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Industry Growth Analysis

This appendix is divided into four components-- projected employment growth, an industry growth analysis for Cary, NC (Wake County), an industry growth analysis for the Southeastern Unites States, and an industry growth analysis for the United States.

National projected Employment Growth

national industries with the fastest wage and salary employment growth 2002-2012

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has projected employment growth by NAICS code from 2002 through 2012. The majority of the growth through 2012 is expected to be in the services and healthcare sector.

NAICS Code

Industry

2002 Jobs*

2012 Jobs*

2002-2012 Change*

Average Annual Rate of Change

5112

Software publishers

256

429.7

173.7

5.3

5416

Management, scientific, and technical consulting services

731.8

1,137.40

405.6

4.5

6233, 6239

Community care facilities for the elderly and residential care facilities

695.3

1,077.60

382.3

4.5

5415

Computer systems design and related services

1,162.70

1,797.70

635

4.5

5613

Employment services

3,248.80

5,012.30

1,763.50

4.40

6241-3

Individual, family, community, and vocational rehabilitation services

1,269.30

1,866.60

597.3

3.9

6214-6, 6219

Ambulatory health care services except offices of health practitioners

1,443.60

2,113.40

669.8

3.9

2213

Water, sewage, and other systems

48.50

71.00

22.5

3.9

516, 518, 519

Internet services, data processing, and other information services

528.80

773.10

244.3

3.9

6244

Child day care services

734.20

1,050.30

316.1

3.6

5324

Commercial and industrial machinery and equipment rental and leasing

102.20

142.80

40.6

3.4

6211-3

Offices of health practitioners

3,189.90

4,418.80

1228.9

3.3

5322, 5323

Consumer goods rental and general rental centers

352.90

484.20

131.3

3.2

5152, 5175

Cable and other subscription programming and program distribution

220.90

299.80

78.9

3.1

713

Amusement, gambling, and recreation industries

1,307.60

1,717.30

409.7

2.8

485

Transit and ground passenger transportation

371.50

487.70

116.2

2.8

5414

Specialized design services

122.90

160.80

37.9

2.7

5611, 2

Office administrative and facilities support services

390.30

507.60

117.3

2.7

512

Motion picture and sound recording industries

387.10

503.10

116

2.7

61

Educational services

2,650.60

3,409.80

759.2

2.6

*thousands of jobs

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

national industries with the slowest wage and salary employment growth 2002-2012

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has projected employment growth by 3-digit NAICS code from 2002 through 2012.

NAICS Code

Industry

2002 Jobs*

2012 Jobs*

2002-2012 Change*

Average Annual Rate of Change

3152

Cut and sew apparel manufacturing

281.8

77.1

-204.7

-12.2

3151

Apparel knitting mills

49.6

20

-29.6

-8.7

3133

Textile and fabric finishing and fabric coating mills

82.4

40.1

-42.3

-6.9

3161

Leather and hide tanning and finishing

8.6

4.5

-4.1

-6.3

313

Textile mills

293.2

156.9

-136.3

-6.1

3169

Other leather and allied product manufacturing

19.9

10.8

-9.1

-5.9

3132

Fabric mills

146.6

79.6

-67

-5.9

3159

Apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing

26.2

15.1

-11.1

-5.4

3131

Fiber, yarn, and thread mills

64.2

37.2

-27

-5.3

3122

Tobacco manufacturing

33.2

20.2

-13

-4.8

2122

Metal ore mining

29.4

18

-11.4

-4.8

NA

Federal Government enterprises

51.9

32.4

-19.5

-4.6

2121

Coal mining

74.9

52.3

-22.6

-3.5

3259

Other chemical product and preparation manufacturing

112.4

79.4

-33

-3.4

3311

Iron and steel mills and ferroalloy manufacturing

107.1

76

-31.1

-3.4

211

Oil and gas extraction

122.5

88.4

-34.1

-3.2

3341

Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing

249.8

182.1

-67.6

-3.1

1131-2, 114

Forestry, fishing, hunting, and trapping

67.6

50.4

-17.2

-2.9

3221

Pulp, paper, and paperboard mills

168.2

126.4

-41.8

-2.8

3252

Resin, synthetic rubber, and artificial synthetic fibers and filaments manufacturing

114.3

88.5

-25.8

-2.5

*thousands of jobs

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

WAKE COUNTY GROWTH ANALYSIS

Change in number of businesses in Wake County, 2003 to 2006

Dun and Bradstreet Sales & Marketing Solutions January – March 2003 and 2006 CD-ROM was used to analyze the existing industries by 4-digit SIC code in 2003 and 2006. Below is a listing of the businesses that had 50% or more change between 2003 and 2006.

