1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for New York
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 %% ** 18,299 17,035 7.4 85,434,885 66,722,393 28.0 403,558 363,082 11.1 16,409,597 13,084,689 25.4
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 2,817 2,864 -1.6 2,930,496 2,091,925 40.1 58,103 47,961 21.1 1,147,267 866,216 32.4
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 5,786 5,716 1.2 D 6,359,792 N (50k-99999) 77,337 N D 2,029,235 N
44 Water transportation 713 675 5.6 D 2,307,374 N (5000-9999) 8,618 N D 354,445 N
45 Transportation by air %% 678 602 12.6 5,280,177 4,249,868 24.2 29,926 25,247 18.5 916,446 784,138 16.9
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 9 3 200.0 D D N (100-249) (1-19) N D D N
47 Transportation services 5,005 4,649 7.7 3,265,946 2,376,884 37.4 35,293 31,332 12.6 1,237,423 910,850 35.9
48 Communications 2,635 1,901 38.6 D 29,024,531 N (100,000+) 111,140 N D 5,081,823 N
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 656 625 5.0 24,123,017 20,308,130 18.8 64,403 61,442 4.8 3,210,445 3,057,784 5.0
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.
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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 %% ** 18,299 17,035 7.4 85,434,885 66,722,393 28.0 403,558 363,082 11.1 16,409,597 13,084,689 25.4
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 2,817 2,864 -1.6 2,930,496 2,091,925 40.1 58,103 47,961 21.1 1,147,267 866,216 32.4
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 1,335 1,186 12.6 D 896,117 N (10k-24999) 17,428 N D 379,640 N
4111 Local and suburban transit 104 156 -33.3 D 196,386 N (5000-9999) 4,997 N D 159,497 N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 1,231 1,030 19.5 D 699,731 N (10k-24999) 12,431 N D 220,143 N
412 Taxi service 923 1,093 -15.6 266,442 172,395 54.6 3,735 3,068 21.7 52,939 35,800 47.9
4121 Taxi service 923 1,093 -15.6 266,442 172,395 54.6 3,735 3,068 21.7 52,939 35,800 47.9
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 30 31 -3.2 107,679 D N 1,651 (1000-2499) N 53,655 D N
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 30 31 -3.2 107,679 D N 1,651 (1000-2499) N 53,655 D N
414 Charter bus service 114 121 -5.8 157,695 161,485 -2.3 2,700 2,610 3.4 52,095 56,152 -7.2
4141 Charter bus service, local 44 53 -17.0 46,767 47,428 -1.4 1,071 1,016 5.4 19,467 22,104 -11.9
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 70 68 2.9 110,928 114,057 -2.7 1,629 1,594 2.2 32,628 34,048 -4.2
415 School bus service 413 430 -4.0 933,368 753,663 23.8 26,936 23,458 14.8 452,138 351,477 28.6
4151 School bus service 413 430 -4.0 933,368 753,663 23.8 26,936 23,458 14.8 452,138 351,477 28.6
417 Bus terminal and service facilities 2 3 -33.3 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4173 Bus terminal and service facilities 2 3 -33.3 D D N (20-99) (20-99) 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
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 5,786 5,716 1.2 D 6,359,792 N (50k-99999) 77,337 N D 2,029,235 N
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 5,290 5,330 -0.8 6,885,406 5,947,808 15.8 80,522 73,584 9.4 2,206,813 1,932,587 14.2
4212 Local trucking without storage 3,070 2,956 3.9 2,645,784 2,194,291 20.6 25,506 20,396 25.1 702,696 549,746 27.8
4213 Trucking, except local 1,295 1,436 -9.8 2,162,709 2,027,095 6.7 20,782 21,927 -5.2 683,759 668,874 2.2
4214 Local trucking with storage 263 333 -21.0 255,585 293,245 -12.8 4,225 4,642 -9.0 89,327 103,640 -13.8
4215 Courier services, except by air 662 605 9.4 1,821,328 1,433,177 27.1 30,009 26,619 12.7 731,031 610,327 19.8
