1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Tennessee
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 %% ** 5,869 4,658 26.0 15,151,641 10,790,966 40.4 111,487 87,988 26.7 3,540,051 2,392,947 47.9
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 376 315 19.4 D 103,735 N (5000-9999) 3,425 N D 40,371 N
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 3,118 2,386 30.7 D 4,037,048 N (50k-99999) 46,165 N D 1,206,971 N
44 Water transportation 152 109 39.4 D 257,708 N (1000-2499) 1,796 N D 44,680 N
45 Transportation by air %% 293 195 50.3 871,211 575,810 51.3 6,589 5,569 18.3 266,390 147,111 81.1
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 8 11 -27.3 D 30,294 N (20-99) 45 N D 2,181 N
47 Transportation services 723 590 22.5 464,916 245,309 89.5 6,444 4,477 43.9 177,364 97,660 81.6
48 Communications 911 806 13.0 D 3,537,764 N (10k-24999) 20,262 N D 649,868 N
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 288 246 17.1 D 2,003,298 N (5000-9999) 6,249 N D 204,105 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 %% ** 5,869 4,658 26.0 15,151,641 10,790,966 40.4 111,487 87,988 26.7 3,540,051 2,392,947 47.9
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 376 315 19.4 D 103,735 N (5000-9999) 3,425 N D 40,371 N
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 134 95 41.1 D 44,996 N (2500-4999) 1,647 N D 24,305 N
4111 Local and suburban transit 14 10 40.0 D 14,978 N (500-999) 562 N D 11,433 N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 120 85 41.2 D 30,018 N (2500-4999) 1,085 N D 12,872 N
412 Taxi service 34 31 9.7 7,533 5,943 26.8 197 257 -23.3 2,410 2,838 -15.1
4121 Taxi service 34 31 9.7 7,533 5,943 26.8 197 257 -23.3 2,410 2,838 -15.1
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 6 18 -66.7 D 18,449 N (100-249) 336 N D 3,899 N
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 6 18 -66.7 D 18,449 N (100-249) 336 N D 3,899 N
414 Charter bus service 31 21 47.6 50,119 10,563 374.5 713 129 452.7 14,941 1,650 805.5
4141 Charter bus service, local 6 3 100.0 2,137 D N 43 (1-19) N 604 D N
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 25 18 38.9 47,982 D N 670 (100-249) N 14,337 D N
415 School bus service 170 150 13.3 D 23,784 N (1000-2499) 1,056 N D 7,679 N
4151 School bus service 170 150 13.3 D 23,784 N (1000-2499) 1,056 N D 7,679 N
417 Bus terminal and service facilities 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
4173 Bus terminal and service facilities 1 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 3,118 2,386 30.7 D 4,037,048 N (50k-99999) 46,165 N D 1,206,971 N
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 2,760 2,172 27.1 5,394,286 3,848,988 40.1 56,947 43,913 29.7 1,722,079 1,161,292 48.3
4212 Local trucking without storage 1,105 848 30.3 853,343 536,338 59.1 8,310 6,472 28.4 195,675 128,945 51.8
4213 Trucking, except local 1,449 1,145 26.6 4,074,811 2,820,252 44.5 40,454 29,627 36.5 1,337,135 846,502 58.0
4214 Local trucking with storage 62 78 -20.5 38,709 62,323 -37.9 588 1,180 -50.2 11,812 22,495 -47.5
4215 Courier services, except by air 144 101 42.6 427,423 430,075 -0.6 7,595 6,634 14.5 177,457 163,350 8.6
422 Public warehousing and storage 357 212 68.4 312,621 D N 3,263 (1000-2499) N 87,809 D N
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 23 30 -23.3 23,468 64,500 -63.6 190 498 -61.8 4,262 9,622 -55.7
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 13 15 -13.3 35,708 32,223 10.8 367 361 1.7 13,136 8,490 54.7
4225 General warehousing and storage 295 139 112.2 218,009 64,717 236.9 2,301 1,035 122.3 60,820 19,705 208.7
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 26 28 -7.1 35,436 D N 405 (250-499) N 9,591 D N
423 Trucking terminal facilities 1 2 -50.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
4231 Trucking terminal facilities 1 2 -50.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) 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
44 Water transportation 152 109 39.4 D 257,708 N (1000-2499) 1,796 N D 44,680 N
441 Deep sea freight transportation 5 5 0.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 5 5 0.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 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 10 5 100.0 59,348 D N 369 (1000-2499) N 14,532 D N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 10 5 100.0 59,348 D N 369 (1000-2499) N 14,532 D N
448 Water transportation of passengers 3 9 -66.7 D 18,723 N (20-99) 190 N D 4,723 N
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
4482 Ferry transportation 0 2 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 3 7 -57.1 D D N (20-99) (100-249) N D D N
449 Services incidental to water transportation 134 90 48.9 D 53,035 N (1000-2499) 552 N D 11,310 N
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 16 7 128.6 29,330 D N 188 (20-99) N 5,317 D N
4492 Towing and tugboat services 10 11 -9.1 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
