1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Virginia
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 %% ** 7,210 5,888 22.5 30,186,917 18,718,961 61.3 138,818 120,201 15.5 5,166,829 3,773,419 36.9
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 378 317 19.2 D 152,115 N (5000-9999) 3,927 N D 56,051 N
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 3,644 2,876 26.7 3,616,634 2,513,047 43.9 42,798 34,159 25.3 1,129,980 769,084 46.9
44 Water transportation 235 198 18.7 1,488,957 1,045,031 42.5 5,842 5,364 8.9 208,474 159,220 30.9
45 Transportation by air %% 256 209 22.5 D 557,411 N (5000-9999) 5,130 N D 127,623 N
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 14 11 27.3 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
47 Transportation services 1,078 940 14.7 D 477,390 N (5000-9999) 6,393 N D 157,141 N
48 Communications 1,200 1,038 15.6 12,334,165 7,658,396 61.1 47,584 43,079 10.5 2,247,547 1,593,356 41.1
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 405 299 35.5 10,853,893 6,221,810 74.4 19,806 22,070 -10.3 1,016,244 907,528 12.0
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 %% ** 7,210 5,888 22.5 30,186,917 18,718,961 61.3 138,818 120,201 15.5 5,166,829 3,773,419 36.9
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 378 317 19.2 D 152,115 N (5000-9999) 3,927 N D 56,051 N
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 228 156 46.2 D 71,709 N (2500-4999) 2,195 N D 34,919 N
4111 Local and suburban transit 24 26 -7.7 D 27,864 N (1000-2499) 864 N D 18,754 N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 204 130 56.9 108,698 43,845 147.9 2,825 1,331 112.2 41,960 16,165 159.6
412 Taxi service 88 94 -6.4 45,623 35,502 28.5 799 706 13.2 10,994 8,438 30.3
4121 Taxi service 88 94 -6.4 45,623 35,502 28.5 799 706 13.2 10,994 8,438 30.3
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 10 11 -9.1 13,631 D N 156 (100-249) N 4,981 D N
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 10 11 -9.1 13,631 D N 156 (100-249) N 4,981 D N
414 Charter bus service 44 49 -10.2 45,503 34,090 33.5 951 801 18.7 15,381 9,993 53.9
4141 Charter bus service, local 9 17 -47.1 6,550 10,094 -35.1 141 244 -42.2 2,793 2,923 -4.4
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 35 32 9.4 38,953 23,996 62.3 810 557 45.4 12,588 7,070 78.0
415 School bus service 7 7 0.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4151 School bus service 7 7 0.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D 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 3,644 2,876 26.7 3,616,634 2,513,047 43.9 42,798 34,159 25.3 1,129,980 769,084 46.9
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 3,286 2,651 24.0 3,355,493 2,335,281 43.7 39,753 31,916 24.6 1,064,130 728,731 46.0
4212 Local trucking without storage 1,884 1,491 26.4 1,076,263 654,779 64.4 12,036 8,496 41.7 284,738 169,845 67.6
4213 Trucking, except local 1,106 902 22.6 1,731,783 1,270,915 36.3 18,338 14,477 26.7 551,386 379,990 45.1
4214 Local trucking with storage 88 104 -15.4 115,800 112,768 2.7 1,937 2,573 -24.7 46,438 46,978 -1.1
4215 Courier services, except by air 208 154 35.1 431,647 296,819 45.4 7,442 6,370 16.8 181,568 131,918 37.6
422 Public warehousing and storage 358 225 59.1 261,141 177,766 46.9 3,045 2,243 35.8 65,850 40,353 63.2
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 13 20 -35.0 19,666 18,297 7.5 165 238 -30.7 5,270 5,527 -4.6
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 16 16 0.0 38,306 27,619 38.7 729 394 85.0 13,370 8,964 49.2
4225 General warehousing and storage 294 153 92.2 173,202 108,137 60.2 1,760 1,266 39.0 37,776 18,117 108.5
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 35 36 -2.8 29,967 23,713 26.4 391 345 13.3 9,434 7,745 21.8
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 235 198 18.7 1,488,957 1,045,031 42.5 5,842 5,364 8.9 208,474 159,220 30.9
441 Deep sea freight transportation 21 12 75.0 D 641,938 N (500-999) 419 N D 19,322 N
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 21 12 75.0 D 641,938 N (500-999) 419 N D 19,322 N
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 7 7 0.0 D D N (100-249) (500-999) N D D N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 7 7 0.0 D D N (100-249) (500-999) 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 3 3 0.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 3 3 0.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
448 Water transportation of passengers 16 19 -15.8 D 20,379 N (100-249) 261 N D 5,145 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 1 1 0.0 D D N (1-19) (20-99) N D D N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 13 18 -27.8 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
449 Services incidental to water transportation 188 157 19.7 425,731 331,474 28.4 4,671 4,127 13.2 151,647 110,347 37.4
