1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Arkansas


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 12,600 21,643,695 1,904,412 132,335
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,672 6,041,687 395,467 16,255
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 674 483,811 66,803 3,592
443 Electronics & appliance stores 440 391,114 44,251 2,432
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 1,237 2,432,316 245,815 12,340
445 Food & beverage stores 1,492 2,942,513 267,451 25,232
446 Health & personal care stores 841 739,812 96,401 5,614
447 Gasoline stations 1,843 2,286,494 139,886 13,119
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 1,412 834,385 102,415 9,307
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 562 374,836 42,247 3,578
452 General merchandise stores 563 3,984,845 370,903 31,801
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,406 684,590 76,067 5,927
454 Nonstore retailers 458 447,292 56,706 3,138

 

 

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 12,600 21,643,695 1,904,412 132,335
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,672 6,041,687 395,467 16,255
4411 Automobile dealers 725 5,110,784 276,129 10,236
44111 New car dealers 324 4,573,467 244,594 8,646
44112 Used car dealers 401 537,317 31,535 1,590
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 166 279,853 20,951 982
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 42 79,145 5,718 264
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 124 200,708 15,233 718
441221 Motorcycle dealers 50 86,880 7,055 276
441222 Boat dealers 58 88,057 6,479 355
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 16 25,771 1,699 87
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 781 651,050 98,387 5,037
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 552 448,421 64,853 3,497
44132 Tire dealers 229 202,629 33,534 1,540
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 674 483,811 66,803 3,592
4421 Furniture stores 378 314,665 45,837 2,293
4422 Home furnishings stores 296 169,146 20,966 1,299
44221 Floor covering stores 160 110,519 13,449 620
44229 Other home furnishings stores 136 58,627 7,517 679
442291 Window treatment stores 16 4,137 641 59
442299 All other home furnishings stores 120 54,490 6,876 620
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 440 391,114 44,251 2,432
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 333 278,234 30,195 1,840
443111 Household appliance stores 140 76,980 9,501 590
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 193 201,254 20,694 1,250
44312 Computer & software stores 100 106,379 12,819 524
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 7 6,501 1,237 68
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 1,237 2,432,316 245,815 12,340
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 881 1,761,103 197,630 9,788
44411 Home centers 55 429,216 43,211 2,780
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 114 73,836 8,906 428
44413 Hardware stores 157 100,379 14,159 948
44419 Other building material dealers 555 1,157,672 131,354 5,632
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 356 671,213 48,185 2,552
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 47 29,709 2,752 155
44422 Nursery & garden centers 309 641,504 45,433 2,397
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 1,492 2,942,513 267,451 25,232
4451 Grocery stores 1,003 2,643,373 244,593 23,295
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 853 2,561,121 238,231 22,549
44512 Convenience stores 150 82,252 6,362 746
4452 Specialty food stores 117 40,524 5,668 491
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 372 258,616 17,190 1,446
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 841 739,812 96,401 5,614
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 561 656,183 80,655 4,543
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 549 651,354 79,624 4,463
4461102 Proprietary stores 12 4,829 1,031 80
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 91 23,528 3,231 308
44613 Optical goods stores 73 24,385 5,403 322
44619 Other health & personal care stores 116 35,716 7,112 441
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 56 17,714 2,589 232
446199 All other health & personal care stores 60 18,002 4,523 209
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 1,843 2,286,494 139,886 13,119
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 1,346 1,608,042 100,384 9,909
44719 Other gasoline stations 497 678,452 39,502 3,210
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 1,412 834,385 102,415 9,307
4481 Clothing stores 930 585,119 67,238 6,693
44811 Men's clothing stores 96 39,455 5,933 540
44812 Women's clothing stores 426 182,734 22,611 2,379
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 59 20,353 1,924 232
44814 Family clothing stores 243 300,364 31,519 3,006
44815 Clothing accessories stores 35 8,373 1,388 153
44819 Other clothing stores 71 33,840 3,863 383
4482 Shoe stores 249 121,989 14,082 1,303
4482101 Men's shoe stores 10 3,367 422 30
4482102 Women's shoe stores 33 9,395 1,395 148
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 8 1,904 336 40
4482104 Family shoe stores 157 80,841 9,342 824
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 41 26,482 2,587 261
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 233 127,277 21,095 1,311
44831 Jewelry stores 223 124,376 20,669 1,276
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 10 2,901 426 35
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 562 374,836 42,247 3,578
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 388 245,746 28,091 2,190
45111 Sporting goods stores 218 120,231 12,790 942
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 85 52,523 5,270 366
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 133 67,708 7,520 576
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 67 85,722 8,732 760
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 60 19,783 2,964 285
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 43 20,010 3,605 203
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 174 129,090 14,156 1,388
45121 Book stores & news dealers 128 83,694 9,406 892
451211 Book stores 119 79,549 8,758 841
4512111 Book stores, general 60 38,272 4,498 439
4512112 Specialty book stores 41 15,218 1,955 183
4512113 College book stores 18 26,059 2,305 219
451212 News dealers & newsstands 9 4,145 648 51
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 46 45,396 4,750 496
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 563 3,984,845 370,903 31,801
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 96 2,002,970 200,200 16,543
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 96 2,015,399 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 96 2,015,399 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 7 D D (1000-2499)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 72 D D (10k-24999)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 17 390,177 42,807 3,293
4529 Other general merchandise stores 467 1,981,875 170,703 15,258
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 32 D D (10k-24999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 435 D D (2500-4999)
4529901 Variety stores 243 D D (1000-2499)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 4 D D (250-499)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 188 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,406 684,590 76,067 5,927
4531 Florists 340 66,033 13,835 1,373
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 405 171,352 20,280 2,017
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 48 76,128 7,420 488
4532101 Stationery stores 4 1,389 202 14
4532102 Office supplies stores 44 74,739 7,218 474
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 357 95,224 12,860 1,529
4533 Used merchandise stores 219 46,469 6,651 583
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 442 400,736 35,301 1,954
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 44 18,228 2,097 186
45392 Art dealers 27 4,823 896 60
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 103 245,657 18,331 689
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 268 132,028 13,977 1,019
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 458 447,292 56,706 3,138
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 66 131,055 9,161 494
4542 Vending machine operators 68 73,313 14,829 894
4543 Direct selling establishments 324 242,924 32,716 1,750
45431 Fuel dealers 195 179,685 22,279 1,087
454311 Heating oil dealers 15 D D (100-249)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 178 150,299 20,817 977
454319 Other fuel dealers 2 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 129 63,239 10,437 663
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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