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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2002:
Building, developing, & general contracting
United States

 
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)
Receipts
($1,000)
All firms 224,416 226,394 1,585,717 65,730,491 534,991,934
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 40,136 40,136 0 1,501,802 17,178,422
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 117,060 117,067 242,560 7,016,548 67,292,883
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 35,012 35,026 227,075 7,229,754 50,524,438
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 18,367 18,417 243,427 8,745,772 59,221,003
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 12,138 12,380 441,239 18,975,952 138,764,619
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 1,312 1,665 198,050 9,644,724 78,503,109
Firms with 500 employees or more 391 1,703 233,366 12,615,939 123,507,460
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 94 243 31,552 1,629,681 15,987,363
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 56 234 20,511 1,004,715 9,257,581
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 51 192 22,687 1,323,904 13,551,633
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 59 357 39,083 2,090,077 21,418,497
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 131 677 119,533 6,567,562 63,292,386

 
 
U.S. - Building, developing, & general contracting - 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 +
  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
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D = Withheld to avoid disclosure
State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
United States 224,416 6.2% 0.8% 0.2% 1,585,717 55.0% 27.2% 14.7%
Alabama 2,909 9.3% 1.4% 0.6% 28,388 64.1% 34.3% 22.1%
Alaska 805 5.5% 1.0% 0.2% 3,793 42.4% D D
Arizona 4,073 8.6% 1.8% 1.1% 33,780 59.1% 27.9% 18.7%
Arkansas 1,662 8.5% 1.1% 0.4% 11,794 55.5% 19.0% 5.8%
California 22,885 7.9% 1.1% 0.3% 186,773 58.7% 28.3% 14.4%
Colorado 5,475 5.8% 1.3% 0.7% 34,664 56.1% 30.1% 18.5%
Connecticut 2,680 4.8% 0.8% 0.3% 14,096 40.2% 13.7% 3.1%
Delaware 783 7.8% 1.3% 0.6% 5,371 51.9% 17.9% 8.2%
District of Columbia 179 20.7% 7.3% 3.9% 2,438 D D 22.2%
Florida 11,629 7.1% 1.4% 0.6% 96,714 63.5% 38.7% 25.9%
Georgia 6,852 7.0% 1.4% 0.6% 51,253 61.1% 34.4% 19.8%
Hawaii 857 12.7% 2.6% 0.8% 9,176 68.9% 35.3% 10.9%
Idaho 1,887 3.9% 0.6% 0.2% 8,938 40.9% D D
Illinois 9,423 5.9% 1.1% 0.4% 60,645 53.4% 26.4% 13.8%
Indiana 5,227 6.8% 1.1% 0.4% 37,114 52.4% 24.5% 9.8%
Iowa 2,708 5.1% 0.9% 0.2% 16,122 48.3% D D
Kansas 2,261 7.0% 1.3% 0.7% 14,570 48.9% 18.1% 6.0%
Kentucky 2,551 8.3% 1.3% 0.4% 19,564 56.0% 24.2% 8.7%
Louisiana 2,278 8.5% 1.5% 0.4% 25,114 67.0% 43.3% 28.0%
Maine 1,647 3.6% 0.4% 0.1% 7,321 29.3% D D
Maryland 5,092 7.4% 1.3% 0.5% 41,085 58.0% 31.2% 17.2%
Massachusetts 5,174 5.8% 0.9% 0.4% 32,417 50.0% 23.8% 11.3%
Michigan 8,734 4.5% 0.4% 0.2% 45,346 40.7% 13.5% 6.8%
Minnesota 5,035 5.5% 0.9% 0.5% 32,336 55.1% 28.4% 21.3%
Mississippi 1,425 9.5% 1.1% 0.4% 13,291 64.8% 34.6% 23.2%
Missouri 4,795 6.7% 1.1% 0.5% 37,137 58.5% 32.7% 21.0%
Montana 1,469 3.5% 0.4% 0.1% 5,904 33.2% D D
Nebraska 1,625 6.0% 0.7% 0.4% 9,081 45.7% 11.4% 5.1%
Nevada 1,512 13.9% 3.8% 1.6% 19,097 71.7% 42.7% 21.7%
New Hampshire 1,347 6.3% 0.7% 0.3% 7,767 47.7% D D
New Jersey 6,773 5.1% 0.8% 0.4% 39,924 46.6% 20.1% 9.7%
New Mexico 1,816 6.2% 1.2% 0.6% 12,162 49.0% 25.2% 5.9%
New York 12,892 5.8% 0.7% 0.2% 78,218 50.5% 20.6% 7.5%
North Carolina 8,389 5.8% 0.8% 0.3% 53,052 47.9% 19.0% 7.6%
North Dakota 583 8.4% 1.2% 0.9% 3,708 51.6% D D
Ohio 8,038 6.8% 1.0% 0.5% 55,269 51.2% 22.1% 10.6%
Oklahoma 1,995 5.8% 1.1% 0.5% 12,620 49.0% 23.3% 14.0%
Oregon 4,469 3.6% 0.6% 0.4% 19,456 40.3% 13.4% 7.2%
Pennsylvania 8,960 6.5% 1.0% 0.3% 62,740 52.0% 24.5% 11.4%
Rhode Island 980 4.5% 0.8% 0.2% 5,159 43.5% D D
South Carolina 3,555 7.3% 1.4% 0.6% 39,710 69.8% 51.5% 42.3%
South Dakota 909 5.6% 1.0% 0.3% 4,849 D D 1.9%
Tennessee 3,442 9.0% 1.5% 0.8% 27,461 57.2% 22.9% 11.3%
Texas 10,826 8.3% 1.7% 0.7% 101,841 65.4% 39.0% 21.1%
Utah 2,861 4.4% 0.9% 0.5% 16,057 46.8% 23.8% 12.5%
Vermont 1,038 3.4% 0.4% 0.2% 4,582 35.4% D D
Virginia 7,024 7.0% 1.2% 0.6% 50,615 52.4% 23.2% 11.2%
Washington 8,121 4.4% 0.7% 0.3% 41,146 46.6% 20.4% 7.9%
West Virginia 1,821 4.1% 0.8% 0.2% 8,967 35.4% 10.7% 0.6%
Wisconsin 4,981 5.6% 0.9% 0.4% 32,733 52.5% 25.7% 15.0%
Wyoming 809 5.3% 0.5% 0.2% 4,359 D D D

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Source:
Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13, 2011   Questions?