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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2003:
NAICS 23 - Construction
United States

By industry
 
U.S. - Construction - 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 722,818 732,175 6,381,404 252,939,518
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 121,929 121,940 0 4,935,803
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 348,787 348,802 734,398 20,918,949
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 121,115 121,157 792,478 24,499,390
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 70,955 71,065 948,983 33,294,062
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 53,011 54,006 1,987,583 80,258,972
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 6,076 7,889 1,023,735 45,484,268
Firms with 500 employees or more 945 7,316 894,227 43,548,074
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 300 830 135,820 6,219,441
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 136 555 82,137 3,858,207
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 127 588 95,757 4,269,330
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 127 764 119,387 5,674,306
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 255 4,579 461,126 23,526,790
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 99 928 118,255 6,095,888
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 71 877 110,687 6,044,330
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 85 2,774 232,184 11,386,572

 
 
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 722,818 8.3% 1.0% 0.1% 6,381,404 61.2% 30.1% 14.0%
link to industry detail Alabama 9,278 11.5% 1.7% 0.7% 98,639 64.5% 29.9% 14.3%
link to industry detail Alaska 2,576 6.5% 1.2% 0.7% 16,267 52.6% 23.7% 18.6%
link to industry detail Arizona 13,422 13.1% 2.4% 0.9% 164,914 69.8% 36.3% 14.8%
link to industry detail Arkansas 5,835 9.1% 1.2% 0.5% 45,333 53.9% 16.9% 4.0%
link to industry detail California 69,576 11.7% 1.8% 0.4% 808,013 68.4% 35.7% 15.0%
link to industry detail Colorado 18,060 8.1% 1.6% 0.6% 149,856 63.0% 34.3% 16.9%
link to industry detail Connecticut 9,318 6.1% 1.0% 0.5% 64,937 53.6% 28.6% 20.1%
link to industry detail Delaware 2,491 10.6% 1.6% 0.8% 22,046 59.8% 20.1% 8.4%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 321 23.4% 8.1% 4.0% 6,006 79.2% 46.2% 22.4%
link to industry detail Florida 43,506 9.5% 1.5% 0.4% 403,621 64.9% 31.8% 15.0%
link to industry detail Georgia 20,760 9.4% 1.6% 0.6% 195,255 64.1% 33.1% 17.6%
link to industry detail Hawaii 2,452 13.0% 2.8% 1.1% 26,570 64.8% 30.3% 9.6%
link to industry detail Idaho 6,334 4.9% 0.6% 0.3% 37,253 45.9% 21.7% 15.7%
link to industry detail Illinois 30,737 8.4% 1.3% 0.4% 253,485 59.9% 28.0% 10.7%
link to industry detail Indiana 15,979 8.5% 1.3% 0.4% 133,159 56.4% 25.4% 11.6%
link to industry detail Iowa 8,776 6.9% 1.1% 0.4% 58,159 50.9% 18.9% 5.2%
