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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2003:
NAICS 48 - Transportation and Warehousing
United States

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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 161,862 202,673 4,067,935 142,748,785
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 23,570 23,596 0 891,536
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 78,655 78,716 152,361 3,811,461
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 23,282 23,457 152,774 4,115,135
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 15,869 16,418 213,296 5,939,610
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 14,876 18,324 561,627 16,599,810
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 3,474 9,173 472,291 15,041,838
Firms with 500 employees or more 2,136 32,989 2,515,586 96,349,395
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 415 2,165 102,932 3,659,587
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 235 1,429 73,171 2,695,726
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 270 1,836 92,801 3,242,589
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 286 2,187 131,824 5,026,016
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 930 25,372 2,114,858 81,725,477
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 297 3,977 203,229 7,202,985
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 253 4,000 228,524 8,850,375
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 380 17,395 1,683,105 65,672,117

 
 
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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D = Withheld to avoid disclosure
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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 161,862 12.7% 3.5% 1.3% 4,067,935 87.3% 73.4% 61.8%
link to industry detail Alabama 2,648 20.6% 10.6% 6.9% 52,505 84.9% 66.9% 53.2%
link to industry detail Alaska 830 18.0% 11.2% 7.1% 17,561 88.4% 75.0% 58.2%
link to industry detail Arizona 2,410 21.2% 11.8% 7.7% 86,711 91.7% 83.0% 76.2%
link to industry detail Arkansas 2,243 15.2% 8.5% 5.9% 62,250 89.5% 81.3% 71.9%
link to industry detail California 15,635 19.4% 7.1% 3.7% 447,703 87.8% 72.8% 61.4%
link to industry detail Colorado 2,689 18.3% 11.2% 7.4% 55,241 87.3% 75.0% 65.2%
link to industry detail Connecticut 1,408 26.0% 12.9% 9.1% 43,109 89.2% 74.9% 65.8%
link to industry detail Delaware 670 21.2% 11.9% 8.8% 11,249 85.2% 66.2% 51.1%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 155 44.5% 29.0% 17.4% 3,487 D D 47.8%
link to industry detail Florida 9,975 12.6% 6.5% 3.7% 195,212 86.6% 76.5% 65.9%
link to industry detail Georgia 4,759 21.7% 12.5% 7.8% 143,212 90.9% 81.2% 72.2%
link to industry detail Hawaii 664 32.1% 16.4% 9.0% 25,300 90.6% 75.6% 58.4%
link to industry detail Idaho 1,381 14.6% 7.0% 4.9% 14,007 73.5% 46.4% 31.6%
link to industry detail Illinois 8,936 16.6% 7.8% 4.5% 215,919 88.4% 76.1% 66.6%
link to industry detail Indiana 4,372 18.4% 9.0% 5.9% 101,249 86.7% 72.7% 62.2%
link to industry detail Iowa 3,192 13.1% 6.2% 4.1% 48,017 82.1% 66.3% 54.2%
link to industry detail Kansas 2,193 16.8% 9.3% 7.4% 40,898 85.1% 71.3% 63.6%
link to industry detail Kentucky 2,628 19.1% 11.2% 7.6% 73,607 89.6% 79.8% 70.9%
link to industry detail Louisiana 3,021 21.8% 10.7% 6.8% 65,780 85.9% 68.2% 51.5%
link to industry detail Maine 1,181 13.3% 6.9% 4.5% 13,738 75.6% 54.6% 40.5%
link to industry detail Maryland 3,286 19.8% 10.0% 6.5% 58,832 83.4% 66.2% 55.9%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 3,138 21.8% 10.7% 6.1% 77,584 86.8% 70.4% 57.9%
link to industry detail Michigan 4,549 17.9% 9.1% 5.5% 100,412 86.9% 74.0% 60.9%
link to industry detail Minnesota 4,055 15.5% 7.2% 4.4% 77,246 85.4% 70.1% 57.8%
link to industry detail Mississippi 2,012 18.2% 9.7% 7.2% 32,374 81.6% 63.9% 56.1%
link to industry detail Missouri 4,390 16.3% 8.4% 5.6% 91,095 86.1% 72.6% 62.5%
link to industry detail Montana 1,029 14.2% 7.6% 5.3% 10,237 71.6% 45.6% 29.0%
link to industry detail Nebraska 2,113 13.8% 8.0% 5.9% 30,180 82.0% 68.5% 56.3%
link to industry detail Nevada 1,063 30.0% 19.8% 13.8% 35,332 92.2% 82.9% 68.9%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 755 18.9% 10.2% 6.8% 12,125 81.9% 61.9% 49.4%
link to industry detail New Jersey 6,428 20.6% 9.5% 5.0% 168,088 88.3% 73.1% 56.6%
link to industry detail New Mexico 1,054 20.1% 11.4% 8.3% 16,005 82.2% 63.1% 54.6%
link to industry detail New York 10,246 16.3% 6.3% 3.0% 229,360 86.7% 70.6% 52.6%
link to industry detail North Carolina 4,804 18.4% 9.6% 5.8% 112,727 87.8% 74.8% 63.5%
link to industry detail North Dakota 880 13.3% 6.8% 4.5% 8,702 70.3% 49.4% 30.8%
link to industry detail Ohio 6,237 19.1% 9.0% 5.8% 162,304 88.0% 74.8% 64.2%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 2,101 18.1% 10.5% 7.2% 42,689 86.3% 74.2% 63.1%
link to industry detail Oregon 2,559 18.7% 10.5% 6.8% 52,699 85.8% 73.1% 60.0%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 6,376 22.2% 9.6% 5.6% 184,118 88.9% 72.8% 59.9%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 603 17.7% 9.8% 7.0% 11,709 86.2% 71.4% 63.4%
link to industry detail South Carolina 2,096 23.2% 14.0% 8.8% 47,771 87.9% 76.5% 66.0%
link to industry detail South Dakota 954 12.7% 6.5% 4.6% 8,122 65.9% 40.9% 33.1%
link to industry detail Tennessee 3,358 23.5% 13.2% 8.9% 117,332 91.1% 81.1% 70.6%
link to industry detail Texas 11,664 17.9% 8.3% 4.8% 331,027 88.4% 76.5% 67.6%
link to industry detail Utah 1,442 22.6% 12.8% 9.5% 41,155 91.3% 78.6% 71.1%
link to industry detail Vermont 484 20.9% 10.3% 7.4% 6,009 D D 38.3%
link to industry detail Virginia 4,375 18.5% 9.6% 6.0% 97,354 86.8% 73.4% 61.0%
link to industry detail Washington 3,796 19.9% 9.9% 5.8% 75,839 85.5% 69.1% 58.1%
link to industry detail West Virginia 1,306 15.9% 8.3% 6.0% 15,846 74.0% 54.4% 43.4%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 4,864 17.2% 7.2% 4.3% 90,072 83.5% 64.0% 49.6%
link to industry detail Wyoming 648 15.9% 9.3% 6.9% 6,835 72.0% 52.5% 40.5%

