1997 Economic Census:
Construction
Illinois


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 27,953 40,118,128 8,885,067 240,092
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 8,218 16,619,698 1,856,345 53,324
234 Heavy construction 1,530 5,313,947 1,156,897 29,087
235 Special trade contractors 18,204 18,184,482 5,871,826 157,680

 

 

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 27,953 40,118,128 8,885,067 240,092
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 8,218 16,619,698 1,856,345 53,324
2331 Land subdivision & land development 286 644,812 62,601 1,454
2332 Residential building construction 6,104 6,880,981 768,736 26,671
23321 Single-family housing construction 5,705 6,165,400 683,254 24,050
23322 Multifamily housing construction 400 715,581 85,482 2,621
2333 Nonresidential building construction 1,828 9,093,906 1,025,007 25,199
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 389 1,385,102 207,048 5,402
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 1,439 7,708,804 817,959 19,797
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 1,530 5,313,947 1,156,897 29,087
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 521 3,003,912 595,692 14,511
23411 Highway & street construction 475 2,386,079 499,238 11,999
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction 46 617,833 96,454 2,512
2349 Other heavy construction 1,009 2,310,035 561,204 14,577
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 342 769,463 192,674 5,691
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction 107 D 65,450 1,421
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction s D 31,667 665
23499 All other heavy construction 529 D 271,412 6,800
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
235 Special trade contractors 18,204 18,184,482 5,871,826 157,680
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 3,756 4,715,214 1,495,104 36,423
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 1,597 576,560 242,033 8,007
2353 Electrical contractors 2,561 3,265,010 1,190,557 26,818
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 1,996 1,947,887 683,482 19,911
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 1,115 753,736 274,565 8,223
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 692 1,021,637 357,554 10,268
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 189 172,514 51,364 1,420
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 2,912 1,942,619 582,332 18,406
23551 Carpentry contractors 2,335 1,544,337 473,490 14,976
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 576 398,282 108,841 3,430
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 1,388 1,436,083 399,763 12,816
2357 Concrete contractors 1,472 1,596,486 428,429 12,951
2358 Water well drilling contractors 96 58,606 19,342 572
2359 Other special trade contractors 2,426 2,646,019 830,785 21,776
23591 Structural steel erection contractors 205 401,544 106,362 2,833
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 219 183,412 54,620 1,710
23593 Excavation contractors 744 624,715 172,735 4,540
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors 91 204,977 65,084 1,389
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 286 551,917 202,911 4,323
23599 All other special trade contractors 882 679,454 229,073 6,981
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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