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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 31,832 397,405,111 18,808,604 439,755
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 20,192 183,426,914 12,044,601 267,574
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 9,493 177,918,093 5,868,418 148,479
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 2,147 36,060,104 895,585 23,702

 

 

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 20,192 183,426,914 12,044,601 267,574
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 1,972 45,102,804 902,066 25,022
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 528 38,811,998 329,167 7,600
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 257 31,442,494 80,282 2,101
4231102 Bus & RV merchant wholesalers 14 D D (100-249)
4231103 Light truck & van merchant wholesalers 44 D D (500-999)
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 31 204,343 19,203 436
4231105 Heavy truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 182 2,839,698 181,264 4,225
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 1,048 5,422,906 484,134 14,283
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 453 3,052,980 246,410 7,492
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 547 2,302,579 227,462 6,519
4231203 Petrol products marketing equip merchant wholesalers 48 67,347 10,262 272
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 178 656,619 49,571 1,560
42314 Motor vehicle parts (used) merchant wholesalers 218 211,281 39,194 1,579
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 989 5,886,069 461,722 12,220
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 463 2,067,429 206,576 5,530
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 249 D D (2500-4999)
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 214 D D (2500-4999)
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 526 3,818,640 255,146 6,690
4232201 Household china & crockery merchant wholesalers 43 79,276 7,065 255
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 92 642,038 19,945 727
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 212 1,628,143 153,289 3,412
4232204 Other home furnishing merchant wholesalers 179 1,469,183 74,847 2,296
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 1,244 8,923,466 764,301 19,852
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 501 4,586,664 428,368 10,828
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 92 796,677 45,065 1,170
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 80 833,909 58,230 1,366
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 329 2,956,078 325,073 8,292
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 340 1,877,005 115,755 3,312
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 159 1,239,378 54,349 1,501
4233202 Sand, gravel, & stone merchant wholesalers 127 327,158 44,460 1,261
4233203 Cement, lime, & related products merchant wholesalers 54 310,469 16,946 550
42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 183 1,665,433 123,482 2,970
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 220 794,364 96,696 2,742
4233901 Flat glass & other const glass merchant wholesalers 50 118,146 22,584 858
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 2,629 38,455,338 2,494,599 49,031
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 58 717,884 52,276 1,001
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 425 2,501,123 389,807 9,594
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 1,059 29,840,664 1,544,447 25,986
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 867 29,396,788 1,417,540 24,209
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 275 4,026,136 178,515 3,603
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 592 25,370,652 1,239,025 20,606
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 192 443,876 126,907 1,777
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 297 895,990 118,374 3,404
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 172 611,680 63,349 1,754
4234402 Store machines & equipment merchant wholesalers 125 284,310 55,025 1,650
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 552 3,636,618 278,017 5,743
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 493 3,302,431 246,641 5,075
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 59 334,187 31,376 668
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 76 346,572 44,339 1,788
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 162 516,487 67,339 1,515
4234901 Religious & school supplies merchant wholesalers 24 65,290 9,936 277
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 138 451,197 57,403 1,238
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 1,018 D D (10k-24k)
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 996 9,653,739 591,365 13,134
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 858 8,784,116 510,377 11,074
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 601 6,684,180 421,021 8,916
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 257 2,099,936 89,356 2,158
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 138 869,623 80,988 2,060
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 88 620,006 59,626 1,498
42351022 Nonferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 50 249,617 21,362 562
42352 Coal & other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 22 D D (100-249)
4235201 Coal merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
4235202 Other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 16 D D (100-249)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 2,551 29,330,967 2,645,731 45,394
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 1,057 7,457,812 712,594 15,054
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 204 2,426,153 93,914 2,453
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 1,290 19,447,002 1,839,223 27,887
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 626 12,218,413 1,233,152 17,835
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 664 7,228,589 606,071 10,052
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 1,470 6,923,744 627,464 15,384
