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.
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 %% ** 18,299 7.4 85,434,885 28.0 403,558 11.1 16,409,597 25.4
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 2,817 -1.6 2,930,496 40.1 58,103 21.1 1,147,267 32.4
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 5,786 1.2 D N (50k-99999) N D N
44 Water transportation 713 5.6 D N (5000-9999) N D N
45 Transportation by air %% 678 12.6 5,280,177 24.2 29,926 18.5 916,446 16.9
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 9 200.0 D N (100-249) N D N
47 Transportation services 5,005 7.7 3,265,946 37.4 35,293 12.6 1,237,423 35.9
48 Communications 2,635 38.6 D N (100,000+) N D N
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 656 5.0 24,123,017 18.8 64,403 4.8 3,210,445 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.
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 %% ** 18,299 7.4 85,434,885 28.0 403,558 11.1 16,409,597 25.4
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 2,817 -1.6 2,930,496 40.1 58,103 21.1 1,147,267 32.4
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 1,335 12.6 D N (10k-24999) N D N
4111 Local and suburban transit 104 -33.3 D N (5000-9999) N D N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 1,231 19.5 D N (10k-24999) N D N
412 Taxi service 923 -15.6 266,442 54.6 3,735 21.7 52,939 47.9
4121 Taxi service 923 -15.6 266,442 54.6 3,735 21.7 52,939 47.9
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 30 -3.2 107,679 N 1,651 N 53,655 N
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 30 -3.2 107,679 N 1,651 N 53,655 N
414 Charter bus service 114 -5.8 157,695 -2.3 2,700 3.4 52,095 -7.2
4141 Charter bus service, local 44 -17.0 46,767 -1.4 1,071 5.4 19,467 -11.9
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 70 2.9 110,928 -2.7 1,629 2.2 32,628 -4.2
415 School bus service 413 -4.0 933,368 23.8 26,936 14.8 452,138 28.6
4151 School bus service 413 -4.0 933,368 23.8 26,936 14.8 452,138 28.6
417 Bus terminal and service facilities 2 -33.3 D N (20-99) N D N
4173 Bus terminal and service facilities 2 -33.3 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
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 5,786 1.2 D N (50k-99999) N D N
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 5,290 -0.8 6,885,406 15.8 80,522 9.4 2,206,813 14.2
4212 Local trucking without storage 3,070 3.9 2,645,784 20.6 25,506 25.1 702,696 27.8
4213 Trucking, except local 1,295 -9.8 2,162,709 6.7 20,782 -5.2 683,759 2.2
4214 Local trucking with storage 263 -21.0 255,585 -12.8 4,225 -9.0 89,327 -13.8
4215 Courier services, except by air 662 9.4 1,821,328 27.1 30,009 12.7 731,031 19.8
422 Public warehousing and storage 496 28.5 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 42 -10.6 D N (500-999) N D N
4225 General warehousing and storage 369 57.7 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 85 -15.0 124,369 10.9 737 -22.4 21,082 -17.2
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 713 5.6 D N (5000-9999) N D N
441 Deep sea freight transportation 57 29.5 674,132 -19.0 1,628 -2.0 84,291 -6.6
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 57 29.5 674,132 -19.0 1,628 -2.0 84,291 -6.6
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 45 -34.8 341,365 N 1,213 N 53,187 N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 45 -34.8 341,365 N 1,213 N 53,187 N
443 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 8 166.7 D N (250-499) N D N
4432 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 8 166.7 D N (250-499) N D N
444 Inland waterways freight transportation 10 25.0 D N (100-249) N D N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 10 25.0 D N (100-249) N D N
448 Water transportation of passengers 72 2.9 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 10 42.9 D N (500-999) N D N
4482 Ferry transportation 13 -13.3 D N (250-499) N D N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 49 2.1 50,313 N 533 N 14,124 N
449 Services incidental to water transportation 521 8.3 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 18 -28.0 D N (500-999) N D N
4492 Towing and tugboat services 36 -2.7 D N (250-499) N D N
