1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for South 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.
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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 5,965 5,564 7.2 36,680,250 21,310,443 72.1 67,606 56,686 19.3 2,083,589 1,457,455 43.0
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 3,947 3,550 11.2 D 10,234,730 N (25k-49999) 33,676 N D 892,822 N
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 2,018 2,014 0.2 D 11,075,713 N (25k-49999) 23,010 N D 564,633 N
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 5,965 5,564 7.2 36,680,250 21,310,443 72.1 67,606 56,686 19.3 2,083,589 1,457,455 43.0
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 3,947 3,550 11.2 D 10,234,730 N (25k-49999) 33,676 N D 892,822 N
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 662 634 4.4 D 1,802,506 N (5000-9999) 5,301 N D 106,412 N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 142 148 -4.1 D 957,426 N (1000-2499) 1,449 N D 28,577 N
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 353 327 8.0 D 664,294 N (2500-4999) 2,705 N D 55,130 N
5014 Tires and tubes 72 57 26.3 D 136,533 N (1000-2499) 563 N D 13,318 N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 95 102 -6.9 D 44,253 N (500-999) 584 N D 9,387 N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 195 168 16.1 D 386,509 N (1000-2499) 1,863 N D 41,674 N
5021 Furniture 84 73 15.1 D 134,052 N (500-999) 613 N D 14,271 N
5023 Home furnishings 111 95 16.8 D 252,457 N (1000-2499) 1,250 N D 27,403 N
503 Lumber and other construction materials 275 219 25.6 D 1,231,166 N (2500-4999) 2,585 N D 68,414 N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 111 91 22.0 D 898,032 N (1000-2499) 1,505 N D 40,926 N
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 44 42 4.8 D 113,585 N (250-499) 306 N D 9,109 N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 56 46 21.7 D 126,088 N (250-499) 309 N D 7,589 N
5039 Other construction materials 64 40 60.0 D 93,461 N (500-999) 465 N D 10,790 N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 442 416 6.2 D 1,033,935 N (2500-4999) 4,451 N D 138,371 N
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 5 4 25.0 4,630 3,460 33.8 31 43 -27.9 753 752 0.1
5044 Office equipment 90 119 -24.4 367,663 208,196 76.6 1,083 1,429 -24.2 37,914 39,042 -2.9
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 130 118 10.2 D 335,181 N (1000-2499) 1,305 N D 46,953 N
5046 Other commercial equipment 59 50 18.0 144,905 109,945 31.8 460 406 13.3 13,264 10,552 25.7
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 117 87 34.5 387,306 318,944 21.4 1,150 888 29.5 55,314 32,419 70.6
5048 Ophthalmic goods 15 14 7.1 21,153 14,798 42.9 168 127 32.3 3,495 2,537 37.8
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 26 24 8.3 D 43,411 N (250-499) 253 N D 6,116 N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 132 94 40.4 781,097 365,404 113.8 1,479 954 55.0 47,182 26,165 80.3
5051 Metals service centers and offices 123 86 43.0 741,843 341,564 117.2 1,433 935 53.3 45,429 25,463 78.4
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 9 8 12.5 39,254 23,840 64.7 46 19 142.1 1,753 702 149.7
506 Electrical goods 400 358 11.7 1,409,711 995,676 41.6 3,883 3,019 28.6 132,463 83,986 57.7
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 250 221 13.1 929,416 763,924 21.7 2,272 1,969 15.4 75,701 56,628 33.7
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 31 36 -13.9 46,617 75,199 -38.0 178 313 -43.1 5,331 6,778 -21.3
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 119 101 17.8 433,678 156,553 177.0 1,433 737 94.4 51,431 20,580 149.9
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 339 310 9.4 D 757,572 N (2500-4999) 2,651 N D 72,570 N
5072 Hardware 90 67 34.3 1,850,722 262,751 604.4 1,328 798 66.4 41,064 20,162 103.7
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 118 100 18.0 D 191,964 N (1000-2499) 906 N D 24,018 N
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 111 130 -14.6 318,191 287,926 10.5 924 871 6.1 28,280 26,668 6.0
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 20 13 53.8 D 14,931 N (100-249) 76 N D 1,722 N
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 1,086 966 12.4 3,702,684 2,221,626 66.7 10,308 8,742 17.9 374,941 248,834 50.7
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 66 66 0.0 475,052 232,659 104.2 1,291 995 29.7 45,505 28,088 62.0
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 127 117 8.5 255,533 173,575 47.2 982 995 -1.3 24,906 19,421 28.2
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 478 413 15.7 D 1,164,797 N (2500-4999) 3,525 N D 119,713 N
5085 Industrial supplies 287 230 24.8 756,787 511,660 47.9 2,500 2,248 11.2 86,372 60,781 42.1
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 101 111 -9.0 D 110,329 N (500-999) 821 N D 16,798 N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 27 29 -6.9 244,789 28,606 755.7 240 158 51.9 10,868 4,033 169.5
