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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2006:
NAICS 23 - Construction
United States

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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 791,558 802,349 7,338,799 322,004,134
Firms with 0 to 4 employees (as of March 12) 513,239 513,267 795,890 30,791,591
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 132,358 132,402 866,761 29,185,934
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 77,749 77,858 1,038,298 39,769,528
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 59,571 60,680 2,268,038 100,679,874
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 7,547 9,789 1,295,670 61,988,020
Firms with 500 employees or more 1,094 8,353 1,074,142 59,589,187
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 385 953 191,175 9,256,343
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 152 565 98,728 4,398,226
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 163 798 134,969 7,360,814
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 133 801 129,655 7,038,637
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 261 5,236 519,615 31,535,167
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 105 1,169 150,145 8,755,762
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 64 1,198 138,160 8,480,615
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 92 2,869 231,310 14,298,790

 
 
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 791,558 8.6% 1.1% 0.1% 7,338,799 63.2% 32.3% 14.6%
link to industry detail Alabama 10,098 11.9% 2.0% 0.8% 111,115 65.4% 30.0% 14.2%
link to industry detail Alaska 2,631 6.5% 1.3% 0.8% 20,770 60.5% 37.3% 28.6%
link to industry detail Arizona 15,905 15.4% 3.2% 1.0% 249,417 76.8% 45.5% 20.2%
link to industry detail Arkansas 6,457 9.1% 1.5% 0.6% 53,920 56.8% 24.1% 8.3%
link to industry detail California 76,848 12.0% 2.0% 0.4% 958,436 71.5% 39.9% 17.0%
link to industry detail Colorado 19,597 8.5% 1.7% 0.6% 167,527 64.5% 34.1% 15.6%
link to industry detail Connecticut 9,751 7.0% 1.0% 0.4% 65,767 52.3% 21.6% 11.8%
link to industry detail Delaware 2,703 11.6% 2.1% 0.9% 25,695 62.0% 23.3% 6.8%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 390 20.3% 6.7% 3.1% 6,229 76.9% D D
link to industry detail Florida 59,388 9.1% 1.5% 0.3% 542,849 67.7% 35.3% 15.3%
link to industry detail Georgia 22,785 9.7% 1.6% 0.6% 213,778 64.1% 31.6% 14.6%
link to industry detail Hawaii 2,847 13.5% 2.6% 1.2% 32,120 66.9% 31.3% 12.2%
link to industry detail Idaho 8,645 5.3% 0.6% 0.2% 52,804 45.4% 18.0% 10.0%
link to industry detail Illinois 32,446 7.8% 1.2% 0.4% 261,871 60.0% 29.5% 12.0%
link to industry detail Indiana 16,202 8.6% 1.5% 0.5% 146,907 58.9% 30.0% 15.1%
link to industry detail Iowa 8,887 7.5% 1.2% 0.4% 64,574 53.7% 20.2% 6.5%
