U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2006:
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 171,947 215,117 4,306,405 166,173,942
Firms with 0 to 4 employees (as of March 12) 109,887 110,002 160,182 5,620,509
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 24,523 24,692 161,420 4,918,903
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 16,404 16,916 220,207 7,054,850
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 15,307 18,383 577,481 19,679,882
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 3,686 9,627 510,338 18,590,971
Firms with 500 employees or more 2,140 35,497 2,676,777 110,308,827
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 401 2,374 120,345 4,562,565
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 235 1,489 78,750 3,326,217
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 256 1,755 88,895 3,308,772
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 295 2,738 158,075 6,459,984
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 953 27,141 2,230,712 92,651,289
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 328 4,760 238,276 9,947,817
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 255 4,962 281,265 11,457,723
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 370 17,419 1,711,171 71,245,749

 
 
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 171,947 12.3% 3.4% 1.2% 4,306,405 87.4% 74.0% 62.2%
link to industry detail Alabama 2,741 20.6% 10.4% 7.0% 59,189 86.2% 69.5% 58.4%
link to industry detail Alaska 830 18.1% 12.0% 7.2% 18,999 89.4% 79.3% 63.4%
link to industry detail Arizona 2,818 20.7% 11.5% 7.8% 78,135 89.7% 78.5% 68.5%
link to industry detail Arkansas 2,282 15.9% 8.9% 6.2% 62,967 89.2% 80.2% 71.8%
link to industry detail California 16,939 17.6% 6.7% 3.6% 453,208 87.3% 73.0% 62.5%
link to industry detail Colorado 2,964 18.0% 10.7% 7.4% 61,166 87.9% 75.5% 65.7%
link to industry detail Connecticut 1,401 27.1% 13.6% 9.4% 39,581 88.9% 72.3% 62.2%
link to industry detail Delaware 687 21.3% 13.0% 8.7% 14,899 88.2% 74.8% 60.2%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 159 41.5% 30.2% 18.9% 3,692 91.4% D D
link to industry detail Florida 11,488 11.1% 5.9% 3.4% 222,194 87.2% 78.4% 69.7%
link to industry detail Georgia 5,246 20.8% 12.2% 7.4% 164,058 91.5% 82.8% 72.7%
link to industry detail Hawaii 702 32.8% 15.7% 8.8% 29,976 92.0% 77.7% 63.3%
link to industry detail Idaho 1,583 13.4% 6.3% 4.3% 16,045 74.1% 49.2% 34.1%
link to industry detail Illinois 9,829 15.4% 7.5% 4.2% 224,871 88.5% 77.1% 65.6%
link to industry detail Indiana 4,556 19.1% 9.2% 6.3% 113,377 87.6% 74.0% 63.1%
link to industry detail Iowa 3,338 13.4% 6.4% 4.2% 52,647 82.2% 67.1% 55.7%
link to industry detail Kansas 2,237 17.3% 9.8% 7.4% 44,373 85.5% 73.8% 64.9%
link to industry detail Kentucky 2,759 18.8% 11.0% 7.7% 80,529 89.9% 80.5% 71.9%
link to industry detail Louisiana 3,004 20.9% 10.6% 6.6% 63,047 84.7% 67.4% 48.0%
link to industry detail Maine 1,168 14.7% 8.0% 5.5% 14,487 77.0% 57.5% 40.9%
link to industry detail Maryland 3,369 19.4% 9.8% 6.3% 68,080 85.6% 70.1% 58.5%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 3,263 20.5% 10.7% 6.0% 77,550 86.8% 70.4% 54.8%
link to industry detail Michigan 4,785 17.4% 8.6% 5.2% 105,341 87.1% 73.9% 61.2%
link to industry detail Minnesota 4,209 15.8% 7.4% 4.5% 77,943 85.3% 69.0% 54.9%
link to industry detail Mississippi 2,079 17.5% 9.7% 7.3% 33,031 81.3% 63.5% 55.4%
link to industry detail Missouri 4,438 16.4% 8.5% 5.5% 88,083 85.2% 71.1% 58.9%
link to industry detail Montana 1,093 13.1% 7.7% 5.0% 10,339 70.7% 48.6% 32.2%
link to industry detail Nebraska 2,133 13.7% 7.7% 5.7% 29,329 80.9% 65.8% 50.1%
link to industry detail Nevada 1,341 28.0% 19.6% 13.5% 44,682 92.3% 84.6% 70.6%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 765 18.7% 10.6% 7.1% 12,497 81.3% 63.7% 48.6%
link to industry detail New Jersey 6,470 20.4% 9.5% 4.9% 170,735 88.7% 73.7% 56.4%
link to industry detail New Mexico 1,141 19.6% 11.1% 7.7% 15,872 80.9% 60.7% 48.7%
link to industry detail New York 10,551 16.3% 6.5% 3.1% 234,630 86.9% 71.0% 54.0%
link to industry detail North Carolina 5,099 17.4% 9.5% 5.7% 118,153 87.6% 75.6% 63.7%
link to industry detail North Dakota 952 14.7% 8.2% 5.3% 9,987 75.0% D D
link to industry detail Ohio 6,248 20.1% 9.5% 6.2% 174,327 88.7% 75.8% 65.1%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 2,254 19.2% 11.2% 7.9% 39,338 83.4% 68.1% 55.8%
link to industry detail Oregon 2,747 18.2% 9.9% 6.4% 54,819 85.4% 70.9% 58.1%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 6,713 21.1% 9.3% 5.5% 208,113 89.7% 75.9% 64.3%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 644 17.1% 9.8% 7.1% 9,800 81.8% 63.7% 56.6%
link to industry detail South Carolina 2,292 22.2% 13.1% 8.5% 55,271 88.3% 76.7% 66.9%
link to industry detail South Dakota 987 13.2% 6.8% 4.5% 8,497 68.2% 42.5% 28.5%
link to industry detail Tennessee 3,422 23.8% 13.1% 8.9% 120,491 91.1% 80.4% 69.6%
link to industry detail Texas 12,265 18.2% 8.4% 4.8% 352,519 88.6% 76.3% 66.7%
link to industry detail Utah 1,802 19.4% 11.2% 8.4% 45,791 90.2% 78.3% 69.1%
link to industry detail Vermont 478 19.0% 9.2% 6.1% 6,157 79.6% D D
link to industry detail Virginia 4,661 18.1% 9.2% 5.8% 105,392 87.4% 73.8% 61.8%
link to industry detail Washington 4,207 19.4% 10.2% 6.0% 83,739 85.2% 69.5% 56.1%
link to industry detail West Virginia 1,270 17.3% 8.7% 6.5% 16,338 74.8% 52.4% 43.0%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 4,941 17.4% 7.5% 4.4% 103,047 85.4% 68.1% 53.2%
link to industry detail Wyoming 768 16.1% 9.8% 7.3% 9,074 76.0% 58.8% 46.9%

