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U.S. - Transportation and Warehousing by Employment Size of Enterprise
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Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 157,333 190,044 3,790,002 125,592,421
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 22,985 23,013 0 828,160
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 75,422 75,506 146,606 3,425,866
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 23,693 23,895 155,543 3,851,248
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 16,098 16,608 217,112 5,603,141
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 15,162 18,168 582,262 16,373,144
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 2,829 7,946 454,573 13,911,158
Firms with 500 employees or more 1,144 24,908 2,233,906 81,599,704
    Firms with 500 to 999 employees 376 2,980 154,502 5,154,567
    Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 174 1,925 105,144 3,462,424
    Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 160 2,307 130,172 4,633,356
    Firms with 2,500 employees or more 434 17,696 1,844,088 68,349,357
        Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 138 2,278 150,285 5,021,545
        Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 105 2,434 160,832 5,105,232
        Firms with 10,000 employees or more 191 12,984 1,532,971 58,222,580
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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 157,333 12.2% 2.5% 0.7% 3,790,002 86.3% 70.9% 58.9%
link to industry detail Alabama 2,789 18.1% 8.9% 5.8% 49,273 83.3% 63.6% 49.0%
link to industry detail Alaska 766 20.4% 11.5% 7.7% 17,869 89.3% 75.1% 56.9%
link to industry detail Arizona 2,238 18.3% 9.0% 5.7% 70,337 90.0% 79.9% 71.2%
link to industry detail Arkansas 2,208 13.9% 7.0% 4.9% 44,799 84.8% 73.2% 60.8%
link to industry detail California 14,564 18.5% 5.0% 2.2% 418,990 87.4% 70.2% 59.0%
link to industry detail Colorado 2,555 17.2% 9.4% 6.6% 59,441 88.1% 75.9% 66.8%
link to industry detail Connecticut 1,363 24.3% 10.0% 6.9% 33,787 85.9% 66.2% 55.9%
link to industry detail Delaware 613 20.7% 10.3% 7.5% 7,829 76.6% 48.2% 34.7%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 180 46.7% 32.2% 21.1% 3,796 89.6% D D
link to industry detail Florida 9,382 12.2% 5.3% 2.9% 201,232 87.0% 75.8% 66.5%
link to industry detail Georgia 4,551 18.9% 10.1% 5.8% 134,055 90.5% 80.8% 72.9%
link to industry detail Hawaii 598 32.6% 13.7% 7.9% 23,432 90.8% 73.6% 56.6%
link to industry detail Idaho 1,293 14.1% 6.2% 4.3% 12,663 69.7% 38.1% 23.2%
link to industry detail Illinois 8,294 16.5% 7.0% 3.5% 215,439 88.5% 76.3% 65.1%
link to industry detail Indiana 4,142 17.9% 7.5% 4.6% 96,937 86.2% 70.3% 59.6%
link to industry detail Iowa 2,952 13.5% 5.7% 3.5% 40,148 78.6% 58.8% 44.4%
link to industry detail Kansas 2,156 15.4% 7.9% 5.8% 35,714 82.9% 68.3% 58.1%
link to industry detail Kentucky 2,753 17.1% 8.9% 6.1% 67,314 87.1% 75.8% 65.8%
link to industry detail Louisiana 3,136 19.4% 9.1% 5.9% 63,893 84.2% 67.0% 52.6%
link to industry detail Maine 1,252 13.2% 5.3% 3.4% 10,778 66.1% 32.9% 19.0%
link to industry detail Maryland 3,029 18.8% 8.4% 5.1% 56,470 82.9% 63.9% 53.9%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 3,049 21.0% 8.7% 4.7% 73,423 86.1% 66.3% 51.6%
link to industry detail Michigan 4,499 17.4% 7.4% 4.2% 100,252 86.7% 71.0% 58.1%
link to industry detail Minnesota 3,707 15.3% 6.0% 3.6% 78,658 86.2% 70.3% 60.5%
link to industry detail Mississippi 2,053 15.1% 7.5% 5.4% 25,862 75.4% 55.1% 40.8%
link to industry detail Missouri 4,451 14.4% 6.5% 4.1% 86,877 84.6% 69.3% 57.9%
link to industry detail Montana 996 13.8% 6.9% 4.6% 9,997 73.4% 47.5% 28.3%
link to industry detail Nebraska 1,975 13.0% 6.6% 4.9% 29,378 83.0% 66.3% 58.4%
link to industry detail Nevada 878 27.6% 17.5% 11.8% 29,376 91.5% 81.3% 65.0%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 736 16.2% 7.3% 4.9% 15,120 84.8% 68.9% 62.0%
link to industry detail New Jersey 6,161 18.5% 7.5% 3.6% 161,620 87.7% 72.3% 55.7%
