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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 16,803 256,925,492 14,428,836 273,837
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 9,293 125,931,843 7,470,264 140,254
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 6,281 107,064,532 6,489,907 123,465
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 1,229 23,929,117 468,665 10,118

 

 

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 9,293 125,931,843 7,470,264 140,254
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 864 45,762,094 604,461 13,652
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 236 39,521,824 269,433 4,815
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 140 36,476,170 170,152 2,626
4231102 Bus & RV merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
4231103 Light truck & van merchant wholesalers 12 D D (500-999)
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 21 D D (250-499)
4231105 Heavy truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 51 1,327,659 49,655 1,084
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 489 D D (5000-9999)
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 233 2,662,114 118,294 3,113
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 246 D D (2500-4999)
4231203 Petrol products marketing equip merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 70 D D (500-999)
42314 Motor vehicle parts (used) merchant wholesalers 69 D D (250-499)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 681 5,679,939 526,921 10,621
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 242 1,401,142 140,592 2,981
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 123 431,449 39,621 1,147
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 119 969,693 100,971 1,834
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 439 4,278,797 386,329 7,640
4232201 Household china & crockery merchant wholesalers 69 941,494 78,064 1,654
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 107 811,415 101,513 1,559
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 130 1,652,500 113,599 2,314
4232204 Other home furnishing merchant wholesalers 133 873,388 93,153 2,113
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 483 2,933,061 308,024 6,898
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 202 1,629,566 161,610 3,564
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 24 206,391 18,358 382
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 35 284,834 24,172 596
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 143 1,138,341 119,080 2,586
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 100 D D (500-999)
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 57 D D (500-999)
4233202 Sand, gravel, & stone merchant wholesalers 25 D D (250-499)
4233203 Cement, lime, & related products merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 78 580,928 56,657 1,257
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 103 D D (1000-2499)
4233901 Flat glass & other const glass merchant wholesalers 33 79,675 17,861 534
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 1,544 22,597,004 2,224,248 37,446
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 62 D D (1000-2499)
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 196 4,088,972 363,414 6,952
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 567 D D (10k-24k)
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 472 D D (10k-24k)
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 172 D D (2500-4999)
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 300 5,914,841 664,870 9,226
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 95 D D (500-999)
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 208 D D (1000-2499)
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 120 D D (1000-2499)
4234402 Store machines & equipment merchant wholesalers 88 D D (500-999)
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 316 4,877,928 436,397 6,575
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 277 4,584,784 388,641 5,611
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 39 293,144 47,756 964
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 53 887,160 116,281 3,172
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 142 D D (1000-2499)
4234901 Religious & school supplies merchant wholesalers 16 D D (100-249)
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 126 D D (1000-2499)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 398 D D (2500-4999)
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 377 4,198,995 225,336 4,437
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 291 D D (2500-4999)
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 173 D D (2500-4999)
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 118 D D (500-999)
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 86 D D (500-999)
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 49 D D (500-999)
42351022 Nonferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 37 D D (100-249)
42352 Coal & other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 21 D D (100-249)
4235201 Coal merchant wholesalers 4 D D (1-19)
4235202 Other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 17 D D (100-249)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 1,346 24,874,367 1,582,423 24,311
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 454 2,612,460 285,152 5,401
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 144 12,138,579 385,558 5,797
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 748 10,123,328 911,713 13,113
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 311 4,613,847 524,080 6,807
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 437 5,509,481 387,633 6,306
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 610 D D (5000-9999)
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 257 975,953 147,434 3,021
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 158 887,231 100,549 2,224
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 157 D D (1000-2499)
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 38 D D (250-499)
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 1,933 10,678,958 1,052,263 21,193
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 106 D D (1000-2499)
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 84 D D (500-999)
4238201 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 32 D D (100-249)
4238202 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - whsle dist 31 121,772 15,645 319
4238203 Lawn & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 21 119,032 10,028 244
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 1,045 4,124,014 555,816 10,614
4238301 Food-processing mach & equipment merchant wholesalers 42 135,323 23,020 446
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 106 296,031 46,921 904
42383021 Hydrlc & pneumatic pmps & motors merchant wholesalers 45 109,248 16,449 288
42383022 Hydrlc & pneumatic parts & supp merchant wholesalers 61 186,783 30,472 616
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 405 1,760,119 212,935 4,150
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 125 D D (1000-2499)
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 137 551,136 89,508 1,830
4238306 Oil well/refinery mach & equip merchant wholesalers 24 D D (100-249)
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 206 D D (1000-2499)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 399 2,764,949 195,653 4,140
4238401 General-line industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 48 D D (250-499)
4238402 Mechanical power transmsn supp merchant wholesalers 65 235,712 31,527 647
4238403 Welding supplies merchant wholesalers 21 D D (100-249)
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 93 395,242 50,710 1,088
4238405 Industrial valves & fittings merchant wholesalers 42 356,077 28,855 569
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 130 D D (1000-2499)
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 194 704,650 95,659 2,320
4238501 Beauty & barber equip & supp merchant wholesalers 38 145,176 24,384 698
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 81 221,640 36,496 852
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 20 79,804 8,444 198
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 55 258,030 26,335 572
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 105 2,071,502 80,471 1,537
4238601 Aircraft & aeronautical equip merchant wholesalers 47 1,675,590 52,478 830
4238602 Marine machinery, equip, & supp merchant wholesalers 32 D D (500-999)
4238603 Other trans equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 26 D D (100-249)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,434 D D (10k-24k)
