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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 1998:
Building, developing, & general contracting
United States
By detailed employment size By year By state
 
U.S. - Building, developing, & general contracting by Employment Size of Enterprise
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 215,301 216,893 1,434,338 50,278,132
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 38,904 38,907 0 1,358,010
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 113,714 113,720 232,143 5,960,172
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 33,794 33,806 218,649 5,780,469
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 16,557 16,587 219,588 6,724,135
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 10,712 10,835 386,185 14,082,061
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 1,240 1,623 185,978 7,780,539
Firms with 500 employees or more 380 1,415 191,795 8,592,746
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Building, developing, & general contracting - by Year
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
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Year Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
  2002 224,416 6.2% 0.8% 0.2% 1,585,717 55.0% 27.2% 14.7%
link to 2001 detail 2001 214,120 6.7% 0.8% 0.2% 1,616,973 56.3% 28.0% 14.9%
link to 2000 detail 2000 214,651 6.5% 0.8% 0.2% 1,604,913 55.9% 27.8% 14.2%
link to 1999 detail 1999 214,670 6.2% 0.8% 0.2% 1,538,079 54.8% 27.1% 13.9%
link to 1998 detail 1998 215,301 5.7% 0.8% 0.2% 1,434,338 53.3% 26.3% 13.4%

 

 

Building, developing, & general contracting by State
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
United States 215,301 5.7% 0.8% 0.2% 1,434,338 53.3% 26.3% 13.4%
Alabama 3,057 8.7% 1.4% 0.5% 30,226 65.7% 37.5% 22.6%
Alaska 712 6.2% 0.8% 0.4% 3,949 46.4% D D
Arizona 3,615 7.9% 1.8% 1.1% 29,245 57.9% 30.4% 20.2%
Arkansas 1,650 6.4% 1.0% 0.2% 10,770 49.3% D D
California 21,005 7.1% 1.1% 0.4% 150,048 56.4% 27.0% 12.7%
Colorado 4,764 5.8% 1.3% 0.7% 29,223 54.6% 27.6% 14.0%
Connecticut 2,639 4.2% 0.6% 0.3% 11,804 36.4% 10.6% 3.0%
Delaware 743 7.1% 1.2% 0.7% 4,681 48.7% 12.6% 3.9%
District of Columbia 162 22.8% 8.6% 2.5% 3,724 86.0% 63.8% 26.5%
Florida 10,837 6.9% 1.4% 0.6% 80,722 57.5% 31.3% 17.6%
Georgia 6,176 6.5% 1.3% 0.6% 42,515 58.1% 30.8% 14.2%
Hawaii 808 9.9% 2.2% 1.2% 6,942 59.7% 29.6% 19.9%
Idaho 1,718 3.8% 0.5% 0.2% 11,377 57.9% D D
Illinois 9,123 5.0% 1.0% 0.4% 53,238 48.1% 24.2% 11.1%
Indiana 5,598 5.9% 1.1% 0.3% 37,034 49.0% 22.6% 6.8%
Iowa 2,615 6.1% 1.0% 0.3% 17,083 54.4% D D
Kansas 2,182 6.6% 1.1% 0.6% 14,123 52.0% 20.4% 13.4%
Kentucky 2,631 7.3% 1.1% 0.2% 18,993 52.7% 20.2% 3.7%
Louisiana 2,330 8.0% 1.6% 0.3% 20,854 58.8% 31.4% 6.9%
Maine 1,381 3.5% 0.6% 0.2% 5,560 29.0% 6.1% 1.9%
Maryland 5,046 6.4% 1.1% 0.5% 36,466 53.8% 27.7% 17.5%
Massachusetts 4,633 4.6% 0.8% 0.2% 25,494 42.9% 18.2% 6.2%
Michigan 8,663 4.2% 0.5% 0.1% 44,606 39.4% 14.1% 4.2%
Minnesota 4,120 5.3% 0.9% 0.4% 24,174 51.4% 25.3% 12.8%
Mississippi 1,534 10.0% 1.2% 0.4% 13,651 63.9% 29.4% 17.1%
Missouri 4,847 5.7% 1.1% 0.4% 33,415 54.2% 29.9% 16.1%
Montana 1,331 2.9% 0.5% 0.1% 5,058 30.9% D D
Nebraska 1,542 6.0% 1.1% 0.4% 8,917 47.0% 17.4% 3.8%
Nevada 1,497 12.3% 3.1% 1.5% 18,539 71.7% 44.8% 28.0%
New Hampshire 1,193 5.0% 0.6% 0.3% (5000-9999) D D D
New Jersey 6,532 4.6% 0.8% 0.4% 34,172 43.2% 18.2% 8.2%
New Mexico 1,900 5.8% 1.3% 0.6% 12,231 49.0% D D
New York 11,552 5.4% 0.7% 0.2% 66,271 48.3% 18.4% 7.1%
North Carolina 8,043 5.6% 0.9% 0.3% 50,929 49.1% 21.8% 8.1%
North Dakota 572 7.2% 0.9% 0.5% (2500-4999) D D D
Ohio 8,366 6.4% 1.0% 0.4% 57,722 52.1% 24.1% 11.3%
Oklahoma 1,883 6.9% 0.9% 0.4% 12,323 54.5% 22.0% 14.8%
Oregon 4,663 3.6% 0.7% 0.4% 20,986 42.3% 17.6% 7.3%
Pennsylvania 9,061 6.0% 0.8% 0.3% 57,527 49.3% 20.9% 9.3%
Rhode Island 942 2.7% 0.4% 0.2% 4,144 35.3% D D
South Carolina 3,461 6.5% 1.2% 0.6% 41,181 72.6% 56.6% 51.0%
South Dakota 815 6.6% 0.9% 0.5% 4,402 44.4% D D
Tennessee 3,753 7.9% 1.5% 0.6% 31,940 60.4% 32.8% 19.1%
Texas 10,516 7.9% 1.6% 0.6% 91,328 64.5% 37.9% 22.2%
Utah 2,711 4.7% 0.8% 0.2% 15,876 49.0% 24.3% 2.8%
Vermont 905 2.8% 0.3% 0.1% 3,800 D D D
Virginia 6,654 6.1% 1.2% 0.5% 43,652 50.0% 21.9% 5.4%
Washington 8,322 4.4% 0.8% 0.3% 42,074 46.9% 22.1% 9.4%
West Virginia 2,049 3.6% 0.7% 0.1% 9,621 36.0% D D
Wisconsin 4,404 5.6% 1.0% 0.3% 28,404 50.6% D D
Wyoming 749 4.4% 0.4% 0.1% 3,825 D D D
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?