1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for West 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. An alternate display has fewer columns.

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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 2,385 2,427 -1.7 10,979,160 7,842,599 40.0 27,352 24,472 11.8 761,823 575,303 32.4
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 1,678 1,678 0.0 D 4,435,595 N (10k-24999) 15,723 N D 380,813 N
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 707 749 -5.6 D 3,407,004 N (5000-9999) 8,749 N D 194,490 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 2,385 2,427 -1.7 10,979,160 7,842,599 40.0 27,352 24,472 11.8 761,823 575,303 32.4
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 1,678 1,678 0.0 D 4,435,595 N (10k-24999) 15,723 N D 380,813 N
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 327 366 -10.7 D 1,045,134 N (2500-4999) 3,316 N D 68,062 N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 36 39 -7.7 305,235 221,211 38.0 937 727 28.9 19,870 15,062 31.9
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 206 232 -11.2 D 694,717 N (1000-2499) 1,777 N D 36,691 N
5014 Tires and tubes 43 48 -10.4 D D N (250-499) (500-999) N D D N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 42 47 -10.6 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 60 47 27.7 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
5021 Furniture 30 26 15.4 58,293 D N 339 (250-499) N 7,758 D N
5023 Home furnishings 30 21 42.9 D 37,845 N (250-499) 254 N D 5,667 N
503 Lumber and other construction materials 106 90 17.8 D 199,046 N (500-999) 912 N D 20,180 N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 46 42 9.5 D 105,000 N (500-999) 409 N D 7,962 N
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 28 18 55.6 D 34,786 N (100-249) 239 N D 5,962 N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 15 12 25.0 31,492 19,824 58.9 83 59 40.7 2,770 1,354 104.6
5039 Other construction materials 17 18 -5.6 D 39,436 N (100-249) 205 N D 4,902 N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 178 190 -6.3 D 329,111 N (1000-2499) 1,803 N D 50,035 N
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 2 1 100.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
5044 Office equipment 35 56 -37.5 D 91,100 N (500-999) 684 N D 18,066 N
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 51 55 -7.3 D 105,601 N (250-499) 471 N D 17,043 N
5046 Other commercial equipment 27 20 35.0 D 12,183 N (100-249) 111 N D 1,983 N
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 47 41 14.6 D 95,076 N (500-999) 374 N D 9,781 N
5048 Ophthalmic goods 4 4 0.0 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 12 13 -7.7 D 21,006 N (20-99) 117 N D 2,360 N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 87 93 -6.5 1,575,196 810,191 94.4 1,047 692 51.3 34,003 22,659 50.1
5051 Metals service centers and offices 46 41 12.2 286,569 120,302 138.2 657 381 72.4 17,680 9,806 80.3
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 41 52 -21.2 1,288,627 689,889 86.8 390 311 25.4 16,323 12,853 27.0
506 Electrical goods 147 162 -9.3 D 367,924 N (1000-2499) 1,466 N D 35,454 N
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 91 98 -7.1 321,182 269,598 19.1 916 918 -0.2 28,751 23,346 23.2
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 13 10 30.0 D 45,335 N (20-99) 216 N D 4,722 N
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 43 54 -20.4 D 52,991 N (100-249) 332 N D 7,386 N
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 145 119 21.8 D 184,589 N (1000-2499) 935 N D 20,121 N
5072 Hardware 36 35 2.9 116,999 31,615 270.1 282 259 8.9 7,945 4,520 75.8
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 63 46 37.0 D 80,492 N (500-999) 415 N D 9,618 N
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 36 29 24.1 81,211 59,931 35.5 246 209 17.7 6,656 4,908 35.6
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 10 9 11.1 D 12,551 N (20-99) 52 N D 1,075 N
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 463 469 -1.3 D 1,215,391 N (5000-9999) 4,962 N D 134,149 N
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 130 135 -3.7 812,331 649,059 25.2 2,202 2,033 8.3 71,705 62,214 15.3
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 43 40 7.5 D 35,799 N (250-499) 225 N D 3,203 N
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 130 132 -1.5 361,295 240,634 50.1 1,376 1,289 6.7 44,123 33,838 30.4
5085 Industrial supplies 111 107 3.7 244,504 239,672 2.0 904 1,060 -14.7 29,219 29,085 0.5
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 43 49 -12.2 D 35,328 N (250-499) 282 N D 4,233 N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 6 6 0.0 D 14,899 N (250-499) 73 N D 1,576 N
