1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Texas
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 %% ** 21,411 17,541 22.1 134,303,226 71,304,135 88.4 423,790 334,567 26.7 14,930,807 10,107,462 47.7
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 666 557 19.6 D 378,762 N (10k-24999) 9,563 N D 139,748 N
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 9,307 6,673 39.5 13,230,985 8,753,626 51.1 132,397 97,397 35.9 3,576,266 2,347,916 52.3
44 Water transportation 586 556 5.4 2,354,507 1,888,448 24.7 13,343 12,564 6.2 409,613 325,840 25.7
45 Transportation by air %% 977 762 28.2 D 2,576,031 N (10k-24999) 23,808 N D 646,952 N
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 175 183 -4.4 1,691,965 1,428,939 18.4 3,316 4,341 -23.6 185,529 204,747 -9.4
47 Transportation services 3,874 3,338 16.1 5,071,266 1,983,640 155.7 46,065 24,418 88.7 1,515,148 559,459 170.8
48 Communications 3,375 3,118 8.2 26,856,508 16,274,468 65.0 114,888 87,526 31.3 4,740,247 2,819,967 68.1
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 2,451 2,354 4.1 80,532,875 38,020,221 111.8 70,565 74,950 -5.9 3,439,099 3,062,833 12.3
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 %% ** 21,411 17,541 22.1 134,303,226 71,304,135 88.4 423,790 334,567 26.7 14,930,807 10,107,462 47.7
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 666 557 19.6 D 378,762 N (10k-24999) 9,563 N D 139,748 N
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 419 358 17.0 D 205,855 N (10k-24999) 5,880 N D 86,064 N
4111 Local and suburban transit 38 43 -11.6 D 47,810 N (2500-4999) 1,632 N D 23,817 N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 381 315 21.0 D 158,045 N (5000-9999) 4,248 N D 62,247 N
412 Taxi service 93 90 3.3 64,666 35,671 81.3 1,280 877 46.0 18,095 9,452 91.4
4121 Taxi service 93 90 3.3 64,666 35,671 81.3 1,280 877 46.0 18,095 9,452 91.4
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 45 42 7.1 111,609 86,559 28.9 1,843 1,698 8.5 34,596 28,124 23.0
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 45 42 7.1 111,609 86,559 28.9 1,843 1,698 8.5 34,596 28,124 23.0
414 Charter bus service 72 44 63.6 63,582 44,698 42.2 1,119 915 22.3 16,470 13,952 18.0
4141 Charter bus service, local 24 14 71.4 21,120 7,638 176.5 457 235 94.5 5,793 2,474 134.2
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 48 30 60.0 42,462 37,060 14.6 662 680 -2.6 10,677 11,478 -7.0
415 School bus service 34 18 88.9 50,944 D N 2,717 (100-249) N 21,319 D N
4151 School bus service 34 18 88.9 50,944 D N 2,717 (100-249) N 21,319 D N
417 Bus terminal and service facilities 3 5 -40.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4173 Bus terminal and service facilities 3 5 -40.0 D D N (20-99) (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
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 9,307 6,673 39.5 13,230,985 8,753,626 51.1 132,397 97,397 35.9 3,576,266 2,347,916 52.3
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 8,084 5,829 38.7 12,012,489 8,003,151 50.1 122,725 89,490 37.1 3,326,991 2,178,742 52.7
4212 Local trucking without storage 3,669 2,596 41.3 3,207,353 1,934,619 65.8 32,334 20,752 55.8 783,927 440,902 77.8
4213 Trucking, except local 3,596 2,567 40.1 7,101,285 4,840,873 46.7 64,590 49,754 29.8 1,910,520 1,294,966 47.5
4214 Local trucking with storage 282 277 1.8 305,982 207,796 47.3 4,304 3,667 17.4 95,938 66,524 44.2
4215 Courier services, except by air 537 389 38.0 1,397,869 1,019,863 37.1 21,497 15,317 40.3 536,606 376,350 42.6
422 Public warehousing and storage 1,223 844 44.9 1,218,496 750,475 62.4 9,672 7,907 22.3 249,275 169,174 47.3
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 72 77 -6.5 121,118 87,218 38.9 959 1,106 -13.3 21,609 17,763 21.7
