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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2001:
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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 157,197 190,683 3,750,663 129,506,183
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 21,685 21,723 0 796,764
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 77,016 77,099 148,718 3,575,336
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 23,504 23,721 154,340 3,892,125
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 16,004 16,510 215,732 5,726,879
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 15,038 17,884 577,811 16,390,516
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 2,836 7,876 461,137 14,313,279
Firms with 500 employees or more 1,114 25,870 2,192,925 84,811,284
    Firms with 500 to 999 employees 373 3,016 149,464 5,172,229
    Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 166 1,790 98,110 3,364,300
    Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 155 1,920 133,911 4,525,871
    Firms with 2,500 employees or more 420 19,144 1,811,440 71,748,884
        Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 138 2,588 161,352 5,430,581
        Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 100 2,127 135,489 4,886,109
        Firms with 10,000 employees or more 182 14,429 1,514,599 61,432,194
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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 157,197 12.1% 2.5% 0.7% 3,750,663 86.2% 70.8% 58.5%
link to industry detail Alabama 2,762 18.1% 8.6% 5.5% 47,494 83.3% 63.1% 46.7%
link to industry detail Alaska 768 19.5% 11.7% 8.2% 18,104 89.8% 76.4% 57.4%
link to industry detail Arizona 2,241 17.7% 8.5% 5.4% 73,585 90.4% 80.6% 73.5%
link to industry detail Arkansas 2,177 13.7% 6.6% 4.6% 43,379 84.5% 72.3% 60.0%
link to industry detail California 14,760 18.2% 4.9% 2.1% 421,195 87.3% 70.4% 59.0%
link to industry detail Colorado 2,569 16.7% 9.0% 5.9% 59,553 88.1% 75.6% 64.5%
link to industry detail Connecticut 1,354 23.6% 10.0% 6.9% 34,721 86.7% 68.6% 58.7%
link to industry detail Delaware 617 19.3% 9.9% 7.6% 7,350 74.6% 46.9% 34.5%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 180 44.4% 32.8% 21.1% 3,797 89.5% 80.2% 64.8%
link to industry detail Florida 9,444 12.0% 5.3% 2.9% 183,265 85.8% 73.7% 62.9%
link to industry detail Georgia 4,470 19.2% 10.1% 5.8% 122,828 89.9% 79.3% 69.7%
link to industry detail Hawaii 591 32.3% 13.5% 7.6% 23,278 91.2% 73.7% 57.5%
link to industry detail Idaho 1,277 14.8% 6.3% 4.2% 12,526 71.3% 38.5% 22.1%
link to industry detail Illinois 8,374 15.7% 6.8% 3.4% 213,334 88.2% 76.5% 65.3%
link to industry detail Indiana 4,106 17.7% 7.3% 4.6% 93,458 85.5% 69.4% 58.3%
link to industry detail Iowa 2,963 12.9% 5.4% 3.3% 40,735 79.6% 60.5% 45.8%
link to industry detail Kansas 2,141 15.1% 7.5% 5.5% 35,323 83.0% 67.8% 58.2%
link to industry detail Kentucky 2,697 17.1% 9.0% 6.0% 66,627 87.5% 76.3% 64.2%
link to industry detail Louisiana 3,047 19.8% 9.4% 6.2% 65,579 85.0% 68.1% 54.0%
link to industry detail Maine 1,233 13.1% 5.8% 3.8% 10,755 66.7% 36.3% 20.7%
link to industry detail Maryland 3,108 18.2% 8.0% 5.1% 54,324 82.3% 63.2% 53.7%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 3,031 20.8% 8.8% 4.7% 72,008 85.8% 66.6% 51.5%
link to industry detail Michigan 4,498 16.9% 7.1% 4.1% 97,145 86.2% 69.9% 57.2%
link to industry detail Minnesota 3,738 15.0% 5.9% 3.5% 79,090 86.0% 69.9% 59.4%
link to industry detail Mississippi 1,973 16.1% 7.8% 5.6% 25,262 76.1% 54.1% 41.8%
link to industry detail Missouri 4,366 14.5% 6.4% 4.1% 85,862 85.0% 69.5% 59.0%
link to industry detail Montana 986 12.7% 6.5% 4.7% 9,674 70.7% 45.5% 25.6%
link to industry detail Nebraska 2,020 12.0% 6.4% 4.9% 28,623 81.3% 66.6% 56.5%
link to industry detail Nevada 902 27.5% 17.4% 12.1% 30,154 91.5% 82.0% 65.8%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 741 16.2% 7.3% 4.9% 14,717 84.5% 67.0% 60.1%
