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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2000:
Building, developing, & general contracting
United States
By detailed employment size By year By state
 
U.S. - Building, developing, & general contracting 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 214,651 216,354 1,604,913 60,798,086
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 33,472 33,474 0 1,249,397
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 113,491 113,496 234,906 6,447,505
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 35,353 35,361 229,270 6,508,134
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 18,295 18,331 243,089 8,005,002
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 12,244 12,380 450,708 17,740,859
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 1,395 1,743 219,154 9,601,273
Firms with 500 employees or more 401 1,569 227,786 11,245,916
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Building, developing, & general contracting - by Year
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.
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Year Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
  2002 224,416 6.2% 0.8% 0.2% 1,585,717 55.0% 27.2% 14.7%
link to 2001 detail 2001 214,120 6.7% 0.8% 0.2% 1,616,973 56.3% 28.0% 14.9%
link to 2000 detail 2000 214,651 6.5% 0.8% 0.2% 1,604,913 55.9% 27.8% 14.2%
link to 1999 detail 1999 214,670 6.2% 0.8% 0.2% 1,538,079 54.8% 27.1% 13.9%
link to 1998 detail 1998 215,301 5.7% 0.8% 0.2% 1,434,338 53.3% 26.3% 13.4%

 

 

Building, developing, & general contracting by State
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.
State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
United States 214,651 6.5% 0.8% 0.2% 1,604,913 55.9% 27.8% 14.2%
Alabama 2,983 9.5% 1.6% 0.5% 32,736 68.0% 40.8% 26.8%
Alaska 718 5.7% 1.0% 0.1% 4,095 46.1% D D
Arizona 3,716 9.3% 1.7% 1.1% 32,630 59.4% 28.0% 20.7%
Arkansas 1,562 8.3% 1.2% 0.3% 11,488 54.6% 19.8% 2.1%
California 21,475 8.3% 1.2% 0.4% 181,703 59.2% 28.2% 12.1%
Colorado 5,136 6.3% 1.4% 0.7% 34,549 57.4% 30.7% 14.3%
Connecticut 2,556 5.1% 0.7% 0.4% 13,437 39.4% 10.7% 3.2%
Delaware 751 8.1% 1.7% 0.8% 5,130 50.6% 21.8% 8.0%
District of Columbia 179 21.2% 6.7% 2.2% 3,138 81.8% 51.1% 17.2%
Florida 10,647 7.6% 1.5% 0.7% 88,800 61.6% 34.6% 21.7%
Georgia 6,361 7.3% 1.5% 0.7% 50,542 61.8% 35.0% 18.6%
Hawaii 808 11.9% 2.6% 1.4% 8,687 68.3% 35.5% 16.3%
Idaho 1,767 4.2% 0.5% 0.2% 13,094 58.6% D D
Illinois 9,031 6.2% 1.1% 0.4% 60,148 53.4% 26.8% 11.5%
Indiana 5,289 7.2% 1.1% 0.5% 39,852 53.6% 23.6% 9.4%
Iowa 2,590 6.4% 1.0% 0.3% 17,494 52.1% D D
Kansas 2,202 6.7% 1.2% 0.6% 15,383 49.8% 21.3% 7.9%
Kentucky 2,595 7.9% 1.3% 0.3% 20,223 54.4% 21.2% 5.5%
Louisiana 2,300 9.3% 1.7% 0.4% 23,806 62.4% 34.9% 15.0%
Maine 1,416 3.5% 0.6% 0.1% 6,635 30.0% D D
Maryland 4,868 7.3% 1.3% 0.5% 40,103 57.3% 31.6% 17.5%
Massachusetts 4,733 5.6% 1.0% 0.4% 28,916 46.7% 20.3% 5.1%
Michigan 8,764 5.0% 0.6% 0.2% 51,427 44.6% 17.8% 6.1%
Minnesota 4,367 6.1% 0.9% 0.5% 30,319 56.8% 29.5% 20.9%
Mississippi 1,487 10.4% 1.1% 0.4% 13,366 61.2% 22.8% 11.7%
Missouri 4,668 6.9% 1.1% 0.4% 38,041 58.2% 31.9% 20.4%
Montana 1,317 3.5% 0.4% 0.1% 5,694 33.6% D D
Nebraska 1,585 6.8% 0.9% 0.4% 9,478 49.3% 14.9% 3.7%
Nevada 1,440 14.0% 3.4% 1.7% 18,044 71.7% 40.8% 19.4%
New Hampshire 1,214 5.2% 0.7% 0.2% 6,763 42.5% 11.6% 0.9%
New Jersey 6,362 5.3% 0.8% 0.4% 39,153 46.6% 19.4% 10.8%
New Mexico 1,828 6.6% 1.5% 0.5% 13,302 51.7% D D
New York 11,869 6.2% 0.8% 0.2% 77,136 52.6% 22.7% 9.3%
North Carolina 8,113 6.4% 1.0% 0.4% 55,157 51.3% 20.8% 7.5%
North Dakota 548 7.7% 0.9% 0.5% 3,562 48.5% D D
Ohio 7,948 7.6% 1.3% 0.5% 62,903 55.8% 27.5% 14.0%
Oklahoma 1,974 6.4% 1.2% 0.5% 13,335 50.6% 24.1% 12.8%
Oregon 4,446 4.2% 0.8% 0.4% 21,472 44.8% 18.4% 5.1%
Pennsylvania 8,749 6.9% 1.0% 0.3% 63,406 52.3% 22.0% 10.6%
Rhode Island 924 4.3% 0.6% 0.2% 5,088 45.2% D D
South Carolina 3,578 7.2% 1.3% 0.8% 40,222 69.9% 50.3% 43.0%
South Dakota 837 6.2% 1.3% 0.2% 4,991 44.5% D D
Tennessee 3,539 9.1% 1.7% 0.8% 32,715 61.3% 32.2% 16.9%
Texas 10,474 8.5% 1.8% 0.6% 100,563 66.0% 40.1% 22.9%
Utah 2,761 4.8% 0.8% 0.3% 17,477 49.2% 25.9% 6.5%
Vermont 958 2.8% 0.4% 0.2% 4,187 30.3% D D
Virginia 6,604 7.0% 1.2% 0.5% 50,475 53.9% 25.8% 11.8%
Washington 8,150 4.8% 0.9% 0.3% 46,267 49.1% 23.8% 10.7%
West Virginia 1,922 4.5% 0.4% 0.2% 9,510 33.5% D D
Wisconsin 4,533 6.4% 1.0% 0.4% 33,448 55.3% 27.9% 15.9%
Wyoming 766 5.9% 0.4% 0.1% 4,823 41.9% D D
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?