 
 
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 161,862 12.7% 3.5% 1.3% 4,067,935 87.3% 73.4% 61.8%
link to industry detail 481 Air transportation 2,775 21.9% 10.1% 5.2% 533,799 98.5% 96.2% 92.5%
link to industry detail 483 Water transportation 1,455 25.8% 10.9% 4.4% 67,329 93.1% 80.9% 58.3%
link to industry detail 484 Truck transportation 98,651 9.8% 2.1% 0.7% 1,423,286 78.9% 58.5% 44.8%
link to industry detail 485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 14,895 19.3% 4.2% 0.8% 397,949 86.9% 63.8% 42.8%
link to industry detail 486 Pipeline transportation 241 46.5% 37.3% 29.5% 41,003 98.9% 97.0% 92.4%
link to industry detail 487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 2,435 10.5% 2.5% 0.8% 22,523 72.0% 41.7% 20.3%
link to industry detail 488 Support activities for transportation 27,337 12.0% 3.1% 1.3% 504,604 79.6% 62.2% 47.5%
link to industry detail 492 Couriers & messengers 7,949 11.2% 2.3% 0.7% 534,112 95.4% 90.3% 86.9%
link to industry detail 493 Warehousing & storage 7,190 47.4% 29.7% 16.7% 543,330 96.5% 89.6% 78.8%

 
 
