1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for South Carolina
1987 SIC Basis: Service Industries

 
Service Industries 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 Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Service industries Taxable 25,349 21,506 17.9 20,635,494 10,930,491 88.8 325,235 232,965 39.6 7,380,548 4,348,541 69.7
Exempt 2,483 2,078 19.5 5,331,827 4,200,438 26.9 86,217 75,916 13.6 2,098,174 1,694,327 23.8
70 Hotels, rooming houses, camps, and other lodging places Taxable 1,067 954 11.8 1,207,022 918,338 31.4 24,043 21,273 13.0 300,071 224,526 33.6
Exempt 4 N N 1,372 N N 45 N N 493 N N
72 Personal services Taxable 2,705 2,451 10.4 641,600 477,516 34.4 17,516 15,588 12.4 215,385 164,688 30.8
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
73 Business services Taxable 4,224 3,234 30.6 3,925,209 1,996,911 96.6 117,280 73,355 59.9 2,017,696 962,515 109.6
75 Automotive repair, services, and parking Taxable 2,545 2,177 16.9 1,035,264 669,816 54.6 13,393 9,772 37.1 242,173 150,290 61.1
76 Miscellaneous repair services Taxable 1,082 1,093 -1.0 549,068 347,962 57.8 6,186 5,542 11.6 152,600 105,905 44.1
78 Motion pictures Taxable 524 481 8.9 D 151,003 N (2500-4999) 3,292 N D 28,734 N
79 Amusement and recreation services Taxable 1,454 1,099 32.3 1,096,548 517,463 111.9 18,725 10,180 83.9 248,775 130,011 91.3
Exempt 187 136 37.5 128,133 79,542 61.1 3,554 2,253 57.7 48,798 28,938 68.6
80 Health services Taxable 5,140 4,645 10.7 5,070,385 3,133,041 61.8 67,779 50,043 35.4 2,244,615 1,394,632 60.9
Exempt 397 225 76.4 4,362,010 3,479,529 25.4 62,873 56,438 11.4 1,756,907 1,441,624 21.9
81 Legal services Taxable 2,095 1,759 19.1 1,148,281 768,829 49.4 11,060 9,241 19.7 464,727 313,814 48.1
Exempt 39 32 21.9 D 8,604 N (100-249) 200 N D 5,075 N
82 Educational services Taxable 151 116 30.2 D 28,878 N (500-999) 704 N D 12,026 N
Exempt 48 29 65.5 D 8,964 N (100-249) 182 N D 2,442 N
83 Social services Taxable 1,154 1,052 9.7 252,045 168,811 49.3 10,832 8,168 32.6 113,586 72,796 56.0
Exempt 980 792 23.7 480,340 333,171 44.2 13,435 11,099 21.0 179,060 131,750 35.9
84 Museums, art galleries, and botanical and zoological gardens Taxable 15 14 7.1 19,861 7,255 173.8 324 204 58.8 5,305 2,235 137.4
Exempt 45 27 66.7 D 9,622 N (250-499) 321 N D 4,214 N
86 Membership organizations Taxable 5 N N 7,378 N N 163 N N 1,826 N N
Exempt 766 804 -4.7 273,393 239,862 14.0 5,297 5,197 1.9 90,646 74,906 21.0
87 Engineering, accounting, research, management, and related services Taxable 3,052 2,309 32.2 5,372,469 1,707,254 214.7 32,752 24,373 34.4 1,304,665 772,074 69.0
Exempt 17 N N D N N (100-249) N N D N N
89 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N 122 N D 37,414 N N 615 N D 14,295 N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

Service Industries 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 Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Service industries Taxable 25,349 21,506 17.9 20,635,494 10,930,491 88.8 325,235 232,965 39.6 7,380,548 4,348,541 69.7
Exempt 2,483 2,078 19.5 5,331,827 4,200,438 26.9 86,217 75,916 13.6 2,098,174 1,694,327 23.8
70 Hotels, rooming houses, camps, and other lodging places Taxable 1,067 954 11.8 1,207,022 918,338 31.4 24,043 21,273 13.0 300,071 224,526 33.6
Exempt 4 N N 1,372 N N 45 N N 493 N N
701 Hotels and motels Taxable 999 891 12.1 1,148,032 874,250 31.3 23,456 20,901 12.2 288,257 218,379 32.0
702 Rooming and boarding houses Taxable 12 13 -7.7 700 1,108 -36.8 15 37 -59.5 136 r -46.2
703 Camps and recreational vehicle parks Taxable 56 48 16.7 58,290 42,548 37.0 572 328 74.4 11,678 5,800 101.3
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
