1997 Economic Census:
Construction
District of Columbia


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 310 1,457,803 240,245 6,356
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 139 D D (1000-2499)
234 Heavy construction 20 D 50,643 (1000-2499)
235 Special trade contractors 151 D D (1000-2499)

 

 

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 310 1,457,803 240,245 6,356
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 139 D D (1000-2499)
2331 Land subdivision & land development 15 S D 157
2332 Residential building construction 66 D 17,651 632
23321 Single-family housing construction 54 46,266 9,893 393
23322 Multifamily housing construction 12 D 7,758 240
2333 Nonresidential building construction 58 D D (1000-2499)
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 1 D D (1000-2499)
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 57 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 20 D 50,643 (1000-2499)
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 10 D D (1000-2499)
23411 Highway & street construction 8 D 28,176 764
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction 2 D D (1000-2499)
2349 Other heavy construction 10 D D (1000-2499)
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 2 D D (1000-2499)
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction 2 D D (1000-2499)
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 0 0 0
23499 All other heavy construction 6 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
235 Special trade contractors 151 D D (1000-2499)
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 31 53,494 16,581 461
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 16 13,262 5,511 225
2353 Electrical contractors s 31,303 12,477 367
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 10 D D (1000-2499)
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 7 D S (1000-2499)
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 3 D D (1000-2499)
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 0 0 0
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 17 D 4,855 172
23551 Carpentry contractors 9 D s (100,000+)
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 8 D 2,895 97
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors s D 1,013 44
2357 Concrete contractors 4 3,644 1,379 34
2359 Other special trade contractors 18 D D (1000-2499)
23591 Structural steel erection contractors 0 0 0
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 4 4,047 1,397 49
23593 Excavation contractors 3 D D (1000-2499)
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors 1 D D (1000-2499)
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 4 20,494 8,324 222
23599 All other special trade contractors 6 D 831 (1000-2499)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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