1997 Economic Census:
Construction
New York


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 36,806 44,680,804 9,670,049 275,501
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 11,169 18,860,612 2,286,592 65,102
234 Heavy construction 1,892 5,282,489 1,238,268 29,351
235 Special trade contractors 23,745 20,537,704 6,145,191 181,048

 

 

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 36,806 44,680,804 9,670,049 275,501
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 11,169 18,860,612 2,286,592 65,102
2331 Land subdivision & land development 260 381,943 55,110 1,354
2332 Residential building construction 7,858 5,857,550 781,532 29,006
23321 Single-family housing construction 6,842 4,614,117 586,330 22,738
23322 Multifamily housing construction 1,017 1,243,433 195,202 6,268
2333 Nonresidential building construction 3,050 12,621,120 1,449,950 34,742
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 308 918,127 123,713 3,574
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 2,743 11,702,993 1,326,237 31,168
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 1,892 5,282,489 1,238,268 29,351
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 727 2,908,697 615,243 14,284
23411 Highway & street construction 622 2,165,837 450,734 11,037
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction 105 742,860 164,509 3,247
2349 Other heavy construction 1,165 2,373,792 623,024 15,067
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 276 620,770 201,530 4,492
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction 75 D 39,477 995
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 9 D 6,446 116
23499 All other heavy construction 805 D 375,571 9,464
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
235 Special trade contractors 23,745 20,537,704 6,145,191 181,048
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 5,234 5,371,392 1,525,713 42,540
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 2,215 772,223 273,906 10,218
2353 Electrical contractors 3,869 4,848,621 1,616,698 41,413
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 2,485 2,273,560 729,890 21,299
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 1,281 812,758 225,530 7,960
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 839 1,225,191 435,287 11,284
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 365 235,611 69,073 2,055
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 3,881 1,800,337 454,604 16,630
23551 Carpentry contractors 3,161 1,367,910 357,414 13,166
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 720 432,427 97,189 3,465
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 1,509 1,068,172 280,827 10,888
2357 Concrete contractors 1,173 1,060,414 292,214 10,010
2358 Water well drilling contractors 130 55,357 14,801 560
2359 Other special trade contractors 3,249 3,287,629 956,537 27,490
23591 Structural steel erection contractors 297 419,631 122,671 3,400
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 326 251,252 59,848 1,966
23593 Excavation contractors 756 519,834 124,260 3,883
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors 128 221,441 52,126 1,647
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 305 792,672 298,620 6,361
23599 All other special trade contractors 1,437 1,082,799 299,013 10,232
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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