1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Forsyth 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 1,489 3,731,168 344,864 20,888
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 170 1,163,736 80,563 2,792
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 107 100,400 14,573 778
443 Electronics & appliance stores 52 91,954 9,994 494
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 109 306,973 32,313 1,496
445 Food & beverage stores 138 502,903 49,658 4,001
446 Health & personal care stores 102 163,729 18,556 1,238
447 Gasoline stations 180 226,566 12,468 956
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 238 217,320 25,981 2,197
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 108 95,494 9,747 916
452 General merchandise stores 46 447,397 42,897 3,360
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 188 199,419 23,650 1,439
454 Nonstore retailers 51 215,277 24,464 1,221

 

 

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 1,489 3,731,168 344,864 20,888
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 170 1,163,736 80,563 2,792
4411 Automobile dealers 67 1,023,217 60,600 1,963
44111 New car dealers 33 992,431 58,469 1,847
44112 Used car dealers 34 30,786 2,131 116
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 12 26,135 2,633 105
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 4 14,243 1,212 43
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 8 11,892 1,421 62
441221 Motorcycle dealers 5 10,320 1,124 50
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 1 D D (1-19)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 91 114,384 17,330 724
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 55 44,942 7,046 392
44132 Tire dealers 36 69,442 10,284 332
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 107 100,400 14,573 778
4421 Furniture stores 47 53,130 7,480 386
4422 Home furnishings stores 60 47,270 7,093 392
44221 Floor covering stores 27 28,539 4,595 189
44229 Other home furnishings stores 33 18,731 2,498 203
442299 All other home furnishings stores 29 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 52 91,954 9,994 494
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 41 77,759 6,974 391
443111 Household appliance stores 14 11,190 1,490 56
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 27 66,569 5,484 335
44312 Computer & software stores 9 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 109 306,973 32,313 1,496
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 85 286,149 29,526 1,334
44411 Home centers 6 D D (500-999)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 14 D D (20-99)
44413 Hardware stores 12 D D (100-249)
44419 Other building material dealers 53 156,773 16,720 535
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 24 20,824 2,787 162
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 5 9,520 1,006 39
44422 Nursery & garden centers 19 11,304 1,781 123
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 138 502,903 49,658 4,001
4451 Grocery stores 99 470,091 46,724 3,788
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 84 464,408 46,158 3,743
4452 Specialty food stores 24 D D (100-249)
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 15 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 102 163,729 18,556 1,238
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 53 140,068 14,796 998
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 52 D D (500-999)
4461102 Proprietary stores 1 D D (1-19)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 14 7,763 759 59
44613 Optical goods stores 20 8,124 1,624 87
44619 Other health & personal care stores 15 7,774 1,377 94
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 8 5,183 836 75
446199 All other health & personal care stores 7 2,591 541 19
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 180 226,566 12,468 956
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 136 182,170 9,464 752
44719 Other gasoline stations 44 44,396 3,004 204
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 238 217,320 25,981 2,197
4481 Clothing stores 145 148,180 16,353 1,591
44811 Men's clothing stores 26 19,243 2,831 184
44812 Women's clothing stores 62 48,262 6,295 596
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 9 7,236 725 85
44814 Family clothing stores 25 55,031 4,354 546
44815 Clothing accessories stores 9 6,248 1,008 74
44819 Other clothing stores 14 12,160 1,140 106
4482 Shoe stores 54 39,631 4,370 393
4482101 Men's shoe stores 4 D D (1-19)
4482102 Women's shoe stores 8 6,574 631 62
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 2 D D (1-19)
4482104 Family shoe stores 31 19,756 2,245 189
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 9 10,861 1,204 116
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 39 29,509 5,258 213
44831 Jewelry stores 37 D D (100-249)
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 2 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 108 95,494 9,747 916
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 68 59,767 6,372 577
45111 Sporting goods stores 27 22,562 2,515 228
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 6 10,826 1,136 108
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 21 11,736 1,379 120
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 18 24,992 2,165 188
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 13 3,933 592 87
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 10 8,280 1,100 74
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 40 35,727 3,375 339
45121 Book stores & news dealers 26 20,055 1,975 200
451211 Book stores 18 D D (100-249)
4512111 Book stores, general 11 D D (100-249)
4512112 Specialty book stores 5 D D (20-99)
4512113 College book stores 2 D D (1-19)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 8 D D (20-99)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 14 15,672 1,400 139
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 46 447,397 42,897 3,360
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 14 306,755 30,598 2,516
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 14 312,437 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 14 312,437 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 3 D D (500-999)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 9 D D (1000-2499)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 2 D D (500-999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 32 140,642 12,299 844
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 3 D D (500-999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 29 D D (250-499)
4529901 Variety stores 18 18,398 1,912 178
4529902 Catalog showrooms 1 D D (20-99)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 10 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 188 199,419 23,650 1,439
4531 Florists 28 8,747 2,194 165
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 59 104,395 11,139 691
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 13 84,431 8,030 398
4532102 Office supplies stores 13 84,431 8,030 398
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 46 19,964 3,109 293
4533 Used merchandise stores 26 7,391 1,538 148
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 75 78,886 8,779 435
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 8 7,413 791 67
45392 Art dealers 13 3,948 797 52
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 20 52,348 4,815 135
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 34 15,177 2,376 181
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 51 215,277 24,464 1,221
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 10 D D (500-999)
4542 Vending machine operators 7 D D (20-99)
4543 Direct selling establishments 34 D D (250-499)
45431 Fuel dealers 17 D D (100-249)
454311 Heating oil dealers 14 D D (100-249)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 3 D D (20-99)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 17 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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