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Industry Snapshot

Broadcasting (except Internet) (NAICS 515)

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2012 Number of establishments

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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 0 9,540 10,188 9,527 -6.5%
Receipts ($ Millions) 0 73,962 99,919 124,460 24.6%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 0 14,439 18,076 20,169 11.6%
Total employment 0 291,361 294,876 279,164 -5.3%
Receipts per establishment ($1,000) N/A 7,753 9,808 13,064 33.2%
Receipts per employee ($1,000) N/A 254 339 446 31.6%
Receipts per $ of payroll ($) N/A 5.12 5.53 6.17 11.6%
Payroll per employee ($) N/A 49,557 61,301 72,248 17.9%
Employees per establishment N/A 30.54 28.94 29.30 1.2%
Receipts per capita ($) 0 257 332 396 19.5%
Population per establishment N/A 30,149 29,567 32,950 11.4%
Nonemployer establishments (establishments without paid employees)
Number of establishments 0 14,644 18,362 17,356 -5.5%
Receipts ($1,000) 0 525,485 631,821 578,140 -8.5%
Receipts per establishment ($) N/A 35,884 34,409 33,311 -3.2%
Receipts per capita ($) .00 1.83 2.10 1.84 -12.2%
Population
Total Population 272,646,925 287,625,193 301,231,207 313,914,040 4.2%

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Broadcasting (except Internet) (NAICS 515)

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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