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2002 Economic Census
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Construction - by subsector

National data for this sector, based on Industry Series reports, are preliminary and will be superseded by data released in later reports.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

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NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  23 Construction 710,307 1,196,555,587 254,292,144 7,193,069
236 Construction of buildings 211,845 521,849,755 62,411,875 1,669,391
237 Heavy and civil engineering construction 49,826 194,217,995 44,322,355 1,143,246
238 Specialty trade contractors 448,636 480,487,838 147,557,914 4,380,432

 

 

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National data for this sector, based on Industry Series reports, are preliminary and will be superseded by data released in later reports.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

r = revised

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
236 Construction of buildings 211,845 521,849,755 62,411,875 1,669,391
2361 Residential building construction 171,655 262,855,123 29,192,729 878,205
23611 Residential building construction 171,655 262,855,123 29,192,729 878,205
236115 New single-family general contractors r 58,488 61,875,636 8,268,129 273,202
236116 New multifamily general contractors 4,370 16,724,310 1,717,075 43,726
236117 New housing operative builders r 26,046 139,220,841 10,504,023 241,069
236118 Residential remodelers r 82,750 45,034,336 8,703,503 320,208
2362 Nonresidential building construction 40,190 258,994,632 33,219,145 791,186
23621 Industrial building construction 2,799 17,514,797 3,959,552 95,130
236210 Industrial building construction 2,799 17,514,797 3,959,552 95,130
23622 Commercial building construction 37,391 241,479,835 29,259,594 696,056
236220 Commercial building construction 37,391 241,479,835 29,259,594 696,056

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
237 Heavy and civil engineering construction 49,826 194,217,995 44,322,355 1,143,246
2371 Utility system construction 19,808 78,139,578 21,814,937 539,615
23711 Water and sewer system construction 12,395 32,481,745 7,360,570 198,622
237110 Water and sewer system construction 12,395 32,481,745 7,360,570 198,622
23712 Oil and gas pipeline construction 1,418 11,579,708 4,032,608 94,323
237120 Oil and gas pipeline construction 1,418 11,579,708 4,032,608 94,323
23713 Power and communication system construction 5,995 34,078,125 10,421,760 246,669
237130 Power and communication system construction 5,995 34,078,125 10,421,760 246,669
2372 Land subdivision 8,444 13,926,888 2,004,436 52,607
23721 Land subdivision 8,444 13,926,888 2,004,436 52,607
237210 Land subdivision 8,444 13,926,888 2,004,436 52,607
2373 Highway, street, and bridge construction 11,348 81,412,178 15,654,087 410,822
23731 Highway, street, and bridge construction 11,348 81,412,178 15,654,087 410,822
237310 Highway, street, and bridge construction 11,348 81,412,178 15,654,087 410,822
2379 Other heavy construction 10,227 20,739,350 4,848,895 140,202
23799 Other heavy construction 10,227 20,739,350 4,848,895 140,202
237990 Other heavy construction 10,227 20,739,350 4,848,895 140,202

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
238 Specialty trade contractors 448,636 480,487,838 147,557,914 4,380,432
2381 Building foundation and exterior contractors 109,709 114,440,849 33,837,807 1,133,888
23811 Poured concrete structure contractors 27,149 33,771,732 9,181,232 301,737
238110 Poured concrete structure contractors 27,149 33,771,732 9,181,232 301,737
23812 Steel and precast concrete contractors 4,329 8,723,843 2,905,566 76,861
238120 Steel and precast concrete contractors 4,329 8,723,843 2,905,566 76,861
23813 Framing contractors 14,438 14,428,519 4,415,319 153,636
238130 Framing contractors 14,438 14,428,519 4,415,319 153,636
23814 Masonry contractors 25,763 20,270,485 7,165,853 256,634
238140 Masonry contractors 25,763 20,270,485 7,165,853 256,634
23815 Glass and glazing contractors 5,294 6,269,870 1,758,140 49,840
238150 Glass and glazing contractors 5,294 6,269,870 1,758,140 49,840
23816 Roofing contractors 23,222 23,012,307 6,026,356 219,329
238160 Roofing contractors 23,222 23,012,307 6,026,356 219,329
23817 Siding contractors 6,675 4,288,346 1,191,892 43,000
238170 Siding contractors 6,675 4,288,346 1,191,892 43,000
23819 Other building exterior contractors 2,839 3,675,748 1,193,449 32,850
238190 Other building exterior contractors 2,839 3,675,748 1,193,449 32,850
2382 Building equipment contractors 156,888 215,586,157 70,521,723 1,836,651
23821 Electrical contractors 62,862 82,663,284 29,572,975 763,949
238210 Electrical contractors 62,862 82,663,284 29,572,975 763,949
23822 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 87,936 118,447,213 36,018,541 954,095
238220 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 87,936 118,447,213 36,018,541 954,095
23829 Other building equipment contractors 6,090 14,475,660 4,930,208 118,606
238290 Other building equipment contractors 6,090 14,475,660 4,930,208 118,606
2383 Building finishing contractors 119,352 85,945,755 26,454,300 886,267
23831 Drywall and insulation contractors 19,644 30,824,777 9,772,208 295,730
238310 Drywall and insulation contractors 19,644 30,824,777 9,772,208 295,730
23832 Painting and wall covering contractors 39,025 16,868,810 6,014,334 232,489
238320 Painting and wall covering contractors 39,025 16,868,810 6,014,334 232,489
23833 Flooring contractors 12,886 9,387,919 2,397,262 76,601
238330 Flooring contractors 12,886 9,387,919 2,397,262 76,601
23834 Tile and terrazzo contractors 8,927 5,852,769 1,834,142 58,774
238340 Tile and terrazzo contractors 8,927 5,852,769 1,834,142 58,774
23835 Finish carpentry contractors 35,094 18,134,124 4,708,451 171,836
238350 Finish carpentry contractors 35,094 18,134,124 4,708,451 171,836
23839 Other building finishing contractors 3,776 4,877,356 1,727,903 50,837
238390 Other building finishing contractors 3,776 4,877,356 1,727,903 50,837
2389 Other specialty trade contractors 62,687 64,515,077 16,744,084 523,626
23891 Site preparation contractors 30,589 37,754,592 9,769,890 284,528
238910 Site preparation contractors 30,589 37,754,592 9,769,890 284,528
238910 Site preparation contractors 30,589 37,754,592 9,769,890 284,528
23899 All other specialty trade contractors 32,098 26,760,485 6,974,194 239,098
238990 All other specialty trade contractors 32,098 26,760,485 6,974,194 239,098
238990 All other specialty trade contractors 32,098 26,760,485 6,974,194 239,098


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