1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
New York


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 37,499 319,697,562 17,185,807 414,249
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 19,853 133,445,795 8,629,621 207,725
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 17,646 186,251,767 8,556,186 206,524

 

 

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 37,499 319,697,562 17,185,807 414,249
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 19,853 133,445,795 8,629,621 207,725
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 1,602 15,350,686 474,909 17,274
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 403 11,323,239 141,962 5,200
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 235 4,827,916 48,542 2,568
4211102 Bus & recreational vehicle whsle 23 D D (250-499)
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 31 D D (250-499)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 28 D D (250-499)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 86 604,802 53,499 1,643
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 750 2,645,422 226,219 7,766
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 309 1,315,340 102,079 3,554
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 418 D D (2500-4999)
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 23 D D (100-249)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 87 D D (1000-2499)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 362 D D (2500-4999)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 1,611 7,927,009 565,519 13,363
42121 Furniture whsle 552 2,438,959 197,979 4,482
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 284 838,725 58,577 1,704
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 268 1,600,234 139,402 2,778
42122 Home furnishings whsle 1,059 5,488,050 367,540 8,881
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 176 742,475 61,199 1,661
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 271 D D (1000-2499)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 288 889,936 87,253 2,185
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 324 D D (2500-4999)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 740 3,341,092 239,239 7,011
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 326 2,405,291 148,374 4,303
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 69 558,107 18,748 452
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 71 856,186 44,676 1,352
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 186 990,998 84,950 2,499
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 192 425,721 34,276 968
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 81 165,831 13,206 402
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 64 110,256 10,385 312
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 47 149,634 10,685 254
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 64 207,597 15,955 486
42139 Other construction materials whsle 158 302,483 40,634 1,254
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 39 D D (250-499)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 119 D D (500-999)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 3,023 24,253,780 2,311,325 48,147
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 176 3,933,250 157,616 3,432
42142 Office equipment whsle 435 2,796,201 401,685 9,059
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 979 10,962,208 990,805 18,792
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 822 10,316,407 857,219 16,207
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 292 5,354,914 214,945 5,403
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 530 4,961,493 642,274 10,804
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 157 645,801 133,586 2,585
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 445 D D (2500-4999)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 278 734,659 65,431 2,086
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 167 D D (1000-2499)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 630 3,848,232 454,477 8,674
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 540 3,210,143 352,103 6,561
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 90 638,089 102,374 2,113
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 188 897,161 108,773 2,633
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 170 D D (1000-2499)
4214901 Religious & school supplies whsle 47 D D (250-499)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 123 D D (1000-2499)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 779 D D (5000-9999)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 722 8,349,101 349,017 8,173
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 537 5,075,521 234,367 5,905
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 339 3,940,862 197,685 5,027
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 198 1,134,659 36,682 878
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 185 3,273,580 114,650 2,268
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 117 2,834,853 103,710 2,045
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 68 438,727 10,940 223
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 57 D D (250-499)
4215201 Coal whsle 20 D D (100-249)
4215202 Other mineral & ore whsle 37 D D (100-249)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 2,782 19,783,731 1,476,867 31,243
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 874 3,832,637 354,315 8,706
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 352 2,823,703 107,463 2,992
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 1,556 13,127,391 1,015,089 19,545
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 630 5,338,854 560,352 10,130
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 926 7,788,537 454,737 9,415
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 1,272 4,390,031 449,201 11,225
42171 Hardware whsle 577 1,840,889 191,723 5,185
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 341 1,265,121 110,753 2,825
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 270 918,325 111,921 2,351
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 84 365,696 34,804 864
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 3,269 13,451,432 1,244,930 31,739
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 178 902,756 89,387 2,264
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 276 736,195 59,006 2,341
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 193 D D (1000-2499)
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 60 276,493 12,740 370
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 23 D D (100-249)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 1,531 6,852,144 670,289 16,008
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 71 305,705 37,202 876
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 135 1,080,066 150,374 3,994
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 56 223,526 11,913 324
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 79 856,540 138,461 3,670
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 493 2,001,110 162,775 3,673
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 222 1,099,902 107,077 2,465
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 190 951,164 87,798 2,228
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 34 252,438 15,120 288
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 386 1,161,759 109,943 2,484
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 649 1,922,890 198,907 5,236
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 96 132,781 16,495 474
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 110 455,875 43,560 1,034
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 71 D D (500-999)
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 96 352,288 31,856 718
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 48 153,718 17,707 493
