1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
Texas


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 %% ** 12,800 28,532,871 6,137,066 209,782
481 Air transportation %% 250 1,237,289 157,648 4,396
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 135 1,791,445 237,379 6,277
484 Truck transportation 7,208 9,626,850 2,571,131 93,146
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 443 446,034 194,707 12,070
486 Pipeline transportation 460 7,211,317 586,455 9,605
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 76 47,737 12,690 749
488 Support activities for transportation 2,920 4,658,363 1,383,506 45,615
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 789 2,486,149 766,524 29,710
493 Warehousing & storage 519 1,027,687 227,026 8,214

 

 

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 %% ** 12,800 28,532,871 6,137,066 209,782
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 250 1,237,289 157,648 4,396
4811 Scheduled air transportation %% 110 712,910 73,235 2,229
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation %% 91 644,357 64,111 1,989
481112 Scheduled freight air transportation 19 68,553 9,124 240
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 140 524,379 84,413 2,167
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 95 185,578 31,586 718
481212 Nonscheduled chartered freight air transportation 24 317,644 47,095 1,264
481219 Other nonscheduled air transportation 21 21,157 5,732 185
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 135 1,791,445 237,379 6,277
4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 93 1,483,189 175,862 4,301
483111 Deep sea freight transportation 54 1,093,119 95,624 2,356
483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 34 D D (1000-2499)
4831131 Coastal & intercoastal freight transportation 24 351,139 69,423 1,621
4831133 Coastal & intercoastal towing service 10 D D (250-499)
4832 Inland water transportation 42 308,256 61,517 1,976
483211 Inland water freight transportation 35 302,873 60,156 1,914
4832111 Inland waterways freight transportation (except towing) 25 273,823 49,370 1,502
4832112 Inland waterways towing transportation 10 29,050 10,786 412
483212 Inland water passenger transportation 7 5,383 1,361 62
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 7,208 9,626,850 2,571,131 93,146
4841 General freight trucking 3,305 5,054,513 1,515,079 52,318
48411 General freight trucking, local 1,085 769,788 219,483 9,683
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 724 495,985 126,024 5,273
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 283 196,299 70,243 3,498
4841103 General freight trucking with storage, local, truckload 55 59,388 17,780 672
4841104 General freight trucking with storage, local, less than truckload 23 18,116 5,436 240
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 2,220 4,284,725 1,295,596 42,635
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 1,794 2,645,490 681,313 24,631
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 426 1,639,235 614,283 18,004
4842 Specialized freight trucking 3,903 4,572,337 1,056,052 40,828
48421 Used household & office goods moving 618 638,779 183,032 8,429
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 202 79,136 27,144 1,618
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 249 406,716 104,742 4,346
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 167 152,927 51,146 2,465
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 2,158 1,523,714 362,838 14,790
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 90 84,137 29,145 871
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 387 152,338 34,633 1,656
4842203 Dump trucking 1,066 556,415 98,895 4,734
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 578 655,273 178,589 6,602
4842205 Specialized trucking with storage, local 37 75,551 21,576 927
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 1,127 2,409,844 510,182 17,609
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 199 907,708 145,064 4,566
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 374 287,246 58,551 2,445
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 554 1,214,890 306,567 10,598
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 443 446,034 194,707 12,070
4851 Urban transit systems 27 66,937 72,021 2,840
485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 23 D D (2500-4999)
4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 45 111,609 34,596 1,843
4853 Taxi & limousine service 206 108,713 32,960 2,272
48531 Taxi service 93 64,666 18,095 1,280
48532 Limousine service 113 44,047 14,865 992
4854 School & employee bus transportation 40 55,498 22,970 2,827
4854101 School bus service 34 50,944 21,319 2,717
4854102 Employee bus service 6 4,554 1,651 110
4855 Charter bus industry 72 63,582 16,470 1,119
4855101 Charter bus service, local 24 21,120 5,793 457
