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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2004:
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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 75,271 139,681 3,472,427 200,447,203
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 11,662 11,675 0 1,227,022
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 32,487 32,558 65,217 2,799,106
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 11,370 11,513 75,176 2,846,761
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 8,236 8,680 111,245 4,602,915
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 8,440 10,930 327,811 16,000,462
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 1,930 5,893 329,450 18,368,750
Firms with 500 employees or more 1,146 58,432 2,563,528 154,602,187
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 231 1,509 88,766 5,387,423
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 126 1,090 69,173 4,050,302
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 143 1,801 96,915 6,056,600
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 139 1,542 122,638 8,204,319
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 507 52,490 2,186,036 130,903,543
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 150 3,463 204,127 14,115,933
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 118 4,081 230,328 11,198,383
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 239 44,946 1,751,581 105,589,227

 
 
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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D = Withheld to avoid disclosure
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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 75,271 15.3% 4.1% 1.5% 3,472,427 92.8% 83.3% 73.8%
link to industry detail Alabama 873 28.5% 18.0% 12.9% 41,980 92.7% 84.7% 77.2%
link to industry detail Alaska 200 27.0% 18.0% 11.0% 7,200 90.6% 81.9% 64.5%
link to industry detail Arizona 1,311 27.9% 16.6% 12.5% 50,852 93.3% 84.2% 78.1%
link to industry detail Arkansas 582 25.4% 14.4% 11.2% 27,461 92.2% 84.7% 81.8%
link to industry detail California 13,914 16.2% 5.9% 2.8% 503,741 92.2% 81.8% 71.2%
link to industry detail Colorado 2,039 23.0% 14.2% 10.0% 85,744 93.2% 86.5% 78.9%
link to industry detail Connecticut 1,110 30.2% 16.5% 11.1% 40,349 91.5% 78.6% 65.1%
link to industry detail Delaware 242 33.9% 22.3% 18.2% 9,087 D D 76.1%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 519 41.4% 28.3% 19.1% 25,414 95.2% 87.3% 72.8%
link to industry detail Florida 5,288 15.1% 7.7% 4.9% 174,664 92.3% 84.2% 76.3%
link to industry detail Georgia 2,305 26.7% 15.2% 10.2% 131,194 94.9% 87.8% 80.1%
link to industry detail Hawaii 372 23.9% 16.1% 13.7% 10,370 D D 80.6%
link to industry detail Idaho 425 28.2% 16.9% 13.6% 11,586 88.2% 75.2% 65.9%
link to industry detail Illinois 3,345 24.7% 13.8% 8.5% 133,835 92.8% 83.8% 73.2%
link to industry detail Indiana 1,193 29.5% 16.4% 11.6% 47,263 91.9% 80.3% 68.3%
link to industry detail Iowa 905 25.7% 13.3% 9.5% 36,386 90.8% 80.7% 73.6%
link to industry detail Kansas 780 32.6% 19.1% 13.6% 45,689 94.3% 86.5% 78.7%
link to industry detail Kentucky 872 29.7% 16.6% 11.8% 31,316 91.2% 78.6% 70.5%
link to industry detail Louisiana 729 30.2% 17.0% 12.6% 30,765 92.7% 81.5% 75.0%
link to industry detail Maine 501 23.2% 13.6% 8.6% 11,706 85.6% 73.1% 51.3%
link to industry detail Maryland 1,607 27.0% 15.6% 10.6% 70,598 93.7% 84.7% 75.1%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 2,354 28.9% 15.0% 9.6% 102,871 93.1% 81.7% 71.2%
link to industry detail Michigan 2,057 25.6% 13.9% 9.6% 91,847 92.7% 83.9% 77.1%
link to industry detail Minnesota 1,713 27.7% 15.0% 10.8% 64,640 91.4% 78.8% 65.6%
link to industry detail Mississippi 482 28.8% 17.6% 14.1% 17,511 89.9% 78.1% 71.3%
link to industry detail Missouri 1,417 28.7% 15.8% 10.9% 78,136 94.1% 86.0% 77.8%
link to industry detail Montana 404 20.3% 12.6% 7.9% 7,658 81.7% 70.1% 43.2%
link to industry detail Nebraska 550 31.3% 18.7% 13.3% 19,914 90.5% 77.4% 66.2%
link to industry detail Nevada 763 21.5% 14.0% 11.0% 15,447 87.8% 77.6% 66.8%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 517 29.0% 19.0% 12.6% 13,576 88.2% 73.6% 49.4%
link to industry detail New Jersey 2,446 22.2% 11.4% 7.3% 125,792 94.2% 87.1% 78.2%
link to industry detail New Mexico 498 27.5% 16.9% 13.7% 13,135 88.8% 77.4% 69.6%
link to industry detail New York 7,550 18.7% 7.7% 4.1% 308,493 92.8% 82.9% 73.4%
link to industry detail North Carolina 1,742 24.4% 13.3% 9.2% 77,590 93.5% 85.0% 77.1%
link to industry detail North Dakota 253 30.4% 16.6% 11.9% 7,168 85.2% 67.1% 51.1%
link to industry detail Ohio 2,030 27.9% 13.9% 10.0% 105,523 93.6% 84.1% 76.4%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 837 24.9% 14.6% 10.4% 32,350 91.0% 82.3% 70.8%
link to industry detail Oregon 1,213 22.8% 12.7% 8.7% 34,952 89.4% 76.8% 61.4%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 2,845 24.7% 12.3% 7.7% 139,128 92.9% 83.9% 73.4%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 271 32.8% 18.8% 14.8% 8,637 91.5% 76.8% 68.7%
link to industry detail South Carolina 709 28.2% 18.1% 13.8% 30,001 93.3% 84.7% 76.5%
link to industry detail South Dakota 284 31.7% 18.3% 13.4% 7,219 86.5% 68.3% 52.8%
link to industry detail Tennessee 1,494 24.8% 14.3% 10.8% 57,511 91.5% 82.1% 74.8%
link to industry detail Texas 4,805 23.1% 11.5% 6.6% 257,909 93.9% 86.5% 76.7%
link to industry detail Utah 930 27.2% 14.6% 11.2% 30,257 91.6% 77.9% 67.3%
link to industry detail Vermont 399 20.3% 10.5% 6.8% 6,749 78.1% 58.4% 49.0%
link to industry detail Virginia 2,121 29.0% 15.3% 9.7% 113,141 94.3% 85.1% 75.2%
link to industry detail Washington 1,941 25.4% 13.5% 9.3% 104,094 94.3% 86.8% 80.1%
link to industry detail West Virginia 330 30.9% 18.8% 12.7% 12,891 91.1% 80.8% 64.8%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 1,199 30.9% 15.5% 11.4% 56,994 92.9% 81.4% 73.1%
link to industry detail Wyoming 230 31.3% 14.3% 8.3% 4,093 D D 30.5%

