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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2003:
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U.S. - Information - 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 75,786 140,027 3,599,902 204,024,231
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 11,995 12,032 0 1,756,517
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 32,075 32,126 64,716 2,651,538
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 11,576 11,746 76,508 2,765,025
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 8,314 8,772 112,569 4,537,962
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 8,644 11,222 334,047 15,578,639
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 1,994 5,706 333,682 17,715,116
Firms with 500 employees or more 1,188 58,423 2,678,380 159,019,434
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 255 2,157 103,547 5,793,913
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 126 909 62,827 3,748,027
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 127 1,416 79,732 4,238,620
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 156 2,051 140,770 8,769,764
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 524 51,890 2,291,504 136,469,110
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 150 3,366 197,854 12,152,058
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 128 4,505 270,427 13,125,249
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 246 44,019 1,823,223 111,191,803

 
 
U.S. - Information - 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 72,749 15.7% 4.3% 1.5% 3,434,234 92.9% 83.5% 73.3%
link to 2007 detail 2007 75,686 14.4% 3.9% 1.4% 3,399,313 92.7% 83.7% 74.2%
link to 2006 detail 2006 74,952 14.9% 4.0% 1.4% 3,396,246 92.6% 83.2% 73.7%
link to 2005 detail 2005 75,261 15.0% 4.0% 1.5% 3,402,599 92.7% 83.3% 73.8%
link to 2004 detail 2004 75,271 15.3% 4.1% 1.5% 3,472,427 92.8% 83.3% 73.8%
link to 2003 detail 2003 75,786 15.6% 4.2% 1.6% 3,599,902 93.0% 83.7% 74.4%
link to 2002 detail 2002 77,605 14.6% 3.9% 1.4% 3,536,120 92.6% 83.6% 74.4%
link to 2001 detail 2001 77,459 15.9% 4.2% 1.5% 3,754,698 92.8% 83.3% 73.5%
link to 2000 detail 2000 79,565 15.4% 4.0% 1.4% 3,545,731 92.3% 82.1% 71.9%
link to 1999 detail 1999 77,052 14.8% 3.8% 1.3% 3,234,530 91.8% 81.7% 71.8%
link to 1998 detail 1998 75,299 14.9% 3.8% 1.3% 3,142,024 91.6% 81.4% 71.3%

 
 
