1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Kentucky
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 6,215 5,931 4.8 39,671,609 31,574,538 25.6 80,672 70,250 14.8 2,342,131 1,701,150 37.7
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 4,013 3,667 9.4 17,485,692 11,250,621 55.4 45,302 36,953 22.6 1,391,600 946,435 47.0
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 2,202 2,264 -2.7 22,185,917 20,323,917 9.2 35,370 33,297 6.2 950,531 754,715 25.9
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 6,215 5,931 4.8 39,671,609 31,574,538 25.6 80,672 70,250 14.8 2,342,131 1,701,150 37.7
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 4,013 3,667 9.4 17,485,692 11,250,621 55.4 45,302 36,953 22.6 1,391,600 946,435 47.0
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 746 735 1.5 2,820,348 2,015,793 39.9 8,397 7,248 15.9 209,292 149,317 40.2
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 107 123 -13.0 1,300,877 822,202 58.2 2,312 1,824 26.8 61,900 38,689 60.0
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 444 406 9.4 1,107,067 789,309 40.3 4,416 3,896 13.3 104,718 76,045 37.7
5014 Tires and tubes 85 67 26.9 325,940 333,831 -2.4 1,066 849 25.6 30,673 23,982 27.9
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 110 139 -20.9 86,464 70,451 22.7 603 679 -11.2 12,001 10,601 13.2
502 Furniture and home furnishings 165 122 35.2 D 252,154 N (1000-2499) 1,248 N D 28,542 N
5021 Furniture 76 59 28.8 D 147,921 N (500-999) 690 N D 16,792 N
5023 Home furnishings 89 63 41.3 183,321 104,233 75.9 898 558 60.9 22,187 11,750 88.8
503 Lumber and other construction materials 318 260 22.3 1,313,460 852,094 54.1 3,698 2,875 28.6 103,898 65,438 58.8
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 169 132 28.0 867,824 553,330 56.8 2,393 1,733 38.1 65,063 39,588 64.4
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 61 47 29.8 142,031 114,176 24.4 445 341 30.5 10,608 7,686 38.0
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 35 24 45.8 176,890 95,128 85.9 424 283 49.8 16,080 7,548 113.0
5039 Other construction materials 53 57 -7.0 126,715 89,460 41.6 436 518 -15.8 12,147 10,616 14.4
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 473 452 4.6 2,796,810 1,486,149 88.2 6,544 5,345 22.4 227,124 157,756 44.0
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 10 7 42.9 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
5044 Office equipment 85 109 -22.0 363,914 166,929 118.0 1,454 1,328 9.5 54,265 35,748 51.8
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 144 134 7.5 1,083,462 342,365 216.5 2,135 1,684 26.8 80,013 62,629 27.8
5046 Other commercial equipment 53 37 43.2 D D N (500-999) (250-499) N D D N
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 135 115 17.4 D 345,887 N (1000-2499) 1,187 N D 33,346 N
5048 Ophthalmic goods 16 17 -5.9 50,605 45,700 10.7 345 294 17.3 9,909 5,973 65.9
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 30 33 -9.1 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 194 171 13.5 2,261,675 1,808,769 25.0 2,288 1,712 33.6 77,534 49,563 56.4
5051 Metals service centers and offices 128 98 30.6 1,523,466 1,305,018 16.7 2,025 1,336 51.6 64,701 37,050 74.6
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 66 73 -9.6 738,209 503,751 46.5 263 376 -30.1 12,833 12,513 2.6
506 Electrical goods 407 353 15.3 1,829,195 1,048,864 74.4 4,658 3,051 52.7 158,070 80,850 95.5
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 236 215 9.8 1,199,820 762,330 57.4 2,666 2,092 27.4 88,984 57,638 54.4
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 35 31 12.9 101,120 152,336 -33.6 324 262 23.7 8,068 5,911 36.5
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 136 107 27.1 528,255 134,198 293.6 1,668 697 139.3 61,018 17,301 252.7
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 341 283 20.5 1,032,115 565,318 82.6 3,418 2,521 35.6 101,674 65,318 55.7
5072 Hardware 87 74 17.6 201,614 D N 738 (500-999) N 19,551 D N
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 134 109 22.9 357,433 224,790 59.0 1,311 953 37.6 38,212 21,381 78.7
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 99 80 23.8 411,191 181,682 126.3 1,130 774 46.0 35,996 22,599 59.3
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 21 20 5.0 61,877 D N 239 (100-249) N 7,915 D N
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 1,049 993 5.6 D 2,686,099 N (10k-24999) 10,503 N D 301,987 N
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 149 158 -5.7 928,018 691,534 34.2 2,615 2,477 5.6 105,005 82,402 27.4
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 191 193 -1.0 460,163 315,017 46.1 1,468 1,522 -3.5 32,840 26,566 23.6
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 355 314 13.1 1,556,779 885,296 75.8 4,003 3,437 16.5 148,373 114,418 29.7
5085 Industrial supplies 241 209 15.3 741,132 524,562 41.3 2,690 1,914 40.5 84,286 55,454 52.0
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 99 102 -2.9 D 224,618 N (500-999) 1,020 N D 20,606 N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 14 17 -17.6 144,261 45,072 220.1 216 133 62.4 8,537 2,541 236.0