4- Digit SIC Code

Description

2006 Number of Businesses

2003 Number of Businesses

Change of Employment

Percentage Change

971

Hunting, trapping, game propagation

5

1

4

80%

3589

Service industry machinery

11

3

8

73%

3312

Blast furnaces and steel mills

3

1

2

67%

3519

Internal combustion engines

3

1

2

67%

3751

Motorcycles, bicycles and parts

3

1

2

67%

4923

Gas transmission and distribution

3

1

2

67%

6399

Insurance carriers

21

7

14

67%

7515

Passenger car leasing

3

1

2

67%

8244

Business and secretarial schools

3

1

2

67%

4311

U.s. postal service

29

10

19

66%

3821

Laboratory apparatus and furniture

8

3

5

63%

3944

Games, toys, and children's vehicles

8

3

5

63%

4789

Transportation services

57

22

35

61%

711

Soil preparation services

5

2

3

60%

1423

Crushed and broken granite

5

2

3

60%

3621

Motors and generators

5

2

3

60%

4971

Irrigation systems

5

2

3

60%

4899

Communication services

64

27

37

58%

2396

Automotive and apparel trimmings

7

3

4

57%

5192

Books, periodicals, and newspapers

7

3

4

57%

5431

Fruit and vegetable markets

11

5

6

55%

8999

Services

453

211

242

53%

111

Wheat

8

4

4

50%

119

Cash grains

2

1

1

50%

751

Livestock services, except veterinary

2

1

1

50%

831

Forest products

2

1

1

50%

1381

Drilling oil and gas wells

2

1

1

50%

1411

Dimension stone

2

1

1

50%

1429

Crushed and broken stone

2

1

1

50%

2033

Canned fruits and specialties

4

2

2

50%

2038

Frozen specialties

2

1

1

50%

2084

Wines, brandy, and brandy spirits

6

3

3

50%

2097

Manufactured ice

2

1

1

50%

2221

Broadwoven fabric mills, manmade

2

1

1

50%

2252

Hosiery

2

1

1

50%

2284

Thread mills

2

1

1

50%

2385

Waterproof outerwear

2

1

1

50%

2435

Hardwood veneer and plywood

2

1

1

50%

2521

Wood office furniture

2

1

1

50%

2761

Manifold business forms

2

1

1

50%

2824

Organic fibers, noncellulosic

2

1

1

50%

3088

Plastics plumbing fixtures

2

1

1

50%

3269

Pottery products

6

3

3

50%

3399

Primary metal products

2

1

1

50%

3462

Iron and steel forgings

2

1

1

50%

3489

Ordnance and accessories

2

1

1

50%

3524

Lawn and garden equipment

2

1

1

50%

3582

Commercial laundry equipment

2

1

1

50%

3593

Fluid power cylinders and actuators

2

1

1

50%

3676

Electronic resistors

2

1

1

50%

3827

Optical instruments and lenses

2

1

1

50%

3845

Electromedical equipment

2

1

1

50%

3996

Hard surface floor coverings

2

1

1

50%

4013

Switching and terminal services

4

2

2

50%

4922

Natural gas transmission

2

1

1

50%

4925

Gas production and/or distribution

2

1

1

50%

5153

Grain and field beans

2

1

1

50%

7218

Industrial launderers

4

2

2

50%

Source: D&B Sales and Marketing Solutions

Change in employment by industry in Wake County, 2003 to 2006

Dun and Bradstreet Sales & Marketing Solutions January - March 2003 and 2006 CD-Rom was used to analyze the existing industries by 4-digit SIC code in 2003 and 2006. Below is a listing of industries whose employment has changed 50% or more from 2003 to 2006.

