1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
District of Columbia


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 %% ** 215 567,118 91,311 3,356
481 Air transportation %% 37 274,838 14,663 410
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 5 D D (1-19)
484 Truck transportation 20 11,584 5,712 241
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 48 91,933 22,136 1,084
486 Pipeline transportation 6 D D (20-99)
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 4 18,775 8,533 302
488 Support activities for transportation 37 35,198 10,908 366
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 49 116,073 21,799 781
493 Warehousing & storage 9 6,431 2,538 111

 

 

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 %% ** 215 567,118 91,311 3,356
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 37 274,838 14,663 410
4811 Scheduled air transportation %% 33 263,689 13,716 386
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation %% 31 D D (250-499)
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 5 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 20 11,584 5,712 241
4842 Specialized freight trucking 17 10,059 5,357 222
48421 Used household & office goods moving 9 D D (100-249)
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 8 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 48 91,933 22,136 1,084
4853 Taxi & limousine service 25 69,489 11,576 418
48531 Taxi service 10 6,204 2,299 150
48532 Limousine service 15 63,285 9,277 268
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 12 4,300 1,936 147
485991 Special needs transportation 12 4,300 1,936 147
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 6 D D (20-99)
4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 6 D D (20-99)
4862101 Natural gas transmission 6 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 4 18,775 8,533 302
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 37 35,198 10,908 366
4884 Support activities for road transportation 7 D D (20-99)
48841 Motor vehicle towing 7 D D (20-99)
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 25 17,295 7,097 97
4885101 Freight forwarding 8 8,529 3,056 51
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 17 8,766 4,041 46
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 49 116,073 21,799 781
4921 Couriers 27 D D (500-999)
4921102 Air courier services 25 D D (500-999)
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 22 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 9 6,431 2,538 111
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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