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 543 1,626,519 193,822 5,355
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 321 1,420,918 145,928 3,612
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 472 3,503,698 234,240 5,144
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 134 372,609 53,474 1,273
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 6,104 29,791,253 2,800,855 65,136
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 396 3,187,982 306,443 6,861
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 635 3,075,819 197,709 6,264
4238201 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 417 D D (2500-4999)
4238202 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - whsle dist 159 D D (1000-2499)
4238203 Lawn & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 59 1,038,651 29,952 790
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 3,406 13,023,124 1,539,033 34,562
4238301 Food-processing mach & equipment merchant wholesalers 65 386,378 63,587 1,093
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 365 1,056,312 141,332 3,241
42383021 Hydrlc & pneumatic pmps & motors merchant wholesalers 151 443,738 47,861 1,139
42383022 Hydrlc & pneumatic parts & supp merchant wholesalers 214 612,574 93,471 2,102
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 1,005 3,428,578 448,296 9,713
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 209 589,827 70,995 1,669
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 297 966,616 159,227 4,178
4238306 Oil well/refinery mach & equip merchant wholesalers 1,062 5,102,559 508,884 11,340
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 403 1,492,854 146,712 3,328
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 992 4,912,470 416,749 9,622
4238401 General-line industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 79 238,198 32,994 899
4238402 Mechanical power transmsn supp merchant wholesalers 168 498,310 52,728 1,327
4238403 Welding supplies merchant wholesalers 148 365,969 43,861 1,126
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 104 482,175 34,066 942
4238405 Industrial valves & fittings merchant wholesalers 239 1,265,557 145,790 2,875
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 254 2,062,261 107,310 2,453
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 379 1,281,570 122,687 3,680
4238501 Beauty & barber equip & supp merchant wholesalers 78 123,168 17,694 645
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 134 357,922 43,063 1,294
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 45 395,645 18,665 482
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 122 404,835 43,265 1,259
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 296 4,310,288 218,234 4,147
4238601 Aircraft & aeronautical equip merchant wholesalers 206 4,085,799 189,496 3,459
4238602 Marine machinery, equip, & supp merchant wholesalers 57 184,512 23,088 535
4238603 Other trans equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 33 39,977 5,650 153
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 2,215 D D (10k-24k)
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 313 1,034,906 78,932 2,217
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 159 874,738 70,343 1,769
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 472 1,883,571 185,491 6,682
4239301 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - processors & dealers 184 597,890 65,433 2,274
42393011 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (power) processors 125 426,161 57,024 1,951
42393012 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (nonpower) dealers 59 171,729 8,409 323
4239302 Recyclable paper & paperboard merchant wholesalers 61 210,213 26,641 861
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 227 1,075,468 93,417 3,547
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 451 1,686,786 169,226 4,307
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 419 1,410,323 156,747 4,046
4239402 Precious metal (except ore) merchant wholesalers 32 276,463 12,479 261
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 820 D D (5000-9999)
4239901 Musical instruments & supplies merchant wholesalers 34 137,455 13,635 471
4239902 Forest products (exc lumber) merchant wholesalers 91 225,182 15,513 439
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 257 1,063,510 88,050 2,661
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 108 1,474,666 32,589 1,240
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 66 D D (1000-2499)
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 42 D D (100-249)
4239905 Fire safety equipment merchant wholesalers 91 180,520 37,660 937
4239906 Other durable goods merchant wholesalers 239 D D (1000-2499)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 9,493 177,918,093 5,868,418 148,479
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 882 5,283,362 436,218 12,997
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 151 1,522,521 95,928 2,109
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 469 2,139,747 221,844 7,819
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 262 1,621,094 118,446 3,069
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 532 25,548,976 885,998 15,885
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 251 14,880,839 227,620 5,151
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 281 10,668,137 658,378 10,734
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 779 3,172,815 278,920 8,531
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 160 673,324 51,609 1,595
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 115 623,775 45,553 1,391
4243102 Notions & other dry goods merchant wholesalers 45 49,549 6,056 204
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 228 1,416,339 126,279 3,639
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 299 865,067 86,088 2,813
42434 Footwear merchant wholesalers 92 218,085 14,944 484
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 1,970 28,352,417 1,542,160 45,987
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 190 7,381,840 376,641 9,690
4244101 Gen line groc merchant whsle - voluntary group 32 D D (250-499)
