1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Construction

Washington
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 48,486 23,465,980 28,619 1,628,786 19,867 21,837,194
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 16,858 11,372,234 9,341 910,721 7,517 10,461,513
2331 Land subdivision & land development 1,384 559,566 1,117 133,327 267 426,239
2332 Residential building construction 13,490 5,364,842 7,538 720,789 5,952 4,644,053
2333 Nonresidential building construction 1,984 5,447,827 686 56,605 1,298 5,391,222
234 Heavy construction 1,884 3,767,668 527 28,808 1,357 3,738,860
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 467 N 82 5,348 385 D
2349 Other heavy construction 1,417 N 445 23,460 972 D
235 Special trade contractors 29,744 8,326,078 18,751 689,257 10,993 7,636,821
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 2,747 1,990,679 1,001 48,091 1,746 1,942,588
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 3,781 444,917 2,599 63,132 1,182 381,785
2353 Electrical contractors 2,109 1,609,691 792 30,760 1,317 1,578,931
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 2,703 1,016,993 1,367 54,974 1,336 962,019
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 7,578 779,990 5,718 191,302 1,860 588,688
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 1,971 652,885 1,014 43,682 957 609,203
2357 Concrete contractors 1,403 435,083 498 22,879 905 412,204
2358 Water well drilling contractors 175 47,896 70 3,451 105 44,445
2359 Other special trade contractors 7,278 1,347,945 5,692 230,986 1,586 1,116,959
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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