1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for New Jersey
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.

More
detail
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 19,595 18,444 6.2 233,041,288 176,021,592 32.4 287,964 262,705 9.6 12,558,945 9,628,768 30.4
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 11,908 11,218 6.2 121,052,453 86,021,822 40.7 159,944 144,394 10.8 7,029,318 5,475,250 28.4
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 7,687 7,226 6.4 111,988,835 89,999,770 24.4 128,020 118,311 8.2 5,529,627 4,153,518 33.1
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 19,595 18,444 6.2 233,041,288 176,021,592 32.4 287,964 262,705 9.6 12,558,945 9,628,768 30.4
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 11,908 11,218 6.2 121,052,453 86,021,822 40.7 159,944 144,394 10.8 7,029,318 5,475,250 28.4
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 1,407 1,380 2.0 D 23,618,045 N (10k-24999) 15,967 N D 489,737 N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 262 265 -1.1 28,949,962 19,695,564 47.0 5,304 5,104 3.9 208,460 191,607 8.8
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 843 812 3.8 D 2,879,079 N (10k-24999) 8,652 N D 235,490 N
5014 Tires and tubes 129 121 6.6 D 907,527 N (1000-2499) 1,215 N D 41,204 N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 173 182 -4.9 D 135,875 N (1000-2499) 996 N D 21,436 N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 821 703 16.8 6,057,497 4,104,074 47.6 14,079 9,958 41.4 480,873 344,276 39.7
5021 Furniture 296 279 6.1 1,774,023 1,039,762 70.6 3,076 3,022 1.8 141,530 98,731 43.3
5023 Home furnishings 525 424 23.8 4,283,474 3,064,312 39.8 11,003 6,936 58.6 339,343 245,545 38.2
503 Lumber and other construction materials 636 616 3.2 D 2,570,835 N (5000-9999) 6,883 N D 238,905 N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 258 203 27.1 D 1,098,394 N (2500-4999) 2,878 N D 98,629 N
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 144 150 -4.0 466,243 268,218 73.8 1,211 981 23.4 54,893 33,300 64.8
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 101 107 -5.6 690,609 717,278 -3.7 1,414 1,516 -6.7 62,542 53,258 17.4
5039 Other construction materials 133 156 -14.7 D 486,945 N (1000-2499) 1,508 N D 53,718 N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 2,118 1,907 11.1 21,065,649 16,710,874 26.1 38,861 37,111 4.7 1,868,281 1,557,760 19.9
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 81 101 -19.8 1,556,388 2,044,139 -23.9 1,825 2,316 -21.2 88,972 95,213 -6.6
5044 Office equipment 267 301 -11.3 3,054,829 2,718,919 12.4 6,855 7,719 -11.2 325,764 289,127 12.7
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 847 667 27.0 11,179,443 5,701,773 96.1 15,304 11,211 36.5 790,162 546,367 44.6
5046 Other commercial equipment 225 201 11.9 665,191 577,948 15.1 2,337 2,161 8.1 91,215 73,499 24.1
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 470 425 10.6 3,101,494 4,390,145 -29.4 6,857 8,819 -22.2 374,828 386,472 -3.0
5048 Ophthalmic goods 79 74 6.8 D 686,360 N (2500-4999) 2,741 N D 83,819 N
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 149 138 8.0 D 591,590 N (1000-2499) 2,144 N D 83,263 N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 490 460 6.5 D 5,593,830 N (5000-9999) 5,094 N D 205,962 N
5051 Metals service centers and offices 467 441 5.9 6,281,289 5,345,466 17.5 5,584 4,986 12.0 260,211 199,788 30.2
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 23 19 21.1 D 248,364 N (100-249) 108 N D 6,174 N
506 Electrical goods 1,761 1,633 7.8 29,612,114 16,605,796 78.3 27,369 26,018 5.2 1,524,725 1,088,104 40.1
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 663 688 -3.6 3,868,049 3,287,428 17.7 7,840 8,797 -10.9 340,344 324,908 4.8
