1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Louisiana


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 6,390 46,972,265 2,375,165 76,350
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 4,122 17,612,928 1,450,130 44,102
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 2,268 29,359,337 925,035 32,248

 

 

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 6,390 46,972,265 2,375,165 76,350
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 4,122 17,612,928 1,450,130 44,102
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 361 3,445,898 90,988 3,440
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 90 2,994,930 35,775 1,272
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 42 423,101 8,093 442
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 28 D D (500-999)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 142 265,522 34,310 1,287
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 54 94,849 12,499 459
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 75 146,040 18,583 711
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 13 24,633 3,228 117
42113 Tire & tube whsle 37 D D (250-499)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 92 D D (250-499)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 107 D D (1000-2499)
42121 Furniture whsle 47 D D (250-499)
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 23 D D (100-249)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 24 41,893 5,156 227
42122 Home furnishings whsle 60 D D (500-999)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 25 D D (250-499)
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 225 1,161,769 63,568 2,348
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 92 815,864 31,759 1,132
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 25 486,577 6,572 247
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 22 D D (250-499)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 45 D D (500-999)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 65 207,184 14,719 521
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 19 74,312 4,499 159
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 29 D D (100-249)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 17 D D (100-249)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 31 D D (100-249)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 37 D D (250-499)
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 29 D D (250-499)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 513 1,599,711 201,545 5,504
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42142 Office equipment whsle 124 265,075 58,703 1,609
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 124 542,880 65,434 1,450
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 116 D D (1000-2499)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 23 D D (100-249)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 93 495,808 59,730 1,253
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 63 D D (500-999)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 42 D D (250-499)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 21 D D (100-249)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 138 554,549 45,452 1,152
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 125 526,012 40,416 1,027
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 13 28,537 5,036 125
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 41 D D (500-999)
4214901 Religious & school supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 34 D D (250-499)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 175 1,543,087 85,357 2,527
42151 Metal service centers & offices 168 D D (1000-2499)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 145 910,700 66,461 1,972
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 113 834,936 59,947 1,778
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 32 75,764 6,514 194
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 23 D D (250-499)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 20 D D (250-499)
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4215201 Coal whsle 2 D D (1-19)
4215202 Other mineral & ore whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 428 1,615,366 138,571 3,909
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 222 1,122,527 75,296 2,147
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 30 94,967 6,435 228
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 176 397,872 56,840 1,534
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 105 266,139 40,298 948
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 71 131,733 16,542 586
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 310 939,351 81,543 2,677
42171 Hardware whsle 98 267,360 25,827 956
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 62 320,800 19,630 569
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 123 287,972 29,924 943
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 27 63,219 6,162 209
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 1,645 6,166,115 687,909 19,486
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 83 618,181 61,140 1,584
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 129 512,244 42,023 1,663
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 97 D D (1000-2499)
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 27 D D (100-249)
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 5 112,667 3,662 117
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 846 3,212,591 367,803 9,477
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 11 64,475 8,747 293
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 100 444,909 52,041 1,174
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 38 164,648 11,430 258
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 62 280,261 40,611 916
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 187 444,805 52,685 1,481
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 25 D D (100-249)
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 55 184,377 26,417 842
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 393 1,786,673 188,664 4,591
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 75 D D (500-999)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 374 1,182,620 130,106 3,959
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 66 93,679 15,914 524
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 49 295,621 25,583 754
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 55 135,224 18,180 615
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 25 68,468 6,940 206
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 69 248,881 27,635 677
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 110 340,747 35,854 1,183
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 117 227,850 38,532 1,638
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 22 D D (250-499)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 44 D D (500-999)
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 9 41,350 3,863 85
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 42 66,450 11,458 544
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 96 412,629 48,305 1,165
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 21 23,848 3,068 122
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 70 381,030 44,920 1,041
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 358 D D (2500-4999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 50 D D (500-999)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 18 17,517 2,005 102
42193 Recyclable material whsle 96 288,391 27,721 1,069
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 47 197,150 17,359 664
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 34 188,727 16,264 597
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 13 8,423 1,095 67
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 20 39,281 4,043 131
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 29 51,960 6,319 274
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 47 D D (100-249)
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 42 D D (100-249)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 147 D D (1000-2499)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 55 185,217 10,936 403
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 23 29,952 2,222 95
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 16 63,955 2,822 160
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 24 28,751 6,108 214
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 26 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 2,268 29,359,337 925,035 32,248
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 197 546,230 57,531 2,040
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 29 D D (250-499)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 113 D D (500-999)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 55 259,212 20,341 727
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 115 1,635,454 50,474 1,581
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 49 1,388,125 28,101 952
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 66 247,329 22,373 629
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 89 D D (500-999)
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 26 61,370 4,371 192
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 16 41,136 2,939 120
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 10 20,234 1,432 72
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 27 45,739 4,630 214
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 30 D D (100-249)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 682 4,889,525 301,130 11,814
42241 General-line grocery whsle 50 1,272,864 54,130 2,025
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 46 D D (1000-2499)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 84 809,431 47,893 1,816
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 31 133,708 10,192 354
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 31 133,708 10,192 354
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42245 Confectionery whsle 44 252,805 24,525 1,025
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 177 344,332 18,231 1,425
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 40 D D (500-999)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 42 206,084 20,867 918
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 202 1,638,545 109,691 3,494
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 52 345,913 15,118 447
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 26 98,009 8,058 371
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 43 390,288 44,874 1,601
4224904 Canned goods whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 12 62,727 11,842 85
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 56 D D (500-999)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 101 11,345,036 49,044 1,886
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 59 10,812,223 42,896 1,330
42252 Livestock whsle 18 D D (250-499)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 24 D D (100-249)
4225904 Cotton whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4225905 Other farm-product raw material whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 299 1,691,044 149,855 3,303
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 46 D D (250-499)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 253 D D (2500-4999)
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 26 50,984 7,135 208
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 227 D D (2500-4999)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 367 6,109,799 128,847 4,168
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 283 5,512,737 110,139 3,508
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 272 5,502,732 108,612 3,435
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 230 1,879,645 62,437 2,403
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 42 3,623,087 46,175 1,032
4227102 Liquefied petroleum bulk stations & terminals 11 10,005 1,527 73
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 84 597,062 18,708 660
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 76 1,056,252 88,107 3,189
42281 Beer & ale whsle 47 503,491 48,064 1,919
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 29 552,761 40,043 1,270
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 29 552,761 40,043 1,270
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 342 D D (2500-4999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 92 410,027 20,147 878
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 42 114,650 8,146 394
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 50 295,377 12,001 484
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 36 78,958 7,729 356
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 35 48,042 6,901 431
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 30 1,195,184 30,306 1,204
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 39 72,297 7,313 249
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 110 D D (500-999)
4229901 Art goods whsle 33 D D (250-499)
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 26 D D (100-249)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 46 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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