1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Catawba 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 779 1,719,804 161,074 10,011
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 108 479,797 38,292 1,397
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 79 134,546 12,794 568
443 Electronics & appliance stores 32 44,943 5,541 283
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 62 168,678 17,945 840
445 Food & beverage stores 51 D D (1000-2499)
446 Health & personal care stores 56 70,566 8,982 501
447 Gasoline stations 102 123,833 6,645 530
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 108 86,060 9,520 842
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 44 40,566 4,272 366
452 General merchandise stores 27 248,536 22,287 2,162
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 83 D D (250-499)
454 Nonstore retailers 27 47,339 9,546 434

 

 

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 779 1,719,804 161,074 10,011
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 108 479,797 38,292 1,397
4411 Automobile dealers 51 391,527 26,642 874
44111 New car dealers 18 345,537 23,280 760
44112 Used car dealers 33 45,990 3,362 114
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 11 25,818 2,115 79
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 2 D D (20-99)
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 9 D D (20-99)
441221 Motorcycle dealers 7 D D (20-99)
441222 Boat dealers 2 D D (20-99)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 46 62,452 9,535 444
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 32 29,249 4,904 295
44132 Tire dealers 14 33,203 4,631 149
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 79 134,546 12,794 568
4421 Furniture stores 53 114,827 10,043 411
4422 Home furnishings stores 26 19,719 2,751 157
44221 Floor covering stores 11 14,427 2,003 99
44229 Other home furnishings stores 15 5,292 748 58
442299 All other home furnishings stores 13 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 32 44,943 5,541 283
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 25 40,034 4,965 231
443111 Household appliance stores 10 14,712 1,749 76
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 15 25,322 3,216 155
44312 Computer & software stores 5 D D (20-99)
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 2 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 62 168,678 17,945 840
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 51 153,935 15,830 732
44411 Home centers 3 D D (250-499)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 6 D D (20-99)
44419 Other building material dealers 33 79,582 8,902 346
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 11 14,743 2,115 108
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 3 D D (20-99)
44422 Nursery & garden centers 8 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 51 D D (1000-2499)
4451 Grocery stores 39 199,437 17,772 1,549
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 33 194,800 17,488 1,529
4452 Specialty food stores 4 D D (20-99)
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 8 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 56 70,566 8,982 501
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 36 59,061 7,172 393
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 36 59,061 7,172 393
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 6 D D (20-99)
44613 Optical goods stores 5 D D (20-99)
44619 Other health & personal care stores 9 D D (20-99)
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 4 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 102 123,833 6,645 530
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 83 97,052 5,161 432
44719 Other gasoline stations 19 26,781 1,484 98
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 108 86,060 9,520 842
4481 Clothing stores 62 57,658 5,592 573
44811 Men's clothing stores 6 D D (20-99)
44812 Women's clothing stores 30 16,574 1,789 206
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 3 D D (20-99)
44814 Family clothing stores 12 27,080 2,309 208
44819 Other clothing stores 10 D D (20-99)
4482 Shoe stores 21 13,882 1,430 130
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 1 D D (1-19)
4482104 Family shoe stores 14 D D (20-99)
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 4 D D (20-99)
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 25 14,520 2,498 139
44831 Jewelry stores 24 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 44 40,566 4,272 366
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 28 26,566 3,006 252
45111 Sporting goods stores 16 6,105 705 65
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 6 D D (100-249)
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 3 D D (1-19)
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 16 14,000 1,266 114
45121 Book stores & news dealers 9 D D (20-99)
451211 Book stores 7 D D (20-99)
4512111 Book stores, general 4 D D (20-99)
4512112 Specialty book stores 2 D D (1-19)
4512113 College book stores 1 D D (1-19)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 2 D D (1-19)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 7 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 27 248,536 22,287 2,162
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 6 153,102 15,129 1,415
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 6 155,474 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 6 155,474 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 1 D D (250-499)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 3 75,631 6,765 635
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 2 D D (250-499)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 21 95,434 7,158 747
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 2 D D (500-999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 19 D D (100-249)
4529901 Variety stores 17 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 83 D D (250-499)
4531 Florists 18 3,492 755 86
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 21 23,343 2,234 210
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 5 D D (20-99)
4532102 Office supplies stores 5 D D (20-99)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 16 D D (100-249)
4533 Used merchandise stores 9 1,926 392 31
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 35 D D (100-249)
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 3 853 191 16
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 15 30,275 2,489 92
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 17 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 27 47,339 9,546 434
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 8 D D (20-99)
4542 Vending machine operators 5 D D (250-499)
4543 Direct selling establishments 14 10,578 1,478 73
454311 Heating oil dealers 5 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 8 5,075 726 41
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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