1997 Economic Census:
Construction
Kentucky


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 8,878 9,896,219 2,000,656 76,876
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 2,544 4,245,846 472,525 18,120
234 Heavy construction 736 1,712,982 356,102 11,276
235 Special trade contractors 5,598 3,937,392 1,172,030 47,481

 

 

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 8,878 9,896,219 2,000,656 76,876
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 2,544 4,245,846 472,525 18,120
2331 Land subdivision & land development 80 85,682 7,592 272
2332 Residential building construction 1,798 1,918,431 180,582 8,029
23321 Single-family housing construction 1,733 1,785,539 161,858 7,292
23322 Multifamily housing construction 66 132,891 18,724 737
2333 Nonresidential building construction 665 2,241,733 284,351 9,819
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 133 688,595 93,755 2,901
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 532 1,553,139 190,596 6,918
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 736 1,712,982 356,102 11,276
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 195 862,608 153,266 4,697
23411 Highway & street construction 155 741,987 130,315 3,969
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction s 120,621 22,951 728
2349 Other heavy construction 541 850,374 202,835 6,578
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 151 190,855 49,290 1,730
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction s 59,577 15,835 620
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 9 208,186 53,732 1,126
23499 All other heavy construction 342 391,756 83,978 3,102
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
235 Special trade contractors 5,598 3,937,392 1,172,030 47,481
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 1,178 1,074,930 317,112 12,006
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 438 118,213 41,994 2,102
2353 Electrical contractors 797 780,965 266,326 9,092
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 702 460,307 156,750 7,335
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 383 177,119 64,638 3,313
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 255 254,336 82,516 3,689
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 65 28,851 9,596 332
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 794 216,563 60,573 2,901
23551 Carpentry contractors 636 162,180 46,598 2,254
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 157 54,383 13,975 647
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 440 333,597 89,682 4,155
2357 Concrete contractors 509 322,351 80,738 3,941
2358 Water well drilling contractors s 6,220 1,484 64
2359 Other special trade contractors 720 624,246 157,371 5,885
23591 Structural steel erection contractors 34 66,334 21,564 736
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 46 D 11,366 455
23593 Excavation contractors 272 181,457 33,051 1,401
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors 14 13,410 3,525 125
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 74 D 49,817 1,364
23599 All other special trade contractors 280 136,036 38,049 1,805
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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