1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Wholesale Trade

Massachusetts
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 19,198 W 9,205 757,348 9,993 112,792,386
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 11,960 W 5,433 458,949 6,527 60,270,187
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies wholesalers 817 W 277 28,641 540 13,412,767
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 786 W 389 28,354 397 2,246,696
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 453 W 141 25,726 312 1,978,530
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 1,653 W 315 23,900 1,338 14,025,001
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 359 W 116 6,756 243 D
4216 Electrical goods whsle 1,390 W 272 28,513 1,118 13,662,363
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 680 W 215 18,043 465 3,073,479
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 1,978 W 633 63,951 1,345 6,190,596
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 3,844 W 3,075 235,065 769 D
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 442 W 289 22,648 153 1,537,497
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 290 W 227 12,924 63 296,862
42193 Recyclable material whsle 332 W 114 7,202 218 612,554
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 517 W 390 36,193 127 481,244
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 2,263 W 2,055 156,098 208 D
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 7,238 W 3,772 298,399 3,466 52,522,199
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 654 W 229 22,334 425 3,548,147
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 204 W 67 5,408 137 4,238,968
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 924 W 477 34,957 447 6,962,408
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 2,175 W 942 90,436 1,233 21,314,279
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 122 W 68 8,666 54 445,266
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 458 W 129 10,867 329 2,225,179
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 200 W 69 8,571 131 7,407,711
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 125 W 38 3,617 87 1,825,401
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 2,376 W 1,753 113,543 623 4,554,840
42291 Farm supplies whsle 69 W 28 3,042 41 91,427
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 396 W 255 7,665 141 1,338,275
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 233 W 148 6,279 85 D
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 47 W 19 680 28 1,728,140
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 54 W 13 979 41 202,629
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 1,577 W 1,290 94,898 287 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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