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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 2,675 39,147,055 3,513,413 55,401
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,710 18,956,861 2,592,595 38,568
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 663 9,482,172 733,329 13,447
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 302 10,708,022 187,489 3,386

 

 

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 1,710 18,956,861 2,592,595 38,568
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 120 D D (1000-2499)
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 19 D D (250-499)
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 81 191,608 23,221 849
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 39 D D (500-999)
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 79 D D (500-999)
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 30 D D (250-499)
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 21 D D (250-499)
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 49 D D (250-499)
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 20 D D (250-499)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 91 649,905 66,311 1,377
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 41 313,539 29,617 655
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 32 D D (500-999)
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 22 D D (250-499)
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 15 64,883 9,594 187
42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 17 208,394 20,275 355
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 11 D D (100-249)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 408 9,864,054 1,428,484 18,619
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 9 D D (1000-2499)
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 35 339,799 67,751 1,466
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 214 6,370,734 1,043,802 11,793
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 172 5,983,855 902,065 10,419
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 79 D D (2500-4999)
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 93 D D (5000-9999)
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 42 386,879 141,737 1,374
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 27 D D (100-249)
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 16 56,865 8,437 139
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 76 1,910,384 172,352 3,030
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 65 1,784,792 148,497 2,684
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 11 125,592 23,855 346
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 42 D D (500-999)
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 41 D D (500-999)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 52 219,159 26,519 573
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 52 219,159 26,519 573
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 43 177,450 19,696 419
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 9 41,709 6,823 154
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 5 D D (100-249)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 388 4,446,350 588,756 8,392
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 91 345,390 42,274 908
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 36 277,185 19,559 379
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 261 3,823,775 526,923 7,105
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 70 1,665,361 251,074 3,115
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 191 2,158,414 275,849 3,990
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 120 D D (1000-2499)
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 41 D D (500-999)
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 40 D D (250-499)
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 31 D D (500-999)
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 284 1,665,633 239,382 4,094
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 18 147,632 15,499 286
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 177 1,138,073 179,261 2,958
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 60 463,207 61,344 974
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 20 109,788 15,974 267
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 24 140,613 23,701 594
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 52 D D (500-999)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 52 299,836 30,634 527
4238405 Industrial valves & fittings merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 26 D D (250-499)
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 9 17,146 4,134 91
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 11 D D (20-99)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 168 D D (1000-2499)
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 30 D D (250-499)
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 35 125,354 14,785 365
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 21 32,998 4,926 151
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 15 D D (20-99)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 80 D D (500-999)
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 25 D D (100-249)
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 7 D D (100-249)
4239905 Fire safety equipment merchant wholesalers 8 14,084 4,055 113

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 663 9,482,172 733,329 13,447
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 95 1,339,051 109,756 2,168
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 12 213,064 11,583 209
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 50 836,408 59,411 1,281
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 33 289,579 38,762 678
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 37 1,596,026 258,652 3,287
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 23 D D (1000-2499)
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 77 D D (1000-2499)
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 27 D D (100-249)
42434 Footwear merchant wholesalers 22 D D (500-999)
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 172 D D (2500-4999)
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 22 D D (500-999)
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 9 D D (100-249)
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 5 122,341 2,314 60
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 14 D D (100-249)
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 26 372,876 21,514 465
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 60 398,144 40,180 966
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
42459 Other farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 87 764,259 67,739 1,197
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 28 197,482 18,196 357
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 59 566,777 49,543 840
4246901 Industrial gases (exc LP) merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 22 D D (250-499)
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 12 2,188,921 22,691 293
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 12 2,188,921 22,691 293
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 5 D D (20-99)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 7 D D (100-249)
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 19 D D (500-999)
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 6 185,473 17,448 459
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 147 D D (1000-2499)
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 18 86,659 15,642 516
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 5 D D (100-249)
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 13 72,748 9,506 186
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 66 D D (250-499)
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 27 D D (100-249)
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 302 10,708,022 187,489 3,386
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 302 10,708,022 187,489 3,386
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 209 5,348,482 110,656 1,962
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 9 D D (500-999)
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 33 433,732 6,106 102
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 5 D D (1-19)
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 29 398,819 22,189 284
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 5 D D (1-19)
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 72 1,445,065 39,514 499
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 14 D D (100-249)
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 29 D D (100-249)
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 13 D D (20-99)
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 93 5,359,540 76,833 1,424
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 9 D D (20-99)
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 16 751,681 9,278 174
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 34 4,221,132 53,289 1,087
42512047 Petroleum & petroleum products agents & brokers 1 D D (20-99)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 22 112,440 3,921 77


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