1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Nassau County, NY


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.
More
data
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  42 Wholesale trade 4,124 23,793,605 1,597,861 36,401
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 2,230 12,971,749 980,710 22,098
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 1,894 10,821,856 617,151 14,303

 

 

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 4,124 23,793,605 1,597,861 36,401
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 2,230 12,971,749 980,710 22,098
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 170 D D (1000-2499)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 41 D D (100-249)
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 32 D D (20-99)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 94 D D (500-999)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 36 D D (100-249)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 55 D D (500-999)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 25 D D (100-249)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 186 737,811 47,640 1,095
42121 Furniture whsle 58 242,596 10,655 241
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 30 D D (100-249)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 28 D D (100-249)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 128 495,215 36,985 854
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 23 D D (100-249)
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 34 146,548 9,637 198
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 27 D D (100-249)
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 44 D D (250-499)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 76 399,461 18,300 506
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 29 337,347 10,138 206
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 8 255,045 3,691 50
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 18 81,999 6,377 154
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 25 D D (100-249)
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 12 D D (20-99)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 6 23,933 3,582 134
42139 Other construction materials whsle 16 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 447 4,167,198 367,919 7,678
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42142 Office equipment whsle 47 1,167,512 104,813 2,065
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 130 1,476,266 105,322 2,051
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 106 D D (1000-2499)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 50 702,793 24,078 584
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 56 D D (1000-2499)
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 24 D D (250-499)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 66 D D (500-999)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 35 152,923 11,632 281
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 31 D D (250-499)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 128 780,485 86,810 1,930
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 114 D D (1000-2499)
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 14 D D (250-499)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 34 D D (250-499)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 23 D D (250-499)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 18 D D (250-499)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 94 590,047 32,527 681
42151 Metal service centers & offices 87 D D (500-999)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 70 384,974 27,169 595
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 35 D D (250-499)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 35 D D (100-249)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 17 D D (20-99)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 5 D D (20-99)
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 12 D D (20-99)
4215202 Other mineral & ore whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 384 2,796,902 166,162 3,564
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 108 407,425 35,662 803
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 58 953,513 34,768 770
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 218 1,435,964 95,732 1,991
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 72 357,668 34,967 667
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 146 1,078,296 60,765 1,324
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 171 720,974 58,873 1,229
42171 Hardware whsle 95 365,053 28,953 611
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 43 D D (250-499)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 25 95,921 11,540 230
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 330 1,438,576 143,817 3,294
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 4 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 162 866,619 87,158 2,041
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 5 44,393 3,615 51
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 60 D D (500-999)
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 27 D D (1000-2499)
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 37 D D (100-249)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 58 179,914 18,256 364
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 8 16,543 1,099 24
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 31 D D (100-249)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 49 142,712 18,771 430
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 8 23,765 2,675 56
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 24 32,403 5,725 131
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 39 D D (250-499)
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 26 D D (100-249)
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 372 D D (2500-4999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 42 D D (100-249)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 52 380,512 22,056 390
42193 Recyclable material whsle 50 321,826 20,502 533
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 14 D D (20-99)
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 5 D D (1-19)
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 16 D D (250-499)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 20 D D (100-249)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 112 310,040 22,101 647
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 94 D D (500-999)
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 18 D D (20-99)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 116 D D (500-999)
4219901 Musical instruments & supplies whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 33 D D (100-249)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 31 D D (250-499)
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 25 D D (250-499)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 4 7,265 973 33
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 30 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 1,894 10,821,856 617,151 14,303
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 193 D D (1000-2499)
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 27 D D (20-99)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 71 D D (250-499)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 95 D D (500-999)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 128 D D (1000-2499)
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 46 233,566 16,542 441
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 82 D D (1000-2499)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 419 1,670,213 108,354 2,545
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 148 471,218 38,238 1,001
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 109 D D (500-999)
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 39 D D (100-249)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 74 D D (250-499)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 151 347,390 28,003 749
42234 Footwear whsle 46 D D (250-499)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 604 3,096,982 136,486 3,646
42241 General-line grocery whsle 44 364,014 13,692 406
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 39 D D (250-499)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 37 D D (250-499)
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 32 D D (20-99)
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 29 D D (20-99)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 5 27,133 493 16
42245 Confectionery whsle 36 197,610 13,723 414
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 33 D D (100-249)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 81 D D (100-249)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 33 177,856 9,578 221
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 303 D D (1000-2499)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 27 D D (250-499)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 43 D D (250-499)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 150 271,315 15,217 373
4224904 Canned goods whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 54 D D (250-499)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 17 102,413 1,992 44
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4225901 Hides, skins, & pelts whsle 5 D D (1-19)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 133 843,319 54,690 1,038
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 51 297,643 13,284 300
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 82 545,676 41,406 738
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 75 D D (500-999)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 50 D D (250-499)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 23 621,200 16,093 340
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 21 D D (250-499)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 13 D D (100-249)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 8 D D (100-249)
4227102 Liquefied petroleum bulk stations & terminals 2 D D (1-19)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 27 D D (100-249)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 60 D D (1000-2499)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 26 D D (100-249)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 34 D D (1000-2499)
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 34 D D (1000-2499)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 290 D D (1000-2499)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 21 D D (20-99)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 16 D D (20-99)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 52 D D (500-999)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 22 D D (100-249)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 16 116,375 14,550 239
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 160 D D (500-999)
4229901 Art goods whsle 48 D D (100-249)
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 40 85,933 6,319 190
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 69 D D (250-499)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

Top: subsector table All-sector table
Data in formats for downloading
Publications (page images) including city data PDF

Source: 1997 Economic Census

Last modified: 2/ 7/01   Questions?