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 22 20 10.0 245,728 219,338 12.0 3,042 2,863 6.3 110,778 84,008 31.9
4492 Towing and tugboat services 18 23 -21.7 D 61,486 N (500-999) 572 N D 14,658 N
4493 Marinas 122 93 31.2 57,108 31,627 80.6 700 536 30.6 13,861 7,746 78.9
4499 Other water transportation services 26 21 23.8 D 19,023 N (250-499) 156 N D 3,935 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 %% 256 209 22.5 D 557,411 N (5000-9999) 5,130 N D 127,623 N
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 123 99 24.2 703,986 375,712 87.4 4,760 2,907 63.7 144,833 80,265 80.4
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 39 34 14.7 349,591 181,427 92.7 1,849 1,198 54.3 58,601 32,131 82.4
4513 Air courier services 84 65 29.2 354,395 194,285 82.4 2,911 1,709 70.3 86,232 48,134 79.1
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 43 40 7.5 D 28,122 N (250-499) 270 N D 6,138 N
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 43 40 7.5 D 28,122 N (250-499) 270 N D 6,138 N
458 Airport terminal services 90 70 28.6 D 153,577 N (2500-4999) 1,953 N D 41,220 N
4581 Airport terminal services 90 70 28.6 D 153,577 N (2500-4999) 1,953 N D 41,220 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 14 11 27.3 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 14 11 27.3 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
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 14 11 27.3 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 1,078 940 14.7 D 477,390 N (5000-9999) 6,393 N D 157,141 N
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 740 692 6.9 D 264,410 N (5000-9999) 4,204 N D 90,908 N
4724 Travel agencies 640 610 4.9 265,132 156,354 69.6 4,631 3,589 29.0 122,920 74,787 64.4
4725 Tour operators 71 54 31.5 48,966 D N 668 (250-499) N 18,851 D N
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 29 28 3.6 D D N (250-499) (100-249) N D D N
473 Freight shipping services 286 203 40.9 D 141,619 N (1000-2499) 1,714 N D 52,517 N
4731 Freight shipping services 286 203 40.9 D 141,619 N (1000-2499) 1,714 N D 52,517 N
474 Railroad car rental 0 5 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
4741 Railroad car rental 0 5 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
478 Miscellaneous services incidental to transportation 52 40 30.0 D D N (500-999) (250-499) N D D N
4783 Packing and crating 23 25 -8.0 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 9 3 200.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 20 12 66.7 D 23,179 N (250-499) 197 N D 5,870 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 1,200 1,038 15.6 12,334,165 7,658,396 61.1 47,584 43,079 10.5 2,247,547 1,593,356 41.1
481 Telephone 745 661 12.7 D 6,414,068 N (25k-49999) 32,388 N D 1,311,312 N
4812 Radiotelephone 155 73 112.3 D 263,872 N (2500-4999) 967 N D 27,168 N
4813 Other telephone 590 588 0.3 8,709,926 6,150,196 41.6 30,749 31,421 -2.1 1,582,305 1,284,144 23.2
482 Telegraph communications 8 11 -27.3 6,073 D N 186 (250-499) N 1,358 D N
4822 Telegraph communications 8 11 -27.3 6,073 D N 186 (250-499) N 1,358 D N
483 Radio and television broadcasting 252 237 6.3 D 467,877 N (5000-9999) 6,446 N D 161,736 N
4832 Radio broadcasting 192 198 -3.0 D 201,966 N (2500-4999) 2,875 N D 63,955 N
4833 Television broadcasting 60 39 53.8 715,960 265,911 169.2 4,080 3,571 14.3 140,739 97,781 43.9
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 132 96 37.5 D 644,100 N (2500-4999) 3,501 N D 89,818 N
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 132 96 37.5 D 644,100 N (2500-4999) 3,501 N D 89,818 N
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 63 33 90.9 D D N (1000-2499) (250-499) N D D N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 63 33 90.9 D D N (1000-2499) (250-499) 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 405 299 35.5 10,853,893 6,221,810 74.4 19,806 22,070 -10.3 1,016,244 907,528 12.0
491 Electric services 124 116 6.9 D 4,965,145 N (2500-4999) 17,877 N D 750,548 N
4911 Electric services 124 116 6.9 D 4,965,145 N (2500-4999) 17,877 N D 750,548 N
492 Gas production and distribution 62 59 5.1 D 1,112,368 N (2500-4999) 2,962 N D 126,399 N
493 Combination utility services 71 0 N D 0 N (10k-24999) 0 N D 0 N
494 Water supply 48 49 -2.0 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
4941 Water supply 48 49 -2.0 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
495 Sanitary services 93 70 32.9 D 104,568 N (1000-2499) 949 N D 24,478 N
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 5 3 66.7 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 5 3 66.7 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
497 Irrigation systems 2 2 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
4971 Irrigation systems 2 2 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) 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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