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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 1999:
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U.S. - Transportation and Warehousing by Employment Size of Enterprise
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.
Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 155,170 187,339 3,627,057 116,682,214
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 21,938 21,965 0 846,683
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 75,248 75,324 146,234 3,359,480
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 23,405 23,576 153,810 3,702,251
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 15,836 16,433 213,369 5,424,988
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 14,836 17,997 570,767 15,534,217
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 2,769 8,222 439,989 13,124,426
Firms with 500 employees or more 1,138 23,822 2,102,888 74,690,169
    Firms with 500 to 999 employees 372 3,181 151,421 5,074,534
    Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 175 1,981 119,300 3,722,895
    Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 146 1,811 107,230 3,557,363
    Firms with 2,500 employees or more 445 16,849 1,724,937 62,335,377
        Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 144 3,028 171,452 5,302,760
        Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 110 1,984 130,324 5,155,964
        Firms with 10,000 employees or more 191 11,837 1,423,161 51,876,653
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U.S. - Transportation and warehousing - by Year
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Year Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to 2008 detail 2008 169,937 12.3% 3.6% 1.3% 4,438,903 87.7% 75.1% 63.5%
link to 2007 detail 2007 174,265 12.2% 3.4% 1.3% 4,395,432 87.5% 74.5% 63.2%
link to 2006 detail 2006 171,947 12.3% 3.4% 1.2% 4,306,405 87.4% 74.0% 62.2%
link to 2005 detail 2005 169,086 12.2% 3.4% 1.3% 4,168,016 87.3% 73.7% 61.9%
link to 2004 detail 2004 164,803 12.6% 3.4% 1.3% 4,098,870 87.3% 73.4% 61.7%
link to 2003 detail 2003 161,862 12.7% 3.5% 1.3% 4,067,935 87.3% 73.4% 61.8%
link to 2002 detail 2002 159,373 11.5% 2.4% 0.7% 3,581,013 85.6% 70.1% 58.4%
link to 2001 detail 2001 157,197 12.1% 2.5% 0.7% 3,750,663 86.2% 70.8% 58.5%
link to 2000 detail 2000 157,333 12.2% 2.5% 0.7% 3,790,002 86.3% 70.9% 58.9%
link to 1999 detail 1999 155,170 12.1% 2.5% 0.7% 3,627,057 85.8% 70.1% 58.0%
link to 1998 detail 1998 154,715 12.0% 2.5% 0.7% 3,462,624 85.3% 69.2% 56.5%

 

 

Transportation and Warehousing by State
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State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to industry detail United States 155,170 12.1% 2.5% 0.7% 3,627,057 85.8% 70.1% 58.0%
link to industry detail Alabama 2,867 17.2% 8.5% 5.5% 47,054 82.4% 62.5% 47.8%
link to industry detail Alaska 778 19.9% 10.8% 7.1% 16,835 88.6% 73.4% 55.1%
link to industry detail Arizona 2,153 18.7% 9.7% 6.1% 65,369 89.4% 79.6% 70.7%
link to industry detail Arkansas 2,240 14.0% 6.7% 4.6% 41,261 83.6% 69.9% 58.4%
link to industry detail California 14,018 19.3% 5.1% 2.3% 397,230 87.0% 68.7% 57.8%
link to industry detail Colorado 2,424 17.7% 9.8% 6.6% 54,003 87.4% 75.0% 65.3%
link to industry detail Connecticut 1,335 24.0% 10.0% 6.9% 33,398 86.1% 65.5% 58.5%
link to industry detail Delaware 615 20.7% 10.1% 7.0% 7,870 77.2% 49.5% 31.6%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 181 45.3% 30.9% 19.9% 3,532 88.8% 74.8% 60.0%
