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Couriers and messengers (NAICS 492)
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The top 4 companies accounted for 90% of revenue in this industry in 2007.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
REVENUE ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 10,887 12,655 13,004 2.8%
Revenue ($ Millions) 39,812 58,165 77,877 33.9%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 14,072 17,175 20,431 19.0%
Total employment 530,839 561,514 557,195 -.8%
Revenue per establishment ($1,000) 3,657 4,596 5,989 30.3%
Revenue per employee ($1,000) 75 104 140 34.9%
Revenue per $ of payroll 2.8 3.4 3.8 12.6%
Payroll per employee ($) 26,508 30,588 36,667 19.9%
Employees per establishment 48.8 44.4 42.8 -3.4%
Revenue per capita ($) 149 202 258 27.9%
Population per establishment 24,478 22,736 23,169 1.9%
Source: 1997, 2002, and 2007 Economic Census
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All figures are in current dollars for the period shown, and do not reflect changes in prices.
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THE ECONOMIC CENSUS IS THE OFFICIAL 5-YEAR MEASURE OF AMERICAN BUSINESS
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