1997 Economic Census:
Wholesale Trade
West Virginia


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 1,956 10,290,356 681,067 23,805
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,367 6,183,972 461,551 15,118
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 589 4,106,384 219,516 8,687

 

 

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 1,956 10,290,356 681,067 23,805
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,367 6,183,972 461,551 15,118
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies whsle 171 1,551,827 91,470 2,651
42111 Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle 36 305,235 19,870 937
4211101 Automobile & motorcycle whsle 16 127,721 4,081 363
4211103 Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle 1 D D (20-99)
4211104 Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4211105 Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle 13 117,466 10,975 420
42112 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle 77 D D (1000-2499)
4211201 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors 40 D D (250-499)
4211202 Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers 35 D D (1000-2499)
42113 Tire & tube whsle 16 D D (100-249)
42114 Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle 42 D D (100-249)
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 42 93,891 12,706 546
42121 Furniture whsle 22 49,438 6,440 277
4212101 Household & lawn furniture whsle 10 32,604 3,689 154
4212102 Office & business furniture whsle 12 16,834 2,751 123
42122 Home furnishings whsle 20 44,453 6,266 269
4212203 Floor coverings whsle 7 D D (20-99)
4212204 Other home furnishings whsle 7 D D (100-249)
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 75 286,840 16,708 666
42131 Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle 39 214,524 11,631 501
4213102 Lumber with yard whsle 19 D D (100-249)
4213103 Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle 14 112,401 6,131 210
42132 Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle 19 32,260 1,265 47
4213202 Sand, gravel, & stone whsle 13 D D (20-99)
4213203 Cement, lime, & related products whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42133 Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle 8 16,202 1,550 45
42139 Other construction materials whsle 9 23,854 2,262 73
4213901 Flat glass & other construction glass whsle 5 D D (20-99)
4213902 Other construction materials whsle 4 D D (20-99)
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 153 347,851 55,013 1,752
42141 Photographic equipment & supplies whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42142 Office equipment whsle 35 D D (500-999)
42143 Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle 38 D D (250-499)
4214301 Computer & peripheral equipment whsle 38 D D (250-499)
42143011 Computers & peripheral equipment for resale 11 6,554 611 26
42143012 Computers & peripheral equipment for end use 27 D D (250-499)
42144 Other commercial equipment whsle 27 D D (100-249)
4214401 Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle 15 D D (20-99)
4214402 Store machines & equipment whsle 12 D D (100-249)
42145 Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle 37 139,248 13,430 450
4214501 Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle 34 D D (250-499)
42146 Ophthalmic goods whsle 4 D D (20-99)
42149 Other professional equipment & supplies whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 87 1,575,196 34,003 1,047
42151 Metal service centers & offices 46 286,569 17,680 657
4215101 Ferrous metal service centers & sales offices 38 267,632 15,492 586
42151011 Ferrous metal service centers 29 252,881 14,158 543
42152 Coal & other mineral & ore whsle 41 1,288,627 16,323 390
4215201 Coal whsle 37 1,267,787 15,029 352
4216 Electrical goods whsle 114 235,881 22,085 717
42161 Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle 58 181,607 12,919 410
42162 Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle 13 D D (20-99)
42169 Other electronic parts & equipment whsle 43 D D (100-249)
4216901 Communications equipment & supplies whsle 29 27,446 5,833 146
4216902 Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle 14 D D (20-99)
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 100 251,487 19,926 709
42171 Hardware whsle 36 116,999 7,945 282
42172 Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle 18 D D (100-249)
42173 Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle 36 81,211 6,656 246
42174 Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle 10 D D (20-99)
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 458 1,588,734 170,729 5,392
42181 Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle 130 812,331 71,705 2,202
42182 Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle 41 47,087 4,277 246
4218201 Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers 34 39,719 3,420 188
42183 Industrial machinery & equipment whsle 144 377,226 46,448 1,481
4218302 Hydraulic & pneumatic (fluid-power) machinery & equipment whsle 22 50,101 3,593 145
42183021 Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle 8 34,170 1,268 40
42183022 Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle 14 15,931 2,325 105
4218303 General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle 51 175,466 19,617 622
