1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Georgia


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 33,073 72,212,484 6,943,559 420,676
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 3,790 19,773,247 1,529,063 52,692
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 2,283 2,694,978 358,752 17,335
443 Electronics & appliance stores 1,171 1,988,903 224,585 10,043
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 2,767 7,942,034 850,113 36,553
445 Food & beverage stores 3,684 11,129,927 1,105,948 92,982
446 Health & personal care stores 2,591 2,822,069 380,950 23,360
447 Gasoline stations 4,685 6,787,646 401,329 29,531
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 4,603 4,125,777 477,657 38,596
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 1,664 1,470,004 168,418 12,634
452 General merchandise stores 1,218 9,338,642 900,537 74,468
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 3,464 2,396,227 278,915 20,002
454 Nonstore retailers 1,153 1,743,030 267,292 12,480

 

 

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 33,073 72,212,484 6,943,559 420,676
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 3,790 19,773,247 1,529,063 52,692
4411 Automobile dealers 1,542 17,049,731 1,132,172 34,562
44111 New car dealers 727 15,834,523 1,056,383 31,391
44112 Used car dealers 815 1,215,208 75,789 3,171
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 286 568,558 50,017 2,102
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 44 130,390 12,425 478
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 242 438,168 37,592 1,624
441221 Motorcycle dealers 100 199,954 18,313 746
441222 Boat dealers 118 205,281 16,352 754
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 24 32,933 2,927 124
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 1,962 2,154,958 346,874 16,028
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 1,342 1,440,561 219,097 10,981
44132 Tire dealers 620 714,397 127,777 5,047
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 2,283 2,694,978 358,752 17,335
4421 Furniture stores 1,129 1,471,282 202,770 9,488
4422 Home furnishings stores 1,154 1,223,696 155,982 7,847
44221 Floor covering stores 553 746,244 93,058 3,287
44229 Other home furnishings stores 601 477,452 62,924 4,560
442291 Window treatment stores 39 21,525 3,753 195
442299 All other home furnishings stores 562 455,927 59,171 4,365
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 1,171 1,988,903 224,585 10,043
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 775 1,105,470 125,058 6,746
443111 Household appliance stores 267 185,373 26,013 1,312
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 508 920,097 99,045 5,434
44312 Computer & software stores 343 808,803 88,996 2,832
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 53 74,630 10,531 465
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 2,767 7,942,034 850,113 36,553
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 2,132 7,058,753 758,683 31,235
44411 Home centers 113 1,882,263 176,591 9,664
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 294 237,052 26,549 1,223
44413 Hardware stores 453 342,796 49,595 3,192
44419 Other building material dealers 1,272 4,596,642 505,948 17,156
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 635 883,281 91,430 5,318
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 165 107,072 14,773 831
44422 Nursery & garden centers 470 776,209 76,657 4,487
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 3,684 11,129,927 1,105,948 92,982
4451 Grocery stores 2,489 10,294,143 1,038,368 87,847
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 1,976 10,019,707 1,016,158 85,733
44512 Convenience stores 513 274,436 22,210 2,114
4452 Specialty food stores 379 141,139 20,712 1,699
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 816 694,645 46,868 3,436
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 2,591 2,822,069 380,950 23,360
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 1,475 2,328,975 290,666 17,642
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 1,436 2,300,075 286,647 17,394
4461102 Proprietary stores 39 28,900 4,019 248
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 305 137,231 17,950 1,500
44613 Optical goods stores 383 193,517 39,042 2,319
44619 Other health & personal care stores 428 162,346 33,292 1,899
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 246 85,940 12,912 1,062
446199 All other health & personal care stores 182 76,406 20,380 837
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 4,685 6,787,646 401,329 29,531
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 3,520 5,078,437 303,110 22,350
44719 Other gasoline stations 1,165 1,709,209 98,219 7,181
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 4,603 4,125,777 477,657 38,596
4481 Clothing stores 2,803 2,863,551 310,825 27,077
44811 Men's clothing stores 406 309,026 38,377 2,657
44812 Women's clothing stores 1,308 808,051 96,058 9,468
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 137 131,776 12,684 1,196
44814 Family clothing stores 549 1,387,174 135,032 11,462
44815 Clothing accessories stores 146 39,712 6,159 534
44819 Other clothing stores 257 187,812 22,515 1,760
4482 Shoe stores 954 696,993 84,756 6,481
4482101 Men's shoe stores 76 49,813 7,203 325
4482102 Women's shoe stores 130 76,169 14,850 737
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 46 19,675 2,636 247
4482104 Family shoe stores 543 321,729 35,285 2,997
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 159 229,607 24,782 2,175
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 846 565,233 82,076 5,038
44831 Jewelry stores 785 532,719 77,164 4,661
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 61 32,514 4,912 377
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 1,664 1,470,004 168,418 12,634
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 1,061 957,877 113,520 7,728
45111 Sporting goods stores 511 446,727 51,185 3,475
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 188 216,481 22,847 1,622
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 323 230,246 28,338 1,853
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 250 324,022 33,074 2,535
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 169 78,741 13,432 1,035
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 131 108,387 15,829 683
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 603 512,127 54,898 4,906
45121 Book stores & news dealers 362 292,267 34,213 2,892
451211 Book stores 331 278,329 31,909 2,735
4512111 Book stores, general 203 198,749 22,684 1,806
4512112 Specialty book stores 80 37,256 5,026 491
4512113 College book stores 48 42,324 4,199 438
451212 News dealers & newsstands 31 13,938 2,304 157
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 241 219,860 20,685 2,014
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 1,218 9,338,642 900,537 74,468
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 297 6,140,515 632,966 51,650
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 297 6,241,771 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 297 6,241,771 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 71 D D (10k-24999)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 184 3,607,026 336,063 30,713
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 42 D D (5000-9999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 921 3,198,127 267,571 22,818
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 46 D D (10k-24999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 875 D D (5000-9999)
4529901 Variety stores 612 515,080 51,251 5,072
4529902 Catalog showrooms 15 D D (1000-2499)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 248 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 3,464 2,396,227 278,915 20,002
4531 Florists 778 178,462 36,241 3,150
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 1,052 882,165 99,038 8,067
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 205 537,886 50,802 3,026
4532101 Stationery stores 29 16,061 2,396 222
4532102 Office supplies stores 176 521,825 48,406 2,804
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 847 344,279 48,236 5,041
4533 Used merchandise stores 567 208,223 34,242 2,787
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 1,067 1,127,377 109,394 5,998
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 174 128,157 14,083 1,194
45392 Art dealers 128 39,949 8,080 478
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 264 703,578 48,316 1,803
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 501 255,693 38,915 2,523
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 1,153 1,743,030 267,292 12,480
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 269 960,384 120,840 5,157
4542 Vending machine operators 189 224,555 47,152 2,540
4543 Direct selling establishments 695 558,091 99,300 4,783
45431 Fuel dealers 312 315,967 51,510 2,310
454311 Heating oil dealers 13 D D (20-99)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 298 295,639 49,847 2,230
454319 Other fuel dealers 1 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 383 242,124 47,790 2,473
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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