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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 7,566 97,792,030 4,895,194 121,961
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 4,886 44,266,381 3,010,318 71,903
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 2,166 42,450,862 1,698,089 44,932
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 514 11,074,787 186,787 5,126

 

 

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 4,886 44,266,381 3,010,318 71,903
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 609 12,654,905 381,371 10,795
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 151 7,184,225 124,737 3,326
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 76 5,863,744 37,310 1,175
4231102 Bus & RV merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4231103 Light truck & van merchant wholesalers 10 D D (250-499)
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 9 D D (250-499)
4231105 Heavy truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 54 978,555 62,360 1,527
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 324 2,822,256 190,292 5,528
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 166 D D (2500-4999)
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 150 1,620,644 90,883 2,466
4231203 Petrol products marketing equip merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 68 D D (1000-2499)
42314 Motor vehicle parts (used) merchant wholesalers 66 D D (250-499)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 211 949,877 102,946 2,767
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 91 340,082 37,386 871
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 42 152,717 13,551 335
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 49 187,365 23,835 536
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 120 609,795 65,560 1,896
4232201 Household china & crockery merchant wholesalers 7 34,244 1,817 57
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 16 58,747 4,953 160
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 61 191,125 26,257 608
4232204 Other home furnishing merchant wholesalers 36 325,679 32,533 1,071
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 399 2,290,042 184,902 4,970
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 194 1,293,329 104,938 2,921
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 56 385,475 20,656 532
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 41 333,487 22,812 708
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 97 574,367 61,470 1,681
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 65 443,333 24,679 583
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 24 124,255 10,597 241
4233202 Sand, gravel, & stone merchant wholesalers 26 178,099 10,725 252
4233203 Cement, lime, & related products merchant wholesalers 15 140,979 3,357 90
42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 66 224,659 19,452 484
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 74 328,721 35,833 982
4233901 Flat glass & other const glass merchant wholesalers 16 63,546 8,000 243
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 682 7,855,976 627,122 11,862
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 22 184,156 14,846 261
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 149 579,203 120,993 2,917
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 180 4,041,194 180,983 3,392
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 165 4,012,653 170,749 3,229
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 42 D D (1000-2499)
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 123 D D (1000-2499)
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 15 28,541 10,234 163
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 106 D D (500-999)
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 62 170,808 20,650 577
4234402 Store machines & equipment merchant wholesalers 44 D D (250-499)
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 163 2,622,376 250,856 3,614
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 143 2,563,787 239,914 3,403
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 20 58,589 10,942 211
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 21 D D (250-499)
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 41 D D (250-499)
4234901 Religious & school supplies merchant wholesalers 8 15,849 1,867 80
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 33 D D (250-499)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 208 4,214,457 180,410 3,989
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 195 3,906,506 162,560 3,487
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 173 1,695,547 109,643 2,661
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 118 1,150,977 94,378 2,358
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 55 544,570 15,265 303
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 22 2,210,959 52,917 826
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
42351022 Nonferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 9 D D (500-999)
42352 Coal & other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 13 307,951 17,850 502
4235201 Coal merchant wholesalers 13 307,951 17,850 502
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 552 5,705,472 456,377 9,701
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 282 1,797,691 145,586 3,336
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 45 2,099,181 66,143 1,486
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 225 1,808,600 244,648 4,879
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 141 1,271,335 208,011 4,132
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 84 537,265 36,637 747
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 379 2,315,179 275,360 6,717
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 109 512,403 41,714 1,171
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 88 D D (1000-2499)
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 152 1,422,277 168,990 4,042
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 30 D D (250-499)
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 1,321 5,344,281 578,173 14,536
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 111 1,036,919 89,704 2,065
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 188 603,748 52,778 1,735
4238201 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 130 369,787 30,161 1,110
4238202 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - whsle dist 44 147,915 17,038 483
4238203 Lawn & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 14 86,046 5,579 142
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 606 1,828,893 259,155 6,170
4238301 Food-processing mach & equipment merchant wholesalers 19 91,655 12,359 269
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 103 333,455 49,081 1,045
42383021 Hydrlc & pneumatic pmps & motors merchant wholesalers 36 138,991 17,973 437
42383022 Hydrlc & pneumatic parts & supp merchant wholesalers 67 194,464 31,108 608
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 227 559,410 76,077 1,841
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 54 161,732 22,332 520
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 110 364,660 55,713 1,434
4238306 Oil well/refinery mach & equip merchant wholesalers 8 24,921 1,952 55
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 85 293,060 41,641 1,006
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 238 1,266,117 105,983 2,687
4238401 General-line industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 25 45,953 6,691 176
4238402 Mechanical power transmsn supp merchant wholesalers 33 101,202 9,011 252
4238403 Welding supplies merchant wholesalers 34 100,097 13,874 312
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 34 462,618 21,142 439
4238405 Industrial valves & fittings merchant wholesalers 28 91,358 11,985 344
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 84 464,889 43,280 1,164
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 129 210,115 30,410 897
4238501 Beauty & barber equip & supp merchant wholesalers 36 37,277 4,508 186
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 45 93,096 15,464 432
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 10 14,249 2,170 50
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 38 65,493 8,268 229
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 49 398,489 40,143 982
4238601 Aircraft & aeronautical equip merchant wholesalers 34 304,698 29,916 763
4238602 Marine machinery, equip, & supp merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
