1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
San Mateo 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 1,687 14,662,637 1,088,335 21,640
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,040 8,099,919 698,145 12,687
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 647 6,562,718 390,190 8,953

 

 

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 1,687 14,662,637 1,088,335 21,640
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,040 8,099,919 698,145 12,687
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 56 D D (500-999)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4211102 Bus & recreational vehicle whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 36 D D (250-499)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 16 D D (100-249)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 20 73,332 9,506 345
42113 Tire & tube whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 73 334,697 35,710 1,163
42121 Furniture whsle 30 74,181 7,379 204
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 14 D D (20-99)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 16 D D (100-249)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 43 260,516 28,331 959
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 11 26,168 4,222 175
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 11 D D (500-999)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 9 68,126 7,800 142
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 34 347,746 8,592 193
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 259 2,325,902 335,076 4,816
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42142 Office equipment whsle 31 167,667 22,061 536
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 130 1,567,550 229,819 2,772
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 86 D D (1000-2499)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 42 D D (250-499)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 44 1,022,465 114,330 1,101
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 44 D D (1000-2499)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 47 323,187 48,324 805
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 35 D D (500-999)
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 18 D D (250-499)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 18 D D (250-499)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 22 D D (100-249)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 21 D D (100-249)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 19 D D (100-249)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 13 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 199 1,751,774 144,373 2,704
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 56 355,796 22,963 485
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 33 642,850 23,734 465
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 110 753,128 97,676 1,754
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 50 351,154 50,730 738
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 60 401,974 46,946 1,016
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 62 479,299 34,839 576
42171 Hardware whsle 31 D D (250-499)
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 13 128,836 5,671 125
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 197 1,018,146 71,278 1,518
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 7 45,523 3,544 97
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 8 19,921 1,752 52
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 5 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 108 373,459 41,663 836
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 4 D D (100-249)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 39 D D (250-499)
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 11 28,225 2,932 58
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 25 114,200 11,801 198
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 32 317,274 12,014 218
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 22 61,329 6,659 176
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 7 26,991 2,224 62
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 20 200,640 5,646 139
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 12 192,136 5,048 122
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 138 D D (500-999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 22 D D (100-249)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 23 D D (250-499)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 23 D D (20-99)
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 20 D D (20-99)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 52 D D (250-499)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 23 D D (20-99)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 4 D D (1-19)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 10 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 647 6,562,718 390,190 8,953
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 49 643,919 45,179 988
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 7 D D (1-19)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 32 325,720 25,291 636
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 10 D D (250-499)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 28 1,625,329 91,913 1,127
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 10 D D (250-499)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 18 D D (500-999)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 76 316,570 23,185 665
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 20 D D (100-249)
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 13 D D (100-249)
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 7 27,052 4,802 77
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 26 D D (250-499)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 23 D D (100-249)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 228 2,170,777 127,805 3,697
42241 General-line grocery whsle 22 208,366 20,022 489
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 20 D D (250-499)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 23 D D (250-499)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 6 D D (100-249)
42245 Confectionery whsle 7 D D (250-499)
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 9 246,317 6,858 158
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 48 396,338 23,552 560
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 96 D D (1000-2499)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 17 91,865 6,214 103
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 20 119,388 10,670 789
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4224904 Canned goods whsle 15 D D (20-99)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 33 D D (250-499)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 43 147,433 15,588 372
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 14 D D (20-99)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 29 D D (250-499)
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 24 D D (100-249)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 15 D D (250-499)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 9 D D (250-499)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 9 D D (250-499)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 4 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 21 327,464 21,202 427
42281 Beer & ale whsle 6 112,701 13,063 330
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 15 214,763 8,139 97
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 15 214,763 8,139 97
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 181 D D (1000-2499)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 15 D D (20-99)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 10 D D (20-99)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 26 206,601 28,447 497
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 26 D D (250-499)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 104 D D (250-499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 30 D D (100-249)
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 20 D D (20-99)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 51 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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