1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for the States
1987 SIC Basis: Wholesale Trade

 
Wholesale Trade - States Ranked by Growth in Sales 1992 to 1997
Includes only establishments with payroll. Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. 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.

State Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
Nevada 2,340 27.0 9,446,241 81.7 28,000 47.8 907,975 76.4
Nevada 2,627 26.6 14,067,392 80.1 32,203 47.5 1,051,407 73.3
Arizona 7,708 18.3 49,465,094 76.8 93,586 36.0 3,117,675 69.7
Arizona 6,489 19.4 29,978,633 76.4 77,518 38.9 2,427,853 72.5
South Carolina 5,965 7.2 36,680,250 72.1 67,606 19.3 2,083,589 43.0
Arkansas 4,463 3.9 29,094,166 61.0 48,274 10.0 1,298,113 31.2
New Hampshire 2,053 17.4 8,405,990 60.2 21,599 28.1 753,271 51.4
South Dakota 1,796 -0.7 10,357,776 59.2 19,329 18.1 493,062 47.3
Florida 30,473 18.6 129,676,925 58.4 282,209 21.6 8,553,933 47.1
Utah 3,314 21.3 15,136,048 54.1 43,102 31.7 1,299,038 66.9
North Carolina 11,939 9.9 53,511,034 50.2 141,181 19.0 4,449,656 47.7
Utah 3,818 18.2 22,789,697 49.1 50,823 28.3 1,592,842 58.6
New Hampshire 2,444 16.2 12,157,681 49.1 26,379 28.9 970,119 52.8
Georgia 16,132 10.4 169,616,237 49.0 214,242 19.4 8,166,296 53.2
Michigan 13,040 5.3 76,845,670 48.9 169,465 20.2 6,014,435 45.6
Minnesota 8,948 7.2 60,420,438 48.4 124,648 23.1 4,282,986 47.9
Florida 34,936 15.9 195,495,814 47.5 333,153 18.6 10,641,150 42.2
Louisiana 6,586 4.5 37,281,428 46.1 75,196 9.2 2,142,912 34.6
South Dakota 1,662 0.4 7,008,576 45.5 16,426 16.1 421,848 41.5
Tennessee 9,673 3.6 85,925,887 44.0 135,432 17.3 4,351,058 42.0
Minnesota 10,915 6.8 103,287,268 42.6 147,559 19.8 5,479,893 43.5
Colorado 7,010 15.8 30,781,091 41.7 79,358 26.6 2,564,528 55.0
New Mexico 2,330 7.0 6,411,861 41.7 22,575 18.1 605,471 47.7
Massachusetts 9,409 6.6 65,129,069 41.1 130,038 18.3 5,206,967 42.0
Missouri 11,260 0.2 96,009,109 40.3 144,328 11.3 5,130,520 44.4
Montana 1,939 4.6 8,249,519 40.2 17,417 6.2 439,090 28.0
West Virginia 2,385 -1.7 10,979,160 40.0 27,352 11.8 761,823 32.4
Montana 1,755 4.7 6,698,185 39.5 15,797 6.7 402,497 29.6
New Jersey 16,695 8.9 135,147,421 39.3 228,930 16.2 9,372,792 35.0
Illinois 20,229 2.5 151,872,207 38.0 275,903 13.0 10,178,411 36.5
Wisconsin 8,264 3.1 40,032,388 37.1 110,339 12.0 3,537,608 38.4
Alabama 7,476 5.8 43,345,729 35.6 90,151 12.6 2,665,198 36.6
Oregon 5,935 9.0 40,855,085 35.5 74,612 21.2 2,416,166 46.4
Colorado 8,532 12.9 63,481,099 35.4 101,918 21.3 3,658,671 47.6
United States 444,003 7.0 2,499,990,166 35.3 5,301,188 15.5 177,821,057 38.9
North Carolina 14,502 8.6 103,199,221 35.1 178,604 18.2 6,122,329 46.9
Massachusetts 11,423 4.3 116,391,186 34.3 161,894 14.4 6,954,390 38.1
New Mexico 2,640 5.0 8,408,873 34.2 26,259 16.2 725,940 41.4
Indiana 10,612 3.4 70,169,880 33.9 129,290 11.7 4,170,280 36.7
California 55,428 11.4 356,047,813 33.9 681,363 17.5 24,698,051 40.4
Washington 9,624 9.3 51,714,862 33.7 114,304 13.6 3,887,272 37.4
Pennsylvania 16,807 0.8 87,843,946 33.7 214,116 6.6 6,905,089 27.7
New Jersey 19,595 6.2 233,041,288 32.4 287,964 9.6 12,558,945 30.4
Louisiana 7,497 2.0 49,321,765 32.3 87,291 7.4 2,634,472 32.1
North Dakota 1,803 -4.6 8,336,128 32.1 18,287 12.6 488,652 35.7
