Skip Main Navigation Skip To Navigation Content
2002 Economic Census main page

2002 Economic Census
Wholesale Trade
Torrance city, CA     open pdf map in new window

2007 Economic Census data are
available in American FactFinder.
See also the current Industry Statistics Sampler.
 

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
More
data

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  42 Wholesale trade 621 32,841,574 498,669 9,192
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 397 29,725,931 360,209 6,161
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 198 2,794,228 130,003 2,929
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 26 321,415 8,457 102

 

 

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 397 29,725,931 360,209 6,161
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 39 D D (1000-2499)
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 5 D D (1000-2499)
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1000-2499)
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 31 1,583,798 32,606 619
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 18 D D (250-499)
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 12 D D (100-249)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 13 D D (250-499)
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 5 D D (250-499)
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 3 D D (250-499)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 66 D D (1000-2499)
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 32 D D (250-499)
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 29 D D (250-499)
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 11 35,837 3,516 84
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 4 D D (250-499)
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 3 D D (250-499)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 14 D D (20-99)
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 13 D D (20-99)
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 85 D D (1000-2499)
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 57 522,734 46,395 799
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 44 486,863 40,687 710
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 24 D D (250-499)
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 78 D D (500-999)
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 43 D D (250-499)
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 6 D D (100-249)
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 15 D D (20-99)
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 68 D D (250-499)
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 11 D D (20-99)
4239402 Precious metal (except ore) merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 21 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 198 2,794,228 130,003 2,929
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 13 D D (250-499)
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 10 158,856 12,313 307
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 45 129,255 10,816 274
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 7 35,509 3,493 80
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 6 D D (20-99)
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 20 46,494 3,492 97
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 46 459,374 15,360 373
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 23 188,556 12,771 204
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 1 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)
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 45 337,027 63,603 1,483
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 32 147,171 43,701 1,042
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 11 25,704 2,582 77
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 1 D D (500-999)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 26 321,415 8,457 102
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 26 321,415 8,457 102
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 21 275,150 8,031 92
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 2 D D (1-19)
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 11 61,170 2,197 47
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 3 24,761 865 8
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 5 46,265 426 10


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