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National data for this sector, based on Industry Series reports, are preliminary and will be superseded by data released in later reports.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


NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
23 Construction 69,023 150,527,556 32,986,608 870,334
236 Construction of buildings 21,915 65,332,087 8,099,155 198,873
2361 Residential building construction 17,492 35,819,674 4,331,321 118,832
23611 Residential building construction 17,492 35,819,674 4,331,321 118,832
236115 New single-family general contractors 5,524 6,719,892 1,219,998 34,757
236116 New multifamily general contractors 413 1,807,454 195,772 4,557
236117 New housing operative builders 2,016 20,896,627 1,501,627 33,069
236118 Residential remodelers 9,539 6,395,700 1,413,923 46,449
2362 Nonresidential building construction 4,423 29,512,413 3,767,835 80,041
23621 Industrial building construction 244 1,421,669 206,118 4,898
236210 Industrial building construction 244 1,421,669 206,118 4,898
23622 Commercial building construction 4,179 28,090,744 3,561,717 75,143
236220 Commercial building construction 4,179 28,090,744 3,561,717 75,143
237 Heavy and civil engineering construction 3,904 21,933,771 4,929,101 110,306
2371 Utility system construction 1,421 9,531,574 2,557,394 56,665
23711 Water and sewer system construction 947 3,909,926 909,696 20,267
237110 Water and sewer system construction 947 3,909,926 909,696 20,267
23712 Oil and gas pipeline construction 63 715,306 288,437 7,350
237120 Oil and gas pipeline construction 63 715,306 288,437 7,350
23713 Power and communication system construction 411 4,906,342 1,359,260 29,047
237130 Power and communication system construction 411 4,906,342 1,359,260 29,047
2372 Land subdivision 879 2,386,296 349,876 7,691
23721 Land subdivision 879 2,386,296 349,876 7,691
237210 Land subdivision 879 2,386,296 349,876 7,691
2373 Highway, street, and bridge construction 738 7,293,966 1,353,701 27,681
23731 Highway, street, and bridge construction 738 7,293,966 1,353,701 27,681
237310 Highway, street, and bridge construction 738 7,293,966 1,353,701 27,681
2379 Other heavy construction 865 2,721,935 668,130 18,270
23799 Other heavy construction 865 2,721,935 668,130 18,270
237990 Other heavy construction 865 2,721,935 668,130 18,270
238 Specialty trade contractors 43,204 63,261,698 19,958,352 561,155
2381 Building foundation and exterior contractors 10,254 17,976,665 5,643,287 176,873
23811 Poured concrete structure contractors 2,661 5,633,104 1,586,104 45,957
238110 Poured concrete structure contractors 2,661 5,633,104 1,586,104 45,957
23812 Steel and precast concrete contractors 665 1,548,467 512,999 12,774
238120 Steel and precast concrete contractors 665 1,548,467 512,999 12,774
23813 Framing contractors 1,199 3,456,730 1,240,303 42,364
238130 Framing contractors 1,199 3,456,730 1,240,303 42,364
23814 Masonry contractors 1,890 2,463,270 909,261 34,329
238140 Masonry contractors 1,890 2,463,270 909,261 34,329
23815 Glass and glazing contractors 616 858,016 236,782 6,048
238150 Glass and glazing contractors 616 858,016 236,782 6,048
23816 Roofing contractors 2,616 3,126,417 844,749 27,603
238160 Roofing contractors 2,616 3,126,417 844,749 27,603
23817 Siding contractors 213 274,419 109,880 2,796
238170 Siding contractors 213 274,419 109,880 2,796
23819 Other building exterior contractors 392 616,242 203,210 5,000
238190 Other building exterior contractors 392 616,242 203,210 5,000
2382 Building equipment contractors 14,564 23,589,033 7,648,798 181,778
23821 Electrical contractors 6,820 9,917,636 3,340,633 81,186
238210 Electrical contractors 6,820 9,917,636 3,340,633 81,186
23822 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 7,272 12,409,267 3,845,532 91,127
238220 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 7,272 12,409,267 3,845,532 91,127
23829 Other building equipment contractors 472 1,262,129 462,632 9,465
238290 Other building equipment contractors 472 1,262,129 462,632 9,465
2383 Building finishing contractors 13,364 13,018,099 4,371,746 139,533
23831 Drywall and insulation contractors 2,110 4,197,374 1,545,915 46,174
238310 Drywall and insulation contractors 2,110 4,197,374 1,545,915 46,174
23832 Painting and wall covering contractors 4,864 2,350,495 880,124 32,888
238320 Painting and wall covering contractors 4,864 2,350,495 880,124 32,888
23833 Flooring contractors 1,803 1,730,219 454,950 14,215
238330 Flooring contractors 1,803 1,730,219 454,950 14,215
23834 Tile and terrazzo contractors 1,570 1,455,234 501,851 14,911
238340 Tile and terrazzo contractors 1,570 1,455,234 501,851 14,911
23835 Finish carpentry contractors 2,619 2,606,456 772,813 24,875
238350 Finish carpentry contractors 2,619 2,606,456 772,813 24,875
23839 Other building finishing contractors 398 678,321 216,093 6,469
238390 Other building finishing contractors 398 678,321 216,093 6,469
2389 Other specialty trade contractors 5,022 8,677,901 2,294,522 62,972
23891 Site preparation contractors 1,876 4,723,404 1,224,552 30,529
238910 Site preparation contractors 1,876 4,723,404 1,224,552 30,529
23899 All other specialty trade contractors 3,146 3,954,497 1,069,970 32,443
238990 All other specialty trade contractors 3,146 3,954,497 1,069,970 32,443


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