1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Minnesota
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 10,915 6.8 103,287,268 42.6 147,559 19.8 5,479,893 43.5
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 7,005 12.0 54,011,634 52.5 93,397 28.9 3,696,782 52.0
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 3,910 -1.4 49,275,634 33.0 54,162 6.9 1,783,111 28.6
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 10,915 6.8 103,287,268 42.6 147,559 19.8 5,479,893 43.5
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 7,005 12.0 54,011,634 52.5 93,397 28.9 3,696,782 52.0
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 993 9.1 10,800,378 49.6 11,762 25.5 340,731 43.7
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 154 4.1 8,513,068 55.5 3,148 25.1 109,532 47.1
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 631 12.9 1,875,138 35.5 6,601 26.6 176,953 41.6
5014 Tires and tubes 79 0.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 129 4.0 D N (500-999) N D N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 390 25.0 2,100,441 58.1 3,824 36.8 155,416 59.9
5021 Furniture 194 32.9 1,023,788 53.1 1,953 45.4 88,034 66.6
5023 Home furnishings 196 18.1 1,076,653 63.1 1,871 28.9 67,382 52.0
503 Lumber and other construction materials 423 15.9 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 213 29.1 2,660,196 24.0 3,504 53.8 145,528 67.1
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 77 4.1 432,467 11.0 721 -9.5 30,894 19.9
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 63 34.0 549,913 22.0 803 9.4 32,869 33.2
5039 Other construction materials 70 -11.4 D N (500-999) N D N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 1,135 14.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 25 -19.4 D N (250-499) N D N
5044 Office equipment 122 -26.1 719,444 31.7 3,258 2.5 136,727 30.5
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 503 20.9 6,689,203 184.0 13,198 111.7 600,969 106.6
5046 Other commercial equipment 122 20.8 550,154 45.8 1,525 31.1 53,813 52.2
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 253 33.2 2,168,768 97.3 4,428 51.7 241,300 105.3
5048 Ophthalmic goods 40 2.6 182,346 76.0 713 1.7 18,515 11.7
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 70 37.3 D N (1000-2499) N D N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 193 10.3 2,279,850 57.5 3,118 13.7 124,277 45.1
5051 Metals service centers and offices 184 8.2 2,155,063 N 3,070 N 121,255 N
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 9 80.0 124,787 N 48 N 3,022 N
506 Electrical goods 907 11.2 7,886,621 58.7 11,573 34.4 493,399 54.7
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 384 6.7 2,640,502 54.9 4,215 18.5 172,870 42.0
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 69 -6.8 1,153,905 13.0 1,063 11.9 45,082 20.2
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 454 18.8 4,092,214 82.3 6,295 53.4 275,447 72.4
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 523 10.8 2,354,509 31.1 5,538 16.7 210,303 41.4
5072 Hardware 213 17.7 991,062 20.8 2,505 10.6 89,693 30.7
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 208 14.9 918,298 38.0 2,004 18.1 73,380 41.4
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 75 -6.2 349,461 69.9 893 59.2 40,805 102.2
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 27 -10.0 95,688 -8.5 136 -38.7 6,425 -20.3
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 1,718 8.9 10,357,680 30.4 19,884 9.7 805,215 31.0
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 118 9.3 924,548 77.9 2,007 21.0 89,003 59.7
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 480 -0.6 3,439,034 17.3 5,486 13.7 166,956 34.7
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 655 22.0 4,016,312 33.9 6,858 9.7 329,649 28.3
5085 Industrial supplies 316 7.8 1,372,256 21.7 3,677 -1.5 156,362 20.2
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 104 -8.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 45 2.3 D N (500-999) N D N
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 723 14.4 3,573,598 38.0 7,391 25.9 232,207 44.9
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 198 24.5 1,217,512 69.6 2,652 86.4 91,944 128.0
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 75 25.0 259,735 -58.3 405 -22.9 11,994 -14.9
5093 Recyclable materials 180 4.7 554,053 93.0 1,980 28.6 62,972 73.6
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 75 -6.2 166,503 18.7 807 24.3 13,885 -2.6
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 195 21.1 1,375,795 67.5 1,547 -10.8 51,412 -7.1
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 3,910 -1.4 49,275,634 33.0 54,162 6.9 1,783,111 28.6
511 Paper and paper products 373 6.3 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5111 Printing and writing paper 48 -18.6 D N (500-999) N D N
5112 Stationery and office supplies 229 9.0 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 96 17.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 114 20.0 3,500,680 187.2 2,941 30.5 111,261 64.0
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 114 20.0 3,500,680 187.2 2,941 30.5 111,261 64.0
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 253 -1.6 867,158 N 1,821 N 52,454 N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 62 -1.6 120,300 N 486 N 12,658 N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 87 14.5 296,326 53.1 554 -5.3 21,075 42.5
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 83 -15.3 175,677 -48.3 608 -23.1 11,897 -45.7
5139 Footwear 21 5.0 274,855 237.9 173 13.8 6,824 90.9
514 Groceries and related products 655 0.8 14,104,115 32.2 15,679 1.4 544,138 22.7
5141 Groceries, general-line 53 -3.6 3,432,444 5.9 3,438 -13.4 136,600 8.7
5142 Packaged frozen foods 71 -1.4 1,662,240 48.6 1,489 -31.3 56,408 -2.7
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 73 -19.8 1,254,936 44.1 1,022 -18.7 35,424 -8.8
5144 Poultry and poultry products 21 -16.0 496,698 62.8 301 -7.4 12,296 91.7
5145 Confectionery 53 6.0 760,088 48.5 1,521 23.9 47,097 52.8
5146 Fish and seafoods 11 -35.3 D N (20-99) N D N
5147 Meats and meat products 57 1.8 D N (500-999) N D N
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 79 -4.8 798,646 40.4 1,739 31.2 53,477 32.5
5149 Other groceries and related products 237 17.9 D N (5000-9999) N D N
515 Farm-product raw materials 545 -9.5 14,095,767 30.6 5,355 -2.6 166,619 29.0
5153 Grain and field beans 433 -11.8 12,045,123 32.2 4,540 3.0 152,052 35.4
5154 Livestock 90 -4.3 D N (500-999) N D N
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 22 29.4 D N (100-249) N D N
516 Chemicals and allied products 273 15.7 1,697,058 -8.2 3,328 39.0 134,970 52.6
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 101 32.9 489,356 -12.9 1,187 72.8 41,303 85.5
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 172 7.5 1,207,702 -6.2 2,141 25.4 93,667 41.6
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 326 -31.1 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 260 -35.8 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 66 -2.9 987,841 84.1 564 11.9 16,510 37.5
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 103 -8.0 1,042,306 15.7 2,286 10.2 86,145 29.8
5181 Beer and ale 77 -15.4 493,835 N 1,460 N 52,509 N
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 26 23.8 548,471 N 826 N 33,636 N
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 1,268 6.6 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5191 Farm supplies 653 -3.1 3,640,409 10.1 6,086 13.8 168,938 30.5
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 90 9.8 508,198 16.2 2,373 15.9 92,347 37.1
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 67 31.4 116,839 47.1 806 21.2 18,533 52.0
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 28 -12.5 1,129,788 75.4 1,150 5.0 34,521 20.1
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 47 -9.6 D N (250-499) N D N
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 383 28.1 D N (2500-4999) 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