1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Delaware
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 6,006 5,302 13.3 5,141,411 2,822,713 82.1 70,912 54,186 30.9 1,903,778 1,170,282 62.7
Exempt 748 648 15.4 1,795,082 1,323,557 35.6 29,107 26,255 10.9 755,949 587,729 28.6
70 Hotels, rooming houses, camps, and other lodging places Taxable 144 132 9.1 D 112,457 N (1000-2499) 2,672 N D 32,540 N
Exempt 1 N N D N N (1-19) N N D N N
72 Personal services Taxable 665 607 9.6 D 127,395 N (2500-4999) 3,797 N D 48,289 N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
73 Business services Taxable 1,331 1,051 26.6 1,972,292 707,981 178.6 28,833 18,621 54.8 662,012 309,977 113.6
75 Automotive repair, services, and parking Taxable 486 476 2.1 D 151,994 N (2500-4999) 2,253 N D 41,786 N
76 Miscellaneous repair services Taxable 184 197 -6.6 96,006 86,475 11.0 1,111 1,200 -7.4 30,086 29,222 3.0
78 Motion pictures Taxable 134 136 -1.5 D 38,377 N (500-999) 940 N D 7,455 N
79 Amusement and recreation services Taxable 247 214 15.4 D D N (2500-4999) (2500-4999) N D D N
Exempt 52 47 10.6 55,648 41,423 34.3 939 842 11.5 21,537 15,365 40.2
80 Health services Taxable 1,247 1,199 4.0 1,059,789 789,766 34.2 13,477 11,617 16.0 494,209 363,654 35.9
Exempt 72 55 30.9 1,351,693 990,309 36.5 18,995 17,335 9.6 591,310 465,120 27.1
81 Legal services Taxable 327 293 11.6 436,762 308,863 41.4 3,811 3,060 24.5 190,349 140,284 35.7
Exempt 5 4 25.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
82 Educational services Taxable 73 45 62.2 58,537 27,727 111.1 705 482 46.3 15,951 8,956 78.1
Exempt 22 18 22.2 D 7,347 N (250-499) 244 N D 3,207 N
83 Social services Taxable 225 184 22.3 D 46,844 N (2500-4999) 1,931 N D 22,068 N
Exempt 340 267 27.3 194,140 144,881 34.0 5,439 4,349 25.1 81,571 56,888 43.4
84 Museums, art galleries, and botanical and zoological gardens Taxable 0 1 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
Exempt 22 18 22.2 D 40,603 N (500-999) 940 N D 13,864 N
86 Membership organizations Taxable 3 N N D N N (20-99) N N D N N
Exempt 228 225 1.3 D 87,409 N (1000-2499) 2,344 N D 27,704 N
87 Engineering, accounting, research, management, and related services Taxable 875 706 23.9 D 301,327 N (5000-9999) 4,064 N D 132,863 N
Exempt 6 N N D N N (20-99) N N D N N
89 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N 61 N N 18,068 N N 265 N N 6,457 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 6,006 5,302 13.3 5,141,411 2,822,713 82.1 70,912 54,186 30.9 1,903,778 1,170,282 62.7
Exempt 748 648 15.4 1,795,082 1,323,557 35.6 29,107 26,255 10.9 755,949 587,729 28.6
70 Hotels, rooming houses, camps, and other lodging places Taxable 144 132 9.1 D 112,457 N (1000-2499) 2,672 N D 32,540 N
Exempt 1 N N D N N (1-19) N N D N N
701 Hotels and motels Taxable 128 120 6.7 141,078 107,999 30.6 2,377 2,636 -9.8 39,282 31,429 25.0
702 Rooming and boarding houses Taxable 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
703 Camps and recreational vehicle parks Taxable 15 12 25.0 D 4,458 N (20-99) 36 N D 1,111 N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
704 Organization hotels and lodging houses, on membership basis Exempt 1 1 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) 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
72 Personal services Taxable 665 607 9.6 D 127,395 N (2500-4999) 3,797 N D 48,289 N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
721 Laundry, cleaning, and garment services Taxable 151 131 15.3 D 43,669 N (1000-2499) 1,052 N D 15,493 N
722 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 35 26 34.6 6,138 4,375 40.3 114 86 32.6 1,936 1,121 72.7
723 Beauty shops % Taxable 316 301 5.0 D 41,708 N (1000-2499) 1,678 N D 20,414 N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
724 Barber shops % Taxable 19 15 26.7 1,489 964 54.5 34 31 9.7 665 326 104.0
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
725 Shoe repair shops and shoeshine parlors Taxable 5 7 -28.6 D 1,091 N (1-19) 23 N D 410 N
726 Funeral service and crematories Taxable 47 50 -6.0 26,871 20,725 29.7 263 246 6.9 8,025 6,105 31.4
729 Miscellaneous personal services Taxable 92 77 19.5 D 14,863 N (500-999) 681 N D 4,420 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 1,331 1,051 26.6 1,972,292 707,981 178.6 28,833 18,621 54.8 662,012 309,977 113.6
731 Advertising Taxable 45 63 -28.6 D 40,886 N (500-999) 449 N D 14,091 N
