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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2008:
All industries
United States


 
U.S. - All industries - 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 5,930,132 7,601,169 120,903,551 5,130,509,178
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 3,617,764 3,624,614 6,086,291 232,062,907
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,044,065 1,056,947 6,878,051 222,504,912
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 633,141 667,463 8,497,391 293,534,352
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 526,307 705,430 20,684,691 774,589,335
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 90,386 359,902 17,547,567 706,476,693
Firms with 500 employees or more 18,469 1,186,813 61,209,560 2,901,340,979
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 6,060 72,676 3,681,760 156,491,764
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 3,038 48,005 2,617,087 114,635,897
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 3,044 64,556 3,720,654 167,658,791
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 1,533 45,062 2,653,392 121,800,728
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 904 36,081 2,011,244 94,406,916
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 1,934 120,416 6,726,611 329,188,349
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 1,956 800,017 39,798,812 1,917,158,534
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 975 121,835 6,773,466 337,598,036
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 981 678,182 33,025,346 1,579,560,498

 
 
U.S. - All industries - 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 5,930,132 10.7% 1.8% 0.3% 120,903,551 82.2% 65.1% 50.6%
link to 2007 detail 2007 6,049,655 10.6% 1.8% 0.3% 120,604,265 81.9% 64.6% 50.4%
link to 2006 detail 2006 6,022,127 10.7% 1.8% 0.3% 119,917,165 82.0% 64.4% 49.8%
link to 2005 detail 2005 5,983,546 10.5% 1.8% 0.3% 116,317,003 81.7% 64.1% 49.6%
link to 2004 detail 2004 5,885,784 10.7% 1.8% 0.3% 115,074,924 81.6% 63.6% 49.1%
link to 2003 detail 2003 5,767,127 10.7% 1.8% 0.3% 113,398,043 81.6% 63.8% 49.3%
link to 2002 detail 2002 5,697,759 10.7% 1.7% 0.3% 112,400,654 81.7% 64.0% 49.9%
link to 2001 detail 2001 5,657,774 11.0% 1.8% 0.3% 115,061,184 82.1% 64.4% 50.1%
link to 2000 detail 2000 5,652,544 10.9% 1.8% 0.3% 114,064,976 82.0% 64.2% 49.9%
link to 1999 detail 1999 5,607,743 10.7% 1.7% 0.3% 110,705,661 81.6% 63.8% 49.7%
link to 1998 detail 1998 5,579,177 10.6% 1.7% 0.3% 108,117,731 81.2% 63.3% 49.1%
  1997 5,541,918 10.5% 1.7% 0.3% 105,299,123 80.9% 62.7% 48.2%
  1996 5,478,047 10.4% 1.7% 0.3% 102,187,297 80.5% 62.3% 48.0%
  1995 5,369,068 10.5% 1.7% 0.3% 100,314,946 80.5% 62.1% 47.5%
  1994 5,276,964 10.2% 1.7% 0.3% 96,721,594 80.2% 61.9% 47.3%
  1993 5,193,642 10.2% 1.7% 0.3% 94,773,913 79.9% 61.5% 46.9%
  1992 5,095,356 10.3% 1.6% 0.3% 92,825,797 79.8% 61.3% 47.0%
  1991 5,051,025 10.3% 1.6% 0.3% 92,307,559 79.7% 61.2% 46.9%

 
 