link to industry detail Kansas 7,947 9.0% 1.6% 0.7% 67,107 57.2% 25.2% 10.3%
link to industry detail Kentucky 9,175 9.8% 1.7% 0.6% 85,789 59.8% 26.9% 9.7%
link to industry detail Louisiana 9,039 11.7% 2.4% 0.9% 132,693 74.6% 50.4% 34.3%
link to industry detail Maine 5,550 4.9% 0.6% 0.3% 28,862 43.0% 15.1% 7.0%
link to industry detail Maryland 16,974 11.7% 2.2% 0.6% 196,688 69.1% 38.0% 15.9%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 19,395 6.8% 1.0% 0.4% 132,559 52.7% 21.8% 8.5%
link to industry detail Michigan 24,737 6.0% 0.8% 0.3% 156,318 49.8% 20.6% 8.0%
link to industry detail Minnesota 18,090 6.2% 1.0% 0.4% 126,560 58.0% 30.6% 15.4%
link to industry detail Mississippi 5,153 10.3% 1.7% 0.6% 54,762 64.9% 36.1% 19.6%
link to industry detail Missouri 16,865 8.9% 1.5% 0.6% 154,628 60.3% 30.2% 15.6%
link to industry detail Montana 5,749 4.0% 0.7% 0.3% 26,879 37.7% 14.6% 4.2%
link to industry detail Nebraska 6,008 7.6% 1.3% 0.6% 43,114 52.4% 19.6% 8.1%
link to industry detail Nevada 5,858 21.2% 5.6% 1.8% 139,482 83.7% 57.0% 28.5%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 4,891 6.5% 0.8% 0.2% 29,085 48.1% D D
link to industry detail New Jersey 25,361 6.5% 1.0% 0.4% 181,404 53.7% 25.3% 10.8%
link to industry detail New Mexico 5,678 11.1% 2.1% 0.7% 56,900 62.6% 27.6% 6.9%
link to industry detail New York 46,871 6.7% 0.9% 0.2% 319,107 54.1% 22.5% 6.5%
link to industry detail North Carolina 27,550 8.6% 1.3% 0.5% 242,148 58.5% 27.4% 14.4%
link to industry detail North Dakota 2,361 7.6% 1.3% 0.6% 16,395 52.9% 17.5% 5.6%
link to industry detail Ohio 25,144 8.7% 1.3% 0.4% 218,662 58.8% 26.8% 13.0%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 8,470 8.8% 1.3% 0.6% 69,149 55.6% 21.8% 9.7%
link to industry detail Oregon 14,397 7.1% 1.0% 0.4% 96,718 53.0% 20.2% 9.6%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 29,431 8.5% 1.4% 0.4% 257,300 60.7% 30.4% 12.8%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 3,720 5.6% 0.8% 0.3% 21,915 50.1% 21.4% 7.5%
link to industry detail South Carolina 12,606 9.2% 1.5% 0.6% 118,318 60.1% 30.0% 16.6%
link to industry detail South Dakota 3,276 5.8% 0.9% 0.4% 18,897 42.0% 10.9% 2.0%
link to industry detail Tennessee 11,586 11.6% 2.0% 0.7% 123,659 64.0% 28.7% 10.4%
link to industry detail Texas 39,939 12.4% 2.4% 0.6% 553,834 73.5% 45.0% 24.4%
link to industry detail Utah 10,688 8.0% 1.3% 0.5% 81,656 54.7% 20.8% 8.4%
link to industry detail Vermont 3,096 5.0% 0.6% 0.2% 16,308 44.9% D D
link to industry detail Virginia 24,860 9.8% 1.6% 0.5% 241,953 62.7% 30.9% 13.3%
link to industry detail Washington 24,945 7.4% 1.1% 0.3% 184,453 56.5% 24.3% 9.2%
link to industry detail West Virginia 4,484 7.6% 1.6% 0.6% 32,918 51.8% 21.6% 6.4%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 16,865 6.8% 1.0% 0.4% 120,114 52.8% 23.1% 10.2%
link to industry detail Wyoming 2,927 6.4% 1.3% 0.6% 18,686 44.7% 17.4% 8.1%