4- Digit SIC Code

Description

2006 Total Employees

2003 Total Employees

Change in Employment

Percentage Change

4013

Switching and terminal services

139

5

134

96%

111

Wheat

114

6

108

95%

751

Livestock services, except veterinary

37

2

35

95%

2521

Wood office furniture

15

1

14

93%

3553

Woodworking machinery

25

2

23

92%

3751

Motorcycles, bicycles and parts

10

1

9

90%

4952

Sewerage systems

88

9

79

90%

2836

Biological products, except diagnostic

103

11

92

89%

1442

Construction sand and gravel

384

50

334

87%

3589

Service industry machinery

233

31

202

87%

5131

Piece goods and notions

255

36

219

86%

711

Soil preparation services

30

5

25

83%

3251

Brick and structural clay tile

6

1

5

83%

3452

Bolts, nuts, rivets, and washers

12

2

10

83%

3519

Internal combustion engines

6

1

5

83%

3827

Optical instruments and lenses

42

7

35

83%

4971

Irrigation systems

22

4

18

82%

1743

Terrazzo, tile, marble and mossaic work

1,054

192

862

82%

3269

Pottery products

32

6

26

81%

2842

Polishes and sanitation goods

69

13

56

81%

3069

Fabricated rubber products

10

2

8

80%

7515

Passenger car leasing

5

1

4

80%

9999

Nonclassifiable establishments

1,117

226

891

80%

7319

Advertising

217

48

169

78%

3652

Prerecorded records and tapes

17

4

13

76%

3821

Laboratory apparatus and furniture

57

14

43

75%

3088

Plastics plumbing fixtures

4

1

3

75%

3255

Clay refractories

4

1

3

75%

3524

Lawn and garden equipment

4

1

3

75%

5192

Books, periodicals, and newspapers

24

6

18

75%

3944

Games, toys, and children's vehicles

35

9

26

74%

2033

Canned fruits and specialties

11

3

8

73%

3845

Electromedical equipment

7

2

5

71%

2835

Diagnostic substances

20

6

14

70%

3613

Switchgear and switchboard apparatus

7,995

2,620

5375

67%

119

Cash grains

6

2

4

67%

6719

Holding companies

257

90

167

65%

2084

Wines, brandy, and brandy spirits

17

6

11

65%

3479

Metal coating and allied services

17

6

11

65%

5431

Fruit and vegetable markets

25

9

16

64%

3952

Lead pencils and art goods

11

4

7

64%

5146

Fish and seafoods

44

16

28

64%

9223

Correctional institutions

2,587

962

1625

63%

8999

Services

1,016

378

638

63%

7629

Electrical repair shops

596

222

374

63%

3489

Ordnance and accessories

8

3

5

63%

4925

Gas production and/or distribution

8

3

5

63%

6221

Commodity contracts brokers, dealers

24

9

15

63%

3081

Unsupported plastics film and sheet

25

10

15

60%

6794

Patent owners and lessors

269

110

159

59%

8361

Residential care

1,686

694

992

59%

742

Veterinary services, specialties

2,256

944

1312

58%

8631

Labor organizations

187

80

107

57%

6726

Investment offices

103

45

58

56%

3826

Analytical instruments

212

93

119

56%

2451

Mobile homes

11

5

6

55%

4789

Transportation services

122

56

66

54%

3569

General industrial machinery

163

75

88

54%

4613

Refined petroleum pipelines

13

6

7

54%

971

Hunting, trapping, game propagation

17

8

9

53%

2621

Paper mills

17

8

9

53%

4923

Gas transmission and distribution

53

25

28

53%

7361

Employment agencies

2,501

1,184

1317

53%

2499

Wood products

196

96

100

51%

3663

Radio and t.v. communications equipment

250

124

126

50%

5399

Miscellaneous general merchandise stores

755

375

380

50%

721

Crop planting and protection

16

8

8

50%

912

Finfish

2

1

1

50%

3462

Iron and steel forgings

6

3

3

50%

3594

Fluid power pumps and motors

2

1

1

50%

3639

Household appliances

2

1

1

50%

7211

Power laundries, family and commercial

50

25

25

50%

Source: D&B Sales and Marketing Solutions

SOUTHEASTERN GROWTH ANALYSIS

Change in number of businesses in the Southeastern, 2003 to 2006

Dun and Bradstreet Sales & Marketing Solutions April-June 2003 and 2006 CD-Rom was used to analyze the existing industries by 4-digit SIC code in 2003 and 2006. For purposes of this study, the Southeast is defined as North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Florida. Below are businesses with 10% or more growth from 2003 to 2006.

4-Digit SIC Code

Description

2006 Number of Businesses

2003 Number of Businesses

Change of Businesses

Percentage Change

2044

Rice milling

5

2

3

60%

4789

Transportation services

4,018

1,632

2386

59%

6799

Investors

7,375

3,175

4200

57%

4899

Communication services

2,280

1,029

1251

55%

3171

Women's handbags and purses

60

28

32

53%

1021

Copper ores

2

1

1

50%

1031

Lead and zinc ores

2

1

1

50%

2083

Malt

2

1

1

50%

3322

Malleable iron foundries

2

1

1

50%

3671

Electron tubes

12

6

6

50%

6011

Federal reserve banks

2

1

1

50%

8999

Services

18,928

9,475

9453

50%

8099

Health and allied services

5,709

2,972

2737

48%

6719

Holding companies

3,228

1,712

1516

47%

3466

Crowns and closures

7

4

3

43%

6512

Nonresidential building operators

10,634

6,422

4212

40%

6733

Trusts

1,494

903

591

40%

3231

Products of purchased glass

626

380

246

39%

1099

Metal ores

13

8

5

38%

2043

Cereal breakfast foods

13

8

5

38%

9999

Nonclassifiable establishments

124,177

77,921

46256

37%

2021

Creamery butter

3

2

1

33%

2098

Macaroni and spaghetti

18

12

6

33%

3593

Fluid power cylinders and actuators

30

20

10

33%

2084

Wines, brandy, and brandy spirits

118

80

38

32%

2741

Miscellaneous publishing

2,464

1,674

790

32%

172

Grapes

60

41

19

32%

3676

Electronic resistors

19

13

6

32%

4971

Irrigation systems

324

222

102

31%

3143

Men's footwear, except athletic

16

11

5

31%

3313

Electrometallurgical products

13

9

4

31%

6282

Investment advice

3,905

2,705

1200

31%

3845

Electromedical equipment

118

82

36

31%

2434

Wood kitchen cabinets

1,705

1,190

515

30%

3633

Household laundry equipment

10

7

3

30%

2335

Women's, junior's, and misses' dresses

129

91

38

29%

7389

Business services

83,205

58,735

24470

29%

3339

Primary nonferrous metals

31

22

9

29%

1442

Construction sand and gravel

264

190

74

28%

3149

Footwear, except rubber

11

8

3

27%

111

Wheat

382

280

102

27%

7991

Physical fitness facilities

4,653

3,424

1229

26%

7812

Motion picture and video production

4,395

3,272

1123

26%

8744

Facilities support services

419

312

107

26%

3144

Women's footwear, except athletic

8

6

2

25%

3482

Small arms ammunition

32

24

8

25%

8741

Management services

8,020

6,047

1973

25%

3489

Ordnance and accessories

29

22

7

24%

291

General farms, primarily animals

907

690

217

24%

3431

Metal sanitary ware

38

29

9

24%

9224

Fire protection

3,623

2,784

839

23%

6798

Real estate investment trusts

1,582

1,224

358

23%

3751

Motorcycles, bicycles and parts

126

99

27

21%

2873

Nitrogenous fertilizers

89

70

19

21%

2493

Reconstituted wood products

85

67

18

21%

8092

Kidney dialysis centers

793

627

166

21%

2678

Stationery products

48

38

10

21%

5099

Durable goods

4,196

3,324

872

21%

8621

Professional organizations

1,713

1,359

354

21%

4932

Gas and other services combined

39

31

8

21%

3873

Watches, clocks, watchcases, and parts

49

39

10

20%

7291

Tax return preparation services

5,454

4,342

1112

20%

8748

Business consulting

24,545

19,550

4995

20%

6361

Title insurance

999

799

200

20%

2836

Biological products, except diagnostic

55

44

11

20%

6399

Insurance carriers

550

441

109

20%

8733

Noncommercial research organizations

1,310

1,053

257

20%

8299

Schools and educational services

6,481

5,212

1269

20%

3694

Engine electrical equipment

118

95

23

19%

3699

Electrical equipment and supplies

644

521

123

19%

6541

Title abstract offices

1,766

1,429

337

19%

4961

Steam and air-conditioning supply

32

26

6

19%

5331

Variety stores

5,497

4,474

1023

19%

3639

Household appliances

60

49

11

18%

8731

Commercial physical research

1,797

1,474

323

18%

3844

X-ray apparatus and tubes

34

28

6

18%

3462

Iron and steel forgings

88

73

15

17%

191

General farms, primarily crop

6,641

5,513

1128

17%

7534

Tire retreading and repair shops

560

465

95

17%

3241

Cement, hydraulic

113

94

19

17%

2053

Frozen bakery products, except bread

24

20

4

17%

2284

Thread mills

84

70

14

17%

3131

Footwear cut stock

30

25

5

17%

3142

House slippers

6

5

1

17%

3151

Leather gloves and mittens

6

5

1

17%

3692

Primary batteries, dry and wet

18

15

3

17%

9621

Regulation, administration of transportation

1,493

1,245

248

17%

3534

Elevators and moving stairways

55

46

9

16%

6732

Trusts: educational, religious, etc.

