U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2002:
Construction
United States

By industry
 
U.S. - Construction - by Employment Size of Enterprise
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Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Receipts
($1,000)
All firms 701,449 710,325 6,307,370 247,302,462 1,177,543,687
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 117,278 117,284 0 4,867,116 35,402,528
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 337,620 337,644 714,678 19,707,586 128,343,179
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 118,272 118,313 774,273 23,395,508 107,665,441
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 69,482 69,605 929,557 31,975,282 134,820,565
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 51,816 52,788 1,945,717 78,561,820 333,023,552
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 5,988 7,733 997,120 44,262,856 196,574,115
Firms with 500 employees or more 993 6,958 946,025 44,532,294 241,714,307
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 321 867 148,465 6,618,323 34,372,671
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 154 598 91,086 4,229,407 21,847,379
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 125 567 88,126 4,188,876 22,663,821
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 127 747 110,125 5,173,915 32,911,880
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 266 4,179 508,223 24,321,773 129,918,556
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 80 631 95,793 4,583,168 27,379,019
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 79 989 118,425 5,847,096 39,063,365
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 107 2,559 294,005 13,891,509 63,476,172

 
 
U.S. - Construction - by Year
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Year Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to 2008 detail 2008 761,474 8.4% 1.1% 0.1% 7,043,631 63.3% 33.2% 15.9%
link to 2007 detail 2007 799,811 8.3% 1.1% 0.1% 7,267,883 62.6% 32.1% 14.8%
link to 2006 detail 2006 791,558 8.6% 1.1% 0.1% 7,338,799 63.2% 32.3% 14.6%
link to 2005 detail 2005 777,664 8.1% 1.0% 0.1% 6,781,327 61.4% 30.6% 13.9%
link to 2004 detail 2004 751,098 8.4% 1.0% 0.1% 6,647,641 61.6% 30.0% 13.6%
link to 2003 detail 2003 722,818 8.3% 1.0% 0.1% 6,381,404 61.2% 30.1% 14.0%
link to 2002 detail 2002 701,449 8.4% 1.0% 0.1% 6,307,370 61.7% 30.8% 15.0%
link to 2001 detail 2001 691,110 8.8% 1.1% 0.1% 6,491,994 62.3% 31.4% 14.9%
link to 2000 detail 2000 701,947 8.9% 1.1% 0.1% 6,572,800 61.6% 30.0% 13.7%
link to 1999 detail 1999 691,490 8.6% 1.0% 0.1% 6,201,626 60.2% 28.4% 12.5%
link to 1998 detail 1998 686,250 8.1% 0.9% 0.1% 5,798,942 58.6% 26.9% 11.7%

 
 
