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2002 Economic Census
Transportation and Warehousing
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Transportation and Warehousing - by subsector

Data based on Geographic Area Series reports. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. Introductory text includes scope, methodology, non-sampling error, and confidentiality protection. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.

D = Withheld to avoid disclosing data of individual companies; data are included in higher level totals

(1) Data for NAICS 481111 do not include large certificated passenger carriers that report to the Office of Airline Information, U.S. Department of Transportation.

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NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  48-49 Transportation & warehousing 3,017 4,357,611 1,485,756 47,296
481 Air transportation 73 186,796 37,638 1,217
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) X X X X
484 Truck transportation 1,813 1,902,169 567,429 17,196
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 163 191,360 71,366 3,685
486 Pipeline transportation 41 525,941 71,096 907
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 34 20,000 5,177 230
488 Support activities for transportation 470 522,155 168,259 5,775
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) X X X X
492 Couriers & messengers 249 893,560 348,943 10,740
493 Warehousing & storage 174 115,630 215,848 7,546

 

 

Transportation and Warehousing - by industry

Data based on Geographic Area Series reports. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. Introductory text includes scope, methodology, non-sampling error, and confidentiality protection. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.

D = Withheld to avoid disclosing data of individual companies; data are included in higher level totals

(1) Data for NAICS 481111 do not include large certificated passenger carriers that report to the Office of Airline Information, U.S. Department of Transportation.


NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation 73 186,796 37,638 1,217
4811 Scheduled air transportation 33 127,538 24,254 938
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation 26 106,102 19,502 789
481112 Scheduled freight air transportation 7 21,436 4,752 149
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 40 59,258 13,384 279
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 27 53,802 12,121 245
481219 Other nonscheduled air transportation 8 4,016 609 13

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) X X X X
482111 Line-Haul Railroads X X X X
482112 Short Line Railroads X X X X

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 1,813 1,902,169 567,429 17,196
4841 General freight trucking 845 1,127,147 367,415 10,813
48411 General freight trucking, local 327 142,822 45,544 1,754
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 210 87,027 26,057 950
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 95 41,959 13,781 556
4841103 General freight trucking with storage, local, truckload 12 6,729 2,781 134
4841104 General freight trucking with storage, local, less than truckload 10 7,107 2,925 114
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 518 984,325 321,871 9,059
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 391 641,981 190,803 5,884
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 127 342,344 131,068 3,175
4842 Specialized freight trucking 968 775,022 200,014 6,383
48421 Used household & office goods moving 164 198,753 62,573 2,077
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 92 55,029 21,067 918
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 61 125,871 34,404 926
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 11 17,853 7,102 233
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 594 386,491 90,454 2,989
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 27 D D (100-249)
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 88 D D (250-499)
4842203 Dump trucking 351 186,732 40,281 1,363
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 125 114,858 30,832 952
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 210 189,778 46,987 1,317
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 18 12,574 3,282 78
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 78 36,589 5,915 246
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 114 140,615 37,790 993

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 163 191,360 71,366 3,685
4851 Urban transit systems 25 50,889 22,432 909
485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 24 D D (500-999)
4853 Taxi & limousine service 76 48,312 11,173 671
48531 Taxi service 29 33,754 7,420 424
48532 Limousine service 47 14,558 3,753 247
4854 School & employee bus transportation 7 D D (250-499)
4855 Charter bus industry 10 15,597 6,186 268
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 42 59,176 24,980 1,371
485991 Special needs transportation 22 31,126 13,461 617
485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 20 28,050 11,519 754
4859991 Scheduled airport shuttle service 15 27,657 11,387 737

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 41 525,941 71,096 907
4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 30 420,214 65,625 816
4869 Other pipeline transportation 8 D D (20-99)
48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 7 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 34 20,000 5,177 230
4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 18 16,193 4,597 187
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 8 D D (1-19)
4879 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, other 8 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 470 522,155 168,259 5,775
4881 Support activities for air transportation 110 212,129 70,748 2,595
48811 Airport operations 21 32,490 8,053 376
488119 Other airport operations 19 D D (250-499)
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 89 179,639 62,695 2,219
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 17 25,046 11,148 325
4884 Support activities for road transportation 135 77,534 26,427 1,311
48841 Motor vehicle towing 101 55,440 18,897 919
48849 Other support activities for road transportation 34 22,094 7,530 392
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 181 198,450 57,858 1,441
4885101 Freight forwarding 71 109,432 29,838 728
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 110 89,018 28,020 713
4889 Other support activities for transportation 23 D D (20-99)
488991 Packing & crating 23 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) X X X X

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
492 Couriers & messengers 249 893,560 348,943 10,740
4921 Couriers 151 838,944 330,114 9,778
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 73 D D (5000-9999)
4921102 Air courier services 78 D D (2500-4999)
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 98 54,616 18,829 962

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 174 115,630 215,848 7,546
49311 General warehousing & storage 105 77,739 150,158 5,233
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 16 26,175 29,094 1,153
49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 7 D D (250-499)
49319 Other warehousing & storage 46 D D (500-999)
4931901 Household goods warehousing & storage 14 D D (250-499)
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 32 7,420 21,275 554


Source: 2002 Economic Census, Geographic Area Series   Questions?
Last revised: January 06, 2012