4244102 Gen line groc merchant whsle - retail co-op 5 D D (500-999)
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 153 6,355,242 338,835 8,432
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 212 3,066,331 193,436 4,952
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 113 1,067,928 59,403 1,819
4244301 Raw milk merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 110 D D (1000-2499)
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 44 427,462 24,431 958
4244401 Live poultry merchant wholesalers 3 10,011 1,782 48
4244402 Poultry & pltry prods (exc live) merchant wholesalers 41 417,451 22,649 910
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 137 2,444,935 78,489 2,710
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 103 492,424 25,991 946
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 179 2,331,827 97,128 3,462
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 338 2,842,103 214,502 7,733
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 654 8,297,567 472,139 13,717
4244901 Coffee, tea, & spice merchant wholesalers 103 335,868 33,844 979
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 119 1,374,510 57,418 1,895
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 176 1,824,401 191,826 5,480
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 35 1,207,822 25,124 670
4244905 Food & beverage basic material merchant wholesalers 27 103,134 8,228 186
4244906 Other grocery specialties merchant wholesalers 194 3,451,832 155,699 4,507
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 539 5,057,169 114,386 4,370
42451 Grain & field bean merchant wholesalers 288 3,032,667 69,978 2,410
42452 Livestock merchant wholesalers 117 441,865 11,610 1,006
42459 Other farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers 134 1,582,637 32,798 954
4245901 Hides, skins, & pelts merchant wholesalers 14 D D (100-249)
4245902 Leaf tobacco merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4245903 Wool, wool tops, & mohair merchant wholesalers 15 D D (20-99)
4245904 Cotton merchant wholesalers 51 D D (250-499)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 1,453 14,792,075 689,676 13,169
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 277 3,173,486 133,720 2,920
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 1,176 11,618,589 555,956 10,249
4246901 Industrial gases (exc LP) merchant wholesalers 254 840,243 93,524 2,018
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 885 77,003,152 678,428 12,249
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 488 37,809,813 395,065 7,092
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 466 36,827,977 363,943 6,378
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 365 8,008,540 186,220 4,330
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 101 28,819,437 177,723 2,048
4247102 LP bulk stations & terminals 22 981,836 31,122 714
42472 Petrol & petrol prod merchant wholesalers (exc bulk) 397 39,193,339 283,363 5,157
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 264 7,584,630 551,417 13,255
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 168 5,260,032 388,960 9,605
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 96 2,324,598 162,457 3,650
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 2,189 11,123,497 691,215 22,036
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 506 1,887,015 129,919 3,975
4249101 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 327 1,036,504 67,229 2,204
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 179 850,511 62,690 1,771
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 198 1,402,922 96,361 2,878
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 368 559,079 99,949 4,215
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 75 4,665,698 120,477 3,517
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 210 773,355 72,542 1,943
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 832 1,835,428 171,967 5,508
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 251 338,536 58,838 1,716
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 147 412,708 32,169 929
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 24 33,532 4,143 135
4249904 Other nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 410 1,050,652 76,817 2,728

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 2,147 36,060,104 895,585 23,702
42511 Business to business electronic markets 8 329,625 10,592 282
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 2,139 35,730,479 884,993 23,420
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 1,502 20,865,956 541,062 11,890
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 84 7,136,929 92,055 3,507
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 170 1,169,023 31,189 647
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 63 406,850 9,862 209
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 174 2,553,265 116,038 1,987
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 56 389,232 9,757 203
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 321 4,045,439 125,097 2,448
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 116 1,670,542 52,781 926
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 385 2,217,205 78,839 1,469
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 133 1,277,471 25,444 494
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 637 14,864,523 343,931 11,530
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 63 383,551 10,812 265
42512042 Drugs & druggists' sundries agents & brokers 22 D D (20-99)
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 103 644,456 17,195 414
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 162 7,765,556 238,150 7,937
42512045 Farm products raw materials agents & brokers 84 1,783,800 19,328 1,959
42512046 Chemical & allied products agents & brokers 57 335,720 10,213 176
42512047 Petroleum & petroleum products agents & brokers 28 2,812,282 18,896 201
42512048 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage agents & brokers 4 D D (1-19)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 114 799,883 22,421 492


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