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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2007:
NAICS 48 - Transportation and Warehousing
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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)
Receipts
($1,000)
All firms 174,265 219,806 4,395,432 175,479,796 694,227,721
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 112,168 112,290 168,791 5,740,954 33,938,305
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 24,472 24,713 160,813 5,085,688 25,409,845
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 16,447 17,081 219,860 7,312,206 32,286,901
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 15,334 19,118 572,038 20,431,618 83,241,038
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 3,635 9,869 496,577 18,897,162 70,984,663
Firms with 500 employees or more 2,209 36,735 2,777,353 118,012,168 448,366,969
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 443 2,367 125,218 4,817,145 19,523,716
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 239 1,647 84,818 3,538,043 15,971,845
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 261 1,995 96,811 3,977,703 20,187,319
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 188 1,926 94,755 4,393,995 19,973,825
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 116 952 59,220 2,238,457 S
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 331 5,011 238,735 10,329,580 37,176,436
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 631 22,837 2,077,796 88,717,245 309,309,607
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 240 3,661 239,348 9,959,276 40,429,200
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 391 19,176 1,838,448 78,757,969 268,880,407

 
 
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 174,265 12.2% 3.4% 1.3% 4,395,432 87.5% 74.5% 63.2%
link to industry detail Alabama 2,803 20.1% 10.2% 6.6% 58,487 85.6% 69.5% 57.1%
link to industry detail Alaska 832 18.5% 11.9% 7.2% 19,451 89.8% 79.7% 63.4%
link to industry detail Arizona 2,869 20.5% 12.1% 8.0% 84,580 90.0% 80.8% 71.8%
link to industry detail Arkansas 2,252 16.0% 8.6% 6.0% 59,972 88.6% 79.3% 71.2%
link to industry detail California 17,497 17.4% 6.6% 3.7% 460,761 87.2% 73.4% 63.7%
link to industry detail Colorado 3,089 17.8% 10.7% 7.3% 63,956 87.8% 76.4% 67.7%
link to industry detail Connecticut 1,410 26.7% 13.9% 9.6% 42,827 89.6% 75.0% 67.8%
link to industry detail Delaware 667 21.7% 12.9% 8.5% 13,084 86.2% 70.7% 56.4%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 159 43.4% 31.4% 20.8% 3,609 92.8% 79.1% 57.8%
link to industry detail Florida 11,563 11.3% 5.9% 3.5% 216,168 86.7% 77.6% 68.3%
link to industry detail Georgia 5,364 21.0% 12.2% 7.7% 166,312 91.4% 83.0% 75.0%
link to industry detail Hawaii 730 32.1% 16.0% 9.2% 31,124 92.2% 78.6% 65.7%
link to industry detail Idaho 1,617 13.4% 5.9% 4.0% 17,155 75.7% 50.7% 38.6%
link to industry detail Illinois 10,300 15.3% 7.5% 4.3% 231,198 88.5% 77.3% 67.2%
link to industry detail Indiana 4,590 19.8% 9.7% 6.4% 115,658 87.7% 73.9% 63.4%
link to industry detail Iowa 3,384 13.4% 6.6% 4.3% 52,798 81.7% 67.4% 56.2%
link to industry detail Kansas 2,278 17.7% 9.8% 6.8% 48,018 86.6% 75.0% 66.3%
link to industry detail Kentucky 2,735 20.4% 12.1% 8.3% 87,474 90.5% 81.7% 74.0%
link to industry detail Louisiana 3,050 22.0% 10.6% 6.8% 68,951 86.2% 68.5% 51.8%
link to industry detail Maine 1,171 14.7% 7.8% 5.1% 15,148 78.3% 59.8% 43.9%
link to industry detail Maryland 3,329 19.9% 9.9% 6.6% 65,965 85.3% 69.2% 59.0%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 3,252 22.0% 11.5% 6.5% 78,686 87.2% 71.2% 55.7%
link to industry detail Michigan 4,915 17.0% 8.4% 5.3% 105,133 87.2% 73.5% 61.8%
link to industry detail Minnesota 4,247 16.5% 7.8% 4.6% 78,785 85.1% 69.1% 53.4%
link to industry detail Mississippi 2,064 18.0% 10.4% 7.6% 34,583 81.7% 66.5% 56.6%
link to industry detail Missouri 4,470 16.4% 8.6% 5.6% 88,966 84.9% 71.6% 59.9%
link to industry detail Montana 1,177 12.7% 7.5% 4.8% 10,878 72.0% 52.6% 35.3%
link to industry detail Nebraska 2,187 13.5% 7.5% 5.5% 34,863 83.7% 70.6% 57.9%
link to industry detail Nevada 1,354 29.5% 19.6% 13.7% 48,194 93.0% 84.5% 71.0%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 757 18.8% 10.6% 7.0% 12,529 81.4% 65.5% 50.0%
link to industry detail New Jersey 6,600 19.9% 9.0% 4.8% 174,469 88.7% 73.9% 58.2%
link to industry detail New Mexico 1,180 19.5% 11.4% 8.1% 17,153 81.3% 64.0% 54.2%
link to industry detail New York 10,675 15.9% 6.4% 3.1% 237,525 86.7% 71.5% 55.7%
link to industry detail North Carolina 5,084 17.7% 9.4% 5.7% 116,108 87.5% 75.6% 64.6%
link to industry detail North Dakota 938 15.2% 8.7% 5.4% 10,330 76.3% 56.7% 38.1%
link to industry detail Ohio 6,234 20.1% 9.8% 6.1% 177,057 88.8% 76.7% 66.3%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 2,342 19.1% 11.4% 8.1% 47,653 86.4% 74.1% 63.7%
link to industry detail Oregon 2,839 18.6% 9.8% 6.5% 54,887 85.0% 69.9% 57.7%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 6,789 21.2% 9.2% 5.5% 206,207 89.6% 75.5% 63.6%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 645 17.5% 9.8% 7.0% 9,883 82.0% 62.6% 57.3%
link to industry detail South Carolina 2,343 22.6% 13.7% 8.8% 56,959 89.0% 79.0% 67.9%
link to industry detail South Dakota 1,019 12.7% 6.9% 4.3% 9,019 68.2% 44.8% 32.7%
link to industry detail Tennessee 3,417 24.7% 13.7% 9.0% 118,101 90.8% 80.2% 69.6%
link to industry detail Texas 12,708 18.7% 8.5% 4.9% 370,015 88.8% 76.9% 67.1%
link to industry detail Utah 1,982 18.0% 10.1% 7.6% 48,456 89.8% 77.8% 68.5%
link to industry detail Vermont 470 20.4% 9.4% 6.0% 6,169 79.9% 50.5% 38.8%
link to industry detail Virginia 4,617 18.1% 9.4% 5.9% 102,380 87.2% 74.2% 62.1%
link to industry detail Washington 4,367 19.5% 10.4% 6.1% 89,716 85.8% 71.7% 58.5%
link to industry detail West Virginia 1,246 18.5% 9.3% 6.9% 16,464 76.2% 54.2% 45.6%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 4,920 17.7% 7.5% 4.3% 102,802 85.5% 68.5% 54.1%
link to industry detail Wyoming 799 15.0% 9.4% 7.4% 8,766 73.5% D 44.7%

