1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for North Carolina
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 %% ** 7,846 6,065 29.4 25,128,003 19,113,843 31.5 147,158 126,661 16.2 4,973,419 3,658,500 35.9
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 371 296 25.3 160,852 114,970 39.9 3,922 3,244 20.9 57,567 45,619 26.2
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 4,276 3,192 34.0 5,511,897 3,940,549 39.9 66,515 53,241 24.9 1,837,410 1,276,320 44.0
44 Water transportation 167 152 9.9 D 160,971 N (1000-2499) 1,980 N D 39,449 N
45 Transportation by air %% 257 185 38.9 878,164 625,473 40.4 7,442 5,169 44.0 214,443 130,589 64.2
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 17 14 21.4 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
47 Transportation services 979 786 24.6 462,933 273,518 69.3 6,392 4,620 38.4 164,198 94,147 74.4
48 Communications 1,223 981 24.7 8,447,865 5,314,406 59.0 34,261 29,459 16.3 1,361,882 964,507 41.2
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 556 459 21.1 9,413,497 8,616,085 9.3 26,634 28,817 -7.6 1,297,877 1,102,176 17.8
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 %% ** 7,846 6,065 29.4 25,128,003 19,113,843 31.5 147,158 126,661 16.2 4,973,419 3,658,500 35.9
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 371 296 25.3 160,852 114,970 39.9 3,922 3,244 20.9 57,567 45,619 26.2
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 172 106 62.3 D 52,300 N (1000-2499) 1,596 N D 26,891 N
4111 Local and suburban transit 22 24 -8.3 D 32,237 N (500-999) 848 N D 17,814 N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 150 82 82.9 D 20,063 N (1000-2499) 748 N D 9,077 N
412 Taxi service 108 117 -7.7 15,576 17,903 -13.0 551 873 -36.9 4,978 7,550 -34.1
4121 Taxi service 108 117 -7.7 15,576 17,903 -13.0 551 873 -36.9 4,978 7,550 -34.1
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 11 17 -35.3 22,357 18,157 23.1 231 235 -1.7 6,540 4,159 57.2
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 11 17 -35.3 22,357 18,157 23.1 231 235 -1.7 6,540 4,159 57.2
414 Charter bus service 55 43 27.9 44,969 24,828 81.1 707 461 53.4 10,262 6,430 59.6
4141 Charter bus service, local 10 12 -16.7 3,121 4,922 -36.6 43 102 -57.8 727 1,189 -38.9
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 45 31 45.2 41,848 19,906 110.2 664 359 85.0 9,535 5,241 81.9
415 School bus service 25 13 92.3 D 1,782 N (100-249) 79 N D 589 N
4151 School bus service 25 13 92.3 D 1,782 N (100-249) 79 N D 589 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 4,276 3,192 34.0 5,511,897 3,940,549 39.9 66,515 53,241 24.9 1,837,410 1,276,320 44.0
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 3,811 2,917 30.6 5,216,983 3,752,672 39.0 63,055 50,397 25.1 1,755,645 1,219,539 44.0
4212 Local trucking without storage 1,901 1,298 46.5 1,210,468 678,492 78.4 13,048 9,272 40.7 309,719 175,201 76.8
4213 Trucking, except local 1,629 1,380 18.0 3,317,866 2,490,227 33.2 37,315 31,015 20.3 1,146,780 816,158 40.5
4214 Local trucking with storage 90 105 -14.3 92,099 73,518 25.3 1,638 1,433 14.3 37,275 28,256 31.9
4215 Courier services, except by air 191 134 42.5 596,550 510,435 16.9 11,054 8,677 27.4 261,871 199,924 31.0
422 Public warehousing and storage 465 275 69.1 294,914 187,877 57.0 3,460 2,844 21.7 81,765 56,781 44.0
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 39 43 -9.3 20,083 19,301 4.1 152 252 -39.7 5,171 6,631 -22.0
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 19 20 -5.0 34,914 28,548 22.3 350 318 10.1 7,988 6,107 30.8
4225 General warehousing and storage 361 178 102.8 203,946 119,947 70.0 2,576 1,975 30.4 58,345 38,030 53.4
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 46 34 35.3 35,971 20,081 79.1 382 299 27.8 10,261 6,013 70.6
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 167 152 9.9 D 160,971 N (1000-2499) 1,980 N D 39,449 N
441 Deep sea freight transportation 6 4 50.0 47,516 D N 16 (20-99) N 740 D N
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 6 4 50.0 47,516 D N 16 (20-99) N 740 D N
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 0 1 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 0 1 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) 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 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
448 Water transportation of passengers 17 21 -19.0 D D N (100-249) (20-99) N D D 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 3 3 0.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 11 18 -38.9 D D N (100-249) (20-99) N D D N
449 Services incidental to water transportation 143 126 13.5 D 101,589 N (1000-2499) 1,818 N D 35,188 N
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 14 13 7.7 38,534 50,893 -24.3 971 1,233 -21.2 15,090 22,800 -33.8
4492 Towing and tugboat services 9 7 28.6 D 13,199 N (20-99) 159 N D 5,579 N
4493 Marinas 110 100 10.0 54,623 36,661 49.0 542 408 32.8 10,965 6,409 71.1
