1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Construction

District of Columbia
Includes only firms subject to federal income tax. Nonemployers are businesses with no paid employees. Introductory text includes scope and methodology. More detail is available for employers. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
NAICS
code
Description All taxable firms Nonemployers Employers
Establish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Establish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Establish-
ments
Dollar value of
business done
($1,000)
23 Construction 1,400 1,498,580 1,090 40,777 310 1,457,803
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 403 N 264 21,533 139 D
2331 Land subdivision & land development 70 N 55 7,619 15 S
2332 Residential building construction 243 N 177 10,233 66 D
2333 Nonresidential building construction 90 N 32 3,681 58 D
234 Heavy construction 30 N 10 177 20 D
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction N N D D 10 D
2349 Other heavy construction N N D D 10 D
235 Special trade contractors 967 N 816 19,067 151 D
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 78 54,497 47 1,003 31 53,494
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 219 17,121 203 3,859 16 13,262
2353 Electrical contractors 98 32,332 58 1,029 s 40 31,303
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 106 N 96 1,888 10 D
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 233 N 216 5,530 17 D
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 54 N 38 1,267 s 16 D
2357 Concrete contractors N N D D 4 3,644
2358 Water well drilling contractors N N D D N N
2359 Other special trade contractors 156 N 138 4,275 18 D
D Withheld to avoid disclosure;   N Not available; S Withheld because data do not meet publication standards;   W Wholesale receipts for nonemployers are not comparable to wholesale sales for employers;   X Industry not in scope of Economic Census for employers;   t Total does not include employer data for out-of-scope industries;   r revised subsequent to initial publication

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Source: 1997 Economic Census:   Nonemployer Statistics and Geographic Area Series (for employers)

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