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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2002:
Transportation and Warehousing
United States

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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)
Receipts
($1,000)
All firms 159,373 195,143 3,581,013 127,251,855 499,222,123
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 23,869 23,922 0 1,082,649 5,978,016
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 78,316 78,375 152,338 3,694,719 20,487,795
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 23,082 23,268 151,462 3,976,671 17,717,846
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 15,723 16,330 211,781 5,780,843 23,757,691
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 14,549 18,180 555,230 16,475,462 60,048,231
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 2,682 8,299 420,523 13,597,820 47,725,736
Firms with 500 employees or more 1,152 26,769 2,089,679 82,643,691 323,506,808
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 257 2,183 99,123 3,482,842 13,814,210
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 141 1,057 54,272 1,828,745 7,157,663
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 150 1,787 88,269 3,066,874 12,859,538
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 161 1,968 110,637 4,195,300 16,092,792
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 443 19,774 1,737,378 70,069,930 273,582,605
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 137 3,164 160,033 5,979,654 25,194,122
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 113 2,475 151,214 5,257,048 21,751,058
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 193 14,135 1,426,131 58,833,228 226,637,425

 
 
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 159,373 11.5% 2.4% 0.7% 3,581,013 85.6% 70.1% 58.4%
link to industry detail Alabama 2,620 19.2% 9.4% 6.1% 44,756 82.7% 63.1% 47.5%
link to industry detail Alaska 811 18.4% 11.0% 7.6% 17,925 89.1% 74.9% 59.5%
link to industry detail Arizona 2,320 17.9% 8.5% 5.3% 80,663 91.1% 81.9% 75.0%
link to industry detail Arkansas 2,191 13.0% 6.6% 4.5% 50,117 86.9% 77.3% 66.7%
link to industry detail California 15,188 17.5% 4.8% 2.1% 402,896 86.5% 69.7% 59.5%
link to industry detail Colorado 2,632 16.4% 8.8% 5.7% 52,142 87.1% 73.8% 63.0%
link to industry detail Connecticut 1,372 23.1% 10.6% 7.6% 35,747 86.7% 70.5% 59.8%
link to industry detail Delaware 645 18.1% 9.8% 7.0% 7,260 76.0% 51.7% 38.5%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 174 44.3% 30.5% 19.0% 3,247 D D 59.3%
link to industry detail Florida 9,712 11.5% 5.3% 2.9% 176,901 85.5% 74.6% 64.8%
link to industry detail Georgia 4,510 19.4% 10.0% 5.6% 119,443 89.5% 78.4% 68.5%
link to industry detail Hawaii 624 30.0% 13.9% 7.4% 21,511 89.9% 73.3% 56.4%
link to industry detail Idaho 1,346 13.6% 6.4% 4.2% 12,076 70.9% 41.3% 22.1%
link to industry detail Illinois 8,524 15.7% 6.5% 3.3% 198,476 87.5% 74.8% 64.8%
link to industry detail Indiana 4,253 17.2% 7.1% 4.4% 86,769 84.6% 67.6% 56.8%
link to industry detail Iowa 3,103 12.1% 5.4% 3.3% 39,490 79.0% 60.1% 45.9%
link to industry detail Kansas 2,125 15.0% 7.6% 5.5% 35,465 83.3% 69.2% 59.3%
link to industry detail Kentucky 2,661 16.9% 9.5% 6.1% 60,754 86.8% 75.9% 63.6%
link to industry detail Louisiana 2,968 20.0% 9.7% 6.1% 59,477 84.1% 66.7% 50.4%
link to industry detail Maine 1,209 13.1% 5.9% 3.9% 10,172 67.2% 36.7% 20.7%
link to industry detail Maryland 3,222 17.7% 7.9% 4.9% 53,206 81.4% 61.9% 54.0%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 3,083 20.4% 8.6% 4.6% 66,782 85.0% 64.5% 51.8%
link to industry detail Michigan 4,414 16.5% 7.2% 4.3% 88,920 85.0% 68.5% 56.8%
link to industry detail Minnesota 3,934 14.2% 6.0% 3.5% 71,996 84.6% 68.2% 57.1%
link to industry detail Mississippi 1,985 15.1% 7.6% 5.5% 24,046 75.0% 53.5% 41.1%
link to industry detail Missouri 4,397 14.6% 6.3% 4.2% 78,994 84.0% 67.7% 57.7%
link to industry detail Montana 997 12.9% 6.8% 4.8% 9,140 69.7% 44.2% 24.0%
link to industry detail Nebraska 2,082 12.1% 6.6% 4.8% 27,238 80.0% 64.1% 53.4%
link to industry detail Nevada 951 28.1% 17.5% 11.8% 29,732 91.3% 80.8% 65.6%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 753 15.9% 7.4% 4.8% 14,052 83.1% 65.6% 58.1%
link to industry detail New Jersey 6,312 17.9% 7.2% 3.3% 157,232 87.1% 71.7% 54.6%
link to industry detail New Mexico 991 19.1% 10.2% 7.7% 13,048 77.9% 56.1% 43.6%
link to industry detail New York 10,066 15.4% 5.1% 2.2% 211,681 85.8% 68.3% 51.7%
link to industry detail North Carolina 4,686 16.1% 7.6% 4.1% 93,644 85.0% 70.5% 57.8%
link to industry detail North Dakota 895 12.7% 7.3% 4.9% 8,033 67.7% 44.5% 28.1%
link to industry detail Ohio 6,142 16.9% 6.9% 4.0% 136,877 86.0% 70.8% 59.9%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 2,054 16.6% 8.8% 5.9% 34,309 83.0% 67.2% 55.5%
link to industry detail Oregon 2,445 16.9% 8.4% 5.4% 45,416 84.0% 68.7% 54.7%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 6,241 19.5% 6.7% 3.4% 164,682 87.4% 69.7% 56.6%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 573 17.6% 9.9% 7.2% 7,300 80.8% 60.0% 48.9%
link to industry detail South Carolina 1,994 21.4% 11.6% 6.8% 39,175 85.6% 71.6% 58.6%
link to industry detail South Dakota 961 11.6% 5.8% 4.2% 7,061 60.2% 34.1% 25.7%
link to industry detail Tennessee 3,307 20.4% 9.9% 6.0% 100,591 89.5% 77.5% 67.7%
link to industry detail Texas 11,541 16.1% 6.5% 3.4% 293,152 87.0% 73.6% 64.5%
link to industry detail Utah 1,369 21.5% 11.5% 8.5% 39,021 90.7% 78.1% 70.1%
link to industry detail Vermont 473 18.4% 8.2% 5.1% 4,789 D D 26.0%
link to industry detail Virginia 4,293 16.3% 7.8% 4.4% 74,305 82.1% 64.9% 50.1%
link to industry detail Washington 3,713 18.4% 8.2% 4.4% 74,505 85.6% 69.2% 57.7%
link to industry detail West Virginia 1,305 15.4% 6.6% 4.4% 13,658 70.2% 43.6% 32.1%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 4,813 15.7% 5.5% 3.2% 77,746 80.8% 58.1% 44.2%
link to industry detail Wyoming 627 15.8% 8.9% 6.9% 5,395 67.0% 42.4% 28.8%

