1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Montana


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 1,574 7,596,802 371,642 14,356
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 886 2,707,788 211,057 7,568
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 688 4,889,014 160,585 6,788

 

 

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 1,574 7,596,802 371,642 14,356
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 886 2,707,788 211,057 7,568
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 112 615,947 32,758 1,269
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 31 460,037 16,269 641
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 10 298,526 2,942 175
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 13 129,081 11,444 378
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 46 119,226 12,159 440
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 17 13,571 1,995 80
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 25 101,068 9,679 339
42113 Tire & tube whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 26 D D (100-249)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 27 D D (100-249)
42121 Furniture whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 18 17,161 1,672 92
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 80 544,497 21,265 602
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 53 454,811 15,968 434
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 29 259,810 8,236 207
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 7 98,861 2,682 78
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 17 96,140 5,050 149
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 10 35,898 1,209 34
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 3 D D (1-19)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 12 40,137 2,531 78
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 126 141,877 26,736 928
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (1-19)
42142 Office equipment whsle 33 30,021 7,656 301
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 24 37,855 5,968 171
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 21 D D (100-249)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 18 D D (100-249)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 19 16,643 2,411 103
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 15 14,455 2,131 90
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 30 27,123 4,428 153
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 29 D D (100-249)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 7 17,730 3,187 99
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 23 D D (250-499)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 20 D D (250-499)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 18 D D (250-499)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 18 D D (250-499)
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 65 142,168 12,108 373
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 24 105,178 7,020 198
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 5 7,772 463 26
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 36 29,218 4,625 149
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 21 15,039 3,574 113
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 15 14,179 1,051 36
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 61 166,403 17,896 597
42171 Hardware whsle 22 47,183 5,298 184
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 17 78,842 7,006 252
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 16 28,924 3,688 104
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 6 11,454 1,904 57
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 285 668,671 70,345 2,562
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 31 136,716 14,564 397
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 102 270,029 23,527 992
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 85 242,899 20,622 856
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 14 D D (100-249)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 87 188,804 22,016 710
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 14 23,967 4,398 136
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 10 16,172 3,293 111
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 29 25,266 4,188 170
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 15 98,907 9,775 262
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 15 22,157 1,424 53
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 33 D D (100-249)
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 10 22,567 2,343 91
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 8 10,983 1,561 73
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 28 27,631 4,478 229
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 12 6,810 1,484 92
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 9 13,132 1,984 91
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 107 D D (500-999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 23 181,284 5,087 228
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 10 7,376 1,129 59
42193 Recyclable material whsle 34 48,996 5,369 264
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 18 D D (100-249)
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 17 D D (100-249)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 11 7,835 987 85
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 29 D D (100-249)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 9 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 688 4,889,014 160,585 6,788
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 43 71,531 10,070 367
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 5 29,661 3,403 67
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 30 29,169 4,577 235
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 8 12,701 2,090 65
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 21 93,192 3,789 188
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 20 36,160 3,958 141
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 3 D D (1-19)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 8 21,231 2,267 91
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 130 1,088,785 59,195 2,137
42241 General-line grocery whsle 20 658,785 29,413 987
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 17 D D (500-999)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 13 124,583 9,053 255
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 17 30,823 1,162 64
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 16 D D (20-99)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42245 Confectionery whsle 6 4,316 230 19
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 12 23,795 1,262 47
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 4 4,436 646 25
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 54 228,775 17,319 736
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 5 29,073 2,176 59
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 8 26,671 1,432 92
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 23 98,874 10,734 452
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 141 1,867,066 16,215 1,004
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 105 1,413,784 12,984 541
42252 Livestock whsle 31 D D (250-499)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 5 D D (1-19)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 44 56,510 6,245 218
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 44 56,510 6,245 218
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 12 14,987 2,774 93
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 32 41,523 3,471 125
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 126 1,235,168 23,562 1,159
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 97 780,731 18,655 960
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 94 D D (500-999)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 81 D D (500-999)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 13 D D (100-249)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 29 454,437 4,907 199
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 36 152,107 16,834 622
42281 Beer & ale whsle 30 145,990 15,892 572
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 6 6,117 942 50
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 127 288,495 20,717 952
42291 Farm supplies whsle 72 163,737 10,030 384
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 47 113,831 6,795 269
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 25 49,906 3,235 115
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 5 10,952 830 38
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 9 51,691 3,547 152
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 3 D D (1-19)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 31 D D (100-249)
4229901 Art goods whsle 15 12,923 1,707 82
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 11 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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