Business Establishments by Metro Area


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1990 Businesses in New Mexico 1/,
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 22,820 289,988 $5,519,995 $19,035   19,986 1,883 561 390
  Albuquerque MSA 3/ 14,904 207,051 4,040,588 19,515 12,925 1,298 391 290
  Farmington MSA 4/ 1,914 24,053 538,707 22,397 1,685 149 50 30
  Las Cruces MSA 5/ 2,574 26,119 381,502 14,606 2,299 187 56 32
  Santa Fe MSA 6/ 3,428 32,765 559,198 17,067 3,077 249 64 38
Nonmetropolitan Portion 12,880 127,998 2,119,489 16,559 11,583 887 263 147
NEW MEXICO 35,700 417,986 $7,639,484 $18,277 31,569 2,770 824 537
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, 1990.
Table Prepared by:  Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of New Mexico.