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 185 193 -4.1 10,768,145 6,841,377 57.4 6,289 7,056 -10.9 363,198 336,374 8.0
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 913 752 21.4 14,975,920 6,476,991 131.2 13,240 10,165 30.3 821,183 426,822 92.4
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 931 917 1.5 3,416,600 2,769,341 23.4 9,268 8,862 4.6 384,058 303,608 26.5
5072 Hardware 341 366 -6.8 1,181,620 1,200,923 -1.6 3,345 3,937 -15.0 150,410 137,135 9.7
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 367 360 1.9 1,374,088 1,013,889 35.5 3,811 3,475 9.7 139,365 115,047 21.1
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 181 151 19.9 586,349 427,950 37.0 1,687 1,162 45.2 77,995 41,920 86.1
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 42 40 5.0 274,543 126,579 116.9 425 288 47.6 16,288 9,506 71.3
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 2,409 2,330 3.4 11,938,154 8,200,712 45.6 23,503 21,433 9.7 1,060,233 821,513 29.1
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 117 103 13.6 640,352 379,991 68.5 1,702 1,206 41.1 70,563 46,625 51.3
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 88 103 -14.6 288,435 258,955 11.4 840 879 -4.4 30,290 27,535 10.0
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 1,227 1,128 8.8 6,316,279 4,090,513 54.4 12,112 10,504 15.3 583,832 433,825 34.6
5085 Industrial supplies 593 588 0.9 2,520,376 2,159,749 16.7 5,312 5,265 0.9 224,133 194,370 15.3
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 251 266 -5.6 576,837 496,530 16.2 1,995 2,315 -13.8 71,948 69,789 3.1
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 133 142 -6.3 1,595,875 814,974 95.8 1,542 1,264 22.0 79,467 49,369 61.0
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 1,335 1,272 5.0 D 5,848,315 N (10k-24999) 13,068 N D 425,385 N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 193 178 8.4 1,008,970 880,362 14.6 1,905 1,889 0.8 76,922 59,142 30.1
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 174 132 31.8 1,435,343 1,565,601 -8.3 3,018 3,006 0.4 129,628 114,940 12.8
5093 Recyclable materials 382 389 -1.8 1,390,668 1,151,381 20.8 5,331 4,315 23.5 162,817 116,786 39.4
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 246 217 13.4 996,960 949,926 5.0 1,721 1,427 20.6 73,892 52,518 40.7
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 340 356 -4.5 D 1,301,045 N (2500-4999) 2,431 N D 81,999 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 7,687 7,226 6.4 111,988,835 89,999,770 24.4 128,020 118,311 8.2 5,529,627 4,153,518 33.1
511 Paper and paper products 967 960 0.7 8,589,576 6,722,513 27.8 12,942 15,698 -17.6 509,092 421,442 20.8
5111 Printing and writing paper 139 135 3.0 2,082,922 1,147,800 81.5 1,886 1,550 21.7 100,892 63,500 58.9
5112 Stationery and office supplies 482 477 1.0 3,246,962 2,002,409 62.2 7,335 10,586 -30.7 228,165 214,086 6.6
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 346 348 -0.6 3,259,692 3,572,304 -8.8 3,721 3,562 4.5 180,035 143,856 25.1
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 555 393 41.2 25,811,756 16,375,701 57.6 21,544 16,386 31.5 1,200,543 746,261 60.9
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 555 393 41.2 25,811,756 16,375,701 57.6 21,544 16,386 31.5 1,200,543 746,261 60.9
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 1,232 1,155 6.7 9,831,042 8,930,477 10.1 19,928 19,624 1.5 845,015 687,947 22.8
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 391 340 15.0 D 1,377,227 N (2500-4999) 3,651 N D 109,111 N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 295 241 22.4 3,201,973 1,787,038 79.2 5,799 3,868 49.9 289,047 143,608 101.3
