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.
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 41,060 0.3 328,515,445 13.7 450,559 3.9 18,292,181 20.1
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 22,368 1.7 138,640,446 22.9 231,619 5.8 9,369,564 22.2
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 18,692 -1.3 189,874,999 7.8 218,940 1.9 8,922,617 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. "% 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 41,060 0.3 328,515,445 13.7 450,559 3.9 18,292,181 20.1
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 22,368 1.7 138,640,446 22.9 231,619 5.8 9,369,564 22.2
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 2,573 -1.8 D N (25k-49999) N D N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 403 6.1 11,323,239 4.5 5,200 0.2 141,962 0.4
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 1,623 -4.0 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5014 Tires and tubes 185 9.5 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 362 -4.7 D N (2500-4999) N D N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 1,818 6.1 8,340,959 17.1 15,130 -4.7 625,828 14.4
5021 Furniture 624 1.3 2,582,577 43.8 5,206 -5.5 220,903 22.6
5023 Home furnishings 1,194 8.8 5,758,382 8.1 9,924 -4.2 404,925 10.4
503 Lumber and other construction materials 1,188 3.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 488 6.1 2,939,170 22.4 6,339 5.1 222,082 19.4
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 284 -1.4 613,658 -1.2 1,769 -16.9 66,993 -0.5
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 147 -6.4 624,044 14.4 1,583 -1.9 61,603 15.7
5039 Other construction materials 269 13.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 3,222 4.3 D N (25k-49999) N D N
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 176 -7.4 3,933,250 57.4 3,432 -21.3 157,616 -10.0
5044 Office equipment 435 -18.2 2,796,201 21.4 9,059 -14.1 401,685 8.9
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 1,090 15.5 11,176,003 22.8 19,626 20.4 1,021,964 19.1
5046 Other commercial equipment 445 11.0 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 703 9.3 3,967,479 6.5 9,318 -1.8 477,324 11.2
5048 Ophthalmic goods 188 1.6 897,161 -14.1 2,633 -12.2 108,773 16.2
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 185 -4.6 D N (1000-2499) N D N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 779 8.0 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5051 Metals service centers and offices 722 10.6 8,349,101 -28.2 8,173 24.1 349,017 20.6
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 57 -16.2 D N (250-499) N D N
506 Electrical goods 3,113 4.1 20,803,834 37.5 34,756 6.4 1,602,367 40.6
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 1,205 -0.4 4,852,740 2.0 12,219 -7.8 479,815 8.7
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 352 -3.6 2,823,703 18.9 2,992 -6.6 107,463 8.3
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 1,556 10.0 13,127,391 64.1 19,545 20.7 1,015,089 69.4
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 1,658 -3.7 5,395,015 13.4 15,014 -7.7 580,059 10.4
5072 Hardware 577 -1.7 1,840,889 30.1 5,185 -9.8 191,723 3.6
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 727 -2.4 2,270,105 3.9 6,614 -7.5 241,611 9.2
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 270 -10.6 918,325 0.5 2,351 -5.4 111,921 25.0
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 84 -4.5 365,696 50.0 864 -1.9 34,804 16.9
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 3,315 -4.6 D N (25k-49999) N D N
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 178 -14.8 902,756 29.9 2,264 -7.1 89,387 16.8
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 311 -12.6 805,813 39.3 2,714 -4.3 68,187 12.3
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 1,452 -2.1 5,995,604 18.9 12,338 1.3 531,828 22.7
5085 Industrial supplies 728 -4.2 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 458 3.4 1,408,859 92.0 3,612 8.1 123,774 39.4
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 188 -16.4 1,633,637 0.1 2,306 -20.8 104,101 -15.7
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 4,702 3.9 34,796,064 55.1 38,649 20.1 1,476,889 37.1
