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.
For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

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SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 4,829 22.0 16,482,640 43.7 88,048 15.5 3,040,979 37.5
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 179 16.2 D N (2500-4999) N D N
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 2,608 26.4 D N (25k-49999) N D N
44 Water transportation 146 14.1 D N (2500-4999) N D N
45 Transportation by air %% 114 3.6 D N (2500-4999) N D N
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 16 14.3 D N (20-99) N D N
47 Transportation services 386 15.9 D N (2500-4999) N D N
48 Communications 836 4.0 D N (10k-24999) N D N
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 544 54.1 6,923,698 35.2 15,341 -11.8 838,761 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. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 4,829 22.0 16,482,640 43.7 88,048 15.5 3,040,979 37.5
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 179 16.2 D N (2500-4999) N D N
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 108 52.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4111 Local and suburban transit 3 50.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 105 52.2 D N (1000-2499) N D N
412 Taxi service 21 -16.0 4,298 26.5 123 -8.9 1,227 23.8
4121 Taxi service 21 -16.0 4,298 26.5 123 -8.9 1,227 23.8
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 6 -60.0 14,254 23.3 401 72.8 8,000 106.5
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 6 -60.0 14,254 23.3 401 72.8 8,000 106.5
414 Charter bus service 31 29.2 23,962 129.9 577 134.6 6,771 152.7
4141 Charter bus service, local 6 20.0 D N (100-249) N D N
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 25 31.6 D N (250-499) N D N
415 School bus service 13 -27.8 D N (250-499) N D N
4151 School bus service 13 -27.8 D N (250-499) N D N
417 Bus terminal and service facilities 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4173 Bus terminal and service facilities 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 2,608 26.4 D N (25k-49999) N D N
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 2,396 25.2 D N (25k-49999) N D N
4212 Local trucking without storage 1,134 31.6 D N (5000-9999) N D N
4213 Trucking, except local 1,150 25.5 2,320,630 33.5 22,564 31.0 600,282 50.0
4214 Local trucking with storage 33 -45.0 D N (500-999) N D N
4215 Courier services, except by air 79 5.3 246,431 31.7 4,352 18.6 124,336 33.4
422 Public warehousing and storage 212 41.3 141,134 44.3 1,862 67.0 39,055 78.7
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 10 -28.6 7,433 -8.3 169 21.6 2,027 -16.9
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 17 70.0 28,535 92.3 356 105.8 7,252 131.7
4225 General warehousing and storage 167 72.2 95,613 121.0 1,238 119.5 27,286 161.5
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 18 -37.9 9,553 -69.8 99 -58.6 2,490 -57.5
423 Trucking terminal facilities 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4231 Trucking terminal facilities 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
44 Water transportation 146 14.1 D N (2500-4999) N D N
441 Deep sea freight transportation 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 5 0.0 21,079 N 386 N 7,505 N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 5 0.0 21,079 N 386 N 7,505 N
443 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4432 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
444 Inland waterways freight transportation 5 150.0 D N (250-499) N D N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 5 150.0 D N (250-499) N D N
448 Water transportation of passengers 9 28.6 D N (20-99) N D N
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
4482 Ferry transportation 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 7 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
449 Services incidental to water transportation 126 10.5 138,760 4.3 1,787 -8.9 43,343 -4.0
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 26 4.0 44,656 -37.6 1,012 -13.1 26,204 -14.2
4492 Towing and tugboat services 19 0.0 D N (250-499) N D N
4493 Marinas 62 31.9 28,514 0.6 292 -12.0 4,688 -19.8
4499 Other water transportation services 19 -17.4 D N (100-249) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
45 Transportation by air %% 114 3.6 D N (2500-4999) N D N
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 37 -5.1 D N (500-999) N D N
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 5 -44.4 D N (1-19) N D N
4513 Air courier services 32 6.7 107,797 27.1 888 24.7 26,086 43.5
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 22 4.8 D N (100-249) N D N
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 22 4.8 D N (100-249) N D N
458 Airport terminal services 55 10.0 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4581 Airport terminal services 55 10.0 D N (2500-4999) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 16 14.3 D N (20-99) N D N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 16 14.3 D N (20-99) N D N
4612 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 2 -50.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4613 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 13 30.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4619 All other pipeline transportation 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
47 Transportation services 386 15.9 D N (2500-4999) N D N
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 204 6.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4724 Travel agencies 183 10.9 58,484 26.0 1,178 26.3 24,308 47.2
4725 Tour operators 13 0.0 18,201 419.6 97 86.5 2,696 97.5
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 8 -38.5 D N (20-99) N D N
473 Freight shipping services 146 35.2 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4731 Freight shipping services 146 35.2 D N (1000-2499) N D N
474 Railroad car rental 1 -66.7 D N (1-19) N D N
4741 Railroad car rental 1 -66.7 D N (1-19) N D N
478 Miscellaneous services incidental to transportation 35 12.9 D N (500-999) N D N
4783 Packing and crating 4 300.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 6 50.0 1,029 N 14 N 446 N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 25 -3.8 D N (500-999) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
48 Communications 836 4.0 D N (10k-24999) N D N
481 Telephone 478 4.8 4,151,062 73.2 15,308 26.3 754,103 65.9
4812 Radiotelephone 82 90.7 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4813 Other telephone 396 -4.1 D N (10k-24999) N D N
482 Telegraph communications 3 -70.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4822 Telegraph communications 3 -70.0 D N (1-19) N D N
483 Radio and television broadcasting 229 0.4 404,778 72.5 4,746 19.1 125,783 58.5
4832 Radio broadcasting 179 -7.7 121,558 25.1 2,305 -7.8 45,834 14.3
4833 Television broadcasting 50 47.1 283,220 106.0 2,441 64.2 79,949 103.5
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 98 -4.9 427,052 37.2 2,083 3.9 53,987 21.3
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 98 -4.9 427,052 37.2 2,083 3.9 53,987 21.3
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 28 300.0 D N (250-499) N D N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 28 300.0 D N (250-499) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 544 54.1 6,923,698 35.2 15,341 -11.8 838,761 14.5
491 Electric services 287 86.4 D N (10k-24999) N D N
4911 Electric services 287 86.4 D N (10k-24999) N D N
492 Gas production and distribution 71 22.4 D N (1000-2499) N D N
493 Combination utility services 6 N D N (100-249) N D N
494 Water supply 96 15.7 D N (250-499) N D N
4941 Water supply 96 15.7 D N (250-499) N D N
495 Sanitary services 82 41.4 D N (500-999) N D N
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
497 Irrigation systems 2 N D N (1-19) N D N
4971 Irrigation systems 2 N D N (1-19) N D 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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Last revised: July 13, 2011