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.
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 %% ** 10,905 5.2 66,809,682 92.3 250,499 8.0 8,205,631 16.0
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 1,455 6.0 D N (25k-49999) N D N
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 4,713 5.2 D N (50k-99999) N D N
44 Water transportation 147 -5.8 D N (2500-4999) N D N
45 Transportation by air %% 299 21.1 1,367,781 74.6 10,742 50.2 276,272 39.1
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 20 233.3 208,750 N 561 N 29,878 N
47 Transportation services 1,678 3.3 1,308,639 105.1 13,482 24.5 381,177 57.4
48 Communications 1,673 5.1 12,543,464 46.9 53,923 0.9 1,982,288 8.2
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 920 3.6 41,234,831 146.3 45,226 -13.4 2,323,541 -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.
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 %% ** 10,905 5.2 66,809,682 92.3 250,499 8.0 8,205,631 16.0
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 1,455 6.0 D N (25k-49999) N D N
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 593 17.2 D N (10k-24999) N D N
4111 Local and suburban transit 39 -4.9 D N (500-999) N D N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 554 19.1 D N (10k-24999) N D N
412 Taxi service 119 -11.2 30,403 -16.3 780 -36.9 9,485 -27.0
4121 Taxi service 119 -11.2 30,403 -16.3 780 -36.9 9,485 -27.0
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 20 -37.5 57,777 -22.5 848 -25.2 21,941 16.3
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 20 -37.5 57,777 -22.5 848 -25.2 21,941 16.3
414 Charter bus service 79 1.3 147,248 81.1 2,710 68.1 46,304 82.0
4141 Charter bus service, local 12 -25.0 7,513 -2.0 146 -14.1 1,887 4.2
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 67 8.1 139,735 89.7 2,564 77.8 44,417 88.0
415 School bus service 642 3.2 435,449 36.7 16,134 13.2 167,326 39.6
4151 School bus service 642 3.2 435,449 36.7 16,134 13.2 167,326 39.6
417 Bus terminal and service facilities 2 N D N (1-19) N D N
4173 Bus terminal and service facilities 2 N D N (1-19) 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 4,713 5.2 D N (50k-99999) N D N
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 4,320 3.3 7,765,743 25.9 80,769 12.6 2,415,356 27.1
4212 Local trucking without storage 2,311 7.8 2,128,746 46.5 18,093 19.5 465,654 42.0
4213 Trucking, except local 1,644 -2.0 4,416,424 25.1 41,362 7.9 1,396,287 23.4
4214 Local trucking with storage 129 -22.3 120,982 N 1,951 N 42,669 N
4215 Courier services, except by air 236 22.3 1,099,591 N 19,363 N 510,746 N
422 Public warehousing and storage 393 31.4 D N (5000-9999) N D N
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 2 -60.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 31 -8.8 145,529 93.4 1,459 74.5 45,459 110.5
4225 General warehousing and storage 305 48.8 280,622 91.6 3,221 56.6 82,886 101.2
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 55 0.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
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 147 -5.8 D N (2500-4999) N D N
441 Deep sea freight transportation 15 50.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 15 50.0 D N (20-99) N D N
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 10 -9.1 D N (500-999) N D N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 10 -9.1 D N (500-999) N D N
443 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 3 50.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4432 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 3 50.0 D N (20-99) N D N
444 Inland waterways freight transportation 4 -55.6 D N (20-99) N D N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 4 -55.6 D N (20-99) N D N
448 Water transportation of passengers 13 -18.8 18,268 5.2 338 31.0 6,167 15.2
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 3 50.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4482 Ferry transportation 1 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 9 -30.8 D N (250-499) N D N
449 Services incidental to water transportation 102 -5.6 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 29 3.6 137,422 135.6 1,668 62.1 70,905 171.3
4492 Towing and tugboat services 20 -4.8 D N (500-999) N D N
4493 Marinas 40 14.3 15,402 -28.8 121 -11.7 2,855 11.9
4499 Other water transportation services 13 -45.8 13,107 -70.7 81 -85.9 3,897 -85.5
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 %% 299 21.1 1,367,781 74.6 10,742 50.2 276,272 39.1
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 140 13.8 1,073,368 67.6 6,668 23.2 197,052 23.2
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 52 10.6 411,790 43.6 1,839 -14.2 45,742 -25.6
4513 Air courier services 88 15.8 661,578 87.0 4,829 47.8 151,310 53.5
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 65 38.3 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 65 38.3 D N (1000-2499) N D N
458 Airport terminal services 94 22.1 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4581 Airport terminal services 94 22.1 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 20 233.3 208,750 N 561 N 29,878 N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 20 233.3 208,750 N 561 N 29,878 N
4612 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4613 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 20 300.0 208,750 N 561 N 29,878 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 1,678 3.3 1,308,639 105.1 13,482 24.5 381,177 57.4
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 1,187 -0.1 D N (5000-9999) N D N
4724 Travel agencies 1,026 -0.8 334,594 38.7 6,049 11.5 142,632 46.5
4725 Tour operators 126 4.1 115,545 91.8 1,311 5.8 41,314 67.3
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 35 6.1 D N (250-499) N D N
473 Freight shipping services 390 12.7 523,665 120.9 4,133 46.3 139,207 61.1
4731 Freight shipping services 390 12.7 523,665 120.9 4,133 46.3 139,207 61.1
474 Railroad car rental 7 -30.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4741 Railroad car rental 7 -30.0 D N (20-99) N D N
478 Miscellaneous services incidental to transportation 94 16.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4783 Packing and crating 34 0.0 D N (250-499) N D N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 6 -25.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 54 38.5 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
48 Communications 1,673 5.1 12,543,464 46.9 53,923 0.9 1,982,288 8.2
481 Telephone 1,105 7.8 D N (25k-49999) N D N
4812 Radiotelephone 248 155.7 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4813 Other telephone 857 -7.7 D N (25k-49999) N D N
482 Telegraph communications 7 -41.7 3,789 N 46 N 1,505 N
4822 Telegraph communications 7 -41.7 3,789 N 46 N 1,505 N
483 Radio and television broadcasting 307 -1.9 1,288,938 36.1 9,046 4.3 329,665 20.4
4832 Radio broadcasting 251 -3.5 501,203 55.6 5,277 7.2 168,765 46.6
4833 Television broadcasting 56 5.7 787,735 26.0 3,769 0.5 160,900 1.3
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 194 -11.0 2,242,100 58.4 7,253 1.5 238,219 24.3
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 194 -11.0 2,242,100 58.4 7,253 1.5 238,219 24.3
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 60 150.0 D N (500-999) N D N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 60 150.0 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
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 920 3.6 41,234,831 146.3 45,226 -13.4 2,323,541 -1.4
491 Electric services 198 20.7 9,320,459 22.8 21,657 -13.2 1,151,943 -3.9
4911 Electric services 198 20.7 9,320,459 22.8 21,657 -13.2 1,151,943 -3.9
492 Gas production and distribution 232 -1.3 D N (5000-9999) N D N
493 Combination utility services 66 -27.5 D N (5000-9999) N D N
494 Water supply 125 -3.1 499,320 51.0 2,568 20.6 101,484 42.7
4941 Water supply 125 -3.1 499,320 51.0 2,568 20.6 101,484 42.7
495 Sanitary services 287 10.0 D N (5000-9999) N D N
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 8 14.3 D N (100-249) N D N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 8 14.3 D N (100-249) N D N
497 Irrigation systems 4 300.0 406 N 5 N 117 N
4971 Irrigation systems 4 300.0 406 N 5 N 117 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