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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 6,651 60,976,999 3,697,812 88,568
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 4,154 D D (50k-99k)
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,950 D D (25k-49k)
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 547 D D (2500-4999)

 

 

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 4,154 D D (50k-99k)
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 470 D D (2500-4999)
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 139 D D (1000-2499)
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 78 D D (250-499)
4231102 Bus & RV merchant wholesalers 6 D D (100-249)
4231103 Light truck & van merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 9 21,473 1,414 50
4231105 Heavy truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 39 D D (500-999)
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 251 D D (2500-4999)
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 137 D D (1000-2499)
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 102 D D (500-999)
4231203 Petrol products marketing equip merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 44 D D (250-499)
42314 Motor vehicle parts (used) merchant wholesalers 36 D D (250-499)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 228 D D (1000-2499)
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 90 D D (500-999)
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 47 D D (100-249)
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 43 D D (500-999)
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 138 D D (1000-2499)
4232201 Household china & crockery merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 32 D D (100-249)
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 62 D D (500-999)
4232204 Other home furnishing merchant wholesalers 35 D D (100-249)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 338 D D (2500-4999)
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 161 D D (2500-4999)
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 17 D D (250-499)
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 23 D D (500-999)
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 121 D D (1000-2499)
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 79 D D (500-999)
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 44 D D (250-499)
4233202 Sand, gravel, & stone merchant wholesalers 23 64,282 12,104 353
4233203 Cement, lime, & related products merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 33 D D (250-499)
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 65 D D (500-999)
4233901 Flat glass & other const glass merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 656 D D (10k-24k)
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 107 D D (1000-2499)
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 232 D D (2500-4999)
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 187 2,740,775 288,605 4,297
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 55 551,096 36,383 563
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 132 2,189,679 252,222 3,734
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 45 D D (500-999)
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 83 D D (500-999)
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 56 D D (250-499)
4234402 Store machines & equipment merchant wholesalers 27 D D (20-99)
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 156 D D (1000-2499)
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 140 D D (1000-2499)
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 16 D D (500-999)
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 26 35,213 6,797 190
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 40 D D (250-499)
4234901 Religious & school supplies merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 32 D D (100-249)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 149 D D (1000-2499)
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 142 D D (1000-2499)
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 115 449,913 44,115 1,102
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 71 D D (500-999)
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 44 D D (250-499)
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 27 D D (250-499)
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 20 D D (250-499)
42351022 Nonferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 7 D D (1-19)
42352 Coal & other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 7 5,142 310 14
4235201 Coal merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4235202 Other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 4 D D (1-19)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 664 D D (10k-24k)
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 230 D D (2500-4999)
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 54 D D (1000-2499)
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 380 D D (5000-9999)
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 142 1,317,306 205,942 3,223
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 238 D D (5000-9999)
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 355 D D (2500-4999)
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 128 D D (1000-2499)
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 100 D D (1000-2499)
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 94 475,254 51,505 1,168
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 33 D D (250-499)
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 834 D D (5000-9999)
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 96 749,804 91,575 1,942
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 81 D D (1000-2499)
4238201 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 33 D D (500-999)
4238202 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - whsle dist 28 D D (250-499)
4238203 Lawn & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 20 D D (100-249)
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 357 D D (2500-4999)
4238301 Food-processing mach & equipment merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 42 D D (250-499)
42383021 Hydrlc & pneumatic pmps & motors merchant wholesalers 20 D D (20-99)
42383022 Hydrlc & pneumatic parts & supp merchant wholesalers 22 D D (100-249)
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 140 D D (500-999)
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 37 D D (100-249)
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 46 D D (500-999)
4238306 Oil well/refinery mach & equip merchant wholesalers 13 D D (20-99)
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 69 736,152 90,319 1,246
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 137 D D (500-999)
4238401 General-line industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 8 12,875 2,168 67
4238402 Mechanical power transmsn supp merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
4238403 Welding supplies merchant wholesalers 27 30,714 5,243 145
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 27 D D (100-249)
4238405 Industrial valves & fittings merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 47 D D (250-499)
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 110 D D (500-999)
4238501 Beauty & barber equip & supp merchant wholesalers 28 D D (100-249)
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 35 D D (250-499)
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 12 D D (20-99)
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 35 D D (100-249)
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 53 D D (500-999)
4238601 Aircraft & aeronautical equip merchant wholesalers 47 D D (500-999)
4238602 Marine machinery, equip, & supp merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4238603 Other trans equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 460 D D (2500-4999)
