1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Arkansas
1987 SIC Basis: Wholesale Trade

 
Wholesale Trade by Major Group (2-digit SIC)
Includes only establishments with payroll. Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. Detail may not add to total because of rounding. Introductory text includes scope and methodology.
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SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Wholesale trade 4,463 4,296 3.9 29,094,166 18,070,271 61.0 48,274 43,879 10.0 1,298,113 989,074 31.2
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 2,868 2,651 8.2 D 6,366,787 N (25k-49999) 22,648 N D 542,556 N
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 1,595 1,645 -3.0 D 11,703,484 N (10k-24999) 21,231 N D 446,518 N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

Wholesale Trade by Industry (4-digit SIC)
Includes only establishments with payroll. Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. Detail may not add to total because of rounding. Introductory text includes scope and methodology.
For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. An alternate display has fewer columns.

SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Wholesale trade 4,463 4,296 3.9 29,094,166 18,070,271 61.0 48,274 43,879 10.0 1,298,113 989,074 31.2
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 2,868 2,651 8.2 D 6,366,787 N (25k-49999) 22,648 N D 542,556 N
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 544 584 -6.8 1,392,163 1,119,807 24.3 5,059 4,617 9.6 119,497 91,208 31.0
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 99 102 -2.9 745,491 636,600 17.1 1,447 1,310 10.5 38,622 29,794 29.6
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 310 334 -7.2 447,080 345,778 29.3 2,551 2,395 6.5 56,361 44,859 25.6
5014 Tires and tubes 56 45 24.4 144,846 95,460 51.7 652 474 37.6 17,626 10,613 66.1
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 79 103 -23.3 54,746 41,969 30.4 409 438 -6.6 6,888 5,942 15.9
502 Furniture and home furnishings 94 83 13.3 D 149,119 N (500-999) 605 N D 16,203 N
5021 Furniture 39 40 -2.5 75,094 51,552 45.7 357 286 24.8 8,814 6,402 37.7
5023 Home furnishings 55 43 27.9 D 97,567 N (250-499) 319 N D 9,801 N
503 Lumber and other construction materials 232 170 36.5 D 944,224 N (1000-2499) 1,583 N D 35,657 N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 94 70 34.3 D 694,434 N (1000-2499) 668 N D 15,301 N
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 43 29 48.3 D 106,481 N (100-249) 155 N D 4,238 N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 29 26 11.5 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
5039 Other construction materials 66 45 46.7 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 305 319 -4.4 D 821,260 N (2500-4999) 3,326 N D 100,139 N
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 2 3 -33.3 D D N (1-19) (20-99) N D D N
5044 Office equipment 82 82 0.0 125,168 89,739 39.5 804 852 -5.6 24,820 20,577 20.6
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 84 92 -8.7 D 467,136 N (1000-2499) 1,183 N D 47,635 N
5046 Other commercial equipment 31 40 -22.5 49,944 34,477 44.9 252 343 -26.5 6,127 5,567 10.1
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 73 70 4.3 197,941 190,837 3.7 674 743 -9.3 21,246 22,210 -4.3
5048 Ophthalmic goods 13 17 -23.5 6,835 7,811 -12.5 101 123 -17.9 1,869 2,140 -12.7
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 20 15 33.3 D D N (100-249) (20-99) N D D N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 82 63 30.2 D 368,452 N (1000-2499) 793 N D 19,968 N
5051 Metals service centers and offices 75 59 27.1 496,851 D N 1,013 (500-999) N 29,296 D N
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 7 4 75.0 D D N (1-19) (20-99) N D D N
506 Electrical goods 276 222 24.3 967,269 630,846 53.3 2,776 1,989 39.6 80,466 52,334 53.8
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 163 130 25.4 686,587 420,883 63.1 1,788 1,323 35.1 52,752 33,793 56.1
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 14 13 7.7 69,897 103,192 -32.3 71 103 -31.1 1,779 4,031 -55.9
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 99 79 25.3 210,785 106,771 97.4 917 563 62.9 25,935 14,510 78.7
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 238 208 14.4 D 347,893 N (1000-2499) 1,564 N D 35,883 N
5072 Hardware 64 64 0.0 157,773 94,769 66.5 493 528 -6.6 13,647 11,108 22.9
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 98 77 27.3 D 137,371 N (500-999) 533 N D 11,674 N
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 56 50 12.0 121,159 92,463 31.0 457 373 22.5 12,112 9,779 23.9
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 20 17 17.6 D 23,290 N (100-249) 130 N D 3,322 N
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 826 757 9.1 D 1,380,755 N (5000-9999) 6,198 N D 149,670 N
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 60 57 5.3 292,443 199,307 46.7 882 827 6.7 32,209 24,710 30.3
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 236 221 6.8 877,586 533,222 64.6 2,309 2,098 10.1 65,174 45,280 43.9
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 253 209 21.1 473,230 305,984 54.7 2,187 1,621 34.9 63,332 39,228 61.4
5085 Industrial supplies 189 169 11.8 350,093 256,819 36.3 1,314 1,086 21.0 42,861 28,173 52.1
