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2002 Economic Census
Wholesale Trade
Rhode Island     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 1,479 8,566,430 699,457 17,688
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 936 3,743,722 459,349 11,506
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 442 3,710,106 211,289 5,448
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 101 1,112,602 28,819 734

 

 

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 936 3,743,722 459,349 11,506
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 101 D D (500-999)
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 19 D D (100-249)
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 15 D D (20-99)
4231102 Bus & RV merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 1 D D (20-99)
4231105 Heavy truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 60 D D (500-999)
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 23 D D (100-249)
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 36 D D (250-499)
4231203 Petrol products marketing equip merchant wholesalers 1 D D (20-99)
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
42314 Motor vehicle parts (used) merchant wholesalers 19 D D (100-249)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 48 D D (500-999)
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 17 D D (100-249)
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 31 D D (250-499)
4232201 Household china & crockery merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 15 D D (250-499)
4232204 Other home furnishing merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 50 259,503 24,625 577
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 24 106,038 14,072 347
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 4 D D (1-19)
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 17 D D (250-499)
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 9 88,091 3,392 89
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4233202 Sand, gravel, & stone merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4233203 Cement, lime, & related products merchant wholesalers 3 71,220 2,073 55
42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
4233901 Flat glass & other const glass merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 124 782,513 123,381 2,992
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 7 D D (1-19)
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 23 D D (250-499)
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 37 218,189 52,710 748
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 34 D D (500-999)
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 24 D D (500-999)
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 19 158,804 18,993 417
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 10 141,858 16,103 341
4234402 Store machines & equipment merchant wholesalers 9 16,946 2,890 76
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 23 D D (100-249)
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 20 D D (100-249)
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 6 D D (1000-2499)
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
4234901 Religious & school supplies merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 39 D D (250-499)
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 38 D D (250-499)
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 22 D D (100-249)
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 16 D D (100-249)
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 12 D D (20-99)
42351022 Nonferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
42352 Coal & other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4235202 Other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 84 D D (500-999)
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 31 D D (250-499)
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 14 D D (100-249)
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 39 D D (250-499)
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 21 D D (100-249)
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 65 553,057 39,277 766
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 22 D D (250-499)
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 20 D D (100-249)
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 16 D D (20-99)
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 194 563,792 76,190 1,763
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 11 D D (100-249)
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4238201 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 2 D D (1-19)
4238202 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - whsle dist 1 D D (1-19)
4238203 Lawn & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 4 3,686 559 18
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 101 364,758 46,885 1,018
4238301 Food-processing mach & equipment merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
42383021 Hydrlc & pneumatic pmps & motors merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42383022 Hydrlc & pneumatic parts & supp merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 39 D D (250-499)
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 14 D D (250-499)
4238306 Oil well/refinery mach & equip merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 25 D D (100-249)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 38 90,462 14,867 360
4238401 General-line industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4238402 Mechanical power transmsn supp merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
4238403 Welding supplies merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
4238405 Industrial valves & fittings merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 27 60,397 7,233 198
4238501 Beauty & barber equip & supp merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 11 D D (20-99)
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 12 27,343 2,539 68
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
4238601 Aircraft & aeronautical equip merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4238602 Marine machinery, equip, & supp merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4238603 Other trans equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 231 D D (2500-4999)
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 17 D D (20-99)
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 17 D D (20-99)
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 30 D D (250-499)
4239301 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - processors & dealers 7 D D (20-99)
42393011 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (power) processors 4 D D (1-19)
42393012 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (nonpower) dealers 3 D D (1-19)
4239302 Recyclable paper & paperboard merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 19 33,482 5,451 184
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 132 D D (1000-2499)
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 124 D D (1000-2499)
4239402 Precious metal (except ore) merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 35 62,341 9,027 284
4239901 Musical instruments & supplies merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4239902 Forest products (exc lumber) merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 1 D D (20-99)
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4239905 Fire safety equipment merchant wholesalers 7 6,889 1,296 42
4239906 Other durable goods merchant wholesalers 11 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 442 3,710,106 211,289 5,448
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 43 D D (250-499)
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 20 D D (20-99)
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 44 242,782 19,467 475
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 21 D D (250-499)
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 14 D D (100-249)
4243102 Notions & other dry goods merchant wholesalers 7 D D (100-249)
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 14 121,307 6,426 129
42434 Footwear merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 155 1,617,416 82,608 2,280
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 15 D D (250-499)
4244101 Gen line groc merchant whsle - voluntary group 2 D D (1-19)
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 13 D D (250-499)
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 25 D D (250-499)
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4244402 Poultry & pltry prods (exc live) merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 35 620,347 12,658 338
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 17 D D (100-249)
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 34 298,111 27,058 779
4244901 Coffee, tea, & spice merchant wholesalers 5 D D (100-249)
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 5 D D (250-499)
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4244905 Food & beverage basic material merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4244906 Other grocery specialties merchant wholesalers 15 D D (250-499)
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 6 D D (1-19)
42451 Grain & field bean merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42452 Livestock merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42459 Other farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers 4 D D (1-19)
4245901 Hides, skins, & pelts merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 61 275,622 26,387 592
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 16 54,792 3,385 82
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 45 220,830 23,002 510
4246901 Industrial gases (exc LP) merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 23 D D (250-499)
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 14 656,156 9,251 246
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 14 656,156 9,251 246
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 10 D D (100-249)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 4 D D (20-99)
42472 Petrol & petrol prod merchant wholesalers (exc bulk) 9 D D (100-249)
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 21 316,671 24,574 538
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 7 124,474 12,000 267
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 14 192,197 12,574 271
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 71 D D (500-999)
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
4249101 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 6 D D (1-19)
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 4 D D (20-99)
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 5 D D (1-19)
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 40 91,740 11,648 291
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 18 71,855 8,651 213
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 5 D D (1-19)
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4249904 Other nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 16 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 101 1,112,602 28,819 734
42511 Business to business electronic markets 1 D D (100-249)
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 100 D D (500-999)
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 57 D D (100-249)
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 5 165,211 2,365 87
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 4 D D (20-99)
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 3 D D (1-19)
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 12 59,428 2,344 38
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 6 D D (1-19)
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 17 80,570 2,774 55
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 8 40,291 1,227 17
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 43 D D (250-499)
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 4 89,666 1,984 34
42512042 Drugs & druggists' sundries agents & brokers 4 D D (100-249)
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 3 D D (1-19)
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 11 92,941 2,152 38
42512046 Chemical & allied products agents & brokers 4 23,422 531 8
42512048 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 16 83,174 2,316 47


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