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.
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 9,697 4.4 65,348,420 27.0 125,191 8.1 4,271,495 30.7
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 6,723 8.3 36,116,866 41.1 76,931 13.7 2,850,163 37.8
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 2,974 -3.5 29,231,554 13.1 48,260 0.2 1,421,332 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. "% 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 9,697 4.4 65,348,420 27.0 125,191 8.1 4,271,495 30.7
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 6,723 8.3 36,116,866 41.1 76,931 13.7 2,850,163 37.8
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 1,178 2.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 174 -3.9 6,816,329 64.2 3,876 39.6 91,094 39.5
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 713 1.6 1,187,452 7.6 6,208 6.7 140,290 23.8
5014 Tires and tubes 115 12.7 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 176 10.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 400 18.7 1,117,914 59.9 3,550 25.0 119,080 62.4
5021 Furniture 196 5.9 606,513 46.5 1,488 -7.3 51,419 19.7
5023 Home furnishings 204 34.2 511,401 79.1 2,062 67.2 67,661 122.8
503 Lumber and other construction materials 527 19.2 2,942,752 42.1 6,922 25.8 228,950 57.0
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 245 16.7 1,887,306 36.5 4,206 20.7 137,319 56.3
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 91 8.3 D N (500-999) N D N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 93 22.4 D N (500-999) N D N
5039 Other construction materials 98 36.1 D N (500-999) N D N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 1,145 6.4 8,159,917 48.1 17,710 7.5 851,783 31.9
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 19 -24.0 62,901 -81.4 132 -82.3 5,296 -82.1
5044 Office equipment 185 -10.6 929,318 9.0 4,048 -6.1 172,842 11.1
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 529 5.8 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5046 Other commercial equipment 98 11.4 135,888 35.6 750 29.8 20,835 55.6
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 197 16.6 681,702 7.9 1,513 -6.0 69,924 13.5
5048 Ophthalmic goods 32 33.3 D N (500-999) N D N
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 85 34.9 D N (500-999) N D N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 174 6.1 2,404,648 15.3 2,450 38.0 104,417 65.9
5051 Metals service centers and offices 137 30.5 1,096,215 53.0 2,237 53.3 91,876 88.2
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 37 -37.3 1,308,433 -4.4 213 -32.8 12,541 -11.2
506 Electrical goods 853 19.3 5,252,938 75.0 10,573 29.8 483,084 65.6
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 404 6.3 1,683,887 35.8 4,455 22.9 168,364 47.0
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 66 4.8 611,959 39.8 1,096 37.9 41,397 85.2
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 383 40.8 2,957,092 123.4 5,022 34.7 273,323 76.5
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 591 10.5 1,879,713 32.7 5,700 8.2 183,094 31.4
5072 Hardware 183 26.2 427,570 23.0 1,916 10.4 49,075 15.2
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 242 18.0 870,088 45.4 2,388 30.6 75,474 55.7
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 141 -10.2 533,211 25.8 1,209 -15.8 52,658 28.9
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 25 -10.7 48,844 3.1 187 -30.5 5,887 -21.5
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 1,349 3.7 4,503,775 2.5 12,738 -2.2 450,879 13.8
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 193 19.1 1,057,731 76.7 2,535 13.3 94,185 45.8
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 182 -3.7 722,549 128.4 1,911 10.6 50,958 39.2
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 444 2.3 1,275,663 24.0 4,150 12.1 157,618 27.2
5085 Industrial supplies 302 3.1 721,645 -2.5 2,275 -11.1 82,105 5.7
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 144 2.9 180,151 -1.3 1,037 -25.5 27,134 -3.4
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 84 1.2 546,036 -64.2 830 -41.1 38,879 -40.5
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 506 2.8 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 97 18.3 385,650 131.8 803 22.0 26,529 51.0
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 43 79.2 D N (500-999) N D N
5093 Recyclable materials 125 -17.2 426,765 52.1 1,769 2.1 47,070 35.8
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 69 6.2 70,910 -2.0 205 -25.2 5,524 -13.1
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 172 1.2 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 2,974 -3.5 29,231,554 13.1 48,260 0.2 1,421,332 18.4
511 Paper and paper products 367 -4.4 1,731,853 10.4 5,104 1.8 147,474 10.1
5111 Printing and writing paper 39 8.3 352,783 -49.8 388 -31.7 16,905 -20.5
5112 Stationery and office supplies 267 -9.2 858,291 47.3 3,708 2.3 94,668 10.6
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 61 13.0 520,779 83.9 1,008 22.5 35,901 32.3
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 96 4.3 1,910,530 19.9 1,770 -6.0 52,333 -5.6
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 96 4.3 1,910,530 19.9 1,770 -6.0 52,333 -5.6
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 184 24.3 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 31 40.9 D N (250-499) N D N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 87 27.9 341,479 40.5 1,096 21.8 29,378 30.7
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 56 30.2 D N (100-249) N D N
5139 Footwear 10 -33.3 161,277 N 166 N 12,779 N
514 Groceries and related products 711 -4.0 11,934,667 39.4 18,955 14.4 532,567 37.3
5141 Groceries, general-line 84 2.4 3,668,871 71.5 4,994 42.1 159,939 75.1
5142 Packaged frozen foods 76 13.4 2,065,088 26.9 1,612 -17.8 55,763 1.7
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 38 -5.0 544,574 33.7 694 39.1 17,970 50.9
5144 Poultry and poultry products 15 -11.8 616,448 349.3 398 -4.3 10,275 30.3
5145 Confectionery 44 -22.8 600,487 98.7 1,301 5.2 35,140 40.0
5146 Fish and seafoods 100 -7.4 170,207 -13.8 1,087 -25.0 18,850 33.2
5147 Meats and meat products 52 33.3 332,668 -43.4 496 -3.7 12,207 6.3
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 68 1.5 249,970 19.2 997 7.4 26,920 40.6
5149 Other groceries and related products 234 -11.4 3,686,354 24.7 7,376 22.1 195,503 28.6
515 Farm-product raw materials 127 -14.2 1,754,977 -11.4 1,488 -22.7 43,243 -4.7
5153 Grain and field beans 29 -27.5 291,823 -32.4 249 -10.8 7,579 -2.0
5154 Livestock 38 -19.1 302,597 -5.2 426 -16.1 3,889 -11.7
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 60 -1.6 1,160,557 -5.6 813 -28.6 31,775 -4.5
516 Chemicals and allied products 235 9.3 1,254,842 5.1 2,879 13.8 114,969 24.7
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 47 23.7 140,303 -7.3 303 14.8 9,998 50.1
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 188 6.2 1,114,539 6.9 2,576 13.7 104,971 22.7
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 275 -21.0 5,406,046 5.7 4,746 -15.1 169,760 23.1
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 210 -26.6 4,247,751 -5.3 3,499 -26.0 98,308 -11.1
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 65 4.8 1,158,295 84.3 1,247 45.2 71,452 161.4
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 112 4.7 1,355,513 18.7 3,747 8.5 123,674 17.2
5181 Beer and ale 65 -12.2 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 47 42.4 D N (1000-2499) N D N
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 867 -3.7 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5191 Farm supplies 287 -10.9 834,806 16.9 2,927 3.0 59,799 18.6
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 85 4.9 796,116 39.2 1,140 -8.3 31,619 13.1
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 74 10.4 95,352 37.6 668 0.6 13,438 22.8
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 35 0.0 902,579 -56.5 948 -54.2 22,430 -59.7
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 91 -9.0 120,911 9.2 476 -29.7 12,352 -15.0
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 295 0.0 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