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 65 81 -19.8 D 57,045 N (250-499) 416 N D 7,932 N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 23 20 15.0 83,468 28,378 194.1 209 150 39.3 5,761 4,347 32.5
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 271 245 10.6 D 604,431 N (2500-4999) 1,973 N D 41,494 N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 40 34 17.6 83,008 84,322 -1.6 237 202 17.3 7,024 5,276 33.1
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 6 14 -57.1 6,040 13,436 -55.0 18 58 -69.0 346 916 -62.2
5093 Recyclable materials 87 79 10.1 292,058 162,710 79.5 770 653 17.9 19,536 12,504 56.2
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 22 18 22.2 25,834 27,889 -7.4 143 94 52.1 3,508 2,325 50.9
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 116 100 16.0 D 316,074 N (1000-2499) 966 N D 20,473 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 1,595 1,645 -3.0 D 11,703,484 N (10k-24999) 21,231 N D 446,518 N
511 Paper and paper products 135 126 7.1 D 280,745 N (1000-2499) 1,312 N D 28,770 N
5111 Printing and writing paper 9 12 -25.0 70,174 55,858 25.6 133 185 -28.1 5,281 4,780 10.5
5112 Stationery and office supplies 82 80 2.5 D 106,027 N (500-999) 638 N D 12,985 N
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 44 34 29.4 155,053 118,860 30.5 647 489 32.3 17,750 11,005 61.3
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 57 39 46.2 4,734,257 669,034 607.6 3,131 3,073 1.9 83,220 71,419 16.5
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 57 39 46.2 4,734,257 669,034 607.6 3,131 3,073 1.9 83,220 71,419 16.5
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 48 54 -11.1 D 44,153 N (250-499) 282 N D 4,631 N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 14 14 0.0 D 7,734 N (20-99) 68 N D 1,482 N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 18 18 0.0 D 19,525 N (100-249) 80 N D 1,136 N
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 11 14 -21.4 D 6,937 N (20-99) 93 N D 1,333 N
5139 Footwear 5 8 -37.5 D 9,957 N (20-99) 41 N D 680 N
514 Groceries and related products 265 300 -11.7 D 2,759,100 N (5000-9999) 5,738 N D 132,328 N
5141 Groceries, general-line 30 46 -34.8 1,084,770 770,931 40.7 1,373 1,612 -14.8 36,952 35,745 3.4
5142 Packaged frozen foods 26 20 30.0 596,585 324,328 83.9 891 439 103.0 29,928 12,454 140.3
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 20 15 33.3 D 36,676 N (100-249) 136 N D 3,036 N
5144 Poultry and poultry products 29 31 -6.5 297,263 374,633 -20.7 264 901 -70.7 8,675 20,687 -58.1
5145 Confectionery 22 23 -4.3 152,537 92,513 64.9 295 403 -26.8 8,950 6,644 34.7
5146 Fish and seafoods 5 7 -28.6 3,431 D N 9 (20-99) N 378 D N
5147 Meats and meat products 17 22 -22.7 D 67,246 N (20-99) 182 N D 3,140 N
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 17 21 -19.0 123,611 107,684 14.8 209 179 16.8 7,019 4,981 40.9
5149 Other groceries and related products 99 115 -13.9 D D N (1000-2499) (1000-2499) N D D N
515 Farm-product raw materials 132 135 -2.2 4,193,752 2,156,850 94.4 1,481 1,805 -18.0 30,419 24,142 26.0
5153 Grain and field beans 79 73 8.2 3,718,478 1,683,065 120.9 825 721 14.4 23,228 17,157 35.4
5154 Livestock 30 36 -16.7 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 23 26 -11.5 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
516 Chemicals and allied products 115 99 16.2 D 1,766,655 N (500-999) 734 N D 20,131 N
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 27 19 42.1 51,111 35,754 43.0 159 114 39.5 5,191 3,110 66.9
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 88 80 10.0 D 1,730,901 N (250-499) 620 N D 17,021 N
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 259 299 -13.4 D 2,176,276 N (1000-2499) 2,476 N D 45,953 N
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 199 238 -16.4 D 1,166,148 N (1000-2499) 2,112 N D 37,128 N
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 60 61 -1.6 2,293,282 1,010,128 127.0 536 364 47.3 15,325 8,825 73.7
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 38 52 -26.9 393,134 338,651 16.1 989 1,010 -2.1 34,550 29,167 18.5
5181 Beer and ale 31 42 -26.2 263,500 221,627 18.9 687 726 -5.4 24,654 20,520 20.1
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 7 10 -30.0 129,634 117,024 10.8 302 284 6.3 9,896 8,647 14.4
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 546 541 0.9 D 1,512,020 N (5000-9999) 4,801 N D 89,977 N
5191 Farm supplies 348 349 -0.3 1,444,486 1,088,185 32.7 3,394 3,037 11.8 80,717 59,352 36.0
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 17 22 -22.7 83,884 101,205 -17.1 422 357 18.2 8,246 6,854 20.3
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 39 36 8.3 D 29,175 N (250-499) 321 N D 3,537 N
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 27 28 -3.6 420,992 220,024 91.3 727 537 35.4 16,557 11,551 43.3
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 19 28 -32.1 D 28,010 N (100-249) 141 N D 2,997 N
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 96 78 23.1 D 45,421 N (500-999) 408 N D 5,686 N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

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- Source: 1997 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics   - Questions?
Last revised: July 13, 2011