4493 Marinas 407 12.7 272,538 75.0 1,582 22.5 47,656 44.2
4499 Other water transportation services 60 3.4 D N (500-999) 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 %% 678 12.6 5,280,177 24.2 29,926 18.5 916,446 16.9
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 437 9.5 4,501,551 21.8 19,511 4.0 669,914 5.4
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 183 6.4 3,173,121 15.7 8,493 -14.6 335,735 -6.8
4513 Air courier services 254 11.9 1,328,430 39.6 11,018 25.0 334,179 21.3
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 77 -6.1 230,667 0.7 1,178 -2.2 42,984 1.1
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 77 -6.1 230,667 0.7 1,178 -2.2 42,984 1.1
458 Airport terminal services 164 35.5 547,959 68.4 9,237 74.7 203,548 92.4
4581 Airport terminal services 164 35.5 547,959 68.4 9,237 74.7 203,548 92.4
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 9 200.0 D N (100-249) N D N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 9 200.0 D N (100-249) N D N
4612 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 1 -50.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4613 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 8 700.0 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 5,005 7.7 3,265,946 37.4 35,293 12.6 1,237,423 35.9
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 3,309 6.6 D N (10k-24999) N D N
4724 Travel agencies 2,817 7.1 975,618 28.6 15,664 19.3 481,564 59.2
4725 Tour operators 386 10.0 309,128 32.7 3,405 15.3 119,070 36.4
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 106 -13.8 D N (500-999) N D N
473 Freight shipping services 1,581 11.2 1,805,885 46.0 13,879 4.1 577,866 21.0
4731 Freight shipping services 1,581 11.2 1,805,885 46.0 13,879 4.1 577,866 21.0
474 Railroad car rental 3 -25.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4741 Railroad car rental 3 -25.0 D N (1-19) N D N
478 Miscellaneous services incidental to transportation 112 -5.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4783 Packing and crating 61 -11.6 47,106 N 813 N 14,918 N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 11 -8.3 D N (20-99) N D N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 40 8.1 D N (500-999) 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 2,635 38.6 D N (100,000+) N D N
481 Telephone 1,708 48.4 D N (50k-99999) N D N
4812 Radiotelephone 374 132.3 1,709,861 158.2 6,432 89.0 240,436 107.0
4813 Other telephone 1,334 34.7 D N (50k-99999) N D N
482 Telegraph communications 15 -68.1 6,034 -96.7 30 -96.2 1,395 -95.7
4822 Telegraph communications 15 -68.1 6,034 -96.7 30 -96.2 1,395 -95.7
483 Radio and television broadcasting 445 16.8 11,496,083 23.3 25,269 -7.9 1,971,827 41.7
4832 Radio broadcasting 328 15.1 992,910 50.3 7,169 12.8 237,840 19.6
4833 Television broadcasting 117 21.9 10,503,173 21.2 18,100 -14.2 1,733,987 45.3
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 275 24.4 7,096,161 70.6 16,989 21.2 884,969 51.5
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 275 24.4 7,096,161 70.6 16,989 21.2 884,969 51.5
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 192 90.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 192 90.1 D N (1000-2499) 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 656 5.0 24,123,017 18.8 64,403 4.8 3,210,445 5.0
491 Electric services 58 48.7 D N (500-999) N D N
4911 Electric services 58 48.7 D N (500-999) N D N
492 Gas production and distribution 79 -11.2 D N (5000-9999) N D N
493 Combination utility services 188 3.9 19,309,213 20.8 52,261 7.1 2,610,630 2.6
494 Water supply 41 -24.1 D N (500-999) N D N
4941 Water supply 41 -24.1 D N (500-999) N D N
495 Sanitary services 287 10.8 967,515 5.6 5,166 4.1 189,026 8.9
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 2 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 2 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
497 Irrigation systems 1 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4971 Irrigation systems 1 0.0 D N (1-19) N 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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Last revised: July 13, 2011