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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 1,699 10,924,279 669,680 20,176
423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 1,162 5,135,741 444,531 12,657
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 487 5,361,965 215,375 7,040
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 50 426,573 9,774 479

 

 

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 1,162 5,135,741 444,531 12,657
4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 168 609,185 91,819 2,562
42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 44 280,262 27,007 1,034
4231101 Automobile & motorcycle merchant wholesalers 22 57,982 5,035 347
4231102 Bus & RV merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4231103 Light truck & van merchant wholesalers 2 D D (250-499)
4231104 Medium truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 3 21,190 2,590 91
4231105 Heavy truck & tractor merchant wholesalers 14 91,142 7,844 254
42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 95 269,840 60,653 1,361
4231201 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - wrehse dist 43 D D (250-499)
4231202 Mtr veh supp & new parts merchant wholesalers - jobbers 50 185,634 51,627 995
4231203 Petrol products marketing equip merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 16 D D (100-249)
42314 Motor vehicle parts (used) merchant wholesalers 13 D D (20-99)
4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 33 D D (250-499)
42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 18 36,800 5,213 143
4232101 Household & lawn furniture merchant wholesalers 8 14,997 1,905 50
4232102 Office & business furniture merchant wholesalers 10 21,803 3,308 93
42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
4232201 Household china & crockery merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4232202 Linens, draperies, & curtains merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4232203 Floor coverings merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4232204 Other home furnishing merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 96 285,791 28,588 989
42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 51 182,592 18,561 717
4233101 Lumber without yard merchant wholesalers 10 14,720 1,410 56
4233102 Lumber with yard merchant wholesalers 9 34,480 1,952 97
4233103 Plywood, millwork, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 32 133,392 15,199 564
42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 18 31,917 2,715 49
4233201 Brick, block, tile, & sewer pipe merchant wholesalers 4 D D (1-19)
4233202 Sand, gravel, & stone merchant wholesalers 12 D D (20-99)
4233203 Cement, lime, & related products merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 12 53,960 4,367 117
42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 15 17,322 2,945 106
4233901 Flat glass & other const glass merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 116 355,391 43,858 1,203
42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 26 79,022 15,689 441
42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 27 101,330 10,114 199
4234301 Computer & peripheral equip merchant wholesalers 23 98,107 9,402 181
42343011 Computer & perphl equip for resale merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
42343012 Computer & perphl equip for end use merchant wholesalers 20 D D (100-249)
4234302 Computer software (packaged) merchant wholesalers 4 3,223 712 18
42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
4234401 Restaurant & hotel equip & supp merchant wholesalers 15 15,322 2,247 93
4234402 Store machines & equipment merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 24 127,791 11,501 332
4234501 Surgical, medic, & hospital supp merchant wholesalers 20 D D (250-499)
4234502 Dental equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 14 D D (20-99)
4234901 Religious & school supplies merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
4234902 Srvyng & oth prof equip & supp merchant wholesalers 11 D D (20-99)
4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 69 1,690,256 27,392 571
42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 40 D D (250-499)
4235101 Ferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 36 D D (250-499)
42351011 Ferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 27 D D (100-249)
42351012 Ferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 9 26,379 2,373 69
4235102 Nonferrous metal serv ctrs & sales off merchant wholesalers 4 8,056 1,664 46
42351021 Nonferrous metal service centers merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
42351022 Nonferrous metal sales offices merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42352 Coal & other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 29 D D (100-249)
4235201 Coal merchant wholesalers 26 D D (100-249)
4235202 Other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 86 198,428 22,270 609
42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 48 D D (250-499)
42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 7 1,462 401 18
42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 31 D D (100-249)
4236901 Communications equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 22 32,643 4,651 129
4236902 Electr parts (exc comm equip) merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 90 216,126 23,579 679
42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 16 D D (100-249)
42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 25 83,333 10,899 253
42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 43 92,327 7,935 253
42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 6 D D (20-99)
4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 372 1,484,449 177,204 4,876
42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 103 772,756 88,393 2,121
42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 34 50,161 3,906 186
4238201 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 28 D D (100-249)
4238202 Farm machinery & equip merchant wholesalers - whsle dist 4 D D (1-19)
4238203 Lawn & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 140 328,029 47,805 1,374
4238301 Food-processing mach & equipment merchant wholesalers 3 D D (20-99)
4238302 Hydrlc & pneumatic mach & equip merchant wholesalers 27 65,109 6,926 200
42383021 Hydrlc & pneumatic pmps & motors merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
42383022 Hydrlc & pneumatic parts & supp merchant wholesalers 17 D D (100-249)
4238303 General-purpose ind mach & equip merchant wholesalers 48 84,401 13,709 396
4238304 Metalworking machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 5 9,737 2,100 69
4238305 Materials handling equipment merchant wholesalers 23 60,011 12,844 367
4238306 Oil well/refinery mach & equip merchant wholesalers 16 68,055 3,339 89
4238307 Oth industrial machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 64 224,328 25,127 822
4238401 General-line industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 7 16,539 2,808 96
4238402 Mechanical power transmsn supp merchant wholesalers 12 36,683 2,809 95
4238403 Welding supplies merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
4238404 Industrial containers & supplies merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4238405 Industrial valves & fittings merchant wholesalers 10 67,134 8,048 262
4238406 Other industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 16 59,193 5,985 168