 
 
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 75,271 15.3% 4.1% 1.5% 3,472,427 92.8% 83.3% 73.8%
link to industry detail 511 Publishing industries (except Internet) 23,299 19.7% 5.5% 2.1% 1,033,515 91.6% 78.9% 65.0%
link to industry detail 512 Motion picture & sound recording industries 19,008 7.8% 1.6% 0.6% 307,813 84.1% 70.0% 59.3%
link to industry detail 515 Broadcasting (except Internet) 5,221 24.3% 6.6% 2.7% 288,044 91.5% 79.2% 68.2%
link to industry detail 516 Internet publishing & broadcasting 1,875 13.6% 5.4% 3.5% 37,049 84.8% 69.1% 55.8%
link to industry detail 517 Telecommunications 10,436 15.9% 5.0% 2.0% 1,327,403 97.5% 94.1% 90.0%
link to industry detail 518 Internet service providers, web search portals, & data processing 12,689 18.7% 7.0% 3.5% 426,368 90.6% 77.5% 65.0%
link to industry detail 519 Other information services 3,300 12.2% 2.8% 1.3% 52,235 77.3% 54.6% 38.8%

 
 
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) 23,299 19.7% 5.5% 2.1% 1,033,515 91.6% 78.9% 65.0%
link to state detail 5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, & directory publishers 16,725 17.5% 4.9% 1.8% 704,892 91.1% 79.3% 65.9%
link to state detail 51111 Newspaper publishers 5,668 21.8% 6.0% 2.3% 383,134 93.7% 84.7% 74.0%
link to state detail 51112 Periodical publishers 5,855 17.0% 5.1% 2.1% 154,373 86.1% 68.6% 50.8%
link to state detail 51113 Book publishers 3,087 16.0% 6.2% 2.8% 84,997 88.8% 74.6% 55.5%
link to state detail 51114 Directory & mailing list publishers 1,141 20.7% 8.0% 4.9% 56,283 92.2% 82.0% 71.4%
link to state detail 51119 Other publishers 1,161 12.7% 4.8% 2.2% 26,105 87.0% 74.3% 58.5%
link to state detail 511191 Greeting card publishers 104 22.1% 10.6% 3.8% 13,057 97.7% 93.1% 83.6%
link to state detail 511199 All other publishers 1,057 11.7% 4.3% 2.1% 13,048 76.2% 55.4% 33.3%
link to state detail 5112 Software publishers 6,603 25.7% 7.6% 3.2% 328,623 92.7% 78.0% 62.9%
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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 19,008 7.8% 1.6% 0.6% 307,813 84.1% 70.0% 59.3%
link to state detail 5121 Motion picture & video industries 15,908 8.5% 1.8% 0.6% 282,712 85.5% 71.7% 60.8%
link to state detail 51211 Motion picture & video production 11,406 5.0% 1.1% 0.5% 122,215 80.2% 66.9% 58.6%
link to state detail 51212 Motion picture & video distribution 419 9.3% 3.6% 2.1% 3,449 62.0% 41.8% 21.0%
link to state detail 51213 Motion picture & video exhibition 2,120 27.1% 5.5% 1.5% 134,911 92.7% 80.6% 69.0%
link to state detail 512131 Motion picture theaters (except drive-ins) 1,919 29.4% 6.0% 1.7% 133,492 D D D
link to state detail 512132 Drive-in motion picture theaters 238 14.3% 5.0% 2.1% 1,419 D D D
link to state detail 51219 Postproduction & other motion picture & video industries 2,000 9.8% 2.3% 0.9% 22,137 74.4% 48.7% 29.6%
link to state detail 512191 Teleproduction & other postproduction services 1,691 10.2% 2.2% 0.8% 17,440 72.9% 42.6% 21.9%
link to state detail 512199 Other motion picture & video industries 312 8.7% 3.2% 1.6% 4,697 80.0% 71.0% 58.1%
link to state detail 5122 Sound recording industries 3,116 5.1% 1.3% 0.6% 25,101 68.4% 51.4% 42.0%
link to state detail 51221 Record production 352 4.5% 0.9% 0.3% 1,424 50.0% D D
link to state detail 51222 Integrated record production/distribution 320 11.6% 3.4% 2.8% 9,749 90.6% D 78.0%
