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Air Transportation (NAICS 481)

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2012 Revenue per capita ($)

Revenue per capita ($)
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Source: 2012 Economic Census
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The Industry Snapshots present key statistics from three Census Bureau economic programs, as well as per capita ratios using data from Population Estimates. Historical data are not shown when they are not comparable due to NAICS changes. See Definitions and Comparability in the Industry Statistics Portal and the Snapshot FAQs for more information.


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Key Industry Statistics: United States


1997 2002 2007 2012 07-12
% Chg
Number of establishments 3,598 3,847 5,661 4,990 -11.9%
Revenue ($ Millions) 20,249 19,735 146,612 181,181 23.6%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 2,748 3,805 26,120 26,222 .4%
Total employment 89,125 99,144 478,157 446,215 -6.7%
Revenue per establishment ($1,000) 5,628 5,130 25,899 36,309 40.2%
Revenue per employee ($1,000) 227 199 307 406 32.4%
Revenue per $ of payroll ($) 7.37 5.19 5.61 6.91 23.1%
Payroll per employee ($) 30,834 38,380 54,626 58,766 7.6%
Employees per establishment 24.77 25.77 84.47 89.42 5.9%
Revenue per capita ($) 74 69 487 577 18.6%
Population per establishment 75,777 74,766 53,212 62,909 18.2%
Nonemployer establishments (establishments without paid employees)
Number of establishments 15,920 18,125 20,989 18,700 -10.9%
Receipts ($1,000) 675,936 1,042,373 1,346,738 1,275,829 -5.3%
Receipts per establishment ($) 42,458 57,510 64,164 68,226 6.3%
Receipts per capita ($) 2.48 3.62 4.47 4.06 -9.1
Population
Total Population 272,646,925 287,625,193 301,231,207 313,914,040 4.2

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Air Transportation (NAICS 481)

Employer establishments in United States: 2008-2013
Source: 2008-2013 County Business Patterns. (See survey methodology for details about these data.)







Employment size and legal form of organization for establishments in United States with paid employees: 2013
Source: 2013 County Business Patterns. (See survey methodology for details about these data.)






Nonemployer establishments in United States (establishments without paid employees): 2008 - 2013
Source: 2008-2013 Nonemployer Statistics. (See survey methodology for details about these data.)






Source: Economic Census, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, and Population Estimates.
Notes: triangleImg = Not available for graphing purposes.
All dollar figures are in current dollars for the period shown, and do not reflect changes in prices. For information on how these data are derived, see the Methodology text for each program.
For more statistics about this industry from other Census Bureau programs, see the Industry Statistics Portal.


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Economic Census | Last Revised: April 23, 2015