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

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

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 2,325 38,560 1,126,462
Air transportation 52 1,010 35,877
Water transportation 24 100-249 D
Truck transportation 1,380 17,922 558,828
Transit and ground passenger transportation 122 1,696 25,293
Pipeline transportation 15 100-249 D
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 45 250-499 D
Support activities for transportation 422 8,203 259,696
Couriers and messengers 114 5,835 149,556
Warehousing and storage 151 3,063 68,996

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.