1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Minnesota


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 9,348 99,444,542 5,023,965 131,787
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 6,103 51,757,793 3,383,536 83,584
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 3,245 47,686,749 1,640,429 48,203

 

 

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 9,348 99,444,542 5,023,965 131,787
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 6,103 51,757,793 3,383,536 83,584
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 570 10,066,751 240,715 7,699
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 154 8,513,068 109,532 3,148
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 62 D D (500-999)
4211102 Bus & recreational vehicle whsle 11 109,285 7,318 178
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 16 D D (100-249)
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 58 926,013 66,952 1,699
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 256 1,272,915 95,560 3,152
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 79 412,583 27,465 1,060
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 162 841,399 65,167 1,970
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 15 18,933 2,928 122
42113 Tire & tube whsle 31 D D (250-499)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 129 D D (500-999)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 324 1,928,915 126,840 3,124
42121 Furniture whsle 175 989,415 81,785 1,772
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 77 222,428 10,070 276
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 98 766,987 71,715 1,496
42122 Home furnishings whsle 149 939,500 45,055 1,352
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 37 247,864 15,896 472
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 30 321,648 8,989 251
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 28 207,806 11,848 298
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 54 162,182 8,322 331
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 278 3,238,433 161,884 3,794
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 153 2,426,527 115,380 2,621
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 34 364,721 13,965 311
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 32 385,614 23,189 548
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 87 1,676,192 78,226 1,762
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 53 D D (250-499)
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 22 D D (100-249)
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 38 366,455 17,397 477
42139 Other construction materials whsle 34 D D (250-499)
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 26 D D (100-249)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 1,052 10,699,941 1,082,605 23,997
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 25 D D (250-499)
42142 Office equipment whsle 122 719,444 136,727 3,258
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 436 6,588,601 583,580 12,648
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 357 6,156,927 528,433 11,524
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 142 2,575,117 134,703 2,781
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 215 3,581,810 393,730 8,743
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 79 431,674 55,147 1,124
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 122 550,154 53,813 1,525
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 67 267,864 27,289 837
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 55 282,290 26,524 688
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 240 2,156,651 239,251 4,376
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 215 2,016,216 222,019 3,927
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 25 140,435 17,232 449
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 40 182,346 18,515 713
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 67 D D (1000-2499)
4214901 Religious & school supplies whsle 11 D D (250-499)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 56 D D (500-999)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 193 2,279,850 124,277 3,118
42151 Metal service centers & offices 184 2,155,063 121,255 3,070
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 147 D D (2500-4999)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 91 1,554,526 96,464 2,481
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 56 D D (250-499)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 37 D D (250-499)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 26 D D (250-499)
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 11 D D (20-99)
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 9 124,787 3,022 48
4215201 Coal whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 818 7,426,570 432,605 10,111
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 295 2,180,451 112,076 2,753
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 69 1,153,905 45,082 1,063
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 454 4,092,214 275,447 6,295
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 185 D D (2500-4999)
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 269 D D (2500-4999)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 427 2,034,589 171,763 4,362
42171 Hardware whsle 213 991,062 89,693 2,505
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 112 598,378 34,840 828
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 75 349,461 40,805 893
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 27 95,688 6,425 136
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 1,706 10,335,898 801,608 19,755
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 118 924,548 89,003 2,007
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 471 3,422,643 164,580 5,405
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 367 1,313,919 110,626 3,983
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 82 1,922,419 43,959 1,124
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 22 186,305 9,995 298
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 699 4,279,169 356,855 7,426
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 36 85,714 8,930 191
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 74 407,052 46,605 929
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 30 144,195 19,399 361
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 44 262,857 27,206 568
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 232 2,439,270 166,836 3,279
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 84 370,442 30,601 584
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 95 379,065 54,072 1,252
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 168 D D (1000-2499)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 272 1,109,399 129,156 3,109
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 35 81,176 9,228 294
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 55 303,782 23,453 613
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 41 97,206 15,384 401
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 37 118,933 12,170 322
