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2002 Economic Census
Bridge Between 2002 NAICS and 1997 NAICS (Table 1)
Construction

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Construction - by subsector
Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Table description discusses features and symbols. 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.
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2002
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  23 Construction 709,541 1,208,273,480 254,157,601 7,186,498
Go to detail 236 Construction of buildings 211,891 525,763,698 62,420,173 1,669,661
Go to detail 237 Heavy and civil engineering construction 49,640 197,782,194 44,289,108 1,141,783
Go to detail 238 Specialty trade contractors 448,011 484,727,587 147,448,321 4,375,054

 

 

Construction - by industry
Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Table description discusses features and symbols. 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.
2002
NAICS
code
1997
NAICS
code
Pt. Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
($1,000)(Pct)
236   Construction of buildings 211,891 525,763,698   62,420,173 1,669,661
2361   Residential building construction 171,700 264,838,620   29,201,028 878,474
23611   Residential building construction 171,700 264,838,620   29,201,028 878,474
236115 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table New single-family general contractors 58,494 62,273,850 100.0 8,269,866 273,263
  26% of 233210   Single family housing construction (General contractors) 58,494 62,273,850 100.0 8,269,866 273,263
236116 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table New multifamily general contractors 4,370 17,024,052 100.0 1,717,075 43,726
  65% of 233220   Multifamily housing construction, general contractors (General contractors) 4,370 17,024,052 100.0 1,717,075 43,726
236117 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table New housing operative builders 26,079 140,293,080 100.0 10,507,727 241,211
  57% of 233210   Single family housing construction (Operative builders) 25,630 137,488,319 98.0 10,189,712 233,214
  11% of 233220   Multifamily housing construction (Operative builders) 450 2,804,760 2.0 318,014 7,997
236118 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Residential remodelers 82,756 45,247,639 100.0 8,706,361 320,274
  17% of 233210   Single family housing construction (Remodeling contractors, single family housing) 80,160 41,552,338 91.8 8,010,971 299,582
  14% of 233220   Multifamily housing construction (Remodeling contractors, multifamily housing) 2,596 3,695,301 8.2 695,390 20,692
2362   Nonresidential building construction 40,191 260,925,078   33,219,145 791,187
23621   Industrial building construction 2,799 17,665,646   3,959,551 95,130
236210 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Industrial building construction 2,799 17,665,646 100.0 3,959,552 95,130
  62% of 233310   Mfg & industrial building construction (Other manufacturing and industrial building construction) 2,611 16,142,079 91.4 3,335,698 79,209
  6% of 234930   Industrial nonbuilding structure construction (Other industrial nonbuilding construction) 170 1,225,069 6.9 560,188 14,091
  1% of 234990   All other heavy construction (Waste disposal plant construction) 18 298,498 1.7 63,665 1,830
23622   Commercial and institutional building construction 37,392 243,259,432   29,259,594 696,057
236220 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Commercial building construction 37,391 243,259,432 100.0 29,259,594 696,056
  10% of 233220   Multifamily housing construction (Barrack and dormitory construction) 245 2,624,435 1.1 351,759 7,466
  38% of 233310   Mfg & industrial building construction (Grain elevators, dry cleaning plants, and manufacturing and industrial warehouses construction) 2,121 9,931,475 4.1 1,315,355 32,403
  all of 233320   Commercial & institutional building construction 34,749 230,309,756 94.7 27,512,633 653,597
  2% of 235990   All other special trade contractors (Indoor swimming pool contractors) 277 393,766 0.2 79,847 2,591
2002
NAICS
code
1997
NAICS
code
Pt. Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
($1,000)(Pct)
237   Heavy and civil engineering construction 49,640 197,782,194   44,289,108 1,141,783
2371   Utility system construction 19,648 78,991,721   21,784,075 538,245
23711   Water and sewer line and related structures construction 12,381 32,657,072   7,358,894 198,562