Pennsylvania 20,135 -0.5 166,524,386 31.8 269,103 5.8 9,438,720 26.1
Maine 1,909 5.5 6,702,448 31.6 21,461 9.9 617,446 32.8
Michigan 16,060 3.5 165,291,997 31.5 213,537 15.3 8,338,463 39.9
United States 521,127 5.2 4,235,400,325 30.8 6,509,333 12.4 234,516,934 35.3
Texas 32,069 5.9 182,151,798 30.6 370,170 18.2 12,165,277 46.9
Iowa 6,755 -3.1 38,422,230 30.6 75,462 8.8 2,118,459 29.2
Missouri 9,415 1.3 51,585,969 30.1 113,501 9.3 3,560,048 34.3
Ohio 16,381 6.6 82,939,498 30.0 222,029 13.4 7,221,713 38.4
Illinois 24,757 0.5 284,546,480 29.7 357,606 7.7 14,310,760 30.9
Wisconsin 9,663 3.0 61,464,527 29.1 128,690 9.4 4,267,164 32.4
Kansas 5,008 1.7 25,482,967 27.5 55,782 11.9 1,671,523 34.9
Mississippi 3,503 0.7 15,552,775 27.2 38,528 9.3 1,015,515 30.4
Virginia 9,697 4.4 65,348,420 27.0 125,191 8.1 4,271,495 30.7
Mississippi 3,881 0.3 20,072,266 26.9 43,026 7.7 1,163,509 27.3
Washington 11,507 7.2 79,247,592 26.9 134,842 10.1 4,826,192 33.0
Kansas 5,965 1.9 44,113,075 26.5 68,008 10.1 2,155,061 31.5
Iowa 6,011 -3.6 28,697,076 26.4 66,590 10.2 1,829,352 30.5
Idaho 2,490 8.8 11,201,238 26.1 27,231 9.4 737,146 39.6
Kentucky 6,215 4.8 39,671,609 25.6 80,672 14.8 2,342,131 37.7
North Dakota 1,963 -5.9 9,490,288 24.9 20,321 10.1 539,816 32.8
Maryland 6,206 6.2 34,869,083 23.1 84,883 9.0 2,932,483 31.3
Nebraska 3,894 -3.5 39,737,729 22.3 48,010 2.0 1,344,281 24.9
Maine 2,084 5.6 7,956,976 22.0 23,360 6.8 694,494 28.4
Rhode Island 1,802 1.8 7,991,515 20.2 20,487 4.9 687,749 24.7
Rhode Island 1,592 3.8 5,446,946 19.1 17,492 8.6 548,322 27.4
New York 36,121 2.1 226,119,299 16.7 372,141 6.9 14,192,354 22.5
Delaware 953 1.7 3,516,809 13.8 10,226 12.2 320,372 26.8
New York 41,060 0.3 328,515,445 13.7 450,559 3.9 18,292,181 20.1
Maryland 7,433 3.4 58,060,786 9.8 105,973 5.4 4,045,868 27.2
Delaware 1,118 2.8 13,159,122 7.4 15,805 -1.7 685,466 1.7
Hawaii 1,841 -2.3 5,603,156 5.0 18,212 -9.6 534,423 4.9
Hawaii 2,106 -4.4 7,660,732 -4.3 20,809 -10.7 636,834 2.0
Alabama 6,494 7.8 D N (50k-99999) N D N
Alaska 951 4.7 D N (5000-9999) N D N
Alaska 853 12.1 D N (5000-9999) N D N
Arkansas 3,964 3.8 D N (25k-49999) N D N
California 63,528 8.7 D N (100,000+) N D N
Connecticut 6,091 -2.7 D N (50k-99999) N D N
Connecticut 5,083 -1.2 D N (50k-99999) N D N
District of Columbia 394 -21.0 D N (5000-9999) N D N
District of Columbia 331 -19.1 D N (2500-4999) N D N
Georgia 13,144 13.9 D N (100,000+) N D N
Idaho 2,260 10.6 D N (10k-24999) N D N
Indiana 8,870 3.3 D N (100,000+) N D N
Kentucky 5,373 5.7 D N (50k-99999) N D N
Nebraska 3,500 -3.0 D N (25k-49999) N D N
Ohio 20,099 4.1 D N (100,000+) N D N
Oklahoma 6,037 0.7 D N (50k-99999) N D N
Oklahoma 5,315 2.6 D N (50k-99999) N D N
Oregon 6,929 7.3 D N (50k-99999) N D N
South Carolina 5,177 7.9 D N (50k-99999) N D N
Tennessee 8,173 5.7 D N (100,000+) N D N
Texas 37,984 3.8 D N (100,000+) N D N
Vermont 1,200 7.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
Vermont 1,087 6.0 D N (10k-24999) N D N
Virginia 8,246 6.3 D N (100,000+) N D N
West Virginia 2,117 -0.8 D N (10k-24999) N D N
Wyoming 991 0.4 D N (5000-9999) N D N
Wyoming 874 4.2 D N (5000-9999) N D N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: 1997 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics

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