link to industry detail New Mexico 995 19.1% 10.4% 7.9% 14,433 80.7% 59.7% 49.5%
link to industry detail New York 9,665 16.4% 5.4% 2.4% 228,555 87.1% 69.8% 53.8%
link to industry detail North Carolina 4,783 16.3% 7.4% 4.2% 100,493 86.0% 71.0% 59.0%
link to industry detail North Dakota 854 14.6% 7.1% 4.8% 8,066 69.7% 39.1% 19.8%
link to industry detail Ohio 6,027 17.5% 7.3% 4.1% 141,812 86.4% 71.3% 59.2%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 1,971 16.9% 9.0% 6.3% 34,892 83.6% 67.4% 56.2%
link to industry detail Oregon 2,425 17.4% 8.4% 5.3% 46,131 84.3% 68.1% 53.8%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 6,006 20.3% 7.1% 3.7% 163,210 87.4% 69.8% 56.5%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 562 17.1% 9.3% 7.1% 7,058 80.4% 60.4% 51.1%
link to industry detail South Carolina 2,018 21.0% 12.0% 7.2% 38,970 84.6% 70.0% 57.5%
link to industry detail South Dakota 961 10.9% 5.3% 3.7% 7,297 60.4% 33.3% 22.2%
link to industry detail Tennessee 3,487 19.7% 9.8% 6.1% 104,177 89.5% 77.5% 66.4%
link to industry detail Texas 11,620 15.9% 6.4% 3.4% 312,089 87.6% 75.0% 64.8%
link to industry detail Utah 1,300 22.3% 12.6% 9.5% 41,860 91.1% 81.1% 71.8%
link to industry detail Vermont 491 17.7% 8.1% 5.5% 5,272 71.5% 39.3% 23.0%
link to industry detail Virginia 4,230 17.2% 7.9% 4.5% 80,818 84.0% 66.7% 52.7%
link to industry detail Washington 3,715 18.2% 8.2% 4.4% 81,610 86.7% 71.7% 60.0%
link to industry detail West Virginia 1,352 15.0% 7.1% 4.5% 14,415 69.1% 46.4% 33.4%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 4,812 15.3% 5.4% 3.1% 78,742 80.4% 58.1% 42.1%
link to industry detail Wyoming 563 15.5% 8.5% 6.6% 5,343 70.2% D D
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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 157,333 12.2% 2.5% 0.7% 3,790,002 86.3% 70.9% 58.9%
link to industry detail 481 Air transportation 2,711 21.7% 9.6% 5.0% 615,605 98.7% 96.5% 93.3%
link to industry detail 483 Water transportation 1,445 26.2% 10.9% 4.6% 67,574 92.7% 79.7% 56.1%
link to industry detail 484 Truck transportation 99,065 10.3% 1.9% 0.5% 1,415,794 78.1% 55.7% 41.2%
link to industry detail 485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 14,375 19.8% 4.0% 0.7% 386,874 86.9% 63.0% 42.6%
link to industry detail 486 Pipeline transportation 219 51.6% 41.6% 35.2% 52,960 99.2% 97.8% 95.5%
link to industry detail 487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 2,174 11.1% 2.7% 1.0% 23,612 74.0% 45.3% 24.3%
link to industry detail 488 Support activities for transportation 25,521 12.4% 3.1% 1.2% 472,372 79.3% 61.4% 46.1%
link to industry detail 492 Couriers & messengers 7,910 12.5% 2.5% 0.5% 619,313 95.9% 91.0% 86.9%
link to industry detail 493 Warehousing & storage 4,567 26.1% 9.2% 3.0% 135,898 87.8% 67.4% 44.5%
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U.S. - Transportation and Warehousing by Industry
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NAICS
code
Industry title
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Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
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link to state detail 481 Air transportation 2,711 21.7% 9.6% 5.0% 615,605 98.7% 96.5% 93.3%
link to state detail 4811   Scheduled air transportation 778 33.4% 18.6% 9.1% 570,902 99.6% 98.8% 96.2%
link to state detail 481111     Scheduled passenger air transportation 500 36.6% 21.0% 10.4% 536,156 99.8% 99.2% 97.2%
link to state detail 481112     Scheduled freight air transportation 308 34.7% 21.1% 9.7% 34,746 97.0% 92.6% 81.3%
link to state detail 4812   Nonscheduled air transportation 1,953 17.8% 6.6% 3.7% 44,703 86.6% 68.3% 56.2%
link to state detail 481211     Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 1,346 18.1% 6.5% 4.1% 20,329 79.0% 51.1% 39.9%
link to state detail 481212     Nonscheduled chartered freight air transportation 190 27.4% 13.2% 6.3% 19,592 97.1% 90.9% 81.7%
link to state detail 481219     Other nonscheduled air transportation 420 13.1% 4.5% 1.7% 4,782 75.4% 49.1% 20.8%
