Wholesale Census:Colorado, 1992 by SIC Code and Counties Ranked by Volume of Sales


 
Table 1A.  Comparative Statistics for Colorado: 1992 and 1987              
           Number of Establishments, Sales, and Percent Change             
           1987 to 1992                                                    
                                                                           
(Includes only establishments with payroll. Refer to special symbols file  
for meaning of abbreviations and symbols. For explanation of terms and     
comparability of 1987 and 1992 censuses, refer to the published            
final report)                                                              
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                                                 Estab- -------Sales-------
                                                  lish-             Percent
                                                  ments              change
SIC                                                1992        1992 1987 to
code      Kind of business                      (number)    ($1,000)   1992
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          Wholesale trade.....................     7 554  46 871 508   56.4
                                                                           
          Merchant wholesalers................     6 052  21 716 215   40.7
          Manufacturers' sales branches and                                
          sales offices.......................       652  19 721 133   77.9
          Agents, brokers, and commission                                  
          merchants...........................       850   5 434 160   57.6
                                                                           
50        Durable goods.......................     5 079  26 691 801   61.0
501       Motor vehicles and motor vehicle                                 
          parts and supplies..................       694   6 437 333   18.3
5012      Automobiles and other motor vehicles       126   5 160 570   18.0
5013      Motor vehicle supplies and new parts       372     919 761   12.1
5014      Tires and tubes.....................        64     308 592   43.8
5015      Motor vehicle parts, used...........       132      48 410   52.2
502       Furniture and homefurnishings.......       286     787 349   17.1
5021      Furniture...........................       150     412 967   40.7
5023      Homefurnishings.....................       136     374 382   -1.1
503       Lumber and other construction                                    
          materials...........................       310   1 214 183   49.7
5031      Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood                              
          panels..............................       126     633 227   39.5
5032      Brick, stone, and related                                        
          construction materials..............        62     164 375   85.9
5033      Roofing, siding, and insulation                                  
          materials...........................        43     230 730  102.1
5039      Construction materials, n.e.c.......        79     185 851   20.1
504       Professional and commercial                                      
          equipment and supplies..............       912   6 914 251  137.3
5043      Photographic equipment and supplies.        30     183 660  -27.2
5044      Office equipment....................       141     371 292  -15.5
5045      Computers and computer peripheral                                
          equipment and software..............       372   5 229 171  242.0
5046      Commercial equipment, n.e.c.........       103     181 781  109.5
5047      Medical, dental, and hospital                                    
          equipment and supplies..............       176     738 015   74.8
5048      Ophthalmic goods....................        34      31 533   -2.5
5049      Professional equipment and                                       
          supplies, n.e.c.....................        56     178 799   17.7
505       Metals and minerals, except                                      
          petroleum...........................       137     950 360   68.7
5051      Metals service centers and offices..       128     884 259    (D)
5052      Coal and other minerals and ores....         9      66 101    (D)
506       Electrical goods....................       762   4 607 125   72.4
5063      Electrical apparatus and equipment,                              
          wiring supplies, and construction                                
          materials...........................       289     982 315   16.0
5064      Electrical appliances, television                                
          and radio sets......................        60     420 590   14.6
5065      Electronic parts and equipment,                                  
          n.e.c...............................       413   3 204 220  119.6
507       Hardware, and plumbing and heating                               
          equipment and supplies..............       381   1 075 439   39.8
5072      Hardware............................       133     300 864   42.0
5074      Plumbing and heating equipment and                               
          supplies (hydronics)................       166     509 293   47.0
5075      Warm air heating and                                             
          air-conditioning equipment and                                   
          supplies............................        66     189 163    7.1
5078      Refrigeration equipment and supplies        16      76 119  120.6
508       Machinery, equipment, and supplies..     1 098   3 692 404   68.2
5082      Construction and mining (except                                  
          petroleum) machinery and equipment..        98   1 256 335  106.7
