1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Denver County, CO


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 1,681 16,177,147 972,820 26,604
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,180 8,439,295 638,540 16,383
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 501 7,737,852 334,280 10,221

 

 

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 1,681 16,177,147 972,820 26,604
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,180 8,439,295 638,540 16,383
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 114 1,934,268 66,369 1,898
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 27 1,361,257 26,918 796
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 2 D D (100-249)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 12 D D (250-499)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 55 507,578 32,672 896
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 24 D D (250-499)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 26 269,025 20,005 487
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 24 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 98 577,300 39,392 1,098
42121 Furniture whsle 60 424,673 27,082 768
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 24 132,779 8,708 265
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 36 291,894 18,374 503
42122 Home furnishings whsle 38 152,627 12,310 330
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 4 D D (1-19)
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 7 34,212 4,052 121
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 16 75,948 5,986 141
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 69 431,520 28,056 948
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 27 261,936 13,745 404
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 21 155,008 9,733 294
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 14 43,705 4,082 146
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 9 59,032 2,108 43
42139 Other construction materials whsle 19 66,847 8,121 355
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 6 22,018 4,549 237
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 13 44,829 3,572 118
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 215 1,446,222 215,485 4,553
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 6 10,792 830 28
42142 Office equipment whsle 30 134,804 29,222 859
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 78 917,326 142,497 2,536
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 60 811,216 119,065 1,945
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 26 D D (500-999)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 34 D D (1000-2499)
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 18 106,110 23,432 591
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 36 71,027 8,457 259
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 21 51,041 5,476 152
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 15 19,986 2,981 107
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 40 232,853 22,592 519
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 37 D D (250-499)
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 39 D D (500-999)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 39 D D (500-999)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 33 D D (250-499)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 29 D D (250-499)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 4 D D (20-99)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 6 D D (20-99)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 5 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 150 1,033,860 64,988 1,654
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 58 428,336 23,262 593
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 14 D D (100-249)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 78 D D (500-999)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 39 322,297 21,223 443
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 39 D D (250-499)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 120 690,458 56,560 1,513
42171 Hardware whsle 54 281,428 23,420 736
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 37 272,777 15,935 392
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 26 D D (250-499)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 263 1,700,589 113,874 2,987
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 22 831,290 23,945 615
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 6 14,861 1,282 43
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 123 490,484 52,516 1,288
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 14 35,298 5,731 143
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 28 56,940 5,603 138
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 12 63,965 4,288 101
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 19 118,583 20,984 552
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 24 97,334 7,173 148
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 22 D D (100-249)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 59 D D (500-999)
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 5 30,326 1,152 39
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 10 36,093 3,978 116
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 23 D D (100-249)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 41 127,605 13,239 424
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 11 24,710 3,781 131
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 12 D D (20-99)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (1-19)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 112 D D (1000-2499)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 28 D D (100-249)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 11 16,621 2,171 88
42193 Recyclable material whsle 21 163,782 16,013 504
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 7 62,028 4,080 135
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 7 62,028 4,080 135
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 13 15,149 1,637 52
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 39 D D (250-499)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 14 D D (20-99)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 6 79,555 2,832 174
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 1 D D (20-99)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 5 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 501 7,737,852 334,280 10,221
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 63 535,374 49,531 1,170
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 11 D D (250-499)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 28 176,549 16,391 444
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 24 D D (100-249)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 30 571,020 10,887 358
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 10 471,980 5,450 200
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 20 99,040 5,437 158
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 62 304,503 25,938 1,038
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 26 D D (250-499)
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 18 57,203 5,731 211
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 13 D D (250-499)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 21 D D (100-249)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 151 2,070,142 130,327 4,201
42241 General-line grocery whsle 21 D D (1000-2499)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 17 D D (1000-2499)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 9 307,985 12,502 401
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42245 Confectionery whsle 8 81,244 3,844 142
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 22 305,237 10,835 352
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 14 53,047 5,828 242
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 60 D D (1000-2499)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 13 42,361 3,309 125
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 6 D D (500-999)
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 5 39,246 3,168 102
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 22 D D (250-499)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 60 281,179 27,375 684
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 20 123,501 8,305 225
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 40 157,678 19,070 459
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 36 D D (250-499)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 25 3,298,550 24,032 490
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 11 D D (250-499)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 9 D D (250-499)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 5 D D (20-99)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 4 D D (100-249)
4227102 Liquefied petroleum bulk stations & terminals 2 D D (1-19)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 14 D D (100-249)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 13 D D (500-999)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 7 124,966 14,352 420
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 91 D D (1000-2499)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 10 21,700 3,885 104
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 17 235,118 22,536 892
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 12 28,331 5,115 229
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 11 37,547 3,814 130
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 39 92,643 9,417 308
4229901 Art goods whsle 16 19,088 2,477 85
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 18 68,132 6,031 199
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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