1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Georgia


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 13,978 163,782,649 7,519,730 191,087
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 9,429 97,799,405 5,051,073 123,180
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 4,549 65,983,244 2,468,657 67,907

 

 

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 13,978 163,782,649 7,519,730 191,087
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 9,429 97,799,405 5,051,073 123,180
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 946 29,116,242 438,741 13,448
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 245 24,290,967 184,529 5,359
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 127 12,395,098 85,033 2,921
4211102 Bus & recreational vehicle whsle 10 91,738 2,761 140
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 24 10,171,733 19,569 440
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 17 62,160 4,629 136
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 67 1,570,238 72,537 1,722
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 426 4,172,995 194,436 5,834
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 154 1,400,327 54,577 1,790
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 248 2,670,952 129,860 3,784
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 24 101,716 9,999 260
42113 Tire & tube whsle 66 472,231 30,469 833
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 209 180,049 29,307 1,422
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 756 6,624,056 263,418 8,184
42121 Furniture whsle 283 1,529,498 86,166 2,290
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 147 674,056 30,088 982
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 136 855,442 56,078 1,308
42122 Home furnishings whsle 473 5,094,558 177,252 5,894
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 36 182,383 6,002 181
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 89 454,229 22,255 740
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 245 4,181,780 131,746 4,362
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 103 276,166 17,249 611
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 506 3,344,163 186,798 5,407
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 235 2,266,890 107,366 2,940
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 65 665,389 24,623 567
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 50 383,298 19,138 644
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 120 1,218,203 63,605 1,729
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 116 348,782 25,807 777
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 41 108,411 9,939 292
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 35 58,022 6,738 231
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 40 182,349 9,130 254
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 57 329,007 15,437 391
42139 Other construction materials whsle 98 399,484 38,188 1,299
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 20 85,295 13,376 527
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 78 314,189 24,812 772
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 1,469 15,888,581 1,633,426 32,490
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 38 1,059,229 58,737 1,087
42142 Office equipment whsle 194 2,240,574 263,279 7,726
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 603 8,181,770 923,445 15,524
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 493 7,903,365 859,685 14,475
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 234 4,286,095 158,638 3,493
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 259 3,617,270 701,047 10,982
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 110 278,405 63,760 1,049
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 186 564,118 58,156 1,573
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 99 314,049 28,054 821
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 87 250,069 30,102 752
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 320 2,819,271 269,136 4,992
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 288 2,681,713 244,534 4,385
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 32 137,558 24,602 607
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 41 474,782 24,018 687
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 87 548,837 36,655 901
4214901 Religious & school supplies whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 75 D D (500-999)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 332 4,678,995 187,986 4,449
42151 Metal service centers & offices 316 4,536,701 182,195 4,292
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 251 2,786,558 128,280 3,269
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 154 1,692,761 109,911 2,916
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 97 1,093,797 18,369 353
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 65 1,750,143 53,915 1,023
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 44 D D (500-999)
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 21 D D (100-249)
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 16 142,294 5,791 157
4215202 Other mineral & ore whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 1,187 16,520,223 810,533 17,109
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 471 4,422,924 220,040 5,518
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 116 1,983,352 64,250 1,497
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 600 10,113,947 526,243 10,094
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 322 7,753,382 419,884 7,820
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 278 2,360,565 106,359 2,274
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 711 3,806,670 255,022 7,269
42171 Hardware whsle 303 1,734,062 114,396 3,566
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 150 1,084,532 57,395 1,483
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 206 724,408 68,794 1,768
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 52 263,668 14,437 452
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 2,441 13,063,288 997,023 25,626
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 198 1,831,023 125,628 3,071
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 283 1,922,214 91,575 3,071
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 183 D D (1000-2499)
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 59 1,172,878 28,583 626
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 41 D D (500-999)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 1,099 5,887,373 509,908 11,957
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 62 231,062 25,209 679
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 115 364,780 38,492 994
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 56 166,855 13,389 380
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 59 197,925 25,103 614
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 362 2,637,150 191,142 4,673
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 104 445,692 34,246 807
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 180 768,247 93,247 2,324
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 19 32,191 4,798 101
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 257 1,408,251 122,774 2,379
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 532 2,188,158 179,790 4,896
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 82 164,903 20,890 677
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 109 488,383 32,126 905
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 80 154,253 22,600 610
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 61 432,863 22,738 633
