1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Houston County, AL


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 656 1,288,175 124,551 7,801
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 97 369,123 29,944 1,208
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 48 D D (250-499)
443 Electronics & appliance stores 23 19,273 2,267 121
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 52 169,295 17,771 804
445 Food & beverage stores 39 119,282 10,405 931
446 Health & personal care stores 46 38,659 6,575 290
447 Gasoline stations 99 92,090 5,728 530
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 97 71,106 7,805 777
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 35 D D (100-249)
452 General merchandise stores 24 230,141 22,809 1,838
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 76 D D (250-499)
454 Nonstore retailers 20 46,194 6,340 338

 

 

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 656 1,288,175 124,551 7,801
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 97 369,123 29,944 1,208
4411 Automobile dealers 41 321,381 22,766 840
44111 New car dealers 16 245,388 18,479 610
44112 Used car dealers 25 75,993 4,287 230
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 6 D D (20-99)
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 1 D D (1-19)
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 5 D D (20-99)
441221 Motorcycle dealers 3 D D (1-19)
441222 Boat dealers 2 D D (20-99)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 50 D D (250-499)
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 35 19,128 3,476 195
44132 Tire dealers 15 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 48 D D (250-499)
4421 Furniture stores 29 23,480 3,484 176
4422 Home furnishings stores 19 D D (100-249)
44221 Floor covering stores 10 7,629 1,376 60
44229 Other home furnishings stores 9 D D (20-99)
442299 All other home furnishings stores 9 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 23 19,273 2,267 121
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 19 D D (100-249)
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 12 13,095 1,482 81
44312 Computer & software stores 4 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 52 169,295 17,771 804
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 36 135,747 15,345 658
44411 Home centers 1 D D (100-249)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 5 D D (20-99)
44419 Other building material dealers 26 100,499 12,547 453
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 16 33,548 2,426 146
44422 Nursery & garden centers 12 30,847 2,189 129
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 39 119,282 10,405 931
4451 Grocery stores 26 D D (500-999)
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 24 112,929 9,809 893
4452 Specialty food stores 7 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 46 38,659 6,575 290
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 5 D D (20-99)
44619 Other health & personal care stores 15 6,661 1,845 61
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 6 D D (20-99)
446199 All other health & personal care stores 9 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 99 92,090 5,728 530
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 85 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 97 71,106 7,805 777
4481 Clothing stores 59 44,508 5,106 508
44811 Men's clothing stores 12 3,743 358 45
44812 Women's clothing stores 24 D D (100-249)
44814 Family clothing stores 10 25,440 2,797 228
44819 Other clothing stores 9 3,540 396 44
4482 Shoe stores 20 D D (100-249)
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 11 D D (20-99)
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 4 4,687 463 54
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 18 D D (100-249)
44831 Jewelry stores 18 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 35 D D (100-249)
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 23 D D (100-249)
45111 Sporting goods stores 10 D D (20-99)
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 9 7,517 685 44
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 4 D D (20-99)
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 3 D D (20-99)
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 6 2,932 451 30
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 12 8,787 820 92
45121 Book stores & news dealers 9 5,815 563 63
451211 Book stores 7 D D (20-99)
4512111 Book stores, general 4 D D (20-99)
4512112 Specialty book stores 2 D D (1-19)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 2 D D (1-19)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 3 2,972 257 29
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 24 230,141 22,809 1,838
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 7 D D (1000-2499)
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 7 D N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 7 D N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 2 D D (250-499)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 3 D D (500-999)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 2 D D (250-499)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 17 D D (500-999)
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 2 D D (250-499)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 15 D D (100-249)
4529901 Variety stores 12 D D (100-249)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 3 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 76 D D (250-499)
4531 Florists 15 3,259 628 60
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 21 14,641 1,665 133
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 6 D D (20-99)
4532102 Office supplies stores 5 D D (20-99)
4533 Used merchandise stores 14 2,770 362 45
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 26 D D (100-249)
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 16 D D (100-249)
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 7 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 20 46,194 6,340 338
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 3 D D (100-249)
4543 Direct selling establishments 14 18,402 2,333 135
45431 Fuel dealers 4 D D (20-99)
454311 Heating oil dealers 1 D D (20-99)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 10 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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