1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
Virginia


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 %% ** 4,482 6,338,205 1,666,885 60,884
481 Air transportation %% 73 394,344 67,994 2,178
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 50 1,118,081 69,525 1,418
484 Truck transportation 2,884 2,529,569 789,959 28,825
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 291 181,673 68,513 4,317
486 Pipeline transportation 47 D D (500-999)
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 30 D D (250-499)
488 Support activities for transportation 661 859,118 299,634 10,363
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 292 786,042 267,800 10,353
493 Warehousing & storage 154 181,860 56,693 2,454

 

 

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 %% ** 4,482 6,338,205 1,666,885 60,884
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 73 394,344 67,994 2,178
4811 Scheduled air transportation %% 39 349,591 58,601 1,849
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation %% 30 322,147 51,729 1,751
481112 Scheduled freight air transportation 9 27,444 6,872 98
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 34 44,753 9,393 329
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 29 D D (100-249)
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 50 1,118,081 69,525 1,418
4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 41 1,103,210 62,974 1,238
483111 Deep sea freight transportation 21 D D (500-999)
483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 18 D D (500-999)
4831131 Coastal & intercoastal freight transportation 7 D D (100-249)
4831133 Coastal & intercoastal towing service 11 64,847 15,243 404
4832 Inland water transportation 9 14,871 6,551 180
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 2,884 2,529,569 789,959 28,825
4841 General freight trucking 1,052 1,456,768 451,621 15,209
48411 General freight trucking, local 351 204,770 65,979 2,552
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 256 146,482 41,923 1,677
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 79 45,523 20,079 749
4841103 General freight trucking with storage, local, truckload 11 10,763 3,147 90
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 701 1,251,998 385,642 12,657
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 562 786,620 216,362 7,896
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 139 465,378 169,280 4,761
4842 Specialized freight trucking 1,832 1,072,801 338,338 13,616
48421 Used household & office goods moving 267 308,750 110,364 4,659
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 94 25,222 9,382 546
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 108 193,620 64,026 2,467
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 65 89,908 36,956 1,646
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 1,268 477,886 126,256 5,743
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 21 10,715 3,217 100
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 169 52,250 15,101 851
4842203 Dump trucking 869 303,633 70,832 3,461
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 202 98,161 31,601 1,166
4842205 Specialized trucking with storage, local 7 13,127 5,505 165
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 297 286,165 101,718 3,214
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 28 39,841 9,994 318
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 124 50,434 15,143 643
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 145 195,890 76,581 2,253
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 291 181,673 68,513 4,317
4851 Urban transit systems 15 22,102 19,056 1,044
485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 13 D D (1000-2499)
4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 10 13,631 4,981 156
4853 Taxi & limousine service 156 D D (1000-2499)
48531 Taxi service 88 45,623 10,994 799
48532 Limousine service 68 D D (250-499)
4854 School & employee bus transportation 14 D D (100-249)
4854101 School bus service 7 D D (20-99)
4854102 Employee bus service 7 D D (100-249)
4855 Charter bus industry 44 45,503 15,381 951
4855101 Charter bus service, local 9 6,550 2,793 141
4855102 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 35 38,953 12,588 810
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 52 D D (500-999)
485991 Special needs transportation 36 D D (250-499)
485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 16 11,458 3,500 273
4859991 Scheduled airport shuttle service 9 D D (250-499)
4859992 All other 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 47 D D (500-999)
4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 33 203,752 37,647 513
4862101 Natural gas transmission 22 D D (250-499)
4862102 Natural gas transmission & distribution (transmission) 11 D D (100-249)
4869 Other pipeline transportation 14 D D (20-99)
48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 14 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 30 D D (250-499)
4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 24 D D (100-249)
4872101 Excursion & sightseeing boats (including dinner cruises) 9 D D (100-249)
4872102 Charter fishing & party fishing boats 15 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 661 859,118 299,634 10,363
4881 Support activities for air transportation 89 162,374 56,924 2,847
48811 Airport operations 47 106,235 35,561 2,062
488119 Other airport operations 43 105,201 34,967 2,047
4881191 Airport operation & terminal services 42 D D (1000-2499)
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 42 56,139 21,363 785
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 8 11,230 3,013 102
4882101 Support activities incidental to rail transportation 8 11,230 3,013 102
4883 Support activities for water transportation 56 304,324 122,931 3,567
48831 Port & harbor operations 7 145,774 64,474 1,388
4883101 Operation of port & waterfront terminals 7 145,774 64,474 1,388
48832 Marine cargo handling 15 99,954 46,304 1,654
48833 Navigational services to shipping 15 49,916 8,942 376
4883301 Tugboat service (including fleeting & harbor service) 6 D D (100-249)
4883302 Navigational services 8 31,171 3,475 211
48839 Other support activities for water transportation 19 8,680 3,211 149
4883901 Other services incidental to water transportation 16 7,320 2,571 135
4884 Support activities for road transportation 201 82,778 25,795 1,234
48841 Motor vehicle towing 187 65,780 22,126 1,089
48849 Other support activities for road transportation 14 16,998 3,669 145
4884903 Fixed facilities & inspection & weighing serv for motor trans veh 6 D D (20-99)
4884904 Support activities incidental to road transportation 7 D D (20-99)
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 282 286,643 87,384 2,449
4885101 Freight forwarding 118 153,294 41,398 1,081
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 164 133,349 45,986 1,368
4889 Other support activities for transportation 25 11,769 3,587 164
488991 Packing & crating 23 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 292 786,042 267,800 10,353
4921 Couriers 137 686,217 234,476 8,332
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 53 331,822 148,244 5,421
4921102 Air courier services 84 354,395 86,232 2,911
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 155 99,825 33,324 2,021
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 154 181,860 56,693 2,454
49311 General warehousing & storage 90 93,921 28,619 1,169
4931101 General warehousing & storage (except in foreign trade zones) 90 93,921 28,619 1,169
49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 16 38,306 13,370 729
4931201 Refrigerated products warehousing 16 38,306 13,370 729
49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 13 19,666 5,270 165
49319 Other warehousing & storage 35 29,967 9,434 391
4931901 Household goods warehousing & storage 8 4,872 1,516 84
4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 27 25,095 7,918 307
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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