 
 
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 174,265 12.2% 3.4% 1.3% 4,395,432 87.5% 74.5% 63.2%
link to industry detail 481 Air transportation 2,929 20.1% 9.7% 5.1% 480,648 98.3% 95.8% 92.2%
link to industry detail 483 Water transportation 1,476 25.9% 11.3% 4.5% 68,947 93.1% 80.5% 55.5%
link to industry detail 484 Truck transportation 106,632 9.3% 2.0% 0.7% 1,476,397 78.3% 58.7% 44.3%
link to industry detail 485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 15,536 18.9% 4.4% 0.9% 440,623 88.0% 67.4% 47.8%
link to industry detail 486 Pipeline transportation 241 47.7% 36.1% 30.7% 42,445 98.9% 96.1% 91.7%
link to industry detail 487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 2,680 9.6% 1.9% 0.7% 27,464 74.7% D D
link to industry detail 488 Support activities for transportation 30,332 11.9% 3.2% 1.3% 610,641 81.5% 65.7% 52.7%
link to industry detail 492 Couriers & messengers 8,073 10.4% 2.0% 0.6% 569,190 95.8% 91.4% 88.4%
link to industry detail 493 Warehousing & storage 7,410 48.4% 29.0% 16.1% 679,077 97.2% 91.1% 82.2%

 
 
