1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Wisconsin
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 9,663 9,383 3.0 61,464,527 47,597,932 29.1 128,690 117,623 9.4 4,267,164 3,222,625 32.4
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 6,302 5,868 7.4 D 22,152,228 N (50k-99999) 66,539 N D 1,910,159 N
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 3,361 3,515 -4.4 D 25,445,704 N (50k-99999) 51,084 N D 1,312,466 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. 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 9,663 9,383 3.0 61,464,527 47,597,932 29.1 128,690 117,623 9.4 4,267,164 3,222,625 32.4
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 6,302 5,868 7.4 D 22,152,228 N (50k-99999) 66,539 N D 1,910,159 N
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 968 999 -3.1 6,757,456 4,078,049 65.7 12,393 11,010 12.6 344,323 249,795 37.8
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 167 179 -6.7 5,242,561 2,509,260 108.9 3,796 3,719 2.1 112,043 95,135 17.8
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 576 579 -0.5 1,235,375 1,326,912 -6.9 6,585 5,249 25.5 181,621 113,040 60.7
5014 Tires and tubes 73 77 -5.2 D 165,708 N (500-999) 986 N D 23,501 N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 152 164 -7.3 D 76,169 N (1000-2499) 1,056 N D 18,119 N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 257 196 31.1 737,863 526,901 40.0 2,279 2,044 11.5 79,711 55,935 42.5
5021 Furniture 119 95 25.3 419,023 306,152 36.9 1,164 1,068 9.0 46,556 31,124 49.6
5023 Home furnishings 138 101 36.6 318,840 220,749 44.4 1,115 976 14.2 33,155 24,811 33.6
503 Lumber and other construction materials 437 357 22.4 D 1,505,506 N (5000-9999) 4,650 N D 138,652 N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 210 162 29.6 1,226,171 826,782 48.3 2,886 2,210 30.6 99,955 66,206 51.0
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 66 65 1.5 D 181,048 N (250-499) 513 N D 18,340 N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 77 62 24.2 598,092 308,714 93.7 1,057 995 6.2 41,674 26,000 60.3
5039 Other construction materials 84 68 23.5 185,010 188,962 -2.1 829 932 -11.1 24,911 28,106 -11.4
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 747 755 -1.1 3,055,080 2,738,871 11.5 11,356 10,559 7.5 444,426 343,054 29.5
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 15 20 -25.0 D 36,810 N (250-499) 155 N D 3,890 N
5044 Office equipment 135 167 -19.2 399,133 343,565 16.2 2,248 2,407 -6.6 83,656 69,164 21.0
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 277 259 6.9 D 1,225,905 N (2500-4999) 3,929 N D 152,317 N
5046 Other commercial equipment 105 81 29.6 289,888 129,639 123.6 1,154 699 65.1 45,226 18,797 140.6
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 149 156 -4.5 582,257 755,220 -22.9 1,930 1,853 4.2 78,488 63,297 24.0
5048 Ophthalmic goods 21 26 -19.2 89,293 76,140 17.3 421 491 -14.3 10,448 10,042 4.0
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 45 46 -2.2 243,248 171,592 41.8 908 1,025 -11.4 29,698 25,547 16.2
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 214 192 11.5 D 1,171,559 N (2500-4999) 1,945 N D 60,485 N
5051 Metals service centers and offices 206 182 13.2 1,630,646 1,110,017 46.9 2,654 1,889 40.5 97,486 58,710 66.0
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 8 10 -20.0 D 61,542 N (20-99) 56 N D 1,775 N
506 Electrical goods 711 609 16.7 3,859,316 3,209,298 20.3 7,937 6,952 14.2 317,502 230,671 37.6
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 401 359 11.7 2,460,663 2,219,931 10.8 4,601 4,212 9.2 171,270 146,354 17.0
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 48 39 23.1 293,200 427,517 -31.4 547 645 -15.2 21,939 22,216 -1.2
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 262 211 24.2 1,105,453 561,850 96.8 2,789 2,095 33.1 124,293 62,101 100.1
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 518 455 13.8 2,113,742 1,557,334 35.7 6,309 5,418 16.4 227,506 159,664 42.5
5072 Hardware 201 156 28.8 956,798 679,306 40.8 2,598 2,282 13.8 88,118 63,002 39.9
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 187 164 14.0 724,998 516,231 40.4 2,430 1,983 22.5 83,986 57,235 46.7
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 106 100 6.0 357,000 270,883 31.8 1,011 885 14.2 45,111 31,532 43.1
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 24 35 -31.4 74,946 90,914 -17.6 270 268 0.7 10,291 7,895 30.3
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 1,835 1,729 6.1 7,602,052 5,313,569 43.1 19,371 17,502 10.7 731,917 514,546 42.2
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 107 102 4.9 888,821 441,725 101.2 1,867 1,432 30.4 82,455 48,896 68.6
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 453 478 -5.2 1,124,606 1,199,309 -6.2 4,464 4,523 -1.3 120,950 106,768 13.3
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 769 655 17.4 D 1,827,759 N (5000-9999) 6,056 N D 198,635 N
5085 Industrial supplies 352 334 5.4 2,242,523 1,549,823 44.7 4,105 4,088 0.4 158,272 122,442 29.3
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 114 132 -13.6 D 186,224 N (1000-2499) 1,163 N D 29,156 N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 40 28 42.9 179,880 108,729 65.4 405 240 68.8 16,192 8,649 87.2