353

296

57

16%

2431

Millwork

1,551

1,301

250

16%

5571

Motorcycle dealers

1,533

1,286

247

16%

4311

U.s. postal service

2,954

2,482

472

16%

6726

Investment offices

1,317

1,109

208

16%

1522

Residential construction

7,664

6,480

1184

15%

971

Hunting, trapping, game propagation

260

220

40

15%

1423

Crushed and broken granite

65

55

10

15%

4925

Gas production and/or distribution

65

55

10

15%

3677

Electronic coils and transformers

59

50

9

15%

2397

Schiffli machine embroideries

20

17

3

15%

3951

Pens and mechanical pencils

27

23

4

15%

1222

Bituminous coal-underground mining

7

6

1

14%

3172

Personal leather goods

57

49

8

14%

8651

Political organizations

515

443

72

14%

2519

Household furniture

209

180

29

14%

781

Landscape counseling and planning

8,137

7,023

1114

14%

2841

Soap and other detergents

155

134

21

14%

8221

Colleges and universities

2,615

2,266

349

13%

2068

Salted and roasted nuts and seeds

15

13

2

13%

3465

Automotive stampings

75

65

10

13%

7376

Computer facilities management

83

72

11

13%

1752

Floor laying and floor work

4,472

3,882

590

13%

3634

Electric housewares and fans

84

73

11

13%

711

Soil preparation services

193

168

25

13%

3827

Optical instruments and lenses

116

101

15

13%

2822

Synthetic rubber

31

27

4

13%

7929

Entertainers and entertainment groups

4,665

4,064

601

13%

3271

Concrete block and brick

180

157

23

13%

7699

Repair services

22,317

19,477

2840

13%

3799

Transportation equipment

237

207

30

13%

1481

Nonmetallic mineral services

32

28

4

13%

2371

Fur goods

8

7

1

13%

3582

Commercial laundry equipment

40

35

5

13%

3499

Fabricated metal products

386

338

48

12%

6552

Subdividers and developers

6,746

5,920

826

12%

3629

Electrical industrial apparatus

83

73

10

12%

3824

Fluid meters and counting devices

50

44

6

12%

3728

Aircraft parts and equipment

261

230

31

12%

1521

Single-family housing construction

48,031

42,343

5688

12%

3449

Miscellaneous metalwork

172

152

20

12%

3651

Household audio and video equipment

293

259

34

12%

2591

Drapery hardware and window blinds and shades

338

299

39

12%

3421

Cutlery

78

69

9

12%

851

Forestry services

734

650

84

11%

1743

Terrazzo, tile, marble and mossaic work

4,294

3,804

490

11%

3432

Plumbing fixture fittings and trim

71

63

8

11%

8699

Membership organizations

6,059

5,387

672

11%

7382

Security systems services

1,805

1,606

199

11%

5082

Construction and mining machinery

1,437

1,279

158

11%

3221

Glass containers

28

25

3

11%

8322

Individual and family services

17,177

15,362

1815

11%

3274

Lime

19

17

2

11%

3955

Carbon paper and inked ribbons

76

68

8

11%

3648

Lighting equipment

173

155

18

10%

2844

Toilet preparations

401

360

41

10%

6531

Real estate agents and managers

54,266

48,748

5518

10%

7536

Automotive glass replacement shops

1,112

999

113

10%

3999

Manufacturing industries

2,436

2,189

247

10%

2892

Explosives

20

18

2

10%

2599

Furniture and fixtures

252

227

25

10%

3691

Storage batteries

51

46

5

10%

3826

Analytical instruments

157

142

15

10%

3678

Electronic connectors

42

38

4

10%

Source: D&B Sales and Marketing Solutions

Change in employment by industry in the Southeast, 2003 to 2006

Dun and Bradstreet Sales & Marketing Solutions April-June 2003 and 2006 CD-Rom was used to analyze the existing industries by 4-digit SIC code in 2003 and 2006. For purposes of this study, the Southeast is defined as North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Florida. Below are industries that have had 10% or more growth from 2003 to 2006.

