1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for California
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 %% ** 27,394 25,841 6.0 113,840,815 86,059,638 32.3 607,177 545,000 11.4 21,842,880 17,490,175 24.9
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 1,496 1,431 4.5 D 1,698,465 N (25k-49999) 40,470 N D 681,318 N
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 11,469 11,084 3.5 19,259,729 14,882,372 29.4 196,889 165,725 18.8 5,437,864 4,116,559 32.1
44 Water transportation 572 513 11.5 D 4,139,790 N (10k-24999) 20,734 N D 945,666 N
45 Transportation by air %% 1,345 1,216 10.6 7,728,013 5,169,056 49.5 47,937 36,400 31.7 1,331,309 1,018,486 30.7
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 47 55 -14.5 D 187,054 N (1000-2499) 1,579 N D 81,504 N
47 Transportation services 7,201 6,771 6.4 D 3,373,027 N (50k-99999) 49,573 N D 1,222,815 N
48 Communications 3,667 3,186 15.1 42,509,267 29,230,870 45.4 164,603 151,444 8.7 7,345,649 5,567,816 31.9
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 1,597 1,585 0.8 31,174,566 27,379,004 13.9 70,399 79,075 -11.0 3,769,492 3,856,011 -2.2
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 %% ** 27,394 25,841 6.0 113,840,815 86,059,638 32.3 607,177 545,000 11.4 21,842,880 17,490,175 24.9
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 1,496 1,431 4.5 D 1,698,465 N (25k-49999) 40,470 N D 681,318 N
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 1,030 964 6.8 D 1,015,825 N (25k-49999) 21,734 N D 419,396 N
4111 Local and suburban transit 167 183 -8.7 D 226,119 N (5000-9999) 7,121 N D 122,231 N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 863 781 10.5 D 789,706 N (10k-24999) 14,613 N D 297,165 N
412 Taxi service 132 147 -10.2 114,356 113,081 1.1 1,838 2,453 -25.1 31,487 30,290 4.0
4121 Taxi service 132 147 -10.2 114,356 113,081 1.1 1,838 2,453 -25.1 31,487 30,290 4.0
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 42 67 -37.3 89,468 92,698 -3.5 1,834 2,195 -16.4 35,355 45,838 -22.9
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 42 67 -37.3 89,468 92,698 -3.5 1,834 2,195 -16.4 35,355 45,838 -22.9
414 Charter bus service 195 160 21.9 229,734 191,295 20.1 3,674 3,453 6.4 70,718 58,235 21.4
4141 Charter bus service, local 96 73 31.5 115,058 83,252 38.2 1,989 1,487 33.8 36,270 26,129 38.8
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 99 87 13.8 114,676 108,043 6.1 1,685 1,966 -14.3 34,448 32,106 7.3
415 School bus service 96 90 6.7 308,966 285,374 8.3 8,433 10,619 -20.6 131,633 127,498 3.2
4151 School bus service 96 90 6.7 308,966 285,374 8.3 8,433 10,619 -20.6 131,633 127,498 3.2
417 Bus terminal and service facilities 1 3 -66.7 D 192 N (1-19) 16 N D 61 N
4173 Bus terminal and service facilities 1 3 -66.7 D 192 N (1-19) 16 N D 61 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 11,469 11,084 3.5 19,259,729 14,882,372 29.4 196,889 165,725 18.8 5,437,864 4,116,559 32.1
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 9,562 9,460 1.1 17,365,802 13,613,722 27.6 179,149 152,781 17.3 4,991,714 3,818,508 30.7
4212 Local trucking without storage 5,349 4,897 9.2 7,142,100 4,532,212 57.6 58,959 44,582 32.2 1,709,141 1,137,304 50.3
4213 Trucking, except local 2,709 2,962 -8.5 6,309,313 5,274,838 19.6 53,548 49,254 8.7 1,740,510 1,421,071 22.5
4214 Local trucking with storage 605 765 -20.9 962,589 885,990 8.6 10,572 11,366 -7.0 282,793 249,682 13.3
4215 Courier services, except by air 899 836 7.5 2,951,800 2,920,682 1.1 56,070 47,579 17.8 1,259,270 1,010,451 24.6
422 Public warehousing and storage 1,907 1,624 17.4 1,893,927 1,268,650 49.3 17,740 12,944 37.1 446,150 298,051 49.7