 
 
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 159,373 11.5% 2.4% 0.7% 3,581,013 85.6% 70.1% 58.4%
link to industry detail 481 Air transportation 2,762 21.8% 9.8% 5.1% 548,258 98.6% 96.2% 92.9%
link to industry detail 483 Water transportation 1,418 26.7% 11.0% 4.6% 64,268 93.3% 80.1% 58.1%
link to industry detail 484 Truck transportation 98,645 9.7% 1.8% 0.5% 1,333,342 77.3% 55.2% 40.9%
link to industry detail 485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 14,770 19.2% 3.9% 0.7% 387,325 86.6% 63.2% 43.0%
link to industry detail 486 Pipeline transportation 244 45.9% 36.9% 30.3% 50,362 98.8% 97.5% 94.4%
link to industry detail 487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 2,429 9.4% 2.1% 0.7% 19,333 69.1% 36.4% 17.0%
link to industry detail 488 Support activities for transportation 26,501 11.7% 2.9% 1.2% 475,466 79.0% 61.5% 47.9%
link to industry detail 492 Couriers & messengers 8,385 11.1% 1.9% 0.5% 553,250 95.4% 90.1% 86.9%
link to industry detail 493 Warehousing & storage 4,917 25.4% 9.4% 3.6% 149,409 88.1% 69.1% 48.3%

 
 