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 45 60 -25.0 116,261 104,263 11.5 1,189 1,473 -19.3 29,565 29,827 -0.9
4225 General warehousing and storage 1,003 577 73.8 506,487 262,076 93.3 4,996 3,215 55.4 107,645 58,645 83.6
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 103 130 -20.8 474,630 296,918 59.9 2,528 2,113 19.6 90,456 62,939 43.7
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 586 556 5.4 2,354,507 1,888,448 24.7 13,343 12,564 6.2 409,613 325,840 25.7
441 Deep sea freight transportation 54 34 58.8 1,093,119 705,320 55.0 2,356 1,170 101.4 95,624 52,002 83.9
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 54 34 58.8 1,093,119 705,320 55.0 2,356 1,170 101.4 95,624 52,002 83.9
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 24 16 50.0 351,139 352,927 -0.5 1,621 1,794 -9.6 69,423 70,509 -1.5
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 24 16 50.0 351,139 352,927 -0.5 1,621 1,794 -9.6 69,423 70,509 -1.5
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 25 30 -16.7 273,823 200,845 36.3 1,502 870 72.6 49,370 30,378 62.5
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 25 30 -16.7 273,823 200,845 36.3 1,502 870 72.6 49,370 30,378 62.5
448 Water transportation of passengers 27 27 0.0 17,044 10,577 61.1 277 259 6.9 5,617 2,839 97.9
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 4 3 33.3 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4482 Ferry transportation 3 2 50.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 20 22 -9.1 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
449 Services incidental to water transportation 456 449 1.6 619,382 618,779 0.1 7,587 8,471 -10.4 189,579 170,112 11.4
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 67 86 -22.1 D 313,309 N (2500-4999) 5,136 N D 84,464 N
4492 Towing and tugboat services 45 64 -29.7 D 145,695 N (1000-2499) 1,428 N D 36,182 N
4493 Marinas 194 134 44.8 106,674 67,997 56.9 1,139 869 31.1 24,506 14,560 68.3
4499 Other water transportation services 150 165 -9.1 D 91,778 N (500-999) 1,038 N D 34,906 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 %% 977 762 28.2 D 2,576,031 N (10k-24999) 23,808 N D 646,952 N
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 362 315 14.9 1,801,190 1,333,667 35.1 10,442 9,768 6.9 303,153 246,109 23.2
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 110 105 4.8 712,910 705,628 1.0 2,229 4,219 -47.2 73,235 98,238 -25.5
4513 Air courier services 252 210 20.0 1,088,280 628,039 73.3 8,213 5,549 48.0 229,918 147,871 55.5
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 165 116 42.2 D 238,518 N (2500-4999) 1,300 N D 39,541 N
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 165 116 42.2 D 238,518 N (2500-4999) 1,300 N D 39,541 N
458 Airport terminal services 450 331 36.0 D 1,003,846 N (10k-24999) 12,740 N D 361,302 N
4581 Airport terminal services 450 331 36.0 D 1,003,846 N (10k-24999) 12,740 N D 361,302 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 175 183 -4.4 1,691,965 1,428,939 18.4 3,316 4,341 -23.6 185,529 204,747 -9.4
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 175 183 -4.4 1,691,965 1,428,939 18.4 3,316 4,341 -23.6 185,529 204,747 -9.4
4612 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 123 99 24.2 1,099,306 769,432 42.9 2,383 3,036 -21.5 130,023 146,011 -10.9
4613 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 43 65 -33.8 357,189 423,698 -15.7 723 1,115 -35.2 43,647 50,233 -13.1
4619 All other pipeline transportation 9 19 -52.6 235,470 235,809 -0.1 210 190 10.5 11,859 8,503 39.5
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 3,874 3,338 16.1 5,071,266 1,983,640 155.7 46,065 24,418 88.7 1,515,148 559,459 170.8
