1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Alabama


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 20,163 36,623,327 3,381,730 231,665
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 2,837 10,018,482 729,008 28,935
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 1,252 1,020,449 155,303 8,674
443 Electronics & appliance stores 671 669,763 78,911 4,253
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 1,660 3,472,144 365,739 17,751
445 Food & beverage stores 2,073 5,737,396 491,728 47,883
446 Health & personal care stores 1,611 1,653,524 230,094 14,021
447 Gasoline stations 3,129 3,646,109 221,759 19,549
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 2,476 1,927,246 231,525 20,397
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 929 683,378 80,729 6,716
452 General merchandise stores 909 5,678,146 553,189 47,697
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,983 1,198,651 131,705 10,277
454 Nonstore retailers 633 918,039 112,040 5,512

 

 

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 20,163 36,623,327 3,381,730 231,665
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 2,837 10,018,482 729,008 28,935
4411 Automobile dealers 1,106 8,403,837 506,990 17,703
44111 New car dealers 434 7,461,836 454,534 15,121
44112 Used car dealers 672 942,001 52,456 2,582
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 236 398,186 28,089 1,354
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 48 144,869 7,285 333
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 188 253,317 20,804 1,021
441221 Motorcycle dealers 59 106,198 9,165 438
441222 Boat dealers 110 130,892 10,717 531
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 19 16,227 922 52
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 1,495 1,216,459 193,929 9,878
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 1,040 789,751 115,110 6,556
44132 Tire dealers 455 426,708 78,819 3,322
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 1,252 1,020,449 155,303 8,674
4421 Furniture stores 684 617,958 98,951 5,364
4422 Home furnishings stores 568 402,491 56,352 3,310
44221 Floor covering stores 290 241,993 35,290 1,572
44229 Other home furnishings stores 278 160,498 21,062 1,738
442291 Window treatment stores 24 7,273 1,431 120
442299 All other home furnishings stores 254 153,225 19,631 1,618
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 671 669,763 78,911 4,253
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 489 459,236 53,561 3,094
443111 Household appliance stores 199 136,907 16,663 868
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 290 322,329 36,898 2,226
44312 Computer & software stores 160 192,579 22,451 1,006
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 22 17,948 2,899 153
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 1,660 3,472,144 365,739 17,751
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 1,282 3,088,440 330,036 15,601
44411 Home centers 87 791,846 71,904 4,651
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 161 130,685 16,386 708
44413 Hardware stores 276 159,155 23,721 1,531
44419 Other building material dealers 758 2,006,754 218,025 8,711
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 378 383,704 35,703 2,150
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 91 57,633 7,095 401
44422 Nursery & garden centers 287 326,071 28,608 1,749
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 2,073 5,737,396 491,728 47,883
4451 Grocery stores 1,565 5,401,889 466,645 45,960
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 1,228 5,213,644 452,525 44,545
44512 Convenience stores 337 188,245 14,120 1,415
4452 Specialty food stores 211 75,807 8,894 865
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 297 259,700 16,189 1,058
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 1,611 1,653,524 230,094 14,021
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 1,005 1,419,123 182,997 11,198
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 979 1,411,644 181,181 10,979
4461102 Proprietary stores 26 7,479 1,816 219
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 180 71,123 9,576 809
44613 Optical goods stores 192 67,949 16,054 907
44619 Other health & personal care stores 234 95,329 21,467 1,107
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 90 27,532 4,111 319
446199 All other health & personal care stores 144 67,797 17,356 788
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 3,129 3,646,109 221,759 19,549
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 2,431 2,764,595 169,330 15,439
44719 Other gasoline stations 698 881,514 52,429 4,110
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 2,476 1,927,246 231,525 20,397
4481 Clothing stores 1,480 1,379,478 157,608 14,221
44811 Men's clothing stores 192 117,100 15,115 1,094
44812 Women's clothing stores 667 317,875 40,086 4,379
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 76 43,207 4,744 526
44814 Family clothing stores 319 811,490 84,248 6,997
44815 Clothing accessories stores 78 13,614 2,486 356
44819 Other clothing stores 148 76,192 10,929 869
4482 Shoe stores 467 286,870 32,651 2,927
4482101 Men's shoe stores 31 19,735 2,004 125
4482102 Women's shoe stores 45 18,637 2,315 238
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 15 6,354 1,051 90
4482104 Family shoe stores 319 157,719 18,145 1,641
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 57 84,425 9,136 833
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 529 260,898 41,266 3,249
44831 Jewelry stores 513 254,666 40,369 3,175
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 16 6,232 897 74
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 929 683,378 80,729 6,716
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 633 451,682 53,011 4,069
45111 Sporting goods stores 349 240,308 27,359 2,152
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 132 112,588 11,950 972
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 217 127,720 15,409 1,180
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 112 130,095 12,834 940
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 108 35,652 5,721 568
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 64 45,627 7,097 409
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 296 231,696 27,718 2,647
45121 Book stores & news dealers 198 157,305 20,979 1,964
451211 Book stores 193 156,569 20,810 1,953
4512111 Book stores, general 102 97,153 12,799 1,197
4512112 Specialty book stores 66 30,848 4,343 448
4512113 College book stores 25 28,568 3,668 308
451212 News dealers & newsstands 5 736 169 11
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 98 74,391 6,739 683
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 909 5,678,146 553,189 47,697
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 160 3,180,563 335,452 28,032
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 160 3,221,105 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 160 3,221,105 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 33 679,906 94,869 6,472
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 102 D D (10k-24999)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 25 D D (2500-4999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 749 2,497,583 217,737 19,665
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 35 D D (10k-24999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 714 D D (5000-9999)
4529901 Variety stores 507 D D (2500-4999)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 8 D D (500-999)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 199 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,983 1,198,651 131,705 10,277
4531 Florists 501 95,649 19,161 1,985
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 540 315,932 34,868 3,342
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 94 184,782 16,727 1,132
4532101 Stationery stores 18 4,056 646 82
4532102 Office supplies stores 76 180,726 16,081 1,050
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 446 131,150 18,141 2,210
4533 Used merchandise stores 341 99,207 19,031 1,839
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 601 687,863 58,645 3,111
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 70 27,092 4,793 428
45392 Art dealers 41 11,421 2,037 155
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 231 544,523 37,743 1,411
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 259 104,827 14,072 1,117
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 633 918,039 112,040 5,512
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 92 443,907 30,428 1,347
4542 Vending machine operators 113 122,741 21,930 1,204
4543 Direct selling establishments 428 351,391 59,682 2,961
45431 Fuel dealers 253 240,153 39,831 1,837
454311 Heating oil dealers 8 D D (20-99)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 244 216,396 37,966 1,746
454319 Other fuel dealers 1 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 175 111,238 19,851 1,124
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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