 
 
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 171,947 12.3% 3.4% 1.2% 4,306,405 87.4% 74.0% 62.2%
link to industry detail 481 Air transportation 2,870 20.4% 9.7% 5.3% 474,774 98.3% 95.8% 92.3%
link to industry detail 483 Water transportation 1,455 26.3% 11.5% 4.8% 68,438 92.9% 80.6% 54.4%
link to industry detail 484 Truck transportation 106,260 9.5% 2.0% 0.6% 1,532,313 79.3% 59.7% 45.4%
link to industry detail 485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 14,854 19.6% 4.4% 0.8% 418,718 87.7% 65.9% 45.4%
link to industry detail 486 Pipeline transportation 232 45.7% 34.5% 28.0% 39,196 98.9% 96.3% 91.4%
link to industry detail 487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 2,623 9.5% 2.1% 0.7% 26,669 74.7% 47.1% 33.0%
link to industry detail 488 Support activities for transportation 29,416 11.9% 3.2% 1.2% 579,589 81.1% 65.1% 50.5%
link to industry detail 492 Couriers & messengers 8,067 10.5% 2.1% 0.5% 571,383 95.7% 91.1% 87.8%
link to industry detail 493 Warehousing & storage 7,176 47.9% 29.9% 16.5% 595,325 96.8% 90.4% 79.9%

 
 
