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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 1999:
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 214,670 216,355 1,538,079 55,883,792
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 34,130 34,131 0 1,279,630
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 114,638 114,644 235,898 6,344,834
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 35,051 35,057 226,615 6,292,287
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 17,560 17,593 233,165 7,428,453
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 11,602 11,771 425,095 16,157,411
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 1,299 1,640 202,940 8,626,925
Firms with 500 employees or more 390 1,519 214,366 9,754,252
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.
More
data
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 214,670 6.2% 0.8% 0.2% 1,538,079 54.8% 27.1% 13.9%
Alabama 3,035 9.2% 1.5% 0.5% 31,673 66.8% 39.1% 23.2%
Alaska 723 6.8% 0.8% 0.3% 3,994 49.4% D D
Arizona 3,681 9.6% 1.8% 1.1% 31,975 61.0% 29.6% 20.3%
Arkansas 1,610 7.0% 0.9% 0.2% 11,609 53.1% D D
California 21,075 7.9% 1.2% 0.4% 172,869 58.5% 28.0% 12.1%
Colorado 4,949 5.8% 1.5% 0.7% 31,351 53.7% 28.4% 12.6%
Connecticut 2,587 4.4% 0.7% 0.3% 12,367 37.2% 11.0% 3.5%
Delaware 748 7.5% 1.1% 0.7% 4,702 48.8% 11.6% 4.1%
District of Columbia 159 19.5% 8.8% 3.1% 3,226 81.2% 61.2% 29.4%
Florida 10,633 7.3% 1.5% 0.7% 86,585 59.7% 33.7% 22.2%
Georgia 6,306 7.0% 1.5% 0.6% 46,496 59.7% 32.3% 14.3%
Hawaii 790 10.9% 2.2% 1.4% 7,301 62.8% 30.1% 17.4%
Idaho 1,752 3.9% 0.6% 0.2% 12,387 58.2% D D
Illinois 9,068 5.8% 1.0% 0.4% 57,450 51.0% 25.3% 11.5%
Indiana 5,454 6.3% 1.2% 0.4% 39,034 51.8% 25.7% 10.3%
Iowa 2,610 6.1% 0.9% 0.3% 16,667 51.5% 18.9% 10.6%
Kansas 2,198 6.8% 1.2% 0.6% 15,250 51.3% 21.3% 9.6%
Kentucky 2,647 7.7% 1.2% 0.3% 20,344 54.1% 22.3% 5.9%
Louisiana 2,369 9.1% 1.7% 0.2% 23,071 61.2% 32.9% 5.1%
Maine 1,404 4.2% 0.6% 0.2% 6,695 35.2% 7.7% 1.2%
Maryland 4,929 6.6% 1.2% 0.5% 36,246 53.3% 26.2% 15.1%
Massachusetts 4,601 5.2% 0.9% 0.3% 27,603 45.2% 19.6% 7.1%
Michigan 8,715 4.4% 0.6% 0.2% 47,757 41.7% 16.5% 5.4%
Minnesota 4,213 5.6% 0.9% 0.4% 27,497 54.0% 28.4% 17.0%
Mississippi 1,550 10.1% 1.1% 0.4% 14,055 61.7% 24.1% 13.4%
Missouri 4,828 5.9% 1.1% 0.4% 35,842 55.7% 31.7% 18.1%
Montana 1,307 3.1% 0.5% 0.1% 5,249 31.1% D D
Nebraska 1,560 5.5% 0.8% 0.4% 8,795 43.8% 11.5% 4.0%
Nevada 1,502 12.3% 3.7% 1.6% 20,909 74.3% 51.4% 29.8%
New Hampshire 1,192 5.1% 0.6% 0.3% 6,282 39.5% D D
New Jersey 6,388 5.1% 0.8% 0.4% 36,523 45.8% 19.2% 9.7%
New Mexico 1,888 6.6% 1.4% 0.6% 13,505 52.1% 27.2% 13.5%
New York 11,535 6.0% 0.8% 0.3% 72,121 51.6% 20.8% 8.2%
North Carolina 8,141 6.1% 0.9% 0.3% 53,380 49.4% 19.4% 6.7%
North Dakota 564 7.3% 0.9% 0.5% 3,485 47.5% D D
Ohio 8,211 6.9% 1.1% 0.4% 60,335 54.2% 25.9% 13.8%
Oklahoma 1,938 6.1% 1.2% 0.4% 12,959 50.1% 23.9% 13.5%
Oregon 4,526 3.9% 0.7% 0.4% 20,827 42.3% 16.7% 6.2%
Pennsylvania 8,866 6.3% 0.8% 0.3% 62,132 51.9% 23.2% 13.0%
Rhode Island 926 4.1% 0.4% 0.2% 4,680 42.2% D D
South Carolina 3,559 7.0% 1.2% 0.7% 40,647 70.4% 52.1% 46.0%
South Dakota 822 6.1% 0.7% 0.4% 4,707 43.8% D D
Tennessee 3,654 8.5% 1.7% 0.8% 32,398 60.3% 32.3% 18.2%
Texas 10,409 8.5% 1.6% 0.6% 97,363 65.5% 38.7% 22.6%
Utah 2,759 5.0% 0.8% 0.3% 17,316 50.4% 26.3% 8.4%
Vermont 916 3.1% 0.3% 0.1% 3,895 32.1% D D
Virginia 6,652 6.5% 1.1% 0.5% 44,799 49.8% 21.1% 5.7%
Washington 8,244 4.8% 0.8% 0.3% 45,040 48.6% 22.3% 8.8%
West Virginia 2,001 4.2% 0.4% 0.1% 9,530 33.3% D D
Wisconsin 4,474 6.4% 1.1% 0.4% 32,473 56.2% 28.2% 14.3%
Wyoming 738 4.5% 0.5% 0.1% 4,683 42.1% D D
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?