1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
Tennessee


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 %% ** 3,945 7,083,442 2,244,288 73,973
481 Air transportation %% 52 80,645 13,502 488
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 20 133,024 27,658 766
484 Truck transportation 2,504 4,669,092 1,484,706 47,134
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 311 156,905 57,560 3,940
486 Pipeline transportation 28 138,180 14,836 268
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 15 25,074 3,013 203
488 Support activities for transportation 522 534,655 163,189 6,008
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 304 1,090,888 397,418 12,233
493 Warehousing & storage 189 254,979 82,406 2,933

 

 

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 %% ** 3,945 7,083,442 2,244,288 73,973
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 52 80,645 13,502 488
4811 Scheduled air transportation %% 15 31,546 5,466 219
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation %% 12 25,529 4,580 198
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 37 49,099 8,036 269
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 29 27,108 5,165 174
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 20 133,024 27,658 766
4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 6 35,872 3,547 107
4832 Inland water transportation 14 97,152 24,111 659
483211 Inland water freight transportation 14 97,152 24,111 659
4832111 Inland waterways freight transportation (except towing) 10 59,348 14,532 369
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 2,504 4,669,092 1,484,706 47,134
4841 General freight trucking 1,379 3,608,159 1,209,898 37,330
48411 General freight trucking, local 309 235,342 59,974 2,419
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 218 187,779 40,208 1,538
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 68 38,485 16,563 739
4841103 General freight trucking with storage, local, truckload 14 3,967 1,356 68
4841104 General freight trucking with storage, local, less than truckload 9 5,111 1,847 74
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 1,070 3,372,817 1,149,924 34,911
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 859 2,261,136 617,199 21,173
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 211 1,111,681 532,725 13,738
4842 Specialized freight trucking 1,125 1,060,933 274,808 9,804
48421 Used household & office goods moving 152 141,249 43,162 1,831
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 55 15,734 6,125 319
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 67 103,130 30,635 1,168
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 30 22,385 6,402 344
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 661 320,820 75,070 3,598
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 17 5,986 2,212 129
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 99 41,614 9,138 414
4842203 Dump trucking 410 210,381 46,299 2,297
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 126 55,593 15,214 656
4842205 Specialized trucking with storage, local 9 7,246 2,207 102
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 312 598,864 156,576 4,375
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 64 131,039 27,105 906
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 69 69,333 13,819 480
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 179 398,492 115,652 2,989
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 311 156,905 57,560 3,940
4851 Urban transit systems 6 D D (250-499)
485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 6 D D (250-499)
4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 6 D D (100-249)
4853 Taxi & limousine service 53 13,633 4,645 377
48531 Taxi service 34 7,533 2,410 197
48532 Limousine service 19 6,100 2,235 180
4854 School & employee bus transportation 173 40,676 14,989 1,485
4854101 School bus service 170 D D (1000-2499)
4855 Charter bus industry 31 50,119 14,941 713
4855101 Charter bus service, local 6 2,137 604 43
4855102 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 25 47,982 14,337 670
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 42 23,965 9,684 832
485991 Special needs transportation 31 21,787 8,712 739
485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 11 2,178 972 93
4859991 Scheduled airport shuttle service 8 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 28 138,180 14,836 268
4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 20 110,646 12,969 233
4862101 Natural gas transmission 18 D D (100-249)
4869 Other pipeline transportation 7 D D (20-99)
48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 7 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 15 25,074 3,013 203
4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 8 6,507 1,097 112
4871101 Sightseeing buses 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 522 534,655 163,189 6,008
4881 Support activities for air transportation 73 119,615 30,269 1,271
48811 Airport operations 38 21,959 6,089 428
488119 Other airport operations 35 D D (250-499)
4881191 Airport operation & terminal services 35 D D (250-499)
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 35 97,656 24,180 843
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 22 40,652 6,103 304
4882101 Support activities incidental to rail transportation 22 40,652 6,103 304
4883 Support activities for water transportation 29 44,174 10,464 375
48831 Port & harbor operations 6 11,396 2,590 65
4883101 Operation of port & waterfront terminals 6 11,396 2,590 65
48832 Marine cargo handling 10 17,934 2,727 123
48833 Navigational services to shipping 6 9,740 3,169 108
48839 Other support activities for water transportation 7 5,104 1,978 79
4884 Support activities for road transportation 134 72,425 23,408 1,041
48841 Motor vehicle towing 121 66,645 19,528 840
48849 Other support activities for road transportation 13 5,780 3,880 201
4884904 Support activities incidental to road transportation 9 D D (100-249)
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 249 244,030 88,173 2,629
4885101 Freight forwarding 87 111,466 37,979 1,276
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 162 132,564 50,194 1,353
4889 Other support activities for transportation 15 13,759 4,772 388
488991 Packing & crating 15 13,759 4,772 388
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 304 1,090,888 397,418 12,233
4921 Couriers 208 1,039,759 379,640 11,297
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 48 376,294 159,679 6,659
4921102 Air courier services 160 663,465 219,961 4,638
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 96 51,129 17,778 936
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 189 254,979 82,406 2,933
49311 General warehousing & storage 127 160,367 55,417 1,971
4931101 General warehousing & storage (except in foreign trade zones) 127 160,367 55,417 1,971
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 13 35,708 13,136 367
4931201 Refrigerated products warehousing 13 35,708 13,136 367
49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 23 23,468 4,262 190
49319 Other warehousing & storage 26 35,436 9,591 405
4931901 Household goods warehousing & storage 8 21,962 6,224 271
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 18 13,474 3,367 134
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

Last modified: 2/ 6/01   Questions?