704 Organization hotels and lodging houses, on membership basis Exempt 4 3 33.3 1,372 D N 45 (20-99) N 493 D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
72 Personal services Taxable 2,705 2,451 10.4 641,600 477,516 34.4 17,516 15,588 12.4 215,385 164,688 30.8
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
721 Laundry, cleaning, and garment services Taxable 823 798 3.1 D 197,406 N (5000-9999) 6,751 N D 73,824 N
722 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 172 136 26.5 32,396 29,973 8.1 629 638 -1.4 7,682 6,963 10.3
723 Beauty shops % Taxable 886 827 7.1 D 83,940 N (2500-4999) 3,216 N D 35,392 N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
724 Barber shops % Taxable 54 52 3.8 D 5,981 N (100-249) 169 N D r N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
725 Shoe repair shops and shoeshine parlors Taxable 41 41 0.0 3,412 3,728 -8.5 92 98 -6.1 918 1,055 -13.0
726 Funeral service and crematories Taxable 267 248 7.7 D 109,443 N (1000-2499) 1,682 N D 29,552 N
729 Miscellaneous personal services Taxable 462 341 35.5 D 46,000 N (2500-4999) 2,996 N D 14,307 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
73 Business services Taxable 4,224 3,234 30.6 3,925,209 1,996,911 96.6 117,280 73,355 59.9 2,017,696 962,515 109.6
731 Advertising Taxable 209 177 18.1 159,454 98,967 61.1 1,698 1,271 33.6 48,804 31,552 54.7
732 Consumer credit and mercantile reporting agencies and adjustment and collection agencies Taxable 56 67 -16.4 50,048 38,942 28.5 546 603 -9.5 12,788 10,052 27.2
733 Mailing, reproduction, commercial art and photography, and stenographic services Taxable 255 213 19.7 D 40,704 N (1000-2499) 746 N D 12,145 N
734 Services to dwellings and other buildings Taxable 1,145 931 23.0 D 346,098 N (10k-24999) 18,504 N D 189,536 N
735 Miscellaneous equipment rental and leasing Taxable 380 312 21.8 D 184,955 N (2500-4999) 1,877 N D 40,142 N
736 Personnel supply services Taxable 532 352 51.1 D 369,504 N (50k-99999) 32,147 N D 271,164 N
737 Computer programming, data processing, and other computer related services Taxable 671 387 73.4 D 538,079 N (5000-9999) 6,037 N D 224,300 N
738 Miscellaneous business services Taxable 976 795 22.8 664,348 379,662 75.0 15,978 12,170 31.3 277,894 183,624 51.3
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
75 Automotive repair, services, and parking Taxable 2,545 2,177 16.9 1,035,264 669,816 54.6 13,393 9,772 37.1 242,173 150,290 61.1
751 Automotive rental and leasing, without drivers Taxable 161 158 1.9 291,101 201,507 44.5 1,900 1,661 14.4 37,692 28,130 34.0
752 Automobile parking Taxable 13 16 -18.8 7,377 3,689 100.0 166 94 76.6 1,316 515 155.5
753 Automotive repair shops Taxable 1,968 1,744 12.8 627,118 405,017 54.8 7,933 6,113 29.8 166,286 102,931 61.6
754 Automotive services, except repair Taxable 403 259 55.6 109,668 59,603 84.0 3,394 1,904 78.3 36,879 18,714 97.1
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
76 Miscellaneous repair services Taxable 1,082 1,093 -1.0 549,068 347,962 57.8 6,186 5,542 11.6 152,600 105,905 44.1
762 Electrical repair shops Taxable 321 351 -8.5 157,356 111,567 41.0 1,859 1,928 -3.6 42,030 35,126 19.7
763 Watch, clock, and jewelry repair Taxable 14 15 -6.7 2,093 1,689 23.9 45 40 12.5 539 482 11.8
764 Reupholstery and furniture repair Taxable 113 110 2.7 14,450 12,647 14.3 283 327 -13.5 4,107 3,908 5.1
769 Miscellaneous repair and related services Taxable 634 617 2.8 375,169 222,059 69.0 3,999 3,247 23.2 105,924 66,389 59.6
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
78 Motion pictures Taxable 524 481 8.9 D 151,003 N (2500-4999) 3,292 N D 28,734 N
781 Motion picture production and allied services Taxable 57 33 72.7 D 11,330 N (250-499) 134 N D 3,697 N
