1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Wholesale Trade

Washington
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 18,952 W 8,913 563,804 10,039 75,397,750
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 11,426 W 4,996 328,140 6,430 39,466,203
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies wholesalers 829 W 270 31,105 559 6,686,443
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 667 W 309 17,665 358 1,872,251
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 711 W 191 24,206 520 3,271,367
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 1,298 W 246 16,153 1,052 5,443,971
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 347 W 101 11,655 246 1,456,675
4216 Electrical goods whsle 991 W 206 13,213 785 5,436,100
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 618 W 171 10,312 447 1,688,759
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 2,190 W 576 39,910 1,614 6,449,814
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 3,775 W 2,926 163,921 849 7,160,823
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 568 W 364 16,725 204 841,542
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle 366 W 270 10,837 96 D
42193 Recyclable material whsle 312 W 147 8,735 165 D
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 409 W 326 17,115 83 140,977
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 2,120 W 1,819 110,509 301 D
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 7,526 W 3,917 235,664 3,609 35,931,547
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 483 W 179 12,742 304 2,353,885
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 223 W 68 3,813 155 3,074,760
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 757 W 442 16,306 315 1,629,624
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 2,036 W 794 61,639 1,242 16,535,093
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 315 W 101 13,460 214 3,803,982
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 341 W 101 5,991 240 1,092,936
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle 248 W 46 4,153 202 2,933,359
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle 149 W 29 1,896 120 1,128,874
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 2,974 W 2,157 115,664 817 3,379,034
42291 Farm supplies whsle 222 W 32 3,017 190 1,082,372
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 428 W 311 9,281 117 311,937
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 318 W 206 6,584 112 217,919
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 43 W 21 3,150 22 910,238
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle 75 W 11 601 64 136,374
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 1,888 W 1,576 93,031 312 720,194
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

Top All-sector table Data in formats for downloading
Publication (page images) (U.S. and state data only)

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

Last modified: 1/17/02   Questions?