All industries - 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 5,930,132 10.7% 1.8% 0.3% 120,903,551 82.2% 65.1% 50.6%
link to industry detail Alabama 79,812 15.5% 5.5% 2.9% 1,714,692 82.4% 65.1% 50.6%
link to industry detail Alaska 16,529 12.3% 5.2% 3.3% 248,387 77.5% 60.9% 46.4%
link to industry detail Arizona 109,823 14.7% 5.3% 2.7% 2,334,061 84.0% 67.6% 53.1%
link to industry detail Arkansas 52,699 14.2% 5.4% 3.2% 1,026,005 81.6% 65.1% 51.1%
link to industry detail California 717,133 11.8% 2.6% 0.8% 13,742,925 81.5% 63.3% 48.8%
link to industry detail Colorado 130,297 12.0% 4.3% 2.3% 2,121,718 80.5% 63.4% 50.3%
link to industry detail Connecticut 75,842 14.8% 5.3% 2.7% 1,551,305 82.2% 65.2% 49.7%
link to industry detail Delaware 20,364 19.9% 10.6% 7.1% 389,510 83.2% 66.2% 53.1%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 16,865 26.0% 13.1% 7.3% 466,050 88.0% 71.9% 53.2%
link to industry detail Florida 414,799 9.2% 2.6% 1.1% 7,366,571 82.4% 68.7% 57.1%
link to industry detail Georgia 179,576 13.4% 4.6% 2.2% 3,633,431 83.3% 67.3% 54.5%
link to industry detail Hawaii 26,360 15.5% 5.9% 3.3% 518,168 81.4% 63.1% 45.5%
link to industry detail Idaho 39,368 12.7% 4.8% 3.0% 537,952 75.0% 54.8% 41.8%
link to industry detail Illinois 260,225 13.5% 4.1% 1.7% 5,464,130 83.8% 67.0% 52.4%
link to industry detail Indiana 115,466 15.4% 5.2% 2.6% 2,619,140 83.7% 67.0% 51.6%
link to industry detail Iowa 65,015 14.6% 5.3% 2.7% 1,317,121 82.5% 65.2% 48.8%
link to industry detail Kansas 60,989 15.5% 6.0% 3.2% 1,185,777 81.8% 63.9% 47.0%
link to industry detail Kentucky 71,510 16.0% 5.9% 3.3% 1,570,800 83.1% 66.4% 51.9%
link to industry detail Louisiana 82,301 15.5% 5.0% 2.6% 1,655,151 81.2% 61.2% 45.4%
link to industry detail Maine 34,942 12.2% 4.8% 2.8% 509,093 77.0% 58.5% 41.3%
link to industry detail Maryland 112,392 14.8% 4.9% 2.4% 2,232,490 82.1% 63.4% 48.1%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 141,843 14.0% 4.6% 2.1% 3,074,569 83.5% 67.4% 52.1%
link to industry detail Michigan 182,606 13.1% 3.8% 1.7% 3,636,241 81.8% 64.0% 48.6%
link to industry detail Minnesota 120,950 14.1% 4.5% 2.1% 2,517,356 83.7% 66.1% 50.3%
link to industry detail Mississippi 47,489 14.9% 5.8% 3.4% 944,747 81.2% 64.5% 50.6%
link to industry detail Missouri 120,145 14.4% 4.7% 2.4% 2,472,902 83.0% 65.5% 51.5%
link to industry detail Montana 32,570 10.9% 3.9% 2.4% 359,812 69.2% 47.0% 31.5%
link to industry detail Nebraska 42,302 14.7% 5.7% 3.3% 805,791 81.8% 64.3% 49.4%
link to industry detail Nevada 49,956 17.4% 7.6% 4.4% 1,156,080 85.9% 70.9% 57.6%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 32,334 15.5% 6.1% 3.7% 595,384 80.7% 62.5% 47.9%
link to industry detail New Jersey 202,600 12.0% 3.6% 1.6% 3,640,654 80.8% 63.4% 49.2%
link to industry detail New Mexico 37,549 16.0% 6.4% 4.0% 640,894 79.2% 59.3% 44.6%
link to industry detail New York 443,992 10.5% 2.7% 1.0% 7,617,164 80.8% 63.9% 48.2%
link to industry detail North Carolina 176,196 13.6% 4.1% 2.0% 3,585,123 82.3% 65.2% 52.0%
link to industry detail North Dakota 17,922 16.1% 6.5% 3.9% 304,906 79.4% 59.0% 41.3%
link to industry detail Ohio 199,647 15.1% 4.4% 1.9% 4,728,416 83.9% 66.8% 51.9%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 73,310 14.0% 4.9% 2.7% 1,335,622 80.6% 62.0% 46.5%
link to industry detail Oregon 92,335 12.8% 4.3% 2.3% 1,482,968 77.9% 58.5% 43.5%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 237,055 14.1% 4.0% 1.7% 5,231,026 83.1% 65.9% 50.9%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 25,818 15.0% 6.3% 3.9% 433,562 79.5% 60.5% 44.0%
link to industry detail South Carolina 83,427 14.5% 5.2% 2.8% 1,654,414 81.6% 64.5% 51.0%
link to industry detail South Dakota 21,797 14.5% 5.9% 3.4% 337,816 77.2% 56.8% 38.4%
link to industry detail Tennessee 102,398 16.0% 5.8% 3.0% 2,492,746 84.6% 69.0% 55.1%
link to industry detail Texas 396,412 13.6% 3.7% 1.4% 9,231,955 84.2% 68.0% 54.0%
link to industry detail Utah 60,271 13.9% 5.2% 3.1% 1,114,716 82.2% 64.7% 51.5%
link to industry detail Vermont 19,282 13.4% 5.3% 3.5% 272,488 75.6% 55.7% 39.6%
link to industry detail Virginia 154,808 13.8% 4.5% 2.1% 3,184,234 82.6% 66.0% 51.5%
link to industry detail Washington 150,991 12.3% 3.9% 1.9% 2,536,645 79.0% 60.7% 46.0%
link to industry detail West Virginia 30,873 15.6% 6.4% 3.8% 592,022 80.1% 62.5% 47.3%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 115,003 15.2% 4.6% 2.1% 2,496,850 82.9% 64.3% 48.2%
link to industry detail Wyoming 18,104 13.5% 5.7% 3.6% 221,971 71.6% 50.6% 35.1%

