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. "% 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 19,595 6.2 233,041,288 32.4 287,964 9.6 12,558,945 30.4
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 11,908 6.2 121,052,453 40.7 159,944 10.8 7,029,318 28.4
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 7,687 6.4 111,988,835 24.4 128,020 8.2 5,529,627 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. "% 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 19,595 6.2 233,041,288 32.4 287,964 9.6 12,558,945 30.4
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 11,908 6.2 121,052,453 40.7 159,944 10.8 7,029,318 28.4
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 1,407 2.0 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 262 -1.1 28,949,962 47.0 5,304 3.9 208,460 8.8
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 843 3.8 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5014 Tires and tubes 129 6.6 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 173 -4.9 D N (1000-2499) N D N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 821 16.8 6,057,497 47.6 14,079 41.4 480,873 39.7
5021 Furniture 296 6.1 1,774,023 70.6 3,076 1.8 141,530 43.3
5023 Home furnishings 525 23.8 4,283,474 39.8 11,003 58.6 339,343 38.2
503 Lumber and other construction materials 636 3.2 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 258 27.1 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 144 -4.0 466,243 73.8 1,211 23.4 54,893 64.8
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 101 -5.6 690,609 -3.7 1,414 -6.7 62,542 17.4
5039 Other construction materials 133 -14.7 D N (1000-2499) N D N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 2,118 11.1 21,065,649 26.1 38,861 4.7 1,868,281 19.9
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 81 -19.8 1,556,388 -23.9 1,825 -21.2 88,972 -6.6
5044 Office equipment 267 -11.3 3,054,829 12.4 6,855 -11.2 325,764 12.7
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 847 27.0 11,179,443 96.1 15,304 36.5 790,162 44.6
5046 Other commercial equipment 225 11.9 665,191 15.1 2,337 8.1 91,215 24.1
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 470 10.6 3,101,494 -29.4 6,857 -22.2 374,828 -3.0
5048 Ophthalmic goods 79 6.8 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 149 8.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 490 6.5 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5051 Metals service centers and offices 467 5.9 6,281,289 17.5 5,584 12.0 260,211 30.2
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 23 21.1 D N (100-249) N D N
506 Electrical goods 1,761 7.8 29,612,114 78.3 27,369 5.2 1,524,725 40.1
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 663 -3.6 3,868,049 17.7 7,840 -10.9 340,344 4.8
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 185 -4.1 10,768,145 57.4 6,289 -10.9 363,198 8.0
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 913 21.4 14,975,920 131.2 13,240 30.3 821,183 92.4
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 931 1.5 3,416,600 23.4 9,268 4.6 384,058 26.5
5072 Hardware 341 -6.8 1,181,620 -1.6 3,345 -15.0 150,410 9.7
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 367 1.9 1,374,088 35.5 3,811 9.7 139,365 21.1
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 181 19.9 586,349 37.0 1,687 45.2 77,995 86.1
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 42 5.0 274,543 116.9 425 47.6 16,288 71.3
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 2,409 3.4 11,938,154 45.6 23,503 9.7 1,060,233 29.1
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 117 13.6 640,352 68.5 1,702 41.1 70,563 51.3
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 88 -14.6 288,435 11.4 840 -4.4 30,290 10.0
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 1,227 8.8 6,316,279 54.4 12,112 15.3 583,832 34.6
5085 Industrial supplies 593 0.9 2,520,376 16.7 5,312 0.9 224,133 15.3
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 251 -5.6 576,837 16.2 1,995 -13.8 71,948 3.1
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 133 -6.3 1,595,875 95.8 1,542 22.0 79,467 61.0
