1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Maryland
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 7,433 7,188 3.4 58,060,786 52,876,692 9.8 105,973 100,501 5.4 4,045,868 3,179,825 27.2
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 5,103 4,858 5.0 37,313,258 32,109,805 16.2 66,152 62,031 6.6 2,694,628 2,088,248 29.0
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 2,330 2,330 0.0 20,747,528 20,766,887 -0.1 39,821 38,470 3.5 1,351,240 1,091,577 23.8
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 7,433 7,188 3.4 58,060,786 52,876,692 9.8 105,973 100,501 5.4 4,045,868 3,179,825 27.2
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 5,103 4,858 5.0 37,313,258 32,109,805 16.2 66,152 62,031 6.6 2,694,628 2,088,248 29.0
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 745 727 2.5 11,811,064 10,364,108 14.0 9,131 8,863 3.0 268,893 235,329 14.3
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 127 128 -0.8 10,260,273 8,415,350 21.9 2,516 2,644 -4.8 98,419 88,285 11.5
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 446 440 1.4 1,174,937 827,537 42.0 4,637 4,343 6.8 118,058 98,978 19.3
5014 Tires and tubes 74 69 7.2 D 1,057,776 N (500-999) 1,022 N D 30,622 N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 98 90 8.9 D 63,445 N (500-999) 854 N D 17,444 N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 343 309 11.0 D 1,095,416 N (2500-4999) 3,988 N D 120,234 N
5021 Furniture 157 143 9.8 D 468,589 N (1000-2499) 2,054 N D 60,127 N
5023 Home furnishings 186 166 12.0 D 626,827 N (1000-2499) 1,934 N D 60,107 N
503 Lumber and other construction materials 393 350 12.3 1,809,113 1,436,733 25.9 5,478 4,696 16.7 174,259 141,850 22.8
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 178 144 23.6 D 778,003 N (2500-4999) 2,444 N D 70,622 N
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 68 67 1.5 D 138,010 N (250-499) 478 N D 15,341 N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 63 58 8.6 D 293,903 N (500-999) 710 N D 23,158 N
5039 Other construction materials 84 81 3.7 D 226,817 N (500-999) 1,064 N D 32,729 N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 966 924 4.5 6,623,359 6,520,368 1.6 17,487 17,279 1.2 949,458 739,733 28.4
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 29 29 0.0 D 157,242 N (100-249) 365 N D 12,986 N
5044 Office equipment 145 153 -5.2 D 393,564 N (2500-4999) 2,581 N D 81,680 N
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 401 389 3.1 4,191,216 4,002,191 4.7 9,910 9,114 8.7 644,549 457,764 40.8
5046 Other commercial equipment 109 100 9.0 407,938 270,658 50.7 1,204 1,032 16.7 41,158 30,751 33.8
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 198 162 22.2 D 1,485,384 N (2500-4999) 3,231 N D 125,632 N
5048 Ophthalmic goods 23 27 -14.8 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 61 64 -4.7 172,030 D N 698 (500-999) N 28,862 D N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 148 142 4.2 2,025,945 1,723,444 17.6 2,130 1,962 8.6 83,891 65,339 28.4
5051 Metals service centers and offices 136 127 7.1 D 1,493,744 N (1000-2499) 1,768 N D 54,834 N
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 12 15 -20.0 D 229,700 N (100-249) 194 N D 10,505 N
506 Electrical goods 712 684 4.1 D 4,687,517 N (5000-9999) 7,874 N D 281,639 N
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 295 305 -3.3 1,605,697 1,275,432 25.9 3,107 2,980 4.3 120,320 98,214 22.5
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 50 67 -25.4 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 367 312 17.6 D D N (5000-9999) (2500-4999) N D D N
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 475 449 5.8 D 2,432,208 N (5000-9999) 4,875 N D 143,571 N
5072 Hardware 143 125 14.4 552,230 1,312,721 -57.9 1,735 1,816 -4.5 51,685 48,402 6.8
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 195 173 12.7 D 632,756 N (1000-2499) 1,691 N D 51,189 N
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 114 131 -13.0 469,325 433,350 8.3 1,039 1,191 -12.8 43,287 38,304 13.0
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 23 20 15.0 D 53,381 N (100-249) 177 N D 5,676 N
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 918 863 6.4 3,665,979 2,356,635 55.6 9,703 8,206 18.2 377,499 259,103 45.7
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 86 86 0.0 849,369 495,648 71.4 1,223 1,045 17.0 52,139 37,576 38.8
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 87 88 -1.1 D 268,325 N (1000-2499) 1,128 N D 29,433 N
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 361 309 16.8 1,463,275 804,256 81.9 3,666 2,982 22.9 153,009 96,501 58.6
5085 Industrial supplies 195 185 5.4 D 413,674 N (1000-2499) 1,418 N D 44,469 N
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 137 141 -2.8 329,588 236,973 39.1 1,688 1,373 22.9 53,727 40,901 31.4
