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

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

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 2,713 44,281 1,407,942
Air transportation 83 6,730 257,425
Water transportation 20 637 29,813
Truck transportation 1,670 18,593 594,889
Transit and ground passenger transportation 177 3,654 51,408
Pipeline transportation 8 100-249 D
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 40 100-249 D
Support activities for transportation 460 5,904 225,812
Couriers and messengers 168 7,253 198,248
Warehousing and storage 87 1,062 28,873

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.

KEY: D = withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual companies.

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/ as of Oct. 25, 2001.