1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Ohio


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 17,322 160,415,587 9,192,220 254,226
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 12,175 91,005,723 5,934,992 156,873
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 5,147 69,409,864 3,257,228 97,353

 

 

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 17,322 160,415,587 9,192,220 254,226
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 12,175 91,005,723 5,934,992 156,873
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 1,330 26,227,964 553,999 18,361
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 318 21,074,637 218,799 7,070
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 141 11,096,648 84,808 3,238
4211102 Bus & recreational vehicle whsle 15 103,362 8,652 307
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 22 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 112 1,535,714 93,495 2,803
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 577 4,287,764 250,665 8,062
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 216 1,462,349 99,188 3,450
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 335 2,745,773 143,974 4,427
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 26 79,642 7,503 185
42113 Tire & tube whsle 80 604,283 34,357 1,005
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 355 261,280 50,178 2,224
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 449 2,124,732 176,800 5,586
42121 Furniture whsle 231 954,735 80,770 2,509
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 93 277,362 17,542 583
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 138 677,373 63,228 1,926
42122 Home furnishings whsle 218 1,169,997 96,030 3,077
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 33 128,707 9,780 693
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 44 439,004 37,519 815
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 76 430,457 34,917 1,054
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 65 171,829 13,814 515
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 552 3,267,512 197,523 5,574
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 254 1,766,159 106,922 3,118
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 53 374,202 12,117 367
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 60 541,149 30,915 858
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 141 850,808 63,890 1,893
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 99 335,098 23,250 690
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 38 152,926 10,456 336
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 35 56,775 6,932 174
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 26 125,397 5,862 180
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 91 943,646 47,730 1,040
42139 Other construction materials whsle 108 222,609 19,621 726
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 22 66,824 5,347 212
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 86 155,785 14,274 514
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 1,619 10,770,871 1,121,311 26,013
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 45 338,215 24,481 591
42142 Office equipment whsle 288 1,281,031 243,161 6,438
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 533 5,124,775 465,722 9,156
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 448 4,931,512 440,883 8,475
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 131 1,177,489 77,408 2,120
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 317 3,754,023 363,475 6,355
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 85 193,263 24,839 681
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 213 1,013,255 121,845 3,272
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 121 705,065 73,571 1,960
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 92 308,190 48,274 1,312
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 392 2,495,416 203,178 4,676
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 359 2,427,801 193,487 4,435
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 33 67,615 9,691 241
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 49 D D (500-999)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 99 D D (500-999)
4214901 Religious & school supplies whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 85 D D (500-999)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 843 10,107,003 719,204 16,220
42151 Metal service centers & offices 798 9,577,790 701,335 15,906
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 662 7,685,794 555,877 12,676
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 449 5,498,445 505,087 11,645
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 213 2,187,349 50,790 1,031
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 136 1,891,996 145,458 3,230
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 90 1,574,984 138,633 3,054
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 46 317,012 6,825 176
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 45 529,213 17,869 314
4215201 Coal whsle 30 459,363 11,787 205
4215202 Other mineral & ore whsle 15 69,850 6,082 109
4216 Electrical goods whsle 1,473 9,957,782 692,504 16,614
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 647 4,373,560 258,403 6,481
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 126 1,508,690 57,866 1,550
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 700 4,075,532 376,235 8,583
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 311 1,285,808 181,918 4,038
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 389 2,789,724 194,317 4,545
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 892 4,013,343 412,554 11,712
42171 Hardware whsle 423 1,862,589 213,613 6,447
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 183 1,091,794 72,695 2,295
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 236 845,271 94,170 2,467
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 50 213,689 32,076 503
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 3,714 17,873,525 1,595,011 41,292
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 202 1,328,669 135,241 3,277
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 362 2,124,910 114,723 3,990
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 281 D D (2500-4999)
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 53 1,105,156 24,649 684
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 28 D D (250-499)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 1,980 7,987,471 861,804 20,539
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 63 221,108 22,807 598
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 245 1,084,719 119,583 3,028
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 94 326,358 39,054 1,014
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 151 758,361 80,529 2,014
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 626 2,051,067 232,862 5,459
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 348 1,615,124 130,427 3,041
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 289 1,192,829 164,263 4,321
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 55 146,729 12,423 365
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 354 1,675,895 179,439 3,727
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 805 5,072,126 362,830 9,748
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 130 328,502 38,987 1,139
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 160 1,372,035 89,131 2,508
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 81 194,054 23,811 648
