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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 5,747 43,641,369 2,661,974 74,915
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 3,800 16,441,757 1,561,094 41,694
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,571 22,379,234 1,000,390 30,632
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 376 4,820,378 100,490 2,589

 

 

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 3,800 16,441,757 1,561,094 41,694
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 474 2,063,243 164,461 5,545
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 170 1,242,050 75,247 2,244
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 102 499,331 22,505 771
4231102 Bus & RV merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4231103 Light truck & van merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 8 91,426 5,912 152
4231105 Heavy truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 48 592,987 43,088 1,199
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 201 586,945 66,235 2,439
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 86 330,783 29,107 1,105
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 102 232,637 32,454 1,224
4231203 Petrol products marketing equip merchant wholesalers 13 23,525 4,674 110
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 53 202,067 17,989 642
42314 Motor vehicle parts (used) merchant wholesalers 50 32,181 4,990 220
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 145 383,269 39,490 1,237
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 77 265,892 25,198 687
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 38 167,272 7,572 263
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 39 98,620 17,626 424
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 68 117,377 14,292 550
4232201 Household china & crockery merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 13 18,280 1,885 69
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 27 60,881 6,536 253
4232204 Other home furnishing merchant wholesalers 23 D D (100-249)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 364 2,091,354 138,174 3,819
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 203 1,311,831 84,718 2,383
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 54 487,244 15,582 309
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 47 371,680 23,835 820
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 102 452,907 45,301 1,254
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 57 466,490 24,982 630
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 23 95,259 13,426 355
4233202 Sand, gravel, & stone merchant wholesalers 21 D D (100-249)
4233203 Cement, lime, & related products merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 54 197,571 14,245 382
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 50 115,462 14,229 424
4233901 Flat glass & other const glass merchant wholesalers 7 18,234 2,847 87
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 372 1,629,031 219,872 4,704
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 5 1,689 335 16
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 88 306,105 53,351 1,382
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 107 648,595 103,714 1,703
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 88 621,291 92,991 1,550
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 18 272,176 30,776 472
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 70 349,115 62,215 1,078
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 19 27,304 10,723 153
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 52 193,736 16,138 493
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 23 52,172 7,833 225
4234402 Store machines & equipment merchant wholesalers 29 141,564 8,305 268
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 82 393,550 36,428 801
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 73 344,663 25,834 642
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 9 48,887 10,594 159
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 28 D D (250-499)
4234901 Religious & school supplies merchant wholesalers 9 24,823 3,372 135
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 19 D D (100-249)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 204 1,966,127 138,920 3,364
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 187 1,836,174 134,049 3,270
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 165 1,725,375 125,459 3,034
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 108 1,090,790 104,319 2,540
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 57 634,585 21,140 494
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 22 110,799 8,590 236
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 16 106,487 8,322 223
42351022 Nonferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 6 4,312 268 13
42352 Coal & other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 17 129,953 4,871 94
4235201 Coal merchant wholesalers 14 D D (20-99)
4235202 Other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 451 2,054,790 186,334 4,068
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 205 951,959 88,207 2,028
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 33 85,817 7,735 234
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 213 1,017,014 90,392 1,806
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 118 511,503 44,263 943
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 95 505,511 46,129 863
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 306 1,223,718 126,231 3,518
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 83 491,055 43,513 1,319
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 93 348,078 40,016 1,078
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 108 D D (500-999)
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 22 D D (100-249)
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 1,045 3,495,291 427,768 11,208
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 93 861,033 108,982 2,418
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 168 411,258 36,478 1,337
4238201 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 119 298,840 26,832 1,005
4238202 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - whsle dist 36 80,957 6,961 244
4238203 Lawn & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 13 31,461 2,685 88
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 460 1,233,117 164,601 4,067
4238301 Food-processing mach & equipment merchant wholesalers 12 31,250 3,713 86
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 69 212,934 26,725 657
42383021 Hydrlc & pneumatic pmps & motors merchant wholesalers 31 137,259 14,499 355
42383022 Hydrlc & pneumatic parts & supp merchant wholesalers 38 75,675 12,226 302
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 189 502,860 69,781 1,643
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 37 102,658 11,667 282
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 72 221,936 35,586 932
4238306 Oil well/refinery mach & equip merchant wholesalers 21 34,920 3,415 99
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 60 126,559 13,714 368
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 228 640,491 84,756 2,353
4238401 General-line industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 33 64,930 10,056 297
4238402 Mechanical power transmsn supp merchant wholesalers 32 99,954 7,367 222
4238403 Welding supplies merchant wholesalers 48 179,298 24,351 672
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 17 35,792 5,195 189
4238405 Industrial valves & fittings merchant wholesalers 35 151,382 23,515 551
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 63 109,135 14,272 422
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 74 182,475 25,519 814
4238501 Beauty & barber equip & supp merchant wholesalers 15 D D (250-499)
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 28 54,852 8,576 286
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 25 D D (100-249)
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 22 166,917 7,432 219
4238601 Aircraft & aeronautical equip merchant wholesalers 13 D D (20-99)
4238602 Marine machinery, equip, & supp merchant wholesalers 4 2,792 687 22
4238603 Other trans equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 5 D D (100-249)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 439 1,534,934 119,844 4,231
