1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for the States
1987 SIC Basis: Construction

 
Construction - States Ranked by Growth in Dollar value of busi 1992 to 1997
Includes only establishments with payroll. Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. Introductory text includes scope and methodology. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

State Establishments Dollar value of business done
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
Idaho 5,221 47.4 5,362,988 127.4 40,060 80.3 1,117,718 133.2
Mississippi 4,746 20.5 6,040,116 87.5 47,242 36.7 1,144,991 76.3
Colorado 14,152 45.8 19,138,626 78.6 122,733 46.5 3,728,242 82.2
Tennessee 11,124 20.0 16,992,684 77.1 118,094 31.6 3,322,234 69.0
Alabama 9,398 22.8 12,613,807 65.4 94,525 20.8 2,453,249 49.8
Wyoming 2,138 26.4 1,550,334 64.6 13,703 25.2 340,248 44.6
New Mexico 4,556 13.9 4,635,238 64.1 38,990 26.2 1,001,815 64.2
Kansas 7,000 17.8 8,770,376 63.0 61,345 28.0 D N
Nebraska 5,107 18.1 5,429,818 60.4 40,127 33.3 D N
Virginia 19,117 11.5 22,569,591 57.9 176,432 22.8 4,732,942 49.8
North Dakota 2,008 19.7 1,822,852 56.3 15,693 33.0 D N
United States 639,482 11.6 834,794,940 54.9 5,567,052 19.3 170,962,019 45.2
Montana 3,392 32.4 2,236,830 53.6 17,987 34.5 D N
Iowa 7,822 16.6 8,013,465 53.1 (50k-99999) N 1,723,041 54.5
Minnesota 12,709 19.2 18,208,956 51.3 (100,000+) N 3,572,392 45.6
Oklahoma 6,562 17.3 6,459,579 51.0 49,861 14.1 1,242,602 33.2
Arkansas 5,321 19.7 5,031,080 49.7 (25k-49999) N D N
Kentucky 8,727 18.9 9,740,926 49.6 76,131 19.4 1,979,407 45.1
Wisconsin 14,760 16.1 16,872,393 48.0 114,490 18.3 3,837,291 45.6
Louisiana 7,646 19.4 11,262,360 46.7 106,314 15.7 2,983,765 41.7
West Virginia 4,391 22.1 3,033,608 46.3 30,892 23.7 745,340 37.6
Illinois 27,240 10.8 39,082,063 43.3 (100,000+) N D N
New York 35,989 -1.5 43,762,820 39.6 271,483 5.5 9,559,421 26.2
Vermont 2,442 -4.0 1,676,945 37.5 12,967 9.2 D N
Maryland 14,166 2.8 20,706,928 37.1 139,269 3.8 4,296,364 25.0
Washington 19,339 11.9 21,101,831 33.9 (100,000+) N D N
Hawaii 2,246 -9.5 3,821,698 -22.8 20,985 -35.2 817,781 -26.5
Alaska 1,994 19.0 D N 13,911 7.3 562,975 18.9
Arizona 10,663 28.4 D N 129,315 49.1 D N
California 58,317 -9.0 D N 548,028 7.2 D N
Connecticut 8,843 0.2 D N (50k-99999) N D N
Delaware 2,257 9.0 D N 20,070 13.5 D N
District of Columbia 271 -18.6 D N (5000-9999) N D N
Florida 35,231 2.7 D N (100,000+) N 8,531,072 49.4
Georgia 17,280 27.2 D N 160,111 29.2 4,555,191 68.0
Indiana 15,627 19.1 D N (100,000+) N D N
Maine 4,198 5.1 D N 24,902 16.1 D N
Massachusetts 14,519 8.0 D N (100,000+) N D N
Michigan 24,701 20.8 D N (100,000+) N D N
Missouri 14,669 14.4 D N 129,183 33.1 D N
Nevada 4,212 27.2 D N 68,283 66.4 2,233,287 91.6
New Hampshire 3,612 8.8 D N 22,371 30.4 D N
New Jersey 21,595 9.9 D N 140,900 7.2 D N
North Carolina 23,413 27.1 D N 195,189 34.1 5,095,496 71.2
Ohio 25,509 9.2 D N 221,240 16.2 6,969,902 40.3
Oregon 11,480 33.0 D N 78,985 48.4 2,606,024 92.3
Pennsylvania 27,046 3.1 D N 226,488 6.1 7,165,776 27.5
Rhode Island 2,940 2.6 D N 16,820 20.3 542,662 51.1
South Carolina 10,183 20.6 D N 83,661 20.1 2,039,531 44.1
South Dakota 2,375 18.8 D N 14,229 10.9 D N
Texas 34,198 17.5 D N 420,823 25.4 D N
Utah 7,031 61.0 D N 54,881 57.0 D N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: 1997 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics

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