1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Colorado
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 8,532 7,554 12.9 63,481,099 46,871,508 35.4 101,918 84,006 21.3 3,658,671 2,478,231 47.6
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 5,838 5,079 14.9 38,994,753 26,691,801 46.1 66,008 52,003 26.9 2,585,725 1,650,849 56.6
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 2,694 2,475 8.8 24,486,346 20,179,707 21.3 35,910 32,003 12.2 1,072,946 827,382 29.7
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 8,532 7,554 12.9 63,481,099 46,871,508 35.4 101,918 84,006 21.3 3,658,671 2,478,231 47.6
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 5,838 5,079 14.9 38,994,753 26,691,801 46.1 66,008 52,003 26.9 2,585,725 1,650,849 56.6
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 754 694 8.6 12,001,984 6,437,333 86.4 8,966 7,157 25.3 244,453 174,213 40.3
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 127 126 0.8 10,477,429 5,160,570 103.0 2,920 2,047 42.6 86,711 59,099 46.7
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 420 372 12.9 D 919,761 N (2500-4999) 3,818 N D 86,371 N
5014 Tires and tubes 80 64 25.0 D 308,592 N (500-999) 693 N D 19,289 N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 127 132 -3.8 D 48,410 N (500-999) 599 N D 9,454 N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 372 286 30.1 1,285,082 787,349 63.2 3,137 2,351 33.4 104,262 62,575 66.6
5021 Furniture 176 150 17.3 693,461 412,967 67.9 1,649 1,158 42.4 55,067 29,927 84.0
5023 Home furnishings 196 136 44.1 591,621 374,382 58.0 1,488 1,193 24.7 49,195 32,648 50.7
503 Lumber and other construction materials 422 310 36.1 D 1,214,183 N (5000-9999) 3,458 N D 97,045 N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 156 126 23.8 1,001,436 633,227 58.1 2,450 1,752 39.8 85,192 47,329 80.0
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 77 62 24.2 D 164,375 N (500-999) 459 N D 13,129 N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 57 43 32.6 336,215 230,730 45.7 579 399 45.1 24,129 13,679 76.4
5039 Other construction materials 132 79 67.1 D 185,851 N (1000-2499) 848 N D 22,908 N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 1,028 912 12.7 D 6,914,251 N (10k-24999) 13,341 N D 523,100 N
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 17 30 -43.3 261,362 183,660 42.3 346 362 -4.4 15,525 13,096 18.5
5044 Office equipment 136 141 -3.5 528,747 371,292 42.4 2,670 2,294 16.4 106,613 70,416 51.4
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 459 372 23.4 D 5,229,171 N (10k-24999) 6,912 N D 311,478 N
5046 Other commercial equipment 105 103 1.9 235,085 181,781 29.3 829 748 10.8 27,932 18,968 47.3
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 208 176 18.2 D 738,015 N (1000-2499) 1,999 N D 73,334 N
5048 Ophthalmic goods 35 34 2.9 108,439 31,533 243.9 466 191 144.0 15,262 5,435 180.8
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 68 56 21.4 D 178,799 N (250-499) 835 N D 30,373 N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 174 137 27.0 836,071 950,360 -12.0 1,871 1,539 21.6 67,476 46,808 44.2
5051 Metals service centers and offices 163 128 27.3 828,349 884,259 -6.3 1,837 1,494 23.0 66,462 44,550 49.2
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 11 9 22.2 7,722 66,101 -88.3 34 45 -24.4 1,014 2,258 -55.1
506 Electrical goods 860 762 12.9 7,376,235 4,607,125 60.1 9,838 7,655 28.5 479,790 283,598 69.2
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 327 289 13.1 1,610,262 982,315 63.9 3,305 2,376 39.1 134,355 78,480 71.2
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 68 60 13.3 360,140 420,590 -14.4 607 472 28.6 19,592 15,047 30.2
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 465 413 12.6 5,405,833 3,204,220 68.7 5,926 4,807 23.3 325,843 190,071 71.4
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 467 381 22.6 1,837,346 1,075,439 70.8 4,644 3,196 45.3 164,157 98,799 66.2
5072 Hardware 163 133 22.6 612,698 300,864 103.6 1,575 1,007 56.4 50,430 29,132 73.1
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 208 166 25.3 933,740 509,293 83.3 2,202 1,414 55.7 74,129 44,162 67.9
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 76 66 15.2 234,628 189,163 24.0 652 575 13.4 28,625 18,426 55.4
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 20 16 25.0 56,280 76,119 -26.1 215 200 7.5 10,973 7,079 55.0
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 1,170 1,098 6.6 4,531,120 3,692,404 22.7 11,053 9,317 18.6 391,211 274,809 42.4
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 114 98 16.3 1,585,131 1,256,335 26.2 1,926 1,640 17.4 78,673 57,392 37.1
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 171 157 8.9 465,370 294,426 58.1 1,627 1,346 20.9 46,965 31,864 47.4
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 477 443 7.7 1,353,241 955,065 41.7 3,753 3,029 23.9 142,095 95,323 49.1
5085 Industrial supplies 224 222 0.9 658,979 611,614 7.7 2,229 1,902 17.2 81,489 54,809 48.7
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 146 145 0.7 263,562 172,193 53.1 1,105 1,017 8.7 31,361 23,637 32.7
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 38 33 15.2 204,837 402,771 -49.1 413 383 7.8 10,628 11,784 -9.8
