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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 15,991 183,741,873 10,092,050 233,934
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 9,887 77,541,189 5,898,724 132,808
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 4,777 83,254,304 3,768,674 89,716
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 1,327 22,946,380 424,652 11,410

 

 

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 9,887 77,541,189 5,898,724 132,808
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 1,060 14,527,899 552,718 16,489
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 283 11,965,073 256,002 6,575
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 121 8,962,368 47,596 1,750
4231102 Bus & RV merchant wholesalers 14 195,746 9,358 221
4231103 Light truck & van merchant wholesalers 15 61,940 6,418 186
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 28 257,620 22,450 629
4231105 Heavy truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 105 2,487,399 170,180 3,789
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 552 1,892,410 235,378 7,698
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 282 951,362 110,606 4,103
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 258 882,747 115,772 3,393
4231203 Petrol products marketing equip merchant wholesalers 12 58,301 9,000 202
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 97 580,561 43,751 1,375
42314 Motor vehicle parts (used) merchant wholesalers 128 89,855 17,587 841
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 445 2,254,549 222,261 6,129
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 209 884,113 101,479 2,830
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 88 360,594 44,972 1,299
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 121 523,519 56,507 1,531
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 236 1,370,436 120,782 3,299
4232201 Household china & crockery merchant wholesalers 24 308,058 13,079 395
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 44 120,890 20,653 678
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 104 709,451 62,150 1,388
4232204 Other home furnishing merchant wholesalers 64 232,037 24,900 838
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 710 7,430,062 429,510 10,521
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 346 5,755,874 260,918 6,444
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 73 2,851,745 35,832 829
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 59 592,511 41,649 1,243
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 214 2,311,618 183,437 4,372
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 134 447,978 43,101 1,179
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 65 200,306 23,534 619
4233202 Sand, gravel, & stone merchant wholesalers 45 69,344 9,620 312
4233203 Cement, lime, & related products merchant wholesalers 24 178,328 9,947 248
42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 115 710,849 62,620 1,443
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 115 515,361 62,871 1,455
4233901 Flat glass & other const glass merchant wholesalers 18 143,503 21,996 426
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 1,337 12,927,101 1,335,305 24,235
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 31 D D (500-999)
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 246 1,197,385 234,175 5,646
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 403 7,091,445 659,250 9,659
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 308 6,728,035 572,377 8,342
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 75 4,407,790 132,365 2,099
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 233 2,320,245 440,012 6,243
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 95 363,410 86,873 1,317
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 197 474,843 69,659 1,852
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 95 337,288 45,606 1,121
4234402 Store machines & equipment merchant wholesalers 102 137,555 24,053 731
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 300 3,255,146 271,948 4,611
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 253 2,662,813 227,876 3,658
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 47 592,333 44,072 953
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 46 166,676 27,542 797
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 114 D D (1000-2499)
4234901 Religious & school supplies merchant wholesalers 23 46,361 7,362 262
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 91 D D (500-999)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 602 7,947,323 361,306 7,728
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 535 6,987,663 341,024 7,362
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 455 5,751,794 301,423 6,496
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 326 3,121,384 241,852 5,284
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 129 2,630,410 59,571 1,212
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 80 1,235,869 39,601 866
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 52 1,176,243 35,968 761
42351022 Nonferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 28 59,626 3,633 105
42352 Coal & other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 67 959,660 20,282 366
4235201 Coal merchant wholesalers 51 D D (250-499)
4235202 Other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 16 D D (20-99)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 1,058 11,019,977 888,028 16,598
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 487 5,620,269 356,658 7,392
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 93 1,267,996 49,157 1,178
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 478 4,131,712 482,213 8,028
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 233 2,447,152 312,713 4,866
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 245 1,684,560 169,500 3,162