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
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 481 Air transportation 2,762 21.8% 9.8% 5.1% 548,258 98.6% 96.2% 92.9%
link to state detail 4811 Scheduled air transportation 750 30.9% 18.3% 9.1% 513,615 99.6% 98.8% 96.5%
link to state detail 481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation 450 36.4% 21.8% 11.3% 486,666 99.8% 99.2% 97.5%
link to state detail 481112 Scheduled freight air transportation 330 29.4% 18.5% 7.9% 26,949 96.4% 90.9% 78.1%
link to state detail 4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 2,035 19.2% 7.4% 4.1% 34,643 83.0% 58.6% 40.5%
link to state detail 481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 1,344 20.8% 8.0% 4.8% 22,736 83.5% 57.4% 41.1%
link to state detail 481212 Nonscheduled chartered freight air transportation 305 21.6% 8.2% 3.9% 7,890 89.1% 67.8% 45.8%
link to state detail 481219 Other nonscheduled air transportation 390 12.1% 5.1% 2.1% 4,017 68.4% 47.1% 26.5%
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NAICS
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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 483 Water transportation 1,418 26.7% 11.0% 4.6% 64,268 93.3% 80.1% 58.1%
link to state detail 4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 812 30.3% 13.7% 6.3% 45,523 94.7% 83.6% 65.1%
link to state detail 483111 Deep sea freight transportation 229 31.9% 17.5% 10.0% 12,916 95.8% 88.1% 72.0%
link to state detail 483112 Deep sea passenger transportation 94 24.5% 14.9% 9.6% 10,858 D D D
link to state detail 483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 377 35.8% 15.9% 7.4% 20,149 93.8% 78.1% 52.9%
link to state detail 483114 Coastal & Great Lakes passenger transportation 124 21.8% 7.3% 0.8% 1,600 D D D
link to state detail 4832 Inland water transportation 627 24.6% 10.4% 4.3% 18,745 89.9% 71.5% 41.1%
link to state detail 483211 Inland water freight transportation 386 29.5% 14.2% 7.0% 15,117 D D D
link to state detail 483212 Inland water passenger transportation 245 18.0% 5.3% 1.2% 3,628 D D D
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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
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 484 Truck transportation 98,645 9.7% 1.8% 0.5% 1,333,342 77.3% 55.2% 40.9%
link to state detail 4841 General freight trucking 47,361 10.8% 2.4% 0.7% 882,036 84.8% 67.2% 52.8%
link to state detail 48411 General freight trucking, local 20,058 8.5% 1.5% 0.4% 156,098 62.8% 30.3% 14.8%
link to state detail 48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 27,433 12.8% 3.4% 1.1% 725,938 89.5% 75.1% 61.0%
link to state detail 484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 24,481 12.6% 3.3% 1.1% 472,484 85.5% 66.1% 48.4%
link to state detail 484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 3,031 17.3% 6.6% 2.6% 253,454 97.0% 92.0% 84.5%
link to state detail 4842 Specialized freight trucking 51,443 9.1% 1.5% 0.5% 451,306 62.7% 31.8% 17.5%
link to state detail 48421 Used household & office goods moving 7,768 17.2% 2.3% 0.4% 114,558 72.1% 34.6% 15.3%
link to state detail 48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 32,519 6.2% 0.9% 0.4% 189,612 47.8% 17.0% 8.6%
link to state detail 48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 11,239 12.4% 3.2% 1.2% 147,136 74.6% 48.5% 30.7%
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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
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 14,770 19.2% 3.9% 0.7% 387,325 86.6% 63.2% 43.0%
link to state detail 4851 Urban transit systems 482 38.8% 16.0% 6.0% 46,194 97.2% 87.1% 68.5%
link to state detail 485111 Mixed mode transit systems 65 30.8% 13.8% 7.7% 5,216 D D D
link to state detail 485112 Commuter rail systems 15 53.3% 20.0% 20.0% (2500-4999) D D D
link to state detail 485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 365 42.2% 18.4% 6.6% 35,578 D D D
link to state detail 485119 Other urban transit systems 42 23.8% 7.1% 2.4% (500-999) D D D
link to state detail 4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 323 28.5% 12.1% 3.1% 20,705 95.2% 83.6% 68.5%
link to state detail 4853 Taxi & limousine service 7,027 9.9% 1.0% 0.2% 65,575 64.9% 29.4% 16.4%
link to state detail 48531 Taxi service 3,084 9.0% 0.9% 0.2% 29,114 65.8% 33.9% 20.9%
link to state detail 48532 Limousine service 3,947 10.7% 1.2% 0.3% 36,461 64.1% 25.9% 12.9%
link to state detail 4854 School & employee bus transportation 3,180 30.6% 8.0% 1.0% 171,599 93.4% 75.7% 52.5%
link to state detail 4855 Charter bus industry 1,336 29.3% 4.9% 1.1% 32,162 83.5% 42.2% 22.3%
link to state detail 4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 2,516 23.1% 5.7% 1.7% 51,090 80.9% 47.9% 24.8%
