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. "% 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 394 -21.0 D N (5000-9999) N D N
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 198 -24.4 D N (1000-2499) N D N
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 196 -17.3 D N (2500-4999) 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 394 -21.0 D N (5000-9999) N D N
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 198 -24.4 D N (1000-2499) N D N
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 20 -31.0 D N (100-249) N D N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 5 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 11 -35.3 D N (100-249) N D N
5014 Tires and tubes 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 4 -33.3 D N (20-99) N D N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 39 -27.8 355,012 41.1 249 -41.5 13,229 -7.1
5021 Furniture 25 -26.5 305,309 37.4 172 -46.9 9,536 -13.4
5023 Home furnishings 14 -30.0 49,703 68.9 77 -24.5 3,693 14.5
503 Lumber and other construction materials 9 -25.0 D N (20-99) N D N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 3 -40.0 D N (20-99) N D N
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 2 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 2 -33.3 D N (1-19) N D N
5039 Other construction materials 2 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 33 -28.3 575,029 2.1 836 4.4 74,235 67.8
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 3 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
5044 Office equipment 5 -37.5 D N (250-499) N D N
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 17 -5.6 D N (250-499) N D N
5046 Other commercial equipment 3 -50.0 D N (20-99) N D N
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 5 -54.5 D N (1-19) N D N
5048 Ophthalmic goods 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 1 -75.0 D N (1-19) N D N
5051 Metals service centers and offices 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 1 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
506 Electrical goods 34 -8.1 D N (500-999) N D N
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 14 -17.6 D N (100-249) N D N
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 1 -50.0 D N (1-19) N D N
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 19 5.6 D N (250-499) N D N
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 18 -21.7 D N (100-249) N D N
5072 Hardware 6 -50.0 D N (20-99) N D N
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 10 25.0 D N (100-249) N D N
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 1 -66.7 D N (1-19) N D N
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 24 -22.6 D N (100-249) N D N
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 1 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 3 -57.1 D N (20-99) N D N
5085 Industrial supplies 5 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 11 -26.7 D N (20-99) N D N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 4 100.0 D N (1-19) N D N
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 20 -23.1 D N (20-99) N D N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 2 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 1 -75.0 D N (1-19) N D N
5093 Recyclable materials 5 -16.7 D N (20-99) N D N
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 2 -50.0 D N (1-19) N D N
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 10 0.0 D N (1-19) 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 196 -17.3 D N (2500-4999) N D N
511 Paper and paper products 16 -54.3 D N (100-249) N D N
5111 Printing and writing paper 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
5112 Stationery and office supplies 14 -50.0 D N (100-249) N D N
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 2 -50.0 D N (1-19) N D N
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 9 50.0 D N (100-249) N D N
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 9 50.0 D N (100-249) N D N
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 22 -18.5 D N (100-249) N D N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 12 9.1 D N (20-99) N D N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 5 -37.5 D N (20-99) N D N
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 3 -40.0 D N (1-19) N D N
5139 Footwear 2 -33.3 D N (1-19) N D N
514 Groceries and related products 66 -13.2 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5141 Groceries, general-line 14 16.7 D N (100-249) N D N
5142 Packaged frozen foods 4 33.3 D N (1-19) N D N
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 1 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
5144 Poultry and poultry products 3 -25.0 D N (20-99) N D N
5145 Confectionery 2 -33.3 D N (1-19) N D N
5146 Fish and seafoods 3 -50.0 D N (20-99) N D N
5147 Meats and meat products 10 0.0 90,435 -8.8 254 -6.6 9,301 8.4
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 13 -23.5 105,188 -11.4 411 -20.0 9,704 -26.3
5149 Other groceries and related products 16 -20.0 D N (250-499) N D N
515 Farm-product raw materials 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
5153 Grain and field beans 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
5154 Livestock 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
516 Chemicals and allied products 3 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 2 -33.3 D N (1-19) N D N
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 4 -20.0 D N (100-249) N D N
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 1 -50.0 D N (1-19) N D N
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 3 0.0 D N (100-249) N D N
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 11 -26.7 D N (250-499) N D N
5181 Beer and ale 4 -42.9 D N (100-249) N D N
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 7 -12.5 115,222 -23.7 310 -7.2 10,615 -21.8
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 64 -8.6 D N (500-999) N D N
5191 Farm supplies 1 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 18 20.0 D N (500-999) N D N
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 6 -25.0 D N (20-99) N D N
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 1 -75.0 D N (100-249) N D N
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 9 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 29 -12.1 D N (100-249) 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