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2002 Economic Census
Bridge Between 1997 NAICS and 2002 NAICS (Table 2)
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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1997
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  23 Construction 710,429 1,207,294,102 253,792,496 7,179,839
Go to detail 233 Building, developing, & general contracting 219,865 538,264,326 63,720,182 1,703,742
Go to detail 234 Heavy construction 44,730 193,279,447 44,878,240 1,156,810
Go to detail 235 Special trade contractors 445,834 475,750,330 145,194,073 4,319,287

 

 

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.
1997
NAICS
code
2002
NAICS
code
Pt. Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
($1,000)(Pct)
233   Building, developing, & general contracting 219,865 538,264,326   63,720,182 1,703,742
2331   Land subdivision & land development 8,441 14,417,961   2,003,709 52,594
23311   Land subdivision & land development 8,441 14,417,961   2,003,709 52,594
233110 all of Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Land subdivision & land development 8,441 14,417,961 100.0 2,003,709 52,594
  all of 237210   Land subdivision & land development 8,441 14,417,961 100.0 2,003,709 52,594
2332   Residential building construction 171,944 267,463,055   29,552,787 885,940
23321   Single family housing construction 164,284 241,314,507   26,470,549 806,059
233210 Almost Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Single family housing construction 164,284 241,314,507 100.0 26,470,549 806,059
  all of 236115   New single-family general contractors (General contractors) 58,494 62,273,850 25.8 8,269,866 273,263
  98% of 236117   New housing operative builders (Operative builders) 25,630 137,488,319 57.0 10,189,712 233,214
  92% of 236118   Residential remodelers (Remodeling contractors, single family housing) 80,160 41,552,338 17.2 8,010,971 299,582
23322   Multifamily housing construction 7,660 26,148,548   3,082,238 79,881
233220 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Multifamily housing construction 7,660 26,148,548 100.0 3,082,238 79,881
  all of 236116   New multifamily general contractors (General contractors) 4,370 17,024,052 65.1 1,717,075 43,726
  2% of 236117   New housing operative builders (Operative builders) 450 2,804,760 10.7 318,014 7,997
  8% of 236118   Residential remodelers (Remodeling contractors, multifamily housing) 2,596 3,695,301 14.1 695,390 20,692
  1% of 236220   Commercial building construction (Barrack and dormitory construction) 245 2,624,435 10.0 351,759 7,466
2333   Nonresidential building construction 39,480 256,383,310   32,163,686 765,208
23331   Mfg & industrial building construction 4,731 26,073,554   4,651,054 111,612
233310 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Mfg & industrial building construction 4,731 26,073,554 100.0 4,651,054 111,612
  91% of 236210   Industrial building construction (Other manufacturing and industrial building construction) 2,611 16,142,079 61.9 3,335,698 79,209
  4% of 236220   Commercial building construction (Grain elevators, dry cleaning plants, and manufacturing and industrial warehouses construction) 2,121 9,931,475 38.1 1,315,355 32,403
23332   Commercial & institutional building construction 34,749 230,309,756   27,512,633 653,597
233320 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Commercial & institutional building construction 34,749 230,309,756 100.0 27,512,633 653,597
  95% of 236220   Commercial building construction (pt) 34,749 230,309,756 100.0 27,512,633 653,597
1997
NAICS
code
2002
NAICS
code
Pt. Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
($1,000)(Pct)
234   Heavy construction 44,730 193,279,447   44,878,240 1,156,810
2341   Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 10,976 83,746,827   15,723,196 409,049
23411   Highway & street construction 9,796 71,066,565   13,116,256 350,068
234110 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Highway & street construction 9,796 71,066,565 100.0 13,116,256 350,068
  85% of 237310   Highway, street, and bridge construction (pt) 9,796 71,066,565 100.0 13,116,256 350,068
23412   Bridge & tunnel construction 1,180 12,680,262   2,606,940 58,980
234120 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Bridge & tunnel construction 1,180 12,680,262 100.0 2,606,940 58,980
  14% of 237310   Highway, street, and bridge construction (Bridge construction) 1,076 11,427,368 90.1 2,311,186 53,782
  6% of 237990   Other heavy construction (Tunnel construction) 103 1,252,894 9.9 295,754 5,198
2349   Other heavy construction 33,754 109,532,620   29,155,044 747,762
23491   Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 8,718 30,216,644   7,549,151 197,618
234910 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 8,718 30,216,644 100.0 7,549,151 197,618
  74% of 237110   Water and sewer system construction (Water and sewer line, mains, and related structures (including pumping stations, etc.) construction) 7,714 24,271,907 80.3 5,600,458 150,569
  51% of 237120   Oil and gas pipeline and related structures construction (pt) (Oil and gas pipelines, mains, and related structures (including oil sto) 1,004 5,944,737 19.7 1,948,693 47,049
23492   Power & communication transmission line construction 5,798 20,093,345   6,667,154 167,362
