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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 35,845 343,663,041 19,771,869 413,226
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 18,400 127,766,194 9,713,489 202,212
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 15,236 184,633,080 9,338,883 193,057
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 2,209 31,263,767 719,497 17,957

 

 

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 18,400 127,766,194 9,713,489 202,212
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 1,515 21,112,917 492,660 14,916
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 358 17,741,591 158,929 3,961
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 227 16,629,301 57,110 1,333
4231102 Bus & RV merchant wholesalers 17 209,014 14,499 365
4231103 Light truck & van merchant wholesalers 21 D D (250-499)
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 22 D D (250-499)
4231105 Heavy truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 71 585,294 63,295 1,665
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 844 2,246,458 259,855 8,586
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 427 1,143,865 129,172 4,364
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 401 D D (2500-4999)
4231203 Petrol products marketing equip merchant wholesalers 16 D D (100-249)
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 126 D D (1000-2499)
42314 Motor vehicle parts (used) merchant wholesalers 187 D D (1000-2499)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 1,492 8,598,133 753,591 16,445
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 502 2,420,095 242,288 4,564
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 286 795,433 80,557 1,948
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 216 1,624,662 161,731 2,616
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 990 6,178,038 511,303 11,881
4232201 Household china & crockery merchant wholesalers 123 786,307 63,448 1,586
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 259 D D (2500-4999)
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 292 1,085,824 145,723 2,861
4232204 Other home furnishing merchant wholesalers 316 D D (2500-4999)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 902 5,279,833 434,820 10,114
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 394 3,327,920 244,257 5,675
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 69 649,068 33,005 844
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 78 1,189,482 53,557 1,302
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 247 1,489,370 157,695 3,529
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 241 929,983 72,678 1,692
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 115 333,659 33,702 848
4233202 Sand, gravel, & stone merchant wholesalers 81 352,818 27,983 642
4233203 Cement, lime, & related products merchant wholesalers 45 243,506 10,993 202
42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 111 631,972 67,993 1,400
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 156 389,958 49,892 1,347
4233901 Flat glass & other const glass merchant wholesalers 31 114,710 18,862 495
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 2,575 26,270,940 2,825,762 49,678
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 148 6,293,384 244,854 4,370
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 343 2,251,712 415,604 9,273
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 794 9,319,471 1,192,389 17,394
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 658 D D (10k-24k)
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 235 4,495,861 297,506 4,891
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 423 D D (10k-24k)
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 136 D D (1000-2499)
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 388 943,932 108,460 2,803
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 248 758,354 74,945 2,011
4234402 Store machines & equipment merchant wholesalers 140 185,578 33,515 792
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 572 5,690,246 617,704 10,717
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 491 5,218,223 539,698 9,283
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 81 472,023 78,006 1,434
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 153 937,548 128,387 2,789
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 177 834,647 118,364 2,332
4234901 Religious & school supplies merchant wholesalers 43 176,712 21,803 534
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 134 657,935 96,561 1,798
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 602 9,424,726 348,186 6,554
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 562 D D (5000-9999)
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 440 7,309,722 275,525 5,274
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 275 6,781,103 239,554 4,522
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 165 528,619 35,971 752
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 122 D D (1000-2499)
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 90 D D (1000-2499)
42351022 Nonferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 32 D D (100-249)
42352 Coal & other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 40 D D (100-249)
4235201 Coal merchant wholesalers 17 D D (20-99)
4235202 Other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 23 D D (20-99)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 2,265 14,126,676 1,637,827 29,522
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 811 4,034,643 447,161 9,652
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 258 2,164,519 101,517 2,555
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 1,196 7,927,514 1,089,149 17,315
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 510 3,483,549 624,160 9,776
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 686 4,443,965 464,989 7,539
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 1,150 3,890,419 477,194 11,091
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 428 1,355,343 164,057 4,159
