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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 1,669 10,371,084 715,028 19,434
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 927 3,009,077 358,865 9,506
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 662 6,777,613 340,019 9,420
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 80 584,394 16,144 508

 

 

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 927 3,009,077 358,865 9,506
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 115 D D (1000-2499)
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 48 232,361 21,616 721
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 21 63,057 5,241 165
4231102 Bus & RV merchant wholesalers 1 D D (20-99)
4231103 Light truck & van merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 3 D D (100-249)
4231105 Heavy truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 20 138,173 12,231 407
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 43 127,316 13,606 479
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 25 104,093 10,797 365
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 17 D D (100-249)
4231203 Petrol products marketing equip merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
42314 Motor vehicle parts (used) merchant wholesalers 15 D D (20-99)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 47 189,014 30,681 817
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 16 58,549 9,592 295
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 5 13,472 2,309 74
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 11 45,077 7,283 221
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 31 130,465 21,089 522
4232201 Household china & crockery merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 18 121,499 19,671 476
4232204 Other home furnishing merchant wholesalers 9 8,201 1,164 35
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 80 407,264 33,262 884
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 47 282,695 20,789 568
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 9 18,484 1,305 63
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 11 60,999 3,692 113
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 27 203,212 15,792 392
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 13 12,192 1,318 40
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 5 D D (1-19)
4233202 Sand, gravel, & stone merchant wholesalers 5 3,419 689 22
4233203 Cement, lime, & related products merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 12 90,255 8,664 215
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 8 22,122 2,491 61
4233901 Flat glass & other const glass merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 115 301,043 47,634 1,083
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 26 44,348 9,664 277
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 33 111,538 16,905 295
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 27 D D (250-499)
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 6 D D (1-19)
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 19 31,798 3,738 112
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 10 22,481 2,577 73
4234402 Store machines & equipment merchant wholesalers 9 9,317 1,161 39
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 19 93,716 13,345 282
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 6 2,995 777 32
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
4234901 Religious & school supplies merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 29 D D (250-499)
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 28 D D (250-499)
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 26 D D (100-249)
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 17 63,662 6,209 216
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42351022 Nonferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42352 Coal & other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4235201 Coal merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 90 307,360 33,271 836
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 47 209,653 19,583 481
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 11 D D (20-99)
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 32 D D (250-499)
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 19 D D (100-249)
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 13 D D (20-99)
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 78 280,267 33,846 863
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 15 133,590 15,154 418
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 34 100,237 12,716 309
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 24 40,224 5,380 117
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 5 6,216 596 19
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 230 780,530 102,948 2,403
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 37 318,052 33,931 743
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 24 58,203 4,861 173
4238201 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 13 39,003 3,208 123
4238202 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - whsle dist 7 6,807 570 20
4238203 Lawn & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 4 12,393 1,083 30
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 94 255,479 41,586 920
4238301 Food-processing mach & equipment merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 15 32,148 4,136 112
42383021 Hydrlc & pneumatic pmps & motors merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
42383022 Hydrlc & pneumatic parts & supp merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 25 53,501 8,247 200
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 9 27,207 4,671 89
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 13 63,200 11,397 259
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 30 D D (100-249)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 34 84,432 12,350 275
4238401 General-line industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 7 14,165 2,448 61
4238402 Mechanical power transmsn supp merchant wholesalers 10 23,115 2,142 66
4238403 Welding supplies merchant wholesalers 1 D D (20-99)
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4238405 Industrial valves & fittings merchant wholesalers 5 13,116 1,302 27
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 28 42,389 5,983 181
4238501 Beauty & barber equip & supp merchant wholesalers 8 6,907 782 41
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 10 25,768 3,975 102
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 13 21,975 4,237 111
4238601 Aircraft & aeronautical equip merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
4238602 Marine machinery, equip, & supp merchant wholesalers 6 13,702 2,875 72
4238603 Other trans equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 143 D D (500-999)
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 33 43,368 4,173 169
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 5 2,355 492 17
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 36 108,092 10,268 337
4239301 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - processors & dealers 9 15,899 1,583 70
42393011 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (power) processors 6 D D (20-99)
42393012 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (nonpower) dealers 3 D D (1-19)
4239302 Recyclable paper & paperboard merchant wholesalers 9 D D (100-249)
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 13 8,088 1,376 67
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 13 8,088 1,376 67
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 56 D D (250-499)
4239901 Musical instruments & supplies merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4239902 Forest products (exc lumber) merchant wholesalers 24 79,235 5,658 180
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 16 9,512 1,363 54
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4239905 Fire safety equipment merchant wholesalers 6 16,320 4,695 138
4239906 Other durable goods merchant wholesalers 7 11,736 1,496 31

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 662 6,777,613 340,019 9,420
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 46 387,986 30,557 626
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 27 D D (250-499)
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 7 D D (100-249)
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 36 328,988 30,137 650
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 4 D D (1-19)
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 1 D D (1-19)
4243102 Notions & other dry goods merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
42434 Footwear merchant wholesalers 16 318,202 28,697 589
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 344 3,092,960 164,531 4,880
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 12 1,415,506 49,227 1,072
4244101 Gen line groc merchant whsle - voluntary group 3 D D (20-99)
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 9 D D (1000-2499)
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 24 353,518 28,020 901
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 14 53,023 4,216 105
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 14 53,023 4,216 105
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4244402 Poultry & pltry prods (exc live) merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 5 D D (100-249)
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 181 546,366 27,855 1,008
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 6 D D (100-249)
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 29 133,783 8,311 271
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 71 414,524 37,658 1,206
4244901 Coffee, tea, & spice merchant wholesalers 9 22,310 3,347 113
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 27 70,409 8,284 242
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 14 129,672 16,838 450
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 7 D D (250-499)
4244905 Food & beverage basic material merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4244906 Other grocery specialties merchant wholesalers 13 D D (20-99)
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 15 32,731 2,697 119
42451 Grain & field bean merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
42452 Livestock merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42459 Other farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4245901 Hides, skins, & pelts merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4245902 Leaf tobacco merchant wholesalers 1 D D (20-99)
4245903 Wool, wool tops, & mohair merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 38 136,272 15,408 374
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 9 50,790 5,734 104
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 29 85,482 9,674 270
4246901 Industrial gases (exc LP) merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 41 D D (500-999)
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 25 1,002,492 19,338 571
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 22 D D (500-999)
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 7 D D (100-249)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 15 770,953 11,916 327
4247102 LP bulk stations & terminals 3 D D (20-99)
42472 Petrol & petrol prod merchant wholesalers (exc bulk) 16 D D (100-249)
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 17 318,827 29,327 777
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 11 238,388 24,187 643
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 6 80,439 5,140 134
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 112 D D (500-999)
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 18 42,485 3,840 115
4249101 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 10 24,297 2,892 80
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 8 18,188 948 35
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 19 25,664 3,325 128
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 13 D D (20-99)
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 2 D D (250-499)
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 55 D D (250-499)
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 22 D D (100-249)
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
4249904 Other nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 27 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 80 584,394 16,144 508
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 80 584,394 16,144 508
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 44 255,343 11,583 328
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 6 106,202 2,457 164
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 3 D D (1-19)
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 4 D D (20-99)
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 6 46,843 3,626 71
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 5 20,594 1,218 26
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 13 22,920 691 24
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 5 12,172 486 10
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 36 329,051 4,561 180
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 5 8,054 318 11
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 4 D D (1-19)
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 15 305,950 3,403 146
42512045 Farm products raw materials agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512046 Chemical & allied products agents & brokers 4 5,190 301 6
42512048 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 6 5,418 325 8


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