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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 6,104 60,679,602 4,443,829 93,474
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 3,764 30,877,447 2,850,450 55,555
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,813 22,852,501 1,393,573 33,581
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 527 6,949,654 199,806 4,338

 

 

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 3,764 30,877,447 2,850,450 55,555
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 425 9,056,676 185,700 5,182
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 107 D D (1000-2499)
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 52 D D (500-999)
4231102 Bus & RV merchant wholesalers 6 D D (100-249)
4231103 Light truck & van merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 11 D D (250-499)
4231105 Heavy truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 35 D D (500-999)
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 250 975,413 94,681 2,723
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 101 D D (1000-2499)
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 142 D D (1000-2499)
4231203 Petrol products marketing equip merchant wholesalers 7 D D (100-249)
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 30 D D (250-499)
42314 Motor vehicle parts (used) merchant wholesalers 38 D D (250-499)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 249 D D (2500-4999)
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 111 D D (1000-2499)
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 42 D D (250-499)
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 69 355,709 55,260 1,178
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 138 D D (1000-2499)
4232201 Household china & crockery merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 19 D D (100-249)
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 75 D D (1000-2499)
4232204 Other home furnishing merchant wholesalers 31 D D (250-499)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 295 2,022,981 200,289 4,733
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 147 1,302,422 122,932 2,987
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 27 D D (500-999)
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 105 888,157 97,614 2,351
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 52 250,986 24,592 584
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 24 D D (250-499)
4233202 Sand, gravel, & stone merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
4233203 Cement, lime, & related products merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 54 D D (500-999)
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 42 D D (250-499)
4233901 Flat glass & other const glass merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 672 6,326,493 1,019,009 15,215
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 17 D D (100-249)
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 95 387,533 75,677 1,784
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 262 3,648,780 707,449 8,776
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 219 D D (5000-9999)
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 49 D D (500-999)
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 170 D D (5000-9999)
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 43 D D (500-999)
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 80 D D (500-999)
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 53 221,960 27,902 699
4234402 Store machines & equipment merchant wholesalers 27 D D (250-499)
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 144 1,477,775 133,401 2,427
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 127 D D (1000-2499)
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 17 D D (250-499)
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 16 D D (250-499)
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 58 D D (500-999)
4234901 Religious & school supplies merchant wholesalers 8 44,491 8,663 184
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 50 D D (500-999)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 148 1,914,868 144,590 2,345
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 133 1,266,514 122,802 2,104
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 113 D D (1000-2499)
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 77 647,265 65,057 1,546
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 36 D D (100-249)
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 20 D D (250-499)
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
42351022 Nonferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 7 D D (100-249)
42352 Coal & other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 15 648,354 21,788 241
4235201 Coal merchant wholesalers 9 341,126 10,498 144
4235202 Other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 6 307,228 11,290 97
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 500 4,000,017 455,337 7,214
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 193 986,837 107,701 2,249
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 52 D D (500-999)
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 255 D D (2500-4999)
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 122 D D (2500-4999)
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 133 D D (1000-2499)
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 343 1,440,771 175,311 4,084
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 96 D D (1000-2499)
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 100 460,076 70,807 1,590
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 120 544,524 53,679 1,157
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 27 D D (250-499)
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 726 2,868,514 363,535 8,801
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 81 668,187 68,288 1,515
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 55 254,568 25,772 698
4238201 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 37 158,740 16,867 505
4238202 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - whsle dist 16 D D (100-249)
4238203 Lawn & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 312 1,091,612 157,385 3,434
4238301 Food-processing mach & equipment merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 38 112,647 14,843 337
42383021 Hydrlc & pneumatic pmps & motors merchant wholesalers 13 45,483 6,032 138
42383022 Hydrlc & pneumatic parts & supp merchant wholesalers 25 67,164 8,811 199
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 105 284,033 44,160 939
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 32 81,480 11,607 252
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 54 229,712 41,555 1,022
4238306 Oil well/refinery mach & equip merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 61 D D (500-999)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 120 278,885 37,910 911
4238401 General-line industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 13 31,492 6,032 158
4238402 Mechanical power transmsn supp merchant wholesalers 22 55,084 4,851 142
4238403 Welding supplies merchant wholesalers 23 D D (20-99)
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 21 78,248 9,447 215
4238405 Industrial valves & fittings merchant wholesalers 10 14,864 2,449 53
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 31 D D (100-249)
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 114 339,762 47,192 1,352
4238501 Beauty & barber equip & supp merchant wholesalers 27 D D (250-499)
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 39 155,107 23,547 578
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 33 D D (100-249)
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 44 235,500 26,988 891
4238601 Aircraft & aeronautical equip merchant wholesalers 16 D D (500-999)
4238602 Marine machinery, equip, & supp merchant wholesalers 18 D D (20-99)
4238603 Other trans equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 406 D D (2500-4999)
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 70 D D (500-999)
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 29 D D (500-999)
