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

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

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 3,198 39,701 1,104
Air transportation 50 1,019 27
Water transportation 6 100-249 D
Truck transportation 2,492 26,352 759
Transit and ground passenger transportation 120 1,874 20
Pipeline transportation 57 250-499 D
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 6 20-99 D
Support activities for transportation 233 2,160 64
Couriers and messengers 141 5,404 144
Warehousing and storage 93 2,272 58

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.