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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2000:
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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)
All firms 701,947 709,590 6,572,800 239,910,149
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 101,506 101,518 0 3,904,441
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 338,320 338,340 713,245 18,615,681
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 125,497 125,522 820,754 22,619,325
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 73,806 73,906 988,547 31,431,490
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 55,431 56,044 2,077,191 77,786,601
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 6,381 7,701 1,075,331 44,632,067
Firms with 500 employees or more 1,006 6,559 897,732 40,920,544
    Firms with 500 to 999 employees 460 1,229 223,839 10,024,686
    Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 132 480 92,828 4,355,791
    Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 112 720 96,800 4,616,407
    Firms with 2,500 employees or more 302 4,130 484,265 21,923,660
        Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 93 768 107,347 4,784,859
        Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 90 842 122,918 5,825,696
        Firms with 10,000 employees or more 119 2,520 254,000 11,313,105
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

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 701,947 8.9% 1.1% 0.1% 6,572,800 61.6% 30.0% 13.7%
link to industry detail Alabama 9,680 11.7% 1.7% 0.6% 107,151 64.7% 30.9% 14.6%
link to industry detail Alaska 2,298 6.5% 1.1% 0.7% 14,741 51.1% 22.7% 16.8%
link to industry detail Arizona 12,537 13.8% 2.5% 0.8% 167,401 71.6% 38.7% 16.8%
link to industry detail Arkansas 5,692 9.6% 1.3% 0.5% 48,616 56.5% 20.2% 7.2%
link to industry detail California 67,189 11.5% 1.6% 0.3% 755,180 66.6% 33.0% 13.1%
link to industry detail Colorado 17,434 9.1% 1.6% 0.6% 158,367 63.8% 33.6% 15.4%
link to industry detail Connecticut 9,296 6.7% 1.0% 0.5% 66,858 53.1% 25.5% 16.2%
link to industry detail Delaware 2,386 10.9% 1.8% 0.8% 22,149 60.4% 22.8% 9.7%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 323 26.0% 8.4% 3.4% 6,963 84.5% 53.2% 20.9%
link to industry detail Florida 38,793 9.8% 1.5% 0.4% 371,252 64.4% 31.3% 14.5%
link to industry detail Georgia 20,274 10.2% 1.6% 0.6% 202,322 64.4% 32.3% 15.5%
link to industry detail Hawaii 2,367 11.6% 2.3% 1.1% 23,625 61.0% 27.6% 11.1%
link to industry detail Idaho 5,804 5.5% 0.7% 0.3% 39,361 49.8% 23.4% 15.9%
link to industry detail Illinois 29,686 9.0% 1.4% 0.4% 265,481 60.7% 29.3% 10.9%
link to industry detail Indiana 16,315 9.3% 1.4% 0.5% 151,813 58.4% 27.2% 10.9%
link to industry detail Iowa 8,661 7.9% 1.2% 0.4% 65,122 53.6% 20.4% 5.7%
link to industry detail Kansas 7,649 9.2% 1.4% 0.7% 69,180 58.3% 25.9% 11.3%
link to industry detail Kentucky 9,340 10.0% 1.5% 0.5% 85,359 58.0% 22.6% 5.9%
link to industry detail Louisiana 8,312 13.0% 2.5% 0.7% 134,466 74.7% 49.9% 31.5%
link to industry detail Maine 4,728 4.8% 0.7% 0.4% 26,864 44.7% 19.1% 11.5%
link to industry detail Maryland 14,723 11.5% 1.9% 0.6% 159,216 65.3% 32.2% 13.6%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 16,258 7.5% 1.2% 0.4% 123,850 55.3% 24.6% 9.7%
link to industry detail Michigan 27,024 7.5% 0.9% 0.3% 203,994 53.1% 21.6% 7.2%
link to industry detail Minnesota 15,074 7.7% 1.2% 0.5% 119,657 59.4% 29.6% 14.0%
link to industry detail Mississippi 5,019 11.4% 1.6% 0.5% 54,500 64.4% 30.3% 15.6%
link to industry detail Missouri 15,486 9.2% 1.4% 0.5% 142,349 59.7% 28.4% 14.8%
