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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 199,618 382,152,040 115,988,733 3,650,859
481 Air transportation 3,847 19,734,965 3,805,191 99,144
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) X X X X
483 Water transportation 1,890 23,331,333 3,194,391 66,153
484 Truck transportation 112,642 164,218,769 47,750,111 1,435,210
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 17,260 18,849,918 7,675,316 398,383
486 Pipeline transportation 2,188 22,031,419 2,476,638 36,790
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 2,523 1,858,979 526,353 22,516
488 Support activities for transportation 33,942 57,414,131 16,202,043 465,616
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) X X X X
492 Couriers & messengers 12,655 58,164,869 17,175,401 561,514
493 Warehousing & storage 12,671 16,547,657 17,183,289 565,533

 

 

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 3,847 19,734,965 3,805,191 99,144
4811 Scheduled air transportation 1,665 12,156,568 2,281,027 67,136
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation 1,288 8,921,990 1,637,162 44,247
481112 Scheduled freight air transportation 377 3,234,578 643,865 22,889
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 2,182 7,578,397 1,524,164 32,008
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 1,472 5,562,497 1,110,910 23,191
481212 Nonscheduled chartered freight air transportation 245 1,164,511 209,884 4,449
481219 Other nonscheduled air transportation 465 851,389 203,370 4,368

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 1,890 23,331,333 3,194,391 66,153
4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 1,314 19,787,711 2,329,100 47,897
483111 Deep sea freight transportation 452 6,532,658 746,690 12,743
483112 Deep sea passenger transportation 88 7,918,815 425,163 11,190
483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 656 5,066,417 1,077,636 21,319
483114 Coastal & Great Lakes passenger transportation 118 269,821 79,611 2,645
4832 Inland water transportation 576 3,543,622 865,291 18,256
483211 Inland water freight transportation 331 3,176,072 749,691 15,004
4832111 Inland waterways freight transportation (except towing) 245 2,523,939 584,400 11,598
4832112 Inland waterways towing transportation 86 652,133 165,291 3,406
483212 Inland water passenger transportation 245 367,550 115,600 3,252
4832121 Inland waterways ferry transportation 72 224,257 62,844 1,661
4832122 Other water passenger transportation (including water taxi) 173 143,293 52,756 1,591

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 112,642 164,218,769 47,750,111 1,435,210
4841 General freight trucking 59,011 110,239,101 34,120,535 989,192
48411 General freight trucking, local 21,434 17,353,400 5,389,147 174,156
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 14,420 12,023,024 3,460,450 110,378
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 5,598 3,946,548 1,365,887 45,594
4841103 General freight trucking with storage, local, truckload 900 771,596 355,641 11,880
4841104 General freight trucking with storage, local, less than truckload 516 612,232 207,169 6,304
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 37,577 92,885,701 28,731,388 815,036
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 30,043 65,030,821 17,789,144 555,772
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 7,534 27,854,880 10,942,244 259,264
4842 Specialized freight trucking 53,631 53,979,668 13,629,576 446,018
48421 Used household & office goods moving 8,642 12,638,114 3,092,317 110,992
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 3,343 2,018,545 679,000 28,974
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 3,411 8,453,981 1,651,146 54,059
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 1,888 2,165,588 762,171 27,959
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 33,074 22,383,188 5,866,119 199,408
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 1,576 2,019,176 734,114 18,873
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 7,247 3,198,333 800,798 31,733
4842203 Dump trucking 17,020 11,268,215 2,521,028 88,974
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 6,597 5,187,729 1,576,922 52,108
4842205 Specialized trucking, with storage, local 634 709,735 233,257 7,720
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 11,915 18,958,366 4,671,140 135,618
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 1,489 2,630,290 676,197 18,821
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 4,511 2,970,607 624,495 23,560
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 5,915 13,357,469 3,370,448 93,237

