1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Norfolk County, MA


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 1,451 21,949,384 1,128,825 23,872
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 959 11,131,966 617,400 12,410
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 492 10,817,418 511,425 11,462

 

 

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 1,451 21,949,384 1,128,825 23,872
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 959 11,131,966 617,400 12,410
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 65 3,399,431 51,551 1,348
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 12 2,995,678 24,153 527
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 6 D D (250-499)
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 3 D D (100-249)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 38 394,838 25,407 755
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 12 D D (100-249)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 24 D D (500-999)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 71 549,408 27,085 589
42121 Furniture whsle 34 137,642 7,694 175
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 15 D D (20-99)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 37 411,766 19,391 414
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 5 D D (100-249)
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 45 426,463 20,588 470
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 25 346,117 12,595 274
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 11 147,442 6,282 152
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 8 18,141 2,145 58
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 8 46,037 4,069 101
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 205 2,617,715 178,405 3,252
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 6 D D (100-249)
42142 Office equipment whsle 25 162,740 16,940 427
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 87 1,238,308 91,328 1,410
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 68 1,203,007 81,864 1,184
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 28 599,131 17,467 249
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 40 603,876 64,397 935
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 19 35,301 9,464 226
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 15 D D (250-499)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 50 424,218 37,456 669
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 46 420,901 37,123 658
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 8 37,146 3,887 96
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 34 D D (250-499)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 32 D D (250-499)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 25 D D (250-499)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 16 D D (250-499)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 9 D D (20-99)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 7 D D (100-249)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 5 D D (100-249)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 150 1,390,029 90,450 1,835
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 51 485,021 40,225 894
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 17 327,197 10,368 223
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 82 577,811 39,857 718
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 29 156,254 21,520 363
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 53 421,557 18,337 355
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 84 1,063,121 74,041 947
42171 Hardware whsle 33 824,042 51,079 499
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 30 180,303 16,313 343
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 15 D D (20-99)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 200 792,712 103,324 2,330
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 3 27,259 5,739 171
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 2 D D (100-249)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 124 549,853 60,236 1,276
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 9 100,758 13,615 249
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 15 43,284 6,039 126
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 33 178,502 12,658 260
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 17 64,532 6,069 157
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 14 31,642 4,973 121
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 1 D D (1-19)
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 35 D D (250-499)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 44 139,518 31,242 685
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 7 19,433 2,723 57
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 8 20,256 2,536 73
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 5 51,584 18,245 357
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 14 D D (100-249)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 7 14,527 1,753 71
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 105 D D (1000-2499)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 21 189,662 15,859 458
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 22 105,493 9,714 285
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 7 D D (20-99)
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 5 D D (20-99)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 18 57,359 3,291 88
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 16 D D (20-99)
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 35 D D (250-499)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 9 100,367 3,545 59
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 13 87,675 2,308 82
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 5 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 492 10,817,418 511,425 11,462
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 75 410,974 33,556 784
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 13 137,578 5,385 84
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 38 189,374 21,738 581
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 24 84,022 6,433 119
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 22 1,107,443 53,874 1,176
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 10 163,909 11,197 319
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 12 943,534 42,677 857
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 76 2,127,846 115,791 1,896
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 19 D D (250-499)
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 12 D D (250-499)
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 17 D D (20-99)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 28 D D (250-499)
42234 Footwear whsle 12 D D (1000-2499)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 144 4,798,839 152,683 3,809
42241 General-line grocery whsle 23 235,327 9,214 286
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 21 D D (250-499)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 20 1,376,164 22,840 559
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 6 79,332 2,079 27
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 6 79,332 2,079 27
42245 Confectionery whsle 8 191,732 22,340 543
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 9 65,707 2,980 128
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 52 D D (1000-2499)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 11 121,323 6,644 184
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 5 D D (250-499)
4224904 Canned goods whsle 9 715,909 20,350 440
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 19 1,777,497 42,252 1,014
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 37 186,786 16,905 314
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 11 75,732 4,493 81
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 26 111,054 12,412 233
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 24 D D (100-249)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 14 D D (250-499)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 4 D D (20-99)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 4 D D (20-99)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 10 305,895 11,129 252
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 23 D D (500-999)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 5 D D (100-249)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 18 523,509 34,973 705
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 18 523,509 34,973 705
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 96 D D (1000-2499)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 22 540,846 37,449 943
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 5 429,371 14,752 442
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 7 78,249 12,586 364
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 56 D D (250-499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 12 33,648 4,112 131
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 16 37,045 5,535 111
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 25 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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