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

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

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 6,663 155,320 4,872
Air transportation 146 20,636 1,138
Water transportation 49 878 37
Truck transportation 3,898 59,883 1,925
Transit and ground passenger transportation 1,045 26,921 362
Pipeline transportation 110 1,000-2,499 D
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 41 500-999 D
Support activities for transportation 798 10,062 313
Couriers and messengers 342 26,664 764
Warehousing and storage 234 7,867 213

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.