link to industry detail Kansas 7,645 8.6% 1.5% 0.7% 63,746 56.9% 25.8% 11.0%
link to industry detail Kentucky 8,935 9.7% 1.6% 0.6% 77,683 58.7% 24.2% 6.7%
link to industry detail Louisiana 8,221 12.3% 2.3% 0.8% 120,420 73.1% 46.9% 30.4%
link to industry detail Maine 5,060 4.7% 0.6% 0.3% 26,100 42.0% 13.3% 7.3%
link to industry detail Maryland 15,658 11.0% 1.9% 0.6% 164,876 65.3% 32.9% 13.9%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 17,707 6.9% 1.2% 0.4% 128,393 55.7% 26.9% 11.2%
link to industry detail Michigan 26,257 6.3% 0.8% 0.3% 168,646 49.5% 18.4% 7.3%
link to industry detail Minnesota 17,221 6.6% 1.0% 0.4% 118,294 57.6% 27.2% 11.4%
link to industry detail Mississippi 4,708 10.8% 1.5% 0.5% 46,281 63.0% 29.3% 12.9%
link to industry detail Missouri 15,859 8.8% 1.3% 0.5% 141,280 60.2% 29.5% 15.5%
link to industry detail Montana 4,510 3.7% 0.7% 0.3% 20,292 38.6% 15.2% 6.3%
link to industry detail Nebraska 5,798 7.1% 1.3% 0.6% 41,117 51.9% 22.2% 11.3%
link to industry detail Nevada 5,043 18.5% 5.2% 1.8% 93,327 79.3% 50.6% 22.2%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 4,600 6.5% 0.8% 0.3% 26,677 47.7% 13.7% 3.5%
link to industry detail New Jersey 23,862 6.4% 1.1% 0.4% 164,864 53.4% 25.8% 10.5%
link to industry detail New Mexico 4,986 10.1% 1.7% 0.7% 45,775 60.3% 25.1% 7.4%
link to industry detail New York 43,144 7.0% 0.9% 0.2% 307,202 56.3% 24.8% 7.8%
link to industry detail North Carolina 25,200 8.1% 1.1% 0.4% 209,292 56.6% 26.2% 14.0%
link to industry detail North Dakota 2,170 7.2% 1.3% 0.6% 13,812 49.9% 15.9% 4.5%
link to industry detail Ohio 26,333 8.4% 1.2% 0.5% 221,152 58.3% 26.9% 14.2%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 7,830 8.0% 1.3% 0.6% 58,135 51.3% 18.6% 7.5%
link to industry detail Oregon 12,411 6.2% 1.0% 0.5% 76,029 50.5% 19.8% 12.1%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 28,443 7.9% 1.2% 0.4% 233,583 58.9% 28.8% 12.3%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 3,353 5.6% 0.9% 0.4% 19,998 51.0% 22.6% 11.4%
link to industry detail South Carolina 11,284 8.9% 1.4% 0.5% 108,422 61.6% 33.4% 22.7%
link to industry detail South Dakota 2,979 6.0% 0.8% 0.4% 16,476 42.8% 10.5% 2.6%
link to industry detail Tennessee 10,587 11.3% 1.8% 0.7% 110,070 64.3% 30.0% 15.0%
link to industry detail Texas 38,215 11.9% 2.1% 0.6% 493,158 71.0% 41.4% 22.8%
link to industry detail Utah 8,859 6.5% 1.0% 0.6% 59,616 49.7% 19.1% 8.6%
link to industry detail Vermont 2,844 3.9% 0.5% 0.2% 13,655 39.3% D D
link to industry detail Virginia 21,839 9.5% 1.5% 0.5% 200,448 60.9% 27.8% 11.9%
link to industry detail Washington 21,850 6.6% 1.0% 0.4% 149,680 55.2% 25.2% 13.1%
link to industry detail West Virginia 4,368 6.4% 1.4% 0.7% 27,390 49.1% 20.8% 8.2%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 16,520 6.6% 0.9% 0.4% 117,557 52.5% 23.6% 10.7%
link to industry detail Wyoming 2,570 5.6% 0.8% 0.5% 14,445 39.1% D D

