Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment: 2005

Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment: 2005

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State Number of establishments Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Alabama 3,144 58,881 1,974,948
Alaska 1,149 18,549 961,489
Arizona 3,092 72,724 2,748,306
Arkansas 2,596 61,474 2,037,033
California 20,086 448,607 17,941,928
Colorado 3,285 59,969 2,216,693
Connecticut 1,694 38,157 1,436,078
Delaware 740 15,054 475,939
District of Columbia 188 3,597 124,179
Florida 12,668 216,297 8,020,002
Georgia 5,986 152,508 6,188,812
Hawaii 850 26,490 926,945
Idaho 1,645 15,533 455,008
Illinois 10,924 218,771 8,717,147
Indiana 5,090 106,149 3,531,963
Iowa 3,702 49,876 1,698,170
Kansas 2,632 42,533 1,393,651
Kentucky 3,167 75,975 3,071,746
Louisiana 3,652 62,936 2,489,818
Maine 1,274 14,071 463,365
Maryland 3,712 62,663 2,264,039
Massachusetts 3,675 77,335 2,857,806
Michigan 5,557 99,822 4,040,167
Minnesota 4,666 78,428 3,125,684
Mississippi 2,342 33,548 1,067,633
Missouri 5,114 87,366 3,046,865
Montana 1,237 10,647 311,031
Nebraska 2,330 30,150 1,102,031
Nevada 1,447 39,281 1,159,454
New Hampshire 839 12,244 389,185
New Jersey 7,228 169,118 6,443,091
New Mexico 1,281 15,710 502,221
New York 12,004 228,585 8,140,912
North Carolina 5,819 115,901 3,924,521
North Dakota 1,040 9,473 296,518
Ohio 7,583 166,815 6,118,482
Oklahoma 2,591 36,737 1,280,244
Oregon 3,106 55,229 1,996,733
Pennsylvania 7,779 195,581 6,288,931
Rhode Island 703 11,531 300,350
South Carolina 2,688 51,146 1,693,198
South Dakota 1,055 8,110 242,009
Tennessee 4,259 121,632 4,315,420
Texas 15,245 336,526 13,537,995
Utah 1,851 42,063 1,512,233
Vermont 536 6,255 189,337
Virginia 5,348 104,237 3,688,915
Washington 4,767 84,341 3,513,449
West Virginia 1,433 15,944 562,945
Wisconsin 5,493 95,390 3,281,664
Wyoming 858 8,057 309,655
United States, total 211,150 4,168,016 154,375,938

NOTES: The Transportation and Warehousing sector, North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) 48-49, 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. These data do not include government, railroad transportation (NAICS 482), or self-employed persons.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2005 County Business Patterns, Washington, DC: 2007, available at http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html as of Nov. 15, 2007.