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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 4,917 32,988,974 2,402,811 60,376
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 3,031 16,313,235 1,576,118 36,911
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,559 12,856,788 752,034 21,476
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 327 3,818,951 74,659 1,989

 

 

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 3,031 16,313,235 1,576,118 36,911
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 380 1,571,140 123,917 3,956
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 120 858,029 49,039 1,377
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 79 563,892 19,440 512
4231102 Bus & RV merchant wholesalers 5 D D (100-249)
4231103 Light truck & van merchant wholesalers 8 31,915 2,143 67
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 5 D D (100-249)
4231105 Heavy truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 23 188,731 19,399 535
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 177 495,603 52,237 1,840
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 76 277,753 25,708 879
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 93 202,074 23,524 892
4231203 Petrol products marketing equip merchant wholesalers 8 15,776 3,005 69
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 46 196,397 18,101 544
42314 Motor vehicle parts (used) merchant wholesalers 37 21,111 4,540 195
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 159 761,976 66,139 2,164
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 66 D D (500-999)
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 29 D D (250-499)
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 37 95,535 16,034 476
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 93 D D (1000-2499)
4232201 Household china & crockery merchant wholesalers 9 D D (250-499)
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 20 297,207 17,872 512
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 44 122,039 10,864 308
4232204 Other home furnishing merchant wholesalers 20 D D (100-249)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 222 1,981,575 91,813 2,456
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 104 1,551,408 57,048 1,498
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 30 234,717 13,204 379
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 13 339,614 8,574 205
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 61 977,077 35,270 914
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 39 150,104 9,228 266
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 20 82,453 5,802 167
4233202 Sand, gravel, & stone merchant wholesalers 12 D D (20-99)
4233203 Cement, lime, & related products merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 50 210,272 16,574 422
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 29 69,791 8,963 270
4233901 Flat glass & other const glass merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 363 4,044,633 530,496 8,502
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 7 D D (250-499)
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 82 235,654 41,789 1,184
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 123 2,811,267 391,619 5,186
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 102 D D (5000-9999)
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 20 D D (500-999)
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 82 1,391,054 330,973 4,149
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 21 D D (100-249)
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 42 77,941 11,104 315
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 27 64,785 7,945 228
4234402 Store machines & equipment merchant wholesalers 15 13,156 3,159 87
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 73 672,016 64,071 1,195
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 63 D D (1000-2499)
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 15 17,891 3,833 179
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 21 D D (100-249)
4234901 Religious & school supplies merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 16 D D (100-249)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 109 549,577 48,996 1,276
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 101 511,167 44,199 1,186
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 83 482,064 41,550 1,113
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 58 443,982 37,842 1,011
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 25 38,082 3,708 102
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 18 29,103 2,649 73
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 10 25,506 2,115 55
42351022 Nonferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 8 3,597 534 18
42352 Coal & other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 8 38,410 4,797 90
4235201 Coal merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4235202 Other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 4 D D (1-19)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 273 1,413,105 166,099 3,743
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 149 896,955 87,212 2,115
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 18 37,381 4,858 128
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 106 478,769 74,029 1,500
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 57 148,553 28,017 650
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 49 330,216 46,012 850
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 275 1,469,195 105,672 2,602
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 70 703,471 35,885 865
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 70 390,897 32,642 712
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 117 321,014 31,611 874
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 18 53,813 5,534 151
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 899 2,888,219 342,114 8,824
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 64 496,870 47,231 1,364
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 94 182,339 21,628 773
4238201 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 59 132,975 14,071 536
4238202 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - whsle dist 29 45,632 6,808 205
4238203 Lawn & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 6 3,732 749 32
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 452 1,279,062 166,748 3,832
4238301 Food-processing mach & equipment merchant wholesalers 11 17,061 2,386 63
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 48 107,909 14,235 347
42383021 Hydrlc & pneumatic pmps & motors merchant wholesalers 21 49,541 4,203 90
42383022 Hydrlc & pneumatic parts & supp merchant wholesalers 27 58,368 10,032 257
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 155 323,115 48,274 1,128
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 34 94,688 9,945 236
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 61 192,824 32,951 890
4238306 Oil well/refinery mach & equip merchant wholesalers 9 2,656 658 21
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 134 540,809 58,299 1,147
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 172 534,400 63,980 1,653
4238401 General-line industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 23 33,365 4,996 122
4238402 Mechanical power transmsn supp merchant wholesalers 36 85,185 10,569 293
4238403 Welding supplies merchant wholesalers 17 47,817 6,805 152
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 16 51,210 8,934 266
4238405 Industrial valves & fittings merchant wholesalers 29 88,729 13,863 310
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 51 228,094 18,813 510
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 90 204,233 24,837 829
4238501 Beauty & barber equip & supp merchant wholesalers 17 15,286 2,705 127
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 32 92,745 10,986 355
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 15 72,365 7,013 209
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 26 23,837 4,133 138
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 27 191,315 17,690 373
4238601 Aircraft & aeronautical equip merchant wholesalers 13 137,639 11,075 187
4238602 Marine machinery, equip, & supp merchant wholesalers 7 26,569 3,492 98
