1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
New Jersey


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 17,812 227,309,002 11,886,143 266,944
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 10,561 116,944,541 6,492,319 144,349
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 7,251 110,364,461 5,393,824 122,595

 

 

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 17,812 227,309,002 11,886,143 266,944
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 10,561 116,944,541 6,492,319 144,349
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 930 31,944,151 442,323 12,813
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 262 28,949,962 208,460 5,304
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 148 20,338,308 130,280 3,145
4211102 Bus & recreational vehicle whsle 13 D D (250-499)
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 20 D D (250-499)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 19 D D (250-499)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 62 1,002,104 39,306 1,026
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 431 2,331,487 180,097 5,778
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 207 1,214,535 82,239 2,474
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 213 D D (2500-4999)
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 64 D D (500-999)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 173 D D (1000-2499)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 694 5,728,222 433,301 12,941
42121 Furniture whsle 245 1,665,172 125,636 2,690
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 121 632,530 29,167 952
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 124 1,032,642 96,469 1,738
42122 Home furnishings whsle 449 4,063,050 307,665 10,251
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 105 1,491,714 121,692 5,055
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 118 800,605 76,476 1,875
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 102 1,076,935 57,141 1,552
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 124 693,796 52,356 1,769
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 406 2,279,880 189,151 4,579
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 169 1,146,906 77,580 1,922
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 31 D D (500-999)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 119 681,751 47,821 1,184
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 98 360,277 37,508 821
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 37 D D (250-499)
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 29 D D (250-499)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 32 138,043 11,562 219
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 53 376,964 31,418 656
42139 Other construction materials whsle 86 395,733 42,645 1,180
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 22 D D (250-499)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 64 D D (500-999)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 1,959 20,011,117 1,789,152 36,747
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 81 1,556,388 88,972 1,825
42142 Office equipment whsle 267 3,054,829 325,764 6,855
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 741 10,169,163 723,139 13,582
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 647 9,948,221 689,191 12,844
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 273 4,865,059 190,843 4,366
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 374 5,083,162 498,348 8,478
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 94 220,942 33,948 738
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 225 665,191 91,215 2,337
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 122 365,370 46,721 1,348
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 103 299,821 44,494 989
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 424 3,062,226 363,792 6,512
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 379 2,856,187 331,879 5,756
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 45 206,039 31,913 756
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 79 D D (2500-4999)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 142 D D (1000-2499)
4214901 Religious & school supplies whsle 17 D D (20-99)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 125 D D (1000-2499)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 490 D D (5000-9999)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 467 6,281,289 260,211 5,584
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 345 3,678,046 183,988 4,117
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 207 2,280,112 148,983 3,352
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 138 1,397,934 35,005 765
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 122 2,603,243 76,223 1,467
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 72 2,398,561 59,872 1,131
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 50 204,682 16,351 336
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 23 D D (100-249)
4215201 Coal whsle 7 D D (1-19)
4215202 Other mineral & ore whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 1,607 28,943,305 1,439,447 25,313
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 509 3,199,240 255,066 5,784
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 185 10,768,145 363,198 6,289
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 913 14,975,920 821,183 13,240
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 391 8,610,090 552,171 7,968
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 522 6,365,830 269,012 5,272
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 732 2,920,603 315,140 7,218
42171 Hardware whsle 341 1,181,620 150,410 3,345
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 168 878,091 70,447 1,761
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 181 586,349 77,995 1,687
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 42 274,543 16,288 425
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 2,384 11,907,684 1,056,373 23,355
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 117 640,352 70,563 1,702
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 71 D D (500-999)
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 27 D D (100-249)
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 25 D D (100-249)
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 19 D D (250-499)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 1,295 6,548,960 615,340 12,783
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 58 224,328 30,579 533
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 135 442,869 51,298 1,133
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 67 210,188 19,790 462
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 68 232,681 31,508 671
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 430 2,331,477 194,818 4,146
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 142 528,872 49,521 1,080
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 181 978,626 108,991 2,421
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 28 81,366 9,391 235
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 321 1,961,422 170,742 3,235
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 525 2,287,695 192,625 4,641
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 72 119,091 13,351 400
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 87 332,093 38,020 851
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 21 47,056 9,847 259
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 120 457,111 46,785 1,093
