1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Maine
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 2,084 1,974 5.6 7,956,976 6,520,526 22.0 23,360 21,880 6.8 694,494 540,945 28.4
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 1,265 1,201 5.3 D 2,474,678 N (10k-24999) 10,884 N D 280,383 N
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 819 773 6.0 D 4,045,848 N (10k-24999) 10,996 N D 260,562 N
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 2,084 1,974 5.6 7,956,976 6,520,526 22.0 23,360 21,880 6.8 694,494 540,945 28.4
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 1,265 1,201 5.3 D 2,474,678 N (10k-24999) 10,884 N D 280,383 N
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 274 270 1.5 D 382,437 N (2500-4999) 2,130 N D 42,837 N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 44 46 -4.3 265,388 139,395 90.4 704 506 39.1 21,127 9,982 111.7
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 165 165 0.0 D 184,067 N (1000-2499) 1,212 N D 24,374 N
5014 Tires and tubes 28 26 7.7 D 39,468 N (250-499) 237 N D 5,313 N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 37 33 12.1 D 19,507 N (100-249) 175 N D 3,168 N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 37 42 -11.9 D 77,354 N (500-999) 370 N D 8,991 N
5021 Furniture 17 16 6.2 D 17,994 N (100-249) 83 N D 2,259 N
5023 Home furnishings 20 26 -23.1 D 59,360 N (250-499) 287 N D 6,732 N
503 Lumber and other construction materials 98 90 8.9 326,789 278,539 17.3 856 848 0.9 24,894 21,763 14.4
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 55 52 5.8 230,740 214,345 7.6 605 582 4.0 17,243 14,339 20.3
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 15 12 25.0 D 10,068 N (20-99) 72 N D 1,979 N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 15 13 15.4 D 46,438 N (100-249) 143 N D 4,326 N
5039 Other construction materials 13 13 0.0 D 7,688 N (20-99) 51 N D 1,119 N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 165 148 11.5 D 253,621 N (1000-2499) 1,599 N D 46,676 N
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 8 1 700.0 14,838 D N 88 (1-19) N 1,860 D N
5044 Office equipment 28 36 -22.2 44,541 41,478 7.4 281 438 -35.8 9,290 11,093 -16.3
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 58 56 3.6 D 123,006 N (250-499) 636 N D 22,620 N
5046 Other commercial equipment 23 11 109.1 27,517 10,437 163.6 118 71 66.2 2,948 1,295 127.6
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 32 28 14.3 D 69,798 N (250-499) 342 N D 9,660 N
5048 Ophthalmic goods 7 10 -30.0 5,608 4,422 26.8 66 75 -12.0 1,377 1,319 4.4
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 9 6 50.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 26 18 44.4 D 46,656 N (250-499) 194 N D 5,324 N
5051 Metals service centers and offices 25 18 38.9 D 46,656 N (250-499) 194 N D 5,324 N
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 1 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
506 Electrical goods 114 108 5.6 D 363,236 N (1000-2499) 1,108 N D 32,794 N
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 62 64 -3.1 209,870 271,527 -22.7 558 743 -24.9 20,062 23,562 -14.9
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 6 11 -45.5 D 26,952 N (20-99) 141 N D 3,290 N
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 46 33 39.4 D 64,757 N (500-999) 224 N D 5,942 N
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 105 104 1.0 D 282,478 N (1000-2499) 1,187 N D 28,964 N
5072 Hardware 21 21 0.0 122,658 106,281 15.4 399 489 -18.4 11,935 11,193 6.6
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 67 61 9.8 172,283 149,877 14.9 617 603 2.3 19,345 15,347 26.1
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 12 14 -14.3 D 16,881 N (20-99) 69 N D 1,625 N
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 5 8 -37.5 D 9,439 N (1-19) 26 N D 799 N
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 280 260 7.7 D 545,924 N (2500-4999) 2,460 N D 71,233 N
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 30 29 3.4 175,598 109,091 61.0 428 375 14.1 15,682 11,119 41.0
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 42 47 -10.6 D 70,770 N (100-249) 359 N D 6,657 N
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 83 71 16.9 D 159,479 N (1000-2499) 729 N D 24,088 N
5085 Industrial supplies 82 77 6.5 D 160,059 N (500-999) 749 N D 23,731 N
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 27 27 0.0 D 28,258 N (100-249) 144 N D 3,367 N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 16 9 77.8 30,519 18,267 67.1 126 104 21.2 4,008 2,271 76.5