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 368 D D (2500-4999)
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 281 1,002,192 131,315 2,670
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 73 D D (500-999)
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 2,761 10,141,290 1,190,180 26,570
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 160 907,512 103,535 2,102
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 226 947,060 70,229 2,111
4238201 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 145 415,097 42,076 1,363
4238202 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - whsle dist 61 477,517 20,384 518
4238203 Lawn & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 20 54,446 7,769 230
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 1,328 4,629,804 535,848 11,067
4238301 Food-processing mach & equipment merchant wholesalers 66 175,486 32,865 689
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 123 876,551 49,577 1,013
42383021 Hydrlc & pneumatic pmps & motors merchant wholesalers 55 D D (250-499)
42383022 Hydrlc & pneumatic parts & supp merchant wholesalers 68 D D (500-999)
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 492 1,163,349 164,664 3,734
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 157 386,220 54,834 1,131
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 171 969,058 102,513 2,102
4238306 Oil well/refinery mach & equip merchant wholesalers 33 D D (100-249)
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 286 D D (1000-2499)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 515 1,790,774 266,503 6,125
4238401 General-line industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 67 168,982 20,974 569
4238402 Mechanical power transmsn supp merchant wholesalers 91 266,573 35,255 771
4238403 Welding supplies merchant wholesalers 41 71,441 9,746 246
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 101 744,180 132,365 2,969
4238405 Industrial valves & fittings merchant wholesalers 50 213,636 27,841 575
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 165 325,962 40,322 995
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 388 932,020 143,446 3,750
4238501 Beauty & barber equip & supp merchant wholesalers 68 251,208 40,747 1,126
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 162 301,163 53,833 1,375
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 36 181,451 21,353 481
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 122 198,198 27,513 768
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 144 934,120 70,619 1,415
4238601 Aircraft & aeronautical equip merchant wholesalers 87 D D (1000-2499)
4238602 Marine machinery, equip, & supp merchant wholesalers 33 D D (100-249)
4238603 Other trans equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 24 D D (100-249)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 5,138 28,921,260 1,553,269 37,322
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 285 1,025,731 90,838 2,391
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 281 D D (2500-4999)
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 455 1,606,530 192,045 6,108
4239301 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - processors & dealers 158 357,707 48,902 1,411
42393011 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (power) processors 100 296,188 39,574 1,103
42393012 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (nonpower) dealers 58 61,519 9,328 308
4239302 Recyclable paper & paperboard merchant wholesalers 80 622,132 38,883 1,083
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 217 626,691 104,260 3,614
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 2,905 14,777,046 713,095 17,093
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 2,764 13,651,287 691,961 16,503
4239402 Precious metal (except ore) merchant wholesalers 141 1,125,759 21,134 590
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,212 D D (5000-9999)
4239901 Musical instruments & supplies merchant wholesalers 61 D D (250-499)
4239902 Forest products (exc lumber) merchant wholesalers 107 246,905 11,959 311
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 331 D D (1000-2499)
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 226 D D (2500-4999)
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 146 1,755,835 108,170 2,263
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 80 D D (500-999)
4239905 Fire safety equipment merchant wholesalers 103 159,491 30,518 734
4239906 Other durable goods merchant wholesalers 384 D D (1000-2499)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 15,236 184,633,080 9,338,883 193,057
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 1,190 10,658,958 578,973 12,977
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 148 5,375,942 120,614 1,816
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 572 1,676,241 197,232 4,893
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 470 3,606,775 261,127 6,268
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 754 44,137,206 1,537,474 25,206
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 341 12,660,192 273,008 5,811
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 413 31,477,014 1,264,466 19,395
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 4,678 39,087,146 2,941,055 54,127
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 1,164 5,182,479 431,354 8,956
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 844 4,553,596 343,446 6,642
4243102 Notions & other dry goods merchant wholesalers 320 628,883 87,908 2,314
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 894 6,992,083 483,163 9,771
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 2,323 24,710,980 1,828,727 31,390
42434 Footwear merchant wholesalers 297 2,201,604 197,811 4,010
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 4,094 39,806,789 2,013,711 53,920
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 354 4,483,087 277,714 6,727
4244101 Gen line groc merchant whsle - voluntary group 89 D D (250-499)
