1997 Economic Census:
Construction
Wisconsin


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 14,976 17,047,748 3,863,852 115,488
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 4,102 7,148,216 963,394 29,774
234 Heavy construction 729 2,521,255 567,965 12,993
235 Special trade contractors 10,144 7,378,278 2,332,493 72,721

 

 

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 14,976 17,047,748 3,863,852 115,488
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 4,102 7,148,216 963,394 29,774
2331 Land subdivision & land development 103 93,575 12,698 401
2332 Residential building construction 3,199 2,804,564 308,945 12,535
23321 Single-family housing construction 2,959 2,502,095 271,225 11,185
23322 Multifamily housing construction 239 302,469 37,720 1,351
2333 Nonresidential building construction 801 4,250,076 641,751 16,837
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 138 725,155 122,402 3,387
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 663 3,524,921 519,349 13,451
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 729 2,521,255 567,965 12,993
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 197 1,318,953 265,265 5,659
23411 Highway & street construction 182 1,071,666 224,641 4,739
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction 15 247,287 40,624 920
2349 Other heavy construction 532 1,202,301 302,700 7,334
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 107 445,895 110,643 2,644
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction 74 216,078 72,583 1,595
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 1 D D (1000-2499)
23499 All other heavy construction 350 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
235 Special trade contractors 10,144 7,378,278 2,332,493 72,721
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 1,981 2,149,723 697,399 19,290
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 953 287,909 101,177 4,106
2353 Electrical contractors 1,235 1,250,179 449,215 12,394
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 1,192 803,766 272,177 9,172
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 580 340,030 116,612 3,831
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 513 419,810 142,974 4,917
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 99 43,926 12,591 424
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 1,731 594,048 160,853 6,603
23551 Carpentry contractors 1,360 451,776 120,391 5,157
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 371 142,272 40,462 1,446
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 776 484,331 144,483 5,330
2357 Concrete contractors 939 682,198 173,170 5,878
2358 Water well drilling contractors 152 71,634 18,491 605
2359 Other special trade contractors 1,184 1,054,491 315,526 9,344
23591 Structural steel erection contractors 64 103,154 36,046 930
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 65 126,913 40,100 1,156
23593 Excavation contractors 541 376,268 103,755 3,165
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors 26 s 5,786 188
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 131 197,242 75,670 1,963
23599 All other special trade contractors 357 213,485 54,169 1,942
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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