1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Plymouth 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 700 5,772,636 361,136 9,214
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 465 2,626,968 175,641 4,326
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 235 3,145,668 185,495 4,888

 

 

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 700 5,772,636 361,136 9,214
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 465 2,626,968 175,641 4,326
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 52 D D (500-999)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 8 47,774 2,799 96
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 23 76,567 11,004 380
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 12 D D (100-249)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 11 D D (100-249)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 18 141,577 5,333 136
42121 Furniture whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 30 168,397 6,687 188
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 15 110,375 4,181 115
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 74 338,795 24,814 576
42142 Office equipment whsle 8 14,974 2,867 70
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 33 230,263 12,329 263
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 21 101,389 7,934 196
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 8 D D (20-99)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 13 D D (100-249)
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 12 128,874 4,395 67
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 15 62,118 5,563 131
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 15 62,118 5,563 131
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 23 D D (100-249)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 21 D D (100-249)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 17 D D (100-249)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 12 D D (100-249)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 75 1,055,292 53,495 1,120
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 20 80,947 5,654 126
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 9 24,286 4,253 153
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 46 950,059 43,588 841
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 30 D D (500-999)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 38 100,903 11,754 286
42171 Hardware whsle 17 47,942 6,993 159
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 9 37,005 1,705 38
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 8 11,865 2,063 61
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 100 297,060 33,026 772
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 6 16,384 1,056 42
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 56 221,150 26,481 544
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 4 34,478 4,949 109
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 17 39,470 5,846 119
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 10 14,285 1,595 31
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 19 128,717 13,641 270
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 19 D D (20-99)
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 55 309,074 15,526 429
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 12 D D (20-99)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 3 D D (1-19)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 21 33,769 5,328 142
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 6 16,375 2,612 51
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 5 D D (100-249)
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 14 D D (20-99)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) 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 235 3,145,668 185,495 4,888
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 38 145,077 11,509 341
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 17 D D (100-249)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 14 50,589 4,435 89
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 7 D D (250-499)
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 2 D D (250-499)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 35 475,944 52,289 1,696
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 12 310,791 38,055 1,362
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42234 Footwear whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 75 1,116,117 28,904 949
42241 General-line grocery whsle 10 112,584 7,190 173
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 10 112,584 7,190 173
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 15 62,345 2,502 70
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 11 77,207 3,237 127
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 22 D D (250-499)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 5 D D (100-249)
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 9 D D (250-499)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 22 65,547 6,265 152
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 9 169,675 5,423 119
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 4 D D (20-99)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 4 D D (20-99)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 3 D D (20-99)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 3 D D (500-999)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 1 D D (100-249)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 2 D D (250-499)
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 2 D D (250-499)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 42 D D (500-999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 5 10,385 850 28
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 13 92,981 5,441 149
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 17 D D (250-499)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 9 D D (250-499)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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