U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2008:
NAICS 492 - Couriers and messengers
United States


 
U.S. - Couriers and messengers - by Employment Size of Enterprise
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D = Withheld to avoid disclosure
Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 7,982 14,339 596,269 21,568,315
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 5,434 5,440 8,070 241,959
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,113 1,129 7,168 192,446
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 653 681 8,583 228,844
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 641 833 24,329 613,448
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 108 414 16,630 436,796
Firms with 500 employees or more 33 5,842 531,489 19,854,822
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 11 108 4,226 127,046
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 2 16 (1000-2499) D
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 7 128 5,226 153,199
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 2 129 (1000-2499) D
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 1 7 (100-249) D
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 10 5,454 518,549 19,482,245

 
 
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 and 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 7,982 9.8% 1.8% 0.4% 596,269 96.0% 91.9% 89.1%
Alabama 77 20.8% 9.1% 5.2% 5,579 97.1% D D
Alaska 29 24.1% 13.8% 10.3% (2500-4999) D D D
Arizona 182 13.2% 6.6% 5.5% 9,916 95.0% D 91.6%
Arkansas 63 14.3% 9.5% 7.9% 3,481 94.1% D D
California 1,030 16.3% 3.0% 1.4% 75,274 95.6% D 86.2%
Colorado 199 17.6% 6.5% 4.5% 9,608 94.8% 87.4% 85.2%
Connecticut 66 19.7% 13.6% 7.6% 6,926 97.4% 96.1% 95.2%
Delaware 29 24.1% 13.8% 10.3% 1,524 96.9% D 82.7%
District of Columbia 18 22.2% 16.7% 11.1% (500-999) D D D
Florida 675 7.4% 2.5% 1.2% 29,932 94.9% D 90.2%
Georgia 216 13.9% 6.0% 3.2% 19,531 97.9% 95.1% 93.8%
Hawaii 37 27.0% 10.8% 8.1% 1,612 91.5% D D
Idaho 57 19.3% 8.8% 7.0% 2,036 D D 80.7%
Illinois 375 12.0% 5.3% 2.7% 33,082 96.9% 94.5% 91.0%
Indiana 163 8.6% 3.1% 2.5% 14,746 96.4% D 94.5%
Iowa 91 14.3% 7.7% 6.6% 5,026 95.2% D 89.0%
Kansas 92 22.8% 6.5% 6.5% 7,006 97.4% D D
Kentucky 103 20.4% 9.7% 5.8% (10k-24999) D D D
Louisiana 87 10.3% 6.9% 4.6% 4,874 94.5% D D
Maine 41 26.8% 19.5% 9.8% 1,794 93.2% D D
Maryland 180 13.9% 6.1% 3.9% 11,378 95.7% 92.9% 89.9%
Massachusetts 143 16.1% 10.5% 4.2% 11,536 95.9% D 89.9%
Michigan 204 14.7% 5.9% 2.5% 13,158 95.7% 91.0% 87.8%
Minnesota 183 14.2% 8.2% 4.4% 10,701 95.2% 90.4% 86.0%
Mississippi 46 23.9% 15.2% 8.7% 3,590 D D D
Missouri 187 12.3% 4.8% 2.7% 8,943 94.4% D 88.3%
Montana 48 14.6% 6.3% 6.3% 1,733 91.5% D D
Nebraska 87 14.9% 8.0% 6.9% 3,175 94.6% D D
Nevada 83 20.5% 12.0% 7.2% 4,850 94.0% D 82.8%
New Hampshire 38 26.3% 13.2% 7.9% 2,377 97.1% D D
New Jersey 249 12.4% 6.0% 2.8% 25,042 96.8% 94.8% 92.8%
New Mexico 57 21.1% 14.0% 8.8% 2,505 95.2% D D
New York 691 15.9% 5.1% 1.4% 37,815 95.4% 88.9% 80.7%
North Carolina 194 12.4% 5.2% 3.6% 14,832 96.1% D D
North Dakota 36 13.9% 11.1% 11.1% 1,101 94.2% 92.1% 92.1%
Ohio 225 11.6% 5.3% 2.7% 28,735 97.3% 95.0% 92.7%
Oklahoma 99 18.2% 8.1% 7.1% 4,349 D D D
Oregon 125 15.2% 6.4% 4.8% 7,244 94.6% D 85.6%
Pennsylvania 280 15.0% 5.7% 2.9% 26,422 96.6% 93.0% 90.8%
Rhode Island 30 33.3% 20.0% 13.3% 1,918 D D 87.9%
South Carolina 83 14.5% 6.0% 4.8% 6,401 96.3% D D
South Dakota 26 26.9% 19.2% 15.4% 1,326 93.9% D 89.5%
Tennessee 123 16.3% 8.9% 4.9% 31,551 98.7% D D
Texas 649 8.5% 2.8% 1.5% 40,224 94.7% 91.7% 89.0%
Utah 75 17.3% 10.7% 8.0% 5,547 96.2% D 92.8%
Vermont 22 31.8% 27.3% 18.2% 1,205 D D D
Virginia 208 14.4% 6.7% 3.8% 12,387 95.4% 90.9% 86.1%
Washington 224 13.8% 5.4% 4.0% 10,834 93.9% 88.6% 83.0%
West Virginia 43 16.3% 9.3% 7.0% 1,970 89.7% D D
Wisconsin 133 21.1% 11.3% 4.5% 9,895 96.3% 90.6% 78.5%
Wyoming 25 12.0% 8.0% 8.0% 784 93.0% D D

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