1997 Economic Census:
Construction
Washington


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 19,867 21,837,194 4,528,500 138,194
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 7,517 10,461,513 1,273,429 39,947
234 Heavy construction 1,357 3,738,860 876,853 20,990
235 Special trade contractors 10,993 7,636,821 2,378,219 77,256

 

 

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 19,867 21,837,194 4,528,500 138,194
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 7,517 10,461,513 1,273,429 39,947
2331 Land subdivision & land development 267 426,239 44,336 1,089
2332 Residential building construction 5,952 4,644,053 526,141 20,584
23321 Single-family housing construction 5,660 4,219,229 468,182 18,805
23322 Multifamily housing construction 292 424,825 57,959 1,780
2333 Nonresidential building construction 1,298 5,391,222 702,952 18,274
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 213 1,140,896 159,727 3,541
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 1,084 4,250,326 543,225 14,733
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 1,357 3,738,860 876,853 20,990
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 385 D 339,590 7,834
23411 Highway & street construction 364 1,415,535 295,881 6,975
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction 21 D 43,709 859
2349 Other heavy construction 972 D 537,263 13,156
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 288 783,148 187,083 4,407
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction 91 D 63,605 1,786
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction s D 51,690 1,210
23499 All other heavy construction 573 975,983 234,885 5,753
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
235 Special trade contractors 10,993 7,636,821 2,378,219 77,256
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 1,746 1,942,588 594,665 16,774
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 1,182 381,785 135,470 5,443
2353 Electrical contractors 1,317 1,578,931 517,424 14,355
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 1,336 962,019 341,680 11,834
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 391 218,406 70,266 2,123
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 810 664,488 245,401 8,927
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 135 79,125 26,013 784
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 1,860 588,688 155,464 6,564
23551 Carpentry contractors 1,374 406,148 112,037 4,865
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 486 182,540 43,428 1,698
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 957 609,203 167,967 6,381
2357 Concrete contractors 905 412,204 122,848 4,955
2358 Water well drilling contractors 105 44,445 12,488 443
2359 Other special trade contractors 1,586 1,116,959 330,213 10,508
23591 Structural steel erection contractors 170 164,223 51,559 1,598
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 136 121,878 32,618 996
23593 Excavation contractors 454 D 71,758 2,277
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors 37 60,941 19,571 459
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 79 D 50,693 1,142
23599 All other special trade contractors 710 335,674 104,014 4,037
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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