U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2008:
NAICS 236 - Construction of buildings
United States


 
U.S. - Construction of buildings - 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 229,877 232,634 1,553,559 78,273,309
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 166,665 166,672 258,623 9,502,766
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 33,356 33,375 216,982 7,905,875
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 16,744 16,779 222,414 9,685,029
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 11,476 11,746 418,428 22,088,058
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 1,275 1,802 196,667 11,711,657
Firms with 500 employees or more 361 2,260 240,445 17,379,924
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 99 282 36,463 2,474,150
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 50 167 22,102 1,409,438
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 54 421 30,320 1,996,046
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 25 180 18,323 1,359,427
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 20 231 16,524 1,160,150
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 41 399 45,331 3,577,564
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 72 580 71,382 5,403,149

 
 
U.S. - Construction of buildings - 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 229,877 5.7% 0.7% 0.2% 1,553,559 55.1% 28.1% 15.5%
link to 2007 detail 2007 242,322 5.8% 0.7% 0.1% 1,672,254 55.4% 28.4% 15.4%
link to 2006 detail 2006 241,175 6.0% 0.7% 0.1% 1,708,176 56.3% 28.7% 15.5%
link to 2005 detail 2005 241,346 5.6% 0.7% 0.1% 1,613,063 54.2% 27.3% 14.9%
link to 2004 detail 2004 231,620 5.8% 0.7% 0.1% 1,578,703 54.4% 27.2% 15.0%
link to 2003 detail 2003 217,933 5.8% 0.7% 0.1% 1,491,688 54.0% 27.0% 14.4%

 
 
Construction of buildings - 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 +
United States 229,877 5.7% 0.7% 0.2% 1,553,559 55.1% 28.1% 15.5%
Alabama 2,829 8.9% 1.7% 0.8% 28,667 66.5% 40.2% 26.8%
Alaska 795 7.4% 1.9% 1.0% 4,981 57.2% 26.3% 16.1%
Arizona 4,315 8.2% 2.2% 1.3% 38,811 63.7% 40.0% 32.2%
Arkansas 1,633 6.8% 1.0% 0.5% 11,168 57.5% 25.4% 16.7%
California 25,002 7.6% 1.0% 0.3% 195,972 57.9% 27.5% 14.3%
Colorado 5,523 5.5% 1.6% 0.9% 35,632 60.1% 38.0% 23.0%
Connecticut 2,516 6.0% 1.0% 0.4% 14,025 47.0% 16.2% 3.5%
Delaware 779 6.4% 1.3% 0.5% 4,672 45.2% 16.2% 3.6%
District of Columbia 215 19.1% 4.2% 2.8% 2,752 73.3% D 19.5%
Florida 13,480 5.9% 1.2% 0.6% 83,538 55.7% 28.7% 16.5%
Georgia 6,334 7.4% 1.5% 0.8% 45,142 59.8% 29.4% 15.7%
Hawaii 988 10.0% 2.0% 1.2% 10,490 65.6% 40.0% 26.5%
Idaho 2,435 3.9% 0.7% 0.2% 10,745 34.3% D D
Illinois 10,038 4.8% 1.0% 0.5% 57,343 53.8% 31.3% 19.0%
Indiana 4,644 6.8% 1.4% 0.5% 34,669 58.1% 30.9% 11.7%
Iowa 2,556 5.0% 1.1% 0.4% 15,494 51.6% 27.1% 12.2%
Kansas 2,218 6.5% 1.4% 0.7% 13,068 46.1% D D
Kentucky 2,272 7.6% 1.6% 0.5% 17,003 56.2% 27.2% 9.9%
Louisiana 2,513 7.8% 1.7% 0.6% 19,057 54.2% D D
Maine 1,651 3.5% 0.2% 0.2% 7,314 34.8% D D
Maryland 5,391 6.6% 1.4% 0.6% 39,238 56.7% 32.0% 16.9%
Massachusetts 5,281 5.1% 0.9% 0.5% 30,331 48.1% 22.4% 11.3%
Michigan 6,399 4.2% 0.7% 0.4% 30,841 44.4% 17.2% 8.6%
Minnesota 4,971 4.2% 0.9% 0.6% 27,945 53.8% 32.5% 23.5%
Mississippi 1,350 8.7% 1.0% 0.4% 12,442 62.4% 33.2% 19.8%
Missouri 4,416 6.2% 1.3% 0.7% 33,589 59.5% 37.3% 27.8%
Montana 1,986 2.8% 0.8% 0.3% 9,090 39.1% D D
Nebraska 1,564 5.3% 1.3% 0.6% 9,110 54.6% 29.7% 13.3%
Nevada 1,607 13.1% 3.5% 2.2% 20,545 70.9% 43.6% 31.7%
New Hampshire 1,232 4.7% 0.6% 0.2% 6,234 39.2% D D
New Jersey 7,167 4.6% 0.8% 0.4% 40,536 48.3% 24.1% 16.0%
New Mexico 1,975 6.2% 1.2% 0.7% 12,997 50.2% 24.6% 14.0%
New York 16,246 5.2% 0.7% 0.2% 89,972 49.5% 20.0% 7.2%
North Carolina 8,555 5.7% 1.3% 0.6% 52,193 47.8% 21.7% 9.7%
North Dakota 699 6.0% 0.9% 0.4% 4,069 47.5% D D
Ohio 6,455 7.0% 1.4% 0.6% 47,010 56.0% 28.0% 12.4%
Oklahoma 2,054 5.7% 1.2% 0.6% 12,813 49.4% 23.3% 12.9%
Oregon 4,810 4.2% 0.9% 0.5% 23,266 42.9% 16.3% 6.6%
Pennsylvania 8,970 6.2% 1.2% 0.5% 61,134 53.7% 26.5% 10.3%
Rhode Island 1,071 4.0% 0.5% 0.2% 5,486 43.9% D D
South Carolina 3,578 6.7% 1.3% 0.7% 24,307 52.8% 24.6% 19.1%
South Dakota 1,061 4.5% 0.8% 0.2% 5,756 44.9% D D
Tennessee 3,322 8.6% 1.8% 0.8% 29,244 60.0% D D
Texas 10,998 8.9% 1.8% 0.8% 107,710 68.6% 41.5% 26.5%
Utah 2,946 5.5% 1.0% 0.5% 18,166 50.7% 23.8% 11.6%
Vermont 1,044 3.2% 0.3% 0.1% 4,508 34.3% D D
Virginia 7,744 5.9% 1.2% 0.6% 49,622 50.2% 24.4% 11.1%
Washington 8,527 5.2% 0.9% 0.4% 51,426 51.1% 23.9% 13.1%
West Virginia 1,547 4.5% 0.7% 0.1% 7,722 34.7% D D
Wisconsin 4,407 5.8% 1.1% 0.5% 31,041 58.0% 34.4% 22.6%
Wyoming 936 4.8% 1.0% 0.3% 4,673 32.8% D D

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