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

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

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 585 6,849 185
Air transportation 13 250-499 D
Water transportation 12 20-99 D
Truck transportation 285 1,000-2,499 D
Transit and ground passenger transportation 93 2,138 33
Pipeline transportation 3 20-99 D
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 18 100-249 D
Support activities for transportation 106 1,043 31
Couriers and messengers 38 587 17
Warehousing and storage 17 100-249 D

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/map/99data/06/999.txt as of Oct. 25, 2001.