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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2004:
NAICS 42 - Wholesale trade
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U.S. - Wholesale trade - by Employment Size of Enterprise
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Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 337,642 429,489 5,907,051 290,576,332
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 34,767 34,843 0 1,860,775
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 154,946 155,423 323,957 11,997,167
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 59,038 60,315 389,178 15,402,718
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 40,461 43,591 539,741 22,520,809
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 37,727 52,985 1,390,686 61,149,720
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 7,716 26,136 993,734 45,867,280
Firms with 500 employees or more 2,987 56,196 2,269,755 131,777,863
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 722 5,204 184,232 9,554,607
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 369 2,901 101,118 5,645,643
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 429 4,809 146,578 7,899,458
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 427 5,786 184,688 9,923,894
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 1,040 37,496 1,653,139 98,754,261
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 418 8,777 283,390 15,966,176
Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees 274 6,890 312,588 18,407,621
Firms with 10,000 employees or more 348 21,829 1,057,161 64,380,464

 
 
U.S. - Wholesale trade - by Year
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Year Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to 2008 detail 2008 328,784 14.8% 3.5% 1.0% 6,165,204 80.5% 58.1% 40.1%
link to 2007 detail 2007 334,676 14.3% 3.3% 0.9% 5,964,850 79.4% 56.5% 39.0%
link to 2006 detail 2006 334,597 14.5% 3.3% 0.9% 6,030,647 79.6% 56.5% 38.9%
link to 2005 detail 2005 336,736 14.2% 3.2% 0.9% 5,968,929 79.3% 56.2% 39.1%
link to 2004 detail 2004 337,642 14.3% 3.2% 0.9% 5,907,051 78.8% 55.2% 38.4%
link to 2003 detail 2003 342,450 14.2% 3.2% 0.9% 5,863,860 78.3% 54.7% 37.9%
link to 2002 detail 2002 345,309 14.4% 3.1% 0.9% 5,860,256 77.9% 53.6% 37.2%
link to 2001 detail 2001 346,027 15.1% 3.3% 0.9% 6,142,089 78.3% 54.0% 37.1%
link to 2000 detail 2000 354,153 14.8% 3.2% 0.9% 6,112,029 77.7% 53.0% 36.4%
link to 1999 detail 1999 358,564 14.6% 3.1% 0.9% 5,972,022 77.1% 52.0% 35.8%
link to 1998 detail 1998 363,454 14.5% 3.1% 0.9% 5,885,230 76.3% 50.9% 34.6%

 
 
Wholesale trade - by State
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State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to industry detail United States 337,642 14.3% 3.2% 0.9% 5,907,051 78.8% 55.2% 38.4%
link to industry detail Alabama 4,576 26.7% 13.1% 8.1% 76,123 78.6% 52.7% 34.1%
link to industry detail Alaska 606 32.8% 19.6% 14.7% 8,167 80.3% 52.2% 41.2%
link to industry detail Arizona 5,682 25.0% 13.7% 8.6% 91,852 80.9% 60.9% 44.4%
link to industry detail Arkansas 2,909 28.3% 13.9% 9.0% 45,781 78.5% 51.4% 36.1%
link to industry detail California 51,565 16.5% 5.1% 2.2% 801,781 76.8% 51.4% 33.8%
