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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 13,794 201,091,040 9,177,276 201,018
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 8,509 112,170,968 6,063,267 124,925
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 4,077 73,499,625 2,772,300 68,043
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 1,208 15,420,447 341,709 8,050

 

 

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 8,509 112,170,968 6,063,267 124,925
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 869 50,185,553 527,504 12,974
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 227 44,937,994 206,808 4,572
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 118 42,575,192 110,291 2,178
4231102 Bus & RV merchant wholesalers 14 D D (250-499)
4231103 Light truck & van merchant wholesalers 11 D D (20-99)
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 12 D D (20-99)
4231105 Heavy truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 72 2,054,919 76,982 1,903
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 463 4,095,961 243,469 6,135
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 206 1,066,300 79,801 2,215
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 238 2,969,848 153,285 3,636
4231203 Petrol products marketing equip merchant wholesalers 19 59,813 10,383 284
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 105 D D (1000-2499)
42314 Motor vehicle parts (used) merchant wholesalers 74 D D (500-999)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 696 5,336,448 327,189 8,363
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 261 1,125,762 86,922 2,367
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 151 D D (1000-2499)
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 110 D D (1000-2499)
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 435 4,210,686 240,267 5,996
4232201 Household china & crockery merchant wholesalers 24 10,694 1,957 56
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 72 D D (500-999)
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 236 3,707,661 188,954 4,509
4232204 Other home furnishing merchant wholesalers 103 D D (500-999)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 706 4,377,181 359,196 9,022
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 362 3,067,553 233,319 5,965
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 77 825,771 43,786 965
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 51 353,331 27,399 835
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 234 1,888,451 162,134 4,165
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 122 430,297 44,659 1,138
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 59 170,448 22,138 541
4233202 Sand, gravel, & stone merchant wholesalers 39 D D (500-999)
4233203 Cement, lime, & related products merchant wholesalers 24 D D (20-99)
42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 105 462,390 40,697 897
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 117 416,941 40,521 1,022
4233901 Flat glass & other const glass merchant wholesalers 12 16,520 2,718 76
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 1,198 14,348,929 1,827,754 30,867
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 37 D D (500-999)
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 186 1,908,892 214,930 4,840
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 457 D D (10k-24k)
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 379 D D (10k-24k)
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 147 D D (1000-2499)
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 232 D D (10k-24k)
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 78 D D (500-999)
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 167 465,059 61,616 1,540
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 91 313,229 34,102 914
4234402 Store machines & equipment merchant wholesalers 76 151,830 27,514 626
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 235 3,375,490 239,927 4,241
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 210 3,270,478 219,470 3,864
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 25 105,012 20,457 377
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 32 D D (500-999)
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 84 D D (1000-2499)
4234901 Religious & school supplies merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 71 D D (1000-2499)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 287 3,593,604 195,092 3,973
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 276 3,453,073 191,341 3,875
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 224 D D (2500-4999)
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 140 981,553 98,624 2,362
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 84 D D (250-499)
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 52 D D (1000-2499)
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 36 D D (1000-2499)
42351022 Nonferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 16 D D (20-99)
42352 Coal & other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 11 140,531 3,751 98
4235201 Coal merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4235202 Other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 1,058 12,672,996 1,066,389 18,212
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 476 2,733,661 252,737 5,218
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 87 5,024,835 94,068 1,851
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 495 4,914,500 719,584 11,143
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 285 D D (5000-9999)
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 210 D D (1000-2499)
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 629 D D (5000-9999)
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 204 1,046,799 100,474 2,613
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 170 D D (1000-2499)
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 218 D D (1000-2499)
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 37 D D (100-249)
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 2,070 13,974,687 1,171,161 25,675
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 185 1,856,842 126,286 2,809
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 269 2,270,303 102,050 3,125
4238201 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 163 527,967 42,486 1,508
4238202 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - whsle dist 68 651,862 25,340 678
4238203 Lawn & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 38 1,090,474 34,224 939
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 959 5,280,579 679,496 13,522
4238301 Food-processing mach & equipment merchant wholesalers 59 255,171 31,800 663
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 95 348,650 35,990 821
42383021 Hydrlc & pneumatic pmps & motors merchant wholesalers 47 143,630 14,658 343
42383022 Hydrlc & pneumatic parts & supp merchant wholesalers 48 205,020 21,332 478
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 372 2,244,289 293,806 5,299
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 77 432,665 36,421 948
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 158 542,667 84,155 1,926
4238306 Oil well/refinery mach & equip merchant wholesalers 12 35,195 1,500 42
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 186 1,421,942 195,824 3,823
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 391 3,466,344 181,827 4,047
4238401 General-line industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 47 98,706 10,347 311
4238402 Mechanical power transmsn supp merchant wholesalers 77 442,869 35,461 857
4238403 Welding supplies merchant wholesalers 63 143,749 19,407 479
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 50 200,345 19,107 479
4238405 Industrial valves & fittings merchant wholesalers 41 D D (250-499)
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 113 D D (1000-2499)
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 189 532,263 50,398 1,517
4238501 Beauty & barber equip & supp merchant wholesalers 42 D D (250-499)
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 62 D D (500-999)
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 16 D D (100-249)
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 69 D D (250-499)
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 77 568,356 31,104 655
4238601 Aircraft & aeronautical equip merchant wholesalers 57 499,944 23,907 471
4238602 Marine machinery, equip, & supp merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4238603 Other trans equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 17 D D (100-249)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 996 D D (5000-9999)
