1997 Economic Census:
Bridge Between SIC and NAICS
SIC:   Wholesale trade

 
SIC 50:   Wholesale trade - durable goods - Finder by 3-digit SIC
Includes only establishments with payroll. Introductory text includes scope and methodology.                    
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SIC Description Establish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Paid
employees
Annual payroll
($1,000)
  50     Wholesale trade - durable goods 337,277 2,299,493,803 3,887,371 147,737,342
501     Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 48,055 561,792,495 554,976 15,692,967
502     Furniture and home furnishings 18,603 82,707,554 191,703 6,431,522
503     Lumber and other construction materials 22,427 118,764,214 258,227 8,669,637
504     Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 49,675 387,497,154 759,613 34,778,167
505     Metals and minerals, except petroleum 12,583 150,493,610 174,029 6,898,028
506     Electrical goods 44,295 381,044,602 547,776 25,011,949
507     Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 26,926 109,016,098 279,585 9,935,530
508     Machinery, equipment, and supplies 77,587 330,544,034 780,186 29,599,541
509     Miscellaneous durable goods 37,126 177,634,042 341,276 10,720,001
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

SIC 50:   Wholesale trade - durable goods - 4-digit SIC to 6-digit NAICS
Includes only establishments with payroll. Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Figures to the left of NAICS codes indicate the percent of NAICS receipts represented by this part; and link to Table 1 where other parts of the NAICS are shown. links to 1997 and 1992 Comparative Statistics for whole SICs.
SIC NAICS Pt Description Establish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Paid
employees
Annual payroll
($1,000)
501       Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 48,055 561,792,495 554,976 15,692,967
5012     Comparable   Automobiles & other motor vehicles 7,664 428,356,355 150,947 4,638,901
100% of 421110
Automobile & other motor vehicle whsle
7,664 428,356,355 70,675 4,638,901
  421110 10
Automobile & motorcycle whsle
3,952 232,780,708 70,675 1,767,828
  421110 20
Bus & recreational vehicle whsle
387 3,059,157 5,047 152,468
  421110 30
Light truck & van (14,000 lb or less) whsle
548 159,991,093 9,552 427,702
  421110 40
Medium truck & tractor (14,001 lb to 26,000 lb) whsle
516 4,375,397 7,929 275,806
  421110 50
Heavy truck & tractor (over 26,000 lb) whsle
2,261 28,150,000 57,744 2,015,097
5013     Not Comparable   Motor vehicle supplies & new parts 28,873 105,308,156 306,446 8,510,624
100% of 421120
Motor vehicle supplies & new parts whsle
12,620 83,214,728 67,362 5,065,064
  421120 10
Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - warehouse distributors
5,095 30,313,120 67,362 2,002,699
  421120 20
Motor vehicle supplies & new parts - jobbers
6,942 51,468,506 84,003 2,905,299
  421120 30
Petroleum products marketing equipment whsle
583 1,433,102 4,673 157,066
51% of 441310 30
Motor vehicle supplies & new parts jobbers (retail)
16,253 22,093,428 150,408 3,445,560
5014     Not Comparable   Tires & tubes 4,413 22,855,877 51,776 1,571,666
  421130  
Tire & tube whsle
1,939 16,508,934 22,939 782,893
32% of 441320 20
Tire & tube merchants (retail)
2,474 6,346,943 28,837 788,773
5015     Not Comparable   Motor vehicle parts, used 7,105 5,272,107 45,807 971,776
  421140  
Motor vehicle parts, (used) whsle
7,105 5,272,107 45,807 971,776
SIC NAICS Pt Description Establish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Paid
employees
Annual payroll
($1,000)
502       Furniture and home furnishings 18,603 82,707,554 191,703 6,431,522
5021     Not Comparable   Furniture 7,924 34,926,416 79,783 2,859,398
100% of 421210
Furniture whsle
6,697 31,898,583 23,346 2,415,323
  421210 10
Household & lawn furniture whsle
3,304 12,079,496 23,346 698,636
  421210 20
Office & business furniture whsle
