1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Connecticut


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 5,283 76,167,938 3,595,313 77,716
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 3,514 28,452,763 2,060,639 42,852
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 1,769 47,715,175 1,534,674 34,864

 

 

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 5,283 76,167,938 3,595,313 77,716
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 3,514 28,452,763 2,060,639 42,852
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 259 3,433,487 88,311 2,691
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 69 3,035,864 41,514 1,093
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 38 D D (500-999)
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 16 D D (250-499)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 120 312,357 32,155 1,096
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 55 177,978 13,154 453
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 60 D D (500-999)
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 5 D D (1-19)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 15 D D (100-249)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 55 D D (250-499)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 166 657,129 70,897 1,819
42121 Furniture whsle 77 403,465 46,656 1,167
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 28 93,686 7,771 229
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 49 309,779 38,885 938
42122 Home furnishings whsle 89 253,664 24,241 652
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 22 81,983 9,721 247
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 20 70,482 5,235 154
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 17 59,743 3,681 96
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 30 41,456 5,604 155
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 135 799,726 59,755 1,480
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 63 501,564 30,461 754
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 13 124,130 3,812 51
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 12 139,030 9,591 267
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 38 238,404 17,058 436
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 30 106,771 9,874 231
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 7 11,997 1,004 34
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 10 18,447 3,879 108
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 13 76,327 4,991 89
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 15 63,011 4,434 140
42139 Other construction materials whsle 27 128,380 14,986 355
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 8 44,253 4,326 114
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 19 84,127 10,660 241
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 634 5,121,337 595,994 10,356
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 28 D D (100-249)
42142 Office equipment whsle 118 775,402 84,328 1,933
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 235 1,575,628 196,983 3,210
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 196 D D (2500-4999)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 62 D D (500-999)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 134 1,248,469 141,341 2,191
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 39 D D (250-499)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 60 237,010 19,389 559
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 36 83,616 9,802 284
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 24 153,394 9,587 275
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 118 1,824,653 199,473 2,785
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 97 D D (2500-4999)
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 21 D D (100-249)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 23 D D (500-999)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 52 D D (1000-2499)
4214901 Religious & school supplies whsle 8 31,663 3,598 99
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 44 D D (1000-2499)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 192 2,693,429 115,617 2,264
42151 Metal service centers & offices 177 2,249,850 105,769 2,195
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 130 1,282,490 66,223 1,481
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 84 D D (1000-2499)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 46 D D (100-249)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 47 967,360 39,546 714
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 32 896,582 37,121 670
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 15 70,778 2,425 44
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 15 443,579 9,848 69
4215201 Coal whsle 8 326,625 6,800 43
4215202 Other mineral & ore whsle 7 116,954 3,048 26
4216 Electrical goods whsle 521 4,153,010 391,564 7,954
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 191 1,517,242 153,482 3,269
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 53 533,205 34,634 635
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 277 2,102,563 203,448 4,050
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 113 810,594 122,188 2,365
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 164 1,291,969 81,260 1,685
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 243 948,611 98,907 2,434
42171 Hardware whsle 111 486,809 51,183 1,404
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 61 D D (250-499)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 58 204,159 28,127 537
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 968 4,305,591 430,474 9,178
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 53 D D (500-999)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 28 D D (500-999)
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 11 D D (20-99)
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 8 41,024 6,531 103
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 9 D D (250-499)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 556 2,222,775 227,976 4,906
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 22 68,093 7,139 108
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 44 118,535 15,175 378
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 15 62,999 7,430 180
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 29 55,536 7,745 198
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 183 846,668 95,629 1,999
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 121 464,172 43,040 944
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 52 131,887 21,705 609
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 9 22,054 2,811 54
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 125 571,366 42,477 814
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 176 667,514 62,708 1,345
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 15 25,681 4,140 83
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 38 271,744 16,402 368
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 13 28,565 7,724 136
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 37 119,453 10,110 226
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 11 43,836 7,109 117
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 62 178,235 17,223 415
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 82 376,218 43,386 1,043
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 19 D D (250-499)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 27 160,631 19,536 419
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 33 D D (250-499)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 73 651,729 51,397 764
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 51 589,595 44,936 648
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 15 D D (20-99)
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 396 6,340,443 209,120 4,676
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 64 340,771 23,704 689
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 37 163,931 11,934 298
42193 Recyclable material whsle 105 768,398 58,462 1,650
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 31 160,086 13,752 360
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 25 D D (250-499)
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 23 214,186 12,430 429
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 51 394,126 32,280 861
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 62 D D (1000-2499)
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 55 D D (500-999)
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 128 D D (500-999)
4219901 Musical instruments & supplies whsle 11 D D (100-249)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 17 308,176 4,510 84
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 26 57,134 5,655 168
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 25 70,367 10,942 211
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 18 35,304 6,410 152
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 7 35,063 4,532 59
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 36 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 1,769 47,715,175 1,534,674 34,864
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 269 4,671,739 187,435 3,262
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 56 3,450,859 90,027 1,066
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 124 432,659 50,499 1,172
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 89 788,221 46,909 1,024
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 118 3,269,688 245,524 4,204
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 45 1,482,075 61,222 1,636
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 73 1,787,613 184,302 2,568
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 160 1,771,853 102,850 1,687
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 35 D D (100-249)
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 27 D D (100-249)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 48 D D (250-499)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 52 503,069 28,690 525
42234 Footwear whsle 25 D D (500-999)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 478 6,340,246 324,934 9,137
42241 General-line grocery whsle 37 1,305,070 62,851 1,697
4224101 General-line grocery whsle, voluntary group 3 D D (250-499)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 33 D D (1000-2499)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 36 534,600 22,253 592
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 32 599,305 23,129 783
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 32 599,305 23,129 783
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 7 82,451 2,982 89
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 7 82,451 2,982 89
42245 Confectionery whsle 30 257,116 18,394 544
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 26 112,756 8,331 203
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 28 202,763 14,069 432
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 52 279,403 15,395 509
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 230 2,966,782 157,530 4,288
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 25 109,391 7,354 201
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 60 514,412 25,722 932
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 55 557,193 64,992 1,500
4224904 Canned goods whsle 14 258,697 10,696 312
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 65 D D (1000-2499)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 23 D D (500-999)
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 4 D D (250-499)
42252 Livestock whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 17 D D (20-99)
4225901 Hides, skins, & pelts whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4225902 Leaf tobacco whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4225905 Other farm-product raw material whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 249 2,848,993 158,621 3,182
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 76 559,818 39,440 766
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 173 2,289,175 119,181 2,416
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 11 25,106 5,128 156
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 162 2,264,069 114,053 2,260
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 94 8,825,970 107,463 3,666
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 42 7,388,872 82,605 3,202
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 42 7,388,872 82,605 3,202
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 24 287,358 13,324 333
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 18 7,101,514 69,281 2,869
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 52 1,437,098 24,858 464
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 54 2,798,239 161,252 3,098
42281 Beer & ale whsle 26 877,990 64,427 1,492
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 28 1,920,249 96,825 1,606
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 28 1,920,249 96,825 1,606
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 324 D D (5000-9999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 35 D D (250-499)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 28 D D (250-499)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 58 1,270,378 36,943 958
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 37 79,480 10,475 389
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 33 D D (1000-2499)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 22 63,936 5,903 195
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 139 D D (1000-2499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 50 D D (500-999)
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 25 D D (100-249)
4229903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap whsle 6 D D (1-19)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 58 D D (1000-2499)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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