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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2004:
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 164,803 206,878 4,098,870 148,244,605
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 25,086 25,106 0 1,015,825
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 79,679 79,753 154,263 3,964,447
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 23,309 23,476 153,149 4,310,231
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 15,991 16,533 214,838 6,229,182
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 15,132 18,494 569,796 17,719,456
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 3,483 8,982 478,902 16,160,983
Firms with 500 employees or more 2,123 34,534 2,527,922 98,844,481
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 407 2,301 109,175 3,881,573
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 232 1,559 71,996 2,753,689
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 262 1,752 100,391 4,003,842
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 304 2,899 140,568 5,454,450
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 918 26,023 2,105,792 82,750,927
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 289 3,767 208,654 7,881,339
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 254 4,438 223,973 9,362,317
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 375 17,818 1,673,165 65,507,271

 
 
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 164,803 12.6% 3.4% 1.3% 4,098,870 87.3% 73.4% 61.7%
link to industry detail Alabama 2,655 20.9% 10.6% 7.1% 55,695 85.3% 67.8% 56.1%
link to industry detail Alaska 830 18.4% 10.8% 6.9% 17,473 88.4% 74.9% 57.7%
link to industry detail Arizona 2,480 21.1% 11.9% 7.9% 72,337 89.9% 79.2% 70.4%
link to industry detail Arkansas 2,261 15.4% 8.1% 5.9% 61,131 89.3% 80.0% 71.4%
link to industry detail California 15,815 19.1% 7.0% 3.8% 448,081 87.9% 73.1% 62.6%
link to industry detail Colorado 2,756 18.2% 11.0% 7.5% 56,872 87.8% 75.8% 66.4%
link to industry detail Connecticut 1,405 26.3% 13.4% 9.3% 37,370 87.6% 70.6% 61.7%
link to industry detail Delaware 666 21.0% 12.9% 9.0% 13,111 86.8% 72.7% 57.6%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 149 47.0% 32.2% 20.1% 3,431 D D D
link to industry detail Florida 10,592 12.0% 6.2% 3.6% 200,600 86.6% 76.6% 66.2%
link to industry detail Georgia 4,841 21.5% 12.5% 7.8% 150,054 91.2% 81.8% 72.6%
link to industry detail Hawaii 679 32.4% 16.1% 8.7% 24,578 90.7% 74.5% 56.2%
link to industry detail Idaho 1,428 13.9% 6.7% 4.6% 14,938 74.2% 48.5% 32.4%
link to industry detail Illinois 9,240 16.5% 7.8% 4.4% 212,002 88.2% 75.8% 64.7%
link to industry detail Indiana 4,400 18.6% 9.0% 5.9% 104,191 86.8% 72.6% 60.8%
link to industry detail Iowa 3,197 13.5% 6.4% 4.0% 49,028 82.3% 66.2% 53.4%
link to industry detail Kansas 2,254 17.2% 9.5% 7.5% 43,169 85.4% 72.1% 63.6%
link to industry detail Kentucky 2,672 19.5% 11.4% 7.7% 76,014 89.8% 80.2% 71.1%
link to industry detail Louisiana 2,944 21.8% 11.0% 7.1% 64,433 85.3% 67.5% 50.3%
link to industry detail Maine 1,204 13.0% 7.1% 4.6% 14,018 75.8% 57.2% 41.2%
link to industry detail Maryland 3,288 19.6% 9.7% 6.4% 63,419 84.6% 68.0% 57.6%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 3,157 21.6% 10.9% 6.3% 78,681 87.1% 71.4% 58.9%
link to industry detail Michigan 4,594 18.2% 8.9% 5.2% 99,353 87.2% 73.0% 60.1%
link to industry detail Minnesota 4,140 15.3% 7.3% 4.5% 76,712 85.0% 69.5% 56.4%
link to industry detail Mississippi 2,112 18.2% 9.3% 7.1% 33,397 82.2% 62.2% 54.9%
link to industry detail Missouri 4,395 16.4% 8.3% 5.5% 89,252 86.0% 71.9% 61.4%
link to industry detail Montana 1,061 14.2% 7.6% 5.2% 10,523 72.3% 47.5% 31.1%
link to industry detail Nebraska 2,114 13.9% 7.8% 5.6% 30,218 81.5% 67.3% 53.8%
link to industry detail Nevada 1,180 28.7% 18.6% 13.2% 36,742 91.8% 81.5% 68.5%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 769 17.9% 9.6% 6.2% 12,322 82.3% 63.2% 47.8%
link to industry detail New Jersey 6,439 20.0% 9.3% 4.9% 172,046 88.5% 74.0% 57.3%
link to industry detail New Mexico 1,049 20.7% 11.4% 8.8% 16,213 81.9% 62.8% 53.6%
link to industry detail New York 10,421 16.1% 6.4% 3.1% 225,387 86.4% 70.4% 51.7%
link to industry detail North Carolina 4,909 17.8% 9.4% 5.6% 110,898 87.3% 74.2% 62.2%
link to industry detail North Dakota 906 14.1% 7.6% 4.7% 8,733 72.0% 49.6% 28.9%
link to industry detail Ohio 6,318 19.2% 8.9% 5.8% 166,597 88.3% 75.3% 65.0%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 2,159 18.6% 10.8% 8.0% 35,111 83.1% 67.5% 56.3%
link to industry detail Oregon 2,622 18.6% 10.5% 6.9% 53,904 86.1% 72.8% 59.8%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 6,501 21.5% 9.3% 5.7% 193,413 89.1% 73.9% 62.2%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 614 18.9% 10.1% 7.2% 11,680 86.2% 69.7% 63.3%
link to industry detail South Carolina 2,162 24.0% 13.8% 9.2% 51,615 88.9% 76.4% 66.6%
link to industry detail South Dakota 966 12.9% 6.4% 4.6% 8,014 67.2% 41.7% 31.5%
link to industry detail Tennessee 3,329 23.5% 13.2% 9.1% 118,692 91.0% 80.8% 70.7%
link to industry detail Texas 11,720 18.0% 8.3% 4.8% 330,517 88.4% 76.6% 67.5%
link to industry detail Utah 1,544 22.5% 12.6% 9.8% 44,461 91.8% 79.3% 72.4%
link to industry detail Vermont 493 19.5% 9.7% 6.5% 6,213 D D D
link to industry detail Virginia 4,516 18.1% 9.0% 5.8% 93,553 86.1% 71.1% 60.0%
link to industry detail Washington 3,914 19.9% 10.0% 6.0% 83,349 86.6% 71.5% 59.9%
link to industry detail West Virginia 1,278 16.3% 8.4% 6.1% 15,868 74.0% 52.5% 42.9%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 4,889 17.2% 7.1% 4.2% 95,855 84.2% 65.0% 49.3%
link to industry detail Wyoming 666 17.4% 10.5% 8.0% 7,606 74.3% 56.7% 43.1%

