1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Rhode Island
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 %% ** 959 21.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 102 20.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 377 30.0 D N (2500-4999) N D N
44 Water transportation 84 25.4 D N (500-999) N D N
45 Transportation by air %% 24 4.3 D N (500-999) N D N
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
47 Transportation services 188 16.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
48 Communications 134 21.8 D N (2500-4999) N D N
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 49 -3.9 D N (1000-2499) 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

 

 

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 %% ** 959 21.9 D N (10k-24999) 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
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 102 20.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 35 40.0 D N (250-499) N D N
4111 Local and suburban transit 4 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 31 47.6 D N (250-499) N D N
412 Taxi service 28 21.7 4,641 88.8 72 20.0 1,057 63.1
4121 Taxi service 28 21.7 4,641 88.8 72 20.0 1,057 63.1
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 1 -50.0 D N (100-249) N D N
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 1 -50.0 D N (100-249) N D N
414 Charter bus service 7 16.7 D N (100-249) N D N
4141 Charter bus service, local 2 100.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 5 0.0 D N (100-249) N D N
415 School bus service 31 6.9 38,893 N 1,580 N 16,610 N
4151 School bus service 31 6.9 38,893 N 1,580 N 16,610 N
417 Bus terminal and service facilities 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4173 Bus terminal and service 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
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 377 30.0 D N (2500-4999) N D N
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 352 30.9 376,381 33.9 2,752 21.8 84,643 28.5
4212 Local trucking without storage 193 33.1 100,793 36.5 844 17.1 25,182 50.9
4213 Trucking, except local 105 7.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4214 Local trucking with storage 10 -37.5 D N (20-99) N D N
4215 Courier services, except by air 44 340.0 D N (250-499) N D N
422 Public warehousing and storage 25 19.0 D N (100-249) N D N
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4225 General warehousing and storage 23 15.0 D N (100-249) N D N
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 2 100.0 D N (1-19) 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 84 25.4 D N (500-999) N D N
441 Deep sea freight transportation 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
443 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4432 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
444 Inland waterways freight transportation 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
448 Water transportation of passengers 9 125.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 3 N D N (1-19) N D N
4482 Ferry transportation 2 100.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 4 33.3 D N (20-99) N D N
449 Services incidental to water transportation 73 17.7 D N (500-999) N D N
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 5 66.7 D N (100-249) N D N
4492 Towing and tugboat services 5 -16.7 D N (20-99) N D N
4493 Marinas 53 20.5 36,575 20.6 344 -12.0 10,496 6.5
4499 Other water transportation services 10 11.1 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
45 Transportation by air %% 24 4.3 D N (500-999) N D N
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 8 -20.0 D N (250-499) N D N
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 2 -50.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4513 Air courier services 6 0.0 D N (250-499) N D N
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 2 -60.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 2 -60.0 D N (1-19) N D N
458 Airport terminal services 14 75.0 D N (250-499) N D N
4581 Airport terminal services 14 75.0 D N (250-499) 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 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
4612 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4613 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 1 N D N (1-19) 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 188 16.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 146 9.8 D N (500-999) N D N
4724 Travel agencies 134 10.7 25,279 N 566 N 11,976 N
4725 Tour operators 8 -20.0 D N (250-499) N D N
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 4 100.0 D N (1-19) N D N
473 Freight shipping services 34 30.8 D N (250-499) N D N
4731 Freight shipping services 34 30.8 D N (250-499) N D N
474 Railroad car rental 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4741 Railroad car rental 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
478 Miscellaneous services incidental to transportation 8 300.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4783 Packing and crating 5 400.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 3 200.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 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
48 Communications 134 21.8 D N (2500-4999) N D N
481 Telephone 83 40.7 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4812 Radiotelephone 14 100.0 D N (100-249) N D N
4813 Other telephone 69 32.7 D N (1000-2499) N D N
482 Telegraph communications 2 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4822 Telegraph communications 2 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
483 Radio and television broadcasting 32 33.3 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4832 Radio broadcasting 24 26.3 D N (250-499) N D N
4833 Television broadcasting 8 60.0 D N (500-999) N D N
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 8 -66.7 D N (500-999) N D N
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 8 -66.7 D N (500-999) N D N
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 9 800.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 9 800.0 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
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 49 -3.9 D N (1000-2499) N D N
491 Electric services 10 11.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4911 Electric services 10 11.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
492 Gas production and distribution 12 9.1 D N (500-999) N D N
493 Combination utility services 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
494 Water supply 3 -25.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4941 Water supply 3 -25.0 D N (1-19) N D N
495 Sanitary services 24 -11.1 D N (500-999) N D N
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
497 Irrigation systems 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4971 Irrigation systems 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 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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Source: 1997 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics   - Questions?
Last revised: July 13, 2011