1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Delaware


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 906 12,585,529 619,458 13,509
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 597 2,686,540 244,499 6,233
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 309 9,898,989 374,959 7,276

 

 

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 906 12,585,529 619,458 13,509
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 597 2,686,540 244,499 6,233
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 71 663,814 31,880 843
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 18 D D (250-499)
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 4 D D (100-249)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 23 D D (250-499)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 14 D D (100-249)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 8 D D (100-249)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 25 D D (100-249)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 29 D D (100-249)
42121 Furniture whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 16 D D (20-99)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 41 279,938 16,199 531
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 22 D D (250-499)
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 14 D D (250-499)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 5 D D (1-19)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 96 D D (1000-2499)
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (1-19)
42142 Office equipment whsle 21 D D (250-499)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 25 D D (500-999)
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 18 D D (500-999)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 15 D D (500-999)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 1 D D (20-99)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 27 D D (250-499)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 26 D D (250-499)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 23 D D (250-499)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 18 D D (250-499)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 3 D D (20-99)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 2 D D (20-99)
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 1 D D (1-19)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 65 D D (500-999)
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 22 D D (250-499)
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 36 D D (250-499)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 20 D D (100-249)
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 16 D D (20-99)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 59 135,187 15,588 446
42171 Hardware whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 12 D D (20-99)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 25 61,435 6,278 179
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 152 398,865 44,356 1,277
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 17 75,391 7,079 133
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 17 66,269 7,771 273
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 9 50,244 6,761 236
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 58 143,490 17,630 486
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 15 D D (20-99)
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 32 D D (100-249)
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 7 15,025 2,190 57
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 7 D D (1-19)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 57 D D (250-499)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 7 D D (1-19)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 26 D D (250-499)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 12 D D (100-249)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 5 D D (1-19)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 15 D D (20-99)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 4 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 309 9,898,989 374,959 7,276
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 33 D D (250-499)
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 16 D D (1000-2499)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 12 D D (1000-2499)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 75 689,634 28,419 1,086
42241 General-line grocery whsle 5 16,183 1,205 56
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 6 D D (250-499)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42245 Confectionery whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 6 17,436 1,210 88
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 14 94,812 4,100 137
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 27 D D (250-499)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 11 D D (100-249)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 18 D D (20-99)
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 14 82,918 1,748 71
42252 Livestock whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 2 D D (1-19)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 54 D D (2500-4999)
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 20 D D (250-499)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 34 D D (2500-4999)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 33 D D (2500-4999)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 23 D D (250-499)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 11 D D (100-249)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 11 D D (100-249)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 11 D D (100-249)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 12 42,014 3,427 131
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 7 D D (250-499)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 4 D D (250-499)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 64 D D (500-999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 8 D D (20-99)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 6 D D (100-249)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 32 D D (100-249)
4229901 Art goods whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 11 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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