U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2008:
NAICS 237 - Heavy and civil engineering construction
United States


 
U.S. - Heavy and civil engineering 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 45,840 48,030 994,866 57,548,995
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 24,033 24,038 40,455 2,282,425
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 7,945 7,951 52,647 2,485,245
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 5,886 5,894 79,960 4,118,831
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 6,286 6,434 254,281 13,927,813
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 1,305 1,705 221,954 13,125,263
Firms with 500 employees or more 385 2,008 345,569 21,609,418
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 93 194 32,836 2,187,057
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 57 155 29,286 1,804,097
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 52 172 26,841 1,787,343
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 37 108 27,004 1,641,647
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 22 37 11,592 809,437
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 46 284 58,829 3,628,541
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 78 1,058 159,181 9,751,296

 
 
U.S. - Heavy and civil engineering 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 45,840 17.4% 3.7% 0.8% 994,866 82.6% 57.0% 34.7%
link to 2007 detail 2007 49,228 17.4% 3.6% 0.7% 1,016,407 81.9% 55.0% 31.6%
link to 2006 detail 2006 48,940 17.7% 3.7% 0.7% 989,383 81.5% 53.4% 29.8%
link to 2005 detail 2005 48,760 16.8% 3.3% 0.7% 908,222 80.1% 51.2% 27.6%
link to 2004 detail 2004 48,328 17.1% 3.3% 0.7% 907,839 80.0% 50.8% 28.0%
link to 2003 detail 2003 49,108 16.4% 3.1% 0.7% 910,946 79.8% 51.6% 30.9%

 
 
Heavy and civil engineering 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 +
United States 45,840 17.4% 3.7% 0.8% 994,866 82.6% 57.0% 34.7%
Alabama 758 24.4% 5.4% 2.5% 18,716 84.2% 53.2% 34.9%
Alaska 261 12.3% 5.7% 5.0% 4,580 84.1% D 62.0%
Arizona 941 27.7% 8.0% 2.7% 28,900 88.4% 60.2% 35.2%
Arkansas 575 19.8% 5.2% 1.9% 8,335 71.9% 33.0% 8.1%
California 3,961 21.4% 4.5% 1.7% 87,532 82.3% 51.6% 31.5%
Colorado 1,084 19.6% 6.3% 2.4% 29,164 87.1% 67.2% 45.3%
Connecticut 463 13.2% 5.4% 3.5% 5,140 65.8% 41.2% 17.4%
Delaware 131 29.0% 10.7% 6.1% 3,219 84.9% 50.4% 20.7%
District of Columbia 29 37.9% 20.7% 10.3% 1,352 91.4% D D
Florida 3,221 18.1% 4.4% 1.6% 61,340 81.7% 53.6% 31.6%
Georgia 1,706 18.2% 4.5% 2.1% 35,908 81.8% 56.4% 36.7%
Hawaii 150 33.3% 11.3% 6.7% 3,520 85.0% 53.6% 30.1%
Idaho 442 12.9% 2.7% 1.6% 4,349 60.3% D 9.7%
Illinois 1,612 13.9% 4.0% 1.6% 22,419 74.9% 46.9% 20.8%
Indiana 912 15.0% 5.3% 2.6% 14,525 77.1% 53.2% 30.6%
Iowa 583 13.7% 4.6% 2.6% 5,878 67.6% 36.6% 13.6%
Kansas 491 23.2% 6.3% 3.3% 11,345 83.5% D D
Kentucky 625 19.2% 6.1% 2.9% 11,060 78.6% 49.5% 26.3%
Louisiana 809 32.8% 10.8% 4.2% 46,027 93.5% 77.1% 60.3%
Maine 289 10.4% 3.5% 2.1% 3,009 70.3% D D
Maryland 839 24.3% 6.6% 3.1% 16,746 80.5% 45.4% 19.7%
Massachusetts 907 13.6% 4.0% 2.0% 10,505 71.2% 40.6% 23.0%
Michigan 1,286 9.6% 2.6% 1.2% 12,510 66.5% 38.7% 18.7%
Minnesota 1,066 10.9% 3.7% 2.0% 19,499 83.4% 68.4% 56.4%
Mississippi 501 24.8% 7.2% 3.6% 12,092 84.8% 55.9% 24.7%
Missouri 1,065 17.6% 4.8% 2.3% 20,825 81.7% 56.9% 37.7%
Montana 422 10.2% 3.1% 1.2% 4,469 70.8% D D
Nebraska 404 13.6% 3.5% 1.2% 5,335 67.1% D D
Nevada 321 26.8% 11.2% 5.3% 9,239 87.3% 66.8% 42.5%
New Hampshire 240 15.0% 1.7% 1.3% 2,607 66.4% D D
New Jersey 1,084 18.5% 4.8% 2.0% 18,347 78.0% 45.7% 19.8%
New Mexico 405 30.4% 9.6% 2.7% 10,211 87.2% 53.5% 16.2%
New York 1,672 16.7% 4.2% 1.4% 26,795 77.9% 48.7% 21.1%
North Carolina 1,932 17.0% 3.8% 1.4% 38,861 79.6% 52.9% 33.3%
North Dakota 193 14.5% 3.1% 1.6% 1,904 63.6% D D
Ohio 1,342 16.2% 4.9% 2.0% 24,166 78.6% 56.4% 32.7%
Oklahoma 832 19.1% 5.2% 1.8% 17,885 81.4% 54.6% 33.6%
Oregon 823 13.4% 3.6% 1.5% 10,212 71.3% 42.8% 26.0%
Pennsylvania 1,332 20.3% 5.9% 2.6% 36,907 85.4% 65.8% 47.3%
Rhode Island 120 12.5% 3.3% 2.5% 1,195 60.3% D D
South Carolina 903 17.9% 4.4% 2.3% 23,001 83.8% D D
South Dakota 265 10.6% 2.6% 1.5% 1,978 49.3% D 7.4%
Tennessee 824 19.8% 5.6% 1.5% 16,201 78.2% 50.1% 15.0%
Texas 4,006 25.6% 7.9% 2.3% 161,510 90.9% 72.1% 47.3%
Utah 574 16.6% 4.9% 2.1% 8,572 76.7% 42.5% 14.2%
Vermont 112 11.6% 2.7% 1.8% 1,669 71.1% D D
Virginia 1,459 20.6% 5.4% 2.0% 28,516 78.2% 45.6% 18.4%
Washington 1,355 15.8% 4.4% 1.6% 23,107 77.5% 51.2% 24.1%
West Virginia 285 23.9% 7.7% 2.8% 5,746 82.5% 49.6% 11.9%
Wisconsin 780 13.5% 4.2% 2.2% 9,963 73.9% 47.0% 23.0%
Wyoming 275 23.3% 6.9% 3.3% 7,975 87.1% D D

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