1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Berks County, PA


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 439 3,121,659 253,039 7,051
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 277 964,215 112,807 3,366
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 162 2,157,444 140,232 3,685

 

 

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 439 3,121,659 253,039 7,051
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 277 964,215 112,807 3,366
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 33 D D (250-499)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 12 21,437 2,282 108
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42121 Furniture whsle 5 18,591 3,289 94
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 20 D D (100-249)
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 48 D D (500-999)
42142 Office equipment whsle 11 20,038 5,357 147
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 7 D D (100-249)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 2 D D (100-249)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 13 28,024 4,872 107
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 15 39,936 5,319 164
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 21 D D (250-499)
42171 Hardware whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 92 399,563 44,257 1,285
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 6 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 36 132,134 18,297 462
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 7 21,580 2,293 53
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 6 25,292 2,360 65
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 15 70,802 12,368 296
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 26 110,567 10,032 238
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 7 24,859 1,455 41
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 14 D D (250-499)
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 1 D D (100-249)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 4 D D (100-249)
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (100-249)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 31 D D (250-499)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 4 D D (100-249)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 5 21,098 2,663 79
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 4 D D (20-99)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 8 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 162 2,157,444 140,232 3,685
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 16 D D (100-249)
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 7 58,007 5,707 103
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 16 D D (100-249)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 6 D D (100-249)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 54 1,405,431 91,296 2,337
42241 General-line grocery whsle 8 280,624 17,904 507
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 5 D D (100-249)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 18 D D (1000-2499)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 6 D D (500-999)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 5 D D (100-249)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 5 D D (250-499)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 20 102,876 12,649 290
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 13 D D (250-499)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 10 D D (100-249)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 9 D D (100-249)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 6 60,185 4,390 109
42281 Beer & ale whsle 6 60,185 4,390 109
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 31 D D (100-249)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 4 D D (100-249)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 16 D D (20-99)
4229901 Art goods whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 6 D D (1-19)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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