Construction - by State
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State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to industry detail United States 701,449 8.4% 1.0% 0.1% 6,307,370 61.7% 30.8% 15.0%
link to industry detail Alabama 9,130 11.3% 1.7% 0.6% 94,890 63.9% 29.5% 14.7%
link to industry detail Alaska 2,464 5.8% 1.2% 0.7% 14,067 49.0% 20.6% 14.4%
link to industry detail Arizona 12,952 13.2% 2.4% 0.9% 165,875 71.4% 38.7% 19.3%
link to industry detail Arkansas 5,624 9.1% 1.1% 0.5% 43,221 54.0% 15.9% 4.7%
link to industry detail California 68,354 11.4% 1.7% 0.3% 767,826 67.1% 33.7% 13.7%
link to industry detail Colorado 17,679 8.4% 1.6% 0.7% 151,106 63.0% 33.2% 17.7%
link to industry detail Connecticut 9,234 6.6% 1.1% 0.5% 68,711 55.5% 29.8% 19.7%
link to industry detail Delaware 2,367 10.5% 1.8% 0.7% 22,263 60.6% 24.7% 8.4%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 334 25.7% 8.4% 4.2% 6,288 82.3% 46.6% 22.9%
link to industry detail Florida 40,945 9.1% 1.4% 0.4% 379,018 65.2% 33.5% 17.2%
link to industry detail Georgia 20,165 9.5% 1.6% 0.6% 186,665 63.4% 31.5% 16.8%
link to industry detail Hawaii 2,376 12.6% 2.5% 1.0% 24,048 62.8% 28.0% 7.1%
link to industry detail Idaho 5,940 4.9% 0.7% 0.3% 30,598 40.3% 12.4% 5.0%
link to industry detail Illinois 29,768 8.5% 1.3% 0.4% 249,715 60.2% 28.4% 11.6%
link to industry detail Indiana 15,650 9.0% 1.4% 0.5% 137,090 57.8% 26.9% 11.7%
link to industry detail Iowa 8,613 6.7% 1.1% 0.3% 57,740 51.3% 20.2% 4.8%
link to industry detail Kansas 7,454 8.9% 1.5% 0.7% 63,649 57.9% 26.2% 13.0%
link to industry detail Kentucky 8,773 9.9% 1.6% 0.5% 79,186 59.8% 26.0% 9.1%
link to industry detail Louisiana 7,876 12.3% 2.3% 0.8% 116,431 73.5% 48.1% 31.8%
link to industry detail Maine 4,861 4.6% 0.6% 0.3% 25,346 41.9% 14.1% 8.5%
link to industry detail Maryland 14,973 11.3% 2.0% 0.6% 162,891 66.0% 34.2% 14.2%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 16,983 7.3% 1.2% 0.4% 130,324 57.5% 27.9% 12.3%
link to industry detail Michigan 26,162 6.7% 0.8% 0.3% 177,445 51.5% 20.4% 8.5%
link to industry detail Minnesota 16,218 6.9% 1.1% 0.5% 117,308 58.8% 28.7% 15.6%
link to industry detail Mississippi 4,605 10.3% 1.6% 0.6% 47,517 64.0% 32.4% 18.3%
link to industry detail Missouri 15,337 9.0% 1.5% 0.6% 137,265 60.8% 30.2% 15.1%
link to industry detail Montana 4,123 3.8% 0.6% 0.3% 18,125 38.0% 11.5% 6.1%
link to industry detail Nebraska 5,688 7.0% 1.2% 0.6% 40,392 51.7% 21.4% 10.7%
link to industry detail Nevada 4,800 18.7% 5.1% 1.6% 86,937 79.2% 50.0% 19.2%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 4,354 6.6% 0.7% 0.3% 27,294 49.6% 15.5% 4.2%
link to industry detail New Jersey 23,171 6.6% 1.0% 0.4% 170,018 55.2% 27.2% 12.6%
link to industry detail New Mexico 4,756 9.9% 1.7% 0.6% 43,448 60.6% 27.1% 8.8%
link to industry detail New York 41,281 7.3% 1.0% 0.2% 307,421 57.1% 25.9% 9.3%
link to industry detail North Carolina 25,010 7.9% 1.2% 0.4% 210,905 56.6% 27.8% 15.3%
link to industry detail North Dakota 2,070 7.5% 1.4% 0.8% 13,338 51.8% 18.0% 6.2%
link to industry detail Ohio 26,064 8.4% 1.2% 0.4% 219,686 58.0% 26.6% 13.5%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 7,590 8.3% 1.4% 0.6% 61,606 55.5% 25.1% 11.4%
link to industry detail Oregon 12,093 5.8% 0.9% 0.5% 72,614 49.4% 20.2% 11.5%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 27,717 8.3% 1.2% 0.4% 243,151 60.8% 31.2% 16.2%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 3,163 5.7% 1.0% 0.4% 20,799 53.4% 28.4% 13.9%
link to industry detail South Carolina 11,040 8.9% 1.3% 0.6% 107,921 62.2% 34.5% 24.1%
link to industry detail South Dakota 2,857 5.8% 0.9% 0.5% 15,862 42.3% 11.0% 5.1%
link to industry detail Tennessee 10,501 11.6% 2.0% 0.8% 113,314 66.1% 32.4% 16.4%
link to industry detail Texas 37,220 12.1% 2.1% 0.6% 507,798 72.5% 44.1% 25.8%
link to industry detail Utah 8,593 6.9% 1.1% 0.6% 58,941 52.3% 21.5% 11.3%
link to industry detail Vermont 2,763 4.1% 0.6% 0.3% 14,088 42.4% 17.7% 10.0%
link to industry detail Virginia 20,765 9.7% 1.5% 0.5% 197,068 61.6% 29.5% 13.2%
link to industry detail Washington 21,319 6.3% 1.1% 0.5% 140,941 54.1% 25.6% 11.8%
link to industry detail West Virginia 4,230 6.6% 1.4% 0.6% 27,621 50.3% 20.5% 6.0%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 16,235 6.6% 0.9% 0.4% 117,141 53.6% 24.6% 13.1%
link to industry detail Wyoming 2,543 6.6% 0.9% 0.5% 14,458 42.0% 8.6% 6.1%

 
 
U.S. - Construction - by Subsector
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Industry
detail
NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
  23 Construction 701,449 8.4% 1.0% 0.1% 6,307,370 61.7% 30.8% 15.0%
link to industry detail 233 Building, developing, & general contracting 224,416 6.2% 0.8% 0.2% 1,585,717 55.0% 27.2% 14.7%
link to industry detail 234 Heavy construction 38,610 19.8% 3.7% 0.8% 856,312 82.4% 53.6% 31.2%
link to industry detail 235 Special trade contractors 438,835 8.6% 0.9% 0.1% 3,865,341 59.8% 27.2% 11.5%

 
 
