1997 Economic Census:
Construction
New Jersey


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 22,102 25,018,178 5,189,675 143,627
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 6,218 10,993,735 1,204,638 33,174
234 Heavy construction 1,128 3,142,299 769,762 18,136
235 Special trade contractors 14,757 10,882,144 3,215,275 92,317

 

 

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 22,102 25,018,178 5,189,675 143,627
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 6,218 10,993,735 1,204,638 33,174
2331 Land subdivision & land development 228 430,422 38,927 1,082
2332 Residential building construction 4,877 4,797,561 519,421 17,724
23321 Single-family housing construction 4,615 4,434,241 477,264 16,331
23322 Multifamily housing construction 263 363,320 42,157 1,393
2333 Nonresidential building construction 1,113 5,765,752 646,290 14,368
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 196 1,150,340 105,678 2,048
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 918 4,615,412 540,613 12,320
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 1,128 3,142,299 769,762 18,136
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 432 D 263,785 6,318
23411 Highway & street construction 406 1,124,451 232,643 5,677
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction 26 D 31,142 641
2349 Other heavy construction 695 D 505,976 11,818
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 194 539,170 169,885 3,821
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction s 112,811 33,080 948
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 12 394,596 118,186 2,439
23499 All other heavy construction 443 D 184,826 4,610
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
235 Special trade contractors 14,757 10,882,144 3,215,275 92,317
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 3,320 2,825,771 820,980 21,391
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 1,278 420,185 130,511 4,785
2353 Electrical contractors 2,661 2,170,616 738,422 18,540
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 1,622 1,129,818 344,732 10,678
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 865 453,594 124,444 4,427
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 504 569,377 186,158 5,178
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 253 106,848 34,129 1,072
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 2,153 990,870 239,592 8,607
23551 Carpentry contractors 1,728 737,707 174,128 6,598
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 424 253,163 65,465 2,009
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 970 802,826 212,020 6,323
2357 Concrete contractors 705 572,485 137,811 4,974
2358 Water well drilling contractors 60 54,304 15,378 442
2359 Other special trade contractors 1,989 1,915,269 575,828 16,578
23591 Structural steel erection contractors 155 D 105,587 2,638
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 149 129,734 34,403 912
23593 Excavation contractors 591 D 121,219 3,809
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors 63 123,433 33,150 965
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 184 342,586 121,359 2,575
23599 All other special trade contractors 848 511,583 160,111 5,679
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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