1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for District of Columbia
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. An alternate display has fewer columns.

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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 394 499 -21.0 D 3,308,499 N (5000-9999) 6,568 N D 231,162 N
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 198 262 -24.4 D 1,751,323 N (1000-2499) 2,891 N D 118,091 N
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 196 237 -17.3 D 1,557,176 N (2500-4999) 3,677 N D 113,071 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 394 499 -21.0 D 3,308,499 N (5000-9999) 6,568 N D 231,162 N
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 198 262 -24.4 D 1,751,323 N (1000-2499) 2,891 N D 118,091 N
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 20 29 -31.0 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 5 5 0.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 11 17 -35.3 D 22,448 N (100-249) 129 N D 3,177 N
5014 Tires and tubes 0 1 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 4 6 -33.3 D 2,521 N (20-99) 38 N D 610 N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 39 54 -27.8 355,012 251,676 41.1 249 426 -41.5 13,229 14,241 -7.1
5021 Furniture 25 34 -26.5 305,309 222,252 37.4 172 324 -46.9 9,536 11,017 -13.4
5023 Home furnishings 14 20 -30.0 49,703 29,424 68.9 77 102 -24.5 3,693 3,224 14.5
503 Lumber and other construction materials 9 12 -25.0 D 25,834 N (20-99) 77 N D 2,270 N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 3 5 -40.0 D 11,623 N (20-99) 48 N D 1,325 N
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 2 2 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 2 3 -33.3 D 7,661 N (1-19) 13 N D 544 N
5039 Other construction materials 2 2 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 33 46 -28.3 575,029 563,444 2.1 836 801 4.4 74,235 44,243 67.8
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 3 3 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
5044 Office equipment 5 8 -37.5 D D N (250-499) (500-999) N D D N
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 17 18 -5.6 D 390,471 N (250-499) 168 N D 16,202 N
5046 Other commercial equipment 3 6 -50.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 5 11 -54.5 D 12,112 N (1-19) 37 N D 1,436 N
5048 Ophthalmic goods 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 1 4 -75.0 D D N (1-19) (20-99) N D D N
5051 Metals service centers and offices 0 3 N 0 D N 0 (20-99) N 0 D N
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 1 1 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
506 Electrical goods 34 37 -8.1 D 251,645 N (500-999) 702 N D 25,747 N
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 14 17 -17.6 D 104,386 N (100-249) 283 N D 9,862 N
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 1 2 -50.0 D D N (1-19) (20-99) N D D N
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 19 18 5.6 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 18 23 -21.7 D 73,753 N (100-249) 309 N D 9,303 N
5072 Hardware 6 12 -50.0 D D N (20-99) (100-249) N D D N
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 10 8 25.0 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 1 3 -66.7 D 1,413 N (1-19) 12 N D 275 N
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 24 31 -22.6 D 508,869 N (100-249) 218 N D 13,298 N
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 0 1 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 1 1 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 3 7 -57.1 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
5085 Industrial supplies 5 5 0.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 11 15 -26.7 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 4 2 100.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 20 26 -23.1 D D N (20-99) (100-249) N D D N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 2 2 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 1 4 -75.0 D 3,045 N (1-19) 9 N D 421 N
5093 Recyclable materials 5 6 -16.7 D 13,390 N (20-99) 60 N D 1,557 N
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 2 4 -50.0 D 2,161 N (1-19) 5 N D 152 N
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 10 10 0.0 D 9,788 N (1-19) 28 N D 677 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 196 237 -17.3 D 1,557,176 N (2500-4999) 3,677 N D 113,071 N
511 Paper and paper products 16 35 -54.3 D 41,139 N (100-249) 203 N D 4,820 N
5111 Printing and writing paper 0 3 N 0 D N 0 (20-99) N 0 D N
5112 Stationery and office supplies 14 28 -50.0 D 21,497 N (100-249) 150 N D 3,161 N
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 2 4 -50.0 D D N (1-19) (20-99) N D D N
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 9 6 50.0 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 9 6 50.0 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 22 27 -18.5 D 45,140 N (100-249) 121 N D 2,761 N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 12 11 9.1 D 16,285 N (20-99) 54 N D 1,330 N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 5 8 -37.5 D 23,574 N (20-99) 53 N D 1,034 N
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 3 5 -40.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
5139 Footwear 2 3 -33.3 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
514 Groceries and related products 66 76 -13.2 D 414,950 N (1000-2499) 1,332 N D 34,107 N
5141 Groceries, general-line 14 12 16.7 D 80,062 N (100-249) 171 N D 4,047 N
5142 Packaged frozen foods 4 3 33.3 D 6,826 N (1-19) 8 N D 668 N
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 1 1 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
5144 Poultry and poultry products 3 4 -25.0 D 31,524 N (20-99) 16 N D 409 N
5145 Confectionery 2 3 -33.3 D 8,388 N (1-19) 24 N D 771 N
5146 Fish and seafoods 3 6 -50.0 D 12,866 N (20-99) 56 N D 959 N
5147 Meats and meat products 10 10 0.0 90,435 99,151 -8.8 254 272 -6.6 9,301 8,578 8.4
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 13 17 -23.5 105,188 118,761 -11.4 411 514 -20.0 9,704 13,168 -26.3
5149 Other groceries and related products 16 20 -20.0 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
515 Farm-product raw materials 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
5153 Grain and field beans 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
5154 Livestock 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N 0 0 N
516 Chemicals and allied products 3 3 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 2 3 -33.3 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 4 5 -20.0 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 1 2 -50.0 D D N (1-19) (20-99) N D D N
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 3 3 0.0 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 11 15 -26.7 D 231,411 N (250-499) 597 N D 22,247 N
5181 Beer and ale 4 7 -42.9 D 80,330 N (100-249) 263 N D 8,672 N
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 7 8 -12.5 115,222 151,081 -23.7 310 334 -7.2 10,615 13,575 -21.8
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 64 70 -8.6 D 474,290 N (500-999) 999 N D 30,819 N
5191 Farm supplies 1 1 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 18 15 20.0 D 252,179 N (500-999) 414 N D 16,111 N
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 6 8 -25.0 D 13,652 N (20-99) 96 N D 3,137 N
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 1 4 -75.0 D 162,697 N (100-249) 255 N D 5,969 N
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 9 9 0.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 29 33 -12.1 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D 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