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 2,870 20.4% 9.7% 5.3% 474,774 98.3% 95.8% 92.3%
link to state detail 4811 Scheduled air transportation 539 36.7% 23.0% 11.5% 432,485 99.7% 99.0% 96.6%
link to state detail 481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation 300 46.3% 29.7% 15.7% 414,383 99.8% 99.4% 97.8%
link to state detail 481112 Scheduled freight air transportation 263 31.6% 20.2% 8.4% 18,102 96.1% 90.1% 68.3%
link to state detail 4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 2,345 17.1% 7.0% 4.1% 42,289 84.0% 63.1% 48.2%
link to state detail 481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 1,622 18.2% 7.7% 4.9% 31,198 84.8% 64.0% 52.1%
link to state detail 481212 Nonscheduled chartered freight air transportation 284 18.3% 8.8% 4.2% 5,956 87.4% 67.9% 37.6%
link to state detail 481219 Other nonscheduled air transportation 445 12.8% 4.3% 1.8% 5,135 75.3% 51.8% 37.1%
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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 26.3% 11.5% 4.8% 68,438 92.9% 80.6% 54.4%
link to state detail 4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 878 28.6% 13.6% 5.9% 47,510 93.8% 83.0% 57.7%
link to state detail 483111 Deep sea freight transportation 259 28.6% 14.7% 7.3% 11,473 93.6% 82.8% 61.2%
link to state detail 483112 Deep sea passenger transportation 80 22.5% 13.8% 6.3% 11,387 97.9% 96.0% 88.1%
link to state detail 483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 423 33.8% 16.8% 7.3% 22,172 93.1% 79.2% 43.2%
link to state detail 483114 Coastal & Great Lakes passenger transportation 128 21.9% 7.0% 2.3% 2,478 83.1% 56.8% 31.6%
link to state detail 4832 Inland water transportation 592 24.8% 10.5% 4.9% 20,928 90.9% 75.2% 47.1%
link to state detail 483211 Inland water freight transportation 344 30.2% 14.8% 7.6% 17,217 93.1% 80.5% 53.4%
link to state detail 483212 Inland water passenger transportation 248 17.3% 4.4% 1.2% 3,711 80.8% 50.2% 17.6%
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Industry title
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link to state detail 484 Truck transportation 106,260 9.5% 2.0% 0.6% 1,532,313 79.3% 59.7% 45.4%
link to state detail 4841 General freight trucking 57,410 9.8% 2.4% 0.8% 1,049,957 85.0% 69.4% 56.2%
link to state detail 48411 General freight trucking, local 26,275 8.2% 1.8% 0.7% 205,107 65.2% 35.5% 21.4%
link to state detail 48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 31,271 11.5% 3.3% 1.1% 844,850 89.8% 77.6% 64.7%
link to state detail 484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 27,743 11.2% 3.1% 1.1% 574,690 86.7% 71.1% 55.6%
link to state detail 484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 3,595 15.3% 5.7% 2.4% 270,160 96.4% 91.4% 83.9%
link to state detail 4842 Specialized freight trucking 49,030 9.4% 1.8% 0.6% 482,356 66.9% 38.6% 22.0%
link to state detail 48421 Used household & office goods moving 7,836 16.8% 2.4% 0.5% 109,058 70.9% 32.4% 11.7%
link to state detail 48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 31,120 7.0% 1.2% 0.4% 218,668 56.8% 27.9% 15.5%
link to state detail 48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 10,168 12.1% 3.9% 1.7% 154,630 78.3% 57.9% 38.4%
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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 485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 14,854 19.6% 4.4% 0.8% 418,718 87.7% 65.9% 45.4%
link to state detail 4851 Urban transit systems 603 32.0% 11.6% 4.3% 49,414 96.0% 85.5% 72.3%
link to state detail 485111 Mixed mode transit systems 52 34.6% 7.7% 7.7% 1,313 D D D
link to state detail 485112 Commuter rail systems 19 47.4% 26.3% 21.1% 549 D D D
link to state detail 485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 496 33.1% 12.7% 4.2% 44,555 D D 72.7%
link to state detail 485119 Other urban transit systems 44 22.7% 11.4% 6.8% 2,997 D D D
link to state detail 4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 230 31.3% 15.2% 3.5% 16,465 95.9% 85.1% 59.7%
link to state detail 4853 Taxi & limousine service 6,914 9.7% 1.3% 0.3% 69,226 67.8% 35.3% 19.5%
link to state detail 48531 Taxi service 2,838 9.1% 1.2% 0.4% 30,693 70.3% 42.4% 28.7%
link to state detail 48532 Limousine service 4,079 10.2% 1.4% 0.3% 38,533 65.9% 29.6% 12.2%
link to state detail 4854 School & employee bus transportation 3,065 32.6% 9.0% 1.4% 194,765 94.3% 78.9% 57.3%
link to state detail 4855 Charter bus industry 1,103 32.1% 5.5% 1.5% 27,929 84.6% 41.2% 22.8%
link to state detail 4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 3,025 23.3% 6.4% 1.7% 60,919 81.7% 49.3% 21.4%