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 165 142 16.2 D D N (1000-2499) (1000-2499) N D D N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 23 21 9.5 24,203 21,849 10.8 133 181 -26.5 2,496 2,504 -0.3
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 11 7 57.1 D 3,961 N (20-99) 44 N D 484 N
5093 Recyclable materials 81 69 17.4 150,256 157,754 -4.8 1,181 730 61.8 27,590 12,406 122.4
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 4 5 -20.0 1,848 999 85.0 10 11 -9.1 154 107 43.9
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 46 40 15.0 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D 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 707 749 -5.6 D 3,407,004 N (5000-9999) 8,749 N D 194,490 N
511 Paper and paper products 79 74 6.8 D 108,023 N (500-999) 664 N D 14,777 N
5111 Printing and writing paper 5 5 0.0 13,398 12,875 4.1 41 45 -8.9 1,320 1,151 14.7
5112 Stationery and office supplies 57 57 0.0 D 53,329 N (500-999) 419 N D 8,260 N
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 17 12 41.7 72,283 41,819 72.8 288 200 44.0 8,442 5,366 57.3
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 30 22 36.4 D 279,809 N (250-499) 342 N D 7,909 N
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 30 22 36.4 D 279,809 N (250-499) 342 N D 7,909 N
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 17 17 0.0 D 9,146 N (100-249) 112 N D 1,418 N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 4 4 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 7 8 -12.5 D 6,495 N (20-99) 81 N D 938 N
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 6 4 50.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
5139 Footwear 0 1 N 0 D N 0 (1-19) N 0 D N
514 Groceries and related products 160 184 -13.0 D 1,029,970 N (2500-4999) 3,303 N D 71,290 N
5141 Groceries, general-line 19 27 -29.6 509,877 366,749 39.0 1,171 635 84.4 31,059 13,921 123.1
5142 Packaged frozen foods 9 6 50.0 D D N (20-99) (100-249) N D D N
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 12 18 -33.3 46,528 79,732 -41.6 119 260 -54.2 4,067 5,987 -32.1
5144 Poultry and poultry products 2 2 0.0 D D N (1-19) (20-99) N D D N
5145 Confectionery 12 17 -29.4 D 43,340 N (250-499) 310 N D 5,015 N
5146 Fish and seafoods 2 4 -50.0 D 2,635 N (1-19) 21 N D 214 N
5147 Meats and meat products 8 12 -33.3 D 62,326 N (100-249) 246 N D 4,506 N
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 28 29 -3.4 120,644 117,598 2.6 666 676 -1.5 12,488 11,357 10.0
5149 Other groceries and related products 68 69 -1.4 339,998 254,979 33.3 1,284 908 41.4 36,734 23,377 57.1
515 Farm-product raw materials 21 23 -8.7 D 61,684 N (250-499) 146 N D 774 N
5153 Grain and field beans 2 2 0.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
5154 Livestock 16 16 0.0 D 54,732 N (100-249) 115 N D 498 N
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 3 5 -40.0 D D N (1-19) (20-99) N D D N
516 Chemicals and allied products 69 72 -4.2 367,762 625,970 -41.2 776 841 -7.7 25,199 29,450 -14.4
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 6 8 -25.0 D D N (100-249) (250-499) N D D N
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 63 64 -1.6 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 105 119 -11.8 D 699,900 N (1000-2499) 1,184 N D 23,916 N
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 73 87 -16.1 D 624,259 N (1000-2499) 996 N D 20,414 N
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 32 32 0.0 101,075 75,641 33.6 187 188 -0.5 3,681 3,502 5.1
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 51 54 -5.6 256,404 196,286 30.6 769 752 2.3 24,463 20,934 16.9
5181 Beer and ale 42 46 -8.7 246,258 189,060 30.3 728 697 4.4 23,966 20,288 18.1
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 9 8 12.5 10,146 7,226 40.4 41 55 -25.5 497 646 -23.1
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 175 184 -4.9 D 396,216 N (1000-2499) 1,405 N D 24,022 N
5191 Farm supplies 75 87 -13.8 D 79,112 N (250-499) 477 N D 7,123 N
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 15 17 -11.8 D 25,344 N (100-249) 150 N D 2,675 N
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 18 13 38.5 D 6,473 N (100-249) 113 N D 1,202 N
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 19 24 -20.8 302,136 245,174 23.2 417 443 -5.9 9,268 9,107 1.8
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 12 13 -7.7 D 10,203 N (20-99) 47 N D 977 N
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 36 30 20.0 D 29,910 N (100-249) 175 N D 2,938 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