Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment: 2002

Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment: 2002

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State Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Alabama 2,984 44,756 1,383,984
Alaska 1,048 17,925 871,120
Arizona 2,698 80,663 2,639,053
Arkansas 2,437 50,117 1,438,859
California 18,455 402,896 15,004,866
Colorado 2,969 52,142 2,038,443
Connecticut 1,603 35,747 1,212,046
Delaware 679 7,260 235,438
District of Columbia 207 3,247 124,250
Florida 11,131 176,901 6,096,939
Georgia 5,313 119,443 4,646,329
Hawaii 752 21,511 774,466
Idaho 1,451 12,076 313,748
Illinois 9,646 198,476 7,678,285
Indiana 4,732 86,769 2,774,655
Iowa 3,439 39,490 1,239,921
Kansas 2,461 35,465 1,094,636
Kentucky 2,980 60,754 2,093,002
Louisiana 3,570 59,477 2,128,963
Maine 1,279 10,172 286,260
Maryland 3,492 53,206 1,728,066
Massachusetts 3,511 66,782 2,320,445
Michigan 5,157 88,920 3,551,317
Minnesota 4,287 71,996 2,834,475
Mississippi 2,218 24,046 744,410
Missouri 4,913 78,994 2,321,595
Montana 1,128 9,140 244,467
Nebraska 2,230 27,238 937,852
Nevada 1,086 29,732 758,167
New Hampshire 811 14,052 420,036
New Jersey 6,961 157,232 5,888,853
New Mexico 1,151 13,048 386,627
New York 11,316 211,681 7,355,572
North Carolina 5,372 93,644 3,242,207
North Dakota 999 8,033 230,941
Ohio 7,151 136,877 4,744,862
Oklahoma 2,376 34,309 1,248,601
Oregon 2,756 45,416 1,595,416
Pennsylvania 7,239 164,682 5,438,506
Rhode Island 619 7,300 226,529
South Carolina 2,355 39,175 1,245,406
South Dakota 1,031 7,061 190,872
Tennessee 4,304 100,591 3,674,534
Texas 14,175 293,152 11,606,560
Utah 1,513 39,021 1,332,872
Vermont 528 4,789 125,041
Virginia 4,884 74,305 2,833,466
Washington 4,302 74,505 2,949,334
West Virginia 1,445 13,658 440,116
Wisconsin 5,288 77,746 2,389,320
Wyoming 711 5,395 170,127
United States, total 195,143 3,581,013 127,251,855

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 included are: air transportation, water transportation, truck transportation, transit and ground passenger transportation, pipeline transportation, scenic and sightseeing transportation, support activities for transportation, postal service, couriers and messengers, and warehousing and storage. The data do not include government, railroad transportation, nor self-employed persons.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2002 County Business Patterns, Washington, DC: 2004, available at http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html as of Dec. 1, 2004.