1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Iowa


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 14,695 26,723,822 2,633,445 175,694
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,923 7,227,996 562,368 22,099
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 719 635,056 99,310 5,003
443 Electronics & appliance stores 623 591,273 71,830 4,072
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 1,915 3,662,847 370,236 17,951
445 Food & beverage stores 1,183 4,052,045 454,940 37,582
446 Health & personal care stores 981 1,094,836 149,624 9,680
447 Gasoline stations 2,056 2,897,942 193,522 17,402
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 1,654 1,052,829 135,938 12,451
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 807 495,779 62,557 5,420
452 General merchandise stores 508 3,486,191 319,484 30,028
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,612 627,996 95,094 8,855
454 Nonstore retailers 714 899,032 118,542 5,151

 

 

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 14,695 26,723,822 2,633,445 175,694
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,923 7,227,996 562,368 22,099
4411 Automobile dealers 817 6,034,844 396,644 14,351
44111 New car dealers 490 5,654,771 373,233 13,164
44112 Used car dealers 327 380,073 23,411 1,187
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 211 355,881 29,195 1,299
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 54 127,418 9,005 323
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 157 228,463 20,190 976
441221 Motorcycle dealers 67 121,823 10,425 525
441222 Boat dealers 57 69,059 6,440 299
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 33 37,581 3,325 152
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 895 837,271 136,529 6,449
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 643 571,289 90,313 4,390
44132 Tire dealers 252 265,982 46,216 2,059
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 719 635,056 99,310 5,003
4421 Furniture stores 333 394,353 59,198 2,870
4422 Home furnishings stores 386 240,703 40,112 2,133
44221 Floor covering stores 230 181,150 30,187 1,259
44229 Other home furnishings stores 156 59,553 9,925 874
442291 Window treatment stores 22 6,224 1,446 90
442299 All other home furnishings stores 134 53,329 8,479 784
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 623 591,273 71,830 4,072
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 482 439,288 54,756 3,154
443111 Household appliance stores 238 140,148 22,699 1,307
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 244 299,140 32,057 1,847
44312 Computer & software stores 113 135,729 14,481 702
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 28 16,256 2,593 216
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 1,915 3,662,847 370,236 17,951
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 1,241 2,374,752 270,600 13,181
44411 Home centers 58 654,102 58,061 3,702
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 101 76,035 9,462 500
44413 Hardware stores 321 194,196 28,034 2,403
44419 Other building material dealers 761 1,450,419 175,043 6,576
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 674 1,288,095 99,636 4,770
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 121 76,549 10,019 675
44422 Nursery & garden centers 553 1,211,546 89,617 4,095
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 1,183 4,052,045 454,940 37,582
4451 Grocery stores 884 3,927,364 440,631 36,129
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 760 3,869,303 435,466 35,481
44512 Convenience stores 124 58,061 5,165 648
4452 Specialty food stores 188 66,989 10,159 922
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 111 57,692 4,150 531
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 981 1,094,836 149,624 9,680
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 589 946,784 120,383 7,759
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 570 938,756 119,086 7,680
4461102 Proprietary stores 19 8,028 1,297 79
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 77 29,285 4,205 416
44613 Optical goods stores 166 56,462 11,822 769
44619 Other health & personal care stores 149 62,305 13,214 736
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 62 19,249 2,467 300
446199 All other health & personal care stores 87 43,056 10,747 436
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 2,056 2,897,942 193,522 17,402
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 1,498 2,109,055 138,009 13,290
44719 Other gasoline stations 558 788,887 55,513 4,112
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 1,654 1,052,829 135,938 12,451
4481 Clothing stores 1,061 714,097 87,357 8,978
44811 Men's clothing stores 155 72,030 10,231 865
44812 Women's clothing stores 457 199,188 24,554 3,063
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 49 19,991 2,129 284
44814 Family clothing stores 236 368,030 42,226 3,860
44815 Clothing accessories stores 62 14,586 2,563 309
44819 Other clothing stores 102 40,272 5,654 597
4482 Shoe stores 302 166,174 19,535 1,640
4482101 Men's shoe stores 19 8,300 1,141 102
4482102 Women's shoe stores 24 D D (20-99)
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 2 D D (1-19)
4482104 Family shoe stores 211 100,921 11,251 1,031
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 46 49,568 6,108 412
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 291 172,558 29,046 1,833
44831 Jewelry stores 282 168,368 28,471 1,782
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 9 4,190 575 51
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 807 495,779 62,557 5,420
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 576 345,007 45,387 3,748
45111 Sporting goods stores 294 169,713 21,967 1,861
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 79 78,569 9,063 902
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 215 91,144 12,904 959
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 130 106,991 10,568 980
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 92 24,303 3,227 474
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 60 44,000 9,625 433
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 231 150,772 17,170 1,672
45121 Book stores & news dealers 146 101,235 12,252 1,134
451211 Book stores 124 95,414 11,506 1,049
4512111 Book stores, general 76 57,956 7,107 661
4512112 Specialty book stores 33 10,650 1,555 173
4512113 College book stores 15 26,808 2,844 215
451212 News dealers & newsstands 22 5,821 746 85
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 85 49,537 4,918 538
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 508 3,486,191 319,484 30,028
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 157 2,711,858 253,786 23,627
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 157 2,736,505 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 157 2,736,505 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 21 D D (2500-4999)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 110 2,051,822 178,703 17,192
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 26 D D (2500-4999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 351 774,333 65,698 6,401
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 10 D D (1000-2499)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 341 D D (2500-4999)
4529901 Variety stores 161 D D (1000-2499)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 3 D D (100-249)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 177 306,797 28,879 2,804
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,612 627,996 95,094 8,855
4531 Florists 358 69,586 14,315 1,733
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 597 276,762 35,611 3,729
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 83 130,492 13,590 877
4532101 Stationery stores 10 3,110 442 59
4532102 Office supplies stores 73 127,382 13,148 818
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 514 146,270 22,021 2,852
4533 Used merchandise stores 254 49,063 10,923 1,182
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 403 232,585 34,245 2,211
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 77 37,147 5,452 539
45392 Art dealers 53 16,107 3,423 218
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 45 95,950 11,053 371
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 228 83,381 14,317 1,083
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 714 899,032 118,542 5,151
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 124 214,141 27,056 1,319
4542 Vending machine operators 101 100,059 15,294 895
4543 Direct selling establishments 489 584,832 76,192 2,937
45431 Fuel dealers 251 304,142 27,158 1,448
454311 Heating oil dealers 60 D D (250-499)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 190 180,175 20,028 1,048
454319 Other fuel dealers 1 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 238 280,690 49,034 1,489
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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