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 328 4.5 1,263,644 -7.1 2,940 12.2 96,746 18.7
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 336 0.0 2,482,270 20.3 5,004 83.6 176,691 75.3
5093 Recyclable materials 623 -5.6 2,395,829 33.7 7,975 19.3 222,734 43.6
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 2,563 9.6 12,713,567 39.7 15,542 13.0 612,557 23.0
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 852 -3.0 15,940,754 96.5 7,188 12.5 368,161 52.1
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 18,692 -1.3 189,874,999 7.8 218,940 1.9 8,922,617 17.9
511 Paper and paper products 1,572 -6.9 11,937,207 11.6 23,365 13.2 746,080 19.8
5111 Printing and writing paper 203 -10.6 4,443,321 -6.0 2,722 -14.4 150,607 0.1
5112 Stationery and office supplies 835 -6.1 3,706,773 42.4 14,348 26.8 344,610 38.0
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 534 -6.8 3,787,113 12.4 6,295 2.3 250,863 12.6
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 827 22.7 15,940,718 25.1 23,591 22.2 1,195,745 71.3
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 827 22.7 15,940,718 25.1 23,591 22.2 1,195,745 71.3
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 6,130 4.0 44,915,944 8.0 59,045 1.9 2,759,084 11.3
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 1,917 -0.6 11,733,248 -19.9 16,943 -1.1 754,740 -8.3
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 1,041 1.7 7,593,631 -3.3 9,063 -10.2 445,645 9.3
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 2,817 8.8 21,349,821 31.7 29,467 7.4 1,359,984 25.4
5139 Footwear 355 0.9 4,239,244 48.4 3,572 8.1 198,715 21.8
514 Groceries and related products 4,578 -4.6 D N (50k-99999) N D N
5141 Groceries, general-line 413 -7.0 10,319,088 43.6 9,620 15.9 334,820 32.1
5142 Packaged frozen foods 290 4.7 3,526,175 15.3 4,356 4.1 140,676 11.1
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 350 -8.4 4,537,725 32.8 4,159 -9.8 141,384 8.1
5144 Poultry and poultry products 93 -2.1 1,986,455 173.4 1,221 14.0 43,256 46.4
5145 Confectionery 217 -10.7 1,238,424 13.2 2,783 -1.0 83,735 33.9
5146 Fish and seafoods 310 -2.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5147 Meats and meat products 571 -2.6 3,868,980 4.1 5,143 -18.0 154,905 -2.9
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 519 5.1 3,390,200 25.9 5,352 -2.6 187,337 16.7
5149 Other groceries and related products 1,815 -7.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
515 Farm-product raw materials 240 -7.3 13,938,042 109.5 1,427 -23.1 55,298 -10.3
5153 Grain and field beans 74 -11.9 12,387,786 145.7 498 -7.1 19,950 -12.1
5154 Livestock 42 -8.7 D N (250-499) N D N
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 124 -3.9 D N (500-999) N D N
516 Chemicals and allied products 975 1.2 6,454,962 -15.9 8,130 -4.7 378,345 7.7
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 291 16.4 1,648,916 7.7 2,430 11.6 91,511 10.6
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 684 -4.1 4,806,046 -21.8 5,700 -10.3 286,834 6.9
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 417 -23.2 15,258,251 -7.7 6,396 -23.8 224,519 -21.7
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 239 -21.6 6,394,586 4.7 3,740 -27.2 136,717 -15.1
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 178 -25.2 8,863,665 -15.0 2,656 -18.5 87,802 -30.3
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 408 -10.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5181 Beer and ale 246 -19.3 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 162 8.0 4,937,978 54.3 5,699 8.7 343,256 41.6
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 3,545 -3.1 30,092,469 -7.7 30,576 -6.8 1,160,192 13.3
5191 Farm supplies 456 -29.0 1,409,907 -32.7 2,851 -42.0 76,384 -30.9
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 479 -8.2 3,989,123 -5.9 8,823 -3.5 333,143 19.0
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 312 -3.1 618,107 24.2 2,762 3.2 80,108 21.6
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 177 -11.1 3,517,270 15.4 3,271 3.1 103,263 7.9
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 149 -38.4 452,057 -18.6 1,437 -33.3 58,676 -2.0
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 1,972 13.8 20,106,005 -9.2 11,432 6.3 508,618 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