Maritime in Your Community Statistics

MARITIME IN YOUR COMMUNITY BY THE NUMBERS

Alabama

American domestic maritime industry contributes $1.6 billion annually to the Alabama economy, including $457.7 million in worker income. Alabama is a “Top 10” shipbuilding state with more than 12,800 jobs associated with the industry.

Alaska

#2 among all states in American domestic maritime industry jobs (per capita) and with a $1.1 billion annual contribution to the Alaska economy, including $345 million in worker income. Home to the Port of Valdez, a “Top 10” domestic port.

Arizona

America’s domestic maritime industry contributes more than $567.5 million annually to Arizona’s economy.

Arkansas

American domestic maritime industry contributes $402 million annually to the Arkansas economy, including more than $100 million in worker income.

California

#4 among all states in Jones Act jobs and an annual $6.6 billion economic contribution to California’s economy. Related labor income in the state is more than $2.2 billion annually. California is also a top shipyard state with more than 34,800 jobs.

Colorado

America’s domestic maritime industry contributes more than $545 million annually to Colorado’s economy. Low sulfur coal mined in Colorado travels by rail to Superior, Wisconsin and is loaded onto U.S.-flag vessels for delivery to powerplants in the Great Lakes region.

Connecticut

Connecticut is a top American shipbuilding state – 6th on a per capita basis with more than 22,000 related jobs and more than $1.4 billion economic contribution to the state’s economy.

Delaware

The American domestic maritime industry adds more than $130 million annually to Delaware’s economy, including $40 million in worker income.

District of Columbia

America’s domestic maritime industry contributes more than $99.9 million annually to the District of Columbia’s economy.

Florida

#2 among all states with 52,140 American domestic maritime industry jobs and a $9.7 billion annual economic impact in Florida. Related worker income in the state is nearly $3 billion annually. Florida is also a major shipyard state.

Georgia

American domestic maritime industry contributes $987.6 million annually to the Georgia economy, including $320 million in worker income.

Hawaii

#3 among all states for American domestic maritime industry jobs (per capita) with a $1.9 billion annual contribution to the Hawaii economy. Related worker income in the state is $603.2 million annually.

Idaho

America’s domestic maritime industry contributes more than $163 million annually to Idaho’s economy.

Illinois

#7 among all states for American domestic maritime industry jobs with 15,420 and $2.98 billion annual economic impact in Illinois. Related worker income in the state is $934.1 million annually. Three Illinois port authorities are part of the Metropolitan Port of St. Louis, the 6th largest domestic port in the U.S.

Indiana

Indiana is the largest steelmaking state in the nation and the ports of Indiana Harbor, Burns Harbor and Gary typically receive more than 25 million tons of iron ore each year to support the steel mills. America’s domestic maritime industry contributes $1.8 billion annually to the Indiana economy, including $388 million in worker income.

Iowa

America’s domestic maritime industry contributes more than $500 million annually to the Iowa economy.

Kansas

America’s domestic maritime industry contributes more than $320 million annually to the Kansas economy.

Kentucky

The private shipbuilding and repair industry, which is a critical part of the domestic maritime industry, boosts Kentucky’s economy by $2.7 billion annually and adds $720 million in worker income.

Louisiana

The center of the American domestic maritime industry universe — #1 with 54,860 jobs and $11.361 billion in annual economic impact. Also, by far the #1 state in per capita jobs. Related worker income in the state is $3.452 billion annually. Louisiana is also a major shipyard state.

Maine

Maine is a top maritime state on a per capita basis with 14,360 jobs tied to U.S. shipbuilding and a related gross domestic product of $1.2 billion annually.

Maryland

American domestic maritime industry contributes $1.5 billion annually to the Maryland economy, including $532.4 billion in worker income. Maryland is home to many maritime union training schools as well as the Port of Baltimore, an active Jones Act port.

Massachusetts

American domestic maritime industry contributes $1.5 billion annually to the Massachusetts economy, including $522.7 million in worker income. It is a top state for Jones Act jobs, employing nearly 8,000 people.

Michigan

American domestic maritime industry contributes $1.6 billion annually to the Michigan economy, including $459.4 million in worker income. Michigan boasts 37 deep-draft ports, more than the other seven Great Lakes states combined.

Minnesota

American domestic maritime industry contributes more than $1 billion annually to the Minnesota economy, including $324.9 million in worker income. Home to the Port of Duluth-Superior, the largest domestic port on the Great Lakes and one of the largest in the U.S. Minnesota’s famed Mesabi Range supplies most of the iron ore shipped on the Great Lakes.