422 Public warehousing and storage 496 386 28.5 D 411,984 N (2500-4999) 3,753 N D 96,648 N
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 0 5 N 0 14,180 N 0 193 N 0 4,320 N
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 42 47 -10.6 D 117,371 N (500-999) 714 N D 19,552 N
4225 General warehousing and storage 369 234 57.7 D 168,249 N (2500-4999) 1,896 N D 47,329 N
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 85 100 -15.0 124,369 112,184 10.9 737 950 -22.4 21,082 25,447 -17.2
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 713 675 5.6 D 2,307,374 N (5000-9999) 8,618 N D 354,445 N
441 Deep sea freight transportation 57 44 29.5 674,132 832,431 -19.0 1,628 1,662 -2.0 84,291 90,237 -6.6
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 57 44 29.5 674,132 832,431 -19.0 1,628 1,662 -2.0 84,291 90,237 -6.6
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 45 69 -34.8 341,365 D N 1,213 (1000-2499) N 53,187 D N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 45 69 -34.8 341,365 D N 1,213 (1000-2499) N 53,187 D N
443 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 8 3 166.7 D D N (250-499) (100-249) N D D N
4432 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 8 3 166.7 D D N (250-499) (100-249) N D D N
444 Inland waterways freight transportation 10 8 25.0 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 10 8 25.0 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
448 Water transportation of passengers 72 70 2.9 D 542,618 N (1000-2499) 1,269 N D 44,981 N
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 10 7 42.9 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
4482 Ferry transportation 13 15 -13.3 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 49 48 2.1 50,313 D N 533 (250-499) N 14,124 D N
449 Services incidental to water transportation 521 481 8.3 D 373,262 N (2500-4999) 3,228 N D r N
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 18 25 -28.0 D 74,239 N (500-999) 877 N D r N
4492 Towing and tugboat services 36 37 -2.7 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
4493 Marinas 407 361 12.7 272,538 155,760 75.0 1,582 1,291 22.5 47,656 33,050 44.2
4499 Other water transportation services 60 58 3.4 D D N (500-999) (500-999) 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 %% 678 602 12.6 5,280,177 4,249,868 24.2 29,926 25,247 18.5 916,446 784,138 16.9
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 437 399 9.5 4,501,551 3,695,422 21.8 19,511 18,754 4.0 669,914 635,837 5.4
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 183 172 6.4 3,173,121 2,743,657 15.7 8,493 9,940 -14.6 335,735 360,368 -6.8
4513 Air courier services 254 227 11.9 1,328,430 951,765 39.6 11,018 8,814 25.0 334,179 275,469 21.3
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 77 82 -6.1 230,667 229,051 0.7 1,178 1,205 -2.2 42,984 42,497 1.1
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 77 82 -6.1 230,667 229,051 0.7 1,178 1,205 -2.2 42,984 42,497 1.1
458 Airport terminal services 164 121 35.5 547,959 325,395 68.4 9,237 5,288 74.7 203,548 105,804 92.4
4581 Airport terminal services 164 121 35.5 547,959 325,395 68.4 9,237 5,288 74.7 203,548 105,804 92.4
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 9 3 200.0 D D N (100-249) (1-19) N D D N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 9 3 200.0 D D N (100-249) (1-19) N D D N
4612 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 1 2 -50.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
4613 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 8 1 700.0 D D N (100-249) (1-19) 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 5,005 4,649 7.7 3,265,946 2,376,884 37.4 35,293 31,332 12.6 1,237,423 910,850 35.9