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 156 733,691 62,717 1,586
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 57 120,611 13,506 359
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 177 691,091 62,851 2,089
4239301 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - processors & dealers 54 97,613 12,749 469
42393011 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (power) processors 35 76,899 10,230 354
42393012 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (nonpower) dealers 19 20,714 2,519 115
4239302 Recyclable paper & paperboard merchant wholesalers 47 182,007 14,457 405
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 76 411,471 35,645 1,215
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 187 D D (500-999)
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 181 D D (500-999)
4239402 Precious metal (except ore) merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 419 D D (2500-4999)
4239901 Musical instruments & supplies merchant wholesalers 11 8,648 1,164 31
4239902 Forest products (exc lumber) merchant wholesalers 90 300,608 14,063 392
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 115 755,828 47,107 1,326
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 48 D D (500-999)
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 30 D D (500-999)
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 18 D D (20-99)
4239905 Fire safety equipment merchant wholesalers 42 38,489 8,777 246
4239906 Other durable goods merchant wholesalers 113 D D (500-999)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 4,077 73,499,625 2,772,300 68,043
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 425 D D (5000-9999)
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 64 D D (500-999)
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 208 D D (5000-9999)
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 153 3,825,643 139,938 2,525
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 190 13,469,061 403,846 6,780
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 90 3,610,586 109,477 2,115
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 100 9,858,475 294,369 4,665
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 418 2,263,921 150,479 4,222
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 115 791,980 54,398 1,337
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 92 606,771 46,110 1,162
4243102 Notions & other dry goods merchant wholesalers 23 185,209 8,288 175
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 140 1,056,341 67,083 1,951
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 134 D D (500-999)
42434 Footwear merchant wholesalers 29 D D (100-249)
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 873 17,500,931 776,285 21,396
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 98 3,650,304 125,006 3,186
4244101 Gen line groc merchant whsle - voluntary group 21 954,177 22,873 787
4244102 Gen line groc merchant whsle - retail co-op 7 D D (100-249)
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 70 D D (1000-2499)
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 97 2,447,350 144,028 3,446
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 47 363,587 21,390 721
4244301 Raw milk merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 45 D D (500-999)
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 40 205,399 15,253 613
4244402 Poultry & pltry prods (exc live) merchant wholesalers 40 205,399 15,253 613
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 61 1,152,736 40,513 1,338
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 42 542,484 26,656 583
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 55 2,127,066 63,536 1,667
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 143 1,361,609 103,384 3,373
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 290 5,650,396 236,519 6,469
4244901 Coffee, tea, & spice merchant wholesalers 37 D D (250-499)
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 62 761,695 35,738 988
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 85 1,166,914 114,813 3,145
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 19 D D (100-249)
4244905 Food & beverage basic material merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
4244906 Other grocery specialties merchant wholesalers 79 D D (1000-2499)
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 128 359,621 14,506 580
42451 Grain & field bean merchant wholesalers 42 144,588 5,889 190
42452 Livestock merchant wholesalers 17 54,188 1,102 81
42459 Other farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers 69 160,845 7,515 309
4245902 Leaf tobacco merchant wholesalers 8 3,540 646 26
4245904 Cotton merchant wholesalers 19 111,979 2,660 108
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 585 6,509,289 324,646 6,441
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 124 930,732 55,533 1,037
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 461 5,578,557 269,113 5,404
4246901 Industrial gases (exc LP) merchant wholesalers 41 69,181 12,162 286
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 300 15,370,242 146,020 3,517
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 187 5,304,409 85,972 2,287
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 183 D D (1000-2499)
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 154 D D (1000-2499)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 29 3,641,042 26,127 514
4247102 LP bulk stations & terminals 4 D D (20-99)
42472 Petrol & petrol prod merchant wholesalers (exc bulk) 113 10,065,833 60,048 1,230
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 100 2,596,393 229,764 4,965
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 52 1,250,263 116,147 2,925
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 48 1,346,130 113,617 2,040
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,058 D D (10k-24k)
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 281 2,029,327 88,558 2,645
4249101 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 178 1,186,168 50,289 1,559
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 103 843,159 38,269 1,086
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 102 982,758 73,701 1,948
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 156 320,851 49,665 1,753
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 38 3,586,386 72,844 2,000
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 84 523,209 23,956 598
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 397 D D (1000-2499)
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 125 217,359 25,191 649
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 54 D D (250-499)
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 14 D D (100-249)
4249904 Other nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 204 D D (1000-2499)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 1,208 15,420,447 341,709 8,050
42511 Business to business electronic markets 3 4,355 162 5
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 1,205 15,416,092 341,547 8,045
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 846 11,866,081 267,122 6,099
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 40 5,070,811 55,462 1,916
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 125 790,376 20,865 400
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 56 D D (250-499)
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 94 705,709 40,168 474
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 37 D D (20-99)
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 146 2,028,119 59,271 1,314
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 61 813,604 22,248 544
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 208 1,097,504 34,581 677
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 79 536,239 13,739 324
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 359 3,550,011 74,425 1,946
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 53 417,849 7,712 172
42512042 Drugs & druggists' sundries agents & brokers 4 D D (1-19)
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 69 279,154 9,308 197
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 75 1,626,465 28,581 780
42512045 Farm products raw materials agents & brokers 28 299,697 3,893 310
42512046 Chemical & allied products agents & brokers 45 222,189 7,320 121
42512047 Petroleum & petroleum products agents & brokers 6 60,972 549 12
42512048 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage agents & brokers 7 D D (20-99)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 72 570,148 14,632 320


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