3,393 19,819,087 42,584 1,716,687
7% of 442110 42
Office & business furniture merchants (retail)
1,227 3,027,833 13,853 444,075
5023     Not Comparable   Home furnishings 10,679 47,781,138 111,920 3,572,124
100% of 421220
Home furnishings whsle
8,549 43,107,895 16,343 2,901,653
  421220 10
Household china, glassware, & crockery whsle
1,332 6,744,886 16,343 478,488
  421220 20
Linens, domestics, draperies, & curtains whsle
1,876 11,337,298 20,019 658,252
  421220 30
Floor coverings whsle
2,591 16,467,044 30,315 1,044,511
  421220 40
Other home furnishings whsle
2,750 8,558,667 24,858 720,402
28% of 442210 20
Floor covering merchants (retail)
2,130 4,673,243 20,385 670,471
SIC NAICS Pt Description Establish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Paid
employees
Annual payroll
($1,000)
503       Lumber and other construction materials 22,427 118,764,214 258,227 8,669,637
5031     Not Comparable   Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panels 9,773 74,065,602 136,857 4,660,526
100% of 421310
Lumber, plywood, millwork, & wood panel whsle
6,767 60,455,924 12,611 3,126,436
  421310 10
Lumber without yard whsle
1,627 17,143,755 12,611 529,208
  421310 21
Lumber with yard whsle
1,599 15,464,304 27,481 890,605
  421310 31
Plywood, veneer, millwork, & wood panel whsle
3,541 27,847,865 48,813 1,706,623
11% of 444190
Other building material dealers
3,006 13,609,678 20,044 1,534,090
  444190 12
Lumber merchants with yard (retail)
1,084 6,432,081 20,044 630,484
  444190 24
Plywood, veneer, & millwork merchants (retail)
1,922 7,177,597 27,908 903,606
5032     Not Comparable   Brick, stone, & related construction materials 4,546 14,366,477 39,041 1,261,869
100% of 421320
Brick, stone, & related construction materials whsle
3,026 10,711,750 9,941 761,681
  421320 11
Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe whsle
1,184 3,546,360 9,941 284,096
  421320 21
Sand, gravel, & stone whsle
1,012 2,001,239 7,775 239,974
  421320 31
Cement, lime, & related products whsle
830 5,164,151 6,037 237,611
3% of 444190
Other building material dealers
1,520 3,654,727 10,056 500,188
  444190 25
Brick, block, tile, clay/cement sewer pipe merchants (retail)
990 2,470,680 10,056 339,500
  444190 26
Sand, gravel, & stone merchants (retail)
368 654,336 3,175 101,352
  444190 27
Cement, lime, & related products merchants (retail)
162 529,711 2,057 59,336
5033     Not Comparable   Roofing, siding, & insulation materials 3,202 17,654,506 36,436 1,326,312
100% of 421330 11
Roofing, siding, & insulation material whsle
1,584 9,811,545 16,402 601,826
6% of 444190 28
Roofing, siding, & insulation merchants (retail)
1,618 7,842,961 20,034 724,486
5039     Not Comparable   Other construction materials 4,906 12,677,629 45,893 1,420,930
100% of 421390
Other construction materials whsle
2,890 8,196,656 8,197 806,233
  421390 11
Flat glass & other construction glass whsle
669 1,950,805 8,197 235,834
  421390 21
Other construction materials whsle
2,221 6,245,851 18,278 570,399
4% of 444190
Other building material dealers
2,016 4,480,973 4,272 614,697
  444190 22
Flat glass & other construction glass merchants (retail)
436 626,025 4,272 119,586
  444190 29
Other building material merchants (retail)
1,580 3,854,948 15,146 495,111
SIC NAICS Pt Description Establish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Paid
employees
Annual payroll
($1,000)
504       Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 49,675 387,497,154 759,613 34,778,167
5043     Comparable   Photographic equipment & supplies 1,379 16,679,051 21,195 929,865
  421410  
Photographic equipment & supplies whsle
1,379 16,679,051 21,195 929,865
5044     Not Comparable   Office equipment 7,319 36,646,598 143,381 5,421,076
  421420  
Office equipment whsle
7,319 36,646,598 143,381 5,421,076
5045     Not Comparable   Computers & computer peripheral equipment & supplies 19,753 239,604,341 348,435 18,409,294
100% of 421430
