1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Florida


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 31,214 187,079,940 9,678,165 296,139
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 20,492 109,900,920 5,980,195 173,009
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 10,722 77,179,020 3,697,970 123,130

 

 

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 31,214 187,079,940 9,678,165 296,139
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 20,492 109,900,920 5,980,195 173,009
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 2,190 33,218,922 543,230 20,934
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 646 29,110,071 225,196 9,174
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 425 20,379,986 126,648 6,307
4211102 Bus & recreational vehicle whsle 22 D D (100-249)
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 49 7,354,885 21,789 545
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 34 D D (500-999)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 116 897,577 53,372 1,630
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 969 3,261,041 225,598 7,920
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 343 899,725 74,184 2,916
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 596 2,325,941 147,261 4,863
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 30 35,375 4,153 141
42113 Tire & tube whsle 137 D D (1000-2499)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 438 D D (2500-4999)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 1,226 3,622,826 242,048 8,097
42121 Furniture whsle 528 1,521,339 104,217 3,281
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 323 830,156 45,095 1,565
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 205 691,183 59,122 1,716
42122 Home furnishings whsle 698 2,101,487 137,831 4,816
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 93 200,235 16,945 533
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 172 825,457 28,736 1,221
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 205 593,913 58,999 1,793
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 228 481,882 33,151 1,269
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 1,069 4,681,898 273,259 9,163
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 384 2,764,184 124,385 3,840
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 90 524,706 25,789 762
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 69 767,532 25,840 816
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 225 1,471,946 72,756 2,262
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 299 788,352 64,490 2,397
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 146 353,795 33,660 1,318
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 80 187,572 15,112 535
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 73 246,985 15,718 544
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 123 606,658 36,100 1,057
42139 Other construction materials whsle 263 522,704 48,284 1,869
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 57 140,231 18,845 713
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 206 382,473 29,439 1,156
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 3,664 21,387,001 1,627,821 40,049
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 92 428,464 26,618 709
42142 Office equipment whsle 501 1,485,331 272,018 8,083
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 1,272 13,533,681 797,561 16,660
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 1,094 13,129,995 740,642 15,224
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 565 9,704,183 262,476 6,669
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 529 3,425,812 478,166 8,555
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 178 403,686 56,919 1,436
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 417 1,108,399 100,448 3,274
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 282 865,930 70,255 2,312
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 135 242,469 30,193 962
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 1,016 3,414,183 328,602 8,066
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 913 3,125,562 283,492 6,843
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 103 288,621 45,110 1,223
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 196 935,887 72,759 2,248
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 170 481,056 29,815 1,009
4214901 Religious & school supplies whsle 26 166,612 6,302 247
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 144 314,444 23,513 762
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 581 D D (5000-9999)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 566 3,326,859 183,996 5,376
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 383 2,234,523 136,662 3,847
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 243 1,419,010 116,759 3,254
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 140 815,513 19,903 593
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 183 1,092,336 47,334 1,529
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 121 590,086 41,970 1,352
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 62 502,250 5,364 177
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4215201 Coal whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 2,953 17,558,286 1,014,289 25,482
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 882 4,118,961 268,820 7,383
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 425 4,063,598 140,859 4,278
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 1,646 9,375,727 604,610 13,821
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 732 5,203,104 375,140 8,047
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 914 4,172,623 229,470 5,774
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 1,438 4,241,895 395,259 12,060
42171 Hardware whsle 566 1,589,502 162,994 5,334
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 301 1,141,292 75,743 2,197
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 445 1,226,541 130,367 3,726
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 126 284,560 26,155 803
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 4,407 13,240,301 1,153,059 33,359
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 323 2,296,799 180,469 4,774
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 351 823,285 73,315 2,641
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 118 267,736 26,074 963
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 168 311,753 27,931 1,042
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 65 243,796 19,310 636
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 1,861 5,328,285 457,313 12,778
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 112 252,633 28,741 804
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 222 410,973 55,107 1,554
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 108 176,530 18,920 606
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 114 234,443 36,187 948
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 673 1,781,362 171,616 4,940
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 167 276,900 25,928 742
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 219 1,463,990 68,441 2,073
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 63 89,516 8,593 234
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 405 1,052,911 98,887 2,431
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 713 1,630,132 146,571 4,605
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 117 151,393 15,300 554
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 110 274,465 22,668 713
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 83 154,479 15,808 512
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 94 358,726 26,534 808