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 166 161 3.1 D 244,433 N (500-999) 988 N D 21,801 N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 30 28 7.1 48,463 40,364 20.1 162 101 60.4 4,015 2,438 64.7
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 10 7 42.9 9,548 11,546 -17.3 36 61 -41.0 912 1,357 -32.8
5093 Recyclable materials 55 53 3.8 101,357 104,848 -3.3 521 549 -5.1 11,583 11,319 2.3
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 16 16 0.0 10,282 8,323 23.5 66 64 3.1 1,403 1,198 17.1
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 55 57 -3.5 D 79,352 N (100-249) 213 N D 5,489 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 819 773 6.0 D 4,045,848 N (10k-24999) 10,996 N D 260,562 N
511 Paper and paper products 76 89 -14.6 D 213,798 N (1000-2499) 993 N D 21,278 N
5111 Printing and writing paper 8 8 0.0 129,080 88,625 45.6 135 93 45.2 5,703 3,614 57.8
5112 Stationery and office supplies 47 60 -21.7 D 72,775 N (500-999) 642 N D 11,278 N
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 21 21 0.0 D 52,398 N (100-249) 258 N D 6,386 N
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 18 8 125.0 341,200 D N 349 (100-249) N 11,572 D N
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 18 8 125.0 341,200 D N 349 (100-249) N 11,572 D N
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 41 36 13.9 D 341,128 N (500-999) 1,058 N D 28,730 N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 8 4 100.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 7 8 -12.5 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 19 15 26.7 D 18,033 N (100-249) 117 N D 2,518 N
5139 Footwear 7 9 -22.2 D 307,115 N (250-499) 881 N D 24,984 N
514 Groceries and related products 378 365 3.6 1,940,926 1,582,546 22.6 4,878 4,648 4.9 138,457 107,447 28.9
5141 Groceries, general-line 18 30 -40.0 298,186 584,029 -48.9 535 1,250 -57.2 14,913 38,027 -60.8
5142 Packaged frozen foods 16 23 -30.4 131,121 105,751 24.0 281 387 -27.4 10,245 9,779 4.8
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 12 18 -33.3 38,990 38,217 2.0 109 109 0.0 2,725 2,327 17.1
5144 Poultry and poultry products 3 2 50.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
5145 Confectionery 7 11 -36.4 D 11,095 N (20-99) 60 N D 1,164 N
5146 Fish and seafoods 183 168 8.9 533,802 351,834 51.7 1,473 1,309 12.5 28,875 19,584 47.4
5147 Meats and meat products 8 8 0.0 142,727 95,127 50.0 220 223 -1.3 8,080 5,736 40.9
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 34 42 -19.0 101,851 134,313 -24.2 411 374 9.9 8,993 7,196 25.0
5149 Other groceries and related products 97 63 54.0 D D N (1000-2499) (500-999) N D D N
515 Farm-product raw materials 18 17 5.9 D 13,721 N (20-99) 45 N D 965 N
5153 Grain and field beans 10 10 0.0 12,390 6,433 92.6 33 22 50.0 715 742 -3.6
5154 Livestock 3 3 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 5 4 25.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
516 Chemicals and allied products 41 33 24.2 104,296 67,571 54.4 219 249 -12.0 9,318 8,538 9.1
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 8 7 14.3 12,348 4,254 190.3 22 20 10.0 1,071 498 115.1
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 33 26 26.9 91,948 63,317 45.2 197 229 -14.0 8,247 8,040 2.6
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 77 76 1.3 D 1,108,054 N (1000-2499) 1,672 N D 36,220 N
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 58 55 5.5 D 919,979 N (1000-2499) 1,140 N D 25,438 N
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 19 21 -9.5 D 188,075 N (500-999) 532 N D 10,782 N
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 17 12 41.7 D 160,484 N (500-999) 625 N D 18,077 N
5181 Beer and ale 13 11 18.2 176,172 D N 714 (500-999) N 20,809 D N
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 4 1 300.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 153 137 11.7 D D N (1000-2499) (1000-2499) N D D N
5191 Farm supplies 51 47 8.5 D 50,141 N (100-249) 227 N D 3,824 N
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 18 19 -5.3 49,888 46,424 7.5 229 263 -12.9 4,286 5,108 -16.1
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 11 9 22.2 D 6,193 N (20-99) 50 N D 1,060 N
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 4 5 -20.0 217,365 187,457 16.0 416 359 15.9 12,744 8,775 45.2
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 5 8 -37.5 D 7,080 N (1-19) 46 N D 1,031 N
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 64 49 30.6 D D N (1000-2499) (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