1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Virginia
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 9,697 9,290 4.4 65,348,420 51,453,045 27.0 125,191 115,806 8.1 4,271,495 3,268,081 30.7
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 6,723 6,207 8.3 36,116,866 25,598,123 41.1 76,931 67,633 13.7 2,850,163 2,067,968 37.8
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 2,974 3,083 -3.5 29,231,554 25,854,922 13.1 48,260 48,173 0.2 1,421,332 1,200,113 18.4
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 9,697 9,290 4.4 65,348,420 51,453,045 27.0 125,191 115,806 8.1 4,271,495 3,268,081 30.7
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 6,723 6,207 8.3 36,116,866 25,598,123 41.1 76,931 67,633 13.7 2,850,163 2,067,968 37.8
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 1,178 1,145 2.9 D 5,550,618 N (10k-24999) 10,752 N D 225,033 N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 174 181 -3.9 6,816,329 4,151,225 64.2 3,876 2,776 39.6 91,094 65,286 39.5
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 713 702 1.6 1,187,452 1,103,904 7.6 6,208 5,816 6.7 140,290 113,344 23.8
5014 Tires and tubes 115 102 12.7 D 219,979 N (1000-2499) 1,167 N D 27,192 N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 176 160 10.0 D 75,510 N (1000-2499) 993 N D 19,211 N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 400 337 18.7 1,117,914 699,338 59.9 3,550 2,839 25.0 119,080 73,334 62.4
5021 Furniture 196 185 5.9 606,513 413,867 46.5 1,488 1,606 -7.3 51,419 42,962 19.7
5023 Home furnishings 204 152 34.2 511,401 285,471 79.1 2,062 1,233 67.2 67,661 30,372 122.8
503 Lumber and other construction materials 527 442 19.2 2,942,752 2,070,756 42.1 6,922 5,501 25.8 228,950 145,810 57.0
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 245 210 16.7 1,887,306 1,382,885 36.5 4,206 3,484 20.7 137,319 87,883 56.3
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 91 84 8.3 D 259,649 N (500-999) 675 N D 19,863 N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 93 76 22.4 D 282,779 N (500-999) 697 N D 22,573 N
5039 Other construction materials 98 72 36.1 D 145,443 N (500-999) 645 N D 15,491 N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 1,145 1,076 6.4 8,159,917 5,509,454 48.1 17,710 16,481 7.5 851,783 645,819 31.9
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 19 25 -24.0 62,901 337,590 -81.4 132 746 -82.3 5,296 29,640 -82.1
5044 Office equipment 185 207 -10.6 929,318 852,339 9.0 4,048 4,309 -6.1 172,842 155,604 11.1
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 529 500 5.8 D 3,456,636 N (5000-9999) 8,616 N D 366,919 N
5046 Other commercial equipment 98 88 11.4 135,888 100,191 35.6 750 578 29.8 20,835 13,387 55.6
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 197 169 16.6 681,702 631,514 7.9 1,513 1,609 -6.0 69,924 61,604 13.5
5048 Ophthalmic goods 32 24 33.3 D 51,819 N (500-999) 250 N D 8,185 N
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 85 63 34.9 D 79,365 N (500-999) 373 N D 10,480 N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 174 164 6.1 2,404,648 2,085,291 15.3 2,450 1,776 38.0 104,417 62,928 65.9
5051 Metals service centers and offices 137 105 30.5 1,096,215 716,466 53.0 2,237 1,459 53.3 91,876 48,811 88.2
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 37 59 -37.3 1,308,433 1,368,825 -4.4 213 317 -32.8 12,541 14,117 -11.2
506 Electrical goods 853 715 19.3 5,252,938 3,001,430 75.0 10,573 8,147 29.8 483,084 291,763 65.6
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 404 380 6.3 1,683,887 1,240,396 35.8 4,455 3,624 22.9 168,364 114,526 47.0
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 66 63 4.8 611,959 437,625 39.8 1,096 795 37.9 41,397 22,350 85.2
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 383 272 40.8 2,957,092 1,323,409 123.4 5,022 3,728 34.7 273,323 154,887 76.5
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 591 535 10.5 1,879,713 1,417,017 32.7 5,700 5,270 8.2 183,094 139,391 31.4
5072 Hardware 183 145 26.2 427,570 347,516 23.0 1,916 1,736 10.4 49,075 42,589 15.2
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 242 205 18.0 870,088 598,269 45.4 2,388 1,829 30.6 75,474 48,463 55.7
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 141 157 -10.2 533,211 423,845 25.8 1,209 1,436 -15.8 52,658 40,837 28.9
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 25 28 -10.7 48,844 47,387 3.1 187 269 -30.5 5,887 7,502 -21.5
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 1,349 1,301 3.7 4,503,775 4,393,590 2.5 12,738 13,027 -2.2 450,879 396,243 13.8
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 193 162 19.1 1,057,731 598,586 76.7 2,535 2,238 13.3 94,185 64,605 45.8
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 182 189 -3.7 722,549 316,330 128.4 1,911 1,728 10.6 50,958 36,601 39.2
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 444 434 2.3 1,275,663 1,028,776 24.0 4,150 3,702 12.1 157,618 123,909 27.2
5085 Industrial supplies 302 293 3.1 721,645 740,168 -2.5 2,275 2,558 -11.1 82,105 77,690 5.7
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 144 140 2.9 180,151 182,497 -1.3 1,037 1,392 -25.5 27,134 28,081 -3.4
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 84 83 1.2 546,036 1,527,233 -64.2 830 1,409 -41.1 38,879 65,357 -40.5
