1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Knox County, TN


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 950 7,507,703 449,392 12,580
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 683 4,650,991 321,361 8,533
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 267 2,856,712 128,031 4,047

 

 

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 950 7,507,703 449,392 12,580
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 683 4,650,991 321,361 8,533
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 67 381,255 22,725 884
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 15 D D (250-499)
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 7 D D (250-499)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 32 D D (250-499)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 17 D D (100-249)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 14 D D (20-99)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 31 D D (250-499)
42121 Furniture whsle 17 69,456 6,741 204
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 14 D D (20-99)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 45 239,432 17,912 554
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 22 D D (250-499)
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 4 D D (1-19)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 1 D D (1-19)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 135 467,034 70,232 1,710
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42142 Office equipment whsle 34 D D (250-499)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 34 D D (250-499)
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 29 D D (250-499)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 23 D D (250-499)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 6 13,467 3,077 81
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 40 D D (500-999)
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 35 D D (250-499)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 42 D D (500-999)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 31 D D (250-499)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 25 D D (250-499)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 21 D D (250-499)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 4 D D (1-19)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 6 D D (100-249)
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 1 D D (100-249)
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4215201 Coal whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 78 D D (1000-2499)
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 43 D D (250-499)
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 9 D D (500-999)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 26 D D (100-249)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 62 294,408 29,452 756
42171 Hardware whsle 17 59,992 4,731 143
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 32 D D (250-499)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 166 540,302 71,987 2,009
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 17 D D (250-499)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 85 227,483 33,235 893
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 18 D D (250-499)
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 3 D D (100-249)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 39 59,116 7,633 214
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 37 90,859 11,933 369
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 19 65,482 9,777 318
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (100-249)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 57 D D (500-999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 14 D D (100-249)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 5 D D (100-249)
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 5 D D (100-249)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 15 D D (250-499)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 6 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 267 2,856,712 128,031 4,047
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 52 D D (250-499)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 30 D D (100-249)
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 12 D D (250-499)
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 6 D D (250-499)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 20 100,230 3,803 109
42234 Footwear whsle 2 D D (1-19)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 59 D D (1000-2499)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42245 Confectionery whsle 6 D D (250-499)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 15 D D (250-499)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 12 D D (250-499)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 1 D D (20-99)
4224904 Canned goods whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 6 85,287 831 80
42252 Livestock whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 32 59,761 5,820 171
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 22 D D (100-249)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 20 D D (100-249)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 23 D D (100-249)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 19 738,094 5,007 146
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 18 D D (100-249)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 10 D D (20-99)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 8 584,907 1,314 36
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 9 D D (250-499)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 3 D D (250-499)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 6 68,454 7,957 140
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 6 68,454 7,957 140
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 54 D D (500-999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 6 10,375 1,173 41
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 6 D D (100-249)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 15 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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