1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Lehigh 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 560 4,668,700 255,631 7,469
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 353 2,994,814 167,303 4,604
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 207 1,673,886 88,328 2,865

 

 

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 560 4,668,700 255,631 7,469
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 353 2,994,814 167,303 4,604
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 39 D D (250-499)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 13 D D (250-499)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 6 D D (100-249)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 12 D D (20-99)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 17 D D (100-249)
42121 Furniture whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 19 267,951 14,546 385
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 6 D D (250-499)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 6 D D (250-499)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 59 D D (500-999)
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 4 14,255 2,904 73
42142 Office equipment whsle 14 D D (250-499)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 9 D D (100-249)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 12 D D (100-249)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 8 D D (20-99)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 4 D D (1-19)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 4 D D (20-99)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 3 D D (20-99)
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 1 D D (1-19)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 50 838,334 37,207 778
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 22 D D (250-499)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 24 D D (250-499)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 14 D D (250-499)
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 28 D D (250-499)
42171 Hardware whsle 13 D D (250-499)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 101 497,664 40,914 1,056
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 54 370,341 28,342 676
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 12 59,978 2,853 78
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 10 95,809 11,868 280
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 16 D D (100-249)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 27 87,167 9,000 231
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 28 D D (250-499)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 2 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 207 1,673,886 88,328 2,865
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 10 D D (250-499)
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 32 47,364 5,817 318
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 11 D D (100-249)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 61 507,883 32,690 1,099
42241 General-line grocery whsle 6 D D (250-499)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 6 D D (250-499)
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4224301 Raw milk whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 24 D D (250-499)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 8 65,296 3,527 149
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 5 D D (100-249)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 28 D D (250-499)
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 6 D D (100-249)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 22 D D (250-499)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 20 D D (100-249)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 7 220,514 1,664 67
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 7 220,514 1,664 67
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 5 62,667 5,862 157
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 36 D D (250-499)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 3 D D (100-249)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4229901 Art goods whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 7 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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