Business Establishments by Metro Area


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1991 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 23,239 297,664 $5,816,957 $19,542 20,299 1,949 583 408
  Albuquerque MSA 3/ 15,037 209,595 4,269,442 20,370 13,055 1,276 405 301
  Farmington MSA 4/ 1,965 26,419 531,977 20,136 1,690 191 51 33
  Las Cruces MSA 5/ 2,626 27,094 405,910 14,982 2,313 227 53 33
  Santa Fe MSA 6/ 3,611 34,556 609,628 17,642 3,241 255 74 41
Nonmetropolitan Portion 13,097 129,931 2,185,549 16,821 11,824 871 244 158
NEW MEXICO 36,336 427,595 $8,002,506 $18,715 32,123 2,820 827 566
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, 1991.
Table Prepared by:  Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of New Mexico.