1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
District of Columbia, DC


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 348 3,918,622 222,998 5,008
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 176 D D (1000-2499)
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 172 D D (2500-4999)

 

 

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 348 3,918,622 222,998 5,008
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 176 D D (1000-2499)
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 16 D D (100-249)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 6 D D (20-99)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 36 D D (100-249)
42121 Furniture whsle 24 D D (100-249)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 17 D D (100-249)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 1 D D (1-19)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 33 D D (500-999)
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (1-19)
42142 Office equipment whsle 5 D D (250-499)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 17 D D (250-499)
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 14 D D (250-499)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 12 D D (250-499)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (1-19)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 1 D D (1-19)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 29 D D (250-499)
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 19 D D (250-499)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 16 D D (250-499)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42171 Hardware whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 1 D D (1-19)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 24 D D (100-249)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 4 D D (1-19)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 22 D D (20-99)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 12 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 172 D D (2500-4999)
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 2 D D (1-19)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 21 D D (20-99)
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 11 D D (20-99)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 66 395,439 33,122 1,206
42241 General-line grocery whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42245 Confectionery whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 10 90,435 9,301 254
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 13 105,188 9,704 411
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 16 D D (250-499)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 1 D D (1-19)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 3 D D (1-19)
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 2 D D (1-19)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 4 D D (100-249)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 1 D D (1-19)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 3 D D (100-249)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 11 D D (250-499)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 4 D D (100-249)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 7 115,222 10,615 310
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 7 115,222 10,615 310
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 48 D D (500-999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 18 D D (500-999)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 5 12,570 2,968 72
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 1 D D (100-249)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 22 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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