Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment: 2009

Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment: 2009

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State Number of establishments Number of paid employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Alabama 2,949 56,217 2,143,710
Alaska 1,111 19,460 1,189,093
Arizona 3,177 78,071 3,034,459
Arkansas 2,447 48,805 1,772,831
California 21,178 428,840 18,088,634
Colorado 3,418 59,775 2,414,045
Connecticut 1,650 39,162 1,571,101
Delaware 671 12,643 427,828
District of Columbia 178 3,110 123,557
Florida 12,459 207,407 8,314,372
Georgia 5,884 152,477 6,135,342
Hawaii 870 25,498 1,003,074
Idaho 1,654 16,854 525,215
Illinois 11,906 219,414 8,952,240
Indiana 5,042 110,692 3,926,761
Iowa 3,666 56,219 1,898,263
Kansas 2,635 45,845 1,618,598
Kentucky 2,962 83,900 3,573,337
Louisiana 3,829 67,933 3,236,023
Maine 1,199 15,289 534,879
Maryland 3,411 62,747 2,536,237
Massachusetts 3,593 77,281 2,945,800
Michigan 5,452 96,228 3,719,152
Minnesota 4,592 75,384 2,938,953
Mississippi 2,094 33,954 1,209,462
Missouri 4,726 83,821 3,034,770
Montana 1,307 10,990 365,919
Nebraska 2,334 39,710 1,403,780
Nevada 1,419 42,974 1,535,932
New Hampshire 817 12,295 415,812
New Jersey 6,807 157,812 6,662,382
New Mexico 1,336 16,830 572,051
New York 11,913 225,441 8,982,705
North Carolina 5,387 108,082 3,940,020
North Dakota 1,119 11,644 433,192
Ohio 7,163 154,071 6,079,529
Oklahoma 2,631 43,718 1,766,812
Oregon 2,992 52,312 2,037,137
Pennsylvania 7,881 197,104 6,854,848
Rhode Island 653 10,086 339,337
South Carolina 2,490 52,543 1,817,505
South Dakota 1,106 9,068 304,108
Tennessee 4,218 127,380 4,562,838
Texas 15,948 358,887 15,750,268
Utah 2,075 48,396 1,743,462
Vermont 494 6,037 201,758
Virginia 4,861 90,549 3,529,289
Washington 4,894 83,629 3,849,286
West Virginia 1,268 15,498 555,774
Wisconsin 5,294 97,648 3,562,463
Wyoming 928 9,874 408,860
United States, total 210,088 4,159,604 164,542,803

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, County Business Patterns 2009, available at http://www.census.gov/econ/cbp/ as of April 27, 2012.