1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Dallas County, TX


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 6,054 100,787,314 4,621,731 108,131
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 4,235 66,510,740 3,324,051 71,988
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 1,819 34,276,574 1,297,680 36,143

 

 

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 6,054 100,787,314 4,621,731 108,131
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 4,235 66,510,740 3,324,051 71,988
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 322 24,275,202 223,891 6,643
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 95 22,114,095 98,155 2,629
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 44 10,443,943 34,007 1,236
4211102 Bus & recreational vehicle whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 32 D D (1000-2499)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 147 1,815,620 99,074 3,120
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 64 D D (1000-2499)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 72 D D (1000-2499)
4211203 Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 26 D D (250-499)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 54 D D (500-999)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 380 2,547,126 156,984 4,217
42121 Furniture whsle 187 946,958 69,900 1,885
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 101 217,859 16,861 568
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 86 729,099 53,039 1,317
42122 Home furnishings whsle 193 1,600,168 87,084 2,332
4212201 Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle 30 178,687 10,089 247
4212202 Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle 37 D D (250-499)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 46 D D (500-999)
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 80 D D (1000-2499)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 154 1,514,466 99,276 2,831
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 72 811,996 48,091 1,171
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 21 D D (500-999)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 42 435,300 25,311 600
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 36 169,573 14,848 415
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 11 D D (100-249)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 20 D D (500-999)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 26 D D (250-499)
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 17 D D (100-249)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 800 9,101,811 982,364 18,113
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 31 D D (500-999)
42142 Office equipment whsle 104 D D (2500-4999)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 379 5,520,411 681,242 10,830
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 310 D D (5000-9999)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 154 2,585,582 117,245 2,371
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 156 D D (5000-9999)
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 69 D D (1000-2499)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 100 D D (500-999)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 61 D D (500-999)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 39 D D (250-499)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 118 650,075 74,242 1,440
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 106 626,053 69,401 1,329
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 12 24,022 4,841 111
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 35 234,437 31,278 1,185
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 33 D D (250-499)
4214901 Religious & school supplies whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 27 D D (100-249)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 131 D D (1000-2499)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 129 1,683,752 82,258 2,051
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 99 1,243,788 57,867 1,409
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 66 810,083 50,979 1,214
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 33 433,705 6,888 195
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 30 439,964 24,391 642
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 19 D D (500-999)
42151022 Nonferrous metal sales offices 11 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 788 14,667,246 951,288 16,653
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 226 2,067,088 141,015 3,187
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 73 1,032,532 35,409 761
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 489 11,567,626 774,864 12,705
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 209 6,052,364 547,791 8,784
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 280 5,515,262 227,073 3,921
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 304 2,695,989 164,636 3,838
42171 Hardware whsle 121 604,031 50,732 1,251
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 61 D D (500-999)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 91 1,374,514 77,983 1,610
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 31 D D (250-499)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 866 6,730,893 480,105 11,571
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 51 D D (1000-2499)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 32 1,272,249 30,568 661
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 9 D D (20-99)
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 14 1,182,158 24,118 477
4218203 Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 427 2,493,186 245,880 6,052
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 45 D D (500-999)
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 14 D D (100-249)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 31 D D (250-499)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 142 625,067 68,045 1,478
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 45 203,777 13,935 322
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 55 455,876 75,932 2,173
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 41 209,187 9,568 185
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 84 D D (1000-2499)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 176 1,089,237 88,349 2,206
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 18 D D (250-499)
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 38 360,022 22,906 605
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 20 38,241 6,486 198
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 32 194,119 10,687 308
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 54 D D (500-999)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 101 D D (500-999)
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 21 75,027 6,490 185
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 32 D D (100-249)
4218503 Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 34 D D (250-499)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 79 589,814 42,720 721
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 67 D D (500-999)
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 490 D D (5000-9999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 76 D D (500-999)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 52 541,598 23,907 698
42193 Recyclable material whsle 63 434,597 49,210 1,650
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 16 D D (100-249)
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 14 D D (100-249)
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 34 D D (1000-2499)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 157 618,265 48,390 1,431
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 147 D D (1000-2499)
4219402 Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 142 D D (1000-2499)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 55 259,430 12,371 517
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 27 D D (250-499)
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 18 D D (100-249)
42199042 Prerecorded video tapes whsle 9 54,551 4,360 194
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 35 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 1,819 34,276,574 1,297,680 36,143
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 279 3,791,158 186,755 6,941
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 47 D D (500-999)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 150 1,638,822 104,856 4,755
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 82 D D (1000-2499)
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 133 D D (2500-4999)
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 38 D D (500-999)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 95 D D (2500-4999)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 393 1,958,497 91,187 2,817
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 87 360,841 27,660 858
4223101 Piece goods - jobbers 62 D D (500-999)
4223102 Notions & other dry goods whsle 25 D D (100-249)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 91 D D (500-999)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 202 623,941 35,911 1,166
42234 Footwear whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 332 9,888,814 354,145 11,164
42241 General-line grocery whsle 28 D D (1000-2499)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 26 D D (1000-2499)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 43 1,401,983 40,644 1,326
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 11 D D (250-499)
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 11 D D (250-499)
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4224402 Poultry & poultry product (except live) whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42245 Confectionery whsle 25 D D (500-999)
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 11 D D (250-499)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 32 D D (500-999)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 53 701,700 41,770 1,524
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 121 D D (2500-4999)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 22 D D (250-499)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 16 230,716 13,096 510
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4224904 Canned goods whsle 9 D D (250-499)
4224905 Food & beverage basic materials whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 50 D D (1000-2499)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 14 799,811 8,610 133
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4225904 Cotton whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 197 2,360,603 158,575 4,110
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 61 D D (500-999)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 136 D D (2500-4999)
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 123 D D (2500-4999)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 62 D D (1000-2499)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 27 2,277,962 42,467 830
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 27 2,277,962 42,467 830
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 19 D D (500-999)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 8 D D (100-249)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 35 D D (500-999)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 35 D D (1000-2499)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 14 D D (500-999)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 21 D D (500-999)
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 21 D D (500-999)
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 374 D D (2500-4999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 25 125,529 10,486 300
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 19 D D (250-499)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 57 939,595 38,142 971
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 50 D D (500-999)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 10 D D (250-499)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 41 151,094 8,576 296
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 191 D D (1000-2499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 75 D D (250-499)
4229902 General merchandise (nondurable goods) whsle 36 110,981 9,614 260
4229903 Textile bags, bagging, & burlap whsle 6 D D (20-99)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 74 D D (500-999)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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