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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2006:
NAICS 481 - Air transportation
United States

 
U.S. - Air transportation - 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 2,870 5,610 474,774 24,509,715
Firms with 0 to 4 employees (as of March 12) 1,668 1,672 2,436 160,445
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 369 373 2,421 115,787
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 247 269 3,291 152,777
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 309 448 11,937 568,372
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 126 564 16,533 836,939
Firms with 500 employees or more 151 2,284 438,156 22,675,395
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 23 83 5,599 244,315
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 20 226 10,059 454,598
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 15 35 4,501 207,401
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 25 183 14,594 783,762
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 68 1,757 403,403 20,985,319

 
 
U.S. - Air transportation - 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 2,831 20.5% 9.4% 5.0% 485,710 98.4% 95.9% 92.2%
link to 2007 detail 2007 2,929 20.1% 9.7% 5.1% 480,648 98.3% 95.8% 92.2%
link to 2006 detail 2006 2,870 20.4% 9.7% 5.3% 474,774 98.3% 95.8% 92.3%
link to 2005 detail 2005 2,868 20.6% 9.8% 5.6% 486,355 98.4% 95.9% 92.7%
link to 2004 detail 2004 2,877 20.8% 9.9% 5.5% 489,073 98.3% 95.9% 92.4%
link to 2003 detail 2003 2,775 21.9% 10.1% 5.2% 533,799 98.5% 96.2% 92.5%
link to 2002 detail 2002 2,762 21.8% 9.8% 5.1% 548,258 98.6% 96.2% 92.9%
link to 2001 detail 2001 2,675 21.8% 9.8% 4.9% 608,986 98.7% 96.6% 93.0%
link to 2000 detail 2000 2,711 21.7% 9.6% 5.0% 615,605 98.7% 96.5% 93.3%
link to 1999 detail 1999 2,607 22.3% 10.0% 5.3% 582,838 98.7% 96.5% 93.1%
link to 1998 detail 1998 2,574 21.8% 10.1% 5.3% 560,026 98.7% 96.5% 93.2%

 
 
Air transportation - 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 2,870 20.4% 9.7% 5.3% 474,774 98.3% 95.8% 92.3%
Alabama 38 44.7% 34.2% 34.2% 722 92.4% 81.9% 81.9%
Alaska 155 29.0% 20.6% 11.6% 6,123 92.0% 83.7% 59.0%
Arizona 79 49.4% 35.4% 26.6% 16,839 D D 97.5%
Arkansas 35 34.3% 34.3% 34.3% 973 95.6% 95.6% 95.6%
California 384 35.7% 20.1% 9.9% 46,728 98.0% 93.7% 88.2%
Colorado 77 48.1% 41.6% 32.5% 14,462 D D 96.1%
Connecticut 51 49.0% 37.3% 31.4% 1,900 94.8% D D
Delaware 34 8.8% 5.9% 2.9% (500-999) D D D
District of Columbia 24 91.7% 70.8% 33.3% (250-499) D D D
Florida 387 25.3% 16.5% 9.6% 22,709 96.1% 90.8% 81.9%
Georgia 105 39.0% 35.2% 22.9% 30,490 99.4% 99.0% 97.6%
Hawaii 38 68.4% 52.6% 34.2% 7,912 99.0% 97.1% 90.1%
Idaho 50 38.0% 24.0% 20.0% 1,241 D D 63.0%
Illinois 156 48.7% 37.2% 23.1% 36,403 99.2% 98.1% 96.5%
Indiana 48 47.9% 39.6% 35.4% 5,017 D D D
Iowa 27 48.1% 40.7% 33.3% (250-499) D D D
Kansas 30 43.3% 36.7% 30.0% (250-499) D D D
Kentucky 47 38.3% 36.2% 29.8% (10k-24999) D D D
Louisiana 67 34.3% 28.4% 23.9% 4,138 96.5% D 88.9%
Maine 26 46.2% 42.3% 42.3% 345 D 77.7% 77.7%
Maryland 34 52.9% 38.2% 32.4% 4,440 D D 96.2%
Massachusetts 84 50.0% 40.5% 27.4% 8,151 98.3% 95.4% 93.0%
Michigan 99 52.5% 38.4% 28.3% 14,340 98.9% 96.2% 92.1%
Minnesota 60 38.3% 30.0% 26.7% 15,788 99.3% D 98.6%
Mississippi 42 26.2% 26.2% 26.2% (250-499) D D D
Missouri 54 46.3% 38.9% 33.3% 7,972 98.7% D 97.2%
Montana 49 32.7% 24.5% 16.3% 1,058 89.6% 70.0% 58.1%
Nebraska 28 67.9% 57.1% 57.1% 755 96.3% 81.1% 81.1%
Nevada 81 40.7% 37.0% 29.6% 4,424 95.7% D D
New Hampshire 28 35.7% 32.1% 25.0% 676 88.0% D D
New Jersey 101 53.5% 44.6% 26.7% 17,354 98.9% 97.4% 95.4%
New Mexico 37 48.6% 32.4% 27.0% 1,277 D D 77.2%
New York 239 46.9% 32.2% 18.8% 30,244 98.5% 94.6% 87.9%
North Carolina 73 42.5% 34.2% 26.0% 10,376 98.9% 97.7% 90.2%
North Dakota 19 36.8% 36.8% 26.3% (100-249) D D D
Ohio 91 40.7% 34.1% 30.8% 12,218 98.3% 96.9% 96.8%
Oklahoma 36 41.7% 36.1% 33.3% 2,480 96.0% D 93.8%
Oregon 69 46.4% 36.2% 27.5% 5,255 97.3% 92.4% 88.8%
Pennsylvania 101 41.6% 36.6% 30.7% 17,409 98.5% 97.5% 95.6%
Rhode Island 15 66.7% 66.7% 66.7% 409 D D D
South Carolina 34 47.1% 38.2% 35.3% 1,381 94.5% D 86.5%
South Dakota 18 55.6% 55.6% 38.9% 247 84.6% 84.6% 67.6%
Tennessee 66 45.5% 36.4% 27.3% 5,561 D D 92.0%
Texas 277 30.3% 21.7% 15.2% 58,352 98.7% 97.2% 96.6%
Utah 35 57.1% 45.7% 31.4% 8,336 D D 97.6%
Vermont 9 77.8% 55.6% 55.6% 310 D 66.1% 66.1%
Virginia 86 61.6% 46.5% 36.0% 13,287 99.1% 95.3% 89.4%
Washington 91 45.1% 37.4% 22.0% 10,995 98.5% 96.7% 93.7%
West Virginia 18 61.1% 61.1% 55.6% (100-249) D D D
Wisconsin 59 52.5% 39.0% 28.8% 4,055 D D D
Wyoming 20 45.0% 30.0% 20.0% 750 D D D

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