1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
Alaska


These data are from the 1997 and 2002 Economic Censuses.
For more recent data, see the current Industry Statistics Sampler.
 
Transportation and Warehousing by Subsector
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
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NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  48-49 Transportation & warehousing %% ** 940 3,346,867 576,568 13,562
481 Air transportation %% 183 403,116 111,809 3,291
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 52 174,058 35,879 693
484 Truck transportation 231 615,860 139,218 3,245
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 75 38,311 16,316 1,344
486 Pipeline transportation 10 1,587,861 109,548 1,013
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 134 104,796 21,195 477
488 Support activities for transportation 189 261,445 76,784 2,304
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 60 159,023 64,919 1,156
493 Warehousing & storage 6 2,397 900 39

 

 

Transportation and Warehousing by Industry
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
48-49 Transportation & warehousing %% ** 940 3,346,867 576,568 13,562
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 183 403,116 111,809 3,291
4811 Scheduled air transportation %% 82 273,818 77,898 2,343
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation %% 57 178,000 56,088 1,796
481112 Scheduled freight air transportation 25 95,818 21,810 547
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 101 129,298 33,911 948
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 82 79,751 25,246 731
481212 Nonscheduled chartered freight air transportation 9 25,399 4,290 117
481219 Other nonscheduled air transportation 10 24,148 4,375 100
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
483 Water transportation 52 174,058 35,879 693
4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 40 161,383 32,873 654
483111 Deep sea freight transportation 6 D D (100-249)
483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 30 115,156 25,177 444
4831131 Coastal & intercoastal freight transportation 23 103,270 20,873 344
4831133 Coastal & intercoastal towing service 7 11,886 4,304 100
4832 Inland water transportation 12 12,675 3,006 39
483211 Inland water freight transportation 6 10,115 2,468 26
483212 Inland water passenger transportation 6 2,560 538 13
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 231 615,860 139,218 3,245
4841 General freight trucking 94 392,950 67,634 1,661
48411 General freight trucking, local 42 43,680 13,152 332
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 25 34,322 10,125 222
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 13 5,013 1,794 67
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 52 349,270 54,482 1,329
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 41 297,077 41,734 941
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 11 52,193 12,748 388
4842 Specialized freight trucking 137 222,910 71,584 1,584
48421 Used household & office goods moving 45 49,845 16,950 600
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 9 5,401 1,982 57
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 23 26,891 10,192 386
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 13 17,553 4,776 157
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 68 157,028 51,196 853
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 13 D D (20-99)
4842203 Dump trucking 27 9,272 1,700 52
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 23 12,457 5,341 150
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 24 16,037 3,438 131
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 19 15,363 3,303 125
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 75 38,311 16,316 1,344
4853 Taxi & limousine service 36 6,232 1,827 187
48531 Taxi service 31 5,276 1,708 171
4854 School & employee bus transportation 27 30,007 13,940 1,103
4854101 School bus service 27 30,007 13,940 1,103
4855 Charter bus industry 6 1,269 270 26
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 10 1,587,861 109,548 1,013
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 134 104,796 21,195 477
4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 15 38,377 5,838 132
4871101 Sightseeing buses 14 D D (100-249)
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 105 46,235 9,524 245
4872101 Excursion & sightseeing boats (including dinner cruises) 25 31,869 6,737 149
4872102 Charter fishing & party fishing boats 80 14,366 2,787 96
4879 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, other 14 20,184 5,833 100
4879901 Sightseeing airplanes and helicopters 13 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 189 261,445 76,784 2,304
4881 Support activities for air transportation 65 97,881 23,587 938
48811 Airport operations 21 26,979 12,654 564
488119 Other airport operations 18 D D (500-999)
4881191 Airport operation & terminal services 18 D D (500-999)
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 44 70,902 10,933 374
4883 Support activities for water transportation 60 108,500 36,430 823
48832 Marine cargo handling 12 56,411 27,381 645
48833 Navigational services to shipping 33 44,302 6,381 104
4883301 Tugboat service (including fleeting & harbor service) 8 29,075 2,744 53
4883302 Navigational services 25 15,227 3,637 51
48839 Other support activities for water transportation 14 D D (20-99)
4883901 Other services incidental to water transportation 11 6,081 2,032 58
4884 Support activities for road transportation 12 2,514 682 37
48841 Motor vehicle towing 12 2,514 682 37
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 49 52,072 15,925 503
4885101 Freight forwarding 26 35,525 11,813 383
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 23 16,547 4,112 120
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
492 Couriers & messengers 60 159,023 64,919 1,156
4921 Couriers 42 154,677 63,049 1,069
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 10 1,202 357 22
4921102 Air courier services 32 153,475 62,692 1,047
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 18 4,346 1,870 87
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 6 2,397 900 39
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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