1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
San Diego 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 4,159 26,543,855 2,273,746 53,589
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 2,718 18,129,487 1,664,954 35,988
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 1,441 8,414,368 608,792 17,601

 

 

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 4,159 26,543,855 2,273,746 53,589
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 2,718 18,129,487 1,664,954 35,988
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 262 1,174,146 61,372 2,462
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 51 819,136 19,335 899
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 27 713,158 7,697 540
4211102 Bus & recreational vehicle whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 6 28,686 4,251 129
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 14 D D (100-249)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 123 D D (1000-2499)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 56 D D (500-999)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 62 122,521 11,426 436
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 17 D D (100-249)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 71 D D (250-499)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 157 D D (1000-2499)
42121 Furniture whsle 62 D D (500-999)
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 37 D D (250-499)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 25 D D (250-499)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 95 D D (1000-2499)
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 19 30,194 3,944 189
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 18 32,201 4,276 275
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 21 82,604 8,315 299
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 37 D D (500-999)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 113 437,593 30,420 898
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 53 307,777 15,761 455
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 11 D D (100-249)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 33 243,886 11,972 325
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 26 61,565 6,146 178
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 30 D D (100-249)
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 7 19,471 2,818 74
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 23 D D (100-249)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 551 2,576,877 397,217 9,217
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 19 112,642 10,068 159
42142 Office equipment whsle 80 301,773 57,963 1,411
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 233 1,458,820 237,426 5,313
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 188 1,334,404 187,999 3,112
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 90 577,410 68,303 975
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 98 756,994 119,696 2,137
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 45 124,416 49,427 2,201
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 36 57,527 7,762 271
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 24 45,769 5,602 196
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 12 11,758 2,160 75
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 122 497,671 60,981 1,425
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 105 462,306 53,422 1,186
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 17 35,365 7,559 239
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 23 D D (250-499)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 38 D D (250-499)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 32 D D (250-499)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 69 183,968 16,961 513
42151 Metal service centers & offices 69 183,968 16,961 513
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 51 129,304 12,589 371
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 31 D D (100-249)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 20 D D (100-249)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 18 54,664 4,372 142
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 11 D D (100-249)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 495 9,631,597 781,881 12,084
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 117 656,185 52,410 1,267
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 43 1,034,531 20,056 458
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 335 7,940,881 709,415 10,359
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 113 5,346,856 585,409 7,833
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 222 2,594,025 124,006 2,526
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 163 507,101 56,959 1,605
42171 Hardware whsle 82 217,798 27,931 792
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 33 96,677 13,993 458
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 34 168,259 12,277 269
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 14 24,367 2,758 86
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 501 1,153,081 140,099 4,038
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 38 166,122 16,198 435
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 34 D D (250-499)
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 22 D D (250-499)
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 233 461,001 64,082 1,793
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 20 26,486 3,072 88
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 91 169,127 28,074 763
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 21 26,389 3,002 107
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 34 71,681 10,830 298
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 59 157,673 18,219 500
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 88 D D (500-999)
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 19 D D (20-99)
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 10 32,091 2,964 74
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 14 28,485 4,763 151
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 14 D D (20-99)
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 7 21,093 3,845 91
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 24 D D (100-249)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 65 D D (500-999)
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 13 15,340 3,342 162
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 19 42,817 8,496 263
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 28 D D (100-249)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 43 95,094 8,278 233
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 25 64,198 3,454 94
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 18 30,896 4,824 139
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 407 D D (2500-4999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 115 1,102,523 65,344 975
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 43 183,960 12,536 475
42193 Recyclable material whsle 77 162,473 14,759 602
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 22 55,026 2,379 112
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 14 49,990 1,800 79
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 16 25,230 3,121 141
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 39 82,217 9,259 349
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 60 229,534 13,891 337
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 48 141,073 12,335 290
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 12 88,461 1,556 47
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 112 D D (500-999)
4219901 Musical instruments & supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 48 49,290 4,065 173
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 22 40,250 6,000 150
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 15 D D (20-99)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 6 6,863 812 26
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 26 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 1,441 8,414,368 608,792 17,601
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 128 451,338 44,768 1,213
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 27 91,327 4,891 136
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 64 197,426 22,621 686
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 37 162,585 17,256 391
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 118 729,821 91,866 1,761
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 43 255,130 51,194 910
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 75 474,691 40,672 851
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 204 489,844 47,951 1,549
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 32 31,453 4,947 227
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 25 28,391 4,560 181
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 57 157,142 15,101 479
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 83 188,552 19,167 640
42234 Footwear whsle 32 112,697 8,736 203
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 395 3,111,630 175,946 5,448
42241 General-line grocery whsle 53 236,477 10,845 348
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 50 D D (250-499)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 30 408,293 20,782 444
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 22 125,710 6,675 196
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 21 D D (100-249)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 6 34,980 796 23
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 6 34,980 796 23
42245 Confectionery whsle 29 138,740 15,820 614
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 19 71,235 5,354 204
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 21 530,838 18,703 632
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 77 491,737 25,906 1,021
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 138 1,073,620 71,065 1,966
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 43 145,384 13,295 538
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 20 154,870 20,167 607
4224904 Canned goods whsle 13 528,075 24,799 316
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 4 27,192 1,437 74
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 48 D D (250-499)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 9 D D (250-499)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 7 D D (250-499)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 111 522,380 61,870 1,445
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 44 152,274 19,545 633
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 67 370,106 42,325 812
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 5 11,153 1,750 55
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 62 358,953 40,575 757
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 34 1,214,205 14,506 351
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 24 1,019,568 12,238 288
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 22 D D (250-499)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 17 D D (100-249)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 5 D D (20-99)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 10 194,637 2,268 63
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 18 D D (500-999)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 8 300,108 27,093 813
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 424 D D (2500-4999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 32 304,599 18,798 229
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 9 D D (20-99)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 23 D D (100-249)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 58 352,948 43,549 1,157
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 86 146,292 23,465 1,184
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 11 192,825 3,978 194
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 19 66,598 7,685 206
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 218 D D (1000-2499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 68 256,437 15,268 597
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 40 D D (250-499)
4229903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 102 D D (500-999)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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