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1009. Transportation Industry Summary: 1997

[Includes only establishments with payroll. N.e.c. = Not elsewhere classified]

 
Paid
employees
for pay
Kind of business period
NAICS Establish- Annual including
code ments Revenue payroll March 12
(number) (Mil.dol.) (Mil.dol.) (number)
 
    Transportation and warehousing 48-49 178,025 318,245 82,346 2,920,777
 
Air transportation 481 3,598 20,249 2,748 89,125
  Scheduled air transportation 4811 1,798 16,285 1,921 65,988
  Scheduled passenger air transportation 481111 1,434 12,196 1,308 42,754
  Scheduled freight air transportation 481112 364 4,089 613 23,234
  Nonscheduled air transportation 4812 1,800 3,964 827 23,137
  Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 481211 1,365 2,703 536 15,175
  Nonscheduled chartered freight air transportation 481212 165 770 149 4,009
  Other nonscheduled air transportation 481219 270 491 143 3,953
 
Water transportation 483 1,921 24,019 2,834 72,857
  Deep sea, coastal, and Great Lakes water transport. 4831 1,308 20,339 2,198 54,300
  Deep sea freight transportation 483111 487 11,571 842 18,542
  Deep sea passenger transportation 483112 80 3,908 380 12,266
  Coastal and Great Lakes freight transportation 483113 616 4,678 925 21,690
  Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 4831131 292 3,115 538 12,547
  Great Lakes- St. Lawrence Seaway freight transport. 4831132 32 520 110 1,614
  Coastal and intercoastal towing service 4831133 292 1,043 278 7,529
  Coastal and Great Lakes passenger transportation 483114 125 182 50 1,802
  Coastal and Great Lakes-
   St. Lawrence Seaway passenger transportation 4831141 64 90 20 923
  Coastal and Great Lakes-
   St. Lawrence Seaway ferry transportation 4831142 61 92 30 879
  Inland water transportation 4832 613 3,680 637 18,557
  Inland water freight transportation 483211 383 3,387 552 15,663
  Inland waterways freight transportation (ex. towing) 4832111 222 2,821 396 10,628
  Inland waterways towing transportation 4832112 161 566 156 5,035
  Inland water passenger transportation 483212 230 293 84 2,894
  Inland waterways ferry transportation 4832121 76 122 40 1,017
  Other (including water taxi) 4832122 154 171 44 1,877
 
Truck transportation 484 103,798 141,225 38,471 1,293,790
  General freight trucking 4841 44,781 88,426 25,722 819,507
  General freight trucking, local 48411 15,460 12,273 3,522 134,777
  General freight trucking without storage,
   local, truckload   4841101 10,296 7,784 1,935 73,967
  General freight trucking w/o storage,
   local, less than truckload 4841102 4,249 3,325 1,232 47,246
  General freight trucking with storage,
   local, truckload 4841103 542 678 200 7,468
  General freight trucking with storage,
  local, less than truckload 4841104 373 487 156 6,096
  General freight trucking, long-distance                                               48412 29,321 76,152 22,200 684,730
  General freight trucking, long-distance,
   truckload 484121 23,111 51,142 12,690 425,758
  General freight trucking, long-distance,
   less than truckload 484122 6,210 25,010 9,510 258,972
  Specialized freight trucking 4842 59,017 52,800 12,749 474,283
  Used household and office goods moving 48421 9,100 12,584 2,944 121,550
  Used household and office goods moving,
   local, without storage 4842101 3,259 1,199 395 20,858
  Used household and office goods moving,
   long-distance 4842102 3,555 9,111 1,742 65,734
  Used household and office goods moving,
   local, with storage 4842103 2,286 2,273 807 34,958
  Specialized freight (except used goods)
   trucking, local 48422 35,478 19,716 4,754 188,106
  Hazardous materials trucking (except waste),
   local 4842201 1,434 1,267 366 10,951
  Agricultural products trucking without
   storage, local 4842202 8,065 2,785 629 29,925
  Dump trucking 4842203 17,440 9,748 2,084 81,553
  Specialized trucking without storage, local 4842204 7,996 5,132 1,436 56,450
  Specialized trucking with storage, local 4842205 543 783 239 9,227
  Specialized freight (except used goods)
   trucking, long-distance 48423 14,439 20,500 5,051 164,627
  Hazardous materials trucking (except waste),
   long-distance 4842301 2,043 3,841 918 28,396
  Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 4842302 5,389 3,693 790 32,371
  Other specialized trucking, long-distance 4842303 7,007 12,966 3,343 103,860
 
Transit and ground passenger transportation 485 16,013 13,792 5,549 339,579
  Urban transit systems 4851 618 1,519 973 32,946
  Mixed mode transit systems 485111 28 52 24 759
  Commuter rail systems 485112 16 (D) (D) (2500-4999)
  Bus and motor vehicle transit systems 485113 542 1,153 744 27,448
  Other urban transit systems 485119 32 (D) (D) (500-999)
  Interurban ad rural bus transportation 4852 407 1,147 550 19,900
  Taxi and limousine service 4853 6,418 3,155 881 57,282
  Taxi service 48531 3,184 1,281 393 27,850
  Limousine service 48532 3,234 1,874 488 29,432
  School and employee bus transportation 4854 4,484 4,393 1,878 151,664
  School bus service 4854101 4,326 4,234 1,811 147,441
  Employee bus service 4854102 158 159 67 4,223
  Charter bus industry 4855 1,531 1,768 548 31,483
  Charter bus service, local 4855101 482 460 144 8,694
  Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 4855102 1,049 1,308 404 22,789
  Other transit and ground passenger transport. 4859 2,555 1,811 720 46,304
  Special needs transportation 485991 1,789 1,141 487 31,791
  All other transit and ground passenger transport. 485999 766 669 233 14,513
  Scheduled airport shuttle service 4859991 534 602 218 13,435
  All other passenger transportation 4859992 232 67 16 1,078
  
