Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment: 2004

Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment: 2004

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State Number of establishments1 Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Alabama 3,066 55,695 1,815,662
Alaska 1,111 17,473 900,820
Arizona 2,913 72,337 2,559,428
Arkansas 2,597 61,131 1,876,896
California 19,586 448,081 17,389,909
Colorado 3,174 56,872 2,094,242
Connecticut 1,690 37,370 1,384,444
Delaware 721 13,111 423,104
District of Columbia 178 3,431 125,105
Florida 12,200 200,600 7,177,701
Georgia 5,829 150,054 6,023,624
Hawaii 826 24,578 891,219
Idaho 1,566 14,938 414,417
Illinois 10,595 212,002 8,402,655
Indiana 4,979 104,191 3,480,579
Iowa 3,575 49,028 1,595,112
Kansas 2,651 43,169 1,439,800
Kentucky 3,076 76,014 2,894,238
Louisiana 3,682 64,433 2,434,492
Maine 1,293 14,018 454,246
Maryland 3,640 63,419 2,215,486
Massachusetts 3,635 78,681 2,854,479
Michigan 5,427 99,353 4,005,447
Minnesota 4,595 76,712 2,957,976
Mississippi 2,383 33,397 1,043,748
Missouri 5,035 89,252 2,956,704
Montana 1,222 10,523 298,294
Nebraska 2,284 30,218 1,057,800
Nevada 1,357 36,742 1,040,874
New Hampshire 838 12,322 391,962
New Jersey 7,147 172,046 6,389,105
New Mexico 1,241 16,213 507,019
New York 11,874 225,387 7,841,509
North Carolina 5,706 110,898 3,742,961
North Dakota 1,014 8,733 271,217
Ohio 7,563 166,597 5,794,774
Oklahoma 2,514 35,111 1,188,508
Oregon 3,029 53,904 1,891,696
Pennsylvania 7,688 193,413 6,271,865
Rhode Island 667 11,680 299,985
South Carolina 2,575 51,615 1,680,743
South Dakota 1,046 8,014 235,261
Tennessee 4,315 118,692 4,157,983
Texas 14,937 330,517 13,084,840
Utah 1,749 44,461 1,516,068
Vermont 553 6,213 183,258
Virginia 5,235 93,553 3,287,325
Washington 4,620 83,349 3,381,977
West Virginia 1,433 15,868 526,211
Wisconsin 5,467 95,855 3,114,643
Wyoming 781 7,606 277,194
United States, total 206,878 4,098,870 148,244,605

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, 2004 County Business Patterns, Washington, DC: 2006, available at http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html as of Sept. 26, 2006.