1997 Economic Census:
Construction
North Carolina


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 23,990 26,893,094 5,177,635 198,367
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 7,193 13,142,540 1,413,828 49,441
234 Heavy construction 1,620 3,792,478 858,181 31,385
235 Special trade contractors 15,177 9,958,076 2,905,626 117,541

 

 

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 23,990 26,893,094 5,177,635 198,367
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 7,193 13,142,540 1,413,828 49,441
2331 Land subdivision & land development 366 450,398 49,050 1,851
2332 Residential building construction 5,689 6,565,088 618,607 25,006
23321 Single-family housing construction 5,455 6,068,183 569,216 23,313
23322 Multifamily housing construction 234 496,905 49,390 1,693
2333 Nonresidential building construction 1,139 6,127,055 746,172 22,583
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 220 744,419 138,262 4,654
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 919 5,382,636 607,909 17,929
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 1,620 3,792,478 858,181 31,385
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 415 1,873,554 361,157 12,808
23411 Highway & street construction 381 1,741,000 334,837 11,964
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction s 132,554 26,320 844
2349 Other heavy construction 1,205 1,918,923 497,024 18,577
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 347 676,900 168,688 6,278
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction 151 354,797 124,360 4,653
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 1 D D (1000-2499)
23499 All other heavy construction 706 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 15,177 9,958,076 2,905,626 117,541
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 3,057 3,020,844 874,860 31,326
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 1,310 413,462 134,752 6,788
2353 Electrical contractors 2,295 2,002,138 639,751 23,631
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 2,302 1,295,572 378,679 17,309
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 1,415 498,943 166,049 8,737
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 643 676,596 180,406 7,151
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 244 120,033 32,224 1,421
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 2,142 675,712 189,579 9,010
23551 Carpentry contractors 1,699 485,022 142,297 7,067
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 444 190,690 47,283 1,943
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 1,130 723,191 186,627 8,389
2357 Concrete contractors 768 467,117 125,263 5,730
2358 Water well drilling contractors 167 85,016 20,989 890
2359 Other special trade contractors 2,006 1,275,026 355,125 14,467
23591 Structural steel erection contractors 99 121,736 35,860 1,292
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 126 106,048 28,687 1,076
23593 Excavation contractors 704 D D (1000-2499)
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors 9 D D (1000-2499)
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 174 201,085 66,576 2,076
23599 All other special trade contractors 895 D D 5,796
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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