4238603 Other trans equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 7 27,107 3,123 88
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 351 1,633,815 100,872 3,388
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 46 277,483 21,634 686
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 19 28,694 2,950 148
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 104 581,595 39,584 1,495
4239301 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - processors & dealers 32 418,356 14,542 459
42393011 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (power) processors 25 D D (250-499)
42393012 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (nonpower) dealers 7 D D (20-99)
4239302 Recyclable paper & paperboard merchant wholesalers 16 34,381 3,203 95
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 56 128,858 21,839 941
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 32 21,061 2,999 151
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 30 D D (100-249)
4239402 Precious metal (except ore) merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 150 724,982 33,705 908
4239901 Musical instruments & supplies merchant wholesalers 11 33,686 5,089 142
4239902 Forest products (exc lumber) merchant wholesalers 52 215,249 11,033 269
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 33 113,452 7,879 229
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4239905 Fire safety equipment merchant wholesalers 16 8,751 1,784 72
4239906 Other durable goods merchant wholesalers 28 D D (100-249)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,559 12,856,788 752,034 21,476
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 164 643,742 52,971 1,398
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 16 69,754 5,838 135
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 80 157,743 20,300 562
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 68 416,245 26,833 701
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 62 1,052,222 34,282 797
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 30 871,811 20,003 487
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 32 180,411 14,279 310
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 161 902,896 63,259 2,184
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 68 263,797 27,549 760
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 54 181,328 19,499 568
4243102 Notions & other dry goods merchant wholesalers 14 82,469 8,050 192
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 40 329,017 18,166 807
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 45 306,073 16,856 595
42434 Footwear merchant wholesalers 8 4,009 688 22
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 312 3,839,027 263,080 7,415
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 29 956,632 68,721 1,681
4244101 Gen line groc merchant whsle - voluntary group 7 D D (100-249)
4244102 Gen line groc merchant whsle - retail co-op 1 D D (1-19)
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 21 D D (1000-2499)
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 23 721,146 33,929 871
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 31 D D (250-499)
4244301 Raw milk merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 30 D D (250-499)
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 8 41,373 3,789 108
4244402 Poultry & pltry prods (exc live) merchant wholesalers 8 41,373 3,789 108
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 20 270,956 7,587 279
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 24 46,061 3,616 181
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 25 77,432 5,022 186
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 39 167,710 11,980 434
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 113 D D (2500-4999)
4244901 Coffee, tea, & spice merchant wholesalers 11 D D (100-249)
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 26 107,358 5,214 207
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 45 589,702 56,457 1,769
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 4 D D (1-19)
4244905 Food & beverage basic material merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4244906 Other grocery specialties merchant wholesalers 25 D D (1000-2499)
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 60 148,717 5,442 228
42451 Grain & field bean merchant wholesalers 26 52,872 2,771 99
42452 Livestock merchant wholesalers 13 33,585 1,062 80
42459 Other farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers 21 62,260 1,609 49
4245901 Hides, skins, & pelts merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4245902 Leaf tobacco merchant wholesalers 4 D D (1-19)
4245904 Cotton merchant wholesalers 12 54,274 905 28
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 216 952,905 73,922 1,660
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 37 153,224 15,578 393
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 179 799,681 58,344 1,267
4246901 Industrial gases (exc LP) merchant wholesalers 21 73,559 5,310 140
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 143 1,331,953 42,232 1,346
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 84 1,007,074 28,250 894
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 82 D D (500-999)
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 67 D D (500-999)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 15 504,420 6,928 239
4247102 LP bulk stations & terminals 2 D D (20-99)
42472 Petrol & petrol prod merchant wholesalers (exc bulk) 59 324,879 13,982 452
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 49 1,128,060 102,883 2,616
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 30 672,106 63,771 1,719
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 19 455,954 39,112 897
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 392 2,857,266 113,963 3,832
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 94 300,395 20,788 681
4249101 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 61 170,277 10,898 399
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 33 130,118 9,890 282
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 32 D D (250-499)
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 69 113,863 21,837 1,030
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 37 488,246 17,109 613
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 33 65,273 5,975 220
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 127 D D (500-999)
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 38 79,137 9,913 297
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 13 25,485 1,870 73
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4249904 Other nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 73 D D (250-499)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 327 3,818,951 74,659 1,989
42511 Business to business electronic markets 1 D D (1-19)
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 326 D D (1000-2499)
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 221 2,579,357 55,032 1,514
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 19 1,240,019 13,169 611
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 15 101,362 1,428 38
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 17 70,599 1,702 40
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 24 149,852 5,771 154
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 11 58,778 1,109 23
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 33 164,431 5,377 127
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 18 105,310 3,535 78
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 62 560,071 19,972 372
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 22 128,935 2,969 71
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 105 D D (250-499)
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 9 46,069 1,187 22
42512042 Drugs & druggists' sundries agents & brokers 2 D D (1-19)
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 17 71,274 2,132 42
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 30 922,280 10,411 210
42512045 Farm products raw materials agents & brokers 9 59,650 741 54
42512046 Chemical & allied products agents & brokers 16 D D (20-99)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 22 96,566 4,118 113


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