1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Seattle--Bellevue--Everett, WA PMSA


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 9,289 25,014,648 2,583,030 127,844
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,010 6,049,146 530,047 16,144
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 665 879,872 124,135 5,161
443 Electronics & appliance stores 453 956,836 118,499 4,180
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 690 2,229,664 264,206 10,225
445 Food & beverage stores 1,147 4,109,046 451,659 23,468
446 Health & personal care stores 687 996,149 129,552 7,053
447 Gasoline stations 679 1,471,367 82,575 5,736
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 1,138 1,551,382 209,149 14,616
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 850 917,540 109,076 8,191
452 General merchandise stores 160 3,158,712 292,484 18,242
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,400 845,577 128,247 9,115
454 Nonstore retailers 410 1,849,357 143,401 5,713

 

 

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 9,289 25,014,648 2,583,030 127,844
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,010 6,049,146 530,047 16,144
4411 Automobile dealers 339 4,905,990 371,563 9,880
44111 New car dealers 187 4,598,128 348,074 9,052
44112 Used car dealers 152 307,862 23,489 828
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 179 495,304 48,709 1,718
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 29 185,745 15,921 509
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 150 309,559 32,788 1,209
441221 Motorcycle dealers 29 85,841 10,769 359
441222 Boat dealers 103 199,796 19,861 730
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 18 23,922 2,158 120
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 492 647,852 109,775 4,546
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 342 424,647 65,528 3,017
44132 Tire dealers 150 223,205 44,247 1,529
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 665 879,872 124,135 5,161
4421 Furniture stores 250 470,440 61,774 2,309
4422 Home furnishings stores 415 409,432 62,361 2,852
44221 Floor covering stores 158 204,204 31,363 1,004
44229 Other home furnishings stores 257 205,228 30,998 1,848
442291 Window treatment stores 25 9,686 1,454 81
442299 All other home furnishings stores 232 195,542 29,544 1,767
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 453 956,836 118,499 4,180
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 237 378,935 57,320 2,299
443111 Household appliance stores 103 102,902 13,883 650
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 134 276,033 43,437 1,649
44312 Computer & software stores 170 520,704 52,851 1,574
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 46 57,197 8,328 307
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 690 2,229,664 264,206 10,225
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 559 2,070,848 233,961 8,842
44411 Home centers 29 598,650 60,187 2,927
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 63 78,918 10,921 420
44413 Hardware stores 88 110,177 16,434 897
44419 Other building material dealers 379 1,283,103 146,419 4,598
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 131 158,816 30,245 1,383
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 27 27,321 3,693 171
44422 Nursery & garden centers 104 131,495 26,552 1,212
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 1,147 4,109,046 451,659 23,468
4451 Grocery stores 830 3,809,428 423,533 21,770
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 587 3,661,770 412,016 20,676
44512 Convenience stores 243 147,658 11,517 1,094
4452 Specialty food stores 194 92,448 14,671 1,095
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 123 207,170 13,455 603
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 687 996,149 129,552 7,053
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 292 807,819 93,687 5,094
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 282 804,941 93,022 5,027
4461102 Proprietary stores 10 2,878 665 67
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 87 33,141 5,269 406
44613 Optical goods stores 159 64,986 12,680 661
44619 Other health & personal care stores 149 90,203 17,916 892
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 91 45,006 6,641 516
446199 All other health & personal care stores 58 45,197 11,275 376
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 679 1,471,367 82,575 5,736
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 419 934,879 51,567 3,645
44719 Other gasoline stations 260 536,488 31,008 2,091
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 1,138 1,551,382 209,149 14,616
4481 Clothing stores 659 1,230,340 163,955 12,113
44811 Men's clothing stores 84 73,430 10,242 662
44812 Women's clothing stores 248 158,393 20,542 1,681
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 35 35,403 4,039 404
44814 Family clothing stores 173 897,838 120,634 8,723
44815 Clothing accessories stores 35 9,844 1,595 153
44819 Other clothing stores 84 55,432 6,903 490
4482 Shoe stores 245 131,251 15,890 1,177
4482101 Men's shoe stores 15 D D (20-99)
4482102 Women's shoe stores 32 20,030 2,786 196
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 4 D D (20-99)
4482104 Family shoe stores 155 57,148 6,289 523
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 39 42,526 5,070 363
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 234 189,791 29,304 1,326
44831 Jewelry stores 207 173,422 27,012 1,156
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 27 16,369 2,292 170
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 850 917,540 109,076 8,191
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 591 618,449 75,794 5,651
45111 Sporting goods stores 278 335,310 40,797 2,797
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 80 106,316 11,720 898
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 198 228,994 29,077 1,899
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 152 171,080 18,064 1,514
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 83 54,575 8,214 949
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 78 57,484 8,719 391
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 259 299,091 33,282 2,540
45121 Book stores & news dealers 180 202,565 24,491 1,779
451211 Book stores 165 197,147 23,837 1,705
4512111 Book stores, general 119 129,036 14,794 1,067
4512112 Specialty book stores 37 16,082 2,328 182
4512113 College book stores 9 52,029 6,715 456
451212 News dealers & newsstands 15 5,418 654 74
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 79 96,526 8,791 761
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 160 3,158,712 292,484 18,242
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 48 1,412,869 155,628 10,292
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 48 1,443,304 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 48 1,443,304 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 14 D D (2500-4999)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 22 512,449 44,005 3,755
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 12 D D (2500-4999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 112 1,745,843 136,856 7,950
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 27 D D (5000-9999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 85 D D (1000-2499)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 53 73,499 9,311 643
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,400 845,577 128,247 9,115
4531 Florists 211 56,635 12,236 1,126
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 512 364,220 46,669 3,549
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 99 181,148 17,800 1,165
4532101 Stationery stores 26 23,251 3,017 209
4532102 Office supplies stores 73 157,897 14,783 956
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 413 183,072 28,869 2,384
4533 Used merchandise stores 274 115,822 24,416 1,883
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 403 308,900 44,926 2,557
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 112 85,009 11,934 908
45392 Art dealers 81 36,575 5,926 309
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 17 39,630 3,423 145
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 193 147,686 23,643 1,195
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 410 1,849,357 143,401 5,713
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 138 1,515,652 85,788 3,323
4542 Vending machine operators 50 52,868 9,668 358
4543 Direct selling establishments 222 280,837 47,945 2,032
45431 Fuel dealers 45 115,886 15,578 522
454311 Heating oil dealers 24 D D (250-499)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 16 D D (100-249)
454319 Other fuel dealers 5 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 177 164,951 32,367 1,510
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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