U.S. Census Bureau home page
Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2001:
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 8,274 12,855 577,575 17,815,332
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,292 1,292 0 47,323
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 4,064 4,071 7,651 165,609
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,144 1,159 7,470 166,144
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 787 804 10,770 241,599
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 807 936 31,187 635,634
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 143 381 23,105 524,549
Firms with 500 employees or more 37 4,212 497,392 16,034,474
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 8,274 11.9% 2.2% 0.4% 577,575 95.5% 90.1% 86.1%
Alabama 95 24.2% 11.6% 7.4% 5,892 96.6% D D
Alaska 53 17.0% 11.3% 9.4% (1000-2499) D D D
Arizona 181 16.0% 8.3% 6.1% 10,475 96.0% 92.0% 88.0%
Arkansas 68 19.1% 8.8% 8.8% 6,287 D D D
California 921 24.6% 6.4% 2.1% 81,551 96.0% 88.0% 80.0%
Colorado 190 22.1% 8.4% 5.8% 11,252 95.0% 86.3% 84.8%
Connecticut 79 20.3% 13.9% 11.4% 7,841 96.4% D 92.9%
Delaware 21 38.1% 19.0% 14.3% 768 D D D
District of Columbia 24 20.8% 12.5% 8.3% 792 D D D
Florida 735 9.3% 3.5% 1.8% 29,121 93.7% 88.8% 84.4%
Georgia 210 17.1% 8.6% 5.2% 16,010 96.7% 92.8% 91.4%
Hawaii 42 31.0% 14.3% 11.9% 1,313 D D D
Idaho 55 20.0% 14.5% 12.7% 824 D D 63.3%
Illinois 375 14.4% 5.3% 3.2% 27,513 96.3% 91.7% 89.0%
Indiana 190 11.1% 4.7% 3.2% 15,060 96.4% 93.6% 93.0%
Iowa 109 11.9% 8.3% 6.4% 5,140 95.2% D 84.4%
Kansas 91 17.6% 8.8% 6.6% 6,943 D D 90.6%
Kentucky 103 20.4% 8.7% 5.8% 10,873 97.6% 93.5% 89.2%
Louisiana 112 13.4% 8.9% 7.1% 6,336 D D D
Maine 48 31.3% 16.7% 14.6% 1,067 D D 65.8%
Maryland 222 17.6% 7.2% 5.0% 12,795 95.0% 89.6% 87.1%
Massachusetts 182 14.3% 7.7% 5.5% 11,115 93.4% 89.5% 87.0%
Michigan 224 12.5% 5.4% 3.6% 17,270 96.2% D 90.1%
Minnesota 204 12.3% 6.9% 5.4% 10,555 D D 90.8%
Mississippi 43 23.3% 16.3% 11.6% (500-999) D D D
Missouri 241 12.9% 4.6% 3.7% 9,399 D D 79.1%
Montana 52 11.5% 5.8% 5.8% 659 D D D
Nebraska 63 23.8% 11.1% 11.1% 4,548 97.6% 92.2% 92.2%
Nevada 76 22.4% 17.1% 13.2% 1,451 D D D
New Hampshire 43 23.3% 18.6% 16.3% (5000-9999) D D D
New Jersey 366 14.2% 6.3% 3.8% 24,150 95.7% 91.4% 88.1%
New Mexico 43 27.9% 18.6% 16.3% 749 D D D
New York 731 17.2% 4.9% 2.2% 39,142 94.4% 86.2% 77.4%
North Carolina 213 16.9% 8.0% 4.2% 14,562 95.5% D 88.7%
North Dakota 24 16.7% 16.7% 16.7% (250-499) D D D
Ohio 241 15.8% 5.8% 2.9% 31,306 D D 92.9%
Oklahoma 99 10.1% 6.1% 6.1% 3,925 93.6% 89.4% 89.4%
Oregon 131 17.6% 9.2% 6.9% 6,700 D D 86.3%
Pennsylvania 253 19.0% 7.9% 3.2% 28,564 97.2% 94.1% 91.0%
Rhode Island 32 28.1% 18.8% 15.6% 575 D D D
South Carolina 81 23.5% 13.6% 8.6% 5,706 D D 87.0%
South Dakota 40 12.5% 12.5% 10.0% (250-499) D D D
Tennessee 145 21.4% 9.7% 5.5% (10k-24999) D D D
Texas 595 12.8% 3.2% 1.8% 36,885 94.3% 88.4% 86.9%
Utah 66 24.2% 15.2% 10.6% 4,881 96.8% 92.5% 88.9%
Vermont 29 31.0% 24.1% 20.7% (500-999) D D D
Virginia 220 20.0% 8.2% 4.1% 11,259 94.0% 87.0% 76.5%
Washington 195 20.5% 7.7% 6.2% 10,739 94.8% 86.6% 83.7%
West Virginia 44 22.7% 11.4% 6.8% (500-999) D D D
Wisconsin 173 12.7% 6.9% 4.6% 9,322 94.7% 91.0% 79.7%
Wyoming 19 5.3% 5.3% 5.3% (100-249) D D D
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?