link to industry detail Florida 9,332 12.4% 5.4% 2.9% 202,564 87.1% 76.3% 65.6%
link to industry detail Georgia 4,501 18.9% 10.1% 5.6% 126,979 90.3% 80.5% 71.5%
link to industry detail Hawaii 582 32.3% 13.6% 8.1% 22,812 90.9% 72.9% 58.1%
link to industry detail Idaho 1,275 14.0% 6.5% 4.3% 12,267 69.5% 41.4% 23.7%
link to industry detail Illinois 8,061 16.7% 7.2% 3.5% 201,899 88.2% 75.4% 63.8%
link to industry detail Indiana 4,122 17.7% 7.5% 4.7% 89,418 84.9% 67.9% 56.5%
link to industry detail Iowa 2,896 13.5% 5.6% 3.2% 39,701 78.8% 59.1% 44.0%
link to industry detail Kansas 2,102 15.3% 7.9% 5.8% 35,285 82.5% 67.9% 57.6%
link to industry detail Kentucky 2,793 16.4% 8.4% 5.9% 66,537 86.7% 76.3% 66.8%
link to industry detail Louisiana 3,187 19.3% 9.2% 5.9% 66,307 84.9% 68.1% 54.7%
link to industry detail Maine 1,213 13.0% 5.1% 3.3% 10,358 65.8% 33.7% 19.7%
link to industry detail Maryland 3,004 18.8% 8.4% 5.0% 54,191 82.8% 63.2% 53.7%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 3,036 20.8% 8.9% 4.9% 71,203 85.8% 66.9% 52.2%
link to industry detail Michigan 4,330 18.0% 7.6% 4.3% 95,562 86.6% 70.0% 56.7%
link to industry detail Minnesota 3,675 15.3% 6.1% 3.6% 75,781 86.2% 69.8% 60.0%
link to industry detail Mississippi 2,112 14.6% 7.6% 5.3% 25,839 74.5% 56.1% 43.4%
link to industry detail Missouri 4,510 14.5% 6.3% 4.1% 84,305 84.4% 68.1% 57.1%
link to industry detail Montana 924 14.6% 7.5% 5.2% 8,982 73.1% 45.8% 26.9%
link to industry detail Nebraska 1,844 13.6% 7.0% 5.2% 27,540 81.9% 64.6% 55.5%
link to industry detail Nevada 850 27.6% 17.4% 11.8% 29,369 92.1% 81.8% 66.4%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 729 16.0% 6.9% 4.8% 15,615 85.8% 70.4% 63.3%
link to industry detail New Jersey 6,109 18.1% 7.4% 3.5% 157,900 87.3% 71.9% 57.5%
link to industry detail New Mexico 943 19.7% 11.1% 8.1% 14,259 80.7% 61.0% 48.0%
link to industry detail New York 9,569 16.2% 5.4% 2.4% 217,779 86.5% 69.0% 52.6%
link to industry detail North Carolina 4,831 15.9% 7.5% 4.2% 97,010 85.3% 69.9% 58.0%
link to industry detail North Dakota 884 14.6% 7.0% 4.6% 7,950 70.0% 36.6% 18.5%
link to industry detail Ohio 6,108 17.3% 7.2% 4.1% 134,263 85.7% 69.8% 57.0%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 1,964 17.0% 9.1% 6.0% 33,588 82.8% 66.5% 52.9%
link to industry detail Oregon 2,398 17.6% 8.7% 5.4% 44,282 83.7% 68.0% 55.1%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 5,852 20.4% 7.5% 3.8% 155,320 86.9% 69.2% 55.7%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 547 17.6% 9.7% 7.3% 6,849 79.7% 60.0% 50.7%
link to industry detail South Carolina 2,018 20.7% 12.3% 7.5% 38,560 84.5% 70.8% 58.8%
link to industry detail South Dakota 976 11.0% 5.1% 3.7% 7,371 60.0% 31.4% 21.1%
link to industry detail Tennessee 3,505 19.7% 10.0% 6.1% 93,015 88.3% 75.1% 63.0%
link to industry detail Texas 11,388 16.0% 6.4% 3.3% 291,272 86.8% 73.4% 63.2%
link to industry detail Utah 1,235 22.8% 12.7% 9.2% 40,018 91.2% 81.1% 71.6%
link to industry detail Vermont 491 17.9% 8.1% 5.3% 5,235 70.2% 35.2% 21.1%
link to industry detail Virginia 4,253 17.1% 7.7% 4.3% 78,166 83.8% 65.7% 50.8%
link to industry detail Washington 3,604 18.6% 8.6% 4.6% 77,885 86.3% 71.2% 58.4%
link to industry detail West Virginia 1,370 14.5% 6.4% 4.2% 14,305 69.4% 44.9% 33.5%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 4,839 14.9% 5.5% 3.2% 77,709 79.9% 58.2% 41.9%
link to industry detail Wyoming 544 17.8% 9.9% 7.5% 5,255 72.0% 46.9% 29.8%
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U.S. - Transportation and Warehousing by Subsector
