1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Pennsylvania


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 50,208 109,948,462 10,561,877 650,144
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 5,620 28,096,538 2,139,467 79,521
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 2,613 2,776,579 397,905 19,539
443 Electronics & appliance stores 1,839 2,416,611 264,454 12,781
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 4,229 9,354,573 1,092,479 49,552
445 Food & beverage stores 7,201 19,096,558 1,937,602 152,042
446 Health & personal care stores 4,435 6,686,726 846,385 47,582
447 Gasoline stations 4,893 7,756,025 442,710 38,504
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 6,939 5,869,063 692,257 56,354
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 3,111 2,641,004 279,453 22,970
452 General merchandise stores 1,608 12,697,513 1,199,459 105,437
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 5,537 2,913,079 394,187 32,526
454 Nonstore retailers 2,183 9,644,193 875,519 33,336

 

 

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 50,208 109,948,462 10,561,877 650,144
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 5,620 28,096,538 2,139,467 79,521
4411 Automobile dealers 2,581 24,650,855 1,637,513 55,998
44111 New car dealers 1,526 23,163,844 1,543,573 51,765
44112 Used car dealers 1,055 1,487,011 93,940 4,233
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 437 756,413 70,964 3,047
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 118 282,863 25,565 933
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 319 473,550 45,399 2,114
441221 Motorcycle dealers 175 304,552 29,114 1,327
441222 Boat dealers 101 126,418 13,034 620
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 43 42,580 3,251 167
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 2,602 2,689,270 430,990 20,476
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 1,804 1,816,174 282,145 13,893
44132 Tire dealers 798 873,096 148,845 6,583
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 2,613 2,776,579 397,905 19,539
4421 Furniture stores 1,190 1,619,944 226,925 10,459
4422 Home furnishings stores 1,423 1,156,635 170,980 9,080
44221 Floor covering stores 697 723,490 111,903 4,553
44229 Other home furnishings stores 726 433,145 59,077 4,527
442291 Window treatment stores 64 25,030 4,134 299
442299 All other home furnishings stores 662 408,115 54,943 4,228
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 1,839 2,416,611 264,454 12,781
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 1,239 1,608,017 162,621 8,733
443111 Household appliance stores 505 469,486 55,328 2,910
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 734 1,138,531 107,293 5,823
44312 Computer & software stores 421 697,050 85,477 3,078
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 179 111,544 16,356 970
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 4,229 9,354,573 1,092,479 49,552
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 3,346 8,386,544 969,954 43,271
44411 Home centers 173 1,968,079 191,823 12,541
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 421 310,591 38,843 1,764
44413 Hardware stores 740 582,939 83,680 6,248
44419 Other building material dealers 2,012 5,524,935 655,608 22,718
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 883 968,029 122,525 6,281
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 320 249,497 32,699 1,570
44422 Nursery & garden centers 563 718,532 89,826 4,711
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 7,201 19,096,558 1,937,602 152,042
4451 Grocery stores 4,266 16,978,241 1,735,855 137,654
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 2,957 15,958,765 1,625,130 126,021
44512 Convenience stores 1,309 1,019,476 110,725 11,633
4452 Specialty food stores 1,374 696,975 88,360 8,097
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 1,561 1,421,342 113,387 6,291
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 4,435 6,686,726 846,385 47,582
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 2,713 5,796,465 679,701 38,396
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 2,565 5,706,165 669,626 37,331
4461102 Proprietary stores 148 90,300 10,075 1,065
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 305 191,694 25,457 1,881
44613 Optical goods stores 755 297,678 63,728 3,576
44619 Other health & personal care stores 662 400,889 77,499 3,729
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 332 161,373 22,015 1,770
446199 All other health & personal care stores 330 239,516 55,484 1,959
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 4,893 7,756,025 442,710 38,504
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 2,490 4,373,784 236,515 22,295
44719 Other gasoline stations 2,403 3,382,241 206,195 16,209
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 6,939 5,869,063 692,257 56,354
4481 Clothing stores 4,007 4,058,264 460,247 40,237
44811 Men's clothing stores 561 508,705 69,591 4,447
44812 Women's clothing stores 1,685 1,311,924 156,720 14,930
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 251 243,765 23,700 2,457
44814 Family clothing stores 708 1,614,714 157,380 13,941
44815 Clothing accessories stores 293 79,754 12,989 1,201
44819 Other clothing stores 509 299,402 39,867 3,261
4482 Shoe stores 1,523 997,368 109,140 8,743
4482101 Men's shoe stores 128 61,876 8,336 501
4482102 Women's shoe stores 194 101,402 12,847 1,241
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 55 21,408 3,201 294
4482104 Family shoe stores 865 522,616 54,619 4,454
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 281 290,066 30,137 2,253
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 1,409 813,431 122,870 7,374
44831 Jewelry stores 1,319 762,657 115,841 6,914
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 90 50,774 7,029 460
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 3,111 2,641,004 279,453 22,970
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 1,963 1,723,217 183,718 14,714
45111 Sporting goods stores 1,023 749,104 83,282 6,833
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 317 383,419 39,405 3,472
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 706 365,685 43,877 3,361
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 512 704,800 60,888 5,169
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 235 120,587 17,696 1,589
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 193 148,726 21,852 1,123
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 1,148 917,787 95,735 8,256
45121 Book stores & news dealers 759 610,748 69,208 5,657
451211 Book stores 537 545,045 61,503 4,856
4512111 Book stores, general 338 352,630 42,309 3,224
4512112 Specialty book stores 102 50,705 6,990 671
4512113 College book stores 97 141,710 12,204 961
451212 News dealers & newsstands 222 65,703 7,705 801
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 389 307,039 26,527 2,599
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 1,608 12,697,513 1,199,459 105,437
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 519 9,988,185 977,462 85,270
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 519 10,199,366 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 519 10,199,366 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 105 2,564,010 285,897 22,566
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 318 5,351,890 465,231 44,488
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 96 2,072,285 226,334 18,216
4529 Other general merchandise stores 1,089 2,709,328 221,997 20,167
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 45 D D (5000-9999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 1,044 D D (10k-24999)
4529901 Variety stores 698 519,727 55,785 5,862
4529902 Catalog showrooms 29 D D (2500-4999)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 317 330,266 37,537 3,064
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 5,537 2,913,079 394,187 32,526
4531 Florists 1,272 307,126 69,061 6,264
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 1,905 1,290,198 141,763 13,274
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 282 666,248 58,510 3,634
4532101 Stationery stores 38 19,405 2,555 220
4532102 Office supplies stores 244 646,843 55,955 3,414
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 1,623 623,950 83,253 9,640
4533 Used merchandise stores 621 207,537 42,531 3,703
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 1,739 1,108,218 140,832 9,285
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 402 212,759 30,476 2,765
45392 Art dealers 171 56,640 11,133 708
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 188 314,209 30,953 1,234
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 978 524,610 68,270 4,578
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 2,183 9,644,193 875,519 33,336
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 412 6,646,551 458,163 15,192
4542 Vending machine operators 340 413,109 84,731 4,162
4543 Direct selling establishments 1,431 2,584,533 332,625 13,982
45431 Fuel dealers 852 2,067,840 227,065 8,784
454311 Heating oil dealers 652 1,763,028 187,151 7,241
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 162 280,173 37,557 1,406
454319 Other fuel dealers 38 24,639 2,357 137
45439 Other direct selling establishments 579 516,693 105,560 5,198
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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