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2002 Economic Census
Comparative Statistics for United States
Retail Trade

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Retail Trade - by subsector
Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately for 2002 and 1997. Introductory text includes scope, methodology, non-sampling error, and confidentiality protection. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1997 and 2002. An alternate display includes columns for 1997 data.
N = Not comparable or not available; r = revised
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1997
NAICS
code
1997 NAICS Description Establishments Sales ($1,000) Annual payroll ($1,000) Paid employees
2002 % chg 2002 % chg 2002 % chg 2002 % chg
  44-45 Retail trade 1,110,983 -0.7 3,053,682,623 24.1 301,520,454 27.1 14,623,228 4.5
to industry detail 441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 121,485 -0.9 799,000,788 23.8 63,955,636 27.3 1,821,049 5.9
to industry detail 442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 65,204 0.7 91,814,210 28.1 12,843,300 29.0 535,029 10.8
to industry detail 443 Electronics & appliance stores 46,779 7.9 82,228,017 19.9 9,329,827 32.1 391,015 13.3
to industry detail 444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 88,314 N 246,560,851 N 30,066,671 N 1,160,016 N
to industry detail 445 Food & beverage stores 148,804 0.2 456,942,288 13.7 48,686,166 20.0 2,838,653 -1.9
to industry detail 446 Health & personal care stores 81,797 -1.4 177,947,091 51.2 20,266,157 33.4 1,024,429 13.4
to industry detail 447 Gasoline stations 121,446 -4.3 249,141,412 25.7 13,700,950 19.3 926,792 0.5
to industry detail 448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 149,810 -4.3 167,934,068 23.1 21,391,100 28.9 1,426,573 11.4

 

 

