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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. 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 272 2,243,439 160,850 4,279
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 180 968,103 103,293 2,607
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 84 1,266,954 56,985 1,653
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 8 8,382 572 19

 

 

Wholesale Trade - by industry

Data based on Geographic Area Series reports. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. 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 180 968,103 103,293 2,607
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 30 97,318 10,831 346
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 15 50,631 5,364 190
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 9 28,276 3,187 89
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 29 307,234 23,140 554
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 23 275,899 20,939 492
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 4 75,032 5,159 108
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 16 186,895 13,201 328
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 13 83,577 15,400 328
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 2 D D (100-249)
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 5 34,560 8,328 155
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 4 D D (100-249)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 9 54,966 6,489 128
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 9 54,966 6,489 128
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 12 43,739 6,378 157
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 40 118,208 14,646 368
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 19 54,358 5,885 163
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 10 46,325 5,552 120
4238401 General-line industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 25 D D (250-499)
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 8 128,970 10,998 303
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 5 D D (100-249)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 84 1,266,954 56,985 1,653
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 28 245,007 27,310 809
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 9 192,598 23,246 667
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 3 D D (100-249)
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 1 D D (250-499)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 14 30,277 3,369 68
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 13 D D (20-99)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 6 D D (100-249)
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 3 D D (20-99)
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 3 D D (20-99)
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 2 D D (20-99)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 1 D D (1-19)
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 20 D D (500-999)
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 1 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 8 8,382 572 19
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 8 8,382 572 19
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 5 D D (1-19)
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 3 D D (1-19)


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