1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Guilford 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 1,347 13,448,116 882,928 21,568
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 934 7,879,054 532,382 13,819
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 413 5,569,062 350,546 7,749

 

 

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 1,347 13,448,116 882,928 21,568
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 934 7,879,054 532,382 13,819
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 55 1,835,576 68,402 2,004
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 14 1,721,849 57,862 1,606
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 6 D D (500-999)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 6 D D (1000-2499)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 29 D D (250-499)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 16 64,211 5,175 222
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 9 D D (20-99)
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 129 764,980 30,650 936
42121 Furniture whsle 93 664,260 24,619 736
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 69 D D (500-999)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 24 D D (100-249)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 36 100,720 6,031 200
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 87 576,088 24,796 652
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 64 494,574 19,910 494
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 21 163,929 5,886 100
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 6 62,935 2,553 55
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 37 267,710 11,471 339
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)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 135 593,599 91,089 2,307
42142 Office equipment whsle 28 D D (500-999)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 40 266,796 44,787 880
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 35 D D (500-999)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 7 D D (20-99)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 28 D D (500-999)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 12 D D (20-99)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 26 D D (250-499)
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 22 D D (250-499)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 3 D D (100-249)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 13 22,599 4,880 181
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 38 D D (500-999)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 35 D D (500-999)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 28 D D (250-499)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 20 D D (250-499)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 8 D D (20-99)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 7 D D (20-99)
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 3 D D (1-19)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 107 1,427,215 108,046 2,278
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 50 425,024 23,920 589
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 51 D D (1000-2499)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 31 D D (1000-2499)
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 20 D D (250-499)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 86 364,486 35,586 1,063
42171 Hardware whsle 39 154,810 16,396 582
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 32 138,842 14,564 329
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (1-19)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 233 1,266,334 138,236 3,432
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 134 923,884 104,073 2,401
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 11 89,364 11,929 301
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 42 123,913 17,211 370
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 24 127,133 21,676 638
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 46 D D (500-999)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 53 163,605 16,621 524
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 9 20,236 2,011 69
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 10 31,675 4,172 115
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 8 31,228 4,246 151
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 20 70,125 5,150 151
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 27 41,764 5,818 201
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 12 24,381 3,228 103
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 64 D D (500-999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 15 D D (100-249)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 23 D D (100-249)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 2 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 413 5,569,062 350,546 7,749
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 68 493,034 40,987 1,136
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 28 193,866 19,276 597
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 33 D D (250-499)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 14 D D (250-499)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 9 D D (250-499)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 114 1,054,676 51,208 1,373
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 83 D D (500-999)
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 76 D D (500-999)
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 15 163,379 11,713 444
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42234 Footwear whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 47 920,568 41,871 1,307
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 6 D D (250-499)
42245 Confectionery whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 22 D D (500-999)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 5 55,728 3,321 111
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 7 D D (250-499)
4224904 Canned goods whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 7 D D (250-499)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 5 D D (1-19)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 5 D D (1-19)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 59 381,494 29,134 645
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 17 77,124 5,261 126
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 42 304,370 23,873 519
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 40 D D (250-499)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 15 528,339 4,312 128
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 15 528,339 4,312 128
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 8 D D (20-99)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 7 D D (20-99)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 6 D D (250-499)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 2 D D (100-249)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 4 D D (250-499)
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 4 D D (250-499)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 81 D D (1000-2499)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 5 D D (1000-2499)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 4 D D (1000-2499)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 6 11,682 2,269 71
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 8 45,385 2,230 84
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 49 D D (250-499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 17 45,672 2,256 146
4229903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap whsle 1 D D (20-99)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 26 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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