2024 Interurban & Rural Bus Transportation Industry Statistics Report

Interurban & Rural Bus Transportation - Market Size and Industry Forecast

The 2024 Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation Industry Report contains historical and forecasted statistics used by leading private equity firms and consultants. Market sizes from 2019 to 2029 reflect industry trends and growth patterns. Revenues include both public and private companies in the Interurban & Rural Bus Transportation industry.

Market Size (Total Revenue)


% Growth Rate
Number of Companies
Total Employees
Average Revenue per Company
Average Employees per Company
Source: U.S. government financial data.

Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Industry Market Size
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022
  • 2023

Advanced econometric models forecast five years of industry growth based on short- and long-term trend analysis. Market size includes revenue generated from all products and services sold within the industry.

Interurban & Rural Bus Transportation - Geographic Breakdown by U.S. State

Market size by state reveals local opportunity through the number of companies located in the region. Each state's growth rate is affected by regional economic conditions. Data by state can be used to pinpoint profitable and nonprofitable locations for Interurban & Rural Bus Transportation companies in the United States.

Interurban & Rural Bus Transportation Revenue by State

Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company SizeAll IndustriesInterurban & Rural Bus Transportation
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


Small Business (5 - 20)
Midsized Business (20 - 100)
Large Business (100 - 500)
Enterprise (> 500)

Interurban & Rural Bus Transportation - Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial statement analysis determines averages for the following industry forces:
The report includes a traditional income statement from an "average" company (both public and private companies included).

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
Total Revenue


Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)
Gross Profit
Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit

Average Income Statement

Average Income Statement

Cost of Goods Sold

Salaries, Wages, and Benefits



Depreciation and Amortization

Officer Compensation

Net Income

Interurban & Rural Bus Transportation - Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratios allow a company's performance to be compared against that of its peers.

Financial RatioIndustry Average
Profitability Ratios


Profit Margin
Liquidity Ratios
Current Ratio
Quick Ratio
Activity Ratios
Average Collection Period
Asset Turnover Ratio
Receivables Turnover Ratio
Inventory Conversion Ratio

Interurban & Rural Bus Transportation - Product Mix

Product DescriptionDescriptionRevenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Long-distance, fixed-route passenger transportation by road
Long-dist, fixed-route pass trans by road on interurban network
Long-dist fixed-route pass trans by road except interurb serv netwk
Other products
Long-distance passenger transportation by road, except fixed-route
Long-distance passenger transportation by chartered bus
Transit & ground passenger transportation related services
Local passenger transportation by road, except fixed-route
Local passenger transportation by chartered bus

Interurban & Rural Bus Transportation - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom QuartileAverage (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations1%


General and Operations Managers1%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations15%
Information and Record Clerks8%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks7%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks7%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations7%
Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers6%
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists6%
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations71%
Motor Vehicle Operators65%
Bus Drivers65%
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity63%

Government Contracts

In the past, the federal government spent an annual total of $1,212,878 on the interurban & rural bus transportation industry. It has awarded 46 contracts to 13 companies, with an average value of $93,298 per company.

Interurban & Rural Bus Transportation and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

($ Millions)


Interurban & Rural Bus Transportation Industry Research
GeographyUnited States  
Publication DateMay 2024
Report FormatPDF Download  PDF

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