1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Texas


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 33,346 323,111,661 15,504,899 425,750
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 22,643 166,032,382 10,366,804 264,333
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 10,703 157,079,279 5,138,095 161,417

 

 

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 33,346 323,111,661 15,504,899 425,750
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 22,643 166,032,382 10,366,804 264,333
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 2,050 40,445,346 786,085 26,011
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 527 34,010,792 316,027 10,049
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 249 17,606,676 109,303 4,485
4211102 Bus & recreational vehicle whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 38 13,503,175 28,765 635
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 36 D D (250-499)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 187 2,537,606 158,942 4,372
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 822 5,431,059 355,521 11,058
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 322 2,243,922 153,944 4,876
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 440 3,110,108 191,543 5,904
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 60 77,029 10,034 278
42113 Tire & tube whsle 136 604,025 43,918 1,404
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 565 399,470 70,619 3,500
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 1,060 5,578,676 357,458 10,870
42121 Furniture whsle 470 2,112,508 174,779 5,123
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 245 623,679 49,836 1,806
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 225 1,488,829 124,943 3,317
42122 Home furnishings whsle 590 3,466,168 182,679 5,747
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 75 334,875 20,761 702
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 112 715,370 29,508 983
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 190 1,245,351 69,045 1,927
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 213 1,170,572 63,365 2,135
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 944 5,589,907 375,660 12,417
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 370 3,010,514 186,450 5,728
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 66 339,791 17,324 515
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 91 1,226,858 67,687 2,049
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 213 1,443,865 101,439 3,164
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 261 951,338 65,396 2,250
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 106 392,867 22,873 839
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 93 206,943 21,837 867
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 62 351,528 20,686 544
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 95 966,358 59,965 1,969
42139 Other construction materials whsle 218 661,697 63,849 2,470
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 55 170,864 12,710 491
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 163 490,833 51,139 1,979
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 3,294 22,895,042 2,408,275 49,679
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 82 790,073 44,439 994
42142 Office equipment whsle 544 3,695,614 418,305 11,193
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 1,311 12,966,513 1,413,090 23,567
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 1,073 11,156,665 1,163,137 19,665
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 425 5,694,027 317,536 6,129
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 648 5,462,638 845,601 13,536
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 238 1,809,848 249,953 3,902
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 359 1,317,276 128,415 4,119
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 217 912,642 68,707 2,062
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 142 404,634 59,708 2,057
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 716 3,390,126 317,958 6,785
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 649 3,245,690 296,688 6,192
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 67 144,436 21,270 593
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 89 309,792 39,932 1,681
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 193 425,648 46,136 1,340
4214901 Religious & school supplies whsle 32 51,448 7,746 208
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 161 374,200 38,390 1,132
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 1,109 12,851,719 549,990 13,756
42151 Metal service centers & offices 1,085 12,733,151 543,076 13,559
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 907 11,343,177 466,478 11,551
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 650 8,805,265 410,859 10,152
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 257 2,537,912 55,619 1,399
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 178 1,389,974 76,598 2,008
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 120 841,720 65,974 1,778
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 58 548,254 10,624 230
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 24 118,568 6,914 197
4215202 Other mineral & ore whsle 21 D D (100-249)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 2,900 30,111,671 1,902,719 38,721
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 1,035 7,187,001 469,489 12,161
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 269 2,822,322 109,119 2,636
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 1,596 20,102,348 1,324,111 23,924
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 696 8,780,924 845,743 14,681
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 900 11,321,424 478,368 9,243
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 1,666 7,605,192 613,357 17,721
42171 Hardware whsle 702 2,785,385 263,510 7,598
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 320 1,655,454 100,951 3,123
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 521 2,722,527 209,839 5,807
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 123 441,826 39,057 1,193
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 7,308 31,995,466 2,787,296 73,186
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 379 4,433,769 281,152 6,984
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 700 3,103,036 186,395 6,628
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 481 1,237,820 104,736 4,134
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 173 1,673,017 64,023 1,928
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 46 192,199 17,636 566
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 3,911 15,885,958 1,490,887 36,902
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 79 190,592 19,894 608
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 343 1,067,305 133,111 3,285
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 156 461,903 58,352 1,388
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 187 605,402 74,759 1,897
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 985 3,911,190 447,847 10,003
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 251 911,283 80,634 2,042
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 325 1,307,796 185,440 5,417
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 1,393 5,558,915 407,550 10,126
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 535 2,938,877 216,411 5,421
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 1,367 5,372,924 548,269 14,911
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 207 417,045 52,354 1,590
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 256 1,285,267 121,577 3,331
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 198 431,721 60,509 1,882
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 108 418,860 32,454 1,112
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 224 1,266,650 133,043 2,874
