1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
Colorado


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 %% ** 2,411 3,626,916 1,017,507 38,399
481 Air transportation %% 68 469,102 61,575 2,008
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 2 D D (100-249)
484 Truck transportation 1,437 1,667,060 467,183 15,735
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 144 168,013 64,681 4,088
486 Pipeline transportation 22 101,048 13,968 236
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 29 D D (20-99)
488 Support activities for transportation 426 384,269 104,035 4,834
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 200 736,301 270,807 10,517
493 Warehousing & storage 83 77,398 23,334 722

 

 

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 %% ** 2,411 3,626,916 1,017,507 38,399
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 68 469,102 61,575 2,008
4811 Scheduled air transportation %% 36 428,733 52,466 1,646
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation %% 31 D D (1000-2499)
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 32 40,369 9,109 362
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 21 29,507 7,034 313
481219 Other nonscheduled air transportation 10 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 2 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 1,437 1,667,060 467,183 15,735
4841 General freight trucking 600 1,015,095 306,580 9,686
48411 General freight trucking, local 184 133,255 37,691 1,563
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 112 58,664 12,150 503
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 58 42,054 16,256 669
4841103 General freight trucking with storage, local, truckload 9 24,351 5,491 255
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 416 881,840 268,889 8,123
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 310 556,756 126,010 4,326
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 106 325,084 142,879 3,797
4842 Specialized freight trucking 837 651,965 160,603 6,049
48421 Used household & office goods moving 165 172,169 64,395 2,467
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 54 21,851 7,813 405
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 60 91,507 34,376 1,081
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 51 58,811 22,206 981
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 455 229,916 60,444 2,277
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 19 14,570 6,135 192
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 64 22,275 3,095 173
4842203 Dump trucking 239 102,965 23,259 855
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 121 64,508 19,450 725
4842205 Specialized trucking with storage, local 12 25,598 8,505 332
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 217 249,880 35,764 1,305
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 24 112,853 8,369 264
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 82 49,953 8,097 380
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 111 87,074 19,298 661
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 144 168,013 64,681 4,088
4851 Urban transit systems 12 38,920 16,243 921
485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 11 D D (500-999)
4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 6 13,776 4,990 265
4853 Taxi & limousine service 54 27,553 8,157 598
48531 Taxi service 17 16,055 4,875 306
48532 Limousine service 37 11,498 3,282 292
4854 School & employee bus transportation 11 14,055 7,901 563
4854101 School bus service 8 D D (500-999)
4855 Charter bus industry 19 27,202 8,371 414
4855101 Charter bus service, local 10 14,676 4,809 252
4855102 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 9 12,526 3,562 162
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 42 46,507 19,019 1,327
485991 Special needs transportation 18 15,941 7,477 481
485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 24 30,566 11,542 846
4859991 Scheduled airport shuttle service 18 29,271 11,013 806
4859992 All other passenger transportation 6 1,295 529 40
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 22 101,048 13,968 236
4861 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 8 51,593 6,105 108
4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 7 25,278 5,008 78
4869 Other pipeline transportation 7 24,177 2,855 50
48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 6 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 29 D D (20-99)
4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 18 8,571 2,248 57
4871102 Horse drawn cabs & carriages 8 432 109 16
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 6 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 426 384,269 104,035 4,834
4881 Support activities for air transportation 102 165,358 47,368 2,704
48811 Airport operations 42 41,589 20,433 1,542
488119 Other airport operations 42 41,589 20,433 1,542
4881191 Airport operation & terminal services 42 41,589 20,433 1,542
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 60 123,769 26,935 1,162
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 14 15,485 5,887 205
4882101 Support activities incidental to rail transportation 14 15,485 5,887 205
4884 Support activities for road transportation 122 61,304 18,616 892
48841 Motor vehicle towing 109 41,116 13,590 693
48849 Other support activities for road transportation 13 20,188 5,026 199
4884904 Support activities incidental to road transportation 10 D D (100-249)
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 166 137,150 30,731 940
4885101 Freight forwarding 63 74,961 16,866 494
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 103 62,189 13,865 446
4889 Other support activities for transportation 18 4,223 1,230 88
488991 Packing & crating 17 D D (20-99)
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 200 736,301 270,807 10,517
4921 Couriers 107 681,517 246,169 9,083
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 48 389,153 171,649 6,883
4921102 Air courier services 59 292,364 74,520 2,200
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 93 54,784 24,638 1,434
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 83 77,398 23,334 722
49311 General warehousing & storage 52 53,230 17,367 469
4931101 General warehousing & storage (except in foreign trade zones) 52 53,230 17,367 469
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 9 18,472 4,099 151
4931201 Refrigerated products warehousing 9 18,472 4,099 151
49319 Other warehousing & storage 21 D D (100-249)
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 16 4,177 1,534 75
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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