1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Construction

Delaware
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 7,123 3,300,360 4,829 231,713 2,294 3,068,647
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 1,948 1,486,186 1,243 100,431 705 1,385,755
2331 Land subdivision & land development 171 32,037 154 22,525 17 9,512
2332 Residential building construction 1,555 601,595 985 70,582 570 531,013
2333 Nonresidential building construction 222 852,555 104 7,324 118 845,231
234 Heavy construction 164 383,676 49 3,028 115 380,648
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 61 186,287 13 593 48 185,694
2349 Other heavy construction 103 197,390 36 2,435 67 194,955
235 Special trade contractors 5,011 1,430,498 3,537 128,254 1,474 1,302,244
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 555 423,427 267 13,280 288 410,147
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 692 50,149 592 17,047 100 33,102
2353 Electrical contractors 543 250,783 308 10,340 235 240,443
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 473 153,280 264 11,879 209 141,401
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 1,355 N 1,111 32,985 244 D
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 273 87,577 192 8,527 81 79,050
2357 Concrete contractors 153 114,010 62 2,013 91 111,997
2358 Water well drilling contractors 24 4,910 11 655 13 4,255
2359 Other special trade contractors 943 N 730 31,528 213 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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