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 615 576 6.8 2,366,389 2,051,141 15.4 6,900 6,459 6.8 196,313 157,357 24.8
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 131 131 0.0 923,210 807,654 14.3 1,932 1,707 13.2 55,084 47,457 16.1
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 54 43 25.6 D 172,952 N (500-999) 818 N D 18,043 N
5093 Recyclable materials 213 208 2.4 911,631 495,409 84.0 2,938 2,566 14.5 91,009 59,601 52.7
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 57 49 16.3 68,309 70,419 -3.0 476 368 29.3 11,007 8,555 28.7
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 160 145 10.3 D 504,707 N (500-999) 1,000 N D 23,701 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 3,361 3,515 -4.4 D 25,445,704 N (50k-99999) 51,084 N D 1,312,466 N
511 Paper and paper products 360 352 2.3 2,140,652 1,804,346 18.6 5,770 4,344 32.8 186,623 121,377 53.8
5111 Printing and writing paper 53 42 26.2 602,042 608,209 -1.0 749 882 -15.1 37,206 33,629 10.6
5112 Stationery and office supplies 206 209 -1.4 493,146 347,545 41.9 2,675 2,324 15.1 61,371 51,147 20.0
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 101 101 0.0 1,045,464 848,592 23.2 2,346 1,138 106.2 88,046 36,601 140.6
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 98 61 60.7 1,635,300 859,962 90.2 2,183 1,395 56.5 66,142 39,295 68.3
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 98 61 60.7 1,635,300 859,962 90.2 2,183 1,395 56.5 66,142 39,295 68.3
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 134 130 3.1 515,921 282,860 82.4 1,147 995 15.3 37,398 20,271 84.5
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 23 31 -25.8 D 27,082 N (100-249) 114 N D 2,534 N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 59 47 25.5 165,068 130,662 26.3 514 399 28.8 14,387 9,064 58.7
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 31 30 3.3 D 30,565 N (100-249) 361 N D 5,172 N
5139 Footwear 21 22 -4.5 237,885 94,551 151.6 290 121 139.7 13,770 3,501 293.3
514 Groceries and related products 716 762 -6.0 13,093,257 12,716,913 3.0 20,621 21,248 -3.0 623,742 575,718 8.3
5141 Groceries, general-line 56 66 -15.2 4,978,285 4,100,754 21.4 5,622 5,776 -2.7 194,258 168,309 15.4
5142 Packaged frozen foods 74 72 2.8 1,858,660 1,349,067 37.8 2,808 2,404 16.8 86,558 68,460 26.4
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 145 163 -11.0 2,533,006 3,396,167 -25.4 2,932 3,160 -7.2 80,856 83,630 -3.3
5144 Poultry and poultry products 16 18 -11.1 71,968 168,774 -57.4 308 333 -7.5 6,991 6,380 9.6
5145 Confectionery 50 45 11.1 321,628 343,266 -6.3 1,037 915 13.3 28,809 22,302 29.2
5146 Fish and seafoods 17 24 -29.2 28,649 29,903 -4.2 165 160 3.1 2,834 2,470 14.7
5147 Meats and meat products 63 80 -21.2 358,057 856,413 -58.2 970 1,622 -40.2 26,485 39,278 -32.6
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 70 69 1.4 344,559 312,897 10.1 1,288 1,268 1.6 33,452 26,853 24.6
5149 Other groceries and related products 225 225 0.0 2,598,445 2,159,672 20.3 5,491 5,610 -2.1 163,499 158,036 3.5
515 Farm-product raw materials 181 191 -5.2 1,560,517 1,509,535 3.4 1,396 1,731 -19.4 28,470 29,527 -3.6
5153 Grain and field beans 80 81 -1.2 D 635,005 N (500-999) 793 N D 18,683 N
5154 Livestock 73 87 -16.1 530,531 767,537 -30.9 590 754 -21.8 7,596 7,686 -1.2
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 28 23 21.7 D 106,993 N (250-499) 184 N D 3,158 N
516 Chemicals and allied products 301 247 21.9 3,348,840 1,029,573 225.3 4,276 2,954 44.8 169,121 94,253 79.4
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 77 65 18.5 502,107 321,701 56.1 1,139 1,008 13.0 43,098 31,649 36.2
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 224 182 23.1 2,846,733 707,872 302.2 3,137 1,946 61.2 126,023 62,604 101.3
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 308 405 -24.0 3,092,692 2,592,140 19.3 3,005 3,438 -12.6 83,056 70,489 17.8
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 241 344 -29.9 2,408,677 2,297,104 4.9 2,578 3,074 -16.1 69,249 63,238 9.5
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 67 61 9.8 684,015 295,036 131.8 427 364 17.3 13,807 7,251 90.4
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 137 155 -11.6 1,216,047 1,698,507 -28.4 3,615 3,553 1.7 119,997 110,620 8.5
5181 Beer and ale 102 121 -15.7 691,030 1,295,654 -46.7 2,424 2,393 1.3 78,780 78,433 0.4
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 35 34 2.9 525,017 402,853 30.3 1,191 1,160 2.7 41,217 32,187 28.1
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 1,126 1,212 -7.1 D 2,951,868 N (10k-24999) 11,426 N D 250,916 N
5191 Farm supplies 583 715 -18.5 1,839,963 1,567,852 17.4 5,890 6,192 -4.9 145,042 137,837 5.2
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 72 70 2.9 429,356 203,866 110.6 1,658 1,123 47.6 54,511 29,621 84.0
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 63 52 21.2 98,825 76,676 28.9 730 685 6.6 15,672 13,319 17.7
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 33 30 10.0 695,888 656,525 6.0 1,003 1,059 -5.3 27,234 22,694 20.0
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 62 72 -13.9 D 91,541 N (250-499) 581 N D 10,235 N
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 313 273 14.7 D 355,408 N (2500-4999) 1,786 N D 37,210 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