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2002 Economic Census
Wholesale Trade
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Wholesale Trade - by subsector

Data based on Geographic Area Series reports. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. Introductory text includes scope, methodology, non-sampling error, and confidentiality protection. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.

D = Withheld to avoid disclosing data of individual companies; data are included in higher level totals
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NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  42 Wholesale trade 740 3,616,674 313,835 7,425
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 393 1,687,349 192,152 4,356
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 308 1,747,532 116,316 2,912
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 39 181,793 5,367 157

 

 

Wholesale Trade - by industry

Data based on Geographic Area Series reports. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. Introductory text includes scope, methodology, non-sampling error, and confidentiality protection. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.

D = Withheld to avoid disclosing data of individual companies; data are included in higher level totals

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 393 1,687,349 192,152 4,356
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 37 145,228 16,009 473
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 16 D D (100-249)
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 8 13,659 1,549 59
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4231105 Heavy truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 6 29,246 3,279 109
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 18 73,067 7,746 220
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 8 52,987 5,138 137
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 10 20,080 2,608 83
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 14 33,735 4,066 136
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4232201 Household china & crockery merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4232204 Other home furnishing merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 36 332,335 33,657 764
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 19 D D (500-999)
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 16 D D (250-499)
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4233202 Sand, gravel, & stone merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4233203 Cement, lime, & related products merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 5 14,132 1,659 35
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 7 D D (100-249)
4233901 Flat glass & other const glass merchant wholesalers 1 D D (20-99)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 53 181,483 29,826 620
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 20 81,739 16,197 329
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 10 63,427 8,637 154
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 10 63,427 8,637 154
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 9 D D (100-249)
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 6 11,186 1,296 37
4234402 Store machines & equipment merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 5 8,718 1,016 23
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 5 8,718 1,016 23
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 8 12,048 1,755 54
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 8 12,048 1,755 54
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 14 32,552 4,185 108
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 11 31,059 3,964 103
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42351022 Nonferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42352 Coal & other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4235201 Coal merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4235202 Other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 47 D D (250-499)
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 19 98,538 9,425 220
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 4 D D (1-19)
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 24 D D (100-249)
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 16 48,229 4,415 106
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 31 184,756 18,121 430
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 4 D D (100-249)
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 16 128,500 11,262 255
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 7 19,327 1,886 40
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 124 501,022 60,974 1,132
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 20 146,465 16,699 293
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4238201 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 1 D D (1-19)
4238202 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - whsle dist 1 D D (1-19)
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 61 254,129 31,991 548
4238301 Food-processing mach & equipment merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 5 11,317 1,786 41
42383021 Hydrlc & pneumatic pmps & motors merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42383022 Hydrlc & pneumatic parts & supp merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 18 39,465 5,737 111
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4238306 Oil well/refinery mach & equip merchant wholesalers 24 170,956 19,103 297
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 21 50,668 5,563 137
4238401 General-line industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 3 2,893 468 16
4238402 Mechanical power transmsn supp merchant wholesalers 5 5,012 655 24
4238403 Welding supplies merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4238405 Industrial valves & fittings merchant wholesalers 5 22,243 1,711 40
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 14 28,383 4,757 122
4238501 Beauty & barber equip & supp merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 8 18,371 2,241 54
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
4238601 Aircraft & aeronautical equip merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4238602 Marine machinery, equip, & supp merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4238603 Other trans equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 37 D D (250-499)
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 8 28,467 2,068 63
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4239301 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - processors & dealers 1 D D (1-19)
42393012 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (nonpower) dealers 1 D D (1-19)
4239302 Recyclable paper & paperboard merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 4 2,786 720 18
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 4 2,786 720 18
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 16 D D (100-249)
4239902 Forest products (exc lumber) merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 5 27,043 2,336 49
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4239905 Fire safety equipment merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4239906 Other durable goods merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 308 1,747,532 116,316 2,912
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 18 57,077 8,822 236
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 9 D D (100-249)
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 5 D D (1-19)
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 6 D D (1-19)
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4243102 Notions & other dry goods merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 155 454,260 45,035 1,133
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 14 58,686 5,128 172
4244101 Gen line groc merchant whsle - voluntary group 2 D D (1-19)
4244102 Gen line groc merchant whsle - retail co-op 1 D D (1-19)
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 11 D D (100-249)
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 14 25,397 2,801 83
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 7 45,098 3,604 101
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 77 67,350 6,196 160
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 6 39,421 2,252 56
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 5 27,068 3,684 79
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 28 D D (250-499)
4244901 Coffee, tea, & spice merchant wholesalers 3 3,473 730 25
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 4 18,125 1,959 70
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 10 69,771 8,844 164
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4244905 Food & beverage basic material merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4244906 Other grocery specialties merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 25 135,849 10,064 185
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 23 D D (100-249)
4246901 Industrial gases (exc LP) merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 49 443,931 21,042 474
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 41 429,133 18,873 413
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 41 429,133 18,873 413
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 18 90,966 8,958 203
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 23 338,167 9,915 210
42472 Petrol & petrol prod merchant wholesalers (exc bulk) 8 14,798 2,169 61
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 10 190,642 18,353 434
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 7 D D (250-499)
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 3 D D (100-249)
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 33 D D (250-499)
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4249101 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 1 D D (1-19)
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 9 5,075 1,033 88
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 1 D D (20-99)
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 20 D D (100-249)
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4249904 Other nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 39 181,793 5,367 157
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 39 181,793 5,367 157
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 21 100,168 3,321 89
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 1 D D (20-99)
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 2 D D (1-19)
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 6 D D (1-19)
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 4 7,945 1,254 25
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 5 D D (1-19)
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 18 81,625 2,046 68
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 3 D D (1-19)
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 8 70,937 1,742 53
42512046 Chemical & allied products agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512047 Petroleum & petroleum products agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 4 D D (1-19)


Source: 2002 Economic Census, Geographic Area Series   Questions?
Last revised: January 06, 2012