4-Digit SIC Code

Description

2006 Total Employees

2003 Total Employees

Change of Employment

Percentage Change

2063

Beet sugar

400

20

380

95%

3466

Crowns and closures

117

10

107

91%

3671

Electron tubes

1,013

92

921

91%

1011

Iron ores

174

16

158

91%

2952

Asphalt felts and coatings

9,083

1,558

7525

83%

3586

Measuring and dispensing pumps

335

72

263

79%

3431

Metal sanitary ware

4,753

1,104

3649

77%

6011

Federal reserve banks

1,570

367

1203

77%

3143

Men's footwear, except athletic

811

197

614

76%

9451

Administration of veterans' affairs

28,663

8,037

20626

72%

3351

Copper rolling and drawing

6,140

1,811

4329

71%

2131

Chewing and smoking tobacco

846

263

583

69%

9999

Nonclassifiable establishments

44,276

13,990

30286

68%

3339

Primary nonferrous metals

3,123

1,034

2089

67%

3483

Ammunition, except for small arms

1,354

477

877

65%

3996

Hard surface floor coverings

597

221

376

63%

3489

Ordnance and accessories

891

345

546

61%

5072

Hardware

26,400

11,376

15024

57%

2141

Tobacco stemming and redrying

3,030

1,322

1708

56%

4922

Natural gas transmission

2,009

892

1117

56%

4619

Pipelines

63

28

35

56%

3263

Semivitreous table and kitchenware

43

20

23

53%

8744

Facilities support services

16,304

7,584

8720

53%

3593

Fluid power cylinders and actuators

1,273

593

680

53%

3493

Steel springs, except wire

1,153

554

599

52%

111

Wheat

1,184

575

609

51%

3259

Structural clay products

293

146

147

50%

2371

Fur goods

45

23

22

49%

2043

Cereal breakfast foods

265

138

127

48%

1442

Construction sand and gravel

4,254

2,227

2027

48%

4729

Passenger transportation arrangement

11,456

6,136

5320

46%

3482

Small arms ammunition

201

108

93

46%

3432

Plumbing fixture fittings and trim

2,629

1,436

1193

45%

4971

Irrigation systems

1,335

762

573

43%

4789

Transportation services

17,361

9,965

7396

43%

3131

Footwear cut stock

181

104

77

43%

3721

Aircraft

39,820

22,902

16918

42%

6517

Railroad property lessors

69

41

28

41%

2679

Converted paper products

11,491

6,844

4647

40%

4833

Television broadcasting stations

38,555

23,343

15212

39%

3716

Motor homes

1,695

1,031

664

39%

4932

Gas and other services combined

622

389

233

37%

2231

Broadwoven fabric mills, wool

26,992

16,943

10049

37%

3149

Footwear, except rubber

22

14

8

36%

3366

Copper foundries

1,342

860

482

36%

172

Grapes

185

119

66

36%

2992

Lubricating oils and greases

1,226

791

435

35%

2822

Synthetic rubber

979

638

341

35%

3253

Ceramic wall and floor tile

2,475

1,636

839

34%

8999

Services

34,632

22,950

11682

34%

3826

Analytical instruments

2,801

1,866

935

33%

2066

Chocolate and cocoa products

354

237

117

33%

3578

Calculating and accounting equipment

5,559

3,727

1832

33%

7375

Information retrieval services

10,147

6,831

3316

33%

2893

Printing ink

2,142

1,472

670

31%

4311

U.s. postal service

88,304

60,696

27608

31%

3577

Computer peripheral equipment

13,056

9,074

3982

30%

3715

Truck trailers

5,725

3,982

1743

30%

2732

Book printing

1,444

1,019

425

29%

3524

Lawn and garden equipment

5,444

3,849

1595

29%

3613

Switchgear and switchboard apparatus

15,145

10,720

4425

29%

3845

Electromedical equipment

2,776

1,968

808

29%

2064

Candy and other confectionery products

4,474

3,187

1287

29%

3678

Electronic connectors

2,914

2,078

836

29%

9512

Land, mineral, and wildlife conservation

43,706

31,182

12524

29%

2652

Setup paperboard boxes

1,607

1,148

459

29%

6799

Investors

22,574

16,141

6433

28%

2084

Wines, brandy, and brandy spirits

745

533

212

28%

5722

Household appliance stores

18,051

13,143

4908

27%

2493

Reconstituted wood products

6,088

4,452

1636

27%

6733

Trusts

4,466

3,271

1195

27%

8092

Kidney dialysis centers

11,292

8,273

3019

27%

4013

Switching and terminal services

3,764

2,758

1006

27%

3229

Pressed and blown glass

5,078

3,780

1298

26%

6282

Investment advice

16,696

12,475

4221

25%

4613

Refined petroleum pipelines

918

688

230

25%

3537

Industrial trucks and tractors

5,196

3,902

1294

25%

8099

Health and allied services

38,216

28,841

9375

25%

1099

Metal ores

302

228

74

25%

6361

Title insurance

8,224

6,216

2008

24%

9131

Executive and legislative combined

3,710

2,831

879

24%

7533

Auto exhaust system repair shops

3,647

2,799

848

23%

3463

Nonferrous forgings

1,051

809

242

23%

5331

Variety stores

41,360

31,874

9486

23%

3171

Women's handbags and purses

460

355

105

23%

4449

Water transportation of freight

1,570

1,213

357

23%

1381

Drilling oil and gas wells

950

735

215

23%

1499

Miscellaneous nonmetallic minerals, except fuels

1,110

859

251

23%

3449

Miscellaneous metalwork

2,680

2,076

604

23%

1795

Wrecking and demolition work

3,534

2,748

786

22%

2083

Malt

32

25

7

22%

7021

Rooming and boarding houses

1,195

939

256

21%

9199

General government

25,628

20,142

5486

21%

1752

Floor laying and floor work

15,544

12,229

3315

21%

2452

Prefabricated wood buildings

5,892

4,638

1254

21%

2011

Meat packing plants

17,799

14,099

3700

21%

5571

Motorcycle dealers

9,410

7,473

1937

21%

5142

Packaged frozen goods

4,947

3,936

1011

20%

3812

Search and navigation equipment

17,232

13,730

3502

20%

2434

Wood kitchen cabinets

13,140

10,522

2618

20%

4961

Steam and air-conditioning supply