234920 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Power & communication transmission line construction 5,798 20,093,345 100.0 6,667,154 167,362
  58% of 237130   Power and communication system construction (pt) 5,798 20,093,345 100.0 6,667,154 167,362
23493   Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 515 20,619,594   6,021,471 131,482
234930 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 515 20,619,594 100.0 6,021,471 131,482
  7% of 236210   Industrial building construction (Other industrial nonbuilding construction) 170 1,225,069 5.9 560,188 14,091
  41% of 237120   Oil and gas pipeline and related structures construction (pt) (Industrial nonbuilding structure construction) 149 4,773,973 23.2 1,706,676 38,084
  42% of 237130   Power and communication system construction (Power generation plants and transformer stations construction, except hydroelectric) 197 14,620,552 70.9 3,754,606 79,307
23499   All other heavy construction 18,722 38,603,037   8,917,269 251,300
234990 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table All other heavy construction 18,722 38,603,037 100.0 8,917,269 251,300
  2% of 236210   Industrial building construction (Waste disposal plant construction) 18 298,498 0.8 63,665 1,830
  17% of 237110   Water and sewer system construction (Sewage and water treatment plants and irrigation systems construction) 638 5,474,667 14.2 984,348 24,266
  93% of 237990   Other heavy construction (All other heavy and civil engineering construction) 10,037 19,582,615 50.7 4,493,476 133,463
  29% of 238910   Site preparation contractors (Construction equipment (except cranes) rental with operator and right-of-way clearing and line slashing, blasting, and trenching contract) 6,926 11,002,573 28.5 2,668,934 76,297
  8% of 238990   All other specialty trade contractors (Crane rental with operator) 1,102 2,244,683 5.8 706,847 15,443
1997
NAICS
code
2002
NAICS
code
Pt. Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
($1,000)(Pct)
235   Special trade contractors 445,834 475,750,330   145,194,073 4,319,287
2351   Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 89,976 121,280,572   36,613,499 969,210
23511   Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 89,976 121,280,572   36,613,499 969,210
235110 Almost Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 89,976 121,280,572 100.0 36,613,499 969,210
  2% of 238210   Electrical contractors (Environmental controls installation contractors) 767 1,380,099 1.1 475,131 10,482
  100% of 238220   Plumbing and HVAC contractors (Other plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning contractors) 87,881 119,282,561 98.4 35,983,871 953,126
  2% of 238910   Site preparation contractors (Septic tank, cesspool, and dry well construction contractors) 1,328 617,912 0.5 154,497 5,602
2352   Painting & wall covering contractors 39,477 17,766,314   6,239,321 239,381
23521   Painting & wall covering contractors 39,477 17,766,314   6,239,321 239,381
235210 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Painting & wall covering contractors 39,477 17,766,314 100.0 6,239,321 239,381
  1% of 237310   Highway, street, and bridge construction (Highway and traffic line painting contractors) 453 808,020 4.5 224,987 6,892
  all of 238320   Painting and wall covering contractors 39,025 16,958,293 95.5 6,014,334 232,489
2353   Electrical contractors 62,095 81,997,441   29,097,843 753,467
23531   Electrical contractors 62,095 81,997,441   29,097,843 753,467
235310 Almost Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Electrical contractors 62,095 81,997,441 100.0 29,097,843 753,467
  98% of 238210   Electrical contractors (pt) 62,095 81,997,441 100.0 29,097,843 753,467
2354   Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 54,334 57,136,117   18,772,203 611,138
23541   Masonry & stone contractors 23,696 17,872,561   6,277,173 221,529
235410 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Masonry & stone contractors 23,696 17,872,561 100.0 6,277,173 221,529
  88% of 238140   Masonry contractors (Masonry and stone contractors) 23,696 17,872,561 100.0 6,277,173 221,529
23542   Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 21,712 33,355,045   10,660,888 330,835
235420 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 21,712 33,355,045 100.0 10,660,888 330,835
  12% of 238140   Masonry contractors (Stucco contractors) 2,068 2,448,220 7.3 888,680 35,105
  all of 238310   Drywall and insulation contractors 19,644 30,906,825 92.7 9,772,208 295,730
235430 Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 8,927 5,908,510 100.0 1,834,142 58,774
  all of 238340   Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 8,927 5,908,510 100.0 1,834,142 58,774
2355   Carpentry & floor contractors 62,416 42,526,695   11,517,693 401,986
23551   Carpentry contractors 49,529 33,007,950   9,120,431 325,384
235510 Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Carpentry contractors 49,529 33,007,950 100.0 9,120,431 325,384
  all of 238130   Framing contractors (Framing carpentry) 14,435 14,568,346 44.1 4,411,980 153,548
  all of 238350   Finish carpentry contractors (Finish carpentry contractors) 35,094 18,439,604 55.9 4,708,451 171,836
235520 Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Floor laying & other floor contractors 12,886 9,518,745 100.0 2,397,262 76,601
  all of 238330   Floor laying & other floor contractors 12,886 9,518,745 100.0 2,397,262 76,601
