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.
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 %% ** 6,718 17.4 19,516,018 39.5 115,980 20.6 4,301,090 45.2
41 Local and interurban passenger transportation 226 16.5 262,631 57.8 6,163 40.9 103,457 62.6
42 Motor freight transportation and warehousing 2,978 23.2 D N (25k-49999) N D N
44 Water transportation 373 23.1 2,085,104 -4.3 8,059 -7.3 415,556 -1.3
45 Transportation by air %% 277 14.5 D N (5000-9999) N D N
46 Pipelines, except natural gas 7 40.0 D N (20-99) N D N
47 Transportation services 1,431 14.0 902,002 54.3 11,948 26.0 324,435 51.4
48 Communications 942 9.3 6,396,530 35.2 30,066 12.8 1,483,612 55.8
49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services 484 9.5 4,901,935 78.1 12,922 36.0 616,793 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.
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 %% ** 6,718 17.4 19,516,018 39.5 115,980 20.6 4,301,090 45.2
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 226 16.5 262,631 57.8 6,163 40.9 103,457 62.6
411 Local and suburban passenger transportation 147 33.6 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4111 Local and suburban transit 17 21.4 D N (500-999) N D N
4119 Other local passenger transportation 130 35.4 149,284 79.5 3,260 64.2 58,312 76.2
412 Taxi service 30 -18.9 11,762 11.4 211 -28.7 3,050 -19.7
4121 Taxi service 30 -18.9 11,762 11.4 211 -28.7 3,050 -19.7
413 Interurban and rural bus transportation 3 -66.7 D N (100-249) N D N
4131 Interurban and rural bus transportation 3 -66.7 D N (100-249) N D N
414 Charter bus service 28 16.7 29,187 N 561 N 9,365 N
4141 Charter bus service, local 8 -20.0 4,018 N 71 N 906 N
4142 Charter bus service, interstate/interurban 20 42.9 25,169 N 490 N 8,459 N
415 School bus service 17 21.4 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4151 School bus service 17 21.4 D N (1000-2499) 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 2,978 23.2 D N (25k-49999) N D N
421 Trucking and courier services, except air 2,510 18.4 3,550,630 36.7 35,060 26.3 1,022,123 45.7
4212 Local trucking without storage 1,201 23.8 1,116,476 51.0 9,284 31.6 270,338 53.4
4213 Trucking, except local 1,046 12.5 1,917,514 33.5 16,598 26.9 524,804 49.7
4214 Local trucking with storage 107 -10.8 83,883 -32.6 1,277 -41.0 33,784 -26.0
4215 Courier services, except by air 156 56.0 432,757 45.7 7,901 44.3 193,197 49.4
422 Public warehousing and storage 468 58.1 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4221 Farm product warehousing and storage facilities 18 -21.7 45,431 N 299 N 8,404 N
4222 Refrigerated products warehousing 53 8.2 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4225 General warehousing and storage 364 94.7 218,904 155.6 1,823 54.5 42,672 104.2
4226 Other special warehousing and storage 33 -10.8 D N (250-499) N D N
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 373 23.1 2,085,104 -4.3 8,059 -7.3 415,556 -1.3
441 Deep sea freight transportation 21 61.5 940,811 N 984 N 55,192 N
4412 Deep sea freight transportation 21 61.5 940,811 N 984 N 55,192 N
442 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 22 69.2 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4424 Coastal and intercoastal freight transportation 22 69.2 D N (1000-2499) 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 14 100.0 D N (100-249) N D N
4449 Inland waterways freight transportation 14 100.0 D N (100-249) N D N
448 Water transportation of passengers 42 -22.2 D N (500-999) N D N
4481 Deep sea passenger transportation, except by ferry 10 233.3 D N (500-999) N D N
4482 Ferry transportation 8 14.3 D N (20-99) N D N
4489 Water transportation of passengers, not elsewhere classified 24 -45.5 D N (250-499) N D N
449 Services incidental to water transportation 274 26.9 609,528 -41.3 4,700 -28.4 269,452 -18.9
4491 Marine cargo handling and operation of port and waterfront terminals 38 18.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4492 Towing and tugboat services 23 -14.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4493 Marinas 124 33.3 55,042 33.3 706 51.8 11,313 33.6
