1997 Economic Census:
Construction
South 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 10,430 10,946,130 2,113,692 86,200
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 3,175 5,404,974 611,469 23,203
234 Heavy construction 604 1,616,589 328,677 11,515
235 Special trade contractors 6,651 3,924,567 1,173,546 51,482

 

 

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 10,430 10,946,130 2,113,692 86,200
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 3,175 5,404,974 611,469 23,203
2331 Land subdivision & land development 164 527,708 55,303 1,832
2332 Residential building construction 2,491 2,452,566 199,277 8,950
23321 Single-family housing construction 2,436 2,314,850 188,545 8,616
23322 Multifamily housing construction 55 137,716 10,732 334
2333 Nonresidential building construction 520 2,424,700 356,889 12,422
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 165 762,361 162,169 5,723
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 355 1,662,339 194,720 6,699
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 604 1,616,589 328,677 11,515
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 240 775,815 131,670 5,053
23411 Highway & street construction 211 680,733 108,598 4,290
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction s s s (100,000+)
2349 Other heavy construction 364 840,774 197,008 6,461
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 135 217,800 53,117 2,159
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction 54 87,719 35,490 1,181
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 3 D 35,766 612
23499 All other heavy construction 172 D 72,635 2,509
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
235 Special trade contractors 6,651 3,924,567 1,173,546 51,482
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 1,351 1,199,955 358,773 14,067
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 603 D 51,227 2,878
2353 Electrical contractors 907 751,705 264,168 10,838
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 993 464,699 133,863 7,003
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 573 134,290 48,604 3,109
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 307 302,598 77,155 3,480
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 113 27,811 8,105 414
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 970 235,015 66,327 3,378
23551 Carpentry contractors 744 182,596 55,944 2,799
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 227 52,419 10,383 579
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 472 284,392 72,124 3,686
2357 Concrete contractors 392 233,340 56,199 2,520
2358 Water well drilling contractors 80 23,495 5,157 235
2359 Other special trade contractors 884 D 165,707 6,877
23591 Structural steel erection contractors 68 81,229 30,909 1,185
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 60 47,857 12,348 524
23593 Excavation contractors 289 D 45,502 1,872
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors 7 S S (1000-2499)
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 51 D 26,865 843
23599 All other special trade contractors 408 181,123 48,139 2,388
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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