393

317

76

19%

1522

Residential construction

32,736

26,430

6306

19%

6541

Title abstract offices

8,951

7,255

1696

19%

2098

Macaroni and spaghetti

148

120

28

19%

6512

Nonresidential building operators

58,076

47,192

10884

19%

2095

Roasted coffee

1,939

1,576

363

19%

9224

Fire protection

66,163

53,850

12313

19%

8299

Schools and educational services

45,590

37,161

8429

18%

5144

Poultry and poultry products

7,117

5,813

1304

18%

7319

Advertising

6,271

5,125

1146

18%

7389

Business services

321,823

263,711

58112

18%

3652

Prerecorded records and tapes

4,617

3,787

830

18%

6019

Central reserve depository

173

142

31

18%

7383

News syndicates

1,613

1,325

288

18%

3546

Power-driven handtools

2,188

1,809

379

17%

3325

Steel foundries

1,719

1,425

294

17%

9211

Courts

39,152

32,515

6637

17%

4482

Ferries

183

152

31

17%

1423

Crushed and broken granite

1,402

1,166

236

17%

9621

Regulation, administration of transportation

62,996

52,456

10540

17%

5461

Retail bakeries

23,049

19,195

3854

17%

3669

Communications equipment

6,630

5,524

1106

17%

3322

Malleable iron foundries

6

5

1

17%

6519

Real property lessors

11,006

9,195

1811

16%

6163

Loan brokers

33,702

28,241

5461

16%

1743

Terrazzo, tile, marble and mossaic work

13,378

11,243

2135

16%

191

General farms, primarily crop

15,446

12,986

2460

16%

3633

Household laundry equipment

38

32

6

16%

781

Landscape counseling and planning

32,970

27,766

5204

16%

9221

Police protection

109,519

92,296

17223

16%

1389

Oil and gas field services

2,570

2,173

397

15%

3291

Abrasive products

2,118

1,791

327

15%

3499

Fabricated metal products

6,262

5,304

958

15%

2021

Creamery butter

33

28

5

15%

7991

Physical fitness facilities

30,222

25,659

4563

15%

3999

Manufacturing industries

14,107

11,997

2110

15%

219

General livestock

321

273

48

15%

5182

Wine and distilled beverages

10,344

8,798

1546

15%

3635

Household vacuum cleaners

228

194

34

15%

4941

Water supply

17,965

15,332

2633

15%

8052

Intermediate care facilities

21,530

18,390

3140

15%

6081

Foreign bank and branches and agencies

933

798

135

14%

8732

Commercial nonphysical research

23,474

20,127

3347

14%

4785

Inspection and fixed facilities

958

822

136

14%

8322

Individual and family services

146,401

125,641

20760

14%

3694

Engine electrical equipment

8,694

7,463

1231

14%

6719

Holding companies

23,952

20,575

3377

14%

3363

Aluminum die-castings

2,391

2,055

336

14%

3462

Iron and steel forgings

1,408

1,213

195

14%

2044

Rice milling

29

25

4

14%

3511

Turbines and turbine generator sets

9,658

8,330

1328

14%

8249

Vocational schools

19,322

16,729

2593

13%

3751

Motorcycles, bicycles and parts

589

510

79

13%

3354

Aluminum extruded products

4,653

4,032

621

13%

4952

Sewerage systems

3,182

2,767

415

13%

4492

Towing and tugboat service

2,081

1,815

266

13%

8422

Botanical and zoological gardens

2,678

2,336

342

13%

5159

Farm-product raw materials

6,419

5,608

811

13%

3585

Refrigeration and heating equipment

20,879

18,266

2613

13%

4215

Courier services, except by air

22,337

19,554

2783

12%

5078

Refrigeration equipment and supplies

3,231

2,830

401

12%

5074

Plumbing and hydronic heating supplies

15,765

13,823

1942

12%

3567

Industrial furnaces and ovens

2,081

1,827

254

12%

3677

Electronic coils and transformers

2,238

1,965

273

12%

8741

Management services

159,960

140,673

19287

12%

7822

Motion picture and tape distribution

639

562

77

12%

2759

Commercial printing

24,194

21,301

2893

12%

6082

Foreign trade and international banks

1,609

1,420

189

12%

7911

Dance studios, schools, and halls

6,936

6,129

807

12%

1321

Natural gas liquids

705

623

82

12%

742

Veterinary services, specialties

37,476

33,174

4302

11%

2389

Apparel and accessories

3,505

3,105

400

11%

3429

Hardware

8,166

7,244

922

11%

5431

Fruit and vegetable markets

4,295

3,811

484

11%

2512

Upholstered household furniture

39,399

34,972

4427

11%

3442

Metal doors, sash, and trim

15,797

14,034

1763

11%

5192

Books, periodicals, and newspapers

8,893

7,905

988

11%

1771

Concrete work

46,689

41,529

5160

11%

279

Animal specialties

1,099

979

120

11%

173

Tree nuts

376

335

41

11%

3676

Electronic resistors

885

789

96

11%

8651

Political organizations

2,085

1,859

226

11%

3271

Concrete block and brick

3,371

3,011

360

11%

6099

Functions related to deposit banking

9,536

8,522

1014

11%

2023

Dry, condensed and evaporated dairy products

645

577

68

11%

2653

Corrugated and solid fiber boxes

21,031

18,820

2211

11%

5531

Auto and home supply stores

75,470

67,634

7836

10%

3691

Storage batteries

4,537

4,066

471

10%

3851

Ophthalmic goods

8,122

7,306

816

10%

8748

Business consulting

107,511

96,963

10548

10%

5921

Liquor stores

14,951

13,498

1453

10%

4959

Sanitary services

8,265

7,469

796

10%

8051

Skilled nursing care facilities

176,891

159,886

17005

10%

Source: D&B Sales and Marketing Solutions

UNITED STATES GROWTH ANALYSIS

Change in number of businesses in the United States, 2003 to 2006

Dun and Bradstreet Sales & Marketing Solutions April-June 2003 and 2006 CD-Rom was used to analyze the existing industries by 4-digit SIC code in 2003 and 2006. The chart below reflects businesses that have grown at least 10% from 2003 to 2006.