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 94 567,731 48,265 1,339
4239301 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - processors & dealers 23 118,746 17,122 448
42393011 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (power) processors 18 117,682 17,040 442
42393012 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (nonpower) dealers 5 1,064 82 6
4239302 Recyclable paper & paperboard merchant wholesalers 24 D D (250-499)
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 47 D D (500-999)
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 57 D D (100-249)
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 54 D D (100-249)
4239402 Precious metal (except ore) merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 156 D D (1000-2499)
4239901 Musical instruments & supplies merchant wholesalers 13 D D (20-99)
4239902 Forest products (exc lumber) merchant wholesalers 16 D D (20-99)
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 37 174,193 21,665 666
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 25 413,521 12,423 470
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 10 D D (250-499)
4239905 Fire safety equipment merchant wholesalers 15 29,464 4,483 117
4239906 Other durable goods merchant wholesalers 50 D D (250-499)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,813 22,852,501 1,393,573 33,581
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 216 2,939,336 196,544 4,095
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 25 D D (250-499)
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 125 D D (1000-2499)
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 66 1,403,008 70,011 1,347
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 106 2,956,876 143,697 2,682
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 51 D D (500-999)
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 55 D D (1000-2499)
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 130 580,931 64,933 1,590
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 24 D D (100-249)
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 16 D D (20-99)
4243102 Notions & other dry goods merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 51 190,008 35,263 879
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 46 D D (250-499)
42434 Footwear merchant wholesalers 9 273,794 14,620 217
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 561 9,358,672 589,531 15,336
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 70 3,022,883 178,268 4,322
4244101 Gen line groc merchant whsle - voluntary group 15 D D (250-499)
4244102 Gen line groc merchant whsle - retail co-op 3 D D (1-19)
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 52 D D (2500-4999)
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 60 1,175,276 43,285 1,182
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 29 D D (250-499)
4244301 Raw milk merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 28 D D (250-499)
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 18 290,886 20,919 496
4244401 Live poultry merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4244402 Poultry & pltry prods (exc live) merchant wholesalers 17 D D (250-499)
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 26 D D (500-999)
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 65 320,088 25,301 751
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 25 256,163 18,526 515
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 71 808,893 68,565 1,907
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 197 D D (5000-9999)
4244901 Coffee, tea, & spice merchant wholesalers 23 D D (100-249)
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 52 339,573 31,931 976
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 42 701,469 99,322 2,453
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 17 97,112 6,255 171
4244905 Food & beverage basic material merchant wholesalers 11 91,650 5,534 128
4244906 Other grocery specialties merchant wholesalers 52 D D (1000-2499)
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 30 116,140 4,730 146
42451 Grain & field bean merchant wholesalers 20 98,464 4,102 115
42452 Livestock merchant wholesalers 4 D D (1-19)
42459 Other farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers 6 D D (1-19)
4245901 Hides, skins, & pelts merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4245902 Leaf tobacco merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4245903 Wool, wool tops, & mohair merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4245904 Cotton merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 191 683,060 72,492 1,435
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 29 D D (100-249)
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 162 D D (1000-2499)
4246901 Industrial gases (exc LP) merchant wholesalers 15 67,258 15,808 294
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 64 2,629,892 37,299 817
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 39 1,520,630 25,418 578
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 37 D D (500-999)
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 28 D D (250-499)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 9 D D (100-249)
4247102 LP bulk stations & terminals 2 D D (1-19)
42472 Petrol & petrol prod merchant wholesalers (exc bulk) 25 1,109,262 11,881 239
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 83 1,456,701 121,836 2,737
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 38 658,361 67,958 1,583
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 45 798,340 53,878 1,154
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 432 2,130,893 162,511 4,743
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 59 322,268 29,691 741
4249101 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 34 D D (250-499)
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 25 D D (250-499)
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 72 481,955 29,655 858
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 69 D D (1000-2499)
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 13 D D (500-999)
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 53 D D (250-499)
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 166 D D (1000-2499)
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 51 71,253 7,886 235
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 31 D D (250-499)
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4249904 Other nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 81 D D (250-499)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 527 6,949,654 199,806 4,338
42511 Business to business electronic markets 1 D D (1-19)
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 526 D D (2500-4999)
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 382 4,152,618 145,150 2,860
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 14 D D (250-499)
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 62 358,717 14,281 621
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 17 89,498 2,964 42
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 64 849,000 33,681 460
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 9 D D (1-19)
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 82 913,386 32,948 513
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 42 D D (250-499)
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 72 717,691 29,114 427
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 20 D D (20-99)
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 144 D D (1000-2499)
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 18 D D (20-99)
42512042 Drugs & druggists' sundries agents & brokers 2 D D (1-19)
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 14 77,936 1,769 28
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 63 2,079,746 37,788 920
42512045 Farm products raw materials agents & brokers 13 D D (100-249)
42512046 Chemical & allied products agents & brokers 6 D D (1-19)
42512048 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage agents & brokers 4 D D (1-19)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 24 120,845 7,911 236


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