1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Wholesale Trade

Pennsylvania
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 33,972 W 16,834 1,292,523 17,138 159,354,185
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 21,557 W 10,021 767,180 11,536 92,413,418
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies wholesalers 1,805 W 583 85,862 1,222 24,805,075
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 1,169 W 669 46,648 500 1,994,293
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 968 W 408 36,595 560 4,881,816
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 2,296 W 612 42,167 1,684 12,654,571
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 1,009 W 264 22,203 745 11,382,061
4216 Electrical goods whsle 1,698 W 385 28,522 1,313 12,674,635
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 1,291 W 375 31,438 916 4,018,759
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 4,430 W 1,177 117,493 3,253 14,055,742
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 6,891 W 5,548 356,252 1,343 5,946,466
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 752 W 559 28,495 193 967,473
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 544 W 443 21,928 101 D
42193 Recyclable material whsle 782 W 273 20,038 509 2,932,908
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 681 W 523 45,156 158 440,264
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 4,132 W 3,750 240,635 382 D
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 12,415 W 6,813 525,343 5,602 66,940,767
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 989 W 346 30,242 643 4,250,303
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 401 W 152 9,265 249 14,998,963
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 1,230 W 746 50,591 484 2,264,604
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 3,317 W 1,671 172,190 1,646 26,077,870
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 242 W 147 13,647 95 792,187
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 892 W 241 26,550 651 5,663,230
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 428 W 103 12,791 325 5,317,743
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 452 W 72 9,797 380 1,723,969
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 4,464 W 3,335 200,270 1,129 5,851,898
42291 Farm supplies whsle 269 W 77 5,516 192 994,850
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 681 W 506 13,164 175 847,432
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 447 W 314 13,197 133 324,649
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 128 W 49 5,654 79 2,173,402
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 109 W 28 2,016 81 340,982
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 2,830 W 2,361 160,723 469 1,170,583
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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