link to industry detail Colorado 6,334 23.3% 12.9% 8.1% 96,848 80.0% 58.6% 44.6%
link to industry detail Connecticut 4,248 24.5% 12.4% 7.5% 78,892 81.5% 60.0% 43.8%
link to industry detail Delaware 892 31.2% 19.6% 13.5% 20,051 87.2% 74.2% 64.9%
link to industry detail District of Columbia 345 38.0% 22.9% 17.7% 6,517 83.4% 59.6% 54.4%
link to industry detail Florida 27,641 12.5% 5.2% 2.7% 307,833 72.7% 51.3% 36.4%
link to industry detail Georgia 11,862 23.0% 11.7% 6.5% 199,327 80.9% 61.0% 45.2%
link to industry detail Hawaii 1,686 22.3% 10.8% 7.4% 19,986 70.9% 40.3% 25.1%
link to industry detail Idaho 1,623 31.5% 16.2% 10.2% 23,094 78.8% 47.5% 31.2%
link to industry detail Illinois 17,341 22.6% 9.7% 5.1% 323,273 81.9% 59.6% 44.6%
link to industry detail Indiana 6,791 25.8% 12.6% 6.9% 114,962 79.8% 55.0% 38.0%
link to industry detail Iowa 3,684 29.4% 13.0% 6.8% 61,423 78.8% 47.2% 24.6%
link to industry detail Kansas 3,600 29.3% 13.8% 8.1% 62,274 80.5% 54.9% 39.3%
link to industry detail Kentucky 3,859 28.3% 14.3% 8.5% 68,653 80.8% 58.0% 38.4%
link to industry detail Louisiana 4,624 26.2% 12.0% 7.3% 73,609 75.6% 48.8% 30.7%
link to industry detail Maine 1,500 24.7% 14.3% 9.5% 18,796 75.2% 51.0% 31.0%
link to industry detail Maryland 5,239 25.8% 13.1% 7.8% 95,065 81.9% 59.0% 40.6%
link to industry detail Massachusetts 7,974 24.1% 11.0% 6.5% 143,292 80.6% 56.6% 39.9%
link to industry detail Michigan 10,353 22.3% 10.0% 5.9% 172,962 79.2% 55.2% 39.3%
link to industry detail Minnesota 7,693 23.7% 11.1% 6.7% 136,382 81.6% 58.5% 42.9%
link to industry detail Mississippi 2,487 28.3% 14.3% 9.4% 35,458 75.1% 46.6% 30.6%
link to industry detail Missouri 7,091 25.5% 12.5% 7.0% 131,159 81.4% 59.3% 43.6%
link to industry detail Montana 1,219 25.3% 13.5% 9.4% 13,886 71.9% 41.6% 27.6%
link to industry detail Nebraska 2,296 31.0% 15.8% 9.2% 36,645 79.2% 50.2% 28.4%
link to industry detail Nevada 2,488 29.7% 17.9% 11.1% 35,215 80.2% 58.5% 39.8%
link to industry detail New Hampshire 1,840 25.7% 13.7% 8.7% 24,665 77.1% 52.6% 38.4%
link to industry detail New Jersey 15,396 18.8% 7.8% 4.2% 272,818 80.7% 59.1% 42.0%
link to industry detail New Mexico 1,741 30.1% 17.2% 12.4% 20,444 73.8% 49.7% 36.6%
link to industry detail New York 33,216 13.4% 4.4% 2.0% 407,036 73.0% 47.6% 29.9%
link to industry detail North Carolina 9,801 22.8% 11.0% 6.3% 165,335 80.3% 58.9% 43.1%
link to industry detail North Dakota 1,129 31.5% 15.5% 9.7% 16,854 76.4% 46.6% 32.6%
link to industry detail Ohio 12,721 23.9% 10.3% 5.3% 235,090 80.5% 56.2% 38.2%
link to industry detail Oklahoma 3,869 26.2% 12.8% 8.1% 53,677 75.7% 48.5% 32.9%
link to industry detail Oregon 4,825 26.4% 14.1% 8.5% 73,231 79.6% 55.5% 36.1%
link to industry detail Pennsylvania 13,502 22.8% 9.8% 5.2% 245,044 80.5% 56.9% 38.6%
link to industry detail Rhode Island 1,369 26.2% 12.8% 8.3% 18,791 76.0% 46.1% 29.2%
link to industry detail South Carolina 4,066 25.3% 12.8% 7.8% 63,752 78.4% 55.4% 39.0%
link to industry detail South Dakota 1,054 31.6% 14.3% 8.7% 15,224 76.1% 41.8% 20.9%
link to industry detail Tennessee 6,073 27.5% 13.8% 8.3% 117,856 82.4% 61.3% 45.2%
link to industry detail Texas 24,875 19.7% 8.1% 4.0% 437,778 79.5% 58.4% 43.1%
link to industry detail Utah 3,030 27.9% 15.3% 10.1% 44,848 79.2% 55.6% 39.8%
