1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Alameda County, CA


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 3,232 47,790,796 2,155,278 51,312
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 2,216 33,347,882 1,382,919 31,341
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 1,016 14,442,914 772,359 19,971

 

 

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 3,232 47,790,796 2,155,278 51,312
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 2,216 33,347,882 1,382,919 31,341
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 185 11,442,770 97,006 3,047
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 42 10,647,180 43,231 1,486
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 26 D D (1000-2499)
4211102 Bus & recreational vehicle whsle 1 D D (20-99)
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 7 D D (250-499)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 104 629,532 41,094 1,153
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 46 D D (500-999)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 56 D D (500-999)
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 28 D D (250-499)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 99 957,769 31,994 1,040
42121 Furniture whsle 41 D D (500-999)
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 21 D D (250-499)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 20 86,015 11,531 360
42122 Home furnishings whsle 58 D D (250-499)
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 22 D D (100-249)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 83 D D (500-999)
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 33 D D (250-499)
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 17 D D (250-499)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 23 85,141 9,172 204
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 525 10,085,877 437,122 9,310
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 7 31,031 3,898 105
42142 Office equipment whsle 39 D D (1000-2499)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 352 8,653,472 270,704 5,834
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 309 D D (5000-9999)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 188 6,885,440 132,133 3,526
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 121 D D (1000-2499)
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 43 D D (250-499)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 38 D D (250-499)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 53 D D (1000-2499)
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 49 D D (1000-2499)
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (100-249)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 25 D D (250-499)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 24 D D (250-499)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 87 D D (1000-2499)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 84 D D (1000-2499)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 66 D D (1000-2499)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 49 D D (500-999)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 17 D D (20-99)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 18 D D (250-499)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 16 D D (250-499)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 434 4,588,676 299,771 5,785
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 141 1,026,606 66,808 1,455
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 32 522,324 17,072 350
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 261 3,039,746 215,891 3,980
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 90 896,590 97,920 1,656
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 171 2,143,156 117,971 2,324
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 134 1,013,955 76,493 1,603
42171 Hardware whsle 70 D D (500-999)
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 29 455,841 21,932 373
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 436 2,973,337 262,743 5,468
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 33 D D (500-999)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 9 D D (20-99)
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 212 1,042,557 130,807 2,654
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 32 D D (250-499)
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 14 D D (100-249)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 72 282,198 36,876 759
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 21 D D (100-249)
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 39 D D (500-999)
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 30 D D (100-249)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 116 1,130,829 41,144 1,027
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 17 33,853 2,948 84
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 39 D D (250-499)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 35 D D (500-999)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (250-499)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 23 D D (100-249)
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 233 D D (2500-4999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 34 D D (250-499)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 35 D D (500-999)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 65 D D (1000-2499)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 13 D D (100-249)
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 7 D D (100-249)
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 6 11,543 535 25
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 21 D D (250-499)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 31 D D (500-999)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 24 D D (100-249)
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 21 D D (100-249)
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 3 D D (1-19)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 75 D D (250-499)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 24 D D (20-99)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 15 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 1,016 14,442,914 772,359 19,971
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 119 1,185,317 114,854 2,470
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 23 574,588 36,612 803
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 49 285,315 41,055 946
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 47 325,414 37,187 721
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 53 D D (500-999)
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 25 D D (250-499)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 28 D D (500-999)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 80 234,761 19,741 730
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 20 D D (100-249)
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 14 D D (20-99)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 21 97,734 8,310 323
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 33 D D (100-249)
42234 Footwear whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 386 8,351,754 364,979 9,273
42241 General-line grocery whsle 61 2,401,549 107,986 2,801
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 57 2,397,593 106,822 2,773
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 38 962,608 33,679 800
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 23 D D (500-999)
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 22 D D (500-999)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 10 131,068 3,823 104
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 10 131,068 3,823 104
42245 Confectionery whsle 16 276,660 15,767 292
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 26 D D (250-499)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 32 D D (500-999)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 171 D D (2500-4999)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 32 D D (500-999)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 27 657,656 30,372 801
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 13 D D (250-499)
4224904 Canned goods whsle 20 343,837 18,658 390
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 16 D D (250-499)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 63 1,374,306 43,836 1,008
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 107 783,816 52,977 1,265
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 40 D D (250-499)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 67 D D (500-999)
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 64 D D (500-999)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 20 D D (100-249)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 12 D D (100-249)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 10 D D (100-249)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 9 D D (20-99)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 8 D D (20-99)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 27 1,321,377 88,810 2,259
42281 Beer & ale whsle 7 150,259 15,414 642
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 20 1,171,118 73,396 1,617
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 20 1,171,118 73,396 1,617
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 218 D D (2500-4999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 13 D D (20-99)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 24 D D (500-999)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 19 71,358 8,689 321
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 10 779,726 17,931 664
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 16 D D (100-249)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 132 D D (1000-2499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 40 85,869 11,101 330
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 27 D D (250-499)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 61 D D (250-499)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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