1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
San Francisco 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 1,900 12,219,102 779,796 17,677
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 981 5,954,742 485,431 9,634
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 919 6,264,360 294,365 8,043

 

 

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 1,900 12,219,102 779,796 17,677
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 981 5,954,742 485,431 9,634
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 38 D D (100-249)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 10 18,220 564 25
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 18 D D (20-99)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 6 D D (20-99)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 11 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 172 957,645 74,773 1,670
42121 Furniture whsle 78 551,867 49,509 1,006
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 47 174,018 15,760 385
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 31 377,849 33,749 621
42122 Home furnishings whsle 94 405,778 25,264 664
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 10 43,776 2,576 60
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 25 187,565 7,892 253
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 20 D D (100-249)
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 39 D D (100-249)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 26 D D (100-249)
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 169 1,339,042 193,015 3,251
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42142 Office equipment whsle 26 D D (500-999)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 87 606,405 138,452 1,989
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 59 D D (1000-2499)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 19 D D (250-499)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 40 D D (1000-2499)
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 28 D D (100-249)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 16 82,450 4,785 115
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 16 82,450 4,785 115
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 28 D D (100-249)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 26 D D (100-249)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 19 D D (100-249)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 12 D D (100-249)
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4215201 Coal whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 97 533,675 46,071 808
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 32 206,306 18,609 352
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 22 D D (100-249)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 43 D D (250-499)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 19 122,710 18,638 236
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 24 D D (20-99)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 60 D D (500-999)
42171 Hardware whsle 36 476,578 19,491 440
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 15 D D (100-249)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 119 605,822 28,513 655
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 56 472,023 12,575 291
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 24 386,924 7,035 145
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 29 D D (100-249)
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 9 34,239 1,821 37
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 17 35,245 5,257 146
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 6 23,932 3,955 96
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 11 28,314 3,801 57
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 272 D D (1000-2499)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 29 D D (100-249)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 19 D D (250-499)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 5 D D (20-99)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 120 209,385 16,662 625
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 117 D D (500-999)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 85 D D (500-999)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 30 D D (100-249)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 25 176,814 8,560 261
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 14 D D (100-249)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 11 D D (100-249)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 17 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 919 6,264,360 294,365 8,043
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 55 272,290 19,207 514
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 28 111,038 11,428 287
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 14 D D (20-99)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 24 D D (100-249)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 16 31,981 3,655 123
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 156 1,084,471 69,855 1,883
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 48 313,046 12,202 377
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 34 304,127 11,113 321
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 14 8,919 1,089 56
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 27 197,368 12,017 237
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 72 505,122 43,963 1,228
42234 Footwear whsle 9 68,935 1,673 41
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 295 1,839,685 98,488 2,974
42241 General-line grocery whsle 31 D D (250-499)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 29 D D (100-249)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 31 402,458 13,900 449
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 15 D D (100-249)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42245 Confectionery whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 39 119,277 9,023 310
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 51 366,261 22,109 610
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 101 D D (500-999)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 20 D D (20-99)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 13 36,163 3,311 204
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 7 54,994 6,958 174
4224904 Canned goods whsle 21 158,663 6,529 218
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 37 D D (100-249)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 14 D D (100-249)
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 10 521,003 3,411 86
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 33 D D (100-249)
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 12 102,534 3,872 75
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 21 D D (20-99)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 21 D D (20-99)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 3 D D (20-99)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 3 D D (20-99)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 2 D D (20-99)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 1 D D (20-99)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 33 215,447 17,311 365
42281 Beer & ale whsle 6 88,448 8,646 198
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 27 126,999 8,665 167
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 27 126,999 8,665 167
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 303 D D (1000-2499)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 12 597,591 10,622 141
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 8 D D (20-99)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 47 584,698 27,459 545
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 34 D D (100-249)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 202 426,393 18,743 749
4229901 Art goods whsle 70 116,054 10,976 341
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 38 D D (100-249)
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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