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

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

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 1,502 14,305 468,428
Air transportation 24 100-249 D
Water transportation 7 250-499 D
Truck transportation 1,132 8,991 240,356
Transit and ground passenger transportation 46 250-499 D
Pipeline transportation 73 1,000-2,499 D
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 6 20-99 D
Support activities for transportation 128 1,122 38,174
Couriers and messengers 59 702 17,547
Warehousing and storage 27 333 8,167

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

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.