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 374 1,553,381 148,332 4,122
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 547 1,291,405 120,341 4,252
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 102 144,287 16,694 684
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 189 333,901 41,464 1,560
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 52 291,535 18,042 545
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 204 521,682 44,141 1,463
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 404 1,908,374 160,252 3,509
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 288 1,561,367 131,331 2,691
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 77 265,547 21,515 579
4218603 Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle 39 81,460 7,406 239
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 2,312 8,959,363 585,964 21,972
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 341 1,157,210 73,469 2,891
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 174 999,101 50,252 1,696
42193 Recyclable material whsle 602 2,575,696 226,198 9,341
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 258 1,182,718 90,821 3,653
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 174 696,642 77,797 3,070
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 84 486,076 13,024 583
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 95 254,411 35,847 1,559
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 249 1,138,567 99,530 4,129
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 426 1,257,506 87,251 2,915
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 388 858,408 74,187 2,665
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 38 399,098 13,064 250
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 769 2,969,850 148,794 5,129
4219901 Musical instruments & supplies whsle 33 143,166 17,892 484
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 108 248,948 15,426 465
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 263 538,471 36,829 1,346
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 116 1,611,771 36,901 1,418
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 92 D D (1000-2499)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 24 D D (250-499)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 82 122,049 17,912 612
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 167 305,445 23,834 804
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 10,703 157,079,279 5,138,095 161,417
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 1,035 6,397,240 433,454 14,443
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 157 1,388,063 80,058 2,157
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 567 2,748,151 224,167 8,560
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 311 2,261,026 129,229 3,726
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 560 10,848,480 421,383 9,360
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 208 4,384,392 94,096 3,099
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 352 6,464,088 327,287 6,261
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 1,010 4,140,758 240,025 8,736
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 238 711,308 52,842 2,038
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 170 585,770 40,562 1,558
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 68 125,538 12,280 480
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 253 1,489,965 89,221 3,052
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 427 1,094,673 71,952 3,028
42234 Footwear whsle 92 844,812 26,010 618
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 2,229 36,194,406 1,547,578 55,229
42241 General-line grocery whsle 194 12,434,024 404,038 13,825
4224102 General-line grocery whsle, retail cooperative 11 1,019,564 41,205 1,470
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 180 D D (10k-24999)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 221 4,413,608 163,236 5,456
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 114 2,098,994 81,140 2,337
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 112 D D (1000-2499)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 66 684,107 40,646 1,576
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 63 D D (1000-2499)
42245 Confectionery whsle 164 1,868,022 137,253 4,585
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 123 538,494 25,572 1,012
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 214 2,341,570 80,025 3,158
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 395 2,514,201 170,699 7,809
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 738 9,301,386 444,969 15,471
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 105 624,341 34,456 1,243
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 122 673,893 52,577 2,251
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 173 1,560,191 171,917 5,896
4224904 Canned goods whsle 55 1,112,901 21,946 670
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 41 213,922 10,366 357
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 242 5,116,138 153,707 5,054
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 743 8,726,477 148,873 7,923
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 325 2,980,904 72,209 2,524
42252 Livestock whsle 232 2,886,396 36,587 4,024
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 186 2,859,177 40,077 1,375
4225901 Hides, skins, & pelts whsle 19 98,392 2,519 145
4225903 Wool, wool tops, & mohair whsle 25 43,432 2,321 143
4225904 Cotton whsle 75 2,288,123 21,081 451
4225905 Other farm-product raw material whsle 66 D D (500-999)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 1,492 16,748,285 704,891 16,172
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 329 3,360,822 138,327 3,576
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 1,163 13,387,463 566,564 12,596
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 126 334,101 43,609 1,156
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 1,037 13,053,362 522,955 11,440
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 1,222 58,473,213 659,320 16,918
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 762 30,172,687 410,876 10,965
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 718 26,829,090 343,334 9,710
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 598 6,100,651 184,492 6,488
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 120 20,728,439 158,842 3,222
4227102 Liquefied petroleum bulk stations & terminals 44 3,343,597 67,542 1,255
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 460 28,300,526 248,444 5,953
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 304 D D (10k-24999)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 217 D D (5000-9999)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 87 1,894,579 126,619 3,131
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 87 1,894,579 126,619 3,131
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 2,108 D D (10k-24999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 483 1,912,469 117,229 4,111
4229101 Farm supplies - farm dealers 221 605,848 35,185 1,429
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 262 1,306,621 82,044 2,682
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 256 2,227,870 115,501 4,296
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 269 503,260 62,390 3,082
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 61 2,929,224 90,123 2,974
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 177 489,395 45,779 1,465
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 862 D D (2500-4999)
4229901 Art goods whsle 264 405,509 38,191 1,589
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 186 1,069,119 22,743 841
4229903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap whsle 24 D D (100-249)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 388 D D (1000-2499)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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