1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
Illinois


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 %% ** 8,559 16,521,565 4,377,200 153,788
481 Air transportation %% 136 908,417 70,332 2,031
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 54 755,854 65,235 1,832
484 Truck transportation 5,217 7,925,190 2,174,305 64,869
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 816 776,311 275,442 19,403
486 Pipeline transportation 82 679,531 95,050 1,648
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 31 48,717 16,995 687
488 Support activities for transportation 1,470 2,356,425 681,197 20,324
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 444 2,408,955 800,938 36,348
493 Warehousing & storage 309 662,165 197,706 6,646

 

 

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 %% ** 8,559 16,521,565 4,377,200 153,788
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 136 908,417 70,332 2,031
4811 Scheduled air transportation %% 92 819,313 52,511 1,496
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation %% 71 649,352 39,511 1,119
481112 Scheduled freight air transportation 21 169,961 13,000 377
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 44 89,104 17,821 535
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 32 79,699 16,018 464
481219 Other nonscheduled air transportation 9 4,254 1,043 43
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 54 755,854 65,235 1,832
4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 31 257,254 23,067 626
483111 Deep sea freight transportation 18 229,056 17,945 406
483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 8 D D (100-249)
4831133 Coastal & intercoastal towing service 6 D D (100-249)
4832 Inland water transportation 23 498,600 42,168 1,206
483211 Inland water freight transportation 20 496,473 41,487 1,168
4832111 Inland waterways freight transportation (except towing) 10 D D (500-999)
4832112 Inland waterways towing transportation 10 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 5,217 7,925,190 2,174,305 64,869
4841 General freight trucking 2,450 5,028,299 1,576,725 45,508
48411 General freight trucking, local 1,111 988,263 301,994 10,011
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 719 662,408 181,829 5,909
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 338 244,352 97,037 3,372
4841103 General freight trucking with storage, local, truckload 36 52,111 12,277 376
4841104 General freight trucking with storage, local, less than truckload 18 29,392 10,851 354
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 1,339 4,040,036 1,274,731 35,497
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 1,026 2,396,395 603,895 18,907
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 313 1,643,641 670,836 16,590
4842 Specialized freight trucking 2,767 2,896,891 597,580 19,361
48421 Used household & office goods moving 396 1,162,268 163,492 5,671
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 165 74,037 24,930 1,153
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 145 986,897 105,772 3,376
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 86 101,334 32,790 1,142
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 1,781 1,040,249 251,289 8,451
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 75 40,222 14,324 408
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 348 98,028 23,171 1,142
4842203 Dump trucking 962 574,217 119,956 3,838
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 365 280,977 76,165 2,557
4842205 Specialized trucking with storage, local 31 46,805 17,673 506
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 590 694,374 182,799 5,239
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 94 138,570 39,213 1,086
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 215 79,844 18,667 899
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 281 475,960 124,919 3,254
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 816 776,311 275,442 19,403
4851 Urban transit systems 21 D D (500-999)
485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 20 30,096 16,290 686
4853 Taxi & limousine service 397 200,906 53,678 2,711
48531 Taxi service 154 67,212 13,403 828
48532 Limousine service 243 133,694 40,275 1,883
4854 School & employee bus transportation 239 380,368 149,425 12,779
4854101 School bus service 228 D D (10k-24999)
4854102 Employee bus service 11 D D (250-499)
4855 Charter bus industry 63 64,846 20,206 1,197
4855101 Charter bus service, local 24 20,142 6,106 363
4855102 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 39 44,704 14,100 834
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 91 81,118 32,783 1,892
485991 Special needs transportation 62 39,451 20,356 1,117
485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 29 41,667 12,427 775
4859991 Scheduled airport shuttle service 17 39,187 11,326 731
4859992 All other passenger transportation 12 2,480 1,101 44
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 82 679,531 95,050 1,648
4861 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 21 177,211 30,895 495
4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 39 440,776 57,551 1,003
4862101 Natural gas transmission 37 D D (500-999)
4869 Other pipeline transportation 22 61,544 6,604 150
48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 21 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 31 48,717 16,995 687
4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 9 D D (100-249)
4871101 Sightseeing buses 8 D D (100-249)
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 19 37,750 13,896 553
4872101 Excursion & sightseeing boats (including dinner cruises) 14 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 1,470 2,356,425 681,197 20,324
4881 Support activities for air transportation 105 322,553 85,210 3,150
48811 Airport operations 48 81,083 24,298 1,305
488119 Other airport operations 48 81,083 24,298 1,305
4881191 Airport operation & terminal services 48 81,083 24,298 1,305
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 57 241,470 60,912 1,845
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 79 402,399 88,781 2,931
4882101 Support activities incidental to rail transportation 79 402,399 88,781 2,931
4883 Support activities for water transportation 87 203,436 53,631 1,544
48831 Port & harbor operations 14 60,222 7,772 217
4883101 Operation of port & waterfront terminals 14 60,222 7,772 217
48832 Marine cargo handling 21 62,868 18,801 445
48833 Navigational services to shipping 29 60,692 22,826 742
4883301 Tugboat service (including fleeting & harbor service) 26 60,528 22,767 738
48839 Other support activities for water transportation 23 19,654 4,232 140
4883901 Other services incidental to water transportation 13 D D (20-99)
4883902 Marine cargo inspectors & surveyors 9 11,664 1,989 67
4884 Support activities for road transportation 274 107,505 35,621 1,533
48841 Motor vehicle towing 253 94,554 31,604 1,418
48849 Other support activities for road transportation 21 12,951 4,017 115
4884903 Fixed facilities & inspection & weighing serv for motor trans veh 7 9,443 2,298 53
4884904 Support activities incidental to road transportation 10 1,672 669 40
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 873 1,205,743 388,373 10,006
4885101 Freight forwarding 387 724,361 218,084 5,718
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 486 481,382 170,289 4,288
4889 Other support activities for transportation 52 114,789 29,581 1,160
488991 Packing & crating 47 D D (1000-2499)
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 444 2,408,955 800,938 36,348
4921 Couriers 207 2,223,722 730,700 32,913
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 76 D D (25k-49999)
4921102 Air courier services 131 D D (5000-9999)
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 237 185,233 70,238 3,435
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 309 662,165 197,706 6,646
49311 General warehousing & storage 209 385,807 121,284 3,975
4931101 General warehousing & storage (except in foreign trade zones) 209 385,807 121,284 3,975
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 23 114,972 34,258 1,264
4931201 Refrigerated products warehousing 23 114,972 34,258 1,264
49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 20 35,432 2,850 114
49319 Other warehousing & storage 57 125,954 39,314 1,293
4931901 Household goods warehousing & storage 12 9,232 1,983 80
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 45 116,722 37,331 1,213
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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