link to industry detail New Jersey 6,163 19.0% 7.6% 3.6% 161,741 87.9% 71.7% 54.0%
link to industry detail New Mexico 977 18.5% 10.3% 7.9% 13,285 78.2% 56.9% 48.6%
link to industry detail New York 9,699 16.0% 5.5% 2.4% 224,257 86.7% 69.9% 52.4%
link to industry detail North Carolina 4,683 16.2% 7.2% 4.1% 100,210 85.8% 70.7% 59.7%
link to industry detail North Dakota 857 13.9% 7.2% 4.8% 8,088 68.7% 43.3% 23.1%
link to industry detail Ohio 6,048 17.0% 6.9% 4.0% 140,627 86.1% 71.1% 59.6%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 1,988 16.6% 8.7% 6.0% 34,902 83.4% 67.0% 53.1%
link to industry detail Oregon 2,372 16.7% 8.0% 5.2% 43,398 83.1% 66.9% 52.2%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 6,074 20.1% 6.9% 3.6% 171,746 87.9% 70.7% 58.1%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 567 17.5% 9.5% 7.4% 7,338 79.9% 61.5% 52.7%
link to industry detail South Carolina 1,994 21.0% 11.7% 7.0% 40,166 85.4% 70.5% 58.0%
link to industry detail South Dakota 964 12.1% 5.5% 4.1% 7,312 61.3% 29.9% 20.6%
link to industry detail Tennessee 3,300 20.4% 10.0% 6.5% 110,707 90.4% 79.2% 69.8%
link to industry detail Texas 11,475 16.1% 6.4% 3.2% 311,940 87.6% 74.7% 64.0%
link to industry detail Utah 1,347 21.2% 11.9% 8.6% 38,239 90.1% 78.6% 69.3%
link to industry detail Vermont 478 17.4% 7.9% 5.4% 5,170 71.1% 37.5% 23.7%
link to industry detail Virginia 4,270 16.8% 7.7% 4.4% 79,971 84.0% 66.8% 52.1%
link to industry detail Washington 3,666 18.0% 7.8% 4.2% 79,358 86.2% 70.6% 59.4%
link to industry detail West Virginia 1,363 15.0% 6.7% 4.3% 13,732 68.7% 43.0% 29.9%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 4,739 15.2% 5.3% 3.0% 79,075 80.3% 58.8% 43.1%
link to industry detail Wyoming 593 15.2% 7.9% 6.1% 5,656 70.3% 46.6% 34.8%
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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 157,197 12.1% 2.5% 0.7% 3,750,663 86.2% 70.8% 58.5%
link to industry detail 481 Air transportation 2,675 21.8% 9.8% 4.9% 608,986 98.7% 96.6% 93.0%
link to industry detail 483 Water transportation 1,413 26.8% 10.8% 5.0% 70,462 93.3% 80.7% 58.6%
link to industry detail 484 Truck transportation 98,065 10.2% 1.9% 0.5% 1,397,865 78.1% 56.0% 41.2%
link to industry detail 485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 14,336 20.2% 4.1% 0.7% 391,561 87.1% 63.3% 43.0%
link to industry detail 486 Pipeline transportation 237 47.3% 38.8% 30.8% 50,923 99.0% 97.7% 94.2%
link to industry detail 487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 2,304 10.1% 2.6% 0.9% 23,414 72.2% 44.7% 22.7%
link to industry detail 488 Support activities for transportation 25,774 12.4% 3.1% 1.2% 484,611 79.6% 61.6% 46.2%
link to industry detail 492 Couriers & messengers 8,274 11.9% 2.2% 0.4% 577,575 95.5% 90.1% 86.1%
link to industry detail 493 Warehousing & storage 4,758 25.6% 8.9% 3.0% 145,266 88.3% 68.6% 45.7%
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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 2,675 21.8% 9.8% 4.9% 608,986 98.7% 96.6% 93.0%
link to state detail 4811   Scheduled air transportation 722 33.9% 19.5% 9.4% 562,103 99.7% 98.8% 96.4%
link to state detail 481111     Scheduled passenger air transportation 460 37.6% 22.8% 11.1% 533,467 99.8% 99.2% 97.2%
link to state detail 481112     Scheduled freight air transportation 292 34.9% 20.5% 8.9% 28,636 97.0% 91.8% 80.3%
link to state detail 4812   Nonscheduled air transportation 1,974 18.1% 6.8% 3.7% 46,883 86.8% 69.4% 52.8%
link to state detail 481211     Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 1,329 18.7% 6.8% 4.3% 21,115 80.1% 53.9% 35.8%
link to state detail 481212     Nonscheduled chartered freight air transportation 275 23.6% 10.2% 3.6% 21,481 96.5% 89.3% 75.7%
link to state detail 481219     Other nonscheduled air transportation 371 11.9% 4.6% 1.6% 4,287 71.0% 46.6% 21.4%
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link to state detail 483 Water transportation 1,413 26.8% 10.8% 5.0% 70,462 93.3% 80.7% 58.6%
