1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Pennsylvania
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 %% ** 10,905 10,368 5.2 66,809,682 34,733,654 92.3 250,499 231,849 8.0 8,205,631 7,076,289 16.0
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 1,455 1,372 6.0 D 801,882 N (25k-49999) 27,554 N D 294,297 N
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 4,713 4,482 5.2 D 6,537,605 N (50k-99999) 76,494 N D 2,009,638 N
44 Water transportation 147 156 -5.8 D 515,138 N (2500-4999) 3,487 N D 113,538 N
45 Transportation by air %% 299 247 21.1 1,367,781 783,478 74.6 10,742 7,154 50.2 276,272 198,610 39.1
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 20 6 233.3 208,750 D N 561 (500-999) N 29,878 D N
47 Transportation services 1,678 1,625 3.3 1,308,639 638,023 105.1 13,482 10,833 24.5 381,177 242,240 57.4
48 Communications 1,673 1,592 5.1 12,543,464 8,539,587 46.9 53,923 53,452 0.9 1,982,288 1,832,125 8.2
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 920 888 3.6 41,234,831 16,742,548 146.3 45,226 52,219 -13.4 2,323,541 2,355,854 -1.4
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 %% ** 10,905 10,368 5.2 66,809,682 34,733,654 92.3 250,499 231,849 8.0 8,205,631 7,076,289 16.0
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 1,455 1,372 6.0 D 801,882 N (25k-49999) 27,554 N D 294,297 N
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 593 506 17.2 D 291,234 N (10k-24999) 9,323 N D 117,108 N
4111 Local and suburban transit 39 41 -4.9 D 26,950 N (500-999) 709 N D 8,939 N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 554 465 19.1 D 264,284 N (10k-24999) 8,614 N D 108,169 N
412 Taxi service 119 134 -11.2 30,403 36,335 -16.3 780 1,237 -36.9 9,485 12,988 -27.0
4121 Taxi service 119 134 -11.2 30,403 36,335 -16.3 780 1,237 -36.9 9,485 12,988 -27.0
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 20 32 -37.5 57,777 74,565 -22.5 848 1,133 -25.2 21,941 18,868 16.3
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 20 32 -37.5 57,777 74,565 -22.5 848 1,133 -25.2 21,941 18,868 16.3
414 Charter bus service 79 78 1.3 147,248 81,314 81.1 2,710 1,612 68.1 46,304 25,437 82.0
4141 Charter bus service, local 12 16 -25.0 7,513 7,664 -2.0 146 170 -14.1 1,887 1,811 4.2
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 67 62 8.1 139,735 73,650 89.7 2,564 1,442 77.8 44,417 23,626 88.0
415 School bus service 642 622 3.2 435,449 318,434 36.7 16,134 14,249 13.2 167,326 119,896 39.6
4151 School bus service 642 622 3.2 435,449 318,434 36.7 16,134 14,249 13.2 167,326 119,896 39.6
417 Bus terminal and service facilities 2 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
4173 Bus terminal and service facilities 2 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 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 4,713 4,482 5.2 D 6,537,605 N (50k-99999) 76,494 N D 2,009,638 N
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 4,320 4,180 3.3 7,765,743 6,170,095 25.9 80,769 71,721 12.6 2,415,356 1,899,948 27.1
4212 Local trucking without storage 2,311 2,144 7.8 2,128,746 1,453,337 46.5 18,093 15,139 19.5 465,654 327,915 42.0
4213 Trucking, except local 1,644 1,677 -2.0 4,416,424 3,529,654 25.1 41,362 38,317 7.9 1,396,287 1,131,439 23.4
4214 Local trucking with storage 129 166 -22.3 120,982 D N 1,951 (2500-4999) N 42,669 D N
4215 Courier services, except by air 236 193 22.3 1,099,591 D N 19,363 (10k-24999) N 510,746 D N
422 Public warehousing and storage 393 299 31.4 D 363,320 N (5000-9999) 4,716 N D 108,109 N
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 2 5 -60.0 D 3,172 N (1-19) 16 N D 415 N
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 31 34 -8.8 145,529 75,230 93.4 1,459 836 74.5 45,459 21,591 110.5
4225 General warehousing and storage 305 205 48.8 280,622 146,482 91.6 3,221 2,057 56.6 82,886 41,188 101.2
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 55 55 0.0 D 138,436 N (1000-2499) 1,807 N D 44,915 N
423 Trucking terminal facilities 0 3 N 0 4,190 N 0 57 N 0 1,581 N
4231 Trucking terminal facilities 0 3 N 0 4,190 N 0 57 N 0 1,581 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 147 156 -5.8 D 515,138 N (2500-4999) 3,487 N D 113,538 N
441 Deep sea freight transportation 15 10 50.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 15 10 50.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 10 11 -9.1 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 10 11 -9.1 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
443 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 3 2 50.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4432 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 3 2 50.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
444 Inland waterways freight transportation 4 9 -55.6 D D N (20-99) (250-499) N D D N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 4 9 -55.6 D D N (20-99) (250-499) N D D N
448 Water transportation of passengers 13 16 -18.8 18,268 17,367 5.2 338 258 31.0 6,167 5,352 15.2
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 3 2 50.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
4482 Ferry transportation 1 1 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 9 13 -30.8 D D N (250-499) (100-249) N D D N
449 Services incidental to water transportation 102 108 -5.6 D 170,227 N (2500-4999) 2,261 N D 68,483 N