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 68 323,623 25,755 847
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 14 56,138 7,601 369
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 134 558,505 39,079 1,401
4239301 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - processors & dealers 61 292,637 19,018 644
42393011 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (power) processors 42 135,120 15,992 527
42393012 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (nonpower) dealers 19 157,517 3,026 117
4239302 Recyclable paper & paperboard merchant wholesalers 23 41,046 8,113 364
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 50 224,822 11,948 393
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 34 34,754 4,136 183
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 32 D D (100-249)
4239402 Precious metal (except ore) merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 189 561,914 43,273 1,431
4239901 Musical instruments & supplies merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4239902 Forest products (exc lumber) merchant wholesalers 100 379,054 20,751 705
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 28 58,452 7,074 214
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 5 8,237 528 20
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 4 D D (1-19)
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4239905 Fire safety equipment merchant wholesalers 18 55,916 6,942 193
4239906 Other durable goods merchant wholesalers 34 D D (250-499)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,571 22,379,234 1,000,390 30,632
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 165 696,508 70,530 2,022
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 23 115,732 10,482 252
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 94 178,756 23,577 810
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 48 402,020 36,471 960
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 85 6,945,241 106,736 2,333
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 51 D D (1000-2499)
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 34 D D (500-999)
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 110 1,393,793 112,115 4,010
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 24 53,812 6,170 211
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 15 D D (20-99)
4243102 Notions & other dry goods merchant wholesalers 9 D D (100-249)
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 38 D D (2500-4999)
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 30 65,551 4,038 173
42434 Footwear merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 351 5,156,135 321,788 9,763
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 32 2,930,628 126,917 3,385
4244101 Gen line groc merchant whsle - voluntary group 4 D D (250-499)
4244102 Gen line groc merchant whsle - retail co-op 1 D D (1-19)
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 27 D D (2500-4999)
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 33 D D (500-999)
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 32 D D (250-499)
4244301 Raw milk merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 31 D D (250-499)
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 12 128,438 4,975 150
4244402 Poultry & pltry prods (exc live) merchant wholesalers 12 128,438 4,975 150
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 36 260,258 22,899 613
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 32 54,469 5,566 479
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 20 79,874 6,620 199
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 31 168,432 14,312 473
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 123 1,081,311 113,188 3,536
4244901 Coffee, tea, & spice merchant wholesalers 17 44,911 4,476 101
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 22 D D (20-99)
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 49 510,597 78,590 2,477
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4244905 Food & beverage basic material merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4244906 Other grocery specialties merchant wholesalers 30 D D (500-999)
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 66 447,702 14,655 671
42451 Grain & field bean merchant wholesalers 10 13,770 1,438 48
42452 Livestock merchant wholesalers 21 156,379 3,230 262
42459 Other farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers 35 277,553 9,987 361
4245901 Hides, skins, & pelts merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4245903 Wool, wool tops, & mohair merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4245904 Cotton merchant wholesalers 9 244,732 4,395 92
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 168 1,361,875 87,747 1,807
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 30 340,684 40,089 808
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 138 1,021,191 47,658 999
4246901 Industrial gases (exc LP) merchant wholesalers 23 D D (100-249)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 214 2,744,118 68,799 2,321
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 129 1,969,113 42,491 1,354
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 128 D D (1000-2499)
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 106 D D (1000-2499)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 22 1,058,374 11,385 300
4247102 LP bulk stations & terminals 1 D D (1-19)
42472 Petrol & petrol prod merchant wholesalers (exc bulk) 85 775,005 26,308 967
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 62 792,594 81,876 2,376
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 34 552,571 50,313 1,601
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 28 240,023 31,563 775
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 350 2,841,268 136,144 5,329
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 91 552,352 30,644 959
4249101 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 52 166,329 9,061 345
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 39 386,023 21,583 614
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 37 444,822 28,802 1,221
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 58 118,300 17,871 1,076
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 21 1,570,010 40,064 1,339
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 34 45,754 5,568 194
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 109 110,030 13,195 540
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 26 D D (100-249)
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 12 35,131 3,140 105
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4249904 Other nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 70 D D (250-499)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 376 4,820,378 100,490 2,589
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 376 4,820,378 100,490 2,589
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 287 3,228,822 79,657 1,730
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 16 D D (250-499)
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 14 99,348 1,765 48
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 13 129,669 2,599 50
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 32 145,397 9,447 129
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 12 D D (20-99)
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 75 1,116,978 27,960 485
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 23 157,517 4,331 90
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 80 311,437 15,849 360
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 22 D D (20-99)
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 89 1,591,556 20,833 859
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 8 17,105 1,034 32
42512042 Drugs & druggists' sundries agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 8 30,322 1,440 47
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 36 1,164,796 13,596 503
42512045 Farm products raw materials agents & brokers 14 310,563 2,618 216
42512046 Chemical & allied products agents & brokers 4 D D (1-19)
42512047 Petroleum & petroleum products agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512048 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 16 51,672 1,572 45


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