During that year aggregated $198,634,029, and the value of the products was $1,080,638,696.
Pennsylvania follows the Empire stare with 31,225 workshops, 387,112 employees, and a capital of $447,499,993. The value of its products is $744,748,045, or $335,890,651 less than that of New York. In the northern states, including Maine, new Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan, there are 153,453 places of industry, or 8,982 more than in the states of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Arkansas and Texas.
Rhode Island, the smallest state in the Union, has 2,205 workshops, which is 1,459 more than Delaware, the next smallest, and only 791 less than Texas, the largest state in the Union. In amount of capital involved, however, Rhode Island is $66,330,382 ahead of Texas, and the value of her products is $104,163,621, while that of Texas is only $20,719,128.
The District of Colombia with 197 establishments and $5,552,526 capital is ahead of Florida and Colorado in the value of its products and in the number of workshops. The district employs 5,495 males above sixteen years of age, and 1,389 females above fifteen years of age, and 1,389 children and youths. The establishments pay to these hands $3,924,612 in wages yearly, and the products manufactured aggregate $11,882,316 the values of materials used being $5,365,400.
Colorado, the youngest state, which was admitted into the Union in 1876, can show but very little increase in the values of its products over that of the District of Colombia. This states had 599 establishments and a capital of $4,311,714. It employs 4,625 males, 266 females, 156 children, and pays in wages $2,314,427, or $1,610,185 less than is paid for wages in this District.
Forming the rear of this long line of states and territories comes Arizona with 66 workshops and an invested capital of $272,600. There are 216 men employed in the territory, which added to the two females and the two children, make a total of 220 persons, actively engaged in industrial occupations. The total amount of wages is $111,180, while the value of the products from these establishments is $615,655.
In the 253,840 workshops throughout the country, the average number of bands employed is $2,738,950. Of this number 2,025,279 are males, 531,753 females, and 181,918 are children. The total amount of wage paid out during the year is $947,919,647, and the value of the products is $5,369,667,766.
The listed quotes the values of the materials used in manufacturing as aggregating $3,394,340,029, which leaves a profit on products of $1,975,327,677. When the mount is paid for wages is deducted from this, there remains a clear margin on the figures quoted of $1,027,408,003.
From the statistics given above we learn that the average wages