Pipeline transportation 486 2,311 26,837 2,661 49,280
  Pipeline transportation of crude oil 4861 382 4,365 480 7,960
  Pipeline transportation of natural gas 4862 1,450 19,627 1,871 35,789
  Natural gas transmission 4862101 1,036 11,213 1,092 20,157
  Natural gas transmission & distribution 4862102 414 8,414 779 15,632
  Other pipline transportation 4869 479 2,846 310 5,531
  Pipeline transportation of refined
   petroleum products 48691 448 2,516 290 5,156
  All other pipeline transportation 48699 31 329 20 375
  
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 487 2,325 1,893 492 23,907
  Scenic and sightseeing transportation, land 4871 454 558 170 8,227
  Sightseeing buses 4871101 307 462 146 6,858
  Horse drawn cabs and carriages 4871102 83 14 5 525
  Scenic railroads 4871103 64 81 19 844
  Scenic and sightseeng transportation, water 4872 1,692 1,129 283 14,185
  Excursion and sightseeing boats
  (including dinner cruises) 4872101 654 861 224 10,827
  Charter fishing and party fishing boats 4872102 1,038 268 59 3,358
  Scenic and sightseeing transportation, other 4879 179 207 40 1,495
  Sightseeing airplanes and helicopters 4879901 166 200 37 1,408
  Aerial tramways (scenic or sightseeing)
   and cable lifts 4879902 13 8 3 87
 
Support activities for transportation 488 30,675 39,758 12,592 411,640
  Support activities for air transportation 4881 4,231 9,153 2,820 115,456
  Airport operations 48811 1,831 3,294 1,106 62,138
  Air traffic control 488111 114 43 21 502
  Nongovernment air traffic control 4881111 114 43 21 502
  Other airport operations 488119 1,717 3,250 1,085 61,636
  Airport operation and terminal services 4881191 1,699 3,243 1,083 61,547
  Vacuuming of runways 4881192 18 7 2 89
  Other support activities for air transport. 48819 2,400 5,860 1,714 53,318
  Support activities for rail transportation 4882 816 2,067 515 18,865
  Support activities incidental to rail transport. 4882101 816 2,067 515 18,865
  Support activities for water transportation 4883 2,525 7,515 2,763 72,480
  Port and harbor operations 48831 168 889 238 6,802
  Operation of port and waterfront terminals 4883101 168 889 238 6,802
  Marine cargo handling 48832 623 4,456 1,941 48,463
  Navigational services to shipping 48833 865 1,513 377 10,800
  Tugboat service (including fleeting and
   harbor service) 4883301 361 1,014 249 7,989
  Navigational services 4883302 461 378 96 2,142
  Marine salvaging and wrecking
   (including dismantling of ships) 4883303 43 122 31 669
  Other support activities for water transportation 48839 869 656 207 6,415
  Other services incidental to water transportation 4883901 640 444 133 4,389
  Marine cargo inspectors and surveyors 4883902 217 207 73 1,977
  Ship scaling 4883903 12 5 1 49
  Support activities for road transportation 4884 6,424 2,683 901 44,325
  Motor vehicle towing 48841 5,893 2,295 747 36,845
  Other support activities for road transportation 48849 531 388 154 7,480
  Terminal or maintenance facilities for motor
   vehicle passenger transportation 4884901 26 15 5 220
  Motor freight terminal and joint terminal
   maintenance facility transportation 4884902 14 13 4 120
  Fixed facilities and inspection and weighing
   serv. for motor trans. vehicle 4884903 165 140 48 1,751
  Support activities incidental to road transport. 4884904 326 220 96 5,389
  Freight transportation arrangement 4885 15,782 16,251 141,488
  Freight forwarding 4885101 6,630 8,294 2,385 69,130
  Arrangement of transportation of freight and cargo 4885102 9,152 7,956 2,630 72,358
  Other support activities for transportation 4889 897 2,090 579 19,026
  Packing and crating 488991 795 (D) (D) (5000-9999)
  All other support activities for transportation 488999 102 (D) (D) (5000-9999)
  Other support activities for transportation 889991 64 (D) (D) (5000-9999)
  Arrangement of carpools and vanpools 4889992 38 22 7 283
 
Couriers and messengers 492 10,887 39,812 14,072 530,839
  Couriers 4921 5,503 36,293 12,830 463,426
  Courier services (except by air) 4921101 2,362 19,290 8,234 317,630
  Air courier services 4921102 3,141 17,004 4,596 145,796
  Local messengers and local delivery 4922 5,384 3,519 1,242 67,413
 
Warehousing and storage 493 6,497 10,658 2,926 109,760
  General warehousing and storage 49311 3,921 5,321 1,623 62,784
  General warehousing and storage
   (except in foreign trade zones) 4931101 3,918 5,321 1,623 62,777
  Refrigerated warehousing and storage 49312 877 2,270 610 22,121
  Refrigerated products warehousing 4931201 872 2,269 609 22,109
  Farm product warehousing and storage 49313 486 673 119 5,280
  Other warehousing and storage 49319 1,213 2,393 575 19,575
  Household goods warehousing and storage 4931901 317 452 142 6,158
  Specialized goods warehousing and storage 4931902 896 1,941 433 13,417


D Data withheld. NA Not available.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census; Transportation, and Warehousing. http://www.census.gov/epcd/ec97/us/US000_48.HTM. Last modified: 10/17/2000. http://www.census.gov/epcd/ec97/us/US000_48.HTM



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