Mississippi

Mississippi is #3 among all states for shipbuilding-related jobs, employing 29,020 and contributing $2 billion to the state’s gross domestic product.

Missouri

American domestic maritime industry contributes $1.2 billion annually to the Missouri economy, including $358.4 million in worker income. Home to the Metropolitan Port of St. Louis, the 8th largest domestic port in the U.S.

Montana

America’s domestic maritime industry contributes more than $106.4 million annually to Montana’s economy. Low sulfur coal mined in Montana travels by rail to Superior, Wisconsin and is loaded onto U.S.-flag vessels for delivery to powerplants in the Great Lakes region.

Nebraska

America’s domestic maritime industry contributes more than $206.2 million annually to the Nebraska economy.

Nevada

America’s domestic maritime industry contributes more than $289.2 million annually to Nevada’s economy.

New Hampshire

The American domestic maritime industry adds more than $190 million annually to the New Hampshire economy, including $68.3 million in worker income.

New Jersey

A “Top 10” American maritime state as the industry contributes $2.2 billion annually to the New Jersey economy, including $787.7 million worker income.

New Mexico

America’s domestic maritime industry contributes more than $192 million annually to the New Mexico’s economy.

New York

#5 among all states with 25,990 American domestic maritime industry jobs and a $5.586 billion contribution to the New York economy. Related worker income is more than $2 billion annually.

North Carolina

American domestic maritime industry contributes $951.1 million annually to the North Carolina economy, including $282.7 million in worker income.

North Dakota

America’s domestic maritime industry contributes more than $103.2 million annually to the North Dakota economy.

Ohio

American domestic maritime industry contributes $1.887 billion annually to the Ohio economy, including $547.3 million in worker income. Ohio is a steel center and its Lake Erie ports typically receive 18 million tons of iron ore per year.

Oklahoma

America’s domestic maritime industry contributes more than $386.7 million annually to the Oklahoma economy.

Oregon

American domestic maritime industry contributes $1.2 billion annually to the Oregon economy, including $367.2 million in worker income. Employing 6,640, Oregon is #12 of all states in domestic maritime industry jobs.

Pennsylvania

#10 among all states with 13,620 American domestic maritime industry jobs and a $2.458 billion annual contribution to the Pennsylvania economy. Related worker income is $760.1 million annually in the state. Pennsylvania is also a major shipyard state. Home to the Port of Pittsburgh, a “Top 10” domestic port in the U.S.

Rhode Island

#4 among all states for American domestic maritime industry jobs (per capita) with a $760 million contribution to the Rhode Island economy. Related worker income is $258.4 million annually.

South Carolina

American domestic maritime industry contributes $903 million annually to the South Carolina economy, including $264 million in worker income.

South Dakota

America’s domestic maritime industry contributes more than $86.4 million annually to the South Dakota economy.

Tennessee

#9 among all states for American domestic maritime industry jobs with 14,210 and an annual $2.8 billion contribution to the Tennessee economy. Related worker income in the state is $860.1 million annually.

Texas

#3 among all states with 39,190 American domestic maritime industry jobs and an annual $7.98 billion contribution to the Texas economy. Related worker income in the state is $2.327 billion annually. Texas is also a major shipyard state.

Utah

America’s domestic maritime industry contributes more than $366.7 million annually to Utah’s economy.

Vermont

America’s domestic maritime industry contributes more than $132.8 million annually to the Vermont economy.

Virginia

Virginia is the leading shipyard state in America, with 65,310 jobs, a remarkable 25,000 more than any other state. The annual contribution to the state’s gross domestic product is $6.4 billion.

Washington

#6 among all states with 16,690 American domestic maritime industry jobs and an annual $3.397 billion contribution to the Washington State economy. Related worker income in the state is $1.059 billion annually.

West Virginia

American domestic maritime industry contributes more than a half a billion dollars ($550 million) annually to the West Virginia economy, including $146.5 million in worker income. Home of the Port of Huntington-Tristate, the largest inland port in the U.S. and the third largest port in the U.S. for domestic cargo.

Wisconsin

American domestic maritime industry contributes $1.2 billion annually to the Wisconsin economy, including $349.6 million in labor income. The Port of Duluth-Superior is the largest coal-loading port of the Lakes, with more than 14 million tons per year. Wisconsin is also home to the Lakes’ largest shipyards.

Wyoming

America’s domestic maritime industry contributes more than $102 million annually to Wyoming’s economy. Low sulfur coal mined in Wyoming travels by rail to Superior, Wisconsin and is loaded onto U.S.-flag vessels for delivery to powerplants in the Great Lakes region.

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