1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Iowa
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 6,755 6,971 -3.1 38,422,230 29,420,132 30.6 75,462 69,367 8.8 2,118,459 1,639,133 29.2
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 3,676 3,461 6.2 14,080,981 8,097,657 73.9 39,802 31,994 24.4 1,163,788 780,989 49.0
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 3,079 3,510 -12.3 24,341,249 21,322,475 14.2 35,660 37,373 -4.6 954,671 858,144 11.2
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 6,755 6,971 -3.1 38,422,230 29,420,132 30.6 75,462 69,367 8.8 2,118,459 1,639,133 29.2
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 3,676 3,461 6.2 14,080,981 8,097,657 73.9 39,802 31,994 24.4 1,163,788 780,989 49.0
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 695 721 -3.6 D 1,524,098 N (5000-9999) 6,379 N D 135,472 N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 100 109 -8.3 3,200,564 835,371 283.1 2,320 1,862 24.6 68,973 46,489 48.4
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 447 442 1.1 D 470,534 N (2500-4999) 3,173 N D 62,083 N
5014 Tires and tubes 70 73 -4.1 D 171,579 N (500-999) 798 N D 18,084 N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 78 97 -19.6 D 46,614 N (250-499) 546 N D 8,816 N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 102 92 10.9 284,366 218,807 30.0 1,484 1,013 46.5 38,042 26,495 43.6
5021 Furniture 53 46 15.2 177,011 126,391 40.1 866 582 48.8 25,793 14,295 80.4
5023 Home furnishings 49 46 6.5 107,355 92,416 16.2 618 431 43.4 12,249 12,200 0.4
503 Lumber and other construction materials 252 209 20.6 D 717,539 N (2500-4999) 2,296 N D 59,112 N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 99 89 11.2 D 434,019 N (1000-2499) 1,210 N D 31,051 N
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 41 43 -4.7 D 78,711 N (250-499) 309 N D 8,682 N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 52 33 57.6 209,539 143,784 45.7 567 379 49.6 17,071 9,851 73.3
5039 Other construction materials 60 44 36.4 D 61,025 N (500-999) 398 N D 9,528 N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 393 404 -2.7 D 932,944 N (2500-4999) 4,131 N D 112,292 N
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 7 9 -22.2 12,354 13,327 -7.3 49 90 -45.6 1,265 2,089 -39.4
5044 Office equipment 89 108 -17.6 214,914 181,497 18.4 1,559 1,389 12.2 43,751 37,827 15.7
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 148 130 13.8 453,175 413,530 9.6 1,590 1,228 29.5 64,145 35,259 81.9
5046 Other commercial equipment 39 47 -17.0 117,928 68,289 72.7 339 295 14.9 10,672 6,815 56.6
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 66 74 -10.8 184,075 169,037 8.9 545 681 -20.0 20,200 19,884 1.6
5048 Ophthalmic goods 22 18 22.2 68,604 50,824 35.0 328 241 36.1 7,442 5,035 47.8
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 22 18 22.2 D 36,440 N (100-249) 207 N D 5,383 N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 89 70 27.1 676,605 367,249 84.2 1,321 893 47.9 45,625 26,630 71.3
5051 Metals service centers and offices 87 70 24.3 D 367,249 N (1000-2499) 893 N D 26,630 N
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 2 0 N D 0 N (20-99) 0 N D 0 N
506 Electrical goods 339 319 6.3 1,450,839 945,028 53.5 3,369 2,795 20.5 122,724 82,253 49.2
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 167 162 3.1 862,837 588,575 46.6 1,922 1,490 29.0 70,282 45,161 55.6
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 26 38 -31.6 86,937 71,164 22.2 235 281 -16.4 5,694 6,691 -14.9
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 146 119 22.7 501,065 285,289 75.6 1,212 1,024 18.4 46,748 30,401 53.8
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 282 257 9.7 761,816 506,041 50.5 2,548 2,222 14.7 84,066 58,653 43.3
5072 Hardware 84 79 6.3 228,660 120,018 90.5 825 629 31.2 25,192 15,817 59.3
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 141 109 29.4 373,190 253,767 47.1 1,152 939 22.7 36,417 25,070 45.3
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 41 51 -19.6 59,672 68,617 -13.0 226 310 -27.1 7,486 7,963 -6.0
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 16 18 -11.1 100,294 63,639 57.6 345 344 0.3 14,971 9,803 52.7
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 1,194 1,096 8.9 3,985,111 2,414,684 65.0 13,002 10,140 28.2 369,425 239,048 54.5
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 75 59 27.1 437,142 257,946 69.5 1,110 894 24.2 43,010 27,693 55.3
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 600 574 4.5 1,991,049 1,212,415 64.2 5,955 5,285 12.7 156,820 110,454 42.0
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 244 203 20.2 D 393,729 N (2500-4999) 1,884 N D 49,188 N
5085 Industrial supplies 182 174 4.6 669,496 442,167 51.4 1,899 1,384 37.2 60,993 36,811 65.7
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 68 70 -2.9 D 82,106 N (250-499) 602 N D 12,447 N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 25 16 56.2 82,966 26,321 215.2 172 91 89.0 6,545 2,455 166.6
