1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
North Dakota


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 1,604 8,618,382 454,381 16,992
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 786 2,380,926 232,140 8,159
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 818 6,237,456 222,241 8,833

 

 

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 1,604 8,618,382 454,381 16,992
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 786 2,380,926 232,140 8,159
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 90 310,928 29,237 1,288
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 33 205,291 14,488 651
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 16 105,799 10,106 363
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 32 89,637 12,302 505
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 13 42,063 4,662 198
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 15 D D (100-249)
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 20 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42121 Furniture whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 4 D D (1-19)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 39 225,965 17,659 518
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 16 137,122 11,609 357
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 12 D D (250-499)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 12 49,101 3,036 58
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 83 208,982 34,310 1,076
42142 Office equipment whsle 20 25,079 5,558 177
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 20 81,094 13,863 396
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 18 D D (250-499)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 14 66,919 10,603 306
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 13 14,709 2,602 97
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 9 13,002 2,281 78
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 14 67,452 8,722 233
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 8 7,081 1,298 54
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 8 13,567 2,267 119
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 8 55,664 3,122 125
42151 Metal service centers & offices 6 D D (100-249)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 4 D D (20-99)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 3 D D (20-99)
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 2 D D (1-19)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 60 138,870 12,635 377
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 23 75,098 5,452 149
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 29 D D (100-249)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 27 D D (100-249)
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 2 D D (1-19)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 41 65,804 8,023 268
42171 Hardware whsle 22 34,319 3,899 142
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 7 13,694 1,693 66
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 6 5,625 736 20
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 6 12,166 1,695 40
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 394 1,297,360 115,224 4,000
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 21 169,895 14,403 381
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 219 764,469 63,667 2,437
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 173 636,158 52,491 2,053
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 42 D D (250-499)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 106 303,066 30,684 945
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 8 9,844 1,280 45
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 37 181,319 16,905 541
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 11 31,802 4,153 114
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 37 55,113 5,877 182
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 6 15,071 1,078 30
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 24 44,583 4,909 164
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 5 14,398 1,871 63
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 21 14,628 1,454 68
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 9 9,981 788 36
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 3 719 107 5
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 61 D D (250-499)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 12 16,617 2,061 89
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 11 7,762 1,241 80
42193 Recyclable material whsle 19 14,725 3,384 147
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 7 7,950 617 36
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 12 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 818 6,237,456 222,241 8,833
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 26 101,646 11,105 346
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 6 23,099 1,739 46
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 12 14,935 2,570 99
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 8 63,612 6,796 201
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 10 130,832 2,923 120
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 6 12,467 860 42
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 1 D D (1-19)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 100 1,357,296 69,743 2,634
42241 General-line grocery whsle 9 755,500 28,872 899
4224101 General-line grocery whsle, voluntary group 5 D D (500-999)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 4 D D (250-499)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 7 104,484 7,129 235
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 22 15,897 1,005 55
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 19 11,706 891 49
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42245 Confectionery whsle 7 140,558 7,480 323
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 17 61,817 2,910 215
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 35 D D (500-999)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 15 119,952 14,949 617
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 379 3,183,074 67,102 2,835
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 352 2,700,410 63,029 2,297
42252 Livestock whsle 24 D D (500-999)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 44 73,778 7,913 260
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 41 D D (100-249)
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 34 D D (100-249)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 137 702,867 25,483 1,143
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 109 389,426 17,903 856
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 98 D D (500-999)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 95 D D (500-999)
4227102 Liquefied petroleum bulk stations & terminals 11 D D (20-99)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 28 313,441 7,580 287
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 27 D D (250-499)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 21 81,822 8,791 255
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 89 D D (1000-2499)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 59 418,573 16,469 668
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 28 66,350 3,981 249
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 31 352,223 12,488 419
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 10 19,157 1,835 95
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 7 99,201 4,378 210
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 9 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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