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.
For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

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SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Wholesale trade 4,463 3.9 29,094,166 61.0 48,274 10.0 1,298,113 31.2
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 2,868 8.2 D N (25k-49999) N D N
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 1,595 -3.0 D N (10k-24999) N D 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. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Wholesale trade 4,463 3.9 29,094,166 61.0 48,274 10.0 1,298,113 31.2
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 2,868 8.2 D N (25k-49999) N D N
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 544 -6.8 1,392,163 24.3 5,059 9.6 119,497 31.0
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 99 -2.9 745,491 17.1 1,447 10.5 38,622 29.6
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 310 -7.2 447,080 29.3 2,551 6.5 56,361 25.6
5014 Tires and tubes 56 24.4 144,846 51.7 652 37.6 17,626 66.1
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 79 -23.3 54,746 30.4 409 -6.6 6,888 15.9
502 Furniture and home furnishings 94 13.3 D N (500-999) N D N
5021 Furniture 39 -2.5 75,094 45.7 357 24.8 8,814 37.7
5023 Home furnishings 55 27.9 D N (250-499) N D N
503 Lumber and other construction materials 232 36.5 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 94 34.3 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 43 48.3 D N (100-249) N D N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 29 11.5 D N (100-249) N D N
5039 Other construction materials 66 46.7 D N (500-999) N D N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 305 -4.4 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 2 -33.3 D N (1-19) N D N
5044 Office equipment 82 0.0 125,168 39.5 804 -5.6 24,820 20.6
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 84 -8.7 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5046 Other commercial equipment 31 -22.5 49,944 44.9 252 -26.5 6,127 10.1
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 73 4.3 197,941 3.7 674 -9.3 21,246 -4.3
5048 Ophthalmic goods 13 -23.5 6,835 -12.5 101 -17.9 1,869 -12.7
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 20 33.3 D N (100-249) N D N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 82 30.2 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5051 Metals service centers and offices 75 27.1 496,851 N 1,013 N 29,296 N
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 7 75.0 D N (1-19) N D N
506 Electrical goods 276 24.3 967,269 53.3 2,776 39.6 80,466 53.8
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 163 25.4 686,587 63.1 1,788 35.1 52,752 56.1
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 14 7.7 69,897 -32.3 71 -31.1 1,779 -55.9
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 99 25.3 210,785 97.4 917 62.9 25,935 78.7
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 238 14.4 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5072 Hardware 64 0.0 157,773 66.5 493 -6.6 13,647 22.9
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 98 27.3 D N (500-999) N D N
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 56 12.0 121,159 31.0 457 22.5 12,112 23.9
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 20 17.6 D N (100-249) N D N
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 826 9.1 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 60 5.3 292,443 46.7 882 6.7 32,209 30.3
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 236 6.8 877,586 64.6 2,309 10.1 65,174 43.9
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 253 21.1 473,230 54.7 2,187 34.9 63,332 61.4
5085 Industrial supplies 189 11.8 350,093 36.3 1,314 21.0 42,861 52.1
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 65 -19.8 D N (250-499) N D N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 23 15.0 83,468 194.1 209 39.3 5,761 32.5
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 271 10.6 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 40 17.6 83,008 -1.6 237 17.3 7,024 33.1
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 6 -57.1 6,040 -55.0 18 -69.0 346 -62.2
5093 Recyclable materials 87 10.1 292,058 79.5 770 17.9 19,536 56.2
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 22 22.2 25,834 -7.4 143 52.1 3,508 50.9
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 116 16.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 1,595 -3.0 D N (10k-24999) N D N
511 Paper and paper products 135 7.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5111 Printing and writing paper 9 -25.0 70,174 25.6 133 -28.1 5,281 10.5
5112 Stationery and office supplies 82 2.5 D N (500-999) N D N
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 44 29.4 155,053 30.5 647 32.3 17,750 61.3
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 57 46.2 4,734,257 607.6 3,131 1.9 83,220 16.5
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 57 46.2 4,734,257 607.6 3,131 1.9 83,220 16.5
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 48 -11.1 D N (250-499) N D N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 14 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 18 0.0 D N (100-249) N D N
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 11 -21.4 D N (20-99) N D N
5139 Footwear 5 -37.5 D N (20-99) N D N
514 Groceries and related products 265 -11.7 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5141 Groceries, general-line 30 -34.8 1,084,770 40.7 1,373 -14.8 36,952 3.4
5142 Packaged frozen foods 26 30.0 596,585 83.9 891 103.0 29,928 140.3
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 20 33.3 D N (100-249) N D N
5144 Poultry and poultry products 29 -6.5 297,263 -20.7 264 -70.7 8,675 -58.1
5145 Confectionery 22 -4.3 152,537 64.9 295 -26.8 8,950 34.7
5146 Fish and seafoods 5 -28.6 3,431 N 9 N 378 N
5147 Meats and meat products 17 -22.7 D N (20-99) N D N
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 17 -19.0 123,611 14.8 209 16.8 7,019 40.9
5149 Other groceries and related products 99 -13.9 D N (1000-2499) N D N
515 Farm-product raw materials 132 -2.2 4,193,752 94.4 1,481 -18.0 30,419 26.0
5153 Grain and field beans 79 8.2 3,718,478 120.9 825 14.4 23,228 35.4
5154 Livestock 30 -16.7 D N (500-999) N D N
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 23 -11.5 D N (100-249) N D N
516 Chemicals and allied products 115 16.2 D N (500-999) N D N
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 27 42.1 51,111 43.0 159 39.5 5,191 66.9
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 88 10.0 D N (250-499) N D N
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 259 -13.4 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 199 -16.4 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 60 -1.6 2,293,282 127.0 536 47.3 15,325 73.7
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 38 -26.9 393,134 16.1 989 -2.1 34,550 18.5
5181 Beer and ale 31 -26.2 263,500 18.9 687 -5.4 24,654 20.1
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 7 -30.0 129,634 10.8 302 6.3 9,896 14.4
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 546 0.9 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5191 Farm supplies 348 -0.3 1,444,486 32.7 3,394 11.8 80,717 36.0
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 17 -22.7 83,884 -17.1 422 18.2 8,246 20.3
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 39 8.3 D N (250-499) N D N
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 27 -3.6 420,992 91.3 727 35.4 16,557 43.3
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 19 -32.1 D N (100-249) N D N
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 96 23.1 D N (500-999) N D 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