1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
Seattle--Bellevue--Everett, WA PMSA


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 %% ** 1,522 4,201,026 1,212,587 35,626
481 Air transportation %% 50 D D (500-999)
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 55 1,053,597 155,965 3,350
484 Truck transportation 590 963,940 277,339 8,551
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 63 89,799 37,257 2,064
486 Pipeline transportation 2 D D (100-249)
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 24 D D (500-999)
488 Support activities for transportation 555 961,888 427,880 10,224
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 111 569,889 227,556 8,598
493 Warehousing & storage 72 149,625 45,961 1,546

 

 

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 %% ** 1,522 4,201,026 1,212,587 35,626
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 50 D D (500-999)
4811 Scheduled air transportation %% 27 272,237 12,340 355
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation %% 22 D D (250-499)
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 23 D D (100-249)
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 16 D D (100-249)
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 55 1,053,597 155,965 3,350
4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 47 D D (2500-4999)
483111 Deep sea freight transportation 17 D D (250-499)
483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 22 D D (1000-2499)
4831131 Coastal & intercoastal freight transportation 15 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 590 963,940 277,339 8,551
4841 General freight trucking 251 569,684 160,204 4,720
48411 General freight trucking, local 117 141,564 46,736 1,534
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 69 78,812 24,570 811
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 41 57,810 20,141 652
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 134 428,120 113,468 3,186
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 93 150,941 37,522 1,160
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 41 277,179 75,946 2,026
4842 Specialized freight trucking 339 394,256 117,135 3,831
48421 Used household & office goods moving 89 145,055 43,974 1,536
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 28 13,965 3,968 191
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 32 92,553 22,311 771
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 29 38,537 17,695 574
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 174 127,169 32,885 1,071
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 29 8,188 2,113 77
4842203 Dump trucking 73 35,918 9,986 292
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 63 77,877 18,682 634
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 76 122,032 40,276 1,224
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 20 6,063 1,078 42
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 48 107,504 35,709 1,063
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 63 89,799 37,257 2,064
4853 Taxi & limousine service 27 D D (100-249)
48532 Limousine service 19 D D (100-249)
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 17 26,291 11,890 743
485991 Special needs transportation 11 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 2 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 24 D D (500-999)
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 14 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 555 961,888 427,880 10,224
4881 Support activities for air transportation 50 261,455 108,635 3,609
48811 Airport operations 19 45,726 13,761 895
488119 Other airport operations 19 45,726 13,761 895
4881191 Airport operation & terminal services 19 45,726 13,761 895
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 31 215,729 94,874 2,714
4883 Support activities for water transportation 84 276,659 176,105 2,260
48832 Marine cargo handling 17 225,507 160,147 1,931
48833 Navigational services to shipping 33 34,017 10,760 203
4883302 Navigational services 23 D D (20-99)
48839 Other support activities for water transportation 31 D D (20-99)
4883901 Other services incidental to water transportation 23 5,791 2,271 60
4884 Support activities for road transportation 93 39,394 14,985 690
48841 Motor vehicle towing 80 34,817 12,693 569
48849 Other support activities for road transportation 13 4,577 2,292 121
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 315 374,100 124,413 3,446
4885101 Freight forwarding 171 243,977 78,527 2,267
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 144 130,123 45,886 1,179
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 111 569,889 227,556 8,598
4921 Couriers 63 533,605 211,006 7,738
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 26 356,721 165,775 6,337
4921102 Air courier services 37 176,884 45,231 1,401
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 48 36,284 16,550 860
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 72 149,625 45,961 1,546
49311 General warehousing & storage 41 81,262 23,674 801
4931101 General warehousing & storage (except in foreign trade zones) 41 81,262 23,674 801
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 15 34,143 13,845 498
4931201 Refrigerated products warehousing 14 D D (250-499)
49319 Other warehousing & storage 14 D D (100-249)
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 12 18,487 3,357 109
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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