1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Contra Costa 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 1,159 14,967,992 518,466 11,092
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 748 8,086,096 340,413 6,999
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 411 6,881,896 178,053 4,093

 

 

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 1,159 14,967,992 518,466 11,092
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 748 8,086,096 340,413 6,999
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 70 3,204,531 18,389 642
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 20 3,081,491 7,487 159
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 26 108,362 7,520 338
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 12 D D (20-99)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 13 D D (250-499)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 48 91,222 6,917 210
42121 Furniture whsle 24 D D (20-99)
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 24 D D (100-249)
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 35 D D (100-249)
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 15 D D (20-99)
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 7 D D (1-19)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 8 42,499 3,072 114
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 131 841,516 103,522 1,789
42142 Office equipment whsle 16 D D (100-249)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 57 598,101 76,190 1,023
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 45 D D (500-999)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 14 73,488 5,215 78
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 31 D D (500-999)
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 12 D D (20-99)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 14 D D (20-99)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 21 D D (100-249)
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 20 D D (100-249)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 15 D D (250-499)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 14 D D (250-499)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 30 D D (250-499)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 29 D D (100-249)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 26 D D (100-249)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 18 D D (100-249)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 8 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 126 1,764,890 100,460 1,774
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 52 406,651 25,611 496
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 10 73,947 3,581 112
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 64 1,284,292 71,268 1,166
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 41 1,241,813 66,372 1,072
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 23 42,479 4,896 94
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 49 226,531 15,938 433
42171 Hardware whsle 24 D D (250-499)
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 15 100,910 4,175 110
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 161 1,062,767 48,255 957
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 89 170,610 19,343 401
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 35 71,140 7,666 170
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 17 D D (20-99)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 33 781,526 19,189 310
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 16 D D (20-99)
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 1 D D (1-19)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 98 D D (500-999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 22 D D (100-249)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 20 D D (100-249)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 3 D D (1-19)
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 2 D D (1-19)
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 31 D D (100-249)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 3 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 411 6,881,896 178,053 4,093
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 64 2,265,473 41,290 884
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 16 288,971 7,458 170
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 27 105,452 13,624 296
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 21 1,871,050 20,208 418
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 26 D D (100-249)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 32 173,103 5,982 140
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 5 D D (1-19)
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 4 D D (1-19)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 10 36,037 2,481 53
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 121 1,909,680 58,172 1,397
42241 General-line grocery whsle 18 564,079 12,167 383
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 18 564,079 12,167 383
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 12 276,669 7,909 189
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42245 Confectionery whsle 9 349,913 15,867 292
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 21 D D (20-99)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 47 D D (250-499)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 6 6,792 960 22
4224904 Canned goods whsle 13 242,210 5,161 154
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 14 115,260 3,040 71
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 7 D D (1-19)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 5 D D (1-19)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 44 272,992 17,909 328
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 37 D D (250-499)
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 28 D D (100-249)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 25 D D (250-499)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 19 D D (100-249)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 19 D D (100-249)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 9 D D (20-99)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 10 D D (100-249)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 6 D D (20-99)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 10 66,346 6,166 181
42281 Beer & ale whsle 4 56,122 5,422 167
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 82 D D (500-999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 8 D D (100-249)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 50 D D (250-499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 15 16,768 2,866 83
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 24 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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