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 430 437 -1.6 D 4,646,055 N (5000-9999) 10,219 N D 363,175 N
5139 Footwear 116 137 -15.3 D 1,120,157 N (1000-2499) 1,886 N D 72,053 N
514 Groceries and related products 2,044 1,939 5.4 30,849,646 26,339,481 17.1 33,860 30,134 12.4 1,268,262 1,006,815 26.0
5141 Groceries, general-line 161 182 -11.5 5,497,370 5,081,222 8.2 4,742 5,232 -9.4 195,171 183,278 6.5
5142 Packaged frozen foods 158 148 6.8 2,104,525 1,785,562 17.9 2,315 2,304 0.5 85,352 74,521 14.5
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 144 158 -8.9 1,908,403 2,289,939 -16.7 2,616 2,792 -6.3 93,725 96,155 -2.5
5144 Poultry and poultry products 39 36 8.3 318,550 305,455 4.3 523 400 30.8 15,201 12,462 22.0
5145 Confectionery 131 122 7.4 4,963,411 3,458,335 43.5 3,969 3,095 28.2 165,726 107,470 54.2
5146 Fish and seafoods 108 101 6.9 D 434,980 N (500-999) 976 N D 22,171 N
5147 Meats and meat products 232 260 -10.8 1,587,940 2,126,264 -25.3 2,313 2,406 -3.9 86,627 78,817 9.9
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 240 212 13.2 1,798,753 1,325,730 35.7 2,456 2,011 22.1 84,861 72,582 16.9
5149 Other groceries and related products 831 720 15.4 D 9,531,994 N (10k-24999) 10,918 N D 359,359 N
515 Farm-product raw materials 78 61 27.9 1,043,880 432,501 141.4 757 541 39.9 31,246 21,398 46.0
5153 Grain and field beans 29 20 45.0 631,908 172,756 265.8 183 144 27.1 18,408 10,011 83.9
5154 Livestock 14 11 27.3 33,554 38,869 -13.7 83 71 16.9 2,577 1,379 86.9
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 35 30 16.7 378,418 220,876 71.3 491 326 50.6 10,261 10,008 2.5
516 Chemicals and allied products 941 851 10.6 11,945,054 11,542,542 3.5 9,941 9,280 7.1 550,391 396,460 38.8
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 286 230 24.3 3,139,213 2,512,094 25.0 2,947 2,516 17.1 148,252 92,648 60.0
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 655 621 5.5 8,805,841 9,030,448 -2.5 6,994 6,764 3.4 402,139 303,812 32.4
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 259 280 -7.5 11,394,307 9,731,962 17.1 3,688 3,719 -0.8 166,699 149,456 11.5
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 125 148 -15.5 5,394,812 5,776,708 -6.6 2,076 2,503 -17.1 86,933 97,998 -11.3
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 134 132 1.5 5,999,495 3,955,254 51.7 1,612 1,216 32.6 79,766 51,458 55.0
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 117 124 -5.6 2,960,324 2,620,136 13.0 4,873 4,151 17.4 227,613 169,544 34.3
5181 Beer and ale 40 40 0.0 921,374 759,822 21.3 1,861 1,906 -2.4 78,124 73,367 6.5
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 77 84 -8.3 2,038,950 1,860,314 9.6 3,012 2,245 34.2 149,489 96,177 55.4
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 1,494 1,463 2.1 9,563,250 7,304,457 30.9 20,487 18,778 9.1 730,766 554,195 31.9
5191 Farm supplies 191 220 -13.2 D 688,249 N (1000-2499) 1,758 N D 48,121 N
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 179 169 5.9 3,068,265 1,863,311 64.7 6,993 5,737 21.9 263,909 162,359 62.5
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 143 160 -10.6 D 403,309 N (2500-4999) 2,745 N D 67,180 N
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 79 90 -12.2 1,968,907 1,026,630 91.8 1,360 1,308 4.0 45,462 34,606 31.4
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 103 116 -11.2 434,605 366,383 18.6 1,364 1,242 9.8 46,126 41,238 11.9
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 799 708 12.9 2,558,765 2,956,575 -13.5 6,090 5,988 1.7 234,355 200,691 16.8
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

Top: 2-digit SIC table All-sector table Data in formats for downloading PDF report

- Source: 1997 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics   - Questions?
Last revised: July 13, 2011