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Transportation and public utilities

This SIC division includes establishments providing, to the general public or to other business enterprises, passenger and freight transportation, communications services, or electricity, gas, steam, water or sanitary services.

For many of the industries in this division, the establishments have activities, workers, and physical facilities distributed over an extensive geographic area. For this division, the establishment is represented by a relatively permanent office, shop, station, terminal, or warehouse, etc. that is either (1) directly responsible for supervising such activities or (2) the base from which personnel operate to carry out these activities.

This division is referred to as "Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas, and Sanitary Services" in the Standard Industrial Classification Manual.

Related Data Tables

For estimates relating to Transportation and public utilities please see the following tables

  • In the annual state personal income and employment category: SA25 SA27 SA5 SA5H SA6 SA7 SA7H
  • In the county annual personal income and employment category: CA25 CA5 CA6
  • In the quarterly state personal income category: SQ5 SQ5H SQ6 SQ7 SQ7H