1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Massachusetts
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 %% ** 6,100 5,535 10.2 26,876,138 19,732,205 36.2 129,023 112,568 14.6 4,650,315 3,733,440 24.6
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 743 723 2.8 D 585,450 N (10k-24999) 17,197 N D 247,651 N
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 2,106 1,860 13.2 3,198,086 2,593,298 23.3 31,063 26,250 18.3 966,536 738,035 31.0
44 Water transportation 217 194 11.9 D 311,529 N (1000-2499) 1,854 N D 67,059 N
45 Transportation by air %% 213 171 24.6 837,552 599,271 39.8 5,782 4,709 22.8 176,403 126,328 39.6
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
47 Transportation services 1,508 1,443 4.5 D 577,903 N (10k-24999) 9,062 N D 224,895 N
48 Communications 937 838 11.8 D 5,639,542 N (25k-49999) 33,825 N D 1,405,507 N
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 376 306 22.9 D 9,425,212 N (10k-24999) 19,671 N D 923,965 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.
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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 %% ** 6,100 5,535 10.2 26,876,138 19,732,205 36.2 129,023 112,568 14.6 4,650,315 3,733,440 24.6
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 743 723 2.8 D 585,450 N (10k-24999) 17,197 N D 247,651 N
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 362 285 27.0 D 243,463 N (10k-24999) 6,914 N D 118,774 N
4111 Local and suburban transit 57 63 -9.5 D 43,552 N (1000-2499) 1,173 N D 22,118 N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 305 222 37.4 423,993 199,911 112.1 10,284 5,741 79.1 191,582 96,656 98.2
412 Taxi service 170 178 -4.5 57,668 50,521 14.1 1,330 1,500 -11.3 21,251 19,303 10.1
4121 Taxi service 170 178 -4.5 57,668 50,521 14.1 1,330 1,500 -11.3 21,251 19,303 10.1
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 10 15 -33.3 67,510 52,922 27.6 894 866 3.2 23,668 19,525 21.2
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 10 15 -33.3 67,510 52,922 27.6 894 866 3.2 23,668 19,525 21.2
414 Charter bus service 35 31 12.9 75,797 32,968 129.9 1,283 556 130.8 26,346 9,975 164.1
4141 Charter bus service, local 10 14 -28.6 15,248 4,692 225.0 162 110 47.3 3,825 1,375 178.2
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 25 17 47.1 60,549 28,276 114.1 1,121 446 151.3 22,521 8,600 161.9
415 School bus service 166 214 -22.4 D 205,576 N (5000-9999) 7,361 N D 80,074 N
4151 School bus service 166 214 -22.4 D 205,576 N (5000-9999) 7,361 N D 80,074 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 2,106 1,860 13.2 3,198,086 2,593,298 23.3 31,063 26,250 18.3 966,536 738,035 31.0
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 1,867 1,657 12.7 2,936,634 2,429,485 20.9 28,746 24,023 19.7 896,364 684,820 30.9
4212 Local trucking without storage 1,086 867 25.3 1,251,493 770,165 62.5 10,348 6,659 55.4 326,363 164,194 98.8
4213 Trucking, except local 511 551 -7.3 1,120,677 986,011 13.7 9,765 9,623 1.5 338,904 298,785 13.4
4214 Local trucking with storage 91 103 -11.7 125,753 120,317 4.5 1,602 1,508 6.2 47,902 40,717 17.6
4215 Courier services, except by air 179 136 31.6 438,711 552,992 -20.7 7,031 6,233 12.8 183,195 181,124 1.1
422 Public warehousing and storage 239 203 17.7 261,452 163,813 59.6 2,317 2,227 4.0 70,172 53,215 31.9
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 2 2 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 20 23 -13.0 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
4225 General warehousing and storage 197 137 43.8 187,448 79,057 137.1 1,644 1,189 38.3 48,361 26,094 85.3
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 20 41 -51.2 D 42,148 N (250-499) 657 N D 14,366 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 217 194 11.9 D 311,529 N (1000-2499) 1,854 N D 67,059 N
441 Deep sea freight transportation 10 7 42.9 208,893 D N 383 (250-499) N 22,957 D N
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 10 7 42.9 208,893 D N 383 (250-499) N 22,957 D N
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 3 3 0.0 D D N (100-249) (1-19) N D D N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 3 3 0.0 D D N (100-249) (1-19) N D 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 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 47 31 51.6 D 40,416 N (250-499) 310 N D 11,723 N
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 3 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
4482 Ferry transportation 8 9 -11.1 D 16,056 N (100-249) 120 N D 5,569 N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 36 22 63.6 38,851 24,360 59.5 308 190 62.1 10,134 6,154 64.7
449 Services incidental to water transportation 157 153 2.6 135,501 111,795 21.2 1,214 1,133 7.1 31,416 33,567 -6.4
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 5 9 -44.4 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