link to state detail 485991 Special needs transportation 1,688 24.6% 6.5% 1.9% 34,990 80.3% 47.8% 22.2%
link to state detail 485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 831 20.2% 4.5% 1.8% 16,100 82.1% 48.3% 30.5%
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Industry title
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link to state detail 486 Pipeline transportation 244 45.9% 36.9% 30.3% 50,362 98.8% 97.5% 94.4%
link to state detail 4861 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 52 59.6% 53.8% 50.0% 6,030 98.6% D 95.2%
link to state detail 4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 154 47.4% 39.0% 31.2% 37,450 99.1% 98.1% 94.8%
link to state detail 4869 Other pipeline transportation 73 58.9% 50.7% 46.6% 6,882 97.7% D 91.5%
link to state detail 48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 60 63.3% 55.0% 50.0% 5,871 D D 92.0%
link to state detail 48699 All other pipeline transportation 25 68.0% 64.0% 60.0% 1,011 D D 88.7%
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link to state detail 487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 2,429 9.4% 2.1% 0.7% 19,333 69.1% 36.4% 17.0%
link to state detail 4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 500 16.4% 4.4% 2.0% 7,162 D D D
link to state detail 4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 1,756 7.1% 1.5% 0.5% 10,478 61.6% 28.9% 12.1%
link to state detail 4879 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, other 177 14.7% 3.4% 1.1% 1,693 D D D
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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 488 Support activities for transportation 26,501 11.7% 2.9% 1.2% 475,466 79.0% 61.5% 47.9%
link to state detail 4881 Support activities for air transportation 3,607 16.8% 5.1% 2.4% 126,349 89.5% 77.3% 65.5%
link to state detail 48811 Airport operations 1,228 25.1% 8.2% 3.6% 67,572 93.5% 82.5% 70.2%
link to state detail 488111 Air traffic control 30 26.7% 13.3% 6.7% 1,039 92.4% D D
link to state detail 488119 Other airport operations 1,198 25.0% 8.1% 3.5% 66,533 93.5% D D
link to state detail 48819 Other support activities for air transportation 2,403 13.4% 4.2% 2.3% 58,777 85.0% 71.2% 60.0%
link to state detail 4882 Support activities for rail transportation 489 29.4% 14.5% 8.2% 20,667 92.1% 79.6% 59.7%
link to state detail 4883 Support activities for water transportation 1,960 21.5% 8.7% 4.0% 77,205 92.4% 80.3% 64.4%
link to state detail 48831 Port & harbor operations 169 40.8% 24.9% 15.4% 6,304 92.2% 80.9% 61.7%
link to state detail 48832 Marine cargo handling 380 41.6% 24.2% 11.3% 50,428 97.6% 92.4% 79.6%
link to state detail 48833 Navigational services to shipping 753 17.9% 5.6% 2.9% 11,224 80.0% 49.2% 27.5%
link to state detail 48839 Other support activities for water transportation 693 13.6% 3.9% 1.7% 9,249 79.1% 51.5% 27.5%
link to state detail 4884 Support activities for road transportation 7,751 7.9% 1.1% 0.5% 61,960 50.2% 24.0% 17.2%
link to state detail 48841 Motor vehicle towing 6,632 6.8% 0.3% 0.1% 43,344 37.1% 9.2% 6.6%
link to state detail 48849 Other support activities for road transportation 1,120 14.6% 5.4% 2.5% 18,616 80.7% 58.6% 42.0%
link to state detail 4885 Freight transportation arrangement 11,574 11.0% 2.6% 1.0% 164,374 73.2% 51.2% 35.9%
link to state detail 4889 Other support activities for transportation 1,205 10.9% 3.5% 1.1% 24,911 83.7% 69.7% 52.8%
link to state detail 488991 Packing & crating 1,041 10.8% 3.1% 0.9% (10k-24999) D D D
link to state detail 488999 All other support activities for transportation 164 11.6% 6.1% 2.4% (10k-24999) D D D
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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 492 Couriers & messengers 8,385 11.1% 1.9% 0.5% 553,250 95.4% 90.1% 86.9%
link to state detail 4921 Couriers 3,152 11.5% 2.7% 0.8% 497,358 98.1% 96.0% 94.3%
link to state detail 4922 Local messengers & local delivery 5,251 11.2% 1.7% 0.4% 55,892 71.2% 37.9% 21.0%
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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 493 Warehousing & storage 4,917 25.4% 9.4% 3.6% 149,409 88.1% 69.1% 48.3%
link to state detail 49311 General warehousing & storage 3,152 25.8% 9.5% 3.2% 94,316 88.0% 68.5% 45.3%
link to state detail 49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 608 32.4% 9.7% 4.1% 28,100 92.0% 72.7% 54.9%
link to state detail 49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 363 24.0% 10.7% 5.8% 4,798 72.4% 46.7% 25.7%
link to state detail 49319 Other warehousing & storage 846 23.5% 11.9% 6.1% 22,195 87.1% 71.6% 57.5%

All-sector table By industry

Source:
Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13, 2011   Questions?