1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for District of Columbia
1987 SIC Basis: Service Industries

 
Service Industries 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 Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Service industries Taxable 7,765 7,373 5.3 15,305,259 11,238,493 36.2 130,661 120,661 8.3 5,779,482 4,299,497 34.4
Exempt 2,780 2,582 7.7 11,665,246 9,782,234 19.2 91,749 96,338 -4.8 3,604,309 3,118,166 15.6
70 Hotels, rooming houses, camps, and other lodging places Taxable 109 108 0.9 D 849,524 N (10k-24999) 14,129 N D 277,689 N
Exempt 5 N N D N N (20-99) N N D N N
72 Personal services Taxable 433 470 -7.9 156,042 132,294 18.0 3,541 3,446 2.8 64,407 54,295 18.6
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
73 Business services Taxable 1,319 1,199 10.0 2,256,275 1,657,299 36.1 31,165 33,128 -5.9 890,205 692,256 28.6
75 Automotive repair, services, and parking Taxable 522 475 9.9 215,199 222,966 -3.5 2,780 2,504 11.0 40,411 42,483 -4.9
76 Miscellaneous repair services Taxable 47 59 -20.3 D 18,065 N (100-249) 299 N D 6,654 N
78 Motion pictures Taxable 164 170 -3.5 D 137,409 N (1000-2499) 1,456 N D 39,727 N
79 Amusement and recreation services Taxable 120 111 8.1 D 91,129 N (1000-2499) 1,229 N D 30,011 N
Exempt 43 36 19.4 D 46,144 N (1000-2499) 936 N D 15,815 N
80 Health services Taxable 1,323 1,379 -4.1 984,963 798,294 23.4 11,853 9,701 22.2 443,561 346,797 27.9
Exempt 89 88 1.1 3,147,608 3,074,543 2.4 33,959 42,768 -20.6 1,417,021 1,432,622 -1.1
81 Legal services Taxable 1,580 1,492 5.9 5,856,825 4,631,431 26.5 28,615 29,030 -1.4 2,092,890 1,662,125 25.9
Exempt 42 41 2.4 36,351 28,823 26.1 485 378 28.3 17,191 13,494 27.4
82 Educational services Taxable 72 75 -4.0 D 102,218 N (500-999) 1,194 N D 27,007 N
Exempt 150 115 30.4 306,606 175,386 74.8 2,191 1,578 38.8 67,855 33,904 100.1
83 Social services Taxable 148 149 -0.7 71,807 74,816 -4.0 1,812 1,696 6.8 33,404 30,074 11.1
Exempt 1,041 800 30.1 2,771,065 2,046,067 35.4 20,321 19,235 5.6 567,605 374,798 51.4
84 Museums, art galleries, and botanical and zoological gardens Taxable 5 0 N 1,358 0 N 15 0 N 334 0 N
Exempt 30 30 0.0 135,140 89,940 50.3 1,203 1,018 18.2 36,422 22,058 65.1
86 Membership organizations Taxable 4 N N D N N (20-99) N N D N N
Exempt 1,143 1,126 1.5 4,010,911 3,482,631 15.2 25,369 24,118 5.2 1,149,981 978,939 17.5
87 Engineering, accounting, research, management, and related services Taxable 1,788 1,563 14.4 4,027,589 2,355,732 71.0 29,719 21,588 37.7 1,646,222 1,013,537 62.4
Exempt 237 N N 1,187,469 N N 7,034 N N 325,179 N N
89 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N 123 N N 167,316 N N 1,261 N N 76,842 N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

Service Industries 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 Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Service industries Taxable 7,765 7,373 5.3 15,305,259 11,238,493 36.2 130,661 120,661 8.3 5,779,482 4,299,497 34.4
Exempt 2,780 2,582 7.7 11,665,246 9,782,234 19.2 91,749 96,338 -4.8 3,604,309 3,118,166 15.6
70 Hotels, rooming houses, camps, and other lodging places Taxable 109 108 0.9 D 849,524 N (10k-24999) 14,129 N D 277,689 N
Exempt 5 N N D N N (20-99) N N D N N
701 Hotels and motels Taxable 103 97 6.2 1,076,288 845,986 27.2 15,277 14,029 8.9 346,878 276,492 25.5
702 Rooming and boarding houses Taxable 6 10 -40.0 D D N (20-99) (100-249) N D D N
703 Camps and recreational vehicle parks Taxable 0 1 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