link to state detail 4831   Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 837 28.8% 13.3% 6.6% 50,717 94.6% 84.7% 64.9%
link to state detail 483111     Deep sea freight transportation 223 29.1% 17.9% 10.3% 11,964 94.3% 87.7% 69.4%
link to state detail 483112     Deep sea passenger transportation 90 26.7% 14.4% 11.1% 13,101 D D D
link to state detail 483113     Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 410 33.4% 14.6% 7.3% 24,126 94.0% 81.0% 53.0%
link to state detail 483114     Coastal & Great Lakes passenger transportation 124 20.2% 6.5% 0.8% 1,526 D D D
link to state detail 4832   Inland water transportation 596 26.2% 9.9% 4.5% 19,745 90.1% 70.3% 42.6%
link to state detail 483211     Inland water freight transportation 362 31.5% 14.4% 7.2% 15,994 D D D
link to state detail 483212     Inland water passenger transportation 237 19.0% 3.8% 1.3% 3,751 D D D
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link to state detail 484 Truck transportation 98,065 10.2% 1.9% 0.5% 1,397,865 78.1% 56.0% 41.2%
link to state detail 4841   General freight trucking 47,784 10.9% 2.5% 0.7% 914,969 85.2% 67.9% 53.2%
link to state detail 48411    General freight trucking, local 19,922 7.9% 1.3% 0.3% 149,788 60.5% 28.4% 13.6%
link to state detail 48412    General freight trucking, long-distance 27,969 13.3% 3.5% 1.1% 765,181 90.0% 75.6% 60.9%
link to state detail 484121     General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 25,148 12.9% 3.3% 1.1% 499,153 86.2% 66.9% 49.2%
link to state detail 484122     General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 2,898 19.2% 7.3% 2.6% 266,028 97.1% 91.8% 82.9%
link to state detail 4842   Specialized freight trucking 50,429 9.8% 1.6% 0.5% 482,896 64.6% 33.5% 18.5%
link to state detail 48421    Used household & office goods moving 7,987 18.4% 2.6% 0.5% 128,222 75.2% 38.4% 17.9%
link to state detail 48422    Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 31,420 6.5% 0.9% 0.3% 196,163 48.9% 17.7% 8.4%
link to state detail 48423    Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 11,103 13.4% 3.2% 1.2% 158,511 75.4% 49.1% 31.4%
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link to state detail 485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 14,336 20.2% 4.1% 0.7% 391,561 87.1% 63.3% 43.0%
link to state detail 4851   Urban transit systems 474 38.4% 14.8% 6.1% 42,216 96.9% 86.3% 68.7%
link to state detail 485111     Mixed mode transit systems 55 29.1% 12.7% 9.1% 5,523 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 41.5% 16.3% 6.5% 31,635 D D D
link to state detail 485119     Other urban transit systems 40 27.5% 7.5% 5.0% (500-999) D D D
link to state detail 4852   Interurban & rural bus transportation 242 31.4% 14.0% 3.7% 24,672 96.9% 89.0% 77.9%
link to state detail 4853   Taxi & limousine service 6,762 10.9% 1.3% 0.2% 69,446 68.0% 33.0% 17.1%
link to state detail 48531    Taxi service 3,049 9.5% 1.1% 0.2% 30,281 67.2% 37.1% 20.5%
link to state detail 48532    Limousine service 3,717 12.2% 1.5% 0.3% 39,165 68.6% 29.8% 14.6%
link to state detail 4854   School & employee bus transportation 3,129 31.6% 7.9% 1.0% 168,940 93.1% 74.5% 52.3%
link to state detail 4855   Charter bus industry 1,257 31.3% 5.0% 1.0% 33,406 85.1% 44.5% 22.3%
link to state detail 4859   Other transit & ground passenger transportation 2,559 23.3% 6.0% 1.6% 52,881 81.9% 48.4% 23.9%
link to state detail 485991     Special needs transportation 1,714 24.4% 6.7% 1.9% 35,862 81.4% 48.3% 23.4%
link to state detail 485999     All other transit & ground passenger transportation 848 21.2% 5.0% 1.4% 17,019 82.8% 48.5% 24.8%
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link to state detail 486 Pipeline transportation 237 47.3% 38.8% 30.8% 50,923 99.0% 97.7% 94.2%
link to state detail 4861   Pipeline transportation of crude oil 48 66.7% 58.3% 50.0% 5,995 D D 88.1%
link to state detail 4862   Pipeline transportation of natural gas 153 42.5% 36.6% 28.1% 38,189 99.1% 98.3% 96.0%