4493 Marinas 101 67 50.7 35,667 21,364 66.9 480 253 89.7 7,490 3,417 119.2
4499 Other water transportation services 7 5 40.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) 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
45 Transportation by air %% 293 195 50.3 871,211 575,810 51.3 6,589 5,569 18.3 266,390 147,111 81.1
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 175 105 66.7 695,011 453,456 53.3 4,857 4,103 18.4 225,427 113,099 99.3
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 15 18 -16.7 31,546 D N 219 (1000-2499) N 5,466 D N
4513 Air courier services 160 87 83.9 663,465 D N 4,638 (2500-4999) N 219,961 D N
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 41 33 24.2 55,106 26,378 108.9 303 171 77.2 9,858 4,760 107.1
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 41 33 24.2 55,106 26,378 108.9 303 171 77.2 9,858 4,760 107.1
458 Airport terminal services 77 57 35.1 121,094 95,976 26.2 1,429 1,295 10.3 31,105 29,252 6.3
4581 Airport terminal services 77 57 35.1 121,094 95,976 26.2 1,429 1,295 10.3 31,105 29,252 6.3
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
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 8 11 -27.3 D 30,294 N (20-99) 45 N D 2,181 N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 8 11 -27.3 D 30,294 N (20-99) 45 N D 2,181 N
4612 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 1 4 -75.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
4613 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 7 7 0.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D 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 723 590 22.5 464,916 245,309 89.5 6,444 4,477 43.9 177,364 97,660 81.6
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 415 369 12.5 154,608 99,123 56.0 2,813 2,429 15.8 71,436 42,680 67.4
4724 Travel agencies 363 321 13.1 137,902 83,497 65.2 2,547 2,137 19.2 66,486 38,292 73.6
4725 Tour operators 41 36 13.9 8,803 D N 210 (100-249) N 3,347 D N
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 11 12 -8.3 7,903 D N 56 (20-99) N 1,603 D N
473 Freight shipping services 256 169 51.5 246,204 126,295 94.9 2,670 1,703 56.8 89,462 48,769 83.4
4731 Freight shipping services 256 169 51.5 246,204 126,295 94.9 2,670 1,703 56.8 89,462 48,769 83.4
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 52 52 0.0 64,104 19,891 222.3 961 345 178.6 16,466 6,211 165.1
4783 Packing and crating 15 16 -6.2 13,759 D N 388 (20-99) N 4,772 D N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 5 2 150.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 32 34 -5.9 D 12,921 N (250-499) 241 N D 4,417 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 911 806 13.0 D 3,537,764 N (10k-24999) 20,262 N D 649,868 N
481 Telephone 541 438 23.5 D 2,664,340 N (10k-24999) 13,253 N D 480,095 N
4812 Radiotelephone 128 57 124.6 D 207,901 N (1000-2499) 1,301 N D 32,616 N
4813 Other telephone 413 381 8.4 D 2,456,439 N (10k-24999) 11,952 N D 447,479 N
482 Telegraph communications 2 11 -81.8 D 2,592 N (1-19) 66 N D 822 N
4822 Telegraph communications 2 11 -81.8 D 2,592 N (1-19) 66 N D 822 N
483 Radio and television broadcasting 249 249 0.0 636,001 333,189 90.9 7,334 4,675 56.9 207,407 108,178 91.7
4832 Radio broadcasting 205 207 -1.0 265,737 113,614 133.9 4,979 2,565 94.1 122,274 44,495 174.8
4833 Television broadcasting 44 42 4.8 370,264 219,575 68.6 2,355 2,110 11.6 85,133 63,683 33.7
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 96 97 -1.0 D 513,095 N (2500-4999) 2,120 N D 54,809 N
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 96 97 -1.0 D 513,095 N (2500-4999) 2,120 N D 54,809 N
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 23 11 109.1 D 24,548 N (100-249) 148 N D 5,964 N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 23 11 109.1 D 24,548 N (100-249) 148 N D 5,964 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 288 246 17.1 D 2,003,298 N (5000-9999) 6,249 N D 204,105 N
491 Electric services 90 83 8.4 1,088,709 859,074 26.7 2,181 2,069 5.4 85,546 64,687 32.2
4911 Electric services 90 83 8.4 1,088,709 859,074 26.7 2,181 2,069 5.4 85,546 64,687 32.2
492 Gas production and distribution 45 39 15.4 D 834,912 N (1000-2499) 1,639 N D 63,961 N
493 Combination utility services 3 3 0.0 D 465 N (1-19) 14 N D 80 N
494 Water supply 30 29 3.4 D 44,975 N (250-499) 290 N D 8,583 N
4941 Water supply 30 29 3.4 D 44,975 N (250-499) 290 N D 8,583 N
495 Sanitary services 117 92 27.2 D 263,872 N (2500-4999) 2,237 N D 66,794 N
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 2 0 N D 0 N (20-99) 0 N D 0 N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 2 0 N D 0 N (20-99) 0 N D 0 N
497 Irrigation systems 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
4971 Irrigation systems 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 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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