1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Queens 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 2,787 12,941,981 952,649 27,165
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,404 4,725,582 472,528 13,105
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 1,383 8,216,399 480,121 14,060

 

 

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 2,787 12,941,981 952,649 27,165
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,404 4,725,582 472,528 13,105
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 163 D D (1000-2499)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 34 132,912 10,088 270
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 17 D D (20-99)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 87 232,977 30,181 1,064
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 46 145,471 17,552 619
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 40 D D (250-499)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 39 D D (100-249)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 109 182,437 15,481 568
42121 Furniture whsle 36 83,006 5,357 235
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 24 62,255 3,722 163
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 12 20,751 1,635 72
42122 Home furnishings whsle 73 99,431 10,124 333
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 16 D D (20-99)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 14 D D (20-99)
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 32 D D (100-249)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 60 D D (250-499)
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 22 66,857 5,208 146
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 14 27,578 2,369 81
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 204 722,795 59,156 1,768
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42142 Office equipment whsle 18 34,903 3,968 130
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 73 265,328 8,957 350
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 66 D D (250-499)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 37 200,366 5,286 233
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 29 D D (20-99)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 35 D D (500-999)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 20 50,941 6,138 314
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 15 D D (100-249)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 44 155,931 19,171 369
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 35 140,816 16,808 332
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 61 536,220 37,110 1,062
42151 Metal service centers & offices 58 D D (1000-2499)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 42 D D (500-999)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 29 386,886 25,210 742
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 13 D D (100-249)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 16 D D (100-249)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 9 D D (100-249)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 201 542,015 66,987 1,697
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 68 236,988 31,791 767
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 42 D D (250-499)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 91 D D (500-999)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 42 D D (250-499)
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 49 D D (100-249)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 122 541,628 63,390 1,426
42171 Hardware whsle 64 D D (250-499)
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 26 D D (250-499)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 23 186,737 25,455 503
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 9 125,630 4,192 85
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 233 539,443 71,845 1,694
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 103 294,568 38,194 881
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 36 49,813 7,623 255
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 9 77,753 8,048 202
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 11 25,078 2,487 61
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 33 D D (100-249)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 57 85,385 9,507 263
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 14 17,606 2,269 61
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 9 27,476 2,212 44
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 15 D D (20-99)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 36 95,237 14,758 343
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 9 38,092 7,229 109
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 13 21,325 2,787 66
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 251 D D (2500-4999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 28 D D (250-499)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 56 D D (250-499)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 25 D D (100-249)
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 11 D D (20-99)
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 14 14,918 1,313 59
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 23 D D (250-499)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 76 D D (1000-2499)
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 71 D D (1000-2499)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 80 D D (500-999)
4219901 Musical instruments & supplies whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 27 14,980 1,098 63
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 21 D D (100-249)
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 17 D D (100-249)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 20 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 1,383 8,216,399 480,121 14,060
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 97 D D (1000-2499)
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 16 D D (100-249)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 42 D D (250-499)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 39 D D (500-999)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 59 760,470 19,263 502
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 26 D D (250-499)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 33 D D (100-249)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 310 1,103,322 83,303 2,379
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 66 79,891 10,017 334
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 48 D D (250-499)
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 18 D D (20-99)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 66 208,974 16,324 459
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 148 699,403 48,067 1,315
42234 Footwear whsle 30 115,054 8,895 271
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 488 2,402,675 143,042 4,540
42241 General-line grocery whsle 47 497,596 15,055 567
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 43 D D (500-999)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 26 D D (100-249)
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 39 410,457 19,813 479
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 39 410,457 19,813 479
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 11 D D (100-249)
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42245 Confectionery whsle 20 41,831 3,160 98
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 31 138,565 6,055 371
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 45 D D (500-999)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 52 D D (100-249)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 217 D D (1000-2499)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 57 177,293 17,806 557
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 59 216,716 27,449 745
4224904 Canned goods whsle 23 140,289 6,858 257
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 60 D D (250-499)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 13 62,156 956 38
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 6 D D (1-19)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 79 D D (500-999)
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 19 D D (250-499)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 60 D D (250-499)
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 56 D D (250-499)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 12 D D (1000-2499)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 7 D D (1-19)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 7 D D (1-19)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 6 D D (1-19)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 5 D D (1000-2499)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 31 791,644 69,766 1,497
42281 Beer & ale whsle 20 D D (500-999)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 11 D D (500-999)
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 11 D D (500-999)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 294 D D (1000-2499)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 20 D D (20-99)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 16 D D (20-99)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 35 D D (1000-2499)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 27 25,064 3,994 149
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 12 D D (20-99)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 16 D D (100-249)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 184 D D (500-999)
4229901 Art goods whsle 39 121,477 4,858 234
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 52 D D (100-249)
4229903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 84 D D (250-499)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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