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

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

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 9,091 201,899 6,831,654
Air transportation 198 41,193 1,953,179
Water transportation 63 1,000-2,499 D
Truck transportation 5,546 68,010 2,397,695
Transit and ground passenger transportation 838 20,662 328,300
Pipeline transportation 88 1,219 78,227
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 36 500-999 D
Support activities for transportation 1,511 22,884 836,029
Couriers and messengers 478 37,463 927,547
Warehousing and storage 333 7,885 218,791

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 http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/map/99data/06/999.txt as of Oct. 25, 2001.