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 17,260 18,849,918 7,675,316 398,383
4851 Urban transit systems 1,025 2,808,395 1,694,094 53,644
485111 Mixed mode transit systems 47 D D (1000-2499)
485112 Commuter rail systems 18 D D (2500-4999)
485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 916 2,271,609 1,392,123 47,352
485119 Other urban transit systems 44 D D (500-999)
4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 508 1,530,944 569,920 19,103
4853 Taxi & limousine service 6,988 4,248,494 1,184,641 66,086
48531 Taxi service 3,141 1,601,895 472,068 29,571
48532 Limousine service 3,847 2,646,599 712,573 36,515
4854 School & employee bus transportation 4,515 5,928,085 2,609,852 174,681
4855 Charter bus industry 1,249 1,761,506 565,024 29,290
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 2,975 2,572,494 1,051,785 55,579
485991 Special needs transportation 2,051 1,854,756 797,324 41,210
485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 924 717,738 254,461 14,369
4859991 Scheduled airport shuttle service 553 471,821 179,826 10,377
4859992 All other passenger transportation 371 245,917 74,635 3,992

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 2,188 22,031,419 2,476,638 36,790
4861 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 252 3,401,854 484,631 6,508
4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 1,431 14,797,371 1,575,136 23,677
4869 Other pipeline transportation 505 3,832,194 416,871 6,605
48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 468 3,413,782 390,648 6,149
48699 All other pipeline transportation 37 418,412 26,223 456

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 2,523 1,858,979 526,353 22,516
4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 591 636,371 191,664 8,748
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 1,748 1,002,203 286,035 12,088
4872101 Excursion & sightseeing boats (including dinner cruises) 779 773,963 231,624 9,561
4872102 Charter fishing & party fishing boats 969 228,240 54,411 2,527
4879 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, other 184 220,405 48,654 1,680

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 33,942 57,414,131 16,202,043 465,616
4881 Support activities for air transportation 4,976 12,181,244 3,745,620 129,555
48811 Airport operations 1,634 3,838,345 1,327,476 58,467
488111 Air traffic control 150 70,653 51,825 1,158
488119 Other airport operations 1,484 3,767,692 1,275,651 57,309
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 3,342 8,342,899 2,418,144 71,088
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 853 1,821,557 693,288 20,328
4883 Support activities for water transportation 2,366 8,811,911 2,603,719 63,992
48831 Port & harbor operations 222 1,131,923 233,060 5,494
48832 Marine cargo handling 561 4,331,599 1,371,166 33,688
48833 Navigational services to shipping and salvage 776 1,768,431 495,018 11,532
48839 Other support activities for water transportation 807 1,579,958 504,475 13,278
4884 Support activities for road transportation 7,927 4,003,111 1,355,836 56,037
48841 Motor vehicle towing 6,861 3,096,919 1,052,446 45,068
48849 Other support activities for road transportation 1,066 906,192 303,390 10,969
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 16,504 27,656,336 6,868,368 168,641
4885101 Freight forwarding 6,540 13,183,016 3,094,320 78,354
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 9,964 14,473,320 3,774,048 90,287
4889 Other support activities for transportation 1,316 2,939,972 935,212 27,063
488991 Packing & crating 1,239 D D (10k-24k)
488999 All other support activities for transportation 77 D D (10k-24k)

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 12,655 58,164,869 17,175,401 561,514
4921 Couriers 7,382 54,820,521 16,180,242 514,921
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 3,517 D D (100,000+)
4921102 Air courier services 3,865 D D (100,000+)
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 5,273 3,344,348 995,159 46,593

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 12,671 16,547,657 17,183,289 565,533
49311 General warehousing & storage 8,420 10,504,957 12,393,961 406,416
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 1,231 2,907,653 1,465,868 45,234
49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 705 762,840 332,537 10,907
49319 Other warehousing & storage 2,315 2,372,207 2,990,923 102,976
4931901 Household goods warehousing & storage 741 424,159 1,240,226 55,152
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 1,574 1,948,048 1,750,697 47,824


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