1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
North Dakota


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 3,569 6,702,134 616,136 40,685
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 474 1,939,123 150,202 6,193
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 171 150,229 23,506 1,144
443 Electronics & appliance stores 146 133,342 17,296 956
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 439 1,002,333 88,857 3,936
445 Food & beverage stores 434 821,331 81,619 7,505
446 Health & personal care stores 271 253,017 32,971 2,042
447 Gasoline stations 465 713,645 51,191 4,411
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 346 214,468 26,614 2,345
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 170 144,452 18,596 1,435
452 General merchandise stores 106 933,937 80,722 7,559
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 362 152,363 19,101 1,929
454 Nonstore retailers 185 243,894 25,461 1,230

 

 

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 3,569 6,702,134 616,136 40,685
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 474 1,939,123 150,202 6,193
4411 Automobile dealers 189 1,588,924 102,882 3,846
44111 New car dealers 135 1,513,272 97,993 3,640
44112 Used car dealers 54 75,652 4,889 206
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 65 115,629 9,404 450
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 16 49,509 3,755 164
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 49 66,120 5,649 286
441221 Motorcycle dealers 17 23,653 2,395 113
441222 Boat dealers 13 19,803 1,649 77
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 19 22,664 1,605 96
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 220 234,570 37,916 1,897
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 164 143,819 23,195 1,210
44132 Tire dealers 56 90,751 14,721 687
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 171 150,229 23,506 1,144
4421 Furniture stores 85 79,046 11,969 597
4422 Home furnishings stores 86 71,183 11,537 547
44221 Floor covering stores 59 61,817 10,125 414
44229 Other home furnishings stores 27 9,366 1,412 133
442291 Window treatment stores 1 D D (1-19)
442299 All other home furnishings stores 26 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 146 133,342 17,296 956
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 97 89,518 10,168 630
443111 Household appliance stores 40 25,275 4,152 248
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 57 64,243 6,016 382
44312 Computer & software stores 40 39,123 6,241 268
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 9 4,701 887 58
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 439 1,002,333 88,857 3,936
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 325 665,819 67,177 2,889
44411 Home centers 7 D D (500-999)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 18 D D (20-99)
44413 Hardware stores 105 D D (500-999)
44419 Other building material dealers 195 434,349 47,118 1,542
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 114 336,514 21,680 1,047
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 6 4,554 694 56
44422 Nursery & garden centers 108 331,960 20,986 991
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 434 821,331 81,619 7,505
4451 Grocery stores 248 726,401 72,180 6,472
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 241 722,372 71,931 6,438
44512 Convenience stores 7 4,029 249 34
4452 Specialty food stores 61 19,486 3,123 282
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 125 75,444 6,316 751
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 271 253,017 32,971 2,042
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 173 208,770 24,215 1,502
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 169 204,712 23,740 1,442
4461102 Proprietary stores 4 4,058 475 60
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 23 16,529 2,883 154
44613 Optical goods stores 41 11,697 2,543 176
44619 Other health & personal care stores 34 16,021 3,330 210
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 18 4,531 521 85
446199 All other health & personal care stores 16 11,490 2,809 125
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 465 713,645 51,191 4,411
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 276 398,402 27,502 2,463
44719 Other gasoline stations 189 315,243 23,689 1,948
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 346 214,468 26,614 2,345
4481 Clothing stores 226 133,348 15,279 1,624
44811 Men's clothing stores 25 14,796 2,393 165
44812 Women's clothing stores 94 42,839 5,111 606
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 6 D D (20-99)
44814 Family clothing stores 58 58,207 5,455 561
44815 Clothing accessories stores 14 D D (20-99)
44819 Other clothing stores 29 9,873 1,339 178
4482 Shoe stores 59 38,521 5,070 299
4482101 Men's shoe stores 7 D D (1-19)
4482102 Women's shoe stores 5 1,577 295 24
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 2 D D (1-19)
4482104 Family shoe stores 38 17,048 2,067 183
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 7 D D (20-99)
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 61 42,599 6,265 422
44831 Jewelry stores 61 42,599 6,265 422
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 170 144,452 18,596 1,435
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 120 111,983 15,338 1,058
45111 Sporting goods stores 55 81,033 10,441 674
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 20 69,354 8,772 502
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 35 11,679 1,669 172
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 28 13,496 1,769 166
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 23 7,361 1,040 106
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 14 10,093 2,088 112
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 50 32,469 3,258 377
45121 Book stores & news dealers 24 15,417 1,613 186
451211 Book stores 20 14,808 1,562 177
4512111 Book stores, general 14 D D (100-249)
4512112 Specialty book stores 6 D D (20-99)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 4 609 51 9
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 26 17,052 1,645 191
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 106 933,937 80,722 7,559
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 37 764,609 66,084 6,066
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 37 772,842 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 37 772,842 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 5 D D (500-999)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 23 557,087 41,515 4,111
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 9 D D (1000-2499)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 69 169,328 14,638 1,493
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 2 D D (250-499)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 67 D D (1000-2499)
4529901 Variety stores 32 D D (250-499)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 2 D D (20-99)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 33 87,304 9,026 885
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 362 152,363 19,101 1,929
4531 Florists 91 15,749 3,229 425
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 120 44,989 5,710 733
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 13 14,432 1,310 122
4532101 Stationery stores 2 D D (1-19)
4532102 Office supplies stores 11 D D (100-249)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 107 30,557 4,400 611
4533 Used merchandise stores 39 5,877 1,516 176
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 112 85,748 8,646 595
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 21 9,056 1,526 191
45392 Art dealers 7 726 81 10
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 22 43,221 3,460 144
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 62 32,745 3,579 250
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 185 243,894 25,461 1,230
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 16 34,000 4,899 232
4542 Vending machine operators 13 6,310 913 73
4543 Direct selling establishments 156 203,584 19,649 925
45431 Fuel dealers 96 148,551 11,603 568
454311 Heating oil dealers 64 113,062 7,052 385
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 31 D D (100-249)
454319 Other fuel dealers 1 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 60 55,033 8,046 357
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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