1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Arizona


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 6,689 45,899,068 2,748,880 80,155
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 4,531 27,723,171 1,762,064 48,541
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 2,158 18,175,897 986,816 31,614

 

 

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 6,689 45,899,068 2,748,880 80,155
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 4,531 27,723,171 1,762,064 48,541
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 491 5,678,317 118,390 4,651
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 123 5,061,864 53,761 2,056
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 75 2,352,178 19,332 1,089
4211102 Bus & recreational vehicle whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 24 D D (500-999)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 216 422,954 37,716 1,520
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 83 232,188 16,966 633
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 117 148,130 17,156 800
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 16 42,636 3,594 87
42113 Tire & tube whsle 42 D D (250-499)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 110 D D (500-999)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 261 659,397 70,374 2,392
42121 Furniture whsle 118 363,233 34,912 1,196
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 58 131,293 8,162 362
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 60 231,940 26,750 834
42122 Home furnishings whsle 143 296,164 35,462 1,196
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 24 24,476 3,583 79
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 33 56,941 5,325 266
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 48 194,966 24,131 718
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 38 19,781 2,423 133
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 249 1,050,878 75,109 2,459
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 94 601,804 34,221 1,087
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 18 D D (20-99)
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 16 D D (250-499)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 60 398,247 22,001 675
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 71 179,616 15,499 560
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 36 68,280 5,902 220
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 17 32,779 5,210 222
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 18 78,557 4,387 118
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 15 93,106 8,441 232
42139 Other construction materials whsle 69 176,352 16,948 580
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 15 34,109 4,210 151
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 54 142,243 12,738 429
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 764 7,301,779 513,330 12,127
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 13 24,291 2,999 87
42142 Office equipment whsle 122 451,459 87,753 2,737
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 269 5,811,764 313,804 6,203
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 219 5,678,202 273,015 5,550
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 71 377,692 46,221 927
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 148 5,300,510 226,794 4,623
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 50 133,562 40,789 653
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 97 206,781 23,271 904
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 65 139,187 15,928 632
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 32 67,594 7,343 272
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 186 594,665 58,123 1,445
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 170 560,949 52,828 1,307
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 16 33,716 5,295 138
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 30 90,772 14,754 429
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 47 122,047 12,626 322
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 41 D D (250-499)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 157 1,871,449 53,092 1,607
42151 Metal service centers & offices 146 D D (1000-2499)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 120 431,611 37,950 1,141
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 86 363,752 34,701 1,040
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 34 67,859 3,249 101
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 26 D D (250-499)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 19 D D (250-499)
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 11 D D (100-249)
4215201 Coal whsle 1 D D (1-19)
4215202 Other mineral & ore whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 768 5,645,826 369,990 8,290
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 224 1,105,143 80,278 2,126
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 60 895,225 30,303 810
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 484 3,645,458 259,409 5,354
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 163 752,371 121,851 2,403
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 321 2,893,087 137,558 2,951
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 366 1,590,809 126,975 3,686
42171 Hardware whsle 153 848,224 61,237 2,017
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 90 286,493 19,376 560
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 81 361,629 38,771 898
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 42 94,463 7,591 211
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 969 3,083,046 335,225 9,381
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 120 632,965 75,154 1,809
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 85 292,317 33,208 999
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 40 160,260 18,469 538
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 34 99,304 10,048 316
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 11 32,753 4,691 145
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 415 1,326,529 136,834 3,696
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 17 31,439 2,827 102
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 53 139,205 20,063 483
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 23 53,763 9,926 234
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 30 85,442 10,137 249
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 136 430,953 47,861 1,285
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 51 125,446 9,749 301
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 51 133,267 17,121 577
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 8 16,946 1,466 50
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 99 449,273 37,747 898
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 171 374,845 35,628 1,087
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 20 32,290 3,035 78
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 32 79,056 6,994 215
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 21 30,918 5,418 169
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 26 40,786 4,106 146
