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Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment in Minnesota: 1999

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment in Minnesota: 1999

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 3,968 75,781 2,565
Air transportation 75 24,016 1,117
Water transportation 13 250-499 D
Truck transportation 2,517 21,596 704
Transit and ground passenger transportation 471 11,777 170
Pipeline transportation 47 787 48
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 24 100-249 D
Support activities for transportation 492 5,061 170
Couriers and messengers 249 10,953 295
Warehousing and storage 80 1000-2499 D

KEY: D = withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual companies.

1 The transportation and warehousing sector (North American Industrial Classification System [NAICS] 48 and 49) includes industries providing transportation of passengers and cargo, warehousing and storage for goods, scenic and sightseeing transportation, and support activities related to modes of transportation. Establishments in these industries use transportation equipment or transportation related facilities as a productive asset. The type of equipment depends on the mode of transportation. The modes of transportation comprise air, rail, water, road, and pipeline.

SOURCE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 1999 County Business Patterns, Washington, DC: May 2001, available at as of Oct. 25, 2001.