Table 6-2: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment in the United States: 1999
|Business type||Establishments1 (number)||Number of employees||Annual payroll ($ thousands)|
|Total transportation and warehousing||187,339||3,627,057||116,682,214|
|Transit and ground passenger transportation||16,254||370,022||6,729,332|
|Scenic and sightseeing transportation||2,267||22,877||540,702|
|Support activities for transportation||31,392||440,175||14,915,625|
|Couriers and messengers||11,938||578,368||16,725,960|
|Warehousing and storage||6,954||128,606||3,657,871|
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 http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/map/99data/06/999.txt as of Oct. 25, 2001.