1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for North Carolina
1987 SIC Basis: Service Industries

 
Service Industries 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 Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Service industries Taxable 52,222 42,243 23.6 37,729,870 22,154,533 70.3 607,654 425,019 43.0 14,283,142 8,410,349 69.8
Exempt 5,385 4,784 12.6 14,447,525 9,776,664 47.8 215,989 185,201 16.6 5,627,573 4,152,246 35.5
70 Hotels, rooming houses, camps, and other lodging places Taxable 1,751 1,438 21.8 D 1,161,892 N (25k-49999) 29,376 N D 314,936 N
Exempt 58 N N D N N (100-249) N N D N N
72 Personal services Taxable 5,240 4,897 7.0 1,517,401 1,145,399 32.5 38,250 32,389 18.1 502,864 385,504 30.4
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
73 Business services Taxable 10,323 7,100 45.4 10,785,819 4,974,404 116.8 208,234 124,070 67.8 4,146,948 2,002,717 107.1
75 Automotive repair, services, and parking Taxable 5,287 4,302 22.9 2,425,742 1,477,679 64.2 27,183 19,368 40.4 556,992 335,175 66.2
76 Miscellaneous repair services Taxable 2,124 2,079 2.2 951,466 681,449 39.6 11,621 10,362 12.2 280,120 208,851 34.1
78 Motion pictures Taxable 1,164 980 18.8 D 379,768 N (5000-9999) 6,527 N D 62,808 N
79 Amusement and recreation services Taxable 2,284 1,928 18.5 1,557,308 D N 23,800 (10k-24999) N 457,837 D N
Exempt 451 395 14.2 338,734 202,655 67.1 9,279 5,271 76.0 137,570 80,593 70.7
80 Health services Taxable 10,236 8,874 15.3 10,071,561 6,656,588 51.3 145,171 107,289 35.3 4,567,134 2,983,029 53.1
Exempt 780 481 62.2 11,419,824 7,570,864 50.8 159,320 132,841 19.9 4,591,488 3,338,138 37.5
81 Legal services Taxable 3,348 2,839 17.9 1,811,023 1,256,291 44.2 17,306 14,360 20.5 666,405 457,919 45.5
Exempt 60 31 93.5 23,290 26,147 -10.9 393 326 20.6 11,602 8,499 36.5
82 Educational services Taxable 462 257 79.8 255,619 64,635 295.5 3,387 1,493 126.9 74,772 24,702 202.7
Exempt 87 88 -1.1 D 50,578 N (1000-2499) 1,053 N D 22,837 N
83 Social services Taxable 2,549 2,139 19.2 695,453 456,128 52.5 28,997 21,132 37.2 308,008 190,359 61.8
Exempt 2,264 1,926 17.5 1,223,671 900,006 36.0 29,353 28,701 2.3 453,848 357,338 27.0
84 Museums, art galleries, and botanical and zoological gardens Taxable 20 13 53.8 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
Exempt 128 73 75.3 79,257 35,289 124.6 1,238 940 31.7 20,368 12,707 60.3
86 Membership organizations Taxable 2 N N D N N (20-99) N N D N N
Exempt 1,473 1,608 -8.4 749,772 609,487 23.0 11,451 11,633 -1.6 207,804 183,403 13.3
87 Engineering, accounting, research, management, and related services Taxable 7,064 5,107 38.3 5,085,447 2,788,639 82.4 57,807 38,049 51.9 2,060,822 1,124,783 83.2
Exempt 84 N N 528,119 N N 3,707 N N 176,332 N N
89 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N 290 N N 225,190 N N 2,373 N N 83,618 N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

Service Industries 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 Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Service industries Taxable 52,222 42,243 23.6 37,729,870 22,154,533 70.3 607,654 425,019 43.0 14,283,142 8,410,349 69.8
Exempt 5,385 4,784 12.6 14,447,525 9,776,664 47.8 215,989 185,201 16.6 5,627,573 4,152,246 35.5
70 Hotels, rooming houses, camps, and other lodging places Taxable 1,751 1,438 21.8 D 1,161,892 N (25k-49999) 29,376 N D 314,936 N
Exempt 58 N N D N N (100-249) N N D N N
701 Hotels and motels Taxable 1,521 1,262 20.5 1,605,205 1,111,140 44.5 32,235 28,543 12.9 415,348 302,920 37.1
702 Rooming and boarding houses Taxable 22 31 -29.0 D 8,707 N (250-499) 331 N D r N
703 Camps and recreational vehicle parks Taxable 208 147 41.5 83,546 46,045 81.4 939 738 27.2 21,900 11,093 97.4
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
