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

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

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 4,120 77,885 2,728,936
Air transportation 136 14,374 602,909
Water transportation 98 4,424 223,194
Truck transportation 2,254 24,573 802,879
Transit and ground passenger transportation 179 4,505 79,395
Pipeline transportation 14 268 16,611
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 60 661 23,291
Support activities for transportation 953 14,230 573,650
Couriers and messengers 254 11,164 306,273
Warehousing and storage 172 3,686 100,734

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