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

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

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 2,315 25,839 739,195
Air transportation 34 250-499 D
Water transportation 25 637 24,118
Truck transportation 1,742 17,624 507,518
Transit and ground passenger transportation 86 1,161 19,603
Pipeline transportation 50 725 37,771
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 17 20-99 D
Support activities for transportation 212 3,531 100,543
Couriers and messengers 68 953 21,891
Warehousing and storage 81 790 20,040

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.