1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Los Angeles 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 27,577 69,534,164 6,769,024 343,656
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 2,651 18,028,921 1,456,775 45,040
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 1,719 2,084,229 292,190 13,249
443 Electronics & appliance stores 1,258 2,988,334 277,636 12,432
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 1,447 4,383,279 518,111 21,263
445 Food & beverage stores 4,350 12,671,512 1,307,024 68,707
446 Health & personal care stores 2,343 3,683,439 510,546 25,342
447 Gasoline stations 2,129 4,585,233 179,964 13,067
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 5,211 5,116,625 638,259 41,608
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 1,853 2,289,327 253,076 19,308
452 General merchandise stores 695 8,465,798 769,879 53,752
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 3,014 2,264,119 301,083 20,169
454 Nonstore retailers 907 2,973,348 264,481 9,719

 

 

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 27,577 69,534,164 6,769,024 343,656
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 2,651 18,028,921 1,456,775 45,040
4411 Automobile dealers 799 15,766,749 1,108,572 29,592
44111 New car dealers 504 15,170,891 1,074,083 28,029
44112 Used car dealers 295 595,858 34,489 1,563
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 187 429,700 50,643 1,817
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 48 141,728 17,760 574
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 139 287,972 32,883 1,243
441221 Motorcycle dealers 64 170,481 19,410 706
441222 Boat dealers 51 80,842 7,945 360
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 24 36,649 5,528 177
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 1,665 1,832,472 297,560 13,631
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 1,219 1,344,666 206,679 10,103
44132 Tire dealers 446 487,806 90,881 3,528
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 1,719 2,084,229 292,190 13,249
4421 Furniture stores 771 1,133,688 156,236 6,374
4422 Home furnishings stores 948 950,541 135,954 6,875
44221 Floor covering stores 386 407,980 65,272 2,576
44229 Other home furnishings stores 562 542,561 70,682 4,299
442291 Window treatment stores 66 39,796 6,789 288
442299 All other home furnishings stores 496 502,765 63,893 4,011
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 1,258 2,988,334 277,636 12,432
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 758 1,531,225 158,665 7,704
443111 Household appliance stores 195 238,135 24,937 1,245
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 563 1,293,090 133,728 6,459
44312 Computer & software stores 383 1,339,274 106,612 4,083
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 117 117,835 12,359 645
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 1,447 4,383,279 518,111 21,263
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 1,228 4,180,570 485,869 19,524
44411 Home centers 70 1,536,952 152,210 7,612
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 144 256,305 33,054 1,246
44413 Hardware stores 241 284,304 45,666 2,469
44419 Other building material dealers 773 2,103,009 254,939 8,197
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 219 202,709 32,242 1,739
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 44 29,902 3,597 205
44422 Nursery & garden centers 175 172,807 28,645 1,534
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 4,350 12,671,512 1,307,024 68,707
4451 Grocery stores 2,497 11,629,947 1,216,017 61,362
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 1,935 11,219,138 1,182,386 58,578
44512 Convenience stores 562 410,809 33,631 2,784
4452 Specialty food stores 790 516,713 56,212 4,378
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 1,063 524,852 34,795 2,967
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 2,343 3,683,439 510,546 25,342
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 1,276 3,044,659 398,224 19,593
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 1,226 3,007,630 393,720 19,348
4461102 Proprietary stores 50 37,029 4,504 245
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 317 194,591 28,356 1,794
44613 Optical goods stores 343 154,369 28,874 1,479
44619 Other health & personal care stores 407 289,820 55,092 2,476
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 209 130,755 19,075 1,210
446199 All other health & personal care stores 198 159,065 36,017 1,266
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 2,129 4,585,233 179,964 13,067
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 811 1,784,902 66,073 4,741
44719 Other gasoline stations 1,318 2,800,331 113,891 8,326
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 5,211 5,116,625 638,259 41,608
4481 Clothing stores 3,115 3,619,350 456,467 31,197
44811 Men's clothing stores 431 430,536 57,501 3,097
44812 Women's clothing stores 1,442 1,164,661 150,953 10,708
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 184 141,883 15,512 1,356
44814 Family clothing stores 558 1,583,054 189,859 12,911
44815 Clothing accessories stores 165 71,496 11,756 877
44819 Other clothing stores 335 227,720 30,886 2,248
4482 Shoe stores 1,136 731,791 86,974 5,866
4482101 Men's shoe stores 75 31,804 4,674 250
4482102 Women's shoe stores 166 106,363 14,357 996
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 33 17,478 2,201 155
4482104 Family shoe stores 679 356,296 42,902 2,919
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 183 219,850 22,840 1,546
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 960 765,484 94,818 4,545
44831 Jewelry stores 879 664,846 81,148 3,906
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 81 100,638 13,670 639
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 1,853 2,289,327 253,076 19,308
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 1,116 1,431,247 152,355 11,207
45111 Sporting goods stores 539 640,993 68,603 4,982
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 194 290,647 29,674 2,590
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 345 350,346 38,929 2,392
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 283 505,776 45,828 3,535
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 176 118,334 19,279 1,543
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 118 166,144 18,645 1,147
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 737 858,080 100,721 8,101
45121 Book stores & news dealers 415 489,438 60,121 4,757
451211 Book stores 358 461,766 56,397 4,420
4512111 Book stores, general 216 293,898 33,968 2,514
4512112 Specialty book stores 88 62,815 9,010 660
4512113 College book stores 54 105,053 13,419 1,246
451212 News dealers & newsstands 57 27,672 3,724 337
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 322 368,642 40,600 3,344
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 695 8,465,798 769,879 53,752
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 192 5,612,118 577,032 41,785
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 192 5,691,837 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 192 5,691,837 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 66 2,060,965 230,847 14,200
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 75 2,261,047 200,364 17,216
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 51 1,290,106 145,821 10,369
4529 Other general merchandise stores 503 2,853,680 192,847 11,967
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 25 D D (5000-9999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 478 D D (5000-9999)
4529901 Variety stores 179 D D (1000-2499)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 8 D D (250-499)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 291 578,275 53,487 4,118
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 3,014 2,264,119 301,083 20,169
4531 Florists 530 194,434 34,810 2,889
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 1,091 1,151,423 131,905 9,170
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 259 727,509 76,506 4,139
4532101 Stationery stores 55 26,871 4,818 450
4532102 Office supplies stores 204 700,638 71,688 3,689
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 832 423,914 55,399 5,031
4533 Used merchandise stores 418 221,691 42,150 2,801
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 975 696,571 92,218 5,309
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 266 210,202 25,861 2,033
45392 Art dealers 183 105,814 14,875 638
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 14 25,853 1,661 74
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 512 354,702 49,821 2,564
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 907 2,973,348 264,481 9,719
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 389 2,381,817 155,498 4,869
4542 Vending machine operators 125 127,936 24,552 925
4543 Direct selling establishments 393 463,595 84,431 3,925
45431 Fuel dealers 33 53,481 6,387 231
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 25 50,365 6,116 215
454319 Other fuel dealers 4 490 74 7
45439 Other direct selling establishments 360 410,114 78,044 3,694
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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