1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Mobile 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 1,681 3,404,545 338,083 22,860
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 252 831,981 71,041 3,048
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 103 101,845 16,774 798
443 Electronics & appliance stores 54 70,532 7,812 439
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 123 342,027 34,612 1,708
445 Food & beverage stores 182 536,936 45,175 4,524
446 Health & personal care stores 137 165,234 23,789 1,329
447 Gasoline stations 236 355,312 20,936 1,619
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 216 159,116 21,129 1,841
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 95 91,465 10,040 864
452 General merchandise stores 75 593,770 64,849 5,230
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 161 86,091 11,220 950
454 Nonstore retailers 47 70,236 10,706 510

 

 

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 1,681 3,404,545 338,083 22,860
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 252 831,981 71,041 3,048
4411 Automobile dealers 72 663,423 45,328 1,717
44111 New car dealers 31 628,026 42,482 1,567
44112 Used car dealers 41 35,397 2,846 150
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 38 47,953 4,334 215
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 5 D D (20-99)
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 33 D D (100-249)
441221 Motorcycle dealers 5 16,272 1,777 83
441222 Boat dealers 27 D D (100-249)
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 1 D D (1-19)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 142 120,605 21,379 1,116
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 93 70,542 12,173 725
44132 Tire dealers 49 50,063 9,206 391
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 103 101,845 16,774 798
4421 Furniture stores 54 59,698 10,275 466
4422 Home furnishings stores 49 42,147 6,499 332
44221 Floor covering stores 27 29,423 4,680 174
44229 Other home furnishings stores 22 12,724 1,819 158
442299 All other home furnishings stores 20 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 54 70,532 7,812 439
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 37 53,922 5,150 317
443111 Household appliance stores 11 6,329 730 51
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 26 47,593 4,420 266
44312 Computer & software stores 13 13,707 1,989 82
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 4 2,903 673 40
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 123 342,027 34,612 1,708
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 104 328,969 33,214 1,620
44411 Home centers 7 D D (500-999)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 15 D D (20-99)
44413 Hardware stores 20 19,125 3,733 173
44419 Other building material dealers 62 189,411 18,786 797
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 19 13,058 1,398 88
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 4 3,703 347 20
44422 Nursery & garden centers 15 9,355 1,051 68
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 182 536,936 45,175 4,524
4451 Grocery stores 123 504,339 42,737 4,309
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 96 489,770 41,625 4,194
44512 Convenience stores 27 14,569 1,112 115
4452 Specialty food stores 32 D D (100-249)
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 27 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 137 165,234 23,789 1,329
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 80 133,715 17,751 986
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 77 133,079 17,695 980
4461102 Proprietary stores 3 636 56 6
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 18 7,816 834 86
44613 Optical goods stores 18 8,863 1,712 92
44619 Other health & personal care stores 21 14,840 3,492 165
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 10 D D (20-99)
446199 All other health & personal care stores 11 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 236 355,312 20,936 1,619
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 190 274,542 15,341 1,230
44719 Other gasoline stations 46 80,770 5,595 389
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 216 159,116 21,129 1,841
4481 Clothing stores 127 99,326 12,127 1,159
44811 Men's clothing stores 12 7,022 1,001 74
44812 Women's clothing stores 59 30,948 4,097 465
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 5 6,429 869 69
44814 Family clothing stores 22 44,625 4,795 399
44815 Clothing accessories stores 9 1,161 272 47
44819 Other clothing stores 20 9,141 1,093 105
4482 Shoe stores 43 29,915 3,561 302
4482101 Men's shoe stores 2 D D (1-19)
4482102 Women's shoe stores 4 D D (1-19)
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 4 1,808 215 19
4482104 Family shoe stores 29 18,705 2,480 214
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 4 D D (20-99)
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 46 29,875 5,441 380
44831 Jewelry stores 45 D D (250-499)
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 1 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 95 91,465 10,040 864
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 72 68,133 7,483 614
45111 Sporting goods stores 35 41,221 4,188 343
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 8 D D (100-249)
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 27 D D (100-249)
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 12 17,381 1,784 145
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 18 D D (20-99)
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 7 D D (20-99)
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 23 23,332 2,557 250
45121 Book stores & news dealers 14 14,193 1,726 163
451211 Book stores 13 D D (100-249)
4512111 Book stores, general 6 9,054 980 102
4512112 Specialty book stores 5 D D (20-99)
4512113 College book stores 2 D D (20-99)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 9 9,139 831 87
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 75 593,770 64,849 5,230
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 14 D D (2500-4999)
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 14 D N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 14 D N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 3 D D (1000-2499)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 8 D D (1000-2499)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 3 79,228 8,181 575
4529 Other general merchandise stores 61 D D (1000-2499)
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 3 D D (1000-2499)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 58 D D (500-999)
4529901 Variety stores 46 D D (250-499)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 1 D D (100-249)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 11 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 161 86,091 11,220 950
4531 Florists 42 8,894 2,045 240
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 43 33,844 3,119 289
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 9 23,415 1,661 120
4532101 Stationery stores 3 580 70 11
4532102 Office supplies stores 6 22,835 1,591 109
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 34 10,429 1,458 169
4533 Used merchandise stores 31 10,291 1,769 164
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 45 33,062 4,287 257
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 6 D D (20-99)
45392 Art dealers 3 D D (1-19)
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 8 18,329 1,604 49
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 28 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 47 70,236 10,706 510
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 7 40,107 6,288 265
4542 Vending machine operators 9 D D (20-99)
4543 Direct selling establishments 31 D D (100-249)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 27 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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