1992 Census of Wholesale Trade


The 1992 Census of Wholesale Trade was issued in two series. Detailed holdings are described below, with links to the web versions, if available.

This information is also available on the 1992 Economic Census web site, from the U.S. Census Bureau. The full text of all the reports is available (in PDF format), as well as the data tables in HTML, explanatory materials and links to related sites.

You can also access the data via American FactFinder.

Volumes which contain tables specifically about New York are highlighted.

  • Subject Series. 4 reports.
    HF 5421 .U6 1995 - Business
    1. Establishment and Firm Size (Including Legal Form of Organization)
    2. Measures of Value Produced, Capital Expenditures, Depreciable Assets, and Operating Expenses
    3. Commodity Line Sales: U.S.
    4. Miscellaneous Subjects
  • Geographic Area Series. 52 reports.
    HF 5421 .C4 1994 - Business
    Pt. 33: New York
    A separate report was published for each State, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Each report presents general statistics for establishments with payroll, on number of establishments, sales, payroll, employment, operating expenses, and inventories. At the State level, data also are presented separately for the following types of wholesale operations: merchant wholesalers; manufacturers' sales branches and offices; and agents, brokers, and commission merchants. Less type-of-operation detail is shown below the State level. For States, MA's, and counties and places with 200 wholesale establishments or more, statistics are presented by kind of business. Greater kind-of-business detail is shown for larger areas. In addition, data are shown for all places with 2,500 inhabitants or more and all counties (with no kind-of-business detail). For each State, the District of Columbia, and the U.S., 1992 data are provided on sales and employees per establishment, sales and payroll per employee, payroll as a percent of operating expenses, and operating expenses and end-of-year inventories as percentages of sales. Comparative statistics showing percent changes in sales and payroll between 1987 and 1992 also are shown by kind of business.