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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. 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 190 3,309,839 213,591 3,949
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 108 1,095,072 111,538 2,092
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 66 1,817,716 90,692 1,630
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 16 397,051 11,361 227

 

 

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 108 1,095,072 111,538 2,092
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4231102 Bus & RV merchant wholesalers 1 D D (20-99)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 6 34,320 5,971 151
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 6 33,811 2,654 64
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 11 D D (250-499)
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 1 D D (100-249)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 3 96,793 2,322 28
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 19 114,251 8,629 153
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 23 255,200 49,438 979
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 11 155,899 11,644 246
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 4 D D (100-249)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 7 93,007 37,290 724
4238401 General-line industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 1 D D (500-999)
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 22 140,575 15,897 274
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 5 17,082 2,804 55
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 8 32,831 3,977 85

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 66 1,817,716 90,692 1,630
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 15 583,156 11,182 206
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 6 D D (100-249)
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 21 819,323 58,376 1,041
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 4 121,421 4,486 76
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 7 111,687 8,483 153
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 4 D D (100-249)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 1 D D (1-19)
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 1 D D (1-19)
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 16 397,051 11,361 227
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 16 397,051 11,361 227
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 11 304,329 9,417 174
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 2 D D (1-19)
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 2 D D (100-249)
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 2 D D (20-99)
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 5 92,722 1,944 53
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 2 D D (1-19)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 2 D D (20-99)


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