1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
New York


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 %% ** 10,485 17,635,157 4,848,928 178,698
481 Air transportation %% 250 3,395,824 376,736 9,555
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 169 D D (2500-4999)
484 Truck transportation 3,929 3,789,597 1,177,439 40,674
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 2,550 2,610,931 1,003,952 51,059
486 Pipeline transportation 35 109,562 14,461 296
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 140 D D (500-999)
488 Support activities for transportation 2,176 2,648,299 875,699 26,368
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 916 3,149,758 1,065,210 41,027
493 Warehousing & storage 320 412,825 106,774 4,117

 

 

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 %% ** 10,485 17,635,157 4,848,928 178,698
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 250 3,395,824 376,736 9,555
4811 Scheduled air transportation %% 183 3,173,121 335,735 8,493
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation %% 150 2,779,820 295,475 7,520
481112 Scheduled freight air transportation 33 393,301 40,260 973
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 67 222,703 41,001 1,062
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 56 193,541 33,115 826
481219 Other nonscheduled air transportation 6 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 169 D D (2500-4999)
4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 143 1,360,425 183,691 4,120
483111 Deep sea freight transportation 57 674,132 84,291 1,628
483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 71 D D (1000-2499)
4831131 Coastal & intercoastal freight transportation 45 341,365 53,187 1,213
4831132 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 8 D D (250-499)
4831133 Coastal & intercoastal towing service 18 D D (100-249)
483114 Coastal & Great Lakes passenger transportation 11 D D (20-99)
4831141 Coastal & Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway passenger trans 6 D D (20-99)
4832 Inland water transportation 26 D D (500-999)
483211 Inland water freight transportation 15 D D (100-249)
4832111 Inland waterways freight transportation (except towing) 10 D D (100-249)
483212 Inland water passenger transportation 11 49,323 14,164 351
4832121 Inland waterways ferry transportation 8 48,569 13,723 330
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 3,929 3,789,597 1,177,439 40,674
4841 General freight trucking 1,547 2,029,385 666,664 20,676
48411 General freight trucking, local 825 529,008 172,984 6,767
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 427 312,187 95,784 3,933
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 334 158,359 58,000 2,101
4841103 General freight trucking with storage, local, truckload 35 33,347 10,672 452
4841104 General freight trucking with storage, local, less than truckload 29 25,115 8,528 281
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 722 1,500,377 493,680 13,909
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 516 682,506 187,717 6,321
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 206 817,871 305,963 7,588
4842 Specialized freight trucking 2,382 1,760,212 510,775 19,998
48421 Used household & office goods moving 620 503,761 163,489 7,536
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 275 130,526 44,356 1,937
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 191 237,513 71,717 2,926
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 154 135,722 47,416 2,673
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 1,380 831,632 228,924 8,515
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 142 54,994 14,813 546
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 183 56,093 15,092 670
4842203 Dump trucking 576 269,242 64,482 2,114
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 434 389,902 111,826 4,366
4842205 Specialized trucking with storage, local 45 61,401 22,711 819
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 382 424,819 118,362 3,947
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 63 62,320 18,322 583
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 93 76,126 22,692 872
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 226 286,373 77,348 2,492
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 2,550 2,610,931 1,003,952 51,059
4851 Urban transit systems 62 250,638 175,574 4,362
485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 58 D D (2500-4999)
4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 30 107,679 53,655 1,651
4853 Taxi & limousine service 1,604 918,223 161,756 9,348
48531 Taxi service 923 266,442 52,939 3,735
48532 Limousine service 681 651,781 108,817 5,613
4854 School & employee bus transportation 422 940,110 454,895 27,218
4854101 School bus service 413 933,368 452,138 26,936
4854102 Employee bus service 9 6,742 2,757 282
4855 Charter bus industry 114 157,695 52,095 2,700
4855101 Charter bus service, local 44 46,767 19,467 1,071
4855102 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 70 110,928 32,628 1,629
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 318 236,586 105,977 5,780
485991 Special needs transportation 258 180,046 84,364 4,892
485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 60 56,540 21,613 888
4859991 Scheduled airport shuttle service 42 53,773 20,409 829
4859992 All other passenger transportation 18 2,767 1,204 59
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 35 109,562 14,461 296
4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 26 69,690 9,404 190
4862101 Natural gas transmission 15 40,916 5,735 107
4862102 Natural gas transmission & distribution (transmission) 11 28,774 3,669 83
4869 Other pipeline transportation 8 D D (100-249)
48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 8 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 140 D D (500-999)
4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 24 D D (100-249)
4871101 Sightseeing buses 16 D D (100-249)
4871102 Horse drawn cabs & carriages 7 D D (1-19)
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 109 69,231 18,161 732
4872101 Excursion & sightseeing boats (including dinner cruises) 46 49,559 13,683 512
4872102 Charter fishing & party fishing boats 63 19,672 4,478 220
4879 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, other 7 D D (20-99)
4879901 Sightseeing airplanes and helicopters 6 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 2,176 2,648,299 875,699 26,368
4881 Support activities for air transportation 157 517,525 189,339 8,328
48811 Airport operations 79 235,023 111,914 6,122
488119 Other airport operations 75 D D (5000-9999)
4881191 Airport operation & terminal services 73 D D (5000-9999)
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 78 282,502 77,425 2,206
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 18 13,315 5,135 228
4882101 Support activities incidental to rail transportation 18 13,315 5,135 228
4883 Support activities for water transportation 91 167,239 62,405 1,810
48832 Marine cargo handling 17 76,054 29,534 962
48833 Navigational services to shipping 36 66,443 21,453 591
4883301 Tugboat service (including fleeting & harbor service) 13 D D (100-249)
4883302 Navigational services 20 D D (250-499)
48839 Other support activities for water transportation 37 D D (250-499)
4883901 Other services incidental to water transportation 30 D D (100-249)
4883902 Marine cargo inspectors & surveyors 7 D D (1-19)
4884 Support activities for road transportation 272 104,864 32,703 1,522
48841 Motor vehicle towing 258 82,682 22,874 1,171
48849 Other support activities for road transportation 14 22,182 9,829 351
4884904 Support activities incidental to road transportation 8 D D (250-499)
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 1,565 1,791,131 569,416 13,597
4885101 Freight forwarding 735 946,032 276,833 6,550
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 830 845,099 292,583 7,047
4889 Other support activities for transportation 73 54,225 16,701 883
488991 Packing & crating 61 47,106 14,918 813
488999 All other support activities for transportation 12 7,119 1,783 70
4889991 Other support activities for transportation 7 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 916 3,149,758 1,065,210 41,027
4921 Couriers 407 2,653,302 883,887 30,650
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 153 1,324,872 549,708 19,632
4921102 Air courier services 254 1,328,430 334,179 11,018
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 509 496,456 181,323 10,377
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 320 412,825 106,774 4,117
49311 General warehousing & storage 195 199,898 66,798 2,734
4931101 General warehousing & storage (except in foreign trade zones) 193 D D (2500-4999)
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 43 89,308 18,989 652
4931201 Refrigerated products warehousing 42 D D (500-999)
49319 Other warehousing & storage 82 123,619 20,987 731
4931901 Household goods warehousing & storage 31 D D (100-249)
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 51 D D (500-999)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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