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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2001:
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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 691,110 698,898 6,491,994 247,211,475
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 98,837 98,842 0 3,892,792
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 340,157 340,184 711,476 19,356,224
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 121,107 121,145 792,231 23,027,863
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 70,378 70,486 941,570 31,633,913
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 53,223 53,807 2,007,060 78,732,907
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 6,379 7,736 1,074,961 46,320,394
Firms with 500 employees or more 1,029 6,698 964,696 44,247,382
    Firms with 500 to 999 employees 457 1,095 217,929 9,796,931
    Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 164 636 124,680 5,590,428
    Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 119 682 107,389 5,306,148
    Firms with 2,500 employees or more 289 4,285 514,698 23,553,875
        Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 87 891 110,676 5,522,275
        Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 78 756 103,796 4,454,109
        Firms with 10,000 employees or more 124 2,638 300,226 13,577,491
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 691,110 8.8% 1.1% 0.1% 6,491,994 62.3% 31.4% 14.9%
link to industry detail Alabama 9,213 11.8% 1.8% 0.6% 102,471 65.6% 32.5% 15.2%
link to industry detail Alaska 2,298 6.0% 1.4% 0.8% 15,183 53.7% 29.7% 19.6%
link to industry detail Arizona 12,548 13.8% 2.6% 0.8% 168,416 72.4% 39.4% 16.2%
link to industry detail Arkansas 5,580 9.1% 1.3% 0.5% 43,998 53.3% 17.6% 4.7%
link to industry detail California 66,874 12.0% 1.8% 0.4% 795,840 68.4% 35.6% 14.8%
link to industry detail Colorado 17,387 9.1% 1.7% 0.6% 161,531 64.4% 34.7% 16.1%
link to industry detail Connecticut 9,111 6.6% 1.1% 0.5% 67,404 55.2% 29.4% 17.9%
link to industry detail Delaware 2,366 10.4% 1.9% 0.9% 21,263 59.2% 21.5% 7.7%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 332 25.6% 7.8% 4.2% 6,370 82.2% 44.9% 20.4%
link to industry detail Florida 38,601 9.6% 1.5% 0.4% 369,059 65.0% 31.9% 14.8%
link to industry detail Georgia 20,010 9.9% 1.7% 0.6% 194,679 64.1% 32.4% 15.3%
link to industry detail Hawaii 2,367 12.5% 2.4% 1.1% 24,238 63.2% 28.3% 8.9%
link to industry detail Idaho 5,651 5.6% 0.7% 0.3% 41,023 54.5% 30.7% 22.9%
link to industry detail Illinois 29,364 8.9% 1.4% 0.4% 258,993 60.8% 29.5% 11.6%
link to industry detail Indiana 15,701 9.0% 1.4% 0.5% 141,380 58.0% 27.1% 11.6%
link to industry detail Iowa 8,463 7.3% 1.2% 0.4% 58,895 52.5% 20.4% 3.9%
link to industry detail Kansas 7,387 8.9% 1.5% 0.7% 64,308 58.5% 27.1% 13.4%
link to industry detail Kentucky 8,968 10.0% 1.6% 0.5% 82,964 59.7% 25.3% 7.2%
link to industry detail Louisiana 7,976 13.0% 2.5% 0.9% 122,317 74.2% 48.3% 30.1%
link to industry detail Maine 4,746 4.7% 0.7% 0.4% 28,113 47.0% 22.2% 16.3%
link to industry detail Maryland 14,747 11.3% 1.9% 0.6% 159,338 65.7% 32.9% 13.8%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 16,296 7.5% 1.3% 0.4% 130,246 58.1% 29.1% 12.7%
link to industry detail Michigan 26,361 7.0% 0.9% 0.3% 190,975 52.3% 21.4% 8.2%
link to industry detail Minnesota 15,316 7.4% 1.1% 0.5% 117,506 59.3% 29.1% 15.7%
link to industry detail Mississippi 4,711 10.9% 1.6% 0.7% 48,334 63.2% 29.5% 16.8%
link to industry detail Missouri 15,087 8.9% 1.4% 0.6% 137,383 60.6% 30.6% 15.4%
link to industry detail Montana 3,946 4.3% 0.6% 0.3% 18,607 39.1% D D
link to industry detail Nebraska 5,522 7.4% 1.3% 0.6% 40,004 52.7% 22.7% 11.2%
link to industry detail Nevada 4,663 19.1% 4.7% 1.4% 80,298 77.8% 44.5% 12.3%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 4,135 6.6% 0.8% 0.3% 26,572 48.7% 16.4% 8.8%
link to industry detail New Jersey 22,792 6.7% 1.1% 0.4% 167,978 55.0% 27.3% 11.8%
link to industry detail New Mexico 4,768 9.9% 1.9% 0.7% 45,732 62.6% 31.1% 9.8%
link to industry detail New York 40,629 7.5% 1.0% 0.2% 317,282 58.1% 27.0% 10.9%
link to industry detail North Carolina 25,086 8.3% 1.2% 0.4% 225,740 58.7% 29.2% 16.4%
link to industry detail North Dakota 2,028 7.6% 1.2% 0.6% 13,814 51.6% D D
link to industry detail Ohio 26,154 8.8% 1.2% 0.4% 228,802 57.8% 26.1% 13.4%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 7,557 8.2% 1.5% 0.6% 63,282 56.7% 27.0% 10.9%
link to industry detail Oregon 12,053 6.3% 1.0% 0.5% 79,282 52.5% 23.8% 14.5%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 27,682 8.5% 1.2% 0.4% 243,523 60.0% 29.3% 14.6%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 3,107 5.3% 1.0% 0.4% 19,681 50.1% 25.4% 11.2%
link to industry detail South Carolina 10,973 9.2% 1.3% 0.6% 112,862 62.4% 34.1% 24.9%
link to industry detail South Dakota 2,733 6.0% 1.0% 0.5% 16,318 45.3% 15.5% 7.8%
link to industry detail Tennessee 10,767 12.1% 2.1% 0.8% 126,821 68.0% 35.3% 17.1%
link to industry detail Texas 37,263 12.4% 2.2% 0.6% 523,117 72.9% 44.3% 26.1%
link to industry detail Utah 8,233 7.4% 1.2% 0.5% 61,911 54.5% 23.2% 9.1%
link to industry detail Vermont 2,663 4.2% 0.6% 0.2% 14,093 41.6% 17.5% 8.5%
link to industry detail Virginia 20,236 10.0% 1.6% 0.5% 199,037 62.6% 30.4% 12.8%
link to industry detail Washington 20,886 7.2% 1.1% 0.4% 153,098 56.9% 24.9% 11.3%
link to industry detail West Virginia 4,266 6.4% 1.3% 0.7% 27,540 48.3% 19.2% 9.0%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 15,949 6.7% 1.0% 0.4% 119,934 53.5% 25.7% 11.5%
link to industry detail Wyoming 2,455 6.1% 0.8% 0.4% 14,439 42.1% 10.5% 6.0%
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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 691,110 8.8% 1.1% 0.1% 6,491,994 62.3% 31.4% 14.9%
link to industry detail 233 Building, developing, & general contracting 214,120 6.7% 0.8% 0.2% 1,616,973 56.3% 28.0% 14.9%
link to industry detail 234 Heavy construction 39,210 20.8% 3.8% 0.7% 901,207 81.9% 52.7% 30.1%
link to industry detail 235 Special trade contractors 438,162 8.8% 1.0% 0.1% 3,973,814 60.4% 28.0% 11.4%
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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
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 233 Building, developing, & general contracting 214,120 6.7% 0.8% 0.2% 1,616,973 56.3% 28.0% 14.9%
link to state detail 2331   Land subdivision & land development 13,175 6.8% 1.7% 0.8% 88,993 57.5% 30.9% 15.4%
link to state detail 2332   Residential building construction 154,774 3.3% 0.3% 0.1% 735,386 36.7% 15.3% 8.1%
link to state detail 23321    Single-family housing construction 146,056 2.9% 0.3% 0.1% 661,414 34.0% 14.1% 7.7%
link to state detail 23322    Multifamily housing construction 8,730 9.6% 1.2% 0.4% 73,972 60.2% 25.7% 11.4%
link to state detail 2333   Nonresidential building construction 46,268 18.2% 2.5% 0.5% 792,594 74.4% 39.4% 21.1%
link to state detail 23331    Mfg & industrial building construction 5,821 11.8% 2.6% 1.1% 114,021 78.7% 61.4% 50.0%
link to state detail 23332    Commercial & institutional building construction 40,490 19.2% 2.6% 0.5% 678,573 73.6% 35.7% 16.2%
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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 39,210 20.8% 3.8% 0.7% 901,207 81.9% 52.7% 30.1%
link to state detail 2341   Highway, street, bridge, & tunnel construction 11,595 26.5% 5.9% 0.9% 311,019 85.3% 54.0% 23.2%
link to state detail 23411    Highway & street construction 10,837 25.5% 5.6% 0.9% 275,191 84.4% 52.6% 21.9%
link to state detail 23412    Bridge & tunnel construction 778 42.0% 13.1% 3.5% 35,828 92.2% 64.9% 33.0%
link to state detail 2349   Other heavy construction 27,672 18.7% 3.1% 0.8% 590,188 80.1% 52.1% 33.7%
link to state detail 23491    Water, sewer, & pipeline construction 8,987 26.5% 3.5% 0.5% 193,347 77.4% 35.5% 12.3%
link to state detail 23492    Power & communication transmission line construction 3,837 24.4% 5.2% 1.3% 114,999 86.0% 60.4% 39.0%
link to state detail 23493    Industrial nonbuilding structure construction 582 35.7% 19.9% 10.5% 105,367 98.3% 94.5% 85.4%
link to state detail 23499    All other heavy construction 14,321 11.8% 2.0% 0.7% 176,475 68.4% 39.5% 22.9%
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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 235 Special trade contractors 438,162 8.8% 1.0% 0.1% 3,973,814 60.4% 28.0% 11.4%
link to state detail 2351   Plumbing, heating, & air-conditioning contractors 88,519 10.1% 1.0% 0.1% 898,440 60.5% 27.3% 13.5%
link to state detail 2352   Painting & wall covering contractors 40,322 5.0% 0.4% 0.0% 220,433 43.1% 12.4% 2.3%
link to state detail 2353   Electrical contractors 64,890 12.1% 1.7% 0.3% 831,895 68.8% 37.5% 18.3%
link to state detail 2354   Masonry, drywall, insulation, & tile contractors 50,444 10.6% 1.5% 0.1% 529,521 66.8% 32.8% 9.8%
link to state detail 23541    Masonry & stone contractors 23,630 7.7% 0.9% 0.1% 178,820 55.5% D D
link to state detail 23542    Drywall, plastering, acoustical, & insulation contractors 19,940 14.9% 2.7% 0.3% 300,984 75.9% 43.2% 14.9%
link to state detail 23543    Tile, marble, terrazzo, & mosaic contractors 6,877 8.1% 0.7% 0.0% 49,717 52.2% D D
link to state detail 2355   Carpentry & floor contractors 57,189 4.8% 0.7% 0.1% 337,558 48.6% 23.5% 6.4%
link to state detail 23551    Carpentry contractors 44,239 4.6% 0.7% 0.1% 262,936 48.8% 25.4% 6.8%
link to state detail 23552    Floor laying & other floor contractors 12,953 5.5% 0.5% 0.1% 74,622 47.7% 16.9% 5.2%
link to state detail 2356   Roofing, siding, & sheet metal contractors 30,127 9.4% 0.9% 0.1% 247,408 56.7% 17.4% 2.8%
link to state detail 2357   Concrete contractors 30,639 10.2% 1.1% 0.1% 295,285 59.9% 24.6% 8.1%
link to state detail 2358   Water well drilling contractors 3,648 5.0% 0.4% 0.1% 22,296 35.4% 11.8% 6.2%
link to state detail 2359   Other special trade contractors 72,601 7.9% 1.0% 0.2% 590,978 58.4% 26.3% 11.6%
link to state detail 23591    Structural steel erection contractors 4,732 20.1% 3.5% 0.6% 81,995 78.6% 38.5% 11.6%
link to state detail 23592    Glass & glazing contractors 5,454 9.4% 0.8% 0.1% 47,125 51.1% D D
link to state detail 23593    Excavation contractors 25,383 5.6% 0.5% 0.1% 144,439 47.8% 14.0% 1.8%
link to state detail 23594    Wrecking & demolition contractors 1,895 16.7% 3.0% 0.4% 27,056 73.3% D D
link to state detail 23595    Building equip & other machinery installation contractors 3,840 14.6% 2.9% 0.9% 72,616 79.9% 56.9% 43.8%
link to state detail 23599    All other special trade contractors 31,320 6.5% 0.7% 0.2% 217,747 50.3% 20.9% 9.5%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?