4855102 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 48 42,462 10,677 662
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 53 39,695 15,690 1,169
485991 Special needs transportation 32 23,794 10,096 686
485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 21 15,901 5,594 483
4859991 Scheduled airport shuttle service 11 11,867 5,179 434
4859992 All other passenger transportation 10 4,034 415 49
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 460 7,211,317 586,455 9,605
4861 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 123 1,099,306 130,023 2,383
4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 285 5,519,352 400,926 6,289
4862101 Natural gas transmission 241 3,522,446 284,012 4,703
4862102 Natural gas transmission & distribution (transmission) 44 1,996,906 116,914 1,586
4869 Other pipeline transportation 52 592,659 55,506 933
48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 43 357,189 43,647 723
48699 All other pipeline transportation 9 235,470 11,859 210
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 76 47,737 12,690 749
4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 13 20,977 6,588 393
4871101 Sightseeing buses 9 19,786 6,397 376
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 51 20,257 4,955 321
4872101 Excursion & sightseeing boats (including dinner cruises) 15 8,887 2,479 149
4872102 Charter fishing & party fishing boats 36 11,370 2,476 172
4879 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, other 12 6,503 1,147 35
4879901 Sightseeing airplanes and helicopters 8 4,543 676 20
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 2,920 4,658,363 1,383,506 45,615
4881 Support activities for air transportation 430 1,411,558 339,032 11,269
48811 Airport operations 158 264,615 90,262 4,521
488111 Air traffic control 8 D D (20-99)
4881111 Nongovernment air traffic control 8 D D (20-99)
488119 Other airport operations 150 D D (2500-4999)
4881191 Airport operation & terminal services 149 D D (2500-4999)
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 272 1,146,943 248,770 6,748
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 75 236,570 73,589 2,440
4882101 Support activities incidental to rail transportation 75 236,570 73,589 2,440
4883 Support activities for water transportation 266 475,645 158,896 6,169
48831 Port & harbor operations 7 D D (100-249)
4883101 Operation of port & waterfront terminals 7 D D (100-249)
48832 Marine cargo handling 60 211,526 82,763 4,281
48833 Navigational services to shipping 103 140,581 37,113 805
4883301 Tugboat service (including fleeting & harbor service) 25 94,860 18,248 513
4883302 Navigational services 77 D D (250-499)
48839 Other support activities for water transportation 96 D D (500-999)
4883901 Other services incidental to water transportation 60 50,944 16,664 484
4883902 Marine cargo inspectors & surveyors 35 D D (250-499)
4884 Support activities for road transportation 433 194,914 66,356 3,328
48841 Motor vehicle towing 385 160,530 51,161 2,420
48849 Other support activities for road transportation 48 34,384 15,195 908
4884903 Fixed facilities & inspection & weighing serv for motor trans veh 19 D D (100-249)
4884904 Support activities incidental to road transportation 26 25,311 11,168 755
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 1,650 1,514,972 515,965 17,289
4885101 Freight forwarding 700 803,282 245,844 8,459
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 950 711,690 270,121 8,830
4889 Other support activities for transportation 66 824,704 229,668 5,120
488991 Packing & crating 53 D D (500-999)
488999 All other support activities for transportation 13 D D (2500-4999)
4889991 Other support activities for transportation 7 D D (2500-4999)
4889992 Arrangement of carpools & vanpools 6 1,755 150 8
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 789 2,486,149 766,524 29,710
4921 Couriers 377 2,187,611 670,869 25,848
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 125 1,099,331 440,951 17,635
4921102 Air courier services 252 1,088,280 229,918 8,213
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 412 298,538 95,655 3,862
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 519 1,027,687 227,026 8,214
49311 General warehousing & storage 299 315,678 85,396 3,538
4931101 General warehousing & storage (except in foreign trade zones) 299 315,678 85,396 3,538
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 45 116,261 29,565 1,189
4931201 Refrigerated products warehousing 45 116,261 29,565 1,189
49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 72 121,118 21,609 959
49319 Other warehousing & storage 103 474,630 90,456 2,528
4931901 Household goods warehousing & storage 20 36,886 12,024 528
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 83 437,744 78,432 2,000
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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