704 Organization hotels and lodging houses, on membership basis Exempt 5 5 0.0 D 1,534 N (20-99) 45 N D r N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
72 Personal services Taxable 433 470 -7.9 156,042 132,294 18.0 3,541 3,446 2.8 64,407 54,295 18.6
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
721 Laundry, cleaning, and garment services Taxable 149 168 -11.3 D 44,856 N (1000-2499) 1,087 N D 16,513 N
722 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 11 10 10.0 2,215 D N 27 (1-19) N 507 D N
723 Beauty shops % Taxable 187 191 -2.1 D 49,595 N (1000-2499) 1,375 N D 25,407 N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
724 Barber shops % Taxable 17 26 -34.6 1,977 2,986 -33.8 71 92 -22.8 1,063 1,688 -37.0
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
725 Shoe repair shops and shoeshine parlors Taxable 5 11 -54.5 D 1,146 N (1-19) 33 N D 413 N
726 Funeral service and crematories Taxable 22 26 -15.4 22,941 18,362 24.9 282 308 -8.4 6,031 6,081 -0.8
729 Miscellaneous personal services Taxable 42 38 10.5 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
73 Business services Taxable 1,319 1,199 10.0 2,256,275 1,657,299 36.1 31,165 33,128 -5.9 890,205 692,256 28.6
731 Advertising Taxable 41 54 -24.1 67,266 75,524 -10.9 437 593 -26.3 27,453 31,314 -12.3
732 Consumer credit and mercantile reporting agencies and adjustment and collection agencies Taxable 4 3 33.3 D D N (1-19) (100-249) N D D N
733 Mailing, reproduction, commercial art and photography, and stenographic services Taxable 211 211 0.0 188,177 142,404 32.1 2,196 2,032 8.1 71,368 53,843 32.5
734 Services to dwellings and other buildings Taxable 123 155 -20.6 D 159,778 N (5000-9999) 10,757 N D 100,076 N
735 Miscellaneous equipment rental and leasing Taxable 30 34 -11.8 44,554 27,730 60.7 284 278 2.2 12,489 8,133 53.6
736 Personnel supply services Taxable 168 172 -2.3 D 166,405 N (10k-24999) 7,553 N D 111,186 N
737 Computer programming, data processing, and other computer related services Taxable 377 261 44.4 D 783,837 N (5000-9999) 6,758 N D 255,884 N
738 Miscellaneous business services Taxable 365 309 18.1 478,445 D N 5,660 (5000-9999) N 191,970 D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
75 Automotive repair, services, and parking Taxable 522 475 9.9 215,199 222,966 -3.5 2,780 2,504 11.0 40,411 42,483 -4.9
751 Automotive rental and leasing, without drivers Taxable 8 10 -20.0 D 40,988 N (20-99) 355 N D 7,536 N
752 Automobile parking Taxable 395 348 13.5 157,394 140,118 12.3 2,096 1,474 42.2 26,630 23,070 15.4
753 Automotive repair shops Taxable 100 98 2.0 D 34,365 N (250-499) 452 N D 9,055 N
754 Automotive services, except repair Taxable 19 19 0.0 D 7,495 N (100-249) 223 N D 2,822 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
76 Miscellaneous repair services Taxable 47 59 -20.3 D 18,065 N (100-249) 299 N D 6,654 N
762 Electrical repair shops Taxable 10 12 -16.7 D 2,879 N (20-99) 42 N D 1,021 N
763 Watch, clock, and jewelry repair Taxable 3 2 50.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
764 Reupholstery and furniture repair Taxable 15 16 -6.2 2,935 2,900 1.2 51 63 -19.0 1,087 1,074 1.2
769 Miscellaneous repair and related services Taxable 19 29 -34.5 D D N (20-99) (100-249) N D D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
78 Motion pictures Taxable 164 170 -3.5 D 137,409 N (1000-2499) 1,456 N D 39,727 N
781 Motion picture production and allied services Taxable 111 107 3.7 125,330 92,753 35.1 1,225 770 59.1 46,558 31,208 49.2
782 Motion picture distribution and allied services Taxable 7 10 -30.0 D 4,474 N (20-99) 35 N D 1,297 N