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 591 499 18.4 D 1,013,357 N (2500-4999) 3,989 N D 89,902 N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 175 142 23.2 405,213 374,499 8.2 1,261 1,351 -6.7 37,155 33,177 12.0
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 53 38 39.5 D 74,420 N (250-499) 335 N D 6,763 N
5093 Recyclable materials 94 99 -5.1 415,260 212,900 95.0 1,072 1,020 5.1 30,974 20,738 49.4
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 91 89 2.2 61,697 61,085 1.0 292 364 -19.8 8,112 6,213 30.6
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 178 131 35.9 D 290,453 N (500-999) 919 N D 23,011 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 2,694 2,475 8.8 24,486,346 20,179,707 21.3 35,910 32,003 12.2 1,072,946 827,382 29.7
511 Paper and paper products 328 306 7.2 D 1,282,047 N (2500-4999) 3,379 N D 77,126 N
5111 Printing and writing paper 33 34 -2.9 508,785 374,337 35.9 626 682 -8.2 28,568 17,392 64.3
5112 Stationery and office supplies 218 210 3.8 D 442,955 N (2500-4999) 2,223 N D 44,880 N
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 77 62 24.2 372,369 464,755 -19.9 678 474 43.0 23,178 14,854 56.0
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 155 96 61.5 1,382,483 1,371,410 0.8 1,574 2,214 -28.9 51,058 76,510 -33.3
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 155 96 61.5 1,382,483 1,371,410 0.8 1,574 2,214 -28.9 51,058 76,510 -33.3
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 251 203 23.6 704,105 485,688 45.0 2,016 1,390 45.0 52,418 32,505 61.3
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 60 50 20.0 136,104 64,943 109.6 678 392 73.0 15,902 7,431 114.0
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 71 68 4.4 300,214 245,003 22.5 746 402 85.6 19,709 10,222 92.8
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 99 77 28.6 176,961 157,069 12.7 528 562 -6.0 13,209 13,729 -3.8
5139 Footwear 21 8 162.5 90,826 18,673 386.4 64 34 88.2 3,598 1,123 220.4
514 Groceries and related products 574 532 7.9 9,403,626 6,537,539 43.8 12,813 10,472 22.4 392,506 273,768 43.4
5141 Groceries, general-line 58 58 0.0 2,079,892 1,706,104 21.9 2,648 2,720 -2.6 96,507 82,367 17.2
5142 Packaged frozen foods 42 24 75.0 1,304,837 554,659 135.3 1,365 873 56.4 51,405 30,978 65.9
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 28 29 -3.4 658,779 366,511 79.7 810 607 33.4 24,533 14,071 74.4
5144 Poultry and poultry products 4 4 0.0 D 42,530 N (20-99) 43 N D 1,088 N
5145 Confectionery 41 43 -4.7 364,329 413,733 -11.9 838 1,015 -17.4 22,580 17,120 31.9
5146 Fish and seafoods 12 13 -7.7 D 45,605 N (250-499) 227 N D 4,451 N
5147 Meats and meat products 65 60 8.3 1,290,480 956,256 35.0 873 709 23.1 25,358 18,211 39.2
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 75 84 -10.7 350,549 350,226 0.1 1,670 1,694 -1.4 36,627 31,630 15.8
5149 Other groceries and related products 249 217 14.7 D 2,101,915 N (2500-4999) 2,584 N D 73,852 N
515 Farm-product raw materials 176 203 -13.3 1,694,676 1,823,330 -7.1 1,800 2,049 -12.2 36,826 34,920 5.5
5153 Grain and field beans 130 155 -16.1 1,022,088 842,927 21.3 1,107 1,192 -7.1 28,420 26,385 7.7
5154 Livestock 26 32 -18.8 619,140 934,850 -33.8 610 699 -12.7 5,626 6,139 -8.4
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 20 16 25.0 53,448 45,553 17.3 83 158 -47.5 2,780 2,396 16.0
516 Chemicals and allied products 217 186 16.7 687,734 959,241 -28.3 1,688 1,707 -1.1 67,286 54,159 24.2
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 56 47 19.1 231,173 164,903 40.2 516 339 52.2 18,079 8,540 111.7
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 161 139 15.8 456,561 794,338 -42.5 1,172 1,368 -14.3 49,207 45,619 7.9
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 207 241 -14.1 D 4,952,965 N (1000-2499) 2,840 N D 72,296 N
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 137 176 -22.2 D 3,362,280 N (1000-2499) 1,962 N D 48,475 N
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 70 65 7.7 1,217,130 1,590,685 -23.5 562 878 -36.0 20,893 23,821 -12.3
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 72 68 5.9 1,051,680 773,794 35.9 2,335 2,134 9.4 88,257 67,684 30.4
5181 Beer and ale 41 46 -10.9 488,719 414,969 17.8 1,320 1,306 1.1 44,454 38,899 14.3
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 31 22 40.9 562,961 358,825 56.9 1,015 828 22.6 43,803 28,785 52.2
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 714 640 11.6 D 1,993,693 N (5000-9999) 5,818 N D 138,414 N
5191 Farm supplies 212 200 6.0 1,054,513 479,081 120.1 1,801 1,424 26.5 54,500 33,948 60.5
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 77 69 11.6 351,571 298,624 17.7 1,699 1,013 67.7 41,021 23,504 74.5
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 77 65 18.5 D 95,543 N (1000-2499) 772 N D 13,690 N
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 21 22 -4.5 674,750 805,237 -16.2 594 880 -32.5 17,662 28,129 -37.2
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 47 61 -23.0 116,728 106,174 9.9 404 540 -25.2 11,922 13,414 -11.1
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 280 223 25.6 D 209,034 N (1000-2499) 1,189 N D 25,729 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