1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
California


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 %% ** 16,056 36,610,159 9,344,220 317,832
481 Air transportation %% 413 4,403,641 412,577 12,343
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 98 3,025,583 332,260 7,239
484 Truck transportation 8,034 11,372,458 3,061,056 103,675
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 1,179 1,495,251 576,395 32,510
486 Pipeline transportation 178 3,158,127 448,300 9,530
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 271 225,053 66,169 3,249
488 Support activities for transportation 3,887 6,321,165 2,193,239 58,264
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 1,306 5,277,958 1,867,814 76,945
493 Warehousing & storage 690 1,330,923 386,410 14,077

 

 

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 %% ** 16,056 36,610,159 9,344,220 317,832
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 413 4,403,641 412,577 12,343
4811 Scheduled air transportation %% 228 3,983,913 326,357 10,275
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation %% 177 2,553,753 181,158 5,418
481112 Scheduled freight air transportation 51 1,430,160 145,199 4,857
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 185 419,728 86,220 2,068
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 143 349,381 63,894 1,605
481212 Nonscheduled chartered freight air transportation 14 21,422 12,710 202
481219 Other nonscheduled air transportation 28 48,925 9,616 261
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 98 3,025,583 332,260 7,239
4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 80 3,001,230 323,454 7,089
483111 Deep sea freight transportation 39 1,673,254 157,587 2,683
483112 Deep sea passenger transportation 9 609,915 71,986 2,658
483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 25 696,733 87,380 1,485
4831131 Coastal & intercoastal freight transportation 20 694,837 86,847 1,465
483114 Coastal & Great Lakes passenger transportation 7 21,328 6,501 263
4832 Inland water transportation 18 24,353 8,806 150
483212 Inland water passenger transportation 13 21,964 7,772 103
4832122 Other water passenger transportation (including water taxi) 10 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 8,034 11,372,458 3,061,056 103,675
4841 General freight trucking 3,129 6,394,840 1,812,950 57,715
48411 General freight trucking, local 1,648 2,014,993 558,078 20,384
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 1,004 1,030,130 242,747 8,791
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 485 653,466 225,845 8,467
4841103 General freight trucking with storage, local, truckload 93 174,685 45,152 1,684
4841104 General freight trucking with storage, local, less than truckload 66 156,712 44,334 1,442
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 1,481 4,379,847 1,254,872 37,331
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 1,025 2,072,421 552,856 18,206
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 456 2,307,426 702,016 19,125
4842 Specialized freight trucking 4,905 4,977,618 1,248,106 45,960
48421 Used household & office goods moving 1,206 1,228,901 348,863 14,348
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 489 183,405 57,756 3,149
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 334 534,961 130,492 5,077
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 383 510,535 160,615 6,122
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 2,805 2,354,212 544,097 20,472
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 83 148,731 52,071 1,465
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 637 380,780 92,012 3,274
4842203 Dump trucking 1,208 1,122,256 195,339 7,357
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 814 581,788 171,983 7,052
4842205 Specialized trucking with storage, local 63 120,657 32,692 1,324
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 894 1,394,505 355,146 11,140
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 94 242,436 62,379 1,718
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 399 487,424 117,102 3,687
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 401 664,645 175,665 5,735
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 1,179 1,495,251 576,395 32,510
4851 Urban transit systems 80 216,691 123,551 4,968
485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 72 196,247 109,795 4,584
4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 42 89,468 35,355 1,834
4853 Taxi & limousine service 458 315,777 89,569 5,685
48531 Taxi service 132 114,356 31,487 1,838
48532 Limousine service 326 201,421 58,082 3,847
4854 School & employee bus transportation 104 319,462 136,259 8,734
4854101 School bus service 96 308,966 131,633 8,433
4854102 Employee bus service 8 10,496 4,626 301
