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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 372 9,148,578 431,460 6,514
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 261 6,036,561 340,348 5,027
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 71 2,756,157 80,515 1,292
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 40 355,860 10,597 195

 

 

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 261 6,036,561 340,348 5,027
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 16 D D (250-499)
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 4 D D (100-249)
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 3 D D (100-249)
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 12 51,974 5,542 91
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 43 721,548 91,813 1,180
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 1 D D (20-99)
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 23 450,970 59,168 604
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 19 D D (500-999)
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 13 166,177 34,145 321
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 9 387,117 29,982 530
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 9 387,117 29,982 530
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 5 D D (250-499)
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 3 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 4 D D (20-99)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 83 2,718,222 136,241 1,716
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 20 243,045 26,962 449
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 61 D D (1000-2499)
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 18 1,409,123 64,265 689
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 43 D D (500-999)
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 9 44,657 2,966 50
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 78 432,562 57,266 1,070
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 58 373,268 51,392 892
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 17 D D (100-249)
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 17 D D (250-499)
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 14 110,975 16,443 246
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 14 D D (20-99)
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 71 2,756,157 80,515 1,292
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 13 105,134 6,216 97
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 8 1,102,007 30,921 392
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 6 D D (100-249)
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 15 D D (250-499)
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 2 D D (100-249)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 19 172,245 14,389 216
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 11 D D (100-249)
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 2 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 40 355,860 10,597 195
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 40 355,860 10,597 195
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 23 168,218 6,046 108
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 4 29,556 1,386 17
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 8 97,976 2,458 47
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 6 25,345 1,056 23
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 17 187,642 4,551 87
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 4 D D (20-99)
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 6 D D (20-99)
42512046 Chemical & allied products agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)


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