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.
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 9,673 3.6 85,925,887 44.0 135,432 17.3 4,351,058 42.0
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 6,638 6.4 45,628,436 59.2 79,676 18.4 2,658,068 44.0
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 3,035 -2.2 40,297,451 29.9 55,756 15.9 1,692,990 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. "% 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 9,673 3.6 85,925,887 44.0 135,432 17.3 4,351,058 42.0
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 6,638 6.4 45,628,436 59.2 79,676 18.4 2,658,068 44.0
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 1,119 0.7 16,261,020 62.7 15,089 15.7 424,506 36.4
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 171 -9.5 11,195,959 74.0 4,002 25.5 119,125 46.6
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 658 2.3 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5014 Tires and tubes 118 8.3 2,624,573 185.8 2,060 47.5 71,902 90.6
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 172 1.2 D N (500-999) N D N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 309 14.4 1,019,256 38.4 3,859 48.5 117,381 83.2
5021 Furniture 131 5.6 429,275 7.4 1,522 13.2 49,140 48.7
5023 Home furnishings 178 21.9 589,981 75.2 2,337 86.4 68,241 119.8
503 Lumber and other construction materials 550 27.9 2,561,261 39.8 6,831 36.5 209,787 64.6
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 281 36.4 1,474,038 42.0 4,276 37.2 124,078 64.9
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 79 8.2 451,944 34.0 782 6.4 26,069 32.3
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 86 13.2 368,457 45.1 634 27.8 23,050 62.8
5039 Other construction materials 104 38.7 266,822 31.4 1,139 73.4 36,590 99.2
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 895 -0.4 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 25 -16.7 106,193 -18.3 217 -46.4 9,134 -22.8
5044 Office equipment 178 -6.8 415,403 9.6 2,432 -7.6 90,001 14.2
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 261 -1.9 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5046 Other commercial equipment 117 9.3 403,265 139.3 1,282 47.0 44,392 114.8
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 236 3.5 1,094,586 41.4 2,605 9.6 111,523 31.4
5048 Ophthalmic goods 34 6.2 98,972 26.6 539 -17.6 12,967 4.4
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 44 -2.2 76,925 44.7 453 30.5 14,260 64.7
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 253 14.5 4,755,542 93.5 3,989 32.9 159,369 74.3
5051 Metals service centers and offices 224 25.8 4,199,327 131.2 3,797 39.3 148,790 91.4
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 29 -32.6 556,215 -13.4 192 -30.2 10,579 -22.9
506 Electrical goods 754 4.6 5,408,098 63.3 9,083 18.3 321,203 44.8
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 421 -3.0 2,167,287 59.8 4,384 14.9 160,312 47.5
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 62 -18.4 2,151,428 64.8 1,690 18.7 50,461 25.1
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 271 28.4 1,089,383 67.5 3,009 23.4 110,430 51.6
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 615 17.6 2,856,886 59.3 7,582 31.7 255,103 60.8
5072 Hardware 198 17.2 1,222,865 70.1 2,751 17.8 91,283 55.4
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 229 39.6 748,217 35.5 2,505 50.6 82,634 82.3
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 150 -5.1 821,211 70.2 2,047 32.0 72,885 47.2
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 38 18.8 64,593 63.0 279 35.4 8,301 66.1
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 1,548 3.8 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 114 -2.6 952,253 47.5 2,082 19.6 76,028 37.3
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 210 -12.5 677,757 -16.3 1,911 -5.0 49,166 11.9
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 590 3.3 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5085 Industrial supplies 425 15.5 1,580,394 24.2 4,112 18.8 152,841 46.8
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 150 6.4 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 59 9.3 403,461 52.8 829 47.8 29,850 77.0
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 595 4.0 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 110 6.8 281,925 21.5 1,016 26.4 23,007 42.1
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 42 7.7 D N (250-499) N D N
5093 Recyclable materials 169 3.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 64 -20.0 91,432 -4.3 430 -27.9 12,243 2.8
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 210 12.9 D N (1000-2499) 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 3,035 -2.2 40,297,451 29.9 55,756 15.9 1,692,990 39.0
511 Paper and paper products 376 2.7 1,595,618 19.7 4,742 16.5 142,526 42.7
5111 Printing and writing paper 35 -28.6 348,697 12.3 466 -24.6 21,066 -0.2
5112 Stationery and office supplies 244 4.3 774,208 90.0 3,269 31.2 81,987 59.7
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 97 16.9 472,713 -23.2 1,007 4.8 39,473 43.9
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 132 23.4 6,247,981 73.3 4,270 -5.1 137,886 6.7
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 132 23.4 6,247,981 73.3 4,270 -5.1 137,886 6.7
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 235 8.8 3,340,085 138.8 3,948 26.9 125,769 72.1
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 61 0.0 247,059 -16.8 450 -40.6 12,860 -34.1
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 66 10.0 1,894,667 925.5 2,140 201.4 60,801 349.6
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 73 15.9 148,557 -22.8 334 -12.6 8,252 5.7
5139 Footwear 35 9.4 1,049,802 44.9 1,024 -18.9 43,856 36.0
514 Groceries and related products 566 -15.4 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5141 Groceries, general-line 66 -15.4 4,473,376 99.9 5,557 66.2 154,384 55.0
5142 Packaged frozen foods 74 10.4 2,417,080 80.5 2,743 21.9 95,306 64.8
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 35 -31.4 322,059 -50.5 715 -16.6 19,315 -13.3
5144 Poultry and poultry products 14 -41.7 157,248 35.1 142 -45.8 3,313 -34.8
5145 Confectionery 54 -18.2 444,137 -23.3 1,402 -10.3 43,476 46.6
5146 Fish and seafoods 13 -13.3 17,894 146.1 78 44.4 1,663 143.5
5147 Meats and meat products 48 -15.8 D N (500-999) N D N
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 79 -19.4 445,838 -1.1 1,442 -4.3 49,152 44.1
5149 Other groceries and related products 183 -14.1 1,869,910 -23.7 4,519 11.3 139,216 23.2
515 Farm-product raw materials 198 -13.9 5,806,421 38.2 2,281 -1.6 59,796 5.3
5153 Grain and field beans 56 -21.1 1,644,109 69.3 571 45.3 16,690 85.4
5154 Livestock 58 -18.3 570,936 -9.0 703 -16.3 5,973 1.7
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 84 -4.5 3,591,376 38.1 1,007 -7.1 37,133 -11.4
516 Chemicals and allied products 291 11.1 1,202,472 -68.3 2,877 7.4 114,038 23.3
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 73 32.7 243,111 43.9 629 62.1 20,830 83.1
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 218 5.3 959,361 -73.6 2,248 -1.9 93,208 15.0
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 286 -15.4 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 216 -17.2 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 70 -9.1 865,687 42.7 485 -14.9 15,800 26.0
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 60 -3.2 982,265 15.0 2,677 8.1 104,980 32.4
5181 Beer and ale 39 0.0 616,893 20.1 1,986 14.5 73,996 35.2
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 21 -8.7 365,372 7.2 691 -7.0 30,984 26.1
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 891 4.5 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5191 Farm supplies 332 -6.7 2,326,092 103.4 4,635 23.7 132,805 86.8
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 97 49.2 1,500,087 116.5 4,005 55.7 115,969 82.4
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 109 12.4 125,982 39.5 961 24.5 17,855 36.7
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 42 -8.7 1,165,321 52.5 2,038 68.3 55,011 123.2
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 58 -4.9 68,081 -73.4 350 -5.4 8,647 5.7
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 253 11.0 D N (1000-2499) N D 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