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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 4,399 7,592,392 2,208,484 65,315
481 Air transportation 91 158,969 31,338 957
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) X X X X
483 Water transportation 104 1,284,650 175,104 3,184
484 Truck transportation 2,348 2,582,088 764,722 22,974
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 208 236,092 91,008 4,821
486 Pipeline transportation 18 175,745 20,660 283
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 65 81,226 28,077 840
488 Support activities for transportation 1,025 1,667,918 476,917 12,857
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) X X X X
492 Couriers & messengers 252 965,717 330,198 10,580
493 Warehousing & storage 288 439,987 290,460 8,819

 

 

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 91 158,969 31,338 957
4811 Scheduled air transportation 48 110,442 18,780 638
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation 35 90,579 13,521 481
481112 Scheduled freight air transportation 13 19,863 5,259 157
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 43 48,527 12,558 319
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 24 24,281 7,345 197
481219 Other nonscheduled air transportation 16 D D (100-249)

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 104 1,284,650 175,104 3,184
4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 73 1,145,327 146,781 2,670
483111 Deep sea freight transportation 26 471,738 27,706 495
483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 37 593,108 101,700 1,708
483114 Coastal & Great Lakes passenger transportation 9 D D (100-249)
4832 Inland water transportation 31 139,323 28,323 514
483211 Inland water freight transportation 20 104,139 19,301 340
4832111 Inland waterways freight transportation (except towing) 17 D D (250-499)
483212 Inland water passenger transportation 11 35,184 9,022 174
4832121 Inland waterways ferry transportation 7 33,792 8,610 163

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 2,348 2,582,088 764,722 22,974
4841 General freight trucking 1,123 1,664,526 502,031 14,394
48411 General freight trucking, local 445 381,500 124,846 3,850
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 277 237,097 62,265 1,954
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 135 127,358 51,155 1,511
4841103 General freight trucking with storage, local, truckload 19 9,388 7,887 262
4841104 General freight trucking with storage, local, less than truckload 14 7,657 3,539 123
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 678 1,283,026 377,185 10,544
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 532 828,632 227,310 6,928
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 146 454,394 149,875 3,616
4842 Specialized freight trucking 1,225 917,562 262,691 8,580
48421 Used household & office goods moving 216 250,506 78,877 2,692
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 63 26,212 8,825 461
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 88 159,209 43,441 1,349
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 65 65,085 26,611 882
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 710 384,484 112,269 3,526
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 22 17,128 6,763 169
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 244 94,359 24,261 965
4842203 Dump trucking 298 187,309 52,660 1,496
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 133 73,200 23,753 724
4842205 Specialized trucking, with storage, local 13 12,488 4,832 172
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 299 282,572 71,545 2,362
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 20 25,228 4,127 133
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 152 73,919 20,638 792
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 127 183,425 46,780 1,437

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 208 236,092 91,008 4,821
4851 Urban transit systems 12 D D (100-249)
485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 9 7,437 3,927 166
4853 Taxi & limousine service 88 36,080 12,431 752
48531 Taxi service 49 23,936 7,800 488
48532 Limousine service 39 12,144 4,631 264
4854 School & employee bus transportation 18 58,101 25,222 1,391
4855 Charter bus industry 22 29,099 10,299 550
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 63 93,923 37,000 1,852
485991 Special needs transportation 42 71,734 27,418 1,354
485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 21 22,189 9,582 498
4859991 Scheduled airport shuttle service 13 D D (100-249)
4859992 All other passenger transportation 8 D D (250-499)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 18 175,745 20,660 283
4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 11 114,657 11,711 165

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 65 81,226 28,077 840
4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 8 D D (250-499)
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 54 33,227 8,301 321
4872101 Excursion & sightseeing boats (including dinner cruises) 29 26,143 7,175 286
4872102 Charter fishing & party fishing boats 25 7,084 1,126 35

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 1,025 1,667,918 476,917 12,857
4881 Support activities for air transportation 151 379,504 148,081 4,629
48811 Airport operations 29 40,199 13,779 590
488111 Air traffic control 6 D D (20-99)
488119 Other airport operations 23 D D (500-999)
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 122 339,305 134,302 4,039
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 30 56,199 19,162 568
4883 Support activities for water transportation 142 433,639 91,717 1,662
48832 Marine cargo handling 28 224,196 24,530 446
48833 Navigational services to shipping and salvage 55 148,486 47,786 797
48839 Other support activities for water transportation 54 43,861 18,231 395
4884 Support activities for road transportation 222 94,717 35,798 1,416
48841 Motor vehicle towing 211 87,458 33,703 1,343
48849 Other support activities for road transportation 11 7,259 2,095 73
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 458 692,361 178,214 4,357
4885101 Freight forwarding 195 408,723 101,139 2,443
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 263 283,638 77,075 1,914
4889 Other support activities for transportation 22 11,498 3,945 225
488991 Packing & crating 21 D D (100-249)

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 252 965,717 330,198 10,580
4921 Couriers 143 888,710 304,124 9,480
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 70 602,306 225,615 6,995
4921102 Air courier services 73 286,404 78,509 2,485
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 109 77,007 26,074 1,100

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 288 439,987 290,460 8,819
49311 General warehousing & storage 155 174,122 181,084 5,261
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 61 199,160 69,155 2,274
49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 25 21,356 13,933 500
49319 Other warehousing & storage 47 45,349 26,288 784
4931901 Household goods warehousing & storage 14 2,752 5,500 160
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 33 42,597 20,788 624


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