Information - by State
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State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to industry detail United States 75,786 15.6% 4.2% 1.6% 3,599,902 93.0% 83.7% 74.4%
link to industry detail Alabama 887 28.6% 17.7% 13.2% 39,624 92.4% 83.8% 75.2%
link to industry detail Alaska 216 27.3% 17.6% 12.5% 7,016 89.7% 80.9% 63.9%
link to industry detail Arizona 1,310 27.9% 16.3% 12.5% 55,835 93.9% 86.0% 80.3%
link to industry detail Arkansas 584 27.4% 15.2% 11.8% 30,047 93.2% 85.7% 82.7%
link to industry detail California 14,136 17.0% 6.2% 2.9% 515,192 92.4% 81.6% 70.6%
link to industry detail Colorado 2,063 22.7% 14.0% 9.7% 91,101 93.5% 87.4% 80.2%
link to industry detail Connecticut 1,143 29.9% 16.8% 11.5% 44,294 91.8% 79.9% 66.8%
link to industry detail Delaware 255 33.3% 21.6% 18.0% 9,218 94.9% 83.2% 77.7%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 542 39.5% 26.6% 17.9% 26,388 95.4% 87.5% 73.0%
link to industry detail Florida 5,020 15.9% 8.2% 5.3% 174,673 92.6% 85.0% 77.3%
link to industry detail Georgia 2,359 26.0% 14.9% 9.5% 135,902 94.9% 88.3% 79.8%
link to industry detail Hawaii 369 24.4% 15.2% 13.6% 11,646 90.8% 82.7% 81.7%
link to industry detail Idaho 432 28.9% 16.9% 14.4% 11,785 89.1% 76.2% 67.9%
link to industry detail Illinois 3,386 26.0% 14.1% 8.7% 140,831 93.5% 84.5% 73.5%
link to industry detail Indiana 1,196 29.4% 16.8% 12.0% 48,312 91.9% 80.7% 69.1%
link to industry detail Iowa 919 24.8% 12.9% 9.2% 40,088 91.6% 82.7% 75.9%
link to industry detail Kansas 799 31.9% 18.5% 14.3% 48,296 94.7% 86.8% 82.6%
link to industry detail Kentucky 862 28.7% 17.1% 12.8% 31,169 90.5% 78.9% 70.9%
link to industry detail Louisiana 743 29.1% 17.0% 12.8% 32,361 92.7% 82.9% 73.6%
link to industry detail Maine 512 21.9% 12.9% 9.0% 11,989 85.2% 71.8% 50.8%
link to industry detail Maryland 1,585 26.4% 16.0% 10.9% 70,998 93.4% 85.0% 75.7%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 2,427 28.5% 14.5% 9.2% 111,896 93.1% 82.0% 71.1%
link to industry detail Michigan 2,073 25.4% 13.7% 9.4% 95,521 93.0% 84.6% 77.4%
link to industry detail Minnesota 1,711 28.4% 15.3% 11.1% 69,793 92.1% 79.8% 69.3%
link to industry detail Mississippi 494 28.3% 17.8% 13.6% 18,709 90.9% 80.3% 72.0%
link to industry detail Missouri 1,448 28.5% 16.4% 11.0% 79,986 94.2% 86.8% 77.7%
link to industry detail Montana 396 21.5% 13.1% 8.6% 8,028 82.8% 70.4% 49.0%
link to industry detail Nebraska 550 32.2% 19.5% 14.7% 21,403 91.4% 79.0% 67.7%
link to industry detail Nevada 725 22.8% 14.9% 11.7% 16,651 89.5% 78.5% 66.7%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 530 28.7% 17.5% 13.2% 13,836 88.9% 72.7% 53.8%
link to industry detail New Jersey 2,492 22.4% 11.2% 7.3% 128,430 94.2% 86.7% 78.6%
link to industry detail New Mexico 502 27.5% 17.7% 14.5% 14,833 90.7% 81.0% 74.1%
link to industry detail New York 7,587 18.9% 7.7% 4.2% 314,728 92.8% 82.8% 73.5%
link to industry detail North Carolina 1,750 24.9% 14.1% 9.5% 77,739 93.3% 84.9% 75.5%
link to industry detail North Dakota 253 32.0% 17.8% 12.3% 7,441 86.2% 68.5% 53.2%
link to industry detail Ohio 2,080 28.2% 13.8% 10.2% 111,317 93.8% 84.6% 77.5%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 871 25.8% 15.0% 11.6% 34,875 92.0% 83.0% 74.6%
link to industry detail Oregon 1,214 22.7% 13.2% 9.0% 35,949 89.4% 78.0% 61.3%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 2,901 25.0% 12.2% 7.9% 140,551 92.8% 83.4% 74.2%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 270 33.7% 19.6% 15.6% 8,699 90.9% 77.3% 69.5%
link to industry detail South Carolina 709 29.3% 18.2% 13.8% 30,184 93.4% 84.7% 76.1%
link to industry detail South Dakota 282 33.0% 18.4% 13.8% 7,793 87.3% 68.2% 55.8%
link to industry detail Tennessee 1,482 25.0% 14.2% 10.9% 56,752 91.6% 81.8% 74.8%
link to industry detail Texas 4,910 23.0% 11.3% 6.6% 279,330 94.3% 87.1% 78.3%
link to industry detail Utah 923 27.8% 15.9% 12.0% 28,249 91.2% 77.5% 61.9%
link to industry detail Vermont 394 20.1% 11.2% 7.9% 6,897 77.6% 60.6% 48.3%
link to industry detail Virginia 2,179 29.4% 15.4% 9.8% 125,700 94.7% 85.9% 78.0%
link to industry detail Washington 1,934 25.6% 14.2% 9.9% 101,234 94.2% 87.3% 80.1%
link to industry detail West Virginia 331 31.4% 19.6% 14.5% 13,566 91.4% 81.8% 67.5%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 1,206 30.5% 15.6% 11.8% 59,062 92.8% 81.9% 73.7%
link to industry detail Wyoming 218 35.3% 17.0% 11.9% 3,985 81.6% 47.2% 35.0%

 
 