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 69 357,220 37,241 781
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 156 975,124 47,381 1,257
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 243 D D (1000-2499)
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 32 D D (250-499)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 94 180,497 27,291 790
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 25 100,757 8,157 207
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 92 D D (500-999)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 133 1,595,875 79,467 1,542
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 58 1,179,361 44,815 796
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 47 D D (250-499)
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 28 D D (250-499)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 1,359 D D (10k-24999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 193 1,008,970 76,922 1,905
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 174 1,435,343 129,628 3,018
42193 Recyclable material whsle 382 1,390,668 162,817 5,331
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 115 619,981 47,489 1,401
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 76 D D (1000-2499)
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 39 D D (100-249)
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 81 D D (1000-2499)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 186 D D (2500-4999)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 246 996,960 73,892 1,721
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 222 D D (1000-2499)
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 24 D D (20-99)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 364 D D (2500-4999)
4219901 Musical instruments & supplies whsle 27 D D (100-249)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 22 D D (100-249)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 99 D D (250-499)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 72 853,524 38,719 1,466
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 48 D D (500-999)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 24 D D (500-999)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 32 D D (250-499)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 112 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 7,251 110,364,461 5,393,824 122,595
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 857 7,682,492 446,507 9,816
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 139 2,082,922 100,892 1,886
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 372 2,339,878 165,580 4,209
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 346 3,259,692 180,035 3,721
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 555 25,811,756 1,200,543 21,544
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 204 5,797,172 194,224 4,079
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 351 20,014,584 1,006,319 17,465
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 1,194 9,759,379 834,550 19,535
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 353 1,449,674 106,176 2,548
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 265 D D (1000-2499)
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 88 D D (500-999)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 295 3,201,973 289,047 5,799
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 430 D D (5000-9999)
42234 Footwear whsle 116 D D (1000-2499)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 2,034 30,826,918 1,265,803 33,758
42241 General-line grocery whsle 161 5,497,370 195,171 4,742
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 149 D D (2500-4999)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 158 2,104,525 85,352 2,315
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 144 1,908,403 93,725 2,616
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 142 D D (2500-4999)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 39 318,550 15,201 523
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 36 D D (500-999)
42245 Confectionery whsle 131 4,963,411 165,726 3,969
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 108 D D (500-999)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 222 1,565,212 84,168 2,211
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 240 1,798,753 84,861 2,456
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 831 D D (10k-24999)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 114 1,886,331 49,981 1,284
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 185 1,105,641 78,807 2,330
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 146 1,355,628 120,830 3,192
4224904 Canned goods whsle 87 2,601,008 64,432 1,863
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 52 D D (500-999)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 247 D D (2500-4999)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 78 1,043,880 31,246 757
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 29 631,908 18,408 183
42252 Livestock whsle 14 33,554 2,577 83
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 35 378,418 10,261 491
4225901 Hides, skins, & pelts whsle 13 196,642 3,123 140
4225902 Leaf tobacco whsle 2 D D (100-249)
4225905 Other farm-product raw material whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 941 11,945,054 550,391 9,941
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 286 3,139,213 148,252 2,947
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 655 8,805,841 402,139 6,994
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 34 103,840 17,978 458
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 621 8,702,001 384,161 6,536
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 234 11,210,339 157,585 3,418
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 100 5,210,844 77,819 1,806
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 94 D D (1000-2499)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 56 D D (500-999)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 38 D D (1000-2499)
4227102 Liquefied petroleum bulk stations & terminals 6 D D (20-99)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 134 5,999,495 79,766 1,612
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 117 2,960,324 227,613 4,873
42281 Beer & ale whsle 40 921,374 78,124 1,861
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 77 2,038,950 149,489 3,012
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 77 2,038,950 149,489 3,012
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 1,241 9,124,319 679,586 18,953
42291 Farm supplies whsle 141 943,357 59,215 1,603
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 45 D D (250-499)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 96 D D (1000-2499)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 179 3,068,265 263,909 6,993
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 124 D D (2500-4999)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 79 1,968,907 45,462 1,360
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 92 421,816 44,819 1,310
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 626 D D (5000-9999)
4229901 Art goods whsle 176 627,248 81,107 2,018
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 132 D D (500-999)
4229903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap whsle 32 90,628 5,686 148
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 286 D D (1000-2499)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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