1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Polk County, IA


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 901 D D (10k-24999)
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 627 4,451,642 304,362 8,505
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 274 D D (5000-9999)

 

 

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 901 D D (10k-24999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 627 4,451,642 304,362 8,505
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 74 1,883,003 40,746 1,344
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 21 D D (500-999)
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 4 D D (100-249)
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 14 D D (250-499)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 40 D D (500-999)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 13 D D (100-249)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 22 D D (250-499)
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 26 119,827 14,058 378
42121 Furniture whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 50 D D (500-999)
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 19 127,331 7,648 323
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 4 D D (100-249)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 12 86,390 4,383 103
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 7 26,126 1,816 47
42139 Other construction materials whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 116 D D (1000-2499)
42142 Office equipment whsle 25 93,591 20,283 728
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 39 D D (500-999)
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 34 238,066 31,100 529
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 26 224,286 27,815 463
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 28 D D (100-249)
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 23 D D (100-249)
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 25 D D (250-499)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 25 D D (250-499)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 21 D D (250-499)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 15 D D (250-499)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 71 D D (500-999)
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 33 223,507 12,758 283
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 9 22,565 1,720 54
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 29 D D (250-499)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 20 115,787 14,334 279
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 58 D D (500-999)
42171 Hardware whsle 21 D D (250-499)
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 17 D D (100-249)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 15 D D (20-99)
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (100-249)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 158 699,291 72,759 2,130
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 23 D D (250-499)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 12 D D (100-249)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 73 D D (500-999)
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 20 D D (100-249)
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 20 D D (250-499)
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 12 D D (20-99)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 25 D D (250-499)
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 7 30,088 2,827 75
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 4 14,324 2,285 69
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 49 D D (500-999)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 7 15,560 1,841 58
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 3 D D (100-249)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 3 D D (100-249)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 3 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 274 D D (5000-9999)
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 43 D D (500-999)
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 11 167,760 12,607 292
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 24 D D (100-249)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 67 1,791,214 77,704 2,580
42241 General-line grocery whsle 10 947,726 39,848 1,222
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 9 D D (500-999)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 8 228,692 4,525 221
42245 Confectionery whsle 5 71,811 10,149 320
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 25 D D (500-999)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 5 D D (100-249)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 18 D D (250-499)
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 15 883,014 6,688 186
42252 Livestock whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 32 D D (250-499)
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 27 D D (250-499)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 26 D D (250-499)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 19 D D (100-249)
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) 7 D D (20-99)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 12 D D (250-499)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 6 D D (100-249)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 58 D D (500-999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 24 D D (250-499)
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 6 D D (100-249)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 18 D D (250-499)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 4 D D (100-249)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 8 11,808 2,037 109
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 5 8,387 675 34
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 14 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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