1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
St. Louis, MO (IC)


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 902 10,582,859 646,412 16,599
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 554 4,749,873 371,318 9,491
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 348 5,832,986 275,094 7,108

 

 

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 902 10,582,859 646,412 16,599
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 554 4,749,873 371,318 9,491
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 63 354,723 38,085 1,242
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 13 D D (250-499)
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 2 D D (100-249)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 2 D D (100-249)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 6 D D (250-499)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 32 149,088 17,122 585
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 18 100,835 10,486 401
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 12 D D (100-249)
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 32 195,206 18,724 585
42121 Furniture whsle 16 D D (250-499)
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 5 D D (100-249)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 16 D D (250-499)
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 28 D D (250-499)
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 94 955,059 100,230 2,063
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42142 Office equipment whsle 13 D D (250-499)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 28 253,795 19,640 295
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 24 D D (250-499)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 6 D D (20-99)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 18 173,370 14,898 227
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 22 D D (250-499)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 11 D D (100-249)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 22 521,171 48,416 786
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 20 D D (500-999)
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 3 11,654 2,972 121
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 1 D D (20-99)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 31 942,321 27,874 642
42151 Metal service centers & offices 29 D D (500-999)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 26 D D (500-999)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 19 D D (250-499)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 7 D D (100-249)
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4215201 Coal whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 55 853,634 41,114 928
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 21 355,842 16,268 448
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 6 D D (250-499)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 28 D D (100-249)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 16 343,513 12,152 136
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 46 298,178 28,051 740
42171 Hardware whsle 17 D D (250-499)
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 12 25,660 2,333 123
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 129 535,193 68,300 1,804
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 6 54,929 9,122 221
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 1 D D (1-19)
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 56 195,744 24,568 614
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 26 138,339 16,009 373
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 8 18,624 2,314 81
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 12 15,122 1,918 62
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 44 D D (500-999)
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 5 D D (100-249)
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 18 D D (250-499)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 1 D D (1-19)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 76 D D (1000-2499)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 35 197,764 22,812 710
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 14 D D (250-499)
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 9 D D (100-249)
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 18 D D (250-499)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 3 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 348 5,832,986 275,094 7,108
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 44 D D (1000-2499)
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 11 D D (250-499)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 14 D D (250-499)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 19 D D (250-499)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 12 D D (500-999)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 9 D D (500-999)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 46 D D (500-999)
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 12 D D (500-999)
42234 Footwear whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 102 1,304,988 53,104 1,460
42241 General-line grocery whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4224301 Raw milk whsle 1 D D (20-99)
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42245 Confectionery whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 29 252,970 14,799 324
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 31 590,655 19,686 447
4224904 Canned goods whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 14 D D (250-499)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 53 892,377 60,324 1,277
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 12 49,723 5,391 161
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 41 842,654 54,933 1,116
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 39 D D (1000-2499)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 15 D D (250-499)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 8 261,723 6,088 169
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 8 261,723 6,088 169
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 7 D D (100-249)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 7 D D (250-499)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 4 D D (100-249)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 62 D D (500-999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 8 D D (100-249)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 15 D D (250-499)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4229903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 5 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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