1997 Economic Census:
Construction
Tennessee


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 11,417 17,297,162 3,360,245 119,458
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 3,663 8,186,558 901,985 30,557
234 Heavy construction 893 2,708,435 572,904 19,633
235 Special trade contractors 6,861 6,402,171 1,885,356 69,268

 

 

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 11,417 17,297,162 3,360,245 119,458
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 3,663 8,186,558 901,985 30,557
2331 Land subdivision & land development 174 200,726 19,541 601
2332 Residential building construction 2,711 3,062,729 276,715 11,828
23321 Single-family housing construction 2,588 2,710,889 239,100 10,454
23322 Multifamily housing construction 123 351,840 37,615 1,374
2333 Nonresidential building construction 778 4,923,103 605,729 18,128
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 174 1,045,498 172,689 5,678
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 603 3,877,605 433,040 12,450
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 893 2,708,435 572,904 19,633
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 238 D 255,384 8,797
23411 Highway & street construction 216 1,312,020 215,563 7,680
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction 22 D 39,821 1,117
2349 Other heavy construction 656 D 317,520 10,836
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 167 329,158 75,012 2,842
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction 102 132,538 37,942 1,427
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 4 D 10,656 272
23499 All other heavy construction 383 D 193,910 6,294
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
235 Special trade contractors 6,861 6,402,171 1,885,356 69,268
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 1,612 1,987,413 568,979 18,810
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 513 D 62,667 2,813
2353 Electrical contractors 885 1,204,790 413,883 14,082
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 835 643,694 228,162 9,347
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 427 221,305 88,820 3,947
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 284 355,241 118,515 4,614
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 125 67,148 20,827 785
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 804 296,749 69,311 3,813
23551 Carpentry contractors 639 234,402 53,057 3,134
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 165 62,347 16,254 680
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 564 412,355 112,219 4,996
2357 Concrete contractors 486 519,768 115,166 4,248
2358 Water well drilling contractors 49 29,510 6,987 290
2359 Other special trade contractors 1,114 D 307,980 10,867
23591 Structural steel erection contractors 100 217,165 49,889 1,848
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 74 58,905 16,946 635
23593 Excavation contractors 401 D 53,766 2,105
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors 31 37,438 9,717 384
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 143 332,233 106,594 3,129
23599 All other special trade contractors 363 241,036 71,068 2,766
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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