1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Kern County, CA


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 1,918 4,224,354 412,087 22,792
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 271 1,026,727 93,192 3,440
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 90 83,347 13,148 606
443 Electronics & appliance stores 65 87,079 11,590 547
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 152 455,090 47,259 2,001
445 Food & beverage stores 346 815,102 83,438 4,619
446 Health & personal care stores 134 234,399 34,586 1,726
447 Gasoline stations 228 462,870 26,266 2,038
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 230 148,603 18,598 1,393
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 100 80,896 8,389 782
452 General merchandise stores 51 598,471 51,697 4,099
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 187 111,029 14,623 1,189
454 Nonstore retailers 64 120,741 9,301 352

 

 

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 1,918 4,224,354 412,087 22,792
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 271 1,026,727 93,192 3,440
4411 Automobile dealers 71 825,708 62,760 2,012
44111 New car dealers 35 785,945 60,061 1,877
44112 Used car dealers 36 39,763 2,699 135
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 24 51,787 5,263 207
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 6 28,380 2,826 99
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 18 23,407 2,437 108
441221 Motorcycle dealers 11 12,804 1,468 63
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 4 5,903 428 24
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 176 149,232 25,169 1,221
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 125 107,938 17,300 924
44132 Tire dealers 51 41,294 7,869 297
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 90 83,347 13,148 606
4421 Furniture stores 46 55,510 8,772 381
4422 Home furnishings stores 44 27,837 4,376 225
44221 Floor covering stores 29 21,556 3,585 171
44229 Other home furnishings stores 15 6,281 791 54
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 65 87,079 11,590 547
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 39 63,800 8,398 390
443111 Household appliance stores 9 15,597 2,601 96
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 30 48,203 5,797 294
44312 Computer & software stores 22 21,088 2,643 131
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 152 455,090 47,259 2,001
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 103 287,052 31,973 1,489
44411 Home centers 8 96,218 9,132 562
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 15 13,028 1,758 82
44413 Hardware stores 36 38,065 5,658 326
44419 Other building material dealers 44 139,741 15,425 519
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 49 168,038 15,286 512
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 10 11,025 1,704 66
44422 Nursery & garden centers 39 157,013 13,582 446
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 346 815,102 83,438 4,619
4451 Grocery stores 258 778,211 80,633 4,332
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 191 741,485 77,895 4,028
44512 Convenience stores 67 36,726 2,738 304
4452 Specialty food stores 35 14,574 1,439 128
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 134 234,399 34,586 1,726
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 80 211,544 30,788 1,500
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 78 D D (1000-2499)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 11 3,915 534 50
44613 Optical goods stores 20 7,146 1,230 83
44619 Other health & personal care stores 23 11,794 2,034 93
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 12 6,947 1,018 54
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 228 462,870 26,266 2,038
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 147 241,261 11,895 1,099
44719 Other gasoline stations 81 221,609 14,371 939
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 230 148,603 18,598 1,393
4481 Clothing stores 109 97,620 10,998 904
44814 Family clothing stores 25 51,379 5,473 434
44819 Other clothing stores 12 8,235 1,030 68
4482 Shoe stores 70 26,373 3,297 290
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 2 D D (1-19)
4482104 Family shoe stores 55 18,211 2,211 208
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 51 24,610 4,303 199
44831 Jewelry stores 50 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 100 80,896 8,389 782
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 76 60,369 6,307 547
45111 Sporting goods stores 45 28,154 3,009 262
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 22 18,232 1,645 146
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 16 23,118 1,956 164
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 8 5,868 737 89
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 24 20,527 2,082 235
45121 Book stores & news dealers 13 10,957 1,117 134
451211 Book stores 13 10,957 1,117 134
4512111 Book stores, general 9 8,114 886 95
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 11 9,570 965 101
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 51 598,471 51,697 4,099
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 22 478,117 44,487 3,645
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 22 485,058 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 22 485,058 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 7 105,508 10,490 762
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 12 279,440 24,194 2,224
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 3 93,169 9,803 659
45299 All other general merchandise stores 28 D D (100-249)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 16 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 187 111,029 14,623 1,189
4531 Florists 43 9,501 2,430 214
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 52 52,126 5,344 427
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 16 37,499 3,158 211
4532101 Stationery stores 1 D D (1-19)
4532102 Office supplies stores 15 D D (100-249)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 36 14,627 2,186 216
4533 Used merchandise stores 33 8,359 2,376 235
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 59 41,043 4,473 313
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 10 11,118 1,162 109
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 45 25,483 2,912 172
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 64 120,741 9,301 352
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 10 32,741 1,543 62
4543 Direct selling establishments 45 83,019 6,782 241
45431 Fuel dealers 19 67,767 3,854 137
454311 Heating oil dealers 4 D D (20-99)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 14 D D (20-99)
454319 Other fuel dealers 1 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 26 15,252 2,928 104
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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