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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National data for this sector, based on Industry Series reports, are preliminary and will be superseded by data released in later reports.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 2,407 3,882,206 907,842 25,133
236 Construction of buildings 792 1,603,824 217,877 6,161
2361 Residential building construction 668 960,677 106,242 3,407
23611 Residential building construction 668 960,677 106,242 3,407
236115 New single-family general contractors 282 323,181 36,259 1,356
236116 New multifamily general contractors 4 D 2,375 D
236117 New housing operative builders 67 446,502 35,870 D
236118 Residential remodelers 316 D 31,738 1,214
2362 Nonresidential building construction 123 643,148 111,636 2,754
23621 Industrial building construction 1 D D D
236210 Industrial building construction 1 D D D
23622 Commercial building construction 122 D D D
236220 Commercial building construction 122 D D D
237 Heavy and civil engineering construction 132 553,630 135,088 3,346
2371 Utility system construction 40 228,139 64,705 1,422
23711 Water and sewer system construction 29 136,406 37,266 896
237110 Water and sewer system construction 29 136,406 37,266 896
23712 Oil and gas pipeline construction 4 72,810 22,524 384
237120 Oil and gas pipeline construction 4 72,810 22,524 384
23713 Power and communication system construction 7 18,923 4,915 142
237130 Power and communication system construction 7 18,923 4,915 142
2372 Land subdivision 18 44,219 6,519 160
23721 Land subdivision 18 44,219 6,519 160
237210 Land subdivision 18 44,219 6,519 160
2373 Highway, street, and bridge construction 38 203,315 46,486 1,283
23731 Highway, street, and bridge construction 38 203,315 46,486 1,283
237310 Highway, street, and bridge construction 38 203,315 46,486 1,283
2379 Other heavy construction s 35 77,958 17,378 480
23799 Other heavy construction s 35 77,958 17,378 480
237990 Other heavy construction s 35 77,958 17,378 480
238 Specialty trade contractors 1,484 1,724,751 554,877 15,626
2381 Building foundation and exterior contractors 368 416,005 121,450 3,777
23811 Poured concrete structure contractors 123 138,938 33,370 1,130
238110 Poured concrete structure contractors 123 138,938 33,370 1,130
23812 Steel and precast concrete contractors 9 D 17,941 394
238120 Steel and precast concrete contractors 9 D 17,941 394
23813 Framing contractors 25 22,526 8,312 282
238130 Framing contractors 25 22,526 8,312 282
23814 Masonry contractors 86 74,668 32,771 867
238140 Masonry contractors 86 74,668 32,771 867
23815 Glass and glazing contractors 7 8,638 2,417 65
238150 Glass and glazing contractors 7 8,638 2,417 65
23816 Roofing contractors 82 95,201 17,022 686
238160 Roofing contractors 82 95,201 17,022 686
23817 Siding contractors s 27 5,725 1,542 91
238170 Siding contractors s 27 5,725 1,542 91
23819 Other building exterior contractors s 9 D s 8,075 s (100,000+)
238190 Other building exterior contractors s 9 D s 8,075 s (100,000+)
2382 Building equipment contractors 533 753,866 259,468 6,914
23821 Electrical contractors 213 256,861 91,041 2,438
238210 Electrical contractors 213 256,861 91,041 2,438
23822 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 306 464,881 156,056 4,079
238220 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 306 464,881 156,056 4,079
23829 Other building equipment contractors 15 32,124 12,372 398
238290 Other building equipment contractors 15 32,124 12,372 398
2383 Building finishing contractors 452 367,157 123,069 3,475
23831 Drywall and insulation contractors 47 130,716 46,592 1,063
238310 Drywall and insulation contractors 47 130,716 46,592 1,063
23832 Painting and wall covering contractors 112 97,467 38,052 1,125
238320 Painting and wall covering contractors 112 97,467 38,052 1,125
23833 Flooring contractors 94 56,398 11,763 426
238330 Flooring contractors 94 56,398 11,763 426
23834 Tile and terrazzo contractors s 40 D 1,575 s (100,000+)
238340 Tile and terrazzo contractors s 40 D 1,575 s (100,000+)
23835 Finish carpentry contractors 119 64,593 21,734 633
238350 Finish carpentry contractors 119 64,593 21,734 633
23839 Other building finishing contractors s 40 D 3,354 s (100,000+)
238390 Other building finishing contractors s 40 D 3,354 s (100,000+)
2389 Other specialty trade contractors 131 187,723 50,890 1,459
23891 Site preparation contractors 82 128,246 32,617 955
238910 Site preparation contractors 82 128,246 32,617 955
23899 All other specialty trade contractors 49 59,477 18,273 504
238990 All other specialty trade contractors 49 59,477 18,273 504


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