Table 6-5: Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation Establishments and Employment: 2004

Table 6-5: Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation Establishments and Employment: 2004

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State Number of establishments1 Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Alabama 94 1,702 29,658
Alaska 75 1,317 24,970
Arizona 196 7,288 176,959
Arkansas 60 964 17,220
California 1,446 37,565 868,331
Colorado 164 4,593 104,333
Connecticut 346 11,432 254,741
Delaware 159 2,401 48,972
District of Columbia 35 1,024 32,951
Florida 847 13,494 305,469
Georgia 283 3,444 69,632
Hawaii 96 3,409 97,731
Idaho 87 1,655 21,668
Illinois 894 22,227 405,476
Indiana 239 3,629 61,634
Iowa 99 1,762 24,415
Kansas 148 5,344 77,802
Kentucky 115 1,935 30,206
Louisiana 163 W W
Maine 89 1,310 22,049
Maryland 685 8,730 161,920
Massachusetts 732 17,545 369,223
Michigan 289 4,745 100,298
Minnesota 472 12,635 212,445
Mississippi 80 1,731 25,710
Missouri 321 9,387 131,907
Montana 119 1,423 17,580
Nebraska 72 W W
Nevada 117 11,572 253,321
New Hampshire 129 3,066 53,376
New Jersey 1,092 28,212 548,573
New Mexico 148 3,110 46,720
New York 2,658 62,562 1,491,212
North Carolina 289 4,217 84,659
North Dakota 61 990 11,508
Ohio 340 7,528 135,795
Oklahoma 72 W W
Oregon 205 4,330 68,196
Pennsylvania 1,117 32,008 485,220
Rhode Island 102 2,304 41,678
South Carolina 111 1,397 22,925
South Dakota 69 910 12,630
Tennessee 319 5,334 119,007
Texas 577 14,190 293,651
Utah 60 W W
Vermont 71 1,450 24,719
Virginia 347 6,620 158,633
Washington 219 6,085 123,442
West Virginia 42 W W
Wisconsin 549 14,295 214,240
Wyoming 33 472 7,496
United States, total 17,132 401,034 8,044,618

KEY: W = data withheld to avoid disclosure.

1The 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, 2004 County Business Patterns, Washington, DC: 2006, available at http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html as of Sept. 26, 2006.