1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
St. Louis County, MO


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 2,639 39,755,453 1,890,013 38,765
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,860 18,346,028 1,151,664 23,800
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 779 21,409,425 738,349 14,965

 

 

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 2,639 39,755,453 1,890,013 38,765
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,860 18,346,028 1,151,664 23,800
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 110 3,743,463 59,036 1,721
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 30 3,125,376 15,951 709
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 17 D D (500-999)
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 6 D D (100-249)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 57 587,183 38,869 875
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 30 D D (250-499)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 24 492,450 30,105 570
42113 Tire & tube whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 16 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 99 836,980 48,876 1,277
42121 Furniture whsle 43 435,399 25,130 593
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 15 31,230 2,760 74
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 28 404,169 22,370 519
42122 Home furnishings whsle 56 401,581 23,746 684
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 19 105,522 12,715 377
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 72 512,379 26,483 690
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 32 D D (250-499)
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 4 88,561 2,332 62
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 18 D D (250-499)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 334 2,098,831 266,860 5,664
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 12 107,944 9,115 225
42142 Office equipment whsle 43 178,834 24,123 841
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 99 1,081,389 167,034 2,892
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 88 D D (2500-4999)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 22 D D (100-249)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 66 796,117 151,225 2,550
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 38 124,178 9,049 301
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 24 99,034 5,204 178
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 14 25,144 3,845 123
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 111 531,460 48,778 1,167
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 105 D D (1000-2499)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 21 D D (100-249)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 114 1,198,953 59,738 1,416
42151 Metal service centers & offices 111 1,185,789 56,859 1,394
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 84 784,900 48,297 1,154
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 39 D D (500-999)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 45 D D (250-499)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 27 400,889 8,562 240
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 13 D D (100-249)
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 14 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 308 3,410,148 322,342 4,312
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 123 1,820,645 205,625 1,859
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 37 253,238 17,856 415
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 148 1,336,265 98,861 2,038
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 74 842,249 71,831 1,374
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 74 494,016 27,030 664
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 158 1,079,741 54,353 1,417
42171 Hardware whsle 53 185,804 13,842 374
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 46 251,902 11,906 430
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 38 590,390 22,949 453
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 21 51,645 5,656 160
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 496 3,065,014 245,886 5,480
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 25 D D (500-999)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 291 1,562,989 170,631 3,569
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 30 122,423 17,961 436
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 22 D D (250-499)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 111 381,367 47,266 1,067
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 33 230,093 19,778 363
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 42 283,267 43,603 995
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 60 D D (500-999)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 103 989,406 30,415 672
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 13 33,818 4,801 118
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 14 52,396 4,112 83
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 21 D D (20-99)
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 16 54,401 5,844 128
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 39 D D (250-499)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 45 110,139 10,338 366
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 15 D D (100-249)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 20 147,540 7,530 215
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 169 2,400,519 68,090 1,823
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 28 122,221 8,604 247
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 40 1,888,828 26,197 572
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 9 D D (20-99)
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 6 D D (20-99)
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 16 D D (250-499)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 42 82,589 11,957 392
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 38 D D (250-499)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 46 D D (500-999)
4219901 Musical instruments & supplies whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 14 D D (20-99)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 2 D D (1-19)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 11 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 779 21,409,425 738,349 14,965
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 138 1,029,871 67,052 1,517
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 23 348,917 12,666 349
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 73 312,131 31,814 762
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 42 368,823 22,572 406
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 52 1,163,393 74,624 1,611
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 22 D D (250-499)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 30 D D (1000-2499)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 100 1,134,426 87,103 1,706
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 11 D D (100-249)
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 4 D D (1-19)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 23 D D (100-249)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 24 D D (100-249)
42234 Footwear whsle 38 739,736 64,964 1,097
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 170 4,387,269 142,971 4,031
42241 General-line grocery whsle 29 1,714,481 42,605 1,269
4224101 General-line grocery whsle, voluntary group 2 D D (500-999)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 26 D D (500-999)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 25 461,149 22,392 612
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 12 259,014 13,958 203
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 12 259,014 13,958 203
42245 Confectionery whsle 18 D D (500-999)
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 56 D D (1000-2499)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 7 219,937 4,704 139
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 16 107,515 6,370 269
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 9 D D (250-499)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 5 D D (100-249)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 127 988,091 68,532 1,451
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 47 312,140 17,760 428
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 80 675,951 50,772 1,023
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 80 675,951 50,772 1,023
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 22 2,948,128 22,403 562
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 11 D D (100-249)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 11 D D (100-249)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 6 D D (100-249)
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 12 145,271 13,427 376
42281 Beer & ale whsle 4 D D (250-499)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 151 D D (2500-4999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 13 D D (1000-2499)
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 3 D D (1-19)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 10 D D (1000-2499)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 37 D D (500-999)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 23 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 62 D D (250-499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 20 D D (20-99)
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4229903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap whsle 1 D D (1-19)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 30 D D (250-499)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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