downloading

Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?