732 Consumer credit and mercantile reporting agencies and adjustment and collection agencies Taxable 32 29 10.3 D 47,486 N (500-999) 492 N D 13,306 N
733 Mailing, reproduction, commercial art and photography, and stenographic services Taxable 113 98 15.3 D 68,731 N (1000-2499) 683 N D 17,227 N
734 Services to dwellings and other buildings Taxable 269 242 11.2 92,432 74,126 24.7 5,161 4,603 12.1 48,927 41,654 17.5
735 Miscellaneous equipment rental and leasing Taxable 92 96 -4.2 D 55,037 N (500-999) 535 N D 12,981 N
736 Personnel supply services Taxable 128 104 23.1 D 125,829 N (10k-24999) 4,800 N D 83,516 N
737 Computer programming, data processing, and other computer related services Taxable 368 193 90.7 D 122,665 N (2500-4999) 1,209 N D 41,434 N
738 Miscellaneous business services Taxable 284 226 25.7 D 173,221 N (5000-9999) 5,850 N D 85,768 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 486 476 2.1 D 151,994 N (2500-4999) 2,253 N D 41,786 N
751 Automotive rental and leasing, without drivers Taxable 31 30 3.3 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
752 Automobile parking Taxable 9 10 -10.0 D D N (100-249) (20-99) N D D N
753 Automotive repair shops Taxable 383 379 1.1 D 109,231 N (1000-2499) 1,575 N D 32,040 N
754 Automotive services, except repair Taxable 63 57 10.5 D 24,204 N (500-999) 436 N D 5,724 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 184 197 -6.6 96,006 86,475 11.0 1,111 1,200 -7.4 30,086 29,222 3.0
762 Electrical repair shops Taxable 57 62 -8.1 D 29,769 N (250-499) 508 N D 11,927 N
763 Watch, clock, and jewelry repair Taxable 8 3 166.7 D 517 N (20-99) 8 N D 136 N
764 Reupholstery and furniture repair Taxable 18 24 -25.0 1,884 2,524 -25.4 34 44 -22.7 548 585 -6.3
769 Miscellaneous repair and related services Taxable 101 108 -6.5 64,531 53,665 20.2 703 640 9.8 19,668 16,574 18.7
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 134 136 -1.5 D 38,377 N (500-999) 940 N D 7,455 N
781 Motion picture production and allied services Taxable 35 16 118.8 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
782 Motion picture distribution and allied services Taxable 1 2 -50.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
783 Motion picture theaters Taxable 15 16 -6.2 17,131 14,216 20.5 263 276 -4.7 1,694 1,745 -2.9
784 Video tape rental Taxable 83 102 -18.6 21,140 19,309 9.5 461 610 -24.4 3,971 3,910 1.6
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 247 214 15.4 D D N (2500-4999) (2500-4999) N D D N
Exempt 52 47 10.6 55,648 41,423 34.3 939 842 11.5 21,537 15,365 40.2
791 Dance studios, schools, and halls Taxable 20 17 17.6 D 2,530 N (20-99) 64 N D 857 N
Exempt 1 N N D N N (1-19) N N D N N
792 Theatrical producers (except motion picture) bands, orchestras, and entertainers Taxable 18 18 0.0 D 4,526 N (100-249) 267 N D r N
Exempt 12 12 0.0 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
793 Bowling centers Taxable 17 17 0.0 11,779 12,463 -5.5 409 407 0.5 3,478 3,321 4.7
794 Commercial sports Taxable 20 17 17.6 D N N (1000-2499) (1000-2499) N D D N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
799 Miscellaneous amusement and recreation services Taxable 172 142 21.1 D 44,631 N (1000-2499) 1,124 N D 12,126 N
Exempt 39 35 11.4 43,807 D N 764 (500-999) N 18,066 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
80 Health services Taxable 1,247 1,199 4.0 1,059,789 789,766 34.2 13,477 11,617 16.0 494,209 363,654 35.9
Exempt 72 55 30.9 1,351,693 990,309 36.5 18,995 17,335 9.6 591,310 465,120 27.1
801 Offices and clinics of doctors of medicine % Taxable 555 587 -5.5 D 402,076 N (2500-4999) 3,746 N D 196,726 N
Exempt 1 N N D N N (20-99) N N D N N
802 Offices and clinics of dentists % Taxable 218 215 1.4 142,256 102,416 38.9 1,774 1,566 13.3 67,508 48,229 40.0
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
803 Offices and clinics of doctors of osteopathy Taxable 53 50 6.0 29,208 23,457 24.5 371 277 33.9 13,197 9,861 33.8
804 Offices and clinics of other health practitioners Taxable 241 191 26.2 79,917 57,886 38.1 1,105 932 18.6 30,763 24,001 28.2
805 Nursing and personal care facilities Taxable 35 30 16.7 114,487 86,135 32.9 2,971 3,091 -3.9 49,212 40,151 22.6
Exempt 22 N N D N N (2500-4999) N N D N N
806 Hospitals Taxable 2 3 -33.3 D 23,651 N (250-499) 396 N D 9,317 N
Exempt 12 13 -7.7 1,157,237 879,404 31.6 14,149 14,114 0.2 494,056 409,987 20.5