 
 
U.S. - All industries - by Sector
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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 industry detail -- All industries 5,930,132 10.7% 1.8% 0.3% 120,903,551 82.2% 65.1% 50.6%
link to industry detail 11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 21,911 6.5% 1.4% 0.4% 167,039 57.7% 34.2% 15.7%
link to industry detail 21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 21,288 16.5% 4.7% 1.6% 629,271 88.3% 73.1% 57.4%
link to industry detail 22 Utilities 5,756 24.0% 8.9% 3.4% 639,403 97.2% 91.1% 83.0%
link to industry detail 23 Construction 761,474 8.4% 1.1% 0.1% 7,043,631 63.3% 33.2% 15.9%
link to industry detail 31-33 Manufacturing 281,644 25.9% 6.4% 1.4% 13,096,159 91.1% 73.9% 55.3%
link to industry detail 42 Wholesale trade 328,784 14.8% 3.5% 1.0% 6,165,204 80.5% 58.1% 40.1%
link to industry detail 44-45 Retail trade 693,137 9.3% 1.6% 0.3% 15,614,757 82.4% 69.6% 61.5%
link to industry detail 48-49 Transportation and warehousing 169,937 12.3% 3.6% 1.3% 4,438,903 87.7% 75.1% 63.5%
link to industry detail 51 Information 72,749 15.7% 4.3% 1.5% 3,434,234 92.9% 83.5% 73.3%
link to industry detail 52 Finance and insurance 253,388 8.2% 2.3% 0.7% 6,511,616 88.5% 79.2% 67.8%
link to industry detail 53 Real estate and rental and leasing 283,642 5.1% 1.3% 0.4% 2,196,314 66.3% 48.7% 34.2%
link to industry detail 54 Professional, scientific, and technical services 771,725 6.5% 1.3% 0.4% 8,032,847 71.4% 52.8% 38.9%
link to industry detail 55 Management of companies and enterprises 27,609 80.8% 58.7% 27.0% 2,887,407 99.5% 96.9% 87.2%
link to industry detail 56 Administrative and support and waste mang and remediation srvs 332,190 12.4% 3.7% 1.1% 10,224,557 89.6% 78.1% 63.2%
link to industry detail 61 Educational services 78,620 22.7% 5.7% 1.6% 3,141,297 91.1% 73.3% 55.2%
link to industry detail 62 Health care and social assistance 620,965 13.1% 3.3% 0.6% 17,217,256 84.8% 70.8% 52.3%
link to industry detail 71 Arts, entertainment, and recreation 115,376 13.9% 3.0% 0.6% 2,069,346 82.6% 57.9% 35.7%
link to industry detail 72 Accommodation and food services 476,854 20.5% 2.4% 0.4% 11,926,329 82.1% 55.2% 41.3%
link to industry detail 81 Other services (except public administration) 667,019 6.9% 0.9% 0.2% 5,452,603 53.5% 27.0% 15.4%
link to industry detail 99 Unclassified 12,924 0.2%0.0 0.0 15,378 D 0.0 0.0


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