1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Alamance County, NC


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 643 1,245,124 117,753 7,630
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 86 315,440 28,807 998
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 54 38,384 6,227 306
443 Electronics & appliance stores 20 12,142 2,276 100
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 47 142,597 14,997 742
445 Food & beverage stores 58 181,745 14,876 1,432
446 Health & personal care stores 50 59,040 6,841 426
447 Gasoline stations 90 165,871 8,417 608
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 107 90,321 9,823 1,009
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 26 14,541 1,543 148
452 General merchandise stores 22 128,228 12,694 1,228
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 61 49,639 6,136 421
454 Nonstore retailers 22 47,176 5,116 212

 

 

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 643 1,245,124 117,753 7,630
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 86 315,440 28,807 998
4411 Automobile dealers 37 270,875 20,669 630
44111 New car dealers 17 255,437 19,755 577
44112 Used car dealers 20 15,438 914 53
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 5 4,607 391 16
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 5 4,607 391 16
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 1 D D (1-19)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 44 39,958 7,747 352
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 30 22,922 3,471 179
44132 Tire dealers 14 17,036 4,276 173
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 54 38,384 6,227 306
4421 Furniture stores 26 20,690 3,757 159
4422 Home furnishings stores 28 17,694 2,470 147
44221 Floor covering stores 12 6,888 1,320 54
44229 Other home furnishings stores 16 10,806 1,150 93
442299 All other home furnishings stores 16 10,806 1,150 93
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 20 12,142 2,276 100
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 15 8,441 1,490 63
443111 Household appliance stores 5 3,825 590 22
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 10 4,616 900 41
44312 Computer & software 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 47 142,597 14,997 742
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 37 133,420 13,906 688
44411 Home centers 2 D D (250-499)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 5 D D (20-99)
44419 Other building material dealers 27 86,729 8,658 321
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 10 9,177 1,091 54
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 4 D D (20-99)
44422 Nursery & garden centers 6 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 58 181,745 14,876 1,432
4451 Grocery stores 46 175,137 14,252 1,386
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 33 170,807 13,763 1,343
4452 Specialty food stores 5 1,530 177 26
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 50 59,040 6,841 426
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 29 50,053 5,533 340
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 27 D D (250-499)
4461102 Proprietary stores 2 D D (1-19)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 9 5,530 749 39
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 90 165,871 8,417 608
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 65 89,946 5,149 367
44719 Other gasoline stations 25 75,925 3,268 241
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 107 90,321 9,823 1,009
4481 Clothing stores 72 66,300 7,072 739
44811 Men's clothing stores 8 4,649 582 44
44812 Women's clothing stores 36 19,566 2,180 261
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 5 D D (20-99)
44814 Family clothing stores 15 30,506 2,912 316
44815 Clothing accessories stores 4 D D (1-19)
44819 Other clothing stores 4 6,975 894 62
4482 Shoe stores 24 17,512 1,819 205
4482101 Men's shoe stores 1 D D (1-19)
4482102 Women's shoe stores 4 D D (20-99)
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 1 D D (1-19)
4482104 Family shoe stores 15 10,818 1,101 100
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 3 D D (20-99)
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 11 6,509 932 65
44831 Jewelry stores 10 D D (20-99)
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 1 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 26 14,541 1,543 148
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 18 7,301 886 69
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 8 7,240 657 79
45121 Book stores & news dealers 6 D D (20-99)
451211 Book stores 6 D D (20-99)
4512111 Book stores, general 2 D D (20-99)
4512112 Specialty book stores 2 D D (1-19)
4512113 College book stores 2 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 22 128,228 12,694 1,228
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 1 D D (100-249)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 18 D D (500-999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 17 D D (100-249)
4529901 Variety stores 14 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 61 49,639 6,136 421
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 14 12,564 1,061 98
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 3 D D (20-99)
4532102 Office supplies stores 3 D D (20-99)
4533 Used merchandise stores 9 1,648 298 20
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 28 33,245 4,303 257
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 5 D D (100-249)
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 11 24,115 2,290 70
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 11 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 22 47,176 5,116 212
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 6 D D (20-99)
4543 Direct selling establishments 13 D D (100-249)
45431 Fuel dealers 8 D D (20-99)
454311 Heating oil dealers 3 D D (20-99)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 5 D D (20-99)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 5 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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