1997 Economic Census:
Construction
West Virginia


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 4,506 3,106,093 757,335 31,312
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 1,897 979,041 184,634 (1000-2499)
234 Heavy construction 456 1,027,394 254,798 (1000-2499)
235 Special trade contractors 2,153 1,099,658 317,903 13,100

 

 

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 4,506 3,106,093 757,335 31,312
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 1,897 979,041 184,634 (1000-2499)
2331 Land subdivision & land development 35 32,428 2,964 108
2332 Residential building construction 1,580 D 86,010 5,149
23321 Single-family housing construction 1,504 444,981 82,104 4,908
23322 Multifamily housing construction 76 D 3,906 241
2333 Nonresidential building construction 282 D 95,660 (1000-2499)
23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 35 143,887 27,945 857
23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 247 D 67,715 (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
234 Heavy construction 456 1,027,394 254,798 (1000-2499)
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 95 356,131 73,637 2,177
23411 Highway & street construction 77 290,087 57,450 1,816
23412 Bridge & tunnel construction s 66,044 16,187 361
2349 Other heavy construction 361 671,263 181,161 (1000-2499)
23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 82 178,524 53,443 1,684
23492 Power & communication transmission line construction s s s (100,000+)
23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 11 141,314 40,242 (1000-2499)
23499 All other heavy construction 242 318,971 74,304 3,655
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
235 Special trade contractors 2,153 1,099,658 317,903 13,100
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 496 310,156 83,891 3,488
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 92 D 8,931 413
2353 Electrical contractors 292 192,682 82,535 2,611
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 258 77,113 25,799 1,279
23541 Masonry & stone contractors 192 42,313 13,659 851
23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 58 30,957 11,063 403
23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors s S S (100,000+)
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 281 D 15,878 967
23551 Carpentry contractors 214 50,772 12,588 757
23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 67 D 3,290 210
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 193 127,266 30,298 1,314
2357 Concrete contractors 134 60,644 15,820 821
2358 Water well drilling contractors 28 5,048 851 50
2359 Other special trade contractors 378 D 53,900 2,158
23591 Structural steel erection contractors s 14,721 3,768 107
23592 Glass & glazing contractors 22 13,628 2,970 136
23593 Excavation contractors 165 D 18,610 843
23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors s 5,716 973 (100,000+)
23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 23 D 6,883 172
23599 All other special trade contractors 124 68,989 20,696 831
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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