1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Wholesale Trade

Virginia
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 15,075 W 7,207 443,853 7,868 61,046,705
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 9,480 W 4,085 271,198 5,395 32,949,420
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies wholesalers 876 W 261 41,237 615 7,692,533
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 658 W 358 18,870 300 D
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 447 W 154 15,211 293 2,004,486
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 1,238 W 217 13,979 1,021 7,887,526
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 256 W 82 7,152 174 2,404,648
4216 Electrical goods whsle 856 W 157 8,749 699 4,684,865
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 598 W 148 9,917 450 1,463,843
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 1,777 W 448 40,712 1,329 4,453,466
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 2,774 W 2,260 115,371 514 D
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 339 W 242 10,875 97 385,650
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 270 W 227 6,441 43 D
42193 Recyclable material whsle 238 W 113 12,047 125 426,765
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 303 W 234 13,548 69 70,910
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 1,624 W 1,444 72,460 180 D
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 5,595 W 3,122 172,655 2,473 28,097,285
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 419 W 149 9,044 270 1,368,790
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 157 W 61 2,861 96 1,910,530
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 506 W 324 16,444 182 660,072
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 1,426 W 715 49,411 711 11,934,667
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 198 W 71 5,367 127 1,754,977
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 315 W 80 4,190 235 1,254,842
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 274 W 52 4,333 222 5,186,055
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 141 W 29 1,784 112 1,355,513
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 2,159 W 1,641 79,221 518 2,671,839
42291 Farm supplies whsle 133 W 27 1,562 106 449,987
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 373 W 288 7,483 85 796,116
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 145 W 88 2,183 57 84,518
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 54 W 19 920 35 902,579
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 45 W 12 434 33 47,866
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 1,409 W 1,207 66,639 202 390,773
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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