U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2005:
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United States

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U.S. - Information - by Employment Size of Enterprise
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Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 75,261 141,290 3,402,599 203,129,725
Firms with 0 to 4 employees (as of March 12) 44,693 44,786 65,358 4,438,891
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 11,274 11,400 74,682 3,042,584
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 8,003 8,403 108,086 4,678,126
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 8,276 10,536 320,888 16,204,829
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 1,901 5,712 321,275 18,201,168
Firms with 500 employees or more 1,114 60,453 2,512,310 156,564,127
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 223 1,545 84,910 5,049,202
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 134 1,283 72,010 4,767,875
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 133 1,719 95,394 6,174,885
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 136 2,342 118,109 8,224,404
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 488 53,564 2,141,887 132,347,761
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 134 2,450 169,097 12,031,210
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 119 4,552 244,037 14,974,360
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 235 46,562 1,728,753 105,342,191

 
 
U.S. - Information - 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 72,749 15.7% 4.3% 1.5% 3,434,234 92.9% 83.5% 73.3%
link to 2007 detail 2007 75,686 14.4% 3.9% 1.4% 3,399,313 92.7% 83.7% 74.2%
link to 2006 detail 2006 74,952 14.9% 4.0% 1.4% 3,396,246 92.6% 83.2% 73.7%
link to 2005 detail 2005 75,261 15.0% 4.0% 1.5% 3,402,599 92.7% 83.3% 73.8%
link to 2004 detail 2004 75,271 15.3% 4.1% 1.5% 3,472,427 92.8% 83.3% 73.8%
link to 2003 detail 2003 75,786 15.6% 4.2% 1.6% 3,599,902 93.0% 83.7% 74.4%
link to 2002 detail 2002 77,605 14.6% 3.9% 1.4% 3,536,120 92.6% 83.6% 74.4%
link to 2001 detail 2001 77,459 15.9% 4.2% 1.5% 3,754,698 92.8% 83.3% 73.5%
link to 2000 detail 2000 79,565 15.4% 4.0% 1.4% 3,545,731 92.3% 82.1% 71.9%
link to 1999 detail 1999 77,052 14.8% 3.8% 1.3% 3,234,530 91.8% 81.7% 71.8%
link to 1998 detail 1998 75,299 14.9% 3.8% 1.3% 3,142,024 91.6% 81.4% 71.3%

 
 