link to industry detail Vermont 778 28.7% 15.9% 9.8% 10,414 77.0% 49.8% 24.7%
link to industry detail Virginia 6,299 24.9% 12.4% 7.3% 112,993 81.6% 60.1% 41.5%
link to industry detail Washington 8,056 22.6% 10.7% 6.2% 124,686 79.3% 55.5% 38.0%
link to industry detail West Virginia 1,372 31.1% 16.9% 11.9% 20,792 76.8% 52.9% 34.5%
link to industry detail Wisconsin 6,149 26.1% 11.7% 6.3% 119,884 81.9% 58.0% 37.3%
link to industry detail Wyoming 602 33.4% 18.9% 13.6% 6,533 71.6% 43.7% 28.2%

 
 
U.S. - Wholesale trade - by Subsector
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Industry
detail
NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
  42 Wholesale trade 337,642 14.3% 3.2% 0.9% 5,907,051 78.8% 55.2% 38.4%
link to industry detail 423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 186,672 15.8% 3.4% 1.0% 3,319,061 77.8% 52.4% 35.7%
link to industry detail 424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 107,881 16.9% 4.4% 1.3% 2,294,256 82.8% 61.2% 43.2%
link to industry detail 425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 44,488 4.4% 0.9% 0.4% 293,734 59.2% 41.7% 32.1%

 
 
U.S. - Wholesale trade - by Industry
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NAICS
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Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 423 Durable goods merchant wholesalers 186,672 15.8% 3.4% 1.0% 3,319,061 77.8% 52.4% 35.7%
link to state detail 4231 Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers 18,863 18.4% 4.9% 1.5% 358,068 80.0% 53.6% 32.9%
link to state detail 42311 Automobile & other mtr vehicle merchant wholesalers 5,514 22.5% 6.3% 1.6% 116,309 84.6% 53.8% 25.8%
link to state detail 42312 Mtr vehicle supplies & new parts merchant wholesalers 9,968 18.5% 5.5% 2.2% 197,013 80.0% 56.5% 38.7%
link to state detail 42313 Tire & tube merchant wholesalers 1,400 27.4% 8.2% 2.4% 27,680 80.9% 50.3% 30.3%
link to state detail 42314 Motor vehicle parts (used) merchant wholesalers 2,142 7.3% 1.2% 0.6% 17,066 47.1% 23.4% 17.2%
link to state detail 4232 Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers 11,643 16.3% 3.8% 1.0% 157,129 72.4% 38.8% 14.7%
link to state detail 42321 Furniture merchant wholesalers 5,142 15.8% 3.4% 1.0% 62,434 70.8% 33.4% 12.1%
link to state detail 42322 Home furnishing merchant wholesalers 6,509 16.7% 4.1% 1.0% 94,695 73.5% 42.4% 16.5%
link to state detail 4233 Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers 12,629 21.7% 6.1% 2.1% 247,876 80.1% 51.6% 32.6%
link to state detail 42331 Lumber, plywood, & wood panel merchant wholesalers 6,414 25.0% 6.7% 2.3% 142,231 82.3% 52.1% 32.1%
link to state detail 42332 Brick, stone, & const material merchant wholesalers 2,886 17.6% 5.9% 2.7% 35,554 69.4% 37.7% 22.6%
link to state detail 42333 Roofing, siding, & insul mat merchant wholesalers 1,135 27.4% 9.9% 3.7% 37,143 88.0% 69.7% 49.3%
link to state detail 42339 Other construction material merchant wholesalers 2,354 19.9% 7.6% 3.2% 32,948 73.2% 44.4% 26.3%
link to state detail 4234 Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers 27,904 15.8% 4.0% 1.5% 717,787 84.9% 68.3% 55.6%
link to state detail 42341 Photo equip & supp merchant wholesalers 858 20.3% 5.0% 2.3% 19,444 83.3% 60.7% 47.5%
