1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Middlesex 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 1,866 24,256,390 1,554,371 36,168
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,151 10,116,067 861,457 19,429
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 715 14,140,323 692,914 16,739

 

 

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 1,866 24,256,390 1,554,371 36,168
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,151 10,116,067 861,457 19,429
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 102 D D (1000-2499)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 21 D D (100-249)
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 52 D D (500-999)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 32 302,081 21,604 499
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 19 D D (250-499)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 62 701,570 57,475 1,513
42121 Furniture whsle 24 97,980 6,991 184
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 12 D D (20-99)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 38 603,590 50,484 1,329
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 10 D D (250-499)
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 10 D D (250-499)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 5 D D (100-249)
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 13 D D (250-499)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 45 222,840 23,437 556
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 17 D D (250-499)
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 2 D D (100-249)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 14 D D (100-249)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 260 2,945,346 272,391 5,428
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42142 Office equipment whsle 24 D D (500-999)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 144 D D (2500-4999)
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 130 1,630,466 157,512 2,719
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 66 D D (1000-2499)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 64 D D (1000-2499)
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 14 D D (100-249)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 21 D D (250-499)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 12 D D (250-499)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 40 D D (500-999)
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 38 D D (500-999)
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 52 D D (500-999)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 51 D D (500-999)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 43 D D (500-999)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 32 D D (500-999)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 11 D D (20-99)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 8 D D (20-99)
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 4 D D (1-19)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 172 1,627,812 109,523 2,180
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 60 497,310 27,075 591
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 22 286,919 12,993 307
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 90 843,583 69,455 1,282
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 36 D D (500-999)
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 54 D D (250-499)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 75 382,403 31,332 832
42171 Hardware whsle 35 238,194 18,483 485
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 21 D D (250-499)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 247 2,134,581 193,638 4,020
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 16 D D (500-999)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 132 1,365,247 125,197 2,507
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 16 D D (20-99)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 42 D D (500-999)
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 13 56,691 5,752 153
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 23 184,234 27,083 601
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 1 D D (20-99)
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 31 D D (500-999)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 66 247,078 26,608 612
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 14 37,493 4,994 109
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 16 D D (20-99)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 136 D D (2500-4999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 22 106,059 5,454 139
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 23 D D (1000-2499)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 32 D D (500-999)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 9 D D (20-99)
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 18 D D (250-499)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 28 D D (20-99)
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 26 D D (20-99)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 31 D D (500-999)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 10 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 715 14,140,323 692,914 16,739
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 74 730,832 57,371 1,430
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 32 D D (500-999)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 31 264,483 28,603 671
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 65 D D (1000-2499)
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 46 D D (1000-2499)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 125 1,895,451 186,437 4,151
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 24 D D (100-249)
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 18 D D (100-249)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 34 D D (1000-2499)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 52 723,133 70,770 1,551
42234 Footwear whsle 15 D D (500-999)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 159 3,476,511 147,081 3,859
42241 General-line grocery whsle 19 D D (500-999)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 17 D D (500-999)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 7 D D (250-499)
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 7 D D (250-499)
42245 Confectionery whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 11 414,936 13,897 290
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 82 D D (1000-2499)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 22 D D (500-999)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 21 D D (500-999)
4224904 Canned goods whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 21 D D (500-999)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 113 1,739,835 62,589 1,168
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 35 412,147 17,120 336
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 78 1,327,688 45,469 832
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 70 D D (500-999)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 23 D D (250-499)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 16 D D (250-499)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 15 D D (250-499)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 7 D D (100-249)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 8 D D (250-499)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 6 D D (100-249)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 146 D D (2500-4999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 25 410,406 23,985 555
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 11 D D (250-499)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 14 D D (100-249)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 23 D D (500-999)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 14 74,901 11,534 462
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 66 D D (500-999)
4229901 Art goods whsle 20 D D (250-499)
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4229903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap whsle 4 D D (1-19)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 24 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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