1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Illinois
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 %% ** 13,511 11,833 14.2 51,664,629 39,560,168 30.6 278,347 250,522 11.1 9,995,630 8,181,603 22.2
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 982 804 22.1 D 679,192 N (10k-24999) 20,154 N D 246,482 N
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 6,435 5,602 14.9 D 9,002,829 N (100,000+) 84,800 N D 2,374,212 N
44 Water transportation 239 253 -5.5 D 987,744 N (2500-4999) 4,678 N D 128,619 N
45 Transportation by air %% 384 350 9.7 D 1,402,029 N (10k-24999) 10,201 N D 275,321 N
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 43 41 4.9 D 260,232 N (500-999) 1,350 N D 62,610 N
47 Transportation services 2,809 2,559 9.8 4,547,964 2,848,677 59.7 29,481 23,382 26.1 955,825 631,032 51.5
48 Communications 1,948 1,606 21.3 D 8,971,433 N (50k-99999) 60,693 N D 2,392,503 N
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 671 618 8.6 16,592,241 15,408,032 7.7 38,942 45,264 -14.0 2,187,772 2,070,824 5.6
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 %% ** 13,511 11,833 14.2 51,664,629 39,560,168 30.6 278,347 250,522 11.1 9,995,630 8,181,603 22.2
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 982 804 22.1 D 679,192 N (10k-24999) 20,154 N D 246,482 N
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 531 368 44.3 D 223,867 N (5000-9999) 6,276 N D 95,941 N
4111 Local and suburban transit 38 46 -17.4 D 46,154 N (1000-2499) 1,215 N D 20,013 N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 493 322 53.1 D 177,713 N (5000-9999) 5,061 N D 75,928 N
412 Taxi service 154 146 5.5 67,212 69,238 -2.9 828 951 -12.9 13,403 12,391 8.2
4121 Taxi service 154 146 5.5 67,212 69,238 -2.9 828 951 -12.9 13,403 12,391 8.2
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 5 17 -70.6 D 44,098 N (20-99) 540 N D 8,222 N
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 5 17 -70.6 D 44,098 N (20-99) 540 N D 8,222 N
414 Charter bus service 63 50 26.0 64,846 46,498 39.5 1,197 1,117 7.2 20,206 15,499 30.4
4141 Charter bus service, local 24 21 14.3 20,142 20,882 -3.5 363 590 -38.5 6,106 7,496 -18.5
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 39 29 34.5 44,704 25,616 74.5 834 527 58.3 14,100 8,003 76.2
415 School bus service 228 223 2.2 D 295,491 N (10k-24999) 11,270 N D 114,429 N
4151 School bus service 228 223 2.2 D 295,491 N (10k-24999) 11,270 N D 114,429 N
417 Bus terminal and service facilities 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
4173 Bus terminal and service facilities 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 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
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 6,435 5,602 14.9 D 9,002,829 N (100,000+) 84,800 N D 2,374,212 N
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 5,922 5,198 13.9 D 8,496,450 N (100,000+) 79,089 N D 2,220,382 N
4212 Local trucking without storage 3,364 2,892 16.3 3,137,035 2,115,222 48.3 26,321 20,259 29.9 813,395 522,919 55.5
4213 Trucking, except local 2,074 1,878 10.4 5,721,307 4,754,528 20.3 44,112 38,752 13.8 1,563,302 1,201,901 30.1
4214 Local trucking with storage 171 190 -10.0 229,642 205,647 11.7 2,378 2,744 -13.3 73,591 74,694 -1.5
4215 Courier services, except by air 313 238 31.5 D 1,421,053 N (25k-49999) 17,334 N D 420,868 N
422 Public warehousing and storage 510 404 26.2 754,098 506,379 48.9 7,218 5,711 26.4 206,927 153,830 34.5
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 20 18 11.1 35,432 21,000 68.7 114 169 -32.5 2,850 3,361 -15.2
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 23 25 -8.0 114,972 86,738 32.6 1,264 948 33.3 34,258 27,019 26.8
4225 General warehousing and storage 410 286 43.4 477,740 265,615 79.9 4,547 3,129 45.3 130,505 79,743 63.7
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 57 75 -24.0 125,954 133,026 -5.3 1,293 1,465 -11.7 39,314 43,707 -10.1
423 Trucking terminal facilities 3 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
4231 Trucking terminal facilities 3 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 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
44 Water transportation 239 253 -5.5 D 987,744 N (2500-4999) 4,678 N D 128,619 N
441 Deep sea freight transportation 18 13 38.5 229,056 D N 406 (250-499) N 17,945 D N
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 18 13 38.5 229,056 D N 406 (250-499) N 17,945 D N
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 1 1 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 1 1 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
443 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 1 3 -66.7 D D N (20-99) (100-249) N D D N
4432 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 1 3 -66.7 D D N (20-99) (100-249) N D D N
444 Inland waterways freight transportation 10 11 -9.1 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 10 11 -9.1 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
448 Water transportation of passengers 22 24 -8.3 D 19,430 N (500-999) 414 N D 5,941 N
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 3 0 N D 0 N (20-99) 0 N D 0 N
4482 Ferry transportation 4 3 33.3 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 15 21 -28.6 D D N (500-999) (250-499) N D D N
449 Services incidental to water transportation 187 201 -7.0 D 294,573 N (1000-2499) 3,063 N D 78,827 N
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 35 46 -23.9 123,090 97,053 26.8 662 809 -18.2 26,573 23,395 13.6