link to state detail 42342 Office equipment merchant wholesalers 3,456 21.2% 3.8% 1.3% 159,422 90.6% 76.5% 69.2%
link to state detail 42343 Comp & perphl equip & software merchant wholesalers 9,635 16.1% 4.3% 1.9% 293,814 87.4% 73.2% 61.9%
link to state detail 42344 Other commercial equipment merchant wholesalers 4,035 14.3% 3.2% 1.2% 48,107 64.4% 31.8% 14.0%
link to state detail 42345 Med, dental, & hosp equip & supp merchant wholesalers 6,752 13.1% 4.4% 1.9% 138,081 83.2% 67.8% 52.3%
link to state detail 42346 Ophthalmic goods merchant wholesalers 1,130 18.1% 5.8% 1.9% 25,246 83.2% 60.4% 35.2%
link to state detail 42349 Other professional equip & supp merchant wholesalers 2,139 17.3% 4.9% 1.9% 33,673 75.1% 50.3% 30.9%
link to state detail 4235 Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers 7,761 21.7% 6.3% 2.7% 146,339 78.8% 49.3% 30.8%
link to state detail 42351 Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers 7,357 22.1% 6.2% 2.6% 142,927 79.2% 49.5% 30.8%
link to state detail 42352 Coal & other mineral & ore merchant wholesalers 412 16.3% 9.0% 6.6% 3,412 63.3% 40.4% 30.4%
link to state detail 4236 Electrical goods merchant wholesalers 20,630 17.2% 4.5% 1.7% 460,972 82.1% 61.6% 47.1%
link to state detail 42361 Elec appar & equip & wiring supp merchant wholesalers 7,861 18.4% 5.2% 2.0% 156,692 79.6% 56.5% 39.6%
link to state detail 42362 Electric appliance, TV & radio merchant wholesalers 2,356 18.8% 5.3% 2.2% 47,289 80.6% 55.5% 37.6%
link to state detail 42369 Other electronic parts & equip merchant wholesalers 10,553 16.9% 4.7% 2.1% 256,991 83.9% 65.8% 53.5%
link to state detail 4237 Hrdwr, plumb & heat equip & supp merchant wholesalers 11,610 19.6% 4.6% 1.4% 217,236 77.3% 48.8% 29.5%
link to state detail 42371 Hardware merchant wholesalers 5,053 17.8% 4.0% 1.4% 82,338 74.3% 44.4% 25.7%
link to state detail 42372 Plumbing & heating equip & supp merchant wholesalers 3,213 22.4% 5.9% 1.8% 68,890 80.8% 54.8% 35.5%
link to state detail 42373 Warm air heating & AC equip merchant wholesalers 2,635 21.9% 5.8% 1.7% 52,365 77.7% 49.5% 28.8%
link to state detail 42374 Refrigeration equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 815 21.5% 6.1% 2.1% 13,643 75.9% 42.6% 24.9%
link to state detail 4238 Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 45,423 16.6% 3.5% 1.3% 687,678 71.9% 41.6% 25.2%
link to state detail 42381 Const & mining machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 3,075 23.6% 8.5% 3.7% 87,830 86.4% 66.3% 44.6%
link to state detail 42382 Farm & garden machinery & equip merchant wholesalers 6,858 21.3% 2.5% 0.8% 96,562 65.0% 19.5% 7.0%
link to state detail 42383 Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers 22,266 15.7% 3.9% 1.4% 301,518 69.4% 39.6% 22.9%
link to state detail 42384 Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers 7,169 18.1% 4.7% 1.9% 104,720 72.6% 41.9% 24.9%
link to state detail 42385 Service estab equipment & supp merchant wholesalers 4,020 15.3% 3.4% 1.3% 53,540 68.3% 38.5% 23.1%
link to state detail 42386 Trans equip & supp (exc mtr veh) merchant wholesalers 2,508 15.4% 5.5% 3.0% 43,508 78.2% 58.0% 44.9%
link to state detail 4239 Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers 31,910 10.8% 2.3% 0.8% 325,976 66.3% 36.5% 19.9%
