1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
DeKalb 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 1,518 19,215,927 964,444 23,560
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,032 10,647,109 658,323 16,780
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 486 8,568,818 306,121 6,780

 

 

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 1,518 19,215,927 964,444 23,560
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,032 10,647,109 658,323 16,780
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 101 2,806,456 71,296 1,744
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 25 1,648,094 14,415 332
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4211102 Bus & recreational vehicle whsle 1 D D (1-19)
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 14 D D (100-249)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 60 D D (1000-2499)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 19 D D (100-249)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 38 992,422 47,953 1,111
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 86 504,810 36,787 906
42121 Furniture whsle 39 358,910 25,528 637
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 26 194,759 6,978 225
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 13 164,151 18,550 412
42122 Home furnishings whsle 47 145,900 11,259 269
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 15 69,166 2,026 60
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 15 D D (20-99)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 32 D D (250-499)
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 13 134,001 8,679 202
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 1 D D (20-99)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 11 21,964 2,424 70
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 5 7,700 464 16
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 218 3,445,200 282,365 7,865
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (500-999)
42142 Office equipment whsle 24 D D (2500-4999)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 78 2,036,428 107,461 2,078
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 63 D D (1000-2499)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 28 1,465,939 44,825 992
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 35 D D (500-999)
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 15 D D (100-249)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 41 D D (250-499)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 22 D D (250-499)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 19 54,048 6,919 160
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 49 344,465 35,548 755
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 44 D D (500-999)
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (100-249)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 40 608,543 9,958 301
42151 Metal service centers & offices 37 D D (100-249)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 25 D D (100-249)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 9 D D (20-99)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 16 296,048 2,336 55
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 12 D D (20-99)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 8 D D (20-99)
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4215202 Other mineral & ore whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 135 1,035,579 81,058 1,566
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 61 515,287 20,562 450
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 10 44,862 2,872 105
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 64 475,430 57,624 1,011
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 33 369,304 49,996 793
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 31 106,126 7,628 218
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 79 340,166 27,804 712
42171 Hardware whsle 37 135,349 14,708 377
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 21 156,038 6,316 153
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 238 1,368,244 116,214 2,787
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 3 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 129 698,914 69,499 1,612
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 6 17,277 2,141 84
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 15 90,968 8,289 223
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 36 243,470 15,702 361
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 15 35,811 2,804 68
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 24 130,413 20,690 456
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 28 D D (250-499)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 49 375,309 23,603 574
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 7 12,710 1,598 39
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 12 221,238 3,196 90
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 4 27,927 2,862 50
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 19 D D (250-499)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 35 96,195 9,695 268
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 9 41,622 5,004 139
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 8 42,130 3,676 117
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 103 D D (500-999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 19 48,723 3,761 114
42193 Recyclable material whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 14 D D (20-99)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 31 D D (100-249)
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 30 D D (100-249)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 28 D D (100-249)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 8 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 486 8,568,818 306,121 6,780
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 73 780,781 49,168 941
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 17 581,608 32,964 518
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 33 99,126 8,694 218
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 23 100,047 7,510 205
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 34 1,841,415 95,609 1,308
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 28 D D (1000-2499)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 63 400,500 11,811 413
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 22 85,947 3,767 172
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 18 D D (100-249)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 24 D D (20-99)
42234 Footwear whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 110 3,075,251 77,536 2,324
42241 General-line grocery whsle 12 163,697 3,279 49
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42245 Confectionery whsle 10 263,963 19,394 615
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 9 220,515 6,400 270
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 5 D D (1-19)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 49 1,589,462 35,020 994
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 11 D D (100-249)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 7 D D (250-499)
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 4 D D (1-19)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 13 1,194,033 10,944 285
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 5 D D (1-19)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 54 673,988 25,244 549
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 16 151,050 7,354 148
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 38 522,938 17,890 401
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 38 522,938 17,890 401
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 27 1,304,564 12,924 263
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 17 1,058,558 8,798 198
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 16 D D (100-249)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 7 D D (20-99)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 9 D D (100-249)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 10 246,006 4,126 65
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 6 103,092 5,421 145
42281 Beer & ale whsle 2 D D (100-249)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 4 D D (1-19)
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 4 D D (1-19)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 114 D D (500-999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 11 48,735 2,163 64
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 9 D D (20-99)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 17 106,122 7,378 172
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 16 34,185 3,066 85
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 56 D D (250-499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 17 15,733 3,225 146
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 28 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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