4499 Other water transportation services 89 39.1 D N (100-249) 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 %% 277 14.5 D N (5000-9999) N D N
451 Scheduled air transportation and air courier services %% 113 7.6 522,194 35.1 2,553 -10.8 77,185 -0.3
4512 Scheduled air transportation %% 42 -4.5 299,755 39.0 550 -53.7 15,664 -49.6
4513 Air courier services 71 16.4 222,439 30.2 2,003 19.7 61,521 32.7
452 Nonscheduled air transportation 60 25.0 D N (500-999) N D N
4522 Nonscheduled air transportation 60 25.0 D N (500-999) N D N
458 Airport terminal services 104 16.9 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4581 Airport terminal services 104 16.9 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 7 40.0 D N (20-99) N D N
461 Pipelines, except natural gas 7 40.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4612 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 4 100.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4613 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 3 0.0 D N (1-19) 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 1,431 14.0 902,002 54.3 11,948 26.0 324,435 51.4
472 Arrangement of passenger transportation 898 10.3 362,783 29.7 6,749 22.1 154,782 43.6
4724 Travel agencies 789 11.1 229,756 38.4 5,105 33.3 99,780 44.5
4725 Tour operators 87 16.0 122,677 29.0 1,543 -2.2 50,991 51.6
4729 Arrangement of passenger transportation, not elsewhere classified 22 -24.1 10,350 -11.1 101 -17.2 4,011 64.9
473 Freight shipping services 463 19.3 473,146 73.7 4,335 26.3 151,744 57.5
4731 Freight shipping services 463 19.3 473,146 73.7 4,335 26.3 151,744 57.5
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 70 32.1 66,073 102.4 864 66.2 17,909 75.2
4783 Packing and crating 11 0.0 D N (100-249) N D N
4785 Fixed facilities, inspection, and weighing services 15 66.7 D N (20-99) N D N
4789 Transportation services, not elsewhere classified 44 33.3 D N (500-999) 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 942 9.3 6,396,530 35.2 30,066 12.8 1,483,612 55.8
481 Telephone 634 12.8 5,111,699 33.3 22,261 16.2 1,177,349 60.8
4812 Radiotelephone 141 62.1 1,175,537 N 7,348 N 471,044 N
4813 Other telephone 493 3.8 3,936,162 N 14,913 N 706,305 N
482 Telegraph communications 3 -62.5 D N (1-19) N D N
4822 Telegraph communications 3 -62.5 D N (1-19) N D N
483 Radio and television broadcasting 164 -5.7 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4832 Radio broadcasting 128 -11.1 D N (2500-4999) N D N
4833 Television broadcasting 36 20.0 350,471 13.2 1,974 -20.9 100,352 17.3
484 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 91 -5.2 561,731 41.8 2,729 15.8 91,147 42.5
4841 Cable and other pay television broadcasting 91 -5.2 561,731 41.8 2,729 15.8 91,147 42.5
489 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 50 127.3 D N (500-999) N D N
4899 Communication services, not elsewhere classified 50 127.3 D N (500-999) 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 484 9.5 4,901,935 78.1 12,922 36.0 616,793 64.7
491 Electric services 64 -47.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
4911 Electric services 64 -47.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
492 Gas production and distribution 22 -45.0 D N (500-999) N D N
493 Combination utility services 77 352.9 D N (2500-4999) N D N
494 Water supply 148 11.3 D N (250-499) N D N
4941 Water supply 148 11.3 D N (250-499) N D N
495 Sanitary services 147 30.1 D N (5000-9999) N D N
496 Steam and air-conditioning supply 1 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
4961 Steam and air-conditioning supply 1 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
497 Irrigation systems 25 47.1 1,886 N 57 N 390 N
4971 Irrigation systems 25 47.1 1,886 N 57 N 390 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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