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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2008:
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.
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure
Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 2,831 5,558 485,710 24,863,464
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 1,652 1,656 2,456 146,785
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 358 364 2,324 128,601
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 240 253 3,167 159,760
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 316 457 11,799 618,297
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 124 553 18,031 900,837
Firms with 500 employees or more 141 2,275 447,933 22,909,184
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 33 154 10,084 478,306
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 10 72 4,453 247,805
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 14 170 8,158 516,669
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 9 59 4,770 202,850
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 8 45 (5000-9999) D
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 21 138 13,440 588,522
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 46 1,637 401,589 20,486,598

 
 
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
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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 2,831 20.5% 9.4% 5.0% 485,710 98.4% 95.9% 92.2%
Alabama 40 45.0% 35.0% 32.5% 1,006 D D 69.2%
Alaska 145 29.7% 19.3% 10.3% 6,858 94.1% 85.8% 66.4%
Arizona 96 43.8% 31.3% 20.8% (10k-24999) D D D
Arkansas 41 31.7% 31.7% 29.3% 1,240 D D 82.7%
California 391 31.7% 20.5% 10.2% 47,188 97.5% 94.8% 88.2%
Colorado 82 37.8% 32.9% 25.6% 16,866 99.1% 97.5% 96.9%
Connecticut 50 48.0% 38.0% 30.0% 2,858 96.2% 90.1% 78.5%
Delaware 25 12.0% 8.0% 4.0% 77 D D D
District of Columbia 24 87.5% 62.5% 37.5% 317 D 89.3% 70.3%
Florida 370 24.6% 16.2% 10.0% 23,466 96.2% 91.7% 85.0%
Georgia 106 37.7% 35.8% 24.5% 33,222 99.4% 99.4% 98.5%
Hawaii 35 65.7% 57.1% 40.0% 9,607 D D 95.1%
Idaho 41 36.6% 22.0% 17.1% 1,242 90.5% D 67.9%
Illinois 148 52.0% 36.5% 20.9% 31,230 99.1% 97.9% 96.3%
Indiana 55 45.5% 34.5% 29.1% (5000-9999) D D D
Iowa 28 46.4% 35.7% 32.1% 387 90.7% D 66.1%
Kansas 28 42.9% 35.7% 25.0% 363 91.2% D 83.7%
Kentucky 37 43.2% 37.8% 32.4% (10k-24999) D D D
Louisiana 62 33.9% 27.4% 25.8% 4,752 97.0% D 88.3%
Maine 24 54.2% 45.8% 45.8% 273 88.6% 77.3% 77.3%
Maryland 38 50.0% 42.1% 34.2% 4,495 D D D
Massachusetts 71 59.2% 46.5% 32.4% 8,187 98.7% 95.4% 94.4%
Michigan 95 49.5% 31.6% 23.2% 13,931 98.6% D D
Minnesota 53 45.3% 37.7% 28.3% (10k-24999) D D D
Mississippi 39 28.2% 25.6% 23.1% 385 72.5% D 71.9%
Missouri 56 46.4% 35.7% 33.9% (5000-9999) D D D
Montana 52 23.1% 19.2% 9.6% 1,521 90.1% D D
Nebraska 21 71.4% 57.1% 57.1% 568 D 73.1% 73.1%
Nevada 67 47.8% 38.8% 31.3% (5000-9999) D D D
New Hampshire 26 46.2% 34.6% 30.8% 450 82.2% D 63.6%
New Jersey 101 51.5% 35.6% 22.8% 18,414 98.8% D D
New Mexico 36 36.1% 27.8% 22.2% 712 D D D
New York 230 47.4% 30.9% 17.8% 34,655 98.7% 95.4% 88.6%
North Carolina 81 43.2% 37.0% 24.7% 11,541 98.7% D D
North Dakota 16 31.3% 31.3% 25.0% 123 D D 75.6%
Ohio 78 47.4% 37.2% 30.8% 13,071 98.9% D 92.5%
Oklahoma 41 41.5% 31.7% 24.4% 8,325 98.8% D D
Oregon 70 52.9% 37.1% 25.7% 6,024 D 93.1% 88.7%
Pennsylvania 90 43.3% 33.3% 26.7% (10k-24999) D D D
Rhode Island 12 66.7% 66.7% 66.7% (250-499) D D D
South Carolina 42 47.6% 38.1% 33.3% 2,193 D D 87.8%
South Dakota 20 40.0% 40.0% 30.0% 205 77.6% D 72.7%
Tennessee 61 42.6% 34.4% 27.9% 5,811 97.5% D D
Texas 276 34.8% 22.5% 14.9% (50k-99999) D D D
Utah 36 47.2% 36.1% 30.6% 9,003 D D 98.3%
Vermont 11 81.8% 54.5% 54.5% (250-499) D D D
Virginia 82 51.2% 40.2% 28.0% 13,378 D 96.3% 89.3%
Washington 102 42.2% 34.3% 19.6% 9,523 98.2% 96.4% 91.9%
West Virginia 15 60.0% 60.0% 53.3% (100-249) D D D
Wisconsin 52 53.8% 40.4% 36.5% 4,263 98.4% D 90.9%
Wyoming 22 31.8% 22.7% 13.6% (500-999) D D D

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