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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 381 2,971,507 278,233 5,779
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 176 D D (2500-4999)
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 186 D D (2500-4999)
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 19 D D (20-99)

 

 

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 176 D D (2500-4999)
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 10 31,107 3,979 143
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 1 D D (20-99)
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 6 D D (100-249)
4231203 Petrol products marketing equip merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42314 Motor vehicle parts (used) merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 41 D D (250-499)
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 24 D D (250-499)
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 12 D D (20-99)
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 17 D D (20-99)
4232201 Household china & crockery merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4232204 Other home furnishing merchant wholesalers 4 D D (1-19)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4233202 Sand, gravel, & stone merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 34 D D (1000-2499)
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 6 D D (500-999)
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 16 D D (500-999)
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 16 D D (500-999)
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 13 D D (500-999)
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4234402 Store machines & equipment merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 31 D D (500-999)
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 17 D D (250-499)
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 9 D D (100-249)
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 1 D D (20-99)
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 23 D D (100-249)
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 1 D D (20-99)
4238201 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 1 D D (20-99)
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 5 D D (1-19)
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4238405 Industrial valves & fittings merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 1 D D (20-99)
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4238601 Aircraft & aeronautical equip merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4238603 Other trans equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 21 D D (100-249)
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4239301 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - processors & dealers 1 D D (1-19)
42393011 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (power) processors 1 D D (1-19)
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
4239901 Musical instruments & supplies merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4239902 Forest products (exc lumber) merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4239906 Other durable goods merchant wholesalers 4 D D (1-19)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 186 D D (2500-4999)
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 12 D D (20-99)
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 27 D D (100-249)
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 11 D D (20-99)
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 11 D D (20-99)
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
42434 Footwear merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 72 416,557 33,433 1,072
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4244401 Live poultry merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4244402 Poultry & pltry prods (exc live) merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 7 D D (100-249)
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 13 D D (250-499)
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 23 D D (100-249)
4244901 Coffee, tea, & spice merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4244906 Other grocery specialties merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 2 D D (1-19)
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 2 D D (1-19)
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 2 D D (1-19)
42472 Petrol & petrol prod merchant wholesalers (exc bulk) 2 D D (20-99)
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 20 D D (500-999)
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 6 D D (100-249)
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 14 198,822 18,899 381
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 42 D D (500-999)
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 1 D D (1-19)
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 7 D D (250-499)
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 9 D D (100-249)
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 1 D D (100-249)
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 23 D D (100-249)
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4249904 Other nondurable goods 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 19 D D (20-99)
42511 Business to business electronic markets 1 D D (1-19)
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 18 D D (20-99)
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 12 D D (20-99)
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 6 D D (20-99)
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 3 D D (1-19)
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 6 D D (1-19)
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512046 Chemical & allied products agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512048 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 2 D D (1-19)


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