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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2004:
NAICS 517 - Telecommunications
United States

 
U.S. - Telecommunications - 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 10,436 49,786 1,327,403 72,683,277
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,571 1,573 0 114,716
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 4,626 4,645 9,392 318,879
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,514 1,552 9,986 382,116
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 1,062 1,176 14,217 630,707
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,143 1,758 44,725 2,165,069
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 307 1,393 54,154 2,929,428
Firms with 500 employees or more 213 37,689 1,194,929 66,142,362
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 46 405 20,782 1,135,454
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 20 276 12,650 694,411
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 25 798 23,212 1,240,047
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 24 397 25,222 1,302,436
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 98 35,813 1,113,063 61,770,014

 
 
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 10,436 15.9% 5.0% 2.0% 1,327,403 97.5% 94.1% 90.0%
Alabama 184 38.0% 27.7% 20.7% 18,274 97.1% 93.6% 91.0%
Alaska 48 45.8% 31.3% 18.8% 4,286 97.2% 91.4% 76.8%
Arizona 195 35.9% 27.2% 23.1% 20,395 98.1% 95.8% 93.2%
Arkansas 123 37.4% 25.2% 18.7% 12,306 97.4% 92.9% 90.5%
California 1,377 19.5% 9.2% 5.7% 129,667 96.7% 92.5% 88.1%
Colorado 280 30.0% 23.6% 17.9% 40,319 98.3% 97.0% 94.7%
Connecticut 118 40.7% 29.7% 26.3% 13,409 97.5% 94.7% 94.3%
Delaware 46 47.8% 41.3% 41.3% 3,100 98.5% 95.0% 95.0%
District of Columbia 66 60.6% 53.0% 47.0% 5,492 98.1% D 87.9%
Florida 1,118 14.5% 9.0% 6.4% 76,584 96.3% 93.5% 89.4%
Georgia 430 31.9% 20.0% 15.3% 62,434 98.1% 94.8% 91.4%
Hawaii 62 40.3% 30.6% 27.4% 4,377 D D 90.3%
Idaho 94 43.6% 31.9% 28.7% 5,068 D D 87.0%
Illinois 502 24.1% 15.3% 10.6% 50,311 97.4% 94.8% 91.2%
Indiana 217 34.1% 19.4% 15.7% 18,076 96.1% 89.9% 85.6%
Iowa 223 26.5% 13.0% 9.4% 13,144 92.8% 86.4% 82.5%
Kansas 135 53.3% 37.0% 28.9% 27,596 98.8% 95.7% 93.0%
Kentucky 158 36.1% 22.2% 17.1% 10,927 96.3% 87.9% 81.0%
Louisiana 176 38.1% 25.6% 20.5% 16,746 97.4% 92.8% 88.7%
Maine 64 46.9% 34.4% 25.0% 4,233 96.4% 91.6% 84.7%
Maryland 267 30.7% 22.5% 18.7% 33,202 98.0% 95.8% 94.0%
Massachusetts 304 27.0% 20.4% 15.5% 30,952 97.9% 95.6% 91.6%
Michigan 392 25.0% 15.6% 11.2% 29,234 96.4% 92.7% 89.8%
Minnesota 224 37.1% 22.8% 19.2% 17,583 96.3% 89.2% 81.2%
Mississippi 105 45.7% 36.2% 32.4% 9,424 97.8% 94.8% 94.3%
Missouri 218 34.9% 24.3% 19.3% 32,064 98.0% 95.7% 94.3%
Montana 80 32.5% 26.3% 15.0% 2,346 90.0% 83.4% 36.4%
Nebraska 86 41.9% 30.2% 26.7% 5,772 95.4% D 90.0%
Nevada 134 36.6% 25.4% 22.4% 6,813 95.6% 90.0% 81.5%
New Hampshire 65 52.3% 44.6% 35.4% 4,465 D D 86.1%
New Jersey 410 22.7% 13.4% 10.2% 62,974 98.2% 96.2% 93.6%
New Mexico 89 52.8% 38.2% 31.5% 6,890 98.6% 92.6% 86.4%
New York 884 20.5% 11.4% 7.9% 105,710 98.0% 95.3% 92.0%
North Carolina 256 29.7% 21.5% 16.4% 34,658 98.0% 95.8% 91.3%
North Dakota 61 50.8% 26.2% 21.3% 1,806 D D 41.5%
Ohio 310 30.0% 19.4% 16.1% 39,569 97.5% 94.9% 91.4%
Oklahoma 182 36.8% 24.7% 19.2% 17,112 97.3% 92.9% 87.5%
Oregon 157 42.7% 27.4% 19.1% 11,808 96.3% 88.6% 81.7%
Pennsylvania 369 30.9% 20.3% 14.9% 56,171 98.0% 95.8% 90.9%
Rhode Island 31 51.6% 41.9% 41.9% 2,991 D 96.1% 96.1%
South Carolina 149 40.9% 30.2% 24.8% 15,517 98.1% 93.3% 87.3%
South Dakota 53 45.3% 28.3% 24.5% 2,709 D D 65.9%
Tennessee 186 37.6% 28.0% 21.0% 22,583 98.3% 95.2% 90.6%
Texas 836 26.2% 15.3% 8.7% 116,635 97.9% 94.7% 88.4%
Utah 143 37.8% 26.6% 21.7% 8,216 96.1% 88.0% 81.4%
Vermont 47 40.4% 29.8% 23.4% 1,822 90.8% 82.0% 79.3%
Virginia 308 38.0% 26.0% 18.8% 53,177 98.7% 96.1% 91.8%
Washington 247 34.4% 23.9% 18.2% 31,795 97.9% 95.1% 92.4%
West Virginia 67 47.8% 35.8% 28.4% 6,185 97.3% 93.6% 90.1%
Wisconsin 172 37.2% 24.4% 19.2% 19,099 96.5% 92.8% 90.7%
Wyoming 44 50.0% 40.9% 25.0% 1,377 94.6% 85.8% 64.9%

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