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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2003:
NAICS 492 - 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)
All firms 7,949 14,163 534,112 17,305,144
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 994 994 0 43,041
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 4,283 4,287 7,957 171,400
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,067 1,071 7,021 162,556
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 711 731 9,645 220,621
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 714 903 26,939 593,257
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 126 342 18,560 431,550
Firms with 500 employees or more 54 5,835 463,990 15,682,719
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 11 94 (2500-4999) D
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 9 33 (1000-2499) D
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 5 75 (2500-4999) D
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 7 159 (5000-9999) D
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 22 5,474 448,120 15,241,954

 
 
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
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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 7,949 11.2% 2.3% 0.7% 534,112 95.4% 90.3% 86.9%
Alabama 71 26.8% 11.3% 5.6% 5,050 D D D
Alaska 44 18.2% 9.1% 9.1% (1000-2499) D D D
Arizona 167 19.8% 9.0% 7.2% 7,993 94.6% 87.8% 84.1%
Arkansas 65 16.9% 10.8% 9.2% 3,185 92.9% D D
California 892 21.9% 6.6% 3.1% 80,937 96.1% 89.8% 84.2%
Colorado 174 20.1% 10.3% 6.3% 8,923 94.5% 87.5% 82.4%
Connecticut 80 18.8% 13.8% 12.5% 6,756 D D D
Delaware 25 24.0% 16.0% 12.0% 1,175 D D 80.6%
District of Columbia 24 25.0% 16.7% 12.5% (500-999) D D D
Florida 719 8.6% 3.3% 1.9% 26,141 93.6% 89.1% 85.1%
Georgia 216 15.7% 8.3% 5.1% 15,867 96.2% 93.7% 92.3%
Hawaii 40 27.5% 15.0% 10.0% 1,200 D D 69.3%
Idaho 55 18.2% 7.3% 7.3% 1,701 92.5% 79.2% 79.2%
Illinois 386 14.8% 6.2% 3.6% 24,413 95.9% 91.1% 87.6%
Indiana 197 11.2% 3.6% 2.5% 13,190 D D 92.2%
Iowa 108 10.2% 7.4% 4.6% 4,985 D 92.0% 84.8%
Kansas 95 14.7% 7.4% 6.3% 6,708 D D D
Kentucky 86 19.8% 9.3% 7.0% 12,413 D D 92.6%
Louisiana 93 18.3% 9.7% 8.6% 4,185 D D 85.0%
Maine 45 33.3% 15.6% 13.3% 1,911 95.8% D 77.7%
Maryland 201 18.4% 8.5% 4.5% 10,646 94.6% D D
Massachusetts 174 13.8% 9.2% 5.7% 11,102 94.9% D 90.0%
Michigan 226 13.7% 8.0% 3.5% 13,049 95.1% D 85.3%
Minnesota 186 11.3% 8.6% 5.4% 9,647 95.6% D 90.9%
Mississippi 34 26.5% 17.6% 11.8% 2,821 D D D
Missouri 206 10.7% 3.9% 2.9% 8,843 92.5% D 83.2%
Montana 42 14.3% 9.5% 9.5% 1,456 D D D
Nebraska 91 16.5% 6.6% 6.6% 3,119 D D D
Nevada 66 22.7% 15.2% 13.6% 3,332 94.2% D D
New Hampshire 37 27.0% 21.6% 13.5% 2,244 94.8% D D
New Jersey 327 14.1% 6.7% 4.6% 23,494 95.9% D 91.6%
New Mexico 42 26.2% 16.7% 9.5% 2,090 D D D
New York 734 16.3% 6.1% 2.9% 36,482 94.1% 86.6% 79.2%
North Carolina 209 14.8% 6.7% 3.3% 13,388 D D D
North Dakota 30 20.0% 16.7% 16.7% (500-999) D D D
Ohio 266 17.7% 5.6% 3.4% 27,214 97.3% 93.1% 90.2%
Oklahoma 111 12.6% 6.3% 5.4% 3,632 D D D
Oregon 133 20.3% 7.5% 6.8% 6,114 D D 87.3%
Pennsylvania 253 20.6% 7.5% 4.7% 25,205 96.8% 92.2% 90.1%
Rhode Island 31 25.8% 16.1% 12.9% 1,580 D D D
South Carolina 72 23.6% 6.9% 6.9% 5,439 96.3% 89.3% 89.3%
South Dakota 33 18.2% 15.2% 15.2% (1000-2499) D D D
Tennessee 117 20.5% 11.1% 5.1% (10k-24999) D D D
Texas 566 14.1% 3.7% 2.7% 33,112 93.4% 87.3% 86.6%
Utah 54 24.1% 14.8% 14.8% 4,074 D D D
Vermont 19 42.1% 31.6% 26.3% (1000-2499) D D D
Virginia 209 17.2% 8.1% 3.3% 11,194 94.7% 89.9% 81.5%
Washington 176 21.0% 9.7% 8.0% 9,564 94.1% 88.6% 84.7%
West Virginia 51 21.6% 7.8% 7.8% 1,639 D D D
Wisconsin 176 13.6% 8.0% 4.0% 9,274 94.8% 91.4% 77.5%
Wyoming 17 11.8% 11.8% 11.8% (500-999) D D D

All-sector table

Source:
Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13, 2011   Questions?