U.S. - Information - by Subsector
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Industry
detail
NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
  51 Information 75,786 15.6% 4.2% 1.6% 3,599,902 93.0% 83.7% 74.4%
link to industry detail 511 Publishing industries (except Internet) 23,244 20.3% 5.7% 2.2% 1,049,626 91.7% 78.9% 64.9%
link to industry detail 512 Motion picture & sound recording industries 18,359 7.8% 1.6% 0.6% 283,797 82.8% 68.4% 57.8%
link to industry detail 515 Broadcasting (except Internet) 5,491 23.9% 6.3% 2.6% 286,401 91.3% 78.5% 66.9%
link to industry detail 516 Internet publishing & broadcasting 1,779 14.6% 6.7% 4.0% 35,606 84.4% 70.0% 50.9%
link to industry detail 517 Telecommunications 10,994 16.0% 4.9% 2.0% 1,415,155 97.6% 94.3% 90.5%
link to industry detail 518 Internet service providers, web search portals, & data processing 12,805 19.4% 7.3% 3.7% 473,910 91.5% 79.2% 67.7%
link to industry detail 519 Other information services 3,675 11.2% 2.5% 1.2% 55,407 77.7% 55.4% 39.5%

 
 
U.S. - Information - by Industry
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NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 511 Publishing industries (except Internet) 23,244 20.3% 5.7% 2.2% 1,049,626 91.7% 78.9% 64.9%
link to state detail 5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, & directory publishers 16,580 17.7% 5.0% 1.8% 705,388 91.1% 79.4% 66.2%
link to state detail 51111 Newspaper publishers 5,615 21.9% 6.1% 2.4% 384,716 93.7% 84.8% 74.6%
link to state detail 51112 Periodical publishers 5,639 17.8% 5.6% 2.3% 155,812 86.5% 69.6% 52.0%
link to state detail 51113 Book publishers 3,099 15.4% 5.8% 2.6% 83,599 88.9% 74.6% 56.0%
link to state detail 51114 Directory & mailing list publishers 1,102 21.0% 8.3% 4.8% 51,956 92.0% 81.9% 69.4%
link to state detail 51119 Other publishers 1,318 13.4% 4.9% 2.4% 29,305 85.6% 70.2% 55.1%
link to state detail 511191 Greeting card publishers 96 26.0% 11.5% 6.3% 14,318 97.9% 92.9% 85.7%
link to state detail 511199 All other publishers 1,222 12.4% 4.3% 2.0% 14,987 73.9% 48.4% 25.9%
link to state detail 5112 Software publishers 6,693 27.0% 7.8% 3.3% 344,238 92.8% 77.9% 62.4%
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NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 512 Motion picture & sound recording industries 18,359 7.8% 1.6% 0.6% 283,797 82.8% 68.4% 57.8%
link to state detail 5121 Motion picture & video industries 15,356 8.3% 1.8% 0.6% 257,498 84.1% 69.9% 59.0%
link to state detail 51211 Motion picture & video production 10,918 4.9% 1.2% 0.5% 93,023 74.0% 57.9% 48.4%
link to state detail 51212 Motion picture & video distribution 418 8.1% 2.9% 1.4% 3,504 59.4% 39.2% 19.1%
link to state detail 51213 Motion picture & video exhibition 2,079 25.8% 5.3% 1.6% 136,005 92.9% 82.0% 71.3%
link to state detail 512131 Motion picture theaters (except drive-ins) 1,871 28.1% 5.9% 1.8% 134,612 93.1% 82.3% 71.6%
link to state detail 512132 Drive-in motion picture theaters 244 14.3% 4.1% 2.0% 1,393 70.5% 45.3% 34.5%
link to state detail 51219 Postproduction & other motion picture & video industries 1,978 10.4% 2.2% 0.8% 24,966 77.3% 52.9% 37.2%
link to state detail 512191 Teleproduction & other postproduction services 1,677 10.6% 2.1% 0.8% 20,952 D D 34.1%
link to state detail 512199 Other motion picture & video industries 305 10.2% 3.3% 1.6% 4,014 D D 53.7%
link to state detail 5122 Sound recording industries 3,017 5.4% 1.3% 0.6% 26,299 70.2% 54.4% 45.7%
link to state detail 51221 Record production 327 5.8% 0.6% 0.3% 1,390 49.9% D D
link to state detail 51222 Integrated record production/distribution 299 13.7% 4.0% 3.0% 11,027 91.7% 81.7% 78.7%
link to state detail 51223 Music publishers 578 5.9% 2.6% 1.7% 4,478 69.5% 54.4% 37.7%
