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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National data for this sector, based on Industry Series reports, are preliminary and will be superseded by data released in later reports.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.

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 9,345 15,582,292 2,992,730 98,555
236 Construction of buildings 2,862 7,409,912 866,960 25,486
2361 Residential building construction 2,156 2,378,322 229,949 8,729
23611 Residential building construction 2,156 2,378,322 229,949 8,729
236115 New single-family general contractors 625 628,339 67,696 2,732
236116 New multifamily general contractors 86 171,314 14,652 480
236117 New housing operative builders 482 1,126,847 80,514 2,453
236118 Residential remodelers 963 451,821 67,087 3,065
2362 Nonresidential building construction 706 5,031,591 637,011 16,757
23621 Industrial building construction 73 932,713 206,704 4,877
236210 Industrial building construction 73 932,713 206,704 4,877
23622 Commercial building construction 633 4,098,878 430,307 11,880
236220 Commercial building construction 633 4,098,878 430,307 11,880
237 Heavy and civil engineering construction 835 2,963,658 655,496 17,128
2371 Utility system construction 292 1,354,924 374,976 7,681
23711 Water and sewer system construction 162 451,020 84,729 2,776
237110 Water and sewer system construction 162 451,020 84,729 2,776
23712 Oil and gas pipeline construction 20 633,840 199,698 2,447
237120 Oil and gas pipeline construction 20 633,840 199,698 2,447
23713 Power and communication system construction 110 270,063 90,550 2,457
237130 Power and communication system construction 110 270,063 90,550 2,457
2372 Land subdivision 205 183,156 14,030 576
23721 Land subdivision 205 183,156 14,030 576
237210 Land subdivision 205 183,156 14,030 576
2373 Highway, street, and bridge construction 181 1,311,772 236,481 7,940
23731 Highway, street, and bridge construction 181 1,311,772 236,481 7,940
237310 Highway, street, and bridge construction 181 1,311,772 236,481 7,940
2379 Other heavy construction 156 113,806 30,010 931
23799 Other heavy construction 156 113,806 30,010 931
237990 Other heavy construction 156 113,806 30,010 931
238 Specialty trade contractors 5,648 5,208,721 1,470,274 55,941
2381 Building foundation and exterior contractors 1,498 1,062,266 310,850 13,320
23811 Poured concrete structure contractors 362 233,687 66,004 3,014
238110 Poured concrete structure contractors 362 233,687 66,004 3,014
23812 Steel and precast concrete contractors s 48 127,487 51,358 1,394
238120 Steel and precast concrete contractors s 48 127,487 51,358 1,394
23813 Framing contractors 158 s 72,009 13,700 947
238130 Framing contractors 158 s 72,009 13,700 947
23814 Masonry contractors 393 215,294 70,631 3,340
238140 Masonry contractors 393 215,294 70,631 3,340
23815 Glass and glazing contractors 55 124,158 33,382 1,031
238150 Glass and glazing contractors 55 124,158 33,382 1,031
23816 Roofing contractors 344 224,103 56,668 2,684
238160 Roofing contractors 344 224,103 56,668 2,684
23817 Siding contractors s 63 24,377 6,907 303
238170 Siding contractors s 63 24,377 6,907 303
23819 Other building exterior contractors s 74 41,153 12,198 607
238190 Other building exterior contractors s 74 41,153 12,198 607
2382 Building equipment contractors 2,249 2,555,573 764,794 26,367
23821 Electrical contractors 780 898,278 290,105 9,638
238210 Electrical contractors 780 898,278 290,105 9,638
23822 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 1,425 1,517,258 430,252 15,134
238220 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 1,425 1,517,258 430,252 15,134
23829 Other building equipment contractors 43 140,037 44,437 1,595
238290 Other building equipment contractors 43 140,037 44,437 1,595
2383 Building finishing contractors 1,155 809,657 213,443 9,058
23831 Drywall and insulation contractors 210 292,210 80,497 2,680
238310 Drywall and insulation contractors 210 292,210 80,497 2,680
23832 Painting and wall covering contractors 307 132,940 45,382 2,612
238320 Painting and wall covering contractors 307 132,940 45,382 2,612
23833 Flooring contractors 122 88,442 21,707 880
238330 Flooring contractors 122 88,442 21,707 880
23834 Tile and terrazzo contractors 123 65,898 19,490 837
238340 Tile and terrazzo contractors 123 65,898 19,490 837
23835 Finish carpentry contractors 359 185,631 32,886 1,536
238350 Finish carpentry contractors 359 185,631 32,886 1,536
23839 Other building finishing contractors s 34 44,537 13,481 511
238390 Other building finishing contractors s 34 44,537 13,481 511
2389 Other specialty trade contractors 747 781,226 181,187 7,196
23891 Site preparation contractors 394 519,646 119,238 4,616
238910 Site preparation contractors 394 519,646 119,238 4,616
23899 All other specialty trade contractors 353 261,580 61,949 2,580
238990 All other specialty trade contractors 353 261,580 61,949 2,580


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