1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
District of Columbia, DC


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 2,075 2,788,831 351,473 19,608
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 43 125,798 13,801 482
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 96 97,094 14,471 672
443 Electronics & appliance stores 76 70,481 9,033 524
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 54 168,130 21,901 884
445 Food & beverage stores 547 841,231 103,240 5,572
446 Health & personal care stores 196 313,500 39,574 2,290
447 Gasoline stations 112 220,064 14,293 883
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 446 383,917 51,995 3,469
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 141 180,002 23,644 1,453
452 General merchandise stores 29 174,746 21,638 1,452
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 276 159,564 26,527 1,551
454 Nonstore retailers 59 54,304 11,356 376

 

 

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 2,075 2,788,831 351,473 19,608
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 43 125,798 13,801 482
4411 Automobile dealers 19 98,194 8,768 287
44111 New car dealers 5 83,152 7,987 250
44112 Used car dealers 14 15,042 781 37
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 1 D D (1-19)
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 1 D D (1-19)
441222 Boat dealers 1 D D (1-19)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 23 D D (100-249)
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 19 20,189 3,734 144
44132 Tire dealers 4 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 96 97,094 14,471 672
4421 Furniture stores 35 54,247 7,764 239
4422 Home furnishings stores 61 42,847 6,707 433
44221 Floor covering stores 12 8,522 1,179 39
44229 Other home furnishings stores 49 34,325 5,528 394
442291 Window treatment stores 2 D D (1-19)
442299 All other home furnishings stores 47 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 76 70,481 9,033 524
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 49 43,778 6,027 369
443111 Household appliance stores 3 1,786 595 30
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 46 41,992 5,432 339
44312 Computer & software stores 7 9,333 559 31
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 20 17,370 2,447 124
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 54 168,130 21,901 884
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 53 D D (500-999)
44411 Home centers 2 D D (250-499)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 11 D D (20-99)
44413 Hardware stores 15 D D (100-249)
44419 Other building material dealers 25 111,752 13,144 307
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 1 D D (1-19)
44422 Nursery & garden centers 1 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 547 841,231 103,240 5,572
4451 Grocery stores 279 592,774 75,961 4,036
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 214 558,319 72,053 3,706
44512 Convenience stores 65 34,455 3,908 330
4452 Specialty food stores 75 75,263 9,628 649
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 193 173,194 17,651 887
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 196 313,500 39,574 2,290
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 94 260,041 26,538 1,737
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 85 D D (1000-2499)
4461102 Proprietary stores 9 D D (100-249)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 31 16,181 3,810 193
44613 Optical goods stores 49 23,318 6,683 219
44619 Other health & personal care stores 22 13,960 2,543 141
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 16 10,661 1,640 112
446199 All other health & personal care stores 6 3,299 903 29
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 112 220,064 14,293 883
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 18 35,598 1,523 118
44719 Other gasoline stations 94 184,466 12,770 765
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 446 383,917 51,995 3,469
4481 Clothing stores 294 277,991 36,601 2,651
44811 Men's clothing stores 50 50,773 6,649 400
44812 Women's clothing stores 115 85,703 12,323 954
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 13 4,709 677 81
44814 Family clothing stores 74 106,274 12,714 939
44815 Clothing accessories stores 19 10,765 1,769 95
44819 Other clothing stores 23 19,767 2,469 182
4482 Shoe stores 80 55,275 6,750 460
4482101 Men's shoe stores 6 3,521 445 16
4482102 Women's shoe stores 18 8,645 1,222 116
4482104 Family shoe stores 32 20,106 2,774 148
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 24 23,003 2,309 180
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 72 50,651 8,644 358
44831 Jewelry stores 64 46,239 7,803 312
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 8 4,412 841 46
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 141 180,002 23,644 1,453
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 41 34,028 5,223 346
45111 Sporting goods stores 18 21,977 3,286 218
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 6 7,790 817 64
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 12 14,187 2,469 154
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 14 D D (100-249)
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 5 D D (20-99)
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 4 D D (1-19)
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 100 145,974 18,421 1,107
45121 Book stores & news dealers 75 113,011 14,832 837
451211 Book stores 61 109,718 14,476 807
4512111 Book stores, general 28 63,792 9,025 510
4512112 Specialty book stores 21 16,913 2,980 163
4512113 College book stores 12 29,013 2,471 134
451212 News dealers & newsstands 14 3,293 356 30
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 25 32,963 3,589 270
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 29 174,746 21,638 1,452
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 4 148,701 18,483 1,268
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 4 150,724 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 4 150,724 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 3 D D (1000-2499)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 1 D D (20-99)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 25 26,045 3,155 184
45299 All other general merchandise stores 25 26,045 3,155 184
4529901 Variety stores 12 9,333 1,097 76
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 13 16,712 2,058 108
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 276 159,564 26,527 1,551
4531 Florists 56 33,228 7,580 390
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 105 75,606 9,962 624
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 13 27,498 2,612 164
4532101 Stationery stores 2 D D (1-19)
4532102 Office supplies stores 11 D D (100-249)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 92 48,108 7,350 460
4533 Used merchandise stores 48 21,036 3,710 271
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 67 29,694 5,275 266
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 10 5,022 715 70
45392 Art dealers 29 9,098 1,413 71
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 28 15,574 3,147 125
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 59 54,304 11,356 376
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 19 31,389 7,792 183
4542 Vending machine operators 10 D D (20-99)
4543 Direct selling establishments 30 D D (100-249)
45431 Fuel dealers 4 D D (20-99)
454311 Heating oil dealers 3 D D (20-99)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 1 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 26 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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