1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
New York 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.
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NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  42 Wholesale trade 11,629 151,792,797 6,473,387 119,913
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 4,997 49,254,662 2,346,755 45,222
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 6,632 102,538,135 4,126,632 74,691

 

 

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 11,629 151,792,797 6,473,387 119,913
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 4,997 49,254,662 2,346,755 45,222
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 53 D D (100-249)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 18 D D (20-99)
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 28 D D (100-249)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 11 D D (20-99)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 15 D D (20-99)
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 648 5,013,637 316,967 5,776
42121 Furniture whsle 184 1,383,462 115,328 1,946
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 97 248,717 24,492 529
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 87 1,134,745 90,836 1,417
42122 Home furnishings whsle 464 3,630,175 201,639 3,830
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 69 270,915 21,368 417
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 133 2,455,929 97,976 1,568
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 152 522,996 50,238 1,146
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 110 380,335 32,057 699
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 52 D D (250-499)
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 20 D D (100-249)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 22 D D (100-249)
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 6 D D (1-19)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 601 6,656,165 655,870 11,561
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 53 833,883 38,916 721
42142 Office equipment whsle 94 838,379 155,724 3,268
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 251 4,528,609 407,320 6,172
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 194 4,308,770 359,477 5,538
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 59 2,028,751 71,237 1,426
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 135 2,280,019 288,240 4,112
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 57 219,839 47,843 634
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 103 D D (500-999)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 66 126,303 13,254 444
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 37 D D (250-499)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 42 137,527 13,735 290
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 33 D D (100-249)
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 35 102,180 12,874 308
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 23 D D (20-99)
4214901 Religious & school supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 17 D D (20-99)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 174 5,705,890 109,222 1,711
42151 Metal service centers & offices 147 D D (1000-2499)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 102 2,340,869 42,979 709
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 56 1,927,940 32,975 523
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 46 412,929 10,004 186
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 45 D D (500-999)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 33 D D (500-999)
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 12 D D (20-99)
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 27 D D (100-249)
4215201 Coal whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4215202 Other mineral & ore whsle 20 D D (100-249)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 422 2,927,005 303,702 5,058
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 98 360,097 45,239 927
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 85 528,959 18,504 430
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 239 2,037,949 239,959 3,701
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 124 1,469,609 200,544 2,990
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 115 568,340 39,415 711
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 126 454,082 59,580 1,281
42171 Hardware whsle 59 194,759 28,016 670
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 36 73,027 8,669 219
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 24 155,445 17,435 248
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 7 30,851 5,460 144
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 290 2,024,268 99,980 2,029
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 3 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 152 1,113,509 58,514 1,117
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 8 55,398 3,291 62
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 1 D D (20-99)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 60 532,672 23,720 447
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 14 29,908 2,441 46
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 10 190,384 8,333 148
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 53 D D (250-499)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 61 305,732 15,760 296
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 9 12,184 941 25
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 14 75,950 3,879 78
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 27 201,501 8,115 135
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 32 63,245 8,301 200
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 8 10,479 2,609 51
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 9 25,056 3,838 82
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 26 507,054 14,538 341
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 17 D D (250-499)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 2,631 D D (10k-24999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 43 140,276 10,133 276
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 105 885,857 39,109 888
42193 Recyclable material whsle 59 D D (250-499)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 18 D D (20-99)
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 14 D D (20-99)
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 9 41,824 1,014 25
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 32 D D (100-249)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 2,126 11,332,282 494,192 12,388
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 2,019 D D (10k-24999)
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 107 D D (500-999)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 298 D D (2500-4999)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 83 D D (500-999)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 110 1,687,347 144,453 2,277
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 72 D D (1000-2499)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 38 D D (250-499)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 11 8,855 1,597 51
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 70 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 6,632 102,538,135 4,126,632 74,691
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 299 5,685,523 242,092 4,107
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 69 3,426,619 99,061 1,443
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 153 754,468 104,238 1,815
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 77 1,504,436 38,793 849
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 238 6,028,683 702,720 9,657
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 78 729,944 42,255 761
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 160 5,298,739 660,465 8,896
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 4,261 37,963,766 2,158,074 41,698
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 1,227 9,355,309 476,981 9,599
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 930 8,430,984 378,468 6,994
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 297 924,325 98,513 2,605
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 703 6,233,194 365,925 6,712
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 2,127 19,151,468 1,181,986 23,423
42234 Footwear whsle 204 3,223,795 133,182 1,964
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 537 9,888,451 239,553 6,093
42241 General-line grocery whsle 54 D D (1000-2499)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 50 D D (1000-2499)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 44 716,750 19,615 505
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 18 120,008 10,619 247
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 18 120,008 10,619 247
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42245 Confectionery whsle 13 32,125 2,800 92
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 80 498,089 26,465 668
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 83 D D (500-999)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 67 D D (250-499)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 165 D D (1000-2499)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 28 1,017,907 15,297 231
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 32 D D (250-499)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4224904 Canned goods whsle 19 625,059 17,034 315
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 54 D D (100-249)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 69 12,788,003 30,337 424
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 54 D D (250-499)
4225901 Hides, skins, & pelts whsle 30 D D (100-249)
4225902 Leaf tobacco whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4225905 Other farm-product raw material whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 144 D D (1000-2499)
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 35 D D (100-249)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 109 D D (500-999)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 106 D D (500-999)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 25 3,652,559 12,351 169
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 6 D D (20-99)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 6 D D (20-99)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 5 D D (20-99)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 1 D D (1-19)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 19 D D (100-249)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 63 2,489,828 137,235 1,601
42281 Beer & ale whsle 19 140,210 10,163 201
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 44 2,349,618 127,072 1,400
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 44 2,349,618 127,072 1,400
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 996 D D (5000-9999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 47 291,435 8,577 201
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 17 D D (20-99)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 30 D D (100-249)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 171 D D (2500-4999)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 52 145,678 13,246 379
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 31 D D (100-249)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 24 85,940 8,932 206
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 671 D D (2500-4999)
4229901 Art goods whsle 256 1,040,005 70,763 1,364
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 106 15,232,895 134,051 1,645
4229903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap whsle 29 94,944 10,635 204
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 280 D D (1000-2499)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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