Computer & computer peripheral equipment & software whsle
16,929 221,447,412 91,857 17,305,512
  421430 11
Computers & peripheral equipment for resale
5,657 115,317,362 91,857 4,275,564
  421430 12
Computers & peripheral equipment for end use
8,423 94,443,443 190,478 11,174,448
  421430 20
Computer software whsle
2,849 11,686,607 35,327 1,855,500
24% of 443120
Computer & software stores
2,808 5,753,655 21,176 794,291
  443120 22
Computer & peripheral equipment merchants (retail)
2,472 5,130,428 21,176 649,863
  443120 32
Computer software merchants (retail)
336 623,227 3,382 144,428
16% of 454110 50
Nonstore computer & peripheral equipment merchants
16 12,403,274 6,215 309,491
5046     Not Comparable   Other commercial equipment 5,380 15,914,735 52,186 1,754,684
100% of 421440
Other commercial equipment whsle
5,380 15,914,735 30,890 1,754,684
  421440 10
Restaurant & hotel equipment & supplies whsle
3,165 10,686,971 30,890 1,012,146
  421440 20
Store machines & equipment whsle
2,215 5,227,764 21,296 742,538
5047     Not Comparable   Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies 11,013 60,278,233 131,501 6,056,969
100% of 421450
Medical, dental, & hospital equipment & supplies whsle
9,782 58,791,711 106,502 5,746,165
  421450 10
Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies whsle
8,721 54,484,063 106,502 5,125,079
  421450 20
Dental equipment & supplies whsle
1,061 4,307,648 15,070 621,086
31% of 446199 20
Surgical, medical, & hospital supplies stores (retail)
1,231 1,486,522 9,929 310,804
5048     Not Comparable   Ophthalmic goods 1,781 6,865,265 28,260 867,808
  421460  
Ophthalmic goods whsle
1,781 6,865,265 28,260 867,808
5049     Not Comparable   Other professional equipment & supplies 3,050 11,508,931 34,655 1,338,471
100% of 421490
Other professional equipment & supplies whsle
2,781 11,038,778 5,811 1,267,327
  421490 10
Religious & school supplies whsle
456 1,495,661 5,811 175,321
  421490 20
Other professional equipment & supplies whsle
2,325 9,543,117 26,046 1,092,006
3% of 453210 22
School supplies stores (retail)
269 470,153 2,798 71,144
SIC NAICS Pt Description Establish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Paid
employees
Annual payroll
($1,000)
505       Metals and minerals, except petroleum 12,583 150,493,610 174,029 6,898,028
5051     Comparable   Metals service centers & offices 11,827 135,695,563 168,950 6,637,599
100% of 421510
Metal service centers & offices
11,827 135,695,563 123,914 6,637,599
  421510 11
Ferrous metal service centers
6,412 69,014,037 123,914 4,683,412
  421510 12
Ferrous metal sales offices
3,025 37,482,169 15,020 654,689
  421510 21
Nonferrous metal service centers
1,556 22,107,893 26,446 1,122,138
  421510 22
Nonferrous metal sales offices
834 7,091,464 3,570 177,360
5052     Comparable   Coal & other minerals & ores 756 14,798,047 5,079 260,429
100% of 421520
Coal & other mineral & ore whsle
756 14,798,047 3,037 260,429
  421520 10
Coal whsle
452 10,037,343 3,037 158,986
  421520 20
Other mineral & ore whsle
304 4,760,704 2,042 101,443
SIC NAICS Pt Description Establish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Paid
employees
Annual payroll
($1,000)
506       Electrical goods 44,295 381,044,602 547,776 25,011,949
5063     Not Comparable   Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supplies, & construction mat 19,492 109,213,733 216,595 8,515,619
  421610  
Electrical apparatus & equip, wiring supp, & const material whsle
13,431 85,861,019 144,585 6,028,387
19% of 444190 2a
Electrical supplies stores (retail)
6,061 23,352,714 72,010 2,487,232
5064     Not Comparable   Electrical appliances, television & radio sets 3,895 54,683,947 50,922 2,079,747
  421620  
Electrical appliance, television & radio set whsle
3,895 54,683,947 50,922 2,079,747
5065     Comparable   Other electronic parts & equipment 20,908 217,146,922 280,259 14,416,583
100% of 421690
Other electronic parts & equipment whsle
20,908 217,146,922 152,279 14,416,583
  421690 10
