1997 Economic Census:
Construction
Utah


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 7,288 8,524,538 1,578,334 55,801
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 2,337 4,101,078 417,785 14,083
234 Heavy construction 361 1,138,855 222,109 6,908
235 Special trade contractors 4,590 3,284,605 938,440 34,810

 

 

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 7,288 8,524,538 1,578,334 55,801
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 2,337 4,101,078 417,785 14,083
2331 Land subdivision & land development 128 116,118 20,716 539
2332 Residential building construction 1,758 1,564,872 159,553 6,655
23321 Single-family housing construction 1,662 1,380,751 141,092 5,920
23322 Multifamily housing construction 95 184,121 18,461 735
2333 Nonresidential building construction 451 2,420,088 237,515 6,889
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 121 286,989 52,649 1,468
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 330 2,133,100 184,867 5,421
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 361 1,138,855 222,109 6,908
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 110 701,408 108,265 3,224
23411 Highway & street construction 97 588,408 93,558 2,796
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction s 113,001 14,707 428
2349 Other heavy construction 250 437,447 113,844 3,684
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 62 115,552 22,488 902
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction 21 81,512 24,685 752
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 11 D 20,933 (100,000+)
23499 All other heavy construction 156 D 45,739 1,444
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
235 Special trade contractors 4,590 3,284,605 938,440 34,810
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 835 910,309 234,561 7,899
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 339 D 31,250 1,673
2353 Electrical contractors 543 603,831 199,501 6,066
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 795 496,843 169,179 6,668
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 277 103,750 32,704 1,382
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 369 327,816 114,334 4,239
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 149 65,277 22,141 1,047
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 564 D 37,445 1,781
23551 Carpentry contractors 465 105,080 30,210 1,471
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 99 D 7,235 311
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 337 229,653 62,731 2,770
2357 Concrete contractors 482 214,210 60,757 2,758
2358 Water well drilling contractors s 23,135 4,890 137
2359 Other special trade contractors 680 D 138,127 5,058
23591 Structural steel erection contractors 56 123,857 33,825 985
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 33 18,470 3,955 172
23593 Excavation contractors 283 254,451 50,975 2,001
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors s D S (1000-2499)
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 31 43,115 13,266 350
23599 All other special trade contractors 251 D 29,034 1,285
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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