5083      Farm and garden machinery and                                    
          equipment...........................       157     294 426   22.7
5084      Industrial machinery and equipment..       443     955 065   27.0
5085      Industrial supplies.................       222     611 614   91.4
5087      Service establishment equipment and                              
          supplies............................       145     172 193   37.6
5088      Transportation equipment and                                     
          supplies, except motor vehicles.....        33     402 771  167.5
509       Miscellaneous durable goods.........       499   1 013 357   87.6
5091      Sporting and recreational goods and                              
          supplies............................       142     374 499  134.3
5092      Toys and hobby goods and supplies...        38      74 420   61.4
5093      Scrap and waste materials...........        99     212 900   27.6
5094      Jewelry, watches, precious stones,                               
          and precious metals.................        89      61 085   31.6
5099      Durable goods, n.e.c................       131     290 453  140.2
51        Nondurable goods....................     2 475  20 179 707   50.7
511       Paper and paper products............       306   1 282 047   45.8
5111      Printing and writing paper..........        34     374 337   66.8
5112      Stationery and office supplies......       210     442 955   71.7
5113      Industrial and personal service                                  
          paper...............................        62     464 755   17.1
512       Drugs, drug proprietaries, and                                   
          druggists' sundries.................        96   1 371 410  103.7
5122      Drugs, drug proprietaries, and                                   
          druggists' sundries.................        96   1 371 410  103.7
513       Apparel, piece goods, and notions...       203     485 688  134.0
5131      Piece goods, notions, and other dry                              
          goods...............................        50      64 943   15.0
5136      Men's and boys' clothing and                                     
          furnishings.........................        68     245 003  319.3
5137      Women's, children's, and infants'                                
          clothing and accessories............        77     157 069  131.0
5139      Footwear............................         8      18 673  -24.1
514       Groceries and related products......       532   6 537 539   38.4
5141      Groceries, general line.............        58   1 706 104   26.2
5142      Packaged frozen foods...............        24     554 659   87.0
5143      Dairy products, except dried or                                  
          canned..............................        29     366 511    5.0
5144      Poultry and poultry products........         4      42 530  207.6
5145      Confectionery.......................        43     413 733  143.4
5146      Fish and seafoods...................        13      45 605  150.9
5147      Meats and meat products.............        60     956 256   -2.3
5148      Fresh fruits and vegetables.........        84     350 226   36.6
5149      Groceries and related products,                                  
          n.e.c...............................       217   2 101 915   63.3
515       Farm-product raw materials..........       203   1 823 330   42.4
5153      Grain and field beans...............       155     842 927   18.8
5154      Livestock...........................        32     934 850   82.9
5159      Farm-product raw materials, n.e.c...        16      45 553  -23.2
516       Chemicals and allied products.......       186     959 241   10.3
5162      Plastics materials and basic forms                               
          and shapes..........................        47     164 903   81.2
5169      Chemicals and allied products,                                   
          n.e.c...............................       139     794 338    2.0
517       Petroleum and petroleum products....       241   4 952 965   90.9
5171      Petroleum bulk stations and                                      
          terminals...........................       176   3 362 280  202.3
5172      Petroleum and petroleum products                                 
          wholesalers, except bulk stations                                
          and terminals.......................        65   1 590 685    7.4
518       Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic                              
          beverages...........................        68     773 794   17.0
5181      Beer and ale........................        46     414 969   15.1
5182      Wine and distilled alcoholic                                     
          beverages...........................        22     358 825   19.2
519       Miscellaneous nondurable goods......       640   1 993 693   32.4
5191      Farm supplies.......................       200     479 081   -9.6
5192      Books, periodicals, and newspapers..        69     298 624  118.4
5193      Flowers, nursery stock, and                                      
          florists' supplies..................        65      95 543   40.2
5194      Tobacco and tobacco products........        22     805 237   82.8
5198      Paints, varnishes, and supplies.....        61     106 174   -9.0
5199      Nondurable goods, n.e.c.............       223     209 034   -2.0
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Table 1B.  Comparative Statistics for Colorado: 1992 and 1987              
           Number of Establishments, Employees, and Percent Change         
           1987 to 1992                                                    
                                                                           