 
 
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 722,818 8.3% 1.0% 0.1% 6,381,404 61.2% 30.1% 14.0%
link to industry detail 236 Construction of buildings 217,933 5.8% 0.7% 0.1% 1,491,688 54.0% 27.0% 14.4%
link to industry detail 237 Heavy and civil engineering construction 49,108 16.4% 3.1% 0.7% 910,946 79.8% 51.6% 30.9%
link to industry detail 238 Specialty trade contractors 456,231 8.7% 1.0% 0.1% 3,978,770 59.6% 26.3% 10.0%

 
 
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 236 Construction of buildings 217,933 5.8% 0.7% 0.1% 1,491,688 54.0% 27.0% 14.4%
link to state detail 2361 Residential building construction 175,671 3.0% 0.3% 0.1% 789,278 36.7% 16.5% 9.2%
link to state detail 236115 New single-family general contractors 105,138 2.1% 0.2% 0.0 399,965 23.8% 7.1% 3.6%
link to state detail 236116 New multifamily general contractors 4,864 10.4% 1.7% 0.5% 45,659 60.0% 26.1% 6.7%
link to state detail 236117 New housing operative builders 10,443 10.1% 1.8% 0.5% 139,517 74.7% 51.7% 35.8%
link to state detail 236118 Residential remodelers 55,263 2.7% 0.2% 0.0 204,137 30.8% 8.5% 2.7%
link to state detail 2362 Nonresidential building construction 42,312 17.8% 2.4% 0.5% 702,410 73.4% 38.7% 20.2%
link to state detail 23621 Industrial building construction 1,685 28.1% 9.4% 4.0% 71,416 92.5% 74.9% 54.8%
link to state detail 23622 Commercial building construction 40,667 17.4% 2.2% 0.5% 630,994 71.2% 34.7% 16.3%
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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 237 Heavy and civil engineering construction 49,108 16.4% 3.1% 0.7% 910,946 79.8% 51.6% 30.9%
link to state detail 2371 Utility system construction 20,443 18.6% 3.1% 0.8% 461,703 81.3% 54.2% 38.2%
link to state detail 23711 Water and sewer system construction 13,941 16.1% 2.0% 0.3% 185,116 67.6% 26.8% 7.6%
link to state detail 23712 Oil and gas pipeline construction 1,659 32.1% 8.2% 3.0% 84,879 92.8% 73.1% 54.5%
link to state detail 23713 Power and communication system construction 4,875 21.7% 5.0% 2.1% 191,708 89.4% 72.3% 60.6%
link to state detail 2372 Land subdivision 11,899 5.0% 1.3% 0.5% 60,625 44.6% 20.6% 5.7%
link to state detail 2373 Highway, street, and bridge construction 11,717 24.9% 5.6% 1.0% 308,727 85.1% 54.5% 25.7%
link to state detail 2379 Other heavy construction 5,133 15.4% 3.3% 1.2% 79,891 78.1% 48.2% 27.7%
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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 238 Specialty trade contractors 456,231 8.7% 1.0% 0.1% 3,978,770 59.6% 26.3% 10.0%
link to state detail 2381 Building foundation and exterior contractors 111,821 9.1% 1.1% 0.1% 984,110 59.6% 25.1% 6.9%
link to state detail 23811 Poured concrete structure contractors 27,440 10.1% 1.2% 0.2% 264,578 61.0% 26.7% 8.7%
link to state detail 23812 Steel and precast concrete contractors 3,516 24.7% 3.3% 0.5% 62,987 77.1% 29.0% 5.4%
link to state detail 23813 Framing contractors 18,446 5.7% 1.2% 0.1% 149,437 57.5% 35.7% 12.3%
link to state detail 23814 Masonry contractors 24,632 8.8% 1.1% 0.1% 208,055 60.3% 25.4% 5.6%
link to state detail 23815 Glass and glazing contractors 5,095 10.3% 1.0% 0.1% 46,493 50.7% 14.4% 1.6%
link to state detail 23816 Roofing contractors 18,859 11.2% 1.0% 0.1% 171,577 60.4% 17.6% 3.1%
link to state detail 23817 Siding contractors 10,059 4.0% 0.3% 0.0 49,756 38.4% 12.7% 6.4%
link to state detail 23819 Other building exterior contractors 3,805 8.4% 1.4% 0.3% 31,227 59.2% 27.2% 7.6%
link to state detail 2382 Building equipment contractors 162,230 10.7% 1.2% 0.2% 1,745,662 63.3% 30.1% 14.0%
link to state detail 23821 Electrical contractors 67,236 10.7% 1.4% 0.2% 725,225 64.1% 31.4% 12.9%
link to state detail 23822 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 89,813 10.3% 1.0% 0.1% 911,613 60.6% 26.4% 12.2%
link to state detail 23829 Other building equipment contractors 5,244 18.5% 3.0% 0.7% 108,824 80.2% 52.6% 35.9%
link to state detail 2383 Building finishing contractors 114,239 6.7% 0.7% 0.1% 801,787 55.6% 23.8% 7.9%
link to state detail 23831 Drywall and insulation contractors 18,235 15.1% 2.4% 0.2% 273,209 76.1% 41.8% 15.3%
link to state detail 23832 Painting and wall covering contractors 39,111 4.8% 0.3% 0.0 207,533 43.0% 12.6% 3.7%
link to state detail 23833 Flooring contractors 13,994 4.8% 0.4% 0.1% 75,487 44.4% 16.1% 8.0%
link to state detail 23834 Tile and terrazzo contractors 8,730 6.7% 0.5% 0.0 55,023 50.3% D D
link to state detail 23835 Finish carpentry contractors 28,499 4.0% 0.4% 0.1% 134,697 40.1% 14.2% 3.6%
link to state detail 23839 Other building finishing contractors 5,689 11.9% 1.2% 0.2% 55,838 60.2% D D
link to state detail 2389 Other specialty trade contractors 68,082 6.9% 0.7% 0.1% 447,211 52.8% 18.6% 5.1%
link to state detail 23891 Site preparation contractors 36,053 7.7% 0.8% 0.1% 256,834 54.8% 18.8% 3.5%
link to state detail 23899 All other specialty trade contractors 32,038 5.9% 0.6% 0.1% 190,377 50.2% 18.4% 7.3%

All-sector table By industry

Source:
Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13, 2011   Questions?