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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 4,347 31,314,549 3,275,300 58,057
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 2,693 19,004,237 2,364,595 36,287
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,419 9,491,997 851,627 20,042
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 235 2,818,315 59,078 1,728

 

 

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 2,693 19,004,237 2,364,595 36,287
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 246 D D (1000-2499)
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 57 D D (250-499)
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 141 D D (1000-2499)
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 64 D D (500-999)
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 74 239,230 28,128 801
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 20 D D (100-249)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 173 D D (1000-2499)
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 79 D D (500-999)
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 50 296,781 15,532 543
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 29 D D (250-499)
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 94 D D (1000-2499)
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 19 D D (500-999)
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 31 D D (100-249)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 144 D D (1000-2499)
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 60 D D (500-999)
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 41 D D (250-499)
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 36 106,330 9,269 239
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 17 39,558 4,080 111
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 33 D D (250-499)
4233901 Flat glass & other const glass merchant wholesalers 9 D D (100-249)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 519 3,089,658 468,592 8,482
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 72 D D (1000-2499)
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 198 1,597,926 246,953 3,906
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 154 D D (2500-4999)
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 64 D D (500-999)
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 90 740,437 128,458 1,904
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 44 D D (1000-2499)
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 44 D D (250-499)
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 24 80,826 8,703 203
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 130 772,438 103,150 1,896
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 116 D D (1000-2499)
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 14 D D (250-499)
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 24 D D (250-499)
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 33 D D (250-499)
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 32 D D (250-499)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 78 D D (500-999)
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 75 D D (500-999)
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 60 D D (250-499)
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 9 D D (100-249)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 515 9,192,181 1,321,684 12,815
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 147 982,414 91,549 1,940
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 44 D D (1000-2499)
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 324 D D (5000-9999)
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 115 2,262,885 138,532 1,920
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 209 D D (5000-9999)
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 158 499,585 63,049 1,562
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 63 189,455 24,970 666
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 39 138,218 16,988 472
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 37 134,465 15,813 278
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 19 37,447 5,278 146
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 433 1,209,119 147,050 3,735
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 32 236,052 24,665 544
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 32 144,555 14,356 400
4238202 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - whsle dist 16 D D (100-249)
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 217 431,935 59,306 1,552
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 31 50,978 9,316 267
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 86 163,711 20,886 544
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 23 D D (250-499)
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 52 116,189 14,049 348
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 80 212,621 25,310 664
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 32 D D (100-249)
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 43 D D (250-499)
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 11 64,515 9,153 197
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 15 D D (20-99)
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 29 D D (100-249)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 427 D D (2500-4999)
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 104 D D (1000-2499)
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 50 D D (500-999)
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 53 D D (250-499)
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 30 D D (250-499)
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 69 D D (250-499)
4239402 Precious metal (except ore) merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 151 D D (500-999)
4239901 Musical instruments & supplies merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 44 D D (100-249)
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 28 D D (250-499)
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 16 D D (100-249)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,419 9,491,997 851,627 20,042
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 122 471,118 47,952 1,160
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 66 200,511 25,582 669
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 39 D D (250-499)
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 108 D D (2500-4999)
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 52 1,141,318 166,839 2,306
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 184 719,851 80,758 2,149
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 36 42,296 7,912 236
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 48 260,094 36,869 1,059
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 71 188,511 15,954 439
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 386 3,342,817 225,126 5,881
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 39 513,886 36,482 869
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 23 103,515 8,311 302
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 16 149,260 7,417 283
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 20 84,839 7,906 243
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 27 421,884 26,376 678
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 83 425,067 28,875 802
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 131 1,174,784 70,351 1,841
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 37 253,520 14,741 381
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 18 228,056 27,120 695
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 13 17,982 933 29
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 108 433,629 48,529 1,001
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 31 137,301 13,614 405
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 77 296,328 34,915 596
4246901 Industrial gases (exc LP) merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 34 D D (250-499)
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 17 746,652 8,253 140
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 17 746,652 8,253 140
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 11 D D (20-99)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 6 D D (20-99)
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 27 D D (500-999)
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 12 386,847 32,068 844
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 437 D D (5000-9999)
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 32 D D (100-249)
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 21 D D (100-249)
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 55 D D (500-999)
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 124 313,007 59,724 2,457
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 15 58,752 9,391 163
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 201 D D (1000-2499)
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 76 194,909 33,102 803
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 26 D D (250-499)
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 7 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 235 2,818,315 59,078 1,728
42511 Business to business electronic markets 4 D D (1-19)
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 231 D D (1000-2499)
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 154 2,185,515 43,871 1,414
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 8 D D (500-999)
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 16 80,299 1,788 39
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 6 D D (1-19)
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 21 D D (20-99)
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 7 D D (1-19)
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 47 564,562 14,876 204
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 10 64,834 2,455 37
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 23 64,994 3,491 77
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 16 D D (20-99)
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 77 D D (250-499)
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 12 D D (20-99)
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 29 394,636 6,990 127
42512046 Chemical & allied products agents & brokers 7 36,782 1,138 23
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 15 86,089 3,957 94


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