link to industry detail Montana 3,876 4.2% 0.6% 0.3% 18,689 38.8% D D
link to industry detail Nebraska 5,663 8.2% 1.2% 0.5% 43,189 53.6% 21.6% 10.0%
link to industry detail Nevada 4,701 19.0% 4.7% 1.4% 82,401 77.8% 45.4% 13.0%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 4,165 6.5% 0.7% 0.3% 26,246 48.7% 16.8% 6.6%
link to industry detail New Jersey 23,179 6.6% 1.0% 0.4% 164,099 52.2% 22.8% 9.6%
link to industry detail New Mexico 4,800 9.9% 1.7% 0.6% 43,837 59.8% 25.9% 6.3%
link to industry detail New York 40,308 7.8% 1.0% 0.2% 317,993 57.6% 25.6% 9.3%
link to industry detail North Carolina 25,908 8.4% 1.2% 0.4% 225,013 57.4% 26.7% 13.3%
link to industry detail North Dakota 2,032 7.9% 1.2% 0.5% 14,559 50.9% 15.5% 3.6%
link to industry detail Ohio 27,064 9.4% 1.2% 0.4% 247,794 59.3% 26.7% 12.4%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 7,750 8.3% 1.3% 0.5% 63,039 54.0% 22.2% 9.8%
link to industry detail Oregon 12,440 6.5% 0.9% 0.5% 80,012 50.1% 19.3% 10.3%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 28,292 8.9% 1.2% 0.4% 254,421 60.1% 28.6% 14.7%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 3,130 5.8% 0.9% 0.3% 19,140 48.7% 20.1% 4.7%
link to industry detail South Carolina 11,360 9.4% 1.3% 0.6% 116,696 62.5% 33.2% 23.4%
link to industry detail South Dakota 2,724 6.4% 1.0% 0.4% 16,344 43.3% 13.1% 1.7%
link to industry detail Tennessee 11,324 12.2% 2.1% 0.7% 131,443 67.1% 33.5% 15.0%
link to industry detail Texas 37,896 12.7% 2.1% 0.6% 519,727 72.3% 42.5% 23.5%
link to industry detail Utah 8,125 7.7% 1.3% 0.6% 63,964 55.2% 25.1% 10.4%
link to industry detail Vermont 2,710 4.2% 0.6% 0.2% 14,304 41.5% D D
link to industry detail Virginia 20,368 10.0% 1.5% 0.5% 198,862 61.9% 29.2% 11.6%
link to industry detail Washington 21,531 7.2% 1.1% 0.4% 157,404 56.3% 25.4% 11.3%
link to industry detail West Virginia 4,512 6.9% 1.1% 0.6% 29,445 47.3% 13.9% 6.1%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 16,119 7.1% 1.0% 0.3% 123,412 53.7% 24.8% 10.9%
link to industry detail Wyoming 2,427 6.5% 0.9% 0.5% 14,930 43.0% D D
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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 701,947 8.9% 1.1% 0.1% 6,572,800 61.6% 30.0% 13.7%
link to industry detail 233 Building, developing, & general contracting 214,651 6.5% 0.8% 0.2% 1,604,913 55.9% 27.8% 14.2%
link to industry detail 234 Heavy construction 38,304 22.5% 4.0% 0.8% 900,987 82.9% 51.6% 28.5%
link to industry detail 235 Special trade contractors 449,380 9.0% 1.0% 0.1% 4,066,900 59.1% 26.1% 10.2%
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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
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link to state detail 233 Building, developing, & general contracting 214,651 6.5% 0.8% 0.2% 1,604,913 55.9% 27.8% 14.2%
link to state detail 2331   Land subdivision & land development 12,902 6.0% 1.6% 0.7% 77,885 55.2% 28.9% 12.8%
link to state detail 2332   Residential building construction 158,881 3.5% 0.3% 0.1% 781,012 36.7% 14.7% 7.5%
link to state detail 23321    Single-family housing construction 150,685 3.2% 0.3% 0.1% 713,339 34.5% 13.4% 7.0%
link to state detail 23322    Multifamily housing construction 8,208 8.4% 1.3% 0.4% 67,673 59.8% 28.9% 12.3%
link to state detail 2333   Nonresidential building construction 42,962 18.3% 2.7% 0.6% 746,016 76.1% 41.5% 21.4%
link to state detail 23331    Mfg & industrial building construction 6,984 20.4% 3.6% 0.9% 164,858 82.6% 54.9% 35.6%
link to state detail 23332    Commercial & institutional building construction 36,022 18.0% 2.7% 0.6% 581,158 74.3% 37.7% 17.4%
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code
Industry title
