1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Union 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 1,222 15,712,511 1,085,735 22,744
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 776 4,844,135 474,213 10,734
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 446 10,868,376 611,522 12,010

 

 

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 1,222 15,712,511 1,085,735 22,744
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 776 4,844,135 474,213 10,734
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 67 D D (500-999)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 14 D D (250-499)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 4 D D (100-249)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 37 D D (250-499)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 16 D D (100-249)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 19 D D (100-249)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 9 15,059 2,968 74
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 69 447,533 42,153 1,043
42121 Furniture whsle 25 D D (250-499)
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 12 D D (250-499)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 44 D D (500-999)
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 10 79,603 5,777 112
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 15 63,642 6,265 245
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 24 D D (250-499)
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 5 D D (100-249)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 5 D D (100-249)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 108 710,171 144,000 2,512
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 7 23,197 4,166 75
42142 Office equipment whsle 20 D D (250-499)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 34 432,133 105,238 1,638
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 29 D D (1000-2499)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 8 D D (20-99)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 21 D D (1000-2499)
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 39 D D (500-999)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 36 D D (500-999)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 24 231,963 29,577 634
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 14 D D (250-499)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 10 D D (250-499)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 12 D D (100-249)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 4 D D (20-99)
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 8 56,809 7,700 117
4216 Electrical goods whsle 106 1,052,730 70,054 1,506
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 36 329,708 22,618 535
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 16 D D (100-249)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 54 D D (500-999)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 21 408,596 18,215 301
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 33 D D (250-499)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 52 D D (500-999)
42171 Hardware whsle 23 D D (250-499)
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 14 D D (100-249)
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (1-19)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 218 1,200,364 89,097 2,172
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 123 306,303 43,831 1,036
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 14 45,990 8,512 193
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 39 D D (250-499)
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 24 27,261 4,896 166
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 25 D D (100-249)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 50 814,033 32,568 757
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 7 31,547 6,278 88
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 21 D D (250-499)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 26 51,365 9,337 295
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 12 37,755 7,807 240
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 93 D D (1000-2499)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 12 D D (20-99)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 26 D D (500-999)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 7 25,390 1,492 60
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 3 D D (20-99)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 15 D D (250-499)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 22 D D (100-249)
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 20 D D (100-249)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 22 D D (100-249)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 4 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 446 10,868,376 611,522 12,010
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 68 392,556 26,830 584
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 31 98,612 9,794 228
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 24 D D (250-499)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 29 4,464,232 309,977 5,111
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 13 33,867 3,009 79
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 16 4,430,365 306,968 5,032
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 48 D D (500-999)
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 16 D D (250-499)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 16 D D (250-499)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 139 2,418,737 105,241 2,780
42241 General-line grocery whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 12 421,260 12,120 299
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 14 D D (100-249)
42245 Confectionery whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 6 D D (100-249)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 17 116,119 2,910 131
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 17 D D (250-499)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 52 D D (1000-2499)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 5 D D (1-19)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4224904 Canned goods whsle 9 82,180 3,295 147
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 20 D D (500-999)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 4 D D (100-249)
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 68 1,107,269 65,137 868
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 24 588,016 30,397 340
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 44 519,253 34,740 528
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 43 D D (500-999)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 17 D D (500-999)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 10 1,099,253 8,993 167
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 (100-249)
4227102 Liquefied petroleum bulk stations & terminals 1 D D (1-19)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 7 D D (250-499)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 12 311,528 26,780 540
42281 Beer & ale whsle 4 D D (100-249)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 8 D D (250-499)
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 8 D D (250-499)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 61 D D (500-999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 4 D D (1-19)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 11 44,061 7,901 350
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 6 D D (100-249)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 27 D D (100-249)
4229901 Art goods whsle 8 18,991 2,067 75
4229903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap whsle 2 D D (1-19)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 13 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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