1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
Iowa


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 %% ** 3,100 3,914,132 948,522 36,220
481 Air transportation %% 34 30,609 8,336 418
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 7 41,330 7,063 182
484 Truck transportation 2,415 2,917,859 683,064 25,068
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 119 44,114 15,905 1,552
486 Pipeline transportation 48 257,610 27,084 470
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 5 1,143 357 36
488 Support activities for transportation 239 179,488 42,313 1,777
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 136 302,577 120,531 4,934
493 Warehousing & storage 97 139,402 43,869 1,783

 

 

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 %% ** 3,100 3,914,132 948,522 36,220
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 34 30,609 8,336 418
4811 Scheduled air transportation %% 16 20,149 6,488 310
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation %% 14 D D (250-499)
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 18 10,460 1,848 108
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 18 10,460 1,848 108
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 7 41,330 7,063 182
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 2,415 2,917,859 683,064 25,068
4841 General freight trucking 1,150 2,282,573 543,872 18,849
48411 General freight trucking, local 262 172,418 40,991 1,775
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 206 144,756 31,154 1,318
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 47 21,227 7,926 373
4841103 General freight trucking with storage, local, truckload 6 D D (20-99)
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 888 2,110,155 502,881 17,074
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 755 1,821,255 386,739 13,450
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 133 288,900 116,142 3,624
4842 Specialized freight trucking 1,265 635,286 139,192 6,219
48421 Used household & office goods moving 108 111,797 31,944 1,445
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 36 7,554 2,200 150
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 59 96,951 27,962 1,180
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 13 7,292 1,782 115
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 717 236,048 48,345 2,365
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 19 8,105 1,981 63
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 383 108,538 19,550 1,071
4842203 Dump trucking 216 91,587 19,284 827
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 94 23,678 6,327 348
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 440 287,441 58,903 2,409
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 43 68,566 16,170 485
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 281 125,513 22,320 1,106
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 116 93,362 20,413 818
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 119 44,114 15,905 1,552
4851 Urban transit systems 13 1,975 755 66
485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 11 D D (20-99)
4853 Taxi & limousine service 38 6,070 2,367 294
48531 Taxi service 22 4,800 2,015 220
48532 Limousine service 16 1,270 352 74
4854 School & employee bus transportation 21 10,789 4,841 497
4854101 School bus service 14 D D (250-499)
4854102 Employee bus service 7 D D (20-99)
4855 Charter bus industry 18 17,118 4,627 329
4855102 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 17 D D (250-499)
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 25 5,607 2,609 269
485991 Special needs transportation 18 D D (100-249)
485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 7 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 48 257,610 27,084 470
4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 26 211,563 21,417 363
4862101 Natural gas transmission 23 D D (250-499)
4869 Other pipeline transportation 22 46,047 5,667 107
48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 17 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 5 1,143 357 36
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 239 179,488 42,313 1,777
4881 Support activities for air transportation 43 20,365 4,649 339
48811 Airport operations 24 16,605 3,567 266
488119 Other airport operations 24 16,605 3,567 266
4881191 Airport operation & terminal services 24 16,605 3,567 266
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 19 3,760 1,082 73
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 11 33,464 9,342 342
4882101 Support activities incidental to rail transportation 11 33,464 9,342 342
4883 Support activities for water transportation 21 48,508 7,216 239
48832 Marine cargo handling 6 D D (20-99)
48833 Navigational services to shipping 7 12,642 4,661 161
4883301 Tugboat service (including fleeting & harbor service) 6 D D (100-249)
4884 Support activities for road transportation 66 21,733 7,159 385
48841 Motor vehicle towing 57 16,801 5,251 301
48849 Other support activities for road transportation 9 4,932 1,908 84
4884904 Support activities incidental to road transportation 8 D D (20-99)
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 92 54,331 13,688 458
4885101 Freight forwarding 19 3,958 1,159 64
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 73 50,373 12,529 394
4889 Other support activities for transportation 6 1,087 259 14
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 136 302,577 120,531 4,934
4921 Couriers 68 280,582 112,244 4,301
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 36 D D (2500-4999)
4921102 Air courier services 32 D D (500-999)
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 68 21,995 8,287 633
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 97 139,402 43,869 1,783
49311 General warehousing & storage 49 60,781 22,687 924
4931101 General warehousing & storage (except in foreign trade zones) 49 60,781 22,687 924
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 36 71,341 20,008 798
4931201 Refrigerated products warehousing 36 71,341 20,008 798
49319 Other warehousing & storage 7 5,725 868 47
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 6 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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