1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for North Carolina
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 14,502 8.6 103,199,221 35.1 178,604 18.2 6,122,329 46.9
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 9,555 12.6 55,588,530 61.7 107,974 23.3 3,888,171 55.7
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 4,947 1.7 47,610,691 13.4 70,630 11.2 2,234,158 33.8
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 14,502 8.6 103,199,221 35.1 178,604 18.2 6,122,329 46.9
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 9,555 12.6 55,588,530 61.7 107,974 23.3 3,888,171 55.7
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 1,424 -2.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 247 -10.8 8,987,790 86.8 5,153 41.1 153,144 87.9
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 826 -0.2 1,419,952 -44.7 7,169 13.8 169,599 29.0
5014 Tires and tubes 143 0.7 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 208 -5.5 D N (1000-2499) N D N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 655 26.7 3,461,694 67.4 6,207 46.9 203,393 79.7
5021 Furniture 348 23.4 2,113,394 113.4 3,492 51.5 119,196 79.7
5023 Home furnishings 307 30.6 1,348,300 25.1 2,715 41.4 84,197 79.8
503 Lumber and other construction materials 790 26.2 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 422 23.4 2,988,231 48.9 6,400 31.8 211,986 71.5
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 112 9.8 D N (500-999) N D N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 120 33.3 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5039 Other construction materials 136 47.8 275,814 -14.7 890 -12.7 26,442 2.3
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 1,175 11.5 6,116,899 50.9 15,907 12.2 657,132 36.4
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 26 4.0 275,380 8.7 430 3.6 15,865 14.5
5044 Office equipment 203 -14.7 613,034 24.0 3,111 -9.2 107,393 10.5
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 426 19.3 3,113,881 79.9 6,718 36.7 334,251 60.0
5046 Other commercial equipment 134 9.8 382,138 33.9 1,191 3.7 41,040 31.4
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 265 32.5 1,399,587 36.9 2,853 16.3 113,229 31.7
5048 Ophthalmic goods 29 -21.6 53,957 1.2 497 0.0 11,730 5.4
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 92 22.7 278,922 29.6 1,107 -16.3 33,624 0.1
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 267 27.8 2,543,843 113.7 3,544 33.4 137,306 74.5
5051 Metals service centers and offices 256 28.6 2,397,537 121.5 3,505 33.8 134,679 76.0
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 11 10.0 146,306 35.4 39 5.4 2,627 22.2
506 Electrical goods 1,169 20.0 9,787,043 105.3 15,068 37.9 615,577 78.3
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 631 17.1 3,465,080 56.0 7,175 16.3 259,985 43.5
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 70 14.8 493,071 26.2 587 -5.6 19,708 14.7
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 468 25.1 5,828,892 170.3 7,306 76.8 335,884 128.7
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 873 18.1 3,789,377 65.0 9,207 28.5 318,855 54.9
5072 Hardware 294 36.1 1,555,612 65.4 4,106 26.1 130,867 46.4
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 306 16.8 1,369,510 88.5 2,942 40.2 102,871 73.5
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 226 -0.9 762,218 32.1 1,911 18.3 77,307 50.3
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 47 42.4 102,037 92.4 248 25.3 7,810 38.2
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 2,375 9.3 11,793,997 60.0 26,495 18.7 1,039,800 54.7
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 157 6.1 1,421,093 167.0 3,100 31.2 126,205 86.2
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 262 0.8 1,852,517 77.0 3,478 13.9 113,947 47.3
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 1,128 15.2 5,987,175 47.8 12,801 32.0 553,345 62.3
5085 Industrial supplies 581 16.2 1,849,669 37.6 5,255 7.7 181,369 38.1
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 191 -17.3 513,390 65.5 1,536 -23.8 49,591 6.5
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 56 3.7 170,153 98.5 325 6.2 15,343 88.8
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 827 13.8 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 132 5.6 356,648 -11.4 1,089 -7.6 27,737 3.8
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 42 10.5 115,318 -29.6 280 -32.7 8,105 -40.7
5093 Recyclable materials 248 -1.6 552,167 8.5 2,975 9.5 78,235 39.5
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 71 12.7 D N (250-499) N D N
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 334 34.1 D N (1000-2499) N D 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 4,947 1.7 47,610,691 13.4 70,630 11.2 2,234,158 33.8
511 Paper and paper products 563 14.7 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5111 Printing and writing paper 51 10.9 520,780 12.7 766 5.9 27,475 1.0
5112 Stationery and office supplies 344 12.4 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 168 20.9 1,671,654 38.2 2,262 35.2 85,661 62.0
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 145 35.5 4,936,661 124.5 3,477 17.1 182,756 96.8
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 145 35.5 4,936,661 124.5 3,477 17.1 182,756 96.8
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 594 3.8 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 306 10.9 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 115 -3.4 911,095 -52.9 2,624 53.8 55,093 37.1
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 137 -2.1 905,644 81.1 1,504 22.2 30,355 44.2
5139 Footwear 36 -2.7 296,524 108.2 500 -19.6 13,843 13.0
514 Groceries and related products 911 -3.2 14,375,586 19.4 21,859 4.1 626,150 22.7
5141 Groceries, general-line 83 -12.6 4,156,174 -8.6 6,306 1.7 183,171 11.9
5142 Packaged frozen foods 72 1.4 1,542,946 51.0 1,780 23.6 51,477 22.1
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 95 -9.5 563,157 -30.8 1,078 -24.7 28,993 -8.3
5144 Poultry and poultry products 38 -30.9 292,363 -48.6 609 -43.0 14,869 -37.6
5145 Confectionery 65 -15.6 597,434 20.8 1,531 8.5 41,824 40.9
5146 Fish and seafoods 89 -4.3 D N (500-999) N D N
5147 Meats and meat products 82 -1.2 D N (500-999) N D N
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 107 -0.9 715,117 63.5 1,600 20.0 42,765 83.8
5149 Other groceries and related products 280 10.2 D N (5000-9999) N D N
515 Farm-product raw materials 261 -12.1 2,916,928 22.7 1,898 -26.0 55,879 -2.0
5153 Grain and field beans 78 -13.3 728,812 41.5 481 -24.5 11,530 -20.9
5154 Livestock 36 -10.0 329,900 12.0 369 -39.8 4,859 -30.6
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 147 -12.0 1,858,216 18.5 1,048 -20.3 39,490 11.4
516 Chemicals and allied products 481 16.5 3,894,850 -49.4 4,904 -2.7 208,998 -7.6
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 98 11.4 1,124,894 64.1 1,067 35.1 49,938 94.2
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 383 17.8 2,769,956 -60.5 3,837 -9.7 159,060 -20.6
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 426 -22.8 5,293,283 3.4 4,699 -25.4 136,911 3.6
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 344 -23.0 4,179,773 -4.6 4,121 -23.4 118,691 5.1
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 82 -21.9 1,113,510 50.5 578 -37.2 18,220 -4.9
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 118 -3.3 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5181 Beer and ale 66 -5.7 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 52 0.0 528,921 67.0 1,266 41.1 37,859 68.9
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 1,448 5.6 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5191 Farm supplies 487 -11.9 2,900,054 50.4 5,506 47.1 236,038 209.3
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 76 -5.0 313,559 34.8 973 -3.3 26,218 0.8
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 153 34.2 144,025 53.7 1,214 47.9 24,570 61.3
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 57 -12.3 2,389,766 62.2 3,031 42.1 72,917 31.9
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 109 19.8 D N (500-999) N D N
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 566 20.9 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