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Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment: 2013

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State Number of establishments Number of paid employees Annual payroll
($ thousands)
Alabama 2,845 58,471 2,490,950
Alaska 1,084 19,097 1,345,399
Arizona 3,161 81,274 3,693,380
Arkansas 2,364 49,665 2,159,077
California 21,397 445,742 20,797,494
Colorado 3,457 63,219 3,086,311
Connecticut 1,611 40,491 1,729,350
Delaware 637 11,804 486,891
District of Columbia 157 2,845 141,502
Florida 13,517 209,498 9,223,123
Georgia 6,102 164,898 7,549,952
Hawaii 851 27,868 1,239,320
Idaho 1,735 16,858 610,622
Illinois 13,636 225,959 10,274,004
Indiana 5,082 122,587 4,753,813
Iowa 3,485 55,443 2,129,910
Kansas 2,492 49,763 2,006,261
Kentucky 2,826 83,574 3,998,594
Louisiana 3,830 69,766 3,876,909
Maine 1,195 14,649 574,154
Maryland 3,393 64,301 2,747,431
Massachusetts 3,553 77,211 3,371,837
Michigan 5,734 100,454 4,720,501
Minnesota 4,620 77,561 3,271,392
Mississippi 2,030 33,202 1,356,791
Missouri 4,479 81,996 3,291,794
Montana 1,434 12,387 501,434
Nebraska 2,293 27,758 1,164,097
Nevada 1,403 46,119 1,789,598
New Hampshire 804 12,309 465,939
New Jersey 7,171 158,946 7,746,426
New Mexico 1,389 17,620 748,953
New York 12,364 233,149 10,107,169
North Carolina 5,407 107,649 4,507,539
North Dakota 1,683 18,846 1,100,936
Ohio 7,000 158,169 6,928,667
Oklahoma 2,685 46,789 2,341,925
Oregon 2,940 50,836 2,215,373
Pennsylvania 8,227 206,938 8,240,126
Rhode Island 609 10,103 376,680
South Carolina 2,472 52,756 2,144,466
South Dakota 1,185 9,686 381,443
Tennessee 3,988 125,010 5,403,271
Texas 17,501 390,221 20,622,776
Utah 2,205 47,856 2,124,148
Vermont 489 6,266 222,453
Virginia 4,801 95,463 4,307,669
Washington 4,883 86,375 4,453,992
West Virginia 1,205 13,857 592,686
Wisconsin 5,171 93,997 3,747,073
Wyoming 965 9,935 495,120
United States, total 215,547 4,287,236 193,656,721

NOTES: The Transportation and Warehousing sector, North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) 48, 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 industries included are: air transportation, water transportation, truck transportation, transit and ground passenger transportation, pipeline transportation, scenic and sightseeing transportation, support activities for transportation, postal service, couriers and messengers, and warehousing and storage. These data do not include government, railroad transportation (NAICS 482), or self-employed persons.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, County Business Patterns, available at www.census.gov/econ/cbp as of June 2015.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017