1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Orange 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 7,029 94,403,351 3,999,649 103,113
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 4,858 66,620,750 2,844,666 66,315
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 2,171 27,782,601 1,154,983 36,798

 

 

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 7,029 94,403,351 3,999,649 103,113
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 4,858 66,620,750 2,844,666 66,315
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 381 24,811,433 295,361 6,967
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 99 22,988,422 182,213 3,618
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 75 14,300,173 166,370 3,288
4211102 Bus & recreational vehicle whsle 9 90,382 3,987 84
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 8 8,567,470 9,840 177
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 210 D D (2500-4999)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 101 D D (1000-2499)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 101 644,735 29,993 862
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 21 D D (250-499)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 51 D D (250-499)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 256 972,751 74,127 2,543
42121 Furniture whsle 109 511,609 36,755 1,014
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 56 171,983 8,275 300
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 53 339,626 28,480 714
42122 Home furnishings whsle 147 461,142 37,372 1,529
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 20 80,415 4,741 144
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 33 115,746 9,880 509
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 33 135,307 13,102 461
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 61 129,674 9,649 415
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 157 765,278 48,443 1,307
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 60 289,459 12,614 316
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 37 175,005 6,988 195
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 42 173,362 16,850 465
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 21 45,527 4,087 188
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 10 29,779 2,436 64
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 11 98,056 10,327 213
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 21 117,634 7,625 218
42139 Other construction materials whsle 34 184,823 11,354 308
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 10 50,325 2,518 73
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 24 134,498 8,836 235
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 1,078 16,714,469 1,038,605 23,729
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 25 573,616 27,171 541
42142 Office equipment whsle 93 2,539,693 170,537 5,932
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 613 11,943,881 611,185 12,010
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 530 11,615,931 559,058 11,126
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 303 9,702,784 330,106 7,086
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 227 1,913,147 228,952 4,040
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 83 327,950 52,127 884
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 80 263,401 24,290 648
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 47 208,690 16,705 439
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 33 54,711 7,585 209
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 178 950,626 145,310 2,988
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 157 896,966 137,615 2,750
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 21 53,660 7,695 238
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 37 D D (500-999)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 52 D D (500-999)
4214901 Religious & school supplies whsle 8 43,371 7,370 158
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 44 D D (500-999)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 164 D D (1000-2499)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 161 1,294,868 59,740 1,621
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 122 796,613 39,613 1,148
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 71 515,921 33,017 1,003
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 51 280,692 6,596 145
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 39 498,255 20,127 473
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 26 358,562 17,734 424
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 13 139,693 2,393 49
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4215202 Other mineral & ore whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 984 13,210,869 655,833 12,761
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 259 1,710,295 109,732 2,451
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 77 2,023,119 88,302 1,572
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 648 9,477,455 457,799 8,738
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 166 1,787,712 167,140 2,851
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 482 7,689,743 290,659 5,887
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 292 1,542,905 133,783 3,274
42171 Hardware whsle 175 901,583 85,609 2,106
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 70 463,369 28,588 634
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 33 130,272 14,829 426
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 14 47,681 4,757 108
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 939 4,050,954 352,622 8,179
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 29 69,131 7,613 209
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 35 110,685 9,964 299
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 20 91,970 7,066 220
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 530 2,417,800 196,179 4,389
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 19 70,171 5,027 158
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 64 201,926 24,844 609
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 26 44,866 4,790 128
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 38 157,060 20,054 481
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 159 528,094 54,303 1,293
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 91 709,747 43,334 795
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 50 147,167 15,797 401
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 23 156,400 7,646 159
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 124 604,295 45,228 974
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 183 736,131 67,522 1,605
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 25 D D (100-249)
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 31 150,257 13,586 293
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 16 D D (20-99)
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 30 128,344 11,490 278
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 17 118,433 9,993 163
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 64 265,138 23,137 638
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 72 281,738 26,433 782
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 19 D D (250-499)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 20 92,064 10,480 288
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (1-19)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 28 D D (100-249)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 90 435,469 44,911 895
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 62 322,132 34,252 662
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 21 47,782 4,780 120
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 7 65,555 5,879 113
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 607 D D (5000-9999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 201 1,034,671 65,768 2,054
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 74 635,652 30,392 693
42193 Recyclable material whsle 78 360,194 26,358 1,156
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 13 D D (250-499)
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 8 44,751 6,089 261
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 19 63,162 4,143 178
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 46 D D (500-999)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 59 214,371 11,547 374
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 51 D D (250-499)
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 195 D D (1000-2499)
4219901 Musical instruments & supplies whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 73 113,908 6,633 223
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 49 316,967 20,934 695
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 33 189,891 16,139 545
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 16 127,076 4,795 150
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 41 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 2,171 27,782,601 1,154,983 36,798
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 296 2,966,449 184,585 11,048
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 53 885,097 21,677 506
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 136 1,545,396 116,435 9,599
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 107 535,956 46,473 943
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 194 5,081,203 153,365 3,515
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 78 437,031 24,687 724
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 116 4,644,172 128,678 2,791
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 342 1,866,610 138,544 4,107
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 70 261,731 26,563 632
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 54 218,951 21,840 470
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 16 42,780 4,723 162
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 110 719,836 52,719 1,618
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 126 329,903 35,878 1,401
42234 Footwear whsle 36 555,140 23,384 456
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 490 9,360,111 337,971 9,736
42241 General-line grocery whsle 62 1,397,990 42,456 1,679
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 59 D D (1000-2499)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 52 1,028,770 24,762 740
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 18 93,854 4,981 151
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 17 D D (100-249)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42245 Confectionery whsle 31 430,860 23,636 705
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 16 105,839 5,452 174
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 31 272,693 18,195 425
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 69 D D (1000-2499)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 202 5,152,808 167,879 4,114
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 28 393,100 11,287 394
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 42 260,926 18,837 518
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 22 273,856 42,900 1,016
4224904 Canned goods whsle 31 1,257,757 28,919 527
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 68 D D (1000-2499)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 4 D D (1-19)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 263 2,827,324 129,366 2,694
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 108 1,113,740 44,980 1,041
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 155 1,713,584 84,386 1,653
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 10 36,632 6,318 167
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 145 1,676,952 78,068 1,486
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 49 2,509,502 29,398 561
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 24 1,666,929 19,406 414
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 20 D D (250-499)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 15 D D (100-249)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 5 1,511,229 10,407 200
4227102 Liquefied petroleum bulk stations & terminals 4 D D (20-99)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 25 842,573 9,992 147
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 34 1,376,990 58,045 1,256
42281 Beer & ale whsle 10 289,431 25,821 665
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 24 1,087,559 32,224 591
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 24 1,087,559 32,224 591
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 494 D D (2500-4999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 37 196,395 9,950 227
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 12 9,390 1,082 44
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 25 187,005 8,868 183
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 63 585,276 40,403 1,252
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 53 77,028 9,927 521
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 32 345,160 20,768 420
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 303 D D (1000-2499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 88 111,243 13,327 469
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 71 83,803 5,413 247
4229903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap whsle 13 28,564 1,733 31
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 131 D D (500-999)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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