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2002 Economic Census
Wholesale Trade
Wake County, NC     open pdf map in new window

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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 1,272 13,927,454 1,470,093 20,843
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 849 8,001,938 1,166,716 14,849
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 281 4,248,995 250,809 5,142
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 142 1,676,521 52,568 852

 

 

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 849 8,001,938 1,166,716 14,849
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 59 237,336 21,703 671
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 9 D D (100-249)
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 40 D D (250-499)
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 20 D D (250-499)
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 42 D D (500-999)
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 14 D D (250-499)
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 10 D D (250-499)
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 28 D D (250-499)
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 9 D D (100-249)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 68 378,796 42,093 1,022
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 33 189,348 22,442 538
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 26 120,190 18,938 463
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 8 53,483 4,860 95
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 13 D D (250-499)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 170 D D (5000-9999)
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 77 D D (2500-4999)
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 56 D D (2500-4999)
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 42 D D (2500-4999)
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 21 D D (250-499)
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 17 D D (100-249)
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 39 D D (1000-2499)
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 36 D D (500-999)
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 3 D D (100-249)
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 13 D D (20-99)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 27 D D (100-249)
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 26 D D (100-249)
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 22 D D (100-249)
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 185 D D (2500-4999)
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 53 D D (500-999)
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 120 D D (1000-2499)
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 49 D D (1000-2499)
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 71 D D (500-999)
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 85 D D (500-999)
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 21 D D (100-249)
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 39 D D (250-499)
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 140 1,804,901 148,229 3,173
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 16 D D (500-999)
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 11 D D (500-999)
4238203 Lawn & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 3 D D (250-499)
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 74 D D (500-999)
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 35 D D (250-499)
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 7 D D (100-249)
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 20 D D (500-999)
4238405 Industrial valves & fittings merchant wholesalers 5 D D (500-999)
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 17 D D (100-249)
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 73 D D (250-499)
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 11 D D (20-99)
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 36 D D (100-249)
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 281 4,248,995 250,809 5,142
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 50 D D (500-999)
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 32 D D (100-249)
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 13 D D (250-499)
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 24 1,936,563 65,163 1,244
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 11 D D (500-999)
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 24 D D (250-499)
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 58 569,117 35,300 1,016
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 3 D D (100-249)
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 22 D D (500-999)
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 5 D D (100-249)
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
42459 Other farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 37 D D (250-499)
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 26 D D (100-249)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 4 D D (20-99)
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 3 D D (20-99)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 1 D D (20-99)
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 11 D D (500-999)
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 5 D D (250-499)
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 62 D D (500-999)
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 26 D D (500-999)
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 5 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 142 1,676,521 52,568 852
42511 Business to business electronic markets 2 D D (1-19)
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 140 D D (500-999)
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 108 D D (500-999)
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 2 D D (20-99)
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 3 D D (1-19)
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 20 D D (100-249)
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 45 D D (100-249)
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 5 D D (20-99)
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 13 D D (20-99)
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 11 D D (20-99)
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 32 D D (250-499)
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 13 D D (100-249)
42512048 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage agents & brokers 2 D D (20-99)


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