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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2007:
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)
Receipts
($1,000)
All firms 8,073 13,845 569,190 21,479,124 79,205,101
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 5,486 5,492 7,863 236,073 1,382,460
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,035 1,049 6,623 172,331 821,739
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 716 742 9,474 254,935 1,006,267
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 675 890 25,227 664,708 2,554,075
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 113 472 17,109 453,278 1,758,449
Firms with 500 employees or more 48 5,200 502,894 19,697,799 71,682,111
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 13 91 3,972 118,763 296,237
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 4 35 (1000-2499) D D
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 6 98 (2500-4999) D D
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 4 30 (1000-2499) D D
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 2 19 (500-999) D D
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 2 2 (20-99) D D
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 17 4,925 489,860 19,311,422 70,131,830

 
 
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
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 8,073 10.4% 2.0% 0.6% 569,190 95.8% 91.4% 88.4%
Alabama 66 28.8% 12.1% 6.1% 5,492 97.0% D D
Alaska 36 25.0% 13.9% 11.1% 2,824 94.7% D 86.0%
Arizona 194 13.4% 7.7% 5.7% 10,924 95.3% 93.2% 90.2%
Arkansas 64 14.1% 9.4% 6.3% 3,369 93.7% D D
California 1,007 18.8% 3.9% 1.8% 73,566 95.4% 88.0% 85.1%
Colorado 203 19.2% 7.4% 4.4% 9,261 95.2% 87.2% 85.2%
Connecticut 70 20.0% 14.3% 8.6% 6,982 D 96.2% 95.2%
Delaware 34 26.5% 14.7% 11.8% 1,665 97.6% D 82.7%
District of Columbia 17 23.5% 17.6% 11.8% (500-999) D D D
Florida 744 7.1% 3.0% 1.3% 30,034 94.2% 91.4% 90.0%
Georgia 228 15.8% 7.5% 3.9% 18,916 97.2% 93.9% 92.5%
Hawaii 40 22.5% 12.5% 10.0% 1,431 89.2% D 72.3%
Idaho 69 15.9% 7.2% 5.8% 1,969 D D 80.1%
Illinois 373 12.9% 6.7% 2.9% 32,078 97.0% 94.9% 91.3%
Indiana 166 10.2% 4.2% 1.8% 13,620 97.1% D 94.6%
Iowa 109 11.0% 5.5% 5.5% 4,816 93.6% 90.8% 90.8%
Kansas 96 24.0% 8.3% 8.3% 7,069 96.8% 89.8% 89.8%
Kentucky 105 18.1% 8.6% 5.7% (10k-24999) D D D
Louisiana 89 14.6% 10.1% 6.7% 4,469 94.1% D D
Maine 36 33.3% 22.2% 11.1% 1,684 94.8% D D
Maryland 184 15.8% 5.4% 3.8% 11,153 94.7% 89.6% 89.2%
Massachusetts 147 16.3% 10.9% 3.4% 11,458 96.0% D 89.8%
Michigan 195 14.9% 6.7% 3.6% 12,933 95.8% 92.2% 89.3%
Minnesota 176 14.8% 7.4% 4.0% 10,344 95.6% 90.5% 86.8%
Mississippi 37 18.9% 16.2% 8.1% (2500-4999) D D D
Missouri 199 11.6% 4.0% 2.5% 8,888 94.6% D 87.6%
Montana 58 13.8% 6.9% 6.9% 1,648 91.1% D D
Nebraska 82 15.9% 6.1% 6.1% 3,165 94.9% D D
Nevada 80 27.5% 15.0% 8.8% 4,882 94.8% D 76.7%
New Hampshire 29 31.0% 20.7% 10.3% 2,280 D D D
New Jersey 271 14.8% 7.0% 3.3% 25,181 96.9% 93.7% 91.7%
New Mexico 43 25.6% 18.6% 11.6% 2,225 95.0% D D
New York 730 14.9% 5.8% 1.8% 37,529 94.7% 88.4% 78.9%
North Carolina 194 12.9% 5.7% 3.1% 14,493 96.0% 92.7% 91.7%
North Dakota 34 11.8% 11.8% 11.8% 999 95.1% 95.1% 95.1%
Ohio 264 14.0% 5.7% 2.7% 29,416 97.5% 94.8% 92.2%
Oklahoma 96 13.5% 8.3% 7.3% 3,960 D D D
Oregon 130 19.2% 9.2% 6.2% 6,887 94.1% D 82.6%
Pennsylvania 268 18.3% 7.1% 3.7% 27,694 97.5% D 90.4%
Rhode Island 33 27.3% 18.2% 9.1% 1,879 D D 87.3%
South Carolina 77 18.2% 7.8% 5.2% 6,296 D D D
South Dakota 27 22.2% 14.8% 14.8% 1,253 94.2% 91.3% 91.3%
Tennessee 112 20.5% 11.6% 5.4% 14,479 97.7% D D
Texas 609 11.2% 4.3% 3.1% 39,056 94.3% 90.9% 89.3%
Utah 87 17.2% 11.5% 8.0% 4,983 95.2% D 90.1%
Vermont 16 43.8% 37.5% 25.0% 1,185 D D D
Virginia 214 17.3% 7.0% 3.3% 11,550 95.0% 89.2% 84.6%
Washington 216 16.2% 6.5% 5.1% 10,538 94.1% D 83.4%
West Virginia 47 19.1% 6.4% 6.4% 1,901 90.7% D D
Wisconsin 156 17.9% 10.3% 3.8% 9,701 95.8% 91.2% 78.6%
Wyoming 22 18.2% 9.1% 9.1% 692 D D D

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