1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Wholesale Trade

Iowa
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 9,230 W 3,831 206,121 5,399 35,453,705
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 5,062 W 2,115 116,490 2,947 12,780,255
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies wholesalers 452 W 125 14,139 327 3,630,231
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 183 W 118 5,437 65 210,075
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 202 W 57 4,445 145 722,332
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 452 W 103 6,386 349 1,074,232
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 167 W 78 5,573 89 676,605
4216 Electrical goods whsle 331 W 63 3,100 268 1,175,171
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 262 W 71 3,390 191 598,438
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 1,465 W 287 23,960 1,178 3,967,275
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 1,548 W 1,213 50,060 335 725,896
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 177 W 134 5,589 43 129,017
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 161 W 131 3,840 30 60,416
42193 Recyclable material whsle 294 W 124 5,454 170 390,401
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 136 W 113 4,249 23 66,563
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 780 W 711 30,928 69 79,499
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 4,168 W 1,716 89,631 2,452 22,673,450
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 193 W 54 2,478 139 521,329
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 79 W 25 2,208 54 784,961
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 220 W 167 7,245 53 110,107
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 596 W 315 19,358 281 4,034,554
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 1,109 W 174 13,228 935 10,679,391
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 174 W 49 1,461 125 996,482
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 285 W 48 10,330 237 1,543,423
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 104 W 17 1,014 87 415,511
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 1,408 W 867 32,309 541 3,587,692
42291 Farm supplies whsle 523 W 149 8,328 374 2,942,032
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 164 W 136 2,936 28 125,464
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 85 W 58 2,158 27 D
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle N W D D 13 330,211
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle N W D D 15 21,956
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 590 W 506 18,495 84 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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