U.S. - Construction - by Industry
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NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 233 Building, developing, & general contracting 224,416 6.2% 0.8% 0.2% 1,585,717 55.0% 27.2% 14.7%
link to state detail 2331 Land subdivision & land development 13,860 6.7% 1.7% 0.7% 90,669 56.9% 30.9% 14.8%
link to state detail 2332 Residential building construction 169,908 3.0% 0.3% 0.1% 770,851 36.3% 15.4% 8.8%
link to state detail 23321 Single-family housing construction 160,917 2.7% 0.2% 0.1% 696,886 34.0% 14.5% 8.6%
link to state detail 23322 Multifamily housing construction 9,007 8.9% 1.2% 0.4% 73,965 57.5% 23.6% 10.8%
link to state detail 2333 Nonresidential building construction 40,755 19.2% 2.6% 0.6% 724,197 74.8% 39.4% 21.0%
link to state detail 23331 Mfg & industrial building construction 2,342 20.7% 6.2% 2.6% 86,859 90.3% 75.9% 61.0%
link to state detail 23332 Commercial & institutional building construction 38,452 19.2% 2.5% 0.5% 637,338 72.7% 34.4% 15.6%
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NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 234 Heavy construction 38,610 19.8% 3.7% 0.8% 856,312 82.4% 53.6% 31.2%
link to state detail 2341 Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 11,279 25.8% 6.1% 1.1% 310,815 85.8% 56.2% 25.6%
link to state detail 23411 Highway & street construction 10,507 25.1% 5.8% 1.0% 274,144 85.0% 54.6% 23.7%
link to state detail 23412 Bridge & tunnel construction 792 38.1% 12.4% 4.0% 36,671 92.0% 68.0% 39.8%
link to state detail 2349 Other heavy construction 27,392 17.5% 2.9% 0.8% 545,497 80.4% 52.1% 34.4%
link to state detail 23491 Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 10,520 22.6% 3.0% 0.5% 198,821 76.5% 35.8% 14.4%
link to state detail 23492 Power & communication transmission line construction 4,077 20.4% 3.9% 1.1% 98,465 82.7% 55.0% 37.1%
link to state detail 23493 Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 470 39.4% 20.6% 11.9% 91,921 98.5% 94.5% 87.0%
link to state detail 23499 All other heavy construction 12,373 11.6% 2.3% 0.8% 156,290 73.4% 45.9% 27.3%
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NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 235 Special trade contractors 438,835 8.6% 0.9% 0.1% 3,865,341 59.8% 27.2% 11.5%
link to state detail 2351 Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 89,223 9.9% 1.0% 0.1% 879,908 59.7% 26.4% 13.0%
link to state detail 2352 Painting & wall covering contractors 40,876 4.8% 0.3% 0.0 218,825 43.2% 12.8% 3.5%
link to state detail 2353 Electrical contractors 64,730 11.3% 1.5% 0.2% 770,632 67.1% 35.6% 17.6%
link to state detail 2354 Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 49,423 10.4% 1.5% 0.2% 515,364 67.4% 33.7% 11.3%
link to state detail 23541 Masonry & stone contractors 21,672 7.8% 1.0% 0.1% 170,005 57.4% 23.4% 4.2%
link to state detail 23542 Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 19,404 15.0% 2.5% 0.3% 293,849 76.2% 43.5% 17.2%
link to state detail 23543 Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 8,349 6.7% 0.5% 0.0 51,510 49.5% 12.2% 1.5%
link to state detail 2355 Carpentry & floor contractors 60,484 4.5% 0.6% 0.1% 338,784 46.8% 21.8% 6.5%
link to state detail 23551 Carpentry contractors 46,774 4.3% 0.6% 0.1% 262,569 47.1% 23.7% 6.9%
link to state detail 23552 Floor laying & other floor contractors 13,714 5.2% 0.4% 0.1% 76,215 45.8% 15.0% 5.3%
link to state detail 2356 Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 31,367 8.8% 0.8% 0.1% 244,435 55.9% 17.4% 3.6%
link to state detail 2357 Concrete contractors 34,680 9.2% 1.0% 0.1% 306,585 59.0% 24.6% 9.4%
link to state detail 2358 Water well drilling contractors 3,955 4.3% 0.4% 0.1% 23,692 33.3% 12.2% 5.8%
link to state detail 2359 Other special trade contractors 64,321 9.1% 1.0% 0.2% 567,116 60.4% 26.4% 12.1%
link to state detail 23591 Structural steel erection contractors 3,741 24.1% 3.9% 0.7% 76,231 79.8% 39.4% 14.2%
link to state detail 23592 Glass & glazing contractors 5,112 10.5% 1.0% 0.1% 46,220 50.3% 13.4% 1.0%
link to state detail 23593 Excavation contractors 22,763 6.6% 0.6% 0.1% 145,838 50.4% 15.3% 3.1%
link to state detail 23594 Wrecking & demolition contractors 1,827 17.7% 2.6% 0.4% 26,911 73.5% 34.2% 12.6%
link to state detail 23595 Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 3,135 16.5% 2.7% 1.0% 66,532 80.7% 55.8% 45.5%
link to state detail 23599 All other special trade contractors 27,763 7.5% 0.8% 0.2% 205,384 54.3% 21.7% 9.3%

All-sector table By industry

Source:
Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13, 2011   Questions?