1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Tennessee
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 9,673 9,341 3.6 85,925,887 59,681,975 44.0 135,432 115,416 17.3 4,351,058 3,063,926 42.0
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 6,638 6,238 6.4 45,628,436 28,655,775 59.2 79,676 67,297 18.4 2,658,068 1,846,377 44.0
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 3,035 3,103 -2.2 40,297,451 31,026,200 29.9 55,756 48,119 15.9 1,692,990 1,217,549 39.0
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 9,673 9,341 3.6 85,925,887 59,681,975 44.0 135,432 115,416 17.3 4,351,058 3,063,926 42.0
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 6,638 6,238 6.4 45,628,436 28,655,775 59.2 79,676 67,297 18.4 2,658,068 1,846,377 44.0
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 1,119 1,111 0.7 16,261,020 9,993,615 62.7 15,089 13,046 15.7 424,506 311,115 36.4
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 171 189 -9.5 11,195,959 6,432,989 74.0 4,002 3,190 25.5 119,125 81,250 46.6
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 658 643 2.3 D 2,566,929 N (5000-9999) 7,643 N D 179,031 N
5014 Tires and tubes 118 109 8.3 2,624,573 918,230 185.8 2,060 1,397 47.5 71,902 37,730 90.6
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 172 170 1.2 D 75,467 N (500-999) 816 N D 13,104 N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 309 270 14.4 1,019,256 736,503 38.4 3,859 2,599 48.5 117,381 64,083 83.2
5021 Furniture 131 124 5.6 429,275 399,828 7.4 1,522 1,345 13.2 49,140 33,040 48.7
5023 Home furnishings 178 146 21.9 589,981 336,675 75.2 2,337 1,254 86.4 68,241 31,043 119.8
503 Lumber and other construction materials 550 430 27.9 2,561,261 1,832,245 39.8 6,831 5,004 36.5 209,787 127,448 64.6
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 281 206 36.4 1,474,038 1,038,069 42.0 4,276 3,116 37.2 124,078 75,222 64.9
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 79 73 8.2 451,944 337,245 34.0 782 735 6.4 26,069 19,704 32.3
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 86 76 13.2 368,457 253,940 45.1 634 496 27.8 23,050 14,158 62.8
5039 Other construction materials 104 75 38.7 266,822 202,991 31.4 1,139 657 73.4 36,590 18,364 99.2
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 895 899 -0.4 D 2,513,159 N (10k-24999) 10,784 N D 358,785 N
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 25 30 -16.7 106,193 129,929 -18.3 217 405 -46.4 9,134 11,837 -22.8
5044 Office equipment 178 191 -6.8 415,403 378,875 9.6 2,432 2,633 -7.6 90,001 78,819 14.2
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 261 266 -1.9 D 930,254 N (2500-4999) 3,496 N D 141,539 N
5046 Other commercial equipment 117 107 9.3 403,265 168,545 139.3 1,282 872 47.0 44,392 20,663 114.8
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 236 228 3.5 1,094,586 774,191 41.4 2,605 2,377 9.6 111,523 84,844 31.4
5048 Ophthalmic goods 34 32 6.2 98,972 78,189 26.6 539 654 -17.6 12,967 12,424 4.4
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 44 45 -2.2 76,925 53,176 44.7 453 347 30.5 14,260 8,659 64.7
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 253 221 14.5 4,755,542 2,458,135 93.5 3,989 3,001 32.9 159,369 91,459 74.3
5051 Metals service centers and offices 224 178 25.8 4,199,327 1,816,014 131.2 3,797 2,726 39.3 148,790 77,734 91.4
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 29 43 -32.6 556,215 642,121 -13.4 192 275 -30.2 10,579 13,725 -22.9
506 Electrical goods 754 721 4.6 5,408,098 3,311,790 63.3 9,083 7,678 18.3 321,203 221,836 44.8
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 421 434 -3.0 2,167,287 1,356,160 59.8 4,384 3,815 14.9 160,312 108,687 47.5
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 62 76 -18.4 2,151,428 1,305,246 64.8 1,690 1,424 18.7 50,461 40,324 25.1
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 271 211 28.4 1,089,383 650,384 67.5 3,009 2,439 23.4 110,430 72,825 51.6
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 615 523 17.6 2,856,886 1,793,422 59.3 7,582 5,756 31.7 255,103 158,615 60.8
5072 Hardware 198 169 17.2 1,222,865 719,056 70.1 2,751 2,336 17.8 91,283 58,756 55.4
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 229 164 39.6 748,217 552,288 35.5 2,505 1,663 50.6 82,634 45,333 82.3
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 150 158 -5.1 821,211 482,461 70.2 2,047 1,551 32.0 72,885 49,528 47.2
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 38 32 18.8 64,593 39,617 63.0 279 206 35.4 8,301 4,998 66.1
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 1,548 1,491 3.8 D 4,721,189 N (10k-24999) 14,389 N D 398,248 N
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 114 117 -2.6 952,253 645,670 47.5 2,082 1,741 19.6 76,028 55,389 37.3
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 210 240 -12.5 677,757 809,593 -16.3 1,911 2,011 -5.0 49,166 43,941 11.9
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 590 571 3.3 D 1,528,174 N (5000-9999) 5,348 N D 149,140 N
5085 Industrial supplies 425 368 15.5 1,580,394 1,272,579 24.2 4,112 3,462 18.8 152,841 104,150 46.8
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 150 141 6.4 D 201,042 N (1000-2499) 1,266 N D 28,767 N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 59 54 9.3 403,461 264,131 52.8 829 561 47.8 29,850 16,861 77.0
