1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for New York
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.
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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 41,060 40,935 0.3 328,515,445 288,944,095 13.7 450,559 433,815 3.9 18,292,181 15,231,668 20.1
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 22,368 22,000 1.7 138,640,446 112,774,036 22.9 231,619 218,942 5.8 9,369,564 7,664,453 22.2
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 18,692 18,935 -1.3 189,874,999 176,170,059 7.8 218,940 214,873 1.9 8,922,617 7,567,215 17.9
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 41,060 40,935 0.3 328,515,445 288,944,095 13.7 450,559 433,815 3.9 18,292,181 15,231,668 20.1
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 22,368 22,000 1.7 138,640,446 112,774,036 22.9 231,619 218,942 5.8 9,369,564 7,664,453 22.2
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 2,573 2,620 -1.8 D 15,232,686 N (25k-49999) 23,676 N D 573,117 N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 403 380 6.1 11,323,239 10,831,955 4.5 5,200 5,188 0.2 141,962 141,382 0.4
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 1,623 1,691 -4.0 D 3,518,485 N (10k-24999) 14,455 N D 335,980 N
5014 Tires and tubes 185 169 9.5 D 653,709 N (1000-2499) 1,664 N D 46,092 N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 362 380 -4.7 D 228,537 N (2500-4999) 2,369 N D 49,663 N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 1,818 1,713 6.1 8,340,959 7,124,262 17.1 15,130 15,872 -4.7 625,828 546,892 14.4
5021 Furniture 624 616 1.3 2,582,577 1,795,812 43.8 5,206 5,508 -5.5 220,903 180,246 22.6
5023 Home furnishings 1,194 1,097 8.8 5,758,382 5,328,450 8.1 9,924 10,364 -4.2 404,925 366,646 10.4
503 Lumber and other construction materials 1,188 1,143 3.9 D 3,995,182 N (10k-24999) 11,517 N D 354,968 N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 488 460 6.1 2,939,170 2,400,591 22.4 6,339 6,032 5.1 222,082 186,038 19.4
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 284 288 -1.4 613,658 621,180 -1.2 1,769 2,130 -16.9 66,993 67,331 -0.5
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 147 157 -6.4 624,044 545,429 14.4 1,583 1,613 -1.9 61,603 53,234 15.7
5039 Other construction materials 269 238 13.0 D 427,982 N (1000-2499) 1,742 N D 48,365 N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 3,222 3,089 4.3 D 20,180,151 N (25k-49999) 49,283 N D 2,111,023 N
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 176 190 -7.4 3,933,250 2,499,160 57.4 3,432 4,363 -21.3 157,616 175,099 -10.0
5044 Office equipment 435 532 -18.2 2,796,201 2,303,926 21.4 9,059 10,550 -14.1 401,685 369,006 8.9
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 1,090 944 15.5 11,176,003 9,101,042 22.8 19,626 16,298 20.4 1,021,964 858,298 19.1
5046 Other commercial equipment 445 401 11.0 D 810,131 N (2500-4999) 2,880 N D 86,640 N
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 703 643 9.3 3,967,479 3,726,591 6.5 9,318 9,488 -1.8 477,324 429,339 11.2
5048 Ophthalmic goods 188 185 1.6 897,161 1,044,731 -14.1 2,633 2,998 -12.2 108,773 93,630 16.2
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 185 194 -4.6 D 694,570 N (1000-2499) 2,706 N D 99,011 N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 779 721 8.0 D 13,088,514 N (5000-9999) 7,062 N D 315,908 N
5051 Metals service centers and offices 722 653 10.6 8,349,101 11,623,103 -28.2 8,173 6,585 24.1 349,017 289,328 20.6
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 57 68 -16.2 D 1,465,411 N (250-499) 477 N D 26,580 N
506 Electrical goods 3,113 2,989 4.1 20,803,834 15,133,340 37.5 34,756 32,658 6.4 1,602,367 1,139,713 40.6
