1997 Economic Census:
Transportation and Warehousing
West 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 %% ** 1,439 1,979,257 419,861 14,526
481 Air transportation %% 23 21,963 3,207 169
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
483 Water transportation 7 39,292 13,210 428
484 Truck transportation 1,100 870,280 227,817 8,895
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 43 13,158 5,720 408
486 Pipeline transportation 78 D D (1000-2499)
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 4 D D (1-19)
488 Support activities for transportation 107 123,158 30,019 1,171
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
492 Couriers & messengers 52 46,209 14,740 706
493 Warehousing & storage 25 24,987 6,642 267

 

 

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 %% ** 1,439 1,979,257 419,861 14,526
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
481 Air transportation %% 23 21,963 3,207 169
4811 Scheduled air transportation %% 9 15,353 1,778 100
481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation %% 9 15,353 1,778 100
4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 14 6,610 1,429 69
481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 9 6,117 1,287 63
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 7 39,292 13,210 428
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
484 Truck transportation 1,100 870,280 227,817 8,895
4841 General freight trucking 289 262,521 78,898 2,841
48411 General freight trucking, local 114 48,002 14,913 630
4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 87 31,868 6,960 345
4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 24 15,414 7,873 279
48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 175 214,519 63,985 2,211
484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 147 165,450 45,324 1,640
484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 28 49,069 18,661 571
4842 Specialized freight trucking 811 607,759 148,919 6,054
48421 Used household & office goods moving 52 21,288 7,124 383
4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 18 6,099 1,719 118
4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 22 11,412 4,000 194
4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 12 3,777 1,405 71
48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 621 404,278 102,485 4,307
4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 8 7,768 2,947 110
4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 78 14,167 3,409 212
4842203 Dump trucking 449 342,262 86,368 3,514
4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 82 35,549 9,280 446
48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 138 182,193 39,310 1,364
4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 34 72,201 13,726 395
4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 38 15,577 3,544 164
4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 66 94,415 22,040 805
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 43 13,158 5,720 408
4853 Taxi & limousine service 22 6,366 2,181 177
48531 Taxi service 16 4,952 1,709 143
48532 Limousine service 6 1,414 472 34
4855 Charter bus industry 9 4,176 1,454 110
4855102 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 8 D D (100-249)
4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 7 2,338 1,497 89
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
486 Pipeline transportation 78 D D (1000-2499)
4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 75 D D (1000-2499)
4862101 Natural gas transmission 55 D D (1000-2499)
4862102 Natural gas transmission & distribution (transmission) 20 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 4 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
488 Support activities for transportation 107 123,158 30,019 1,171
4881 Support activities for air transportation 20 53,797 14,688 477
48811 Airport operations 10 D D (20-99)
488119 Other airport operations 7 D D (20-99)
4881191 Airport operation & terminal services 7 D D (20-99)
48819 Other support activities for air transportation 10 D D (250-499)
4882 Support activities for rail transportation 11 6,828 2,174 99
4882101 Support activities incidental to rail transportation 11 6,828 2,174 99
4883 Support activities for water transportation 17 43,573 7,733 270
48831 Port & harbor operations 7 18,696 4,135 134
4883101 Operation of port & waterfront terminals 7 18,696 4,135 134
4884 Support activities for road transportation 42 D D (100-249)
48841 Motor vehicle towing 40 11,145 3,259 217
4885 Freight transportation arrangement 16 6,915 1,978 92
4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 12 3,510 919 44
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 52 46,209 14,740 706
4921 Couriers 27 35,052 10,926 421
4921101 Courier services (except by air) 14 8,946 2,242 131
4921102 Air courier services 13 26,106 8,684 290
4922 Local messengers & local delivery 25 11,157 3,814 285
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
493 Warehousing & storage 25 24,987 6,642 267
49311 General warehousing & storage 18 16,194 3,494 150
4931101 General warehousing & storage (except in foreign trade zones) 18 16,194 3,494 150
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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