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 830 3,013,246 377,209 9,076
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 263 1,062,657 137,031 3,260
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 277 1,026,948 128,201 3,263
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 223 730,985 87,477 1,957
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 67 192,656 24,500 596
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 2,647 13,124,434 1,301,493 29,491
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 246 3,082,105 194,242 4,205
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 269 851,404 87,946 2,752
4238201 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 189 552,475 56,538 1,935
4238202 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - whsle dist 60 140,579 16,521 500
4238203 Lawn & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 20 158,350 14,887 317
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 1,327 5,278,610 686,349 14,615
4238301 Food-processing mach & equipment merchant wholesalers 57 144,450 26,652 484
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 177 502,390 86,606 1,872
42383021 Hydrlc & pneumatic pmps & motors merchant wholesalers 58 162,827 22,453 501
42383022 Hydrlc & pneumatic parts & supp merchant wholesalers 119 339,563 64,153 1,371
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 468 1,488,417 220,749 4,557
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 139 1,329,723 86,214 1,899
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 223 895,113 132,987 3,141
4238306 Oil well/refinery mach & equip merchant wholesalers 48 142,496 13,291 354
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 215 776,021 119,850 2,308
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 497 2,964,262 230,394 5,031
4238401 General-line industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 53 113,227 15,071 349
4238402 Mechanical power transmsn supp merchant wholesalers 108 1,071,602 64,260 1,259
4238403 Welding supplies merchant wholesalers 56 107,592 15,251 411
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 66 310,701 30,919 622
4238405 Industrial valves & fittings merchant wholesalers 58 334,320 41,541 858
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 156 1,026,820 63,352 1,532
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 256 661,072 78,704 2,364
4238501 Beauty & barber equip & supp merchant wholesalers 46 39,936 5,262 253
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 100 247,526 39,273 1,132
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 22 D D (100-249)
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 88 D D (500-999)
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 52 286,981 23,858 524
4238601 Aircraft & aeronautical equip merchant wholesalers 30 D D (250-499)
4238602 Marine machinery, equip, & supp merchant wholesalers 8 19,206 1,984 64
4238603 Other trans equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 14 D D (100-249)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,198 5,296,598 430,894 12,541
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 163 618,341 60,208 1,752
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 88 441,681 55,792 1,371
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 397 2,338,496 143,424 4,435
4239301 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - processors & dealers 171 1,481,586 66,247 1,997
42393011 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (power) processors 124 624,669 54,846 1,645
42393012 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (nonpower) dealers 47 856,917 11,401 352
4239302 Recyclable paper & paperboard merchant wholesalers 61 254,415 24,406 767
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 165 602,495 52,771 1,671
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 158 472,434 34,835 972
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 141 446,595 33,155 922
4239402 Precious metal (except ore) merchant wholesalers 17 25,839 1,680 50
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 392 1,425,646 136,635 4,011
4239901 Musical instruments & supplies merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
4239902 Forest products (exc lumber) merchant wholesalers 53 151,249 8,241 288
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 97 456,602 32,020 895
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 55 215,007 19,196 623
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 30 93,232 8,803 278
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 25 121,775 10,393 345
4239905 Fire safety equipment merchant wholesalers 54 92,825 18,366 603
4239906 Other durable goods merchant wholesalers 118 D D (1000-2499)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 4,777 83,254,304 3,768,674 89,716
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 565 3,868,522 328,240 7,033
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 86 1,266,632 61,996 1,004
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 288 1,166,217 138,936 3,355
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 191 1,435,673 127,308 2,674
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 264 27,067,218 775,258 13,725
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 149 5,301,368 124,293 3,425
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 115 21,765,850 650,965 10,300
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 388 2,391,496 205,572 5,084
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 98 304,602 32,622 810
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 68 147,202 15,259 421
4243102 Notions & other dry goods merchant wholesalers 30 157,400 17,363 389
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 114 1,227,508 90,950 2,365
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 126 515,791 46,900 1,296
42434 Footwear merchant wholesalers 50 343,595 35,100 613
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 1,323 22,812,264 1,209,995 31,882
