1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
Alabama


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 %% ** 3,024 4,285,275 1,151,572 44,692
481 Air transportation %% 23 13,858 2,050 95
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 23 149,698 26,369 946
484 Truck transportation 2,229 2,864,075 718,546 28,466
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 97 57,003 22,104 1,782
486 Pipeline transportation 36 250,099 22,518 370
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 33 2,975 772 57
488 Support activities for transportation 361 471,169 172,108 6,070
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 111 354,228 150,422 5,240
493 Warehousing & storage 111 122,170 36,683 1,666

 

 

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 %% ** 3,024 4,285,275 1,151,572 44,692
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 23 13,858 2,050 95
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 18 D D (20-99)
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 15 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) N N N N
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
483 Water transportation 23 149,698 26,369 946
4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 14 64,475 9,858 482
483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 11 D D (250-499)
4831133 Coastal & intercoastal towing service 6 D D (20-99)
4832 Inland water transportation 9 85,223 16,511 464
483211 Inland water freight transportation 8 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 2,229 2,864,075 718,546 28,466
4841 General freight trucking 1,039 2,159,030 551,188 20,945
48411 General freight trucking, local 264 168,665 40,350 1,820
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 217 150,959 34,212 1,532
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 41 13,049 4,544 218
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 775 1,990,365 510,838 19,125
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 648 1,624,454 386,438 15,178
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 127 365,911 124,400 3,947
4842 Specialized freight trucking 1,190 705,045 167,358 7,521
48421 Used household & office goods moving 134 74,327 27,393 1,423
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 50 11,346 3,653 237
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 63 50,906 19,636 945
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 21 12,075 4,104 241
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 744 351,359 70,157 3,604
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 19 22,066 3,566 145
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 212 65,286 13,541 773
4842203 Dump trucking 377 175,761 35,743 1,794
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 130 76,096 15,129 693
4842205 Specialized trucking with storage, local 6 12,150 2,178 199
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 312 279,359 69,808 2,494
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 55 79,686 18,843 628
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 107 47,371 11,009 481
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 150 152,302 39,956 1,385
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 97 57,003 22,104 1,782
4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 6 14,254 8,000 401
4853 Taxi & limousine service 32 5,890 1,649 165
48531 Taxi service 21 4,298 1,227 123
48532 Limousine service 11 1,592 422 42
4854 School & employee bus transportation 14 8,613 3,509 428
4854101 School bus service 13 D D (250-499)
4855 Charter bus industry 31 23,962 6,771 577
4855101 Charter bus service, local 6 D D (100-249)
4855102 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 25 D D (250-499)
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 13 D D (100-249)
485991 Special needs transportation 10 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 36 250,099 22,518 370
4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 20 203,757 18,277 283
4862101 Natural gas transmission 16 D D (100-249)
4869 Other pipeline transportation 14 D D (20-99)
48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 13 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 33 2,975 772 57
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 27 2,522 685 53
4872101 Excursion & sightseeing boats (including dinner cruises) 6 756 228 18
4872102 Charter fishing & party fishing boats 21 1,766 457 35
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 361 471,169 172,108 6,070
4881 Support activities for air transportation 56 174,669 86,129 2,753
48811 Airport operations 30 29,177 8,180 514
488119 Other airport operations 28 D D (500-999)
4881191 Airport operation & terminal services 27 D D (500-999)
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 26 145,492 77,949 2,239
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 18 66,935 10,774 408
4882101 Support activities incidental to rail transportation 18 66,935 10,774 408
4883 Support activities for water transportation 59 97,199 35,535 1,377
48832 Marine cargo handling 23 42,343 25,288 990
48833 Navigational services to shipping 15 20,902 6,022 267
4883301 Tugboat service (including fleeting & harbor service) 10 D D (100-249)
48839 Other support activities for water transportation 18 31,641 3,309 98
4883901 Other services incidental to water transportation 12 30,612 2,863 84
4883902 Marine cargo inspectors & surveyors 6 1,029 446 14
4884 Support activities for road transportation 79 32,211 8,898 503
48841 Motor vehicle towing 75 28,105 7,839 397
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 143 97,355 30,234 1,010
4885101 Freight forwarding 41 23,743 6,699 225
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 102 73,612 23,535 785
4889 Other support activities for transportation 6 2,800 538 19
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 111 354,228 150,422 5,240
4921 Couriers 62 334,016 141,679 4,699
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 30 226,219 115,593 3,811
4921102 Air courier services 32 107,797 26,086 888
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 49 20,212 8,743 541
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 111 122,170 36,683 1,666
49311 General warehousing & storage 66 76,649 24,914 1,042
4931101 General warehousing & storage (except in foreign trade zones) 66 76,649 24,914 1,042
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 17 28,535 7,252 356
4931201 Refrigerated products warehousing 17 28,535 7,252 356
49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 10 7,433 2,027 169
49319 Other warehousing & storage 18 9,553 2,490 99
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 13 8,410 2,315 75
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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