 
 
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 791,558 8.6% 1.1% 0.1% 7,338,799 63.2% 32.3% 14.6%
link to industry detail 236 Construction of buildings 241,175 6.0% 0.7% 0.1% 1,708,176 56.3% 28.7% 15.5%
link to industry detail 237 Heavy and civil engineering construction 48,940 17.7% 3.7% 0.7% 989,383 81.5% 53.4% 29.8%
link to industry detail 238 Specialty trade contractors 501,885 9.0% 1.1% 0.1% 4,641,240 61.8% 29.1% 11.1%

 
 
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 241,175 6.0% 0.7% 0.1% 1,708,176 56.3% 28.7% 15.5%
link to state detail 2361 Residential building construction 197,600 3.4% 0.3% 0.1% 966,198 42.1% 20.1% 11.6%
link to state detail 236115 New single-family general contractors 61,750 3.4% 0.3% 0.1% 304,580 37.8% 16.5% 9.0%
link to state detail 236116 New multifamily general contractors 4,241 13.2% 2.6% 0.8% 48,958 68.8% 33.2% 13.1%
link to state detail 236117 New housing operative builders 33,293 5.0% 0.7% 0.2% 254,350 60.8% 40.0% 28.6%
link to state detail 236118 Residential remodelers 98,368 2.5% 0.2% 0.0 358,310 28.8% 7.1% 1.6%
link to state detail 2362 Nonresidential building construction 43,634 18.1% 2.5% 0.5% 741,978 74.8% 40.0% 20.5%
link to state detail 23621 Industrial building construction 3,177 18.2% 5.3% 2.0% 89,679 85.0% 66.7% 46.9%
link to state detail 23622 Commercial building construction 40,490 18.1% 2.4% 0.4% 652,299 73.4% 36.3% 16.9%
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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 48,940 17.7% 3.7% 0.7% 989,383 81.5% 53.4% 29.8%
link to state detail 2371 Utility system construction 20,236 20.4% 3.7% 0.8% 496,628 83.0% 55.8% 36.4%
link to state detail 23711 Water and sewer system construction 13,607 17.7% 2.4% 0.3% 207,006 71.9% 31.5% 9.2%
link to state detail 23712 Oil and gas pipeline construction 1,613 35.8% 11.3% 3.7% 100,847 94.3% 77.9% 57.3%
link to state detail 23713 Power and communication system construction 5,043 23.1% 5.4% 1.7% 188,775 89.2% 70.6% 55.1%
link to state detail 2372 Land subdivision 12,383 6.0% 1.4% 0.5% 77,406 53.3% 27.3% 11.1%
link to state detail 2373 Highway, street, and bridge construction 11,081 27.1% 6.6% 1.1% 325,182 86.7% 57.3% 24.9%
link to state detail 2379 Other heavy construction 5,326 16.7% 3.9% 1.2% 90,167 78.9% 48.8% 26.7%
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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 501,885 9.0% 1.1% 0.1% 4,641,240 61.8% 29.1% 11.1%
link to state detail 2381 Building foundation and exterior contractors 116,836 9.9% 1.3% 0.1% 1,167,986 63.9% 30.4% 10.6%
link to state detail 23811 Poured concrete structure contractors 26,850 11.7% 1.5% 0.2% 318,915 67.2% 34.2% 13.0%
link to state detail 23812 Steel and precast concrete contractors 3,578 25.6% 3.9% 0.6% 71,606 79.3% 35.7% 8.9%
link to state detail 23813 Framing contractors 18,619 6.7% 1.4% 0.2% 185,330 64.9% 44.1% 20.1%
link to state detail 23814 Masonry contractors 27,313 9.2% 1.2% 0.1% 249,135 62.4% 27.5% 7.4%
link to state detail 23815 Glass and glazing contractors 5,399 11.6% 1.2% 0.1% 53,108 55.0% 17.4% 1.5%
link to state detail 23816 Roofing contractors 19,457 12.1% 1.2% 0.1% 195,259 64.6% 22.4% 6.7%
link to state detail 23817 Siding contractors 10,519 4.0% 0.3% 0.0 51,838 37.6% 11.9% 3.3%
link to state detail 23819 Other building exterior contractors 5,137 8.3% 1.1% 0.3% 42,795 58.0% 24.7% 10.7%
link to state detail 2382 Building equipment contractors 179,051 10.7% 1.3% 0.2% 1,940,281 64.2% 31.4% 13.0%
link to state detail 23821 Electrical contractors 76,538 10.3% 1.4% 0.2% 815,157 64.3% 32.3% 11.8%
link to state detail 23822 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 96,821 10.6% 1.2% 0.1% 1,001,126 62.1% 27.6% 10.9%
link to state detail 23829 Other building equipment contractors 5,754 17.4% 3.2% 0.8% 123,998 80.9% 56.2% 37.7%
link to state detail 2383 Building finishing contractors 132,219 6.8% 0.8% 0.1% 975,335 57.7% 27.1% 10.4%
link to state detail 23831 Drywall and insulation contractors 21,594 14.0% 2.6% 0.3% 331,240 77.0% 46.6% 20.1%
link to state detail 23832 Painting and wall covering contractors 41,415 5.4% 0.5% 0.0 242,939 48.0% 17.0% 4.9%
link to state detail 23833 Flooring contractors 16,490 4.5% 0.4% 0.1% 86,863 44.2% 15.6% 6.8%
link to state detail 23834 Tile and terrazzo contractors 11,563 6.5% 0.6% 0.0 72,422 51.3% 15.4% 1.7%
link to state detail 23835 Finish carpentry contractors 34,577 4.3% 0.4% 0.1% 174,083 42.4% 15.1% 5.5%
link to state detail 23839 Other building finishing contractors 6,599 11.5% 1.5% 0.3% 67,788 62.1% 26.6% 8.9%
link to state detail 2389 Other specialty trade contractors 73,922 7.9% 0.9% 0.1% 557,638 56.4% 21.8% 6.8%
link to state detail 23891 Site preparation contractors 39,069 8.8% 1.0% 0.1% 322,183 58.8% 23.3% 5.6%
link to state detail 23899 All other specialty trade contractors 34,863 6.9% 0.7% 0.1% 235,455 53.1% 19.8% 8.4%

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