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. "% 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 7,433 3.4 58,060,786 9.8 105,973 5.4 4,045,868 27.2
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 5,103 5.0 37,313,258 16.2 66,152 6.6 2,694,628 29.0
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 2,330 0.0 20,747,528 -0.1 39,821 3.5 1,351,240 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. "% 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 7,433 3.4 58,060,786 9.8 105,973 5.4 4,045,868 27.2
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 5,103 5.0 37,313,258 16.2 66,152 6.6 2,694,628 29.0
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 745 2.5 11,811,064 14.0 9,131 3.0 268,893 14.3
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 127 -0.8 10,260,273 21.9 2,516 -4.8 98,419 11.5
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 446 1.4 1,174,937 42.0 4,637 6.8 118,058 19.3
5014 Tires and tubes 74 7.2 D N (500-999) N D N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 98 8.9 D N (500-999) N D N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 343 11.0 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5021 Furniture 157 9.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5023 Home furnishings 186 12.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
503 Lumber and other construction materials 393 12.3 1,809,113 25.9 5,478 16.7 174,259 22.8
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 178 23.6 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 68 1.5 D N (250-499) N D N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 63 8.6 D N (500-999) N D N
5039 Other construction materials 84 3.7 D N (500-999) N D N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 966 4.5 6,623,359 1.6 17,487 1.2 949,458 28.4
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 29 0.0 D N (100-249) N D N
5044 Office equipment 145 -5.2 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 401 3.1 4,191,216 4.7 9,910 8.7 644,549 40.8
5046 Other commercial equipment 109 9.0 407,938 50.7 1,204 16.7 41,158 33.8
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 198 22.2 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5048 Ophthalmic goods 23 -14.8 D N (250-499) N D N
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 61 -4.7 172,030 N 698 N 28,862 N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 148 4.2 2,025,945 17.6 2,130 8.6 83,891 28.4
5051 Metals service centers and offices 136 7.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 12 -20.0 D N (100-249) N D N
506 Electrical goods 712 4.1 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 295 -3.3 1,605,697 25.9 3,107 4.3 120,320 22.5
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 50 -25.4 D N (500-999) N D N
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 367 17.6 D N (5000-9999) N D N
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 475 5.8 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5072 Hardware 143 14.4 552,230 -57.9 1,735 -4.5 51,685 6.8
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 195 12.7 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 114 -13.0 469,325 8.3 1,039 -12.8 43,287 13.0
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 23 15.0 D N (100-249) N D N
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 918 6.4 3,665,979 55.6 9,703 18.2 377,499 45.7
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 86 0.0 849,369 71.4 1,223 17.0 52,139 38.8
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 87 -1.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 361 16.8 1,463,275 81.9 3,666 22.9 153,009 58.6
5085 Industrial supplies 195 5.4 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 137 -2.8 329,588 39.1 1,688 22.9 53,727 31.4
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 52 -3.7 D N (500-999) N D N
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 403 -1.7 1,768,667 18.4 4,005 -6.6 117,909 16.2
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 64 -5.9 D N (500-999) N D N
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 42 20.0 D N (500-999) N D N
5093 Recyclable materials 116 1.8 601,694 36.8 1,687 15.1 48,476 31.4
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 61 -12.9 D N (100-249) N D N
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 120 -2.4 722,038 N 1,063 N 34,904 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 2,330 0.0 20,747,528 -0.1 39,821 3.5 1,351,240 23.8
511 Paper and paper products 321 -14.2 2,618,878 19.0 5,828 1.3 211,993 21.2
5111 Printing and writing paper 31 -35.4 D N (500-999) N D N
5112 Stationery and office supplies 208 -12.6 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 82 -6.8 880,081 18.3 1,735 16.1 70,432 37.6
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 91 23.0 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 91 23.0 D N (2500-4999) N D N
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 166 10.7 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 45 32.4 D N (100-249) N D N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 60 22.4 184,462 N 728 N 21,054 N
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 48 6.7 D N (250-499) N D N
5139 Footwear 13 -40.9 D N (100-249) N D N
514 Groceries and related products 672 -0.6 9,278,372 -2.3 16,200 8.8 521,248 23.1
5141 Groceries, general-line 59 -10.6 2,557,101 9.7 3,526 -1.9 139,307 27.9
5142 Packaged frozen foods 63 5.0 975,537 9.6 908 -13.6 30,740 5.6
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 30 -28.6 D N (500-999) N D N
5144 Poultry and poultry products 25 47.1 341,139 32.4 359 -37.1 12,659 -11.8
5145 Confectionery 40 -4.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5146 Fish and seafoods 97 9.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5147 Meats and meat products 42 0.0 D N (250-499) N D N
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 68 -4.2 647,213 40.6 1,648 44.1 49,007 62.4
5149 Other groceries and related products 248 0.4 D N (5000-9999) N D N
515 Farm-product raw materials 50 4.2 425,816 18.9 429 1.7 5,876 -9.1
5153 Grain and field beans 24 9.1 304,217 15.7 135 -8.8 3,679 -7.7
5154 Livestock 15 0.0 D N (100-249) N D N
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 11 0.0 D N (100-249) N D N
516 Chemicals and allied products 185 12.8 736,638 1.3 1,788 -9.8 72,639 11.8
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 38 46.2 D N (250-499) N D N
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 147 6.5 D N (1000-2499) N D N
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 91 -31.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 58 -40.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 33 -2.9 D N (250-499) N D N
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 80 9.6 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5181 Beer and ale 41 -12.8 549,951 10.0 1,463 -2.6 54,976 14.1
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 39 50.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 674 5.5 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5191 Farm supplies 121 -14.2 490,566 38.3 1,482 7.4 38,620 34.7
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 88 22.2 521,267 11.3 1,661 -29.0 44,398 -19.9
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 70 20.7 D N (500-999) N D N
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 20 0.0 626,323 33.1 899 34.0 20,513 21.0
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 103 -1.0 D N (500-999) N D N
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 272 11.5 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