704 Organization hotels and lodging houses, on membership basis Exempt 58 52 11.5 D 10,373 N (100-249) 195 N D r N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
72 Personal services Taxable 5,240 4,897 7.0 1,517,401 1,145,399 32.5 38,250 32,389 18.1 502,864 385,504 30.4
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
721 Laundry, cleaning, and garment services Taxable 1,645 1,560 5.4 615,168 485,326 26.8 15,129 13,687 10.5 216,718 169,141 28.1
722 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 374 327 14.4 188,097 139,823 34.5 3,862 2,542 51.9 43,025 39,057 10.2
723 Beauty shops % Taxable 1,630 1,587 2.7 224,220 173,843 29.0 7,140 6,234 14.5 103,167 75,650 36.4
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
724 Barber shops % Taxable 131 156 -16.0 13,777 14,847 -7.2 386 469 -17.7 7,162 7,340 -2.4
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
725 Shoe repair shops and shoeshine parlors Taxable 59 81 -27.2 5,686 6,204 -8.3 123 166 -25.9 1,472 r -3.0
726 Funeral service and crematories Taxable 493 458 7.6 318,731 208,567 52.8 3,858 2,921 32.1 84,334 57,954 45.5
729 Miscellaneous personal services Taxable 908 725 25.2 151,722 114,053 33.0 7,752 6,367 21.8 46,986 34,059 38.0
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
73 Business services Taxable 10,323 7,100 45.4 10,785,819 4,974,404 116.8 208,234 124,070 67.8 4,146,948 2,002,717 107.1
731 Advertising Taxable 485 422 14.9 429,133 268,599 59.8 4,877 3,687 32.3 159,541 91,701 74.0
732 Consumer credit and mercantile reporting agencies and adjustment and collection agencies Taxable 110 132 -16.7 D 125,395 N (2500-4999) 1,671 N D 39,879 N
733 Mailing, reproduction, commercial art and photography, and stenographic services Taxable 756 590 28.1 D 317,933 N (5000-9999) 4,296 N D 83,204 N
734 Services to dwellings and other buildings Taxable 2,251 1,783 26.2 D 468,506 N (25k-49999) 22,616 N D 226,510 N
735 Miscellaneous equipment rental and leasing Taxable 711 572 24.3 D 327,624 N (5000-9999) 3,431 N D 75,360 N
736 Personnel supply services Taxable 1,199 817 46.8 2,348,264 861,317 172.6 103,918 51,291 102.6 1,619,348 586,281 176.2
737 Computer programming, data processing, and other computer related services Taxable 2,261 1,102 105.2 D 1,672,611 N (10k-24999) 15,063 N D 576,952 N
738 Miscellaneous business services Taxable 2,550 1,682 51.6 D 932,419 N (25k-49999) 22,015 N D 322,830 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
75 Automotive repair, services, and parking Taxable 5,287 4,302 22.9 2,425,742 1,477,679 64.2 27,183 19,368 40.4 556,992 335,175 66.2
751 Automotive rental and leasing, without drivers Taxable 336 291 15.5 832,426 510,355 63.1 4,659 3,580 30.1 114,207 75,589 51.1
752 Automobile parking Taxable 127 92 38.0 37,080 15,740 135.6 756 343 120.4 8,615 3,103 177.6
753 Automotive repair shops Taxable 4,036 3,390 19.1 1,326,782 845,780 56.9 15,958 12,014 32.8 360,957 224,827 60.5
754 Automotive services, except repair Taxable 788 535 47.3 229,454 168,887 35.9 5,810 3,713 56.5 73,213 r 82.2
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
76 Miscellaneous repair services Taxable 2,124 2,079 2.2 951,466 681,449 39.6 11,621 10,362 12.2 280,120 208,851 34.1
762 Electrical repair shops Taxable 566 586 -3.4 D 236,837 N (2500-4999) 3,501 N D 77,165 N
763 Watch, clock, and jewelry repair Taxable 34 37 -8.1 4,606 3,524 30.7 86 67 28.4 1,272 855 48.8
764 Reupholstery and furniture repair Taxable 286 272 5.1 43,724 34,574 26.5 941 856 9.9 13,287 11,159 19.1
769 Miscellaneous repair and related services Taxable 1,238 1,184 4.6 D 406,514 N (5000-9999) 5,938 N D 119,672 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
78 Motion pictures Taxable 1,164 980 18.8 D 379,768 N (5000-9999) 6,527 N D 62,808 N
781 Motion picture production and allied services Taxable 182 112 62.5 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