link to state detail 42391 Sporting & rec goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 4,859 13.3% 2.8% 1.2% 51,596 67.1% 31.6% 14.7%
link to state detail 42392 Toy & hobby goods & supplies merchant wholesalers 2,460 14.5% 3.5% 0.9% 37,033 76.9% 49.8% 24.0%
link to state detail 42393 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers 5,829 18.6% 3.4% 1.1% 86,770 71.6% 35.2% 17.6%
link to state detail 42394 Jewelry, watch, prec stone, & prec metal merchant wholesalers 7,957 5.5% 1.0% 0.3% 52,771 50.6% 26.4% 11.9%
link to state detail 42399 Other misc durable goods merchant wholesalers 10,828 8.6% 2.2% 0.9% 97,806 65.6% 40.5% 27.5%
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NAICS
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Industry title
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Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 424 Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 107,881 16.9% 4.4% 1.3% 2,294,256 82.8% 61.2% 43.2%
link to state detail 4241 Paper & paper product merchant wholesalers 9,872 16.1% 4.0% 1.3% 200,748 80.8% 59.7% 45.3%
link to state detail 42411 Printing & writing paper merchant wholesalers 948 18.8% 7.2% 2.3% 26,474 86.9% 71.9% 50.9%
link to state detail 42412 Stationery & office supplies merchant wholesalers 5,262 12.9% 3.1% 1.0% 95,651 78.6% 60.5% 50.3%
link to state detail 42413 Industrial & personal serv paper merchant wholesalers 3,700 20.8% 5.2% 1.8% 78,623 81.3% 54.5% 37.3%
link to state detail 4242 Drugs & druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers 6,329 17.5% 6.1% 3.2% 268,369 91.8% 81.7% 71.4%
link to state detail 4243 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers 15,256 12.9% 3.3% 0.9% 190,354 72.4% 43.5% 21.6%
link to state detail 42431 Piece goods, notions, oth dry gd merchant wholesalers 3,698 11.6% 3.5% 1.1% 34,438 61.7% 31.7% 11.7%
link to state detail 42432 Men's & boys' clothing & access merchant wholesalers 3,703 15.6% 4.4% 1.6% 56,909 76.9% 50.4% 27.2%
link to state detail 42433 Women's & child clthng & access merchant wholesalers 6,380 12.8% 3.1% 0.8% 75,208 72.3% 40.0% 18.2%
link to state detail 42434 Footwear merchant wholesalers 1,531 13.3% 4.4% 1.5% 23,799 77.7% 55.0% 33.2%
link to state detail 4244 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 28,284 18.2% 4.6% 1.4% 764,378 86.2% 66.6% 49.7%
link to state detail 42441 General line grocery merchant wholesalers 3,037 17.0% 5.9% 3.0% 131,994 92.0% 82.5% 73.2%
link to state detail 42442 Packaged frozen food merchant wholesalers 2,891 23.2% 7.4% 2.5% 87,456 87.4% 66.3% 45.4%
link to state detail 42443 Dairy prod (exc dried/canned) merchant wholesalers 1,748 20.4% 7.3% 2.9% 51,134 87.3% 69.7% 52.8%
link to state detail 42444 Poultry & poultry prod merchant wholesalers 600 27.2% 8.5% 2.2% 13,732 82.2% 51.2% 14.6%
link to state detail 42445 Confectionery merchant wholesalers 1,900 14.8% 4.0% 1.8% 47,643 86.2% 70.9% 60.5%
link to state detail 42446 Fish & seafood merchant wholesalers 2,254 13.7% 2.4% 0.8% 22,501 64.4% 23.2% 6.1%
link to state detail 42447 Meat & meat product merchant wholesalers 2,509 19.1% 4.3% 1.5% 45,178 77.0% 45.5% 25.2%
link to state detail 42448 Fresh fruit & vegetable merchant wholesalers 4,654 23.9% 5.1% 0.8% 99,805 81.7% 45.0% 12.8%
