1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
Rhode Island


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 %% ** 546 587,181 144,952 5,947
481 Air transportation %% 4 D D (20-99)
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 9 D D (20-99)
484 Truck transportation 265 316,412 68,496 2,160
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 87 75,488 28,705 2,052
486 Pipeline transportation 3 D D (20-99)
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 14 D D (20-99)
488 Support activities for transportation 101 91,073 25,188 932
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 50 44,607 12,706 518
493 Warehousing & storage 13 D D (20-99)

 

 

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 %% ** 546 587,181 144,952 5,947
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 4 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 9 D D (20-99)
4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 7 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 265 316,412 68,496 2,160
4841 General freight trucking 104 150,871 42,666 1,232
48411 General freight trucking, local 38 27,859 5,862 173
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 24 23,715 4,600 129
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 12 D D (20-99)
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 66 123,012 36,804 1,059
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 46 67,113 19,235 565
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 20 55,899 17,569 494
4842 Specialized freight trucking 161 165,541 25,830 928
48421 Used household & office goods moving 46 124,389 14,273 526
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 25 D D (20-99)
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 13 D D (250-499)
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 8 D D (20-99)
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 89 D D (250-499)
4842203 Dump trucking 59 D D (20-99)
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 23 12,498 4,335 138
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 26 D D (100-249)
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 19 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 87 75,488 28,705 2,052
4853 Taxi & limousine service 39 D D (100-249)
48531 Taxi service 28 4,641 1,057 72
48532 Limousine service 11 D D (20-99)
4854 School & employee bus transportation 31 38,893 16,610 1,580
4854101 School bus service 31 38,893 16,610 1,580
4855 Charter bus industry 7 D D (100-249)
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 7 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 3 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 14 D D (20-99)
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 12 D D (20-99)
4872102 Charter fishing & party fishing boats 8 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 101 91,073 25,188 932
4881 Support activities for air transportation 14 D D (250-499)
48811 Airport operations 7 D D (250-499)
488119 Other airport operations 7 D D (250-499)
4881191 Airport operation & terminal services 7 D D (250-499)
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 7 D D (20-99)
4883 Support activities for water transportation 20 17,143 4,608 164
48833 Navigational services to shipping 8 6,334 1,206 31
48839 Other support activities for water transportation 7 D D (20-99)
4884 Support activities for road transportation 28 D D (20-99)
48841 Motor vehicle towing 27 D D (20-99)
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 34 24,785 8,782 264
4885101 Freight forwarding 13 D D (100-249)
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 21 D D (100-249)
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 50 44,607 12,706 518
4921 Couriers 14 D D (250-499)
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 8 D D (1-19)
4921102 Air courier services 6 D D (250-499)
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 36 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 13 D D (20-99)
49311 General warehousing & storage 11 D D (20-99)
4931101 General warehousing & storage (except in foreign trade zones) 11 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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