1997 Economic Census:
Construction
Rhode Island


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 3,060 3,727,213 551,839 17,070
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 881 2,211,523 146,039 4,533
234 Heavy construction 164 293,015 65,008 1,722
235 Special trade contractors 2,014 1,222,674 340,792 10,815

 

 

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 3,060 3,727,213 551,839 17,070
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 881 2,211,523 146,039 4,533
2331 Land subdivision & land development 77 69,446 8,105 160
2332 Residential building construction 668 357,777 48,290 2,106
23321 Single-family housing construction 610 335,145 44,022 1,881
23322 Multifamily housing construction 58 22,631 4,269 225
2333 Nonresidential building construction 137 1,784,300 89,644 2,267
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction s D 25,232 896
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 91 D 64,411 1,371
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 164 293,015 65,008 1,722
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 47 D 27,855 691
23411 Highway & street construction 42 D 25,581 619
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction s D S (1000-2499)
2349 Other heavy construction 117 D 37,154 1,031
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 20 38,679 9,443 277
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction 7 28,081 7,685 141
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 0 0 0
23499 All other heavy construction 91 D 20,026 613
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
235 Special trade contractors 2,014 1,222,674 340,792 10,815
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 356 241,176 62,657 1,893
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 263 44,407 14,132 774
2353 Electrical contractors 304 237,976 72,116 2,132
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 297 217,085 69,029 1,721
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 109 70,692 21,294 604
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 134 137,707 45,115 1,006
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 54 8,686 2,619 111
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 315 D 22,458 1,014
23551 Carpentry contractors 266 90,327 19,567 886
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors s D 2,890 128
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 129 70,188 20,563 769
2357 Concrete contractors 130 57,111 14,297 601
2358 Water well drilling contractors 11 5,376 1,469 50
2359 Other special trade contractors 210 D 64,071 1,860
23591 Structural steel erection contractors 12 40,361 12,086 309
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 17 D 5,569 167
23593 Excavation contractors 61 D 11,613 381
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors 10 D 3,125 96
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 12 15,526 6,121 120
23599 All other special trade contractors 99 D 25,558 787
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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