4499 Other water transportation services 10 6 66.7 D 836 N (20-99) 18 N D 400 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 %% 257 185 38.9 878,164 625,473 40.4 7,442 5,169 44.0 214,443 130,589 64.2
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 100 83 20.5 508,710 426,089 19.4 3,908 3,091 26.4 111,475 82,319 35.4
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 30 36 -16.7 213,266 217,120 -1.8 1,214 1,412 -14.0 38,125 35,299 8.0
4513 Air courier services 70 47 48.9 295,444 208,969 41.4 2,694 1,679 60.5 73,350 47,020 56.0
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 56 24 133.3 D 37,353 N (250-499) 175 N D 6,415 N
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 56 24 133.3 D 37,353 N (250-499) 175 N D 6,415 N
458 Airport terminal services 101 78 29.5 D 162,031 N (2500-4999) 1,903 N D 41,855 N
4581 Airport terminal services 101 78 29.5 D 162,031 N (2500-4999) 1,903 N D 41,855 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 17 14 21.4 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 17 14 21.4 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D 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 17 13 30.8 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
4619 All other pipeline transportation 0 1 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 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 979 786 24.6 462,933 273,518 69.3 6,392 4,620 38.4 164,198 94,147 74.4
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 574 489 17.4 171,437 113,694 50.8 3,386 2,655 27.5 73,757 46,905 57.2
4724 Travel agencies 511 438 16.7 150,122 99,513 50.9 3,017 2,339 29.0 65,989 41,464 59.1
4725 Tour operators 49 35 40.0 15,257 D N 315 (250-499) N 6,155 D N
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 14 16 -12.5 6,058 D N 54 (20-99) N 1,613 D N
473 Freight shipping services 349 258 35.3 255,904 148,132 72.8 2,443 1,651 48.0 78,612 42,057 86.9
4731 Freight shipping services 349 258 35.3 255,904 148,132 72.8 2,443 1,651 48.0 78,612 42,057 86.9
474 Railroad car rental 1 2 -50.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
4741 Railroad car rental 1 2 -50.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
478 Miscellaneous services incidental to transportation 55 37 48.6 D D N (500-999) (250-499) N D D N
4783 Packing and crating 11 15 -26.7 D 3,552 N (20-99) 62 N D 867 N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 6 5 20.0 D D N (1-19) (20-99) N D D N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 38 17 123.5 D 7,140 N (250-499) 215 N D 3,964 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 1,223 981 24.7 8,447,865 5,314,406 59.0 34,261 29,459 16.3 1,361,882 964,507 41.2
481 Telephone 745 547 36.2 6,870,986 4,262,514 61.2 24,417 21,049 16.0 1,046,461 755,713 38.5
4812 Radiotelephone 163 75 117.3 D 319,541 N (2500-4999) 1,233 N D 37,011 N
4813 Other telephone 582 472 23.3 D 3,942,973 N (10k-24999) 19,816 N D 718,702 N
482 Telegraph communications 9 13 -30.8 D 2,430 N (20-99) 36 N D 765 N
4822 Telegraph communications 9 13 -30.8 D 2,430 N (20-99) 36 N D 765 N
483 Radio and television broadcasting 291 283 2.8 D 501,605 N (5000-9999) 5,586 N D 142,881 N
4832 Radio broadcasting 238 243 -2.1 D 145,881 N (2500-4999) 3,212 N D 58,467 N
4833 Television broadcasting 53 40 32.5 521,824 355,724 46.7 3,081 2,374 29.8 120,250 84,414 42.5
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 135 115 17.4 786,707 517,848 51.9 3,308 2,651 24.8 106,712 59,535 79.2
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 135 115 17.4 786,707 517,848 51.9 3,308 2,651 24.8 106,712 59,535 79.2
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 43 23 87.0 D 30,009 N (250-499) 137 N D 5,613 N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 43 23 87.0 D 30,009 N (250-499) 137 N D 5,613 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 556 459 21.1 9,413,497 8,616,085 9.3 26,634 28,817 -7.6 1,297,877 1,102,176 17.8
491 Electric services 185 190 -2.6 D 7,421,540 N (10k-24999) 23,713 N D 952,345 N
4911 Electric services 185 190 -2.6 D 7,421,540 N (10k-24999) 23,713 N D 952,345 N
492 Gas production and distribution 82 76 7.9 D D N (2500-4999) (2500-4999) N D D N
493 Combination utility services 21 9 133.3 D D N (500-999) (100-249) N D D N
494 Water supply 81 77 5.2 55,973 39,376 42.2 577 464 24.4 13,889 9,318 49.1
4941 Water supply 81 77 5.2 55,973 39,376 42.2 577 464 24.4 13,889 9,318 49.1
495 Sanitary services 179 100 79.0 D 197,525 N (2500-4999) 1,466 N D 38,097 N
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 5 4 25.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 5 4 25.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
497 Irrigation systems 3 3 0.0 554 D N 8 (1-19) N 132 D N
4971 Irrigation systems 3 3 0.0 554 D N 8 (1-19) N 132 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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