1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Wholesale Trade

Delaware
Includes only firms subject to federal income tax. Nonemployers are businesses with no paid employees. Introductory text includes scope and methodology. More detail is available for employers. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
NAICS
code
Description All taxable firms Nonemployers Employers
Establish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Establish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Establish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
42 Wholesale trade 1,713 W 807 61,541 906 12,585,529
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,006 W 409 31,120 597 2,686,540
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies wholesalers 98 W 27 2,905 71 663,814
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 63 W 34 1,967 29 D
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 53 W 12 2,065 41 279,938
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 123 W 27 4,735 96 D
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 34 W 7 678 27 D
4216 Electrical goods whsle 86 W 21 1,861 65 D
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 70 W 11 527 59 135,187
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 204 W 52 4,367 152 398,865
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 275 W 218 12,015 57 D
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 29 W 22 772 7 D
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle N W D D 4 D
42193 Recyclable material whsle N W D D 26 D
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 33 W 28 1,173 5 D
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 159 W 144 9,479 15 D
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 707 W 398 30,421 309 9,898,989
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 46 W 13 1,002 33 D
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle N W D D 16 D
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 64 W 45 1,855 19 D
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 163 W 88 7,111 75 689,634
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 33 W 15 1,419 18 D
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 74 W 20 2,342 54 D
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle N W D D 23 D
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle N W D D 7 D
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 269 W 205 13,975 64 D
42291 Farm supplies whsle N W D D 16 D
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 50 W 44 1,690 6 D
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 16 W 9 807 7 D
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle N W D D 2 D
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 177 W 145 10,654 32 D
D Withheld to avoid disclosure;   N Not available; S Withheld because data do not meet publication standards;   W Wholesale receipts for nonemployers are not comparable to wholesale sales for employers;   X Industry not in scope of Economic Census for employers;   t Total does not include employer data for out-of-scope industries;   r revised subsequent to initial publication

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Source: 1997 Economic Census:   Nonemployer Statistics and Geographic Area Series (for employers)

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