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These data are from the 1997 and 2002 Economic Censuses.
For more recent data, see the current Industry Statistics Sampler.
 
Utilities by Subsector
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.

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NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  22 Utilities 15,513 411,713,327 36,594,684 702,703
221 Utilities 15,513 411,713,327 36,594,684 702,703

 

 

Utilities by Industry
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
22 Utilities 15,513 411,713,327 36,594,684 702,703
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
221 Utilities 15,513 411,713,327 36,594,684 702,703
2211 Electric power generation, transmission, & distribution 7,935 269,095,239 30,439,772 564,525
22111 Electric power generation 1,745 73,375,323 8,369,366 148,686
221111 Hydroelectric power generation 353 3,073,908 394,135 7,380
2211111 Electric services (hydroelectric power generation) 302 2,651,104 341,334 6,344
2211112 Electric & other serv combined (hydroelectric power generation) 49 D D (1000-2499)
221112 Fossil fuel electric power generation 1,009 48,324,008 5,048,597 93,765
2211121 Electric services (fossil fuel power generation) 834 37,041,869 3,829,528 71,407
2211122 Electric & other serv combined (fossil fuel power generation) 174 D D (10k-24999)
221113 Nuclear electric power generation 67 13,966,616 2,201,922 34,381
2211131 Electric services (nuclear power generation) 56 9,808,861 1,673,481 26,508
2211132 Electric & other services combined (nuclear power generation) 11 4,157,755 528,441 7,873
221119 Other electric power generation 316 8,010,791 724,712 13,160
2211191 Electric services (other electric power generation) 268 6,864,322 612,726 10,990
2211192 Electric & other serv combined (other electric power generation) 44 1,139,389 110,468 2,136
22112 Electric power transmission, control, & distribution 6,190 195,719,916 22,070,406 415,839
221121 Electric bulk power transmission & control 120 955,984 115,706 2,418
2211211 Electric services (electric power transmission & control) 99 523,508 66,484 1,639
2211212 Electric & other serv combined (elec power transmsn & control) 18 D D (500-999)
221122 Electric power distribution 6,070 194,763,932 21,954,700 413,421
2211221 Electric services (electric power distribution) 4,653 112,894,143 12,580,294 242,347
2211222 Electric & other services combined (electric power distribution) 1,387 81,442,099 9,322,355 170,396
2211223 Other combination utilities (electric power distribution) 30 427,690 52,051 678
2212 Natural gas distribution 2,747 136,995,356 5,109,542 102,878
2212101 Natural gas transmission & distribution (distribution) 713 18,266,506 1,534,377 29,039
2212102 Natural gas distribution 1,682 87,105,150 2,955,079 62,795
2212103 Mixed, manufactured, or LP gas pro &/or dist (natural gas dist) 86 D D (1000-2499)
2212104 Electric & other services combined (natural gas distribution) 145 28,110,297 412,733 6,704
2212105 Gas & other services combined (natural gas distribution) 119 2,852,525 148,697 3,117
2213 Water, sewage, & other systems 4,831 5,622,732 1,045,370 35,300
22131 Water supply & irrigation systems 4,052 4,453,835 825,408 27,933
2213101 Water supply 3,721 4,347,227 800,537 26,597
2213102 Irrigation systems 331 106,608 24,871 1,336
22132 Sewage treatment facilities 696 595,834 138,967 5,600
22133 Steam & air-conditioning supply 83 573,063 80,995 1,767
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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