1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Alaska


These data are from the 1997 and 2002 Economic Censuses.
For more recent data, see the current Industry Statistics Sampler.
 
Retail Trade by Subsector
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
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NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  44-45 Retail trade 2,866 6,251,372 670,465 32,502
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 267 1,308,235 133,900 3,965
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 110 103,929 15,282 668
443 Electronics & appliance stores 86 155,184 15,940 666
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 223 680,204 81,169 2,632
445 Food & beverage stores 417 1,224,176 139,442 7,622
446 Health & personal care stores 110 108,384 17,423 733
447 Gasoline stations 267 431,071 31,549 1,870
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 357 280,736 36,024 2,463
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 285 206,191 25,467 1,796
452 General merchandise stores 140 1,252,667 116,543 6,912
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 463 217,352 31,926 2,163
454 Nonstore retailers 141 283,243 25,800 1,012

 

 

Retail Trade by Industry
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
44-45 Retail trade 2,866 6,251,372 670,465 32,502
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 267 1,308,235 133,900 3,965
4411 Automobile dealers 59 967,129 90,532 2,349
44111 New car dealers 39 922,792 86,247 2,227
44112 Used car dealers 20 44,337 4,285 122
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 84 180,142 15,983 561
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 9 45,142 3,161 96
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 75 135,000 12,822 465
441221 Motorcycle dealers 7 20,399 2,100 81
441222 Boat dealers 42 63,587 6,791 234
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 26 51,014 3,931 150
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 124 160,964 27,385 1,055
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 101 128,240 21,173 803
44132 Tire dealers 23 32,724 6,212 252
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 110 103,929 15,282 668
4421 Furniture stores 35 55,018 7,458 282
4422 Home furnishings stores 75 48,911 7,824 386
44221 Floor covering stores 37 31,441 4,636 172
44229 Other home furnishings stores 38 17,470 3,188 214
442291 Window treatment stores 1 D D (1-19)
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 86 155,184 15,940 666
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 51 64,626 8,262 339
443111 Household appliance stores 10 6,940 1,004 38
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 41 57,686 7,258 301
44312 Computer & software stores 30 87,801 7,212 304
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 5 2,757 466 23
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 223 680,204 81,169 2,632
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 200 668,980 79,299 2,511
44411 Home centers 19 251,097 25,142 818
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 13 18,668 2,934 98
44413 Hardware stores 35 57,144 7,321 342
44419 Other building material dealers 133 342,071 43,902 1,253
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 23 11,224 1,870 121
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 5 1,597 222 12
44422 Nursery & garden centers 18 9,627 1,648 109
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 417 1,224,176 139,442 7,622
4451 Grocery stores 254 1,082,170 126,183 6,820
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 223 1,066,230 124,304 6,664
44512 Convenience stores 31 15,940 1,879 156
4452 Specialty food stores 38 23,636 2,318 148
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 125 118,370 10,941 654
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 110 108,384 17,423 733
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 40 78,270 10,512 441
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 37 76,997 10,342 418
4461102 Proprietary stores 3 1,273 170 23
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 7 2,003 509 35
44613 Optical goods stores 43 13,867 2,959 123
44619 Other health & personal care stores 20 14,244 3,443 134
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 12 6,321 1,262 76
446199 All other health & personal care stores 8 7,923 2,181 58
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 267 431,071 31,549 1,870
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 128 256,166 15,235 1,053
44719 Other gasoline stations 139 174,905 16,314 817
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 357 280,736 36,024 2,463
4481 Clothing stores 189 199,123 25,313 1,780
44811 Men's clothing stores 28 27,690 3,687 191
44812 Women's clothing stores 63 24,367 2,817 231
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 8 2,201 256 28
44814 Family clothing stores 51 131,189 16,656 1,170
44815 Clothing accessories stores 14 3,003 445 64
44819 Other clothing stores 25 10,673 1,452 96
4482 Shoe stores 73 28,326 2,878 265
4482101 Men's shoe stores 1 D D (1-19)
4482102 Women's shoe stores 3 946 121 7
4482104 Family shoe stores 55 15,619 1,380 163
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 14 D D (20-99)
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 95 53,287 7,833 418
44831 Jewelry stores 93 D D (250-499)
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 285 206,191 25,467 1,796
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 189 149,840 18,491 1,261
45111 Sporting goods stores 99 93,295 11,841 764
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 45 59,833 7,283 540
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 54 33,462 4,558 224
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 38 32,315 3,373 242
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 34 13,093 2,075 163
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 18 11,137 1,202 92
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 96 56,351 6,976 535
45121 Book stores & news dealers 80 45,100 5,794 436
451211 Book stores 78 D D (250-499)
4512111 Book stores, general 49 37,693 4,745 354
4512112 Specialty book stores 28 6,592 974 71
4512113 College book stores 1 D D (1-19)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 2 D D (1-19)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 16 11,251 1,182 99
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 140 1,252,667 116,543 6,912
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 12 402,906 42,371 3,178
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 12 413,485 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 12 413,485 N N
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 8 D D (1000-2499)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 4 D D (1000-2499)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 128 849,761 74,172 3,734
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 14 727,445 57,921 2,684
45299 All other general merchandise stores 114 122,316 16,251 1,050
4529901 Variety stores 14 13,673 2,090 119
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 100 108,643 14,161 931
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 463 217,352 31,926 2,163
4531 Florists 59 14,138 2,828 260
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 235 131,183 16,973 1,079
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 21 22,204 2,732 149
4532101 Stationery stores 3 331 54 3
4532102 Office supplies stores 18 21,873 2,678 146
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 214 108,979 14,241 930
4533 Used merchandise stores 54 18,132 4,410 305
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 115 53,899 7,715 519
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 29 14,801 1,934 160
45392 Art dealers 38 12,828 1,808 98
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 4 5,536 399 22
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 44 20,734 3,574 239
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 141 283,243 25,800 1,012
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 10 5,542 655 62
4542 Vending machine operators 21 16,966 3,141 122
4543 Direct selling establishments 110 260,735 22,004 828
45431 Fuel dealers 81 250,421 20,029 687
454311 Heating oil dealers 59 220,482 15,781 543
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 22 29,939 4,248 144
45439 Other direct selling establishments 29 10,314 1,975 141
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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