1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Construction

Pennsylvania
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 110,346 37,924,839 82,783 3,800,423 27,563 34,124,416
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 26,021 15,428,563 17,545 1,383,211 8,476 14,045,352
2331 Land subdivision & land development 1,793 529,574 1,553 229,336 240 300,238
2332 Residential building construction 21,047 6,680,485 14,439 1,043,913 6,608 5,636,572
2333 Nonresidential building construction 3,181 8,218,505 1,553 109,962 1,628 8,108,543
234 Heavy construction 2,755 5,345,744 1,226 65,202 1,529 5,280,542
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 768 N 217 12,052 551 D
2349 Other heavy construction 1,987 N 1,009 53,150 978 D
235 Special trade contractors 81,570 17,150,534 64,012 2,352,010 17,558 14,798,524
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 8,802 4,326,899 5,256 258,763 3,546 4,068,136
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 10,243 781,133 8,828 230,862 1,415 550,271
2353 Electrical contractors 7,660 2,794,782 5,137 163,374 2,523 2,631,408
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 7,450 1,946,218 5,260 200,805 2,190 1,745,413
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 21,859 1,739,157 19,498 686,232 2,361 1,052,925
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 5,092 1,440,162 3,595 161,298 1,497 1,278,864
2357 Concrete contractors 2,854 1,091,533 1,488 55,745 1,366 1,035,788
2358 Water well drilling contractors 301 80,680 162 8,076 139 72,604
2359 Other special trade contractors 17,309 2,949,970 14,788 586,855 2,521 2,363,115
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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