U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2004:
NAICS 23 - 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)
All firms 751,098 760,372 6,647,641 268,268,185
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 128,248 128,261 0 5,336,588
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 361,104 361,129 755,226 22,089,687
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 125,253 125,296 819,964 26,003,143
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 73,233 73,351 979,965 34,837,961
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 55,789 56,767 2,096,577 85,421,538
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 6,493 8,269 1,093,866 48,854,471
Firms with 500 employees or more 978 7,299 902,043 45,724,797
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 336 963 158,709 7,424,167
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 130 513 78,852 3,813,263
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 146 624 112,682 5,170,923
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 113 619 105,849 5,565,527
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 253 4,580 445,951 23,750,917
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 95 981 115,174 6,444,251
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 71 818 100,384 5,535,449
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 87 2,781 230,393 11,771,217

 
 
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 751,098 8.4% 1.0% 0.1% 6,647,641 61.6% 30.0% 13.6%
link to industry detail Alabama 9,496 11.8% 1.9% 0.6% 104,672 65.7% 31.6% 13.8%
link to industry detail Alaska 2,630 6.7% 1.2% 0.8% 17,599 54.3% 26.0% 20.9%
link to industry detail Arizona 13,923 13.6% 2.6% 0.9% 184,901 72.1% 39.3% 16.5%
link to industry detail Arkansas 6,037 9.0% 1.3% 0.4% 48,114 54.4% 20.0% 4.7%
link to industry detail California 71,014 11.7% 1.9% 0.4% 834,742 69.6% 37.6% 15.3%
link to industry detail Colorado 18,408 8.1% 1.5% 0.6% 147,767 62.1% 31.9% 15.8%
link to industry detail Connecticut 9,523 6.3% 0.9% 0.4% 66,752 53.6% 26.6% 16.4%
link to industry detail Delaware 2,601 10.9% 1.9% 0.8% 23,798 60.4% 22.9% 6.6%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 328 23.5% 7.9% 4.3% 5,565 79.2% D D
link to industry detail Florida 51,907 8.6% 1.3% 0.3% 437,383 65.4% 31.7% 14.1%
link to industry detail Georgia 21,370 9.6% 1.6% 0.6% 198,234 63.8% 30.8% 14.3%
link to industry detail Hawaii 2,551 13.6% 2.6% 1.1% 27,020 65.1% 27.4% 9.0%
link to industry detail Idaho 6,883 5.0% 0.6% 0.3% 39,034 44.5% 19.2% 11.6%
link to industry detail Illinois 31,641 8.3% 1.3% 0.4% 258,041 59.3% 27.4% 9.9%
link to industry detail Indiana 16,222 8.8% 1.4% 0.5% 140,808 57.7% 26.9% 11.6%
link to industry detail Iowa 8,851 7.4% 1.2% 0.4% 61,166 52.6% 19.4% 5.7%
link to industry detail Kansas 7,807 8.6% 1.4% 0.6% 62,899 56.1% 22.9% 8.6%