4-Digit SIC Code

Description

2006 Number of Businesses

2003 Number of Businesses

Change of businesses

Percentage Change

4789

Transportation services

19,231

8,596

10635

55%

4899

Communication services

12,543

7,021

5522

44%

6799

Investors

32,993

18,646

14347

43%

6011

Federal reserve banks

13

8

5

38%

2141

Tobacco stemming and redrying

43

27

16

37%

851

Forestry services

5,410

3,404

2006

37%

8999

Services

107,022

67,429

39593

37%

9224

Fire protection

26,979

17,708

9271

34%

8099

Health and allied services

29,974

20,297

9677

32%

3231

Products of purchased glass

3,948

2,687

1261

32%

9999

Nonclassifiable establishments

657,536

456,568

200968

31%

6719

Holding companies

15,363

10,810

4553

30%

7991

Physical fitness facilities

30,814

21,889

8925

29%

3171

Women's handbags and purses

462

330

132

29%

1455

Kaolin and ball clay

75

56

19

25%

6798

Real estate investment trusts

8,811

6,712

2099

24%

4971

Irrigation systems

1,732

1,320

412

24%

8092

Kidney dialysis centers

3,617

2,771

846

23%

2519

Household furniture

1,002

777

225

22%

4961

Steam and air-conditioning supply

245

192

53

22%

8744

Facilities support services

2,647

2,080

567

21%

2434

Wood kitchen cabinets

7,814

6,192

1622

21%

3633

Household laundry equipment

87

69

18

21%

7389

Business services

465,635

373,206

92429

20%

291

General farms, primarily animals

11,183

9,021

2162

19%

6282

Investment advice

26,664

21,600

5064

19%

6512

Nonresidential building operators

64,157

52,213

11944

19%

8621

Professional organizations

15,134

12,354

2780

18%

3632

Household refrigerators and freezers

98

80

18

18%

3676

Electronic resistors

110

90

20

18%

3639

Household appliances

350

288

62

18%

2741

Miscellaneous publishing

17,159

14,122

3037

18%

8748

Business consulting

160,448

132,585

27863

17%

8741

Management services

49,537

41,045

8492

17%

781

Landscape counseling and planning

41,901

34,757

7144

17%

1423

Crushed and broken granite

200

166

34

17%

8733

Noncommercial research organizations

11,343

9,450

1893

17%

2782

Blankbooks and looseleaf binders

1,361

1,136

225

17%

8299

Schools and educational services

48,057

40,285

7772

16%

3751

Motorcycles, bicycles and parts

1,188

997

191

16%

3845

Electromedical equipment

943

792

151

16%

2381

Fabric dress and work gloves

127

107

20

16%

971

Hunting, trapping, game propagation

1,709

1,447

262

15%

2812

Alkalies and chlorine

235

199

36

15%

6361

Title insurance

5,412

4,593

819

15%

6726

Investment offices

7,640

6,512

1128

15%

3634

Electric housewares and fans

609

521

88

14%

4311

U.s. postal service

28,016

24,025

3991

14%

7699

Repair services

133,817

115,173

18644

14%

2384

Robes and dressing gowns

73

63

10

14%

2084

Wines, brandy, and brandy spirits

2,608

2,253

355

14%

2053

Frozen bakery products, except bread

162

140

22

14%

3651

Household audio and video equipment

2,417

2,092

325

13%

3241

Cement, hydraulic

622

539

83

13%

7812

Motion picture and video production

34,425

29,850

4575

13%

2836

Biological products, except diagnostic

636

552

84

13%

7291

Tax return preparation services

35,577

30,892

4685

13%

2431

Millwork

8,751

7,626

1125

13%

7382

Security systems services

9,498

8,279

1219

13%

1522

Residential construction

44,979

39,264

5715

13%

2066

Chocolate and cocoa products

547

478

69

13%

3699

Electrical equipment and supplies

4,263

3,731

532

12%

8731

Commercial physical research

14,636

12,835

1801

12%

6163

Loan brokers

31,481

27,609

3872

12%

9621

Regulation, administration of transportation

11,270

9,910

1360

12%

2835

Diagnostic substances

524

461

63

12%

2813

Industrial gases

1,101

969

132

12%

5331

Variety stores

27,664

24,401

3263

12%

3281

Cut stone and stone products

2,852

2,523

329

12%

3484

Small arms

531

471

60

11%

3669

Communications equipment

1,405

1,249

156

11%

2869

Industrial organic chemicals

1,664

1,483

181

11%

3432

Plumbing fixture fittings and trim

490

438

52

11%

3449

Miscellaneous metalwork

1,236

1,105

131

11%

6399

Insurance carriers

3,433

3,084

349

10%

8412

Museums and art galleries

16,006

14,411

1595

10%

9451

Administration of veterans' affairs

1,952

1,758

194

10%

9221

Police protection

16,063

14,474

1589

10%

1521

Single-family housing construction

285,884

257,890

27994

10%

4812

Radiotelephone communication

18,019

16,260

1759

10%

1031

Lead and zinc ores

31

28

3

10%

Source: D&B Sales and Marketing Solutions

Change in employment by industry in the United States, 2003 to 2006

Dun and Bradstreet Sales & Marketing Solutions April-June 2003 and 2006 CD-Rom was used to analyze the existing industries by 4-digit SIC code in 2003 and 2006. Industries with 10% or more growth from 2003 to 2006 are reflected below.