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 1,972 1,809 9.0 D 490,811 N (10k-24999) 10,101 N D 202,591 N
4724 Travel agencies 1,749 1,625 7.6 620,021 426,268 45.5 11,674 9,042 29.1 290,562 179,139 62.2
4725 Tour operators 142 124 14.5 61,758 42,200 46.3 1,120 723 54.9 21,912 17,753 23.4
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 81 60 35.0 D 22,343 N (5000-9999) 336 N D 5,699 N
473 Freight shipping services 1,663 1,333 24.8 1,523,480 805,644 89.1 17,341 11,171 55.2 519,098 280,186 85.3
4731 Freight shipping services 1,663 1,333 24.8 1,523,480 805,644 89.1 17,341 11,171 55.2 519,098 280,186 85.3
474 Railroad car rental 21 15 40.0 354,368 99,403 256.5 249 82 203.7 16,587 3,654 353.9
4741 Railroad car rental 21 15 40.0 354,368 99,403 256.5 249 82 203.7 16,587 3,654 353.9
478 Miscellaneous services incidental to transportation 218 181 20.4 D 587,782 N (5000-9999) 3,064 N D 73,028 N
4783 Packing and crating 53 65 -18.5 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 54 35 54.3 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 111 81 37.0 D 505,608 N (5000-9999) 1,733 N D 45,991 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 3,375 3,118 8.2 26,856,508 16,274,468 65.0 114,888 87,526 31.3 4,740,247 2,819,967 68.1
481 Telephone 2,270 2,087 8.8 21,803,617 13,342,803 63.4 82,033 65,105 26.0 3,686,718 2,216,589 66.3
4812 Radiotelephone 527 293 79.9 3,788,832 977,496 287.6 17,255 6,584 162.1 648,049 273,356 137.1
4813 Other telephone 1,743 1,794 -2.8 18,014,785 12,365,307 45.7 64,778 58,521 10.7 3,038,669 1,943,233 56.4
482 Telegraph communications 7 33 -78.8 6,913 44,412 -84.4 90 186 -51.6 1,457 6,064 -76.0
4822 Telegraph communications 7 33 -78.8 6,913 44,412 -84.4 90 186 -51.6 1,457 6,064 -76.0
483 Radio and television broadcasting 625 600 4.2 2,250,024 1,336,484 68.4 19,167 13,991 37.0 627,413 390,087 60.8
4832 Radio broadcasting 486 470 3.4 872,772 487,006 79.2 10,060 7,688 30.9 308,696 184,753 67.1
4833 Television broadcasting 139 130 6.9 1,377,252 849,478 62.1 9,107 6,303 44.5 318,717 205,334 55.2
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 315 305 3.3 1,949,252 1,428,986 36.4 10,518 7,645 37.6 308,475 184,137 67.5
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 315 305 3.3 1,949,252 1,428,986 36.4 10,518 7,645 37.6 308,475 184,137 67.5
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 158 93 69.9 846,702 121,783 595.3 3,080 599 414.2 116,184 23,090 403.2
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 158 93 69.9 846,702 121,783 595.3 3,080 599 414.2 116,184 23,090 403.2
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 2,451 2,354 4.1 80,532,875 38,020,221 111.8 70,565 74,950 -5.9 3,439,099 3,062,833 12.3
491 Electric services 685 588 16.5 D 14,980,763 N (25k-49999) 40,838 N D 1,670,504 N
4911 Electric services 685 588 16.5 D 14,980,763 N (25k-49999) 40,838 N D 1,670,504 N
492 Gas production and distribution 683 802 -14.8 D 21,057,225 N (10k-24999) 24,468 N D 1,099,921 N
493 Combination utility services 74 37 100.0 D 726,618 N (5000-9999) 832 N D 49,417 N
494 Water supply 601 560 7.3 245,528 167,145 46.9 2,514 2,139 17.5 49,814 34,539 44.2
4941 Water supply 601 560 7.3 245,528 167,145 46.9 2,514 2,139 17.5 49,814 34,539 44.2
495 Sanitary services 388 344 12.8 D 1,058,911 N (5000-9999) 6,504 N D 204,539 N
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 3 4 -25.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 3 4 -25.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
497 Irrigation systems 17 19 -10.5 3,961 D N 72 (20-99) N 1,155 D N
4971 Irrigation systems 17 19 -10.5 3,961 D N 72 (20-99) N 1,155 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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