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 1,205 1,210 -0.4 4,852,740 4,755,622 2.0 12,219 13,259 -7.8 479,815 441,435 8.7
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 352 365 -3.6 2,823,703 2,375,681 18.9 2,992 3,202 -6.6 107,463 99,211 8.3
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 1,556 1,414 10.0 13,127,391 8,002,037 64.1 19,545 16,197 20.7 1,015,089 599,067 69.4
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 1,658 1,722 -3.7 5,395,015 4,757,824 13.4 15,014 16,262 -7.7 580,059 525,498 10.4
5072 Hardware 577 587 -1.7 1,840,889 1,415,002 30.1 5,185 5,747 -9.8 191,723 184,979 3.6
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 727 745 -2.4 2,270,105 2,185,255 3.9 6,614 7,148 -7.5 241,611 221,189 9.2
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 270 302 -10.6 918,325 913,792 0.5 2,351 2,486 -5.4 111,921 89,566 25.0
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 84 88 -4.5 365,696 243,775 50.0 864 881 -1.9 34,804 29,764 16.9
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 3,315 3,476 -4.6 D 10,834,307 N (25k-49999) 30,441 N D 1,019,928 N
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 178 209 -14.8 902,756 694,831 29.9 2,264 2,437 -7.1 89,387 76,518 16.8
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 311 356 -12.6 805,813 578,632 39.3 2,714 2,837 -4.3 68,187 60,699 12.3
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 1,452 1,483 -2.1 5,995,604 5,041,184 18.9 12,338 12,180 1.3 531,828 433,584 22.7
5085 Industrial supplies 728 760 -4.2 D 2,154,329 N (5000-9999) 6,735 N D 236,928 N
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 458 443 3.4 1,408,859 733,868 92.0 3,612 3,342 8.1 123,774 88,783 39.4
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 188 225 -16.4 1,633,637 1,631,463 0.1 2,306 2,910 -20.8 104,101 123,416 -15.7
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 4,702 4,527 3.9 34,796,064 22,427,770 55.1 38,649 32,171 20.1 1,476,889 1,077,406 37.1
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 328 314 4.5 1,263,644 1,360,342 -7.1 2,940 2,620 12.2 96,746 81,533 18.7
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 336 336 0.0 2,482,270 2,063,259 20.3 5,004 2,726 83.6 176,691 100,814 75.3
5093 Recyclable materials 623 660 -5.6 2,395,829 1,792,598 33.7 7,975 6,684 19.3 222,734 155,110 43.6
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 2,563 2,339 9.6 12,713,567 9,098,580 39.7 15,542 13,750 13.0 612,557 497,879 23.0
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 852 878 -3.0 15,940,754 8,112,991 96.5 7,188 6,391 12.5 368,161 242,070 52.1
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 18,692 18,935 -1.3 189,874,999 176,170,059 7.8 218,940 214,873 1.9 8,922,617 7,567,215 17.9
511 Paper and paper products 1,572 1,689 -6.9 11,937,207 10,699,254 11.6 23,365 20,645 13.2 746,080 622,949 19.8
5111 Printing and writing paper 203 227 -10.6 4,443,321 4,727,051 -6.0 2,722 3,181 -14.4 150,607 150,459 0.1
5112 Stationery and office supplies 835 889 -6.1 3,706,773 2,602,912 42.4 14,348 11,311 26.8 344,610 249,771 38.0
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 534 573 -6.8 3,787,113 3,369,291 12.4 6,295 6,153 2.3 250,863 222,719 12.6
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 827 674 22.7 15,940,718 12,744,216 25.1 23,591 19,303 22.2 1,195,745 697,962 71.3
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 827 674 22.7 15,940,718 12,744,216 25.1 23,591 19,303 22.2 1,195,745 697,962 71.3
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 6,130 5,895 4.0 44,915,944 41,572,886 8.0 59,045 57,958 1.9 2,759,084 2,478,250 11.3
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 1,917 1,929 -0.6 11,733,248 14,651,442 -19.9 16,943 17,138 -1.1 754,740 822,681 -8.3
