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2002 Economic Census
Wholesale Trade
Chicago city, IL     open pdf map in new window

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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 3,019 29,983,954 2,038,635 48,062
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,625 D D (10k-24k)
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,206 14,346,069 887,992 23,590
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 188 D D (500-999)

 

 

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 1,625 D D (10k-24k)
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 117 D D (1000-2499)
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 82 D D (1000-2499)
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 49 D D (1000-2499)
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 32 D D (500-999)
42314 Motor vehicle parts (used) merchant wholesalers 19 D D (250-499)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 189 936,696 82,823 1,861
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 106 630,575 55,044 1,083
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 58 177,294 19,287 450
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 48 453,281 35,757 633
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 83 306,121 27,779 778
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 21 118,337 7,173 209
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 17 89,847 7,149 145
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 70 839,812 73,845 1,566
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 23 188,457 16,113 324
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 7 D D (100-249)
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 16 143,986 12,116 232
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
4233203 Cement, lime, & related products merchant wholesalers 1 D D (20-99)
42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 13 81,518 10,534 164
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 18 425,851 35,082 846
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 229 1,474,708 173,617 3,291
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 43 417,721 70,041 1,645
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 70 519,874 59,689 737
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 50 D D (500-999)
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 16 257,489 12,695 152
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 34 D D (250-499)
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 45 70,704 8,491 272
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 27 38,764 4,336 168
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 34 222,879 18,635 306
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 27 208,434 14,297 255
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 22 D D (100-249)
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 20 D D (100-249)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 100 D D (2500-4999)
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 96 D D (2500-4999)
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 87 4,016,869 187,006 3,636
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 60 D D (2500-4999)
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 27 D D (250-499)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 160 1,794,563 168,530 2,643
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 59 D D (500-999)
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 27 704,802 32,344 600
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 74 D D (1000-2499)
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 42 D D (500-999)
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 32 D D (250-499)
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 116 1,077,576 77,877 1,573
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 55 795,649 30,271 617
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 28 173,183 29,183 551
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 25 80,129 12,094 260
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 8 28,615 6,329 145
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 270 983,685 122,960 2,888
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 140 D D (1000-2499)
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 11 D D (100-249)
42383021 Hydrlc & pneumatic pmps & motors merchant wholesalers 6 D D (100-249)
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 49 D D (250-499)
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 23 122,221 13,975 345
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 33 D D (250-499)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 67 364,855 45,609 982
4238403 Welding supplies merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 27 88,713 13,631 242
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 18 192,133 17,899 376
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 45 94,623 9,388 312
4238501 Beauty & barber equip & supp merchant wholesalers 10 52,965 2,147 80
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 20 16,687 3,052 117
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 374 D D (2500-4999)
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 21 454,661 17,314 359
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 24 D D (100-249)
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 82 646,057 50,750 1,298
4239301 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - processors & dealers 27 282,959 27,213 684
42393011 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (power) processors 19 275,927 26,379 653
4239302 Recyclable paper & paperboard merchant wholesalers 13 163,393 9,249 195
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 42 199,705 14,288 419
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 143 450,784 35,876 936
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 136 433,275 34,856 904
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 104 D D (500-999)
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 36 D D (100-249)
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 20 D D (100-249)
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 14 D D (100-249)
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,206 14,346,069 887,992 23,590
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 120 704,367 60,817 1,191
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 12 295,649 14,636 246
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 51 198,250 23,197 446
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 57 210,468 22,984 499
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 155 506,971 41,501 1,171
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 49 243,377 23,895 589
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 39 D D (250-499)
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 36 202,998 10,829 306
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 60 D D (100-249)
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 503 6,498,488 362,882 9,598
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 55 1,806,119 45,911 1,166
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 45 D D (1000-2499)
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 55 359,834 29,447 675
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 38 D D (500-999)
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 37 D D (500-999)
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 16 399,689 22,264 455
4244402 Poultry & pltry prods (exc live) merchant wholesalers 15 D D (250-499)
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 27 676,721 21,901 524
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 13 97,198 8,148 247
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 90 934,937 63,431 1,708
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 97 888,076 68,037 1,372
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 112 D D (2500-4999)
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 16 129,452 21,401 825
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 10 D D (500-999)
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
4244906 Other grocery specialties merchant wholesalers 47 D D (500-999)
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 8 213,338 3,320 77
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 75 627,363 44,399 1,034
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 57 D D (500-999)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 30 565,287 15,121 374
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 10 D D (100-249)
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 10 D D (100-249)
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 7 D D (100-249)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 3 D D (20-99)
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 35 2,867,291 168,420 3,639
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 15 1,079,114 44,241 685
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 20 1,788,177 124,179 2,954
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 236 D D (5000-9999)
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 4 D D (500-999)
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 2 D D (500-999)
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 53 D D (2500-4999)
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 22 58,860 9,045 326
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 13 D D (500-999)
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 126 D D (500-999)
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 36 30,521 3,957 128

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 188 D D (500-999)
42511 Business to business electronic markets 1 D D (20-99)
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 187 D D (500-999)
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 102 1,435,627 43,614 709
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 3 D D (1-19)
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 25 189,462 5,415 123
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 3 D D (1-19)
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 16 89,002 3,649 46
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 18 336,682 10,683 173
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 18 63,174 2,166 38
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 13 622,006 19,950 295
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 85 D D (250-499)
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 46 156,155 5,452 131
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 13 135,492 1,553 30
42512046 Chemical & allied products agents & brokers 6 D D (20-99)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 11 53,888 1,007 34


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