link to state detail 51223 Music publishers 577 6.8% 2.8% 1.6% 4,732 71.9% 53.8% 29.1%
link to state detail 51224 Sound recording studios 1,491 3.4% 0.5% 0.3% 5,444 28.5% D D
link to state detail 51229 Other sound recording industries 388 7.2% 2.6% 0.8% 3,752 71.2% 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) 5,221 24.3% 6.6% 2.7% 288,044 91.5% 79.2% 68.2%
link to state detail 5151 Radio & television broadcasting 4,844 24.5% 6.1% 2.5% 247,663 90.6% 77.0% 66.0%
link to state detail 51511 Radio broadcasting 3,899 22.0% 4.4% 1.8% 127,018 84.0% 64.7% 54.7%
link to state detail 515111 Radio networks 503 23.3% 10.9% 5.2% 11,882 85.8% 66.1% 43.4%
link to state detail 515112 Radio stations 3,433 22.6% 4.2% 1.8% 115,136 83.8% 64.5% 55.8%
link to state detail 51512 Television broadcasting 993 37.9% 16.7% 7.8% 120,645 97.6% 90.0% 78.0%
link to state detail 5152 Cable & other subscription programming 393 24.7% 15.8% 8.9% 40,381 96.9% 92.8% 81.6%
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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 516 Internet publishing & broadcasting 1,875 13.6% 5.4% 3.5% 37,049 84.8% 69.1% 55.8%
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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 517 Telecommunications 10,436 15.9% 5.0% 2.0% 1,327,403 97.5% 94.1% 90.0%
link to state detail 5171 Wired telecommunications carriers 2,795 26.5% 9.4% 3.8% 781,411 98.8% 96.3% 93.1%
link to state detail 5172 Wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite) 3,106 11.1% 3.6% 1.6% 262,062 96.4% 93.1% 89.8%
link to state detail 517211 Paging 817 9.7% 2.4% 1.7% 11,453 75.6% 57.4% 49.7%
link to state detail 517212 Cellular & other wireless telecommunications 2,295 11.8% 4.2% 1.7% 250,609 97.3% 94.7% 91.6%
link to state detail 5173 Telecommunications resellers 2,456 13.4% 3.7% 1.8% 46,555 83.5% 65.1% 46.6%
link to state detail 5174 Satellite telecommunications 483 19.5% 8.7% 4.3% 18,379 92.0% 81.3% 61.3%
link to state detail 5175 Cable & other program distribution 1,335 18.1% 8.1% 4.4% 210,727 97.9% 95.7% 92.7%
link to state detail 5179 Other telecommunications 419 14.8% 6.7% 4.3% 8,269 86.4% 71.4% 45.4%
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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 12,689 18.7% 7.0% 3.5% 426,368 90.6% 77.5% 65.0%
link to state detail 5181 Internet service providers & web search portals 4,845 10.3% 3.3% 1.7% 60,449 75.2% 54.9% 40.0%
link to state detail 518111 Internet service providers 4,327 10.0% 3.1% 1.6% 49,215 72.8% 51.1% 36.9%
link to state detail 518112 Web search portals 523 13.6% 5.5% 2.7% 11,234 86.0% 71.3% 53.6%
link to state detail 5182 Data processing, hosting, & related services 7,884 24.3% 9.7% 5.0% 365,919 93.1% 81.2% 69.2%
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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 519 Other information services 3,300 12.2% 2.8% 1.3% 52,235 77.3% 54.6% 38.8%
link to state detail 51911 News syndicates 318 18.2% 10.4% 6.9% 11,224 92.9% 83.3% 70.7%
link to state detail 51912 Libraries & archives 2,390 12.8% 2.0% 0.6% 31,692 69.3% 38.6% 18.9%
link to state detail 51919 All other information services 596 7.0% 2.5% 1.3% 9,319 85.7% 74.6% 67.9%

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