1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Illinois
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 24,757 24,637 0.5 284,546,480 219,361,442 29.7 357,606 331,906 7.7 14,310,760 10,931,299 30.9
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 15,842 15,373 3.1 161,221,486 115,239,251 39.9 216,896 200,364 8.3 9,177,630 6,966,386 31.7
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 8,915 9,264 -3.8 123,324,994 104,122,191 18.4 140,710 131,542 7.0 5,133,130 3,964,913 29.5
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 24,757 24,637 0.5 284,546,480 219,361,442 29.7 357,606 331,906 7.7 14,310,760 10,931,299 30.9
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 15,842 15,373 3.1 161,221,486 115,239,251 39.9 216,896 200,364 8.3 9,177,630 6,966,386 31.7
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 1,708 1,847 -7.5 34,800,461 24,052,585 44.7 24,333 22,837 6.6 752,836 616,091 22.2
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 245 280 -12.5 28,206,421 18,423,196 53.1 6,448 5,856 10.1 224,789 179,692 25.1
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 1,118 1,181 -5.3 5,934,865 4,619,233 28.5 14,320 13,249 8.1 431,488 349,302 23.5
5014 Tires and tubes 128 162 -21.0 D 833,327 N (1000-2499) 1,820 N D 47,599 N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 217 224 -3.1 D 176,829 N (1000-2499) 1,912 N D 39,498 N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 882 863 2.2 5,859,502 4,576,261 28.0 9,580 8,900 7.6 382,720 295,039 29.7
5021 Furniture 420 421 -0.2 2,368,831 2,103,482 12.6 3,653 3,709 -1.5 160,852 133,398 20.6
5023 Home furnishings 462 442 4.5 3,490,671 2,472,779 41.2 5,927 5,191 14.2 221,868 161,641 37.3
503 Lumber and other construction materials 920 815 12.9 D 3,330,856 N (5000-9999) 7,999 N D 253,702 N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 390 342 14.0 2,038,981 1,655,017 23.2 4,535 3,641 24.6 160,646 118,676 35.4
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 178 177 0.6 834,367 619,783 34.6 1,557 1,443 7.9 54,995 48,540 13.3
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 147 143 2.8 793,238 677,155 17.1 1,580 1,257 25.7 62,738 39,897 57.2
5039 Other construction materials 205 153 34.0 D 378,901 N (1000-2499) 1,658 N D 46,589 N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 2,117 2,150 -1.5 D 20,359,259 N (25k-49999) 43,523 N D 1,794,437 N
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 80 95 -15.8 1,910,289 1,564,245 22.1 1,981 2,692 -26.4 98,068 100,484 -2.4
5044 Office equipment 315 372 -15.3 2,196,403 1,585,435 38.5 6,493 7,591 -14.5 278,110 239,961 15.9
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 728 760 -4.2 D 9,095,703 N (10k-24999) 17,553 N D 850,121 N
5046 Other commercial equipment 269 251 7.2 1,343,305 979,164 37.2 4,196 3,066 36.9 155,476 101,887 52.6
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 512 445 15.1 D 6,108,155 N (5000-9999) 8,897 N D 377,508 N
5048 Ophthalmic goods 66 78 -15.4 175,289 179,519 -2.4 711 729 -2.5 21,007 21,071 -0.3
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 147 149 -1.3 1,227,037 847,038 44.9 2,392 2,995 -20.1 99,894 103,405 -3.4
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 896 838 6.9 17,484,202 14,043,627 24.5 16,869 15,107 11.7 673,367 553,490 21.7
5051 Metals service centers and offices 861 812 6.0 17,197,864 13,444,380 27.9 16,668 14,842 12.3 663,623 539,433 23.0
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 35 26 34.6 286,338 599,247 -52.2 201 265 -24.2 9,744 14,057 -30.7
506 Electrical goods 2,137 1,980 7.9 23,841,329 16,068,380 48.4 30,908 29,565 4.5 1,486,994 1,043,680 42.5
