1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Montana


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 5,042 7,779,112 746,459 48,337
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 658 2,106,571 167,192 7,261
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 266 189,181 28,515 1,586
443 Electronics & appliance stores 216 171,175 22,508 1,216
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 579 931,645 94,451 4,681
445 Food & beverage stores 474 1,320,146 125,863 8,733
446 Health & personal care stores 289 229,383 33,101 1,882
447 Gasoline stations 570 753,867 56,512 4,777
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 528 248,824 30,483 2,780
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 446 258,774 33,220 2,904
452 General merchandise stores 149 1,141,560 98,159 8,231
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 665 247,007 34,707 3,031
454 Nonstore retailers 202 180,979 21,748 1,255

 

 

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 5,042 7,779,112 746,459 48,337
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 658 2,106,571 167,192 7,261
4411 Automobile dealers 246 1,669,047 108,555 4,303
44111 New car dealers 148 1,519,919 99,182 3,880
44112 Used car dealers 98 149,128 9,373 423
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 86 148,085 12,479 590
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 24 71,628 5,733 233
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 62 76,457 6,746 357
441221 Motorcycle dealers 25 38,054 3,220 156
441222 Boat dealers 20 25,060 2,488 131
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 17 13,343 1,038 70
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 326 289,439 46,158 2,368
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 206 160,296 24,306 1,409
44132 Tire dealers 120 129,143 21,852 959
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 266 189,181 28,515 1,586
4421 Furniture stores 121 103,697 16,470 929
4422 Home furnishings stores 145 85,484 12,045 657
44221 Floor covering stores 79 65,543 9,130 414
44229 Other home furnishings stores 66 19,941 2,915 243
442291 Window treatment stores 3 1,374 200 17
442299 All other home furnishings stores 63 18,567 2,715 226
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 216 171,175 22,508 1,216
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 153 112,213 15,702 837
443111 Household appliance stores 75 68,942 8,730 447
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 78 43,271 6,972 390
44312 Computer & software stores 58 55,021 6,366 343
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 5 3,941 440 36
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 579 931,645 94,451 4,681
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 478 715,853 77,297 3,775
44411 Home centers 18 76,046 7,257 391
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 38 26,119 3,234 154
44413 Hardware stores 137 126,898 16,496 1,110
44419 Other building material dealers 285 486,790 50,310 2,120
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 101 215,792 17,154 906
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 11 21,253 2,212 75
44422 Nursery & garden centers 90 194,539 14,942 831
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 474 1,320,146 125,863 8,733
4451 Grocery stores 355 1,262,238 121,000 8,317
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 317 1,239,404 119,472 8,131
44512 Convenience stores 38 22,834 1,528 186
4452 Specialty food stores 57 16,494 2,421 201
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 62 41,414 2,442 215
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 289 229,383 33,101 1,882
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 158 174,421 21,301 1,205
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 147 171,274 20,549 1,148
4461102 Proprietary stores 11 3,147 752 57
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 28 6,551 822 73
44613 Optical goods stores 38 11,185 2,656 138
44619 Other health & personal care stores 65 37,226 8,322 466
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 32 12,017 1,723 170
446199 All other health & personal care stores 33 25,209 6,599 296
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 570 753,867 56,512 4,777
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 344 462,256 27,739 2,595
44719 Other gasoline stations 226 291,611 28,773 2,182
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 528 248,824 30,483 2,780
4481 Clothing stores 352 174,991 20,348 2,002
44811 Men's clothing stores 20 8,720 1,189 106
44812 Women's clothing stores 133 43,804 5,006 618
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 14 3,072 534 61
44814 Family clothing stores 127 103,020 11,722 1,010
44815 Clothing accessories stores 13 3,599 497 43
44819 Other clothing stores 45 12,776 1,400 164
4482 Shoe stores 86 36,326 4,441 372
4482101 Men's shoe stores 11 3,651 520 49
4482102 Women's shoe stores 8 2,544 322 31
4482104 Family shoe stores 54 21,708 2,636 213
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 13 8,423 963 79
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 90 37,507 5,694 406
44831 Jewelry stores 86 36,381 5,489 392
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 4 1,126 205 14
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 446 258,774 33,220 2,904
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 342 182,747 23,662 1,984
45111 Sporting goods stores 205 131,747 16,700 1,274
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 87 93,080 10,890 807
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 118 38,667 5,810 467
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 61 26,260 3,533 319
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 55 14,668 1,975 295
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 21 10,072 1,454 96
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 104 76,027 9,558 920
45121 Book stores & news dealers 79 47,928 6,271 597
451211 Book stores 74 46,368 5,948 576
4512111 Book stores, general 55 25,840 3,404 340
4512112 Specialty book stores 16 D D (100-249)
4512113 College book stores 3 D D (20-99)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 5 1,560 323 21
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 25 28,099 3,287 323
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 149 1,141,560 98,159 8,231
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 49 814,219 73,993 6,654
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 49 823,982 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 49 823,982 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 9 96,622 11,406 1,156
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 30 595,864 49,417 4,547
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 10 121,733 13,170 951
4529 Other general merchandise stores 100 327,341 24,166 1,577
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 6 D D (500-999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 94 D D (500-999)
4529901 Variety stores 27 D D (100-249)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 3 D D (100-249)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 64 82,436 7,736 647
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 665 247,007 34,707 3,031
4531 Florists 122 25,107 5,213 617
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 240 86,539 12,382 1,092
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 26 26,711 2,517 169
4532102 Office supplies stores 26 26,711 2,517 169
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 214 59,828 9,865 923
4533 Used merchandise stores 87 18,542 4,058 502
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 216 116,819 13,054 820
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 38 10,011 1,420 130
45392 Art dealers 45 10,642 1,315 102
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 35 61,344 5,782 265
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 98 34,822 4,537 323
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 202 180,979 21,748 1,255
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 27 14,645 2,376 220
4542 Vending machine operators 16 10,098 1,300 87
4543 Direct selling establishments 159 156,236 18,072 948
45431 Fuel dealers 78 98,705 8,017 402
454311 Heating oil dealers 12 32,457 1,809 101
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 62 65,798 6,168 300
454319 Other fuel dealers 4 450 40 1
45439 Other direct selling establishments 81 57,531 10,055 546
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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