1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Construction

New Jersey
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 69,316 27,510,059 47,214 2,491,881 22,102 25,018,178
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 16,221 11,898,920 10,003 905,185 6,218 10,993,735
2331 Land subdivision & land development 966 536,368 738 105,946 228 430,422
2332 Residential building construction 13,142 5,510,272 8,265 712,711 4,877 4,797,561
2333 Nonresidential building construction 2,113 5,852,280 1,000 86,528 1,113 5,765,752
234 Heavy construction 1,625 3,178,567 497 36,268 1,128 3,142,299
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 535 N 103 7,547 432 D
2349 Other heavy construction 1,089 N 394 28,721 695 D
235 Special trade contractors 51,471 12,432,572 36,714 1,550,428 14,757 10,882,144
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 6,841 3,007,301 3,521 181,530 3,320 2,825,771
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 6,857 580,249 5,579 160,064 1,278 420,185
2353 Electrical contractors 5,848 2,275,007 3,187 104,391 2,661 2,170,616
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 4,980 1,290,976 3,358 161,158 1,622 1,129,818
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 12,884 1,437,277 10,731 446,407 2,153 990,870
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 3,064 920,957 2,094 118,131 970 802,826
2357 Concrete contractors 1,220 592,644 515 20,159 705 572,485
2358 Water well drilling contractors 122 56,794 62 2,490 60 54,304
2359 Other special trade contractors 9,656 2,271,367 7,667 356,098 1,989 1,915,269
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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