1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Arkansas


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 3,619 27,515,382 1,136,569 41,385
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 2,341 8,657,592 633,154 22,446
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 1,278 18,857,790 503,415 18,939

 

 

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 3,619 27,515,382 1,136,569 41,385
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 2,341 8,657,592 633,154 22,446
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 312 1,094,063 77,375 3,131
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 99 745,491 38,622 1,447
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 43 217,538 8,930 466
4211102 Bus & recreational vehicle whsle 3 25,235 649 24
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 40 489,966 27,700 891
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 106 215,948 22,586 963
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 45 95,520 7,591 393
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 52 96,204 10,603 419
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 9 24,224 4,392 151
42113 Tire & tube whsle 28 77,878 9,279 312
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 79 54,746 6,888 409
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 76 186,963 17,137 693
42121 Furniture whsle 32 69,435 7,839 307
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 16 20,504 1,365 78
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 16 48,931 6,474 229
42122 Home furnishings whsle 44 117,528 9,298 386
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 12 50,956 4,025 171
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 20 D D (100-249)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 139 1,257,408 31,373 1,218
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 62 1,040,465 22,303 811
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 22 D D (100-249)
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 19 207,221 10,180 391
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 21 D D (250-499)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 32 D D (100-249)
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 13 4,726 874 54
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 14 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 31 D D (100-249)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 28 D D (100-249)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 271 755,988 92,523 2,758
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42142 Office equipment whsle 82 125,168 24,820 804
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 63 335,599 35,204 859
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 54 D D (500-999)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 13 D D (20-99)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 41 315,650 32,302 748
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 31 49,944 6,127 252
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 19 41,752 4,715 186
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 12 8,192 1,412 66
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 63 193,199 20,030 629
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 54 150,626 14,580 459
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 9 42,573 5,450 170
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 13 6,835 1,869 101
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 82 D D (1000-2499)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 75 496,851 29,296 1,013
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 63 449,318 26,108 917
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 53 415,195 23,815 841
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 10 34,123 2,293 76
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 12 47,533 3,188 96
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 12 47,533 3,188 96
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 7 D D (1-19)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 202 791,589 61,157 2,172
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 89 510,907 33,443 1,184
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 14 69,897 1,779 71
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 99 210,785 25,935 917
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 58 98,278 16,080 638
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 41 112,507 9,855 279
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 171 381,052 37,051 1,323
42171 Hardware whsle 64 157,773 13,647 493
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 31 D D (100-249)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 56 121,159 12,112 457
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 20 D D (100-249)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 815 2,538,968 220,757 7,305
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 60 292,443 32,209 882
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 227 862,666 64,073 2,254
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 183 747,321 54,398 1,941
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 37 D D (100-249)
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 270 500,171 67,661 2,298
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 9 16,854 2,549 81
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 31 48,338 6,845 191
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 14 21,397 2,516 80
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 17 26,941 4,329 111
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 90 191,292 23,811 752
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 18 20,547 2,268 86
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 54 131,767 19,954 811
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 26 52,738 6,619 174
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 42 38,635 5,615 203
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 172 323,152 38,532 1,203
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 24 32,839 4,637 168
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 45 85,912 8,653 279
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 44 71,044 10,460 338
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 12 31,147 2,819 82
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 12 20,589 2,019 64
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 35 81,621 9,944 272
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 63 477,068 12,521 459
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 20 D D (100-249)
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 23 83,468 5,761 209
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 273 D D (2500-4999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 40 83,008 7,024 237
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 6 6,040 346 18
42193 Recyclable material whsle 87 292,058 19,536 770
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 48 74,647 7,844 347
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 28 63,019 6,500 258
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 20 11,628 1,344 89
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 11 23,748 2,707 80
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 28 193,663 8,985 343
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 22 25,834 3,508 143
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 21 D D (100-249)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 118 D D (1000-2499)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 60 161,820 8,356 366
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 21 D D (250-499)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 13 258,326 14,981 754
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 11 D D (500-999)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 13 4,406 640 37
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 11 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 1,278 18,857,790 503,415 18,939
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 106 315,231 35,397 1,203
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 9 70,174 5,281 133
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 53 90,004 12,366 423
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 44 155,053 17,750 647
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 57 4,734,257 83,220 3,131
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 21 D D (1000-2499)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 36 D D (1000-2499)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 47 90,998 8,890 396
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 13 10,894 1,728 79
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 18 D D (100-249)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 264 3,279,573 152,225 5,169
42241 General-line grocery whsle 30 1,084,770 36,952 1,373
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 28 D D (1000-2499)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 26 596,585 29,928 891
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 20 D D (100-249)
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 29 297,263 8,675 264
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 28 D D (250-499)
42245 Confectionery whsle 22 152,537 8,950 295
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 5 3,431 378 9
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 16 19,480 1,365 90
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 17 123,611 7,019 209
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 99 D D (1000-2499)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 29 D D (250-499)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 29 315,219 36,910 1,223
4224904 Canned goods whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 132 4,193,752 30,419 1,481
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 79 3,718,478 23,228 825
42252 Livestock whsle 30 D D (500-999)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 23 D D (100-249)
4225904 Cotton whsle 15 D D (20-99)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 115 D D (500-999)
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 27 51,111 5,191 159
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 88 D D (250-499)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 83 D D (250-499)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 237 3,513,357 50,642 2,267
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 177 1,220,075 35,317 1,731
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 170 1,214,527 34,721 1,697
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 164 911,863 30,685 1,356
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 6 302,664 4,036 341
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 60 2,293,282 15,325 536
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 38 393,134 34,550 989
42281 Beer & ale whsle 31 263,500 24,654 687
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 7 129,634 9,896 302
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 7 129,634 9,896 302
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 282 D D (2500-4999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 120 845,863 41,308 1,549
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 60 160,061 14,118 603
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 60 685,802 27,190 946
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 17 83,884 8,246 422
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 32 D D (100-249)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 27 420,992 16,557 727
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 16 19,659 3,233 95
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 70 D D (500-999)
4229901 Art goods whsle 15 D D (250-499)
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 37 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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