link to industry detail Kentucky 9,068 9.7% 1.6% 0.6% 81,444 59.3% 25.3% 8.2%
link to industry detail Louisiana 8,289 12.9% 2.3% 0.8% 122,875 73.7% 47.0% 30.8%
link to industry detail Maine 5,249 4.7% 0.6% 0.3% 27,950 43.4% 15.6% 9.4%
link to industry detail Maryland 16,187 11.5% 2.0% 0.6% 178,787 66.9% 34.3% 14.1%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 18,564 6.7% 1.1% 0.4% 129,607 53.8% 24.9% 10.1%
link to industry detail Michigan 26,439 6.7% 0.7% 0.3% 172,163 50.0% 17.5% 8.5%
link to industry detail Minnesota 17,864 6.4% 1.0% 0.4% 122,029 56.7% 27.8% 14.0%
link to industry detail Mississippi 4,784 11.1% 1.5% 0.5% 50,665 64.9% 32.6% 19.5%
link to industry detail Missouri 16,457 9.0% 1.4% 0.5% 148,242 60.4% 30.0% 14.5%
link to industry detail Montana 4,873 3.8% 0.7% 0.3% 21,897 36.6% 12.9% 6.5%
link to industry detail Nebraska 5,944 7.5% 1.2% 0.6% 43,247 52.0% 19.9% 7.3%
link to industry detail Nevada 5,302 19.2% 5.2% 1.6% 104,335 80.4% 52.0% 22.6%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 4,784 6.5% 0.8% 0.3% 28,378 48.0% D D
link to industry detail New Jersey 24,582 6.7% 1.1% 0.4% 176,889 55.0% 26.3% 11.9%
link to industry detail New Mexico 5,203 11.1% 1.8% 0.6% 46,786 60.2% 22.9% 4.6%
link to industry detail New York 44,872 7.0% 0.9% 0.2% 315,692 56.1% 23.9% 8.1%
link to industry detail North Carolina 25,986 8.4% 1.1% 0.4% 216,086 56.6% 24.8% 12.5%
link to industry detail North Dakota 2,211 8.2% 1.4% 0.6% 15,110 54.8% 18.8% 4.9%
link to industry detail Ohio 26,368 8.7% 1.2% 0.4% 227,414 58.9% 26.8% 14.2%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 8,031 8.2% 1.1% 0.5% 60,313 51.6% 17.6% 8.2%
link to industry detail Oregon 12,956 6.2% 0.9% 0.5% 77,808 48.8% 17.2% 8.7%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 29,156 8.3% 1.3% 0.4% 256,193 61.0% 31.4% 15.1%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 3,557 6.0% 0.9% 0.4% 20,323 49.6% 20.1% 6.4%
link to industry detail South Carolina 11,627 9.3% 1.4% 0.5% 104,648 58.6% 26.5% 15.3%
link to industry detail South Dakota 3,113 5.5% 0.7% 0.4% 17,087 41.0% 9.8% 2.5%
link to industry detail Tennessee 10,892 11.4% 1.8% 0.7% 114,329 64.2% 29.4% 13.3%
link to industry detail Texas 38,600 11.9% 2.1% 0.6% 490,170 70.7% 40.9% 21.2%
link to industry detail Utah 9,291 7.1% 1.1% 0.5% 63,944 51.4% 18.8% 7.4%
link to industry detail Vermont 2,985 3.9% 0.5% 0.1% 14,622 38.8% D D
link to industry detail Virginia 23,228 9.7% 1.4% 0.5% 218,483 61.7% 28.4% 12.4%
link to industry detail Washington 22,642 6.7% 1.0% 0.4% 152,990 53.6% 22.4% 8.9%
link to industry detail West Virginia 4,555 6.7% 1.3% 0.6% 30,205 49.9% 20.3% 10.6%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 16,951 7.0% 0.9% 0.4% 122,822 53.0% 23.1% 11.3%
link to industry detail Wyoming 2,671 6.2% 1.0% 0.6% 15,613 40.5% 12.7% 8.6%

