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2002 Economic Census
Comparative Statistics for United States
Construction

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Construction - by subsector
Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately for 2002 and 1997. 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. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1997 and 2002. An alternate display has fewer columns.
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1997
NAICS
code
1997 NAICS Description Establishments Dollar Value of Business Done ($1,000) Annual payroll ($1,000) Paid employees
2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg
  23 Construction 709,279 656,448 8.0 1,206,843,089 858,581,056 40.6 253,648,308 174,184,608 45.6 7,173,996 5,664,853 26.6
to industry detail 233 Building, developing, & general contracting 219,865 199,289 10.3 538,264,326 386,925,952 39.1 63,720,182 42,546,112 49.8 1,703,742 1,342,953 26.9
to industry detail 234 Heavy construction 44,730 42,557 5.1 193,279,447 130,794,520 47.8 44,878,240 30,291,850 48.2 1,156,810 880,400 31.4
to industry detail 235 Special trade contractors 444,684 414,602 7.3 475,299,317 340,860,576 39.4 145,049,885 101,346,648 43.1 4,313,444 3,441,500 25.3

 

 

Construction - by industry
Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately for 2002 and 1997. 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. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1997 and 2002. An alternate display has fewer columns.
1997
NAICS
code
1997 NAICS Description Establishments Dollar Value of Business Done ($1,000) Annual payroll ($1,000) Paid employees
2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 219,865 199,289 10.3 538,264,326 386,925,952 39.1 63,720,182 42,546,112 49.8 1,703,742 1,342,953 26.9
2331 Land subdivision & land development 8,441 8,186 3.1 14,417,961 14,409,755 0.1 2,003,709 1,509,773 32.7 52,594 41,827 25.7
2332 Residential building construction 171,944 146,394 17.5 267,463,055 163,246,976 63.8 29,552,787 16,731,210 76.6 885,940 629,887 40.7
23321 Single family housing construction 164,284 138,850 18.3 241,314,507 148,530,256 62.5 26,470,549 14,964,583 76.9 806,059 570,990 41.2
23322 Multifamily housing construction 7,660 7,544 1.5 26,148,548 14,716,706 77.7 3,082,238 1,766,627 74.5 79,881 58,896 35.6
2333 Nonresidential building construction 39,480 44,710 -11.7 256,383,310 209,269,216 22.5 32,163,686 24,305,128 32.3 765,208 671,239 14.0
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 4,731 7,280 -35.0 26,073,554 34,038,376 -23.4 4,651,054 5,128,967 -9.3 111,612 143,066 -22.0
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 34,749 37,430 -7.2 230,309,756 175,230,832 31.4 27,512,633 19,176,160 43.5 653,597 528,173 23.7
1997
NAICS
code
1997 NAICS Description Establishments Dollar Value of Business Done ($1,000) Annual payroll ($1,000) Paid employees
2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg
234 Heavy construction 44,730 42,557 5.1 193,279,447 130,794,520 47.8 44,878,240 30,291,850 48.2 1,156,810 880,400 31.4
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 10,976 12,448 -11.8 83,746,827 59,610,200 40.5 15,723,196 11,374,786 38.2 409,049 325,743 25.6
23411 Highway & street construction 9,796 11,270 -13.1 71,066,565 50,053,756 42.0 13,116,256 9,527,626 37.7 350,068 277,979 25.9
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction 1,180 1,177 0.3 12,680,262 9,556,446 32.7 2,606,940 1,847,160 41.1 58,980 47,764 23.5
2349 Other heavy construction 33,754 30,109 12.1 109,532,620 71,184,312 53.9 29,155,044 18,917,064 54.1 747,762 554,657 34.8
