1997 Economic Census:
Construction
Delaware


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 2,294 3,068,647 632,959 20,421
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 705 1,385,755 128,600 4,328
234 Heavy construction 115 380,648 93,063 2,834
235 Special trade contractors 1,474 1,302,244 411,296 13,259

 

 

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 2,294 3,068,647 632,959 20,421
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 705 1,385,755 128,600 4,328
2331 Land subdivision & land development 17 9,512 1,239 59
2332 Residential building construction 570 531,013 60,429 2,366
23321 Single-family housing construction 556 515,788 57,963 2,248
23322 Multifamily housing construction 14 15,225 2,466 118
2333 Nonresidential building construction 118 845,231 66,933 1,903
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 20 D 18,616 491
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 98 D 48,317 1,412
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 115 380,648 93,063 2,834
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 48 185,694 39,807 1,262
23411 Highway & street construction 44 154,839 30,485 1,028
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction 4 30,855 9,322 234
2349 Other heavy construction 67 194,955 53,257 1,572
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 22 93,543 30,013 871
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction 14 7,686 2,228 104
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 1 D D (1000-2499)
23499 All other heavy construction s 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 1,474 1,302,244 411,296 13,259
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 288 410,147 139,406 3,942
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 100 33,102 11,883 501
2353 Electrical contractors 235 240,443 85,809 2,602
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 209 141,401 44,326 1,523
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 137 55,331 18,158 793
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 60 81,742 24,638 687
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 12 4,328 1,530 44
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 244 D 29,666 1,292
23551 Carpentry contractors 189 70,220 23,615 1,017
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 55 D 6,051 275
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 81 79,050 21,864 716
2357 Concrete contractors 91 111,997 25,223 959
2358 Water well drilling contractors 13 4,255 1,188 51
2359 Other special trade contractors 213 D 51,931 1,672
23591 Structural steel erection contractors 11 53,758 13,022 315
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 11 9,949 2,154 73
23593 Excavation contractors 49 D D 255
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors 3 D D (1000-2499)
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 28 s 9,372 327
23599 All other special trade contractors 112 D 17,250 606
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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