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 Industry 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