1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Pierce County, WA


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 781 4,618,901 327,037 9,324
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 528 1,889,227 189,415 5,303
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 253 2,729,674 137,622 4,021

 

 

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 781 4,618,901 327,037 9,324
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 528 1,889,227 189,415 5,303
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 68 181,282 18,636 629
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 19 D D (250-499)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 1 D D (20-99)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 20 D D (100-249)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 8 D D (20-99)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 12 23,934 2,882 83
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 29 D D (100-249)
42121 Furniture whsle 14 D D (100-249)
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 15 D D (20-99)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 66 474,332 31,478 751
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 35 417,096 24,390 568
4213101 Lumber without yard whsle 8 32,251 1,936 36
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 7 192,109 6,698 139
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 20 192,736 15,756 393
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4213201 Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 4 11,957 1,371 40
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 8 20,236 2,715 80
42139 Other construction materials whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 61 133,884 24,676 681
42142 Office equipment whsle 17 19,695 5,884 147
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 17 41,530 4,525 159
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 12 30,968 7,867 157
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 5 28,032 7,405 133
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 3 D D (100-249)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 24 D D (250-499)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 24 D D (250-499)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 20 D D (250-499)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 16 D D (250-499)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 4 D D (100-249)
42151021 Nonferrous metal service centers 4 D D (100-249)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 36 91,901 8,229 229
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 11 35,939 3,131 83
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 48 187,600 17,264 569
42171 Hardware whsle 26 60,336 8,868 301
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 9 91,424 2,173 62
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 8 D D (100-249)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 119 245,384 32,067 937
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 4 D D (100-249)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 50 76,785 8,680 295
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 13 24,200 1,587 61
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 17 28,301 4,294 164
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 24 D D (100-249)
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 7 18,688 2,334 63
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 15 22,611 2,949 101
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 8 16,001 1,767 64
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 17 20,069 2,896 77
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 77 D D (500-999)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 20 D D (100-249)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 10 D D (20-99)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 21 192,687 13,661 441
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 5 D D (100-249)
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 4 D D (100-249)
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 4 D D (100-249)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 18 D D (100-249)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 11 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 253 2,729,674 137,622 4,021
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 25 D D (100-249)
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 15 D D (100-249)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 20 107,791 22,422 492
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 6 D D (250-499)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 87 798,466 50,511 1,417
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 9 105,734 8,862 211
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 7 46,012 2,873 89
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 31 477,116 28,255 688
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 4 D D (100-249)
4224906 Other grocery specialties whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 5 D D (100-249)
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 4 D D (100-249)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 5 20,586 2,804 86
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 14 D D (20-99)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 12 D D (20-99)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 10 D D (100-249)
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 7 221,290 3,880 116
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 7 221,290 3,880 116
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 5 D D (100-249)
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 7 D D (250-499)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 5 60,736 7,552 263
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 70 D D (1000-2499)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4229102 Farm supplies - whsle distributors 6 D D (20-99)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 15 D D (100-249)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 3 D D (250-499)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 32 D D (250-499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 15 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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