 
 
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 164,803 12.6% 3.4% 1.3% 4,098,870 87.3% 73.4% 61.7%
link to industry detail 481 Air transportation 2,877 20.8% 9.9% 5.5% 489,073 98.3% 95.9% 92.4%
link to industry detail 483 Water transportation 1,413 27.0% 11.7% 5.0% 66,825 93.1% 80.9% 56.1%
link to industry detail 484 Truck transportation 100,708 9.8% 2.0% 0.7% 1,428,458 78.8% 58.0% 44.0%
link to industry detail 485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 14,849 19.3% 4.3% 0.8% 401,034 87.1% 64.4% 43.4%
link to industry detail 486 Pipeline transportation 233 44.2% 35.2% 28.3% 39,586 98.9% 96.9% 92.1%
link to industry detail 487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 2,558 9.8% 2.2% 0.7% 22,075 71.4% 39.4% 18.7%
link to industry detail 488 Support activities for transportation 28,065 11.9% 3.1% 1.2% 526,873 80.1% 63.2% 48.7%
link to industry detail 492 Couriers & messengers 7,966 11.3% 2.3% 0.6% 549,769 95.6% 90.7% 87.0%
link to industry detail 493 Warehousing & storage 7,182 47.2% 29.5% 16.7% 575,177 96.6% 90.0% 80.1%

 
 