237110 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Water and sewer system construction 12,381 32,657,072 100.0 7,358,893 198,562
  80% of 234910   Water, sewer, & pipeline construction (Water and sewer line, mains, and related structures (including pumping stations, etc.) construction) 7,714 24,271,907 74.3 5,600,458 150,569
  14% of 234990   All other heavy construction (Sewage and water treatment plants and irrigation systems construction) 638 5,474,667 16.8 984,348 24,266
  all of 235810   Water well drilling contractors 4,029 2,910,498 8.9 774,088 23,727
23712   Oil and gas pipeline and related structures construction 1,272 11,620,752   4,003,421 93,014
237120 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Oil and gas pipeline construction 1,272 11,620,752 100.0 4,003,421 93,014
  7% of 213112   Support activities for oil & gas operations (pt) 119 902,042 7.8 348,052 7,881
  20% of 234910   Water, sewer, & pipeline construction (Oil and gas pipelines, mains, and related structures (including oil sto) 1,004 5,944,737 51.2 1,948,693 47,049
  23% of 234930   Industrial nonbuilding structure construction (Industrial nonbuilding structure construction) 149 4,773,973 41.1 1,706,676 38,084
23713   Power and communication line and related structures construction 5,995 34,713,897   10,421,760 246,669
237130 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Power and communication system construction 5,995 34,713,897 100.0 10,421,760 246,669
  all of 234920   Power & communication transmission line construction 5,798 20,093,345 57.9 6,667,154 167,362
  71% of 234930   Industrial nonbuilding structure construction (Power generation plants and transformer stations construction, except hydroelectric) 197 14,620,552 42.1 3,754,606 79,307
2372   Land subdivision 8,441 14,417,961   2,003,709 52,594
23721   Land subdivision 8,441 14,417,961   2,003,709 52,594
237210 all of Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Land subdivision 8,441 14,417,961 100.0 2,003,709 52,594
  all of 233110   Land subdivision 8,441 14,417,961 100.0 2,003,709 52,594
2373   Highway, street, and bridge construction 11,325 83,301,954   15,652,429 410,743
23731   Highway, street, and bridge construction 11,325 83,301,954   15,652,429 410,743
237310 Almost Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Highway, street, and bridge construction 11,325 83,301,954 100.0 15,652,429 410,743
  all of 234110   Highway & street construction 9,796 71,066,565 85.3 13,116,256 350,068
  90% of 234120   Bridge & tunnel construction (Bridge construction) 1,076 11,427,368 13.7 2,311,186 53,782
  5% of 235210   Painting & wall covering contractors (Highway and traffic line painting contractors) 453 808,020 1.0 224,987 6,892
2379   Other heavy and civil engineering construction 10,226 21,070,559   4,848,895 140,202
23799   Other heavy and civil engineering construction 10,226 21,070,559   4,848,895 140,202
237990 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Other heavy construction 10,227 21,070,559 100.0 4,848,895 140,202
  10% of 234120   Bridge & tunnel construction (Tunnel construction) 103 1,252,894 5.9 295,754 5,198
  51% of 234990   All other heavy construction (All other heavy and civil engineering construction) 10,037 19,582,615 92.9 4,493,476 133,463
  1% of 235990   All other special trade contractors (Anchored earth retention contractors) 86 235,050 1.1 59,665 1,541
2002
NAICS
code
1997
NAICS
code
Pt. Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
($1,000)(Pct)
238   Specialty trade contractors 448,011 484,727,587   147,448,321 4,375,054
2381   Foundation, structure, and building exterior contractors 109,708 115,094,709   33,843,441 1,133,944
23811   Poured concrete foundation and structure contractors 27,149 33,886,620   9,189,898 301,876
238110 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Poured concrete structure contractors 27,149 33,886,620 100.0 9,189,898 301,876
  79% of 235710   Concrete contractors (Concrete contractors, except paving) 27,149 33,886,620 100.0 9,189,898 301,876
23812   Structural steel and precast concrete contractors 4,330 8,772,181   2,905,872 76,867
238120 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Steel and precast concrete contractors 4,330 8,772,181 100.0 2,905,872 76,867
  88% of 235910   Other structural steel erection contractors (pt) 4,330 8,772,181 100.0 2,905,872 76,867
23813   Framing contractors 14,435 14,568,346   4,411,980 153,548