42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 28 D D (250-499)
4238501 Beauty & barber equip & supp merchant wholesalers 7 8,016 1,250 74
4238502 Custodial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 6 36,651 4,055 116
4238503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment merchant wholesalers 3 2,467 394 19
4238504 Other service estab equip & supp merchant wholesalers 12 D D (20-99)
42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 3 D D (100-249)
4238601 Aircraft & aeronautical equip merchant wholesalers 1 D D (20-99)
4238603 Other trans equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 132 D D (500-999)
42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 20 16,061 2,470 83
42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 8 6,989 957 56
42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 53 125,343 7,690 406
4239301 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - processors & dealers 27 94,401 3,918 226
42393011 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (power) processors 22 91,575 3,645 205
42393012 Iron & steel scrap merchant wholesalers - (nonpower) dealers 5 2,826 273 21
4239302 Recyclable paper & paperboard merchant wholesalers 5 5,568 490 30
4239303 Other recyclable materials merchant wholesalers 21 25,374 3,282 150
42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 5 1,246 182 19
4239401 Jewelry, watch, prec stone & silverware merchant wholesalers 5 1,246 182 19
42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 46 D D (250-499)
4239902 Forest products (exc lumber) merchant wholesalers 15 49,607 4,245 138
4239903 General merch (durable goods) merchant wholesalers 8 15,782 2,462 67
4239904 Prerecorded media merchant wholesalers 5 D D (1-19)
42399041 CDs, audio tapes, & records merchant wholesalers 3 D D (1-19)
42399042 Prerecorded video tapes merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
4239905 Fire safety equipment merchant wholesalers 6 7,305 1,037 39
4239906 Other durable goods merchant wholesalers 12 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 487 5,361,965 215,375 7,040
4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 39 D D (250-499)
42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 25 D D (100-249)
42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 20 D D (500-999)
4242101 General-line drugs merchant wholesalers 12 D D (250-499)
4242102 Specialty-line drugs merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 18 D D (100-249)
42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 6 D D (1-19)
4243101 Piece goods merchant wholesalers - jobbers 5 794 93 9
4243102 Notions & other dry goods merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
42434 Footwear merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 118 915,439 77,607 2,621
42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 11 147,517 10,732 322
4244101 Gen line groc merchant whsle - voluntary group 2 D D (1-19)
4244103 Other general line groc merchant wholesalers 9 D D (250-499)
42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 6 23,602 2,333 104
42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
4244302 Dairy prod (exc raw milk) merchant wholesalers 8 D D (100-249)
42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
4244402 Poultry & pltry prods (exc live) merchant wholesalers 2 D D (20-99)
42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 13 108,027 3,590 150
42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 5 D D (20-99)
42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 19 124,862 13,023 629
42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 53 D D (1000-2499)
4244901 Coffee, tea, & spice merchant wholesalers 8 D D (20-99)
4244902 Bread & baked goods merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
4244903 Soft drinks merchant wholesalers 24 D D (500-999)
4244904 Canned goods merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4244906 Other grocery specialties merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 12 D D (20-99)
42451 Grain & field bean merchant wholesalers 2 D D (1-19)
42452 Livestock merchant wholesalers 9 D D (20-99)
42459 Other farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4245901 Hides, skins, & pelts merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 69 D D (500-999)
42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 8 22,431 3,211 114
42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 61 D D (500-999)
4246901 Industrial gases (exc LP) merchant wholesalers 13 D D (100-249)
4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 67 729,980 21,544 728
42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 39 416,988 13,404 430
4247101 Petrol bulk stations & term (exc LP) 38 D D (250-499)
42471011 Petroleum bulk stations (exc LP) 33 D D (250-499)
42471012 Petroleum bulk terminals (exc LP) 5 D D (20-99)
4247102 LP bulk stations & terminals 1 D D (1-19)
42472 Petrol & petrol prod merchant wholesalers (exc bulk) 28 312,992 8,140 298
4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 47 D D (500-999)
42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 37 D D (500-999)
42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 10 D D (100-249)
4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 97 D D (500-999)
42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 14 D D (20-99)
4249101 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - farm dealers 11 D D (20-99)
4249102 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers - whsle distributors 3 D D (20-99)
42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 15 D D (100-249)
42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 16 475,287 13,348 425
42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 7 D D (20-99)
42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 30 D D (100-249)
4249901 Art goods merchant wholesalers 10 D D (20-99)
4249902 General merch (nondurable goods) merchant wholesalers 4 D D (20-99)
4249903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap merchant wholesalers 1 D D (1-19)
4249904 Other nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 15 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 50 426,573 9,774 479
42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 50 426,573 9,774 479
4251203 Agents & brokers, durable goods 41 399,475 9,256 416
42512031 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies agents & brokers 2 D D (250-499)
42512032 Furniture & home furnishings agents & brokers 2 D D (1-19)
42512033 Lumber & other construction materials agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512034 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies agents & brokers 5 D D (1-19)
42512035 Metal & mineral (exc petroleum) agents & brokers 6 158,038 1,502 15
42512036 Electrical & electronic goods agents & brokers 8 25,077 1,137 30
42512037 Hardware, plumbing, & heating equipment & supp agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512038 Machinery, equipment, & supplies agents & brokers 12 44,866 2,219 46
42512039 Miscellaneous durable goods agents & brokers 4 D D (1-19)
4251204 Agents & brokers, nondurable goods 9 27,098 518 63
42512041 Paper & paper products agents & brokers 1 D D (1-19)
42512044 Grocery & related products agents & brokers 2 D D (1-19)
42512045 Farm products raw materials agents & brokers 6 D D (20-99)


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