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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National data for this sector, based on Industry Series reports, are preliminary and will be superseded by data released in later reports.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 17,998 32,663,596 6,219,618 175,302
236 Construction of buildings 5,268 15,703,132 1,524,691 38,790
2361 Residential building construction 4,294 9,002,536 827,383 22,267
23611 Residential building construction 4,294 9,002,536 827,383 22,267
236115 New single-family general contractors 1,683 1,702,045 227,832 7,230
236116 New multifamily general contractors 121 582,623 46,910 1,292
236117 New housing operative builders 561 5,645,869 379,115 7,598
236118 Residential remodelers 1,929 1,071,999 173,526 6,146
2362 Nonresidential building construction 973 6,700,596 697,308 16,523
23621 Industrial building construction s 44 203,510 37,155 864
236210 Industrial building construction s 44 203,510 37,155 864
23622 Commercial building construction 929 6,497,086 660,153 15,659
236220 Commercial building construction 929 6,497,086 660,153 15,659
237 Heavy and civil engineering construction 1,281 5,337,661 1,166,788 28,687
2371 Utility system construction 558 2,713,852 668,852 15,322
23711 Water and sewer system construction 316 1,153,531 233,003 6,191
237110 Water and sewer system construction 316 1,153,531 233,003 6,191
23712 Oil and gas pipeline construction s 30 163,734 48,683 1,074
237120 Oil and gas pipeline construction s 30 163,734 48,683 1,074
23713 Power and communication system construction 212 1,396,587 387,166 8,057
237130 Power and communication system construction 212 1,396,587 387,166 8,057
2372 Land subdivision 290 384,659 53,617 1,602
23721 Land subdivision 290 384,659 53,617 1,602
237210 Land subdivision 290 384,659 53,617 1,602
2373 Highway, street, and bridge construction 191 1,903,463 347,086 9,107
23731 Highway, street, and bridge construction 191 1,903,463 347,086 9,107
237310 Highway, street, and bridge construction 191 1,903,463 347,086 9,107
2379 Other heavy construction 242 335,688 97,234 2,656
23799 Other heavy construction 242 335,688 97,234 2,656
237990 Other heavy construction 242 335,688 97,234 2,656
238 Specialty trade contractors 11,450 11,622,803 3,528,139 107,825
2381 Building foundation and exterior contractors 2,883 3,180,253 879,875 30,600
23811 Poured concrete structure contractors 873 1,095,194 322,949 10,780
238110 Poured concrete structure contractors 873 1,095,194 322,949 10,780
23812 Steel and precast concrete contractors 102 140,961 48,852 1,408
238120 Steel and precast concrete contractors 102 140,961 48,852 1,408
23813 Framing contractors 557 521,020 68,033 3,320
238130 Framing contractors 557 521,020 68,033 3,320
23814 Masonry contractors 551 572,532 185,796 6,677
238140 Masonry contractors 551 572,532 185,796 6,677
23815 Glass and glazing contractors 95 134,384 45,559 1,051
238150 Glass and glazing contractors 95 134,384 45,559 1,051
23816 Roofing contractors 435 538,325 163,295 5,720
238160 Roofing contractors 435 538,325 163,295 5,720
23817 Siding contractors 211 104,295 22,419 970
238170 Siding contractors 211 104,295 22,419 970
23819 Other building exterior contractors 59 73,541 22,972 673
238190 Other building exterior contractors 59 73,541 22,972 673
2382 Building equipment contractors 3,550 4,490,629 1,511,733 40,677
23821 Electrical contractors 1,475 1,938,945 708,432 18,842
238210 Electrical contractors 1,475 1,938,945 708,432 18,842
23822 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 2,015 2,382,111 753,883 20,146
238220 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 2,015 2,382,111 753,883 20,146
23829 Other building equipment contractors 60 169,574 49,417 1,689
238290 Other building equipment contractors 60 169,574 49,417 1,689
2383 Building finishing contractors 3,546 2,321,133 723,787 23,743
23831 Drywall and insulation contractors 514 952,532 326,836 10,064
238310 Drywall and insulation contractors 514 952,532 326,836 10,064
23832 Painting and wall covering contractors 1,122 350,133 126,876 5,088
238320 Painting and wall covering contractors 1,122 350,133 126,876 5,088
23833 Flooring contractors 330 378,589 92,961 2,478
238330 Flooring contractors 330 378,589 92,961 2,478
23834 Tile and terrazzo contractors 226 96,564 32,774 972
238340 Tile and terrazzo contractors 226 96,564 32,774 972
23835 Finish carpentry contractors 1,257 445,705 106,410 3,956
238350 Finish carpentry contractors 1,257 445,705 106,410 3,956
23839 Other building finishing contractors 98 97,610 37,931 1,184
238390 Other building finishing contractors 98 97,610 37,931 1,184
2389 Other specialty trade contractors 1,472 1,630,787 412,743 12,806
23891 Site preparation contractors 963 1,111,148 294,135 8,612
238910 Site preparation contractors 963 1,111,148 294,135 8,612
23899 All other specialty trade contractors 509 519,639 118,608 4,193
238990 All other specialty trade contractors 509 519,639 118,608 4,193


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