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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 751 8,234,560 631,519 13,648
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 500 3,500,868 361,224 7,825
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 175 3,028,944 235,201 4,661
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 76 1,704,748 35,094 1,162

 

 

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 500 3,500,868 361,224 7,825
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 37 207,551 21,112 617
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 12 141,683 14,944 401
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 2 D D (100-249)
4231105 Heavy truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 6 D D (250-499)
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 21 D D (100-249)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 41 64,146 8,496 272
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 52 348,009 21,809 479
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 29 272,394 13,678 276
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 13 D D (20-99)
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 13 138,731 8,575 184
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 6 D D (1-19)
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 81 715,926 90,617 1,661
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 28 218,940 43,769 646
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 27 D D (500-999)
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 23 D D (500-999)
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 11 D D (100-249)
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 6 51,929 2,643 73
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 7 D D (100-249)
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 4 D D (100-249)
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 11 D D (100-249)
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 19 202,311 12,837 295
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 19 202,311 12,837 295
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 15 D D (250-499)
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
42351022 Nonferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 54 791,478 62,004 1,042
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 23 422,152 35,903 420
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 25 D D (500-999)
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 16 140,693 10,494 209
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 9 D D (250-499)
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 53 286,632 28,007 667
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 23 210,324 17,614 395
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 136 760,897 103,346 2,450
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 11 D D (100-249)
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 81 502,357 72,838 1,669
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
42383022 Hydrlc & pneumatic parts & supp merchant wholesalers 7 D D (100-249)
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 31 134,650 23,168 524
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 11 45,597 4,727 95
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 13 98,849 21,073 549
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 16 D D (250-499)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 24 103,261 13,836 365
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 9 D D (100-249)
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 16 D D (100-249)
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 27 123,918 12,996 342
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 6 12,827 1,840 72
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 175 3,028,944 235,201 4,661
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 24 196,933 20,891 430
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 14 D D (100-249)
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 32 D D (1000-2499)
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 16 394,441 33,402 457
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 11 D D (250-499)
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 8 D D (500-999)
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 17 489,970 30,797 840
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 8 214,503 19,869 561
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 2 D D (250-499)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 32 165,307 10,856 270
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 11 D D (20-99)
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 21 D D (100-249)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 9 374,755 4,666 133
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 6 D D (100-249)
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 6 D D (100-249)
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 3 D D (100-249)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 3 D D (20-99)
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 5 D D (250-499)
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 43 730,027 70,438 967
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 4 D D (500-999)
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 3 D D (500-999)
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 21 D D (100-249)
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 6 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 76 1,704,748 35,094 1,162
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 76 1,704,748 35,094 1,162
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 52 1,598,977 32,807 1,113
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 2 D D (500-999)
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 7 D D (1-19)
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 5 D D (1-19)
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 4 D D (1-19)
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 3 D D (1-19)
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 13 126,787 4,640 77
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 10 D D (250-499)
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 24 105,771 2,287 49
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 8 D D (1-19)


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