1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Maryland
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 %% ** 4,988 4,350 14.7 16,622,056 13,192,767 26.0 97,363 90,532 7.5 3,430,383 2,788,479 23.0
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 737 658 12.0 328,359 211,315 55.4 8,624 6,429 34.1 123,851 72,785 70.2
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 2,030 1,766 14.9 2,947,724 2,318,519 27.1 31,609 28,153 12.3 917,661 716,625 28.1
44 Water transportation 301 273 10.3 452,216 439,045 3.0 4,460 5,062 -11.9 132,298 121,479 8.9
45 Transportation by air %% 130 103 26.2 580,720 421,904 37.6 5,140 3,309 55.3 149,111 94,820 57.3
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 6 5 20.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
47 Transportation services 846 738 14.6 485,252 281,104 72.6 6,306 5,055 24.7 163,779 109,068 50.2
48 Communications 735 643 14.3 D 4,457,835 N (25k-49999) 26,576 N D 969,977 N
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 203 164 23.8 5,376,345 5,042,632 6.6 12,709 15,903 -20.1 724,271 701,692 3.2
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 %% ** 4,988 4,350 14.7 16,622,056 13,192,767 26.0 97,363 90,532 7.5 3,430,383 2,788,479 23.0
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 737 658 12.0 328,359 211,315 55.4 8,624 6,429 34.1 123,851 72,785 70.2
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 171 141 21.3 D 61,096 N (2500-4999) 1,848 N D 24,081 N
4111 Local and suburban transit 30 20 50.0 D 13,052 N (250-499) 305 N D 4,521 N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 141 121 16.5 D 48,044 N (2500-4999) 1,543 N D 19,560 N
412 Taxi service 70 59 18.6 D 19,480 N (500-999) 365 N D 4,313 N
4121 Taxi service 70 59 18.6 D 19,480 N (500-999) 365 N D 4,313 N
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 6 9 -33.3 2,700 9,699 -72.2 17 104 -83.7 453 1,799 -74.8
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 6 9 -33.3 2,700 9,699 -72.2 17 104 -83.7 453 1,799 -74.8
414 Charter bus service 50 40 25.0 53,523 40,232 33.0 852 694 22.8 15,739 13,334 18.0
4141 Charter bus service, local 14 13 7.7 D D N (100-249) (250-499) N D D N
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 36 27 33.3 D D N (500-999) (250-499) N D D N
415 School bus service 438 409 7.1 D 80,808 N (2500-4999) 3,418 N D 29,258 N
4151 School bus service 438 409 7.1 D 80,808 N (2500-4999) 3,418 N D 29,258 N
417 Bus terminal and service facilities 2 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
4173 Bus terminal and service facilities 2 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 2,030 1,766 14.9 2,947,724 2,318,519 27.1 31,609 28,153 12.3 917,661 716,625 28.1
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 1,843 1,633 12.9 2,737,071 2,194,953 24.7 29,927 26,896 11.3 875,059 687,327 27.3
4212 Local trucking without storage 1,047 873 19.9 D 604,379 N (5000-9999) 6,525 N D 142,883 N
4213 Trucking, except local 509 498 2.2 D 1,014,973 N (5000-9999) 9,887 N D 288,022 N
4214 Local trucking with storage 100 99 1.0 150,067 D N 2,729 (1000-2499) N 52,966 D N
4215 Courier services, except by air 187 163 14.7 528,345 D N 8,251 (5000-9999) N 255,355 D N
422 Public warehousing and storage 186 133 39.8 D 123,566 N (1000-2499) 1,257 N D 29,298 N
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 8 10 -20.0 D 18,128 N (100-249) 173 N D 3,909 N
4225 General warehousing and storage 162 113 43.4 D 79,213 N (1000-2499) 721 N D 16,219 N
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 15 10 50.0 D 26,225 N (100-249) 363 N D 9,170 N
423 Trucking terminal facilities 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
4231 Trucking terminal 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
44 Water transportation 301 273 10.3 452,216 439,045 3.0 4,460 5,062 -11.9 132,298 121,479 8.9
441 Deep sea freight transportation 12 14 -14.3 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 12 14 -14.3 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 0 2 N 0 D N 0 (20-99) N 0 D N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 0 2 N 0 D N 0 (20-99) N 0 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 2 0 N D 0 N (20-99) 0 N D 0 N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 2 0 N D 0 N (20-99) 0 N D 0 N
448 Water transportation of passengers 19 24 -20.8 D D N (100-249) (250-499) N D D N
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4482 Ferry transportation 2 3 -33.3 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 17 21 -19.0 D D N (100-249) (250-499) N D D N
449 Services incidental to water transportation 268 233 15.0 D 322,929 N (2500-4999) 4,491 N D 108,415 N