(Includes only establishments with payroll. Refer to special symbols file  
for meaning of abbreviations and symbols. For explanation of terms and     
comparability of 1987 and 1992 censuses, refer to the published            
final report)                                                              
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                                                 Estab- -----Employees-----
                                                  lish-             Percent
                                                  ments              change
SIC                                                1992        1992 1987 to
code      Kind of business                      (number)    (number)   1992
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          Wholesale trade.....................     7 554      84 006   10.0
                                                                           
          Merchant wholesalers................     6 052      62 662    9.4
          Manufacturers' sales branches and                                
          sales offices.......................       652      16 654   11.8
          Agents, brokers, and commission                                  
          merchants...........................       850       4 690   11.7
                                                                           
50        Durable goods.......................     5 079      52 003   10.2
501       Motor vehicles and motor vehicle                                 
          parts and supplies..................       694       7 157    6.5
5012      Automobiles and other motor vehicles       126       2 047   -2.8
5013      Motor vehicle supplies and new parts       372       3 818   11.0
5014      Tires and tubes.....................        64         693   13.1
5015      Motor vehicle parts, used...........       132         599    6.4
502       Furniture and homefurnishings.......       286       2 351    8.7
5021      Furniture...........................       150       1 158   13.4
5023      Homefurnishings.....................       136       1 193    4.6
503       Lumber and other construction                                    
          materials...........................       310       3 458    1.9
5031      Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood                              
          panels..............................       126       1 752   -3.5
5032      Brick, stone, and related                                        
          construction materials..............        62         459   61.6
5033      Roofing, siding, and insulation                                  
          materials...........................        43         399    4.5
5039      Construction materials, n.e.c.......        79         848   -6.9
504       Professional and commercial                                      
          equipment and supplies..............       912      13 341   10.1
5043      Photographic equipment and supplies.        30         362  -11.3
5044      Office equipment....................       141       2 294  -27.0
5045      Computers and computer peripheral                                
          equipment and software..............       372       6 912   31.2
5046      Commercial equipment, n.e.c.........       103         748   57.5
5047      Medical, dental, and hospital                                    
          equipment and supplies..............       176       1 999    6.6
5048      Ophthalmic goods....................        34         191  -45.9
5049      Professional equipment and                                       
          supplies, n.e.c.....................        56         835   41.0
505       Metals and minerals, except                                      
          petroleum...........................       137       1 539    5.8
5051      Metals service centers and offices..       128       1 494    (D)
5052      Coal and other minerals and ores....         9          45    (D)
506       Electrical goods....................       762       7 655   20.4
5063      Electrical apparatus and equipment,                              
          wiring supplies, and construction                                
          materials...........................       289       2 376   -1.9
5064      Electrical appliances, television                                
          and radio sets......................        60         472  -20.4
5065      Electronic parts and equipment,                                  
          n.e.c...............................       413       4 807   43.9
507       Hardware, and plumbing and heating                               
          equipment and supplies..............       381       3 196   -6.7
5072      Hardware............................       133       1 007   -8.0
5074      Plumbing and heating equipment and                               
          supplies (hydronics)................       166       1 414    9.7
5075      Warm air heating and                                             
          air-conditioning equipment and                                   
          supplies............................        66         575  -29.5
5078      Refrigeration equipment and supplies        16         200  -11.1
508       Machinery, equipment, and supplies..     1 098       9 317    6.1
5082      Construction and mining (except                                  
          petroleum) machinery and equipment..        98       1 640     .1
5083      Farm and garden machinery and                                    
          equipment...........................       157       1 346   10.2