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 2,929 20.1% 9.7% 5.1% 480,648 98.3% 95.8% 92.2%
link to state detail 4811 Scheduled air transportation 578 35.1% 21.6% 10.7% 435,853 99.7% 98.9% 96.4%
link to state detail 481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation 310 46.5% 29.7% 15.5% 417,071 99.8% 99.3% 97.5%
link to state detail 481112 Scheduled freight air transportation 291 28.2% 16.8% 6.9% (10k-24999) D D D
link to state detail 4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 2,366 16.9% 7.3% 4.1% 44,795 84.4% 66.4% 51.4%
link to state detail 481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 1,605 19.1% 8.2% 4.9% 32,604 85.1% 66.7% 53.5%
link to state detail 481212 Nonscheduled chartered freight air transportation 292 16.1% 8.6% 4.8% 6,484 88.7% 74.9% 52.7%
link to state detail 481219 Other nonscheduled air transportation 476 11.3% 4.4% 1.7% 5,707 75.4% 55.0% 37.7%
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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 1,476 25.9% 11.3% 4.5% 68,947 93.1% 80.5% 55.5%
link to state detail 4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 890 29.3% 13.9% 5.8% 48,180 94.4% 83.0% 57.9%
link to state detail 483111 Deep sea freight transportation 257 28.0% 15.6% 7.8% 11,308 93.2% 82.1% 60.0%
link to state detail 483112 Deep sea passenger transportation 80 21.3% 13.8% 7.5% (10k-24999) D D D
link to state detail 483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 420 37.9% 17.6% 7.1% 22,568 94.3% 79.2% 42.6%
link to state detail 483114 Coastal & Great Lakes passenger transportation 146 17.8% 6.8% 2.1% 2,293 80.4% 52.1% 25.0%
link to state detail 4832 Inland water transportation 605 23.1% 9.9% 4.6% 20,767 90.0% 74.7% 50.0%
link to state detail 483211 Inland water freight transportation 359 27.9% 13.4% 7.2% 17,377 92.7% 80.1% 57.6%
link to state detail 483212 Inland water passenger transportation 247 16.6% 4.9% 0.8% 3,390 76.2% 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 484 Truck transportation 106,632 9.3% 2.0% 0.7% 1,476,397 78.3% 58.7% 44.3%
link to state detail 4841 General freight trucking 58,581 9.5% 2.4% 0.8% 998,697 83.7% 67.8% 54.3%
link to state detail 48411 General freight trucking, local 27,004 8.1% 1.8% 0.7% 211,878 63.9% 35.6% 21.9%
link to state detail 48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 31,728 11.1% 3.2% 1.2% 786,819 89.1% 76.5% 63.0%
link to state detail 484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 28,422 10.8% 3.1% 1.2% 512,213 84.9% 68.0% 50.6%
link to state detail 484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 3,372 15.4% 5.5% 2.4% 274,606 96.9% 92.2% 86.3%
link to state detail 4842 Specialized freight trucking 48,254 9.3% 1.8% 0.6% 477,700 67.1% 39.7% 23.3%
link to state detail 48421 Used household & office goods moving 7,596 16.2% 2.4% 0.5% 105,381 69.5% 32.7% 11.8%
link to state detail 48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 30,914 6.9% 1.2% 0.5% 206,950 54.2% 24.6% 12.1%
link to state detail 48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 9,839 12.3% 4.1% 1.8% 165,369 81.6% 63.0% 44.7%
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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 485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 15,536 18.9% 4.4% 0.9% 440,623 88.0% 67.4% 47.8%
link to state detail 4851 Urban transit systems 594 31.3% 11.4% 4.7% 52,912 96.4% 87.2% 77.4%
link to state detail 485111 Mixed mode transit systems 55 34.5% 5.5% 3.6% 1,538 D D D
link to state detail 485112 Commuter rail systems 17 47.1% 23.5% 23.5% 694 95.1% 74.2% 74.2%
link to state detail 485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 485 31.5% 12.6% 4.7% 47,562 96.6% 88.4% 78.3%
link to state detail 485119 Other urban transit systems 43 27.9% 11.6% 9.3% 3,118 96.9% D D
link to state detail 4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 233 33.0% 17.6% 3.9% 17,432 96.0% D D
link to state detail 4853 Taxi & limousine service 7,385 9.4% 1.3% 0.3% 72,504 68.1% 36.6% 20.4%
link to state detail 48531 Taxi service 2,945 9.1% 1.3% 0.4% 33,404 71.8% 46.1% 31.2%
link to state detail 48532 Limousine service 4,443 9.7% 1.3% 0.3% 39,100 64.9% 28.4% 11.3%
link to state detail 4854 School & employee bus transportation 3,087 31.7% 8.8% 1.4% 206,787 94.6% 80.3% 60.3%
link to state detail 4855 Charter bus industry 1,133 31.5% 6.4% 1.3% 28,384 84.5% 42.4% 19.5%
link to state detail 4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 3,196 22.9% 6.4% 1.9% 62,604 81.5% 49.8% 22.6%