link to state detail 42449 Other grocery & related products merchant wholesalers 8,962 16.9% 5.3% 2.1% 264,935 88.0% 73.6% 60.4%
link to state detail 4245 Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers 4,391 20.9% 4.7% 1.2% 64,060 71.6% 36.8% 19.3%
link to state detail 42451 Grain & field bean merchant wholesalers 2,708 24.3% 6.2% 1.3% 47,819 74.2% 43.1% 23.2%
link to state detail 42452 Livestock merchant wholesalers 835 20.8% 1.9% 1.1% 9,104 65.0% 9.7% 6.3%
link to state detail 42459 Other farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers 865 11.7% 3.6% 1.4% 7,137 62.6% 29.4% 9.7%
link to state detail 4246 Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers 9,042 16.9% 5.5% 2.4% 141,460 75.9% 51.6% 36.7%
link to state detail 42461 Plastics materials & basic forms merchant wholesalers 2,484 19.9% 7.0% 2.9% 36,338 73.6% 43.9% 23.9%
link to state detail 42469 Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers 6,586 16.1% 5.2% 2.4% 105,122 76.7% 54.2% 41.1%
link to state detail 4247 Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers 5,387 31.4% 9.7% 2.8% 105,047 80.6% 48.6% 26.1%
link to state detail 42471 Petroleum bulk stations & terminals 3,174 38.7% 11.8% 3.4% 68,842 81.8% 46.0% 22.1%
link to state detail 42472 Petrol & petrol prod merchant wholesalers (exc bulk) 2,357 24.9% 10.1% 3.5% 36,205 78.4% 53.5% 33.7%
link to state detail 4248 Beer, wine, & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 3,416 40.0% 12.8% 2.0% 170,456 93.7% 69.2% 32.1%
link to state detail 42481 Beer & ale merchant wholesalers 1,976 52.4% 16.2% 1.9% 104,208 94.5% 62.4% 16.0%
link to state detail 42482 Wine & alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers 1,467 24.3% 9.3% 2.9% 66,248 92.5% 79.8% 57.3%
link to state detail 4249 Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 26,619 13.3% 3.6% 1.2% 389,384 76.1% 53.2% 36.0%
link to state detail 42491 Farm supplies merchant wholesalers 4,976 17.5% 5.1% 1.3% 75,642 74.3% 49.7% 32.0%
link to state detail 42492 Book, periodical, & newspaper merchant wholesalers 2,281 19.5% 8.3% 3.6% 76,343 90.2% 78.5% 66.3%
link to state detail 42493 Flowers & florists' supplies merchant wholesalers 3,943 16.9% 3.2% 0.8% 60,347 72.6% 38.5% 17.0%
link to state detail 42494 Tobacco & tobacco product merchant wholesalers 1,279 27.5% 7.6% 2.3% 58,755 91.5% 73.6% 53.3%
link to state detail 42495 Paint, varnish, & supp merchant wholesalers 1,299 20.4% 6.2% 2.3% 22,777 76.1% 52.3% 34.7%
link to state detail 42499 Other misc nondurable goods merchant wholesalers 12,897 7.8% 2.0% 0.8% 95,520 59.1% 32.7% 16.8%
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NAICS
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Industry title
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Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to state detail 425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 44,488 4.4% 0.9% 0.4% 293,734 59.2% 41.7% 32.1%
link to state detail 42511 Business to business electronic markets 941 3.5% 0.9% 0.5% 4,561 44.8% D 22.2%
link to state detail 42512 Wholesale trade agents & brokers 43,551 4.4% 0.9% 0.4% 289,173 59.4% D 32.3%

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