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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 5,507 7,895,233 2,927,986 96,013
481 Air transportation 75 277,490 60,972 1,556
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) X X X X
483 Water transportation 29 60,536 5,631 147
484 Truck transportation 3,497 4,729,503 1,590,264 49,499
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 298 163,728 71,793 3,657
486 Pipeline transportation 21 126,745 13,050 199
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 80 25,121 6,005 352
488 Support activities for transportation 781 882,675 278,935 9,076
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) X X X X
492 Couriers & messengers 297 1,257,498 386,395 13,523
493 Warehousing & storage 429 371,937 514,941 18,004

 

 

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 75 277,490 60,972 1,556
4811 Scheduled air transportation 28 205,986 45,620 1,258
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation 18 116,402 26,021 758
481112 Scheduled freight air transportation 10 89,584 19,599 500
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 47 71,504 15,352 298
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 32 41,054 8,589 193
481219 Other nonscheduled air transportation 13 D D (20-99)

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
483 Water transportation 29 60,536 5,631 147
4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 20 51,218 5,119 128
483111 Deep sea freight transportation 8 D D (20-99)
483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 7 4,126 1,048 28
4832 Inland water transportation 9 9,318 512 19

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 3,497 4,729,503 1,590,264 49,499
4841 General freight trucking 1,903 3,474,832 1,217,895 36,121
48411 General freight trucking, local 637 340,070 114,680 4,266
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 461 245,170 76,888 2,649
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 145 77,879 26,310 1,160
4841103 General freight trucking with storage, local, truckload 18 13,931 10,361 414
4841104 General freight trucking with storage, local, less than truckload 13 3,090 1,121 43
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 1,266 3,134,762 1,103,215 31,855
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 982 1,885,570 552,534 17,484
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 284 1,249,192 550,681 14,371
4842 Specialized freight trucking 1,594 1,254,671 372,369 13,378
48421 Used household & office goods moving 224 253,379 82,158 3,153
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 63 50,014 15,556 653
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 113 177,971 57,238 2,120
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 48 25,394 9,364 380
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 1,051 578,889 169,316 6,389
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 54 89,842 32,519 937
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 240 71,149 21,047 942
4842203 Dump trucking 563 326,126 85,571 3,311
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 184 79,946 26,910 1,085
4842205 Specialized trucking, with storage, local 10 11,826 3,269 114
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 319 422,403 120,895 3,836
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 39 43,309 14,548 480
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 101 42,136 10,245 423
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 179 336,958 96,102 2,933

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 298 163,728 71,793 3,657
4851 Urban transit systems 29 50,072 42,264 1,529
485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 26 48,984 41,812 1,520
4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 13 D D (100-249)
4853 Taxi & limousine service 116 22,967 6,339 557
48531 Taxi service 75 15,204 4,562 399
48532 Limousine service 41 7,763 1,777 158
4854 School & employee bus transportation 32 D D (250-499)
4855 Charter bus industry 44 31,548 7,372 471
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 64 25,908 8,748 587
485991 Special needs transportation 44 D D (250-499)
485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 20 D D (250-499)
4859991 Scheduled airport shuttle service 11 D D (20-99)
4859992 All other passenger transportation 9 D D (100-249)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 21 126,745 13,050 199
4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 7 D D (20-99)
4869 Other pipeline transportation 14 D D (100-249)
48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 14 D D (100-249)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 80 25,121 6,005 352
4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 16 10,829 1,986 148
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 60 13,404 3,828 194
4872101 Excursion & sightseeing boats (including dinner cruises) 10 5,385 1,880 95
4872102 Charter fishing & party fishing boats 50 8,019 1,948 99

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 781 882,675 278,935 9,076
4881 Support activities for air transportation 111 210,022 76,046 2,715
48811 Airport operations 46 85,355 27,757 1,241
488119 Other airport operations 42 D D (1000-2499)
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 65 124,667 48,289 1,474
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 16 18,680 9,082 211
4883 Support activities for water transportation 27 66,152 28,739 1,328
48832 Marine cargo handling 10 38,385 22,307 1,115
48839 Other support activities for water transportation 7 4,156 1,729 61
4884 Support activities for road transportation 227 82,480 28,596 1,212
48841 Motor vehicle towing 201 67,112 23,167 962
48849 Other support activities for road transportation 26 15,368 5,429 250
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 368 492,515 131,549 3,341
4885101 Freight forwarding 136 243,687 52,955 1,418
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 232 248,828 78,594 1,923
4889 Other support activities for transportation 32 12,826 4,923 269
488991 Packing & crating 31 D D (250-499)

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 297 1,257,498 386,395 13,523
4921 Couriers 169 1,193,861 370,919 12,741
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 89 D D (5000-9999)
4921102 Air courier services 80 D D (2500-4999)
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 128 63,637 15,476 782

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 429 371,937 514,941 18,004
49311 General warehousing & storage 283 275,353 416,233 14,460
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 26 45,891 11,023 529
49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 37 14,854 9,293 301
49319 Other warehousing & storage 83 35,839 78,392 2,714
4931901 Household goods warehousing & storage 26 4,823 35,686 1,240
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 57 31,016 42,706 1,474


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