782 Motion picture distribution and allied services Taxable 19 18 5.6 D D N (20-99) (100-249) N D D N
783 Motion picture theaters Taxable 174 184 -5.4 150,820 105,147 43.4 3,065 2,243 36.6 20,627 15,927 29.5
784 Video tape rental Taxable 789 666 18.5 208,315 139,369 49.5 4,938 3,530 39.9 39,519 25,877 52.7
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
79 Amusement and recreation services Taxable 2,284 1,928 18.5 1,557,308 D N 23,800 (10k-24999) N 457,837 D N
Exempt 451 395 14.2 338,734 202,655 67.1 9,279 5,271 76.0 137,570 80,593 70.7
791 Dance studios, schools, and halls Taxable 178 158 12.7 22,903 16,886 35.6 721 623 15.7 6,038 4,564 32.3
Exempt 1 N N D N N (1-19) N N D N N
792 Theatrical producers (except motion picture) bands, orchestras, and entertainers Taxable 131 101 29.7 145,036 79,795 81.8 1,053 352 199.1 14,640 9,352 56.5
Exempt 93 75 24.0 D 33,093 N (1000-2499) 937 N D 13,314 N
793 Bowling centers Taxable 86 86 0.0 50,466 43,273 16.6 1,467 1,415 3.7 15,205 12,185 24.8
794 Commercial sports Taxable 216 146 47.9 580,433 N N 2,679 1,334 100.8 198,941 56,871 249.8
Exempt 1 N N D N N (1-19) N N D N N
799 Miscellaneous amusement and recreation services Taxable 1,673 1,437 16.4 758,470 D N 17,880 (10k-24999) N 223,013 D N
Exempt 356 320 11.2 270,367 169,562 59.5 7,933 4,334 83.0 115,670 67,279 71.9
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
80 Health services Taxable 10,236 8,874 15.3 10,071,561 6,656,588 51.3 145,171 107,289 35.3 4,567,134 2,983,029 53.1
Exempt 780 481 62.2 11,419,824 7,570,864 50.8 159,320 132,841 19.9 4,591,488 3,338,138 37.5
801 Offices and clinics of doctors of medicine % Taxable 4,101 3,826 7.2 D 3,170,587 N (25k-49999) 32,593 N D 1,626,766 N
Exempt 21 N N D N N (1000-2499) N N D N N
802 Offices and clinics of dentists % Taxable 2,323 2,162 7.4 1,171,773 760,910 54.0 14,524 12,071 20.3 481,651 302,919 59.0
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
803 Offices and clinics of doctors of osteopathy Taxable 33 24 37.5 D 7,947 N (100-249) 114 N D r N
804 Offices and clinics of other health practitioners Taxable 2,013 1,574 27.9 771,103 419,065 84.0 10,416 6,557 58.9 271,362 147,711 83.7
805 Nursing and personal care facilities Taxable 636 458 38.9 1,471,129 857,216 71.6 41,899 32,317 29.7 685,620 431,466 58.9
Exempt 355 N N 636,060 N N 17,298 N N 302,235 N N
806 Hospitals Taxable 26 27 -3.7 685,496 524,762 30.6 8,741 7,520 16.2 219,248 170,038 28.9
Exempt 137 147 -6.8 10,044,498 6,884,202 45.9 129,016 115,902 11.3 3,943,005 3,070,419 28.4
807 Medical and dental laboratories Taxable 390 337 15.7 502,342 442,920 13.4 4,501 5,346 -15.8 160,744 115,469 39.2
808 Home health care services Taxable 390 205 90.2 546,552 213,085 156.5 18,642 7,796 139.1 276,187 110,291 150.4
Exempt 104 56 85.7 298,769 127,534 134.3 7,599 4,059 87.2 150,605 67,748 122.3
809 Miscellaneous health and allied services, not elsewhere classified Taxable 324 266 21.8 441,490 261,598 68.8 5,252 3,002 75.0 137,745 75,975 81.3
Exempt 163 N N D N N (2500-4999) N N D N N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
81 Legal services Taxable 3,348 2,839 17.9 1,811,023 1,256,291 44.2 17,306 14,360 20.5 666,405 457,919 45.5
Exempt 60 31 93.5 23,290 26,147 -10.9 393 326 20.6 11,602 8,499 36.5
811 Legal services Taxable 3,348 2,839 17.9 1,811,023 1,256,291 44.2 17,306 14,360 20.5 666,405 457,919 45.5
Exempt 60 31 93.5 23,290 26,147 -10.9 393 326 20.6 11,602 8,499 36.5
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
82 Educational services Taxable 462 257 79.8 255,619 64,635 295.5 3,387 1,493 126.9 74,772 24,702 202.7
Exempt 87 88 -1.1 D 50,578 N (1000-2499) 1,053 N D 22,837 N
823 Libraries % Taxable 23 N N 7,898 N N 218 N N 3,308 N N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
824 Vocational schools Taxable 149 71 109.9 97,728 32,439 201.3 1,216 602 102.0 35,738 12,658 182.3
