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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 3,498 34,470,795 1,437,962 42,875
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 2,156 10,166,733 785,595 22,825
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,152 17,559,515 601,990 18,425
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 190 6,744,547 50,377 1,625

 

 

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 2,156 10,166,733 785,595 22,825
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 261 1,546,845 104,406 3,318
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 98 635,855 44,943 1,388
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 37 152,362 5,146 197
4231102 Bus & RV merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4231103 Light truck & van merchant wholesalers 7 44,726 2,426 81
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4231105 Heavy truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 49 409,232 34,845 1,031
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 110 796,446 45,597 1,473
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 47 D D (250-499)
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 52 450,308 28,305 875
4231203 Petrol products marketing equip merchant wholesalers 11 D D (100-249)
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 28 94,444 10,379 296
42314 Motor vehicle parts (used) merchant wholesalers 25 20,100 3,487 161
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 81 251,892 23,323 704
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 32 D D (250-499)
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 20 D D (100-249)
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 12 36,111 5,553 144
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 49 D D (250-499)
4232201 Household china & crockery merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 11 D D (20-99)
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 17 87,993 8,186 229
4232204 Other home furnishing merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 172 1,042,520 51,617 1,690
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 89 615,237 35,593 1,158
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 23 85,016 3,167 87
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 25 210,758 13,823 446
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 41 319,463 18,603 625
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 34 320,902 5,813 205
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 17 D D (20-99)
4233202 Sand, gravel, & stone merchant wholesalers 11 D D (20-99)
4233203 Cement, lime, & related products merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 26 D D (100-249)
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 23 D D (100-249)
4233901 Flat glass & other const glass merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 230 672,711 97,571 2,284
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 59 113,894 23,452 663
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 59 360,106 47,722 782
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 52 355,854 45,713 730
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 13 17,659 2,536 72
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 39 338,195 43,177 658
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 7 4,252 2,009 52
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 39 D D (250-499)
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 24 38,170 5,254 197
4234402 Store machines & equipment merchant wholesalers 15 D D (20-99)
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 52 129,287 15,222 451
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 44 82,748 7,965 255
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 8 46,539 7,257 196
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 14 D D (20-99)
4234901 Religious & school supplies merchant wholesalers 5 D D (1-19)
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 86 D D (1000-2499)
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 83 D D (1000-2499)
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 73 D D (1000-2499)
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 57 377,740 31,939 983
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 16 D D (100-249)
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
42351022 Nonferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42352 Coal & other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4235202 Other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 184 1,127,022 100,727 2,705
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 99 692,504 43,645 1,640
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 13 D D (20-99)
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 72 D D (500-999)
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 42 351,580 40,940 640
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 30 D D (250-499)
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 169 1,577,287 68,528 1,810
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 44 583,726 18,028 573
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 43 117,901 16,513 398
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 61 821,723 24,158 610
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 21 53,937 9,829 229
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 728 2,689,628 241,046 7,112
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 63 320,045 39,741 1,005
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 195 777,273 70,246 2,209
4238201 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 152 652,945 55,608 1,825
4238202 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - whsle dist 31 80,843 9,652 267
4238203 Lawn & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 12 43,485 4,986 117
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 267 543,607 78,971 2,320
4238301 Food-processing mach & equipment merchant wholesalers 4 2,034 472 21
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 29 62,167 7,269 202
42383021 Hydrlc & pneumatic pmps & motors merchant wholesalers 12 39,201 3,303 82
42383022 Hydrlc & pneumatic parts & supp merchant wholesalers 17 22,966 3,966 120
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 110 278,983 37,002 1,076
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 18 28,911 3,448 94
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 50 79,509 15,055 500
4238306 Oil well/refinery mach & equip merchant wholesalers 20 46,934 7,349 219
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 36 45,069 8,376 208
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 123 278,191 34,329 1,008
4238401 General-line industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 13 19,547 2,673 93
4238402 Mechanical power transmsn supp merchant wholesalers 35 90,866 10,630 336
4238403 Welding supplies merchant wholesalers 22 51,026 6,114 168
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 6 D D (1-19)
4238405 Industrial valves & fittings merchant wholesalers 15 27,016 2,928 85
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 32 D D (250-499)
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 62 732,433 12,887 399
4238501 Beauty & barber equip & supp merchant wholesalers 22 D D (100-249)
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 16 D D (20-99)
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 19 D D (100-249)
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 18 38,079 4,872 171
4238601 Aircraft & aeronautical equip merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
4238602 Marine machinery, equip, & supp merchant wholesalers 4 D D (100-249)
4238603 Other trans equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 245 D D (1000-2499)