Communications equipment & supplies whsle
9,180 88,413,555 152,279 8,091,469
  421690 20
Electronic parts (excluding communications equipment) whsle
11,728 128,733,367 127,980 6,325,114
SIC NAICS Pt Description Establish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Paid
employees
Annual payroll
($1,000)
507       Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 26,926 109,016,098 279,585 9,935,530
5072     Not Comparable   Hardware 9,473 44,063,674 110,963 3,865,008
  421710  
Hardware whsle
9,473 44,063,674 110,963 3,865,008
5074     Not Comparable   Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies 10,357 39,754,443 104,239 3,539,788
  421720  
Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies (hydronics) whsle
4,625 22,928,107 43,887 1,582,219
14% of 444190 2b
Plumbing & heating equipment & supplies merchants (retail)
5,732 16,826,336 60,352 1,957,569
5075     Not Comparable   Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies 5,524 20,062,710 51,252 2,013,489
  421730  
Warm air heating & air-conditioning equipment & supplies whsle
5,524 20,062,710 51,252 2,013,489
5078     Not Comparable   Refrigeration equipment & supplies 1,572 5,135,271 13,131 517,245
  421740  
Refrigeration equipment & supplies whsle
1,572 5,135,271 13,131 517,245
SIC NAICS Pt Description Establish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Paid
employees
Annual payroll
($1,000)
508       Machinery, equipment, and supplies 77,587 330,544,034 780,186 29,599,541
5082     Not Comparable   Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equipment 5,321 44,725,989 87,611 3,604,644
  421810  
Construction & mining (except petroleum) machinery & equip whsle
5,321 44,725,989 87,611 3,604,644
5083     Not Comparable   Farm & garden machinery & equipment 10,488 41,097,431 107,690 3,029,371
100% of 421820
Farm & garden machinery & equipment whsle
9,782 39,713,264 72,177 2,860,510
  421820 10
Farm machinery & equipment - farm dealers
6,931 21,996,353 72,177 1,898,402
  421820 20
Farm machinery & equipment - whsle distributors
2,122 13,486,595 19,867 643,692
  421820 30
Lawn & garden machinery & equipment whsle
729 4,230,316 9,369 318,416
34% of 444210 20
Lawn & garden machinery & equipment dealers (retail)
706 1,384,167 6,277 168,861
5084     Not Comparable   Industrial machinery & equipment 33,444 131,684,528 315,416 13,073,826
94% of 421830
Industrial machinery & equipment whsle
33,444 131,684,528 12,098 13,073,826
  421830 10
Food-processing machinery & equipment whsle
1,333 4,273,371 12,098 496,582
  421830 21
Hydraulic & pneumatic pumps & motors whsle
1,636 4,753,826 13,756 543,359
  421830 30
General-purpose industrial machinery & equipment whsle
11,101 42,641,534 102,295 4,279,378
  421830 40
Metalworking machinery & equipment whsle
4,092 19,008,973 35,524 1,603,844
  421830 50
Materials handling equipment whsle
4,642 18,803,215 63,169 2,371,197
  421830 60
Oilwell, oil refinery, & pipeline mach, equip, & supplies whsle
3,536 11,671,958 25,475 1,006,985
  421830 70
Other industrial machinery & equipment whsle
7,104 30,531,651 63,099 2,772,481
5085     Not Comparable   Industrial supplies 17,285 73,123,745 167,327 6,334,668
6% of 421830 22
Hydraulic & pneumatic parts, accessories, & supplies whsle
2,230 8,262,424 26,592 1,093,873
100% of 421840
Industrial supplies whsle
15,055 64,861,321 16,136 5,240,795
  421840 10
General-line industrial supplies whsle
2,176 4,367,291 16,136 554,823
  421840 20
Mechanical power transmission supplies whsle
2,917 13,895,428 28,097 1,027,321
  421840 30
Welding supplies whsle
2,141 4,750,926 19,335 649,262
  421840 40
Industrial containers & supplies whsle
1,763 9,931,630 15,879 574,198
  421840 50
Industrial valves & fittings (except fluid-power) whsle
1,552 6,805,404 16,740 731,411
  421840 60
Other industrial supplies whsle
4,506 25,110,642 44,548 1,703,780
5087     Almost Comparable   Service establishment equipment & supplies 7,046 16,230,028 61,237 1,833,447