4244102 Gen line groc merchant whsle - retail co-op 11 881,633 32,594 850
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 254 D D (5000-9999)
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 326 3,262,634 168,371 4,770
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 316 3,156,635 161,383 4,109
4244301 Raw milk merchant wholesalers 25 1,156,348 9,343 276
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 291 2,000,287 152,040 3,833
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 69 507,270 20,382 653
4244401 Live poultry merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
4244402 Poultry & pltry prods (exc live) merchant wholesalers 61 D D (500-999)
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 228 1,552,506 85,711 2,811
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 298 1,235,793 71,334 2,119
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 506 3,847,435 181,744 5,131
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 523 3,304,286 224,558 5,812
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 1,474 18,457,143 822,514 21,788
4244901 Coffee, tea, & spice merchant wholesalers 158 1,703,467 77,145 1,660
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 351 2,697,785 163,755 4,206
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 371 3,121,142 277,074 7,682
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 121 847,908 44,788 1,152
4244905 Food & beverage basic material merchant wholesalers 52 140,058 10,200 230
4244906 Other grocery specialties merchant wholesalers 421 9,946,783 249,552 6,858
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 194 2,479,786 65,499 1,278
42451 Grain & field bean merchant wholesalers 79 D D (500-999)
42452 Livestock merchant wholesalers 20 34,456 1,561 99
42459 Other farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers 95 D D (250-499)
4245901 Hides, skins, & pelts merchant wholesalers 47 345,049 8,834 208
4245902 Leaf tobacco merchant wholesalers 5 D D (1-19)
4245903 Wool, wool tops, & mohair merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4245904 Cotton merchant wholesalers 6 D D (1-19)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 834 10,092,384 444,952 7,329
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 214 1,789,121 97,054 1,688
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 620 8,303,263 347,898 5,641
4246901 Industrial gases (exc LP) merchant wholesalers 46 164,222 31,065 676
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 330 11,958,509 173,996 3,883
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 175 7,756,579 98,234 2,219
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 168 7,712,234 96,347 2,169
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 97 873,374 39,767 1,083
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 71 6,838,860 56,580 1,086
4247102 LP bulk stations & terminals 7 44,345 1,887 50
42472 Petrol & petrol prod merchant wholesalers (exc bulk) 155 4,201,930 75,762 1,664
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 372 9,053,140 657,333 11,949
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 194 2,870,485 275,901 6,226
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 178 6,182,655 381,432 5,723
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 2,790 17,359,162 925,890 22,388
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 208 2,889,918 70,861 1,579
4249101 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 119 1,886,496 45,477 1,009
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 89 1,003,422 25,384 570
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 380 3,393,433 225,702 4,725
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 296 605,383 94,357 2,767
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 168 5,028,353 124,535 3,567
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 122 335,403 47,786 1,211
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,616 5,106,672 362,649 8,539
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 530 1,134,583 150,740 3,202
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 310 1,655,745 74,029 1,556
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 65 D D (250-499)
4249904 Other nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 711 D D (2500-4999)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 2,209 31,263,767 719,497 17,957
42511 Business to business electronic markets 6 D D (20-99)
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 2,203 D D (10k-24k)
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 1,207 D D (5000-9999)
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 64 3,788,471 41,839 2,130
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 180 1,280,693 34,856 629
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 58 633,115 11,999 236
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 156 1,213,996 37,576 644
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 62 D D (100-249)
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 231 2,429,870 67,170 1,119
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 104 1,141,063 54,109 819
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 204 864,581 29,581 585
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 148 929,446 23,732 683
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 996 18,423,494 403,784 10,857
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 103 541,731 17,046 345
42512042 Drugs & druggists' sundries agents & brokers 24 D D (2500-4999)
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 446 3,556,958 103,148 1,928
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 189 9,190,757 136,248 2,740
42512045 Farm products raw materials agents & brokers 31 1,187,850 7,311 270
42512046 Chemical & allied products agents & brokers 43 D D (20-99)
42512047 Petroleum & petroleum products agents & brokers 7 D D (20-99)
42512048 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage agents & brokers 9 D D (1-19)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 144 2,990,341 28,048 500


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