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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 1,180 2,637,340 262,557 13,829
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 137 562,837 47,516 1,368
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 85 118,562 18,169 753
443 Electronics & appliance stores 39 86,661 9,191 399
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 74 285,966 30,302 1,240
445 Food & beverage stores 102 409,202 35,581 2,589
446 Health & personal care stores 74 167,138 16,917 866
447 Gasoline stations 137 232,512 14,750 912
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 169 147,898 19,051 1,457
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 79 80,212 9,928 768
452 General merchandise stores 38 391,091 38,946 2,270
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 187 113,399 14,632 859
454 Nonstore retailers 59 41,862 7,574 348

 

 

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 137 562,837 47,516 1,368
4411 Automobile dealers 60 478,838 33,793 822
44111 New car dealers 23 432,265 30,882 722
44112 Used car dealers 37 46,573 2,911 100
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 13 29,394 4,165 113
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 11 D D (100-249)
441221 Motorcycle dealers 7 24,415 3,606 92
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 3 D D (1-19)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 64 54,605 9,558 433
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 35 36,138 5,809 295
44132 Tire dealers 29 18,467 3,749 138

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 85 118,562 18,169 753
4421 Furniture stores 32 61,872 9,728 367
4422 Home furnishings stores 53 56,690 8,441 386
44221 Floor covering stores 15 22,173 3,855 144
44229 Other home furnishings stores 38 34,517 4,586 242
442299 All other home furnishings stores 37 D D (100-249)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 39 86,661 9,191 399
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 29 70,715 6,769 304
443111 Household appliance stores 9 10,374 1,569 62
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 20 60,341 5,200 242
44312 Computer & software stores 8 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 74 285,966 30,302 1,240
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 55 260,424 27,162 1,073
44411 Home centers 5 D D (500-999)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 5 D D (20-99)
44419 Other building material dealers 38 102,717 13,995 412
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 19 25,542 3,140 167
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 5 8,414 1,007 38
44422 Nursery, garden center, & farm supply stores 14 17,128 2,133 129

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 102 409,202 35,581 2,589
4451 Grocery stores 74 386,701 33,102 2,482
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 51 372,047 32,204 2,428
44512 Convenience stores 23 14,654 898 54
4452 Specialty food stores 17 8,251 1,135 59
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 11 14,250 1,344 48

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 74 167,138 16,917 866
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 36 131,861 10,573 545
4461102 Proprietary stores 1 D D (1-19)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 6 D D (20-99)
44613 Optical goods stores 12 D D (20-99)
44619 Other health & personal care stores 20 23,937 4,242 191
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 9 D D (100-249)
446199 All other health & personal care stores 11 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 137 232,512 14,750 912
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 112 175,553 11,236 741
44719 Other gasoline stations 25 56,959 3,514 171

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 169 147,898 19,051 1,457
4481 Clothing stores 103 99,783 11,513 1,034
44811 Men's clothing stores 12 9,362 1,496 96
44812 Women's clothing stores 39 24,253 3,118 263
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 7 D D (20-99)
44814 Family clothing stores 27 51,687 4,936 460
44815 Clothing accessories stores 7 D D (20-99)
44819 Other clothing stores 11 D D (100-249)
4482 Shoe stores 29 28,913 4,248 257
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 18 22,510 3,437 164
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 9 D D (20-99)
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 37 19,202 3,290 166
44831 Jewelry stores 35 D D (100-249)
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 2 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 79 80,212 9,928 768
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 55 52,590 6,582 469
45111 Sporting goods stores 23 20,492 2,630 176
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 3 D D (20-99)
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 20 D D (100-249)
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 18 D D (100-249)
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 8 D D (20-99)
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 6 4,986 814 32
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 24 27,622 3,346 299
45121 Book stores & news dealers 14 20,231 2,569 239
451211 Book stores 13 D D (100-249)
4512111 Book stores, general 8 D D (100-249)
4512112 Specialty book stores 5 D D (20-99)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 1 D D (1-19)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 10 7,391 777 60

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 38 391,091 38,946 2,270
4521 Department stores 14 272,044 31,983 1,866
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) 14 277,000 31,983 1,866
452111 Department stores (expt discount dept stores) 7 D D (500-999)
452112 Discount department stores 7 D D (500-999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 24 119,047 6,963 404
45291 Warehouse clubs & supercenters 1 D D (100-249)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 23 D D (100-249)
4529901 Variety stores 12 D D (20-99)
4529904 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 11 D D (100-249)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 187 113,399 14,632 859
4531 Florists 25 4,801 1,046 81
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 72 44,868 4,999 326
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 8 D D (20-99)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 64 D D (250-499)
4533 Used merchandise stores 28 10,038 1,955 138
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 62 53,692 6,632 314
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 9 5,991 583 53
45392 Art dealers 9 2,925 652 42
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 17 28,350 2,478 73
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 27 16,426 2,919 146

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 59 41,862 7,574 348
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 11 D D (20-99)
4542 Vending machine operators 8 D D (20-99)
4543 Direct selling establishments 40 32,168 5,720 247
45431 Fuel dealers 13 19,532 2,928 121
454311 Heating oil dealers 10 12,079 1,754 80
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 3 7,453 1,174 41
45439 Other direct selling establishments 27 12,636 2,792 126


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