5084      Industrial machinery and equipment..       443       3 029    2.9
5085      Industrial supplies.................       222       1 902   25.3
5087      Service establishment equipment and                              
          supplies............................       145       1 017    3.2
5088      Transportation equipment and                                     
          supplies, except motor vehicles.....        33         383  -19.7
509       Miscellaneous durable goods.........       499       3 989   44.4
5091      Sporting and recreational goods and                              
          supplies............................       142       1 351  108.5
5092      Toys and hobby goods and supplies...        38         335   21.4
5093      Scrap and waste materials...........        99       1 020   24.5
5094      Jewelry, watches, precious stones,                               
          and precious metals.................        89         364    5.2
5099      Durable goods, n.e.c................       131         919   36.4
51        Nondurable goods....................     2 475      32 003    9.5
511       Paper and paper products............       306       3 379   35.1
5111      Printing and writing paper..........        34         682   16.2
5112      Stationery and office supplies......       210       2 223   65.4
5113      Industrial and personal service                                  
          paper...............................        62         474  -17.0
512       Drugs, drug proprietaries, and                                   
          druggists' sundries.................        96       2 214   83.9
5122      Drugs, drug proprietaries, and                                   
          druggists' sundries.................        96       2 214   83.9
513       Apparel, piece goods, and notions...       203       1 390   74.4
5131      Piece goods, notions, and other dry                              
          goods...............................        50         392   23.3
5136      Men's and boys' clothing and                                     
          furnishings.........................        68         402  101.0
5137      Women's, children's, and infants'                                
          clothing and accessories............        77         562  123.9
5139      Footwear............................         8          34   21.4
514       Groceries and related products......       532      10 472    -.6
5141      Groceries, general line.............        58       2 720   -1.9
5142      Packaged frozen foods...............        24         873   38.1
5143      Dairy products, except dried or                                  
          canned..............................        29         607    6.9
5144      Poultry and poultry products........         4          43   -8.5
5145      Confectionery.......................        43       1 015  195.9
5146      Fish and seafoods...................        13         227  144.1
5147      Meats and meat products.............        60         709  -66.0
5148      Fresh fruits and vegetables.........        84       1 694    -.8
5149      Groceries and related products,                                  
          n.e.c...............................       217       2 584   13.2
515       Farm-product raw materials..........       203       2 049   -1.0
5153      Grain and field beans...............       155       1 192   -7.7
5154      Livestock...........................        32         699    2.9
5159      Farm-product raw materials, n.e.c...        16         158   58.0
516       Chemicals and allied products.......       186       1 707   -7.7
5162      Plastics materials and basic forms                               
          and shapes..........................        47         339   20.2
5169      Chemicals and allied products,                                   
          n.e.c...............................       139       1 368  -12.8
517       Petroleum and petroleum products....       241       2 840   12.7
5171      Petroleum bulk stations and                                      
          terminals...........................       176       1 962    4.3
5172      Petroleum and petroleum products                                 
          wholesalers, except bulk stations                                
          and terminals.......................        65         878   37.6
518       Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic                              
          beverages...........................        68       2 134   -5.9
5181      Beer and ale........................        46       1 306   -5.5
5182      Wine and distilled alcoholic                                     
          beverages...........................        22         828   -6.7
519       Miscellaneous nondurable goods......       640       5 818    6.3
5191      Farm supplies.......................       200       1 424   -7.6
5192      Books, periodicals, and newspapers..        69       1 013   43.5
5193      Flowers, nursery stock, and                                      
          florists' supplies..................        65         772   23.5
5194      Tobacco and tobacco products........        22         880   15.9
5198      Paints, varnishes, and supplies.....        61         540   -9.2
5199      Nondurable goods, n.e.c.............       223       1 189   -4.6
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Table 2. Counties Ranked by Volume of Sales:  1992                         
                                                                           