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 2,775 21.9% 10.1% 5.2% 533,799 98.5% 96.2% 92.5%
link to state detail 4811 Scheduled air transportation 638 35.7% 20.4% 10.3% 498,398 99.7% 98.8% 96.6%
link to state detail 481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation 376 42.0% 25.8% 13.3% 476,983 99.8% 99.2% 97.6%
link to state detail 481112 Scheduled freight air transportation 286 32.5% 18.2% 7.7% 21,415 96.4% 89.7% 75.5%
link to state detail 4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 2,155 18.3% 7.7% 4.1% 35,401 82.4% 59.4% 34.5%
link to state detail 481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 1,481 19.6% 8.2% 5.0% 25,543 83.0% 59.8% 38.7%
link to state detail 481212 Nonscheduled chartered freight air transportation 255 22.4% 9.4% 4.3% 5,066 89.2% 62.7% 22.7%
link to state detail 481219 Other nonscheduled air transportation 424 11.8% 5.4% 1.4% 4,792 71.6% 53.3% 24.8%
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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 1,455 25.8% 10.9% 4.4% 67,329 93.1% 80.9% 58.3%
link to state detail 4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 910 29.1% 12.5% 5.6% 48,735 94.0% 82.2% 61.3%
link to state detail 483111 Deep sea freight transportation 236 34.3% 17.8% 9.3% 12,175 94.3% 83.7% 64.6%
link to state detail 483112 Deep sea passenger transportation 93 19.4% 10.8% 7.5% 12,093 D D D
link to state detail 483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 473 33.2% 14.4% 6.6% 22,449 92.8% 77.4% 47.6%
link to state detail 483114 Coastal & Great Lakes passenger transportation 123 19.5% 4.9% 0.8% 2,018 D D D
link to state detail 4832 Inland water transportation 559 22.4% 10.2% 3.9% 18,594 91.0% 77.5% 50.5%
link to state detail 483211 Inland water freight transportation 296 28.4% 15.9% 6.8% 12,561 D D D
link to state detail 483212 Inland water passenger transportation 264 15.9% 4.2% 1.1% 6,033 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
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 484 Truck transportation 98,651 9.8% 2.1% 0.7% 1,423,286 78.9% 58.5% 44.8%
link to state detail 4841 General freight trucking 50,768 10.9% 2.7% 0.9% 986,673 85.3% 68.8% 55.9%
link to state detail 48411 General freight trucking, local 21,876 9.6% 2.1% 0.8% 187,753 66.6% 34.7% 20.6%
link to state detail 48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 29,045 12.3% 3.5% 1.2% 798,920 89.7% 76.8% 64.2%
link to state detail 484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 25,744 11.9% 3.3% 1.2% 553,091 86.8% 70.6% 56.6%
link to state detail 484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 3,382 17.5% 7.0% 2.9% 245,829 96.3% 90.8% 81.4%
link to state detail 4842 Specialized freight trucking 48,060 9.0% 1.7% 0.6% 436,613 64.2% 35.4% 19.7%
link to state detail 48421 Used household & office goods moving 7,488 17.1% 2.4% 0.5% 109,392 71.4% 34.1% 14.7%
link to state detail 48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 30,537 6.5% 1.2% 0.5% 192,640 52.7% 23.7% 12.0%
link to state detail 48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 10,131 11.2% 3.2% 1.3% 134,581 74.9% 53.0% 34.8%
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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 14,895 19.3% 4.2% 0.8% 397,949 86.9% 63.8% 42.8%
link to state detail 4851 Urban transit systems 695 30.6% 12.4% 4.6% 48,224 95.2% 84.2% 65.1%
link to state detail 485111 Mixed mode transit systems 38 31.6% 21.1% 15.8% 1,550 90.4% D D
link to state detail 485112 Commuter rail systems 19 52.6% 21.1% 10.5% 744 D D D
link to state detail 485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 607 31.5% 12.7% 4.8% 45,074 95.6% 85.0% 67.3%
link to state detail 485119 Other urban transit systems 38 18.4% 7.9% 0.0 856 D D 0.0
link to state detail 4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 238 31.1% 15.5% 4.6% 17,861 96.5% 87.6% 68.1%
link to state detail 4853 Taxi & limousine service 6,832 9.5% 1.1% 0.3% 64,547 65.0% 30.7% 16.8%
link to state detail 48531 Taxi service 2,997 8.3% 1.0% 0.4% 29,319 66.2% 37.0% 24.8%
link to state detail 48532 Limousine service 3,840 10.7% 1.3% 0.3% 35,228 63.9% 25.4% 10.1%
link to state detail 4854 School & employee bus transportation 3,195 30.8% 8.1% 1.1% 183,731 93.7% 76.8% 54.5%
link to state detail 4855 Charter bus industry 1,150 33.1% 5.9% 1.5% 28,549 84.3% 40.5% 19.5%
link to state detail 4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 2,880 23.3% 6.0% 1.8% 55,037 80.8% 45.7% 18.5%
link to state detail 485991 Special needs transportation 1,932 26.5% 7.3% 2.1% 40,503 81.3% 46.7% 18.0%
