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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2001:
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 214,120 215,806 1,616,973 64,956,985
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 33,010 33,013 0 1,326,490
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 113,245 113,248 233,271 6,695,176
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 35,092 35,105 227,734 6,871,337
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 18,501 18,534 245,650 8,605,299
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 12,475 12,617 457,853 18,870,921
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 1,386 1,699 212,186 9,788,975
Firms with 500 employees or more 411 1,590 240,279 12,798,787
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 214,120 6.7% 0.8% 0.2% 1,616,973 56.3% 28.0% 14.9%
Alabama 2,902 10.7% 1.7% 0.6% 33,437 69.8% 41.6% 26.0%
Alaska 728 5.8% 1.1% 0.3% 4,127 45.5% D D
Arizona 3,747 9.6% 2.0% 1.2% 35,229 62.2% 31.8% 22.7%
Arkansas 1,590 8.8% 1.2% 0.4% 11,666 55.5% 19.0% 5.4%
California 21,473 8.7% 1.3% 0.4% 191,894 60.4% 29.7% 14.5%
Colorado 5,242 6.6% 1.3% 0.7% 36,607 56.8% 29.2% 15.8%
Connecticut 2,559 5.3% 0.8% 0.4% 14,057 41.2% 12.8% 2.6%
Delaware 735 8.4% 1.5% 0.8% 5,480 52.3% 19.6% 7.7%
District of Columbia 182 20.3% 6.6% 3.8% 2,502 76.5% 37.8% 20.2%
Florida 10,649 7.6% 1.5% 0.7% 88,144 61.1% 33.0% 20.6%
Georgia 6,521 7.7% 1.5% 0.6% 51,408 62.0% 33.9% 17.2%
Hawaii 820 12.0% 2.8% 1.2% 9,015 69.2% 37.0% 14.6%
Idaho 1,746 4.7% 0.6% 0.2% 16,381 67.0% D D
Illinois 9,081 6.1% 1.1% 0.4% 60,392 53.2% 27.0% 13.3%
Indiana 5,143 6.8% 1.1% 0.4% 37,865 52.6% 24.2% 8.4%
Iowa 2,565 6.0% 1.0% 0.3% 16,160 51.2% D D
Kansas 2,151 7.0% 1.3% 0.6% 14,710 48.6% 20.1% 8.5%
Kentucky 2,529 8.3% 1.3% 0.3% 20,644 56.5% 23.7% 6.9%
Louisiana 2,212 9.7% 1.7% 0.5% 22,142 62.1% 32.7% 12.7%
Maine 1,494 3.3% 0.5% 0.2% 9,026 44.5% D D
Maryland 4,877 7.2% 1.4% 0.5% 39,900 57.3% 32.3% 17.2%
Massachusetts 4,801 5.9% 1.0% 0.4% 30,262 48.4% 21.4% 7.3%
Michigan 8,639 4.9% 0.5% 0.2% 48,985 43.6% 17.2% 7.8%
Minnesota 4,516 6.2% 0.9% 0.6% 31,516 57.6% 29.2% 24.6%
Mississippi 1,399 10.0% 1.3% 0.4% 12,773 61.6% 26.1% 12.2%
Missouri 4,578 6.6% 1.1% 0.4% 36,065 57.4% 32.2% 19.6%
Montana 1,388 3.9% 0.4% 0.0% 5,942 35.6% 8.6% 0.0%
Nebraska 1,554 6.6% 1.0% 0.5% 8,882 46.7% 13.5% 3.3%
Nevada 1,408 14.2% 3.4% 1.7% 17,219 70.4% 37.2% 17.3%
New Hampshire 1,228 6.2% 1.1% 0.3% 7,265 44.6% 12.9% 0.9%
New Jersey 6,330 5.8% 0.9% 0.4% 40,376 49.3% 21.8% 9.4%
New Mexico 1,797 6.3% 1.4% 0.6% 13,902 55.4% D D
New York 12,083 6.4% 0.9% 0.2% 80,065 53.6% 23.5% 9.3%
North Carolina 8,158 6.5% 0.8% 0.4% 59,177 53.7% 24.0% 14.5%
North Dakota 570 7.9% 0.7% 0.7% 3,821 D D D
Ohio 7,864 7.5% 1.1% 0.5% 58,135 52.9% 23.0% 12.0%
Oklahoma 1,912 6.0% 1.3% 0.5% 12,733 50.5% 25.6% 13.4%
Oregon 4,329 4.0% 0.7% 0.4% 20,740 43.0% 17.5% 9.3%
Pennsylvania 8,590 6.8% 0.9% 0.3% 63,289 52.9% 23.7% 11.9%
Rhode Island 926 4.1% 0.9% 0.3% 5,170 44.1% D D
South Carolina 3,523 7.6% 1.4% 0.8% 39,812 69.2% 49.6% 42.1%
South Dakota 837 5.9% 1.2% 0.5% 5,083 48.4% D D
Tennessee 3,432 9.5% 1.5% 0.8% 31,213 60.9% 27.5% 16.1%
Texas 10,542 8.8% 1.8% 0.7% 101,886 66.0% 38.6% 20.1%
Utah 2,793 4.7% 0.8% 0.3% 16,698 47.8% 23.0% 6.7%
Vermont 947 3.4% 0.4% 0.2% 4,425 32.5% D D
Virginia 6,651 7.5% 1.3% 0.6% 49,985 53.4% 22.9% 9.0%
Washington 7,926 4.8% 0.8% 0.3% 43,892 48.6% 20.5% 8.4%
West Virginia 1,778 4.0% 0.3% 0.1% 8,493 32.1% D D
Wisconsin 4,671 5.8% 1.0% 0.4% 33,787 53.7% 28.4% 15.8%
Wyoming 753 5.0% 0.4% 0.1% 4,596 D D D
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?