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link to state detail 483 Water transportation 1,445 26.2% 10.9% 4.6% 67,574 92.7% 79.7% 56.1%
link to state detail 4831   Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 867 28.5% 13.1% 6.1% 47,838 93.9% 83.1% 62.1%
link to state detail 483111     Deep sea freight transportation 241 31.1% 17.4% 9.1% 13,014 95.0% 86.2% 66.2%
link to state detail 483112     Deep sea passenger transportation 86 26.7% 17.4% 12.8% 12,929 D D D
link to state detail 483113     Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 425 30.8% 13.6% 6.6% 20,240 92.2% 77.4% 48.1%
link to state detail 483114     Coastal & Great Lakes passenger transportation 125 22.4% 7.2% 0.8% 1,655 D D D
link to state detail 4832   Inland water transportation 599 25.5% 10.5% 4.3% 19,736 89.8% 71.3% 41.7%
link to state detail 483211     Inland water freight transportation 368 31.0% 14.9% 6.8% 16,277 D D D
link to state detail 483212     Inland water passenger transportation 234 17.9% 4.3% 1.3% 3,459 D D D
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link to state detail 484 Truck transportation 99,065 10.3% 1.9% 0.5% 1,415,794 78.1% 55.7% 41.2%
link to state detail 4841   General freight trucking 47,743 11.3% 2.5% 0.7% 922,740 85.5% 67.7% 53.0%
link to state detail 48411    General freight trucking, local 19,454 8.3% 1.4% 0.4% 153,280 62.7% 30.5% 15.3%
link to state detail 48412    General freight trucking, long-distance 28,402 13.6% 3.6% 1.1% 769,460 90.0% 75.1% 60.5%
link to state detail 484121     General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 25,439 13.2% 3.4% 1.1% 498,570 86.2% 66.0% 48.4%
link to state detail 484122     General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 3,046 19.3% 7.6% 2.6% 270,890 97.2% 91.8% 82.7%
link to state detail 4842   Specialized freight trucking 51,474 9.7% 1.5% 0.5% 493,054 64.3% 33.3% 19.3%
link to state detail 48421    Used household & office goods moving 8,226 17.9% 2.4% 0.5% 128,905 74.5% 37.5% 18.2%
link to state detail 48422    Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 31,771 6.5% 0.9% 0.3% 200,437 48.7% 17.7% 8.8%
link to state detail 48423    Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 11,561 13.2% 3.1% 1.2% 163,712 75.5% 49.2% 33.0%
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link to state detail 485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 14,375 19.8% 4.0% 0.7% 386,874 86.9% 63.0% 42.6%
link to state detail 4851   Urban transit systems 449 36.5% 14.7% 6.2% 43,148 96.8% 87.7% 71.7%
link to state detail 485111     Mixed mode transit systems 37 35.1% 18.9% 13.5% 6,208 D D D
link to state detail 485112     Commuter rail systems 14 42.9% 28.6% 14.3% (2500-4999) D D D
link to state detail 485113     Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 369 37.9% 14.9% 6.2% 31,382 D D D
link to state detail 485119     Other urban transit systems 33 27.3% 12.1% 6.1% (1000-2499) D D D
link to state detail 4852   Interurban & rural bus transportation 250 29.2% 13.6% 3.6% 26,805 97.0% 90.5% 82.4%
link to state detail 4853   Taxi & limousine service 6,731 10.7% 1.3% 0.3% 67,818 67.7% 32.7% 16.3%
link to state detail 48531    Taxi service 3,085 9.6% 1.3% 0.2% 30,355 67.5% 35.6% 18.1%
link to state detail 48532    Limousine service 3,650 11.7% 1.5% 0.4% 37,463 67.8% 30.3% 14.8%
link to state detail 4854   School & employee bus transportation 3,165 31.6% 7.7% 1.0% 162,877 92.7% 72.9% 49.6%
link to state detail 4855   Charter bus industry 1,312 31.0% 4.8% 1.0% 34,057 85.4% 44.3% 21.8%
link to state detail 4859   Other transit & ground passenger transportation 2,556 22.4% 5.6% 1.5% 52,169 81.2% 49.4% 24.4%
link to state detail 485991     Special needs transportation 1,747 23.4% 6.1% 1.7% 34,779 79.8% 47.0% 21.8%
link to state detail 485999     All other transit & ground passenger transportation 812 20.4% 4.8% 1.2% 17,390 84.1% 54.4% 29.6%
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link to state detail 486 Pipeline transportation 219 51.6% 41.6% 35.2% 52,960 99.2% 97.8% 95.5%
link to state detail 4861   Pipeline transportation of crude oil 48 75.0% 66.7% 60.4% 6,709 D D 91.4%
