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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2007:
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)
Receipts
($1,000)
All firms 799,811 811,452 7,267,883 336,131,094 1,711,273,328
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 524,888 524,907 831,798 31,519,425 204,821,832
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 131,799 131,834 863,261 30,198,935 146,492,484
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 76,456 76,567 1,021,926 41,119,830 188,926,158
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 58,253 59,707 2,219,672 104,653,771 482,401,852
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 7,312 9,985 1,253,744 65,597,205 319,173,168
Firms with 500 employees or more 1,103 8,452 1,077,482 63,041,928 369,457,834
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 369 1,003 174,871 9,531,245 49,008,886
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 164 670 108,219 6,461,629 36,048,966
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 157 870 127,912 7,023,260 40,913,430
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 82 361 70,525 3,797,344 19,322,103
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 57 537 66,544 3,915,045 29,040,211
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 118 1,298 149,386 8,931,868 64,733,003
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 156 3,713 380,025 23,381,537 130,391,235
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 61 918 128,975 7,890,304 51,025,762
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 95 2,795 251,050 15,491,233 79,365,473

 
 
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 799,811 8.3% 1.1% 0.1% 7,267,883 62.6% 32.1% 14.8%
link to industry detail Alabama 10,334 11.6% 2.0% 0.8% 114,256 65.3% 31.8% 15.7%
link to industry detail Alaska 2,633 6.3% 1.4% 0.8% 17,100 54.2% 28.8% 21.4%
link to industry detail Arizona 16,606 14.4% 3.0% 0.9% 237,252 74.1% 42.6% 19.4%
link to industry detail Arkansas 6,380 9.1% 1.4% 0.6% 53,706 57.2% 24.8% 11.6%
link to industry detail California 79,269 11.4% 1.7% 0.3% 920,542 68.9% 36.2% 15.7%
link to industry detail Colorado 19,966 8.0% 1.7% 0.6% 169,210 64.0% 35.8% 19.2%
link to industry detail Connecticut 9,639 6.9% 1.1% 0.4% 65,479 52.9% 23.3% 9.6%
link to industry detail Delaware 2,722 10.8% 2.1% 0.9% 24,138 60.2% 22.4% 5.2%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 397 18.6% 6.8% 3.0% 6,321 75.8% D D
link to industry detail Florida 58,814 8.6% 1.4% 0.4% 511,280 65.4% 33.7% 14.1%
link to industry detail Georgia 23,076 9.5% 1.7% 0.7% 223,138 64.3% 33.5% 17.3%
link to industry detail Hawaii 2,968 12.9% 3.0% 1.3% 34,235 66.8% 35.3% 12.7%
link to industry detail Idaho 8,758 5.2% 0.7% 0.2% 50,325 41.0% 13.1% 2.4%
link to industry detail Illinois 32,685 7.4% 1.2% 0.4% 252,093 58.9% 28.4% 11.0%
link to industry detail Indiana 16,027 8.4% 1.6% 0.6% 143,158 59.0% 30.7% 13.7%