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 1,335 5.0 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 193 8.4 1,008,970 14.6 1,905 0.8 76,922 30.1
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 174 31.8 1,435,343 -8.3 3,018 0.4 129,628 12.8
5093 Recyclable materials 382 -1.8 1,390,668 20.8 5,331 23.5 162,817 39.4
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 246 13.4 996,960 5.0 1,721 20.6 73,892 40.7
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 340 -4.5 D N (2500-4999) 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 7,687 6.4 111,988,835 24.4 128,020 8.2 5,529,627 33.1
511 Paper and paper products 967 0.7 8,589,576 27.8 12,942 -17.6 509,092 20.8
5111 Printing and writing paper 139 3.0 2,082,922 81.5 1,886 21.7 100,892 58.9
5112 Stationery and office supplies 482 1.0 3,246,962 62.2 7,335 -30.7 228,165 6.6
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 346 -0.6 3,259,692 -8.8 3,721 4.5 180,035 25.1
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 555 41.2 25,811,756 57.6 21,544 31.5 1,200,543 60.9
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 555 41.2 25,811,756 57.6 21,544 31.5 1,200,543 60.9
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 1,232 6.7 9,831,042 10.1 19,928 1.5 845,015 22.8
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 391 15.0 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 295 22.4 3,201,973 79.2 5,799 49.9 289,047 101.3
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 430 -1.6 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5139 Footwear 116 -15.3 D N (1000-2499) N D N
514 Groceries and related products 2,044 5.4 30,849,646 17.1 33,860 12.4 1,268,262 26.0
5141 Groceries, general-line 161 -11.5 5,497,370 8.2 4,742 -9.4 195,171 6.5
5142 Packaged frozen foods 158 6.8 2,104,525 17.9 2,315 0.5 85,352 14.5
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 144 -8.9 1,908,403 -16.7 2,616 -6.3 93,725 -2.5
5144 Poultry and poultry products 39 8.3 318,550 4.3 523 30.8 15,201 22.0
5145 Confectionery 131 7.4 4,963,411 43.5 3,969 28.2 165,726 54.2
5146 Fish and seafoods 108 6.9 D N (500-999) N D N
5147 Meats and meat products 232 -10.8 1,587,940 -25.3 2,313 -3.9 86,627 9.9
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 240 13.2 1,798,753 35.7 2,456 22.1 84,861 16.9
5149 Other groceries and related products 831 15.4 D N (10k-24999) N D N
515 Farm-product raw materials 78 27.9 1,043,880 141.4 757 39.9 31,246 46.0
5153 Grain and field beans 29 45.0 631,908 265.8 183 27.1 18,408 83.9
5154 Livestock 14 27.3 33,554 -13.7 83 16.9 2,577 86.9
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 35 16.7 378,418 71.3 491 50.6 10,261 2.5
516 Chemicals and allied products 941 10.6 11,945,054 3.5 9,941 7.1 550,391 38.8
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 286 24.3 3,139,213 25.0 2,947 17.1 148,252 60.0
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 655 5.5 8,805,841 -2.5 6,994 3.4 402,139 32.4
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 259 -7.5 11,394,307 17.1 3,688 -0.8 166,699 11.5
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 125 -15.5 5,394,812 -6.6 2,076 -17.1 86,933 -11.3
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 134 1.5 5,999,495 51.7 1,612 32.6 79,766 55.0
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 117 -5.6 2,960,324 13.0 4,873 17.4 227,613 34.3
5181 Beer and ale 40 0.0 921,374 21.3 1,861 -2.4 78,124 6.5
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 77 -8.3 2,038,950 9.6 3,012 34.2 149,489 55.4
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 1,494 2.1 9,563,250 30.9 20,487 9.1 730,766 31.9
5191 Farm supplies 191 -13.2 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 179 5.9 3,068,265 64.7 6,993 21.9 263,909 62.5
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 143 -10.6 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 79 -12.2 1,968,907 91.8 1,360 4.0 45,462 31.4
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 103 -11.2 434,605 18.6 1,364 9.8 46,126 11.9
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 799 12.9 2,558,765 -13.5 6,090 1.7 234,355 16.8
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