4855 Charter bus industry 195 229,734 70,718 3,674
4855101 Charter bus service, local 96 115,058 36,270 1,989
4855102 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 99 114,676 34,448 1,685
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 300 324,119 120,943 7,615
485991 Special needs transportation 182 182,697 69,728 4,436
485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 118 141,422 51,215 3,179
4859991 Scheduled airport shuttle service 87 121,621 48,322 2,977
4859992 All other passenger transportation 31 19,801 2,893 202
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 178 3,158,127 448,300 9,530
4861 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 26 D D (500-999)
4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 131 D D (5000-9999)
4862102 Natural gas transmission & distribution (transmission) 128 D D (5000-9999)
4869 Other pipeline transportation 21 221,839 30,106 443
48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 21 221,839 30,106 443
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 271 225,053 66,169 3,249
4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 57 D D (1000-2499)
4871101 Sightseeing buses 45 70,233 25,845 1,035
4871103 Scenic railroads 9 D D (100-249)
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 204 144,553 37,703 1,999
4872101 Excursion & sightseeing boats (including dinner cruises) 63 72,148 24,574 1,172
4872102 Charter fishing & party fishing boats 141 72,405 13,129 827
4879 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, other 10 D D (20-99)
4879901 Sightseeing airplanes and helicopters 10 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 3,887 6,321,165 2,193,239 58,264
4881 Support activities for air transportation 478 852,584 279,926 12,442
48811 Airport operations 184 371,033 127,112 6,828
488111 Air traffic control 18 D D (100-249)
4881111 Nongovernment air traffic control 18 D D (100-249)
488119 Other airport operations 166 D D (5000-9999)
4881191 Airport operation & terminal services 164 D D (5000-9999)
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 294 481,551 152,814 5,614
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 56 157,982 44,212 1,644
4882101 Support activities incidental to rail transportation 56 157,982 44,212 1,644
4883 Support activities for water transportation 179 1,918,499 798,356 11,713
48831 Port & harbor operations 11 89,623 8,408 110
4883101 Operation of port & waterfront terminals 11 89,623 8,408 110
48832 Marine cargo handling 58 1,663,276 743,766 10,350
48833 Navigational services to shipping 40 105,820 29,873 697
4883301 Tugboat service (including fleeting & harbor service) 15 67,735 20,150 504
4883302 Navigational services 23 D D (100-249)
48839 Other support activities for water transportation 70 59,780 16,309 556
4883901 Other services incidental to water transportation 41 36,456 9,843 379
4883902 Marine cargo inspectors & surveyors 27 D D (100-249)
4884 Support activities for road transportation 976 585,303 206,883 8,933
48841 Motor vehicle towing 917 529,387 188,049 8,084
48849 Other support activities for road transportation 59 55,916 18,834 849
4884903 Fixed facilities & inspection & weighing serv for motor trans veh 27 31,359 8,998 276
4884904 Support activities incidental to road transportation 31 D D (500-999)
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 2,104 2,731,319 842,388 22,698
4885101 Freight forwarding 1,138 1,642,012 473,725 12,907
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 966 1,089,307 368,663 9,791
4889 Other support activities for transportation 94 75,478 21,474 834
488991 Packing & crating 87 60,269 16,187 649
488999 All other support activities for transportation 7 15,209 5,287 185
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 1,306 5,277,958 1,867,814 76,945
4921 Couriers 694 4,735,109 1,639,683 62,901
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 287 2,408,951 1,031,139 42,026
4921102 Air courier services 407 2,326,158 608,544 20,875
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 612 542,849 228,131 14,044
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 690 1,330,923 386,410 14,077
49311 General warehousing & storage 401 675,012 226,479 8,636
4931101 General warehousing & storage (except in foreign trade zones) 400 D D (5000-9999)
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 123 363,346 93,117 3,104
4931201 Refrigerated products warehousing 122 D D (2500-4999)
49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 40 73,174 13,172 514
49319 Other warehousing & storage 126 219,391 53,642 1,823
4931901 Household goods warehousing & storage 26 53,683 14,777 754
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 100 165,708 38,865 1,069
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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