Table 6-5: Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation Establishments and Employment: 2009

Table 6-5: Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation Establishments and Employment: 2009

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State Number of establishments Number of paid employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Alabama 87 1,618 32,253
Alaska 87 W 27,821
Arizona 218 8,214 244,658
Arkansas 62 879 16922
California 1,715 40,423 1,081,498
Colorado 178 4,458 111,406
Connecticut 384 11,880 282,477
Delaware 149 2,096 32202
District of Columbia 40 936 33,979
Florida 853 10,577 252,935
Georgia 313 4,304 98,060
Hawaii 113 3,763 128,159
Idaho 83 2,636 39,059
Illinois 976 26,413 506,187
Indiana 247 6,958 101,445
Iowa 111 1,821 36,803
Kansas 138 6,999 102,607
Kentucky 110 1,845 38,617
Louisiana 149 3,395 77,459
Maine 90 1,470 24,622
Maryland 656 9,669 237,933
Massachusetts 771 21,426 586,620
Michigan 317 5,868 146,096
Minnesota 499 14,245 266,280
Mississippi 86 1,666 30,783
Missouri 296 9,637 170,909
Montana 93 1,475 18,360
Nebraska 69 1,715 30,470
Nevada 135 12,807 336,770
New Hampshire 139 3,642 67,441
New Jersey 1,076 29,198 632,168
New Mexico 132 3,761 63,994
New York 2,757 68,159 2,013,279
North Carolina 301 5,021 129,189
North Dakota 58 1,782 26283
Ohio 446 9,951 218,691
Oklahoma 77 1,132 20965
Oregon 229 4,505 87,251
Pennsylvania 1,170 34,534 578,993
Rhode Island 109 2,525 45,942
South Carolina 125 1,728 38,282
South Dakota 67 1,030 17,176
Tennessee 298 4,585 115,431
Texas 638 14,968 334,938
Utah 79 1,599 25,783
Vermont 63 1,440 28,145
Virginia 370 6,996 203,494
Washington 264 5,955 144,572
West Virginia 37 361 4,675
Wisconsin 536 13,442 221,116
Wyoming 34 298 7301
United States, total1 18,030 437,011 10,118,499

1Values for states not reported individually are included in U.S. totals.

KEY: W = data withheld to avoid disclosure.

NOTES: The Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation subsector (NAICS 485) includes industries providing a variety of passenger transportation activities, such as urban transit systems; chartered bus, school bus, and interurban bus transportation; and taxis. These activities are distinguished based primarily on such production process factors as vehicle types, routes, and schedules. These data do not include scenic and sightseeing transportation (NAICS 4871, part), support activities for road transportation (NAICS 4884), or arrangement for car pools and vanpools (NAICS 4889, part).

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.