1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for South Carolina
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 %% ** 3,537 2,836 24.7 11,906,119 9,009,133 32.2 66,140 58,056 13.9 2,161,006 1,633,589 32.3
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 174 98 77.6 D 37,340 N (1000-2499) 1,065 N D 12,541 N
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 1,705 1,290 32.2 2,196,858 1,507,809 45.7 25,819 20,137 28.2 687,166 456,340 50.6
44 Water transportation 128 118 8.5 D 265,903 N (2500-4999) 4,409 N D 55,809 N
45 Transportation by air %% 110 93 18.3 404,789 169,141 139.3 4,039 1,440 180.5 135,213 r 280.3
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 12 10 20.0 32,601 46,287 -29.6 49 51 -3.9 2,574 2,306 11.6
47 Transportation services 473 376 25.8 D 124,258 N (2500-4999) 2,103 N D 46,313 N
48 Communications 605 551 9.8 D 2,713,199 N (10k-24999) 13,271 N D 410,901 N
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 330 300 10.0 D 4,123,453 N (10k-24999) 15,438 N D 611,329 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. An alternate display has fewer columns.

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 %% ** 3,537 2,836 24.7 11,906,119 9,009,133 32.2 66,140 58,056 13.9 2,161,006 1,633,589 32.3
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 174 98 77.6 D 37,340 N (1000-2499) 1,065 N D 12,541 N
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 91 48 89.6 D 20,106 N (1000-2499) 670 N D 7,706 N
4111 Local and suburban transit 11 7 57.1 D 5,569 N (100-249) 147 N D 2,138 N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 80 41 95.1 D 14,537 N (1000-2499) 523 N D 5,568 N
412 Taxi service 45 29 55.2 10,075 6,642 51.7 292 232 25.9 3,784 2,584 46.4
4121 Taxi service 45 29 55.2 10,075 6,642 51.7 292 232 25.9 3,784 2,584 46.4
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 8 3 166.7 D D N (100-249) (20-99) N D D N
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 8 3 166.7 D D N (100-249) (20-99) N D D N
414 Charter bus service 24 11 118.2 11,049 D N 313 (100-249) N 3,111 D N
4141 Charter bus service, local 6 3 100.0 2,335 D N 92 (20-99) N 729 D N
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 18 8 125.0 8,714 D N 221 (20-99) N 2,382 D N
415 School bus service 6 7 -14.3 D D N (250-499) (1-19) N D D N
4151 School bus service 6 7 -14.3 D D N (250-499) (1-19) N D D N
417 Bus terminal and service facilities 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4173 Bus terminal and service 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
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 1,705 1,290 32.2 2,196,858 1,507,809 45.7 25,819 20,137 28.2 687,166 456,340 50.6
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 1,452 1,132 28.3 D 1,411,076 N (10k-24999) 18,318 N D 423,281 N
4212 Local trucking without storage 615 454 35.5 526,873 338,286 55.7 4,971 4,337 14.6 129,183 88,575 45.8
4213 Trucking, except local 715 560 27.7 1,181,028 842,614 40.2 12,986 9,773 32.9 387,765 246,826 57.1
4214 Local trucking with storage 44 56 -21.4 D 46,427 N (500-999) 988 N D 16,439 N
4215 Courier services, except by air 78 62 25.8 251,937 183,749 37.1 4,515 3,220 40.2 101,529 71,441 42.1
422 Public warehousing and storage 253 158 60.1 D 96,733 N (2500-4999) 1,819 N D 33,059 N
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 17 17 0.0 5,981 4,384 36.4 60 71 -15.5 1,092 1,317 -17.1
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 13 9 44.4 16,806 10,770 56.0 171 134 27.6 4,452 2,927 52.1
4225 General warehousing and storage 206 112 83.9 142,916 69,560 105.5 1,998 1,324 50.9 38,998 24,316 60.4
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 17 20 -15.0 D 12,019 N (250-499) 290 N D 4,499 N
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 128 118 8.5 D 265,903 N (2500-4999) 4,409 N D 55,809 N
441 Deep sea freight transportation 9 7 28.6 106,111 D N 167 (100-249) N 6,789 D N
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 9 7 28.6 106,111 D N 167 (100-249) N 6,789 D N
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 1 1 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 1 1 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
443 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4432 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
444 Inland waterways freight transportation 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
448 Water transportation of passengers 18 20 -10.0 D 9,052 N (100-249) 184 N D 2,484 N
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 2 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
4482 Ferry transportation 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 16 20 -20.0 11,660 9,052 28.8 199 184 8.2 4,078 2,484 64.2
449 Services incidental to water transportation 100 90 11.1 D 131,662 N (2500-4999) 4,060 N D 46,283 N
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 15 17 -11.8 103,262 89,870 14.9 2,711 3,474 -22.0 46,603 34,855 33.7