link to state detail 51224 Sound recording studios 1,458 3.6% 0.6% 0.3% 5,433 29.8% 5.2% 2.8%
link to state detail 51229 Other sound recording industries 368 7.3% 2.7% 0.8% 3,971 74.0% D D
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NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 515 Broadcasting (except Internet) 5,491 23.9% 6.3% 2.6% 286,401 91.3% 78.5% 66.9%
link to state detail 5151 Radio & television broadcasting 5,105 24.3% 6.0% 2.4% 254,582 90.7% 76.8% 65.6%
link to state detail 51511 Radio broadcasting 4,141 21.8% 4.4% 1.7% 131,423 84.1% 64.7% 53.9%
link to state detail 515111 Radio networks 446 24.7% 11.9% 4.9% 10,396 86.0% 64.3% 35.2%
link to state detail 515112 Radio stations 3,726 22.0% 4.1% 1.7% 121,027 83.9% 64.8% 55.5%
link to state detail 51512 Television broadcasting 1,014 38.7% 16.3% 7.9% 123,159 97.7% 89.6% 78.2%
link to state detail 5152 Cable & other subscription programming 403 21.8% 14.4% 8.7% 31,819 96.1% 92.2% 77.1%
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NAICS
code
Industry title
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Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 516 Internet publishing & broadcasting 1,779 14.6% 6.7% 4.0% 35,606 84.4% 70.0% 50.9%
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NAICS
code
Industry title
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Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 517 Telecommunications 10,994 16.0% 4.9% 2.0% 1,415,155 97.6% 94.3% 90.5%
link to state detail 5171 Wired telecommunications carriers 3,058 24.9% 8.8% 3.7% 855,199 98.8% 96.5% 93.6%
link to state detail 5172 Wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite) 3,234 11.7% 3.8% 1.7% 266,279 96.4% 92.9% 89.4%
link to state detail 517211 Paging 1,034 10.3% 2.8% 1.3% 17,240 80.4% 65.3% 51.4%
link to state detail 517212 Cellular & other wireless telecommunications 2,207 12.6% 4.6% 2.2% 249,039 97.5% 94.8% 92.0%
link to state detail 5173 Telecommunications resellers 2,442 14.3% 3.6% 1.5% 36,635 80.0% 55.8% 32.2%
link to state detail 5174 Satellite telecommunications 521 19.2% 9.2% 4.6% 14,618 89.8% 75.7% 51.7%
link to state detail 5175 Cable & other program distribution 1,404 17.6% 7.9% 3.8% 234,117 98.0% 95.9% 92.9%
link to state detail 5179 Other telecommunications 496 13.9% 6.3% 4.4% 8,307 85.4% 68.9% 56.7%
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NAICS
code
Industry title
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Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 518 Internet service providers, web search portals, & data processing 12,805 19.4% 7.3% 3.7% 473,910 91.5% 79.2% 67.7%
link to state detail 5181 Internet service providers & web search portals 4,771 10.5% 3.5% 1.8% 70,910 79.5% 62.8% 50.4%
link to state detail 518111 Internet service providers 4,249 10.2% 3.3% 1.7% 60,932 78.6% 61.6% 50.8%
link to state detail 518112 Web search portals 526 14.1% 5.9% 2.9% 9,978 85.0% 70.0% 47.4%
link to state detail 5182 Data processing, hosting, & related services 8,072 25.1% 9.9% 5.1% 403,000 93.6% 82.1% 70.7%
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NAICS
code
Industry title
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Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
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link to state detail 519 Other information services 3,675 11.2% 2.5% 1.2% 55,407 77.7% 55.4% 39.5%
link to state detail 51911 News syndicates 368 16.6% 9.2% 6.3% 11,465 92.3% 82.8% 70.2%
link to state detail 51912 Libraries & archives 2,658 11.7% 1.7% 0.6% 32,344 68.4% 36.6% 20.1%
link to state detail 51919 All other information services 653 6.4% 2.3% 1.1% 11,598 89.0% 80.5% 63.2%

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Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13, 2011   Questions?