link to state detail 4869   Other pipeline transportation 63 66.7% 55.6% 50.8% 6,739 D D 89.5%
link to state detail 48691    Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 52 67.3% 57.7% 51.9% 6,004 D D 89.9%
link to state detail 48699    All other pipeline transportation 16 75.0% 62.5% 62.5% 735 D 85.7% 85.7%
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link to state detail 487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 2,304 10.1% 2.6% 0.9% 23,414 72.2% 44.7% 22.7%
link to state detail 4871   Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 484 16.9% 5.6% 2.7% 8,605 D D D
link to state detail 4872   Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 1,670 8.0% 1.8% 0.6% 12,921 65.6% 36.4% 16.6%
link to state detail 4879   Scenic & sightseeing transportation, other 154 13.6% 3.9% 0.6% 1,888 D D D
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link to state detail 488 Support activities for transportation 25,774 12.4% 3.1% 1.2% 484,611 79.6% 61.6% 46.2%
link to state detail 4881   Support activities for air transportation 3,434 18.3% 5.3% 2.3% 127,585 90.0% 77.2% 64.5%
link to state detail 48811    Airport operations 1,200 23.8% 7.4% 3.6% 65,876 93.4% 82.4% 72.8%
link to state detail 488111     Air traffic control 25 24.0% 16.0% 8.0% 796 92.5% D D
link to state detail 488119     Other airport operations 1,175 23.8% 7.2% 3.5% 65,080 93.4% D D
link to state detail 48819    Other support activities for air transportation 2,259 16.2% 5.0% 2.2% 61,709 86.5% 71.7% 55.7%
link to state detail 4882   Support activities for rail transportation 454 33.5% 16.3% 8.6% 22,954 92.8% 79.7% 55.9%
link to state detail 4883   Support activities for water transportation 1,987 21.7% 8.6% 3.9% 78,702 92.3% 79.6% 61.8%
link to state detail 48831    Port & harbor operations 157 40.1% 25.5% 16.6% 7,304 92.4% 80.7% 65.6%
link to state detail 48832    Marine cargo handling 385 43.6% 25.7% 11.7% 50,273 97.6% 92.4% 75.1%
link to state detail 48833    Navigational services to shipping 756 19.2% 5.4% 3.2% 11,957 80.5% 47.5% 29.8%
link to state detail 48839    Other support activities for water transportation 726 12.8% 3.4% 1.1% 9,168 78.4% 50.4% 27.3%
link to state detail 4884   Support activities for road transportation 6,915 8.4% 1.2% 0.5% 61,283 53.3% 28.8% 19.2%
link to state detail 48841    Motor vehicle towing 6,105 7.3% 0.4% 0.2% 43,742 40.1% 12.7% 9.6%
link to state detail 48849    Other support activities for road transportation 810 16.7% 6.9% 3.0% 17,541 86.2% 69.1% 43.0%
link to state detail 4885   Freight transportation arrangement 11,716 11.4% 2.7% 1.0% 168,159 72.9% 49.8% 32.8%
link to state detail 4889   Other support activities for transportation 1,350 10.7% 3.0% 0.8% 25,928 83.8% 67.6% 50.7%
link to state detail 488991     Packing & crating 1,205 10.6% 2.6% 0.7% 13,187 D D D
link to state detail 488999     All other support activities for transportation 145 11.7% 6.2% 2.1% 12,741 D D D
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link to state detail 492 Couriers & messengers 8,274 11.9% 2.2% 0.4% 577,575 95.5% 90.1% 86.1%
link to state detail 4921   Couriers 2,996 12.2% 3.0% 1.0% 513,567 98.2% 96.1% 94.2%
link to state detail 4922   Local messengers & local delivery 5,298 12.1% 2.0% 0.3% 64,008 74.0% 42.0% 21.2%
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link to state detail 493 Warehousing & storage 4,758 25.6% 8.9% 3.0% 145,266 88.3% 68.6% 45.7%
link to state detail 49311    General warehousing & storage 3,004 25.2% 8.8% 2.5% 89,356 88.1% 68.0% 41.2%
link to state detail 49312    Refrigerated warehousing & storage 607 32.6% 9.7% 4.1% 28,231 91.7% 72.1% 55.1%
link to state detail 49313    Farm product warehousing & storage 358 26.0% 10.6% 5.6% 5,459 76.0% 52.0% 27.3%
link to state detail 49319    Other warehousing & storage 831 25.3% 10.7% 4.7% 22,220 87.7% 70.5% 56.4%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?