1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Berks 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 1,468 3,330,720 326,224 19,302
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 159 861,171 70,430 2,409
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 73 68,930 9,101 602
443 Electronics & appliance stores 41 73,560 6,443 386
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 128 344,451 43,298 1,763
445 Food & beverage stores 199 530,112 50,170 3,958
446 Health & personal care stores 93 158,643 20,440 1,012
447 Gasoline stations 166 272,140 15,848 1,318
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 246 281,231 26,959 2,237
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 99 64,741 7,835 570
452 General merchandise stores 33 410,904 39,943 3,262
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 160 75,021 10,896 893
454 Nonstore retailers 71 189,816 24,861 892

 

 

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 1,468 3,330,720 326,224 19,302
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 159 861,171 70,430 2,409
4411 Automobile dealers 83 745,658 54,136 1,728
44111 New car dealers 43 681,729 49,916 1,579
44112 Used car dealers 40 63,929 4,220 149
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 15 40,870 4,329 147
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 4 23,582 2,621 78
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 11 17,288 1,708 69
441221 Motorcycle dealers 5 12,287 1,035 34
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 2 D D (1-19)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 61 74,643 11,965 534
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 39 28,541 4,863 278
44132 Tire dealers 22 46,102 7,102 256
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 73 68,930 9,101 602
4421 Furniture stores 26 36,618 4,569 242
4422 Home furnishings stores 47 32,312 4,532 360
44229 Other home furnishings stores 32 21,569 2,611 247
442299 All other home furnishings stores 28 18,289 2,069 181
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 41 73,560 6,443 386
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 28 66,252 5,463 334
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 18 56,334 3,930 254
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 5 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 128 344,451 43,298 1,763
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 93 299,639 36,614 1,512
44411 Home centers 3 69,552 6,614 451
44413 Hardware stores 20 29,739 4,056 228
44419 Other building material dealers 60 192,211 24,892 789
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 35 44,812 6,684 251
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 19 21,048 3,143 130
44422 Nursery & garden centers 16 23,764 3,541 121
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 199 530,112 50,170 3,958
4451 Grocery stores 96 455,391 42,865 3,450
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 76 447,085 41,795 3,351
4452 Specialty food stores 50 38,212 4,468 354
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 53 36,509 2,837 154
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 93 158,643 20,440 1,012
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 49 133,226 14,936 752
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 49 133,226 14,936 752
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 10 6,120 662 57
44619 Other health & personal care stores 16 12,424 3,135 114
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 6 4,889 597 52
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 166 272,140 15,848 1,318
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 100 185,783 9,458 826
44719 Other gasoline stations 66 86,357 6,390 492
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 246 281,231 26,959 2,237
4481 Clothing stores 146 203,177 18,712 1,537
44811 Men's clothing stores 24 20,153 2,215 188
44812 Women's clothing stores 54 38,930 4,337 446
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 7 4,524 458 48
44814 Family clothing stores 31 123,874 9,565 686
44815 Clothing accessories stores 15 6,124 875 58
44819 Other clothing stores 15 9,572 1,262 111
4482 Shoe stores 55 57,239 5,025 433
4482101 Men's shoe stores 7 2,617 317 19
4482102 Women's shoe stores 9 D D (20-99)
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 3 D D (1-19)
4482104 Family shoe stores 26 31,002 2,425 209
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 10 12,774 1,255 111
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 45 20,815 3,222 267
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 9 3,650 456 32
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 99 64,741 7,835 570
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 64 48,394 5,924 399
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 11 10,795 1,120 83
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 16 19,274 1,861 137
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 8 3,717 437 51
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 8 8,905 1,715 64
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 35 16,347 1,911 171
45121 Book stores & news dealers 25 10,238 1,358 120
4512112 Specialty book stores 4 D D (20-99)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 9 1,529 180 5
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 33 410,904 39,943 3,262
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 17 316,569 34,219 2,795
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 17 324,797 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 17 324,797 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 5 106,846 13,516 1,031
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 9 161,055 14,809 1,312
45299 All other general merchandise stores 14 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 160 75,021 10,896 893
4531 Florists 35 9,757 2,046 165
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 55 33,084 4,235 370
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 9 20,122 1,809 117
4532101 Stationery stores 1 D D (20-99)
4532102 Office supplies stores 8 D D (20-99)
4533 Used merchandise stores 18 5,003 930 76
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 52 27,177 3,685 282
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 16 7,238 906 117
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 4 9,084 1,157 31
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 31 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 71 189,816 24,861 892
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 12 42,270 3,220 158
4542 Vending machine operators 11 22,758 4,762 159
4543 Direct selling establishments 48 124,788 16,879 575
45431 Fuel dealers 31 110,173 13,983 424
454311 Heating oil dealers 25 93,678 11,738 372
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 4 D D (20-99)
454319 Other fuel dealers 2 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 17 14,615 2,896 151
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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