1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
New Castle County, DE


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 637 D D (10k-24999)
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 439 D D (5000-9999)
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 198 D D (5000-9999)

 

 

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 637 D D (10k-24999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 439 D D (5000-9999)
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 41 D D (500-999)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 4 D D (100-249)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 13 D D (250-499)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 8 D D (100-249)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 5 D D (100-249)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 15 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42121 Furniture whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 31 D D (250-499)
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 16 D D (250-499)
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 83 D D (1000-2499)
42142 Office equipment whsle 18 D D (250-499)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 23 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 11 D D (20-99)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 21 D D (250-499)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 20 D D (250-499)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 18 D D (250-499)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 13 D D (250-499)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 2 D D (20-99)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 1 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 53 D D (250-499)
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 18 D D (100-249)
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 30 D D (100-249)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 40 D D (250-499)
42171 Hardware whsle 15 D D (100-249)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 109 D D (500-999)
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 12 D D (20-99)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 2 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 43 D D (250-499)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 23 D D (100-249)
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 42 D D (250-499)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 3 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 198 D D (5000-9999)
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 23 D D (100-249)
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 13 D D (1000-2499)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 9 D D (1000-2499)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 16 D D (100-249)
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 1 D D (20-99)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 34 D D (250-499)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 8 85,275 3,865 120
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 5 D D (100-249)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 49 D D (2500-4999)
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 20 D D (250-499)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 29 D D (2500-4999)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 28 D D (2500-4999)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 5 D D (100-249)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 5 D D (100-249)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 5 D D (100-249)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 6 D D (250-499)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 3 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 43 D D (250-499)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 6 D D (20-99)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 4 D D (100-249)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 1 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 24 D D (100-249)
4229901 Art goods whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 6 D D (1-19)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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