1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Washington
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 11,507 7.2 79,247,592 26.9 134,842 10.1 4,826,192 33.0
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 7,445 8.1 D N (50k-99999) N D N
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 4,062 5.6 D N (50k-99999) N D 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. "% 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 11,507 7.2 79,247,592 26.9 134,842 10.1 4,826,192 33.0
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 7,445 8.1 D N (50k-99999) N D N
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 915 3.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 140 -5.4 5,536,535 84.4 2,381 10.2 75,241 28.9
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 523 4.2 1,442,420 28.4 5,926 21.0 158,066 37.9
5014 Tires and tubes 94 28.8 D N (500-999) N D N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 158 -3.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 451 12.5 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5021 Furniture 178 2.9 677,894 20.6 1,560 -6.8 55,041 20.8
5023 Home furnishings 273 19.7 D N (2500-4999) N D N
503 Lumber and other construction materials 751 17.0 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 376 17.1 2,972,079 -16.4 4,192 4.9 163,437 24.0
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 100 0.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 96 20.0 402,519 31.3 1,393 96.8 46,639 95.4
5039 Other construction materials 179 27.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 1,137 8.2 5,603,610 45.9 14,682 18.9 706,537 53.1
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 25 4.2 89,227 -43.1 211 -38.8 8,001 -30.4
5044 Office equipment 162 -16.1 512,037 18.7 3,053 16.3 113,103 36.0
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 471 11.3 2,935,986 45.5 6,545 26.2 345,639 49.6
5046 Other commercial equipment 148 25.4 351,297 77.0 1,212 40.4 40,572 66.1
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 232 15.4 1,461,158 89.1 2,796 30.7 168,270 99.5
5048 Ophthalmic goods 41 17.1 84,594 -28.1 454 5.8 11,952 17.7
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 58 1.8 169,311 16.3 411 -45.9 19,000 13.5
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 246 21.2 1,456,675 38.7 2,922 20.5 124,767 68.4
5051 Metals service centers and offices 237 20.3 1,429,709 N 2,868 N 122,782 N
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 9 50.0 26,966 N 54 N 1,985 N
506 Electrical goods 923 7.3 5,972,373 39.4 9,110 13.1 391,956 44.5
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 416 -0.5 1,857,351 16.8 3,770 6.8 136,044 15.5
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 79 1.3 649,744 -48.7 774 -28.7 32,848 -16.3
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 428 17.6 3,465,278 142.7 4,566 32.7 223,064 95.2
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 563 14.2 2,120,792 39.5 5,507 7.7 199,335 24.5
5072 Hardware 211 12.8 765,498 45.1 2,198 -2.4 77,028 15.4
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 217 20.6 888,751 31.6 2,128 15.0 71,481 28.7
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 105 14.1 361,962 39.0 985 19.2 41,547 31.6
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 30 -11.8 104,581 82.7 196 4.8 9,279 50.1
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 1,634 7.2 6,478,730 35.6 15,242 7.9 575,189 30.6
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 131 10.1 674,317 48.4 1,614 6.4 69,272 46.7
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 176 -0.6 562,209 28.0 2,218 5.0 62,471 21.0
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 598 11.4 1,875,493 48.2 4,833 12.8 194,795 41.8
5085 Industrial supplies 358 10.2 1,351,699 25.6 3,040 -0.1 114,608 15.5
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 167 9.9 388,779 121.1 1,434 23.3 43,587 39.3
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 204 -4.7 1,626,233 19.1 2,103 4.9 90,456 22.6
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 825 0.1 7,041,688 21.2 8,039 4.6 282,517 29.9
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 204 12.7 841,542 40.3 2,040 30.9 67,070 55.2
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 96 37.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5093 Recyclable materials 165 -8.3 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 83 -14.4 140,977 9.3 498 -15.0 16,280 11.4
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 277 -6.4 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 4,062 5.6 D N (50k-99999) N D N
511 Paper and paper products 402 -2.2 2,749,944 48.9 5,488 24.8 177,100 47.3
5111 Printing and writing paper 37 -15.9 1,098,261 122.8 667 -0.6 35,461 47.9
5112 Stationery and office supplies 246 -2.8 926,655 98.7 3,630 42.3 92,982 64.1
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 119 4.4 725,028 -18.3 1,191 1.2 48,657 22.9
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 155 50.5 3,074,760 80.0 2,986 46.0 119,116 69.1
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 155 50.5 3,074,760 80.0 2,986 46.0 119,116 69.1
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 323 17.5 1,643,910 51.4 3,316 14.1 133,191 52.6
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 84 44.8 D N (250-499) N D N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 113 8.7 855,688 40.2 1,728 44.5 61,763 29.5
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 91 11.0 358,193 58.9 879 -18.1 40,576 75.9
5139 Footwear 35 12.9 D N (250-499) N D N
514 Groceries and related products 1,248 5.7 16,550,593 8.7 24,548 -0.9 770,466 13.4
5141 Groceries, general-line 125 30.2 3,684,525 -2.4 4,064 -17.3 148,366 -4.8
5142 Packaged frozen foods 149 41.9 2,408,975 10.9 1,819 18.7 78,323 42.2
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 81 1.2 968,587 15.6 919 -22.4 26,118 -33.2
5144 Poultry and poultry products 12 -36.8 99,065 -46.3 241 -28.7 4,475 -50.0
5145 Confectionery 55 -12.7 508,020 11.4 1,283 16.4 36,493 57.2
5146 Fish and seafoods 181 3.4 1,762,810 -16.9 1,725 -28.1 51,830 -20.6
5147 Meats and meat products 89 -10.1 642,139 -38.6 1,100 -35.7 32,244 -24.6
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 195 2.1 2,321,739 19.2 6,483 10.2 159,836 26.6
5149 Other groceries and related products 361 2.3 4,154,733 55.2 6,914 21.2 232,781 42.7
515 Farm-product raw materials 214 -9.7 3,803,982 85.5 1,647 -0.7 41,849 10.3
5153 Grain and field beans 179 -4.8 3,607,990 116.5 1,231 26.9 35,493 30.2
5154 Livestock 16 -11.1 86,121 -48.4 270 -27.8 1,688 -11.7
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 19 -38.7 109,871 -49.5 146 -53.5 4,668 -46.9
516 Chemicals and allied products 240 12.7 1,092,936 29.5 1,938 8.1 72,958 25.3
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 76 33.3 427,049 131.6 655 59.4 21,345 78.6
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 164 5.1 665,887 0.9 1,283 -7.1 51,613 11.6
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 238 -21.2 3,089,713 -23.3 2,717 -17.1 88,256 -3.0
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 193 -23.4 2,674,817 -21.1 2,420 -18.9 79,576 -2.6
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 45 -10.0 414,896 -34.7 297 1.7 8,680 -6.1
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 120 -14.9 1,128,874 23.6 3,714 18.6 126,695 29.7
5181 Beer and ale 72 -14.3 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 48 -15.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 1,122 13.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5191 Farm supplies 404 -0.5 1,653,814 31.2 4,016 1.9 122,239 25.0
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 117 44.4 311,937 -15.7 1,037 -8.4 29,300 7.0
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 130 9.2 249,226 21.5 1,445 18.7 38,109 46.9
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 22 -12.0 910,238 67.7 808 8.0 26,874 39.0
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 72 -34.5 144,744 -8.4 554 -20.4 18,979 -7.2
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 377 54.5 D N (2500-4999) 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