1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
South 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 %% ** 2,126 3,303,051 912,983 35,301
481 Air transportation %% 29 27,697 4,856 224
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 18 112,319 8,769 234
484 Truck transportation 1,276 1,532,749 481,366 17,186
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 120 49,319 17,894 1,623
486 Pipeline transportation 16 428,801 7,730 155
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 45 20,257 5,500 371
488 Support activities for transportation 379 612,382 215,298 8,008
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 107 354,650 123,149 5,274
493 Warehousing & storage 136 164,877 48,421 2,226

 

 

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 %% ** 2,126 3,303,051 912,983 35,301
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 29 27,697 4,856 224
4811 Scheduled air transportation %% 13 23,199 3,690 170
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation %% 12 D D (20-99)
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 16 4,498 1,166 54
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 12 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 18 112,319 8,769 234
4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 14 108,891 7,301 191
483111 Deep sea freight transportation 9 106,111 6,789 167
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 1,276 1,532,749 481,366 17,186
4841 General freight trucking 619 973,842 328,855 11,220
48411 General freight trucking, local 159 88,333 21,770 1,012
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 123 74,687 15,239 641
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 32 12,114 6,097 344
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 460 885,509 307,085 10,208
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 348 514,068 140,332 5,331
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 112 371,441 166,753 4,877
4842 Specialized freight trucking 657 558,907 152,511 5,966
48421 Used household & office goods moving 102 76,873 29,897 1,402
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 23 8,230 2,597 147
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 48 37,530 14,416 643
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 31 31,113 12,884 612
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 348 224,045 56,350 2,429
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 21 13,760 4,030 102
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 83 32,084 7,685 373
4842203 Dump trucking 139 112,002 26,349 1,079
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 96 51,208 14,321 668
4842205 Specialized trucking with storage, local 9 14,991 3,965 207
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 207 257,989 66,264 2,135
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 58 87,047 19,286 609
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 46 21,389 5,152 221
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 103 149,553 41,826 1,305
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 120 49,319 17,894 1,623
4851 Urban transit systems 6 D D (100-249)
485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 6 D D (100-249)
4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 8 D D (100-249)
4853 Taxi & limousine service 59 D D (250-499)
48531 Taxi service 45 10,075 3,784 292
48532 Limousine service 14 D D (100-249)
4854 School & employee bus transportation 7 D D (250-499)
4854101 School bus service 6 D D (250-499)
4855 Charter bus industry 24 11,049 3,111 313
4855101 Charter bus service, local 6 2,335 729 92
4855102 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 18 8,714 2,382 221
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 16 D D (100-249)
485991 Special needs transportation 9 D D (100-249)
485999 All 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 16 428,801 7,730 155
4869 Other pipeline transportation 12 32,601 2,574 49
48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 12 32,601 2,574 49
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 45 20,257 5,500 371
4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 14 7,371 1,875 147
4871101 Sightseeing buses 12 D D (20-99)
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 31 12,886 3,625 224
4872101 Excursion & sightseeing boats (including dinner cruises) 12 8,232 2,610 156
4872102 Charter fishing & party fishing boats 19 4,654 1,015 68
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 379 612,382 215,298 8,008
4881 Support activities for air transportation 51 274,219 108,548 2,983
48811 Airport operations 28 16,268 4,808 329
488119 Other airport operations 26 D D (250-499)
4881191 Airport operation & terminal services 25 D D (250-499)
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 23 257,951 103,740 2,654
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 17 31,894 4,325 191
4882101 Support activities incidental to rail transportation 17 31,894 4,325 191
4883 Support activities for water transportation 36 119,295 51,222 2,909
48832 Marine cargo handling 15 103,262 46,603 2,711
48833 Navigational services to shipping 12 12,578 3,129 148
48839 Other support activities for water transportation 9 3,455 1,490 50
4884 Support activities for road transportation 85 21,257 6,437 420
48841 Motor vehicle towing 80 18,248 4,689 299
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 171 141,159 40,792 1,306
4885101 Freight forwarding 59 42,184 11,743 381
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 112 98,975 29,049 925
4889 Other support activities for transportation 19 24,558 3,974 199
488991 Packing & crating 13 22,845 2,859 115
488999 All other support activities for transportation 6 1,713 1,115 84
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 107 354,650 123,149 5,274
4921 Couriers 54 338,951 117,057 4,804
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 25 236,238 95,437 4,045
4921102 Air courier services 29 102,713 21,620 759
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 53 15,699 6,092 470
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 136 164,877 48,421 2,226
49311 General warehousing & storage 89 118,409 36,013 1,723
4931101 General warehousing & storage (except in foreign trade zones) 89 118,409 36,013 1,723
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 13 16,806 4,452 171
4931201 Refrigerated products warehousing 13 16,806 4,452 171
49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 17 5,981 1,092 60
49319 Other warehousing & storage 17 23,681 6,864 272
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 15 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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