783 Motion picture theaters Taxable 16 25 -36.0 23,186 21,749 6.6 287 332 -13.6 3,714 3,932 -5.5
784 Video tape rental Taxable 30 28 7.1 16,846 18,433 -8.6 309 319 -3.1 2,574 3,290 -21.8
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
79 Amusement and recreation services Taxable 120 111 8.1 D 91,129 N (1000-2499) 1,229 N D 30,011 N
Exempt 43 36 19.4 D 46,144 N (1000-2499) 936 N D 15,815 N
791 Dance studios, schools, and halls Taxable 1 8 -87.5 D 6,654 N (1-19) 105 N D 1,993 N
Exempt 6 N N 5,728 N N 83 N N 2,297 N N
792 Theatrical producers (except motion picture) bands, orchestras, and entertainers Taxable 36 34 5.9 54,456 41,285 31.9 473 362 30.7 11,929 11,814 1.0
Exempt 31 31 0.0 61,385 44,713 37.3 1,022 906 12.8 19,798 15,446 28.2
793 Bowling centers Taxable 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
794 Commercial sports Taxable 7 5 40.0 D N N (100-249) 106 N D 6,174 N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
799 Miscellaneous amusement and recreation services Taxable 76 64 18.8 D 32,733 N (500-999) 656 N D 10,030 N
Exempt 6 3 100.0 D 663 N (20-99) 22 N D r N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
80 Health services Taxable 1,323 1,379 -4.1 984,963 798,294 23.4 11,853 9,701 22.2 443,561 346,797 27.9
Exempt 89 88 1.1 3,147,608 3,074,543 2.4 33,959 42,768 -20.6 1,417,021 1,432,622 -1.1
801 Offices and clinics of doctors of medicine % Taxable 667 773 -13.7 D 439,668 N (2500-4999) 3,652 N D 205,127 N
Exempt 1 N N D N N (100-249) N N D N N
802 Offices and clinics of dentists % Taxable 329 347 -5.2 135,746 111,703 21.5 1,339 1,384 -3.3 51,929 43,207 20.2
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
803 Offices and clinics of doctors of osteopathy Taxable 2 2 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
804 Offices and clinics of other health practitioners Taxable 150 137 9.5 46,331 42,028 10.2 493 561 -12.1 17,352 16,272 6.6
805 Nursing and personal care facilities Taxable 73 41 78.0 D 97,048 N (2500-4999) 2,137 N D 39,561 N
Exempt 34 N N 95,169 N N 1,602 N N 34,973 N N
806 Hospitals Taxable 4 1 300.0 61,434 D N 904 (250-499) N 25,679 D N
Exempt 14 17 -17.6 2,917,186 2,704,309 7.9 30,712 38,375 -20.0 1,336,786 1,275,270 4.8
807 Medical and dental laboratories Taxable 27 22 22.7 D 12,969 N (100-249) 87 N D 6,060 N
808 Home health care services Taxable 21 16 31.2 32,936 D N 1,521 (500-999) N 19,244 D N
Exempt 7 6 16.7 25,874 D N 694 (250-499) N 13,755 D N
809 Miscellaneous health and allied services, not elsewhere classified Taxable 50 40 25.0 D 55,754 N (1000-2499) 698 N D 18,946 N
Exempt 33 N N D N N (500-999) N N D N N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
81 Legal services Taxable 1,580 1,492 5.9 5,856,825 4,631,431 26.5 28,615 29,030 -1.4 2,092,890 1,662,125 25.9
Exempt 42 41 2.4 36,351 28,823 26.1 485 378 28.3 17,191 13,494 27.4
811 Legal services Taxable 1,580 1,492 5.9 5,856,825 4,631,431 26.5 28,615 29,030 -1.4 2,092,890 1,662,125 25.9
Exempt 42 41 2.4 36,351 28,823 26.1 485 378 28.3 17,191 13,494 27.4
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
82 Educational services Taxable 72 75 -4.0 D 102,218 N (500-999) 1,194 N D 27,007 N
Exempt 150 115 30.4 306,606 175,386 74.8 2,191 1,578 38.8 67,855 33,904 100.1
823 Libraries % Taxable 3 N N D N N (100-249) N N D N N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
824 Vocational schools Taxable 18 20 -10.0 53,352 62,800 -15.0 285 360 -20.8 11,295 12,413 -9.0
Exempt 17 8 112.5 D 3,610 N (100-249) 106 N D 1,703 N
829 Schools and educational services, not elsewhere classified Taxable 51 54 -5.6 33,218 D N 439 (500-999) N 10,181 D N
