Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment: 2008

Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment: 2008

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State Number of establishments Number of paid employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Alabama 3,121 59,773 2,222,870
Alaska 1,133 19,956 1,181,652
Arizona 3,298 82,250 3,161,636
Arkansas 2,553 54,933 2,077,491
California 21,711 468,916 19,663,353
Colorado 3,568 64,718 2,553,744
Connecticut 1,704 44,112 1,794,351
Delaware 694 13,354 429,235
District of Columbia 175 3,249 129,303
Florida 12,849 220,924 8,688,548
Georgia 6,235 163,013 6,626,656
Hawaii 891 30,183 1,126,420
Idaho 1,715 17,054 539,800
Illinois 11,973 236,928 9,789,108
Indiana 5,256 116,888 4,160,565
Iowa 3,729 54,023 1,876,739
Kansas 2,675 47,620 1,722,697
Kentucky 3,074 85,853 3,760,659
Louisiana 3,771 68,511 3,409,057
Maine 1,238 15,861 553,292
Maryland 3,598 66,020 2,561,194
Massachusetts 3,651 79,730 3,101,081
Michigan 5,663 103,942 4,155,946
Minnesota 4,689 80,398 3,203,807
Mississippi 2,225 34,351 1,225,725
Missouri 4,970 88,836 3,341,887
Montana 1,343 12,179 387,302
Nebraska 2,372 32,238 1,260,310
Nevada 1,500 47,072 1,590,408
New Hampshire 856 13,011 441,821
New Jersey 7,168 173,918 7,198,499
New Mexico 1,411 17,405 623,471
New York 12,034 240,237 9,421,236
North Carolina 5,839 116,697 4,358,211
North Dakota 1,104 11,469 426,952
Ohio 7,443 170,893 6,782,419
Oklahoma 2,775 47,907 1,991,131
Oregon 3,167 57,184 2,244,414
Pennsylvania 8,057 209,328 7,332,992
Rhode Island 686 10,660 356,811
South Carolina 2,654 57,024 2,097,138
South Dakota 1,127 9,212 308,623
Tennessee 4,366 138,774 5,050,462
Texas 16,282 376,447 16,628,112
Utah 2,191 49,700 1,822,442
Vermont 530 6,230 204,792
Virginia 5,117 97,831 3,852,066
Washington 5,074 89,643 3,909,510
West Virginia 1,357 17,176 622,330
Wisconsin 5,499 105,556 3,780,133
Wyoming 972 9,716 416,185
United States, total 217,083 4,438,903 176,164,586

NOTES: The Transportation and Warehousing sector, North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) 48, 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, 2008 County Business Patterns (Washington, DC: 2010), available at http://www.census.gov/econ/cbp/index.html as of Jul. 7, 2011.