1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Suffolk 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 923 10,935,602 523,755 11,910
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 459 2,958,968 247,916 5,495
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 464 7,976,634 275,839 6,415

 

 

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 923 10,935,602 523,755 11,910
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 459 2,958,968 247,916 5,495
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 46 D D (500-999)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 25 100,471 11,609 390
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 12 D D (100-249)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 12 D D (100-249)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 74 659,817 43,038 856
42121 Furniture whsle 36 600,386 35,149 631
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 12 17,461 1,580 71
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 24 582,925 33,569 560
42122 Home furnishings whsle 38 59,431 7,889 225
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 16 D D (20-99)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 18 112,407 8,860 248
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 8 38,606 2,364 122
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 1 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 81 595,340 66,900 1,422
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42142 Office equipment whsle 9 128,249 12,510 397
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 28 328,940 31,009 514
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 23 D D (250-499)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 9 188,751 15,199 236
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 14 D D (100-249)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 11 D D (100-249)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 18 90,424 9,410 159
42151 Metal service centers & offices 18 90,424 9,410 159
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 13 D D (100-249)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 7 68,381 6,839 114
4216 Electrical goods whsle 55 529,595 53,213 1,022
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 18 D D (250-499)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 37 D D (500-999)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 22 D D (500-999)
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 15 D D (20-99)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 31 86,897 10,721 313
42171 Hardware whsle 18 50,193 6,633 203
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 5 13,071 1,174 36
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 53 107,325 14,827 355
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 21 32,167 4,908 120
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 5 13,196 1,688 43
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 16 44,520 6,083 122
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 6 8,998 1,938 40
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 83 D D (500-999)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 23 89,988 7,764 215
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 5 17,940 3,633 81
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 40 166,730 10,557 214
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 35 D D (100-249)
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 5 D D (1-19)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 1 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 464 7,976,634 275,839 6,415
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 41 324,641 19,538 351
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 19 59,647 8,872 147
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 69 620,344 40,535 803
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 20 42,119 4,194 100
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 16 D D (20-99)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 9 51,236 8,850 109
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 29 83,616 5,933 159
42234 Footwear whsle 11 443,373 21,558 435
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 228 2,504,513 151,555 3,644
42241 General-line grocery whsle 22 77,177 3,759 139
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 21 D D (100-249)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 15 286,259 12,328 283
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 6 114,140 9,750 236
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 6 114,140 9,750 236
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 4 103,948 4,816 134
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 4 103,948 4,816 134
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 50 D D (500-999)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 24 564,622 25,733 733
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 70 750,936 56,162 1,148
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 33 D D (250-499)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 4 D D (100-249)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4225901 Hides, skins, & pelts whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4225903 Wool, wool tops, & mohair whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 15 185,308 7,223 137
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 19 3,868,994 20,078 630
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 8 D D (100-249)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 8 D D (100-249)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 3 D D (20-99)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 5 D D (100-249)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 11 D D (250-499)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 72 D D (500-999)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 20 D D (100-249)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 19 64,832 7,531 211
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 22 D D (100-249)
4229901 Art goods whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 10 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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