1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Mississippi


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 3,173 18,445,224 1,012,079 36,520
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,989 7,217,633 545,343 19,046
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 1,184 11,227,591 466,736 17,474

 

 

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 3,173 18,445,224 1,012,079 36,520
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,989 7,217,633 545,343 19,046
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 268 1,404,910 82,373 3,087
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 87 1,042,932 36,648 1,386
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 45 627,738 6,802 422
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 33 399,876 28,944 919
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 74 196,743 23,410 880
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 20 69,435 7,087 260
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 50 108,226 13,823 564
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 4 19,082 2,500 56
42113 Tire & tube whsle 20 D D (250-499)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 87 D D (250-499)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 98 601,922 31,446 998
42121 Furniture whsle 62 458,166 23,720 711
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 35 391,822 14,249 333
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 27 66,344 9,471 378
42122 Home furnishings whsle 36 143,756 7,726 287
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 9 33,333 2,268 71
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 146 1,133,095 50,116 1,790
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 87 986,167 36,580 1,253
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 28 290,815 8,819 187
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 30 220,557 13,191 595
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 29 474,795 14,570 471
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 25 55,250 4,463 259
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 12 11,958 1,694 84
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 8 46,907 3,718 91
42139 Other construction materials whsle 26 44,771 5,355 187
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 22 40,008 4,250 138
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 200 790,977 74,984 2,421
42142 Office equipment whsle 54 69,010 15,727 540
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 48 187,467 19,927 531
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 42 D D (250-499)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 32 169,341 17,146 452
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 29 49,161 5,818 207
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 16 40,643 4,155 137
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 13 8,518 1,663 70
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 45 404,905 21,619 806
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 42 D D (500-999)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 8 5,886 1,275 54
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 16 74,548 10,618 283
4214901 Religious & school supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 13 D D (250-499)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 57 D D (500-999)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 56 D D (500-999)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 47 251,852 21,851 678
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 37 190,355 17,690 588
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 10 61,497 4,161 90
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 9 D D (100-249)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 7 D D (20-99)
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 1 D D (1-19)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 157 414,717 39,105 1,318
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 62 280,742 17,280 555
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 86 D D (500-999)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 54 78,116 15,548 510
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 32 D D (100-249)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 142 287,168 30,419 1,033
42171 Hardware whsle 51 102,879 13,799 398
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 21 D D (100-249)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 49 101,853 8,672 331
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 21 D D (100-249)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 586 1,550,887 158,475 5,289
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 52 345,319 30,764 740
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 147 451,085 36,358 1,422
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 117 D D (1000-2499)
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 22 44,026 3,748 166
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 211 401,572 49,444 1,598
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 4 23,281 1,112 19
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 22 26,904 4,639 145
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 17 19,351 3,188 97
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 53 86,809 9,390 329
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 18 24,351 3,305 121
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 37 111,438 16,299 522
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 49 80,840 9,633 289
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 28 47,949 5,066 173
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 111 267,300 28,564 975
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 15 35,222 4,177 153
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 22 60,571 5,308 155
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 35 68,863 8,828 334
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 6 25,091 1,402 36
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 7 27,108 2,107 73
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 26 50,445 6,742 224
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 47 67,406 10,826 468
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 13 16,680 2,870 160
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 12 20,038 3,814 125
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 5 12,520 1,582 72
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 17 18,168 2,560 111
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 18 18,205 2,519 86
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 10 13,671 1,840 63
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 335 D D (1000-2499)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 36 52,018 3,653 164
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 13 10,280 1,147 62
42193 Recyclable material whsle 80 D D (500-999)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 48 D D (500-999)
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 28 D D (250-499)
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 20 18,272 2,597 146
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 26 69,635 7,143 331
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 15 9,117 832 33
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 15 9,117 832 33
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 191 D D (1000-2499)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 135 366,825 18,182 766
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 16 17,807 2,029 105
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 21 83,636 4,490 169
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 1,184 11,227,591 466,736 17,474
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 96 212,457 26,079 919
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 51 D D (250-499)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 38 124,738 14,148 460
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 39 688,286 14,208 583
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 18 661,750 9,881 392
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 21 26,536 4,327 191
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 70 234,875 12,759 576
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 36 165,641 6,326 248
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 26 150,776 5,530 205
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 10 14,865 796 43
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 20 58,190 5,657 269
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 306 3,687,033 186,793 6,393
42241 General-line grocery whsle 22 1,093,614 36,884 1,121
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 20 D D (1000-2499)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 33 567,808 31,775 977
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 19 47,365 5,424 267
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 18 D D (250-499)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 23 308,872 5,948 159
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 23 308,872 5,948 159
42245 Confectionery whsle 29 D D (250-499)
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 29 67,701 3,509 219
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 24 444,923 16,467 341
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 27 83,149 5,970 258
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 100 D D (2500-4999)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 48 422,975 47,238 1,790
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 22 472,712 17,718 618
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 109 2,067,775 28,581 1,421
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 45 484,679 7,900 296
42252 Livestock whsle 32 603,133 7,594 698
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 32 979,963 13,087 427
4225904 Cotton whsle 22 967,585 11,811 344
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 100 267,936 20,989 708
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 20 161,535 6,487 261
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 80 106,401 14,502 447
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 73 98,420 13,405 404
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 194 2,248,663 68,692 2,318
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 156 1,890,939 59,614 1,986
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 149 1,719,018 54,523 1,841
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 133 835,405 31,032 1,338
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 16 883,613 23,491 503
4227102 Liquefied petroleum bulk stations & terminals 7 171,921 5,091 145
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 38 357,724 9,078 332
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 54 584,628 40,835 1,485
42281 Beer & ale whsle 49 379,437 37,046 1,340
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 5 205,191 3,789 145
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4228202 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage (State operated) whsle 1 D D (100-249)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 216 1,235,938 67,800 3,071
42291 Farm supplies whsle 74 384,803 20,779 816
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 42 116,294 6,544 330
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 32 268,509 14,235 486
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 11 42,368 5,037 325
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 29 68,641 6,409 334
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 25 676,461 27,922 1,180
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 14 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 63 D D (250-499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 14 8,522 1,461 87
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 14 D D (20-99)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 34 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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