1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
Pennsylvania


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 %% ** 6,379 11,540,627 3,400,016 126,839
481 Air transportation %% 103 481,108 61,733 2,313
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 52 D D (1000-2499)
484 Truck transportation 3,661 5,633,486 1,715,104 54,496
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 1,060 865,670 313,687 24,935
486 Pipeline transportation 106 816,000 89,699 1,805
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 39 D D (500-999)
488 Support activities for transportation 790 1,007,039 306,712 10,648
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 324 1,761,169 662,056 24,192
493 Warehousing & storage 244 540,076 173,469 6,436

 

 

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 %% ** 6,379 11,540,627 3,400,016 126,839
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 103 481,108 61,733 2,313
4811 Scheduled air transportation %% 52 411,790 45,742 1,839
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation %% 46 394,415 42,560 1,701
481112 Scheduled freight air transportation 6 17,375 3,182 138
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 51 69,318 15,991 474
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 44 54,390 10,223 350
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 52 D D (1000-2499)
4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 36 336,046 52,855 967
483111 Deep sea freight transportation 15 D D (20-99)
483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 18 185,067 49,333 903
4831131 Coastal & intercoastal freight transportation 10 D D (500-999)
4832 Inland water transportation 16 D D (250-499)
483211 Inland water freight transportation 13 D D (250-499)
4832112 Inland waterways towing transportation 9 63,405 13,581 445
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 3,661 5,633,486 1,715,104 54,496
4841 General freight trucking 1,515 3,629,332 1,206,497 36,503
48411 General freight trucking, local 468 320,224 87,647 3,865
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 321 214,461 51,093 2,042
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 118 58,816 22,385 1,061
4841103 General freight trucking with storage, local, truckload 14 14,924 4,669 173
4841104 General freight trucking with storage, local, less than truckload 15 32,023 9,500 589
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 1,047 3,309,108 1,118,850 32,638
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 805 2,085,440 526,902 17,374
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 242 1,223,668 591,948 15,264
4842 Specialized freight trucking 2,146 2,004,154 508,607 17,993
48421 Used household & office goods moving 301 300,007 101,814 4,017
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 96 40,830 14,413 642
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 123 200,040 64,487 2,421
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 82 59,137 22,914 954
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 1,371 796,871 193,843 7,673
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 90 38,049 12,154 419
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 172 92,011 23,397 960
4842203 Dump trucking 808 470,235 107,295 4,273
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 283 181,678 45,411 1,786
4842205 Specialized trucking with storage, local 18 14,898 5,586 235
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 474 907,276 212,950 6,303
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 67 88,944 24,768 710
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 122 110,737 26,314 963
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 285 707,595 161,868 4,630
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 1,060 865,670 313,687 24,935
4851 Urban transit systems 23 21,619 9,684 509
485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 21 D D (250-499)
4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 20 57,777 21,941 848
4853 Taxi & limousine service 213 77,444 25,561 1,896
48531 Taxi service 119 30,403 9,485 780
48532 Limousine service 94 47,041 16,076 1,116
4854 School & employee bus transportation 647 437,521 167,927 16,195
4854101 School bus service 642 435,449 167,326 16,134
4855 Charter bus industry 79 147,248 46,304 2,710
4855101 Charter bus service, local 12 7,513 1,887 146
4855102 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 67 139,735 44,417 2,564
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 78 124,061 42,270 2,777
485991 Special needs transportation 59 110,679 37,559 2,422
485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 19 13,382 4,711 355
4859991 Scheduled airport shuttle service 16 11,268 4,052 299
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 106 816,000 89,699 1,805
4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 86 607,250 59,821 1,244
4862101 Natural gas transmission 63 D D (500-999)
4862102 Natural gas transmission & distribution (transmission) 23 D D (250-499)
4869 Other pipeline transportation 20 208,750 29,878 561
48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 20 208,750 29,878 561
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 39 D D (500-999)
4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 20 11,206 3,523 172
4871101 Sightseeing buses 10 9,798 3,023 151
4871102 Horse drawn cabs & carriages 7 D D (1-19)
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 13 17,239 5,580 326
4872101 Excursion & sightseeing boats (including dinner cruises) 7 16,529 5,343 315
4872102 Charter fishing & party fishing boats 6 710 237 11
4879 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, other 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 790 1,007,039 306,712 10,648
4881 Support activities for air transportation 92 136,353 43,242 2,459
48811 Airport operations 53 75,521 25,865 1,873
488119 Other airport operations 52 D D (1000-2499)
4881191 Airport operation & terminal services 52 D D (1000-2499)
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 39 60,832 17,377 586
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 32 103,493 24,387 859
4882101 Support activities incidental to rail transportation 32 103,493 24,387 859
4883 Support activities for water transportation 53 162,417 79,664 1,973
48831 Port & harbor operations 10 57,767 39,689 815
4883101 Operation of port & waterfront terminals 10 57,767 39,689 815
48832 Marine cargo handling 19 79,655 31,216 853
48833 Navigational services to shipping 13 D D (100-249)
4883301 Tugboat service (including fleeting & harbor service) 6 D D (100-249)
4883302 Navigational services 6 D D (20-99)
48839 Other support activities for water transportation 11 D D (100-249)
4883901 Other services incidental to water transportation 6 D D (20-99)
4884 Support activities for road transportation 189 52,638 15,644 938
48841 Motor vehicle towing 174 43,138 12,254 735
48849 Other support activities for road transportation 15 9,500 3,390 203
4884904 Support activities incidental to road transportation 10 7,513 2,811 166
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 383 513,214 136,051 4,036
4885101 Freight forwarding 150 272,954 73,550 2,271
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 233 240,260 62,501 1,765
4889 Other support activities for transportation 41 38,924 7,724 383
488991 Packing & crating 34 D D (250-499)
488999 All 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 324 1,761,169 662,056 24,192
4921 Couriers 173 1,677,726 637,348 22,951
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 85 1,016,148 486,038 18,122
4921102 Air courier services 88 661,578 151,310 4,829
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 151 83,443 24,708 1,241
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 244 540,076 173,469 6,436
49311 General warehousing & storage 156 230,913 77,144 2,877
4931101 General warehousing & storage (except in foreign trade zones) 156 230,913 77,144 2,877
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 31 145,529 45,459 1,459
4931201 Refrigerated products warehousing 31 145,529 45,459 1,459
49319 Other warehousing & storage 55 D D (1000-2499)
4931901 Household goods warehousing & storage 31 84,243 29,727 1,286
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 24 D D (500-999)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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