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National data for this sector, based on Industry Series reports, are preliminary and will be superseded by data released in later reports.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

D = Withheld to avoid disclosing data of individual companies; data are included in higher level totals; 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 359 1,380,689 273,225 5,992
236 Construction of buildings 183 901,106 127,632 2,545
2361 Residential building construction 134 253,461 49,552 1,150
23611 Residential building construction 134 253,461 49,552 1,150
236115 New single-family general contractors s 29 56,183 9,551 200
236116 New multifamily general contractors 7 88,528 D 165
236117 New housing operative builders 7 32,710 7,339 205
236118 Residential remodelers 91 76,039 D 580
2362 Nonresidential building construction 49 647,645 78,080 1,395
23621 Industrial building construction 2 D D D
236210 Industrial building construction 2 D D D
23622 Commercial building construction 47 D D D
236220 Commercial building construction 47 D D D
237 Heavy and civil engineering construction 19 D 57,363 1,242
2371 Utility system construction 2 D D D
23711 Water and sewer system construction 0 0 0 0
237110 Water and sewer system construction 0 0 0 0
23712 Oil and gas pipeline construction 0 0 0 0
237120 Oil and gas pipeline construction 0 0 0 0
23713 Power and communication system construction 2 D D D
237130 Power and communication system construction 2 D D D
2372 Land subdivision 8 D D 76
23721 Land subdivision 8 D D 76
237210 Land subdivision 8 D D 76
2373 Highway, street, and bridge construction 8 158,397 43,034 988
23731 Highway, street, and bridge construction 8 158,397 43,034 988
237310 Highway, street, and bridge construction 8 158,397 43,034 988
2379 Other heavy construction 1 D D D
23799 Other heavy construction 1 D D D
237990 Other heavy construction 1 D D D
238 Specialty trade contractors 157 D 88,230 2,205
2381 Building foundation and exterior contractors 20 D 12,195 336
23811 Poured concrete structure contractors 3 D D D
238110 Poured concrete structure contractors 3 D D D
23812 Steel and precast concrete contractors 2 D D D
238120 Steel and precast concrete contractors 2 D D D
23813 Framing contractors 2 D D D
238130 Framing contractors 2 D D D
23814 Masonry contractors 8 7,364 3,538 90
238140 Masonry contractors 8 7,364 3,538 90
23815 Glass and glazing contractors 1 D D D
238150 Glass and glazing contractors 1 D D D
23816 Roofing contractors 3 1,136 212 12
238160 Roofing contractors 3 1,136 212 12
23817 Siding contractors 0 0 0 0
238170 Siding contractors 0 0 0 0
23819 Other building exterior contractors 1 D D D
238190 Other building exterior contractors 1 D D D
2382 Building equipment contractors 46 173,223 59,557 1,289
23821 Electrical contractors 21 D 12,940 387
238210 Electrical contractors 21 D 12,940 387
23822 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 22 118,085 40,085 786
238220 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 22 118,085 40,085 786
23829 Other building equipment contractors 3 D 6,532 116
238290 Other building equipment contractors 3 D 6,532 116
2383 Building finishing contractors 59 D 11,179 396
23831 Drywall and insulation contractors 2 D D D
238310 Drywall and insulation contractors 2 D D D
23832 Painting and wall covering contractors s 30 D 6,306 250
238320 Painting and wall covering contractors s 30 D 6,306 250
23833 Flooring contractors s 22 D 3,312 96
238330 Flooring contractors s 22 D 3,312 96
23834 Tile and terrazzo contractors 0 0 0 0
238340 Tile and terrazzo contractors 0 0 0 0
23835 Finish carpentry contractors 4 D 849 26
238350 Finish carpentry contractors 4 D 849 26
23839 Other building finishing contractors 1 D D D
238390 Other building finishing contractors 1 D D D
2389 Other specialty trade contractors s 32 D 5,299 184
23891 Site preparation contractors 3 D D 49
238910 Site preparation contractors 3 D D 49
23899 All other specialty trade contractors s 29 D D 136
238990 All other specialty trade contractors s 29 D D 136


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