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

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

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 4,752 78,166 2,630,825
Air transportation 114 15,451 705,255
Water transportation 50 1,586 95,049
Truck transportation 3,045 30,881 951,689
Transit and ground passenger transportation 296 5,166 91,088
Pipeline transportation 50 500-999 D
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 37 100-249 D
Support activities for transportation 671 10,353 333,718
Couriers and messengers 314 11,324 314,903
Warehousing and storage 175 2,394 64,371

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.

KEY: D = withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual companies.

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/view/cbpview.html as of Oct. 25, 2001.