1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Wake 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 2,719 7,391,943 664,316 38,755
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 270 2,266,051 150,484 4,655
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 229 293,011 39,207 1,734
443 Electronics & appliance stores 126 208,380 22,319 1,121
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 213 953,292 91,560 3,878
445 Food & beverage stores 241 1,007,987 95,956 7,813
446 Health & personal care stores 195 242,981 30,333 1,982
447 Gasoline stations 278 469,226 25,624 1,698
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 425 409,941 48,015 4,159
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 231 210,600 24,064 1,863
452 General merchandise stores 75 863,921 82,150 6,797
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 327 248,893 29,582 2,216
454 Nonstore retailers 109 217,660 25,022 839

 

 

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 2,719 7,391,943 664,316 38,755
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 270 2,266,051 150,484 4,655
4411 Automobile dealers 98 1,978,463 113,939 3,036
44111 New car dealers 49 1,811,772 105,159 2,761
44112 Used car dealers 49 166,691 8,780 275
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 23 57,649 5,372 184
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 4 14,915 923 30
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 19 42,734 4,449 154
441221 Motorcycle dealers 9 27,851 2,741 98
441222 Boat dealers 6 D D (20-99)
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 4 D D (1-19)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 149 229,939 31,173 1,435
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 108 164,587 22,509 1,116
44132 Tire dealers 41 65,352 8,664 319
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 229 293,011 39,207 1,734
4421 Furniture stores 100 147,241 21,675 903
4422 Home furnishings stores 129 145,770 17,532 831
44221 Floor covering stores 52 79,475 10,314 294
44229 Other home furnishings stores 77 66,295 7,218 537
442291 Window treatment stores 7 3,586 530 35
442299 All other home furnishings stores 70 62,709 6,688 502
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 126 208,380 22,319 1,121
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 70 133,487 12,314 732
443111 Household appliance stores 25 26,407 2,485 116
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 45 107,080 9,829 616
44312 Computer & software stores 45 65,772 8,706 302
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 11 9,121 1,299 87
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 213 953,292 91,560 3,878
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 180 905,905 85,102 3,503
44411 Home centers 12 D D (1000-2499)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 28 D D (100-249)
44413 Hardware stores 31 38,640 6,062 359
44419 Other building material dealers 109 574,365 55,179 1,702
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 33 47,387 6,458 375
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 10 7,810 1,035 40
44422 Nursery & garden centers 23 39,577 5,423 335
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 241 1,007,987 95,956 7,813
4451 Grocery stores 181 969,262 92,582 7,572
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 144 946,578 91,190 7,455
44512 Convenience stores 37 22,684 1,392 117
4452 Specialty food stores 30 8,508 1,283 149
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 30 30,217 2,091 92
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 195 242,981 30,333 1,982
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 110 195,958 21,503 1,466
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 102 192,478 20,804 1,415
4461102 Proprietary stores 8 3,480 699 51
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 28 16,415 2,108 165
44613 Optical goods stores 34 16,293 3,294 202
44619 Other health & personal care stores 23 14,315 3,428 149
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 9 4,024 497 50
446199 All other health & personal care stores 14 10,291 2,931 99
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 278 469,226 25,624 1,698
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 207 339,316 17,258 1,288
44719 Other gasoline stations 71 129,910 8,366 410
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 425 409,941 48,015 4,159
4481 Clothing stores 253 277,178 30,555 2,902
44811 Men's clothing stores 34 33,825 5,124 252
44812 Women's clothing stores 115 84,364 10,200 1,076
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 15 20,976 1,858 204
44814 Family clothing stores 41 106,805 9,025 974
44815 Clothing accessories stores 14 3,431 612 67
44819 Other clothing stores 34 27,777 3,736 329
4482 Shoe stores 86 73,635 8,596 751
4482101 Men's shoe stores 6 3,244 401 19
4482102 Women's shoe stores 17 7,706 860 95
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 4 1,089 457 39
4482104 Family shoe stores 40 39,267 4,218 353
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 19 22,329 2,660 245
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 86 59,128 8,864 506
44831 Jewelry stores 79 54,958 8,120 459
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 7 4,170 744 47
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 231 210,600 24,064 1,863
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 156 138,487 16,205 1,121
45111 Sporting goods stores 66 57,556 6,967 506
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 14 23,588 2,171 205
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 52 33,968 4,796 301
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 46 52,541 5,057 387
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 23 9,252 1,664 122
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 21 19,138 2,517 106
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 75 72,113 7,859 742
45121 Book stores & news dealers 45 46,375 5,152 490
451211 Book stores 40 D D (250-499)
4512111 Book stores, general 27 31,484 3,317 307
4512112 Specialty book stores 8 6,153 1,132 89
4512113 College book stores 5 D D (20-99)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 5 D D (20-99)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 30 25,738 2,707 252
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 75 863,921 82,150 6,797
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 31 662,894 68,161 5,445
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 31 673,375 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 31 673,375 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 8 D D (1000-2499)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 19 352,239 32,528 2,700
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 4 D D (500-999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 44 201,027 13,989 1,352
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 3 D D (500-999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 41 D D (500-999)
4529901 Variety stores 28 D D (100-249)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 3 D D (250-499)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 10 6,779 761 61
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 327 248,893 29,582 2,216
4531 Florists 63 17,543 3,632 287
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 116 117,582 11,154 980
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 22 75,913 5,896 405
4532101 Stationery stores 5 D D (20-99)
4532102 Office supplies stores 17 D D (250-499)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 94 41,669 5,258 575
4533 Used merchandise stores 52 17,131 3,319 302
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 96 96,637 11,477 647
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 16 11,679 1,245 146
45392 Art dealers 18 5,193 764 63
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 16 53,942 4,959 169
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 46 25,823 4,509 269
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 109 217,660 25,022 839
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 23 150,779 12,473 232
4542 Vending machine operators 21 10,208 2,303 126
4543 Direct selling establishments 65 56,673 10,246 481
45431 Fuel dealers 21 27,497 3,842 172
454311 Heating oil dealers 3 D D (1-19)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 18 D D (100-249)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 44 29,176 6,404 309
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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