1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Queens County, NY


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 5,933 8,755,996 890,129 48,425
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 308 1,586,691 123,723 3,682
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 295 233,143 32,075 1,457
443 Electronics & appliance stores 222 311,261 26,171 1,201
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 307 835,804 93,172 3,596
445 Food & beverage stores 1,627 2,027,251 203,614 13,401
446 Health & personal care stores 628 962,892 114,003 6,447
447 Gasoline stations 415 482,887 23,512 1,502
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 902 644,183 80,075 5,146
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 311 304,562 31,415 2,128
452 General merchandise stores 203 725,473 75,332 5,417
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 517 299,042 37,119 2,664
454 Nonstore retailers 198 342,807 49,918 1,784

 

 

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 5,933 8,755,996 890,129 48,425
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 308 1,586,691 123,723 3,682
4411 Automobile dealers 131 1,404,964 97,619 2,416
44111 New car dealers 62 1,320,238 92,370 2,232
44112 Used car dealers 69 84,726 5,249 184
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 10 21,355 833 42
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 10 21,355 833 42
441221 Motorcycle dealers 7 18,077 712 39
441222 Boat dealers 3 3,278 121 3
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 167 160,372 25,271 1,224
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 147 143,360 23,113 1,121
44132 Tire dealers 20 17,012 2,158 103
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 295 233,143 32,075 1,457
4421 Furniture stores 164 157,396 21,200 859
4422 Home furnishings stores 131 75,747 10,875 598
44221 Floor covering stores 71 37,189 5,065 272
44229 Other home furnishings stores 60 38,558 5,810 326
442291 Window treatment stores 12 5,487 913 57
442299 All other home furnishings stores 48 33,071 4,897 269
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 222 311,261 26,171 1,201
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 152 252,506 21,930 1,006
443111 Household appliance stores 48 145,610 11,511 477
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 104 106,896 10,419 529
44312 Computer & software stores 50 54,903 3,753 160
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 20 3,852 488 35
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 307 835,804 93,172 3,596
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 284 814,666 89,373 3,441
44411 Home centers 13 D D (1000-2499)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 24 D D (100-249)
44413 Hardware stores 97 43,745 7,269 349
44419 Other building material dealers 150 416,533 48,639 1,490
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 23 21,138 3,799 155
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 5 D D (20-99)
44422 Nursery & garden centers 18 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 1,627 2,027,251 203,614 13,401
4451 Grocery stores 1,000 1,728,663 175,774 11,625
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 838 1,658,857 169,473 11,108
44512 Convenience stores 162 69,806 6,301 517
4452 Specialty food stores 424 174,780 18,651 1,228
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 203 123,808 9,189 548
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 628 962,892 114,003 6,447
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 383 785,947 81,540 4,920
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 352 723,659 76,876 4,550
4461102 Proprietary stores 31 62,288 4,664 370
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 37 67,360 7,976 442
44613 Optical goods stores 98 38,663 10,368 492
44619 Other health & personal care stores 110 70,922 14,119 593
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 75 31,749 3,826 262
446199 All other health & personal care stores 35 39,173 10,293 331
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 415 482,887 23,512 1,502
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 116 87,146 4,286 315
44719 Other gasoline stations 299 395,741 19,226 1,187
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 902 644,183 80,075 5,146
4481 Clothing stores 570 483,462 61,285 3,892
44811 Men's clothing stores 105 58,943 7,628 484
44812 Women's clothing stores 235 152,609 18,062 1,458
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 43 42,725 4,908 363
44814 Family clothing stores 89 162,943 20,538 791
44815 Clothing accessories stores 44 15,574 2,586 179
44819 Other clothing stores 54 50,668 7,563 617
4482 Shoe stores 176 107,427 11,329 840
4482101 Men's shoe stores 10 6,359 713 44
4482102 Women's shoe stores 42 15,797 2,129 187
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 5 2,688 361 24
4482104 Family shoe stores 87 53,561 5,748 407
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 32 29,022 2,378 178
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 156 53,294 7,461 414
44831 Jewelry stores 148 51,381 7,149 395
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 8 1,913 312 19
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 311 304,562 31,415 2,128
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 130 188,116 18,134 1,116
45111 Sporting goods stores 48 58,586 6,568 421
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 20 51,894 5,371 348
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 28 6,692 1,197 73
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 28 98,672 6,211 443
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 38 19,130 4,057 187
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 16 11,728 1,298 65
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 181 116,446 13,281 1,012
45121 Book stores & news dealers 147 96,305 11,582 874
451211 Book stores 39 49,041 5,810 381
4512111 Book stores, general 21 27,197 2,853 217
4512112 Specialty book stores 6 2,900 417 28
4512113 College book stores 12 18,944 2,540 136
451212 News dealers & newsstands 108 47,264 5,772 493
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 34 20,141 1,699 138
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 203 725,473 75,332 5,417
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 12 502,939 52,573 3,987
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 12 511,213 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 12 511,213 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 4 D D (1000-2499)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 4 D D (1000-2499)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 4 D D (500-999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 191 222,534 22,759 1,430
45299 All other general merchandise stores 190 D D (1000-2499)
4529901 Variety stores 102 D D (500-999)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 1 D D (100-249)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 87 88,896 9,061 507
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 517 299,042 37,119 2,664
4531 Florists 112 23,979 5,113 312
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 220 144,804 14,329 897
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 64 88,514 7,356 431
4532101 Stationery stores 40 10,311 1,042 81
4532102 Office supplies stores 24 78,203 6,314 350
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 156 56,290 6,973 466
4533 Used merchandise stores 26 6,545 1,124 72
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 159 123,714 16,553 1,383
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 51 22,272 4,315 222
45392 Art dealers 14 4,777 751 37
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 94 96,665 11,487 1,124
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 198 342,807 49,918 1,784
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 51 145,783 15,412 672
4542 Vending machine operators 27 10,566 2,246 103
4543 Direct selling establishments 120 186,458 32,260 1,009
45431 Fuel dealers 46 111,275 20,887 547
454311 Heating oil dealers 45 D D (500-999)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 74 75,183 11,373 462
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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