1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Washington
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 %% ** 6,718 5,720 17.4 19,516,018 13,990,657 39.5 115,980 96,156 20.6 4,301,090 2,961,456 45.2
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 226 194 16.5 262,631 166,381 57.8 6,163 4,375 40.9 103,457 63,627 62.6
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 2,978 2,417 23.2 D 2,879,346 N (25k-49999) 31,213 N D 775,877 N
44 Water transportation 373 303 23.1 2,085,104 2,178,372 -4.3 8,059 8,696 -7.3 415,556 421,147 -1.3
45 Transportation by air %% 277 242 14.5 D 664,475 N (5000-9999) 6,169 N D 156,315 N
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 7 5 40.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
47 Transportation services 1,431 1,255 14.0 902,002 584,748 54.3 11,948 9,480 26.0 324,435 214,347 51.4
48 Communications 942 862 9.3 6,396,530 4,730,052 35.2 30,066 26,647 12.8 1,483,612 952,006 55.8
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 484 442 9.5 4,901,935 2,753,059 78.1 12,922 9,502 36.0 616,793 374,555 64.7
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.
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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 %% ** 6,718 5,720 17.4 19,516,018 13,990,657 39.5 115,980 96,156 20.6 4,301,090 2,961,456 45.2
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
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 226 194 16.5 262,631 166,381 57.8 6,163 4,375 40.9 103,457 63,627 62.6
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 147 110 33.6 D 94,346 N (2500-4999) 2,310 N D 38,117 N
4111 Local and suburban transit 17 14 21.4 D 11,173 N (500-999) 325 N D 5,024 N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 130 96 35.4 149,284 83,173 79.5 3,260 1,985 64.2 58,312 33,093 76.2
412 Taxi service 30 37 -18.9 11,762 10,554 11.4 211 296 -28.7 3,050 3,799 -19.7
4121 Taxi service 30 37 -18.9 11,762 10,554 11.4 211 296 -28.7 3,050 3,799 -19.7
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 3 9 -66.7 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 3 9 -66.7 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
414 Charter bus service 28 24 16.7 29,187 D N 561 (500-999) N 9,365 D N
4141 Charter bus service, local 8 10 -20.0 4,018 D N 71 (250-499) N 906 D N
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 20 14 42.9 25,169 D N 490 (250-499) N 8,459 D N
415 School bus service 17 14 21.4 D D N (1000-2499) (1000-2499) N D D N
4151 School bus service 17 14 21.4 D D N (1000-2499) (1000-2499) 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 2,978 2,417 23.2 D 2,879,346 N (25k-49999) 31,213 N D 775,877 N
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 2,510 2,120 18.4 3,550,630 2,597,226 36.7 35,060 27,769 26.3 1,022,123 701,766 45.7
4212 Local trucking without storage 1,201 970 23.8 1,116,476 739,308 51.0 9,284 7,055 31.6 270,338 176,233 53.4
4213 Trucking, except local 1,046 930 12.5 1,917,514 1,436,361 33.5 16,598 13,076 26.9 524,804 350,552 49.7
4214 Local trucking with storage 107 120 -10.8 83,883 124,436 -32.6 1,277 2,163 -41.0 33,784 45,642 -26.0
4215 Courier services, except by air 156 100 56.0 432,757 297,121 45.7 7,901 5,475 44.3 193,197 129,339 49.4
422 Public warehousing and storage 468 296 58.1 D D N (2500-4999) (2500-4999) N D D N
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 18 23 -21.7 45,431 D N 299 (100-249) N 8,404 D N
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 53 49 8.2 D 121,077 N (1000-2499) 1,567 N D 36,066 N
4225 General warehousing and storage 364 187 94.7 218,904 85,643 155.6 1,823 1,180 54.5 42,672 20,902 104.2
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 33 37 -10.8 D 38,958 N (250-499) 541 N D 12,795 N
423 Trucking terminal facilities 0 1 N 0 D N 0 (20-99) N 0 D N
4231 Trucking terminal facilities 0 1 N 0 D N 0 (20-99) N 0 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 373 303 23.1 2,085,104 2,178,372 -4.3 8,059 8,696 -7.3 415,556 421,147 -1.3
441 Deep sea freight transportation 21 13 61.5 940,811 D N 984 (500-999) N 55,192 D N
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 21 13 61.5 940,811 D N 984 (500-999) N 55,192 D N
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 22 13 69.2 D D N (1000-2499) (500-999) N D D N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 22 13 69.2 D D N (1000-2499) (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 14 7 100.0 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 14 7 100.0 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
448 Water transportation of passengers 42 54 -22.2 D 78,940 N (500-999) 560 N D r N
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 10 3 233.3 D D N (500-999) (20-99) N D D N
4482 Ferry transportation 8 7 14.3 D 11,564 N (20-99) 106 N D 4,268 N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 24 44 -45.5 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
449 Services incidental to water transportation 274 216 26.9 609,528 1,039,114 -41.3 4,700 6,565 -28.4 269,452 332,313 -18.9
