1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Seattle--Tacoma--Bremerton, WA CMSA


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 13,081 33,821,734 3,478,954 176,146
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,509 8,405,454 751,580 23,175
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 887 1,091,627 154,572 6,538
443 Electronics & appliance stores 629 1,159,654 143,141 5,363
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 983 3,165,832 367,404 14,542
445 Food & beverage stores 1,620 5,709,234 619,962 33,283
446 Health & personal care stores 953 1,315,080 171,325 9,422
447 Gasoline stations 1,001 2,115,745 114,196 8,294
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 1,578 1,839,977 246,695 17,499
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 1,181 1,207,257 144,332 11,170
452 General merchandise stores 250 4,597,362 427,176 27,453
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,951 1,189,077 174,392 12,744
454 Nonstore retailers 539 2,025,435 164,179 6,663

 

 

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 13,081 33,821,734 3,478,954 176,146
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,509 8,405,454 751,580 23,175
4411 Automobile dealers 523 6,717,144 522,704 13,893
44111 New car dealers 267 6,254,531 485,034 12,622
44112 Used car dealers 256 462,613 37,670 1,271
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 260 777,458 70,563 2,521
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 61 394,659 30,645 984
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 199 382,799 39,918 1,537
441221 Motorcycle dealers 45 D D (250-499)
441222 Boat dealers 130 240,159 23,708 901
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 24 D D (100-249)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 726 910,852 158,313 6,761
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 504 592,979 93,385 4,520
44132 Tire dealers 222 317,873 64,928 2,241
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 887 1,091,627 154,572 6,538
4421 Furniture stores 356 594,845 79,212 3,078
4422 Home furnishings stores 531 496,782 75,360 3,460
44221 Floor covering stores 218 263,373 39,739 1,330
44229 Other home furnishings stores 313 233,409 35,621 2,130
442291 Window treatment stores 32 11,057 1,643 98
442299 All other home furnishings stores 281 222,352 33,978 2,032
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 629 1,159,654 143,141 5,363
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 358 525,250 75,757 3,154
443111 Household appliance stores 151 144,522 19,117 890
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 207 380,728 56,640 2,264
44312 Computer & software stores 214 D D (1000-2499)
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 57 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 983 3,165,832 367,404 14,542
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 786 2,944,385 327,438 12,641
44411 Home centers 41 868,165 87,227 4,279
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 92 108,051 14,611 566
44413 Hardware stores 114 148,716 22,237 1,201
44419 Other building material dealers 539 1,819,453 203,363 6,595
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 197 221,447 39,966 1,901
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 44 D D (250-499)
44422 Nursery & garden centers 153 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 1,620 5,709,234 619,962 33,283
4451 Grocery stores 1,180 5,313,818 583,734 31,147
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 841 5,109,263 567,896 29,613
44512 Convenience stores 339 204,555 15,838 1,534
4452 Specialty food stores 263 D D (1000-2499)
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 177 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 953 1,315,080 171,325 9,422
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 396 1,056,096 121,695 6,659
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 383 1,052,612 120,865 6,584
4461102 Proprietary stores 13 3,484 830 75
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 118 45,243 7,033 555
44613 Optical goods stores 224 88,634 17,195 946
44619 Other health & personal care stores 215 125,107 25,402 1,262
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 127 56,726 8,347 655
446199 All other health & personal care stores 88 68,381 17,055 607
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 1,001 2,115,745 114,196 8,294
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 634 1,366,972 72,836 5,443
44719 Other gasoline stations 367 748,773 41,360 2,851
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 1,578 1,839,977 246,695 17,499
4481 Clothing stores 891 1,417,360 186,057 14,063
44811 Men's clothing stores 111 90,828 12,833 806
44812 Women's clothing stores 338 199,774 25,777 2,263
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 45 D D (250-499)
44814 Family clothing stores 227 1,004,548 131,500 9,664
44815 Clothing accessories stores 49 D D (100-249)
44819 Other clothing stores 121 69,446 9,229 660
4482 Shoe stores 359 170,360 20,781 1,619
4482101 Men's shoe stores 19 D D (20-99)
4482102 Women's shoe stores 45 24,253 3,503 265
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 7 D D (20-99)
4482104 Family shoe stores 231 79,364 8,827 760
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 57 D D (250-499)
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 328 252,257 39,857 1,817
44831 Jewelry stores 297 D D (1000-2499)
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 31 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 1,181 1,207,257 144,332 11,170
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 819 824,978 100,906 7,687
45111 Sporting goods stores 394 427,230 52,297 3,644
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 110 144,449 16,056 1,249
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 284 282,781 36,241 2,395
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 207 250,065 26,195 2,180
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 117 74,574 11,212 1,335
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 101 73,109 11,202 528
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 362 382,279 43,426 3,483
45121 Book stores & news dealers 243 254,941 31,660 2,377
451211 Book stores 223 D D (1000-2499)
4512111 Book stores, general 156 170,938 20,518 1,511
4512112 Specialty book stores 56 D D (250-499)
4512113 College book stores 11 D D (250-499)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 20 D D (20-99)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 119 127,338 11,766 1,106
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 250 4,597,362 427,176 27,453
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 82 2,159,656 232,622 15,983
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 82 2,202,181 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 82 2,202,181 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 24 D D (2500-4999)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 39 D D (5000-9999)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 19 D D (2500-4999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 168 2,437,706 194,554 11,470
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 40 D D (5000-9999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 128 D D (1000-2499)
4529901 Variety stores 50 D D (250-499)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 68 83,060 10,698 756
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,951 1,189,077 174,392 12,744
4531 Florists 294 74,884 16,422 1,508
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 696 482,077 59,583 4,675
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 122 240,880 22,235 1,475
4532101 Stationery stores 31 D D (100-249)
4532102 Office supplies stores 91 D D (1000-2499)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 574 241,197 37,348 3,200
4533 Used merchandise stores 380 157,309 34,227 2,803
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 581 474,807 64,160 3,758
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 152 114,749 15,843 1,225
45392 Art dealers 93 39,583 6,571 363
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 52 114,064 11,212 436
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 284 206,411 30,534 1,734
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 539 2,025,435 164,179 6,663
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 174 1,598,205 92,470 3,653
4542 Vending machine operators 60 D D (250-499)
4543 Direct selling establishments 305 D D (2500-4999)
45431 Fuel dealers 64 D D (500-999)
454311 Heating oil dealers 32 D D (250-499)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 25 D D (100-249)
454319 Other fuel dealers 7 D D (20-99)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 241 209,695 39,522 1,905
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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