1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Richmond, VA (IC)


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 464 5,979,460 283,523 7,572
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 322 3,060,181 190,563 5,017
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 142 2,919,279 92,960 2,555

 

 

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 464 5,979,460 283,523 7,572
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 322 3,060,181 190,563 5,017
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 48 266,762 17,698 689
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 15 190,868 10,714 411
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 9 D D (250-499)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 25 D D (100-249)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 17 53,562 2,859 131
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 18 81,193 9,540 259
42121 Furniture whsle 12 76,499 9,263 234
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 6 73,139 8,809 212
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 7 29,635 2,624 97
42139 Other construction materials whsle 2 D D (1-19)
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 1 D D (1-19)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 56 291,676 25,806 672
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 16 77,070 7,901 164
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 15 D D (100-249)
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 13 D D (100-249)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 12 21,169 4,204 156
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 7 13,241 3,372 115
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 16 172,721 8,758 206
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 8 D D (250-499)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 4 D D (250-499)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 1 D D (250-499)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 1 D D (250-499)
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4215201 Coal whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 33 267,155 23,356 568
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 20 D D (250-499)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 34 196,817 22,848 743
42171 Hardware whsle 10 63,560 8,896 319
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 8 47,759 5,112 223
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 16 85,498 8,840 201
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 80 565,882 44,333 1,195
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 2 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 38 152,849 19,810 542
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 6 12,578 1,769 45
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 12 66,530 5,636 137
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 10 52,032 10,394 293
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 19 D D (250-499)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 8 D D (100-249)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 10 D D (100-249)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 36 D D (250-499)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 14 122,393 11,381 333
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 2 D D (100-249)
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 1 D D (20-99)
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 6 D D (100-249)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4219905 Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle 2 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 142 2,919,279 92,960 2,555
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 21 129,937 9,290 224
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 5 D D (100-249)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 41 396,567 28,888 1,012
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42245 Confectionery whsle 3 D D (100-249)
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 4 16,696 1,966 72
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 12 D D (250-499)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 5 D D (250-499)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 7 D D (250-499)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 6 D D (250-499)
4225902 Leaf tobacco whsle 6 D D (250-499)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 17 843,774 8,602 209
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 16 D D (100-249)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 6 D D (20-99)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 10 D D (100-249)
4227102 Liquefied petroleum bulk stations & terminals 1 D D (20-99)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 9 D D (100-249)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 7 107,985 4,488 136
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 7 107,985 4,488 136
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 28 D D (250-499)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 5 D D (20-99)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 1 D D (100-249)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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