1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Construction

West Virginia
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 14,293 3,384,420 9,787 278,327 4,506 3,106,093
233 Building, developing, & general contracting 4,498 1,101,543 2,601 122,502 1,897 979,041
2331 Land subdivision & land development 314 56,797 279 24,369 35 32,428
2332 Residential building construction 3,706 N 2,126 90,363 1,580 D
2333 Nonresidential building construction 478 N 196 7,770 282 D
234 Heavy construction 746 1,035,585 290 8,191 456 1,027,394
2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 125 356,952 30 821 95 356,131
2349 Other heavy construction 621 678,633 260 7,370 361 671,263
235 Special trade contractors 9,049 1,247,292 6,896 147,634 2,153 1,099,658
2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 1,042 327,845 546 17,689 496 310,156
2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 773 N 681 9,850 92 D
2353 Electrical contractors 815 203,511 523 10,829 292 192,682
2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 906 89,292 648 12,179 258 77,113
2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 2,280 N 1,999 36,703 281 D
2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 531 133,351 338 6,085 193 127,266
2357 Concrete contractors 259 62,972 125 2,328 134 60,644
2358 Water well drilling contractors 77 6,784 49 1,736 28 5,048
2359 Other special trade contractors 2,365 N 1,987 50,235 378 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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