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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2006:
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 8,067 13,790 571,383 19,984,193
Firms with 0 to 4 employees (as of March 12) 5,436 5,455 8,135 238,052
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,068 1,073 6,960 183,346
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 715 724 9,706 248,710
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 682 844 25,777 636,228
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 122 425 18,943 480,526
Firms with 500 employees or more 44 5,269 501,862 18,197,331
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 12 79 4,934 129,263
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 5 37 (500-999) D
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 6 131 5,762 239,889
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 5 270 (2500-4999) D
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 16 4,752 485,751 17,642,925

 
 
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 8,067 10.5% 2.1% 0.5% 571,383 95.7% 91.1% 87.8%
Alabama 69 27.5% 13.0% 5.8% 5,347 D D D
Alaska 38 21.1% 10.5% 10.5% 2,454 94.1% 89.1% 89.1%
Arizona 176 15.3% 8.5% 6.3% 8,720 94.7% 90.2% 87.0%
Arkansas 72 16.7% 11.1% 8.3% 3,326 94.3% D D
California 1,020 17.9% 4.3% 1.9% 74,284 95.1% 87.9% 83.2%
Colorado 187 19.3% 9.6% 6.4% 8,942 94.7% 89.3% 85.2%
Connecticut 76 17.1% 13.2% 10.5% 7,098 D D 94.7%
Delaware 36 19.4% 11.1% 11.1% 1,382 D 88.2% 88.2%
District of Columbia 18 22.2% 16.7% 11.1% (500-999) D D D
Florida 755 7.2% 3.0% 1.6% 30,365 94.1% 90.6% 88.0%
Georgia 236 15.7% 8.1% 4.2% 19,240 97.2% 94.6% 92.5%
Hawaii 42 26.2% 11.9% 9.5% 1,409 90.3% D 69.2%
Idaho 71 12.7% 7.0% 7.0% 1,853 90.8% 77.7% 77.7%
Illinois 374 12.3% 6.1% 2.9% 31,003 96.6% 94.1% 90.8%
Indiana 162 10.5% 3.7% 3.1% 13,977 D D 94.2%
Iowa 112 10.7% 5.4% 4.5% 4,815 94.0% D 90.3%
Kansas 87 14.9% 8.0% 8.0% 7,272 D D D
Kentucky 99 16.2% 9.1% 6.1% (10k-24999) D D D
Louisiana 93 15.1% 10.8% 7.5% (2500-4999) D D D
Maine 40 30.0% 17.5% 15.0% 1,698 D D D
Maryland 187 16.0% 6.4% 4.3% 11,062 94.3% D 89.2%
Massachusetts 149 15.4% 11.4% 6.0% 11,153 95.7% 93.4% 91.3%
Michigan 202 13.4% 6.4% 3.5% 12,918 95.3% D 88.7%
Minnesota 182 13.7% 8.2% 4.9% 10,223 95.3% 90.8% 86.6%
Mississippi 39 23.1% 17.9% 10.3% 3,267 D D D
Missouri 204 11.8% 4.9% 3.4% 8,925 93.5% D D
Montana 51 11.8% 7.8% 7.8% 1,524 89.2% D D
Nebraska 88 17.0% 6.8% 6.8% 3,026 D D D
Nevada 83 26.5% 16.9% 13.3% 4,157 D D D
New Hampshire 31 32.3% 25.8% 16.1% 2,225 95.0% D D
New Jersey 279 15.1% 6.5% 3.9% 25,473 D D 92.7%
New Mexico 45 26.7% 15.6% 8.9% 2,131 95.4% D D
New York 713 17.3% 6.6% 2.4% 37,310 94.7% 88.0% 78.7%
North Carolina 199 14.6% 7.0% 3.5% 14,025 95.2% D D
North Dakota 30 20.0% 16.7% 16.7% (1000-2499) D D D
Ohio 254 15.7% 6.3% 3.5% 29,576 97.4% 94.2% 91.0%
Oklahoma 91 15.4% 9.9% 7.7% 3,931 D D D
Oregon 132 18.9% 9.8% 6.8% 8,413 95.2% 89.8% 84.3%
Pennsylvania 274 19.3% 8.0% 4.4% 30,291 97.7% 94.8% 92.0%
Rhode Island 30 33.3% 23.3% 16.7% 1,776 D D 90.5%
South Carolina 69 23.2% 8.7% 7.2% 5,899 D D D
South Dakota 32 21.9% 15.6% 15.6% 1,283 D 88.8% 88.8%
Tennessee 124 20.2% 12.1% 6.5% (10k-24999) D D D
Texas 584 13.0% 4.3% 2.7% 38,255 94.5% 89.3% 87.4%
Utah 81 19.8% 11.1% 9.9% 5,516 D D 91.8%
Vermont 14 57.1% 50.0% 35.7% 1,158 D D D
Virginia 215 17.2% 7.0% 2.8% 11,509 94.8% 88.3% 82.9%
Washington 207 16.9% 8.2% 6.3% 10,069 93.4% 87.1% 83.7%
West Virginia 56 19.6% 5.4% 5.4% 1,734 D D D
Wisconsin 157 15.9% 10.2% 5.1% 10,049 D D 81.3%
Wyoming 19 21.1% 10.5% 10.5% (500-999) D D D

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