4218304 Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle 11 10,342 1,917 77
4218305 Materials handling equipment whsle 16 54,044 12,505 360
4218306 Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle 21 43,524 4,068 107
4218307 Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle 17 D D (20-99)
42184 Industrial supplies whsle 97 228,573 26,894 799
4218401 General-line industrial supplies whsle 11 25,521 3,462 117
4218402 Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle 29 65,122 4,842 169
4218403 Welding supplies whsle 19 36,015 7,090 171
4218405 Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle 13 24,933 3,026 84
4218406 Other industrial supplies whsle 22 D D (100-249)
42185 Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 40 D D (250-499)
4218502 Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle 12 8,434 1,081 70
4218504 Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle 19 D D (100-249)
42186 Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle 6 D D (250-499)
4218601 Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle 3 D D (250-499)
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 167 252,265 38,911 1,638
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 23 24,203 2,496 133
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 11 D D (20-99)
42193 Recyclable material whsle 81 150,256 27,590 1,181
4219301 Iron & steel scrap processors & dealers 43 65,472 10,390 550
42193011 Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment) 29 59,204 9,486 489
42193012 Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip) 14 6,268 904 61
4219302 Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle 8 D D (250-499)
4219303 Other recyclable material whsle 30 D D (250-499)
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 4 1,848 154 10
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 48 D D (250-499)
4219902 Forest products (except lumber) whsle 24 32,819 2,981 115
4219903 General merchandise (durable goods) whsle 6 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 589 4,106,384 219,516 8,687
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 55 125,598 15,809 547
42211 Printing & writing paper whsle 5 13,398 1,320 41
42212 Stationery & office supplies whsle 33 39,917 6,047 218
42213 Industrial & personal service paper whsle 17 72,283 8,442 288
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 30 D D (250-499)
4222101 General-line drugs whsle 14 D D (250-499)
4222102 Specialty-line drug, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, & toiletries whsle 16 D D (20-99)
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 16 D D (20-99)
42231 Piece goods, notions, & other dry goods whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 159 1,139,772 96,521 3,770
42241 General-line grocery whsle 19 509,877 31,059 1,171
4224103 Other general-line grocery whsle 16 D D (500-999)
42243 Dairy products, (except dried or canned) whsle 12 46,528 4,067 119
4224302 Dairy product (except raw milk) whsle 12 46,528 4,067 119
42244 Poultry & poultry product whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42245 Confectionery whsle 12 D D (250-499)
42246 Fish & seafood whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42247 Meat & meat product whsle 7 D D (100-249)
42248 Fresh fruit & vegetable whsle 28 120,644 12,488 666
42249 Other grocery & related products whsle 68 339,998 36,734 1,284
4224902 Bread & baked goods whsle 13 D D (100-249)
4224903 Soft drinks whsle 36 286,774 32,155 1,059
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 21 D D (250-499)
42251 Grain & field bean whsle 2 D D (1-19)
42252 Livestock whsle 16 D D (100-249)
42259 Other farm product raw material whsle 3 D D (1-19)
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 69 367,762 25,199 776
42261 Plastics materials & basic forms & shapes whsle 6 D D (100-249)
42269 Other chemical & allied products whsle 63 D D (500-999)
4226901 Industrial gases (except LP) whsle 16 43,953 4,683 141
4226902 Other chemical & allied products whsle 47 D D (500-999)
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 95 767,278 20,440 1,139
42271 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 63 666,203 16,759 952
4227101 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals (except LP) 63 666,203 16,759 952
42271011 Petroleum bulk stations (except LP) 59 D D (500-999)
42272 Petroleum & petroleum prod whsle (exc bulk stations & terminals) 32 101,075 3,681 187
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 51 256,404 24,463 769
42281 Beer & ale whsle 42 246,258 23,966 728
42282 Wine & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 9 10,146 497 41
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 93 D D (500-999)
42291 Farm supplies whsle 12 D D (20-99)
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 15 D D (100-249)
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 15 D D (100-249)
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 19 302,136 9,268 417
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 7 D D (20-99)
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 25 D D (100-249)
4229904 Other nondurable goods whsle 11 D D (1-19)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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