link to industry detail Iowa 8,903 7.2% 1.3% 0.5% 63,715 54.6% 23.5% 7.7%
link to industry detail Kansas 7,977 8.8% 1.7% 0.7% 67,166 57.9% 26.5% 12.1%
link to industry detail Kentucky 9,135 9.8% 1.7% 0.6% 83,290 60.2% 26.1% 8.8%
link to industry detail Louisiana 9,368 11.7% 2.4% 0.9% 134,253 73.4% 49.1% 34.7%
link to industry detail Maine 5,614 4.2% 0.6% 0.2% 28,074 41.0% 14.4% 7.8%
link to industry detail Maryland 16,920 11.2% 2.2% 0.6% 186,782 67.7% 35.9% 14.8%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 19,501 6.5% 1.0% 0.4% 129,529 52.6% 22.4% 8.2%
link to industry detail Michigan 23,547 5.7% 0.8% 0.3% 140,510 49.6% 20.8% 8.2%
link to industry detail Minnesota 17,830 5.9% 1.1% 0.5% 121,532 58.9% 32.3% 19.2%
link to industry detail Mississippi 5,251 10.6% 1.8% 0.6% 55,437 64.5% 33.7% 19.0%
link to industry detail Missouri 16,623 8.7% 1.4% 0.5% 148,239 59.8% 29.7% 16.4%
link to industry detail Montana 6,137 4.1% 0.7% 0.3% 29,090 38.7% 14.6% 5.0%
link to industry detail Nebraska 5,975 7.1% 1.4% 0.7% 41,939 51.9% 21.5% 9.4%
link to industry detail Nevada 6,109 20.6% 5.7% 1.7% 129,929 81.9% 53.6% 23.3%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 4,787 6.1% 0.9% 0.3% 28,099 47.0% D D
link to industry detail New Jersey 25,394 6.4% 1.0% 0.3% 177,095 53.7% 25.7% 9.9%
link to industry detail New Mexico 5,863 10.8% 2.0% 0.7% 55,309 61.1% 26.0% 5.2%
link to industry detail New York 47,800 6.7% 0.9% 0.2% 328,933 55.2% 23.7% 7.2%
link to industry detail North Carolina 28,391 8.7% 1.3% 0.5% 247,496 58.7% 27.5% 13.5%
link to industry detail North Dakota 2,412 7.6% 1.5% 0.6% 16,672 51.9% 19.5% 5.5%
link to industry detail Ohio 24,493 8.5% 1.4% 0.5% 213,271 60.3% 30.1% 14.9%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 8,644 8.6% 1.4% 0.6% 71,360 56.2% 24.3% 11.0%
link to industry detail Oregon 14,898 6.7% 1.0% 0.5% 100,753 51.6% 20.1% 11.0%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 29,471 8.3% 1.3% 0.4% 258,832 61.3% 31.7% 14.4%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 3,639 5.2% 0.8% 0.3% 21,198 49.1% D D
link to industry detail South Carolina 12,860 9.3% 1.5% 0.6% 112,596 57.3% 25.1% 12.0%
link to industry detail South Dakota 3,334 5.7% 1.0% 0.4% 19,091 43.4% 12.8% 2.3%
link to industry detail Tennessee 11,982 11.8% 2.0% 0.7% 129,364 64.5% 30.2% 11.9%
link to industry detail Texas 41,428 12.5% 2.4% 0.6% 602,317 74.8% 47.5% 27.3%
link to industry detail Utah 11,374 8.3% 1.4% 0.5% 91,830 56.2% 23.4% 10.3%
link to industry detail Vermont 3,105 4.5% 0.7% 0.2% 16,073 42.8% D D
link to industry detail Virginia 24,950 9.3% 1.5% 0.5% 228,059 61.2% 29.3% 12.3%
link to industry detail Washington 25,980 7.5% 1.2% 0.4% 198,699 57.5% 26.3% 10.4%
link to industry detail West Virginia 4,401 7.4% 1.6% 0.5% 31,879 51.9% 23.3% 5.7%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 16,526 6.7% 1.0% 0.4% 117,145 54.5% 25.7% 13.4%
link to industry detail Wyoming 3,050 6.5% 1.2% 0.5% 20,094 46.3% 18.9% 9.6%

