1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
North Carolina


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 %% ** 5,077 6,625,903 2,123,920 77,841
481 Air transportation %% 81 266,355 47,676 1,526
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 18 D D (100-249)
484 Truck transportation 3,419 4,205,060 1,397,960 48,448
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 293 120,721 39,818 2,778
486 Pipeline transportation 22 128,412 9,497 188
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 69 D D (100-249)
488 Support activities for transportation 679 689,955 212,981 7,878
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 261 891,994 335,221 13,748
493 Warehousing & storage 235 233,004 71,838 2,874

 

 

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 %% ** 5,077 6,625,903 2,123,920 77,841
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 81 266,355 47,676 1,526
4811 Scheduled air transportation %% 30 213,266 38,125 1,214
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation %% 22 D D (500-999)
481112 Scheduled freight air transportation 8 D D (250-499)
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 51 53,089 9,551 312
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 40 30,044 5,623 183
481219 Other nonscheduled air transportation 7 D D (20-99)
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 18 D D (100-249)
4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 14 56,863 2,735 122
483111 Deep sea freight transportation 6 47,516 740 16
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 3,419 4,205,060 1,397,960 48,448
4841 General freight trucking 1,466 2,912,847 1,018,795 33,396
48411 General freight trucking, local 431 266,704 72,236 3,416
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 316 190,698 40,828 1,899
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 95 48,354 19,805 1,015
4841103 General freight trucking with storage, local, truckload 11 16,173 7,794 311
4841104 General freight trucking with storage, local, less than truckload 9 11,479 3,809 191
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 1,035 2,646,143 946,559 29,980
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 771 1,494,160 434,063 14,830
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 264 1,151,983 512,496 15,150
4842 Specialized freight trucking 1,953 1,292,213 379,165 15,052
48421 Used household & office goods moving 289 251,036 89,970 3,907
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 93 27,374 9,937 557
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 136 190,855 67,010 2,687
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 60 32,807 13,023 663
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 1,206 560,309 155,984 6,497
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 40 40,301 14,266 453
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 301 81,328 21,071 1,029
4842203 Dump trucking 649 315,486 80,251 3,342
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 206 91,554 27,747 1,200
4842205 Specialized trucking with storage, local 10 31,640 12,649 473
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 458 480,868 133,211 4,648
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 66 78,521 24,691 800
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 165 79,076 16,284 633
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 227 323,271 92,236 3,215
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 293 120,721 39,818 2,778
4851 Urban transit systems 12 15,121 9,616 488
485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 11 D D (250-499)
4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 11 22,357 6,540 231
4853 Taxi & limousine service 139 23,781 7,575 806
48531 Taxi service 108 15,576 4,978 551
48532 Limousine service 31 8,205 2,597 255
4854 School & employee bus transportation 27 3,827 1,231 157
4854101 School bus service 25 D D (100-249)
4855 Charter bus industry 55 44,969 10,262 707
4855101 Charter bus service, local 10 3,121 727 43
4855102 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 45 41,848 9,535 664
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 49 10,666 4,594 389
485991 Special needs transportation 34 7,130 3,174 239
485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 15 3,536 1,420 150
4859991 Scheduled airport shuttle service 10 3,148 1,302 123
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 22 128,412 9,497 188
4869 Other pipeline transportation 17 D D (100-249)
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 69 D D (100-249)
4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 10 D D (20-99)
4871101 Sightseeing buses 6 1,701 301 20
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 58 10,181 3,099 169
4872101 Excursion & sightseeing boats (including dinner cruises) 10 4,385 1,670 108
4872102 Charter fishing & party fishing boats 48 5,796 1,429 61
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 679 689,955 212,981 7,878
4881 Support activities for air transportation 99 311,927 92,181 3,169
48811 Airport operations 47 141,723 27,564 1,301
488119 Other airport operations 46 D D (1000-2499)
4881191 Airport operation & terminal services 46 D D (1000-2499)
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 52 170,204 64,617 1,868
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 18 20,283 6,035 247
4882101 Support activities incidental to rail transportation 18 20,283 6,035 247
4883 Support activities for water transportation 33 46,498 17,935 1,078
48832 Marine cargo handling 9 32,180 13,388 918
48833 Navigational services to shipping 7 5,468 1,755 57
48839 Other support activities for water transportation 12 2,496 1,090 50
4883901 Other services incidental to water transportation 8 1,862 891 41
4884 Support activities for road transportation 172 54,913 18,780 935
48841 Motor vehicle towing 153 47,658 14,548 706
48849 Other support activities for road transportation 19 7,255 4,232 229
4884904 Support activities incidental to road transportation 17 D D (100-249)
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 345 252,510 76,778 2,376
4885101 Freight forwarding 142 135,296 43,304 1,258
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 203 117,214 33,474 1,118
4889 Other support activities for transportation 12 3,824 1,272 73
488991 Packing & crating 11 D D (20-99)
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 261 891,994 335,221 13,748
4921 Couriers 143 849,894 319,846 12,612
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 73 554,450 246,496 9,918
4921102 Air courier services 70 295,444 73,350 2,694
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 118 42,100 15,375 1,136
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 235 233,004 71,838 2,874
49311 General warehousing & storage 131 142,036 48,418 1,990
4931101 General warehousing & storage (except in foreign trade zones) 131 142,036 48,418 1,990
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 19 34,914 7,988 350
4931201 Refrigerated products warehousing 19 34,914 7,988 350
49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 39 20,083 5,171 152
49319 Other warehousing & storage 46 35,971 10,261 382
4931901 Household goods warehousing & storage 16 14,303 4,215 164
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 30 21,668 6,046 218
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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