1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Fairfield County, CT


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 1,768 48,325,362 1,559,122 28,573
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,027 12,900,685 729,375 12,354
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 741 35,424,677 829,747 16,219

 

 

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 1,768 48,325,362 1,559,122 28,573
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,027 12,900,685 729,375 12,354
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 51 132,253 9,542 285
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 32 101,089 6,721 198
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 17 55,485 3,467 94
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 14 D D (20-99)
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 82 274,601 23,469 563
42121 Furniture whsle 35 121,063 13,309 303
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 13 43,729 4,814 123
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 22 77,334 8,495 180
42122 Home furnishings whsle 47 153,538 10,160 260
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 16 48,968 4,488 117
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 11 47,136 1,897 59
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 9 42,297 1,721 31
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 11 15,137 2,054 53
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 30 123,477 8,786 190
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 14 87,877 4,386 112
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 5 D D (1-19)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 215 2,755,907 256,642 3,752
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 9 60,848 1,847 63
42142 Office equipment whsle 29 433,837 15,711 330
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 93 518,647 64,344 1,060
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 80 501,240 56,571 960
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 26 101,719 10,564 293
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 54 399,521 46,007 667
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 13 17,407 7,773 100
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 9 131,993 5,612 158
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 40 1,506,827 151,593 1,721
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 34 D D (1000-2499)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 9 63,222 11,276 266
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 19 D D (20-99)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 15 D D (20-99)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 65 D D (500-999)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 52 D D (500-999)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 34 544,546 22,584 383
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 16 144,242 16,038 294
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 18 400,304 6,546 89
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 18 D D (100-249)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 11 D D (100-249)
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 7 D D (20-99)
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4215201 Coal whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4215202 Other mineral & ore whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 167 1,319,651 116,921 2,073
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 48 321,264 30,819 559
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 25 329,236 16,081 248
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 94 669,151 70,021 1,266
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 42 252,700 45,016 810
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 52 416,451 25,005 456
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 56 217,256 18,719 424
42171 Hardware whsle 28 93,277 7,871 192
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 227 1,277,871 126,531 2,455
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 17 D D (100-249)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 116 476,132 52,249 1,039
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 12 57,293 4,812 68
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 9 38,920 3,075 76
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 1 D D (20-99)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 40 139,723 20,919 435
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 17 119,541 12,568 259
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 10 16,832 2,795 48
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 27 D D (100-249)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 45 316,247 24,046 434
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 5 8,673 1,814 23
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 10 156,038 10,217 206
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 14 51,174 3,051 46
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 4 15,864 2,893 39
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 23 268,335 28,872 590
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (250-499)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 10 D D (250-499)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 14 162,531 14,549 225
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 134 D D (1000-2499)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 17 67,630 3,159 73
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 17 D D (100-249)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 30 279,940 14,743 375
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 9 47,640 3,379 93
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 9 47,640 3,379 93
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 33 D D (500-999)
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 28 D D (500-999)
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 5 D D (100-249)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 37 D D (250-499)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 8 49,526 9,140 136
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 11 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 741 35,424,677 829,747 16,219
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 121 3,008,298 79,562 1,181
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 37 2,340,326 37,682 370
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 45 190,427 21,480 467
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 39 477,545 20,400 344
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 57 1,838,140 179,480 2,279
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 17 261,268 19,624 490
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 40 1,576,872 159,856 1,789
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 94 1,579,970 83,976 1,077
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 22 D D (100-249)
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 18 D D (100-249)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 26 133,633 8,692 209
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 27 D D (100-249)
42234 Footwear whsle 19 D D (500-999)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 168 2,235,842 89,767 2,094
42241 General-line grocery whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 14 350,268 14,969 356
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 11 108,542 5,000 129
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 11 108,542 5,000 129
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42245 Confectionery whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 6 30,243 1,061 37
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 11 109,148 1,194 50
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 97 1,212,686 50,867 1,144
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 11 86,460 3,669 66
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 22 307,900 5,837 236
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 28 306,212 26,871 555
4224904 Canned goods whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 28 D D (100-249)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 11 D D (250-499)
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 3 D D (250-499)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4225901 Hides, skins, & pelts whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4225905 Other farm-product raw material whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 103 1,631,599 62,396 1,085
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 30 294,512 13,279 219
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 73 1,337,087 49,117 866
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 68 D D (500-999)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 29 D D (2500-4999)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 9 6,741,934 65,911 2,781
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 9 6,741,934 65,911 2,781
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 3 D D (20-99)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 6 D D (2500-4999)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 20 D D (250-499)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 21 D D (1000-2499)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 9 D D (500-999)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 12 745,328 46,273 661
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 12 745,328 46,273 661
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 137 D D (2500-4999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 15 D D (100-249)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 28 919,347 19,442 288
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 13 D D (1000-2499)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 62 D D (1000-2499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 28 D D (250-499)
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 23 D D (500-999)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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