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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2005:
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 8,108 13,862 547,255 17,531,674
Firms with 0 to 4 employees (as of March 12) 5,465 5,475 7,944 224,602
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,075 1,080 7,024 175,267
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 701 721 9,548 233,890
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 696 839 26,959 634,167
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 126 430 19,865 509,151
Firms with 500 employees or more 45 5,317 475,915 15,754,597
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 8 57 (1000-2499) D
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 5 26 (1000-2499) D
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 10 246 8,898 280,084
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 4 187 (2500-4999) D
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 18 4,801 457,658 15,266,181

 
 
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
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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 8,108 10.7% 2.1% 0.6% 547,255 95.5% 90.6% 87.0%
Alabama 76 22.4% 11.8% 6.6% 5,320 95.7% D D
Alaska 40 15.0% 10.0% 10.0% (1000-2499) D D D
Arizona 171 15.8% 9.4% 6.4% 8,379 94.6% 90.8% 86.7%
Arkansas 61 19.7% 11.5% 9.8% 3,207 D D D
California 975 18.8% 4.9% 2.2% 72,552 95.5% 88.1% 83.4%
Colorado 178 19.7% 10.1% 6.2% 8,693 95.0% 88.5% 84.4%
Connecticut 79 17.7% 13.9% 11.4% 6,944 D D 94.7%
Delaware 33 21.2% 15.2% 12.1% 1,412 95.5% D 86.4%
District of Columbia 22 18.2% 13.6% 9.1% (500-999) D D D
Florida 757 7.7% 3.4% 2.1% 30,733 94.4% 90.5% 87.3%
Georgia 218 18.3% 11.0% 5.5% 17,117 97.2% 94.4% 91.4%
Hawaii 41 22.0% 9.8% 7.3% 1,305 88.4% D D
Idaho 65 13.8% 9.2% 7.7% 1,782 89.6% D 76.8%
Illinois 377 13.8% 5.8% 3.4% 30,899 97.0% 93.4% 90.7%
Indiana 180 10.0% 3.9% 2.8% 13,319 96.8% D 92.4%
Iowa 109 11.9% 5.5% 4.6% 4,619 93.9% D 90.4%
Kansas 97 15.5% 7.2% 6.2% 7,491 D D D
Kentucky 95 18.9% 9.5% 6.3% (10k-24999) D D D
Louisiana 81 17.3% 8.6% 7.4% 4,142 D D D
Maine 40 32.5% 17.5% 15.0% 1,726 D D D
Maryland 187 16.6% 6.4% 3.7% 10,708 94.6% D 88.0%
Massachusetts 148 16.2% 12.2% 6.1% 11,030 95.8% 93.0% 90.0%
Michigan 216 13.0% 7.4% 4.2% 12,646 94.8% D 87.7%
Minnesota 190 12.1% 7.9% 5.3% 9,774 95.0% D 88.3%
Mississippi 45 20.0% 15.6% 8.9% 2,960 D D D
Missouri 216 12.5% 3.2% 2.8% 8,624 D D 84.3%
Montana 47 12.8% 6.4% 6.4% 1,503 D D D
Nebraska 93 12.9% 6.5% 6.5% 3,051 D D D
Nevada 79 30.4% 17.7% 11.4% 3,886 D D D
New Hampshire 29 27.6% 24.1% 13.8% 2,205 D D D
New Jersey 293 14.3% 7.2% 4.1% 23,621 96.2% 93.1% 91.9%
New Mexico 42 33.3% 19.0% 9.5% 2,222 D D D
New York 712 16.4% 6.5% 2.2% 38,469 94.8% 88.1% 77.6%
North Carolina 204 16.7% 8.3% 4.4% 13,806 95.5% D D
North Dakota 34 17.6% 14.7% 14.7% 989 D 90.1% 90.1%
Ohio 277 16.6% 5.8% 3.2% 27,002 97.1% 92.0% 88.5%
Oklahoma 103 14.6% 7.8% 6.8% 3,969 92.6% D D
Oregon 131 20.6% 9.9% 7.6% 6,904 D D 83.3%
Pennsylvania 282 18.4% 8.2% 4.3% 25,439 96.9% 93.2% 89.6%
Rhode Island 28 32.1% 17.9% 14.3% 1,670 D D 85.3%
South Carolina 79 20.3% 8.9% 7.6% 5,592 97.1% D 92.3%
South Dakota 27 25.9% 14.8% 14.8% (1000-2499) D D D
Tennessee 116 21.6% 12.9% 6.9% (10k-24999) D D D
Texas 602 12.3% 3.8% 2.7% 35,599 94.0% 89.0% 88.0%
Utah 75 20.0% 10.7% 10.7% 4,446 96.2% 89.9% 89.9%
Vermont 18 44.4% 33.3% 27.8% 1,153 D D D
Virginia 223 15.2% 7.6% 2.7% 11,100 D D D
Washington 210 17.6% 10.0% 6.7% 10,362 93.8% 88.4% 83.5%
West Virginia 48 18.8% 4.2% 4.2% 1,751 D D D
Wisconsin 160 17.5% 8.8% 4.4% 9,067 95.7% 90.0% 78.2%
Wyoming 17 23.5% 11.8% 11.8% (500-999) D D D

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