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 8,718 8,042 8.4 30,216,644 22,419,762 34.8 7,549,151 5,522,281 36.7 197,618 162,566 21.6
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction 5,798 3,300 75.7 20,093,345 7,919,498 153.7 6,667,154 2,387,432 179.3 167,362 74,050 126.0
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 515 531 -3.0 20,619,594 9,308,964 121.5 6,021,471 3,722,363 61.8 131,482 98,555 33.4
23499 All other heavy construction 18,722 18,236 2.7 38,603,037 31,536,094 22.4 8,917,269 7,284,989 22.4 251,300 219,486 14.5
1997
NAICS
code
1997 NAICS Description Establishments Dollar Value of Business Done ($1,000) Annual payroll ($1,000) Paid employees
2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg
235 Special trade contractors 444,684 414,602 7.3 475,299,317 340,860,576 39.4 145,049,885 101,346,648 43.1 4,313,444 3,441,500 25.3
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 89,976 84,876 6.0 121,280,572 88,427,440 37.2 36,613,499 25,720,160 42.4 969,210 788,930 22.9
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 39,477 37,480 5.3 17,766,314 13,067,298 36.0 6,239,321 4,543,495 37.3 239,381 195,331 22.6
2353 Electrical contractors 62,095 61,414 1.1 81,997,441 64,915,068 26.3 29,097,843 21,680,036 34.2 753,467 641,985 17.4
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 54,334 49,917 8.8 57,136,117 38,459,352 48.6 18,772,203 12,612,114 48.8 611,138 470,701 29.8
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 23,696 22,614 4.8 17,872,561 12,297,679 45.3 6,277,173 4,068,498 54.3 221,529 164,236 34.9
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 21,712 20,457 6.1 33,355,045 22,628,672 47.4 10,660,888 7,479,440 42.5 330,835 266,710 24.0
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 8,927 6,847 30.4 5,908,510 3,533,003 67.2 1,834,142 1,064,176 72.4 58,774 39,755 47.8
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 62,416 56,936 9.6 42,526,695 27,458,370 54.9 11,517,693 7,162,774 60.8 401,986 290,942 38.2
23551 Carpentry contractors 49,529 44,858 10.4 33,007,950 20,642,856 59.9 9,120,431 5,490,471 66.1 325,384 230,409 41.2
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 12,886 12,078 6.7 9,518,745 6,815,514 39.7 2,397,262 1,672,303 43.4 76,601 60,533 26.5
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 30,611 30,557 0.2 28,623,765 24,153,350 18.5 7,653,286 6,494,890 17.8 273,258 253,315 7.9
2357 Concrete contractors 34,744 30,417 14.2 43,030,027 26,166,612 64.4 11,425,620 6,858,140 66.6 373,136 262,256 42.3
2358 Water well drilling contractors 4,029 3,862 4.3 2,910,498 2,222,222 31.0 774,088 576,191 34.3 23,727 21,214 11.8
2359 Other special trade contractors 67,003 59,143 13.3 80,027,888 55,990,852 42.9 22,956,332 15,698,852 46.2 668,141 516,824 29.3
23591 Structural steel erection contractors 4,563 4,238 7.7 10,028,487 8,152,672 23.0 3,252,574 2,387,071 36.3 84,981 72,301 17.5
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 5,294 4,714 12.3 6,398,245 4,045,539 58.2 1,758,140 1,051,551 67.2 49,840 35,823 39.1
23593 Excavation contractors 19,595 18,229 7.5 22,344,247 14,193,576 57.4 5,636,265 3,353,874 68.1 165,296 116,237 42.2
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors 2,111 1,542 36.9 3,233,996 2,304,008 40.4 955,199 592,176 61.3 28,142 18,820 49.5
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 4,190 4,489 -6.7 11,348,194 9,342,927 21.5 3,714,019 3,148,030 18.0 86,726 75,501 14.9
23599 All other special trade contractors 31,249 25,932 20.5 26,674,720 17,952,130 48.6 7,640,134 5,166,152 47.9 253,156 198,141 27.8

 

Source: 2002 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics,   Questions?