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 2,877 20.8% 9.9% 5.5% 489,073 98.3% 95.9% 92.4%
link to state detail 4811 Scheduled air transportation 657 33.6% 19.6% 10.2% 450,032 99.6% 98.8% 96.3%
link to state detail 481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation 363 41.6% 26.7% 14.3% 427,962 99.8% 99.2% 97.4%
link to state detail 481112 Scheduled freight air transportation 318 29.2% 16.0% 6.6% 22,070 96.1% 89.3% 75.3%
link to state detail 4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 2,238 17.5% 7.6% 4.5% 39,041 83.3% 62.5% 47.4%
link to state detail 481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 1,536 18.9% 8.2% 5.5% 28,925 84.3% 63.7% 53.6%
link to state detail 481212 Nonscheduled chartered freight air transportation 273 20.1% 9.5% 4.0% 5,377 87.6% 67.0% 22.6%
link to state detail 481219 Other nonscheduled air transportation 436 12.2% 4.6% 2.1% 4,739 72.7% 49.9% 37.6%
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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 1,413 27.0% 11.7% 5.0% 66,825 93.1% 80.9% 56.1%
link to state detail 4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 867 29.6% 13.5% 6.0% 47,209 94.1% 82.6% 59.3%
link to state detail 483111 Deep sea freight transportation 235 33.6% 17.0% 9.8% 11,314 94.2% 82.6% 65.7%
link to state detail 483112 Deep sea passenger transportation 77 19.5% 11.7% 7.8% 12,017 97.9% D D
link to state detail 483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 443 34.1% 15.3% 6.3% 21,928 93.2% 77.7% 42.1%
link to state detail 483114 Coastal & Great Lakes passenger transportation 124 19.4% 7.3% 1.6% 1,950 79.6% D D
link to state detail 4832 Inland water transportation 559 24.5% 10.7% 4.8% 19,616 90.9% 76.8% 48.3%
link to state detail 483211 Inland water freight transportation 310 30.3% 15.8% 7.7% 13,552 92.5% 79.6% 47.0%
link to state detail 483212 Inland water passenger transportation 250 17.6% 4.8% 1.6% 6,064 87.4% 70.5% 51.1%
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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 484 Truck transportation 100,708 9.8% 2.0% 0.7% 1,428,458 78.8% 58.0% 44.0%
link to state detail 4841 General freight trucking 52,739 10.6% 2.6% 0.9% 982,112 85.2% 68.4% 55.0%
link to state detail 48411 General freight trucking, local 23,251 8.9% 1.9% 0.8% 187,607 65.5% 34.1% 19.6%
link to state detail 48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 29,630 12.3% 3.4% 1.2% 794,505 89.8% 76.5% 63.3%
link to state detail 484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 26,216 12.0% 3.3% 1.2% 547,772 86.9% 70.2% 55.0%
link to state detail 484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 3,490 16.4% 6.2% 2.6% 246,733 96.2% 90.5% 81.9%
link to state detail 4842 Specialized freight trucking 48,148 9.3% 1.7% 0.6% 446,346 64.9% 35.2% 19.8%
link to state detail 48421 Used household & office goods moving 7,659 16.9% 2.4% 0.5% 108,701 71.3% 34.3% 14.3%
link to state detail 48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 30,441 6.8% 1.1% 0.4% 194,217 52.5% 21.7% 11.0%
link to state detail 48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 10,136 12.0% 3.4% 1.4% 143,428 76.8% 54.3% 35.9%
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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 14,849 19.3% 4.3% 0.8% 401,034 87.1% 64.4% 43.4%
link to state detail 4851 Urban transit systems 665 31.3% 10.8% 4.8% 46,168 95.4% 82.9% 67.7%
link to state detail 485111 Mixed mode transit systems 43 37.2% 18.6% 14.0% 1,650 89.7% D D
link to state detail 485112 Commuter rail systems 18 38.9% 5.6% 5.6% 392 D D D
link to state detail 485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 574 32.1% 11.5% 5.2% 43,073 95.7% 83.8% 70.2%
link to state detail 485119 Other urban transit systems 38 23.7% 10.5% 2.6% 1,053 D D D
link to state detail 4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 235 31.5% 15.7% 4.3% 18,332 96.5% 88.0% 68.1%
link to state detail 4853 Taxi & limousine service 6,821 9.6% 1.2% 0.3% 65,622 65.9% 32.5% 17.2%
link to state detail 48531 Taxi service 2,939 9.0% 1.0% 0.4% 29,253 67.6% 37.3% 25.9%
link to state detail 48532 Limousine service 3,887 10.3% 1.4% 0.3% 36,369 64.6% 28.7% 10.1%
link to state detail 4854 School & employee bus transportation 3,156 31.2% 8.7% 1.2% 183,477 93.7% 77.1% 53.9%
link to state detail 4855 Charter bus industry 1,164 32.3% 5.8% 1.5% 29,871 85.4% 44.6% 24.3%
link to state detail 4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 2,895 22.7% 6.1% 1.8% 57,564 81.3% 48.4% 22.4%
