1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
Louisiana


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 %% ** 3,715 7,889,926 1,875,544 64,767
481 Air transportation %% 57 331,083 101,624 2,544
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 384 1,930,892 380,504 12,500
484 Truck transportation 1,827 1,723,776 492,923 19,301
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 180 188,413 93,079 3,387
486 Pipeline transportation 153 1,437,261 147,821 2,897
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 48 192,855 41,802 1,602
488 Support activities for transportation 812 1,387,228 382,047 13,446
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 134 443,120 173,080 6,874
493 Warehousing & storage 120 255,298 62,664 2,216

 

 

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 %% ** 3,715 7,889,926 1,875,544 64,767
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 57 331,083 101,624 2,544
4811 Scheduled air transportation %% 15 56,850 12,824 344
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation %% 13 D D (250-499)
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 42 274,233 88,800 2,200
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 34 270,208 87,717 2,153
481219 Other nonscheduled air transportation 8 4,025 1,083 47
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 384 1,930,892 380,504 12,500
4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 228 1,298,013 267,337 8,753
483111 Deep sea freight transportation 35 327,116 35,144 1,696
483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 184 963,284 230,001 6,957
4831131 Coastal & intercoastal freight transportation 69 533,800 120,245 3,825
4831133 Coastal & intercoastal towing service 115 429,484 109,756 3,132
483114 Coastal & Great Lakes passenger transportation 7 D D (20-99)
4831141 Coastal & Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway passenger trans 6 D D (20-99)
4832 Inland water transportation 156 632,879 113,167 3,747
483211 Inland water freight transportation 115 512,732 86,070 2,656
4832111 Inland waterways freight transportation (except towing) 51 377,802 45,687 1,340
4832112 Inland waterways towing transportation 64 134,930 40,383 1,316
483212 Inland water passenger transportation 41 120,147 27,097 1,091
4832121 Inland waterways ferry transportation 8 1,878 662 23
4832122 Other water passenger transportation (including water taxi) 33 118,269 26,435 1,068
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 1,827 1,723,776 492,923 19,301
4841 General freight trucking 710 976,027 305,646 11,474
48411 General freight trucking, local 199 110,163 27,412 1,394
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 156 86,093 19,629 996
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 34 14,861 4,292 226
4841104 General freight trucking with storage, local, less than truckload 6 D D (100-249)
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 511 865,864 278,234 10,080
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 403 625,781 189,558 6,979
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 108 240,083 88,676 3,101
4842 Specialized freight trucking 1,117 747,749 187,277 7,827
48421 Used household & office goods moving 91 69,482 21,143 1,185
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 31 8,925 2,852 173
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 44 44,300 12,021 642
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 16 16,257 6,270 370
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 713 291,748 69,313 3,464
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 33 12,516 3,443 132
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 185 47,780 10,260 575
4842203 Dump trucking 320 124,803 25,536 1,342
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 165 91,004 27,731 1,228
4842205 Specialized trucking with storage, local 10 15,645 2,343 187
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 313 386,519 96,821 3,178
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 87 162,999 40,842 1,252
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 74 25,967 5,141 285
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 152 197,553 50,838 1,641
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 180 188,413 93,079 3,387
4851 Urban transit systems 7 106,754 66,651 1,544
485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 7 106,754 66,651 1,544
4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 10 15,099 4,608 246
4853 Taxi & limousine service 73 20,062 6,178 564
48531 Taxi service 35 6,689 2,173 187
48532 Limousine service 38 13,373 4,005 377
4854 School & employee bus transportation 23 1,677 649 61
4854101 School bus service 16 917 318 37
4854102 Employee bus service 7 760 331 24
4855 Charter bus industry 23 29,034 9,203 572
4855101 Charter bus service, local 9 17,890 5,355 333
4855102 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 14 11,144 3,848 239
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 44 15,787 5,790 400
485991 Special needs transportation 39 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 153 1,437,261 147,821 2,897
4861 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 35 286,965 25,891 487
4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 100 1,047,826 113,753 2,256
4862101 Natural gas transmission 90 879,237 92,456 1,856
4862102 Natural gas transmission & distribution (transmission) 10 168,589 21,297 400
4869 Other pipeline transportation 18 102,470 8,177 154
48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 16 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 48 192,855 41,802 1,602
4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 8 D D (100-249)
4871101 Sightseeing buses 8 D D (100-249)
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 39 177,125 37,301 1,352
4872101 Excursion & sightseeing boats (including dinner cruises) 26 174,887 36,726 1,317
4872102 Charter fishing & party fishing boats 13 2,238 575 35
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 812 1,387,228 382,047 13,446
4881 Support activities for air transportation 52 60,556 18,637 1,217
48811 Airport operations 22 22,398 7,955 722
488119 Other airport operations 19 D D (500-999)
4881191 Airport operation & terminal services 19 D D (500-999)
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 30 38,158 10,682 495
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 23 65,736 7,920 306
4882101 Support activities incidental to rail transportation 23 65,736 7,920 306
4883 Support activities for water transportation 353 1,021,948 272,193 9,019
48831 Port & harbor operations 15 183,618 30,702 940
4883101 Operation of port & waterfront terminals 15 183,618 30,702 940
48832 Marine cargo handling 69 299,826 100,892 3,167
48833 Navigational services to shipping 160 393,545 91,826 3,072
4883301 Tugboat service (including fleeting & harbor service) 105 307,553 75,962 2,637
4883302 Navigational services 51 D D (250-499)
48839 Other support activities for water transportation 109 144,959 48,773 1,840
4883901 Other services incidental to water transportation 84 111,130 37,940 1,554
4883902 Marine cargo inspectors & surveyors 25 33,829 10,833 286
4884 Support activities for road transportation 109 44,049 13,497 648
48841 Motor vehicle towing 93 34,473 9,269 505
48849 Other support activities for road transportation 16 9,576 4,228 143
4884903 Fixed facilities & inspection & weighing serv for motor trans veh 8 4,317 1,822 60
4884904 Support activities incidental to road transportation 8 5,259 2,406 83
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 264 189,213 68,189 2,173
4885101 Freight forwarding 60 51,358 18,054 531
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 204 137,855 50,135 1,642
4889 Other support activities for transportation 11 5,726 1,611 83
488991 Packing & crating 11 5,726 1,611 83
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 134 443,120 173,080 6,874
4921 Couriers 85 415,687 164,228 6,337
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 40 D D (5000-9999)
4921102 Air courier services 45 D D (1000-2499)
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 49 27,433 8,852 537
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 120 255,298 62,664 2,216
49311 General warehousing & storage 58 61,503 19,356 792
4931101 General warehousing & storage (except in foreign trade zones) 58 61,503 19,356 792
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 10 18,579 5,905 228
4931201 Refrigerated products warehousing 10 18,579 5,905 228
49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 18 54,395 8,542 421
49319 Other warehousing & storage 34 120,821 28,861 775
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 31 120,470 28,698 763
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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