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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2006:
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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 74,952 141,945 3,396,246 213,277,018
Firms with 0 to 4 employees (as of March 12) 44,404 44,508 65,117 4,513,252
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 11,135 11,259 73,754 3,010,279
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 8,267 8,698 111,385 4,923,170
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 8,148 10,505 318,694 16,456,425
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 1,922 5,921 325,056 18,793,682
Firms with 500 employees or more 1,076 61,054 2,502,240 165,580,210
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 195 1,326 81,867 5,872,407
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 128 1,152 66,460 4,247,941
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 118 1,589 87,077 5,634,747
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 171 2,843 147,399 10,781,953
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 464 54,144 2,119,437 139,043,162
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 121 2,142 148,461 12,657,857
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 116 3,417 229,339 14,536,871
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 227 48,585 1,741,637 111,848,434

 
 
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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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 74,952 14.9% 4.0% 1.4% 3,396,246 92.6% 83.2% 73.7%
link to industry detail Alabama 854 27.0% 17.7% 12.3% 39,400 92.1% 85.1% 75.8%
link to industry detail Alaska 195 31.3% 19.0% 11.8% 7,308 92.3% 83.0% 66.3%
link to industry detail Arizona 1,307 26.5% 16.7% 12.6% 53,780 93.4% 85.0% 74.6%
link to industry detail Arkansas 560 26.3% 14.6% 11.8% 23,592 91.3% 82.5% 78.9%
link to industry detail California 14,265 15.1% 5.7% 2.6% 525,756 92.6% 82.9% 72.7%
link to industry detail Colorado 2,043 22.7% 14.3% 9.5% 79,967 92.7% 85.8% 75.7%
link to industry detail Connecticut 1,069 30.5% 17.3% 12.1% 37,149 91.2% 78.3% 65.3%
link to industry detail Delaware 229 34.9% 25.3% 20.1% 9,332 93.9% 85.4% 76.0%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 508 41.5% 27.4% 20.3% 23,338 95.2% 86.7% 77.3%
link to industry detail Florida 5,219 14.8% 7.6% 4.7% 175,624 91.9% 84.2% 76.9%
link to industry detail Georgia 2,339 25.1% 14.9% 9.7% 124,433 94.7% 88.0% 78.5%
link to industry detail Hawaii 360 25.8% 16.1% 13.3% 10,487 89.6% 78.2% 72.6%
link to industry detail Idaho 461 28.9% 16.7% 13.2% 14,343 90.7% 77.5% 70.7%
link to industry detail Illinois 3,253 24.6% 13.8% 8.5% 129,050 92.7% 83.5% 72.8%
link to industry detail Indiana 1,176 28.9% 16.6% 11.3% 45,342 91.5% 80.0% 67.1%
link to industry detail Iowa 913 25.2% 14.3% 10.0% 34,704 89.5% 80.2% 70.8%
link to industry detail Kansas 772 33.5% 20.1% 14.1% 45,244 94.6% 86.7% 77.5%
link to industry detail Kentucky 873 28.8% 17.0% 11.7% 32,647 90.9% 78.9% 71.9%
link to industry detail Louisiana 670 31.8% 19.1% 13.3% 30,271 93.1% 84.1% 74.4%
link to industry detail Maine 497 23.1% 13.3% 8.7% 12,216 86.8% 73.1% 56.1%
link to industry detail Maryland 1,481 27.8% 15.7% 10.1% 61,372 93.5% 82.9% 69.9%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 2,261 27.6% 14.8% 9.6% 118,145 94.0% 84.7% 75.0%
link to industry detail Michigan 1,904 25.2% 14.1% 10.1% 81,810 92.3% 83.9% 76.6%
link to industry detail Minnesota 1,708 25.9% 14.2% 10.3% 62,171 91.3% 78.9% 66.6%
link to industry detail Mississippi 458 27.7% 17.9% 13.1% 17,136 89.8% 80.7% 71.4%
link to industry detail Missouri 1,391 27.2% 15.3% 10.8% 69,545 93.5% 85.4% 76.7%
link to industry detail Montana 417 20.1% 12.9% 9.1% 7,804 82.0% 68.7% 44.5%
link to industry detail Nebraska 548 31.4% 20.3% 13.9% 19,444 90.6% 79.9% 66.9%
link to industry detail Nevada 805 20.6% 13.5% 10.6% 15,800 86.7% 76.6% 66.3%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 489 30.1% 18.8% 13.5% 13,812 89.1% 75.0% 58.6%
link to industry detail New Jersey 2,349 23.1% 11.8% 7.6% 113,331 93.8% 85.6% 77.0%
link to industry detail New Mexico 511 27.4% 16.8% 13.3% 12,288 87.8% 73.8% 67.7%
link to industry detail New York 7,670 18.0% 7.4% 3.9% 289,485 92.3% 82.1% 72.6%
link to industry detail North Carolina 1,749 24.0% 13.8% 9.3% 74,836 93.1% 84.7% 76.2%
link to industry detail North Dakota 245 33.1% 17.1% 11.8% 7,344 86.4% 64.7% 48.0%
link to industry detail Ohio 1,955 27.4% 13.7% 9.4% 98,987 93.4% 83.6% 75.3%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 844 24.3% 14.0% 10.3% 33,314 90.9% 81.9% 71.5%
link to industry detail Oregon 1,256 21.8% 11.9% 8.5% 37,553 89.3% 76.7% 64.4%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 2,762 24.7% 12.2% 8.0% 129,718 92.4% 83.0% 74.8%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 271 31.4% 18.1% 15.1% 9,346 91.2% 77.8% 69.0%
link to industry detail South Carolina 699 29.6% 19.3% 14.4% 27,792 93.1% 84.9% 76.2%
link to industry detail South Dakota 291 31.6% 17.5% 13.4% 6,944 84.9% 63.1% 50.6%
link to industry detail Tennessee 1,461 25.7% 14.5% 10.4% 53,259 91.2% 81.1% 72.8%
link to industry detail Texas 4,731 23.1% 11.4% 6.3% 255,805 94.1% 86.4% 77.8%
link to industry detail Utah 962 26.6% 14.9% 11.2% 32,129 91.5% 78.7% 67.8%
link to industry detail Vermont 401 21.9% 11.0% 9.0% 6,126 77.2% 54.4% 43.9%
link to industry detail Virginia 2,062 28.6% 15.3% 9.3% 104,201 94.1% 84.5% 72.6%
link to industry detail Washington 2,030 25.4% 13.4% 8.5% 109,936 94.5% 86.8% 79.1%
link to industry detail West Virginia 314 32.2% 19.7% 13.4% 11,561 90.0% 79.1% 63.6%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 1,171 30.7% 15.2% 11.2% 57,154 93.0% 81.8% 74.0%
link to industry detail Wyoming 221 34.4% 16.3% 9.5% 4,115 81.2% 44.7% 31.4%