Exempt 8 2 300.0 D D N (100-249) (1-19) N D D N
829 Schools and educational services, not elsewhere classified Taxable 290 184 57.6 149,993 D N 1,953 (500-999) N 35,726 D N
Exempt 79 74 6.8 66,940 D N 938 (500-999) N 23,283 D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
83 Social services Taxable 2,549 2,139 19.2 695,453 456,128 52.5 28,997 21,132 37.2 308,008 190,359 61.8
Exempt 2,264 1,926 17.5 1,223,671 900,006 36.0 29,353 28,701 2.3 453,848 357,338 27.0
832 Individual and family social services Taxable 194 125 55.2 31,416 19,200 63.6 832 492 69.1 13,205 8,174 61.5
Exempt 997 601 65.9 447,345 256,804 74.2 10,611 7,160 48.2 175,693 107,724 63.1
833 Job training and vocational rehabilitation services Taxable 41 32 28.1 25,823 25,748 0.3 578 409 41.3 11,865 r 30.1
Exempt 100 141 -29.1 145,597 123,108 18.3 4,399 6,762 -34.9 56,974 55,405 2.8
835 Child daycare services Taxable 1,705 1,401 21.7 350,472 201,113 74.3 16,853 11,816 42.6 171,573 95,258 80.1
Exempt 579 467 24.0 148,009 77,722 90.4 7,100 4,932 44.0 78,612 43,483 80.8
836 Residential care Taxable 609 546 11.5 287,742 199,108 44.5 10,734 8,146 31.8 111,365 73,693 51.1
Exempt 212 N N 170,046 N N 4,289 N N 75,779 N N
839 Social services, not elsewhere classified % Taxable 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
Exempt 376 N N 312,674 N N 2,954 N N 66,790 N N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
84 Museums, art galleries, and botanical and zoological gardens Taxable 20 13 53.8 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
Exempt 128 73 75.3 79,257 35,289 124.6 1,238 940 31.7 20,368 12,707 60.3
841 Museums and art galleries Taxable 15 9 66.7 D D N (250-499) (100-249) N D D N
Exempt 120 68 76.5 71,993 32,547 121.2 1,202 866 38.8 19,566 11,658 67.8
842 Arboreta and botanical or zoological gardens Taxable 5 4 25.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
Exempt 8 5 60.0 7,264 2,742 164.9 36 74 -51.4 802 1,049 -23.5
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
86 Membership organizations Taxable 2 N N D N N (20-99) N N D N N
Exempt 1,473 1,608 -8.4 749,772 609,487 23.0 11,451 11,633 -1.6 207,804 183,403 13.3
861 Business associations Exempt 394 392 0.5 186,414 134,709 38.4 1,989 1,656 20.1 61,293 43,032 42.4
862 Professional membership organizations Exempt 189 118 60.2 139,456 103,501 34.7 1,040 854 21.8 36,490 26,080 39.9
864 Civic, social, and fraternal associations Exempt 652 793 -17.8 D 223,770 N (5000-9999) 6,282 N D r N
869 Membership organizations, not elsewhere classified % Taxable 2 N N D N N (20-99) N N D N N
Exempt 238 N N D N N (1000-2499) N N D N N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
87 Engineering, accounting, research, management, and related services Taxable 7,064 5,107 38.3 5,085,447 2,788,639 82.4 57,807 38,049 51.9 2,060,822 1,124,783 83.2
Exempt 84 N N 528,119 N N 3,707 N N 176,332 N N
871 Engineering, architectural, and surveying services Taxable 2,218 1,707 29.9 D 1,222,238 N (10k-24999) 13,312 N D 472,349 N
872 Accounting, auditing, and bookkeeping services Taxable 2,107 1,909 10.4 D 615,682 N (10k-24999) 10,996 N D 260,800 N
873 Research, development, and testing services (except noncommercial research organizations) Taxable 390 253 54.2 578,462 294,383 96.5 6,687 4,064 64.5 246,811 116,919 111.1
Exempt 82 89 -7.9 D 352,440 N (2500-4999) 3,831 N D 140,588 N
874 Management and public relations services Taxable 2,349 1,238 89.7 D 656,336 N (10k-24999) 9,677 N D 274,715 N
Exempt 2 N N D N N (1-19) N N D N N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
89 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N 290 N N 225,190 N N 2,373 N N 83,618 N
899 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N 290 N N 225,190 N N 2,373 N N 83,618 N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

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