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 228 D D (1000-2499)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 447 1,403,810 123,240 3,584
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 97 169,824 29,174 999
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 157 226,256 36,595 960
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 45 524,364 18,105 433
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 148 483,366 39,366 1,192
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 188 1,633,637 104,101 2,306
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 112 1,220,460 64,942 1,462
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 48 D D (500-999)
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 28 D D (250-499)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 4,775 D D (25k-49999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 328 1,263,644 96,746 2,940
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 336 2,482,270 176,691 5,004
42193 Recyclable material whsle 623 2,395,829 222,734 7,975
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 244 844,001 55,271 2,041
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 148 492,662 44,578 1,569
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 96 351,339 10,693 472
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 119 455,559 49,710 1,588
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 260 1,096,269 117,753 4,346
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 2,563 12,713,567 612,557 15,542
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 2,406 D D (10k-24999)
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 157 D D (500-999)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 925 D D (5000-9999)
4219901 Musical instruments & supplies whsle 43 D D (250-499)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 76 D D (500-999)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 290 11,422,741 85,678 1,779
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 246 D D (2500-4999)
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 173 D D (2500-4999)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 73 D D (500-999)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 64 82,593 11,254 399
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 206 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 17,646 186,251,767 8,556,186 206,524
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 1,374 11,068,658 673,265 19,222
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 203 4,443,321 150,607 2,722
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 637 2,838,224 271,795 10,205
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 534 3,787,113 250,863 6,295
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 827 15,940,718 1,195,745 23,591
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 323 6,512,136 181,883 4,889
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 504 9,428,582 1,013,862 18,702
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 5,921 43,943,534 2,608,545 55,394
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 1,708 10,760,838 604,201 13,292
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 1,276 9,598,351 477,956 9,654
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 432 1,162,487 126,245 3,638
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 1,041 7,593,631 445,645 9,063
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 2,817 21,349,821 1,359,984 29,467
42234 Footwear whsle 355 4,239,244 198,715 3,572
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 4,546 43,105,874 1,829,253 53,877
42241 General-line grocery whsle 413 10,319,088 334,820 9,620
4224101 General-line grocery whsle, voluntary group 12 D D (20-99)
4224102 General-line grocery whsle, retail cooperative 18 711,844 23,071 731
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 383 D D (5000-9999)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 290 3,526,175 140,676 4,356
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 350 4,537,725 141,384 4,159
4224301 Raw milk whsle 20 1,007,262 7,252 245
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 330 3,530,463 134,132 3,914
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 93 1,986,455 43,256 1,221
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 84 D D (1000-2499)
42245 Confectionery whsle 217 1,238,424 83,735 2,783
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 310 D D (1000-2499)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 539 3,198,165 137,056 4,595
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 519 3,390,200 187,337 5,352
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 1,815 D D (10k-24999)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 194 2,908,266 73,100 1,842
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 440 2,129,965 133,448 4,449
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 525 2,452,556 235,082 6,036
4224904 Canned goods whsle 157 2,448,442 78,154 1,684
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 74 431,159 18,956 543
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 425 D D (2500-4999)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 240 13,938,042 55,298 1,427
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 74 12,387,786 19,950 498
42252 Livestock whsle 42 D D (250-499)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 124 D D (500-999)
4225901 Hides, skins, & pelts whsle 52 D D (100-249)
4225902 Leaf tobacco whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4225905 Other farm-product raw material whsle 56 D D (250-499)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 975 6,454,962 378,345 8,130
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 291 1,648,916 91,511 2,430
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 684 4,806,046 286,834 5,700
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 59 132,202 22,018 623
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 625 4,673,844 264,816 5,077
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 374 15,034,038 207,037 5,808
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 196 6,170,373 119,235 3,152
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 186 D D (2500-4999)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 108 D D (1000-2499)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 78 5,043,784 71,761 1,708
4227102 Liquefied petroleum bulk stations & terminals 10 D D (20-99)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 178 8,863,665 87,802 2,656
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 408 D D (10k-24999)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 246 D D (5000-9999)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 162 4,937,978 343,256 5,699
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 162 4,937,978 343,256 5,699
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 2,981 D D (25k-49999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 285 1,068,974 47,859 1,554
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 127 220,419 16,489 645
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 158 848,555 31,370 909
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 479 3,989,123 333,143 8,823
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 253 524,478 63,531 2,180
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 177 3,517,270 103,263 3,271
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 128 377,251 45,891 1,161
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 1,659 D D (10k-24999)
4229901 Art goods whsle 526 1,661,716 135,113 3,498
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 371 15,645,973 174,803 2,915
4229903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap whsle 67 D D (250-499)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 695 D D (2500-4999)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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