2356   Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 30,611 28,623,765   7,653,286 273,258
23561   Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 30,611 28,623,765   7,653,286 273,258
235610 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 30,611 28,623,765 100.0 7,653,286 273,258
  all of 238160   Roofing contractors (Roofing contractors) 23,222 23,104,101 80.7 6,026,356 219,329
  all of 238170   Siding contractors (Siding (including gutters and downspouts) contractors) 6,675 4,334,238 15.1 1,191,892 43,000
  24% of 238390   Other building finishing contractors (Sheet metal contractors, except roofing and siding) 715 1,185,426 4.1 435,038 10,929
2357   Concrete contractors 34,744 43,030,027   11,425,620 373,136
23571   Concrete contractors 34,744 43,030,027   11,425,620 373,136
235710 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Concrete contractors 34,744 43,030,027 100.0 11,425,620 373,136
  all of 238110   Poured concrete structure contractors (Concrete contractors, except paving) 27,149 33,886,620 78.8 9,189,898 301,876
  34% of 238990   All other specialty trade contractors (Residential and commercial asphalt, brick, and concrete paving contractors) 7,595 9,143,408 21.2 2,235,722 71,260
2358   Water well drilling contractors 4,029 2,910,498   774,088 23,727
23581   Water well drilling contractors 4,029 2,910,498   774,088 23,727
235810 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Water well drilling contractors 4,029 2,910,498 100.0 774,088 23,727
  9% of 237110   Water and sewer system construction (pt) 4,029 2,910,498 100.0 774,088 23,727
2359   Other special trade contractors 68,153 80,478,901   23,100,520 673,984
23591   Structural steel erection contractors 4,563 10,028,487   3,252,574 84,981
235910 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Structural steel erection contractors 4,563 10,028,487 100.0 3,252,574 84,981
  all of 238120   Steel and precast concrete contractors 4,330 8,772,181 87.5 2,905,872 76,867
  34% of 238190   Other building exterior contractors (Metal curtain walls and metal furring installation contractors) 233 1,256,305 12.5 346,703 8,114
235920 Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Glass & glazing contractors 5,294 6,398,245 100.0 1,758,140 49,840
  all of 238150   Glass & glazing contractors 5,294 6,398,245 100.0 1,758,140 49,840
23593   Excavation contractors 19,595 22,344,247   5,636,265 165,296
235930 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Excavation contractors 19,595 22,344,247 100.0 5,636,265 165,296
  59% of 238910   Site preparation contractors (Excavation contractors) 19,595 22,344,247 100.0 5,636,265 165,296
23594   Wrecking & demolition contractors 2,111 3,233,996   955,199 28,142
235940 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Wrecking & demolition contractors 2,111 3,233,996 100.0 955,199 28,142
  9% of 238910   Site preparation contractors (Wrecking and demolition contractors) 2,111 3,233,996 100.0 955,199 28,142
23595   Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 4,190 11,348,194   3,714,019 86,726
235950 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 4,190 11,348,194 100.0 3,714,019 86,726
  0% of 238220   Plumbing and HVAC contractors (Scrubber, dust collection, and other Industrial ventilation installation contractors) 55 106,894 0.9 34,670 969
  76% of 238290   Other building equipment contractors (pt) 4,135 11,241,300 99.1 3,679,349 85,757
23599   All other special trade contractors 32,399 27,125,733   7,784,322 258,999
235990 Not Comparable Link to NAICS correspondence      
      table All other special trade contractors 32,399 27,125,733 100.0 7,784,322 258,999
  0% of 236220   Commercial building construction (Indoor swimming pool contractors) 277 393,766 1.5 79,847 2,591
  1% of 237990   Other heavy construction (Anchored earth retention contractors) 86 235,050 0.9 59,665 1,541
  66% of 238190   Other building exterior contractors (Forming, ornamental metal work installation, and other foundation, structure, and building exterior contractors) 2,606 2,453,892 9.0 846,747 24,736
  24% of 238290   Other building equipment 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 12.8 1,250,859 32,849
  76% of 238390   Other building finishing contractors (Trade show exhibits installation & dismantling, spectator seating, modular furniture, window covering fix installation, oth bldg fin cont) 3,061 3,735,231 13.8 1,292,865 39,908
  1% of 238910   Site preparation contractors (Dewatering and core drilling and test boring for construction contractors) 338 455,412 1.7 164,189 3,800
  58% of 238990   All other specialty trade contractors (pt) (pt) 22,925 15,931,323 58.7 3,945,963 147,732
  12% of 561790   Other services to buildings & dwellings (Cleaning building exteriors, except sand blasting) 1,150 451,013 1.7 144,188 5,843

Symbol for comparable categories (Bridge complete.) Comparable NAICS 1997 and NAICS 2002 have the same content.
Symbol for almost comparable categories (Drawbridge slightly open.) Almost comparable Sales or receipts from NAICS 2002 are within 3% of NAICS 1997 sales or receipts.
Symbol for noncomparable categories (Drawbridge open.) Not comparable NAICS 1997 sales or receipts cannot be estimated within 3% from NAICS 2002 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?