Business Establishments by Metro Area


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1999 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 28,356 392,540 $10,467,988 $26,667 24,484 2,506 822 544
  Albuquerque MSA 3/ 18,014 279,073 7,739,863 27,734 15,369 1,643 586 416
  Farmington MSA 4/ 2,493 34,410 917,077 26,651 2,165 229 55 44
  Las Cruces MSA 5/ 3,260 35,749 723,995 20,252 2,842 295 89 34
  Santa Fe MSA 6/ 4,589 43,308 1,087,053 25,101 4,108 339 92 50
Nonmetropolitan Portion 14,562 148,846 3,170,591 21,301 13,049 1,046 306 161
NEW MEXICO 42,918 541,386 $13,638,579 $25,192 37,533 3,552 1,128 705
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, 1999.
Table Prepared by:  Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of New Mexico.