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 92 502,837 36,530 1,165
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 66 337,924 44,247 1,064
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 276 2,336,774 130,124 3,224
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 271 748,090 87,040 2,773
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 22 D D (250-499)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 114 336,425 42,524 1,420
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 24 68,761 7,742 207
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 111 D D (500-999)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 94 612,259 33,373 965
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 51 481,417 19,962 564
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 17 60,654 7,652 200
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 26 70,188 5,759 201
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 1,303 6,662,991 466,086 15,501
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 209 1,156,501 60,419 1,986
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 118 510,650 52,870 2,102
42193 Recyclable material whsle 506 2,965,099 226,257 7,018
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 207 1,771,602 112,370 3,155
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 148 1,320,457 98,295 2,727
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 59 451,145 14,075 428
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 68 245,685 24,624 790
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 231 947,812 89,263 3,073
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 133 338,224 27,595 1,139
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 123 D D (1000-2499)
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 337 1,692,517 98,945 3,256
4219901 Musical instruments & supplies whsle 18 D D (250-499)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 36 272,612 5,080 190
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 115 341,822 29,897 1,055
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 43 714,296 25,570 891
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 34 D D (500-999)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 46 44,979 7,115 271
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 79 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 5,147 69,409,864 3,257,228 97,353
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 730 6,001,829 394,493 12,620
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 109 2,414,026 77,392 1,780
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 366 1,701,292 170,806 6,955
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 255 1,886,511 146,295 3,885
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 234 8,281,239 326,929 9,114
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 104 4,377,401 127,304 4,849
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 130 3,903,838 199,625 4,265
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 295 1,333,239 82,358 2,724
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 79 244,639 19,630 620
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 55 187,644 14,753 465
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 24 56,995 4,877 155
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 102 505,403 37,786 1,311
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 87 299,158 16,098 536
42234 Footwear whsle 27 284,039 8,844 257
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 1,183 24,610,769 1,275,549 37,570
42241 General-line grocery whsle 133 6,350,216 195,470 5,891
4224101 General-line grocery whsle, voluntary group 6 813,095 21,644 755
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 122 D D (5000-9999)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 104 2,261,337 115,583 3,754
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 92 2,655,471 339,205 6,747
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 86 D D (5000-9999)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 36 648,734 31,542 1,430
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 34 D D (1000-2499)
42245 Confectionery whsle 105 898,099 83,728 2,737
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 23 D D (250-499)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 77 1,192,901 36,573 1,290
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 151 1,295,808 80,703 2,779
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 462 D D (10k-24999)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 51 94,356 9,267 405
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 118 675,350 57,573 2,286
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 80 956,142 118,700 3,768
4224904 Canned goods whsle 40 1,550,234 37,032 1,132
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 20 399,404 13,262 289
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 153 D D (2500-4999)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 354 3,780,224 75,940 3,129
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 261 3,018,433 63,895 2,329
42252 Livestock whsle 66 688,076 8,595 627
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 27 73,715 3,450 173
4225905 Other farm-product raw material whsle 13 12,134 767 26
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 804 7,216,756 427,377 10,067
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 245 1,964,560 111,652 2,979
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 559 5,252,196 315,725 7,088
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 62 168,466 21,690 572
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 497 5,083,730 294,035 6,516
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 341 10,027,734 132,519 3,852
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 224 6,680,273 102,197 2,985
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 215 6,662,878 100,020 2,901
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 168 1,483,800 66,227 2,102
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 47 5,179,078 33,793 799
4227102 Liquefied petroleum bulk stations & terminals 9 17,395 2,177 84
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 117 3,347,461 30,322 867
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 140 2,030,563 177,699 5,020
42281 Beer & ale whsle 87 1,267,766 140,500 3,818
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 53 762,797 37,199 1,202
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 41 D D (1000-2499)
4228202 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage (State operated) whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 1,066 6,127,511 364,364 13,257
42291 Farm supplies whsle 254 1,109,555 69,718 2,192
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 143 422,381 27,947 942
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 111 687,174 41,771 1,250
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 131 624,526 52,561 2,517
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 131 D D (1000-2499)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 61 1,660,766 38,866 1,572
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 81 811,862 69,336 1,785
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 408 D D (2500-4999)
4229901 Art goods whsle 122 205,395 22,192 1,023
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 99 372,003 22,861 669
4229903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 175 1,055,463 49,345 1,635
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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