1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Multnomah County, OR


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 1,850 25,188,456 1,017,697 28,384
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,299 12,561,291 664,510 17,560
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 551 12,627,165 353,187 10,824

 

 

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 1,850 25,188,456 1,017,697 28,384
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,299 12,561,291 664,510 17,560
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 161 4,913,354 114,444 3,407
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 49 4,461,696 63,546 1,763
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 22 D D (500-999)
4211102 Bus & recreational vehicle whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 12 D D (500-999)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 69 385,823 39,218 1,243
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 34 204,322 19,284 620
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 32 D D (500-999)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 34 D D (250-499)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 64 209,239 21,097 712
42121 Furniture whsle 28 D D (100-249)
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 20 D D (100-249)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 36 D D (500-999)
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 6 25,187 2,206 92
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 15 75,014 8,571 249
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 111 2,393,852 70,336 1,173
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 72 2,271,846 59,839 873
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 29 D D (100-249)
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 26 1,038,517 37,279 524
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 12 64,396 5,467 152
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 5 D D (1-19)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 20 D D (100-249)
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 171 D D (1000-2499)
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 5 25,222 2,335 71
42142 Office equipment whsle 21 D D (250-499)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 52 D D (500-999)
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 38 D D (500-999)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 28 D D (500-999)
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 14 D D (100-249)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 36 D D (500-999)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 24 D D (250-499)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 33 D D (250-499)
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 27 D D (100-249)
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4214901 Religious & school supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 55 D D (1000-2499)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 53 D D (1000-2499)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 44 600,683 40,833 975
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 37 574,248 40,066 956
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 7 26,435 767 19
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 9 D D (100-249)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 6 D D (100-249)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 139 930,708 69,616 1,792
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 59 469,222 28,435 730
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 15 122,034 14,006 514
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 65 339,452 27,175 548
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 35 180,206 18,945 345
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 30 159,246 8,230 203
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 101 692,927 39,765 1,064
42171 Hardware whsle 49 301,623 16,823 498
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 25 D D (250-499)
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 344 1,541,119 161,013 4,435
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 35 423,623 37,234 1,027
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 153 518,494 60,194 1,571
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 29 146,773 19,035 448
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 16 D D (250-499)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 55 D D (250-499)
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 13 37,417 3,608 85
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 18 68,548 10,781 312
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 34 D D (100-249)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 87 D D (500-999)
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 14 D D (20-99)
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 20 82,092 7,591 255
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 11 36,568 5,011 149
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 12 110,759 4,550 129
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 11 36,248 4,823 106
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 19 D D (250-499)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 36 96,709 13,952 449
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 7 30,077 2,655 106
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 11 46,795 7,801 227
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 25 93,313 11,667 321
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 153 D D (1000-2499)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 26 100,467 6,867 198
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 14 17,751 2,124 106
42193 Recyclable material whsle 40 D D (500-999)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 15 D D (100-249)
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 8 D D (100-249)
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 7 D D (20-99)
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 12 127,884 11,048 385
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 21 21,192 2,318 101
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 20 D D (20-99)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 52 D D (250-499)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 10 D D (1-19)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 14 D D (20-99)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 13 175,125 5,752 213
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 12 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 551 12,627,165 353,187 10,824
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 77 957,663 63,048 1,567
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 34 D D (500-999)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 32 486,435 29,606 625
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 30 D D (500-999)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 21 D D (250-499)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 54 687,592 43,980 958
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 21 D D (250-499)
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 16 D D (250-499)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 16 D D (250-499)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42234 Footwear whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 153 1,863,449 104,240 3,890
42241 General-line grocery whsle 27 D D (500-999)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 23 D D (500-999)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 15 329,537 9,070 242
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 3 D D (1-19)
42245 Confectionery whsle 7 151,953 11,037 358
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 4 D D (100-249)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 15 242,100 10,037 342
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 30 248,451 28,208 1,223
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 48 D D (500-999)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 8 159,068 10,078 339
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 23 D D (250-499)
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 22 D D (250-499)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 66 D D (500-999)
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 18 76,685 5,870 169
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 48 D D (250-499)
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 43 D D (250-499)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 30 D D (500-999)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 21 1,367,469 15,636 490
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 20 D D (250-499)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 13 D D (100-249)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 7 D D (250-499)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 18 D D (500-999)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 3 93,799 10,532 305
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 15 D D (250-499)
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 12 D D (250-499)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 100 D D (1000-2499)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 5 D D (100-249)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 23 D D (500-999)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 17 D D (100-249)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 41 D D (250-499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 15 D D (20-99)
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 13 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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