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

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

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 5,432 97,010 3,105,973
Air transportation 108 13,535 693,696
Water transportation 27 100-249 D
Truck transportation 3,660 51,278 1,559,562
Transit and ground passenger transportation 288 3,301 53,950
Pipeline transportation 24 100-249 D
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 62 250-499 D
Support activities for transportation 715 9,345 287,439
Couriers and messengers 292 15,299 391,142
Warehousing and storage 256 3,555 95,775

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.