1997 Economic Census:
Construction
Arkansas


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 5,457 5,223,502 982,804 42,033
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 1,547 2,627,267 254,894 10,821
234 Heavy construction 580 758,304 202,026 8,469
235 Special trade contractors 3,329 1,837,931 525,885 22,743

 

 

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 5,457 5,223,502 982,804 42,033
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 1,547 2,627,267 254,894 10,821
2331 Land subdivision & land development 85 140,767 15,065 546
2332 Residential building construction 1,052 599,960 69,081 3,396
23321 Single-family housing construction 1,028 551,068 61,814 3,110
23322 Multifamily housing construction 24 48,892 7,266 286
2333 Nonresidential building construction 410 1,886,540 170,748 6,879
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 114 298,047 27,661 1,376
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 296 1,588,493 143,088 5,503
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 580 758,304 202,026 8,469
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 115 D 49,323 2,018
23411 Highway & street construction 97 D 42,015 1,751
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction 19 33,394 7,308 267
2349 Other heavy construction 465 D 152,703 6,451
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 65 76,812 20,297 922
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction 135 122,241 35,897 1,636
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 4 111,398 34,140 1,016
23499 All other heavy construction 261 D 62,369 2,876
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
235 Special trade contractors 3,329 1,837,931 525,885 22,743
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 980 602,821 169,157 7,214
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 204 70,602 22,623 1,073
2353 Electrical contractors 450 312,991 104,310 3,485
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 433 204,711 56,608 2,934
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 201 66,216 20,095 1,127
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 157 121,450 31,604 1,488
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 75 17,045 4,909 (100,000+)
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 306 76,797 20,083 1,052
23551 Carpentry contractors 250 57,024 14,933 831
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors s 19,774 5,150 220
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 204 114,016 31,319 1,661
2357 Concrete contractors 186 106,612 29,638 1,385
2358 Water well drilling contractors 42 34,526 8,604 381
2359 Other special trade contractors 525 314,854 83,542 3,559
23591 Structural steel erection contractors s 22,182 5,792 287
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 42 21,272 6,954 269
23593 Excavation contractors 200 D 26,541 1,281
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors 4 D 1,123 40
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 51 D 18,938 524
23599 All other special trade contractors 173 D 24,195 1,158
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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