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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2000:
Couriers & messengers
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By detailed employment size By year By state
 
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.
Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 7,910 12,297 619,313 17,399,431
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,241 1,241 0 49,161
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 3,776 3,782 7,071 152,229
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,126 1,132 7,326 164,824
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 777 798 10,695 230,437
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 793 923 30,840 646,408
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 155 404 25,396 543,545
Firms with 500 employees or more 42 4,017 537,985 15,612,827
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Couriers and messengers - by Year
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.
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data
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.
State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
United States 7,910 12.5% 2.5% 0.5% 619,313 95.9% 91.0% 86.9%
Alabama 84 22.6% 11.9% 9.5% 6,160 96.0% D 87.6%
Alaska 43 23.3% 11.6% 11.6% 1,676 D D D
Arizona 171 17.0% 9.4% 7.0% 10,985 95.8% 92.2% 86.5%
Arkansas 60 21.7% 11.7% 10.0% 6,962 D D D
California 893 26.2% 6.8% 2.2% 84,856 96.5% 88.4% 80.6%
Colorado 172 23.8% 10.5% 7.6% 13,642 96.1% 89.4% 86.8%
Connecticut 75 25.3% 16.0% 13.3% 8,305 97.0% D 93.6%
Delaware 17 47.1% 23.5% 17.6% 718 96.7% D D
District of Columbia 26 23.1% 11.5% 7.7% 894 D D D
Florida 689 8.4% 4.4% 2.2% 30,369 94.1% 90.8% 85.9%
Georgia 203 20.7% 9.4% 5.9% 18,444 97.4% 92.6% 91.1%
Hawaii 36 33.3% 16.7% 13.9% 1,338 89.1% D D
Idaho 53 24.5% 17.0% 15.1% 900 85.1% D 65.3%
Illinois 364 14.3% 6.0% 3.6% 31,321 96.6% 92.7% 89.9%
Indiana 182 12.1% 5.5% 3.8% 16,822 97.0% D 93.1%
Iowa 97 13.4% 10.3% 8.2% 5,814 D D 86.1%
Kansas 97 19.6% 10.3% 7.2% 7,662 D D 91.2%
Kentucky 98 18.4% 10.2% 7.1% 7,496 96.0% 92.1% 85.5%
Louisiana 116 16.4% 9.5% 8.6% 6,704 95.6% D 90.8%
Maine 46 32.6% 17.4% 15.2% 1,204 D D 70.8%
Maryland 220 18.2% 6.8% 5.0% 13,706 94.8% 88.7% 87.3%
Massachusetts 197 16.2% 8.1% 5.6% 12,608 94.6% 90.6% 87.5%
Michigan 203 16.3% 7.4% 4.9% 20,039 97.1% 93.7% 90.7%
Minnesota 193 15.5% 8.3% 6.2% 12,223 96.6% 92.1% 90.6%
Mississippi 38 28.9% 21.1% 15.8% 933 D D D
Missouri 228 12.3% 5.7% 4.4% 10,373 92.7% 86.2% 81.3%
Montana 43 11.6% 7.0% 7.0% (500-999) D D D
Nebraska 60 23.3% 15.0% 13.3% 4,848 97.2% D 92.7%
Nevada 80 27.5% 18.8% 13.8% 1,559 D D D
New Hampshire 43 27.9% 18.6% 16.3% 6,691 D D 96.8%
New Jersey 349 14.0% 6.9% 3.7% 26,161 95.9% 92.7% 89.6%
New Mexico 41 31.7% 19.5% 19.5% (500-999) D D D
New York 726 18.6% 4.8% 2.2% 41,879 95.1% 86.4% 79.7%
North Carolina 204 17.6% 9.3% 4.9% 16,182 96.6% 92.9% 91.0%
North Dakota 22 13.6% 13.6% 13.6% (250-499) D D D
Ohio 224 18.8% 8.5% 4.5% 34,382 97.9% 95.5% 92.5%
Oklahoma 95 12.6% 7.4% 7.4% 4,292 94.7% 90.2% 90.2%
Oregon 128 21.1% 10.9% 8.6% 7,450 D D 89.6%
Pennsylvania 239 20.9% 9.6% 4.6% 30,050 97.5% 94.5% 90.6%
Rhode Island 34 26.5% 20.6% 17.6% 594 D D D
South Carolina 75 26.7% 18.7% 10.7% 5,869 95.9% 92.7% 85.9%
South Dakota 43 11.6% 11.6% 9.3% 488 D D D
Tennessee 161 21.7% 11.8% 5.6% 23,614 98.0% D D
Texas 570 13.5% 4.0% 2.1% 40,580 94.9% 90.3% 87.2%
Utah 69 24.6% 18.8% 14.5% 5,150 96.7% D 90.5%
Vermont 25 32.0% 28.0% 24.0% (500-999) D D D
Virginia 202 19.3% 8.4% 4.5% 12,095 93.7% 86.3% 76.8%
Washington 190 19.5% 8.4% 7.4% 11,684 D D 86.4%
West Virginia 45 22.2% 13.3% 8.9% 771 83.5% D D
Wisconsin 178 13.5% 7.3% 5.1% 10,178 95.2% 91.2% 83.0%
Wyoming 22 4.5% 4.5% 4.5% (100-249) D D D
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?