link to state detail 485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 952 17.1% 3.8% 1.7% 14,534 79.2% 42.9% 20.1%
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Industry title
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link to state detail 486 Pipeline transportation 241 46.5% 37.3% 29.5% 41,003 98.9% 97.0% 92.4%
link to state detail 4861 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 62 62.9% 54.8% 48.4% 7,430 D D 93.4%
link to state detail 4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 154 43.5% 35.7% 28.6% 27,682 98.9% 97.7% 93.6%
link to state detail 4869 Other pipeline transportation 59 67.8% 59.3% 52.5% 5,891 D D 85.1%
link to state detail 48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 51 72.5% 64.7% 58.8% 5,215 D 95.1% 84.9%
link to state detail 48699 All other pipeline transportation 17 70.6% 64.7% 58.8% 676 D D 86.7%
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link to state detail 487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 2,435 10.5% 2.5% 0.8% 22,523 72.0% 41.7% 20.3%
link to state detail 4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 555 18.7% 5.4% 2.3% 9,577 80.4% 52.0% 27.5%
link to state detail 4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 1,716 7.6% 1.8% 0.6% 11,218 65.2% 35.2% 17.4%
link to state detail 4879 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, other 168 14.3% 3.0% 0.0 1,728 69.6% 27.4% 0.0
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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 27,337 12.0% 3.1% 1.3% 504,604 79.6% 62.2% 47.5%
link to state detail 4881 Support activities for air transportation 3,669 17.2% 5.9% 2.8% 140,613 89.9% 79.0% 66.4%
link to state detail 48811 Airport operations 969 27.3% 9.6% 4.1% 57,874 94.3% 83.3% 69.3%
link to state detail 488111 Air traffic control 28 39.3% 28.6% 10.7% 1,540 D D D
link to state detail 488119 Other airport operations 941 27.0% 9.0% 3.9% 56,334 D D D
link to state detail 48819 Other support activities for air transportation 2,728 14.5% 5.5% 2.8% 82,739 86.8% 75.9% 64.3%
link to state detail 4882 Support activities for rail transportation 487 33.7% 16.8% 8.8% 25,229 93.3% 80.2% 56.8%
link to state detail 4883 Support activities for water transportation 1,859 24.3% 9.3% 4.1% 82,481 93.6% 80.9% 62.0%
link to state detail 48831 Port & harbor operations 167 45.5% 26.9% 15.6% 6,413 93.1% 77.8% 48.7%
link to state detail 48832 Marine cargo handling 359 43.7% 23.7% 9.7% 50,644 98.0% 92.6% 76.2%
link to state detail 48833 Navigational services to shipping and salvage 691 19.1% 5.9% 3.3% 11,795 84.6% 55.4% 36.5%
link to state detail 48839 Other support activities for water transportation 683 18.6% 5.4% 2.5% 13,629 85.6% 61.0% 37.6%
link to state detail 4884 Support activities for road transportation 7,907 8.2% 1.1% 0.5% 61,087 48.3% 19.7% 13.5%
link to state detail 48841 Motor vehicle towing 6,940 7.2% 0.4% 0.2% 45,748 37.3% 7.2% 5.2%
link to state detail 48849 Other support activities for road transportation 968 15.7% 6.3% 3.3% 15,339 81.2% 56.8% 38.5%
link to state detail 4885 Freight transportation arrangement 12,230 10.9% 2.8% 1.1% 173,248 73.4% 52.0% 36.3%
link to state detail 4889 Other support activities for transportation 1,288 12.7% 4.1% 1.7% 21,946 82.4% 62.8% 43.4%
link to state detail 488991 Packing & crating 1,184 12.9% 4.1% 1.4% (10k-24999) D D D
link to state detail 488999 All other support activities for transportation 108 13.0% 7.4% 5.6% (5000-9999) 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 7,949 11.2% 2.3% 0.7% 534,112 95.4% 90.3% 86.9%
link to state detail 4921 Couriers 3,309 14.4% 3.5% 1.3% 489,256 98.0% 95.2% 93.1%
link to state detail 4922 Local messengers & local delivery 4,663 9.4% 1.7% 0.4% 44,856 66.6% 36.9% 19.0%
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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 7,190 47.4% 29.7% 16.7% 543,330 96.5% 89.6% 78.8%
link to state detail 49311 General warehousing & storage 4,884 47.4% 29.6% 17.0% 380,459 96.5% 89.7% 79.2%
link to state detail 49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 740 45.3% 24.6% 14.9% 45,907 95.2% 82.8% 66.3%
link to state detail 49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 438 40.6% 29.0% 18.5% 8,866 87.4% 73.9% 55.8%
link to state detail 49319 Other warehousing & storage 1,372 59.5% 44.5% 28.4% 108,098 97.7% 93.6% 84.7%

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Source:
Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13, 2011   Questions?