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2002 Economic Census
Wholesale Trade
King County, WA     open pdf map in new window

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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 4,510 54,547,037 3,179,782 66,176
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 2,724 24,100,137 2,063,458 40,407
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,279 22,998,854 968,015 22,323
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 507 7,448,046 148,309 3,446

 

 

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 2,724 24,100,137 2,063,458 40,407
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 187 D D (2500-4999)
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 54 D D (500-999)
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 30 D D (100-249)
4231105 Heavy truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 15 D D (250-499)
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 108 D D (1000-2499)
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 59 D D (1000-2499)
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 48 D D (500-999)
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 11 D D (100-249)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 211 1,399,969 140,920 3,280
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 88 D D (1000-2499)
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 40 D D (500-999)
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 48 D D (500-999)
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 123 D D (1000-2499)
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 22 D D (250-499)
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 50 D D (500-999)
4232204 Other home furnishing merchant wholesalers 37 D D (500-999)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 252 D D (2500-4999)
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 142 D D (1000-2499)
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 41 D D (250-499)
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 86 D D (1000-2499)
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 40 111,418 13,744 328
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 20 D D (100-249)
4233202 Sand, gravel, & stone merchant wholesalers 12 D D (20-99)
42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 27 D D (250-499)
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 43 D D (250-499)
4233901 Flat glass & other const glass merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 474 4,613,185 585,089 9,341
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 11 D D (100-249)
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 56 D D (1000-2499)
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 223 2,942,970 387,646 5,178
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 167 D D (2500-4999)
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 51 D D (500-999)
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 116 D D (2500-4999)
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 56 D D (1000-2499)
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 70 D D (500-999)
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 36 111,542 15,090 360
4234402 Store machines & equipment merchant wholesalers 34 D D (250-499)
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 77 D D (1000-2499)
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 71 D D (1000-2499)
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 6 D D (100-249)
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 28 160,356 16,143 331
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 25 D D (250-499)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 120 D D (1000-2499)
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 118 D D (1000-2499)
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 87 D D (1000-2499)
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 65 D D (1000-2499)
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 22 D D (20-99)
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 31 D D (500-999)
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 19 D D (250-499)
42351022 Nonferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 12 D D (100-249)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 382 3,145,509 404,692 6,622
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 152 D D (1000-2499)
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 39 D D (500-999)
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 191 D D (2500-4999)
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 86 809,275 101,478 1,467
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 105 D D (1000-2499)
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 217 D D (1000-2499)
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 88 D D (500-999)
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 72 D D (500-999)
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 45 D D (500-999)
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 12 D D (250-499)
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 532 D D (5000-9999)
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 39 203,584 32,119 658
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
4238203 Lawn & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 7 D D (100-249)
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 260 1,445,241 167,425 3,225
4238301 Food-processing mach & equipment merchant wholesalers 11 46,488 5,853 107
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 34 D D (250-499)
42383021 Hydrlc & pneumatic pmps & motors merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
42383022 Hydrlc & pneumatic parts & supp merchant wholesalers 16 D D (100-249)
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 98 957,539 91,800 1,633
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 29 D D (250-499)
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 36 D D (500-999)
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 45 D D (100-249)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 79 229,272 23,238 611
4238402 Mechanical power transmsn supp merchant wholesalers 14 D D (20-99)
4238403 Welding supplies merchant wholesalers 14 D D (20-99)
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 22 D D (100-249)
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 48 111,005 15,661 424
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 15 49,285 6,421 168
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 12 D D (20-99)
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 88 D D (1000-2499)
4238601 Aircraft & aeronautical equip merchant wholesalers 53 D D (500-999)
4238602 Marine machinery, equip, & supp merchant wholesalers 29 D D (250-499)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 349 D D (2500-4999)
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 89 621,421 61,591 1,496
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 40 D D (1000-2499)
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 43 203,847 25,454 641
4239302 Recyclable paper & paperboard merchant wholesalers 14 124,144 10,000 226
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 25 D D (250-499)
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 45 D D (250-499)
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 132 D D (500-999)
4239902 Forest products (exc lumber) merchant wholesalers 24 1,106,363 14,509 135
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 34 D D (100-249)
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 23 D D (20-99)
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 16 D D (20-99)
4239905 Fire safety equipment merchant wholesalers 14 D D (250-499)
4239906 Other durable goods merchant wholesalers 31 D D (250-499)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 1,279 22,998,854 968,015 22,323
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 133 D D (1000-2499)
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 20 D D (500-999)
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 56 439,188 43,928 1,152
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 57 D D (500-999)
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 69 D D (1000-2499)
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 34 D D (500-999)
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 35 D D (1000-2499)
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 135 1,292,762 106,653 2,855
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 35 D D (100-249)
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 24 D D (100-249)
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 48 D D (1000-2499)
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 34 D D (100-249)
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 474 9,393,413 427,617 10,005
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 37 D D (2500-4999)
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 28 D D (1000-2499)
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 117 D D (1000-2499)
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 23 D D (500-999)
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 23 D D (500-999)
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 21 222,285 4,743 169
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 64 823,092 23,255 505
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 45 D D (1000-2499)
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 132 2,149,506 130,618 3,357
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 20 D D (500-999)
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 16 D D (250-499)
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 15 D D (20-99)
4244906 Other grocery specialties merchant wholesalers 54 1,496,012 77,829 1,942
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 106 D D (500-999)
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 26 D D (250-499)
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 80 D D (500-999)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 33 D D (500-999)
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 17 D D (250-499)
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 17 D D (250-499)
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 12 D D (100-249)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 5 D D (100-249)
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 32 D D (1000-2499)
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 10 257,918 34,237 733
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 22 D D (500-999)
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 290 D D (1000-2499)
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 22 D D (100-249)
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 9 D D (20-99)
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 39 D D (250-499)
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 32 82,984 10,797 247
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 142 D D (500-999)
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 58 D D (500-999)
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 24 D D (100-249)
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 5 D D (1-19)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 507 7,448,046 148,309 3,446
42511 Business to business electronic markets 1 D D (1-19)
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 506 D D (2500-4999)
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 387 4,949,947 100,755 2,261
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 12 1,644,017 15,751 551
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 58 373,251 9,888 205
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 21 156,322 3,459 90
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 36 162,411 13,657 176
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 8 D D (1-19)
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 95 1,027,605 25,615 528
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 32 D D (250-499)
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 80 984,131 15,520 322
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 45 183,136 4,483 121
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 119 D D (1000-2499)
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 14 D D (20-99)
42512043 Apparel, piece goods, & notions agents & brokers 22 D D (20-99)
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 42 1,889,589 31,197 832
42512045 Farm products raw materials agents & brokers 2 D D (1-19)
42512049 Miscellaneous nondurable goods agents & brokers 29 D D (100-249)


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