NAICS CODE 485991 - Special Needs Transportation

Industry Sector

Transportation and Warehousing

Total Companies


Est. Employment



This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing special needs transportation (except to and from school or work) to the infirm, elderly, or handicapped. These establishments may use specially equipped vehicles to provide passenger transportation.


NAICS Code 485991 - Special Needs Transportation is a final level code of the “Transportation and Warehousing” Sector. There are 412 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 71,589 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 485991 - Special Needs Transportation are:

  • Handicapped passenger transportation services
  • Paratransit transportation services
  • Pet transportation services
  • Senior citizens transportation services
  • Special needs passenger transportation services


For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 485991 - Special Needs Transportation that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in: