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SIC Code Descriptions

Descriptions for 2-Digit SIC Codes

Administration of Economic Programs

Administration of Environmental Quality and Housing Programs

Administration of Human Resource Programs

Agricultural Production - Crops

Agricultural Production - Livestock and Animal Specialties

Agricultural Services

Amusement and Recreation Services

Apparel and Accessory Stores

Apparel, Finished Products from Fabrics and Similar Materials

Automotive Dealers and Gasoline Service Stations

Automotive Repair, Services and Parking

Building Construction - General Contractors and Operative Builders

Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply and Mobile Home Dealers

Business Services

Chemicals and Allied Products

Coal Mining


Construction - Special Trade Contractors

Control Instruments, Optical, Clocks, Watches

Depository Institutions

Eating and Drinking Places

Educational Services

Electric, Gas and Sanitary Services

Electronic, Electrical Equipment and Components, Except Computers

Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management and Related Services

Executive, Legislative and General Government, Except Finance

Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery and Transport Equipment

Fishing, Hunting and Trapping

Food and Kindred Products

Food Stores


Furniture and Fixtures

General Merchandise Stores

Health Services

Heavy Construction, Except Building Construction - Contractors

Holding and Other Investment Offices

Home Furniture, Furnishings and Equipment Stores

Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps and Other Lodging Places

Industrial and Commercial Machinery and Computer Equipment

Insurance Agents, Brokers and Service

Insurance Carriers

Justice, Public Order and Safety

Leather and Leather Products

Legal Services

Local, Suburban Transit and Interurban Highway Passenger Transport

Lumber and Wood Products, Except Furniture

Membership Organizations

Metal Mining

Mining and Quarrying of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels

Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries

Miscellaneous Repair Services

Miscellaneous Retail

Motion Pictures

Motor Freight Transportation

Museums, Art Galleries and Botanical and Zoological Gardens

National Security and International Affairs

Non-depository Credit Institutions

Oil and Gas Extraction

Paper and Allied Products

Personal Services

Petroleum Refining and Related Industries

Pipelines, Except Natural Gas

Primary Metal Industries

Printing, Publishing and Allied Industries

Private Households

Public Finance, Taxation and Monetary Policy

Railroad Transportation

Real Estate

Rubber and Miscellaneous Plastic Products

Security and Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges and Services

Services, Not Elsewhere Classified

Social Services

Stone, Clay, Glass and Concrete Products

Textile Mill Products

Tobacco Products

Transportation by Air

Transportation Equipment

Transportation Services

United States Postal Service

Water Transportation

Wholesale Trade - Durable Goods

Wholesale Trade - Non-durable Goods

Roofers at Work
Construction workers on work site
Well Driller
Empty Factory
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