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 13 35,919 4,983 127
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 59 155,876 11,092 352
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 110 175,918 32,092 1,180
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 23 23,540 5,334 257
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 30 70,176 14,492 539
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 14 27,507 4,683 126
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 43 54,695 7,583 258
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 68 280,472 22,309 610
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 54 253,027 18,123 483
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 9 19,449 3,296 95
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 506 841,670 99,579 3,948
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 90 172,785 15,211 630
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 47 105,557 12,732 291
42193 Recyclable material whsle 117 213,341 30,455 1,457
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 30 85,063 11,165 552
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 19 69,774 8,330 428
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 11 15,289 2,835 124
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 24 33,222 5,399 255
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 63 95,056 13,891 650
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 112 189,840 24,515 875
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 102 167,026 23,157 832
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 10 22,814 1,358 43
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 140 160,147 16,666 695
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 49 49,356 8,570 329
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 25 D D (100-249)
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 20 D D (20-99)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 5 31,039 480 29
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 16 10,872 1,900 74
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 38 17,733 1,760 99
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 2,158 18,175,897 986,816 31,614
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 211 969,416 77,916 2,261
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 23 271,000 17,446 420
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 126 339,422 34,872 1,144
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 62 358,994 25,598 697
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 166 3,239,309 150,260 2,894
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 62 1,127,932 37,920 1,174
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 104 2,111,377 112,340 1,720
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 154 481,048 35,408 1,421
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 47 92,314 7,333 245
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 31 D D (100-249)
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 16 D D (20-99)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 47 193,704 14,782 625
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 49 187,904 12,480 517
42234 Footwear whsle 11 7,126 813 34
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 733 7,845,166 417,191 15,082
42241 General-line grocery whsle 67 2,182,570 103,702 2,937
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 62 2,146,215 102,110 2,885
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 53 1,344,522 46,879 1,285
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 44 561,687 17,110 627
4224301 Raw milk whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 41 D D (250-499)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 15 87,671 2,488 94
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 15 87,671 2,488 94
42245 Confectionery whsle 34 200,559 25,462 933
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 12 73,781 4,405 172
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 44 664,502 21,328 828
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 191 1,340,454 80,701 4,042
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 273 1,389,420 115,116 4,164
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 42 142,673 9,792 300
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 79 192,256 18,614 791
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 55 591,764 64,336 2,177
4224904 Canned goods whsle 14 113,177 2,254 98
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 10 47,562 3,500 134
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 73 301,988 16,620 664
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 42 464,102 7,149 232
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 15 160,419 2,712 92
42252 Livestock whsle 12 D D (20-99)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4225904 Cotton whsle 7 202,189 2,441 75
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 202 1,050,369 66,328 1,799
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 50 427,474 18,499 548
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 152 622,895 47,829 1,251
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 15 30,053 4,403 143
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 137 592,842 43,426 1,108
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 109 1,848,081 44,888 1,309
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 82 1,749,406 40,059 1,112
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 69 1,702,853 36,699 984
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 55 611,476 25,588 724
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 14 1,091,377 11,111 260
4227102 Liquefied petroleum bulk stations & terminals 13 46,553 3,360 128
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 27 98,675 4,829 197
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 51 1,103,714 92,566 2,715
42281 Beer & ale whsle 29 616,811 55,472 1,573
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 22 486,903 37,094 1,142
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 22 486,903 37,094 1,142
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 490 1,174,692 95,110 3,901
42291 Farm supplies whsle 88 337,718 22,844 692
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 38 129,170 11,641 273
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 50 208,548 11,203 419
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 68 172,373 18,819 870
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 66 61,607 9,868 566
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 10 D D (250-499)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 36 42,552 6,353 241
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 222 D D (1000-2499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 88 78,056 9,321 415
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 42 20,942 3,112 141
4229903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap whsle 4 D D (1-19)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 88 D D (250-499)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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