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 978 962 1.7 6,805,256 4,633,551 46.9 12,499 11,186 11.7 523,508 374,347 39.8
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 182 190 -4.2 4,812,444 3,982,775 20.8 3,675 5,593 -34.3 168,054 175,244 -4.1
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 977 828 18.0 12,223,629 7,452,054 64.0 14,734 12,786 15.2 795,432 494,089 61.0
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 1,359 1,273 6.8 7,311,376 5,550,801 31.7 16,941 13,410 26.3 654,341 443,100 47.7
5072 Hardware 627 571 9.8 3,815,077 2,645,964 44.2 8,957 6,603 35.7 341,589 209,976 62.7
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 413 379 9.0 2,296,937 1,893,308 21.3 4,964 4,024 23.4 191,521 139,715 37.1
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 237 244 -2.9 902,720 771,624 17.0 2,159 2,188 -1.3 86,711 72,982 18.8
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 82 79 3.8 296,642 239,905 23.6 861 595 44.7 34,520 20,427 69.0
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 4,118 3,893 5.8 D 19,206,071 N (25k-49999) 42,819 N D 1,499,111 N
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 216 208 3.8 6,756,961 4,143,684 63.1 4,936 4,094 20.6 276,899 158,078 75.2
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 489 519 -5.8 2,371,095 1,601,212 48.1 5,882 5,670 3.7 175,404 134,581 30.3
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 2,034 1,811 12.3 11,022,011 7,864,521 40.1 22,246 19,778 12.5 1,055,615 774,420 36.3
5085 Industrial supplies 903 865 4.4 D 3,954,093 N (5000-9999) 8,662 N D 297,577 N
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 340 376 -9.6 897,308 752,237 19.3 3,194 3,412 -6.4 95,463 89,128 7.1
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 136 114 19.3 1,335,686 890,324 50.0 1,925 1,203 60.0 92,749 45,327 104.6
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 1,705 1,714 -0.5 11,400,535 8,051,411 41.6 17,899 16,204 10.5 633,132 467,736 35.4
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 249 255 -2.4 2,410,670 1,513,435 59.3 2,889 2,676 8.0 124,784 80,830 54.4
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 163 145 12.4 2,394,306 1,553,893 54.1 2,516 1,958 28.5 97,359 61,597 58.1
5093 Recyclable materials 493 532 -7.3 3,002,687 2,172,657 38.2 6,104 5,609 8.8 194,916 149,457 30.4
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 290 303 -4.3 1,019,108 1,037,402 -1.8 2,198 2,888 -23.9 70,854 75,109 -5.7
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 510 479 6.5 2,573,764 1,774,024 45.1 4,192 3,073 36.4 145,219 100,743 44.1
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 8,915 9,264 -3.8 123,324,994 104,122,191 18.4 140,710 131,542 7.0 5,133,130 3,964,913 29.5
511 Paper and paper products 1,186 1,200 -1.2 15,707,216 13,628,604 15.3 21,105 18,586 13.6 746,218 550,110 35.6
5111 Printing and writing paper 186 179 3.9 5,019,498 5,688,027 -11.8 2,142 2,493 -14.1 107,273 107,953 -0.6
5112 Stationery and office supplies 617 634 -2.7 4,196,340 2,760,326 52.0 13,705 11,629 17.9 370,243 264,823 39.8
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 383 387 -1.0 6,491,378 5,180,251 25.3 5,258 4,464 17.8 268,702 177,334 51.5
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 321 286 12.2 14,057,069 13,303,366 5.7 11,403 11,131 2.4 550,755 464,764 18.5
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 321 286 12.2 14,057,069 13,303,366 5.7 11,403 11,131 2.4 550,755 464,764 18.5
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 643 666 -3.5 3,226,292 2,986,969 8.0 5,230 5,852 -10.6 191,648 170,304 12.5
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 185 181 2.2 676,170 937,552 -27.9 1,497 1,623 -7.8 54,610 56,997 -4.2