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 36 87,271 8,901 216
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 5 10,651 1,090 38
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 71 178,235 17,961 639
4239301 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - processors & dealers 37 122,426 11,599 406
42393011 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (power) processors 23 113,228 10,558 330
42393012 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (nonpower) dealers 14 9,198 1,041 76
4239302 Recyclable paper & paperboard merchant wholesalers 9 27,322 3,191 89
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 25 28,487 3,171 144
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 19 D D (100-249)
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
4239402 Precious metal (except ore) merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 114 D D (500-999)
4239901 Musical instruments & supplies merchant wholesalers 5 4,169 989 22
4239902 Forest products (exc lumber) merchant wholesalers 40 116,002 7,233 236
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 22 51,888 4,436 152
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 6 3,414 334 16
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 5 D D (1-19)
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4239905 Fire safety equipment merchant wholesalers 14 26,166 4,607 137
4239906 Other durable goods merchant wholesalers 27 D D (100-249)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,152 17,559,515 601,990 18,425
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 94 334,941 46,994 1,484
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 7 80,156 5,406 111
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 45 88,332 13,583 404
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 42 166,453 28,005 969
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 51 4,417,161 90,572 2,178
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 30 D D (500-999)
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 21 D D (1000-2499)
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 52 D D (500-999)
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 13 D D (20-99)
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 8 D D (20-99)
4243102 Notions & other dry goods merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 13 D D (500-999)
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 19 D D (20-99)
42434 Footwear merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 245 5,689,582 188,968 5,430
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 26 1,948,848 48,642 1,393
4244101 Gen line groc merchant whsle - voluntary group 4 D D (250-499)
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 22 D D (1000-2499)
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 28 D D (500-999)
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 16 D D (100-249)
4244301 Raw milk merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 19 769,244 19,441 555
4244402 Poultry & pltry prods (exc live) merchant wholesalers 19 769,244 19,441 555
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 17 128,731 3,761 109
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 13 165,332 8,414 305
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 19 176,972 9,353 273
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 104 D D (1000-2499)
4244901 Coffee, tea, & spice merchant wholesalers 15 D D (20-99)
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 16 D D (100-249)
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 39 367,940 42,826 1,134
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4244905 Food & beverage basic material merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4244906 Other grocery specialties merchant wholesalers 31 D D (250-499)
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 92 730,491 28,689 938
42451 Grain & field bean merchant wholesalers 68 617,483 25,788 783
42452 Livestock merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
42459 Other farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers 12 D D (20-99)
4245901 Hides, skins, & pelts merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4245904 Cotton merchant wholesalers 7 51,559 1,002 19
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 113 1,098,025 27,671 656
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 16 D D (100-249)
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 97 D D (500-999)
4246901 Industrial gases (exc LP) merchant wholesalers 11 D D (20-99)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 168 2,327,482 60,099 2,235
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 123 1,322,034 38,153 1,657
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 120 D D (1000-2499)
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 107 D D (1000-2499)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 13 D D (250-499)
4247102 LP bulk stations & terminals 3 D D (1-19)
42472 Petrol & petrol prod merchant wholesalers (exc bulk) 45 1,005,448 21,946 578
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 38 467,389 40,369 1,154
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 32 302,908 27,715 824
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 6 164,481 12,654 330
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 299 D D (2500-4999)
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 132 785,748 46,119 1,469
4249101 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 89 405,792 23,439 763
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 43 379,956 22,680 706
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 19 D D (250-499)
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 34 30,970 5,264 255
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 20 604,359 17,550 691
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 11 D D (100-249)
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 83 D D (250-499)
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 25 19,284 3,850 149
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 8 10,942 1,871 59
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4249904 Other nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 48 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 190 6,744,547 50,377 1,625
42511 Business to business electronic markets 1 D D (1-19)
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 189 D D (1000-2499)
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 117 D D (500-999)
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 11 416,314 5,959 220
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 14 58,972 1,690 32
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 7 D D (1-19)
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 16 50,111 1,777 47
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 5 D D (1-19)
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 16 182,022 6,126 86
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 9 31,166 1,242 33
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 24 56,031 1,435 50
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 15 D D (20-99)
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 72 5,826,889 28,318 1,086
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 9 37,494 796 17
42512042 Drugs & druggists' sundries agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 4 9,615 243 7
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 28 D D (500-999)
42512045 Farm products raw materials agents & brokers 20 D D (250-499)
42512046 Chemical & allied products agents & brokers 2 D D (1-19)
42512047 Petroleum & petroleum products agents & brokers 2 D D (1-19)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 6 D D (20-99)


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