link to state detail 485991 Special needs transportation 1,966 25.7% 7.8% 1.9% 45,448 83.2% 52.6% 24.5%
link to state detail 485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 1,062 18.9% 4.2% 1.5% 15,471 77.1% 39.6% 12.1%
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link to state detail 486 Pipeline transportation 232 45.7% 34.5% 28.0% 39,196 98.9% 96.3% 91.4%
link to state detail 4861 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 56 58.9% 51.8% 46.4% 7,529 D D 91.2%
link to state detail 4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 127 48.8% 37.8% 31.5% 22,248 98.9% 96.7% 91.8%
link to state detail 4869 Other pipeline transportation 80 52.5% 42.5% 37.5% 9,419 D D 90.8%
link to state detail 48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 67 55.2% 44.8% 40.3% 8,727 D D 90.8%
link to state detail 48699 All other pipeline transportation 20 60.0% 55.0% 50.0% 692 D D 90.2%
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link to state detail 487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 2,623 9.5% 2.1% 0.7% 26,669 74.7% 47.1% 33.0%
link to state detail 4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 621 16.3% 4.2% 1.9% 9,218 D D D
link to state detail 4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 1,829 7.0% 1.6% 0.5% 15,280 72.6% 47.5% 37.1%
link to state detail 4879 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, other 179 14.0% 3.9% 0.6% 2,171 D D D
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link to state detail 488 Support activities for transportation 29,416 11.9% 3.2% 1.2% 579,589 81.1% 65.1% 50.5%
link to state detail 4881 Support activities for air transportation 3,876 17.6% 5.7% 2.6% 158,320 91.0% 80.4% 68.9%
link to state detail 48811 Airport operations 968 27.2% 9.7% 4.2% 69,998 95.2% 86.0% 74.1%
link to state detail 488111 Air traffic control 24 45.8% 29.2% 20.8% 1,707 97.6% D 64.8%
link to state detail 488119 Other airport operations 945 26.8% 9.3% 3.9% 68,291 95.1% D 74.3%
link to state detail 48819 Other support activities for air transportation 2,932 15.1% 5.1% 2.5% 88,322 87.8% 76.0% 64.7%
link to state detail 4882 Support activities for rail transportation 510 35.3% 16.1% 8.2% 28,090 93.0% 79.4% 62.0%
link to state detail 4883 Support activities for water transportation 1,855 23.3% 9.4% 3.9% 91,795 94.2% 83.4% 66.9%
link to state detail 48831 Port & harbor operations 175 39.4% 24.0% 14.9% 7,002 93.2% 82.8% 61.6%
link to state detail 48832 Marine cargo handling 351 44.7% 25.1% 11.1% 61,905 98.3% 93.7% 80.7%
link to state detail 48833 Navigational services to shipping and salvage 704 18.5% 5.5% 2.6% 12,043 85.0% 55.3% 33.7%
link to state detail 48839 Other support activities for water transportation 662 17.1% 6.0% 2.3% 10,845 81.3% 55.7% 28.6%
link to state detail 4884 Support activities for road transportation 8,845 7.7% 1.1% 0.5% 71,831 52.1% 26.3% 18.9%
link to state detail 48841 Motor vehicle towing 7,658 6.7% 0.4% 0.2% 50,792 39.6% 10.7% 8.3%
link to state detail 48849 Other support activities for road transportation 1,188 14.5% 5.7% 2.9% 21,039 82.3% 64.0% 44.5%
link to state detail 4885 Freight transportation arrangement 12,901 11.0% 2.9% 1.0% 198,326 75.4% 55.8% 38.1%
link to state detail 4889 Other support activities for transportation 1,525 12.5% 4.3% 1.7% 31,227 84.6% 69.3% 50.9%
link to state detail 488991 Packing & crating 1,361 12.4% 4.0% 1.2% (10k-24999) D D D
link to state detail 488999 All other support activities for transportation 166 13.9% 7.8% 6.6% (10k-24999) 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 492 Couriers & messengers 8,067 10.5% 2.1% 0.5% 571,383 95.7% 91.1% 87.8%
link to state detail 4921 Couriers 3,578 12.7% 3.0% 0.9% 525,610 98.0% 95.6% 93.4%
link to state detail 4922 Local messengers & local delivery 4,511 9.2% 1.5% 0.4% 45,773 69.0% 40.6% 24.4%
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code
Industry title
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link to state detail 493 Warehousing & storage 7,176 47.9% 29.9% 16.5% 595,325 96.8% 90.4% 79.9%
link to state detail 49311 General warehousing & storage 4,937 47.9% 30.4% 17.2% 429,108 97.0% 90.9% 81.0%
link to state detail 49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 705 46.8% 24.3% 14.0% 45,248 95.0% 81.7% 66.1%
link to state detail 49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 402 42.5% 26.9% 16.2% 9,402 88.2% 70.6% 54.1%
link to state detail 49319 Other warehousing & storage 1,359 58.4% 43.0% 27.1% 111,567 97.8% 93.7% 83.4%

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