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 29 28 3.6 137,422 58,337 135.6 1,668 1,029 62.1 70,905 26,133 171.3
4492 Towing and tugboat services 20 21 -4.8 D 45,531 N (500-999) 520 N D 12,935 N
4493 Marinas 40 35 14.3 15,402 21,647 -28.8 121 137 -11.7 2,855 2,551 11.9
4499 Other water transportation services 13 24 -45.8 13,107 44,712 -70.7 81 575 -85.9 3,897 26,864 -85.5
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 %% 299 247 21.1 1,367,781 783,478 74.6 10,742 7,154 50.2 276,272 198,610 39.1
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 140 123 13.8 1,073,368 640,383 67.6 6,668 5,411 23.2 197,052 160,001 23.2
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 52 47 10.6 411,790 286,683 43.6 1,839 2,143 -14.2 45,742 61,441 -25.6
4513 Air courier services 88 76 15.8 661,578 353,700 87.0 4,829 3,268 47.8 151,310 98,560 53.5
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 65 47 38.3 D 36,561 N (1000-2499) 316 N D 8,772 N
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 65 47 38.3 D 36,561 N (1000-2499) 316 N D 8,772 N
458 Airport terminal services 94 77 22.1 D 106,534 N (2500-4999) 1,427 N D 29,837 N
4581 Airport terminal services 94 77 22.1 D 106,534 N (2500-4999) 1,427 N D 29,837 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 20 6 233.3 208,750 D N 561 (500-999) N 29,878 D N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 20 6 233.3 208,750 D N 561 (500-999) N 29,878 D N
4612 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 0 1 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
4613 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 20 5 300.0 208,750 D N 561 (500-999) N 29,878 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 1,678 1,625 3.3 1,308,639 638,023 105.1 13,482 10,833 24.5 381,177 242,240 57.4
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 1,187 1,188 -0.1 D 329,846 N (5000-9999) 7,051 N D 132,541 N
4724 Travel agencies 1,026 1,034 -0.8 334,594 241,167 38.7 6,049 5,426 11.5 142,632 97,346 46.5
4725 Tour operators 126 121 4.1 115,545 60,229 91.8 1,311 1,239 5.8 41,314 24,692 67.3
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 35 33 6.1 D 28,450 N (250-499) 386 N D 10,503 N
473 Freight shipping services 390 346 12.7 523,665 237,049 120.9 4,133 2,825 46.3 139,207 86,391 61.1
4731 Freight shipping services 390 346 12.7 523,665 237,049 120.9 4,133 2,825 46.3 139,207 86,391 61.1
474 Railroad car rental 7 10 -30.0 D 6,426 N (20-99) 51 N D 2,137 N
4741 Railroad car rental 7 10 -30.0 D 6,426 N (20-99) 51 N D 2,137 N
478 Miscellaneous services incidental to transportation 94 81 16.0 D 64,702 N (1000-2499) 906 N D 21,171 N
4783 Packing and crating 34 34 0.0 D 11,375 N (250-499) 214 N D 3,888 N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 6 8 -25.0 D 6,172 N (20-99) 75 N D 1,935 N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 54 39 38.5 D 47,155 N (1000-2499) 617 N D 15,348 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 1,673 1,592 5.1 12,543,464 8,539,587 46.9 53,923 53,452 0.9 1,982,288 1,832,125 8.2
481 Telephone 1,105 1,025 7.8 D 6,118,954 N (25k-49999) 37,368 N D 1,358,974 N
4812 Radiotelephone 248 97 155.7 D 457,949 N (2500-4999) 1,795 N D 53,877 N
4813 Other telephone 857 928 -7.7 D 5,661,005 N (25k-49999) 35,573 N D 1,305,097 N
482 Telegraph communications 7 12 -41.7 3,789 D N 46 (20-99) N 1,505 D N
4822 Telegraph communications 7 12 -41.7 3,789 D N 46 (20-99) N 1,505 D N
483 Radio and television broadcasting 307 313 -1.9 1,288,938 947,207 36.1 9,046 8,673 4.3 329,665 273,866 20.4
4832 Radio broadcasting 251 260 -3.5 501,203 322,026 55.6 5,277 4,922 7.2 168,765 115,103 46.6
4833 Television broadcasting 56 53 5.7 787,735 625,181 26.0 3,769 3,751 0.5 160,900 158,763 1.3
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 194 218 -11.0 2,242,100 1,415,399 58.4 7,253 7,147 1.5 238,219 191,603 24.3
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 194 218 -11.0 2,242,100 1,415,399 58.4 7,253 7,147 1.5 238,219 191,603 24.3
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 60 24 150.0 D D N (500-999) (100-249) N D D N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 60 24 150.0 D D N (500-999) (100-249) 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
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 920 888 3.6 41,234,831 16,742,548 146.3 45,226 52,219 -13.4 2,323,541 2,355,854 -1.4
491 Electric services 198 164 20.7 9,320,459 7,589,325 22.8 21,657 24,948 -13.2 1,151,943 1,199,097 -3.9
4911 Electric services 198 164 20.7 9,320,459 7,589,325 22.8 21,657 24,948 -13.2 1,151,943 1,199,097 -3.9
492 Gas production and distribution 232 235 -1.3 D D N (5000-9999) (5000-9999) N D D N
493 Combination utility services 66 91 -27.5 D D N (5000-9999) (10k-24999) N D D N
494 Water supply 125 129 -3.1 499,320 330,595 51.0 2,568 2,129 20.6 101,484 71,096 42.7
4941 Water supply 125 129 -3.1 499,320 330,595 51.0 2,568 2,129 20.6 101,484 71,096 42.7
495 Sanitary services 287 261 10.0 D 968,699 N (5000-9999) 5,131 N D 157,881 N
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 8 7 14.3 D D N (100-249) (250-499) N D D N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 8 7 14.3 D D N (100-249) (250-499) N D D N
497 Irrigation systems 4 1 300.0 406 D N 5 (1-19) N 117 D N
4971 Irrigation systems 4 1 300.0 406 D N 5 (1-19) N 117 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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