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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 526 8,341,923 441,616 9,825
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 362 5,687,388 271,357 5,710
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 139 2,508,557 164,055 3,974
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 25 145,978 6,204 141

 

 

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 362 5,687,388 271,357 5,710
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 32 D D (250-499)
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 6 D D (100-249)
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 21 D D (100-249)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 19 84,836 13,777 378
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 11 44,952 6,893 230
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 23 D D (250-499)
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 67 382,953 66,677 1,361
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 26 166,979 35,241 521
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 8 39,333 4,546 104
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 5 39,357 2,276 62
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 34 1,764,535 31,608 544
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 32 D D (500-999)
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 28 D D (250-499)
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 17 D D (100-249)
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 11 1,283,831 16,733 288
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)
42352 Coal & other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4235201 Coal merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 35 415,560 49,118 810
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 20 288,624 21,996 499
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 12 118,287 26,388 294
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 39 152,330 21,379 488
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 4 36,904 4,786 83
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 66 269,929 46,298 992
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 32 166,016 27,500 518
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 10 110,240 16,427 337
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 15 35,673 3,941 115
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 13 33,289 3,647 138
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 47 D D (250-499)
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 13 102,360 3,541 89
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 14 D D (100-249)
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 139 2,508,557 164,055 3,974
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 16 182,042 18,339 378
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 9 41,972 5,341 137
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 34 1,369,712 70,117 1,837
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 7 D D (500-999)
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 7 D D (500-999)
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 4 D D (100-249)
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 3 D D (100-249)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 14 D D (100-249)
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 6 D D (100-249)
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 5 D D (20-99)
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 5 D D (20-99)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 3 D D (20-99)
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 12 183,409 12,620 300
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 7 D D (250-499)
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 39 150,983 15,164 432
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 13 31,684 3,942 101

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 25 145,978 6,204 141
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 25 145,978 6,204 141
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 20 D D (100-249)
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 7 61,619 2,824 63
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 7 21,384 1,066 22
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 5 D D (20-99)
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 2 D D (1-19)


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