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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. Nonemployers are shown separately. 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 35,851 88,821,486 8,453,694 435,421
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 4,589 24,114,313 1,885,190 57,936
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 2,345 3,110,668 425,669 18,664
443 Electronics & appliance stores 1,286 1,782,840 219,074 9,631
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 2,977 8,485,430 946,045 37,736
445 Food & beverage stores 3,814 12,729,140 1,231,213 80,305
446 Health & personal care stores 2,424 5,485,200 533,521 28,434
447 Gasoline stations 4,818 8,367,131 460,181 29,579
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 4,508 4,311,992 545,145 42,556
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 1,731 1,622,198 205,101 14,772
452 General merchandise stores 1,635 12,242,952 1,214,440 76,647
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 4,044 2,878,113 368,737 22,713
454 Nonstore retailers 1,680 3,691,509 419,378 16,448

 

 

Retail Trade - by industry

Data based on Geographic Area Series reports. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. 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 4,589 24,114,313 1,885,190 57,936
4411 Automobile dealers 2,014 20,665,743 1,405,310 37,991
44111 New car dealers 930 18,879,535 1,295,078 33,779
44112 Used car dealers 1,084 1,786,208 110,232 4,212
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 496 1,439,591 122,664 4,170
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 66 393,496 28,416 836
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 430 1,046,095 94,248 3,334
441221 Motorcycle dealers 189 540,878 53,078 1,843
441222 Boat dealers 176 355,633 31,873 1,174
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 65 149,584 9,297 317
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 2,079 2,008,979 357,216 15,775
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 1,335 1,280,539 203,632 10,304
44132 Tire dealers 744 728,440 153,584 5,471

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 2,345 3,110,668 425,669 18,664
4421 Furniture stores 1,144 1,966,057 264,952 10,373
4422 Home furnishings stores 1,201 1,144,611 160,717 8,291
44221 Floor covering stores 487 534,167 78,153 2,703
44229 Other home furnishings stores 714 610,444 82,564 5,588
442291 Window treatment stores 55 18,908 4,324 245
442299 All other home furnishings stores 659 591,536 78,240 5,343

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 1,286 1,782,840 219,074 9,631
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 947 1,432,660 172,396 7,617
443111 Household appliance stores 310 292,460 41,440 1,686
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 637 1,140,200 130,956 5,931
44312 Computer & software stores 281 303,001 38,781 1,586
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 58 47,179 7,897 428

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 2,977 8,485,430 946,045 37,736
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 2,215 7,518,929 840,491 32,641
44411 Home centers 199 D D (10k-24k)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 280 D D (1000-2499)
44413 Hardware stores 462 415,889 67,041 3,413
44419 Other building material dealers 1,274 3,488,652 440,680 13,325
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 762 966,501 105,554 5,095
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 184 179,332 24,587 1,036
44422 Nursery, garden center, & farm supply stores 578 787,169 80,967 4,059

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 3,814 12,729,140 1,231,213 80,305
4451 Grocery stores 2,775 12,000,158 1,135,009 75,182
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 1,939 11,504,388 1,101,611 72,515
44512 Convenience stores 836 495,770 33,398 2,667
4452 Specialty food stores 587 260,008 57,896 3,125
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 452 468,974 38,308 1,998

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 2,424 5,485,200 533,521 28,434
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 1,303 4,929,605 419,721 22,141
4461102 Proprietary stores 36 14,257 2,824 233
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 330 158,063 24,157 2,177
44613 Optical goods stores 289 136,918 34,644 1,540
44619 Other health & personal care stores 502 260,614 54,999 2,576
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 246 108,297 16,877 1,270
446199 All other health & personal care stores 256 152,317 38,122 1,306

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 4,818 8,367,131 460,181 29,579
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 4,081 6,710,014 362,191 25,082
44719 Other gasoline stations 737 1,657,117 97,990 4,497

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 4,508 4,311,992 545,145 42,556
4481 Clothing stores 2,786 3,079,574 366,490 30,482
44811 Men's clothing stores 292 204,153 34,323 1,801
44812 Women's clothing stores 1,125 762,515 94,848 8,537
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 165 150,561 15,313 1,637
44814 Family clothing stores 767 1,719,924 183,855 15,460
44815 Clothing accessories stores 143 47,258 7,994 565
44819 Other clothing stores 294 195,163 30,157 2,482
4482 Shoe stores 790 642,748 76,902 6,995
4482101 Men's shoe stores 24 14,318 2,230 101
4482102 Women's shoe stores 57 35,346 4,733 448
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 25 11,697 1,796 163
4482104 Family shoe stores 518 395,203 49,460 4,300
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 166 186,184 18,683 1,983
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 932 589,670 101,753 5,079
44831 Jewelry stores 902 569,406 98,762 4,895
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 30 20,264 2,991 184

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 1,731 1,622,198 205,101 14,772
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 1,185 1,105,668 143,002 9,584
45111 Sporting goods stores 624 539,136 67,564 4,391
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 187 275,336 29,899 2,053
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 437 263,800 37,665 2,338
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 280 355,655 41,372 3,371
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 141 80,910 13,696 918
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 140 129,967 20,370 904
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 546 516,530 62,099 5,188
45121 Book stores & news dealers 362 354,676 43,848 3,565
451211 Book stores 337 349,127 42,890 3,473
4512111 Book stores, general 177 223,767 28,396 2,249
4512112 Specialty book stores 113 64,310 9,393 892
4512113 College book stores 47 61,050 5,101 332
451212 News dealers & newsstands 25 5,549 958 92
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 184 161,854 18,251 1,623

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 1,635 12,242,952 1,214,440 76,647
4521 Department stores 276 5,646,003 600,232 39,451
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) 276 5,820,405 600,232 39,451
452111 Department stores (expt discount dept stores) 124 2,024,767 250,352 18,179
452112 Discount department stores 152 3,621,236 349,880 21,272
4529 Other general merchandise stores 1,359 6,596,949 614,208 37,196
45291 Warehouse clubs & supercenters 91 D D (25k-49k)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 1,268 D D (10k-24k)
4529901 Variety stores 920 803,751 80,735 6,627
4529904 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 348 D D (2500-4999)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 4,044 2,878,113 368,737 22,713
4531 Florists 687 165,121 37,400 2,911
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 1,280 966,245 123,431 8,746
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 248 563,818 60,590 3,233
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 1,032 402,427 62,841 5,513
4533 Used merchandise stores 564 210,001 47,333 3,368
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 1,513 1,536,746 160,573 7,688
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 182 156,448 21,529 1,573
45392 Art dealers 151 43,642 7,428 397
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 518 916,741 80,671 2,694
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 662 419,915 50,945 3,024

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 1,680 3,691,509 419,378 16,448
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 404 1,796,435 167,976 6,074
454111 Electronic shopping 152 283,646 26,669 982
454112 Electronic auctions 4 596 30 4
454113 Mail-order houses 248 1,512,193 141,277 5,088
4542 Vending machine operators 180 474,301 64,645 2,764
4543 Direct selling establishments 1,096 1,420,773 186,757 7,610
45431 Fuel dealers 506 843,159 107,478 3,992
454311 Heating oil dealers 182 D D (1000-2499)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 323 480,465 77,408 2,748
454319 Other fuel dealers 1 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 590 577,614 79,279 3,618


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