1997 Economic Census:
Construction
Iowa


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 7,941 8,077,112 1,734,112 62,146
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 2,326 3,053,714 435,444 16,560
234 Heavy construction 690 1,611,979 315,314 9,505
235 Special trade contractors 4,926 3,411,419 983,353 36,081

 

 

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 7,941 8,077,112 1,734,112 62,146
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 2,326 3,053,714 435,444 16,560
2331 Land subdivision & land development 39 17,059 1,715 66
2332 Residential building construction 1,626 1,020,871 140,052 6,745
23321 Single-family housing construction 1,531 883,409 124,842 6,211
23322 Multifamily housing construction 94 137,461 15,210 534
2333 Nonresidential building construction 661 2,015,784 293,677 9,749
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 82 491,279 65,812 2,308
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 579 1,524,505 227,864 7,442
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 690 1,611,979 315,314 9,505
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 207 D 220,663 6,358
23411 Highway & street construction 165 994,025 178,613 5,197
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction 42 D 42,051 1,161
2349 Other heavy construction 482 D 94,651 3,147
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 166 231,592 48,205 1,397
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction s 17,752 6,218 140
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 0 0 0
23499 All other heavy construction 287 D 40,228 1,610
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
235 Special trade contractors 4,926 3,411,419 983,353 36,081
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 938 965,826 275,501 9,125
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 353 85,841 32,294 1,762
2353 Electrical contractors 651 589,373 194,493 5,927
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 540 379,777 117,984 4,419
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 229 119,784 41,482 1,623
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 261 228,365 69,470 2,491
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors s s 7,032 305
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 859 239,261 61,750 3,186
23551 Carpentry contractors 726 196,695 49,891 2,681
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 133 42,566 11,860 505
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 408 285,541 84,753 3,132
2357 Concrete contractors 520 365,444 85,259 3,629
2358 Water well drilling contractors 60 25,781 5,857 270
2359 Other special trade contractors 598 474,574 125,462 4,631
23591 Structural steel erection contractors 62 79,087 20,294 789
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 21 21,631 5,497 233
23593 Excavation contractors 244 163,830 35,952 1,363
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors 8 5,892 1,432 55
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 84 99,031 33,075 974
23599 All other special trade contractors 179 105,103 29,212 1,218
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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