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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2002:
Couriers & messengers
United States

 
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.
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure
Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Receipts
($1,000)
All firms 8,385 13,173 553,250 17,189,319 58,881,643
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,431 1,431 0 42,324 195,598
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 4,151 4,154 7,824 167,784 898,212
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,118 1,121 7,312 172,834 752,028
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 754 786 10,151 231,176 878,293
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 770 967 29,325 632,194 2,022,157
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 122 338 17,797 414,814 1,360,858
Firms with 500 employees or more 39 4,376 480,841 15,528,193 52,774,497
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 10 51 4,911 126,043 335,076
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 4 61 (2500-4999) D D
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 4 48 2,423 52,626 131,305
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 7 167 7,629 178,093 570,792
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 14 4,049 (100,000+) D D

 
 
U.S. - Couriers and messengers - 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 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.
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure
State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
United States 8,385 11.1% 1.9% 0.5% 553,250 95.4% 90.1% 86.9%
Alabama 76 27.6% 13.2% 9.2% 5,528 96.7% D D
Alaska 49 16.3% 8.2% 8.2% 1,683 D D D
Arizona 187 16.0% 7.0% 5.9% 10,339 D D 87.0%
Arkansas 68 22.1% 10.3% 8.8% 6,208 D D D
California 946 21.6% 5.5% 2.1% 76,495 95.7% 88.2% 82.3%
Colorado 180 22.8% 7.8% 6.1% 10,829 D D 86.1%
Connecticut 91 16.5% 11.0% 9.9% 7,552 95.7% D 93.0%
Delaware 25 24.0% 16.0% 12.0% (500-999) D D D
District of Columbia 30 23.3% 16.7% 10.0% (500-999) D D D
Florida 728 7.8% 2.9% 1.5% 28,568 93.7% 89.1% 86.7%
Georgia 213 16.9% 9.4% 4.7% 14,939 96.7% 92.8% 90.6%
Hawaii 38 26.3% 15.8% 10.5% 1,172 89.0% D D
Idaho 58 20.7% 12.1% 10.3% 955 D D D
Illinois 389 13.1% 5.1% 2.6% 25,961 95.7% 91.5% 88.0%
Indiana 197 10.7% 4.1% 2.5% 15,097 96.9% 94.0% 93.7%
Iowa 111 10.8% 7.2% 5.4% 4,999 94.9% D 82.5%
Kansas 90 16.7% 8.9% 5.6% 7,049 D D 88.3%
Kentucky 98 19.4% 8.2% 6.1% 6,709 D D 84.3%
Louisiana 104 13.5% 7.7% 6.7% 6,264 D D D
Maine 44 29.5% 15.9% 13.6% 1,051 D D D
Maryland 229 17.5% 8.3% 5.2% 13,214 94.5% 89.5% 87.9%
Massachusetts 192 13.0% 7.8% 5.2% 10,261 93.3% 89.4% 87.6%
Michigan 231 10.4% 6.1% 3.0% 16,514 96.1% D 90.5%
Minnesota 200 10.0% 7.0% 5.0% 9,863 94.9% 91.5% 91.4%
Mississippi 42 16.7% 14.3% 9.5% (500-999) D D D
Missouri 231 13.0% 3.5% 3.0% 9,042 D D 81.0%
Montana 49 14.3% 6.1% 6.1% 745 D D D
Nebraska 87 17.2% 9.2% 8.0% 4,270 D D D
Nevada 73 23.3% 15.1% 12.3% 1,693 D D D
New Hampshire 42 21.4% 19.0% 14.3% (5000-9999) D D D
New Jersey 360 13.9% 6.1% 3.9% 23,567 95.7% 92.4% 89.6%
New Mexico 42 23.8% 14.3% 11.9% 837 88.9% D 68.2%
New York 772 16.3% 5.1% 2.1% 35,586 94.3% 85.7% 77.8%
North Carolina 215 14.4% 7.0% 3.7% 13,848 95.9% D D
North Dakota 32 15.6% 15.6% 15.6% (250-499) D D D
Ohio 262 16.8% 4.6% 2.7% 31,425 97.5% 94.0% 92.0%
Oklahoma 120 10.0% 5.0% 5.0% 4,054 92.2% D D
Oregon 133 17.3% 7.5% 6.0% 6,674 D D 85.5%
Pennsylvania 272 18.0% 6.6% 2.9% 29,050 97.4% 93.9% 90.8%
Rhode Island 36 22.2% 13.9% 11.1% 608 D D D
South Carolina 78 20.5% 9.0% 7.7% 5,560 D D 89.6%
South Dakota 36 8.3% 8.3% 8.3% (250-499) D D D
Tennessee 130 20.8% 10.0% 5.4% (10k-24999) D D D
Texas 595 13.3% 3.5% 2.0% 35,611 93.6% 88.2% 87.1%
Utah 57 29.8% 15.8% 14.0% 4,600 D D D
Vermont 23 34.8% 26.1% 26.1% (250-499) D D D
Virginia 218 17.4% 6.4% 3.2% 10,249 94.1% 85.6% 81.9%
Washington 183 23.0% 8.7% 7.1% 10,266 D D 84.3%
West Virginia 50 24.0% 8.0% 6.0% 860 86.3% D D
Wisconsin 165 15.2% 7.9% 4.8% 9,272 95.8% 91.7% 84.2%
Wyoming 20 10.0% 5.0% 5.0% (100-249) D D D

All-sector table

Source:
Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13, 2011   Questions?