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 330 293 12.6 D 471,267 N (2500-4999) 2,125 N D 41,034 N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 43 46 -6.5 129,017 107,294 20.2 894 468 91.0 19,552 8,503 129.9
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 30 29 3.4 60,416 9,195 557.1 280 130 115.4 6,385 1,318 384.4
5093 Recyclable materials 170 135 25.9 390,401 265,343 47.1 1,679 1,120 49.9 43,112 23,877 80.6
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 23 23 0.0 66,563 41,294 61.2 60 94 -36.2 1,561 1,732 -9.9
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 64 60 6.7 D 48,141 N (100-249) 313 N D 5,604 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 3,079 3,510 -12.3 24,341,249 21,322,475 14.2 35,660 37,373 -4.6 954,671 858,144 11.2
511 Paper and paper products 194 190 2.1 644,452 476,636 35.2 2,153 2,227 -3.3 61,821 54,202 14.1
5111 Printing and writing paper 19 23 -17.4 211,658 140,148 51.0 371 325 14.2 15,716 10,252 53.3
5112 Stationery and office supplies 138 127 8.7 284,765 187,090 52.2 1,414 1,485 -4.8 33,226 32,701 1.6
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 37 40 -7.5 148,029 149,398 -0.9 368 417 -11.8 12,879 11,249 14.5
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 54 41 31.7 784,961 565,233 38.9 789 530 48.9 28,403 17,928 58.4
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 54 41 31.7 784,961 565,233 38.9 789 530 48.9 28,403 17,928 58.4
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 58 46 26.1 D 45,360 N (500-999) 434 N D 6,310 N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 17 11 54.5 D 13,992 N (100-249) 160 N D 2,257 N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 25 16 56.2 D 23,832 N (250-499) 224 N D 3,452 N
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 12 15 -20.0 D 5,265 N (20-99) 42 N D 525 N
5139 Footwear 4 4 0.0 D 2,271 N (20-99) 8 N D 76 N
514 Groceries and related products 284 357 -20.4 D 4,441,171 N (5000-9999) 8,126 N D 200,070 N
5141 Groceries, general-line 26 40 -35.0 1,578,691 1,946,742 -18.9 2,166 2,967 -27.0 69,602 82,071 -15.2
5142 Packaged frozen foods 37 40 -7.5 550,498 441,137 24.8 1,117 977 14.3 29,573 23,721 24.7
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 21 30 -30.0 274,023 289,894 -5.5 143 281 -49.1 3,735 7,508 -50.3
5144 Poultry and poultry products 13 19 -31.6 204,926 131,375 56.0 143 290 -50.7 4,570 4,629 -1.3
5145 Confectionery 13 15 -13.3 D 76,171 N (500-999) 297 N D 7,894 N
5146 Fish and seafoods 2 5 -60.0 D 7,107 N (1-19) 26 N D 403 N
5147 Meats and meat products 50 60 -16.7 D 650,228 N (500-999) 897 N D 18,808 N
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 21 22 -4.5 163,312 146,001 11.9 390 265 47.2 8,805 7,507 17.3
5149 Other groceries and related products 101 126 -19.8 D 752,516 N (1000-2499) 2,126 N D 47,529 N
515 Farm-product raw materials 935 1,027 -9.0 10,679,391 8,950,175 19.3 9,417 9,739 -3.3 238,356 200,577 18.8
5153 Grain and field beans 730 814 -10.3 9,200,757 7,146,295 28.7 7,768 7,752 0.2 214,994 180,848 18.9
5154 Livestock 179 187 -4.3 1,378,300 1,694,753 -18.7 1,476 1,813 -18.6 20,422 16,251 25.7
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 26 26 0.0 100,334 109,127 -8.1 173 174 -0.6 2,940 3,478 -15.5
516 Chemicals and allied products 125 131 -4.6 996,482 677,996 47.0 1,208 1,101 9.7 41,586 39,740 4.6
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 25 21 19.0 94,241 59,647 58.0 257 122 110.7 8,011 3,371 137.6
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 100 110 -9.1 902,241 618,349 45.9 951 979 -2.9 33,575 36,369 -7.7
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 283 441 -35.8 1,628,110 1,761,994 -7.6 2,108 2,930 -28.1 48,933 56,304 -13.1
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 223 360 -38.1 1,291,927 1,442,158 -10.4 1,750 2,342 -25.3 39,701 44,132 -10.0
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 60 81 -25.9 336,183 319,836 5.1 358 588 -39.1 9,232 12,172 -24.2
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 87 93 -6.5 415,511 436,618 -4.8 1,425 1,491 -4.4 44,192 38,975 13.4
5181 Beer and ale 66 71 -7.0 326,061 297,560 9.6 1,189 1,244 -4.4 38,017 33,641 13.0
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 21 22 -4.5 89,450 139,058 -35.7 236 247 -4.5 6,175 5,334 15.8
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 1,059 1,184 -10.6 D 3,967,292 N (10k-24999) 10,795 N D 244,038 N
5191 Farm supplies 838 953 -12.1 4,087,060 3,271,333 24.9 7,262 7,419 -2.1 201,533 182,570 10.4
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 28 49 -42.9 125,464 139,917 -10.3 813 921 -11.7 11,978 16,970 -29.4
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 31 26 19.2 D 29,522 N (250-499) 307 N D 4,299 N
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 13 20 -35.0 330,211 300,878 9.7 707 553 27.8 16,384 12,711 28.9
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 20 22 -9.1 24,876 19,467 27.8 157 127 23.6 3,418 2,531 35.0
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 129 114 13.2 D 206,175 N (1000-2499) 1,468 N D 24,957 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