U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2003:
NAICS 517 - Telecommunications
United States

 
U.S. - Telecommunications - by Employment Size of Enterprise
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Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 10,994 50,142 1,415,155 77,956,945
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,947 1,958 0 108,195
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 4,663 4,678 9,539 311,775
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,543 1,579 10,169 366,502
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 1,087 1,204 14,547 600,750
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,212 1,878 46,853 2,146,393
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 322 1,290 53,596 2,646,382
Firms with 500 employees or more 220 37,555 1,280,451 71,776,948
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 53 647 25,169 1,246,156
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 21 303 13,522 740,020
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 24 541 19,434 871,505
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 24 476 19,225 1,049,172
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 98 35,588 1,203,101 67,870,095

 
 
U.S. - Telecommunications - 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 10,797 15.7% 4.8% 1.8% 1,200,479 97.1% 93.2% 88.7%
link to 2007 detail 2007 9,590 15.8% 4.9% 1.9% 1,201,922 97.3% 93.9% 89.8%
link to 2006 detail 2006 9,180 16.7% 5.0% 2.0% 1,161,766 97.3% 93.5% 89.6%
link to 2005 detail 2005 9,693 16.3% 4.9% 1.9% 1,226,536 97.4% 93.8% 89.6%
link to 2004 detail 2004 10,436 15.9% 5.0% 2.0% 1,327,403 97.5% 94.1% 90.0%
link to 2003 detail 2003 10,994 16.0% 4.9% 2.0% 1,415,155 97.6% 94.3% 90.5%

 
 
Telecommunications - 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 10,994 16.0% 4.9% 2.0% 1,415,155 97.6% 94.3% 90.5%
Alabama 208 38.5% 26.9% 21.6% 18,029 97.3% 92.7% 90.5%
Alaska 52 42.3% 28.8% 19.2% 3,983 95.8% 90.0% 74.9%
Arizona 200 38.5% 26.5% 22.5% 22,477 98.4% 95.6% 93.0%
Arkansas 120 41.7% 27.5% 20.8% 12,236 97.9% 93.4% 90.5%
California 1,446 19.6% 9.0% 5.4% 145,957 97.0% 93.2% 88.7%
Colorado 312 26.0% 19.9% 16.0% 45,892 98.2% 97.0% 95.3%
Connecticut 135 40.0% 28.9% 25.2% 15,734 97.9% 94.7% 93.1%
Delaware 50 48.0% 42.0% 42.0% 3,560 98.3% 95.3% 95.3%
District of Columbia 65 55.4% 50.8% 46.2% 6,332 D D 90.3%
Florida 1,080 15.8% 8.9% 6.5% 80,278 96.7% 93.7% 91.1%
Georgia 458 29.7% 18.8% 13.3% 67,103 98.3% 95.3% 91.5%
Hawaii 61 44.3% 31.1% 31.1% 5,380 97.1% 91.3% 91.3%
Idaho 95 41.1% 30.5% 27.4% 5,307 D D 86.7%
Illinois 523 22.6% 14.3% 10.3% 55,692 97.7% 95.5% 92.2%
Indiana 236 31.8% 19.9% 15.7% 19,442 96.7% 91.8% 85.8%
Iowa 252 27.0% 13.9% 10.3% 14,704 93.8% 87.8% 83.5%
Kansas 145 51.0% 35.9% 28.3% 30,222 98.9% 96.2% 94.4%
Kentucky 166 38.0% 22.9% 19.3% 10,839 96.4% 86.7% 80.6%
Louisiana 187 38.5% 25.7% 20.3% 18,757 97.9% 92.8% 84.4%
Maine 72 45.8% 29.2% 23.6% 4,148 96.0% 88.2% 82.9%
Maryland 262 30.9% 22.9% 19.1% 31,981 97.8% 95.3% 93.1%
Massachusetts 307 26.1% 17.9% 14.7% 34,535 98.1% 95.1% 91.8%
Michigan 384 24.7% 14.3% 10.4% 34,181 97.0% 93.6% 90.4%
Minnesota 236 35.6% 22.9% 19.5% 19,592 96.4% 89.8% 83.3%
Mississippi 115 43.5% 34.8% 29.6% 10,299 97.8% 94.6% 90.7%
Missouri 245 32.2% 23.3% 18.0% 32,704 97.8% 95.9% 94.0%
Montana 73 35.6% 26.0% 16.4% 2,110 90.8% 78.2% 41.2%
Nebraska 92 43.5% 29.3% 27.2% 6,493 D D 89.8%
Nevada 136 38.2% 27.9% 24.3% 7,373 96.1% 89.5% 77.5%
New Hampshire 79 44.3% 35.4% 31.6% 4,187 D D 85.4%
New Jersey 419 22.0% 13.6% 10.7% 63,135 98.3% 96.4% 94.4%
New Mexico 86 51.2% 39.5% 33.7% 8,118 98.3% 94.0% 88.9%
New York 930 19.2% 10.4% 7.4% 101,028 97.8% 94.9% 91.9%
North Carolina 259 29.3% 21.2% 16.6% 34,725 98.0% 96.0% 92.6%
North Dakota 65 47.7% 26.2% 20.0% 1,819 90.9% 60.2% 42.8%
Ohio 320 30.0% 18.4% 16.3% 42,824 97.6% 95.0% 92.8%
Oklahoma 206 36.4% 24.8% 20.4% 19,233 97.5% 92.8% 88.3%
Oregon 174 37.9% 24.7% 17.8% 12,503 96.1% 88.7% 81.8%
Pennsylvania 397 27.5% 17.1% 13.4% 58,465 98.0% 95.7% 92.5%
Rhode Island 34 55.9% 44.1% 44.1% 3,040 98.5% 95.6% 95.6%
South Carolina 151 40.4% 30.5% 24.5% 16,532 98.5% 94.8% 88.9%
South Dakota 50 48.0% 30.0% 24.0% 2,821 D D 68.7%
Tennessee 191 36.6% 26.7% 21.5% 23,180 97.9% 95.2% 90.8%
Texas 895 25.8% 14.5% 8.5% 131,334 98.0% 94.8% 89.0%
Utah 159 37.1% 26.4% 20.8% 8,996 96.0% 88.6% 81.9%
Vermont 49 40.8% 32.7% 26.5% 1,845 90.4% 83.1% 80.7%
Virginia 345 35.1% 24.3% 18.6% 55,070 98.4% 96.0% 92.6%
Washington 252 37.7% 25.0% 19.8% 32,776 98.3% 95.3% 92.9%
West Virginia 68 47.1% 38.2% 30.9% 6,818 97.5% 94.9% 90.7%
Wisconsin 188 34.0% 21.3% 17.6% 19,975 96.3% 92.1% 90.6%
Wyoming 45 53.3% 44.4% 28.9% 1,391 D D 63.8%

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Source:
Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13, 2011   Questions?