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2002 Economic Census
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Construction - by industry

National data for this sector, based on Industry Series reports, are preliminary and will be superseded by data released in later reports. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. Introductory text includes scope, methodology, non-sampling error, and confidentiality protection. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.

D = Withheld to avoid disclosing data of individual companies; data are included in higher level totals; s Sampling error exceeds 40 percent

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
23 Construction 2,359 4,417,369 938,457 21,357
236 Construction of buildings 785 1,682,501 240,198 5,399
2361 Residential building construction 593 567,182 76,528 2,534
23611 Residential building construction 593 567,182 76,528 2,534
236115 New single-family general contractors 266 165,463 29,610 1,002
236116 New multifamily general contractors 20 53,031 10,133 246
236117 New housing operative builders 81 253,357 19,487 548
236118 Residential remodelers 228 95,331 17,297 738
2362 Nonresidential building construction 192 1,115,319 163,670 2,865
23621 Industrial building construction 13 32,622 8,451 162
236210 Industrial building construction 13 32,622 8,451 162
23622 Commercial building construction 179 1,082,696 155,219 2,703
236220 Commercial building construction 179 1,082,696 155,219 2,703
237 Heavy and civil engineering construction 295 1,375,925 331,317 6,195
2371 Utility system construction 146 445,809 167,080 2,780
23711 Water and sewer system construction 119 121,798 29,863 707
237110 Water and sewer system construction 119 121,798 29,863 707
23712 Oil and gas pipeline construction 11 258,001 116,847 1,615
237120 Oil and gas pipeline construction 11 258,001 116,847 1,615
23713 Power and communication system construction 16 66,010 20,370 458
237130 Power and communication system construction 16 66,010 20,370 458
2372 Land subdivision 16 27,498 2,928 170
23721 Land subdivision 16 27,498 2,928 170
237210 Land subdivision 16 27,498 2,928 170
2373 Highway, street, and bridge construction 66 803,909 134,903 2,695
23731 Highway, street, and bridge construction 66 803,909 134,903 2,695
237310 Highway, street, and bridge construction 66 803,909 134,903 2,695
2379 Other heavy construction 66 98,709 26,406 550
23799 Other heavy construction 66 98,709 26,406 550
237990 Other heavy construction 66 98,709 26,406 550
238 Specialty trade contractors 1,279 1,358,943 366,942 9,763
2381 Building foundation and exterior contractors 197 228,884 56,613 2,109
23811 Poured concrete structure contractors 43 49,710 14,836 D
238110 Poured concrete structure contractors 43 49,710 14,836 D
23812 Steel and precast concrete contractors 14 D 11,915 240
238120 Steel and precast concrete contractors 14 D 11,915 240
23813 Framing contractors s 38 13,334 4,504 206
238130 Framing contractors s 38 13,334 4,504 206
23814 Masonry contractors s 33 18,847 4,278 171
238140 Masonry contractors s 33 18,847 4,278 171
23815 Glass and glazing contractors 5 D 3,006 D
238150 Glass and glazing contractors 5 D 3,006 D
23816 Roofing contractors s 57 91,073 16,388 967
238160 Roofing contractors s 57 91,073 16,388 967
23817 Siding contractors s 6 D D D
238170 Siding contractors s 6 D D D
23819 Other building exterior contractors 1 D D D
238190 Other building exterior contractors 1 D D D
2382 Building equipment contractors 398 693,102 198,051 4,501
23821 Electrical contractors 153 279,607 93,263 2,124
238210 Electrical contractors 153 279,607 93,263 2,124
23822 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 229 390,751 97,793 2,232
238220 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 229 390,751 97,793 2,232
23829 Other building equipment contractors 16 22,744 6,996 145
238290 Other building equipment contractors 16 22,744 6,996 145
2383 Building finishing contractors 421 193,791 50,962 1,623
23831 Drywall and insulation contractors 113 60,917 15,338 470
238310 Drywall and insulation contractors 113 60,917 15,338 470
23832 Painting and wall covering contractors 111 40,445 11,788 417
238320 Painting and wall covering contractors 111 40,445 11,788 417
23833 Flooring contractors s 48 s 21,436 4,448 s (100,000+)
238330 Flooring contractors s 48 s 21,436 4,448 s (100,000+)
23834 Tile and terrazzo contractors s 46 s 10,227 s 2,985 s (100,000+)
238340 Tile and terrazzo contractors s 46 s 10,227 s 2,985 s (100,000+)
23835 Finish carpentry contractors 95 41,370 9,552 329
238350 Finish carpentry contractors 95 41,370 9,552 329
23839 Other building finishing contractors s 8 19,395 6,850 s (100,000+)
238390 Other building finishing contractors s 8 19,395 6,850 s (100,000+)
2389 Other specialty trade contractors 264 243,166 61,316 1,530
23891 Site preparation contractors 224 213,227 52,934 1,275
238910 Site preparation contractors 224 213,227 52,934 1,275
23899 All other specialty trade contractors s 40 29,939 8,382 254
238990 All other specialty trade contractors s 40 29,939 8,382 254


Source: 2002 Economic Census, Geographic Area Series   Questions?
Last revised: January 06, 2012