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 1,041 1,024 1.7 7,593,631 7,852,781 -3.3 9,063 10,088 -10.2 445,645 407,564 9.3
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 2,817 2,590 8.8 21,349,821 16,212,657 31.7 29,467 27,428 7.4 1,359,984 1,084,844 25.4
5139 Footwear 355 352 0.9 4,239,244 2,856,006 48.4 3,572 3,304 8.1 198,715 163,161 21.8
514 Groceries and related products 4,578 4,797 -4.6 D 41,764,771 N (50k-99999) 54,264 N D 1,627,504 N
5141 Groceries, general-line 413 444 -7.0 10,319,088 7,184,002 43.6 9,620 8,297 15.9 334,820 253,473 32.1
5142 Packaged frozen foods 290 277 4.7 3,526,175 3,059,038 15.3 4,356 4,184 4.1 140,676 126,611 11.1
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 350 382 -8.4 4,537,725 3,418,153 32.8 4,159 4,609 -9.8 141,384 130,731 8.1
5144 Poultry and poultry products 93 95 -2.1 1,986,455 726,673 173.4 1,221 1,071 14.0 43,256 29,555 46.4
5145 Confectionery 217 243 -10.7 1,238,424 1,094,122 13.2 2,783 2,810 -1.0 83,735 62,516 33.9
5146 Fish and seafoods 310 319 -2.8 D 907,661 N (1000-2499) 2,135 N D 56,008 N
5147 Meats and meat products 571 586 -2.6 3,868,980 3,717,492 4.1 5,143 6,269 -18.0 154,905 159,529 -2.9
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 519 494 5.1 3,390,200 2,692,848 25.9 5,352 5,495 -2.6 187,337 160,592 16.7
5149 Other groceries and related products 1,815 1,957 -7.3 D 18,964,782 N (10k-24999) 19,394 N D 648,489 N
515 Farm-product raw materials 240 259 -7.3 13,938,042 6,654,493 109.5 1,427 1,856 -23.1 55,298 61,674 -10.3
5153 Grain and field beans 74 84 -11.9 12,387,786 5,041,212 145.7 498 536 -7.1 19,950 22,702 -12.1
5154 Livestock 42 46 -8.7 D 186,823 N (250-499) 392 N D 3,811 N
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 124 129 -3.9 D 1,426,458 N (500-999) 928 N D 35,161 N
516 Chemicals and allied products 975 963 1.2 6,454,962 7,679,751 -15.9 8,130 8,534 -4.7 378,345 351,172 7.7
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 291 250 16.4 1,648,916 1,530,531 7.7 2,430 2,178 11.6 91,511 82,760 10.6
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 684 713 -4.1 4,806,046 6,149,220 -21.8 5,700 6,356 -10.3 286,834 268,412 6.9
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 417 543 -23.2 15,258,251 16,534,998 -7.7 6,396 8,391 -23.8 224,519 286,904 -21.7
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 239 305 -21.6 6,394,586 6,108,270 4.7 3,740 5,134 -27.2 136,717 161,004 -15.1
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 178 238 -25.2 8,863,665 10,426,728 -15.0 2,656 3,257 -18.5 87,802 125,900 -30.3
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 408 455 -10.3 D 5,932,594 N (10k-24999) 11,108 N D 416,480 N
5181 Beer and ale 246 305 -19.3 D 2,732,408 N (5000-9999) 5,865 N D 174,066 N
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 162 150 8.0 4,937,978 3,200,186 54.3 5,699 5,243 8.7 343,256 242,414 41.6
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 3,545 3,660 -3.1 30,092,469 32,587,096 -7.7 30,576 32,814 -6.8 1,160,192 1,024,320 13.3
5191 Farm supplies 456 642 -29.0 1,409,907 2,095,127 -32.7 2,851 4,913 -42.0 76,384 110,499 -30.9
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 479 522 -8.2 3,989,123 4,237,180 -5.9 8,823 9,141 -3.5 333,143 279,871 19.0
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 312 322 -3.1 618,107 497,745 24.2 2,762 2,677 3.2 80,108 65,878 21.6
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 177 199 -11.1 3,517,270 3,047,130 15.4 3,271 3,174 3.1 103,263 95,713 7.9
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 149 242 -38.4 452,057 555,399 -18.6 1,437 2,154 -33.3 58,676 59,847 -2.0
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 1,972 1,733 13.8 20,106,005 22,154,515 -9.2 11,432 10,755 6.3 508,618 412,512 23.3
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