1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Guilford 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 2,059 5,179,260 530,847 29,817
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 213 1,383,462 107,928 3,708
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 173 466,154 59,092 2,225
443 Electronics & appliance stores 83 150,166 16,588 828
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 171 581,994 62,149 2,529
445 Food & beverage stores 167 631,110 59,468 5,031
446 Health & personal care stores 155 219,149 28,360 1,842
447 Gasoline stations 236 334,625 23,425 1,741
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 344 287,005 36,758 3,260
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 129 126,186 14,462 1,082
452 General merchandise stores 64 555,963 55,059 4,232
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 227 201,069 20,509 1,423
454 Nonstore retailers 97 242,377 47,049 1,916

 

 

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 2,059 5,179,260 530,847 29,817
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 213 1,383,462 107,928 3,708
4411 Automobile dealers 87 1,184,513 76,988 2,417
44111 New car dealers 42 1,126,677 73,932 2,271
44112 Used car dealers 45 57,836 3,056 146
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 16 47,280 4,377 162
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 2 D D (20-99)
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 14 D D (100-249)
441221 Motorcycle dealers 9 16,589 1,749 72
441222 Boat dealers 5 D D (20-99)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 110 151,669 26,563 1,129
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 81 112,234 19,182 860
44132 Tire dealers 29 39,435 7,381 269
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 173 466,154 59,092 2,225
4421 Furniture stores 95 398,992 50,641 1,758
4422 Home furnishings stores 78 67,162 8,451 467
44221 Floor covering stores 29 38,525 4,712 151
44229 Other home furnishings stores 49 28,637 3,739 316
442291 Window treatment stores 5 2,790 369 23
442299 All other home furnishings stores 44 25,847 3,370 293
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 83 150,166 16,588 828
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 50 90,967 9,312 506
443111 Household appliance stores 13 10,328 1,767 74
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 37 80,639 7,545 432
44312 Computer & software stores 27 D D (250-499)
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 6 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 171 581,994 62,149 2,529
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 144 543,550 56,261 2,284
44411 Home centers 9 D D (500-999)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 19 23,038 2,223 96
44413 Hardware stores 17 D D (100-249)
44419 Other building material dealers 99 333,534 36,613 1,190
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 27 38,444 5,888 245
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 11 26,743 4,392 174
44422 Nursery & garden centers 16 11,701 1,496 71
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 167 631,110 59,468 5,031
4451 Grocery stores 123 597,322 56,366 4,840
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 98 583,202 55,230 4,751
44512 Convenience stores 25 14,120 1,136 89
4452 Specialty food stores 22 9,226 1,060 94
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 22 24,562 2,042 97
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 155 219,149 28,360 1,842
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 79 181,749 21,489 1,429
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 77 D D (1000-2499)
4461102 Proprietary stores 2 D D (1-19)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 24 11,627 1,424 111
44613 Optical goods stores 26 14,199 3,049 148
44619 Other health & personal care stores 26 11,574 2,398 154
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 17 8,663 1,401 115
446199 All other health & personal care stores 9 2,911 997 39
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 236 334,625 23,425 1,741
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 170 249,226 15,231 1,158
44719 Other gasoline stations 66 85,399 8,194 583
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 344 287,005 36,758 3,260
4481 Clothing stores 200 191,983 22,805 2,350
44811 Men's clothing stores 28 19,508 2,607 194
44812 Women's clothing stores 83 58,546 7,160 851
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 14 12,401 1,177 109
44814 Family clothing stores 37 82,891 9,031 962
44815 Clothing accessories stores 16 4,659 826 75
44819 Other clothing stores 22 13,978 2,004 159
4482 Shoe stores 71 50,236 5,896 500
4482101 Men's shoe stores 6 5,162 511 38
4482102 Women's shoe stores 10 D D (20-99)
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 2 D D (20-99)
4482104 Family shoe stores 40 22,309 2,737 205
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 13 18,526 1,950 195
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 73 44,786 8,057 410
44831 Jewelry stores 65 41,128 7,422 367
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 8 3,658 635 43
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 129 126,186 14,462 1,082
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 78 79,859 9,060 586
45111 Sporting goods stores 35 39,398 4,391 268
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 13 24,956 2,720 164
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 22 14,442 1,671 104
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 16 28,388 2,807 223
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 15 5,133 894 46
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 12 6,940 968 49
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 51 46,327 5,402 496
45121 Book stores & news dealers 28 30,303 3,517 322
451211 Book stores 26 D D (250-499)
4512111 Book stores, general 15 17,679 2,269 199
4512112 Specialty book stores 8 D D (20-99)
4512113 College book stores 3 D D (20-99)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 2 D D (1-19)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 23 16,024 1,885 174
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 64 555,963 55,059 4,232
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 22 423,814 44,748 3,293
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 22 430,529 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 22 430,529 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 9 145,272 17,968 1,250
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 10 204,322 18,403 1,417
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 3 74,220 8,377 626
4529 Other general merchandise stores 42 132,149 10,311 939
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 2 D D (250-499)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 40 D D (250-499)
4529901 Variety stores 29 D D (100-249)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 2 D D (100-249)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 9 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 227 201,069 20,509 1,423
4531 Florists 35 12,725 2,927 226
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 77 109,898 7,722 668
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 12 84,820 4,334 262
4532101 Stationery stores 3 1,262 220 21
4532102 Office supplies stores 9 83,558 4,114 241
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 65 25,078 3,388 406
4533 Used merchandise stores 38 12,677 1,794 127
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 77 65,769 8,066 402
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 16 8,509 1,171 111
45392 Art dealers 7 2,446 325 21
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 14 35,825 3,410 70
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 40 18,989 3,160 200
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 97 242,377 47,049 1,916
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 20 100,055 21,487 765
4542 Vending machine operators 23 43,831 6,971 355
4543 Direct selling establishments 54 98,491 18,591 796
45431 Fuel dealers 14 31,528 5,369 185
454311 Heating oil dealers 9 23,240 4,337 136
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 5 8,288 1,032 49
45439 Other direct selling establishments 40 66,963 13,222 611
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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