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 416 385 8.1 D 1,440,336 N (5000-9999) 4,110 N D 106,396 N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 73 72 1.4 576,543 587,175 -1.8 2,094 1,435 45.9 52,267 45,901 13.9
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 22 22 0.0 88,096 32,378 172.1 183 116 57.8 5,284 3,391 55.8
5093 Recyclable materials 126 130 -3.1 694,329 267,395 159.7 1,747 1,558 12.1 48,210 32,056 50.4
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 39 27 44.4 51,274 69,249 -26.0 158 108 46.3 4,525 2,707 67.2
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 156 134 16.4 D 484,139 N (1000-2499) 893 N D 22,341 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 2,018 2,014 0.2 D 11,075,713 N (25k-49999) 23,010 N D 564,633 N
511 Paper and paper products 213 188 13.3 D 876,787 N (2500-4999) 2,261 N D 54,856 N
5111 Printing and writing paper 11 11 0.0 111,797 280,731 -60.2 176 207 -15.0 7,145 7,134 0.2
5112 Stationery and office supplies 126 118 6.8 D 167,832 N (1000-2499) 1,295 N D 24,020 N
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 76 59 28.8 667,781 428,224 55.9 924 759 21.7 30,741 23,702 29.7
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 67 51 31.4 629,638 401,923 56.7 691 736 -6.1 19,386 19,184 1.1
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 67 51 31.4 629,638 401,923 56.7 691 736 -6.1 19,386 19,184 1.1
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 211 178 18.5 D 881,466 N (2500-4999) 1,868 N D 44,080 N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 96 83 15.7 755,975 298,417 153.3 1,874 818 129.1 50,404 18,030 179.6
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 47 38 23.7 623,018 240,978 158.5 550 423 30.0 16,469 11,176 47.4
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 55 45 22.2 D D N (500-999) (250-499) N D D N
5139 Footwear 13 12 8.3 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
514 Groceries and related products 388 383 1.3 4,049,121 3,388,142 19.5 8,107 7,093 14.3 230,848 176,102 31.1
5141 Groceries, general-line 39 49 -20.4 1,130,463 1,041,168 8.6 1,098 1,348 -18.5 30,212 33,485 -9.8
5142 Packaged frozen foods 33 34 -2.9 1,112,981 869,342 28.0 1,747 1,345 29.9 59,022 42,583 38.6
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 39 45 -13.3 271,713 126,444 114.9 536 462 16.0 16,647 10,329 61.2
5144 Poultry and poultry products 15 18 -16.7 65,011 88,915 -26.9 165 315 -47.6 3,697 5,871 -37.0
5145 Confectionery 25 23 8.7 D 107,484 N (500-999) 614 N D 10,148 N
5146 Fish and seafoods 34 35 -2.9 61,339 64,114 -4.3 279 312 -10.6 5,383 5,135 4.8
5147 Meats and meat products 37 26 42.3 D 94,101 N (250-499) 226 N D 4,190 N
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 45 55 -18.2 178,691 169,690 5.3 690 399 72.9 17,927 9,584 87.1
5149 Other groceries and related products 121 98 23.5 D 826,884 N (2500-4999) 2,072 N D 54,777 N
515 Farm-product raw materials 94 113 -16.8 608,179 573,421 6.1 543 693 -21.6 12,021 11,436 5.1
5153 Grain and field beans 39 38 2.6 225,139 125,460 79.5 267 218 22.5 6,432 3,972 61.9
5154 Livestock 18 27 -33.3 D 133,733 N (100-249) 239 N D 2,281 N
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 37 48 -22.9 D 314,228 N (100-249) 236 N D 5,183 N
516 Chemicals and allied products 229 209 9.6 887,884 663,230 33.9 1,787 1,725 3.6 69,220 54,927 26.0
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 49 46 6.5 171,592 144,586 18.7 456 542 -15.9 14,642 14,774 -0.9
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 180 163 10.4 716,292 518,644 38.1 1,331 1,183 12.5 54,578 40,153 35.9
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 213 259 -17.8 2,234,538 2,045,909 9.2 2,183 2,287 -4.5 60,784 51,920 17.1
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 156 212 -26.4 1,679,706 1,852,799 -9.3 1,661 1,884 -11.8 43,402 43,385 0.0
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 57 47 21.3 554,832 193,110 187.3 522 403 29.5 17,382 8,535 103.7
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 62 74 -16.2 983,810 860,224 14.4 2,304 2,289 0.7 84,652 65,710 28.8
5181 Beer and ale 40 46 -13.0 565,331 469,095 20.5 1,476 1,338 10.3 52,958 38,435 37.8
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 22 28 -21.4 418,479 391,129 7.0 828 951 -12.9 31,694 27,275 16.2
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 541 559 -3.2 D 1,384,611 N (2500-4999) 4,058 N D 86,418 N
5191 Farm supplies 193 214 -9.8 428,859 405,999 5.6 1,459 1,231 18.5 28,942 25,197 14.9
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 36 33 9.1 84,267 65,167 29.3 312 296 5.4 5,868 6,303 -6.9
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 55 41 34.1 52,575 31,392 67.5 421 250 68.4 8,040 4,371 83.9
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 30 35 -14.3 276,124 307,269 -10.1 645 658 -2.0 13,374 11,661 14.7
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 47 52 -9.6 69,111 66,163 4.5 292 405 -27.9 10,021 9,283 8.0
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 180 184 -2.2 D 508,621 N (1000-2499) 1,218 N D 29,603 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