4238603 Other trans equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 7 D D (100-249)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 525 2,936,192 223,657 6,566
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 92 167,101 21,049 704
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 27 D D (100-249)
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 133 458,131 45,326 1,587
4239301 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - processors & dealers 51 286,609 27,446 896
42393011 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (power) processors 39 264,776 24,064 794
42393012 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (nonpower) dealers 12 21,833 3,382 102
4239302 Recyclable paper & paperboard merchant wholesalers 32 93,206 10,252 397
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 50 78,316 7,628 294
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 66 49,222 7,884 237
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 65 D D (100-249)
4239402 Precious metal (except ore) merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 207 D D (2500-4999)
4239901 Musical instruments & supplies merchant wholesalers 17 247,444 9,904 249
4239902 Forest products (exc lumber) merchant wholesalers 15 D D (20-99)
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 56 554,749 47,025 1,378
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 50 1,231,881 64,680 1,595
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 34 1,052,506 26,967 732
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 16 179,375 37,713 863
4239905 Fire safety equipment merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
4239906 Other durable goods merchant wholesalers 51 D D (250-499)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 2,166 42,450,862 1,698,089 44,932
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 246 1,616,240 144,650 3,555
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 34 323,939 22,842 499
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 133 679,935 73,632 2,013
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 79 612,366 48,176 1,043
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 119 13,608,645 202,316 4,833
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 55 6,801,691 54,545 1,361
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 64 6,806,954 147,771 3,472
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 176 2,249,716 96,141 3,066
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 31 129,957 7,853 205
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 18 35,158 2,754 61
4243102 Notions & other dry goods merchant wholesalers 13 94,799 5,099 144
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 64 1,266,957 50,194 1,807
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 54 107,631 5,993 331
42434 Footwear merchant wholesalers 27 745,171 32,101 723
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 447 8,387,908 516,968 13,841
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 44 1,909,704 103,955 2,716
4244101 Gen line groc merchant whsle - voluntary group 9 222,886 12,847 464
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 35 1,686,818 91,108 2,252
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 54 2,108,587 121,293 2,847
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 32 181,311 14,097 535
4244301 Raw milk merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 30 D D (250-499)
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 14 87,317 4,742 126
4244402 Poultry & pltry prods (exc live) merchant wholesalers 14 87,317 4,742 126
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 38 354,326 15,243 517
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 13 31,060 1,883 96
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 31 753,325 26,446 759
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 65 431,861 52,915 1,571
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 156 2,530,417 176,394 4,674
4244901 Coffee, tea, & spice merchant wholesalers 12 9,601 2,222 76
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 36 352,867 19,823 587
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 50 759,481 87,157 2,469
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 11 535,718 31,604 399
4244905 Food & beverage basic material merchant wholesalers 6 D D (100-249)
4244906 Other grocery specialties merchant wholesalers 41 D D (500-999)
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 113 3,068,878 43,919 1,289
42451 Grain & field bean merchant wholesalers 43 977,907 18,270 533
42452 Livestock merchant wholesalers 31 131,537 2,664 241
42459 Other farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers 39 1,959,434 22,985 515
4245901 Hides, skins, & pelts merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4245902 Leaf tobacco merchant wholesalers 13 D D (20-99)
4245904 Cotton merchant wholesalers 21 1,937,179 21,489 450
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 266 1,222,800 131,539 2,780
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 54 177,221 17,512 477
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 212 1,045,579 114,027 2,303
4246901 Industrial gases (exc LP) merchant wholesalers 31 245,692 40,213 673
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 204 4,381,581 72,318 2,232
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 133 3,327,360 53,812 1,708
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 132 D D (1000-2499)
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 107 D D (1000-2499)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 25 2,048,994 9,690 301
4247102 LP bulk stations & terminals 1 D D (1-19)
42472 Petrol & petrol prod merchant wholesalers (exc bulk) 71 1,054,221 18,506 524
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 56 1,097,695 129,194 2,759
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 35 683,031 88,921 2,030
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 21 414,664 40,273 729
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 539 6,817,399 361,044 10,577
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 123 2,733,570 88,021 2,008
4249101 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 74 566,882 21,581 604
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 49 2,166,688 66,440 1,404
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 87 1,431,156 129,384 4,003
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 93 131,261 20,755 852
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 35 1,432,969 40,745 1,213
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 40 87,003 9,975 308
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 161 1,001,440 72,164 2,193
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 53 137,793 24,421 676
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 34 303,711 18,674 487
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4249904 Other nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 73 D D (1000-2499)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 514 11,074,787 186,787 5,126
42511 Business to business electronic markets 2 D D (100-249)
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 512 D D (5000-9999)
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 343 7,910,641 129,362 3,212
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 28 5,576,742 52,339 1,841
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 25 192,797 4,414 92
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 25 150,799 3,830 64
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 39 194,762 14,150 189
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 21 212,141 5,017 67
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 54 487,358 15,955 300
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 34 249,768 11,334 217
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 87 699,353 17,914 357
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 30 146,921 4,409 85
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 169 D D (1000-2499)
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 10 D D (20-99)
42512042 Drugs & druggists' sundries agents & brokers 6 159,349 3,999 292
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 17 242,318 6,068 87
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 56 1,555,317 29,907 835
42512045 Farm products raw materials agents & brokers 42 330,567 4,277 398
42512046 Chemical & allied products agents & brokers 17 110,970 2,202 48
42512047 Petroleum & petroleum products agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 20 209,896 3,975 72


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