1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Allegheny County, PA


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 5,353 12,929,651 1,217,988 78,841
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 501 3,088,743 239,151 9,008
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 285 413,894 62,042 2,905
443 Electronics & appliance stores 193 426,285 34,641 1,731
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 416 945,044 119,010 5,446
445 Food & beverage stores 740 2,275,657 223,831 18,309
446 Health & personal care stores 525 875,286 99,265 5,878
447 Gasoline stations 432 737,205 39,358 3,422
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 865 802,381 98,901 7,820
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 418 388,596 40,152 3,468
452 General merchandise stores 146 1,524,258 144,638 13,349
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 668 356,368 50,591 4,462
454 Nonstore retailers 164 1,095,934 66,408 3,043

 

 

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 5,353 12,929,651 1,217,988 78,841
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 501 3,088,743 239,151 9,008
4411 Automobile dealers 194 2,760,252 188,302 6,499
44111 New car dealers 132 2,660,371 183,881 6,294
44112 Used car dealers 62 99,881 4,421 205
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 26 38,488 4,201 216
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 24 D D (100-249)
441221 Motorcycle dealers 16 31,340 3,459 175
441222 Boat dealers 6 D D (20-99)
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 2 D D (1-19)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 281 290,003 46,648 2,293
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 183 182,876 30,076 1,485
44132 Tire dealers 98 107,127 16,572 808
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 285 413,894 62,042 2,905
4421 Furniture stores 103 255,345 35,308 1,530
4422 Home furnishings stores 182 158,549 26,734 1,375
44221 Floor covering stores 83 95,939 17,311 698
44229 Other home furnishings stores 99 62,610 9,423 677
442291 Window treatment stores 11 5,883 1,207 84
442299 All other home furnishings stores 88 56,727 8,216 593
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 193 426,285 34,641 1,731
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 125 256,463 19,831 1,093
443111 Household appliance stores 41 27,642 3,173 231
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 84 228,821 16,658 862
44312 Computer & software stores 55 159,271 13,392 540
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 13 10,551 1,418 98
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 416 945,044 119,010 5,446
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 356 895,737 110,109 5,058
44411 Home centers 28 244,117 24,446 1,706
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 56 43,365 6,211 301
44413 Hardware stores 80 66,524 9,180 769
44419 Other building material dealers 192 541,731 70,272 2,282
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 60 49,307 8,901 388
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 13 16,855 2,822 81
44422 Nursery & garden centers 47 32,452 6,079 307
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 740 2,275,657 223,831 18,309
4451 Grocery stores 425 2,032,914 201,534 16,643
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 252 1,948,071 192,015 15,709
44512 Convenience stores 173 84,843 9,519 934
4452 Specialty food stores 127 46,500 6,951 823
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 188 196,243 15,346 843
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 525 875,286 99,265 5,878
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 309 746,966 76,971 4,554
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 290 734,411 75,205 4,392
4461102 Proprietary stores 19 12,555 1,766 162
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 37 21,209 2,400 218
44613 Optical goods stores 78 37,451 6,711 425
44619 Other health & personal care stores 101 69,660 13,183 681
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 49 35,642 5,663 380
446199 All other health & personal care stores 52 34,018 7,520 301
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 432 737,205 39,358 3,422
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 214 442,249 22,698 2,022
44719 Other gasoline stations 218 294,956 16,660 1,400
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 865 802,381 98,901 7,820
4481 Clothing stores 517 553,060 65,081 5,698
44811 Men's clothing stores 60 52,274 7,607 463
44812 Women's clothing stores 222 198,707 26,830 2,250
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 38 37,111 3,578 350
44814 Family clothing stores 91 206,194 18,775 1,982
44815 Clothing accessories stores 26 9,667 1,786 141
44819 Other clothing stores 80 49,107 6,505 512
4482 Shoe stores 175 108,012 12,944 995
4482101 Men's shoe stores 13 D D (20-99)
4482102 Women's shoe stores 24 12,433 1,762 190
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 11 D D (20-99)
4482104 Family shoe stores 103 62,677 6,971 498
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 24 25,213 3,004 208
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 173 141,309 20,876 1,127
44831 Jewelry stores 159 D D (1000-2499)
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 14 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 418 388,596 40,152 3,468
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 255 254,219 26,395 2,271
45111 Sporting goods stores 131 121,818 13,659 1,256
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 43 66,100 6,136 688
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 88 55,718 7,523 568
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 71 92,609 7,520 636
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 29 17,847 2,551 239
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 24 21,945 2,665 140
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 163 134,377 13,757 1,197
45121 Book stores & news dealers 104 88,088 9,803 763
451211 Book stores 71 78,268 8,862 657
4512111 Book stores, general 48 61,845 7,399 536
4512112 Specialty book stores 12 6,660 793 75
4512113 College book stores 11 9,763 670 46
451212 News dealers & newsstands 33 9,820 941 106
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 59 46,289 3,954 434
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 146 1,524,258 144,638 13,349
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 56 1,210,189 121,366 11,011
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 56 1,236,295 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 56 1,236,295 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 11 D D (2500-4999)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 36 465,558 41,971 4,222
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 9 D D (1000-2499)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 90 314,069 23,272 2,338
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 5 D D (500-999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 85 D D (1000-2499)
4529901 Variety stores 60 D D (500-999)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 5 D D (500-999)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 20 19,106 2,236 252
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 668 356,368 50,591 4,462
4531 Florists 187 43,446 9,922 860
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 228 188,747 19,019 2,013
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 35 92,681 7,588 551
4532101 Stationery stores 7 D D (20-99)
4532102 Office supplies stores 28 D D (500-999)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 193 96,066 11,431 1,462
4533 Used merchandise stores 70 30,259 8,396 656
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 183 93,916 13,254 933
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 38 20,438 3,355 266
45392 Art dealers 30 12,013 2,566 166
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 6 6,072 317 22
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 109 55,393 7,016 479
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 164 1,095,934 66,408 3,043
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 36 D D (1000-2499)
4542 Vending machine operators 46 51,086 11,100 578
4543 Direct selling establishments 82 D D (1000-2499)
45431 Fuel dealers 10 D D (20-99)
454311 Heating oil dealers 8 D D (20-99)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 72 70,427 15,294 951
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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