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

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

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 3,136 46,415 1,259,577
Air transportation 39 939 26,088
Water transportation 35 250-499 D
Truck transportation 1,469 17,578 497,642
Transit and ground passenger transportation 687 6,733 93,287
Pipeline transportation 14 100-249 D
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 42 100-249 D
Support activities for transportation 530 8,782 260,245
Couriers and messengers 232 10,288 322,299
Warehousing and storage 88 1,401 37,705

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/view/cbpview.html as of Oct. 25, 2001.