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Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Broadcasting (except Internet) (NAICS 515)

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Source: 2012 County Business Patterns CBP program Methodology
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The Industry Snapshots present key statistics from the Economic Census and per capita ratios using data from Population Estimates. Data from County Business Patterns may also be shown when information from the 2012 Economic Census are not yet available. See the Economic Census release schedule 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 0 9,540 10,188 9,547 -6.3%
Receipts ($ Millions) 0 73,962 99,919 121,021 21.1%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 0 14,439 18,076 20,681 14.4%
Total employment 0 291,361 294,876 281,904 -4.4%
Receipts per establishment ($1,000) N/A 7,753 9,808 12,676 29.3%
Receipts per employee ($1,000) N/A 254 339 429 26.7%
Receipts per $ of payroll N/A 5.1 5.5 5.9 5.9%
Payroll per employee ($) N/A 49,557 61,301 73,362 19.7%
Employees per establishment N/A 30.5 28.9 29.5 2.0%
Receipts per capita ($) 0 257 318 402 26.2%
Population per establishment N/A 30,160 29,573 32,881 11.2%

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Receipts: United States
Millions of dollars
Receipts per Employee: United States
Thousands of dollars

Source: 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012 Economic Census and Population Estimates
Data in this Snapshot include only establishments with paid employees. See Industry Snapshot FAQs. All 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 from the Economic Census and Population Estimates.
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Economic Census | Last Revised: Feb 28, 2012