1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Essex County, NJ


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 1,478 17,599,527 1,025,544 23,082
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 872 9,675,156 520,505 12,491
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 606 7,924,371 505,039 10,591

 

 

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 1,478 17,599,527 1,025,544 23,082
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 872 9,675,156 520,505 12,491
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 84 D D (1000-2499)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 19 D D (500-999)
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 11 D D (250-499)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 35 D D (250-499)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 13 D D (100-249)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 21 52,040 7,380 216
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 1 D D (20-99)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 23 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 58 D D (500-999)
42121 Furniture whsle 19 D D (250-499)
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 39 D D (250-499)
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 26 D D (100-249)
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 1 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 137 2,239,635 166,117 3,724
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (100-249)
42142 Office equipment whsle 28 D D (1000-2499)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 46 423,051 28,722 1,059
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 43 D D (1000-2499)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 16 D D (100-249)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 27 393,500 24,801 897
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 30 D D (100-249)
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 28 D D (100-249)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 6 D D (500-999)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 40 D D (250-499)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 39 D D (250-499)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 29 D D (250-499)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 22 D D (250-499)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 7 D D (20-99)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 10 D D (100-249)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 7 D D (100-249)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 120 982,284 83,849 1,972
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 42 257,574 38,466 1,016
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 66 D D (500-999)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 25 D D (250-499)
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 41 D D (250-499)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 61 D D (500-999)
42171 Hardware whsle 30 95,295 11,842 273
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 14 D D (20-99)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 16 D D (250-499)
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 1 D D (20-99)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 217 796,425 93,249 2,123
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 114 414,081 52,567 1,155
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 9 37,402 5,600 105
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 15 71,150 6,864 132
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 30 D D (250-499)
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 12 60,414 5,560 84
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 15 30,569 6,460 182
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 28 D D (250-499)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 50 189,281 22,437 522
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 11 41,943 6,847 161
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 12 26,143 3,464 97
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 10 82,265 5,759 96
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 27 D D (100-249)
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 13 79,959 7,432 152
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 129 D D (1000-2499)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 14 D D (20-99)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 52 D D (1000-2499)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 15 D D (250-499)
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 11 D D (250-499)
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 9 24,143 3,396 148
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 28 D D (500-999)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 26 D D (100-249)
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 23 D D (100-249)
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 3 D D (1-19)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 24 D D (100-249)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 1 D D (1-19)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 10 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 606 7,924,371 505,039 10,591
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 87 498,284 43,598 889
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 16 D D (250-499)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 35 D D (250-499)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 36 129,033 14,591 326
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 38 D D (1000-2499)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 32 D D (1000-2499)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 85 314,213 33,783 1,311
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 25 94,434 11,482 341
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 22 D D (250-499)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 25 D D (100-249)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 29 D D (500-999)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 182 2,319,421 94,925 2,702
42241 General-line grocery whsle 23 1,206,562 20,976 585
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 22 D D (500-999)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 16 D D (100-249)
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 15 371,357 14,238 280
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 15 371,357 14,238 280
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 14 69,948 4,294 149
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 26 195,244 16,888 382
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 23 D D (250-499)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 59 D D (500-999)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 13 D D (250-499)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 80 D D (500-999)
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 21 179,950 9,752 249
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 59 D D (500-999)
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 56 D D (500-999)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 9 D D (100-249)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 9 D D (100-249)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 4 D D (20-99)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 5 D D (20-99)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 15 397,892 40,465 919
42281 Beer & ale whsle 5 48,765 4,223 120
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 10 349,127 36,242 799
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 10 349,127 36,242 799
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 95 D D (1000-2499)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 6 D D (20-99)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 7 19,673 3,226 69
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 11 157,881 4,822 157
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 6 50,818 6,887 173
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 43 D D (500-999)
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 13 D D (250-499)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 18 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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