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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 2,097 21,359,621 2,345,269 34,707
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,347 14,269,742 1,825,957 23,683
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 638 5,621,650 488,644 9,985
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 112 1,468,229 30,668 1,039

 

 

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 1,347 14,269,742 1,825,957 23,683
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 115 322,837 36,205 1,069
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 23 D D (100-249)
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 4 D D (100-249)
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 68 210,136 25,109 735
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 28 D D (250-499)
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 39 D D (250-499)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 111 D D (1000-2499)
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 49 271,811 17,316 454
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 29 180,916 5,776 156
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 20 90,895 11,540 298
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 62 D D (500-999)
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 14 D D (250-499)
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 22 79,261 8,396 188
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 56 D D (500-999)
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 23 150,104 9,586 204
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 17 131,166 8,953 186
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 16 78,612 5,760 139
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 7 18,752 1,959 50
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 284 2,382,782 342,495 6,031
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 49 D D (1000-2499)
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 115 1,226,561 180,002 2,732
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 89 D D (1000-2499)
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 35 D D (500-999)
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 54 D D (1000-2499)
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 23 D D (250-499)
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 13 69,979 7,363 160
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 58 624,629 76,139 1,272
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 52 601,674 72,247 1,213
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 11 D D (100-249)
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 20 D D (100-249)
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 19 D D (100-249)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 26 96,497 8,463 229
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 24 D D (100-249)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 315 8,261,587 1,203,671 10,776
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 85 779,807 61,358 1,227
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 27 1,583,810 86,721 1,008
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 203 5,897,970 1,055,592 8,541
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 72 2,098,329 102,524 1,444
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 131 3,799,641 953,068 7,097
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 74 274,056 37,353 859
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 32 D D (250-499)
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 17 78,774 12,073 188
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 176 549,603 64,237 1,526
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 91 206,646 26,986 658
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 33 49,681 6,974 174
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 22 84,389 9,630 205
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 32 93,667 11,821 300
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 27 105,201 12,428 304
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 7 61,289 8,552 184
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 5 D D (1-19)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 190 D D (1000-2499)
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 35 D D (250-499)
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 22 D D (500-999)
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 25 63,469 6,691 219
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 44 D D (100-249)
4239402 Precious metal (except ore) merchant wholesalers 4 D D (1-19)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 64 89,652 10,434 316
4239901 Musical instruments & supplies merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 638 5,621,650 488,644 9,985
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 51 195,312 18,559 484
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 29 93,914 10,649 258
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 57 1,421,122 206,003 2,638
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 29 1,080,230 155,167 1,948
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 90 415,237 38,050 944
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 26 D D (100-249)
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 31 D D (250-499)
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 205 1,740,940 104,258 2,828
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 15 75,056 5,861 183
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 6 D D (100-249)
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 14 78,310 7,340 226
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 42 249,132 15,825 430
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 63 905,216 47,836 1,237
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 18 117,659 6,583 164
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 10 201,173 21,552 564
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 7 D D (100-249)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 51 185,080 22,346 476
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 15 66,737 9,990 288
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 36 118,343 12,356 188
4246901 Industrial gases (exc LP) merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 17 788,025 9,654 194
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 9 D D (20-99)
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 9 D D (20-99)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 5 D D (20-99)
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 12 389,777 32,790 805
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 7 D D (500-999)
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 149 D D (1000-2499)
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 7 D D (20-99)
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 84 171,699 26,312 728
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 27 72,856 14,458 316
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 14 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 112 1,468,229 30,668 1,039
42511 Business to business electronic markets 3 D D (1-19)
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 109 D D (1000-2499)
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 75 1,142,712 23,816 897
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 4 D D (500-999)
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 10 51,141 1,225 27
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 3 D D (1-19)
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 14 86,755 5,851 59
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 25 376,056 10,745 148
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 11 18,475 965 26
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 5 D D (1-19)
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 34 D D (100-249)
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 15 259,134 5,061 92


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