1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Palm Beach County, FL


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 2,187 11,544,458 707,008 17,864
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,417 5,720,150 438,467 10,942
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 770 5,824,308 268,541 6,922

 

 

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 2,187 11,544,458 707,008 17,864
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,417 5,720,150 438,467 10,942
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 136 979,745 28,252 1,033
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 41 777,357 12,833 511
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 31 704,990 7,650 381
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 62 144,192 9,507 288
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 18 D D (20-99)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 42 D D (100-249)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 9 44,772 2,988 84
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 24 13,424 2,924 150
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 140 259,304 18,064 616
42121 Furniture whsle 54 D D (250-499)
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 48 D D (250-499)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 86 D D (250-499)
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 19 D D (20-99)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 21 D D (100-249)
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 37 D D (20-99)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 76 187,590 18,901 678
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 29 113,027 9,265 273
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 5 23,951 2,602 91
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 15 69,709 5,473 162
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 21 29,336 4,681 213
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 12 22,102 3,961 195
42139 Other construction materials whsle 19 28,632 2,979 114
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 255 1,670,481 157,823 3,330
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42142 Office equipment whsle 31 79,226 13,594 557
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 80 1,212,315 102,888 1,694
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 68 D D (1000-2499)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 27 D D (100-249)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 41 D D (1000-2499)
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 12 D D (20-99)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 30 43,384 6,212 201
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 17 31,040 3,891 121
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 13 12,344 2,321 80
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 79 127,596 27,138 645
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 71 90,713 11,600 260
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 8 36,883 15,538 385
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 22 D D (100-249)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 51 D D (250-499)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 49 D D (250-499)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 33 D D (100-249)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 13 D D (100-249)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 20 D D (20-99)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 16 D D (100-249)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 12 D D (100-249)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 196 753,685 51,409 1,230
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 55 130,217 13,042 348
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 25 290,351 8,660 184
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 116 333,117 29,707 698
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 46 120,334 12,454 270
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 70 212,783 17,253 428
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 91 205,588 21,354 623
42171 Hardware whsle 33 D D (250-499)
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 29 67,775 6,007 160
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 19 41,174 4,131 114
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 243 974,103 93,711 1,983
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 14 D D (100-249)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 5 D D (20-99)
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 9 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 108 396,461 44,633 881
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 34 D D (250-499)
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 19 19,942 2,530 61
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 21 D D (250-499)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 35 D D (100-249)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 13 9,262 934 28
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 28 D D (100-249)
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 7 8,497 1,329 50
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 41 357,641 24,736 375
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 28 314,646 22,894 329
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (1-19)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 229 D D (1000-2499)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 53 77,072 6,526 179
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 16 D D (20-99)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 33 D D (100-249)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 10 66,931 3,488 103
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 6 D D (20-99)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 18 D D (100-249)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 49 99,376 5,458 158
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 44 82,232 4,741 145
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 5 17,144 717 13
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 78 D D (250-499)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 25 D D (100-249)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 30 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 770 5,824,308 268,541 6,922
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 69 194,664 14,180 402
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 30 66,758 8,336 203
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 29 96,020 4,403 159
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 57 701,063 55,491 1,332
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 26 320,836 28,118 617
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 31 380,227 27,373 715
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 115 242,020 22,623 472
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 22 21,642 2,806 94
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 20 D D (20-99)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 31 45,278 3,881 116
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 51 134,863 12,936 210
42234 Footwear whsle 11 40,237 3,000 52
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 212 3,418,907 122,657 3,155
42241 General-line grocery whsle 22 636,136 16,016 423
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 20 D D (250-499)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 14 D D (250-499)
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 12 59,041 4,335 113
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 12 59,041 4,335 113
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42245 Confectionery whsle 14 D D (20-99)
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 17 60,096 3,422 129
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 15 83,233 3,956 119
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 47 380,798 17,598 630
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 67 1,928,447 62,804 1,363
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 15 D D (250-499)
4224904 Canned goods whsle 4 124,134 10,446 288
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 26 1,637,623 38,687 672
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4225905 Other farm-product raw material whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 74 D D (250-499)
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 15 D D (20-99)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 59 D D (250-499)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 53 D D (100-249)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 16 D D (100-249)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 13 D D (100-249)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 11 D D (20-99)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 9 D D (20-99)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 16 D D (250-499)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 6 D D (250-499)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 10 158,727 5,180 100
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 10 158,727 5,180 100
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 201 D D (500-999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 20 22,903 1,297 42
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 7 D D (1-19)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 13 D D (20-99)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 16 D D (20-99)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 46 D D (250-499)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 12 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 103 D D (250-499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 35 D D (100-249)
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 23 D D (20-99)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 41 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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