 
 
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 799,811 8.3% 1.1% 0.1% 7,267,883 62.6% 32.1% 14.8%
link to industry detail 236 Construction of buildings 242,322 5.8% 0.7% 0.1% 1,672,254 55.4% 28.4% 15.4%
link to industry detail 237 Heavy and civil engineering construction 49,228 17.4% 3.6% 0.7% 1,016,407 81.9% 55.0% 31.6%
link to industry detail 238 Specialty trade contractors 508,722 8.8% 1.0% 0.1% 4,579,222 61.0% 28.3% 10.9%

 
 
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 242,322 5.8% 0.7% 0.1% 1,672,254 55.4% 28.4% 15.4%
link to state detail 2361 Residential building construction 197,276 3.1% 0.3% 0.1% 905,293 38.7% 17.5% 9.6%
link to state detail 236115 New single-family general contractors 61,262 3.1% 0.3% 0.1% 282,851 34.5% 14.8% 8.4%
link to state detail 236116 New multifamily general contractors 4,319 12.9% 2.6% 0.7% 46,634 67.8% 32.0% 7.9%
link to state detail 236117 New housing operative builders 32,158 4.6% 0.7% 0.2% 220,674 56.1% 35.0% 23.7%
link to state detail 236118 Residential remodelers 99,592 2.3% 0.1% 0.0 355,134 27.3% 6.8% 2.1%
link to state detail 2362 Nonresidential building construction 45,105 17.5% 2.5% 0.5% 766,961 75.1% 41.4% 22.1%
link to state detail 23621 Industrial building construction 3,858 16.4% 4.4% 1.7% 96,918 83.4% 64.9% 46.2%
link to state detail 23622 Commercial building construction 41,282 17.7% 2.4% 0.5% 670,043 73.9% 38.0% 18.6%
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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 237 Heavy and civil engineering construction 49,228 17.4% 3.6% 0.7% 1,016,407 81.9% 55.0% 31.6%
link to state detail 2371 Utility system construction 20,421 20.3% 3.7% 0.8% 524,840 83.8% 57.9% 38.8%
link to state detail 23711 Water and sewer system construction 13,679 17.8% 2.4% 0.3% 206,899 72.1% 31.9% 9.1%
link to state detail 23712 Oil and gas pipeline construction 1,671 36.1% 11.7% 4.1% 121,718 95.1% 80.7% 60.0%
link to state detail 23713 Power and communication system construction 5,099 22.1% 5.1% 1.7% 196,223 89.1% 71.1% 56.9%
link to state detail 2372 Land subdivision 12,748 5.5% 1.3% 0.5% 76,733 51.8% 26.9% 12.0%
link to state detail 2373 Highway, street, and bridge construction 10,953 26.9% 6.8% 1.2% 323,289 86.8% 58.3% 25.3%
link to state detail 2379 Other heavy construction 5,200 16.9% 3.8% 1.2% 91,545 79.4% 50.4% 28.5%
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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 508,722 8.8% 1.0% 0.1% 4,579,222 61.0% 28.3% 10.9%
link to state detail 2381 Building foundation and exterior contractors 115,010 9.7% 1.2% 0.1% 1,103,222 62.8% 28.6% 9.6%
link to state detail 23811 Poured concrete structure contractors 26,192 11.4% 1.5% 0.2% 301,905 66.6% 33.8% 13.2%
link to state detail 23812 Steel and precast concrete contractors 3,663 26.4% 4.2% 0.6% 79,359 81.1% 38.7% 11.4%
link to state detail 23813 Framing contractors 17,327 6.1% 1.2% 0.2% 148,356 60.7% 38.6% 15.7%
link to state detail 23814 Masonry contractors 27,000 9.0% 1.1% 0.1% 234,615 61.0% 25.1% 6.8%
link to state detail 23815 Glass and glazing contractors 5,503 11.6% 1.1% 0.1% 54,587 54.7% 17.7% 1.3%
link to state detail 23816 Roofing contractors 19,270 11.7% 1.1% 0.1% 189,855 63.2% 21.6% 5.8%
link to state detail 23817 Siding contractors 10,395 3.8% 0.2% 0.0 49,510 37.2% D D
link to state detail 23819 Other building exterior contractors 5,701 8.0% 1.1% 0.3% 45,035 56.5% 22.3% 7.3%
link to state detail 2382 Building equipment contractors 184,238 10.3% 1.3% 0.2% 1,961,787 63.8% 31.6% 13.5%
link to state detail 23821 Electrical contractors 79,011 10.0% 1.4% 0.2% 825,169 64.0% 32.3% 12.2%
link to state detail 23822 Plumbing and HVAC contractors 99,374 10.2% 1.1% 0.1% 1,012,541 61.6% 28.1% 11.7%
link to state detail 23829 Other building equipment contractors 5,917 17.1% 3.2% 0.8% 124,077 80.6% 54.8% 36.3%
link to state detail 2383 Building finishing contractors 133,089 6.5% 0.8% 0.1% 944,084 56.0% 25.1% 9.0%
link to state detail 23831 Drywall and insulation contractors 21,785 13.6% 2.4% 0.3% 320,238 75.9% 44.8% 18.3%
link to state detail 23832 Painting and wall covering contractors 41,376 5.2% 0.4% 0.0 233,903 46.0% 14.6% 3.7%
link to state detail 23833 Flooring contractors 16,787 4.4% 0.4% 0.1% 85,000 42.4% 14.8% 4.6%
link to state detail 23834 Tile and terrazzo contractors 11,945 6.2% 0.5% 0.0 70,580 48.8% 12.1% 1.0%
link to state detail 23835 Finish carpentry contractors 34,079 4.0% 0.4% 0.1% 163,932 39.2% 13.1% 4.1%
link to state detail 23839 Other building finishing contractors 7,140 11.1% 1.4% 0.4% 70,431 61.7% 24.3% 9.3%
link to state detail 2389 Other specialty trade contractors 76,541 7.7% 0.8% 0.1% 570,129 55.9% 21.9% 7.7%
link to state detail 23891 Site preparation contractors 41,251 8.6% 1.0% 0.1% 331,237 58.0% 22.3% 5.6%
link to state detail 23899 All other specialty trade contractors 35,298 6.7% 0.7% 0.1% 238,892 53.0% 21.5% 10.6%

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