1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Missouri


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 9,522 91,411,852 4,639,845 125,929
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 6,038 43,517,920 2,623,570 69,070
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 3,484 47,893,932 2,016,275 56,859

 

 

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 9,522 91,411,852 4,639,845 125,929
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 6,038 43,517,920 2,623,570 69,070
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 695 12,279,507 256,495 9,228
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 209 10,535,622 121,768 4,743
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 91 4,128,868 34,552 1,919
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 18 D D (250-499)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 21 D D (250-499)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 72 D D (1000-2499)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 226 1,436,254 94,103 2,817
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 111 462,606 32,529 1,257
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 102 938,863 56,886 1,438
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 13 34,785 4,688 122
42113 Tire & tube whsle 63 D D (500-999)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 197 D D (1000-2499)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 269 1,427,926 104,690 3,064
42121 Furniture whsle 111 703,472 51,212 1,324
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 46 117,800 8,602 281
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 65 585,672 42,610 1,043
42122 Home furnishings whsle 158 724,454 53,478 1,740
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 31 87,915 6,841 229
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 25 228,046 7,008 217
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 54 197,763 23,463 713
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 48 210,730 16,166 581
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 310 1,655,362 104,452 3,218
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 144 978,229 64,289 2,049
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 32 121,792 4,517 185
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 34 306,324 15,512 495
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 78 550,113 44,260 1,369
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 56 353,667 13,880 398
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 20 D D (100-249)
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 19 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 17 D D (100-249)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 49 206,088 14,883 433
42139 Other construction materials whsle 61 117,378 11,400 338
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 9 16,888 1,346 53
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 52 100,490 10,054 285
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 850 4,261,935 540,809 12,316
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 26 161,644 14,450 404
42142 Office equipment whsle 163 385,478 69,408 2,499
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 235 1,791,063 263,498 4,642
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 204 1,689,203 252,205 4,355
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 57 327,060 16,668 363
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 147 1,362,143 235,537 3,992
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 31 101,860 11,293 287
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 116 286,276 31,621 1,054
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 66 215,425 20,286 642
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 50 70,851 11,335 412
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 222 1,382,196 133,275 2,820
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 205 1,320,020 124,956 2,631
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 17 62,176 8,319 189
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 32 46,019 8,908 325
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 56 209,259 19,649 572
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 50 D D (250-499)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 324 D D (2500-4999)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 316 2,552,029 146,252 4,138
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 255 1,970,164 129,619 3,636
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 163 1,153,971 101,211 2,995
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 92 816,193 28,408 641
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 61 581,865 16,633 502
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 39 507,972 13,495 395
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 22 73,893 3,138 107
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4215201 Coal whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 701 5,632,256 466,083 8,363
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 273 2,785,602 260,210 3,418
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 88 669,488 41,814 1,154
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 340 2,177,166 164,059 3,791
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 194 1,462,008 118,317 2,569
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 146 715,158 45,742 1,222
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 491 2,400,833 157,402 4,337
42171 Hardware whsle 181 805,802 58,755 1,740
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 115 454,918 28,900 1,030
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 135 806,100 51,976 1,201
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 60 334,013 17,771 366
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 1,740 8,987,719 663,279 18,108
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 126 D D (1000-2499)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 335 2,966,890 101,018 3,673
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 263 841,543 61,711 2,566
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 49 2,010,075 30,071 807
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 23 115,272 9,236 300
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 697 2,914,160 320,963 7,538
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 32 152,583 25,931 591
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 71 245,572 26,913 702
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 29 58,799 9,007 271
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 42 186,773 17,906 431
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 245 828,022 98,061 2,387
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 67 328,124 26,617 578
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 115 452,980 71,135 1,850
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 155 D D (1000-2499)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 322 1,685,141 106,833 2,968
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 44 D D (500-999)
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 70 234,232 20,013 552
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 43 117,249 14,718 469