 
 
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 751,098 8.4% 1.0% 0.1% 6,647,641 61.6% 30.0% 13.6%
link to industry detail 236 Construction of buildings 231,620 5.8% 0.7% 0.1% 1,578,703 54.4% 27.2% 15.0%
link to industry detail 237 Heavy and civil engineering construction 48,328 17.1% 3.3% 0.7% 907,839 80.0% 50.8% 28.0%
link to industry detail 238 Specialty trade contractors 471,604 8.9% 1.0% 0.1% 4,161,099 60.3% 26.6% 9.9%

 
 
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 231,620 5.8% 0.7% 0.1% 1,578,703 54.4% 27.2% 15.0%
link to state detail 2361 Residential building construction 189,966 3.1% 0.3% 0.1% 872,718 38.3% 17.5% 10.2%
link to state detail 236115 New single-family general contractors 113,714 2.2% 0.2% 0.0 443,667 26.8% 9.2% 4.6%
link to state detail 236116 New multifamily general contractors 4,923 10.4% 1.9% 0.6% 47,285 62.2% 28.6% 9.0%
link to state detail 236117 New housing operative builders 10,280 11.9% 2.2% 0.6% 158,231 75.7% 52.0% 36.6%
link to state detail 236118 Residential remodelers 61,095 2.6% 0.2% 0.0 223,535 29.8% 7.4% 2.8%
link to state detail 2362 Nonresidential building construction 41,708 18.2% 2.5% 0.5% 705,985 74.2% 39.1% 20.9%
link to state detail 23621 Industrial building construction 1,785 28.4% 9.0% 3.7% 73,125 91.4% 72.2% 52.2%
link to state detail 23622 Commercial building construction 39,959 17.8% 2.3% 0.5% 632,860 72.2% 35.3% 17.3%
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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 48,328 17.1% 3.3% 0.7% 907,839 80.0% 50.8% 28.0%
link to state detail 2371 Utility system construction 20,150 19.4% 3.3% 0.7% 451,512 81.1% 52.8% 34.5%
link to state detail 23711 Water and sewer system construction 13,640 17.2% 2.1% 0.3% 192,087 69.3% 28.3% 6.5%
link to state detail 23712 Oil and gas pipeline construction 1,612 32.9% 9.0% 2.9% 83,523 92.7% 72.8% 51.7%
link to state detail 23713 Power and communication system construction 4,929 21.5% 5.0% 1.8% 175,902 88.6% 70.2% 57.0%
link to state detail 2372 Land subdivision 11,821 5.4% 1.3% 0.5% 63,917 47.7% 21.0% 6.8%
link to state detail 2373 Highway, street, and bridge construction 11,285 26.5% 6.2% 1.0% 312,659 85.7% 55.2% 23.4%
link to state detail 2379 Other heavy construction 5,161 15.8% 3.3% 1.3% 79,751 77.4% 46.2% 25.7%
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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 471,604 8.9% 1.0% 0.1% 4,161,099 60.3% 26.6% 9.9%
link to state detail 2381 Building foundation and exterior contractors 113,018 9.6% 1.1% 0.1% 1,044,053 61.1% 26.0% 7.6%
link to state detail 23811 Poured concrete structure contractors 26,452 11.4% 1.3% 0.2% 276,989 63.2% 27.1% 7.5%
link to state detail 23812 Steel and precast concrete contractors 3,468 24.4% 3.7% 0.5% 64,307 77.5% 33.2% 7.0%
link to state detail 23813 Framing contractors 18,114 6.3% 1.2% 0.2% 162,231 60.4% 39.2% 16.0%
link to state detail 23814 Masonry contractors 26,380 8.8% 1.0% 0.1% 224,522 60.5% 24.6% 6.2%
link to state detail 23815 Glass and glazing contractors 5,227 10.7% 0.9% 0.1% 47,834 51.5% 13.9% 1.7%
link to state detail 23816 Roofing contractors 19,036 12.0% 1.0% 0.1% 181,393 62.4% 18.4% 3.7%
link to state detail 23817 Siding contractors 10,071 4.1% 0.3% 0.0 50,553 38.0% 12.0% 5.0%
link to state detail 23819 Other building exterior contractors 4,303 8.2% 1.2% 0.3% 36,224 60.3% 28.8% 12.4%
link to state detail 2382 Building equipment contractors 168,787 10.7% 1.2% 0.2% 1,784,676 63.2% 29.5% 13.1%
link to state detail 23821 Electrical contractors 71,948 10.4% 1.3% 0.2% 744,050 63.3% 30.1% 11.1%
link to state detail 23822 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 91,684 10.6% 1.1% 0.1% 932,592 61.2% 26.4% 11.8%
link to state detail 23829 Other building equipment contractors 5,215 18.4% 3.0% 0.9% 108,034 80.0% 52.4% 37.7%
link to state detail 2383 Building finishing contractors 122,324 6.7% 0.8% 0.1% 863,235 56.2% 25.0% 8.8%
link to state detail 23831 Drywall and insulation contractors 19,828 14.3% 2.5% 0.2% 293,781 76.4% 44.3% 17.4%
link to state detail 23832 Painting and wall covering contractors 39,444 5.1% 0.4% 0.0 217,023 44.2% 13.4% 3.5%
link to state detail 23833 Flooring contractors 15,606 4.6% 0.4% 0.1% 82,060 44.7% 16.9% 7.8%
link to state detail 23834 Tile and terrazzo contractors 10,219 6.5% 0.6% 0.0 62,587 51.1% D D
link to state detail 23835 Finish carpentry contractors 31,356 4.0% 0.4% 0.1% 150,110 40.7% 14.8% 4.2%
link to state detail 23839 Other building finishing contractors 5,888 12.1% 1.3% 0.3% 57,674 60.4% D D
link to state detail 2389 Other specialty trade contractors 67,615 7.5% 0.8% 0.1% 469,135 54.7% 19.3% 4.9%
link to state detail 23891 Site preparation contractors 35,469 8.5% 0.9% 0.1% 269,444 57.4% 20.4% 3.3%
link to state detail 23899 All other specialty trade contractors 32,156 6.4% 0.6% 0.1% 199,691 51.2% 17.9% 7.0%

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