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 52 54 -3.7 D 137,759 N (500-999) 260 N D 10,223 N
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 403 410 -1.7 1,768,667 1,493,376 18.4 4,005 4,288 -6.6 117,909 101,450 16.2
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 64 68 -5.9 D 207,934 N (500-999) 574 N D 14,661 N
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 42 35 20.0 D 64,711 N (500-999) 361 N D 7,605 N
5093 Recyclable materials 116 114 1.8 601,694 439,886 36.8 1,687 1,466 15.1 48,476 36,905 31.4
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 61 70 -12.9 D D N (100-249) (250-499) N D D N
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 120 123 -2.4 722,038 D N 1,063 (1000-2499) N 34,904 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 2,330 2,330 0.0 20,747,528 20,766,887 -0.1 39,821 38,470 3.5 1,351,240 1,091,577 23.8
511 Paper and paper products 321 374 -14.2 2,618,878 2,201,187 19.0 5,828 5,751 1.3 211,993 174,871 21.2
5111 Printing and writing paper 31 48 -35.4 D 783,809 N (500-999) 1,142 N D 46,554 N
5112 Stationery and office supplies 208 238 -12.6 D 673,518 N (2500-4999) 3,114 N D 77,134 N
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 82 88 -6.8 880,081 743,860 18.3 1,735 1,495 16.1 70,432 51,183 37.6
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 91 74 23.0 D 1,934,696 N (2500-4999) 2,135 N D 62,257 N
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 91 74 23.0 D 1,934,696 N (2500-4999) 2,135 N D 62,257 N
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 166 150 10.7 D 603,309 N (1000-2499) 1,263 N D 37,735 N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 45 34 32.4 D 112,742 N (100-249) 259 N D 7,700 N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 60 49 22.4 184,462 D N 728 (250-499) N 21,054 D N
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 48 45 6.7 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
5139 Footwear 13 22 -40.9 D 276,032 N (100-249) 224 N D 11,717 N
514 Groceries and related products 672 676 -0.6 9,278,372 9,497,028 -2.3 16,200 14,884 8.8 521,248 423,291 23.1
5141 Groceries, general-line 59 66 -10.6 2,557,101 2,331,267 9.7 3,526 3,594 -1.9 139,307 108,918 27.9
5142 Packaged frozen foods 63 60 5.0 975,537 889,827 9.6 908 1,051 -13.6 30,740 29,114 5.6
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 30 42 -28.6 D 635,183 N (500-999) 904 N D 26,156 N
5144 Poultry and poultry products 25 17 47.1 341,139 257,570 32.4 359 571 -37.1 12,659 14,345 -11.8
5145 Confectionery 40 42 -4.8 D 834,754 N (1000-2499) 1,144 N D 28,556 N
5146 Fish and seafoods 97 89 9.0 D 236,515 N (1000-2499) 894 N D 16,494 N
5147 Meats and meat products 42 42 0.0 D 743,483 N (250-499) 731 N D 23,303 N
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 68 71 -4.2 647,213 460,442 40.6 1,648 1,144 44.1 49,007 30,176 62.4
5149 Other groceries and related products 248 247 0.4 D 3,107,987 N (5000-9999) 4,851 N D 146,229 N
515 Farm-product raw materials 50 48 4.2 425,816 358,209 18.9 429 422 1.7 5,876 6,466 -9.1
5153 Grain and field beans 24 22 9.1 304,217 262,918 15.7 135 148 -8.8 3,679 3,986 -7.7
5154 Livestock 15 15 0.0 D 61,323 N (100-249) 196 N D 1,146 N
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 11 11 0.0 D 33,968 N (100-249) 78 N D 1,334 N
516 Chemicals and allied products 185 164 12.8 736,638 727,536 1.3 1,788 1,982 -9.8 72,639 64,973 11.8
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 38 26 46.2 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 147 138 6.5 D D N (1000-2499) (1000-2499) N D D N
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 91 132 -31.1 D 2,280,347 N (1000-2499) 2,199 N D 59,662 N
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 58 98 -40.8 D D N (1000-2499) (1000-2499) N D D N
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 33 34 -2.9 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 80 73 9.6 D 985,457 N (2500-4999) 2,684 N D 89,818 N
5181 Beer and ale 41 47 -12.8 549,951 500,141 10.0 1,463 1,502 -2.6 54,976 48,162 14.1
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 39 26 50.0 D 485,316 N (1000-2499) 1,182 N D 41,656 N
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 674 639 5.5 D 2,179,118 N (5000-9999) 7,150 N D 172,504 N
5191 Farm supplies 121 141 -14.2 490,566 354,737 38.3 1,482 1,380 7.4 38,620 28,667 34.7
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 88 72 22.2 521,267 468,408 11.3 1,661 2,339 -29.0 44,398 55,457 -19.9
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 70 58 20.7 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 20 20 0.0 626,323 470,551 33.1 899 671 34.0 20,513 16,948 21.0
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 103 104 -1.0 D 338,123 N (500-999) 874 N D 23,801 N
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 272 244 11.5 D D N (1000-2499) (1000-2499) 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