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.
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 %% ** 7,846 29.4 25,128,003 31.5 147,158 16.2 4,973,419 35.9
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 371 25.3 160,852 39.9 3,922 20.9 57,567 26.2
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 4,276 34.0 5,511,897 39.9 66,515 24.9 1,837,410 44.0
44 Water transportation 167 9.9 D N (1000-2499) N D N
45 Transportation by air %% 257 38.9 878,164 40.4 7,442 44.0 214,443 64.2
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 17 21.4 D N (100-249) N D N
47 Transportation services 979 24.6 462,933 69.3 6,392 38.4 164,198 74.4
48 Communications 1,223 24.7 8,447,865 59.0 34,261 16.3 1,361,882 41.2
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 556 21.1 9,413,497 9.3 26,634 -7.6 1,297,877 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. "% 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 %% ** 7,846 29.4 25,128,003 31.5 147,158 16.2 4,973,419 35.9
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 371 25.3 160,852 39.9 3,922 20.9 57,567 26.2
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 172 62.3 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4111 Local and suburban transit 22 -8.3 D N (500-999) N D N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 150 82.9 D N (1000-2499) N D N
412 Taxi service 108 -7.7 15,576 -13.0 551 -36.9 4,978 -34.1
4121 Taxi service 108 -7.7 15,576 -13.0 551 -36.9 4,978 -34.1
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 11 -35.3 22,357 23.1 231 -1.7 6,540 57.2
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 11 -35.3 22,357 23.1 231 -1.7 6,540 57.2
414 Charter bus service 55 27.9 44,969 81.1 707 53.4 10,262 59.6
4141 Charter bus service, local 10 -16.7 3,121 -36.6 43 -57.8 727 -38.9
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 45 45.2 41,848 110.2 664 85.0 9,535 81.9
415 School bus service 25 92.3 D N (100-249) N D N
4151 School bus service 25 92.3 D N (100-249) 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 4,276 34.0 5,511,897 39.9 66,515 24.9 1,837,410 44.0
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 3,811 30.6 5,216,983 39.0 63,055 25.1 1,755,645 44.0
4212 Local trucking without storage 1,901 46.5 1,210,468 78.4 13,048 40.7 309,719 76.8
4213 Trucking, except local 1,629 18.0 3,317,866 33.2 37,315 20.3 1,146,780 40.5
4214 Local trucking with storage 90 -14.3 92,099 25.3 1,638 14.3 37,275 31.9
4215 Courier services, except by air 191 42.5 596,550 16.9 11,054 27.4 261,871 31.0
422 Public warehousing and storage 465 69.1 294,914 57.0 3,460 21.7 81,765 44.0
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 39 -9.3 20,083 4.1 152 -39.7 5,171 -22.0
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 19 -5.0 34,914 22.3 350 10.1 7,988 30.8
4225 General warehousing and storage 361 102.8 203,946 70.0 2,576 30.4 58,345 53.4
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 46 35.3 35,971 79.1 382 27.8 10,261 70.6
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 167 9.9 D N (1000-2499) N D N
441 Deep sea freight transportation 6 50.0 47,516 N 16 N 740 N
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 6 50.0 47,516 N 16 N 740 N
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 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 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
448 Water transportation of passengers 17 -19.0 D N (100-249) N D N
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 3 N D N (20-99) N D N
4482 Ferry transportation 3 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 11 -38.9 D N (100-249) N D N
449 Services incidental to water transportation 143 13.5 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 14 7.7 38,534 -24.3 971 -21.2 15,090 -33.8
4492 Towing and tugboat services 9 28.6 D N (20-99) N D N
4493 Marinas 110 10.0 54,623 49.0 542 32.8 10,965 71.1
4499 Other water transportation services 10 66.7 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 %% 257 38.9 878,164 40.4 7,442 44.0 214,443 64.2
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 100 20.5 508,710 19.4 3,908 26.4 111,475 35.4
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 30 -16.7 213,266 -1.8 1,214 -14.0 38,125 8.0
4513 Air courier services 70 48.9 295,444 41.4 2,694 60.5 73,350 56.0
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 56 133.3 D N (250-499) N D N
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 56 133.3 D N (250-499) N D N
458 Airport terminal services 101 29.5 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4581 Airport terminal services 101 29.5 D N (2500-4999) 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
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 17 21.4 D N (100-249) N D N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 17 21.4 D N (100-249) N D N
4612 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4613 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 17 30.8 D N (100-249) N D 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 979 24.6 462,933 69.3 6,392 38.4 164,198 74.4
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 574 17.4 171,437 50.8 3,386 27.5 73,757 57.2
4724 Travel agencies 511 16.7 150,122 50.9 3,017 29.0 65,989 59.1
4725 Tour operators 49 40.0 15,257 N 315 N 6,155 N
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 14 -12.5 6,058 N 54 N 1,613 N
473 Freight shipping services 349 35.3 255,904 72.8 2,443 48.0 78,612 86.9
4731 Freight shipping services 349 35.3 255,904 72.8 2,443 48.0 78,612 86.9
474 Railroad car rental 1 -50.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4741 Railroad car rental 1 -50.0 D N (1-19) N D N
478 Miscellaneous services incidental to transportation 55 48.6 D N (500-999) N D N
4783 Packing and crating 11 -26.7 D N (20-99) N D N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 6 20.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 38 123.5 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
48 Communications 1,223 24.7 8,447,865 59.0 34,261 16.3 1,361,882 41.2
481 Telephone 745 36.2 6,870,986 61.2 24,417 16.0 1,046,461 38.5
4812 Radiotelephone 163 117.3 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4813 Other telephone 582 23.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
482 Telegraph communications 9 -30.8 D N (20-99) N D N
4822 Telegraph communications 9 -30.8 D N (20-99) N D N
483 Radio and television broadcasting 291 2.8 D N (5000-9999) N D N
4832 Radio broadcasting 238 -2.1 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4833 Television broadcasting 53 32.5 521,824 46.7 3,081 29.8 120,250 42.5
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 135 17.4 786,707 51.9 3,308 24.8 106,712 79.2
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 135 17.4 786,707 51.9 3,308 24.8 106,712 79.2
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 43 87.0 D N (250-499) N D N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 43 87.0 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 556 21.1 9,413,497 9.3 26,634 -7.6 1,297,877 17.8
491 Electric services 185 -2.6 D N (10k-24999) N D N
4911 Electric services 185 -2.6 D N (10k-24999) N D N
492 Gas production and distribution 82 7.9 D N (2500-4999) N D N
493 Combination utility services 21 133.3 D N (500-999) N D N
494 Water supply 81 5.2 55,973 42.2 577 24.4 13,889 49.1
4941 Water supply 81 5.2 55,973 42.2 577 24.4 13,889 49.1
495 Sanitary services 179 79.0 D N (2500-4999) N D N
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 5 25.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 5 25.0 D N (20-99) N D N
497 Irrigation systems 3 0.0 554 N 8 N 132 N
4971 Irrigation systems 3 0.0 554 N 8 N 132 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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Last revised: July 13, 2011