1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
New Hanover 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 1,026 2,461,051 210,910 12,352
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 123 736,868 49,871 1,656
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 100 78,388 11,726 597
443 Electronics & appliance stores 40 49,595 5,557 361
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 98 332,615 32,729 1,437
445 Food & beverage stores 87 291,915 26,041 2,067
446 Health & personal care stores 67 86,551 9,852 584
447 Gasoline stations 88 142,959 7,673 544
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 161 125,109 14,926 1,231
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 67 47,510 4,906 398
452 General merchandise stores 24 292,827 26,798 2,162
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 137 98,588 10,307 757
454 Nonstore retailers 34 178,126 10,524 558

 

 

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 1,026 2,461,051 210,910 12,352
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 123 736,868 49,871 1,656
4411 Automobile dealers 53 611,923 36,670 1,058
44111 New car dealers 24 579,563 34,872 965
44112 Used car dealers 29 32,360 1,798 93
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 27 78,424 6,254 246
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 4 16,465 934 35
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 23 61,959 5,320 211
441221 Motorcycle dealers 3 D D (20-99)
441222 Boat dealers 20 D D (100-249)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 43 46,521 6,947 352
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 30 D D (100-249)
44132 Tire dealers 13 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 100 78,388 11,726 597
4421 Furniture stores 51 46,802 7,273 319
4422 Home furnishings stores 49 31,586 4,453 278
44221 Floor covering stores 23 D D (100-249)
44229 Other home furnishings stores 26 D D (100-249)
442299 All other home furnishings stores 23 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 40 49,595 5,557 361
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 27 D D (250-499)
443111 Household appliance stores 8 D D (20-99)
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 19 D D (250-499)
44312 Computer & software stores 13 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 98 332,615 32,729 1,437
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 80 309,305 29,656 1,273
44411 Home centers 4 D D (250-499)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 11 D D (20-99)
44413 Hardware stores 15 D D (100-249)
44419 Other building material dealers 50 183,588 18,818 669
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 18 23,310 3,073 164
44422 Nursery & garden centers 13 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 87 291,915 26,041 2,067
4451 Grocery stores 54 270,497 24,256 1,947
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 45 265,346 23,863 1,907
4452 Specialty food stores 20 D D (20-99)
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 13 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 67 86,551 9,852 584
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 34 D D (250-499)
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 33 71,784 7,002 414
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 10 D D (20-99)
44613 Optical goods stores 13 5,719 1,297 68
44619 Other health & personal care stores 10 D D (20-99)
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 3 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 88 142,959 7,673 544
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 66 105,675 5,780 422
44719 Other gasoline stations 22 37,284 1,893 122
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 161 125,109 14,926 1,231
4481 Clothing stores 105 86,361 9,638 870
44811 Men's clothing stores 11 D D (20-99)
44812 Women's clothing stores 44 23,461 2,754 316
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 9 D D (20-99)
44814 Family clothing stores 21 43,938 4,764 358
44815 Clothing accessories stores 5 801 119 18
44819 Other clothing stores 15 D D (20-99)
4482 Shoe stores 28 D D (100-249)
4482101 Men's shoe stores 2 D D (1-19)
4482102 Women's shoe stores 4 1,120 133 17
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 2 D D (1-19)
4482104 Family shoe stores 14 D D (20-99)
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 6 8,931 920 79
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 28 D D (100-249)
44831 Jewelry stores 27 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 67 47,510 4,906 398
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 43 31,151 3,291 229
45111 Sporting goods stores 25 D D (100-249)
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 22 D D (20-99)
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 9 D D (20-99)
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 5 D D (20-99)
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 4 2,820 385 22
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 24 16,359 1,615 169
45121 Book stores & news dealers 17 11,078 1,136 120
451211 Book stores 16 D D (100-249)
4512111 Book stores, general 12 D D (20-99)
4512112 Specialty book stores 3 D D (1-19)
4512113 College book stores 1 D D (1-19)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 7 5,281 479 49
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 24 292,827 26,798 2,162
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 10 D D (1000-2499)
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 10 D N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 10 D N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 1 D D (250-499)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 7 D D (1000-2499)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 2 D D (250-499)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 14 D D (250-499)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 13 D D (100-249)
4529901 Variety stores 9 D D (20-99)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 1 D D (20-99)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 3 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 137 98,588 10,307 757
4531 Florists 18 5,911 1,431 113
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 62 D D (250-499)
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 10 D D (20-99)
4532102 Office supplies stores 10 D D (20-99)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 52 20,870 3,060 310
4533 Used merchandise stores 13 D D (20-99)
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 44 D D (100-249)
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 6 D D (20-99)
45392 Art dealers 7 D D (1-19)
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 10 36,662 2,145 72
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 21 7,199 827 62
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 34 178,126 10,524 558
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 10 D D (250-499)
4542 Vending machine operators 4 D D (20-99)
4543 Direct selling establishments 20 D D (100-249)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 6 D D (20-99)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 13 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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