1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Mobile County, AL


These data are from the 1997 and 2002 Economic Censuses.
For more recent data, see the current Industry Statistics Sampler.
 
Wholesale Trade by Subsector
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
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NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  42 Wholesale trade 699 3,332,859 252,095 8,647
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 491 1,903,709 183,731 5,640
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 208 1,429,150 68,364 3,007

 

 

Wholesale Trade by Industry
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
42 Wholesale trade 699 3,332,859 252,095 8,647
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 491 1,903,709 183,731 5,640
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 45 D D (500-999)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 11 D D (100-249)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 6 75,356 6,230 185
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 6 16,497 1,396 76
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 10 D D (100-249)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 16 D D (100-249)
42121 Furniture whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 11 D D (100-249)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 40 D D (250-499)
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 21 D D (250-499)
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 8 D D (1-19)
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 6 93,871 7,500 273
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 6 D D (1-19)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 6 D D (1-19)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 51 D D (500-999)
42142 Office equipment whsle 17 D D (250-499)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 11 D D (100-249)
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 6 D D (100-249)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 16 42,944 4,498 152
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 19 D D (250-499)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 19 D D (250-499)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 19 D D (250-499)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 16 D D (250-499)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 60 178,445 18,588 528
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 31 D D (250-499)
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 25 D D (100-249)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 43 D D (250-499)
42171 Hardware whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 23 D D (100-249)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 177 660,301 70,722 2,062
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 7 19,444 1,557 54
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 4 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 89 317,195 32,182 856
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 23 D D (100-249)
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 36 D D (250-499)
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 60 D D (500-999)
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 9 9,654 1,251 47
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 6 25,616 3,895 106
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 19 D D (250-499)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 17 D D (100-249)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (100-249)
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 1 D D (100-249)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 40 D D (250-499)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 7 D D (20-99)
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 5 34,217 1,845 66
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 5 38,254 3,570 63
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 208 1,429,150 68,364 3,007
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 28 D D (250-499)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 17 D D (100-249)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 4 D D (100-249)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 80 465,040 22,258 1,393
42241 General-line grocery whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 17 D D (250-499)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 33 D D (500-999)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 29 D D (100-249)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 24 D D (100-249)
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 24 D D (250-499)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 15 D D (250-499)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 14 D D (250-499)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 9 D D (100-249)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 6 56,003 5,544 223
42281 Beer & ale whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 25 D D (250-499)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 6 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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