1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Lancaster 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 663 10,936,632 341,576 11,020
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 425 5,344,738 226,871 7,303
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 238 5,591,894 114,705 3,717

 

 

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 663 10,936,632 341,576 11,020
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 425 5,344,738 226,871 7,303
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 57 D D (1000-2499)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 24 D D (1000-2499)
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 14 D D (1000-2499)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 6 D D (100-249)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 9 D D (20-99)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 20 D D (100-249)
42121 Furniture whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 2 D D (1-19)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 27 188,888 15,469 509
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 20 D D (250-499)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 3 D D (100-249)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 46 207,086 21,221 608
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42142 Office equipment whsle 7 15,899 4,048 137
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 12 51,777 1,206 50
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 4 D D (20-99)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 10 44,852 5,844 173
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 17 D D (100-249)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 12 D D (100-249)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 6 D D (100-249)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 5 D D (20-99)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 2 D D (1-19)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 28 D D (100-249)
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 41 206,842 27,260 744
42171 Hardware whsle 19 D D (250-499)
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 141 731,229 71,139 1,936
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 38 269,563 23,043 645
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 24 127,439 13,963 429
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 11 D D (100-249)
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 56 279,447 31,356 827
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 6 13,538 2,297 70
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 6 13,538 2,297 70
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 15 32,856 4,575 131
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 9 32,191 4,871 128
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 14 76,574 12,088 313
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 24 113,837 9,375 250
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 7 47,088 4,148 120
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 46 D D (500-999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 7 105,521 7,031 285
42193 Recyclable material whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 8 D D (250-499)
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 7 D D (250-499)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 13 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 238 5,591,894 114,705 3,717
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 18 D D (100-249)
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 5 D D (100-249)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 2 D D (100-249)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 14 D D (20-99)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 76 1,236,379 45,628 1,501
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 8 137,692 3,770 111
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 5 162,825 4,566 112
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42245 Confectionery whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 13 126,882 9,558 404
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 22 D D (500-999)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4224904 Canned goods whsle 1 D D (20-99)
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 16 237,150 3,862 163
42252 Livestock whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4225902 Leaf tobacco whsle 2 D D (1-19)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 15 D D (20-99)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 5 D D (20-99)
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 4 D D (20-99)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 7 43,588 3,874 99
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 80 D D (1000-2499)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 27 224,010 12,274 400
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 10 133,502 5,411 176
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 17 90,508 6,863 224
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 4 D D (250-499)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 26 D D (250-499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 9 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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