4492 Towing and tugboat services 42 54 -22.2 D 150,425 N (1000-2499) 1,787 N D 44,681 N
4493 Marinas 91 79 15.2 51,988 40,567 28.2 418 373 12.1 11,097 8,040 38.0
4499 Other water transportation services 19 22 -13.6 D 6,528 N (20-99) 94 N D 2,711 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 %% 384 350 9.7 D 1,402,029 N (10k-24999) 10,201 N D 275,321 N
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 223 198 12.6 D 1,082,243 N (5000-9999) 7,387 N D 210,843 N
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 92 80 15.0 819,313 604,544 35.5 1,496 2,521 -40.7 52,511 74,695 -29.7
4513 Air courier services 131 118 11.0 D 477,699 N (5000-9999) 4,866 N D 136,148 N
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 52 59 -11.9 D 70,743 N (500-999) 589 N D 15,967 N
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 52 59 -11.9 D 70,743 N (500-999) 589 N D 15,967 N
458 Airport terminal services 109 93 17.2 D 249,043 N (2500-4999) 2,225 N D 48,511 N
4581 Airport terminal services 109 93 17.2 D 249,043 N (2500-4999) 2,225 N D 48,511 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 43 41 4.9 D 260,232 N (500-999) 1,350 N D 62,610 N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 43 41 4.9 D 260,232 N (500-999) 1,350 N D 62,610 N
4612 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 21 29 -27.6 177,211 D N 495 (1000-2499) N 30,895 D N
4613 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 21 8 162.5 D 17,957 N (100-249) 103 N D 4,508 N
4619 All other pipeline transportation 1 4 -75.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) 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
47 Transportation services 2,809 2,559 9.8 4,547,964 2,848,677 59.7 29,481 23,382 26.1 955,825 631,032 51.5
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 1,748 1,679 4.1 D 789,699 N (10k-24999) 12,542 N D 284,188 N
4724 Travel agencies 1,547 1,503 2.9 674,331 473,723 42.3 10,415 9,559 9.0 267,410 188,234 42.1
4725 Tour operators 153 129 18.6 156,175 D N 2,396 (1000-2499) N 63,769 D N
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 48 47 2.1 D D N (1000-2499) (1000-2499) N D D N
473 Freight shipping services 884 723 22.3 1,210,321 703,883 71.9 10,079 7,256 38.9 390,317 237,806 64.1
4731 Freight shipping services 884 723 22.3 1,210,321 703,883 71.9 10,079 7,256 38.9 390,317 237,806 64.1
474 Railroad car rental 22 23 -4.3 D 1,181,479 N (1000-2499) 965 N D 47,022 N
4741 Railroad car rental 22 23 -4.3 D 1,181,479 N (1000-2499) 965 N D 47,022 N
478 Miscellaneous services incidental to transportation 155 134 15.7 D 173,616 N (2500-4999) 2,619 N D 62,016 N
4783 Packing and crating 47 56 -16.1 D 51,943 N (1000-2499) 935 N D 15,723 N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 16 6 166.7 21,107 6,846 208.3 120 51 135.3 4,287 1,576 172.0
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 92 72 27.8 D 114,827 N (2500-4999) 1,633 N D 44,717 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 1,948 1,606 21.3 D 8,971,433 N (50k-99999) 60,693 N D 2,392,503 N
481 Telephone 1,387 1,106 25.4 D 6,770,271 N (25k-49999) 48,178 N D 1,987,588 N
4812 Radiotelephone 330 111 197.3 2,308,536 788,507 192.8 7,398 2,853 159.3 293,915 104,349 181.7
4813 Other telephone 1,057 995 6.2 D 5,981,764 N (25k-49999) 45,325 N D 1,883,239 N
482 Telegraph communications 3 14 -78.6 1,201 43,900 -97.3 12 69 -82.6 363 3,368 -89.2
4822 Telegraph communications 3 14 -78.6 1,201 43,900 -97.3 12 69 -82.6 363 3,368 -89.2
483 Radio and television broadcasting 290 290 0.0 1,517,401 1,054,754 43.9 8,594 7,761 10.7 373,440 281,201 32.8
4832 Radio broadcasting 231 236 -2.1 453,347 360,929 25.6 4,536 4,380 3.6 156,101 122,560 27.4
4833 Television broadcasting 59 54 9.3 1,064,054 693,825 53.4 4,058 3,381 20.0 217,339 158,641 37.0
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 177 152 16.4 1,534,677 1,049,956 46.2 6,735 4,329 55.6 222,863 108,102 106.2
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 177 152 16.4 1,534,677 1,049,956 46.2 6,735 4,329 55.6 222,863 108,102 106.2
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 91 44 106.8 216,863 52,552 312.7 1,327 356 272.8 51,039 12,244 316.8
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 91 44 106.8 216,863 52,552 312.7 1,327 356 272.8 51,039 12,244 316.8
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 671 618 8.6 16,592,241 15,408,032 7.7 38,942 45,264 -14.0 2,187,772 2,070,824 5.6
491 Electric services 83 71 16.9 D D N (10k-24999) (10k-24999) N D D N
4911 Electric services 83 71 16.9 D D N (10k-24999) (10k-24999) N D D N
492 Gas production and distribution 117 113 3.5 D 4,512,922 N (5000-9999) 7,607 N D 342,395 N
493 Combination utility services 116 118 -1.7 D D N (5000-9999) (5000-9999) N D D N
494 Water supply 82 70 17.1 D 116,689 N (500-999) 882 N D 24,364 N
4941 Water supply 82 70 17.1 D 116,689 N (500-999) 882 N D 24,364 N
495 Sanitary services 269 246 9.3 D 866,031 N (2500-4999) 4,561 N D 156,557 N
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 2 0 N D 0 N (20-99) 0 N D 0 N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 2 0 N D 0 N (20-99) 0 N D 0 N
497 Irrigation systems 2 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
4971 Irrigation systems 2 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 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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