1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
Milwaukee County, WI


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 1,393 13,007,515 845,316 22,559
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 965 7,905,526 581,077 14,006
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 428 5,101,989 264,239 8,553

 

 

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 1,393 13,007,515 845,316 22,559
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 965 7,905,526 581,077 14,006
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 100 2,290,957 59,759 1,529
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 29 D D (500-999)
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 2 D D (20-99)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 11 D D (250-499)
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 39 D D (500-999)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 17 D D (250-499)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 21 D D (250-499)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 30 D D (100-249)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 42 161,423 22,020 470
42121 Furniture whsle 19 D D (250-499)
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 11 D D (250-499)
42122 Home furnishings whsle 23 D D (100-249)
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 9 49,406 5,114 118
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 34 227,315 18,669 503
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 13 D D (250-499)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 7 D D (250-499)
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 8 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 (20-99)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42139 Other construction materials whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 148 782,447 137,728 2,996
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42142 Office equipment whsle 26 D D (250-499)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 40 331,180 61,945 1,152
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 31 325,398 59,354 1,096
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 7 111,734 15,103 342
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 24 213,664 44,251 754
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 29 D D (250-499)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 17 D D (250-499)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 33 179,251 29,874 686
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 27 D D (250-499)
4214502 Dental equipment & supplies whsle 6 D D (250-499)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 51 D D (500-999)
42151 Metal service centers & offices 50 D D (500-999)
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 41 D D (500-999)
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 24 D D (500-999)
42151012 Ferrous metal sales offices 17 D D (20-99)
4215102 Nonferrous metal service centers & sales offices 9 D D (20-99)
4216 Electrical goods whsle 126 717,511 54,620 1,346
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 61 475,685 29,783 747
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 8 D D (20-99)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 57 D D (500-999)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 29 D D (250-499)
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 28 D D (100-249)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 57 323,798 39,457 914
42171 Hardware whsle 27 147,806 18,003 473
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 15 105,535 15,248 298
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 289 2,127,923 154,730 3,750
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 12 D D (250-499)
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 4 D D (100-249)
4218202 Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors 2 D D (20-99)
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 158 718,669 82,138 1,940
4218301 Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 14 71,015 7,873 176
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 47 213,484 25,895 579
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 26 103,711 9,362 234
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 32 253,114 31,129 692
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 33 D D (100-249)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 81 998,697 34,590 962
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 9 50,711 5,496 101
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 17 169,082 7,363 192
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 5 27,981 2,659 115
4218404 Industrial containers & supplies whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 8 D D (20-99)
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 29 D D (250-499)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 25 D D (100-249)
4218501 Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle 9 12,270 2,223 107
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 9 D D (100-249)
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 4 D D (100-249)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 118 D D (1000-2499)
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 15 D D (100-249)
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 6 D D (100-249)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 47 401,446 42,734 1,047
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 22 D D (250-499)
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 13 D D (250-499)
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 9 D D (20-99)
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 7 D D (250-499)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 18 D D (100-249)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 21 18,219 2,760 95
4219401 Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle 18 D D (20-99)
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 29 D D (100-249)
4219906 Other durable goods whsle 10 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 428 5,101,989 264,239 8,553
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 59 416,098 24,602 784
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 11 169,293 9,351 219
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 28 96,155 9,890 423
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 20 150,650 5,361 142
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 16 259,786 12,418 415
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 7 D D (250-499)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 9 D D (20-99)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 27 D D (250-499)
42232 Men's & boys' clothing & furnishings whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42233 Women's, children's, & infants' clothing & accessories whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42234 Footwear whsle 4 D D (100-249)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 119 1,941,525 110,188 3,993
42241 General-line grocery whsle 11 D D (500-999)
4224102 General-line grocery whsle, retail cooperative 1 D D (500-999)
42242 Packaged frozen food whsle 10 261,099 14,423 404
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 13 D D (100-249)
42245 Confectionery whsle 11 D D (250-499)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 15 50,732 5,429 201
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 23 D D (500-999)
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 32 D D (1000-2499)
4224901 Coffee, tea, & spice whsle 5 D D (100-249)
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 10 D D (500-999)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 8 D D (500-999)
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 15 D D (20-99)
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 5 D D (20-99)
42252 Livestock whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 4 D D (1-19)
4225901 Hides, skins, & pelts whsle 4 D D (1-19)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 62 504,047 37,400 1,000
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 14 106,265 12,998 307
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 48 397,782 24,402 693
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 3 D D (20-99)
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 45 D D (500-999)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 29 836,018 11,367 340
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 17 618,403 8,511 270
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 15 D D (100-249)
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 6 D D (100-249)
42271012 Petroleum bulk terminals (except LP) 9 554,844 3,887 126
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 12 217,615 2,856 70
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 19 D D (500-999)
42281 Beer & ale whsle 10 D D (250-499)
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 9 119,665 9,593 262
4228201 Wine & distilled alcoholic bev (licensed operation) whsle 9 119,665 9,593 262
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 82 D D (500-999)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 11 D D (100-249)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 14 D D (100-249)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 6 D D (20-99)
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 8 28,302 2,069 66
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 39 D D (250-499)
4229901 Art goods whsle 12 14,584 1,487 71
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 22 D D (250-499)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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