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 595 572 4.0 D 1,295,717 N (5000-9999) 5,040 N D 114,788 N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 110 103 6.8 281,925 232,035 21.5 1,016 804 26.4 23,007 16,196 42.1
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 42 39 7.7 D 119,433 N (250-499) 381 N D 7,935 N
5093 Recyclable materials 169 164 3.0 D 396,772 N (1000-2499) 1,816 N D 42,011 N
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 64 80 -20.0 91,432 95,532 -4.3 430 596 -27.9 12,243 11,906 2.8
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 210 186 12.9 D 451,945 N (1000-2499) 1,443 N D 36,740 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 3,035 3,103 -2.2 40,297,451 31,026,200 29.9 55,756 48,119 15.9 1,692,990 1,217,549 39.0
511 Paper and paper products 376 366 2.7 1,595,618 1,333,312 19.7 4,742 4,071 16.5 142,526 99,883 42.7
5111 Printing and writing paper 35 49 -28.6 348,697 310,390 12.3 466 618 -24.6 21,066 21,101 -0.2
5112 Stationery and office supplies 244 234 4.3 774,208 407,572 90.0 3,269 2,492 31.2 81,987 51,342 59.7
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 97 83 16.9 472,713 615,350 -23.2 1,007 961 4.8 39,473 27,440 43.9
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 132 107 23.4 6,247,981 3,604,609 73.3 4,270 4,498 -5.1 137,886 129,248 6.7
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 132 107 23.4 6,247,981 3,604,609 73.3 4,270 4,498 -5.1 137,886 129,248 6.7
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 235 216 8.8 3,340,085 1,398,463 138.8 3,948 3,112 26.9 125,769 73,100 72.1
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 61 61 0.0 247,059 296,779 -16.8 450 757 -40.6 12,860 19,515 -34.1
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 66 60 10.0 1,894,667 184,763 925.5 2,140 710 201.4 60,801 13,524 349.6
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 73 63 15.9 148,557 192,313 -22.8 334 382 -12.6 8,252 7,807 5.7
5139 Footwear 35 32 9.4 1,049,802 724,608 44.9 1,024 1,263 -18.9 43,856 32,254 36.0
514 Groceries and related products 566 669 -15.4 D 8,467,684 N (10k-24999) 14,965 N D 387,624 N
5141 Groceries, general-line 66 78 -15.4 4,473,376 2,237,926 99.9 5,557 3,344 66.2 154,384 99,623 55.0
5142 Packaged frozen foods 74 67 10.4 2,417,080 1,339,051 80.5 2,743 2,251 21.9 95,306 57,842 64.8
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 35 51 -31.4 322,059 649,989 -50.5 715 857 -16.6 19,315 22,286 -13.3
5144 Poultry and poultry products 14 24 -41.7 157,248 116,358 35.1 142 262 -45.8 3,313 5,078 -34.8
5145 Confectionery 54 66 -18.2 444,137 578,907 -23.3 1,402 1,563 -10.3 43,476 29,652 46.6
5146 Fish and seafoods 13 15 -13.3 17,894 7,270 146.1 78 54 44.4 1,663 683 143.5
5147 Meats and meat products 48 57 -15.8 D 637,775 N (500-999) 1,067 N D 25,398 N
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 79 98 -19.4 445,838 451,022 -1.1 1,442 1,507 -4.3 49,152 34,106 44.1
5149 Other groceries and related products 183 213 -14.1 1,869,910 2,449,386 -23.7 4,519 4,060 11.3 139,216 112,956 23.2
515 Farm-product raw materials 198 230 -13.9 5,806,421 4,200,198 38.2 2,281 2,317 -1.6 59,796 56,782 5.3
5153 Grain and field beans 56 71 -21.1 1,644,109 971,328 69.3 571 393 45.3 16,690 9,000 85.4
5154 Livestock 58 71 -18.3 570,936 627,394 -9.0 703 840 -16.3 5,973 5,873 1.7
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 84 88 -4.5 3,591,376 2,601,476 38.1 1,007 1,084 -7.1 37,133 41,909 -11.4
516 Chemicals and allied products 291 262 11.1 1,202,472 3,796,037 -68.3 2,877 2,679 7.4 114,038 92,456 23.3
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 73 55 32.7 243,111 168,918 43.9 629 388 62.1 20,830 11,378 83.1
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 218 207 5.3 959,361 3,627,119 -73.6 2,248 2,291 -1.9 93,208 81,078 15.0
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 286 338 -15.4 D 4,014,678 N (2500-4999) 3,652 N D 81,714 N
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 216 261 -17.2 D 3,408,080 N (2500-4999) 3,082 N D 69,173 N
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 70 77 -9.1 865,687 606,598 42.7 485 570 -14.9 15,800 12,541 26.0
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 60 62 -3.2 982,265 854,511 15.0 2,677 2,477 8.1 104,980 79,289 32.4
5181 Beer and ale 39 39 0.0 616,893 513,713 20.1 1,986 1,734 14.5 73,996 54,719 35.2
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 21 23 -8.7 365,372 340,798 7.2 691 743 -7.0 30,984 24,570 26.1
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 891 853 4.5 D 3,356,708 N (10k-24999) 10,348 N D 217,453 N
5191 Farm supplies 332 356 -6.7 2,326,092 1,143,884 103.4 4,635 3,748 23.7 132,805 71,102 86.8
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 97 65 49.2 1,500,087 692,796 116.5 4,005 2,573 55.7 115,969 63,582 82.4
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 109 97 12.4 125,982 90,278 39.5 961 772 24.5 17,855 13,059 36.7
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 42 46 -8.7 1,165,321 764,007 52.5 2,038 1,211 68.3 55,011 24,644 123.2
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 58 61 -4.9 68,081 255,562 -73.4 350 370 -5.4 8,647 8,184 5.7
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 253 228 11.0 D 410,181 N (1000-2499) 1,674 N D 36,882 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