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 88 D D (500-999)
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 39 299,807 11,487 301
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 69 D D (500-999)
4239301 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - processors & dealers 20 57,351 6,625 233
42393011 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (power) processors 16 55,479 6,421 226
42393012 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (nonpower) dealers 4 1,872 204 7
4239302 Recyclable paper & paperboard merchant wholesalers 14 D D (100-249)
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 35 D D (250-499)
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 106 D D (500-999)
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 100 D D (250-499)
4239402 Precious metal (except ore) merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 158 464,963 46,409 1,322
4239901 Musical instruments & supplies merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
4239902 Forest products (exc lumber) merchant wholesalers 9 D D (1-19)
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 45 D D (250-499)
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 24 33,893 4,028 151
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 13 24,230 2,265 90
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 11 9,663 1,763 61
4239905 Fire safety equipment merchant wholesalers 16 17,094 7,607 223
4239906 Other durable goods merchant wholesalers 56 D D (100-249)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,950 D D (25k-49k)
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 182 D D (1000-2499)
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 22 D D (250-499)
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 108 417,051 42,786 1,182
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 52 D D (500-999)
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 136 D D (2500-4999)
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 62 D D (500-999)
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 74 D D (1000-2499)
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 151 D D (500-999)
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 38 139,981 7,658 242
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 26 D D (100-249)
4243102 Notions & other dry goods merchant wholesalers 12 D D (20-99)
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 52 D D (250-499)
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 49 D D (250-499)
42434 Footwear merchant wholesalers 12 D D (20-99)
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 600 D D (10k-24k)
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 58 D D (1000-2499)
4244101 Gen line groc merchant whsle - voluntary group 8 D D (20-99)
4244102 Gen line groc merchant whsle - retail co-op 3 D D (1-19)
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 47 1,102,922 57,331 1,536
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 43 670,155 25,351 1,304
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 40 562,882 21,041 615
4244301 Raw milk merchant wholesalers 2 D D (100-249)
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 38 D D (250-499)
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
4244402 Poultry & pltry prods (exc live) merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 25 243,927 10,416 296
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 37 D D (500-999)
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 158 1,356,021 87,754 4,784
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 221 3,841,970 157,445 4,254
4244901 Coffee, tea, & spice merchant wholesalers 40 60,235 10,691 295
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 53 266,757 16,112 587
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 45 D D (1000-2499)
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4244905 Food & beverage basic material merchant wholesalers 11 D D (20-99)
4244906 Other grocery specialties merchant wholesalers 65 2,939,157 69,631 1,402
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 44 D D (250-499)
42451 Grain & field bean merchant wholesalers 21 D D (100-249)
42452 Livestock merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
42459 Other farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
4245904 Cotton merchant wholesalers 4 D D (1-19)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 223 D D (1000-2499)
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 44 D D (250-499)
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 179 D D (1000-2499)
4246901 Industrial gases (exc LP) merchant wholesalers 41 D D (250-499)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 87 D D (1000-2499)
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 51 D D (1000-2499)
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 48 D D (500-999)
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 40 D D (500-999)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 8 2,845,308 14,773 277
4247102 LP bulk stations & terminals 3 D D (20-99)
42472 Petrol & petrol prod merchant wholesalers (exc bulk) 36 D D (250-499)
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 45 1,272,205 145,101 3,091
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 26 D D (1000-2499)
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 19 D D (1000-2499)
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 482 D D (5000-9999)
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 84 D D (500-999)
4249101 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 50 D D (250-499)
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 34 D D (100-249)
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 62 D D (500-999)
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 86 D D (1000-2499)
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 13 D D (500-999)
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 46 D D (250-499)
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 191 D D (500-999)
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 85 D D (500-999)
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 30 D D (100-249)
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 5 D D (1-19)
4249904 Other nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 71 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 547 D D (2500-4999)
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 547 D D (2500-4999)
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 398 D D (2500-4999)
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 24 D D (1000-2499)
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 43 D D (100-249)
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 16 D D (20-99)
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 43 D D (100-249)
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 10 D D (1-19)
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 127 1,074,259 31,184 621
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 42 D D (100-249)
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 71 D D (100-249)
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 22 D D (20-99)
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 149 D D (1000-2499)
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 11 D D (20-99)
42512042 Drugs & druggists' sundries agents & brokers 3 2,691 170 6
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 9 D D (1-19)
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 82 D D (1000-2499)
42512045 Farm products raw materials agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512046 Chemical & allied products agents & brokers 12 D D (20-99)
42512047 Petroleum & petroleum products agents & brokers 2 D D (1-19)
42512048 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage agents & brokers 3 D D (1-19)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 26 D D (20-99)


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