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 40 56 -28.6 73,174 63,177 15.8 514 627 -18.0 13,172 17,301 -23.9
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 122 128 -4.7 D 278,656 N (2500-4999) 2,706 N D 74,797 N
4225 General warehousing and storage 1,617 1,260 28.3 D 720,371 N (10k-24999) 7,548 N D 147,274 N
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 128 180 -28.9 D 206,446 N (1000-2499) 2,063 N D 58,679 N
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 572 513 11.5 D 4,139,790 N (10k-24999) 20,734 N D 945,666 N
441 Deep sea freight transportation 39 29 34.5 1,673,254 928,045 80.3 2,683 2,162 24.1 157,587 119,607 31.8
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 39 29 34.5 1,673,254 928,045 80.3 2,683 2,162 24.1 157,587 119,607 31.8
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 20 20 0.0 694,837 D N 1,465 (1000-2499) N 86,847 D N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 20 20 0.0 694,837 D N 1,465 (1000-2499) N 86,847 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 3 3 0.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 3 3 0.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
448 Water transportation of passengers 92 80 15.0 725,355 628,292 15.4 4,196 3,540 18.5 110,833 75,645 46.5
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 11 8 37.5 D 530,034 N (2500-4999) 1,933 N D 45,336 N
4482 Ferry transportation 8 10 -20.0 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 73 62 17.7 D D N (1000-2499) (1000-2499) N D D N
449 Services incidental to water transportation 418 381 9.7 D 1,649,017 N (10k-24999) 12,879 N D 626,757 N
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 69 79 -12.7 1,752,899 1,370,280 27.9 10,460 9,844 6.3 752,174 547,450 37.4
4492 Towing and tugboat services 22 33 -33.3 D 80,494 N (500-999) 971 N D 30,246 N
4493 Marinas 259 194 33.5 202,760 120,686 68.0 1,906 1,234 54.5 43,247 25,245 71.3
4499 Other water transportation services 68 75 -9.3 D 77,557 N (500-999) 830 N D 23,816 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 %% 1,345 1,216 10.6 7,728,013 5,169,056 49.5 47,937 36,400 31.7 1,331,309 1,018,486 30.7
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 635 622 2.1 6,310,071 4,257,146 48.2 31,150 25,077 24.2 934,901 750,127 24.6
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 228 233 -2.1 3,983,913 2,551,003 56.2 10,275 9,863 4.2 326,357 292,848 11.4
4513 Air courier services 407 389 4.6 2,326,158 1,706,143 36.3 20,875 15,214 37.2 608,544 457,279 33.1
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 215 191 12.6 D 300,447 N (2500-4999) 2,027 N D 62,452 N
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 215 191 12.6 D 300,447 N (2500-4999) 2,027 N D 62,452 N
458 Airport terminal services 495 403 22.8 D 611,463 N (10k-24999) 9,296 N D 205,907 N
4581 Airport terminal services 495 403 22.8 D 611,463 N (10k-24999) 9,296 N D 205,907 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 47 55 -14.5 D 187,054 N (1000-2499) 1,579 N D 81,504 N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 47 55 -14.5 D 187,054 N (1000-2499) 1,579 N D 81,504 N
4612 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 26 33 -21.2 D D N (500-999) (1000-2499) N D D N
4613 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 21 21 0.0 221,839 D N 443 (250-499) N 30,106 D N
4619 All other pipeline transportation 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
47 Transportation services 7,201 6,771 6.4 D 3,373,027 N (50k-99999) 49,573 N D 1,222,815 N
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 4,822 4,843 -0.4 D 1,463,317 N (25k-49999) 28,193 N D 585,963 N