Exempt 133 102 30.4 D D N (1000-2499) (1000-2499) N D D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
83 Social services Taxable 148 149 -0.7 71,807 74,816 -4.0 1,812 1,696 6.8 33,404 30,074 11.1
Exempt 1,041 800 30.1 2,771,065 2,046,067 35.4 20,321 19,235 5.6 567,605 374,798 51.4
832 Individual and family social services Taxable 50 27 85.2 D 18,415 N (250-499) 354 N D 7,730 N
Exempt 309 209 47.8 472,218 322,074 46.6 4,767 3,812 25.1 129,795 91,193 42.3
833 Job training and vocational rehabilitation services Taxable 13 14 -7.1 15,475 12,194 26.9 223 239 -6.7 7,068 5,420 30.4
Exempt 52 52 0.0 101,661 61,952 64.1 3,886 1,842 111.0 51,756 37,000 39.9
835 Child daycare services Taxable 67 64 4.7 17,570 12,096 45.3 713 525 35.8 10,499 5,975 75.7
Exempt 104 121 -14.0 43,404 38,397 13.0 1,451 1,529 -5.1 22,778 22,290 2.2
836 Residential care Taxable 18 13 38.5 D 17,617 N (250-499) 395 N D 6,790 N
Exempt 73 N N 47,197 N N 1,434 N N 24,619 N N
839 Social services, not elsewhere classified % Taxable 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
Exempt 503 N N 2,106,585 N N 8,783 N N 338,657 N N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
84 Museums, art galleries, and botanical and zoological gardens Taxable 5 0 N 1,358 0 N 15 0 N 334 0 N
Exempt 30 30 0.0 135,140 89,940 50.3 1,203 1,018 18.2 36,422 22,058 65.1
841 Museums and art galleries Taxable 5 0 N 1,358 0 N 15 0 N 334 0 N
Exempt 28 28 0.0 D D N (1000-2499) (500-999) N D D N
842 Arboreta and botanical or zoological gardens Taxable 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
Exempt 2 2 0.0 D D N (1-19) (100-249) N D D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
86 Membership organizations Taxable 4 N N D N N (20-99) N N D N N
Exempt 1,143 1,126 1.5 4,010,911 3,482,631 15.2 25,369 24,118 5.2 1,149,981 978,939 17.5
861 Business associations Exempt 532 493 7.9 D 1,968,010 N (10k-24999) 12,162 N D 579,979 N
862 Professional membership organizations Exempt 297 231 28.6 891,284 683,337 30.4 5,983 5,125 16.7 256,476 187,760 36.6
864 Civic, social, and fraternal associations Exempt 242 231 4.8 D 523,428 N (2500-4999) 4,006 N D 114,758 N
869 Membership organizations, not elsewhere classified % Taxable 4 N N D N N (20-99) N N D N N
Exempt 72 N N D N N (500-999) N N D N N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
87 Engineering, accounting, research, management, and related services Taxable 1,788 1,563 14.4 4,027,589 2,355,732 71.0 29,719 21,588 37.7 1,646,222 1,013,537 62.4
Exempt 237 N N 1,187,469 N N 7,034 N N 325,179 N N
871 Engineering, architectural, and surveying services Taxable 257 292 -12.0 D 444,575 N (2500-4999) 4,169 N D 177,001 N
872 Accounting, auditing, and bookkeeping services Taxable 138 133 3.8 D 234,624 N (2500-4999) 2,300 N D 105,578 N
873 Research, development, and testing services (except noncommercial research organizations) Taxable 129 132 -2.3 D 223,506 N (2500-4999) 2,118 N D 84,293 N
Exempt 221 279 -20.8 D 708,457 N (5000-9999) 5,520 N D 217,368 N
874 Management and public relations services Taxable 1,264 1,006 25.6 2,662,310 1,453,027 83.2 18,559 13,001 42.8 1,083,460 646,665 67.5
Exempt 16 N N D N N (250-499) N N D N N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
89 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N 123 N N 167,316 N N 1,261 N N 76,842 N
899 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N 123 N N 167,316 N N 1,261 N N 76,842 N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

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