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 320 298 7.4 D 535,381 N (2500-4999) 2,450 N D 47,664 N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 50 61 -18.0 116,697 116,361 0.3 475 546 -13.0 11,559 10,091 14.5
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 19 9 111.1 16,209 5,282 206.9 73 54 35.2 1,641 744 120.6
5093 Recyclable materials 136 120 13.3 D 202,147 N (1000-2499) 1,147 N D 21,844 N
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 32 31 3.2 D 44,160 N (100-249) 158 N D 3,175 N
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 83 77 7.8 D 167,431 N (500-999) 545 N D 11,810 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 2,202 2,264 -2.7 22,185,917 20,323,917 9.2 35,370 33,297 6.2 950,531 754,715 25.9
511 Paper and paper products 196 192 2.1 D 478,064 N (2500-4999) 1,981 N D 46,264 N
5111 Printing and writing paper 12 25 -52.0 197,827 173,543 14.0 285 373 -23.6 11,322 12,089 -6.3
5112 Stationery and office supplies 142 131 8.4 D 173,508 N (1000-2499) 1,187 N D 21,532 N
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 42 36 16.7 D 131,013 N (500-999) 421 N D 12,643 N
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 71 57 24.6 1,823,939 D N 1,912 (1000-2499) N 52,293 D N
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 71 57 24.6 1,823,939 D N 1,912 (1000-2499) N 52,293 D N
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 78 65 20.0 D 1,818,315 N (500-999) 752 N D 20,077 N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 15 16 -6.2 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 33 24 37.5 482,510 D N 228 (250-499) N 5,106 D N
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 21 19 10.5 D D N (100-249) (250-499) N D D N
5139 Footwear 9 6 50.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
514 Groceries and related products 397 435 -8.7 4,259,999 4,344,066 -1.9 8,112 9,064 -10.5 241,524 225,483 7.1
5141 Groceries, general-line 39 60 -35.0 1,319,710 1,413,648 -6.6 1,724 2,634 -34.5 52,721 60,813 -13.3
5142 Packaged frozen foods 44 42 4.8 795,483 473,689 67.9 1,215 978 24.2 35,659 23,894 49.2
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 45 54 -16.7 173,862 278,735 -37.6 482 557 -13.5 13,237 12,861 2.9
5144 Poultry and poultry products 13 14 -7.1 92,035 62,762 46.6 153 268 -42.9 3,866 4,435 -12.8
5145 Confectionery 37 38 -2.6 224,360 178,500 25.7 514 468 9.8 15,786 9,860 60.1
5146 Fish and seafoods 10 3 233.3 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
5147 Meats and meat products 31 40 -22.5 D 500,450 N (250-499) 746 N D 15,667 N
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 52 53 -1.9 233,284 208,174 12.1 627 896 -30.0 16,027 14,144 13.3
5149 Other groceries and related products 126 131 -3.8 D D N (2500-4999) (1000-2499) N D D N
515 Farm-product raw materials 205 246 -16.7 3,335,390 2,850,427 17.0 2,855 3,260 -12.4 36,146 33,389 8.3
5153 Grain and field beans 53 62 -14.5 815,104 550,812 48.0 426 520 -18.1 11,957 10,812 10.6
5154 Livestock 51 68 -25.0 1,820,776 1,403,303 29.7 1,032 906 13.9 10,062 8,243 22.1
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 101 116 -12.9 699,510 896,312 -22.0 1,397 1,834 -23.8 14,127 14,334 -1.4
516 Chemicals and allied products 184 151 21.9 1,259,258 759,787 65.7 1,972 1,901 3.7 79,768 56,937 40.1
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 35 26 34.6 D 206,756 N (250-499) 265 N D 7,417 N
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 149 125 19.2 D 553,031 N (1000-2499) 1,636 N D 49,520 N
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 245 297 -17.5 2,857,587 2,960,478 -3.5 3,767 3,289 14.5 83,849 63,041 33.0
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 189 235 -19.6 2,475,058 2,644,663 -6.4 3,194 2,566 24.5 71,459 49,906 43.2
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 56 62 -9.7 382,529 315,815 21.1 573 723 -20.7 12,390 13,135 -5.7
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 67 75 -10.7 719,839 519,296 38.6 1,568 1,332 17.7 57,766 40,318 43.3
5181 Beer and ale 37 44 -15.9 353,819 271,391 30.4 948 766 23.8 32,874 23,840 37.9
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 30 31 -3.2 366,020 247,905 47.6 620 566 9.5 24,892 16,478 51.1
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 759 746 1.7 6,344,776 D N 11,951 (5000-9999) N 309,816 D N
5191 Farm supplies 424 421 0.7 1,260,543 976,953 29.0 3,688 3,205 15.1 86,596 60,756 42.5
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 41 32 28.1 150,262 D N 979 (500-999) N 18,562 D N
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 42 40 5.0 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 52 53 -1.9 4,445,996 3,835,761 15.9 5,445 4,185 30.1 150,353 111,123 35.3
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 44 41 7.3 D 93,433 N (500-999) 272 N D 7,696 N
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 156 159 -1.9 D D N (500-999) (500-999) 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