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

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

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 16,878 397,230 13,394,753
Air transportation 565 71,920 3,129,401
Water transportation 113 5,000-9,999 D
Truck transportation 8,371 115,398 3,599,989
Transit and ground passenger transportation 1,244 35,251 710,075
Pipeline transportation 182 5,000-9,999 D
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 263 2,500-4,999 D
Support activities for transportation 4,023 61,806 2,543,956
Couriers and messengers 1,376 79,627 2,211,196
Warehousing and storage 741 14,884 455,711

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. Census Bureau, 1999 County Business Patterns, Washington, DC: May 2001, available at http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html as of Oct. 25, 2001.