1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
Georgia


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 %% ** 4,733 8,306,254 2,359,434 85,109
481 Air transportation %% 69 256,524 38,448 1,133
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 24 198,083 16,836 377
484 Truck transportation 2,880 4,461,792 1,423,084 47,836
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 254 D D (2500-4999)
486 Pipeline transportation 37 D D (500-999)
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 24 D D (100-249)
488 Support activities for transportation 919 1,111,512 324,878 12,919
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 263 1,094,200 356,146 14,905
493 Warehousing & storage 263 441,352 124,959 4,515

 

 

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 %% ** 4,733 8,306,254 2,359,434 85,109
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 69 256,524 38,448 1,133
4811 Scheduled air transportation %% 39 194,666 24,245 754
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation %% 30 160,168 20,505 662
481112 Scheduled freight air transportation 9 34,498 3,740 92
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 30 61,858 14,203 379
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 23 43,898 9,092 257
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 24 198,083 16,836 377
4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 21 195,530 15,812 356
483111 Deep sea freight transportation 17 193,464 15,368 348
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 2,880 4,461,792 1,423,084 47,836
4841 General freight trucking 1,331 2,846,852 963,239 30,018
48411 General freight trucking, local 397 349,905 100,556 4,044
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 288 232,823 61,509 2,354
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 77 68,822 24,822 1,115
4841103 General freight trucking with storage, local, truckload 15 15,322 4,378 155
4841104 General freight trucking with storage, local, less than truckload 17 32,938 9,847 420
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 934 2,496,947 862,683 25,974
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 724 1,407,619 383,124 12,605
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 210 1,089,328 479,559 13,369
4842 Specialized freight trucking 1,549 1,614,940 459,845 17,818
48421 Used household & office goods moving 223 278,302 87,567 3,521
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 71 44,211 12,123 703
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 99 205,587 64,097 2,162
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 53 28,504 11,347 656
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 944 480,635 120,899 5,299
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 38 43,243 15,189 429
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 211 61,842 15,324 795
4842203 Dump trucking 495 251,260 54,031 2,571
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 191 108,672 30,263 1,253
4842205 Specialized trucking with storage, local 9 15,618 6,092 251
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 382 856,003 251,379 8,998
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 68 119,766 41,764 1,329
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 119 93,551 20,428 800
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 195 642,686 189,187 6,869
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 254 D D (2500-4999)
4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 9 D D (100-249)
4853 Taxi & limousine service 111 35,223 6,923 529
48531 Taxi service 61 13,018 3,730 312
48532 Limousine service 50 22,205 3,193 217
4854 School & employee bus transportation 26 11,888 4,558 448
4854101 School bus service 18 4,964 1,546 146
4854102 Employee bus service 8 6,924 3,012 302
4855 Charter bus industry 32 27,887 7,955 481
4855101 Charter bus service, local 13 7,351 1,498 97
4855102 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 19 20,536 6,457 384
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 73 27,797 10,729 868
485991 Special needs transportation 48 19,811 6,774 557
485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 25 7,986 3,955 311
4859991 Scheduled airport shuttle service 21 7,589 3,832 296
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 37 D D (500-999)
4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 9 D D (100-249)
4869 Other pipeline transportation 28 325,833 26,719 461
48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 28 325,833 26,719 461
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 24 D D (100-249)
4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 8 D D (100-249)
4871101 Sightseeing buses 7 D D (100-249)
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 16 D D (20-99)
4872101 Excursion & sightseeing boats (including dinner cruises) 9 D D (20-99)
4872102 Charter fishing & party fishing boats 7 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 919 1,111,512 324,878 12,919
4881 Support activities for air transportation 110 271,603 66,907 3,555
48811 Airport operations 49 99,204 35,441 2,363
488119 Other airport operations 45 D D (1000-2499)
4881191 Airport operation & terminal services 45 D D (1000-2499)
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 61 172,399 31,466 1,192
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 27 93,021 16,688 653
4882101 Support activities incidental to rail transportation 27 93,021 16,688 653
4883 Support activities for water transportation 39 171,468 62,565 3,059
48832 Marine cargo handling 17 131,445 53,885 2,708
48833 Navigational services to shipping 10 17,102 5,288 181
4883302 Navigational services 7 4,117 1,999 63
48839 Other support activities for water transportation 8 D D (20-99)
4884 Support activities for road transportation 200 70,727 23,019 1,114
48841 Motor vehicle towing 178 59,957 18,807 961
48849 Other support activities for road transportation 22 10,770 4,212 153
4884904 Support activities incidental to road transportation 16 5,964 2,191 108
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 519 494,725 153,008 4,427
4885101 Freight forwarding 185 214,551 62,677 1,906
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 334 280,174 90,331 2,521
4889 Other support activities for transportation 24 9,968 2,691 111
488991 Packing & crating 21 9,144 2,504 102
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 263 1,094,200 356,146 14,905
4921 Couriers 144 980,452 316,992 12,895
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 61 491,148 195,364 8,385
4921102 Air courier services 83 489,304 121,628 4,510
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 119 113,748 39,154 2,010
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 263 441,352 124,959 4,515
49311 General warehousing & storage 143 210,426 57,630 2,226
4931101 General warehousing & storage (except in foreign trade zones) 143 210,426 57,630 2,226
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 39 108,178 36,859 1,077
4931201 Refrigerated products warehousing 39 108,178 36,859 1,077
49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 24 29,662 5,725 281
49319 Other warehousing & storage 57 93,086 24,745 931
4931901 Household goods warehousing & storage 16 40,372 12,817 561
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 41 52,714 11,928 370
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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