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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 1,915 4,638,504 484,845 23,868
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 183 1,320,259 113,672 3,039
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 144 186,476 26,565 1,175
443 Electronics & appliance stores 64 116,787 13,439 609
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 132 497,826 57,600 2,218
445 Food & beverage stores 193 609,974 63,182 4,317
446 Health & personal care stores 155 234,789 28,617 1,381
447 Gasoline stations 130 291,000 15,664 927
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 373 391,663 48,959 3,441
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 106 109,248 13,207 991
452 General merchandise stores 65 606,893 61,948 3,681
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 285 188,374 25,974 1,471
454 Nonstore retailers 85 85,215 16,018 618

 

 

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 183 1,320,259 113,672 3,039
4411 Automobile dealers 67 1,125,019 84,046 1,886
44111 New car dealers 40 1,074,460 81,149 1,785
44112 Used car dealers 27 50,559 2,897 101
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 38 92,312 9,749 347
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 4 11,952 1,227 42
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 34 80,360 8,522 305
441221 Motorcycle dealers 7 D D (20-99)
441222 Boat dealers 23 D D (100-249)
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 4 3,064 767 41
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 78 102,928 19,877 806
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 51 59,061 10,557 517
44132 Tire dealers 27 43,867 9,320 289

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 144 186,476 26,565 1,175
4421 Furniture stores 61 101,522 14,883 606
4422 Home furnishings stores 83 84,954 11,682 569
44221 Floor covering stores 25 26,549 4,627 128
44229 Other home furnishings stores 58 58,405 7,055 441
442299 All other home furnishings stores 53 57,752 6,929 431

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 64 116,787 13,439 609
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 43 99,670 11,630 494
443111 Household appliance stores 10 27,769 3,269 90
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 33 71,901 8,361 404
44312 Computer & software stores 16 D D (20-99)
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 5 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 132 497,826 57,600 2,218
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 108 480,638 54,718 2,031
44411 Home centers 7 D D (500-999)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 18 D D (100-249)
44413 Hardware stores 14 D D (100-249)
44419 Other building material dealers 69 250,532 32,527 876
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 24 17,188 2,882 187
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 5 4,051 505 22
44422 Nursery, garden center, & farm supply stores 19 13,137 2,377 165

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 193 609,974 63,182 4,317
4451 Grocery stores 109 543,863 57,555 3,951
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 93 538,013 56,851 3,892
4452 Specialty food stores 46 22,711 3,393 208
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 38 43,400 2,234 158

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 155 234,789 28,617 1,381
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 61 177,250 17,533 825
4461102 Proprietary stores 5 D D (1-19)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 27 D D (100-249)
44613 Optical goods stores 31 D D (100-249)
44619 Other health & personal care stores 36 34,810 6,559 274
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 13 12,709 1,718 137
446199 All other health & personal care stores 23 22,101 4,841 137

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 130 291,000 15,664 927
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 117 266,518 14,602 863
44719 Other gasoline stations 13 24,482 1,062 64

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 373 391,663 48,959 3,441
4481 Clothing stores 239 288,729 34,542 2,581
44811 Men's clothing stores 23 D D (100-249)
44812 Women's clothing stores 91 85,668 10,116 774
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 22 D D (100-249)
44814 Family clothing stores 58 143,952 15,216 1,206
44815 Clothing accessories stores 18 5,285 857 64
44819 Other clothing stores 27 19,219 2,939 202
4482 Shoe stores 61 53,388 6,880 507
4482101 Men's shoe stores 3 D D (1-19)
4482102 Women's shoe stores 5 7,927 1,602 46
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 4 D D (20-99)
4482104 Family shoe stores 30 D D (100-249)
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 19 19,356 1,979 200
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 73 49,546 7,537 353
44831 Jewelry stores 68 45,719 6,918 316
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 5 3,827 619 37

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 106 109,248 13,207 991
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 71 66,708 9,004 631
45111 Sporting goods stores 37 36,575 4,862 262
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 14 D D (100-249)
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 23 D D (100-249)
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 18 20,650 2,371 260
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 10 D D (20-99)
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 6 D D (20-99)
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 35 42,540 4,203 360
45121 Book stores & news dealers 25 D D (250-499)
451211 Book stores 22 D D (250-499)
4512111 Book stores, general 13 25,052 2,493 193
4512112 Specialty book stores 6 3,502 370 57
4512113 College book stores 3 D D (1-19)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 3 3,361 448 47
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 10 D D (20-99)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 65 606,893 61,948 3,681
4521 Department stores 15 D D (1000-2499)
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) 15 D D (1000-2499)
452111 Department stores (expt discount dept stores) 8 D D (1000-2499)
452112 Discount department stores 7 D D (1000-2499)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 50 D D (1000-2499)
45291 Warehouse clubs & supercenters 4 D D (500-999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 46 D D (250-499)
4529901 Variety stores 38 31,688 3,306 298
4529904 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 8 D D (100-249)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 285 188,374 25,974 1,471
4531 Florists 31 10,801 2,246 166
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 100 74,598 9,008 610
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 11 D D (100-249)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 89 D D (250-499)
4533 Used merchandise stores 58 D D (250-499)
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 96 D D (250-499)
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 11 D D (20-99)
45392 Art dealers 36 D D (100-249)
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 11 26,729 2,715 67
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 38 D D (100-249)

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 85 85,215 16,018 618
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 23 D D (100-249)
4542 Vending machine operators 9 D D (20-99)
4543 Direct selling establishments 53 46,984 9,409 367
45431 Fuel dealers 7 11,339 1,730 70
454311 Heating oil dealers 2 D D (20-99)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 4 D D (20-99)
454319 Other fuel dealers 1 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 46 35,645 7,679 297


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