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 171 186 -8.1 1,188,047 D N 2,070 (1000-2499) N 76,021 D N
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 236 252 -6.3 1,064,302 1,035,639 2.8 1,448 1,756 -17.5 51,246 44,693 14.7
5139 Footwear 51 47 8.5 297,773 D N 215 (250-499) N 9,771 D N
514 Groceries and related products 1,855 1,924 -3.6 D 28,251,343 N (25k-49999) 36,378 N D 1,025,396 N
5141 Groceries, general-line 185 208 -11.1 11,877,718 9,092,977 30.6 7,162 6,817 5.1 261,869 212,755 23.1
5142 Packaged frozen foods 183 188 -2.7 3,894,881 2,800,114 39.1 4,875 4,122 18.3 167,680 109,152 53.6
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 162 190 -14.7 2,185,267 1,512,088 44.5 2,260 2,070 9.2 81,046 59,168 37.0
5144 Poultry and poultry products 52 63 -17.5 626,270 568,889 10.1 1,138 1,115 2.1 32,928 29,498 11.6
5145 Confectionery 141 115 22.6 2,079,228 1,768,027 17.6 3,735 4,693 -20.4 127,581 95,427 33.7
5146 Fish and seafoods 44 59 -25.4 D 371,136 N (250-499) 666 N D 20,907 N
5147 Meats and meat products 264 292 -9.6 2,656,403 3,844,696 -30.9 4,074 4,672 -12.8 120,744 126,293 -4.4
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 204 197 3.6 1,273,693 1,174,267 8.5 1,970 1,997 -1.4 87,688 68,825 27.4
5149 Other groceries and related products 620 612 1.3 D 7,119,149 N (10k-24999) 10,226 N D 303,371 N
515 Farm-product raw materials 916 985 -7.0 13,785,098 11,661,216 18.2 6,511 6,814 -4.4 184,911 150,955 22.5
5153 Grain and field beans 770 819 -6.0 12,889,314 10,367,362 24.3 5,589 5,626 -0.7 167,259 134,461 24.4
5154 Livestock 115 135 -14.8 771,524 1,078,245 -28.4 666 967 -31.1 9,723 10,391 -6.4
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 31 31 0.0 124,260 215,609 -42.4 256 221 15.8 7,929 6,103 29.9
516 Chemicals and allied products 874 806 8.4 10,564,948 10,150,391 4.1 10,131 9,023 12.3 464,742 357,144 30.1
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 293 225 30.2 4,339,809 3,278,925 32.4 3,608 2,505 44.0 157,223 97,810 60.7
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 581 581 0.0 6,225,139 6,871,466 -9.4 6,523 6,518 0.1 307,519 259,334 18.6
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 470 644 -27.0 7,567,054 7,219,457 4.8 5,415 6,366 -14.9 197,279 180,023 9.6
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 325 463 -29.8 5,415,028 4,711,092 14.9 4,168 4,483 -7.0 136,365 111,487 22.3
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 145 181 -19.9 2,152,026 2,508,365 -14.2 1,247 1,883 -33.8 60,914 68,536 -11.1
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 219 237 -7.6 3,732,512 3,049,527 22.4 6,791 6,750 0.6 269,282 248,871 8.2
5181 Beer and ale 146 154 -5.2 1,999,451 1,389,320 43.9 3,908 3,830 2.0 150,661 130,489 15.5
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 73 83 -12.0 1,733,061 1,660,207 4.4 2,883 2,920 -1.3 118,621 118,382 0.2
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 2,431 2,516 -3.4 D 13,871,318 N (25k-49999) 30,642 N D 817,346 N
5191 Farm supplies 918 1,033 -11.1 7,837,776 5,790,448 35.4 9,011 10,896 -17.3 279,969 255,762 9.5
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 238 235 1.3 3,130,047 2,460,884 27.2 9,173 6,709 36.7 234,708 187,878 24.9
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 198 168 17.9 694,288 503,247 38.0 3,216 2,528 27.2 91,953 60,446 52.1
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 50 57 -12.3 2,042,496 2,195,304 -7.0 2,099 2,388 -12.1 70,669 67,353 4.9
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 110 170 -35.3 623,026 548,352 13.6 995 1,389 -28.4 39,310 41,034 -4.2
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 917 853 7.5 D 2,373,083 N (5000-9999) 6,732 N D 204,873 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