782 Motion picture distribution and allied services Taxable 1 3 -66.7 D 1,513 N (20-99) 21 N D 321 N
783 Motion picture theaters Taxable 73 85 -14.1 65,870 50,389 30.7 1,198 1,123 6.7 8,467 r 12.9
784 Video tape rental Taxable 393 360 9.2 111,463 78,948 41.2 2,222 2,014 10.3 20,659 16,251 27.1
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
79 Amusement and recreation services Taxable 1,454 1,099 32.3 1,096,548 517,463 111.9 18,725 10,180 83.9 248,775 130,011 91.3
Exempt 187 136 37.5 128,133 79,542 61.1 3,554 2,253 57.7 48,798 28,938 68.6
791 Dance studios, schools, and halls Taxable 91 92 -1.1 12,278 6,881 78.4 440 351 25.4 2,495 1,770 41.0
Exempt 2 N N D N N (1-19) N N D N N
792 Theatrical producers (except motion picture) bands, orchestras, and entertainers Taxable 67 41 63.4 62,727 23,824 163.3 854 292 192.5 17,107 r 190.6
Exempt 40 31 29.0 D 12,211 N (500-999) 292 N D 4,041 N
793 Bowling centers Taxable 49 50 -2.0 24,899 24,737 0.7 681 822 -17.2 7,268 7,004 3.8
794 Commercial sports Taxable 60 42 42.9 46,258 N N 637 289 120.4 9,477 4,528 109.3
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
799 Miscellaneous amusement and recreation services Taxable 1,187 875 35.7 950,386 443,502 114.3 16,113 8,438 91.0 212,428 110,994 91.4
Exempt 145 105 38.1 109,512 67,331 62.6 2,945 1,961 50.2 42,096 24,897 69.1
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
80 Health services Taxable 5,140 4,645 10.7 5,070,385 3,133,041 61.8 67,779 50,043 35.4 2,244,615 1,394,632 60.9
Exempt 397 225 76.4 4,362,010 3,479,529 25.4 62,873 56,438 11.4 1,756,907 1,441,624 21.9
801 Offices and clinics of doctors of medicine % Taxable 2,301 2,219 3.7 D 1,491,246 N (10k-24999) 16,150 N D 789,464 N
Exempt 5 N N D N N (100-249) N N D N N
802 Offices and clinics of dentists % Taxable 1,216 1,153 5.5 531,705 364,380 45.9 7,219 6,111 18.1 213,619 139,919 52.7
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
803 Offices and clinics of doctors of osteopathy Taxable 41 21 95.2 D 6,489 N (100-249) 70 N D 2,221 N
804 Offices and clinics of other health practitioners Taxable 919 726 26.6 300,822 171,602 75.3 4,169 2,558 63.0 120,083 57,803 107.7
805 Nursing and personal care facilities Taxable 191 164 16.5 507,043 339,459 49.4 13,887 13,308 4.4 222,935 158,848 40.3
Exempt 208 N N 208,068 N N 6,427 N N 98,624 N N
806 Hospitals Taxable 29 21 38.1 1,109,215 518,511 113.9 13,530 7,275 86.0 364,314 160,290 127.3
Exempt 57 72 -20.8 3,948,426 3,315,243 19.1 53,077 52,072 1.9 1,567,075 1,363,573 14.9
807 Medical and dental laboratories Taxable 134 113 18.6 103,766 62,845 65.1 1,038 845 22.8 29,873 20,156 48.2
808 Home health care services Taxable 145 72 101.4 197,943 60,143 229.1 5,327 2,098 153.9 97,144 29,410 230.3
Exempt 37 13 184.6 57,528 21,516 167.4 1,127 1,290 -12.6 29,117 r 170.0
809 Miscellaneous health and allied services, not elsewhere classified Taxable 164 156 5.1 D 118,366 N (1000-2499) 1,628 N D 36,521 N
Exempt 90 N N D N N (1000-2499) N N D N N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
81 Legal services Taxable 2,095 1,759 19.1 1,148,281 768,829 49.4 11,060 9,241 19.7 464,727 313,814 48.1
Exempt 39 32 21.9 D 8,604 N (100-249) 200 N D 5,075 N
811 Legal services Taxable 2,095 1,759 19.1 1,148,281 768,829 49.4 11,060 9,241 19.7 464,727 313,814 48.1
Exempt 39 32 21.9 D 8,604 N (100-249) 200 N D 5,075 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
82 Educational services Taxable 151 116 30.2 D 28,878 N (500-999) 704 N D 12,026 N
Exempt 48 29 65.5 D 8,964 N (100-249) 182 N D 2,442 N
823 Libraries % Taxable 9 N N D N N (20-99) N N D N N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
824 Vocational schools Taxable 52 26 100.0 D 12,539 N (250-499) 226 N D 5,995 N