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Industry
detail
NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
  48-49 Transportation and Warehousing 155,170 12.1% 2.5% 0.7% 3,627,057 85.8% 70.1% 58.0%
link to industry detail 481 Air transportation 2,607 22.3% 10.0% 5.3% 582,838 98.7% 96.5% 93.1%
link to industry detail 483 Water transportation 1,465 26.4% 10.7% 4.9% 71,844 93.4% 80.4% 59.6%
link to industry detail 484 Truck transportation 97,478 10.3% 1.9% 0.6% 1,384,178 77.9% 55.3% 41.0%
link to industry detail 485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 14,202 19.8% 4.0% 0.8% 370,022 86.5% 61.8% 41.8%
link to industry detail 486 Pipeline transportation 218 51.8% 43.1% 36.2% 48,149 99.2% 97.7% 93.9%
link to industry detail 487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 2,190 10.5% 2.8% 0.9% 22,877 73.1% 45.6% 23.1%
link to industry detail 488 Support activities for transportation 25,464 11.8% 3.0% 1.2% 440,175 77.7% 59.1% 43.6%
link to industry detail 492 Couriers & messengers 7,745 13.1% 2.6% 0.6% 578,368 95.9% 90.5% 86.1%
link to industry detail 493 Warehousing & storage 4,496 26.6% 9.5% 3.0% 128,606 87.6% 67.4% 42.3%
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U.S. - Transportation and Warehousing by Industry
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NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
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link to state detail 481 Air transportation 2,607 22.3% 10.0% 5.3% 582,838 98.7% 96.5% 93.1%
link to state detail 4811   Scheduled air transportation 760 34.3% 19.1% 9.5% 539,994 99.6% 98.7% 96.1%
link to state detail 481111     Scheduled passenger air transportation 499 36.5% 21.8% 10.6% 506,076 99.8% 99.1% 97.1%
link to state detail 481112     Scheduled freight air transportation 291 37.5% 20.6% 10.0% 33,918 97.3% 92.0% 80.8%
link to state detail 4812   Nonscheduled air transportation 1,871 18.3% 6.9% 4.0% 42,844 86.9% 68.8% 55.8%
link to state detail 481211     Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 1,279 18.8% 6.9% 4.5% 18,663 79.5% 50.3% 36.9%
link to state detail 481212     Nonscheduled chartered freight air transportation 172 33.1% 14.0% 5.8% 19,236 97.7% 90.5% 81.4%
link to state detail 481219     Other nonscheduled air transportation 424 11.6% 5.0% 1.7% 4,945 73.2% 54.5% 27.3%
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link to state detail 483 Water transportation 1,465 26.4% 10.7% 4.9% 71,844 93.4% 80.4% 59.6%
link to state detail 4831   Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 881 28.5% 12.6% 6.0% 52,532 94.6% 83.7% 64.7%
link to state detail 483111     Deep sea freight transportation 248 29.8% 16.1% 8.9% 14,784 95.1% 86.3% 70.7%
link to state detail 483112     Deep sea passenger transportation 79 32.9% 20.3% 12.7% 12,491 D D D
link to state detail 483113     Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 436 31.7% 13.3% 6.7% 23,256 93.3% 78.8% 55.3%
link to state detail 483114     Coastal & Great Lakes passenger transportation 128 18.0% 5.5% 0.8% 2,001 D D D
link to state detail 4832   Inland water transportation 603 25.7% 10.3% 5.1% 19,312 90.3% 71.5% 45.7%
link to state detail 483211     Inland water freight transportation 367 33.2% 15.0% 7.9% 15,914 92.5% 75.8% 48.0%
link to state detail 483212     Inland water passenger transportation 239 15.1% 3.8% 1.7% 3,398 79.9% 51.3% 35.1%
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link to state detail 484 Truck transportation 97,478 10.3% 1.9% 0.6% 1,384,178 77.9% 55.3% 41.0%
