Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment in Texas: 1999

Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment in Texas: 1999

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 13,892 291,272 10,323,133
Air transportation 444 61,901 2,884,855
Water transportation 135 5,179 210,701
Truck transportation 7,720 101,627 3,126,711
Transit and ground passenger transportation 500 13,231 285,190
Pipeline transportation 529 10,365 848,401
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 73 730 15,372
Support activities for transportation 3,087 52,467 1,709,137
Couriers and messengers 835 36,024 951,365
Warehousing and storage 569 9,748 291,401

1 The transportation and warehousing sector (North American Industrial Classification System [NAICS] 48 and 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 comprise air, rail, water, road, and pipeline.

SOURCE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 1999 County Business Patterns, Washington, DC: May 2001, available at http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp as of Oct. 25, 2001.