Information - 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 75,261 15.0% 4.0% 1.5% 3,402,599 92.7% 83.3% 73.8%
link to industry detail Alabama 882 27.2% 17.7% 12.7% 37,341 91.7% 83.5% 74.8%
link to industry detail Alaska 192 29.7% 19.3% 12.5% 7,824 D 84.3% 69.0%
link to industry detail Arizona 1,332 25.8% 15.8% 12.4% 51,772 93.1% 84.8% 78.5%
link to industry detail Arkansas 564 25.5% 14.0% 10.8% 24,579 91.9% 83.3% 80.8%
link to industry detail California 14,040 15.4% 5.7% 2.7% 509,258 92.5% 82.6% 72.2%
link to industry detail Colorado 2,041 22.5% 14.0% 10.0% 79,149 92.8% 85.2% 77.1%
link to industry detail Connecticut 1,075 30.1% 17.1% 12.0% 41,534 91.9% 80.2% 67.6%
link to industry detail Delaware 237 32.9% 22.8% 18.6% 9,510 94.3% 85.0% 76.8%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 502 41.2% 27.9% 19.9% 24,445 95.7% 87.7% 74.1%
link to industry detail Florida 5,308 14.6% 7.7% 5.0% 174,999 92.0% 84.7% 76.9%
link to industry detail Georgia 2,303 25.7% 14.8% 10.0% 121,905 94.6% 87.0% 78.6%
link to industry detail Hawaii 368 23.6% 15.8% 13.6% 10,291 89.5% D 74.3%
link to industry detail Idaho 448 29.2% 16.3% 13.2% 12,575 89.8% 75.9% 68.4%
link to industry detail Illinois 3,275 24.9% 13.8% 8.6% 133,241 92.8% 83.8% 73.1%
link to industry detail Indiana 1,179 29.6% 16.5% 11.3% 47,493 92.1% 80.3% 67.5%
link to industry detail Iowa 909 25.5% 13.4% 10.0% 36,695 90.3% 80.6% 73.8%
link to industry detail Kansas 774 32.6% 19.3% 14.1% 43,002 94.2% 85.9% 77.9%
link to industry detail Kentucky 863 29.1% 16.6% 11.6% 31,102 91.1% 78.6% 69.9%
link to industry detail Louisiana 698 30.5% 18.1% 12.9% 32,639 93.2% 83.9% 75.1%
link to industry detail Maine 502 22.5% 12.7% 7.8% 11,729 86.2% 73.2% 53.1%
link to industry detail Maryland 1,532 27.0% 15.7% 10.8% 66,195 93.8% 84.3% 75.5%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 2,287 28.0% 14.5% 9.7% 118,772 94.2% 84.3% 75.8%
link to industry detail Michigan 1,951 25.5% 13.9% 9.8% 84,575 92.6% 84.0% 77.0%
link to industry detail Minnesota 1,719 27.3% 15.2% 11.0% 64,407 92.0% 79.6% 66.1%
link to industry detail Mississippi 470 28.1% 17.2% 13.2% 17,519 90.2% 79.5% 72.7%
link to industry detail Missouri 1,389 27.8% 15.8% 11.1% 74,233 94.0% 86.3% 77.9%
link to industry detail Montana 412 18.7% 11.9% 8.0% 7,915 81.5% 71.4% 43.5%
link to industry detail Nebraska 538 31.0% 18.8% 13.2% 19,818 90.5% 77.6% 67.0%
link to industry detail Nevada 785 20.3% 13.1% 10.1% 15,689 87.4% 76.3% 66.3%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 497 28.8% 18.5% 12.5% 13,392 88.8% 74.8% 55.6%
link to industry detail New Jersey 2,424 22.1% 11.2% 7.4% 122,177 94.1% 86.7% 78.3%
link to industry detail New Mexico 508 27.2% 16.5% 13.2% 13,054 D D 70.0%
link to industry detail New York 7,617 18.5% 7.5% 4.1% 287,231 92.4% 81.7% 72.1%
link to industry detail North Carolina 1,748 23.6% 13.3% 9.7% 74,729 93.2% 84.7% 77.4%
link to industry detail North Dakota 242 33.5% 17.4% 12.4% 7,409 87.5% 69.3% 49.6%
link to industry detail Ohio 1,980 27.0% 13.1% 9.4% 99,458 93.1% 83.3% 75.3%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 843 24.3% 15.3% 11.0% 34,298 91.4% 83.5% 71.9%
link to industry detail Oregon 1,234 21.5% 12.3% 8.9% 35,185 88.9% 76.8% 62.9%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 2,838 24.3% 12.0% 8.1% 133,519 92.6% 83.4% 75.1%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 271 33.6% 19.6% 15.9% 8,164 90.9% 76.4% 67.1%
link to industry detail South Carolina 711 28.4% 18.3% 13.6% 29,044 93.2% 85.3% 76.2%
link to industry detail South Dakota 288 34.0% 18.4% 14.2% 6,868 86.3% 64.1% 48.7%
link to industry detail Tennessee 1,485 25.5% 14.3% 10.6% 55,151 91.5% 81.4% 74.2%
link to industry detail Texas 4,730 22.3% 10.9% 6.5% 251,496 94.0% 86.4% 77.4%
link to industry detail Utah 961 27.5% 14.4% 11.0% 31,089 91.8% 78.5% 65.9%
link to industry detail Vermont 404 22.0% 11.4% 8.4% 6,737 78.7% 57.7% 46.8%
link to industry detail Virginia 2,111 28.0% 15.3% 9.7% 105,410 93.7% 84.3% 72.6%
link to industry detail Washington 2,013 25.0% 13.2% 8.8% 105,314 94.2% 86.6% 78.4%
link to industry detail West Virginia 316 31.0% 19.0% 12.7% 12,673 91.0% 82.1% 68.0%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 1,186 30.9% 15.3% 11.1% 55,957 92.9% 81.4% 71.1%
link to industry detail Wyoming 222 33.8% 14.4% 9.5% 4,038 D D 29.1%

 
 
