Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment: 2007

Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment: 2007

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State Number of establishments Number of paid employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Alabama 3,276 58,487 2,136,714
Alaska 1,134 19,451 1,137,540
Arizona 3,378 84,580 3,315,931
Arkansas 2,615 59,972 2,215,568
California 21,553 460,761 19,767,419
Colorado 3,532 63,956 2,471,513
Connecticut 1,713 42,827 1,832,596
Delaware 732 13,084 431,466
District of Columbia 179 3,609 131,324
Florida 13,376 216,168 8,501,239
Georgia 6,429 166,312 6,769,380
Hawaii 902 31,124 1,114,185
Idaho 1,768 17,155 547,323
Illinois 11,695 231,198 9,741,374
Indiana 5,264 115,658 4,074,105
Iowa 3,788 52,798 1,806,451
Kansas 2,664 48,018 1,788,267
Kentucky 3,204 87,474 3,828,747
Louisiana 3,838 68,951 3,142,981
Maine 1,274 15,148 529,387
Maryland 3,720 65,965 2,512,251
Massachusetts 3,737 78,686 2,989,098
Michigan 5,805 105,133 4,509,306
Minnesota 4,731 78,785 3,139,086
Mississippi 2,362 34,583 1,240,049
Missouri 5,111 88,966 3,287,092
Montana 1,360 10,878 354,467
Nebraska 2,357 34,863 1,375,398
Nevada 1,570 48,194 1,553,126
New Hampshire 837 12,529 438,219
New Jersey 7,408 174,469 7,221,772
New Mexico 1,379 17,153 596,641
New York 12,081 237,525 9,344,921
North Carolina 5,956 116,108 4,284,181
North Dakota 1,060 10,330 351,413
Ohio 7,654 177,057 6,933,341
Oklahoma 2,741 47,653 1,972,872
Oregon 3,266 54,887 2,119,102
Pennsylvania 8,103 206,207 7,322,330
Rhode Island 704 9,883 333,864
South Carolina 2,788 56,959 2,113,400
South Dakota 1,107 9,019 300,496
Tennessee 4,199 118,101 4,657,130
Texas 16,316 370,015 16,170,612
Utah 2,186 48,456 1,969,485
Vermont 540 6,169 202,964
Virginia 5,359 102,380 4,252,963
Washington 5,129 89,716 3,937,789
West Virginia 1,404 16,464 610,593
Wisconsin 5,600 102,802 3,726,136
Wyoming 922 8,766 376,189
United States, total 219,806 4,395,432 175,479,796

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 industries 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, 2007 County Business Patterns (Washington, DC: 2009), available at http://www.census.gov/econ/cbp/index.html as of Apr. 13, 2010.