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 42 222,096 21,102 469
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 158 725,660 60,334 1,602
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 232 759,725 62,565 1,899
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 38 104,220 13,922 470
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 88 157,772 20,167 653
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 21 318,609 14,158 253
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 85 179,124 14,318 523
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 97 474,795 27,557 732
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 66 342,080 22,111 542
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 11 43,988 1,168 65
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 20 88,727 4,278 125
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 1,081 4,757,187 278,126 9,198
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 191 863,454 64,873 1,898
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 66 148,389 10,111 266
42193 Recyclable material whsle 259 955,894 85,100 3,044
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 75 269,361 24,868 968
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 51 216,083 21,287 776
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 24 53,278 3,581 192
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 47 204,502 14,112 461
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 137 482,031 46,120 1,615
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 169 317,866 22,583 698
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 161 D D (500-999)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 396 2,471,584 95,459 3,292
4219901 Musical instruments & supplies whsle 7 20,258 710 48
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 127 862,574 23,780 832
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 88 194,458 15,524 457
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 53 1,239,379 34,450 1,252
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 44 1,095,990 26,814 1,006
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 9 143,389 7,636 246
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 26 D D (100-249)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 95 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 4,549 65,983,244 2,468,657 67,907
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 542 6,748,305 330,407 7,422
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 83 1,845,315 68,391 1,296
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 274 1,030,496 100,076 2,817
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 185 3,872,494 161,940 3,309
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 183 7,564,844 313,993 5,777
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 59 1,869,061 28,087 975
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 124 5,695,783 285,906 4,802
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 525 2,821,036 140,593 4,320
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 161 649,971 45,150 1,560
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 131 553,345 39,608 1,378
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 30 96,626 5,542 182
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 142 1,328,418 58,654 1,580
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 188 496,189 28,053 981
42234 Footwear whsle 34 346,458 8,736 199
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 946 19,743,339 711,008 22,520
42241 General-line grocery whsle 86 2,492,297 116,496 3,446
4224101 General-line grocery whsle, voluntary group 9 575,803 14,981 659
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 72 D D (2500-4999)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 99 2,360,491 63,688 1,835
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 51 641,905 23,779 802
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 50 D D (500-999)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 54 867,600 40,471 1,609
4224401 Live poultry whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 52 D D (1000-2499)
42245 Confectionery whsle 92 1,275,549 75,060 2,391
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 50 245,201 14,347 527
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 74 1,132,795 38,846 1,473
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 139 770,133 58,718 2,347
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 301 9,957,368 279,603 8,090
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 38 752,023 10,506 279
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 53 1,391,454 33,681 879
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 76 921,488 103,410 3,541
4224904 Canned goods whsle 24 1,627,893 23,899 546
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 20 644,512 17,293 282
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 90 4,619,998 90,814 2,563
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 221 1,802,213 36,800 1,920
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 60 409,395 12,041 448
42252 Livestock whsle 46 302,905 4,117 539
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 115 1,089,913 20,642 933
4225902 Leaf tobacco whsle 15 95,601 1,986 112
4225904 Cotton whsle 27 388,029 5,494 188
4225905 Other farm-product raw material whsle 69 589,327 12,866 613
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 623 9,244,038 289,009 6,086
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 150 2,397,376 56,509 1,276
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 473 6,846,662 232,500 4,810
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 25 122,045 12,498 231
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 448 6,724,617 220,002 4,579
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 384 9,661,620 123,310 3,738
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 272 4,853,631 82,050 2,650
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 260 4,804,798 76,979 2,485
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 215 1,675,345 56,576 1,926
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 45 3,129,453 20,403 559
4227102 Liquefied petroleum bulk stations & terminals 12 48,833 5,071 165
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 112 4,807,989 41,260 1,088
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 101 2,132,312 183,867 4,570
42281 Beer & ale whsle 48 931,850 98,817 2,835
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 53 1,200,462 85,050 1,735
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 53 1,200,462 85,050 1,735
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 1,024 6,265,537 339,670 11,554
42291 Farm supplies whsle 240 1,426,440 55,447 2,111
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 122 284,451 17,801 792
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 118 1,141,989 37,646 1,319
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 107 900,344 71,011 2,260
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 119 327,694 40,023 1,890
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 39 1,918,792 58,147 1,838
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 95 346,615 31,168 890
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 424 1,345,652 83,874 2,565
4229901 Art goods whsle 134 289,677 28,956 906
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 65 270,108 12,747 407
4229903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap whsle 14 9,631 1,240 43
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 211 776,236 40,931 1,209
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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