link to state detail 485991 Special needs transportation 2,130 25.0% 7.7% 2.3% 47,663 83.0% 54.5% 27.1%
link to state detail 485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 1,070 19.1% 4.0% 1.4% 14,941 76.7% 34.9% 8.6%
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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 241 47.7% 36.1% 30.7% 42,445 98.9% 96.1% 91.7%
link to state detail 4861 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 62 54.8% 45.2% 41.9% 8,347 99.0% D 93.4%
link to state detail 4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 126 50.0% 40.5% 33.3% 24,683 99.0% 97.5% 91.5%
link to state detail 4869 Other pipeline transportation 83 57.8% 45.8% 42.2% 9,415 98.3% D 90.9%
link to state detail 48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 70 58.6% 48.6% 44.3% 8,223 98.5% D D
link to state detail 48699 All other pipeline transportation 27 77.8% 66.7% 66.7% 1,192 97.1% 89.0% 89.0%
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link to state detail 487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 2,680 9.6% 1.9% 0.7% 27,464 74.7% D D
link to state detail 4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 646 17.0% 4.0% 1.7% 9,690 78.3% 47.7% 34.5%
link to state detail 4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 1,845 6.9% 1.3% 0.6% 15,612 72.5% D D
link to state detail 4879 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, other 194 11.9% 3.1% 0.0 2,162 74.0% 46.6% 0.0
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link to state detail 488 Support activities for transportation 30,332 11.9% 3.2% 1.3% 610,641 81.5% 65.7% 52.7%
link to state detail 4881 Support activities for air transportation 4,064 16.7% 5.6% 2.9% 165,253 90.9% 80.9% 71.0%
link to state detail 48811 Airport operations 992 26.6% 10.1% 4.9% 72,964 95.1% 86.7% 76.5%
link to state detail 488111 Air traffic control 26 26.9% 23.1% 19.2% 2,246 96.3% D 93.0%
link to state detail 488119 Other airport operations 967 26.7% 9.8% 4.7% 70,718 95.1% 86.5% 76.0%
link to state detail 48819 Other support activities for air transportation 3,106 14.4% 5.0% 2.8% 92,289 87.5% 76.2% 66.7%
link to state detail 4882 Support activities for rail transportation 529 36.7% 16.6% 9.3% 28,627 93.3% 79.3% 64.1%
link to state detail 4883 Support activities for water transportation 1,842 23.8% 9.6% 4.2% 93,407 94.4% 83.6% 68.8%
link to state detail 48831 Port & harbor operations 175 39.4% 25.7% 16.0% 6,573 92.6% 82.4% 60.7%
link to state detail 48832 Marine cargo handling 341 46.6% 24.9% 12.9% 62,941 98.4% 93.7% 82.9%
link to state detail 48833 Navigational services to shipping and salvage 728 17.3% 5.8% 2.6% 12,997 85.3% 60.4% 35.4%
link to state detail 48839 Other support activities for water transportation 636 19.0% 6.1% 2.5% 10,896 83.0% 53.9% 32.2%
link to state detail 4884 Support activities for road transportation 9,358 7.5% 1.2% 0.6% 76,535 52.8% 28.5% 20.6%
link to state detail 48841 Motor vehicle towing 8,084 6.4% 0.4% 0.2% 53,177 39.7% D D
link to state detail 48849 Other support activities for road transportation 1,275 14.4% 6.3% 3.1% 23,358 82.5% 66.5% 47.0%
link to state detail 4885 Freight transportation arrangement 13,065 11.5% 3.0% 1.1% 212,165 76.5% 56.9% 41.0%
link to state detail 4889 Other support activities for transportation 1,582 12.7% 4.5% 2.0% 34,654 85.8% 70.5% 55.7%
link to state detail 488991 Packing & crating 1,339 12.8% 4.3% 1.5% 21,475 79.9% 58.0% 35.7%
link to state detail 488999 All other support activities for transportation 244 12.3% 5.7% 4.9% (10k-24999) D D D
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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 8,073 10.4% 2.0% 0.6% 569,190 95.8% 91.4% 88.4%
link to state detail 4921 Couriers 3,763 11.7% 2.7% 0.8% 528,177 D 95.6% 93.8%
link to state detail 4922 Local messengers & local delivery 4,330 9.5% 1.7% 0.5% 41,013 67.4% 36.3% 18.6%
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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 7,410 48.4% 29.0% 16.1% 679,077 97.2% 91.1% 82.2%
link to state detail 49311 General warehousing & storage 5,084 49.0% 29.9% 17.2% 509,893 97.4% 91.9% 83.6%
link to state detail 49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 688 45.6% 23.0% 13.5% 46,117 94.8% 81.5% 69.6%
link to state detail 49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 415 39.8% 23.6% 13.7% 7,624 84.5% 64.8% 48.9%
link to state detail 49319 Other warehousing & storage 1,456 57.8% 40.5% 25.1% 115,443 97.8% 93.0% 83.0%

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