1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Charleston County, SC


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 472 3,727,102 175,469 5,296
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 306 1,539,986 107,952 3,190
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 166 2,187,116 67,517 2,106

 

 

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 472 3,727,102 175,469 5,296
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 306 1,539,986 107,952 3,190
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 28 D D (250-499)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 10 D D (100-249)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 20 D D (250-499)
42121 Furniture whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 13 57,705 2,824 91
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 8 51,695 2,316 73
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 60 195,069 36,337 778
42142 Office equipment whsle 17 50,533 7,121 212
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 13 33,354 4,869 123
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 13 33,354 4,869 123
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 17 D D (250-499)
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 14 D D (250-499)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 9 D D (20-99)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 7 D D (20-99)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 3 D D (1-19)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 33 D D (250-499)
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 16 D D (100-249)
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 35 D D (250-499)
42171 Hardware whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 75 203,118 22,627 725
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 30 73,523 9,137 270
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 26 D D (250-499)
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 6 19,124 1,389 45
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 7 17,823 1,847 37
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (1-19)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 32 D D (250-499)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 4 D D (20-99)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 1 D D (20-99)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4219901 Musical instruments & supplies whsle 1 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 166 2,187,116 67,517 2,106
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 15 D D (100-249)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 16 105,300 1,578 59
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 1 D D (1-19)
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 1 D D (1-19)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 52 742,238 23,767 878
42241 General-line grocery whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 11 30,612 3,694 173
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 18 D D (250-499)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 5 D D (250-499)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 18 D D (100-249)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 17 D D (250-499)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 6 298,092 4,181 119
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 6 298,092 4,181 119
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 3 23,103 1,424 46
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 3 274,989 2,757 73
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 11 D D (100-249)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 3 D D (100-249)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 1 D D (20-99)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 33 D D (250-499)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4229901 Art goods whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 8 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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