U.S. - Information - by Subsector
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Industry
detail
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 +
  51 Information 75,261 15.0% 4.0% 1.5% 3,402,599 92.7% 83.3% 73.8%
link to industry detail 511 Publishing industries (except Internet) 23,145 19.4% 5.5% 2.1% 1,032,273 91.7% 79.3% 65.7%
link to industry detail 512 Motion picture & sound recording industries 19,780 7.4% 1.6% 0.5% 314,396 84.5% 71.0% 60.5%
link to industry detail 515 Broadcasting (except Internet) 5,112 24.2% 6.5% 2.7% 287,038 91.8% 80.0% 69.4%
link to industry detail 516 Internet publishing & broadcasting 2,077 12.7% 5.0% 3.2% 36,145 83.6% 66.9% 52.4%
link to industry detail 517 Telecommunications 9,693 16.3% 4.9% 1.9% 1,226,536 97.4% 93.8% 89.6%
link to industry detail 518 Internet service providers, web search portals, & data processing 12,718 18.5% 6.8% 3.5% 452,159 91.2% 78.9% 67.2%
link to industry detail 519 Other information services 3,254 12.5% 2.9% 1.5% 54,052 78.0% 56.4% 43.0%

 
 
U.S. - Information - by Industry
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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 state detail 511 Publishing industries (except Internet) 23,145 19.4% 5.5% 2.1% 1,032,273 91.7% 79.3% 65.7%
link to state detail 5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, & directory publishers 16,808 17.1% 4.9% 1.7% 704,631 91.1% 79.6% 66.4%
link to state detail 51111 Newspaper publishers 5,612 21.0% 6.0% 2.2% 380,144 93.7% 85.0% 74.1%
link to state detail 51112 Periodical publishers 6,000 17.0% 5.3% 2.2% 158,843 86.3% 69.5% 51.6%
link to state detail 51113 Book publishers 3,066 16.4% 6.2% 2.9% 83,555 89.0% 74.3% 56.6%
link to state detail 51114 Directory & mailing list publishers 1,113 21.0% 7.8% 4.7% 57,042 92.7% 82.9% 73.4%
link to state detail 51119 Other publishers 1,206 11.0% 4.6% 2.2% 25,047 85.3% 73.1% 59.3%
link to state detail 511191 Greeting card publishers 104 22.1% 9.6% 3.8% 12,473 97.7% 92.7% 83.7%
link to state detail 511199 All other publishers 1,102 10.0% 4.1% 2.0% 12,574 73.1% 53.7% 35.0%
link to state detail 5112 Software publishers 6,361 25.8% 7.6% 3.1% 327,642 92.9% 78.7% 64.2%
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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
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link to state detail 512 Motion picture & sound recording industries 19,780 7.4% 1.6% 0.5% 314,396 84.5% 71.0% 60.5%
link to state detail 5121 Motion picture & video industries 16,582 7.9% 1.7% 0.6% 292,140 85.9% 72.7% 62.2%
link to state detail 51211 Motion picture & video production 12,069 4.4% 1.0% 0.5% 131,602 81.4% 69.7% 62.8%
link to state detail 51212 Motion picture & video distribution 425 8.5% 3.5% 2.1% 4,305 66.2% 51.3% 30.6%
link to state detail 51213 Motion picture & video exhibition 2,111 28.2% 5.4% 1.5% 133,981 92.9% 80.1% 67.8%
link to state detail 512131 Motion picture theaters (except drive-ins) 1,910 30.6% 6.0% 1.6% 132,247 D D D
link to state detail 512132 Drive-in motion picture theaters 237 13.9% 4.6% 1.7% 1,734 D D D
link to state detail 51219 Postproduction & other motion picture & video industries 2,004 9.3% 2.2% 0.8% 22,252 75.0% 50.0% 31.0%
link to state detail 512191 Teleproduction & other postproduction services 1,708 9.6% 2.3% 0.9% 17,549 D D 24.7%
link to state detail 512199 Other motion picture & video industries 301 9.3% 2.3% 1.3% 4,703 D D 54.9%
link to state detail 5122 Sound recording industries 3,213 4.7% 1.4% 0.6% 22,256 65.4% 48.7% 38.1%
link to state detail 51221 Record production 348 5.2% 1.1% 0.3% 1,505 D D D
link to state detail 51222 Integrated record production/distribution 327 10.4% 3.7% 2.8% 7,821 D D 73.2%
link to state detail 51223 Music publishers 619 5.8% 2.7% 1.5% 4,610 71.0% 55.2% 31.3%