4492 Towing and tugboat services 7 7 0.0 D 15,663 N (100-249) 174 N D 5,120 N
4493 Marinas 66 54 22.2 27,290 21,880 24.7 379 337 12.5 5,426 4,451 21.9
4499 Other water transportation services 12 12 0.0 D 4,249 N (20-99) 75 N D 1,857 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 %% 110 93 18.3 404,789 169,141 139.3 4,039 1,440 180.5 135,213 r 280.3
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 42 36 16.7 125,912 96,546 30.4 929 726 28.0 25,310 21,362 18.5
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 13 12 8.3 23,199 20,693 12.1 170 114 49.1 3,690 2,661 38.7
4513 Air courier services 29 24 20.8 102,713 75,853 35.4 759 612 24.0 21,620 18,701 15.6
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 16 13 23.1 D 22,104 N (20-99) 140 N D 4,306 N
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 16 13 23.1 D 22,104 N (20-99) 140 N D 4,306 N
458 Airport terminal services 52 44 18.2 D 50,491 N (2500-4999) 574 N D r N
4581 Airport terminal services 52 44 18.2 D 50,491 N (2500-4999) 574 N D r 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 12 10 20.0 32,601 46,287 -29.6 49 51 -3.9 2,574 2,306 11.6
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 12 10 20.0 32,601 46,287 -29.6 49 51 -3.9 2,574 2,306 11.6
4612 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4613 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 12 10 20.0 32,601 46,287 -29.6 49 51 -3.9 2,574 2,306 11.6
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 473 376 25.8 D 124,258 N (2500-4999) 2,103 N D 46,313 N
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 257 218 17.9 D 43,069 N (1000-2499) 1,016 N D 18,079 N
4724 Travel agencies 212 181 17.1 60,009 35,978 66.8 1,070 819 30.6 22,213 15,401 44.2
4725 Tour operators 33 24 37.5 9,435 D N 106 (100-249) N 2,143 D N
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 12 13 -7.7 D D N (100-249) (20-99) N D D N
473 Freight shipping services 173 131 32.1 D 74,618 N (1000-2499) 942 N D 25,911 N
4731 Freight shipping services 173 131 32.1 D 74,618 N (1000-2499) 942 N D 25,911 N
474 Railroad car rental 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4741 Railroad car rental 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
478 Miscellaneous services incidental to transportation 43 27 59.3 D 6,571 N (500-999) 145 N D 2,323 N
4783 Packing and crating 13 4 225.0 22,845 881 2493.1 115 13 784.6 2,859 210 1261.4
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 5 3 66.7 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 25 20 25.0 D D N (250-499) (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
48 Communications 605 551 9.8 D 2,713,199 N (10k-24999) 13,271 N D 410,901 N
481 Telephone 379 304 24.7 D 2,267,114 N (5000-9999) 8,851 N D 317,588 N
4812 Radiotelephone 65 45 44.4 D 102,997 N (1000-2499) 477 N D 15,188 N
4813 Other telephone 314 259 21.2 D 2,164,117 N (5000-9999) 8,374 N D 302,400 N
482 Telegraph communications 0 4 N 0 D N 0 (20-99) N 0 D N
4822 Telegraph communications 0 4 N 0 D N 0 (20-99) N 0 D N
483 Radio and television broadcasting 147 167 -12.0 279,671 193,558 44.5 3,177 3,013 5.4 82,643 64,426 28.3
4832 Radio broadcasting 123 144 -14.6 100,166 79,514 26.0 1,843 1,811 1.8 37,890 32,291 17.3
4833 Television broadcasting 24 23 4.3 179,505 114,044 57.4 1,334 1,202 11.0 44,753 32,135 39.3
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 53 62 -14.5 D 248,192 N (1000-2499) 1,333 N D 27,880 N
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 53 62 -14.5 D 248,192 N (1000-2499) 1,333 N D 27,880 N
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 26 14 85.7 D D N (100-249) (20-99) N D D N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 26 14 85.7 D D N (100-249) (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
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 330 300 10.0 D 4,123,453 N (10k-24999) 15,438 N D 611,329 N
491 Electric services 88 86 2.3 D D N (5000-9999) (5000-9999) N D D N
4911 Electric services 88 86 2.3 D D N (5000-9999) (5000-9999) N D D N
492 Gas production and distribution 16 9 77.8 D 248,161 N (250-499) 293 N D 10,363 N
493 Combination utility services 99 102 -2.9 D D N (2500-4999) (2500-4999) N D D N
494 Water supply 48 43 11.6 D 27,478 N (250-499) 212 N D 4,461 N
4941 Water supply 48 43 11.6 D 27,478 N (250-499) 212 N D 4,461 N
495 Sanitary services 71 54 31.5 D 317,689 N (1000-2499) 1,385 N D 45,498 N
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 2 1 100.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 2 1 100.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
497 Irrigation systems 6 5 20.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4971 Irrigation systems 6 5 20.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) 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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