1997 Economic Census:
Construction
Louisiana


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 7,812 11,486,784 3,033,161 107,773
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 1,999 3,250,247 453,983 17,199
234 Heavy construction 761 3,651,507 1,145,196 35,595
235 Special trade contractors 5,053 4,585,030 1,433,983 54,979

 

 

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 7,812 11,486,784 3,033,161 107,773
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 1,999 3,250,247 453,983 17,199
2331 Land subdivision & land development 61 78,157 8,268 307
2332 Residential building construction 1,335 1,024,341 117,767 5,259
23321 Single-family housing construction 1,287 908,256 97,524 4,560
23322 Multifamily housing construction 48 116,085 20,243 699
2333 Nonresidential building construction 602 2,147,750 327,948 11,634
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 77 615,524 133,000 4,145
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 526 1,532,226 194,948 7,489
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 761 3,651,507 1,145,196 35,595
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 152 831,511 150,165 5,717
23411 Highway & street construction 144 802,071 142,386 5,467
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction 8 s s (100,000+)
2349 Other heavy construction 609 2,819,996 995,031 29,878
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 168 822,127 215,264 6,838
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction 49 D 23,741 840
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 23 D 543,704 15,518
23499 All other heavy construction 368 D 212,322 6,683
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
235 Special trade contractors 5,053 4,585,030 1,433,983 54,979
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 1,200 1,040,324 277,969 10,148
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 349 195,828 75,797 3,575
2353 Electrical contractors 966 1,260,896 429,212 15,048
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 393 531,574 196,569 7,203
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 180 161,742 49,279 2,014
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 136 337,789 135,762 4,653
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 77 32,043 11,528 535
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 665 234,352 47,746 2,678
23551 Carpentry contractors 536 169,938 31,959 1,947
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 128 64,414 15,786 731
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 450 286,829 75,827 3,460
2357 Concrete contractors 227 136,308 39,101 2,043
2358 Water well drilling contractors 37 18,281 3,661 199
2359 Other special trade contractors 767 880,638 288,100 10,627
23591 Structural steel erection contractors 85 153,740 39,012 1,358
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 58 32,576 9,065 396
23593 Excavation contractors 156 D 24,317 1,108
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors 16 D 2,898 125
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 54 138,420 52,649 1,412
23599 All other special trade contractors 397 438,273 160,158 6,228
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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