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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. 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 356 5,338,112 332,383 7,446
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 238 3,970,330 246,860 5,430
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 112 1,299,660 83,420 1,979
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 6 68,122 2,103 37

 

 

Wholesale Trade - by industry

Data based on Geographic Area Series reports. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. 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 238 3,970,330 246,860 5,430
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 47 D D (500-999)
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 29 108,983 13,517 425
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 4 D D (100-249)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 12 D D (250-499)
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 5 D D (100-249)
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 7 D D (100-249)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 15 D D (20-99)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 28 815,018 70,307 1,257
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 6 603,880 19,486 313
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 6 603,880 19,486 313
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 3 D D (250-499)
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 11 D D (100-249)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 11 365,570 8,710 147
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 11 365,570 8,710 147
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 36 486,222 26,785 636
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 6 D D (250-499)
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 25 71,631 11,739 263
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 16 D D (500-999)
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 7 D D (250-499)
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 1 D D (100-249)
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 37 301,359 35,184 705
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 3 D D (250-499)
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 21 D D (100-249)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 36 D D (500-999)
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 6 D D (100-249)
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 13 D D (250-499)
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 3 D D (100-249)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 112 1,299,660 83,420 1,979
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 9 D D (250-499)
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 6 D D (250-499)
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 36 178,727 14,360 356
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 9 37,948 2,405 76
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 15 97,325 6,311 134
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 18 225,339 9,478 325
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 7 62,385 8,166 165
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 4 D D (100-249)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 5 D D (100-249)
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 3 D D (20-99)
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 1 D D (20-99)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 1 D D (20-99)
4247102 LP bulk stations & terminals 2 D D (20-99)
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 5 245,554 24,406 435
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 3 D D (250-499)
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 23 D D (100-249)
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 14 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 6 68,122 2,103 37
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 6 68,122 2,103 37
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 4 D D (20-99)
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 2 D D (1-19)


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