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 121 4,142,709 266,608 6,288
4244101 Gen line groc merchant whsle - voluntary group 17 58,537 4,496 167
4244102 Gen line groc merchant whsle - retail co-op 4 D D (20-99)
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 100 D D (5000-9999)
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 127 2,495,277 152,772 4,101
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 108 1,924,672 69,457 1,655
4244301 Raw milk merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 104 D D (1000-2499)
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 39 424,080 22,848 803
4244401 Live poultry merchant wholesalers 3 13,648 2,214 79
4244402 Poultry & pltry prods (exc live) merchant wholesalers 36 410,432 20,634 724
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 99 836,122 58,032 1,770
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 47 262,848 20,745 567
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 109 2,309,892 70,906 1,851
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 228 1,970,401 145,775 4,145
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 445 8,446,263 402,852 10,702
4244901 Coffee, tea, & spice merchant wholesalers 54 119,006 19,142 575
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 136 1,484,191 94,386 2,378
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 93 1,541,079 120,719 3,323
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 27 468,194 13,143 355
4244905 Food & beverage basic material merchant wholesalers 14 219,736 6,753 118
4244906 Other grocery specialties merchant wholesalers 121 4,614,057 148,709 3,953
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 80 601,853 20,807 858
42451 Grain & field bean merchant wholesalers 35 298,522 12,718 580
42452 Livestock merchant wholesalers 25 96,951 2,258 155
42459 Other farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers 20 206,380 5,831 123
4245901 Hides, skins, & pelts merchant wholesalers 8 126,790 2,138 45
4245902 Leaf tobacco merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4245903 Wool, wool tops, & mohair merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 587 5,247,892 405,668 7,497
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 138 1,487,433 120,229 2,109
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 449 3,760,459 285,439 5,388
4246901 Industrial gases (exc LP) merchant wholesalers 50 118,891 21,313 513
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 253 11,577,492 185,661 4,271
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 163 10,297,518 132,512 2,912
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 156 10,255,592 128,364 2,846
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 103 1,059,239 51,453 1,469
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 53 9,196,353 76,911 1,377
4247102 LP bulk stations & terminals 7 41,926 4,148 66
42472 Petrol & petrol prod merchant wholesalers (exc bulk) 90 1,279,974 53,149 1,359
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 221 1,707,694 152,968 3,825
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 174 1,513,252 132,370 3,322
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 47 194,442 20,598 503
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,096 7,979,873 484,505 15,541
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 195 1,131,230 76,860 2,361
4249101 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 109 565,132 47,738 1,529
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 86 566,098 29,122 832
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 153 930,442 93,696 3,695
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 148 334,752 55,287 2,178
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 90 3,852,427 73,105 2,327
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 101 385,078 47,841 1,203
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 409 1,345,944 137,716 3,777
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 129 198,808 25,756 765
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 83 714,013 71,401 1,728
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 10 15,895 985 38
4249904 Other nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 187 417,228 39,574 1,246

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 1,327 22,946,380 424,652 11,410
42511 Business to business electronic markets 3 D D (1-19)
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 1,324 D D (10k-24k)
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 977 15,921,303 303,953 8,136
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 44 9,385,901 77,202 4,151
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 77 359,766 8,451 195
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 48 547,609 10,525 177
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 102 673,955 45,563 554
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 82 628,775 15,897 252
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 188 2,197,796 61,460 1,143
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 97 638,482 23,335 458
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 264 1,132,132 51,872 1,029
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 75 356,887 9,648 177
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 347 D D (2500-4999)
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 47 280,806 8,199 157
42512042 Drugs & druggists' sundries agents & brokers 9 D D (20-99)
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 48 238,951 9,402 210
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 122 5,464,718 77,927 2,135
42512045 Farm products raw materials agents & brokers 18 378,980 6,044 415
42512046 Chemical & allied products agents & brokers 31 238,582 5,298 92
42512047 Petroleum & petroleum products agents & brokers 5 D D (20-99)
42512048 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 66 240,755 5,803 160


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