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.
For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

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SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 6,100 10.2 26,876,138 36.2 129,023 14.6 4,650,315 24.6
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 743 2.8 D N (10k-24999) N D N
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 2,106 13.2 3,198,086 23.3 31,063 18.3 966,536 31.0
44 Water transportation 217 11.9 D N (1000-2499) N D N
45 Transportation by air %% 213 24.6 837,552 39.8 5,782 22.8 176,403 39.6
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
47 Transportation services 1,508 4.5 D N (10k-24999) N D N
48 Communications 937 11.8 D N (25k-49999) N D N
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 376 22.9 D N (10k-24999) N 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. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 6,100 10.2 26,876,138 36.2 129,023 14.6 4,650,315 24.6
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 743 2.8 D N (10k-24999) N D N
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 362 27.0 D N (10k-24999) N D N
4111 Local and suburban transit 57 -9.5 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 305 37.4 423,993 112.1 10,284 79.1 191,582 98.2
412 Taxi service 170 -4.5 57,668 14.1 1,330 -11.3 21,251 10.1
4121 Taxi service 170 -4.5 57,668 14.1 1,330 -11.3 21,251 10.1
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 10 -33.3 67,510 27.6 894 3.2 23,668 21.2
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 10 -33.3 67,510 27.6 894 3.2 23,668 21.2
414 Charter bus service 35 12.9 75,797 129.9 1,283 130.8 26,346 164.1
4141 Charter bus service, local 10 -28.6 15,248 225.0 162 47.3 3,825 178.2
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 25 47.1 60,549 114.1 1,121 151.3 22,521 161.9
415 School bus service 166 -22.4 D N (5000-9999) N D N
4151 School bus service 166 -22.4 D N (5000-9999) N D N
417 Bus terminal and service facilities 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4173 Bus terminal and service facilities 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 2,106 13.2 3,198,086 23.3 31,063 18.3 966,536 31.0
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 1,867 12.7 2,936,634 20.9 28,746 19.7 896,364 30.9
4212 Local trucking without storage 1,086 25.3 1,251,493 62.5 10,348 55.4 326,363 98.8
4213 Trucking, except local 511 -7.3 1,120,677 13.7 9,765 1.5 338,904 13.4
4214 Local trucking with storage 91 -11.7 125,753 4.5 1,602 6.2 47,902 17.6
4215 Courier services, except by air 179 31.6 438,711 -20.7 7,031 12.8 183,195 1.1
422 Public warehousing and storage 239 17.7 261,452 59.6 2,317 4.0 70,172 31.9
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 2 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 20 -13.0 D N (250-499) N D N
4225 General warehousing and storage 197 43.8 187,448 137.1 1,644 38.3 48,361 85.3
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 20 -51.2 D N (250-499) N D N
423 Trucking terminal facilities 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4231 Trucking terminal facilities 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
44 Water transportation 217 11.9 D N (1000-2499) N D N
441 Deep sea freight transportation 10 42.9 208,893 N 383 N 22,957 N
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 10 42.9 208,893 N 383 N 22,957 N
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 3 0.0 D N (100-249) N D N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 3 0.0 D N (100-249) N D N
443 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4432 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
444 Inland waterways freight transportation 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
448 Water transportation of passengers 47 51.6 D N (250-499) N D N
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 3 N D N (1-19) N D N
4482 Ferry transportation 8 -11.1 D N (100-249) N D N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 36 63.6 38,851 59.5 308 62.1 10,134 64.7
449 Services incidental to water transportation 157 2.6 135,501 21.2 1,214 7.1 31,416 -6.4
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 5 -44.4 D N (250-499) N D N
4492 Towing and tugboat services 8 -42.9 8,630 -1.4 71 -15.5 1,784 -12.2
4493 Marinas 129 12.2 110,136 69.1 773 16.4 22,736 28.3
4499 Other water transportation services 15 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
45 Transportation by air %% 213 24.6 837,552 39.8 5,782 22.8 176,403 39.6
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 122 27.1 706,496 55.5 4,498 47.5 141,768 46.3
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 55 17.0 317,102 67.4 725 13.3 23,208 18.9
4513 Air courier services 67 36.7 389,394 47.0 3,773 56.6 118,560 53.2
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 33 -5.7 50,014 -7.5 233 -34.0 8,515 -6.3
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 33 -5.7 50,014 -7.5 233 -34.0 8,515 -6.3
458 Airport terminal services 58 45.0 81,042 -10.7 1,051 -19.6 26,120 28.4
4581 Airport terminal services 58 45.0 81,042 -10.7 1,051 -19.6 26,120 28.4
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4612 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4613 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4619 All other pipeline transportation 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
47 Transportation services 1,508 4.5 D N (10k-24999) N D N
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 1,159 0.5 543,105 45.6 8,666 33.0 212,747 46.4
4724 Travel agencies 1,041 0.2 326,625 21.2 6,495 27.1 141,059 28.0
4725 Tour operators 97 16.9 189,320 119.9 1,958 72.4 63,751 110.5
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 21 -32.3 27,160 57.3 213 -20.8 7,937 66.0
473 Freight shipping services 319 21.3 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4731 Freight shipping services 319 21.3 D N (2500-4999) N D N
474 Railroad car rental 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4741 Railroad car rental 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
478 Miscellaneous services incidental to transportation 30 11.1 D N (250-499) N D N
4783 Packing and crating 17 30.8 D N (100-249) N D N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 2 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 11 -8.3 D N (100-249) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
48 Communications 937 11.8 D N (25k-49999) N D N
481 Telephone 653 13.6 D N (25k-49999) N D N
4812 Radiotelephone 149 49.0 D N (5000-9999) N D N
4813 Other telephone 504 6.1 4,524,262 N 20,253 N 988,880 N
482 Telegraph communications 3 -82.4 D N (1-19) N D N
4822 Telegraph communications 3 -82.4 D N (1-19) N D N
483 Radio and television broadcasting 147 14.0 894,519 65.9 5,091 14.3 242,554 47.4
4832 Radio broadcasting 111 7.8 264,172 51.0 2,261 4.2 97,236 52.4
4833 Television broadcasting 36 38.5 630,347 73.1 2,830 24.0 145,318 44.2
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 95 1.1 1,042,183 71.4 5,222 51.4 176,716 112.0
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 95 1.1 1,042,183 71.4 5,222 51.4 176,716 112.0
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 39 69.6 D N (250-499) N D N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 39 69.6 D N (250-499) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 376 22.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
491 Electric services 114 54.1 D N (10k-24999) N D N
4911 Electric services 114 54.1 D N (10k-24999) N D N
492 Gas production and distribution 58 -7.9 D N (2500-4999) N D N
493 Combination utility services 8 100.0 D N (100-249) N D N
494 Water supply 18 -25.0 D N (100-249) N D N
4941 Water supply 18 -25.0 D N (100-249) N D N
495 Sanitary services 170 23.2 D N (2500-4999) N D N
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 3 50.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 3 50.0 D N (20-99) N D N
497 Irrigation systems 5 400.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4971 Irrigation systems 5 400.0 D N (1-19) N 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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Source: 1997 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics   - Questions?
Last revised: July 13, 2011