4-Digit SIC Code

Description

2006 Total Employees

2003 Total Employees

Change in Employment

Percentage Change

2075

Soybean oil mills

106,411

5,556

100855

95%

9999

Nonclassifiable establishments

675,996

88,964

587032

87%

9451

Administration of veterans' affairs

222,005

66,454

155551

70%

2254

Knit underwear mills

22,805

9,788

13017

57%

4513

Air courier services

253,260

109,228

144032

57%

2611

Pulp mills

46,831

25,039

21792

47%

1382

Oil and gas exploration services

133,500

72,169

61331

46%

2141

Tobacco stemming and redrying

4,977

2,691

2286

46%

2952

Asphalt felts and coatings

20,983

12,682

8301

40%

3171

Women's handbags and purses

4,231

2,608

1623

38%

3761

Guided missiles and space vehicles

56,793

35,265

21528

38%

6517

Railroad property lessors

522

330

192

37%

9224

Fire protection

532,429

340,034

192395

36%

3769

Space vehicle equipment

5,701

3,725

1976

35%

4311

U.s. postal service

723,902

478,866

245036

34%

6011

Federal reserve banks

7,144

4,809

2335

33%

3274

Lime

6,148

4,191

1957

32%

6082

Foreign trade and international banks

23,791

16,248

7543

32%

4789

Transportation services

97,572

67,721

29851

31%

8999

Services

219,507

153,485

66022

30%

3489

Ordnance and accessories

10,627

7,595

3032

29%

1099

Metal ores

3,750

2,708

1042

28%

5995

Optical goods stores

126,555

91,514

35041

28%

8099

Health and allied services

241,795

177,662

64133

27%

2992

Lubricating oils and greases

19,868

14,791

5077

26%

4412

Deep sea foreign transportation of freight

21,247

15,881

5366

25%

6798

Real estate investment trusts

61,840

46,335

15505

25%

8748

Business consulting

883,971

665,249

218722

25%

3639

Household appliances

12,767

9,682

3085

24%

5722

Household appliance stores

128,061

98,584

29477

23%

4971

Irrigation systems

14,304

11,044

3260

23%

3641

Electric lamps

28,095

21,890

6205

22%

8092

Kidney dialysis centers

56,650

44,279

12371

22%

5088

Transportation equipment and supplies

69,238

54,576

14662

21%

9222

Legal counsel and prosecution

114,582

90,418

24164

21%

291

General farms, primarily animals

25,095

19,901

5194

21%

3812

Search and navigation equipment

204,280

163,064

41216

20%

6163

Loan brokers

216,966

173,369

43597

20%

3596

Scales and balances, except laboratory

7,664

6,149

1515

20%

5571

Motorcycle dealers

65,175

52,740

12435

19%

3533

Oil and gas field machinery

47,907

38,844

9063

19%

8744

Facilities support services

79,298

64,531

14767

19%

2023

Dry, condensed and evaporated dairy products

22,444

18,464

3980

18%

9512

Land, mineral, and wildlife conservation

305,777

251,981

53796

18%

6799

Investors

127,413

105,078

22335

18%

3716

Motor homes

15,888

13,117

2771

17%

3366

Copper foundries

14,142

11,703

2439

17%

5142

Packaged frozen goods

46,318

38,821

7497

16%

9211

Courts

230,825

193,667

37158

16%

7533

Auto exhaust system repair shops

30,947

25,973

4974

16%

781

Landscape counseling and planning

168,642

142,151

26491

16%

3585

Refrigeration and heating equipment

159,482

134,643

24839

16%

2677

Envelopes

27,815

23,634

4181

15%

9621

Regulation, administration of transportation

518,410

441,925

76485

15%

8299

Schools and educational services

351,711

300,061

51650

15%

1522

Residential construction

188,438

160,864

27574

15%

1442

Construction sand and gravel

28,939

24,810

4129

14%

4925

Gas production and/or distribution

11,529

9,887

1642

14%

2131

Chewing and smoking tobacco

6,180

5,306

874

14%

3575

Computer terminals

23,213

19,951

3262

14%

4939

Combination utilities

21,820

18,821

2999

14%

8422

Botanical and zoological gardens

25,059

21,640

3419

14%

2048

Prepared feeds

42,053

36,345

5708

14%

3965

Fasteners, buttons, needles, and pins

16,772

14,502

2270

14%

3841

Surgical and medical instruments

194,433

168,732

25701

13%

9721

International affairs

62,345

54,110

8235

13%

2836

Biological products, except diagnostic

26,554

23,092

3462

13%

7991

Physical fitness facilities

239,251

208,520

30731

13%

4613

Refined petroleum pipelines

9,090

7,934

1156

13%

1423

Crushed and broken granite

3,227

2,817

410

13%

1321

Natural gas liquids

7,524

6,614

910

12%

5072

Hardware

89,017

78,480

10537

12%

2041

Flour and other grain mill products

17,239

15,234

2005

12%

7534

Tire retreading and repair shops

18,919

16,737

2182

12%

9611

Administration of general economic programs

160,798

142,786

18012

11%

2026

Fluid milk

57,228

50,872

6356

11%

3731

Shipbuilding and repairing

81,796

72,921

8875

11%

3951

Pens and mechanical pencils

11,010

9,821

1189

11%

4111

Local and suburban transit

154,304

137,786

16518

11%

2835

Diagnostic substances

23,278

20,792

2486

11%

2082

Malt beverages

38,981

34,896

4085

10%

1455

Kaolin and ball clay

5,076

4,547

529

10%

3331

Primary copper

5,239

4,698

541

10%

2519

Household furniture

14,871

13,337

1534

10%

3281

Cut stone and stone products

35,277

31,721

3556

10%

6541

Title abstract offices

75,242

67,698

7544

10%

7992

Public golf courses

146,174

131,585

14589

10%

7353

Heavy construction equipment rental

70,014

63,040

6974

10%

3354

Aluminum extruded products

37,072

33,413

3659

10%

7319

Advertising

46,911

42,312

4599

10%

279

Animal specialties

9,727

8,780

947

10%

3524

Lawn and garden equipment

24,827

22,424

2403

10%

3449

Miscellaneous metalwork

16,774

15,165

1609

10%

Source: D&B Sales and Marketing Solutions