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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National data for this sector, based on Industry Series reports, are preliminary and will be superseded by data released in later reports.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 4,170 3,393,385 914,587 29,255
236 Construction of buildings 1,726 1,065,623 208,778 8,378
2361 Residential building construction 1,473 571,617 100,976 5,240
23611 Residential building construction 1,473 571,617 100,976 5,240
236115 New single-family general contractors 527 239,748 42,710 2,182
236116 New multifamily general contractors s 32 10,394 2,231 s (100,000+)
236117 New housing operative builders 220 164,332 21,857 1,025
236118 Residential remodelers 696 157,143 34,177 1,930
2362 Nonresidential building construction 253 494,007 107,802 3,138
23621 Industrial building construction s 53 71,858 20,965 584
236210 Industrial building construction s 53 71,858 20,965 584
23622 Commercial building construction 200 422,149 86,837 2,555
236220 Commercial building construction 200 422,149 86,837 2,555
237 Heavy and civil engineering construction 364 953,017 240,128 6,090
2371 Utility system construction 192 405,776 111,774 2,830
23711 Water and sewer system construction 133 141,430 38,713 996
237110 Water and sewer system construction 133 141,430 38,713 996
23712 Oil and gas pipeline construction 26 117,080 37,943 946
237120 Oil and gas pipeline construction 26 117,080 37,943 946
23713 Power and communication system construction 33 147,266 35,118 889
237130 Power and communication system construction 33 147,266 35,118 889
2372 Land subdivision 14 35,424 2,887 68
23721 Land subdivision 14 35,424 2,887 68
237210 Land subdivision 14 35,424 2,887 68
2373 Highway, street, and bridge construction 76 382,323 80,807 2,147
23731 Highway, street, and bridge construction 76 382,323 80,807 2,147
237310 Highway, street, and bridge construction 76 382,323 80,807 2,147
2379 Other heavy construction 81 129,494 44,660 1,045
23799 Other heavy construction 81 129,494 44,660 1,045
237990 Other heavy construction 81 129,494 44,660 1,045
238 Specialty trade contractors 2,079 1,374,744 465,681 14,787
2381 Building foundation and exterior contractors 451 223,469 68,648 2,651
23811 Poured concrete structure contractors s 67 20,956 D 233
238110 Poured concrete structure contractors s 67 20,956 D 233
23812 Steel and precast concrete contractors 9 14,443 4,941 124
238120 Steel and precast concrete contractors 9 14,443 4,941 124
23813 Framing contractors 63 26,796 9,780 402
238130 Framing contractors 63 26,796 9,780 402
23814 Masonry contractors 140 40,443 18,462 728
238140 Masonry contractors 140 40,443 18,462 728
23815 Glass and glazing contractors s 29 9,940 D 88
238150 Glass and glazing contractors s 29 9,940 D 88
23816 Roofing contractors 77 89,206 20,795 780
238160 Roofing contractors 77 89,206 20,795 780
23817 Siding contractors s 63 20,310 7,271 273
238170 Siding contractors s 63 20,310 7,271 273
23819 Other building exterior contractors 3 1,375 D 23
238190 Other building exterior contractors 3 1,375 D 23
2382 Building equipment contractors 786 725,091 267,780 7,224
23821 Electrical contractors 324 325,195 138,791 3,412
238210 Electrical contractors 324 325,195 138,791 3,412
23822 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 416 303,745 93,919 3,015
238220 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 416 303,745 93,919 3,015
23829 Other building equipment contractors 46 96,150 35,071 797
238290 Other building equipment contractors 46 96,150 35,071 797
2383 Building finishing contractors 338 113,840 40,421 1,632
23831 Drywall and insulation contractors 21 D 12,544 D
238310 Drywall and insulation contractors 21 D 12,544 D
23832 Painting and wall covering contractors 60 31,868 13,312 414
238320 Painting and wall covering contractors 60 31,868 13,312 414
23833 Flooring contractors 92 D 3,980 s (100,000+)
238330 Flooring contractors 92 D 3,980 s (100,000+)
23834 Tile and terrazzo contractors 1 D D D
238340 Tile and terrazzo contractors 1 D D D
23835 Finish carpentry contractors 161 D 9,916 577
238350 Finish carpentry contractors 161 D 9,916 577
23839 Other building finishing contractors 2 D D D
238390 Other building finishing contractors 2 D D D
2389 Other specialty trade contractors 505 312,344 88,833 3,279
23891 Site preparation contractors 328 194,391 52,249 2,099
238910 Site preparation contractors 328 194,391 52,249 2,099
23899 All other specialty trade contractors 177 117,953 36,584 1,180
238990 All other specialty trade contractors 177 117,953 36,584 1,180


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