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 17 105,358 12,986 255
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 87 402,944 55,935 1,224
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 101 D D (1000-2499)
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 21 85,458 11,265 345
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 31 D D (250-499)
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 40 122,314 13,394 340
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 45 D D (500-999)
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 20 67,785 4,182 129
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 11 D D (100-249)
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 14 D D (250-499)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 735 3,746,846 241,239 7,624
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 198 1,217,512 91,944 2,652
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 75 259,735 11,994 405
42193 Recyclable material whsle 180 554,053 62,972 1,980
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 77 266,617 26,548 779
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 53 243,703 21,739 667
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 24 22,914 4,809 112
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 28 92,657 14,412 344
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 75 194,779 22,012 857
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 75 166,503 13,885 807
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 69 D D (500-999)
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 6 D D (1-19)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 207 1,549,043 60,444 1,780
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 26 16,987 1,990 105
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 65 D D (250-499)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 51 1,069,918 33,227 967
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 39 896,670 24,195 734
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 12 173,248 9,032 233
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 15 22,305 3,865 98
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 47 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 3,245 47,686,749 1,640,429 48,203
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 303 3,053,853 151,534 4,112
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 48 D D (500-999)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 159 766,843 69,725 2,150
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 96 D D (1000-2499)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 114 3,500,680 111,261 2,941
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 49 1,895,387 41,043 1,427
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 65 1,605,293 70,218 1,514
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 248 860,875 50,946 1,776
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 57 114,017 11,150 441
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 44 D D (250-499)
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 87 296,326 21,075 554
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 83 175,677 11,897 608
42234 Footwear whsle 21 274,855 6,824 173
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 654 14,103,054 544,017 15,673
42241 General-line grocery whsle 53 3,432,444 136,600 3,438
4224101 General-line grocery whsle, voluntary group 6 D D (1000-2499)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 44 D D (1000-2499)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 71 1,662,240 56,408 1,489
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 73 1,254,936 35,424 1,022
4224301 Raw milk whsle 14 108,636 2,941 166
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 59 1,146,300 32,483 856
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 21 496,698 12,296 301
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 19 D D (250-499)
42245 Confectionery whsle 53 760,088 47,097 1,521
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 56 1,037,936 27,629 787
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 79 798,646 53,477 1,739
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 237 D D (5000-9999)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 25 117,776 8,910 302
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 37 151,229 7,439 316
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 44 565,803 51,440 1,768
4224904 Canned goods whsle 24 773,000 20,252 581
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 15 107,988 4,953 107
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 92 D D (1000-2499)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 545 14,095,767 166,619 5,355
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 433 12,045,123 152,052 4,540
42252 Livestock whsle 90 D D (500-999)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 22 D D (100-249)
4225905 Other farm-product raw material whsle 17 D D (20-99)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 273 1,697,058 134,970 3,328
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 101 489,356 41,303 1,187
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 172 1,207,702 93,667 2,141
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 12 47,151 7,129 190
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 160 1,160,551 86,538 1,951
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 260 3,746,938 76,056 2,914
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 194 2,759,097 59,546 2,350
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 176 2,431,593 50,302 2,113
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 160 D D (1000-2499)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 16 D D (100-249)
4227102 Liquefied petroleum bulk stations & terminals 18 327,504 9,244 237
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 66 987,841 16,510 564
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 103 1,042,306 86,145 2,286
42281 Beer & ale whsle 77 493,835 52,509 1,460
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 26 548,471 33,636 826
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 26 548,471 33,636 826
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 745 5,586,218 318,881 9,818
42291 Farm supplies whsle 295 2,592,800 90,894 2,959
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 159 802,335 24,628 923
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 136 1,790,465 66,266 2,036
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 90 508,198 92,347 2,373
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 50 90,765 13,712 609
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 28 1,129,788 34,521 1,150
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 35 132,171 8,837 233
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 247 1,132,496 78,570 2,494
4229901 Art goods whsle 102 D D (1000-2499)
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 52 170,694 18,273 643
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 90 D D (500-999)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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