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.
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 6,755 -3.1 38,422,230 30.6 75,462 8.8 2,118,459 29.2
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 3,676 6.2 14,080,981 73.9 39,802 24.4 1,163,788 49.0
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 3,079 -12.3 24,341,249 14.2 35,660 -4.6 954,671 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. "% 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 6,755 -3.1 38,422,230 30.6 75,462 8.8 2,118,459 29.2
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 3,676 6.2 14,080,981 73.9 39,802 24.4 1,163,788 49.0
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 695 -3.6 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 100 -8.3 3,200,564 283.1 2,320 24.6 68,973 48.4
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 447 1.1 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5014 Tires and tubes 70 -4.1 D N (500-999) N D N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 78 -19.6 D N (250-499) N D N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 102 10.9 284,366 30.0 1,484 46.5 38,042 43.6
5021 Furniture 53 15.2 177,011 40.1 866 48.8 25,793 80.4
5023 Home furnishings 49 6.5 107,355 16.2 618 43.4 12,249 0.4
503 Lumber and other construction materials 252 20.6 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 99 11.2 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 41 -4.7 D N (250-499) N D N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 52 57.6 209,539 45.7 567 49.6 17,071 73.3
5039 Other construction materials 60 36.4 D N (500-999) N D N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 393 -2.7 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 7 -22.2 12,354 -7.3 49 -45.6 1,265 -39.4
5044 Office equipment 89 -17.6 214,914 18.4 1,559 12.2 43,751 15.7
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 148 13.8 453,175 9.6 1,590 29.5 64,145 81.9
5046 Other commercial equipment 39 -17.0 117,928 72.7 339 14.9 10,672 56.6
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 66 -10.8 184,075 8.9 545 -20.0 20,200 1.6
5048 Ophthalmic goods 22 22.2 68,604 35.0 328 36.1 7,442 47.8
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 22 22.2 D N (100-249) N D N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 89 27.1 676,605 84.2 1,321 47.9 45,625 71.3
5051 Metals service centers and offices 87 24.3 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 2 N D N (20-99) N D N
506 Electrical goods 339 6.3 1,450,839 53.5 3,369 20.5 122,724 49.2
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 167 3.1 862,837 46.6 1,922 29.0 70,282 55.6
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 26 -31.6 86,937 22.2 235 -16.4 5,694 -14.9
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 146 22.7 501,065 75.6 1,212 18.4 46,748 53.8
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 282 9.7 761,816 50.5 2,548 14.7 84,066 43.3
5072 Hardware 84 6.3 228,660 90.5 825 31.2 25,192 59.3
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 141 29.4 373,190 47.1 1,152 22.7 36,417 45.3
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 41 -19.6 59,672 -13.0 226 -27.1 7,486 -6.0
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 16 -11.1 100,294 57.6 345 0.3 14,971 52.7
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 1,194 8.9 3,985,111 65.0 13,002 28.2 369,425 54.5
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 75 27.1 437,142 69.5 1,110 24.2 43,010 55.3
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 600 4.5 1,991,049 64.2 5,955 12.7 156,820 42.0
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 244 20.2 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5085 Industrial supplies 182 4.6 669,496 51.4 1,899 37.2 60,993 65.7
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 68 -2.9 D N (250-499) N D N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 25 56.2 82,966 215.2 172 89.0 6,545 166.6
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 330 12.6 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 43 -6.5 129,017 20.2 894 91.0 19,552 129.9
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 30 3.4 60,416 557.1 280 115.4 6,385 384.4
5093 Recyclable materials 170 25.9 390,401 47.1 1,679 49.9 43,112 80.6
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 23 0.0 66,563 61.2 60 -36.2 1,561 -9.9
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 64 6.7 D N (100-249) 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 3,079 -12.3 24,341,249 14.2 35,660 -4.6 954,671 11.2
511 Paper and paper products 194 2.1 644,452 35.2 2,153 -3.3 61,821 14.1
5111 Printing and writing paper 19 -17.4 211,658 51.0 371 14.2 15,716 53.3
5112 Stationery and office supplies 138 8.7 284,765 52.2 1,414 -4.8 33,226 1.6
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 37 -7.5 148,029 -0.9 368 -11.8 12,879 14.5
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 54 31.7 784,961 38.9 789 48.9 28,403 58.4
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 54 31.7 784,961 38.9 789 48.9 28,403 58.4
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 58 26.1 D N (500-999) N D N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 17 54.5 D N (100-249) N D N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 25 56.2 D N (250-499) N D N
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 12 -20.0 D N (20-99) N D N
5139 Footwear 4 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
514 Groceries and related products 284 -20.4 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5141 Groceries, general-line 26 -35.0 1,578,691 -18.9 2,166 -27.0 69,602 -15.2
5142 Packaged frozen foods 37 -7.5 550,498 24.8 1,117 14.3 29,573 24.7
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 21 -30.0 274,023 -5.5 143 -49.1 3,735 -50.3
5144 Poultry and poultry products 13 -31.6 204,926 56.0 143 -50.7 4,570 -1.3
5145 Confectionery 13 -13.3 D N (500-999) N D N
5146 Fish and seafoods 2 -60.0 D N (1-19) N D N
5147 Meats and meat products 50 -16.7 D N (500-999) N D N
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 21 -4.5 163,312 11.9 390 47.2 8,805 17.3
5149 Other groceries and related products 101 -19.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
515 Farm-product raw materials 935 -9.0 10,679,391 19.3 9,417 -3.3 238,356 18.8
5153 Grain and field beans 730 -10.3 9,200,757 28.7 7,768 0.2 214,994 18.9
5154 Livestock 179 -4.3 1,378,300 -18.7 1,476 -18.6 20,422 25.7
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 26 0.0 100,334 -8.1 173 -0.6 2,940 -15.5
516 Chemicals and allied products 125 -4.6 996,482 47.0 1,208 9.7 41,586 4.6
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 25 19.0 94,241 58.0 257 110.7 8,011 137.6
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 100 -9.1 902,241 45.9 951 -2.9 33,575 -7.7
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 283 -35.8 1,628,110 -7.6 2,108 -28.1 48,933 -13.1
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 223 -38.1 1,291,927 -10.4 1,750 -25.3 39,701 -10.0
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 60 -25.9 336,183 5.1 358 -39.1 9,232 -24.2
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 87 -6.5 415,511 -4.8 1,425 -4.4 44,192 13.4
5181 Beer and ale 66 -7.0 326,061 9.6 1,189 -4.4 38,017 13.0
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 21 -4.5 89,450 -35.7 236 -4.5 6,175 15.8
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 1,059 -10.6 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5191 Farm supplies 838 -12.1 4,087,060 24.9 7,262 -2.1 201,533 10.4
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 28 -42.9 125,464 -10.3 813 -11.7 11,978 -29.4
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 31 19.2 D N (250-499) N D N
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 13 -35.0 330,211 9.7 707 27.8 16,384 28.9
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 20 -9.1 24,876 27.8 157 23.6 3,418 35.0
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 129 13.2 D N (1000-2499) 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