4724 Travel agencies 4,145 4,199 -1.3 1,380,345 1,004,706 37.4 23,798 20,841 14.2 624,760 402,446 55.2
4725 Tour operators 553 497 11.3 515,559 339,333 51.9 7,352 5,554 32.4 198,643 133,163 49.2
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 124 147 -15.6 D 119,278 N (1000-2499) 1,798 N D 50,354 N
473 Freight shipping services 2,125 1,683 26.3 2,750,746 1,583,723 73.7 22,893 18,357 24.7 850,167 576,110 47.6
4731 Freight shipping services 2,125 1,683 26.3 2,750,746 1,583,723 73.7 22,893 18,357 24.7 850,167 576,110 47.6
474 Railroad car rental 20 13 53.8 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
4741 Railroad car rental 20 13 53.8 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
478 Miscellaneous services incidental to transportation 234 232 0.9 D D N (2500-4999) (2500-4999) N D D N
4783 Packing and crating 87 95 -8.4 60,269 50,574 19.2 649 845 -23.2 16,187 13,785 17.4
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 54 46 17.4 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 93 91 2.2 D 84,281 N (1000-2499) 1,493 N D 31,456 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 3,667 3,186 15.1 42,509,267 29,230,870 45.4 164,603 151,444 8.7 7,345,649 5,567,816 31.9
481 Telephone 2,256 1,923 17.3 D 21,917,240 N (100,000+) 109,658 N D 4,060,206 N
4812 Radiotelephone 664 345 92.5 D 2,209,085 N (10k-24999) 8,232 N D 278,207 N
4813 Other telephone 1,592 1,578 0.9 25,002,481 19,708,155 26.9 94,116 101,426 -7.2 4,194,974 3,781,999 10.9
482 Telegraph communications 31 90 -65.6 18,715 88,406 -78.8 109 637 -82.9 2,933 18,012 -83.7
4822 Telegraph communications 31 90 -65.6 18,715 88,406 -78.8 109 637 -82.9 2,933 18,012 -83.7
483 Radio and television broadcasting 717 660 8.6 5,634,664 3,774,435 49.3 26,986 23,227 16.2 1,363,585 948,055 43.8
4832 Radio broadcasting 516 496 4.0 1,341,085 916,987 46.2 11,010 9,960 10.5 431,591 305,442 41.3
4833 Television broadcasting 201 164 22.6 4,293,579 2,857,448 50.3 15,976 13,267 20.4 931,994 642,613 45.0
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 405 358 13.1 6,031,526 3,189,906 89.1 20,243 16,285 24.3 792,832 469,045 69.0
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 405 358 13.1 6,031,526 3,189,906 89.1 20,243 16,285 24.3 792,832 469,045 69.0
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 258 155 66.5 D 260,883 N (2500-4999) 1,637 N D 72,498 N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 258 155 66.5 D 260,883 N (2500-4999) 1,637 N D 72,498 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 1,597 1,585 0.8 31,174,566 27,379,004 13.9 70,399 79,075 -11.0 3,769,492 3,856,011 -2.2
491 Electric services 330 319 3.4 D 8,898,169 N (10k-24999) 20,493 N D 1,102,533 N
4911 Electric services 330 319 3.4 D 8,898,169 N (10k-24999) 20,493 N D 1,102,533 N
492 Gas production and distribution 163 195 -16.4 D D N (5000-9999) (10k-24999) N D D N
493 Combination utility services 73 73 0.0 D D N (25k-49999) (25k-49999) N D D N
494 Water supply 374 347 7.8 733,190 520,384 40.9 2,848 2,625 8.5 104,948 79,684 31.7
4941 Water supply 374 347 7.8 733,190 520,384 40.9 2,848 2,625 8.5 104,948 79,684 31.7
495 Sanitary services 599 592 1.2 1,459,991 2,051,388 -28.8 9,693 12,982 -25.3 318,643 410,433 -22.4
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 11 7 57.1 69,171 D N 269 (250-499) N 8,471 D N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 11 7 57.1 69,171 D N 269 (250-499) N 8,471 D N
497 Irrigation systems 47 52 -9.6 21,904 D N 166 (100-249) N 3,785 D N
4971 Irrigation systems 47 52 -9.6 21,904 D N 166 (100-249) N 3,785 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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