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 3,309 3,105 6.6 D 1,045,839 N (10k-24999) 16,600 N D 403,950 N
4724 Travel agencies 2,817 2,631 7.1 975,618 758,466 28.6 15,664 13,132 19.3 481,564 302,500 59.2
4725 Tour operators 386 351 10.0 309,128 232,877 32.7 3,405 2,954 15.3 119,070 87,297 36.4
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 106 123 -13.8 D 54,496 N (500-999) 514 N D 14,153 N
473 Freight shipping services 1,581 1,422 11.2 1,805,885 1,236,634 46.0 13,879 13,331 4.1 577,866 477,438 21.0
4731 Freight shipping services 1,581 1,422 11.2 1,805,885 1,236,634 46.0 13,879 13,331 4.1 577,866 477,438 21.0
474 Railroad car rental 3 4 -25.0 D 631 N (1-19) 11 N D 127 N
4741 Railroad car rental 3 4 -25.0 D 631 N (1-19) 11 N D 127 N
478 Miscellaneous services incidental to transportation 112 118 -5.1 D 93,780 N (1000-2499) 1,390 N D 29,335 N
4783 Packing and crating 61 69 -11.6 47,106 D N 813 (500-999) N 14,918 D N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 11 12 -8.3 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 40 37 8.1 D 55,667 N (500-999) 706 N D 16,661 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 2,635 1,901 38.6 D 29,024,531 N (100,000+) 111,140 N D 5,081,823 N
481 Telephone 1,708 1,151 48.4 D 15,116,794 N (50k-99999) 68,031 N D 3,028,442 N
4812 Radiotelephone 374 161 132.3 1,709,861 662,292 158.2 6,432 3,403 89.0 240,436 116,145 107.0
4813 Other telephone 1,334 990 34.7 D 14,454,502 N (50k-99999) 64,628 N D 2,912,297 N
482 Telegraph communications 15 47 -68.1 6,034 182,864 -96.7 30 787 -96.2 1,395 32,468 -95.7
4822 Telegraph communications 15 47 -68.1 6,034 182,864 -96.7 30 787 -96.2 1,395 32,468 -95.7
483 Radio and television broadcasting 445 381 16.8 11,496,083 9,326,824 23.3 25,269 27,439 -7.9 1,971,827 1,391,917 41.7
4832 Radio broadcasting 328 285 15.1 992,910 660,778 50.3 7,169 6,354 12.8 237,840 198,818 19.6
4833 Television broadcasting 117 96 21.9 10,503,173 8,666,046 21.2 18,100 21,085 -14.2 1,733,987 1,193,099 45.3
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 275 221 24.4 7,096,161 4,159,330 70.6 16,989 14,013 21.2 884,969 584,256 51.5
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 275 221 24.4 7,096,161 4,159,330 70.6 16,989 14,013 21.2 884,969 584,256 51.5
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 192 101 90.1 D 238,719 N (1000-2499) 870 N D 44,740 N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 192 101 90.1 D 238,719 N (1000-2499) 870 N D 44,740 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 656 625 5.0 24,123,017 20,308,130 18.8 64,403 61,442 4.8 3,210,445 3,057,784 5.0
491 Electric services 58 39 48.7 D 64,836 N (500-999) 318 N D 16,616 N
4911 Electric services 58 39 48.7 D 64,836 N (500-999) 318 N D 16,616 N
492 Gas production and distribution 79 89 -11.2 D 3,146,790 N (5000-9999) 6,420 N D 288,889 N
493 Combination utility services 188 181 3.9 19,309,213 15,985,951 20.8 52,261 48,785 7.1 2,610,630 2,543,330 2.6
494 Water supply 41 54 -24.1 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
4941 Water supply 41 54 -24.1 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
495 Sanitary services 287 259 10.8 967,515 915,886 5.6 5,166 4,964 4.1 189,026 173,624 8.9
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 2 2 0.0 D D N (1-19) (20-99) N D D N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 2 2 0.0 D D N (1-19) (20-99) N D D N
497 Irrigation systems 1 1 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
4971 Irrigation systems 1 1 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D 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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