1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for District of Columbia
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. An alternate display has fewer columns.

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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 %% ** 710 705 0.7 5,343,223 3,696,794 44.5 18,238 17,906 1.9 974,030 771,610 26.2
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 53 52 1.9 D 56,062 N (1000-2499) 1,049 N D 18,954 N
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 68 72 -5.6 D 53,324 N (500-999) 750 N D 16,188 N
44 Water transportation 12 11 9.1 D 76,455 N (100-249) 240 N D 5,701 N
45 Transportation by air %% 66 62 6.5 D 190,557 N (1000-2499) 778 N D 24,045 N
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 0 1 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
47 Transportation services 290 291 -0.3 D 112,243 N (1000-2499) 1,714 N D 44,610 N
48 Communications 179 173 3.5 D 2,316,842 N (5000-9999) 9,375 N D 477,861 N
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 42 43 -2.3 D D N (2500-4999) (2500-4999) N D 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

 

 

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 %% ** 710 705 0.7 5,343,223 3,696,794 44.5 18,238 17,906 1.9 974,030 771,610 26.2
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 53 52 1.9 D 56,062 N (1000-2499) 1,049 N D 18,954 N
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 37 35 5.7 D 39,599 N (500-999) 688 N D 12,542 N
4111 Local and suburban transit 3 0 N D 0 N (100-249) 0 N D 0 N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 34 35 -2.9 D 39,599 N (500-999) 688 N D 12,542 N
412 Taxi service 10 10 0.0 6,204 D N 150 (100-249) N 2,299 D N
4121 Taxi service 10 10 0.0 6,204 D N 150 (100-249) N 2,299 D N
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 1 3 -66.7 D D N (250-499) (100-249) N D D N
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 1 3 -66.7 D D N (250-499) (100-249) N D D N
414 Charter bus service 3 2 50.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
4141 Charter bus service, local 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 2 2 0.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
415 School bus service 2 2 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
4151 School bus service 2 2 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
417 Bus terminal and service facilities 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4173 Bus terminal and service 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
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 68 72 -5.6 D 53,324 N (500-999) 750 N D 16,188 N
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 54 64 -15.6 D 50,023 N (250-499) 704 N D 15,320 N
4212 Local trucking without storage 22 31 -29.0 D D N (100-249) (250-499) N D D N
4213 Trucking, except local 3 2 50.0 D D N (1-19) (20-99) N D D N
4214 Local trucking with storage 5 4 25.0 D D N (100-249) (20-99) N D D N
4215 Courier services, except by air 24 27 -11.1 D D N (100-249) (250-499) N D D N
422 Public warehousing and storage 14 8 75.0 D 3,301 N (100-249) 46 N D 868 N
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4225 General warehousing and storage 10 6 66.7 9,298 D N 92 (20-99) N 3,097 D N
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 4 2 100.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D 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 12 11 9.1 D 76,455 N (100-249) 240 N D 5,701 N
441 Deep sea freight transportation 4 4 0.0 D D N (1-19) (20-99) N D D N
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 4 4 0.0 D D N (1-19) (20-99) N D D N
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 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 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
448 Water transportation of passengers 3 3 0.0 D D N (20-99) (100-249) N D D N
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 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 2 3 -33.3 D D N (20-99) (100-249) N D D N
449 Services incidental to water transportation 5 4 25.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4492 Towing and tugboat services 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
4493 Marinas 4 4 0.0 1,779 D N 23 (20-99) N 464 D N
4499 Other water transportation services 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
45 Transportation by air %% 66 62 6.5 D 190,557 N (1000-2499) 778 N D 24,045 N
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 58 57 1.8 D 186,422 N (500-999) 759 N D 23,017 N
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 33 33 0.0 263,689 D N 386 (250-499) N 13,716 D N
4513 Air courier services 25 24 4.2 D D N (500-999) (250-499) N D D N
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 4 5 -20.0 11,149 4,135 169.6 24 19 26.3 947 1,028 -7.9
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 4 5 -20.0 11,149 4,135 169.6 24 19 26.3 947 1,028 -7.9
458 Airport terminal services 4 0 N D 0 N (100-249) 0 N D 0 N
4581 Airport terminal services 4 0 N D 0 N (100-249) 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
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 0 1 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 0 1 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
4612 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4613 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 0 1 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
4619 All other pipeline transportation 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
47 Transportation services 290 291 -0.3 D 112,243 N (1000-2499) 1,714 N D 44,610 N
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 262 267 -1.9 D 95,681 N (1000-2499) 1,593 N D 37,637 N
4724 Travel agencies 236 243 -2.9 90,394 78,408 15.3 1,431 1,312 9.1 43,319 30,419 42.4
4725 Tour operators 18 19 -5.3 18,839 D N 263 (100-249) N 8,969 D N
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 8 5 60.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
473 Freight shipping services 28 22 27.3 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
4731 Freight shipping services 28 22 27.3 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
474 Railroad car rental 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4741 Railroad car rental 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
478 Miscellaneous services incidental to transportation 0 2 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
4783 Packing and crating 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 0 2 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
48 Communications 179 173 3.5 D 2,316,842 N (5000-9999) 9,375 N D 477,861 N
481 Telephone 102 110 -7.3 D D N (5000-9999) (5000-9999) N D D N
4812 Radiotelephone 14 5 180.0 D D N (250-499) (100-249) N D D N
4813 Other telephone 88 105 -16.2 2,044,198 D N 5,220 (5000-9999) N 335,859 D N
482 Telegraph communications 1 5 -80.0 D 7,781 N (20-99) 34 N D 1,505 N
4822 Telegraph communications 1 5 -80.0 D 7,781 N (20-99) 34 N D 1,505 N
483 Radio and television broadcasting 42 34 23.5 D 543,346 N (2500-4999) 2,072 N D 139,057 N
4832 Radio broadcasting 28 22 27.3 D 80,768 N (1000-2499) 569 N D 25,014 N
4833 Television broadcasting 14 12 16.7 564,265 462,578 22.0 1,635 1,503 8.8 146,376 114,043 28.4
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 17 14 21.4 D 75,703 N (1000-2499) 457 N D 15,947 N
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 17 14 21.4 D 75,703 N (1000-2499) 457 N D 15,947 N
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 17 10 70.0 D D N (100-249) (500-999) N D D N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 17 10 70.0 D D N (100-249) (500-999) 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 42 43 -2.3 D D N (2500-4999) (2500-4999) N D D N
491 Electric services 27 19 42.1 D D N (2500-4999) (2500-4999) N D D N
4911 Electric services 27 19 42.1 D D N (2500-4999) (2500-4999) N D D N
492 Gas production and distribution 11 17 -35.3 D D N (250-499) (500-999) N D D N
493 Combination utility services 1 1 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
494 Water supply 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4941 Water supply 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
495 Sanitary services 3 6 -50.0 D 25,365 N (20-99) 112 N D 4,339 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 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4971 Irrigation systems 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 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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