 
 
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 74,952 14.9% 4.0% 1.4% 3,396,246 92.6% 83.2% 73.7%
link to industry detail 511 Publishing industries (except Internet) 22,874 19.3% 5.5% 2.0% 1,039,739 91.8% 79.7% 66.2%
link to industry detail 512 Motion picture & sound recording industries 20,237 7.2% 1.6% 0.5% 331,231 84.6% 72.1% 60.7%
link to industry detail 515 Broadcasting (except Internet) 5,059 23.7% 6.6% 2.6% 301,983 92.1% 80.9% 70.1%
link to industry detail 516 Internet publishing & broadcasting 2,379 12.3% 4.6% 2.9% 41,588 83.9% 67.3% 53.7%
link to industry detail 517 Telecommunications 9,180 16.7% 5.0% 2.0% 1,161,766 97.3% 93.5% 89.6%
link to industry detail 518 Internet service providers, web search portals, & data processing 12,460 18.5% 6.9% 3.5% 465,318 91.5% 79.6% 67.7%
link to industry detail 519 Other information services 3,283 12.9% 3.1% 1.6% 54,621 77.4% 56.0% 41.6%

 
 
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) 22,874 19.3% 5.5% 2.0% 1,039,739 91.8% 79.7% 66.2%
link to state detail 5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, & directory publishers 16,753 17.0% 4.8% 1.7% 699,906 91.0% 79.6% 66.0%
link to state detail 51111 Newspaper publishers 5,515 21.1% 6.3% 2.3% 372,048 93.7% 85.0% 74.2%
link to state detail 51112 Periodical publishers 6,058 16.6% 5.2% 2.0% 161,752 86.2% 69.6% 50.7%
link to state detail 51113 Book publishers 3,042 16.6% 6.1% 2.8% 83,504 89.0% 73.9% 56.0%
link to state detail 51114 Directory & mailing list publishers 1,098 19.5% 7.4% 3.9% 56,456 92.5% 83.9% 74.0%
link to state detail 51119 Other publishers 1,235 11.7% 4.5% 2.4% 26,146 85.9% 72.4% 60.3%
link to state detail 511191 Greeting card publishers 116 21.6% 10.3% 3.4% 12,765 D D D
link to state detail 511199 All other publishers 1,119 10.6% 3.8% 2.3% 13,381 D D D
link to state detail 5112 Software publishers 6,144 26.0% 7.6% 3.0% 339,833 93.4% 79.9% 66.5%
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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 20,237 7.2% 1.6% 0.5% 331,231 84.6% 72.1% 60.7%
link to state detail 5121 Motion picture & video industries 16,943 7.9% 1.8% 0.5% 308,750 86.1% 73.8% 62.3%
link to state detail 51211 Motion picture & video production 12,432 4.4% 1.1% 0.5% 145,381 82.0% 71.9% 63.7%
link to state detail 51212 Motion picture & video distribution 391 9.0% 3.6% 2.0% 4,597 69.7% 54.1% 36.1%
link to state detail 51213 Motion picture & video exhibition 2,120 27.8% 5.9% 1.4% 134,522 92.7% 80.6% 66.8%
link to state detail 512131 Motion picture theaters (except drive-ins) 1,918 30.3% 6.6% 1.5% 132,757 93.0% 80.8% 67.2%
link to state detail 512132 Drive-in motion picture theaters 241 12.9% 5.4% 2.5% 1,765 72.0% 61.5% 35.6%
link to state detail 51219 Postproduction & other motion picture & video industries 2,031 10.1% 2.2% 0.8% 24,250 77.4% 51.7% 33.8%
link to state detail 512191 Teleproduction & other postproduction services 1,741 10.5% 2.3% 0.9% 19,578 D D 29.4%
link to state detail 512199 Other motion picture & video industries 295 9.2% 2.7% 1.4% 4,672 D D 52.2%
link to state detail 5122 Sound recording industries 3,308 4.1% 1.1% 0.5% 22,481 63.5% 47.9% 38.1%
link to state detail 51221 Record production 371 3.8% 0.8% 0.3% 1,465 50.4% D D
link to state detail 51222 Integrated record production/distribution 334 9.9% 3.6% 2.4% 8,123 88.4% 77.4% 73.8%
link to state detail 51223 Music publishers 648 4.5% 2.0% 1.2% 4,212 67.3% 52.4% 34.6%
