1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
Seattle--Tacoma--Bremerton, WA CMSA


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 %% ** 2,145 5,587,496 1,497,864 44,753
481 Air transportation %% 55 D D (500-999)
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 69 D D (2500-4999)
484 Truck transportation 968 1,619,596 466,359 14,295
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 107 D D (2500-4999)
486 Pipeline transportation 4 D D (100-249)
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 29 D D (500-999)
488 Support activities for transportation 683 1,087,338 457,805 11,271
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 135 D D (5000-9999)
493 Warehousing & storage 95 D D (1000-2499)

 

 

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 %% ** 2,145 5,587,496 1,497,864 44,753
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 55 D D (500-999)
4811 Scheduled air transportation %% 29 D D (250-499)
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation %% 23 D D (250-499)
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 26 D D (100-249)
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 18 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 69 D D (2500-4999)
4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 55 D D (2500-4999)
483111 Deep sea freight transportation 20 D D (500-999)
483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 25 D D (1000-2499)
4831131 Coastal & intercoastal freight transportation 18 D D (1000-2499)
4832 Inland water transportation 14 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 968 1,619,596 466,359 14,295
4841 General freight trucking 400 1,027,948 296,072 8,504
48411 General freight trucking, local 163 D D (1000-2499)
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 101 D D (1000-2499)
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 51 D D (500-999)
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 237 D D (5000-9999)
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 177 538,233 150,686 4,246
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 60 D D (1000-2499)
4842 Specialized freight trucking 568 591,648 170,287 5,791
48421 Used household & office goods moving 162 204,986 62,703 2,408
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 43 D D (250-499)
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 63 D D (1000-2499)
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 56 D D (500-999)
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 276 192,472 49,077 1,592
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 14 D D (20-99)
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 50 12,570 3,221 136
4842203 Dump trucking 119 81,163 21,488 632
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 90 D D (500-999)
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 130 194,190 58,507 1,791
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 13 D D (100-249)
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 45 D D (100-249)
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 72 162,613 49,368 1,509
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 107 D D (2500-4999)
4853 Taxi & limousine service 45 D D (250-499)
48531 Taxi service 18 D D (100-249)
48532 Limousine service 27 D D (100-249)
4854 School & employee bus transportation 12 D D (500-999)
4854101 School bus service 12 D D (500-999)
4855 Charter bus industry 15 D D (250-499)
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 29 D D (1000-2499)
485991 Special needs transportation 19 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 4 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 29 D D (500-999)
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 19 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 683 1,087,338 457,805 11,271
4881 Support activities for air transportation 71 277,852 112,918 3,760
48811 Airport operations 25 49,187 14,721 932
488119 Other airport operations 23 D D (500-999)
4881191 Airport operation & terminal services 23 D D (500-999)
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 46 228,665 98,197 2,828
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 12 D D (100-249)
4882101 Support activities incidental to rail transportation 12 D D (100-249)
4883 Support activities for water transportation 108 336,276 185,409 2,478
48832 Marine cargo handling 26 D D (1000-2499)
48833 Navigational services to shipping 44 36,676 11,888 219
4883302 Navigational services 33 D D (20-99)
48839 Other support activities for water transportation 35 D D (20-99)
4883901 Other services incidental to water transportation 25 D D (20-99)
4884 Support activities for road transportation 130 D D (1000-2499)
48841 Motor vehicle towing 113 D D (500-999)
48849 Other support activities for road transportation 17 6,877 3,644 218
4884904 Support activities incidental to road transportation 14 D D (100-249)
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 355 D D (2500-4999)
4885101 Freight forwarding 195 265,607 85,220 2,449
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 160 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 135 D D (5000-9999)
4921 Couriers 77 D D (5000-9999)
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 34 D D (5000-9999)
4921102 Air courier services 43 D D (1000-2499)
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 58 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 95 D D (1000-2499)
49311 General warehousing & storage 51 D D (500-999)
4931101 General warehousing & storage (except in foreign trade zones) 51 D D (500-999)
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 20 38,964 15,865 556
4931201 Refrigerated products warehousing 19 D D (500-999)
49319 Other warehousing & storage 22 D D (250-499)
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 18 D D (250-499)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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