807 Medical and dental laboratories Taxable 57 69 -17.4 D 55,661 N (500-999) 722 N D 19,322 N
808 Home health care services Taxable 32 14 128.6 31,380 9,844 218.8 1,166 471 147.6 18,681 5,351 249.1
Exempt 12 12 0.0 60,435 32,288 87.2 1,472 1,060 38.9 34,121 19,239 77.4
809 Miscellaneous health and allied services, not elsewhere classified Taxable 54 40 35.0 D 28,640 N (500-999) 416 N D 10,696 N
Exempt 25 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 327 293 11.6 436,762 308,863 41.4 3,811 3,060 24.5 190,349 140,284 35.7
Exempt 5 4 25.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
811 Legal services Taxable 327 293 11.6 436,762 308,863 41.4 3,811 3,060 24.5 190,349 140,284 35.7
Exempt 5 4 25.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) 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
82 Educational services Taxable 73 45 62.2 58,537 27,727 111.1 705 482 46.3 15,951 8,956 78.1
Exempt 22 18 22.2 D 7,347 N (250-499) 244 N D 3,207 N
823 Libraries % Taxable 13 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 16 15 6.7 D 21,519 N (100-249) 220 N D 6,326 N
Exempt 4 1 300.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
829 Schools and educational services, not elsewhere classified Taxable 44 29 51.7 44,481 D N 482 (250-499) N 10,550 D N
Exempt 18 11 63.6 17,516 D N 297 (100-249) N 5,408 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 225 184 22.3 D 46,844 N (2500-4999) 1,931 N D 22,068 N
Exempt 340 267 27.3 194,140 144,881 34.0 5,439 4,349 25.1 81,571 56,888 43.4
832 Individual and family social services Taxable 21 17 23.5 3,479 D N 81 (20-99) N 1,324 D N
Exempt 164 101 62.4 80,041 46,231 73.1 2,206 1,094 101.6 35,853 17,414 105.9
833 Job training and vocational rehabilitation services Taxable 10 9 11.1 D 2,665 N (20-99) 64 N D r N
Exempt 17 16 6.2 24,626 17,305 42.3 1,236 1,026 20.5 12,585 8,967 40.3
835 Child daycare services Taxable 183 142 28.9 39,551 22,243 77.8 1,677 1,217 37.8 19,656 10,951 79.5
Exempt 69 55 25.5 21,549 16,320 32.0 1,022 800 27.8 11,712 7,477 56.6
836 Residential care Taxable 11 13 -15.4 D 17,635 N (500-999) 529 N D 8,096 N
Exempt 28 N N D N N (250-499) N N D N N
839 Social services, not elsewhere classified % Taxable 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
Exempt 62 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
84 Museums, art galleries, and botanical and zoological gardens Taxable 0 1 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
Exempt 22 18 22.2 D 40,603 N (500-999) 940 N D 13,864 N
841 Museums and art galleries Taxable 0 1 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
Exempt 20 16 25.0 62,904 D N 852 (500-999) N 17,132 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) (1-19) 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 3 N N D N N (20-99) N N D N N
Exempt 228 225 1.3 D 87,409 N (1000-2499) 2,344 N D 27,704 N
861 Business associations Exempt 51 39 30.8 28,183 21,359 31.9 252 201 25.4 8,897 5,819 52.9
862 Professional membership organizations Exempt 26 17 52.9 19,410 11,263 72.3 173 154 12.3 5,162 3,449 49.7
864 Civic, social, and fraternal associations Exempt 135 148 -8.8 49,119 43,408 13.2 1,905 1,851 2.9 18,962 15,697 20.8
869 Membership organizations, not elsewhere classified % Taxable 3 N N D N N (20-99) N N D N N
Exempt 16 N N D N N (100-249) 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 875 706 23.9 D 301,327 N (5000-9999) 4,064 N D 132,863 N
Exempt 6 N N D N N (20-99) N N D N N
871 Engineering, architectural, and surveying services Taxable 240 223 7.6 229,724 125,204 83.5 2,266 1,451 56.2 100,060 52,243 91.5
872 Accounting, auditing, and bookkeeping services Taxable 233 197 18.3 85,248 68,742 24.0 1,257 1,184 6.2 40,355 31,980 26.2
873 Research, development, and testing services (except noncommercial research organizations) Taxable 52 33 57.6 25,849 12,181 112.2 355 236 50.4 9,544 5,211 83.2
Exempt 5 9 -44.4 D 7,873 N (20-99) 125 N D 3,568 N
874 Management and public relations services Taxable 350 253 38.3 D 95,200 N (1000-2499) 1,193 N D 43,429 N
Exempt 1 N N D N N (1-19) 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 61 N N 18,068 N N 265 N N 6,457 N
899 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N 61 N N 18,068 N N 265 N N 6,457 N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

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