1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Alabama
1987 SIC Basis: Transportation, Communications and Utilities

 
Transportation, Communications and Utilities by Major Group (2-digit SIC)
Includes only establishments with payroll. Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. Detail may not add to total because of rounding. Introductory text includes scope and methodology.
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SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 4,829 3,959 22.0 16,482,640 11,466,936 43.7 88,048 76,237 15.5 3,040,979 2,211,727 37.5
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 179 154 16.2 D 80,442 N (2500-4999) 2,503 N D 31,495 N
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 2,608 2,063 26.4 D 2,560,180 N (25k-49999) 28,790 N D 633,552 N
44 Water transportation 146 128 14.1 D 238,280 N (2500-4999) 3,363 N D 73,505 N
45 Transportation by air %% 114 110 3.6 D 233,364 N (2500-4999) 3,558 N D 101,298 N
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 16 14 14.3 D 123,029 N (20-99) 68 N D 2,905 N
47 Transportation services 386 333 15.9 D 140,843 N (2500-4999) 2,292 N D 52,040 N
48 Communications 836 804 4.0 D 2,970,687 N (10k-24999) 18,273 N D 584,577 N
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 544 353 54.1 6,923,698 5,120,111 35.2 15,341 17,390 -11.8 838,761 732,355 14.5
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure
%% Data do not include large certificated passenger carriers that report to the Office of Airline Statistics, U.S. Dept. of Transportation
** Railroad transportation and U.S. Postal Service industries are out of scope for the 1997 Economic Census

 

 

Transportation, Communications and Utilities by Industry (4-digit SIC)
Includes only establishments with payroll. Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. Detail may not add to total because of rounding. Introductory text includes scope and methodology.
For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. An alternate display has fewer columns.

SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 4,829 3,959 22.0 16,482,640 11,466,936 43.7 88,048 76,237 15.5 3,040,979 2,211,727 37.5
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 179 154 16.2 D 80,442 N (2500-4999) 2,503 N D 31,495 N
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 108 71 52.1 D 47,587 N (1000-2499) 1,564 N D 21,373 N
4111 Local and suburban transit 3 2 50.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 105 69 52.2 D D N (1000-2499) (1000-2499) N D D N
412 Taxi service 21 25 -16.0 4,298 3,398 26.5 123 135 -8.9 1,227 r 23.8
4121 Taxi service 21 25 -16.0 4,298 3,398 26.5 123 135 -8.9 1,227 r 23.8
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 6 15 -60.0 14,254 11,565 23.3 401 232 72.8 8,000 3,874 106.5
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 6 15 -60.0 14,254 11,565 23.3 401 232 72.8 8,000 3,874 106.5
414 Charter bus service 31 24 29.2 23,962 10,422 129.9 577 246 134.6 6,771 2,679 152.7
4141 Charter bus service, local 6 5 20.0 D 1,016 N (100-249) 10 N D 109 N
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 25 19 31.6 D 9,406 N (250-499) 236 N D 2,570 N
415 School bus service 13 18 -27.8 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
4151 School bus service 13 18 -27.8 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
417 Bus terminal and service facilities 0 1 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
4173 Bus terminal and service facilities 0 1 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 2,608 2,063 26.4 D 2,560,180 N (25k-49999) 28,790 N D 633,552 N
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 2,396 1,913 25.2 D 2,462,356 N (25k-49999) 27,675 N D 611,694 N
4212 Local trucking without storage 1,134 862 31.6 D 511,755 N (5000-9999) 6,315 N D 112,314 N
4213 Trucking, except local 1,150 916 25.5 2,320,630 1,738,868 33.5 22,564 17,226 31.0 600,282 400,284 50.0
4214 Local trucking with storage 33 60 -45.0 D 24,600 N (500-999) 463 N D 5,881 N
4215 Courier services, except by air 79 75 5.3 246,431 187,133 31.7 4,352 3,671 18.6 124,336 93,215 33.4
422 Public warehousing and storage 212 150 41.3 141,134 97,824 44.3 1,862 1,115 67.0 39,055 21,858 78.7
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 10 14 -28.6 7,433 8,105 -8.3 169 139 21.6 2,027 2,438 -16.9
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 17 10 70.0 28,535 14,842 92.3 356 173 105.8 7,252 3,130 131.7
4225 General warehousing and storage 167 97 72.2 95,613 43,273 121.0 1,238 564 119.5 27,286 10,435 161.5
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 18 29 -37.9 9,553 31,604 -69.8 99 239 -58.6 2,490 5,855 -57.5
423 Trucking terminal facilities 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4231 Trucking terminal facilities 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
44 Water transportation 146 128 14.1 D 238,280 N (2500-4999) 3,363 N D 73,505 N
441 Deep sea freight transportation 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 5 5 0.0 21,079 D N 386 (500-999) N 7,505 D N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 5 5 0.0 21,079 D N 386 (500-999) N 7,505 D N
443 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4432 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
444 Inland waterways freight transportation 5 2 150.0 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 5 2 150.0 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
448 Water transportation of passengers 9 7 28.6 D 641 N (20-99) 23 N D 240 N
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
4482 Ferry transportation 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 7 7 0.0 D 641 N (20-99) 23 N D 240 N
449 Services incidental to water transportation 126 114 10.5 138,760 133,103 4.3 1,787 1,961 -8.9 43,343 45,159 -4.0
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 26 25 4.0 44,656 71,515 -37.6 1,012 1,165 -13.1 26,204 30,539 -14.2
4492 Towing and tugboat services 19 19 0.0 D 22,373 N (250-499) 328 N D 5,984 N
4493 Marinas 62 47 31.9 28,514 28,355 0.6 292 332 -12.0 4,688 5,848 -19.8
4499 Other water transportation services 19 23 -17.4 D 10,860 N (100-249) 136 N D 2,788 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
45 Transportation by air %% 114 110 3.6 D 233,364 N (2500-4999) 3,558 N D 101,298 N
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 37 39 -5.1 D 95,269 N (500-999) 772 N D 19,958 N
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 5 9 -44.4 D 10,467 N (1-19) 60 N D 1,776 N
4513 Air courier services 32 30 6.7 107,797 84,802 27.1 888 712 24.7 26,086 18,182 43.5
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 22 21 4.8 D 9,963 N (100-249) 98 N D 2,806 N
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 22 21 4.8 D 9,963 N (100-249) 98 N D 2,806 N
458 Airport terminal services 55 50 10.0 D 128,132 N (2500-4999) 2,688 N D 78,534 N
4581 Airport terminal services 55 50 10.0 D 128,132 N (2500-4999) 2,688 N D 78,534 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 16 14 14.3 D 123,029 N (20-99) 68 N D 2,905 N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 16 14 14.3 D 123,029 N (20-99) 68 N D 2,905 N
4612 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 2 4 -50.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
4613 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 13 10 30.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4619 All other pipeline transportation 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
47 Transportation services 386 333 15.9 D 140,843 N (2500-4999) 2,292 N D 52,040 N
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 204 191 6.8 D 51,296 N (1000-2499) 1,053 N D 18,276 N
4724 Travel agencies 183 165 10.9 58,484 46,419 26.0 1,178 933 26.3 24,308 16,508 47.2
4725 Tour operators 13 13 0.0 18,201 3,503 419.6 97 52 86.5 2,696 1,365 97.5
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 8 13 -38.5 D 1,374 N (20-99) 68 N D 403 N
473 Freight shipping services 146 108 35.2 D 67,505 N (1000-2499) 851 N D 25,507 N
4731 Freight shipping services 146 108 35.2 D 67,505 N (1000-2499) 851 N D 25,507 N
474 Railroad car rental 1 3 -66.7 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
4741 Railroad car rental 1 3 -66.7 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
478 Miscellaneous services incidental to transportation 35 31 12.9 D D N (500-999) (250-499) N D D N
4783 Packing and crating 4 1 300.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 6 4 50.0 1,029 D N 14 (1-19) N 446 D N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 25 26 -3.8 D D N (500-999) (250-499) N D D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
48 Communications 836 804 4.0 D 2,970,687 N (10k-24999) 18,273 N D 584,577 N
481 Telephone 478 456 4.8 4,151,062 2,396,121 73.2 15,308 12,119 26.3 754,103 454,684 65.9
4812 Radiotelephone 82 43 90.7 D 128,613 N (1000-2499) 570 N D 14,813 N
4813 Other telephone 396 413 -4.1 D 2,267,508 N (10k-24999) 11,549 N D 439,871 N
482 Telegraph communications 3 10 -70.0 D D N (1-19) (100-249) N D D N
4822 Telegraph communications 3 10 -70.0 D D N (1-19) (100-249) N D D N
483 Radio and television broadcasting 229 228 0.4 404,778 234,660 72.5 4,746 3,986 19.1 125,783 79,370 58.5
4832 Radio broadcasting 179 194 -7.7 121,558 97,177 25.1 2,305 2,499 -7.8 45,834 40,086 14.3
4833 Television broadcasting 50 34 47.1 283,220 137,483 106.0 2,441 1,487 64.2 79,949 39,284 103.5
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 98 103 -4.9 427,052 311,264 37.2 2,083 2,004 3.9 53,987 44,525 21.3
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 98 103 -4.9 427,052 311,264 37.2 2,083 2,004 3.9 53,987 44,525 21.3
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 28 7 300.0 D D N (250-499) (1-19) N D D N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 28 7 300.0 D D N (250-499) (1-19) N D D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 544 353 54.1 6,923,698 5,120,111 35.2 15,341 17,390 -11.8 838,761 732,355 14.5
491 Electric services 287 154 86.4 D 3,783,605 N (10k-24999) 13,174 N D 598,036 N
4911 Electric services 287 154 86.4 D 3,783,605 N (10k-24999) 13,174 N D 598,036 N
492 Gas production and distribution 71 58 22.4 D 1,142,507 N (1000-2499) 2,428 N D 91,509 N
493 Combination utility services 6 0 N D 0 N (100-249) 0 N D 0 N
494 Water supply 96 83 15.7 D 21,565 N (250-499) 314 N D 4,170 N
4941 Water supply 96 83 15.7 D 21,565 N (250-499) 314 N D 4,170 N
495 Sanitary services 82 58 41.4 D 172,434 N (500-999) 1,474 N D 38,640 N
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
497 Irrigation systems 2 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
4971 Irrigation systems 2 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure
%% Data do not include large certificated passenger carriers that report to the Office of Airline Statistics, U.S. Dept. of Transportation
** Railroad transportation and U.S. Postal Service industries are out of scope for the 1997 Economic Census

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