link to state detail 4841   General freight trucking 44,781 11.9% 2.6% 0.8% 897,609 85.9% 67.7% 53.2%
link to state detail 48411    General freight trucking, local 17,955 8.8% 1.4% 0.4% 141,575 62.5% 28.7% 14.1%
link to state detail 48412    General freight trucking, long-distance 26,943 14.3% 3.7% 1.2% 756,034 90.3% 75.0% 60.5%
link to state detail 484121     General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 24,185 13.8% 3.5% 1.1% 472,013 86.0% 64.7% 46.7%
link to state detail 484122     General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 2,845 20.9% 8.1% 2.8% 284,021 97.4% 92.1% 83.6%
link to state detail 4842   Specialized freight trucking 52,853 9.2% 1.5% 0.5% 486,569 63.0% 32.6% 18.5%
link to state detail 48421    Used household & office goods moving 8,232 17.9% 2.4% 0.5% 126,960 73.6% 35.7% 16.7%
link to state detail 48422    Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 32,715 6.0% 0.9% 0.3% 197,529 47.0% 17.2% 8.8%
link to state detail 48423    Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 11,997 12.6% 3.1% 1.2% 162,080 74.3% 48.8% 31.8%
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Industry title
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link to state detail 485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 14,202 19.8% 4.0% 0.8% 370,022 86.5% 61.8% 41.8%
link to state detail 4851   Urban transit systems 458 35.8% 14.2% 6.1% 40,124 96.6% 86.9% 69.4%
link to state detail 485111     Mixed mode transit systems 35 34.3% 20.0% 14.3% 6,108 D D D
link to state detail 485112     Commuter rail systems 12 41.7% 33.3% 25.0% (2500-4999) D D D
link to state detail 485113     Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 386 37.0% 14.2% 5.7% 29,317 D D D
link to state detail 485119     Other urban transit systems 27 22.2% 3.7% 0.0% (500-999) D D D
link to state detail 4852   Interurban & rural bus transportation 236 33.1% 15.3% 4.2% 21,800 97.0% 88.9% 77.9%
link to state detail 4853   Taxi & limousine service 6,526 10.8% 1.3% 0.3% 63,375 66.2% 29.5% 14.8%
link to state detail 48531    Taxi service 3,069 9.5% 1.2% 0.3% 28,601 65.5% 32.4% 16.2%
link to state detail 48532    Limousine service 3,462 12.0% 1.5% 0.4% 34,774 66.8% 27.2% 13.7%
link to state detail 4854   School & employee bus transportation 3,263 30.8% 7.5% 1.3% 161,890 92.5% 72.4% 51.1%
link to state detail 4855   Charter bus industry 1,341 30.7% 5.1% 1.1% 33,589 84.8% 44.7% 21.7%
link to state detail 4859   Other transit & ground passenger transportation 2,475 22.2% 5.4% 1.3% 49,244 80.7% 47.7% 20.8%
link to state detail 485991     Special needs transportation 1,703 22.9% 5.6% 1.4% 33,351 78.7% 45.0% 18.2%
link to state detail 485999     All other transit & ground passenger transportation 774 20.9% 5.0% 1.4% 15,893 85.0% 53.3% 26.3%
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link to state detail 486 Pipeline transportation 218 51.8% 43.1% 36.2% 48,149 99.2% 97.7% 93.9%
link to state detail 4861   Pipeline transportation of crude oil 49 75.5% 69.4% 59.2% 7,137 D D 84.6%
link to state detail 4862   Pipeline transportation of natural gas 139 46.8% 39.6% 34.5% 34,511 99.1% 98.3% 97.0%
link to state detail 4869   Other pipeline transportation 63 69.8% 60.3% 55.6% 6,501 D D 87.6%
link to state detail 48691    Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 53 71.7% 64.2% 58.5% 5,940 D D 88.1%
link to state detail 48699    All other pipeline transportation 14 71.4% 57.1% 57.1% 561 D 82.5% 82.5%
