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2002 Economic Census
Retail Trade
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Retail Trade - by subsector

Data based on Geographic Area Series reports. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. 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.

D = Withheld to avoid disclosing data of individual companies; data are included in higher level totals
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NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  44-45 Retail trade 800 2,069,684 206,117 10,546
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 80 464,953 37,824 1,015
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 55 76,755 11,848 475
443 Electronics & appliance stores 32 64,684 6,909 301
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 41 256,840 25,667 1,003
445 Food & beverage stores 57 236,527 20,832 1,539
446 Health & personal care stores 57 125,450 14,118 689
447 Gasoline stations 76 138,224 8,427 471
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 142 130,897 16,755 1,306
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 60 72,190 8,757 681
452 General merchandise stores 29 379,823 37,655 2,151
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 145 102,340 13,023 755
454 Nonstore retailers 26 21,001 4,302 160

 

 

Retail Trade - by industry

Data based on Geographic Area Series reports. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. 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.

D = Withheld to avoid disclosing data of individual companies; data are included in higher level totals

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 80 464,953 37,824 1,015
4411 Automobile dealers 36 412,792 28,804 672
44111 New car dealers 15 374,812 26,334 595
44112 Used car dealers 21 37,980 2,470 77
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 7 D D (20-99)
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 6 D D (20-99)
441221 Motorcycle dealers 4 D D (20-99)
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 1 D D (1-19)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 37 D D (250-499)
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 21 25,176 4,126 205
44132 Tire dealers 16 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 55 76,755 11,848 475
4421 Furniture stores 22 34,071 5,531 228
4422 Home furnishings stores 33 42,684 6,317 247
44221 Floor covering stores 7 13,323 2,389 58
44229 Other home furnishings stores 26 29,361 3,928 189
442299 All other home furnishings stores 26 29,361 3,928 189

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 32 64,684 6,909 301
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 26 D D (100-249)
443111 Household appliance stores 9 10,374 1,569 62
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 17 D D (100-249)
44312 Computer & software stores 4 D D (20-99)
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 2 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 41 256,840 25,667 1,003
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 32 238,468 23,827 912
44411 Home centers 4 D D (500-999)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 5 D D (20-99)
44419 Other building material dealers 19 D D (250-499)
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 9 18,372 1,840 91
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 4 D D (20-99)
44422 Nursery, garden center, & farm supply stores 5 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 57 236,527 20,832 1,539
4451 Grocery stores 41 220,820 19,221 1,467
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 30 217,376 18,894 1,450
4452 Specialty food stores 9 D D (20-99)
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 7 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 57 125,450 14,118 689
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 24 90,987 7,892 374
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 5 D D (20-99)
44613 Optical goods stores 11 D D (20-99)
44619 Other health & personal care stores 17 D D (100-249)
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 7 D D (100-249)
446199 All other health & personal care stores 10 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 76 138,224 8,427 471
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 60 102,760 6,517 397
44719 Other gasoline stations 16 35,464 1,910 74

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 142 130,897 16,755 1,306
4481 Clothing stores 89 93,072 10,637 950
44811 Men's clothing stores 11 D D (20-99)
44812 Women's clothing stores 34 21,598 2,809 239
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 7 D D (20-99)
44814 Family clothing stores 21 48,114 4,427 406
44815 Clothing accessories stores 6 D D (20-99)
44819 Other clothing stores 10 7,019 998 105
4482 Shoe stores 24 21,176 3,181 207
4482101 Men's shoe stores 1 D D (1-19)
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 1 D D (1-19)
4482104 Family shoe stores 13 14,773 2,370 114
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 9 D D (20-99)
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 29 16,649 2,937 149
44831 Jewelry stores 28 D D (100-249)
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 1 D D (1-19)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 60 72,190 8,757 681
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 41 46,866 5,807 425
45111 Sporting goods stores 18 18,212 2,332 163
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 1 D D (20-99)
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 17 D D (100-249)
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 14 23,002 2,470 214
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 5 D D (20-99)
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 4 D D (20-99)
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 19 25,324 2,950 256
45121 Book stores & news dealers 11 D D (100-249)
451211 Book stores 11 D D (100-249)
4512111 Book stores, general 7 14,543 1,863 153
4512112 Specialty book stores 4 D D (20-99)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 8 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 29 379,823 37,655 2,151
4521 Department stores 13 D D (1000-2499)
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) 13 D D (1000-2499)
452111 Department stores (expt discount dept stores) 7 D D (500-999)
452112 Discount department stores 6 D D (500-999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 16 D D (250-499)
45291 Warehouse clubs & supercenters 1 D D (100-249)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 15 D D (100-249)
4529901 Variety stores 9 D D (20-99)
4529904 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 6 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 145 102,340 13,023 755
4531 Florists 15 3,250 656 54
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 62 D D (250-499)
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 7 D D (20-99)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 55 22,427 3,177 253
4533 Used merchandise stores 26 D D (100-249)
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 42 D D (250-499)
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 6 D D (20-99)
45392 Art dealers 8 D D (20-99)
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 10 23,483 1,888 50
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 18 14,920 2,536 113

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 26 21,001 4,302 160
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 5 3,507 337 25
4543 Direct selling establishments 17 15,846 3,470 114
45431 Fuel dealers 5 9,868 1,488 57
454311 Heating oil dealers 4 D D (20-99)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 1 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 12 5,978 1,982 57


Source: 2002 Economic Census, Geographic Area Series   Questions?
Last revised: January 06, 2012