1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Wake 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 1,249 13,259,086 826,002 18,833
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 911 7,974,638 556,966 12,387
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 338 5,284,448 269,036 6,446

 

 

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 1,249 13,259,086 826,002 18,833
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 911 7,974,638 556,966 12,387
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 60 D D (500-999)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 7 79,477 6,526 136
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 3 D D (100-249)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 33 D D (250-499)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 11 D D (100-249)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 21 D D (100-249)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 15 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 46 162,467 15,225 472
42121 Furniture whsle 18 D D (250-499)
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 9 D D (250-499)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 28 D D (100-249)
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 44 206,369 13,093 358
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 23 113,504 7,968 195
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 185 1,850,875 186,156 3,834
42142 Office equipment whsle 27 147,249 25,888 688
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 84 1,298,181 126,003 2,304
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 61 D D (1000-2499)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 16 D D (250-499)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 45 D D (1000-2499)
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 23 D D (100-249)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 38 284,169 22,248 466
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 35 254,509 17,641 380
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 3 29,660 4,607 86
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 20 164,218 11,396 239
42151 Metal service centers & offices 20 164,218 11,396 239
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 18 D D (100-249)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 13 D D (100-249)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 5 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 247 3,287,911 153,558 3,106
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 76 D D (500-999)
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 160 D D (1000-2499)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 56 1,434,855 70,925 1,489
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 104 D D (500-999)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 77 349,928 30,669 732
42171 Hardware whsle 26 91,959 7,757 220
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 12 D D (20-99)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 35 D D (250-499)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 169 1,643,299 112,698 2,531
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 16 D D (500-999)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 11 D D (250-499)
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 7 D D (20-99)
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 3 D D (250-499)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 96 528,098 46,724 1,095
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 30 79,938 13,381 284
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 8 D D (250-499)
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 24 D D (100-249)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 27 D D (100-249)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 63 D D (250-499)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 15 34,047 2,722 105
42193 Recyclable material whsle 11 D D (100-249)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 26 D D (100-249)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 6 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 338 5,284,448 269,036 6,446
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 52 D D (500-999)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 27 D D (250-499)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 15 D D (250-499)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 17 D D (1000-2499)
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 9 D D (500-999)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 31 59,893 5,220 279
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 4 D D (100-249)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 85 1,413,483 69,675 2,110
42241 General-line grocery whsle 9 358,678 20,353 574
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 9 358,678 20,353 574
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 5 D D (100-249)
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 5 D D (100-249)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42245 Confectionery whsle 8 D D (250-499)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 19 296,677 13,094 314
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 26 334,088 16,075 602
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 5 D D (250-499)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 6 100,030 1,304 29
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 36 99,687 10,379 266
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 25 D D (100-249)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 23 D D (100-249)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 6 280,351 3,118 79
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 5 D D (20-99)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 4 D D (20-99)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 13 293,534 22,442 644
42281 Beer & ale whsle 4 D D (250-499)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 9 D D (250-499)
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 9 D D (250-499)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 89 D D (1000-2499)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 10 D D (100-249)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 42 D D (500-999)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 24 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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