(Includes only establishments with payroll. Refer to special symbols file  
for meaning of abbreviations and symbols.  Refer to the published final    
report for explanation of terms and comparability of 1987 and 1992         
censuses.  Refer to Appendix F in the published final report for           
information on geographic areas followed by #)                             
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                                                        ---Cumulative---   
                                             Sales      Sales    Percent of
         Geographic area         Rank *   ($1,000)   ($1,000)   State total
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Colorado.......................   (X)  46 871 508  46 871 508       100.0  
Denver.........................     1  15 771 929  15 771 929        33.6  
Arapahoe.......................     2  15 201 266  30 973 195        66.1  
Adams..........................     3   4 501 525  35 474 720        75.7  
Boulder........................     4   2 963 998  38 438 718        82.0  
Jefferson......................     5   2 350 552  40 789 270        87.0  
El Paso........................     6   1 077 437  41 866 707        89.3  
Weld...........................     7     788 567  42 655 274        91.0  
Larimer........................     8     666 317  43 321 591        92.4  
Morgan.........................     9     527 885  43 849 476        93.6  
Mesa...........................    10     439 720  44 289 196        94.5  
Douglas........................    11     343 496  44 632 692        95.2  
Pueblo.........................    12     297 224  44 929 916        95.9  
Otero..........................    13     247 321  45 177 237        96.4  
Logan..........................    14     138 462  45 315 699        96.7  
Prowers........................    15     130 825  45 446 524        97.0  
Kit Carson.....................    16     114 822  45 561 346        97.2  
Yuma...........................    17     114 214  45 675 560        97.4  
La Plata.......................    18     114 048  45 789 608        97.7  
Rio Grande.....................    19     109 353  45 898 961        97.9  
Montrose.......................    20     101 957  46 000 918        98.1  
Garfield.......................    21     100 073  46 100 991        98.4  
Moffat.........................    22      71 941  46 172 932        98.5  
Phillips.......................    23      59 320  46 232 252        98.6  
Alamosa........................    24      51 936  46 284 188        98.7  
Eagle..........................    25      49 665  46 333 853        98.9  
Lincoln........................    26      48 849  46 382 702        99.0  
Delta..........................    27      46 430  46 429 132        99.1  
Routt..........................    28      39 441  46 468 573        99.1  
Pitkin.........................    29      36 578  46 505 151        99.2  
Las Animas.....................    30      31 909  46 537 060        99.3  
Fremont........................    31      27 529  46 564 589        99.3  
Montezuma......................    32      25 230  46 589 819        99.4  
Saguache.......................    33      24 690  46 614 509        99.5  
Chaffee........................    34      24 058  46 638 567        99.5  
Summit.........................    35      21 886  46 660 453        99.5  
Baca...........................    36      18 103  46 678 556        99.6  
Sedgwick.......................    37      17 180  46 695 736        99.6  
Cheyenne.......................    38      16 127  46 711 863        99.7  
Teller.........................    39      13 900  46 725 763        99.7  
Clear Creek....................    40      11 904  46 737 667        99.7  
Elbert.........................    41      11 744  46 749 411        99.7  
Gunnison.......................    42      10 215  46 759 626        99.8  
Kiowa..........................    43       8 418  46 768 044        99.8  
Grand..........................    44       8 220  46 776 264        99.8  
Archuleta......................    45       7 575  46 783 839        99.8  
Dolores........................    46       7 351  46 791 190        99.8  
Jackson........................    47       6 843  46 798 033        99.8  
Park...........................    48       6 429  46 804 462        99.9  
Conejos........................    49       5 529  46 809 991        99.9  
Rio Blanco.....................    50       4 925  46 814 916        99.9  
Bent...........................    51       3 105  46 818 021        99.9  
San Miguel.....................   (X)         -    46 818 021        99.9  
San Juan.......................   (X)         -    46 818 021        99.9  
Mineral........................   (X)         -    46 818 021        99.9  
Hinsdale.......................   (X)         -    46 818 021        99.9  
Ouray..........................   (X)         -    46 818 021        99.9  
Costilla.......................   (X)         (D)         (X)         (X)  
Crowley........................   (X)         (D)         (X)         (X)  
Custer.........................   (X)         (D)         (X)         (X)  
Gilpin.........................   (X)         (D)         (X)         (X)  
Huerfano.......................   (X)         (D)         (X)         (X)  
Lake...........................   (X)         (D)         (X)         (X)  
Washington.....................   (X)         (D)         (X)         (X)  
*Counties with suppressed sales (if applicable) are listed at end of table 
 rather than by rank to avoid disclosing data for individual companies.    
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CONTACT:  John Trimble, Services Division, Bureau of the Census,           
Washington, D.C. 20233.  (301-763-5281)                                    
 


Note: Data are in current dollars for the years specified and are not adjusted for inflation. Press release to accompany the report.

Source: Washington, DC: Bureau of the Census, 1994.

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