1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Cobb County, GA


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 2,234 6,971,649 663,578 37,323
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 243 2,095,565 158,606 4,667
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 167 253,848 30,856 1,524
443 Electronics & appliance stores 102 267,035 23,225 1,114
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 158 668,505 67,254 2,547
445 Food & beverage stores 202 1,031,268 115,683 8,635
446 Health & personal care stores 195 251,794 35,023 2,338
447 Gasoline stations 245 529,156 26,431 1,577
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 336 431,615 50,255 3,596
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 166 242,022 27,081 1,901
452 General merchandise stores 72 865,472 85,966 6,604
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 260 228,810 28,366 2,219
454 Nonstore retailers 88 106,559 14,832 601

 

 

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 2,234 6,971,649 663,578 37,323
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 243 2,095,565 158,606 4,667
4411 Automobile dealers 104 1,863,660 124,462 3,319
44111 New car dealers 42 1,709,110 113,673 2,970
44112 Used car dealers 62 154,550 10,789 349
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 19 73,486 6,109 204
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 3 D D (20-99)
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 16 D D (100-249)
441221 Motorcycle dealers 8 33,232 2,913 104
441222 Boat dealers 8 D D (20-99)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 120 158,419 28,035 1,144
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 73 78,562 13,446 651
44132 Tire dealers 47 79,857 14,589 493
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 167 253,848 30,856 1,524
4421 Furniture stores 80 153,444 18,863 864
4422 Home furnishings stores 87 100,404 11,993 660
44221 Floor covering stores 30 51,519 5,674 131
44229 Other home furnishings stores 57 48,885 6,319 529
442291 Window treatment stores 5 4,278 643 54
442299 All other home furnishings stores 52 44,607 5,676 475
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 102 267,035 23,225 1,114
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 56 D D (500-999)
443111 Household appliance stores 17 D D (20-99)
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 39 129,687 10,557 590
44312 Computer & software stores 42 124,059 10,673 411
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 4 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 158 668,505 67,254 2,547
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 139 645,422 64,017 2,336
44411 Home centers 7 D D (500-999)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 30 21,212 2,494 110
44413 Hardware stores 22 D D (100-249)
44419 Other building material dealers 80 402,176 40,576 1,237
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 19 23,083 3,237 211
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 7 D D (20-99)
44422 Nursery & garden centers 12 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 202 1,031,268 115,683 8,635
4451 Grocery stores 127 960,007 109,486 8,281
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 105 946,641 108,244 8,190
44512 Convenience stores 22 13,366 1,242 91
4452 Specialty food stores 27 11,040 2,542 136
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 48 60,221 3,655 218
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 195 251,794 35,023 2,338
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 99 198,138 25,963 1,765
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 95 196,277 25,700 1,723
4461102 Proprietary stores 4 1,861 263 42
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 27 17,079 2,154 171
44613 Optical goods stores 37 24,322 4,732 282
44619 Other health & personal care stores 32 12,255 2,174 120
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 26 9,416 1,440 100
446199 All other health & personal care stores 6 2,839 734 20
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 245 529,156 26,431 1,577
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 183 427,179 21,117 1,261
44719 Other gasoline stations 62 101,977 5,314 316
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 336 431,615 50,255 3,596
4481 Clothing stores 201 306,460 30,573 2,680
44811 Men's clothing stores 24 D D (100-249)
44812 Women's clothing stores 92 60,641 7,065 689
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 13 25,070 2,030 188
44814 Family clothing stores 43 172,102 15,043 1,371
44815 Clothing accessories stores 6 D D (20-99)
44819 Other clothing stores 23 26,194 3,019 217
4482 Shoe stores 81 61,375 10,703 514
4482101 Men's shoe stores 9 4,353 645 33
4482102 Women's shoe stores 13 12,845 5,527 64
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 7 3,062 454 36
4482104 Family shoe stores 40 26,525 2,619 239
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 12 14,590 1,458 142
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 54 63,780 8,979 402
44831 Jewelry stores 51 61,681 8,688 384
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 3 2,099 291 18
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 166 242,022 27,081 1,901
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 118 161,769 18,447 1,210
45111 Sporting goods stores 49 77,130 8,057 489
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 17 37,607 4,006 261
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 32 39,523 4,051 228
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 36 55,907 5,682 429
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 18 11,123 2,015 190
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 15 17,609 2,693 102
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 48 80,253 8,634 691
45121 Book stores & news dealers 27 38,039 4,583 352
451211 Book stores 25 D D (250-499)
4512111 Book stores, general 16 31,273 3,948 282
4512112 Specialty book stores 5 D D (20-99)
4512113 College book stores 4 2,900 223 25
451212 News dealers & newsstands 2 D D (1-19)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 21 42,214 4,051 339
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 72 865,472 85,966 6,604
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 33 705,620 74,772 5,681
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 33 719,306 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 33 719,306 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 6 D D (1000-2499)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 21 375,315 38,014 3,178
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 6 D D (1000-2499)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 39 159,852 11,194 923
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 1 D D (250-499)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 38 D D (500-999)
4529901 Variety stores 23 23,038 2,507 222
4529902 Catalog showrooms 2 D D (250-499)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 13 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 260 228,810 28,366 2,219
4531 Florists 54 16,568 4,123 295
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 87 99,604 10,362 1,030
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 18 65,364 5,703 540
4532101 Stationery stores 3 D D (20-99)
4532102 Office supplies stores 15 D D (500-999)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 69 34,240 4,659 490
4533 Used merchandise stores 34 14,353 3,282 312
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 85 98,285 10,599 582
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 22 26,418 2,605 234
45392 Art dealers 7 3,448 547 25
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 9 27,663 2,360 65
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 47 40,756 5,087 258
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 88 106,559 14,832 601
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 27 59,527 5,710 242
4542 Vending machine operators 20 27,268 4,871 187
4543 Direct selling establishments 41 19,764 4,251 172
454319 Other fuel dealers 1 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 39 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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