link to state detail 51224 Sound recording studios 1,540 3.2% 0.6% 0.3% 4,948 24.9% 2.8% 1.5%
link to state detail 51229 Other sound recording industries 388 5.9% 2.3% 0.8% 3,372 67.1% D D
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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 state detail 515 Broadcasting (except Internet) 5,112 24.2% 6.5% 2.7% 287,038 91.8% 80.0% 69.4%
link to state detail 5151 Radio & television broadcasting 4,749 24.4% 6.2% 2.6% 248,253 91.0% 78.0% 67.5%
link to state detail 51511 Radio broadcasting 3,808 21.7% 4.5% 1.8% 124,082 84.3% 65.8% 55.2%
link to state detail 515111 Radio networks 523 23.7% 10.7% 5.2% 11,906 85.7% 64.5% 41.9%
link to state detail 515112 Radio stations 3,322 22.2% 4.3% 1.8% 112,176 84.2% 65.9% 56.6%
link to state detail 51512 Television broadcasting 991 38.6% 16.9% 8.3% 124,171 97.7% 90.1% 79.7%
link to state detail 5152 Cable & other subscription programming 380 24.5% 14.5% 7.9% 38,785 96.8% 93.2% 82.2%
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NAICS
code
Industry title
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Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
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link to state detail 516 Internet publishing & broadcasting 2,077 12.7% 5.0% 3.2% 36,145 83.6% 66.9% 52.4%
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NAICS
code
Industry title
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Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 517 Telecommunications 9,693 16.3% 4.9% 1.9% 1,226,536 97.4% 93.8% 89.6%
link to state detail 5171 Wired telecommunications carriers 2,652 26.6% 9.2% 3.7% 693,715 98.6% 95.8% 92.4%
link to state detail 5172 Wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite) 2,691 12.1% 4.0% 1.7% 249,972 96.7% 93.6% 89.4%
link to state detail 517211 Paging 482 9.1% 3.3% 2.3% 7,630 83.5% 73.8% 63.0%
link to state detail 517212 Cellular & other wireless telecommunications 2,222 13.1% 4.5% 1.9% 242,342 97.2% 94.2% 90.3%
link to state detail 5173 Telecommunications resellers 2,391 13.9% 3.7% 1.5% 33,746 77.5% 50.4% 27.7%
link to state detail 5174 Satellite telecommunications 448 19.6% 8.0% 3.8% 15,377 91.2% 78.8% 61.4%
link to state detail 5175 Cable & other program distribution 1,240 17.7% 7.2% 3.9% 224,557 98.1% 96.0% 93.4%
link to state detail 5179 Other telecommunications 430 14.4% 7.0% 5.6% 9,169 87.5% 73.6% 64.3%
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NAICS
code
Industry title
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Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
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link to state detail 518 Internet service providers, web search portals, & data processing 12,718 18.5% 6.8% 3.5% 452,159 91.2% 78.9% 67.2%
link to state detail 5181 Internet service providers & web search portals 5,007 10.1% 3.1% 1.7% 72,747 78.9% 62.2% 50.4%
link to state detail 518111 Internet service providers 4,417 9.7% 2.8% 1.5% 57,637 76.3% 58.3% 46.7%
link to state detail 518112 Web search portals 596 14.3% 6.2% 3.7% 15,110 88.9% 77.0% 64.4%
link to state detail 5182 Data processing, hosting, & related services 7,749 24.2% 9.6% 5.0% 379,412 93.5% 82.1% 70.4%
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NAICS
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Industry title
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link to state detail 519 Other information services 3,254 12.5% 2.9% 1.5% 54,052 78.0% 56.4% 43.0%
link to state detail 51911 News syndicates 334 18.0% 10.5% 8.4% 11,810 92.9% 84.2% 78.7%
link to state detail 51912 Libraries & archives 2,304 13.0% 2.0% 0.5% 30,548 68.6% 37.4% 18.6%
link to state detail 51919 All other information services 621 8.4% 3.2% 1.9% 11,694 87.5% 77.9% 70.9%

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