1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Cobb County, GA


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 1,632 23,231,466 1,270,804 24,859
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,145 11,979,706 956,834 17,990
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 487 11,251,760 313,970 6,869

 

 

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 1,632 23,231,466 1,270,804 24,859
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,145 11,979,706 956,834 17,990
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 70 3,490,852 32,000 866
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 26 D D (250-499)
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4211102 Bus & recreational vehicle whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 38 D D (250-499)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 8 D D (100-249)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 28 D D (250-499)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 78 732,868 29,377 687
42121 Furniture whsle 37 122,403 5,973 165
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 20 61,271 2,069 77
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 17 61,132 3,904 88
42122 Home furnishings whsle 41 610,465 23,404 522
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 4 D D (1-19)
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 14 491,986 17,326 344
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 71 D D (1000-2499)
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 28 176,013 16,892 445
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 4 D D (1-19)
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 20 105,929 12,476 345
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 19 54,419 6,954 191
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 10 25,706 1,645 51
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 4 7,709 1,421 48
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 5 21,004 3,888 92
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 8 109,004 3,645 64
42139 Other construction materials whsle 16 D D (250-499)
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 5 D D (250-499)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 229 1,985,079 554,235 8,580
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42142 Office equipment whsle 22 D D (250-499)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 79 1,084,116 442,343 6,466
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 69 D D (5000-9999)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 36 D D (100-249)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 33 897,195 424,725 6,127
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 20 D D (100-249)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 11 49,364 6,626 171
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 74 392,063 63,020 1,054
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 63 D D (500-999)
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 18 D D (250-499)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 57 714,291 30,056 666
42151 Metal service centers & offices 56 D D (500-999)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 44 D D (250-499)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 24 272,168 16,976 408
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 20 D D (20-99)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 12 D D (100-249)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 9 D D (100-249)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 166 1,645,092 76,822 1,746
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 59 491,715 26,992 621
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 27 494,315 9,223 199
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 80 659,062 40,607 926
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 46 224,768 22,921 533
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 34 434,294 17,686 393
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 89 451,784 31,274 658
42171 Hardware whsle 33 96,910 7,614 170
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 21 197,398 8,548 184
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 23 130,032 13,176 240
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 12 27,444 1,936 64
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 282 1,980,381 132,971 2,927
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 26 511,721 32,786 689
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 8 D D (20-99)
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 8 43,596 3,197 78
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 145 1,017,523 71,044 1,444
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 12 59,938 6,209 164
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 10 32,481 3,624 82
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 6 25,816 2,149 55
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 53 383,688 21,580 453
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 13 207,077 13,418 274
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 11 17,928 1,438 40
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 43 D D (250-499)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 62 285,138 17,096 481
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 6 8,071 466 16
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 11 152,493 5,576 125
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 5 33,740 1,889 54
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 23 D D (100-249)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 23 78,778 5,314 158
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 103 D D (500-999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 23 203,647 9,068 224
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 16 D D (20-99)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 11 98,120 4,610 105
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 1 D D (1-19)
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 1 D D (1-19)
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 5 47,670 2,034 61
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 21 D D (100-249)
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 20 D D (100-249)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 32 D D (250-499)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 1 D D (20-99)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 14 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 487 11,251,760 313,970 6,869
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 76 1,344,914 40,045 828
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 14 535,496 5,330 103
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 40 298,664 19,221 514
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 22 510,754 15,494 211
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 17 1,974,029 61,035 1,014
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 13 D D (500-999)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 64 278,928 11,133 302
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 12 57,255 1,748 53
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 9 D D (20-99)
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 3 D D (1-19)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 20 138,146 4,797 151
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 22 D D (20-99)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 84 2,244,655 56,023 1,621
42241 General-line grocery whsle 11 539,010 25,138 750
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 10 D D (500-999)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 10 170,008 3,394 87
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 6 395,737 5,481 158
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 6 395,737 5,481 158
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42245 Confectionery whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 9 106,733 2,630 68
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 31 928,414 12,988 360
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4224904 Canned goods whsle 4 233,228 1,453 28
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 103 3,798,836 86,144 1,561
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 26 655,482 10,048 240
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 77 3,143,354 76,096 1,321
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 5 27,225 3,829 64
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 72 3,116,129 72,267 1,257
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 15 757,430 4,496 98
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 9 D D (20-99)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 9 D D (20-99)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 8 D D (20-99)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 6 D D (20-99)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 8 242,561 23,956 599
42281 Beer & ale whsle 3 D D (100-249)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 5 D D (250-499)
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 5 D D (250-499)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 119 D D (500-999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 6 D D (20-99)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 14 161,733 6,049 171
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 12 31,414 1,957 105
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 3 D D (100-249)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 17 D D (100-249)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 64 D D (250-499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 20 D D (20-99)
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 17 19,827 1,453 50
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 26 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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