238130 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Framing contractors 14,435 14,568,346 100.0 4,411,980 153,548
  44% of 235510   Carpentry contractors (Framing carpentry) 14,435 14,568,346 100.0 4,411,980 153,548
23814   Masonry contractors 25,764 20,320,781   7,165,853 256,634
238140 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Masonry contractors 25,763 20,320,781 100.0 7,165,853 256,634
  all of 235410   Masonry & stone contractors (Masonry and stone contractors) 23,696 17,872,561 88.0 6,277,173 221,529
  7% of 235420   Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors (Stucco contractors) 2,068 2,448,220 12.0 888,680 35,105
238150 all of Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Glass and glazing contractors 5,294 6,398,245 100.0 1,758,140 49,840
  all of 235920   Glass and glazing contractors 5,294 6,398,245 100.0 1,758,140 49,840
23816   Roofing contractors 23,222 23,104,101   6,026,356 219,329
238160 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Roofing contractors 23,222 23,104,101 100.0 6,026,356 219,329
  81% of 235610   Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors (Roofing contractors) 23,222 23,104,101 100.0 6,026,356 219,329
23817   Siding contractors 6,675 4,334,238   1,191,892 43,000
238170 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Siding contractors 6,675 4,334,238 100.0 1,191,892 43,000
  15% of 235610   Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors (Siding (including gutters and downspouts) contractors) 6,675 4,334,238 100.0 1,191,892 43,000
23819   Other foundation, structure, and building exterior contractors 2,839 3,710,197   1,193,450 32,850
238190 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Other building exterior contractors 2,839 3,710,197 100.0 1,193,449 32,850
  13% of 235910   Structural steel erection contractors (Metal curtain walls and metal furring installation contractors) 233 1,256,305 33.9 346,703 8,114
  9% of 235990   All other special trade contractors (Forming, ornamental metal work installation, and other foundation, structure, and building exterior contractors) 2,606 2,453,892 66.1 846,747 24,736
2382   Building equipment contractors 156,888 217,478,341   70,521,723 1,836,650
23821   Electrical Contractors 62,862 83,377,540   29,572,974 763,949
238210 Almost Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Electrical contractors 62,862 83,377,541 100.0 29,572,975 763,949
  1% of 235110   Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors (Environmental controls installation contractors) 767 1,380,099 1.7 475,131 10,482
  all of 235310   Electrical contractors 62,095 81,997,441 98.3 29,097,843 753,467
23822   Plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning contractors 87,936 119,389,455   36,018,541 954,095
238220 Almost Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Plumbing and HVAC contractors 87,936 119,389,455 100.0 36,018,541 954,095
  98% of 235110   Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors (Other plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning contractors) 87,881 119,282,561 99.9 35,983,871 953,126
  1% of 235950   Building equip & other machinery installation contractors (Scrubber, dust collection, and other Industrial ventilation installation contractors) 55 106,894 0.1 34,670 969
23829   Other building equipment contractors 6,090 14,711,346   4,930,208 118,606
238290 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Other building equipment contractors 6,090 14,711,346 100.0 4,930,208 118,606
  99% of 235950   Building equip & other machinery installation contractors (pt) 4,135 11,241,300 76.4 3,679,349 85,757
  13% of 235990   All other special trade contractors (Boiler, duct, and pipe insulation and service station equip., lightning rod, bowling alley, church bell, and tower clock installation con) 1,955 3,470,046 23.6 1,250,859 32,849
2383   Building finishing contractors 119,352 86,652,634   26,454,300 886,267
23831   Drywall and insulation contractors 19,644 30,906,825   9,772,208 295,730
238310 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Drywall and insulation contractors 19,644 30,906,825 100.0 9,772,208 295,730
  93% of 235420   Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors (pt) 19,644 30,906,825 100.0 9,772,208 295,730
23832   Painting and wall covering contractors 39,025 16,958,293   6,014,334 232,489
238320 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Painting and wall covering contractors 39,025 16,958,293 100.0 6,014,334 232,489
