1997 Economic Census:
Construction
Alabama


These data are from the 1997 and 2002 Economic Censuses.
For more recent data, see the current Industry Statistics Sampler.
 
Construction by Subsector
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. 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 9,586 12,781,517 2,475,748 95,218
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 2,867 6,904,656 882,506 30,469
234 Heavy construction 898 1,963,210 393,390 15,460
235 Special trade contractors 5,821 3,913,651 1,199,852 49,289

 

 

Construction by Industry
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
23 Construction 9,586 12,781,517 2,475,748 95,218
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 2,867 6,904,656 882,506 30,469
2331 Land subdivision & land development 99 110,608 9,412 254
2332 Residential building construction 2,044 1,879,491 185,789 8,826
23321 Single-family housing construction 1,977 1,608,477 152,534 7,735
23322 Multifamily housing construction 68 271,013 33,255 1,090
2333 Nonresidential building construction 724 4,914,557 687,306 21,389
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 104 1,225,792 333,749 9,024
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 620 3,688,765 353,557 12,365
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 898 1,963,210 393,390 15,460
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 329 D 172,021 7,139
23411 Highway & street construction 308 931,011 156,124 6,577
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction 21 D 15,896 563
2349 Other heavy construction 569 D 221,369 8,321
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 142 358,116 79,446 2,768
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction 63 D 40,082 1,524
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 10 D 24,023 800
23499 All other heavy construction 354 D 77,818 3,229
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
235 Special trade contractors 5,821 3,913,651 1,199,852 49,289
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 1,413 1,240,723 375,525 14,066
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 460 158,640 63,169 2,966
2353 Electrical contractors 897 643,173 221,431 8,531
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 745 513,617 170,096 7,858
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 385 172,792 62,306 3,239
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 281 296,936 92,438 4,023
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 78 43,889 15,353 595
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 653 228,525 49,582 2,406
23551 Carpentry contractors 493 141,803 31,404 1,719
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 160 86,722 18,178 687
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 426 311,069 77,808 3,737
2357 Concrete contractors 393 187,827 57,629 2,648
2358 Water well drilling contractors 25 11,503 2,912 120
2359 Other special trade contractors 810 618,575 181,701 6,958
23591 Structural steel erection contractors 55 D 45,091 1,441
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 59 46,336 12,259 554
23593 Excavation contractors 242 D 29,711 1,343
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors s 13,324 2,091 97
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 67 D 38,077 1,060
23599 All other special trade contractors 363 185,045 54,471 2,463
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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