Couriers aren't as popular as some other kinds of businesses that dominate the nation's shopping malls. Still, across the entire country, there are more than 8,000 Couriers. Given the current population of the United States, each one of those Couriers serves about 37,500 citizens on average. According to national labor statistics, Couriers will typically employ 1 to 4 employees. Hence, Couriers are a noteworthy contributor to the small business economy.