1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Forsyth County, NC


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 478 3,625,053 219,879 6,706
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 313 1,665,411 143,498 4,047
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 165 1,959,642 76,381 2,659

 

 

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 478 3,625,053 219,879 6,706
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 313 1,665,411 143,498 4,047
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 35 D D (500-999)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 5 D D (100-249)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 9 21,557 3,040 126
42113 Tire & tube whsle 4 D D (100-249)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 25 117,050 6,759 152
42121 Furniture whsle 15 D D (20-99)
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 18 149,979 14,582 459
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 9 130,439 12,783 411
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 6 D D (250-499)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 47 268,651 30,000 648
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42142 Office equipment whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 8 85,131 12,317 185
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 8 85,131 12,317 185
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 6 D D (100-249)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 6 D D (100-249)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 19 30,727 3,148 102
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 19 30,727 3,148 102
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 4 D D (20-99)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 3 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 37 166,092 17,395 505
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 19 D D (250-499)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 35 157,075 15,991 529
42171 Hardware whsle 14 74,822 9,799 325
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 11 51,841 4,311 112
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 80 532,494 31,269 880
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 6 D D (100-249)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 5 D D (100-249)
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 3 D D (100-249)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 35 D D (250-499)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 9 36,104 4,453 122
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 21 39,924 4,329 178
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 8 13,820 1,519 73
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 2 D D (1-19)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 32 D D (250-499)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 3 D D (20-99)
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 2 D D (20-99)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 8 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 165 1,959,642 76,381 2,659
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 24 D D (250-499)
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 3 D D (100-249)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 10 80,632 6,279 160
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 4 D D (100-249)
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 23 D D (250-499)
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 8 D D (20-99)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 4 D D (100-249)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 50 370,019 26,514 1,088
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 4 D D (100-249)
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 3 D D (100-249)
42245 Confectionery whsle 3 18,197 2,714 177
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 10 102,586 5,783 222
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4225902 Leaf tobacco whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 14 53,328 4,883 146
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 11 D D (100-249)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 6 D D (100-249)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 4 D D (100-249)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 3 D D (20-99)
4227102 Liquefied petroleum bulk stations & terminals 2 D D (20-99)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 28 D D (100-249)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 17 D D (20-99)
4229901 Art 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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