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 187 1,026,411 94,060 2,098
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 149 D D (1000-2499)
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 279 984,364 118,698 3,263
4239301 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - processors & dealers 84 472,550 45,791 1,196
42393011 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (power) processors 62 D D (1000-2499)
42393012 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (nonpower) dealers 22 D D (100-249)
4239302 Recyclable paper & paperboard merchant wholesalers 52 129,663 20,258 730
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 143 382,151 52,649 1,337
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 283 1,570,305 110,771 2,101
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 257 D D (1000-2499)
4239402 Precious metal (except ore) merchant wholesalers 26 D D (100-249)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 536 D D (2500-4999)
4239901 Musical instruments & supplies merchant wholesalers 28 D D (100-249)
4239902 Forest products (exc lumber) merchant wholesalers 42 D D (100-249)
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 146 D D (500-999)
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 98 395,329 29,749 854
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 53 D D (250-499)
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 45 D D (500-999)
4239905 Fire safety equipment merchant wholesalers 47 D D (250-499)
4239906 Other durable goods merchant wholesalers 175 D D (1000-2499)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 6,281 107,064,532 6,489,907 123,465
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 687 5,677,234 475,278 11,889
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 103 1,422,715 80,096 1,324
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 317 2,220,049 224,308 7,382
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 267 2,034,470 170,874 3,183
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 576 30,796,880 2,391,809 32,340
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 267 8,834,297 309,724 5,883
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 309 21,962,583 2,082,085 26,457
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 1,009 8,632,368 726,298 15,114
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 261 716,010 75,389 1,771
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 189 D D (1000-2499)
4243102 Notions & other dry goods merchant wholesalers 72 D D (500-999)
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 272 2,545,013 226,555 4,184
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 381 4,110,205 356,514 7,554
42434 Footwear merchant wholesalers 95 1,261,140 67,840 1,605
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 1,693 30,335,791 1,452,321 33,674
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 143 D D (5000-9999)
4244101 Gen line groc merchant whsle - voluntary group 27 D D (500-999)
4244102 Gen line groc merchant whsle - retail co-op 5 D D (500-999)
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 111 D D (2500-4999)
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 155 3,199,968 166,652 3,547
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 127 3,983,720 133,679 3,277
4244301 Raw milk merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 122 D D (2500-4999)
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 28 191,695 10,587 318
4244401 Live poultry merchant wholesalers 3 3,715 474 15
4244402 Poultry & pltry prods (exc live) merchant wholesalers 25 187,980 10,113 303
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 132 7,102,852 221,362 4,391
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 93 530,947 36,135 1,051
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 188 D D (1000-2499)
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 221 2,032,820 106,347 2,543
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 606 D D (10k-24k)
4244901 Coffee, tea, & spice merchant wholesalers 80 D D (500-999)
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 130 526,113 47,902 1,357
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 91 D D (2500-4999)
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 47 831,357 26,060 548
4244905 Food & beverage basic material merchant wholesalers 30 D D (250-499)
4244906 Other grocery specialties merchant wholesalers 228 D D (2500-4999)
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 61 D D (250-499)
42451 Grain & field bean merchant wholesalers 27 D D (100-249)
42452 Livestock merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
42459 Other farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers 25 D D (100-249)
4245901 Hides, skins, & pelts merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
4245902 Leaf tobacco merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4245903 Wool, wool tops, & mohair merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4245904 Cotton merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 733 7,283,896 416,787 7,217
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 194 1,515,571 98,572 1,954
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 539 5,768,325 318,215 5,263
4246901 Industrial gases (exc LP) merchant wholesalers 37 D D (500-999)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 206 D D (2500-4999)
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 96 7,006,262 87,011 1,692
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 92 D D (1000-2499)
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 53 D D (500-999)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 39 6,094,710 47,011 892
4247102 LP bulk stations & terminals 4 D D (20-99)
42472 Petrol & petrol prod merchant wholesalers (exc bulk) 110 D D (1000-2499)
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 116 2,656,706 254,708 4,363
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 51 988,854 96,434 1,856
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 65 1,667,852 158,274 2,507
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,200 D D (10k-24k)
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 101 765,107 47,354 1,148
4249101 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 44 D D (250-499)
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 57 D D (500-999)
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 140 D D (2500-4999)
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 164 587,321 83,962 2,503
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 84 3,378,300 52,137 1,253
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 80 D D (1000-2499)
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 631 D D (2500-4999)
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 191 D D (1000-2499)
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 105 D D (500-999)
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 27 D D (100-249)
4249904 Other nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 308 D D (1000-2499)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 1,229 23,929,117 468,665 10,118
42511 Business to business electronic markets 2 D D (1-19)
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 1,227 D D (10k-24k)
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 765 11,282,237 223,192 4,850
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 31 4,830,084 39,096 1,628
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 105 505,597 14,722 296
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 41 D D (100-249)
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 81 D D (250-499)
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 38 1,260,797 15,609 235
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 147 D D (500-999)
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 63 798,051 32,601 487
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 173 857,988 32,011 587
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 86 653,142 14,974 311
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 462 D D (5000-9999)
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 75 710,611 17,806 290
42512042 Drugs & druggists' sundries agents & brokers 22 D D (250-499)
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 86 D D (100-249)
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 132 7,930,374 137,964 3,022
42512045 Farm products raw materials agents & brokers 9 D D (100-249)
42512046 Chemical & allied products agents & brokers 53 D D (100-249)
42512047 Petroleum & petroleum products agents & brokers 9 482,346 3,370 39
42512048 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage agents & brokers 5 D D (1-19)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 71 670,906 23,494 1,061


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