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 506 492 2.8 D 870,629 N (2500-4999) 3,840 N D 87,647 N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 97 82 18.3 385,650 166,351 131.8 803 658 22.0 26,529 17,570 51.0
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 43 24 79.2 D 54,120 N (500-999) 188 N D 3,928 N
5093 Recyclable materials 125 151 -17.2 426,765 280,559 52.1 1,769 1,732 2.1 47,070 34,658 35.8
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 69 65 6.2 70,910 72,391 -2.0 205 274 -25.2 5,524 6,360 -13.1
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 172 170 1.2 D 297,208 N (1000-2499) 988 N D 25,131 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 2,974 3,083 -3.5 29,231,554 25,854,922 13.1 48,260 48,173 0.2 1,421,332 1,200,113 18.4
511 Paper and paper products 367 384 -4.4 1,731,853 1,569,175 10.4 5,104 5,015 1.8 147,474 133,988 10.1
5111 Printing and writing paper 39 36 8.3 352,783 703,215 -49.8 388 568 -31.7 16,905 21,274 -20.5
5112 Stationery and office supplies 267 294 -9.2 858,291 582,733 47.3 3,708 3,624 2.3 94,668 85,583 10.6
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 61 54 13.0 520,779 283,227 83.9 1,008 823 22.5 35,901 27,131 32.3
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 96 92 4.3 1,910,530 1,593,803 19.9 1,770 1,883 -6.0 52,333 55,448 -5.6
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 96 92 4.3 1,910,530 1,593,803 19.9 1,770 1,883 -6.0 52,333 55,448 -5.6
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 184 148 24.3 D 719,720 N (1000-2499) 1,439 N D 37,665 N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 31 22 40.9 D D N (250-499) (20-99) N D D N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 87 68 27.9 341,479 243,078 40.5 1,096 900 21.8 29,378 22,475 30.7
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 56 43 30.2 D 236,281 N (100-249) 247 N D 4,578 N
5139 Footwear 10 15 -33.3 161,277 D N 166 (100-249) N 12,779 D N
514 Groceries and related products 711 741 -4.0 11,934,667 8,562,488 39.4 18,955 16,562 14.4 532,567 387,840 37.3
5141 Groceries, general-line 84 82 2.4 3,668,871 2,138,901 71.5 4,994 3,515 42.1 159,939 91,328 75.1
5142 Packaged frozen foods 76 67 13.4 2,065,088 1,626,941 26.9 1,612 1,962 -17.8 55,763 54,835 1.7
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 38 40 -5.0 544,574 407,206 33.7 694 499 39.1 17,970 11,905 50.9
5144 Poultry and poultry products 15 17 -11.8 616,448 137,191 349.3 398 416 -4.3 10,275 7,887 30.3
5145 Confectionery 44 57 -22.8 600,487 302,272 98.7 1,301 1,237 5.2 35,140 25,094 40.0
5146 Fish and seafoods 100 108 -7.4 170,207 197,570 -13.8 1,087 1,450 -25.0 18,850 14,150 33.2
5147 Meats and meat products 52 39 33.3 332,668 587,471 -43.4 496 515 -3.7 12,207 11,485 6.3
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 68 67 1.5 249,970 209,661 19.2 997 928 7.4 26,920 19,153 40.6
5149 Other groceries and related products 234 264 -11.4 3,686,354 2,955,275 24.7 7,376 6,040 22.1 195,503 152,003 28.6
515 Farm-product raw materials 127 148 -14.2 1,754,977 1,980,208 -11.4 1,488 1,926 -22.7 43,243 45,395 -4.7
5153 Grain and field beans 29 40 -27.5 291,823 431,620 -32.4 249 279 -10.8 7,579 7,730 -2.0
5154 Livestock 38 47 -19.1 302,597 319,310 -5.2 426 508 -16.1 3,889 4,403 -11.7
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 60 61 -1.6 1,160,557 1,229,278 -5.6 813 1,139 -28.6 31,775 33,262 -4.5
516 Chemicals and allied products 235 215 9.3 1,254,842 1,193,868 5.1 2,879 2,530 13.8 114,969 92,183 24.7
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 47 38 23.7 140,303 151,330 -7.3 303 264 14.8 9,998 6,660 50.1
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 188 177 6.2 1,114,539 1,042,538 6.9 2,576 2,266 13.7 104,971 85,523 22.7
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 275 348 -21.0 5,406,046 5,116,043 5.7 4,746 5,588 -15.1 169,760 137,893 23.1
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 210 286 -26.6 4,247,751 4,487,571 -5.3 3,499 4,729 -26.0 98,308 110,557 -11.1
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 65 62 4.8 1,158,295 628,472 84.3 1,247 859 45.2 71,452 27,336 161.4
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 112 107 4.7 1,355,513 1,141,989 18.7 3,747 3,452 8.5 123,674 105,509 17.2
5181 Beer and ale 65 74 -12.2 D 911,663 N (2500-4999) 2,628 N D 80,235 N
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 47 33 42.4 D 230,326 N (1000-2499) 824 N D 25,274 N
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 867 900 -3.7 D 3,977,628 N (5000-9999) 9,778 N D 204,192 N
5191 Farm supplies 287 322 -10.9 834,806 714,006 16.9 2,927 2,843 3.0 59,799 50,408 18.6
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 85 81 4.9 796,116 571,855 39.2 1,140 1,243 -8.3 31,619 27,964 13.1
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 74 67 10.4 95,352 69,317 37.6 668 664 0.6 13,438 10,946 22.8
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 35 35 0.0 902,579 2,073,559 -56.5 948 2,071 -54.2 22,430 55,642 -59.7
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 91 100 -9.0 120,911 110,773 9.2 476 677 -29.7 12,352 14,528 -15.0
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 295 295 0.0 D 438,118 N (1000-2499) 2,280 N D 44,704 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