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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 7,712 69,267,796 4,503,110 105,641
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 4,990 33,870,744 2,994,384 64,622
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 2,182 27,067,808 1,349,464 36,579
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 540 8,329,244 159,262 4,440

 

 

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 4,990 33,870,744 2,994,384 64,622
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 606 7,398,839 228,664 7,268
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 152 6,001,485 98,636 2,889
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 78 D D (1000-2499)
4231102 Bus & RV merchant wholesalers 6 D D (100-249)
4231103 Light truck & van merchant wholesalers 12 D D (250-499)
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 7 D D (100-249)
4231105 Heavy truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 49 504,104 52,211 1,369
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 359 D D (2500-4999)
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 181 791,465 55,636 1,942
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 171 D D (1000-2499)
4231203 Petrol products marketing equip merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 39 D D (250-499)
42314 Motor vehicle parts (used) merchant wholesalers 56 D D (250-499)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 283 D D (2500-4999)
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 148 D D (1000-2499)
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 73 D D (250-499)
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 75 D D (500-999)
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 135 D D (1000-2499)
4232201 Household china & crockery merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 16 103,641 11,810 360
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 70 412,306 34,332 763
4232204 Other home furnishing merchant wholesalers 37 D D (250-499)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 421 2,753,855 207,731 5,414
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 209 1,992,421 128,104 3,370
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 41 435,376 14,447 347
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 38 254,922 21,612 682
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 130 1,302,123 92,045 2,341
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 71 201,956 19,827 523
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 32 D D (100-249)
4233202 Sand, gravel, & stone merchant wholesalers 33 100,824 10,140 253
4233203 Cement, lime, & related products merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 69 365,334 35,292 837
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 72 194,144 24,508 684
4233901 Flat glass & other const glass merchant wholesalers 15 47,923 7,759 228
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 795 6,865,157 912,898 15,331
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 17 241,195 11,525 205
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 129 758,520 142,597 3,466
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 360 4,849,712 633,270 8,861
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 292 4,502,853 518,319 7,325
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 78 1,095,693 155,699 1,854
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 214 3,407,160 362,620 5,471
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 68 346,859 114,951 1,536
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 88 104,120 16,311 497
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 48 57,253 7,248 231
4234402 Store machines & equipment merchant wholesalers 40 46,867 9,063 266
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 124 629,033 70,947 1,365
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 109 582,359 60,901 1,194
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 15 46,674 10,046 171
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 18 124,077 18,453 425
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 59 158,500 19,795 512
4234901 Religious & school supplies merchant wholesalers 5 12,588 1,515 58
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 54 145,912 18,280 454
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 154 2,089,990 80,046 2,113
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 134 D D (1000-2499)
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 118 562,877 66,353 1,801
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 85 484,472 57,832 1,547
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 33 78,405 8,521 254
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 16 D D (100-249)
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 11 D D (100-249)
42351022 Nonferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
42352 Coal & other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 20 D D (100-249)
4235201 Coal merchant wholesalers 18 D D (20-99)
4235202 Other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 632 5,725,756 539,108 8,898
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 280 1,221,391 133,506 2,872
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 40 736,238 45,699 703
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 312 3,768,127 359,903 5,323
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 198 2,940,268 272,452 4,023
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 114 827,859 87,451 1,300
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 444 1,696,293 173,599 4,705
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 141 557,458 54,109 1,489
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 122 546,718 58,818 1,630
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 156 515,697 51,525 1,331
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 25 76,420 9,147 255
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 1,166 4,779,664 575,130 12,959
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 179 1,199,018 120,152 2,830
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 153 828,959 55,765 1,786
4238201 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 104 D D (1000-2499)
4238202 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - whsle dist 36 476,600 16,539 453
4238203 Lawn & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 488 1,637,838 266,660 5,281
4238301 Food-processing mach & equipment merchant wholesalers 18 69,472 9,873 233
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 66 179,045 26,608 681
42383021 Hydrlc & pneumatic pmps & motors merchant wholesalers 29 95,711 13,315 365
42383022 Hydrlc & pneumatic parts & supp merchant wholesalers 37 83,334 13,293 316
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 181 496,569 71,532 1,626
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 28 88,604 10,398 245
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 78 162,759 30,743 813
4238306 Oil well/refinery mach & equip merchant wholesalers 11 D D (20-99)
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 106 D D (1000-2499)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 163 481,100 62,512 1,528
4238401 General-line industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 20 66,585 7,572 206
4238402 Mechanical power transmsn supp merchant wholesalers 27 97,562 8,348 208
4238403 Welding supplies merchant wholesalers 33 73,330 13,302 303
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 18 42,814 7,434 165
4238405 Industrial valves & fittings merchant wholesalers 19 64,206 8,186 185
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 46 136,603 17,670 461
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 122 191,842 24,250 753
4238501 Beauty & barber equip & supp merchant wholesalers 27 20,944 2,792 131
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 34 63,460 8,792 272
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 14 16,278 2,136 60
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 47 91,160 10,530 290
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 61 440,907 45,791 781
4238601 Aircraft & aeronautical equip merchant wholesalers 40 D D (500-999)
4238602 Marine machinery, equip, & supp merchant wholesalers 16 D D (100-249)
4238603 Other trans equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 5 4,153 589 31
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 489 D D (5000-9999)
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 82 412,531 30,214 953
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 36 209,311 17,016 473
