Industry Sector

Services

Total Companies

26,812

Est. Employment

N/A

Description

Establishments primarily engaged in providing library services, including the circulation of books and other materials for reading, study, and reference.

Snapshot

SIC Code 8231 - Libraries is a final level code of the “Services” Division. There are 26,812 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of N/A people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within SIC Code 8231 - Libraries are:

  • Centers for documentation
  • Circulating libraries
  • Lending libraries
  • Libraries, printed matter
  • Rental of books

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to SIC Code 8231 - Libraries that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in operating motion picture film libraries are classified in SIC Code - 7829.

Extended SIC Code Categories for SIC 8231

For business marketing and targeting, SIC Codes have been extended to provide more specific classifications within SIC Code 8231 – Libraries. Extended SIC Codes are being continuously updated to reflect the current business environment.

6-digit SIC

  • 823101 Federal Government-Libraries
  • 823102 State Government-Libraries
  • 823103 County Government-Libraries
  • 823104 City Government-Libraries
  • 823105 Library Networks
  • 823106 Libraries-Public
  • 823107 Libraries-Circulating & Rental
  • 823108 Library Research & Service
  • 823109 Libraries-Institutional
  • 823110 Picture Libraries
  • 823111 Special Interest Libraries
  • 823112 Internet Libraries

7-digit SIC

  • 8231001 Libraries
  • 8231002 Libraries-Public
  • 8231003 General Public Libraries
  • 8231004 College Or University Library
  • 8231005 Library Services
  • 8231006 Documentation Center
  • 8231007 Law Library
  • 8231008 Special Interest Libraries
  • 8231009 Medical Library
  • 8231010 Government-Library
  • 8231011 Lending Library
  • 8231012 Religious Libraries
  • 8231013 Book Rental
  • 8231014 College & Military Libraries
  • 8231015 Junior College Libraries
  • 8231016 Military Post Library
  • 8231017 Federal Government-Libraries
  • 8231018 Circulating Library
  • 8231019 State Government-Libraries
  • 8231020 County Government-Libraries
  • 8231021 City Government-Libraries
  • 8231022 Library Networks
  • 8231023 Libraries-Circulating & Rental
  • 8231024 Library Research & Services
  • 8231025 Libraries-Institutional
  • 8231026 Picture Libraries
  • 8231027 Internet Libraries

8-digit SIC

  • 82310000 Libraries
  • 82310100 Specialized Libraries
  • 82310101 Law Library
  • 82310102 Medical Library
  • 82310103 Religious Library
  • 82310200 College And Military Post Libraries
  • 82310201 College Or University Library
  • 82310202 Junior College Library
  • 82310203 Military Post Library
  • 82310300 General Public Libraries
  • 82310301 Circulating Library
  • 82310302 Government Library
  • 82310303 Lending Library
  • 82310304 Public Library
  • 82310400 Library Services
  • 82310401 Book Rental
  • 82310402 Documentation Center