1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Kentucky


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 5,051 37,242,872 2,071,234 69,309
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 3,260 16,032,579 1,200,042 37,739
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 1,791 21,210,293 871,192 31,570

 

 

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 5,051 37,242,872 2,071,234 69,309
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 3,260 16,032,579 1,200,042 37,739
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 410 2,391,510 141,265 5,317
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 107 1,300,877 61,900 2,312
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 54 791,212 21,244 1,072
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 36 440,718 34,207 1,026
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 152 778,452 50,718 1,891
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 60 373,954 23,308 951
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 86 396,657 26,452 903
42113 Tire & tube whsle 41 225,717 16,646 511
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 110 86,464 12,001 603
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 126 291,245 32,226 1,218
42121 Furniture whsle 57 145,889 16,367 554
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 27 D D (250-499)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 30 D D (250-499)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 69 145,356 15,859 664
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 6 27,275 2,149 91
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 28 82,581 8,186 310
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 28 D D (100-249)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 199 957,119 66,009 2,321
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 117 674,055 43,850 1,606
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 22 77,769 3,577 139
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 38 214,478 14,277 618
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 57 381,808 25,996 849
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 33 85,232 6,216 213
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 13 53,538 2,601 84
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 4 D D (1-19)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 21 109,095 9,137 233
42139 Other construction materials whsle 28 88,737 6,806 269
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 22 D D (100-249)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 408 2,693,615 210,425 5,891
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42142 Office equipment whsle 85 363,914 54,265 1,454
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 106 1,025,315 72,860 1,861
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 94 D D (1000-2499)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 27 D D (100-249)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 67 926,851 56,767 1,464
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 12 D D (250-499)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 53 D D (500-999)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 20 D D (250-499)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 33 67,105 13,665 391
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 112 447,415 39,987 1,155
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 95 D D (500-999)
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 17 D D (100-249)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 16 50,605 9,909 345
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 26 D D (250-499)
4214901 Religious & school supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 194 2,261,675 77,534 2,288
42151 Metal service centers & offices 128 1,523,466 64,701 2,025
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 103 D D (1000-2499)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 76 503,687 47,137 1,558
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 27 D D (100-249)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 25 D D (250-499)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 20 D D (250-499)
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 5 57,866 610 7
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 66 738,209 12,833 263
4215201 Coal whsle 60 711,221 10,478 238
4216 Electrical goods whsle 312 1,549,384 127,848 3,649
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 141 920,009 58,762 1,657
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 35 101,120 8,068 324
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 136 528,255 61,018 1,668
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 75 111,058 29,549 714
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 61 417,197 31,469 954
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 254 804,052 74,748 2,490
42171 Hardware whsle 87 201,614 19,551 738
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 47 129,370 11,286 383
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 99 411,191 35,996 1,130
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 21 61,877 7,915 239
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 1,034 4,004,183 392,465 11,506
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 149 928,018 105,005 2,615
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 179 433,297 30,684 1,361
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 149 388,448 25,717 1,151
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 23 31,094 3,193 160
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 7 13,755 1,774 50
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 390 1,637,090 159,957 4,346
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 23 67,909 6,623 147
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 56 114,348 15,420 464
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 21 34,037 3,836 121
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 35 80,311 11,584 343
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 118 502,637 44,575 1,198
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 39 251,275 18,550 341
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 73 290,601 31,772 968
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 11 13,776 1,357 90
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 70 396,544 41,660 1,138
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 206 660,821 72,702 2,347
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 34 81,128 9,959 336
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 43 151,366 13,899 415
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 29 56,935 8,148 260
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 17 55,171 6,567 209
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 25 90,177 7,331 203
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 58 226,044 26,798 924
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 96 200,696 15,580 621
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 25 12,081 2,142 135
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 32 43,520 8,734 271
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 29 D D (100-249)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 14 144,261 8,537 216
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 8 50,186 2,743 89
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 6 94,075 5,794 127
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 323 1,079,796 77,522 3,059
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 50 116,697 11,559 475
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 19 16,209 1,641 73
42193 Recyclable material whsle 136 D D (1000-2499)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 54 277,848 23,952 852
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 32 228,910 19,741 696
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 22 48,938 4,211 156
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 28 27,818 3,823 210
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 54 D D (500-999)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 32 D D (100-249)
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 30 D D (100-249)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 86 357,001 18,197 686
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 22 18,000 1,392 80
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 21 19,657 1,693 90
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 8 266,510 9,984 380
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 5 D D (250-499)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 20 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 1,791 21,210,293 871,192 31,570
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 150 575,388 51,366 1,567
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 12 197,827 11,322 285
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 96 D D (500-999)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 42 D D (500-999)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 71 1,823,939 52,293 1,912
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 31 1,576,177 31,042 1,172
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 40 247,762 21,251 740
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 75 747,050 19,667 627
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 12 16,734 2,347 127
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 33 482,510 5,106 228
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 21 D D (100-249)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 396 4,259,806 241,502 8,110
42241 General-line grocery whsle 39 1,319,710 52,721 1,724
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 37 D D (1000-2499)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 44 795,483 35,659 1,215
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 45 173,862 13,237 482
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 44 D D (250-499)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 13 92,035 3,866 153
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 13 92,035 3,866 153
42245 Confectionery whsle 37 224,360 15,786 514
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 30 203,126 11,230 450
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 52 233,284 16,027 627
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 126 D D (2500-4999)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 31 70,059 5,820 247
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 41 466,371 59,140 1,763
4224904 Canned goods whsle 12 144,336 7,915 304
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 34 487,916 15,779 503
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 205 3,335,390 36,146 2,855
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 53 815,104 11,957 426
42252 Livestock whsle 51 1,820,776 10,062 1,032
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 101 699,510 14,127 1,397
4225901 Hides, skins, & pelts whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4225902 Leaf tobacco whsle 76 524,000 8,785 1,171
4225905 Other farm-product raw material whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 184 1,259,258 79,768 1,972
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 35 D D (250-499)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 149 D D (1000-2499)
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 20 30,520 5,542 192
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 129 D D (1000-2499)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 234 2,806,095 81,080 3,661
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 178 2,423,566 68,690 3,088
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 174 D D (2500-4999)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 155 D D (2500-4999)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 19 D D (250-499)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 56 382,529 12,390 573
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 67 719,839 57,766 1,568
42281 Beer & ale whsle 37 353,819 32,874 948
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 30 366,020 24,892 620
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 30 366,020 24,892 620
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 409 5,683,528 251,604 9,298
42291 Farm supplies whsle 155 689,847 39,307 1,496
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 93 171,854 9,930 473
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 62 517,993 29,377 1,023
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 41 150,262 18,562 979
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 33 D D (250-499)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 52 4,445,996 150,353 5,445
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 32 D D (500-999)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 96 D D (250-499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 26 14,234 2,395 120
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 28 15,728 1,662 72
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 41 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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