Table 6-5: Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation Establishments and Employment: 2003

Table 6-5: Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation Establishments and Employment: 2003

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State Number of establishments1 Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Alabama 104 1,926 29,115
Alaska 79 1,334 24,513
Arizona 202 7,164 169,991
Arkansas 55 893 16,529
California 1,476 38,536 847,043
Colorado 162 3,991 81,483
Connecticut 352 12,363 258,707
Delaware 164 2,289 43,079
District of Columbia 38 1,068 34,553
Florida 833 11,971 229,162
Georgia 278 3,480 63,872
Hawaii 91 3,572 91,176
Idaho 78 1,560 19,617
Illinois 863 21,321 370,328
Indiana 237 3,538 56,116
Iowa 101 1,644 22,977
Kansas 146 5,827 79,442
Kentucky 131 1,953 30,625
Louisiana 179 3,494 82,432
Maine 92 1,348 21,735
Maryland 710 8,053 153,178
Massachusetts 733 18,205 381,883
Michigan 289 4,666 95,084
Minnesota 484 12,792 207,742
Mississippi 77 W W
Missouri 336 9,886 142,761
Montana 119 1,530 20,099
Nebraska 70 W W
Nevada 111 11,509 228,591
New Hampshire 123 3,258 54,575
New Jersey 1,104 28,192 536,255
New Mexico 147 3,423 48,201
New York 2,649 61,930 1,434,847
North Carolina 297 4,562 83,712
North Dakota 60 971 11,067
Ohio 357 7,891 135,671
Oklahoma 74 1,294 17,856
Oregon 213 4,154 65,129
Pennsylvania 1,128 30,439 470,782
Rhode Island 102 2,313 45,317
South Carolina 131 1,815 30,796
South Dakota 72 871 12,300
Tennessee 319 5,677 119,454
Texas 565 14,108 273,261
Utah 62 1,148 17,824
Vermont 70 1,519 23,693
Virginia 356 5,946 129,434
Washington 223 5,571 104,779
West Virginia 42 W W
Wisconsin 547 13,787 191,204
Wyoming 26 396 6,589
United States, total 17,257 397,949 7,655,081

KEY: W = data withheld to avoid disclosure.

1 The transit and ground passenger transportation sector (North American Industrial Classification System [NAICS] 485) includes industries providing a variety of passenger transportation activities, such as urban transit systems; chartered bus, school bus, and interurban bus transportation; and taxis. These activities are distinguished based primarily on such production process factors as vehicle types, routes, and schedules. Scenic and sightseeing ground transportation services are excluded

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2003 County Business Patterns, Washington, DC: 2005, available at http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html as of Sept. 26, 2005.