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 114 322,614 49,319 1,643
4239301 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - processors & dealers 41 144,553 16,665 536
42393011 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (power) processors 39 D D (500-999)
42393012 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (nonpower) dealers 2 D D (1-19)
4239302 Recyclable paper & paperboard merchant wholesalers 21 86,591 16,714 610
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 52 91,470 15,940 497
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 61 124,244 12,449 332
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 55 D D (250-499)
4239402 Precious metal (except ore) merchant wholesalers 6 D D (1-19)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 196 D D (1000-2499)
4239901 Musical instruments & supplies merchant wholesalers 12 73,241 5,209 162
4239902 Forest products (exc lumber) merchant wholesalers 37 68,412 4,666 131
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 47 120,908 13,493 444
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 26 124,276 8,444 327
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 15 D D (20-99)
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 11 D D (250-499)
4239905 Fire safety equipment merchant wholesalers 24 34,712 8,395 229
4239906 Other durable goods merchant wholesalers 50 D D (500-999)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 2,182 27,067,808 1,349,464 36,579
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 231 2,085,657 130,840 2,930
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 30 957,391 24,664 489
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 143 489,303 66,609 1,551
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 58 638,963 39,567 890
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 103 3,419,466 72,510 1,745
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 61 2,768,312 27,925 885
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 42 651,154 44,585 860
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 177 1,768,853 93,144 3,176
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 43 67,498 8,165 237
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 31 D D (100-249)
4243102 Notions & other dry goods merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 69 1,532,278 66,615 2,555
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 49 80,759 5,626 202
42434 Footwear merchant wholesalers 16 88,318 12,738 182
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 591 9,052,889 493,879 13,791
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 60 2,778,960 123,980 3,004
4244101 Gen line groc merchant whsle - voluntary group 10 D D (20-99)
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 50 D D (2500-4999)
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 53 1,112,455 52,442 1,463
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 34 903,622 21,649 597
4244301 Raw milk merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 32 D D (500-999)
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 12 58,887 6,635 214
4244401 Live poultry merchant wholesalers 1 D D (20-99)
4244402 Poultry & pltry prods (exc live) merchant wholesalers 11 D D (100-249)
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 50 401,986 27,993 824
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 89 189,744 17,574 811
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 35 381,612 19,897 656
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 62 229,840 28,255 1,089
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 196 2,995,783 195,454 5,133
4244901 Coffee, tea, & spice merchant wholesalers 17 D D (100-249)
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 56 446,342 22,359 678
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 60 781,390 102,780 2,718
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 10 80,359 8,509 214
4244905 Food & beverage basic material merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
4244906 Other grocery specialties merchant wholesalers 47 D D (1000-2499)
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 73 820,210 32,711 544
42451 Grain & field bean merchant wholesalers 24 257,138 5,725 144
42452 Livestock merchant wholesalers 20 33,619 985 101
42459 Other farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers 29 529,453 26,001 299
4245901 Hides, skins, & pelts merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4245902 Leaf tobacco merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
4245903 Wool, wool tops, & mohair merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4245904 Cotton merchant wholesalers 1 D D (20-99)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 226 838,562 75,966 1,655
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 37 101,337 11,079 250
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 189 737,225 64,887 1,405
4246901 Industrial gases (exc LP) merchant wholesalers 26 36,143 6,022 143
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 163 3,781,518 72,273 2,162
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 103 2,915,812 52,679 1,641
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 100 2,903,046 51,835 1,618
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 72 549,020 38,229 1,335
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 28 2,354,026 13,606 283
4247102 LP bulk stations & terminals 3 12,766 844 23
42472 Petrol & petrol prod merchant wholesalers (exc bulk) 60 865,706 19,594 521
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 104 1,513,767 161,896 3,861
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 61 931,521 108,200 2,668
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 43 582,246 53,696 1,193
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 514 3,786,886 216,245 6,715
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 104 437,518 36,208 1,135
4249101 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 64 139,262 10,893 360
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 40 298,256 25,315 775
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 75 504,738 35,234 1,041
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 60 78,746 16,247 803
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 39 2,274,343 69,396 1,857
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 49 83,589 11,561 338
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 187 407,952 47,599 1,541
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 56 104,578 16,500 481
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 40 124,796 15,726 544
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 5 3,125 342 15
4249904 Other nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 86 175,453 15,031 501

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 540 8,329,244 159,262 4,440
42511 Business to business electronic markets 2 D D (1-19)
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 538 D D (2500-4999)
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 374 4,417,981 104,289 2,467
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 21 1,848,652 18,445 940
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 48 265,252 11,245 192
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 22 417,055 5,645 80
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 64 531,526 26,933 308
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 17 203,539 1,681 33
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 67 469,829 14,154 297
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 35 231,231 8,164 143
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 68 347,941 14,639 361
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 32 102,956 3,383 113
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 164 D D (1000-2499)
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 13 161,587 2,555 38
42512042 Drugs & druggists' sundries agents & brokers 3 D D (1-19)
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 17 55,945 1,867 51
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 54 2,642,825 24,705 627
42512045 Farm products raw materials agents & brokers 21 314,454 4,023 365
42512046 Chemical & allied products agents & brokers 10 36,828 826 22
42512047 Petroleum & petroleum products agents & brokers 4 37,215 1,186 30
42512048 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage agents & brokers 3 D D (1-19)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 39 617,055 18,243 807


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