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Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
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link to state detail 234 Heavy construction 38,304 22.5% 4.0% 0.8% 900,987 82.9% 51.6% 28.5%
link to state detail 2341   Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 11,285 28.1% 6.1% 1.0% 304,936 85.5% 51.8% 20.6%
link to state detail 23411    Highway & street construction 10,434 26.9% 5.7% 0.9% 265,678 84.5% 50.6% 20.3%
link to state detail 23412    Bridge & tunnel construction 872 45.0% 12.8% 3.0% 39,258 92.4% 60.0% 22.9%
link to state detail 2349   Other heavy construction 27,076 20.3% 3.3% 0.8% 596,051 81.6% 51.5% 32.5%
link to state detail 23491    Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 7,390 28.1% 3.8% 0.6% 165,784 80.4% 37.0% 13.0%
link to state detail 23492    Power & communication transmission line construction 3,411 22.9% 4.6% 1.4% 97,545 86.4% 61.2% 42.4%
link to state detail 23493    Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 631 35.5% 18.2% 10.0% 101,745 98.0% 93.2% 84.4%
link to state detail 23499    All other heavy construction 15,702 15.7% 2.5% 0.7% 230,977 73.2% 39.3% 19.4%
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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 235 Special trade contractors 449,380 9.0% 1.0% 0.1% 4,066,900 59.1% 26.1% 10.2%
link to state detail 2351   Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 89,523 10.2% 1.0% 0.1% 897,912 59.7% 26.2% 12.6%
link to state detail 2352   Painting & wall covering contractors 40,931 5.0% 0.3% 0.0% 221,787 41.6% 10.9% 2.1%
link to state detail 2353   Electrical contractors 65,890 12.2% 1.6% 0.3% 815,056 67.4% 35.0% 15.5%
link to state detail 2354   Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 53,212 11.2% 1.4% 0.1% 564,994 65.3% 29.4% 8.6%
link to state detail 23541    Masonry & stone contractors 24,993 8.3% 0.8% 0.1% 197,878 54.2% D D
link to state detail 23542    Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 21,408 15.8% 2.4% 0.2% 319,342 74.3% 38.8% 13.1%
link to state detail 23543    Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 6,814 7.7% 0.6% 0.0% 47,774 50.7% D D
link to state detail 2355   Carpentry & floor contractors 58,247 5.0% 0.6% 0.1% 347,303 47.2% 20.6% 5.4%
link to state detail 23551    Carpentry contractors 44,857 4.9% 0.6% 0.1% 269,786 47.9% 22.5% 5.8%
link to state detail 23552    Floor laying & other floor contractors 13,393 5.6% 0.4% 0.0% 77,517 44.9% 13.9% 4.1%
link to state detail 2356   Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 30,855 9.8% 0.9% 0.1% 260,774 57.1% 17.7% 3.2%
link to state detail 2357   Concrete contractors 30,136 10.2% 1.1% 0.1% 292,569 59.0% 24.2% 7.7%
link to state detail 2358   Water well drilling contractors 3,735 4.2% 0.3% 0.1% 21,590 31.6% 10.4% 6.8%
link to state detail 2359   Other special trade contractors 77,075 8.4% 1.0% 0.2% 644,915 56.8% 24.7% 10.7%
link to state detail 23591    Structural steel erection contractors 5,339 20.9% 3.2% 0.6% 93,564 76.7% 35.7% 13.1%
link to state detail 23592    Glass & glazing contractors 5,693 9.1% 0.7% 0.1% 45,837 45.6% 10.5% 1.6%
link to state detail 23593    Excavation contractors 26,980 5.2% 0.4% 0.0% 152,542 41.1% 11.1% 1.7%
link to state detail 23594    Wrecking & demolition contractors 1,733 16.5% 2.9% 0.3% 21,896 72.8% 33.7% 5.0%
link to state detail 23595    Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 4,026 16.6% 3.2% 0.8% 80,929 80.2% 54.2% 38.5%
link to state detail 23599    All other special trade contractors 33,328 7.4% 0.8% 0.2% 250,147 52.0% 21.2% 8.5%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?