Retail Trade - by industry
Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately for 2002 and 1997. Introductory text includes scope, methodology, non-sampling error, and confidentiality protection. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1997 and 2002. An alternate display includes columns for 1997 data.
N = Not comparable or not available; r = revised
1997
NAICS
code
1997 NAICS Description Establishments Sales ($1,000) Annual payroll ($1,000) Paid employees
2002 % chg 2002 % chg 2002 % chg 2002 % chg
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 121,485 -0.9 799,000,788 23.8 63,955,636 27.3 1,821,049 5.9
4411 Automobile dealers 51,731 5.1 693,840,253 25.3 49,308,063 31.8 1,252,800 10.0
44111 New car dealers 26,670 3.0 645,759,322 24.4 46,306,269 31.5 1,143,753 9.3
44112 Used car dealers 25,061 7.4 48,080,931 38.6 3,001,794 36.6 109,047 17.6
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 15,710 15.6 47,135,901 63.2 4,290,265 66.9 139,228 35.5
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 3,080 2.2 14,835,723 47.3 1,230,732 51.2 35,227 19.6
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 12,630 19.4 32,300,178 71.6 3,059,533 74.2 104,001 41.9
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 54,044 N 58,024,634 N 10,357,308 N 429,021 N
1997
NAICS
code
1997 NAICS Description Establishments Sales ($1,000) Annual payroll ($1,000) Paid employees
2002 % chg 2002 % chg 2002 % chg 2002 % chg
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 65,204 0.7 91,814,210 28.1 12,843,300 29.0 535,029 10.8
4421 Furniture stores 28,244 -4.1 50,221,652 22.6 6,918,840 23.1 249,807 -0.6
4422 Home furnishings stores 36,960 4.8 41,592,558 35.4 5,924,460 36.5 285,222 23.2
44221 Floor covering stores 15,290 N 18,206,361 N 2,890,984 N 93,706 N
44229 Other home furnishings stores 21,670 16.1 23,386,197 64.1 3,033,476 61.2 191,516 41.5
442291 Window treatment stores 2,163 1.7 1,127,570 23.2 189,329 27.4 9,033 5.7
442299 All other home furnishings stores 19,507 18.0 22,258,627 66.9 2,844,147 64.1 182,483 43.9
1997
NAICS
code
1997 NAICS Description Establishments Sales ($1,000) Annual payroll ($1,000) Paid employees
2002 % chg 2002 % chg 2002 % chg 2002 % chg
443 Electronics & appliance stores 46,779 7.9 82,228,017 19.9 9,329,827 32.1 391,015 13.3
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 33,866 17.6 62,378,568 47.6 7,063,402 58.3 297,338 25.4
443111 Household appliance stores 10,330 -1.5 13,927,911 38.1 1,776,454 45.9 69,168 14.9
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 23,536 28.6 48,450,657 50.6 5,286,948 62.9 228,170 29.0
44312 Computer & software stores 10,134 -13.7 16,695,567 -30.6 1,832,465 -19.5 73,935 -18.3
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 2,779 -2.3 3,153,882 40.1 433,960 33.9 19,742 12.8
1997
NAICS
code
1997 NAICS Description Establishments Sales ($1,000) Annual payroll ($1,000) Paid employees
2002 % chg 2002 % chg 2002 % chg 2002 % chg
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 88,314 N 246,560,851 N 30,066,671 N 1,160,016 N
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 67,190 N 215,640,919 N 26,282,496 N 988,707 N
44411 Home centers 5,644 41.2 94,759,588 83.5 9,401,241 88.2 411,656 45.0
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 7,857 N 7,987,141 N 1,163,183 N 41,720 N
44413 Hardware stores 15,103 -4.1 16,601,582 22.0 2,591,062 23.7 142,881 3.7
44419 Other building material dealers 38,586 N 96,292,608 N 13,127,010 N 392,450 N
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 21,124 N 30,919,932 N 3,784,175 N 171,309 N
1997
NAICS
code
1997 NAICS Description Establishments Sales ($1,000) Annual payroll ($1,000) Paid employees
2002 % chg 2002 % chg 2002 % chg 2002 % chg
445 Food & beverage stores 148,804 0.2 456,942,288 13.7 48,686,166 20.0 2,838,653 -1.9
4451 Grocery stores 95,362 -1.2 415,613,872 12.9 44,576,022 19.1 2,576,066 -2.6
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 66,150 -4.8 395,233,897 12.5 42,790,166 19.4 2,437,750 -2.1
44512 Convenience stores 29,212 7.9 20,379,975 21.0 1,785,856 11.7 138,316 -10.1
4452 Specialty food stores 24,485 9.4 13,081,990 20.8 2,042,205 40.3 129,552 9.0
44521 Meat markets 5,848 -18.9 4,423,938 1.8 574,362 5.5 35,597 -10.7
44522 Fish & seafood markets 2,042 25.0 1,501,257 44.7 170,428 67.2 9,902 39.1
44523 Fruit & vegetable markets 3,239 1.9 2,770,917 31.5 316,098 33.4 18,983 10.0
44529 Other specialty food stores 13,356 29.1 4,385,878 31.4 981,317 71.5 65,070 19.2
445291 Baked goods stores 4,511 61.7 1,395,372 56.7 499,246 161.3 26,169 76.7
445292 Confectionery & nut stores 3,436 -6.7 1,352,804 10.2 208,590 9.3 17,251 -20.1
445299 All other specialty food stores 5,409 39.7 1,637,702 34.2 273,481 43.6 21,650 18.9
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 28,957 -2.2 28,246,426 24.5 2,067,939 21.7 133,035 1.8
1997
NAICS
code
1997 NAICS Description Establishments Sales ($1,000) Annual payroll ($1,000) Paid employees
2002 % chg 2002 % chg 2002 % chg 2002 % chg
446 Health & personal care stores 81,797 -1.4 177,947,091 51.2 20,266,157 33.4 1,024,429 13.4
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 40,234 -7.8 153,748,566 55.9 15,477,928 33.6 783,392 11.3
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 39,121 -6.3 152,728,021 57.5 15,338,152 34.8 774,775 12.7
4461102 Proprietary stores 1,113 -40.5 1,020,545 -37.8 139,776 -32.4 8,617 -47.5
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 10,796 19.8 6,281,436 42.1 919,109 52.3 75,836 63.0
44613 Optical goods stores 13,037 -14.2 6,649,362 3.4 1,629,817 16.3 70,175 -3.9
44619 Other health & personal care stores 17,730 17.3 11,267,727 37.1 2,239,303 40.1 95,026 18.2
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 9,526 28.7 4,654,310 33.4 691,020 42.5 46,897 21.7
446199 All other health & personal care stores 8,204 N 6,613,417 N 1,548,283 N 48,129 N
1997
NAICS
code
1997 NAICS Description Establishments Sales ($1,000) Annual payroll ($1,000) Paid employees
2002 % chg 2002 % chg 2002 % chg 2002 % chg
447 Gasoline stations 121,446 -4.3 249,141,412 25.7 13,700,950 19.3 926,792 0.5
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 93,691 14.7 186,735,177 46.3 10,091,473 39.6 722,047 17.6
44719 Other gasoline stations 27,755 -38.6 62,406,235 -11.6 3,609,477 -15.1 204,745 -33.5
1997
NAICS
code
1997 NAICS Description Establishments Sales ($1,000) Annual payroll ($1,000) Paid employees
2002 % chg 2002 % chg 2002 % chg 2002 % chg
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 149,810 -4.3 167,934,068 23.1 21,391,100 28.9 1,426,573 11.4
4481 Clothing stores 90,954 -4.0 120,130,689 25.2 15,017,689 33.8 1,062,523 14.5
44811 Men's clothing stores 9,437 -22.3 7,914,715 -19.8 1,272,374 -4.0 62,223 -25.6
44812 Women's clothing stores 33,955 -14.4 30,594,591 12.2 3,790,125 12.6 293,840 -3.9
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 6,558 28.2 7,082,266 52.7 784,561 65.4 67,010 44.0
44814 Family clothing stores 24,539 20.0 63,852,108 42.5 7,441,014 55.1 522,164 33.1
44815 Clothing accessories stores 5,810 -0.9 2,731,046 28.1 460,493 46.8 26,669 3.6
44819 Other clothing stores 10,655 -7.3 7,955,963 21.4 1,269,122 43.5 90,617 35.5
4482 Shoe stores 28,499 -9.2 22,955,111 11.7 2,681,315 14.2 205,067 10.4
4482101 Men's shoe stores 1,622 -31.7 965,889 -26.7 142,100 -19.8 6,886 -30.3
4482102 Women's shoe stores 3,146 -29.6 1,985,156 -15.3 287,776 -11.5 24,236 -9.7
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 1,078 3.0 585,243 27.4 86,562 29.1 6,268 11.3
4482104 Family shoe stores 16,569 -9.1 12,179,976 16.0 1,409,390 21.6 104,277 11.8
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 6,084 4.7 7,238,847 9.7 755,487 10.4 63,400 10.5
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 30,357 -0.3 24,848,268 24.6 3,692,096 22.1 158,983 -4.5
44831 Jewelry stores 28,625 1.0 23,304,320 25.9 3,483,351 22.8 148,752 -4.0
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 1,732 -18.5 1,543,948 8.4 208,745 11.2 10,231 -11.4

 

Source: 2002 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics,   Questions?