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 36 554,767 11,043 305
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 27 109,900 10,573 283
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 102 D D (500-999)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 186 D D (1000-2499)
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 34 39,563 4,133 215
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 63 91,398 14,113 565
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 19 27,326 3,780 114
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 70 D D (250-499)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 74 310,815 17,677 478
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 45 221,909 12,396 300
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 658 D D (5000-9999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 113 625,533 31,694 1,141
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 67 200,811 13,776 468
42193 Recyclable material whsle 214 2,339,099 75,478 2,486
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 79 1,337,287 24,901 782
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 44 109,563 14,912 495
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 35 1,227,724 9,989 287
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 41 133,677 17,456 421
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 94 868,135 33,121 1,283
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 81 110,328 15,926 581
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 73 D D (500-999)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 183 D D (1000-2499)
4219901 Musical instruments & supplies whsle 11 D D (100-249)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 26 D D (100-249)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 46 228,739 11,307 428
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 27 192,230 11,965 467
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 15 D D (100-249)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 12 D D (250-499)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 28 28,144 2,963 151
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 45 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 3,484 47,893,932 2,016,275 56,859
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 367 2,916,690 286,163 7,090
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 57 869,711 38,347 971
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 183 1,224,158 182,143 4,517
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 127 822,821 65,673 1,602
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 151 5,279,370 150,842 3,810
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 70 3,007,538 51,535 1,686
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 81 2,271,832 99,307 2,124
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 247 2,022,960 163,059 4,166
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 58 206,955 17,777 454
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 37 132,341 14,421 365
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 21 74,614 3,356 89
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 68 450,148 34,398 1,218
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 59 559,933 39,212 1,225
42234 Footwear whsle 62 805,924 71,672 1,269
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 723 11,543,690 504,531 14,884
42241 General-line grocery whsle 75 3,801,069 119,223 3,646
4224101 General-line grocery whsle, voluntary group 4 D D (500-999)
4224102 General-line grocery whsle, retail cooperative 3 D D (1000-2499)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 68 D D (1000-2499)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 84 822,559 44,935 1,364
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 60 851,557 42,488 1,103
4224301 Raw milk whsle 4 214,083 2,903 81
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 56 637,474 39,585 1,022
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 31 571,281 14,221 359
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 31 571,281 14,221 359
42245 Confectionery whsle 58 988,479 54,201 1,810
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 64 D D (500-999)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 77 D D (500-999)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 266 D D (2500-4999)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 36 621,728 15,571 513
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 54 169,148 11,009 520
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 58 684,326 52,894 1,626
4224904 Canned goods whsle 21 514,661 14,976 502
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 10 60,055 2,638 89
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 87 D D (1000-2499)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 404 7,881,848 83,561 4,071
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 247 6,538,483 68,328 2,419
42252 Livestock whsle 128 D D (1000-2499)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 29 D D (250-499)
4225905 Other farm-product raw material whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 347 2,382,062 175,230 4,096
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 103 525,593 35,104 958
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 244 1,856,469 140,126 3,138
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 13 19,482 3,652 113
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 231 1,836,987 136,474 3,025
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 367 5,353,154 92,562 3,365
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 281 2,448,362 59,809 2,340
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 277 2,434,176 59,056 2,307
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 262 1,360,388 49,414 2,005
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 15 1,073,788 9,642 302
4227102 Liquefied petroleum bulk stations & terminals 4 14,186 753 33
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 86 2,904,792 32,753 1,025
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 98 1,101,429 110,755 2,765
42281 Beer & ale whsle 72 635,915 69,440 1,769
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 26 465,514 41,315 996
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 26 465,514 41,315 996
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 780 9,412,729 449,572 12,612
42291 Farm supplies whsle 309 6,646,008 274,513 4,619
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 196 386,264 28,335 1,344
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 113 6,259,744 246,178 3,275
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 92 916,278 74,219 3,712
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 69 141,931 22,172 1,436
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 28 953,584 20,948 790
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 53 143,864 9,905 335
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 229 611,064 47,815 1,720
4229901 Art goods whsle 69 130,281 13,112 429
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 52 D D (250-499)
4229903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 101 D D (500-999)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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