Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment: 2006

Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment: 2006

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State Number of establishments Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Alabama 3,178 59,189 2,081,652
Alaska 1,119 18,999 1,023,936
Arizona 3,279 78,135 3,130,999
Arkansas 2,611 62,967 2,131,004
California 20,776 453,208 19,288,573
Colorado 3,389 61,166 2,520,981
Connecticut 1,688 39,581 1,547,668
Delaware 747 14,899 468,923
District of Columbia 180 3,692 133,357
Florida 13,213 222,194 8,525,328
Georgia 6,236 164,058 6,801,876
Hawaii 877 29,976 1,031,257
Idaho 1,726 16,045 488,375
Illinois 11,188 224,871 9,486,301
Indiana 5,188 113,377 3,948,600
Iowa 3,740 52,647 1,868,589
Kansas 2,626 44,373 1,528,551
Kentucky 3,185 80,529 3,377,087
Louisiana 3,755 63,047 2,752,908
Maine 1,269 14,487 498,045
Maryland 3,747 68,080 2,511,726
Massachusetts 3,729 77,550 2,970,141
Michigan 5,611 105,341 4,179,675
Minnesota 4,726 77,943 2,884,179
Mississippi 2,352 33,031 1,136,284
Missouri 5,041 88,083 3,237,061
Montana 1,249 10,339 327,580
Nebraska 2,303 29,329 1,100,251
Nevada 1,529 44,682 1,349,452
New Hampshire 835 12,497 418,644
New Jersey 7,266 170,735 6,920,582
New Mexico 1,325 15,872 559,789
New York 11,920 234,630 8,874,923
North Carolina 5,904 118,153 4,190,448
North Dakota 1,068 9,987 327,932
Ohio 7,562 174,327 6,665,712
Oklahoma 2,630 39,338 1,445,853
Oregon 3,134 54,819 2,026,664
Pennsylvania 7,958 208,113 6,899,238
Rhode Island 697 9,800 332,113
South Carolina 2,715 55,271 1,962,816
South Dakota 1,072 8,497 271,790
Tennessee 4,398 120,491 4,558,242
Texas 15,673 352,519 14,370,032
Utah 1,993 45,791 1,694,327
Vermont 539 6,157 191,498
Virginia 5,374 105,392 4,006,536
Washington 4,902 83,739 3,579,973
West Virginia 1,432 16,338 583,623
Wisconsin 5,577 103,047 3,577,654
Wyoming 886 9,074 385,194
United States, total 215,117 4,306,405 166,173,942

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, 2006 County Business Patterns, Washington, DC: 2008, available at http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html as of Jan. 29, 2009.