link to state detail 51224 Sound recording studios 1,592 2.8% 0.5% 0.3% 5,514 26.5% D 1.0%
link to state detail 51229 Other sound recording industries 373 7.0% 2.7% 1.1% 3,167 65.2% 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) 5,059 23.7% 6.6% 2.6% 301,983 92.1% 80.9% 70.1%
link to state detail 5151 Radio & television broadcasting 4,692 24.0% 6.3% 2.5% 262,248 91.5% 79.1% 68.3%
link to state detail 51511 Radio broadcasting 3,734 21.5% 4.7% 1.9% 126,691 84.8% 66.9% 55.6%
link to state detail 515111 Radio networks 554 23.8% 9.4% 5.1% 11,924 83.7% 58.2% 38.0%
link to state detail 515112 Radio stations 3,217 22.0% 4.7% 1.9% 114,767 84.9% 67.8% 57.4%
link to state detail 51512 Television broadcasting 1,012 37.3% 16.4% 7.6% 135,557 97.7% 90.5% 80.2%
link to state detail 5152 Cable & other subscription programming 383 22.2% 13.6% 7.3% 39,735 96.7% 93.1% 82.2%
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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 2,379 12.3% 4.6% 2.9% 41,588 83.9% 67.3% 53.7%
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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 9,180 16.7% 5.0% 2.0% 1,161,766 97.3% 93.5% 89.6%
link to state detail 5171 Wired telecommunications carriers 2,517 27.4% 8.7% 3.6% 634,540 98.6% 95.5% 92.2%
link to state detail 5172 Wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite) 2,517 12.2% 4.1% 1.8% 241,407 96.7% 93.6% 90.3%
link to state detail 517211 Paging 431 9.5% 3.0% 2.3% 4,816 76.3% 62.9% 51.7%
link to state detail 517212 Cellular & other wireless telecommunications 2,099 13.2% 4.7% 2.0% 236,591 97.1% 94.2% 91.1%
link to state detail 5173 Telecommunications resellers 2,279 14.2% 4.1% 1.5% 32,352 76.7% 48.6% 23.0%
link to state detail 5174 Satellite telecommunications 435 19.8% 8.0% 3.9% 11,514 88.4% 69.9% 45.0%
link to state detail 5175 Cable & other program distribution 1,145 18.1% 7.5% 4.1% 231,756 98.2% 96.4% 94.6%
link to state detail 5179 Other telecommunications 441 15.0% 7.3% 5.2% 10,197 87.0% 75.1% 62.4%
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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
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link to state detail 518 Internet service providers, web search portals, & data processing 12,460 18.5% 6.9% 3.5% 465,318 91.5% 79.6% 67.7%
link to state detail 5181 Internet service providers & web search portals 4,914 10.3% 3.2% 1.6% 80,208 80.8% 65.4% 53.1%
link to state detail 518111 Internet service providers 4,241 9.7% 2.9% 1.5% 58,046 76.8% 59.4% 46.6%
link to state detail 518112 Web search portals 680 14.9% 6.2% 3.2% 22,162 91.3% 81.0% 70.1%
link to state detail 5182 Data processing, hosting, & related services 7,579 24.2% 9.7% 5.1% 385,110 93.7% 82.6% 70.7%
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NAICS
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Industry title
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Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
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link to state detail 519 Other information services 3,283 12.9% 3.1% 1.6% 54,621 77.4% 56.0% 41.6%
link to state detail 51911 News syndicates 352 18.2% 10.2% 8.2% 11,624 92.1% 82.4% 76.4%
link to state detail 51912 Libraries & archives 2,300 13.6% 2.0% 0.4% 31,458 69.2% 38.4% 18.0%
link to state detail 51919 All other information services 634 8.2% 3.5% 2.5% 11,539 85.1% 77.3% 71.1%

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