  96% of 235210   Painting & wall covering contractors (pt) 39,025 16,958,293 100.0 6,014,334 232,489
238330 all of Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Flooring contractors 12,886 9,518,745 100.0 2,397,262 76,601
  all of 235520   Flooring contractors 12,886 9,518,745 100.0 2,397,262 76,601
238340 all of Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Tile and terrazzo contractors 8,927 5,908,510 100.0 1,834,142 58,774
  all of 235430   Tile and terrazzo contractors 8,927 5,908,510 100.0 1,834,142 58,774
23835   Finish carpentry contractors 35,094 18,439,604   4,708,451 171,836
238350 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Finish carpentry contractors 35,094 18,439,604 100.0 4,708,451 171,836
  56% of 235510   Carpentry contractors (Finish carpentry contractors) 35,094 18,439,604 100.0 4,708,451 171,836
23839   Other building finishing contractors 3,776 4,920,657   1,727,903 50,837
238390 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Other building finishing contractors 3,776 4,920,658 100.0 1,727,903 50,837
  4% of 235610   Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors (Sheet metal contractors, except roofing and siding) 715 1,185,426 24.1 435,038 10,929
  14% of 235990   All other special trade contractors (Trade show exhibits installation & dismantling, spectator seating, modular furniture, window covering fix installation, oth bldg fin cont) 3,061 3,735,231 75.9 1,292,865 39,908
2389   Other specialty trade contractors 62,063 65,501,903   16,628,857 518,193
23891   Site preparation contractors 30,441 38,182,489   9,740,325 283,758
238910 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table Site preparation contractors 30,441 38,182,489 100.0 9,740,325 283,758
  3% of 213112   Support activities for oil & gas operations (Support activities for oil & gas operations) 91 344,953 0.9 108,934 3,196
  11% of 213113   Support activities for coal mining (Support activities for coal mining) 27 89,238 0.2 26,947 726
  7% of 213114   Support activities for metal mining (Support activities for metal mining) 9 20,185 0.1 5,726 126
  12% of 213115   Support activities for nonmetallic minerals (except fuels) (Support activities for nonmetallic minerals (except fuels)) 16 73,973 0.2 19,634 573
  29% of 234990   All other heavy construction (Construction equipment (except cranes) rental with operator and right-of-way clearing and line slashing, blasting, and trenching contract) 6,926 11,002,573 28.8 2,668,934 76,297
  1% of 235110   Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors (Septic tank, cesspool, and dry well construction contractors) 1,328 617,912 1.6 154,497 5,602
  all of 235930   Excavation contractors (Excavation contractors) 19,595 22,344,247 58.5 5,636,265 165,296
  all of 235940   Wrecking & demolition contractors (Wrecking and demolition contractors) 2,111 3,233,996 8.5 955,199 28,142
  2% of 235990   All other special trade contractors (Dewatering and core drilling and test boring for construction contractors) 338 455,412 1.2 164,189 3,800
23899   All other specialty trade contractors 31,622 27,319,414   6,888,532 234,435
238990 Almost Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence table All other specialty trade contractors 31,622 27,319,414 100.0 6,888,532 234,435
  6% of 234990   All other heavy construction (Crane rental with operator) 1,102 2,244,683 8.2 706,847 15,443
  21% of 235710   Concrete contractors (Residential and commercial asphalt, brick, and concrete paving contractors) 7,595 9,143,408 33.5 2,235,722 71,260
  59% of 235990   All other special trade contractors (pt) 22,925 15,931,323 58.3 3,945,963 147,732

Symbol for comparable categories (Bridge complete.) Comparable NAICS 2002 and NAICS 1997 have the same content.
Symbol for almost comparable categories (Drawbridge slightly open.) Almost comparable Sales or receipts from NAICS 1997 are within 3% of NAICS 2002 sales or receipts.
Symbol for noncomparable categories (Drawbridge open.) Not comparable NAICS 2002 sales or receipts cannot be estimated within 3% from NAICS 1997 data.
 
Summation symbol Sum of 2002 NAICS parts listed below the symbol
2002 NAICS change Change documented in the 2002 NAICS Manual. Industries without this symbol reflect features of NAICS 1997 introduced too late for implementation in the 1997 Economic Census, which thus are introduced for the first time in the 2002 Economic Census.



Source: 2002 Economic Census, Bridge Between 2002 NAICS and 1997 NAICS   Questions?