1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Delaware
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 1,118 1,088 2.8 13,159,122 12,258,065 7.4 15,805 16,082 -1.7 685,466 673,832 1.7
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 754 728 3.6 3,076,532 2,178,404 41.2 7,901 7,077 11.6 297,502 206,381 44.2
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 364 360 1.1 10,082,590 10,079,661 0.0 7,904 9,005 -12.2 387,964 467,451 -17.0
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 1,118 1,088 2.8 13,159,122 12,258,065 7.4 15,805 16,082 -1.7 685,466 673,832 1.7
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 754 728 3.6 3,076,532 2,178,404 41.2 7,901 7,077 11.6 297,502 206,381 44.2
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 127 144 -11.8 714,718 377,536 89.3 1,260 1,285 -1.9 41,190 29,937 37.6
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 18 20 -10.0 D 99,778 N (250-499) 315 N D 6,467 N
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 71 85 -16.5 D 246,326 N (500-999) 673 N D 17,869 N
5014 Tires and tubes 13 12 8.3 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 25 27 -7.4 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 44 35 25.7 D 62,190 N (250-499) 260 N D 7,982 N
5021 Furniture 16 15 6.7 D 26,981 N (100-249) 118 N D 3,323 N
5023 Home furnishings 28 20 40.0 D 35,209 N (100-249) 142 N D 4,659 N
503 Lumber and other construction materials 72 54 33.3 D 359,469 N (500-999) 660 N D 19,033 N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 30 20 50.0 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 13 12 8.3 35,036 D N 175 (100-249) N 5,265 D N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 14 14 0.0 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
5039 Other construction materials 15 8 87.5 D D N (100-249) (20-99) N D D N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 109 114 -4.4 601,387 456,959 31.6 1,662 1,552 7.1 81,712 58,423 39.9
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 3 3 0.0 D 4,534 N (1-19) 30 N D 763 N
5044 Office equipment 21 20 5.0 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 37 47 -21.3 243,099 D N 700 (500-999) N 37,671 D N
5046 Other commercial equipment 13 10 30.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 19 17 11.8 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
5048 Ophthalmic goods 1 2 -50.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 15 15 0.0 D 113,233 N (100-249) 177 N D 5,819 N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 27 20 35.0 D 141,069 N (250-499) 225 N D 6,072 N
5051 Metals service centers and offices 26 20 30.0 D 141,069 N (250-499) 225 N D 6,072 N
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
506 Electrical goods 85 75 13.3 D 238,438 N (500-999) 738 N D 22,645 N
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 42 43 -2.3 D 205,916 N (500-999) 561 N D 16,907 N
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 7 8 -12.5 D 9,041 N (20-99) 18 N D 482 N
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 36 24 50.0 D 23,481 N (250-499) 159 N D 5,256 N
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 78 72 8.3 176,333 180,825 -2.5 599 550 8.9 19,907 17,463 14.0
5072 Hardware 19 20 -5.0 D 87,436 N (100-249) 184 N D 6,852 N
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 31 28 10.7 D 51,562 N (100-249) 220 N D 6,514 N
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 25 20 25.0 61,435 D N 179 (100-249) N 6,278 D N
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 3 4 -25.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 156 161 -3.1 410,532 295,125 39.1 1,317 1,382 -4.7 45,569 37,608 21.2
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 17 20 -15.0 75,391 42,726 76.5 133 128 3.9 7,079 3,593 97.0
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 19 24 -20.8 D 45,769 N (250-499) 252 N D 5,171 N
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 54 62 -12.9 D 121,264 N (250-499) 527 N D 15,618 N
5085 Industrial supplies 36 34 5.9 D 64,535 N (100-249) 331 N D 9,917 N
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 21 16 31.2 D D N (100-249) (20-99) N D D N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 9 5 80.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 56 53 5.7 D 66,793 N (250-499) 425 N D 7,218 N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 7 5 40.0 D D N (1-19) (20-99) N D D N
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 4 0 N D 0 N (20-99) 0 N D 0 N
5093 Recyclable materials 26 26 0.0 D 27,364 N (250-499) 266 N D 4,695 N
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 5 4 25.0 D 2,306 N (1-19) 5 N D 133 N
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 14 18 -22.2 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D 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 364 360 1.1 10,082,590 10,079,661 0.0 7,904 9,005 -12.2 387,964 467,451 -17.0
511 Paper and paper products 43 41 4.9 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
5111 Printing and writing paper 6 2 200.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
5112 Stationery and office supplies 23 26 -11.5 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 14 13 7.7 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 16 12 33.3 D D N (1000-2499) (1000-2499) N D D N
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 16 12 33.3 D D N (1000-2499) (1000-2499) N D D N
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 19 22 -13.6 D D N (100-249) (500-999) N D D N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 4 7 -42.9 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 5 3 66.7 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 6 8 -25.0 D D N (20-99) (500-999) N D D N
5139 Footwear 4 4 0.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
514 Groceries and related products 75 87 -13.8 D 704,769 N (1000-2499) 1,195 N D 32,582 N
5141 Groceries, general-line 5 2 150.0 16,183 D N 56 (20-99) N 1,205 D N
5142 Packaged frozen foods 6 8 -25.0 D D N (250-499) (100-249) N D D N
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 0 5 N 0 42,521 N 0 117 N 0 3,491 N
5144 Poultry and poultry products 7 4 75.0 D 56,689 N (20-99) 43 N D 1,279 N
5145 Confectionery 2 4 -50.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
5146 Fish and seafoods 6 7 -14.3 17,436 7,391 135.9 88 46 91.3 1,210 872 38.8
5147 Meats and meat products 8 7 14.3 D 30,024 N (20-99) 65 N D 1,030 N
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 14 14 0.0 94,812 65,170 45.5 137 44 211.4 4,100 809 406.8
5149 Other groceries and related products 27 36 -25.0 D D N (250-499) (500-999) N D D N
515 Farm-product raw materials 18 15 20.0 D 91,237 N (20-99) 77 N D 1,960 N
5153 Grain and field beans 14 13 7.7 82,918 D N 71 (20-99) N 1,748 D N
5154 Livestock 2 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 2 2 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
516 Chemicals and allied products 54 46 17.4 D D N (2500-4999) (2500-4999) N D D N
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 20 20 0.0 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 34 26 30.8 D D N (2500-4999) (2500-4999) N D D N
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 27 23 17.4 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 15 15 0.0 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 12 8 50.0 42,014 D N 131 (20-99) N 3,427 D N
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 7 9 -22.2 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
5181 Beer and ale 4 4 0.0 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 3 5 -40.0 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 105 105 0.0 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
5191 Farm supplies 41 37 10.8 D 71,386 N (250-499) 245 N D 4,801 N
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 6 3 100.0 D D N (100-249) (20-99) N D D N
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 7 9 -22.2 D 12,963 N (20-99) 92 N D 1,717 N
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 2 6 -66.7 D 61,154 N (20-99) 87 N D 2,580 N
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 4 14 -71.4 D 22,315 N (1-19) 75 N D 2,043 N
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 45 36 25.0 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