4492 Towing and tugboat services 8 14 -42.9 8,630 8,756 -1.4 71 84 -15.5 1,784 2,031 -12.2
4493 Marinas 129 115 12.2 110,136 65,149 69.1 773 664 16.4 22,736 17,723 28.3
4499 Other water transportation services 15 15 0.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) 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
45 Transportation by air %% 213 171 24.6 837,552 599,271 39.8 5,782 4,709 22.8 176,403 126,328 39.6
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 122 96 27.1 706,496 454,445 55.5 4,498 3,049 47.5 141,768 96,900 46.3
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 55 47 17.0 317,102 189,469 67.4 725 640 13.3 23,208 19,518 18.9
4513 Air courier services 67 49 36.7 389,394 264,976 47.0 3,773 2,409 56.6 118,560 77,382 53.2
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 33 35 -5.7 50,014 54,085 -7.5 233 353 -34.0 8,515 9,083 -6.3
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 33 35 -5.7 50,014 54,085 -7.5 233 353 -34.0 8,515 9,083 -6.3
458 Airport terminal services 58 40 45.0 81,042 90,741 -10.7 1,051 1,307 -19.6 26,120 20,345 28.4
4581 Airport terminal services 58 40 45.0 81,042 90,741 -10.7 1,051 1,307 -19.6 26,120 20,345 28.4
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 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 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 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 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 1,508 1,443 4.5 D 577,903 N (10k-24999) 9,062 N D 224,895 N
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 1,159 1,153 0.5 543,105 372,887 45.6 8,666 6,515 33.0 212,747 145,273 46.4
4724 Travel agencies 1,041 1,039 0.2 326,625 269,523 21.2 6,495 5,110 27.1 141,059 110,213 28.0
4725 Tour operators 97 83 16.9 189,320 86,097 119.9 1,958 1,136 72.4 63,751 30,280 110.5
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 21 31 -32.3 27,160 17,267 57.3 213 269 -20.8 7,937 4,780 66.0
473 Freight shipping services 319 263 21.3 D 189,497 N (2500-4999) 2,346 N D 73,532 N
4731 Freight shipping services 319 263 21.3 D 189,497 N (2500-4999) 2,346 N D 73,532 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 30 27 11.1 D 15,519 N (250-499) 201 N D 6,090 N
4783 Packing and crating 17 13 30.8 D 7,751 N (100-249) 99 N D 3,403 N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 2 2 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 11 12 -8.3 D D N (100-249) (20-99) 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
48 Communications 937 838 11.8 D 5,639,542 N (25k-49999) 33,825 N D 1,405,507 N
481 Telephone 653 575 13.6 D 4,446,005 N (25k-49999) 25,646 N D 1,148,476 N
4812 Radiotelephone 149 100 49.0 D D N (5000-9999) (2500-4999) N D D N
4813 Other telephone 504 475 6.1 4,524,262 D N 20,253 (10k-24999) N 988,880 D N
482 Telegraph communications 3 17 -82.4 D D N (1-19) (100-249) N D D N
4822 Telegraph communications 3 17 -82.4 D D N (1-19) (100-249) N D D N
483 Radio and television broadcasting 147 129 14.0 894,519 539,109 65.9 5,091 4,453 14.3 242,554 164,609 47.4
4832 Radio broadcasting 111 103 7.8 264,172 174,928 51.0 2,261 2,170 4.2 97,236 63,818 52.4
4833 Television broadcasting 36 26 38.5 630,347 364,181 73.1 2,830 2,283 24.0 145,318 100,791 44.2
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 95 94 1.1 1,042,183 608,095 71.4 5,222 3,449 51.4 176,716 83,363 112.0
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 95 94 1.1 1,042,183 608,095 71.4 5,222 3,449 51.4 176,716 83,363 112.0
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 39 23 69.6 D D N (250-499) (100-249) N D D N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 39 23 69.6 D D N (250-499) (100-249) 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 376 306 22.9 D 9,425,212 N (10k-24999) 19,671 N D 923,965 N
491 Electric services 114 74 54.1 D D N (10k-24999) (10k-24999) N D D N
4911 Electric services 114 74 54.1 D D N (10k-24999) (10k-24999) N D D N
492 Gas production and distribution 58 63 -7.9 D 2,063,721 N (2500-4999) 5,078 N D 237,497 N
493 Combination utility services 8 4 100.0 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
494 Water supply 18 24 -25.0 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
4941 Water supply 18 24 -25.0 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
495 Sanitary services 170 138 23.2 D 459,662 N (2500-4999) 2,030 N D 75,426 N
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 3 2 50.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 3 2 50.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
497 Irrigation systems 5 1 400.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
4971 Irrigation systems 5 1 400.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) 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

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