1997 Economic Census:
Construction
Texas


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 35,315 60,069,004 12,398,274 426,765
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 9,379 26,403,064 2,672,015 79,813
234 Heavy construction 2,838 11,805,216 3,506,574 108,846
235 Special trade contractors 23,098 21,860,722 6,219,686 238,106

 

 

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 35,315 60,069,004 12,398,274 426,765
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 9,379 26,403,064 2,672,015 79,813
2331 Land subdivision & land development 643 901,591 105,902 2,683
2332 Residential building construction 5,467 11,170,453 957,301 29,250
23321 Single-family housing construction 5,142 10,138,211 844,998 25,564
23322 Multifamily housing construction 325 1,032,242 112,304 3,685
2333 Nonresidential building construction 3,269 14,331,020 1,608,811 47,880
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 412 1,706,228 430,134 11,963
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 2,857 12,624,792 1,178,677 35,917
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 2,838 11,805,216 3,506,574 108,846
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 628 D 578,248 22,746
23411 Highway & street construction 556 2,766,045 517,822 20,748
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction 71 D 60,426 1,998
2349 Other heavy construction 2,210 D 2,928,325 86,100
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 511 2,277,885 577,693 18,134
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction 366 D 166,637 5,706
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 110 D 1,679,036 44,312
23499 All other heavy construction 1,223 2,096,774 504,959 17,947
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
235 Special trade contractors 23,098 21,860,722 6,219,686 238,106
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 5,516 6,048,894 1,644,450 56,618
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 1,871 959,288 325,079 14,567
2353 Electrical contractors 3,547 4,092,668 1,383,989 47,054
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 2,379 2,124,042 642,865 28,775
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 969 629,696 197,204 9,335
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 983 1,236,810 370,461 16,479
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 428 257,536 75,200 2,961
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 2,202 1,378,932 277,696 12,555
23551 Carpentry contractors 1,761 1,024,312 202,236 9,791
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 442 354,619 75,460 2,764
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 1,593 1,343,832 321,999 13,697
2357 Concrete contractors 1,873 1,756,847 462,773 21,697
2358 Water well drilling contractors 311 154,877 38,413 1,609
2359 Other special trade contractors 3,806 4,001,344 1,122,421 41,533
23591 Structural steel erection contractors 300 571,453 188,084 6,552
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 281 198,897 57,805 2,144
23593 Excavation contractors 688 748,359 184,479 6,876
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors 89 128,800 29,040 1,204
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 261 537,520 151,213 4,103
23599 All other special trade contractors 2,187 1,816,315 511,799 20,653
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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