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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2004:
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 7,966 14,195 549,769 17,113,931
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,042 1,047 0 31,584
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 4,305 4,310 7,936 177,985
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,019 1,019 6,664 159,094
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 699 733 9,420 228,913
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 717 896 27,017 618,849
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 137 390 20,439 481,970
Firms with 500 employees or more 47 5,800 478,293 15,415,536
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 13 88 (2500-4999) D
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 2 31 (1000-2499) D
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 6 97 (2500-4999) D
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 6 300 (5000-9999) D
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 20 5,284 463,271 14,931,231

 
 
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 7,966 11.3% 2.3% 0.6% 549,769 95.6% 90.7% 87.0%
Alabama 78 25.6% 11.5% 6.4% 5,375 96.6% D D
Alaska 44 20.5% 9.1% 9.1% (1000-2499) D D D
Arizona 167 15.6% 9.0% 6.0% 8,367 94.2% 90.0% 84.4%
Arkansas 63 20.6% 12.7% 9.5% (2500-4999) D D D
California 917 20.0% 5.8% 2.5% 74,606 95.9% 89.2% 83.9%
Colorado 171 22.8% 11.1% 6.4% 6,183 93.0% 82.6% 74.5%
Connecticut 75 20.0% 14.7% 10.7% 7,020 96.9% 95.2% 94.3%
Delaware 34 26.5% 14.7% 11.8% 1,517 97.4% D 83.2%
District of Columbia 20 20.0% 15.0% 10.0% 644 D D D
Florida 749 8.3% 3.5% 2.0% 28,480 94.1% 90.3% 87.2%
Georgia 204 19.6% 11.3% 6.4% (10k-24999) D D D
Hawaii 47 23.4% 10.6% 8.5% 1,339 D D 69.9%
Idaho 59 15.3% 10.2% 8.5% 1,839 D D 77.2%
Illinois 378 15.1% 6.1% 3.7% 25,555 96.3% 91.8% 89.2%
Indiana 187 9.1% 3.7% 2.7% (10k-24999) D D D
Iowa 110 10.0% 5.5% 4.5% 4,723 94.2% D 89.5%
Kansas 96 13.5% 6.3% 5.2% (5000-9999) D D D
Kentucky 89 21.3% 10.1% 6.7% (10k-24999) D D D
Louisiana 79 16.5% 8.9% 7.6% 4,272 D D 85.8%
Maine 40 35.0% 17.5% 15.0% (1000-2499) D D D
Maryland 199 17.1% 7.5% 3.5% 11,559 94.7% 90.1% 86.9%
Massachusetts 152 15.1% 11.2% 6.6% 11,779 95.7% 93.8% 91.3%
Michigan 222 14.4% 8.1% 4.1% 13,435 95.2% D 86.5%
Minnesota 182 13.2% 8.8% 5.5% 10,261 95.7% D 89.6%
Mississippi 39 20.5% 17.9% 10.3% (2500-4999) D D D
Missouri 209 12.0% 3.3% 2.9% 8,843 D D 85.7%
Montana 46 17.4% 8.7% 8.7% 1,578 D D D
Nebraska 91 15.4% 6.6% 6.6% 3,237 93.7% D D
Nevada 75 25.3% 13.3% 10.7% 3,805 93.9% D 84.1%
New Hampshire 31 32.3% 19.4% 12.9% 2,324 96.6% D D
New Jersey 305 15.1% 7.5% 4.6% 26,553 96.6% D 92.2%
New Mexico 36 33.3% 19.4% 11.1% 2,186 D D D
New York 705 17.3% 6.5% 2.1% 35,487 94.4% 86.6% 75.1%
North Carolina 211 16.6% 8.1% 4.3% 14,137 95.8% 91.1% 88.6%
North Dakota 34 17.6% 14.7% 14.7% (500-999) D D D
Ohio 270 15.9% 5.9% 3.0% 28,432 97.2% 93.7% 89.8%
Oklahoma 106 13.2% 7.5% 6.6% 3,830 92.2% D D
Oregon 135 20.7% 9.6% 7.4% 6,932 95.5% 87.7% 82.0%
Pennsylvania 271 20.7% 8.1% 4.4% 26,754 96.9% 92.6% 89.1%
Rhode Island 25 36.0% 20.0% 16.0% 1,762 D D 88.0%
South Carolina 74 18.9% 8.1% 8.1% 5,624 97.1% 93.4% 93.4%
South Dakota 31 19.4% 16.1% 16.1% 1,204 D 89.8% 89.8%
Tennessee 130 19.2% 10.8% 6.2% (10k-24999) D D D
Texas 579 14.0% 3.8% 2.8% 34,565 94.1% 88.1% 87.4%
Utah 68 23.5% 13.2% 13.2% 4,496 97.1% 91.6% 91.6%
Vermont 18 38.9% 27.8% 22.2% 1,140 D D D
Virginia 217 17.1% 8.3% 3.7% 11,306 94.7% 89.4% 83.3%
Washington 188 18.6% 11.2% 8.0% 10,055 94.4% 89.1% 85.2%
West Virginia 48 14.6% 6.3% 6.3% 1,640 88.5% D D
Wisconsin 169 15.4% 8.3% 3.6% 9,607 95.2% 91.0% 78.9%
Wyoming 17 17.6% 11.8% 11.8% (500-999) D D D

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