1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Kent County, MI


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 1,314 15,882,230 1,043,646 28,386
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 943 7,298,316 560,884 13,983
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 371 8,583,914 482,762 14,403

 

 

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 1,314 15,882,230 1,043,646 28,386
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 943 7,298,316 560,884 13,983
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 93 1,358,808 82,991 2,170
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 30 868,881 36,470 870
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 13 D D (250-499)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 12 D D (250-499)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 45 434,340 34,395 914
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 15 D D (250-499)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 29 D D (250-499)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 14 D D (250-499)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 54 D D (500-999)
42121 Furniture whsle 29 D D (250-499)
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 20 153,947 18,099 379
42122 Home furnishings whsle 25 D D (250-499)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 53 842,089 33,838 860
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 32 337,708 19,397 473
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 9 119,288 7,808 199
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 16 D D (100-249)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 134 D D (1000-2499)
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42142 Office equipment whsle 19 D D (250-499)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 42 D D (500-999)
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 38 D D (500-999)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 30 D D (500-999)
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 26 D D (250-499)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 14 D D (100-249)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 28 D D (250-499)
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 25 D D (100-249)
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 7 31,120 9,019 359
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 59 778,129 48,648 1,248
42151 Metal service centers & offices 59 778,129 48,648 1,248
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 48 711,414 45,159 1,177
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 35 522,267 43,056 1,145
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 13 189,147 2,103 32
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 11 66,715 3,489 71
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 8 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 98 D D (500-999)
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 47 D D (250-499)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 44 D D (250-499)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 22 D D (100-249)
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 22 D D (100-249)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 89 747,207 61,640 1,668
42171 Hardware whsle 43 436,822 36,150 1,115
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 14 197,767 9,980 248
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 28 D D (250-499)
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 288 1,360,327 159,023 3,599
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 17 159,604 17,584 364
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 10 70,998 7,003 176
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 3 D D (20-99)
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 3 D D (100-249)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 181 837,111 92,635 2,018
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 20 D D (250-499)
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 52 D D (500-999)
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 36 238,356 16,993 261
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 26 107,484 16,422 446
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 41 183,915 20,958 407
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 55 204,784 28,203 614
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 11 41,391 5,178 138
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 11 D D (100-249)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 21 D D (100-249)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 18 D D (250-499)
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 75 D D (500-999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 17 73,647 2,915 94
42193 Recyclable material whsle 23 174,093 7,623 253
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 12 D D (100-249)
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 10 61,105 2,846 143
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 2 D D (20-99)
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 29 D D (250-499)
4219901 Musical instruments & supplies whsle 2 D D (100-249)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 12 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 371 8,583,914 482,762 14,403
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 65 D D (1000-2499)
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 35 D D (500-999)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 21 D D (100-249)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 16 193,653 4,677 130
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 29 D D (500-999)
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 14 D D (250-499)
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 12 D D (100-249)
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 2 D D (100-249)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42234 Footwear whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 111 5,648,601 295,322 8,764
42241 General-line grocery whsle 13 3,039,670 106,802 3,047
4224101 General-line grocery whsle, voluntary group 2 D D (1000-2499)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 10 D D (1000-2499)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 18 D D (2500-4999)
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 2 D D (250-499)
4224301 Raw milk whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42245 Confectionery whsle 14 D D (500-999)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 10 39,782 2,383 103
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 29 D D (500-999)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 25 D D (1000-2499)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 11 D D (250-499)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 4 D D (250-499)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 8 D D (250-499)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 71 343,561 27,186 754
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 27 D D (100-249)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 44 D D (500-999)
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 5 13,626 2,222 65
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 39 D D (250-499)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 12 D D (250-499)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 8 D D (250-499)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 7 D D (250-499)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 7 D D (250-499)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 7 D D (250-499)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 5 82,777 10,155 268
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 57 D D (1000-2499)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 3 D D (20-99)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 12 D D (250-499)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 3 D D (1000-2499)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 23 D D (100-249)
4229901 Art goods whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 9 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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