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 38 32 18.8 D 528,806 N (1000-2499) 3,164 N D 193,727 N
4492 Towing and tugboat services 23 27 -14.8 D 441,548 N (1000-2499) 2,746 N D 124,429 N
4493 Marinas 124 93 33.3 55,042 41,306 33.3 706 465 51.8 11,313 8,465 33.6
4499 Other water transportation services 89 64 39.1 D 27,454 N (100-249) 190 N D 5,692 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 %% 277 242 14.5 D 664,475 N (5000-9999) 6,169 N D 156,315 N
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 113 105 7.6 522,194 386,500 35.1 2,553 2,862 -10.8 77,185 77,416 -0.3
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 42 44 -4.5 299,755 215,598 39.0 550 1,188 -53.7 15,664 31,049 -49.6
4513 Air courier services 71 61 16.4 222,439 170,902 30.2 2,003 1,674 19.7 61,521 46,367 32.7
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 60 48 25.0 D 77,904 N (500-999) 471 N D 14,838 N
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 60 48 25.0 D 77,904 N (500-999) 471 N D 14,838 N
458 Airport terminal services 104 89 16.9 D 200,071 N (2500-4999) 2,836 N D 64,061 N
4581 Airport terminal services 104 89 16.9 D 200,071 N (2500-4999) 2,836 N D 64,061 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 7 5 40.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 7 5 40.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4612 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 4 2 100.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
4613 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 3 3 0.0 D D N (1-19) (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 1,431 1,255 14.0 902,002 584,748 54.3 11,948 9,480 26.0 324,435 214,347 51.4
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 898 814 10.3 362,783 279,785 29.7 6,749 5,529 22.1 154,782 107,763 43.6
4724 Travel agencies 789 710 11.1 229,756 166,017 38.4 5,105 3,830 33.3 99,780 69,036 44.5
4725 Tour operators 87 75 16.0 122,677 95,082 29.0 1,543 1,577 -2.2 50,991 r 51.6
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 22 29 -24.1 10,350 11,640 -11.1 101 122 -17.2 4,011 2,432 64.9
473 Freight shipping services 463 388 19.3 473,146 272,316 73.7 4,335 3,431 26.3 151,744 96,360 57.5
4731 Freight shipping services 463 388 19.3 473,146 272,316 73.7 4,335 3,431 26.3 151,744 96,360 57.5
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 70 53 32.1 66,073 32,647 102.4 864 520 66.2 17,909 10,224 75.2
4783 Packing and crating 11 11 0.0 D 4,639 N (100-249) 59 N D 843 N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 15 9 66.7 D 5,349 N (20-99) 123 N D 1,267 N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 44 33 33.3 D 22,659 N (500-999) 338 N D 8,114 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 942 862 9.3 6,396,530 4,730,052 35.2 30,066 26,647 12.8 1,483,612 952,006 55.8
481 Telephone 634 562 12.8 5,111,699 3,833,692 33.3 22,261 19,161 16.2 1,177,349 732,262 60.8
4812 Radiotelephone 141 87 62.1 1,175,537 D N 7,348 (2500-4999) N 471,044 D N
4813 Other telephone 493 475 3.8 3,936,162 D N 14,913 (10k-24999) N 706,305 D N
482 Telegraph communications 3 8 -62.5 D 7,982 N (1-19) 24 N D 1,909 N
4822 Telegraph communications 3 8 -62.5 D 7,982 N (1-19) 24 N D 1,909 N
483 Radio and television broadcasting 164 174 -5.7 D 470,508 N (2500-4999) 4,891 N D 147,918 N
4832 Radio broadcasting 128 144 -11.1 D 160,807 N (2500-4999) 2,396 N D 62,339 N
4833 Television broadcasting 36 30 20.0 350,471 309,701 13.2 1,974 2,495 -20.9 100,352 85,579 17.3
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 91 96 -5.2 561,731 396,026 41.8 2,729 2,357 15.8 91,147 63,943 42.5
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 91 96 -5.2 561,731 396,026 41.8 2,729 2,357 15.8 91,147 63,943 42.5
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 50 22 127.3 D 21,844 N (500-999) 214 N D 5,974 N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 50 22 127.3 D 21,844 N (500-999) 214 N D 5,974 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 484 442 9.5 4,901,935 2,753,059 78.1 12,922 9,502 36.0 616,793 374,555 64.7
491 Electric services 64 121 -47.1 D 1,355,013 N (1000-2499) 3,749 N D 171,626 N
4911 Electric services 64 121 -47.1 D 1,355,013 N (1000-2499) 3,749 N D 171,626 N
492 Gas production and distribution 22 40 -45.0 D D N (500-999) (1000-2499) N D D N
493 Combination utility services 77 17 352.9 D D N (2500-4999) (1000-2499) N D D N
494 Water supply 148 133 11.3 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
4941 Water supply 148 133 11.3 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
495 Sanitary services 147 113 30.1 D 371,154 N (5000-9999) 1,908 N D 60,063 N
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 1 1 0.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 1 1 0.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
497 Irrigation systems 25 17 47.1 1,886 D N 57 (20-99) N 390 D N
4971 Irrigation systems 25 17 47.1 1,886 D N 57 (20-99) N 390 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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