100% of 421850
Service establishment equipment & supplies whsle
6,808 16,038,492 14,071 1,804,565
  421850 10
Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies whsle
1,296 2,416,390 14,071 372,536
  421850 20
Custodial, janitors' equipment & supplies whsle
2,356 4,430,938 22,107 654,149
  421850 30
Laundry & dry-cleaning equipment & supplies whsle
699 4,123,097 6,526 240,347
  421850 40
Other service establishment equipment & supplies whsle
2,457 5,068,067 17,174 537,533
4% of 446120 20
Beauty & barber shop equipment & supplies stores (retail)
238 191,536 1,359 28,882
5088     Not Comparable   Transportation equipment & supplies, except motor vehicles 4,003 23,682,313 40,905 1,723,585
100% of 421860
Transportation equipment & supplies (exc motor vehicle) whsle
4,003 23,682,313 25,666 1,723,585
  421860 10
Aircraft & aeronautical equipment & supplies whsle
2,428 17,709,438 25,666 1,162,838
  421860 20
Marine machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle
952 3,513,978 9,314 344,478
  421860 30
Other transportation equipment & supplies whsle
623 2,458,897 5,925 216,269
SIC NAICS Pt Description Establish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Paid
employees
Annual payroll
($1,000)
509       Miscellaneous durable goods 37,126 177,634,042 341,276 10,720,001
5091     Not Comparable   Sporting & recreational goods & supplies 6,080 28,233,685 59,861 1,897,111
  421910  
Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle
6,080 28,233,685 59,861 1,897,111
5092     Not Comparable   Toys & hobby goods & supplies 3,229 20,166,025 36,337 1,229,055
  421920  
Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle
3,229 20,166,025 36,337 1,229,055
5093     Comparable   Recyclable materials 9,088 38,748,659 114,992 3,229,092
100% of 421930
Recyclable material whsle
9,088 38,748,659 36,303 3,229,092
  421930 11
Iron & steel scrap processors (using power processing equipment)
2,308 12,550,221 36,303 1,100,834
  421930 12
Iron & steel scrap processors (not using power processing equip)
1,172 5,655,557 7,486 195,548
  421930 20
Recyclable paper & paperboard whsle
1,588 5,592,266 20,596 587,535
  421930 30
Other recyclable material whsle
4,020 14,950,615 50,607 1,345,175
5094     Not Comparable   Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, & precious metals 7,689 32,398,553 49,820 1,702,770
100% of 421940
Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle
7,689 32,398,553 46,813 1,702,770
  421940 10
Jewelry, watch, diamonds, precious stone, & silverware whsle
7,116 22,519,342 46,813 1,579,391
  421940 20
Precious metal (excluding ores) whsle
573 9,879,211 3,007 123,379
5099     Not Comparable   Durable goods, n.e.c. 11,040 58,087,120 80,266 2,661,973
88% of 421990
Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle
11,040 58,087,120 4,906 2,661,973
  421990 10
Musical instruments & supplies whsle
512 2,474,693 4,906 180,103
  421990 20
Forest products (except lumber) whsle
2,032 11,386,630 11,396 406,277
  421990 30
General merchandise (durable goods) whsle
3,382 21,595,797 18,027 525,213
  421990 41
Compact discs/prerecorded audio tapes, & phonograph records whsle
1,418 15,602,913 23,540 825,788
  421990 50
Fire extinguishers & fire safety equipment whsle
1,016 1,136,419 6,604 181,172
  421990 60
Other durable goods whsle
2,680 5,890,668 15,793 543,420
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

=sum of NAICS parts listed below the symbol   links to Comparative Statistics for 1992 and 1997
(Bridge complete.) Comparable SIC derivable from NAICS data.
(Drawbridge slightly open.) Almost comparable Sales or receipts from NAICS are within 3% of SIC sales or receipts.
(Drawbridge open.) Not comparable SIC sales or receipts cannot be estimated within 3% from NAICS data.

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Source: 1997 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics

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