1997 Economic Census:
Construction
Colorado


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 14,681 19,736,920 3,807,924 125,228
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 4,283 9,167,109 900,025 26,807
234 Heavy construction 812 2,974,726 641,530 18,564
235 Special trade contractors 9,586 7,595,085 2,266,369 79,857

 

 

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 14,681 19,736,920 3,807,924 125,228
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 4,283 9,167,109 900,025 26,807
2331 Land subdivision & land development 219 342,875 37,008 1,063
2332 Residential building construction 3,235 4,397,962 413,022 13,846
23321 Single-family housing construction 3,026 4,091,027 384,074 12,842
23322 Multifamily housing construction 209 306,935 28,948 1,004
2333 Nonresidential building construction 829 4,426,273 449,994 11,898
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 107 229,697 31,007 949
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 722 4,196,576 418,987 10,949
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 812 2,974,726 641,530 18,564
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 245 1,177,967 202,242 6,066
23411 Highway & street construction 228 1,047,475 179,456 5,476
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction 17 130,492 22,786 590
2349 Other heavy construction 566 1,796,759 439,288 12,498
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 207 548,193 126,073 3,968
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction 74 440,846 145,788 3,537
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction s D 28,625 770
23499 All other heavy construction 261 D 138,803 4,222
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
235 Special trade contractors 9,586 7,595,085 2,266,369 79,857
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 1,654 1,716,979 498,985 16,541
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 915 239,266 86,944 4,166
2353 Electrical contractors 1,355 1,524,436 508,400 15,097
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 1,080 805,287 289,376 10,577
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 392 235,922 86,888 3,292
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 558 528,280 192,058 6,921
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 130 41,085 10,431 364
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 1,707 738,647 173,799 7,338
23551 Carpentry contractors 1,426 513,337 112,115 5,278
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 281 225,311 61,685 2,060
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 596 571,463 144,692 5,591
2357 Concrete contractors 842 827,403 235,859 9,047
2358 Water well drilling contractors 88 75,176 16,884 554
2359 Other special trade contractors 1,350 1,096,428 311,429 10,947
23591 Structural steel erection contractors 87 D 53,690 1,814
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 84 80,737 21,613 808
23593 Excavation contractors 542 403,651 107,857 3,653
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors 19 S 6,343 248
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 67 D 37,814 1,049
23599 All other special trade contractors 550 D 84,112 3,374
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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