1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Fairfax County, VA


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 1,142 15,659,438 944,726 18,462
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 833 12,465,486 758,196 13,819
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 309 3,193,952 186,530 4,643

 

 

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 1,142 15,659,438 944,726 18,462
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 833 12,465,486 758,196 13,819
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 49 D D (500-999)
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 13 D D (250-499)
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 1 D D (20-99)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 23 D D (250-499)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 10 D D (20-99)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 10 D D (100-249)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 58 172,624 12,921 283
42121 Furniture whsle 30 123,008 8,463 159
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 20 D D (100-249)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 28 49,616 4,458 124
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 15 D D (20-99)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 38 175,708 17,258 421
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 12 76,016 6,646 132
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 3 D D (1-19)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 6 33,611 1,706 66
42139 Other construction materials whsle 11 D D (100-249)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 279 4,333,058 427,268 7,098
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42142 Office equipment whsle 24 371,655 82,700 1,629
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 183 3,754,651 315,878 4,874
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 144 3,408,841 238,665 3,787
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 47 955,218 47,544 773
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 97 2,453,623 191,121 3,014
4214302 Computer software (packaged) whsle 39 345,810 77,213 1,087
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 33 114,018 18,027 308
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 32 D D (250-499)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4214902 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 9 D D (20-99)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 8 D D (20-99)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 7 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 165 1,919,557 201,633 3,396
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 24 114,520 29,454 561
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 17 D D (100-249)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 124 D D (2500-4999)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 90 1,402,840 149,877 2,319
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 34 D D (250-499)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 69 242,279 21,836 660
42171 Hardware whsle 32 D D (250-499)
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 23 127,069 9,940 174
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 101 286,038 39,524 810
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 5 38,371 3,191 69
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 44 122,174 15,875 320
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 18 46,227 4,779 122
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 11 49,053 7,814 119
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 21 D D (100-249)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 16 86,281 12,518 183
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4218602 Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 2 D D (1-19)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 65 D D (250-499)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 13 18,841 2,117 72
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 14 D D (20-99)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 3 D D (20-99)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 16 D D (20-99)
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 14 D D (20-99)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 13 D D (1-19)
4219904 Prerecorded media whsle 4 D D (1-19)
42199041 Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle 2 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 309 3,193,952 186,530 4,643
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 43 226,445 23,421 527
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 6 D D (1-19)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 32 144,704 21,133 465
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 12 D D (100-249)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 31 42,031 2,104 80
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 11 11,360 719 26
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 14 17,143 891 45
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 78 809,700 36,540 1,634
42241 General-line grocery whsle 13 D D (500-999)
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 11 D D (500-999)
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4224301 Raw milk whsle 1 D D (20-99)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 31 D D (500-999)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 7 D D (250-499)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 23 35,256 5,035 120
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 16 D D (100-249)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 12 D D (500-999)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 7 572,831 11,095 228
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 7 572,831 11,095 228
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 3 D D (20-99)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 4 D D (100-249)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 5 D D (500-999)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 20 477,787 32,789 765
42281 Beer & ale whsle 7 341,924 19,181 474
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 13 135,863 13,608 291
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 13 135,863 13,608 291
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 84 D D (500-999)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 2 D D (20-99)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 48 D D (100-249)
4229901 Art goods whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 25 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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