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 85 229,725 23,422 603
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 224 461,344 42,839 1,415
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 434 640,156 72,094 2,812
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 114 103,987 15,634 730
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 138 184,308 24,718 990
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 52 178,848 12,106 375
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 130 173,013 19,636 717
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 725 2,521,644 223,297 5,749
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 472 1,742,654 158,141 3,764
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 189 636,145 54,243 1,688
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 64 142,845 10,913 297
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 2,964 D D (10k-24999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 520 2,370,986 118,521 3,537
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 187 562,386 38,592 1,302
42193 Recyclable material whsle 386 D D (2500-4999)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 122 488,203 32,872 1,188
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 84 331,802 27,299 988
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 38 156,401 5,573 200
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 68 141,103 16,623 594
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 196 D D (1000-2499)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 572 1,208,215 70,305 2,345
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 529 D D (1000-2499)
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 43 D D (100-249)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 1,299 D D (5000-9999)
4219901 Musical instruments & supplies whsle 58 92,147 6,857 259
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 146 518,493 17,010 678
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 501 488,394 34,831 1,525
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 179 1,098,031 95,114 2,866
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 145 D D (2500-4999)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 34 D D (250-499)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 88 59,745 8,220 406
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 327 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 10,722 77,179,020 3,697,970 123,130
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 935 3,909,435 306,875 9,068
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 108 840,808 51,501 1,274
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 477 1,267,509 131,619 4,224
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 350 1,801,118 123,755 3,570
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 824 9,379,965 381,390 11,266
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 352 5,682,487 195,718 6,386
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 472 3,697,478 185,672 4,880
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 1,399 3,504,673 232,802 8,710
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 285 529,273 45,402 1,668
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 214 377,193 34,129 1,237
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 71 152,080 11,273 431
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 320 1,036,959 75,164 2,875
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 615 1,014,085 77,148 3,007
42234 Footwear whsle 179 924,356 35,088 1,160
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 3,002 29,630,238 1,402,680 50,402
42241 General-line grocery whsle 307 5,583,835 243,708 7,624
4224101 General-line grocery whsle, voluntary group 14 102,797 4,978 222
4224102 General-line grocery whsle, retail cooperative 11 D D (250-499)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 282 D D (5000-9999)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 297 4,682,084 175,587 5,106
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 145 1,283,024 55,511 2,145
4224301 Raw milk whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 136 D D (1000-2499)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 45 568,356 23,242 1,043
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 44 D D (1000-2499)
42245 Confectionery whsle 135 985,307 78,872 2,704
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 343 1,486,311 64,757 3,003
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 180 1,198,132 54,626 1,987
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 666 4,384,796 277,609 12,226
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 884 9,458,393 428,768 14,564
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 127 1,002,186 31,006 1,037
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 186 504,046 49,340 2,171
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 135 1,262,859 121,177 4,092
4224904 Canned goods whsle 94 846,852 33,755 1,160
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 56 387,934 10,028 363
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 286 5,454,516 183,462 5,741
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 136 1,268,830 22,218 964
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 41 D D (250-499)
42252 Livestock whsle 28 D D (250-499)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 67 D D (250-499)
4225902 Leaf tobacco whsle 8 80,695 2,086 65
4225905 Other farm-product raw material whsle 52 D D (250-499)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 964 3,127,849 277,451 7,384
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 252 944,879 60,642 1,805
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 712 2,182,970 216,809 5,579
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 71 84,332 12,580 451
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 641 2,098,638 204,229 5,128
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 430 12,305,018 148,859 4,807
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 272 10,038,675 106,149 3,392
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 246 D D (2500-4999)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 194 D D (1000-2499)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 52 D D (500-999)
4227102 Liquefied petroleum bulk stations & terminals 26 D D (100-249)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 158 2,266,343 42,710 1,415
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 199 4,632,773 365,211 9,500
42281 Beer & ale whsle 109 1,994,750 187,696 5,407
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 90 2,638,023 177,515 4,093
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 90 2,638,023 177,515 4,093
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 2,833 9,420,239 560,484 21,029
42291 Farm supplies whsle 341 2,815,675 74,979 2,542
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 151 403,528 26,105 1,014
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 190 2,412,147 48,874 1,528
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 231 1,035,565 74,282 3,217
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 523 1,344,417 141,030 5,340
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 122 2,538,781 110,935 3,908
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 173 287,957 23,913 849
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 1,443 1,397,844 135,345 5,173
4229901 Art goods whsle 427 380,576 59,819 2,091
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 370 269,333 24,620 961
4229903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap whsle 43 50,695 3,653 178
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 603 697,240 47,253 1,943
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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