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.
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 9,663 3.0 61,464,527 29.1 128,690 9.4 4,267,164 32.4
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 6,302 7.4 D N (50k-99999) N D N
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 3,361 -4.4 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 9,663 3.0 61,464,527 29.1 128,690 9.4 4,267,164 32.4
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 6,302 7.4 D N (50k-99999) N D N
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 968 -3.1 6,757,456 65.7 12,393 12.6 344,323 37.8
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 167 -6.7 5,242,561 108.9 3,796 2.1 112,043 17.8
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 576 -0.5 1,235,375 -6.9 6,585 25.5 181,621 60.7
5014 Tires and tubes 73 -5.2 D N (500-999) N D N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 152 -7.3 D N (1000-2499) N D N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 257 31.1 737,863 40.0 2,279 11.5 79,711 42.5
5021 Furniture 119 25.3 419,023 36.9 1,164 9.0 46,556 49.6
5023 Home furnishings 138 36.6 318,840 44.4 1,115 14.2 33,155 33.6
503 Lumber and other construction materials 437 22.4 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 210 29.6 1,226,171 48.3 2,886 30.6 99,955 51.0
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 66 1.5 D N (250-499) N D N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 77 24.2 598,092 93.7 1,057 6.2 41,674 60.3
5039 Other construction materials 84 23.5 185,010 -2.1 829 -11.1 24,911 -11.4
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 747 -1.1 3,055,080 11.5 11,356 7.5 444,426 29.5
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 15 -25.0 D N (250-499) N D N
5044 Office equipment 135 -19.2 399,133 16.2 2,248 -6.6 83,656 21.0
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 277 6.9 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5046 Other commercial equipment 105 29.6 289,888 123.6 1,154 65.1 45,226 140.6
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 149 -4.5 582,257 -22.9 1,930 4.2 78,488 24.0
5048 Ophthalmic goods 21 -19.2 89,293 17.3 421 -14.3 10,448 4.0
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 45 -2.2 243,248 41.8 908 -11.4 29,698 16.2
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 214 11.5 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5051 Metals service centers and offices 206 13.2 1,630,646 46.9 2,654 40.5 97,486 66.0
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 8 -20.0 D N (20-99) N D N
506 Electrical goods 711 16.7 3,859,316 20.3 7,937 14.2 317,502 37.6
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 401 11.7 2,460,663 10.8 4,601 9.2 171,270 17.0
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 48 23.1 293,200 -31.4 547 -15.2 21,939 -1.2
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 262 24.2 1,105,453 96.8 2,789 33.1 124,293 100.1
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 518 13.8 2,113,742 35.7 6,309 16.4 227,506 42.5
5072 Hardware 201 28.8 956,798 40.8 2,598 13.8 88,118 39.9
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 187 14.0 724,998 40.4 2,430 22.5 83,986 46.7
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 106 6.0 357,000 31.8 1,011 14.2 45,111 43.1
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 24 -31.4 74,946 -17.6 270 0.7 10,291 30.3
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 1,835 6.1 7,602,052 43.1 19,371 10.7 731,917 42.2
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 107 4.9 888,821 101.2 1,867 30.4 82,455 68.6
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 453 -5.2 1,124,606 -6.2 4,464 -1.3 120,950 13.3
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 769 17.4 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5085 Industrial supplies 352 5.4 2,242,523 44.7 4,105 0.4 158,272 29.3
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 114 -13.6 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 40 42.9 179,880 65.4 405 68.8 16,192 87.2
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 615 6.8 2,366,389 15.4 6,900 6.8 196,313 24.8
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 131 0.0 923,210 14.3 1,932 13.2 55,084 16.1
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 54 25.6 D N (500-999) N D N
5093 Recyclable materials 213 2.4 911,631 84.0 2,938 14.5 91,009 52.7
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 57 16.3 68,309 -3.0 476 29.3 11,007 28.7
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 160 10.3 D N (500-999) 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 3,361 -4.4 D N (50k-99999) N D N
511 Paper and paper products 360 2.3 2,140,652 18.6 5,770 32.8 186,623 53.8
5111 Printing and writing paper 53 26.2 602,042 -1.0 749 -15.1 37,206 10.6
5112 Stationery and office supplies 206 -1.4 493,146 41.9 2,675 15.1 61,371 20.0
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 101 0.0 1,045,464 23.2 2,346 106.2 88,046 140.6
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 98 60.7 1,635,300 90.2 2,183 56.5 66,142 68.3
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 98 60.7 1,635,300 90.2 2,183 56.5 66,142 68.3
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 134 3.1 515,921 82.4 1,147 15.3 37,398 84.5
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 23 -25.8 D N (100-249) N D N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 59 25.5 165,068 26.3 514 28.8 14,387 58.7
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 31 3.3 D N (100-249) N D N
5139 Footwear 21 -4.5 237,885 151.6 290 139.7 13,770 293.3
514 Groceries and related products 716 -6.0 13,093,257 3.0 20,621 -3.0 623,742 8.3
5141 Groceries, general-line 56 -15.2 4,978,285 21.4 5,622 -2.7 194,258 15.4
5142 Packaged frozen foods 74 2.8 1,858,660 37.8 2,808 16.8 86,558 26.4
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 145 -11.0 2,533,006 -25.4 2,932 -7.2 80,856 -3.3
5144 Poultry and poultry products 16 -11.1 71,968 -57.4 308 -7.5 6,991 9.6
5145 Confectionery 50 11.1 321,628 -6.3 1,037 13.3 28,809 29.2
5146 Fish and seafoods 17 -29.2 28,649 -4.2 165 3.1 2,834 14.7
5147 Meats and meat products 63 -21.2 358,057 -58.2 970 -40.2 26,485 -32.6
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 70 1.4 344,559 10.1 1,288 1.6 33,452 24.6
5149 Other groceries and related products 225 0.0 2,598,445 20.3 5,491 -2.1 163,499 3.5
515 Farm-product raw materials 181 -5.2 1,560,517 3.4 1,396 -19.4 28,470 -3.6
5153 Grain and field beans 80 -1.2 D N (500-999) N D N
5154 Livestock 73 -16.1 530,531 -30.9 590 -21.8 7,596 -1.2
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 28 21.7 D N (250-499) N D N
516 Chemicals and allied products 301 21.9 3,348,840 225.3 4,276 44.8 169,121 79.4
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 77 18.5 502,107 56.1 1,139 13.0 43,098 36.2
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 224 23.1 2,846,733 302.2 3,137 61.2 126,023 101.3
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 308 -24.0 3,092,692 19.3 3,005 -12.6 83,056 17.8
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 241 -29.9 2,408,677 4.9 2,578 -16.1 69,249 9.5
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 67 9.8 684,015 131.8 427 17.3 13,807 90.4
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 137 -11.6 1,216,047 -28.4 3,615 1.7 119,997 8.5
5181 Beer and ale 102 -15.7 691,030 -46.7 2,424 1.3 78,780 0.4
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 35 2.9 525,017 30.3 1,191 2.7 41,217 28.1
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 1,126 -7.1 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5191 Farm supplies 583 -18.5 1,839,963 17.4 5,890 -4.9 145,042 5.2
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 72 2.9 429,356 110.6 1,658 47.6 54,511 84.0
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 63 21.2 98,825 28.9 730 6.6 15,672 17.7
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 33 10.0 695,888 6.0 1,003 -5.3 27,234 20.0
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 62 -13.9 D N (250-499) N D N
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 313 14.7 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