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 20 21 -4.8 D 159,450 N (1000-2499) 1,902 N D 62,007 N
4492 Towing and tugboat services 15 14 7.1 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
4493 Marinas 206 170 21.2 113,758 D N 1,194 (1000-2499) N 26,499 D N
4499 Other water transportation services 27 28 -3.6 D D N (250-499) (1000-2499) 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 %% 130 103 26.2 580,720 421,904 37.6 5,140 3,309 55.3 149,111 94,820 57.3
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 65 56 16.1 453,673 286,225 58.5 2,851 1,899 50.1 89,741 58,145 54.3
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 20 9 122.2 205,948 D N 814 (250-499) N 22,797 D N
4513 Air courier services 45 47 -4.3 247,725 D N 2,037 (1000-2499) N 66,944 D N
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 19 17 11.8 D 19,488 N (100-249) 186 N D 4,679 N
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 19 17 11.8 D 19,488 N (100-249) 186 N D 4,679 N
458 Airport terminal services 46 30 53.3 D 116,191 N (1000-2499) 1,224 N D 31,996 N
4581 Airport terminal services 46 30 53.3 D 116,191 N (1000-2499) 1,224 N D 31,996 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 6 5 20.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 6 5 20.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4612 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 1 1 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
4613 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 5 4 25.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D 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 846 738 14.6 485,252 281,104 72.6 6,306 5,055 24.7 163,779 109,068 50.2
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 542 492 10.2 D 119,856 N (2500-4999) 2,608 N D 49,177 N
4724 Travel agencies 493 451 9.3 154,445 103,699 48.9 2,836 2,301 23.3 59,588 42,977 38.7
4725 Tour operators 34 26 30.8 17,459 D N 233 (250-499) N 4,650 D N
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 15 15 0.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
473 Freight shipping services 259 206 25.7 D 133,328 N (1000-2499) 1,918 N D 50,016 N
4731 Freight shipping services 259 206 25.7 D 133,328 N (1000-2499) 1,918 N D 50,016 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 45 40 12.5 D 27,920 N (500-999) 529 N D 9,875 N
4783 Packing and crating 16 15 6.7 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 8 5 60.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 21 20 5.0 D 17,500 N (500-999) 341 N D 6,851 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 735 643 14.3 D 4,457,835 N (25k-49999) 26,576 N D 969,977 N
481 Telephone 505 455 11.0 4,368,525 3,329,961 31.2 19,255 20,187 -4.6 799,667 759,070 5.3
4812 Radiotelephone 146 52 180.8 D 301,327 N (2500-4999) 1,605 N D 57,388 N
4813 Other telephone 359 403 -10.9 D 3,028,634 N (10k-24999) 18,582 N D 701,682 N
482 Telegraph communications 2 6 -66.7 D D N (1-19) (20-99) N D D N
4822 Telegraph communications 2 6 -66.7 D D N (1-19) (20-99) N D D N
483 Radio and television broadcasting 123 111 10.8 D 294,250 N (2500-4999) 2,716 N D 79,664 N
4832 Radio broadcasting 104 89 16.9 D 125,259 N (1000-2499) 1,667 N D 44,555 N
4833 Television broadcasting 19 22 -13.6 173,962 168,991 2.9 920 1,049 -12.3 41,162 35,109 17.2
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 55 46 19.6 D 686,045 N (2500-4999) 2,628 N D 80,187 N
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 55 46 19.6 D 686,045 N (2500-4999) 2,628 N D 80,187 N
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 50 25 100.0 D D N (1000-2499) (1000-2499) N D D N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 50 25 100.0 D D N (1000-2499) (1000-2499) 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 203 164 23.8 5,376,345 5,042,632 6.6 12,709 15,903 -20.1 724,271 701,692 3.2
491 Electric services 40 42 -4.8 D D N (2500-4999) (2500-4999) N D D N
4911 Electric services 40 42 -4.8 D D N (2500-4999) (2500-4999) N D D N
492 Gas production and distribution 19 22 -13.6 D D N (500-999) (1000-2499) N D D N
493 Combination utility services 36 14 157.1 D D N (5000-9999) (5000-9999) N D D N
494 Water supply 8 16 -50.0 D 4,773 N (20-99) 46 N D 1,121 N
4941 Water supply 8 16 -50.0 D 4,773 N (20-99) 46 N D 1,121 N
495 Sanitary services 98 70 40.0 D 217,514 N (1000-2499) 1,247 N D 33,896 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 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4971 Irrigation systems 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 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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