link to state detail 4862   Pipeline transportation of natural gas 140 46.4% 37.9% 32.1% 39,214 99.2% 98.2% 97.2%
link to state detail 4869   Other pipeline transportation 61 68.9% 59.0% 54.1% 7,037 D D 89.9%
link to state detail 48691    Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 51 68.6% 62.7% 56.9% 6,276 D D 90.5%
link to state detail 48699    All other pipeline transportation 15 80.0% 60.0% 60.0% 761 98.2% 84.5% 84.5%
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link to state detail 487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 2,174 11.1% 2.7% 1.0% 23,612 74.0% 45.3% 24.3%
link to state detail 4871   Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 414 19.6% 7.0% 3.1% 8,658 D D D
link to state detail 4872   Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 1,612 8.7% 1.8% 0.7% 12,964 66.0% 35.2% 20.1%
link to state detail 4879   Scenic & sightseeing transportation, other 152 16.4% 3.3% 0.7% 1,990 D D D
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link to state detail 488 Support activities for transportation 25,521 12.4% 3.1% 1.2% 472,372 79.3% 61.4% 46.1%
link to state detail 4881   Support activities for air transportation 3,381 18.2% 5.4% 2.4% 126,701 90.0% 77.2% 65.4%
link to state detail 48811    Airport operations 1,231 24.0% 7.1% 3.7% 67,932 93.4% 81.9% 73.0%
link to state detail 488111     Air traffic control 14 42.9% 28.6% 7.1% 755 96.3% D D
link to state detail 488119     Other airport operations 1,217 23.8% 6.9% 3.6% 67,177 93.4% D D
link to state detail 48819    Other support activities for air transportation 2,174 15.8% 5.2% 2.2% 58,769 86.0% 71.7% 56.6%
link to state detail 4882   Support activities for rail transportation 451 33.5% 16.6% 8.2% 21,427 92.4% 79.0% 54.4%
link to state detail 4883   Support activities for water transportation 1,993 21.5% 8.6% 3.9% 81,631 92.4% 80.8% 65.2%
link to state detail 48831    Port & harbor operations 145 47.6% 29.0% 17.9% 7,445 94.4% 82.6% 59.5%
link to state detail 48832    Marine cargo handling 371 46.4% 25.9% 12.4% 53,496 97.8% 92.6% 79.7%
link to state detail 48833    Navigational services to shipping 784 17.7% 5.5% 2.8% 11,775 79.5% 49.1% 27.5%
link to state detail 48839    Other support activities for water transportation 732 12.0% 3.7% 1.6% 8,915 75.4% 50.7% 32.9%
link to state detail 4884   Support activities for road transportation 6,671 8.2% 1.2% 0.5% 56,207 50.9% 25.7% 16.4%
link to state detail 48841    Motor vehicle towing 5,902 7.0% 0.5% 0.2% 41,753 38.9% 12.7% 8.7%
link to state detail 48849    Other support activities for road transportation 769 17.7% 6.8% 2.9% 14,454 85.7% 63.0% 38.5%
link to state detail 4885   Freight transportation arrangement 11,700 11.5% 2.7% 0.9% 161,662 71.9% 48.4% 29.4%
link to state detail 4889   Other support activities for transportation 1,405 10.4% 2.8% 0.9% 24,744 83.8% 67.0% 53.9%
link to state detail 488991     Packing & crating 1,275 10.2% 2.6% 0.7% 13,420 72.6% D D
link to state detail 488999     All other support activities for transportation 130 12.3% 5.4% 3.1% 11,324 97.0% D D
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link to state detail 492 Couriers & messengers 7,910 12.5% 2.5% 0.5% 619,313 95.9% 91.0% 86.9%
link to state detail 4921   Couriers 2,762 13.1% 3.5% 1.1% 548,858 98.5% 96.6% 94.6%
link to state detail 4922   Local messengers & local delivery 5,172 12.5% 2.2% 0.3% 70,455 76.3% 47.1% 26.5%
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link to state detail 493 Warehousing & storage 4,567 26.1% 9.2% 3.0% 135,898 87.8% 67.4% 44.5%
link to state detail 49311    General warehousing & storage 2,838 26.5% 9.5% 2.7% 80,704 87.4% 66.0% 38.7%
link to state detail 49312    Refrigerated warehousing & storage 612 32.4% 9.8% 3.9% 27,096 91.5% 71.9% 52.6%
link to state detail 49313    Farm product warehousing & storage 357 24.9% 11.5% 5.6% 4,891 72.2% 47.4% 24.2%
link to state detail 49319    Other warehousing & storage 808 24.5% 10.0% 4.7% 23,207 88.2% 71.3% 59.5%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?