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link to state detail 487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 2,190 10.5% 2.8% 0.9% 22,877 73.1% 45.6% 23.1%
link to state detail 4871   Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 420 20.0% 6.9% 3.3% 8,704 D D D
link to state detail 4872   Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 1,619 7.6% 1.8% 0.6% 12,262 64.9% 36.8% 16.1%
link to state detail 4879   Scenic & sightseeing transportation, other 155 16.8% 4.5% 0.6% 1,911 D D D
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link to state detail 488 Support activities for transportation 25,464 11.8% 3.0% 1.2% 440,175 77.7% 59.1% 43.6%
link to state detail 4881   Support activities for air transportation 3,353 17.6% 5.2% 2.3% 118,838 89.3% 76.3% 64.4%
link to state detail 48811    Airport operations 1,230 23.2% 6.9% 3.4% 62,944 92.7% 80.9% 72.2%
link to state detail 488111     Air traffic control 14 42.9% 35.7% 7.1% 672 D D D
link to state detail 488119     Other airport operations 1,216 22.9% 6.6% 3.4% 62,272 D D D
link to state detail 48819    Other support activities for air transportation 2,148 15.4% 5.1% 2.3% 55,894 85.4% 71.1% 55.6%
link to state detail 4882   Support activities for rail transportation 476 32.8% 15.5% 8.6% 20,972 91.7% 75.5% 52.1%
link to state detail 4883   Support activities for water transportation 2,058 20.8% 8.2% 3.9% 71,443 91.1% 77.3% 60.8%
link to state detail 48831    Port & harbor operations 148 47.3% 29.7% 18.9% 7,427 94.1% 82.7% 66.5%
link to state detail 48832    Marine cargo handling 383 46.0% 25.3% 12.5% 43,785 97.5% 91.0% 74.6%
link to state detail 48833    Navigational services to shipping 815 17.1% 5.4% 3.1% 11,393 77.8% 43.7% 26.1%
link to state detail 48839    Other support activities for water transportation 755 11.4% 3.2% 1.5% 8,838 73.8% 48.0% 32.2%
link to state detail 4884   Support activities for road transportation 6,609 7.5% 1.0% 0.5% 50,543 45.7% 20.4% 13.4%
link to state detail 48841    Motor vehicle towing 5,948 6.2% 0.4% 0.1% 39,934 35.7% 11.9% 8.1%
link to state detail 48849    Other support activities for road transportation 661 19.1% 6.7% 3.5% 10,609 83.6% 52.5% 33.6%
link to state detail 4885   Freight transportation arrangement 11,884 11.0% 2.7% 0.9% 157,548 70.5% 47.2% 27.4%
link to state detail 4889   Other support activities for transportation 1,164 10.3% 2.7% 0.9% 20,831 83.9% 66.3% 52.3%
link to state detail 488991     Packing & crating 1,040 10.3% 2.4% 0.6% (10k-24999) D D D
link to state detail 488999     All other support activities for transportation 124 10.5% 4.8% 3.2% (10k-24999) D D D
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link to state detail 492 Couriers & messengers 7,745 13.1% 2.6% 0.6% 578,368 95.9% 90.5% 86.1%
link to state detail 4921   Couriers 2,616 14.1% 3.7% 1.2% 508,558 98.5% 96.5% 94.3%
link to state detail 4922   Local messengers & local delivery 5,155 13.0% 2.4% 0.4% 69,810 76.7% 47.4% 26.5%
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link to state detail 493 Warehousing & storage 4,496 26.6% 9.5% 3.0% 128,606 87.6% 67.4% 42.3%
link to state detail 49311    General warehousing & storage 2,741 26.9% 9.5% 2.6% 75,946 87.3% 66.0% 37.4%
link to state detail 49312    Refrigerated warehousing & storage 583 31.7% 10.8% 4.5% 25,404 91.2% 71.8% 50.6%
link to state detail 49313    Farm product warehousing & storage 361 26.0% 10.5% 5.8% 5,143 75.5% 48.5% 27.7%
link to state detail 49319    Other warehousing & storage 857 25.7% 11.7% 4.6% 22,113 87.5% 71.4% 53.1%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?