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2002 Economic Census
Wholesale Trade
Atlanta city, GA     open pdf map in new window

2007 Economic Census data are
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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
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NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  42 Wholesale trade 1,060 16,440,255 625,686 13,851
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 606 9,123,695 288,965 6,418
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 338 5,565,531 291,573 6,448
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 116 1,751,029 45,148 985

 

 

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 606 9,123,695 288,965 6,418
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 57 D D (500-999)
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 11 D D (100-249)
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 35 315,835 21,770 568
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 17 D D (250-499)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 124 D D (1000-2499)
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 54 D D (250-499)
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 21 D D (100-249)
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 70 D D (500-999)
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 24 D D (250-499)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 33 D D (500-999)
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 12 D D (500-999)
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 9 D D (250-499)
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 8 25,320 2,404 52
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 73 D D (500-999)
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 34 D D (250-499)
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 23 D D (250-499)
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 24 D D (250-499)
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 22 D D (250-499)
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 58 254,817 32,257 547
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 30 D D (250-499)
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 17 D D (100-249)
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 35 D D (250-499)
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 73 D D (500-999)
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 34 D D (250-499)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 19 D D (250-499)
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 5 D D (100-249)
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 9 D D (100-249)
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 129 D D (500-999)
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 17 D D (100-249)
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 9 D D (100-249)
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 74 D D (250-499)
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 72 D D (250-499)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 26 44,088 7,336 208
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 338 5,565,531 291,573 6,448
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 32 1,542,882 67,775 1,222
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 4 D D (250-499)
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 19 D D (500-999)
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 9 D D (250-499)
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 82 360,337 24,797 644
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 23 D D (100-249)
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 17 D D (100-249)
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 18 244,320 12,490 329
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 59 1,138,392 63,833 1,820
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 4 D D (100-249)
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 2 D D (100-249)
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 6 D D (500-999)
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 22 D D (250-499)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 31 D D (250-499)
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 5 D D (100-249)
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 26 D D (100-249)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 23 D D (250-499)
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 9 D D (100-249)
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 7 D D (100-249)
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 5 D D (20-99)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 2 D D (20-99)
4247102 LP bulk stations & terminals 2 D D (20-99)
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 11 D D (500-999)
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 4 D D (500-999)
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 77 D D (500-999)
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 20 D D (250-499)
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 11 D D (100-249)
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 37 D D (250-499)
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 17 91,803 9,867 153
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 116 1,751,029 45,148 985
42511 Business to business electronic markets 1 D D (1-19)
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 115 D D (500-999)
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 65 D D (500-999)
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 2 D D (100-249)
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 29 242,423 6,932 165
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 6 D D (20-99)
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 5 94,477 2,455 53
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 12 117,044 4,014 54
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 7 D D (100-249)
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 50 D D (250-499)
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 6 155,640 2,610 58
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 15 79,760 3,116 58
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 4 D D (20-99)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 19 220,020 6,062 134


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