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.
For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

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SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 7,210 22.5 30,186,917 61.3 138,818 15.5 5,166,829 36.9
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 378 19.2 D N (5000-9999) N D N
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 3,644 26.7 3,616,634 43.9 42,798 25.3 1,129,980 46.9
44 Water transportation 235 18.7 1,488,957 42.5 5,842 8.9 208,474 30.9
45 Transportation by air %% 256 22.5 D N (5000-9999) N D N
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 14 27.3 D N (20-99) N D N
47 Transportation services 1,078 14.7 D N (5000-9999) N D N
48 Communications 1,200 15.6 12,334,165 61.1 47,584 10.5 2,247,547 41.1
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 405 35.5 10,853,893 74.4 19,806 -10.3 1,016,244 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. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 7,210 22.5 30,186,917 61.3 138,818 15.5 5,166,829 36.9
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 378 19.2 D N (5000-9999) N D N
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 228 46.2 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4111 Local and suburban transit 24 -7.7 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 204 56.9 108,698 147.9 2,825 112.2 41,960 159.6
412 Taxi service 88 -6.4 45,623 28.5 799 13.2 10,994 30.3
4121 Taxi service 88 -6.4 45,623 28.5 799 13.2 10,994 30.3
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 10 -9.1 13,631 N 156 N 4,981 N
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 10 -9.1 13,631 N 156 N 4,981 N
414 Charter bus service 44 -10.2 45,503 33.5 951 18.7 15,381 53.9
4141 Charter bus service, local 9 -47.1 6,550 -35.1 141 -42.2 2,793 -4.4
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 35 9.4 38,953 62.3 810 45.4 12,588 78.0
415 School bus service 7 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4151 School bus service 7 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
417 Bus terminal and service facilities 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
4173 Bus terminal and service facilities 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 3,644 26.7 3,616,634 43.9 42,798 25.3 1,129,980 46.9
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 3,286 24.0 3,355,493 43.7 39,753 24.6 1,064,130 46.0
4212 Local trucking without storage 1,884 26.4 1,076,263 64.4 12,036 41.7 284,738 67.6
4213 Trucking, except local 1,106 22.6 1,731,783 36.3 18,338 26.7 551,386 45.1
4214 Local trucking with storage 88 -15.4 115,800 2.7 1,937 -24.7 46,438 -1.1
4215 Courier services, except by air 208 35.1 431,647 45.4 7,442 16.8 181,568 37.6
422 Public warehousing and storage 358 59.1 261,141 46.9 3,045 35.8 65,850 63.2
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 13 -35.0 19,666 7.5 165 -30.7 5,270 -4.6
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 16 0.0 38,306 38.7 729 85.0 13,370 49.2
4225 General warehousing and storage 294 92.2 173,202 60.2 1,760 39.0 37,776 108.5
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 35 -2.8 29,967 26.4 391 13.3 9,434 21.8
423 Trucking terminal facilities 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4231 Trucking terminal facilities 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
44 Water transportation 235 18.7 1,488,957 42.5 5,842 8.9 208,474 30.9
441 Deep sea freight transportation 21 75.0 D N (500-999) N D N
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 21 75.0 D N (500-999) N D N
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 7 0.0 D N (100-249) N D N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 7 0.0 D N (100-249) N D N
443 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4432 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Seaway freight transportation 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
444 Inland waterways freight transportation 3 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 3 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
448 Water transportation of passengers 16 -15.8 D N (100-249) N D N
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 2 N D N (1-19) N D N
4482 Ferry transportation 1 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 13 -27.8 D N (100-249) N D N
449 Services incidental to water transportation 188 19.7 425,731 28.4 4,671 13.2 151,647 37.4
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 22 10.0 245,728 12.0 3,042 6.3 110,778 31.9
4492 Towing and tugboat services 18 -21.7 D N (500-999) N D N
4493 Marinas 122 31.2 57,108 80.6 700 30.6 13,861 78.9
4499 Other water transportation services 26 23.8 D N (250-499) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
45 Transportation by air %% 256 22.5 D N (5000-9999) N D N
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 123 24.2 703,986 87.4 4,760 63.7 144,833 80.4
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 39 14.7 349,591 92.7 1,849 54.3 58,601 82.4
4513 Air courier services 84 29.2 354,395 82.4 2,911 70.3 86,232 79.1
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 43 7.5 D N (250-499) N D N
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 43 7.5 D N (250-499) N D N
458 Airport terminal services 90 28.6 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4581 Airport terminal services 90 28.6 D N (2500-4999) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 14 27.3 D N (20-99) N D N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 14 27.3 D N (20-99) N D N
4612 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4613 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 14 27.3 D N (20-99) N D N
4619 All other pipeline transportation 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
47 Transportation services 1,078 14.7 D N (5000-9999) N D N
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 740 6.9 D N (5000-9999) N D N
4724 Travel agencies 640 4.9 265,132 69.6 4,631 29.0 122,920 64.4
4725 Tour operators 71 31.5 48,966 N 668 N 18,851 N
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 29 3.6 D N (250-499) N D N
473 Freight shipping services 286 40.9 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4731 Freight shipping services 286 40.9 D N (1000-2499) N D N
474 Railroad car rental 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
4741 Railroad car rental 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
478 Miscellaneous services incidental to transportation 52 30.0 D N (500-999) N D N
4783 Packing and crating 23 -8.0 D N (100-249) N D N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 9 200.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 20 66.7 D N (250-499) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
48 Communications 1,200 15.6 12,334,165 61.1 47,584 10.5 2,247,547 41.1
481 Telephone 745 12.7 D N (25k-49999) N D N
4812 Radiotelephone 155 112.3 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4813 Other telephone 590 0.3 8,709,926 41.6 30,749 -2.1 1,582,305 23.2
482 Telegraph communications 8 -27.3 6,073 N 186 N 1,358 N
4822 Telegraph communications 8 -27.3 6,073 N 186 N 1,358 N
483 Radio and television broadcasting 252 6.3 D N (5000-9999) N D N
4832 Radio broadcasting 192 -3.0 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4833 Television broadcasting 60 53.8 715,960 169.2 4,080 14.3 140,739 43.9
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 132 37.5 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 132 37.5 D N (2500-4999) N D N
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 63 90.9 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 63 90.9 D N (1000-2499) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Revenue
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 405 35.5 10,853,893 74.4 19,806 -10.3 1,016,244 12.0
491 Electric services 124 6.9 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4911 Electric services 124 6.9 D N (2500-4999) N D N
492 Gas production and distribution 62 5.1 D N (2500-4999) N D N
493 Combination utility services 71 N D N (10k-24999) N D N
494 Water supply 48 -2.0 D N (250-499) N D N
4941 Water supply 48 -2.0 D N (250-499) N D N
495 Sanitary services 93 32.9 D N (1000-2499) N D N
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 5 66.7 D N (20-99) N D N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 5 66.7 D N (20-99) N D N
497 Irrigation systems 2 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
4971 Irrigation systems 2 0.0 D N (1-19) N 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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Last revised: July 13, 2011