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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 9,138 49,019,131 3,762,685 92,274
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 4,581 24,189,867 2,192,778 47,728
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 4,203 22,163,275 1,499,627 43,012
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 354 2,665,989 70,280 1,534

 

 

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 4,581 24,189,867 2,192,778 47,728
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 379 1,058,418 82,510 2,590
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 77 314,543 17,378 490
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 229 555,314 54,588 1,753
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 107 D D (500-999)
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 120 D D (500-999)
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
42314 Motor vehicle parts (used) merchant wholesalers 60 D D (100-249)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 354 1,371,863 132,756 4,091
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 136 621,186 47,131 1,254
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 94 465,163 35,035 963
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 42 156,023 12,096 291
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 218 750,677 85,625 2,837
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 53 D D (1000-2499)
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 45 127,898 12,956 368
4232204 Other home furnishing merchant wholesalers 85 D D (1000-2499)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 134 554,787 52,496 1,362
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 49 277,930 18,777 477
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 10 102,149 4,285 124
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 31 154,001 11,899 279
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 43 144,461 17,233 425
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 24 77,841 10,200 225
4233202 Sand, gravel, & stone merchant wholesalers 14 D D (100-249)
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 35 85,094 12,451 379
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 560 5,551,043 729,309 11,333
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 45 837,248 40,647 831
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 71 495,637 88,393 1,871
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 204 1,678,008 311,688 3,759
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 163 D D (2500-4999)
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 89 D D (500-999)
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 74 1,079,663 162,374 2,029
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 41 D D (500-999)
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 72 172,854 25,897 707
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 44 120,529 15,315 400
4234402 Store machines & equipment merchant wholesalers 28 52,325 10,582 307
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 100 1,964,755 219,749 3,136
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 88 1,752,465 197,704 2,689
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 12 212,290 22,045 447
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 37 122,492 19,726 592
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 31 280,049 23,209 437
4234901 Religious & school supplies merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 21 D D (100-249)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 118 D D (1000-2499)
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 112 D D (1000-2499)
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 79 D D (500-999)
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 47 387,160 28,362 743
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 32 D D (100-249)
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 33 D D (250-499)
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 21 D D (100-249)
42351022 Nonferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 592 4,632,990 412,037 8,005
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 167 516,279 60,966 1,458
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 116 2,280,647 76,867 1,784
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 309 1,836,064 274,204 4,763
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 117 717,412 136,616 1,937
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 192 1,118,652 137,588 2,826
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 183 922,414 88,056 2,153
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 95 468,598 51,465 1,228
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 41 126,844 14,981 431
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 29 269,968 12,016 265
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 18 57,004 9,594 229
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 531 3,072,174 197,997 4,804
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 19 D D (100-249)
4238203 Lawn & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 227 584,538 58,587 1,531
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 22 71,784 9,529 247
42383022 Hydrlc & pneumatic parts & supp merchant wholesalers 11 58,455 7,508 203
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 89 312,492 19,718 524
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 23 D D (250-499)
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 49 D D (100-249)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 128 282,496 43,855 1,177
4238402 Mechanical power transmsn supp merchant wholesalers 22 53,189 9,855 219
4238403 Welding supplies merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 21 D D (100-249)
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 50 140,850 19,994 499
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 56 D D (500-999)
4238501 Beauty & barber equip & supp merchant wholesalers 19 116,116 13,457 377
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 17 89,362 14,222 345
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 84 1,400,603 53,324 945
4238601 Aircraft & aeronautical equip merchant wholesalers 73 1,383,977 50,311 874
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,730 D D (10k-24k)
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 114 471,718 43,025 984
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 196 D D (1000-2499)
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 108 716,014 61,282 1,952
4239301 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - processors & dealers 24 184,993 12,763 295
42393011 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (power) processors 14 169,754 10,480 215
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 68 419,386 37,135 1,293
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 872 2,571,026 130,156 3,892
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 850 2,470,502 127,501 3,803
4239402 Precious metal (except ore) merchant wholesalers 22 100,524 2,655 89
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 440 D D (2500-4999)
4239901 Musical instruments & supplies merchant wholesalers 18 D D (20-99)
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 103 D D (250-499)
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 151 564,255 77,101 1,675
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 50 286,491 34,209 622
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 101 277,764 42,892 1,053
4239905 Fire safety equipment merchant wholesalers 13 D D (20-99)
4239906 Other durable goods merchant wholesalers 129 D D (500-999)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 4,203 22,163,275 1,499,627 43,012
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 213 741,982 92,140 2,705
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 129 393,645 54,729 1,831
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 64 292,242 31,457 737
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 218 1,469,719 139,008 3,133
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 111 D D (1000-2499)
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 2,002 6,372,271 479,332 14,016
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 571 1,724,503 111,605 3,338
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 430 1,417,481 73,882 2,220
4243102 Notions & other dry goods merchant wholesalers 141 307,022 37,723 1,118
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 342 1,059,537 70,585 2,193
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 997 3,118,512 249,197 7,892
42434 Footwear merchant wholesalers 92 469,719 47,945 593
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 771 7,426,532 448,423 13,852
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 90 2,017,739 84,712 2,231
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 26 D D (100-249)
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 25 D D (100-249)
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 13 116,932 13,981 737
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 40 429,461 23,005 1,023
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 72 563,484 31,329 1,027
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 212 2,554,133 171,649 4,692
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 204 992,920 88,796 2,852
4244901 Coffee, tea, & spice merchant wholesalers 34 D D (250-499)
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 33 D D (500-999)
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 24 268,135 31,777 869
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 18 83,311 6,212 297
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 27 88,003 2,682 89
42459 Other farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers 13 48,093 1,755 55
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 125 518,541 28,918 675
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 38 102,182 6,084 196
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 87 416,359 22,834 479
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 28 2,412,877 26,584 412
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 10 D D (100-249)
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 9 D D (100-249)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 5 D D (20-99)
42472 Petrol & petrol prod merchant wholesalers (exc bulk) 18 D D (250-499)
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 41 762,814 59,487 1,428
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 17 431,904 33,044 995
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 24 330,910 26,443 433
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 778 2,370,536 223,053 6,702
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 17 155,175 10,048 202
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 11 D D (100-249)
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 79 660,055 56,894 1,229
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 94 146,483 22,979 830
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 14 65,020 1,229 73
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 26 84,884 8,758 234
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 548 1,258,919 123,145 4,134
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 193 328,915 54,479 1,606
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 103 499,062 26,807 1,269
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 27 55,791 5,439 180
4249904 Other nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 225 375,151 36,420 1,079

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 354 2,665,989 70,280 1,534
42511 Business to business electronic markets 2 D D (1-19)
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 352 D D (1000-2499)
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 175 1,532,536 39,251 807
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 10 201,485 3,323 68
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 30 226,388 5,810 129
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 18 193,154 4,244 103
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 51 294,202 10,391 163
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 11 122,944 2,775 57
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 23 204,823 5,370 115
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 28 266,914 6,944 162
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 177 D D (500-999)
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 14 D D (20-99)
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 101 545,048 13,217 310
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 23 286,220 6,120 146
42512047 Petroleum & petroleum products agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 27 D D (100-249)


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