Business Establishments by Metro Area


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2003 Business Establishments 1/, Employees and Annual Payroll in New Mexico
by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Portions              
Annual Number of Establishments
Annual Payroll by Employment-size Class
Total No. No. of Payroll per 100 or
  Estab. Emp. 2/ ($000) Emp.   1-19 20-49 50-99 More
Metropolitan Portion 29,107 408,259 $11,826,298 $28,968 25,021 2,630 879 577
  Albuquerque MSA 3/ 18,256 285,741 8,592,278 30,070 15,462 1,748 620 426
  Farmington MSA 4/ 2,592 33,996 987,839 29,058 2,235 243 65 49
  Las Cruces MSA 5/ 3,331 40,955 914,519 22,330 2,899 278 104 50
  Santa Fe MSA 6/ 4,928 47,567 1,331,662 27,996 4,425 361 90 52
Nonmetropolitan Portion 14,461 163,122 4,022,252 24,658 12,806 1,146 328 181
NEW MEXICO 43,568 571,381 $15,848,550 $27,737 37,827 3,776 1,207 758
1/  These counts of businesses include only those establishments that had employees.  Businesses are defined as establishments
     rather than firms.  An establishment is a single physical location where business is conducted or where services or industrial
     operations are performed.  In general, the following types of establishments are excluded: government (except for government
     operated hospitals), railroads, those businesses consisting only of self-employed persons and agricultural production.
     Additionally, domestic servants are excluded.
2/  Number of employees for week including March 12.
3/  Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance and Valencia counties.
4/  San Juan County.
5/  Dona Ana County.
6/  Santa Fe County.
Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, County Business Patterns, New Mexico, 2003.
Table Prepared by:  Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of New Mexico.