Exempt 6 3 100.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
829 Schools and educational services, not elsewhere classified Taxable 90 88 2.3 23,038 D N 459 (250-499) N 6,336 D N
Exempt 42 22 90.9 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
83 Social services Taxable 1,154 1,052 9.7 252,045 168,811 49.3 10,832 8,168 32.6 113,586 72,796 56.0
Exempt 980 792 23.7 480,340 333,171 44.2 13,435 11,099 21.0 179,060 131,750 35.9
832 Individual and family social services Taxable 112 71 57.7 16,306 11,149 46.3 577 314 83.8 7,133 4,061 75.6
Exempt 459 286 60.5 180,967 94,141 92.2 5,185 3,762 37.8 74,037 41,800 77.1
833 Job training and vocational rehabilitation services Taxable 20 15 33.3 9,312 7,402 25.8 252 219 15.1 4,207 3,484 20.8
Exempt 70 58 20.7 32,676 25,769 26.8 2,183 1,438 51.8 17,690 13,908 27.2
835 Child daycare services Taxable 839 773 8.5 140,580 93,895 49.7 7,369 5,513 33.7 68,896 42,482 62.2
Exempt 199 172 15.7 55,072 26,833 105.2 2,419 1,626 48.8 27,705 14,723 88.2
836 Residential care Taxable 183 178 2.8 85,847 52,875 62.4 2,634 2,048 28.6 33,350 21,546 54.8
Exempt 86 N N 77,950 N N 2,596 N N 37,058 N N
839 Social services, not elsewhere classified % Taxable 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
Exempt 166 N N 133,675 N N 1,052 N N 22,570 N N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
84 Museums, art galleries, and botanical and zoological gardens Taxable 15 14 7.1 19,861 7,255 173.8 324 204 58.8 5,305 2,235 137.4
Exempt 45 27 66.7 D 9,622 N (250-499) 321 N D 4,214 N
841 Museums and art galleries Taxable 11 11 0.0 12,627 D N 257 (20-99) N 2,992 D N
Exempt 40 21 90.5 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
842 Arboreta and botanical or zoological gardens Taxable 4 3 33.3 7,234 D N 67 (100-249) N 2,313 D N
Exempt 5 6 -16.7 D D N (1-19) (20-99) N D D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
86 Membership organizations Taxable 5 N N 7,378 N N 163 N N 1,826 N N
Exempt 766 804 -4.7 273,393 239,862 14.0 5,297 5,197 1.9 90,646 74,906 21.0
861 Business associations Exempt 180 163 10.4 82,515 53,227 55.0 864 751 15.0 26,317 18,286 43.9
862 Professional membership organizations Exempt 81 80 1.2 36,671 30,567 20.0 443 449 -1.3 11,977 10,269 16.6
864 Civic, social, and fraternal associations Exempt 390 449 -13.1 D 105,897 N (2500-4999) 3,007 N D r N
869 Membership organizations, not elsewhere classified % Taxable 5 N N 7,378 N N 163 N N 1,826 N N
Exempt 115 N N D N N (500-999) N N D N N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
87 Engineering, accounting, research, management, and related services Taxable 3,052 2,309 32.2 5,372,469 1,707,254 214.7 32,752 24,373 34.4 1,304,665 772,074 69.0
Exempt 17 N N D N N (100-249) N N D N N
871 Engineering, architectural, and surveying services Taxable 1,036 805 28.7 4,095,204 1,056,126 287.8 15,652 13,174 18.8 780,291 501,214 55.7
872 Accounting, auditing, and bookkeeping services Taxable 921 818 12.6 D 223,937 N (5000-9999) 3,935 N D 85,985 N
873 Research, development, and testing services (except noncommercial research organizations) Taxable 126 94 34.0 111,348 74,464 49.5 1,342 1,169 14.8 38,893 30,898 25.9
Exempt 14 20 -30.0 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
874 Management and public relations services Taxable 969 592 63.7 D 352,727 N (10k-24999) 6,095 N D 153,977 N
Exempt 3 N N D N N (1-19) N N D N N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
89 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N 122 N D 37,414 N N 615 N D 14,295 N
899 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N 122 N D 37,414 N N 615 N D 14,295 N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

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