link to state detail 485991 Special needs transportation 1,927 25.4% 7.4% 2.2% 43,440 82.4% 51.2% 24.2%
link to state detail 485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 972 17.5% 3.9% 1.5% 14,124 78.2% 40.0% 16.8%
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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 486 Pipeline transportation 233 44.2% 35.2% 28.3% 39,586 98.9% 96.9% 92.1%
link to state detail 4861 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 60 61.7% 55.0% 48.3% 7,089 D D 92.2%
link to state detail 4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 137 43.1% 34.3% 28.5% 24,787 98.9% 97.3% 92.7%
link to state detail 4869 Other pipeline transportation 71 59.2% 52.1% 45.1% 7,710 D D 89.8%
link to state detail 48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 57 66.7% 59.6% 52.6% 6,965 D D 89.5%
link to state detail 48699 All other pipeline transportation 23 56.5% 52.2% 47.8% 745 D D 92.5%
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link to state detail 487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 2,558 9.8% 2.2% 0.7% 22,075 71.4% 39.4% 18.7%
link to state detail 4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 588 17.3% 4.4% 2.0% 8,748 D D D
link to state detail 4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 1,808 7.1% 1.7% 0.6% 11,287 64.1% 33.4% 12.9%
link to state detail 4879 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, other 167 15.6% 3.6% 0.6% 2,040 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 28,065 11.9% 3.1% 1.2% 526,873 80.1% 63.2% 48.7%
link to state detail 4881 Support activities for air transportation 3,720 17.2% 5.7% 2.7% 145,366 90.3% 79.5% 67.3%
link to state detail 48811 Airport operations 967 27.0% 9.2% 4.4% 65,850 94.8% 85.0% 73.3%
link to state detail 488111 Air traffic control 31 32.3% 22.6% 12.9% 1,770 96.3% D D
link to state detail 488119 Other airport operations 936 26.8% 8.8% 4.2% 64,080 94.8% D D
link to state detail 48819 Other support activities for air transportation 2,777 14.5% 5.2% 2.6% 79,516 86.6% 74.9% 62.4%
link to state detail 4882 Support activities for rail transportation 487 33.9% 17.9% 8.6% 25,953 93.3% 81.9% 58.2%
link to state detail 4883 Support activities for water transportation 1,880 22.7% 8.6% 3.8% 89,916 94.0% 82.3% 67.6%
link to state detail 48831 Port & harbor operations 172 37.8% 25.6% 15.1% 6,888 92.9% 83.1% 55.2%
link to state detail 48832 Marine cargo handling 345 45.2% 23.5% 10.7% 58,618 98.3% 93.2% 81.2%
link to state detail 48833 Navigational services to shipping and salvage 713 17.8% 5.5% 2.8% 11,881 84.1% 56.0% 35.5%
link to state detail 48839 Other support activities for water transportation 690 17.1% 4.8% 2.3% 12,529 83.8% 55.8% 40.8%
link to state detail 4884 Support activities for road transportation 8,290 8.1% 1.0% 0.5% 67,134 50.7% 23.1% 16.5%
link to state detail 48841 Motor vehicle towing 7,261 7.1% 0.3% 0.2% 49,996 40.3% 10.8% 8.6%
link to state detail 48849 Other support activities for road transportation 1,030 15.2% 5.9% 3.0% 17,138 81.1% 59.2% 39.6%
link to state detail 4885 Freight transportation arrangement 12,355 11.0% 2.9% 1.0% 174,920 73.4% 52.5% 34.8%
link to state detail 4889 Other support activities for transportation 1,428 12.0% 3.8% 1.7% 23,584 82.6% 63.6% 46.0%
link to state detail 488991 Packing & crating 1,307 11.6% 3.6% 1.4% 17,960 D D 33.8%
link to state detail 488999 All other support activities for transportation 124 17.7% 7.3% 5.6% 5,624 D D 85.2%
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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 7,966 11.3% 2.3% 0.6% 549,769 95.6% 90.7% 87.0%
link to state detail 4921 Couriers 3,316 14.4% 3.6% 1.1% 501,618 98.1% 95.4% 93.1%
link to state detail 4922 Local messengers & local delivery 4,676 9.6% 1.7% 0.3% 48,151 70.2% 41.7% 23.1%
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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 7,182 47.2% 29.5% 16.7% 575,177 96.6% 90.0% 80.1%
link to state detail 49311 General warehousing & storage 4,935 47.4% 29.7% 17.3% 404,500 96.7% 90.0% 80.6%
link to state detail 49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 725 44.0% 24.0% 14.8% 43,172 94.3% 81.4% 67.1%
link to state detail 49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 403 41.9% 29.3% 18.1% 8,479 87.3% 72.8% 57.4%
link to state detail 49319 Other warehousing & storage 1,366 58.8% 43.7% 27.6% 119,026 97.8% 94.1% 84.8%

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