1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Erie 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 1,225 2,562,056 239,046 16,323
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 151 696,624 55,994 2,003
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 55 62,941 10,512 503
443 Electronics & appliance stores 50 67,912 7,267 393
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 106 193,838 18,832 1,016
445 Food & beverage stores 153 480,036 46,579 4,028
446 Health & personal care stores 95 133,202 17,012 878
447 Gasoline stations 122 216,876 13,249 1,191
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 154 104,349 11,444 1,089
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 87 77,237 7,183 761
452 General merchandise stores 47 348,976 31,202 2,814
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 159 111,398 11,974 1,093
454 Nonstore retailers 46 68,667 7,798 554

 

 

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 1,225 2,562,056 239,046 16,323
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 151 696,624 55,994 2,003
4411 Automobile dealers 63 623,546 44,556 1,473
44111 New car dealers 34 594,957 42,553 1,360
44112 Used car dealers 29 28,589 2,003 113
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 18 22,306 2,546 112
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 15 16,620 1,757 80
441221 Motorcycle dealers 6 10,932 1,329 65
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 4 D D (1-19)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 70 50,772 8,892 418
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 49 34,564 5,570 280
44132 Tire dealers 21 16,208 3,322 138
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 55 62,941 10,512 503
4421 Furniture stores 26 42,611 6,255 277
4422 Home furnishings stores 29 20,330 4,257 226
44221 Floor covering stores 17 14,873 3,558 150
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 50 67,912 7,267 393
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 32 37,315 3,818 229
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 22 31,487 2,976 185
44312 Computer & software stores 15 27,067 3,036 137
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 3 3,530 413 27
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 106 193,838 18,832 1,016
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 86 177,520 17,411 937
44411 Home centers 6 54,344 4,738 365
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 12 10,396 1,342 78
44419 Other building material dealers 52 104,115 10,230 414
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 20 16,318 1,421 79
44422 Nursery & garden centers 13 12,049 816 46
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 153 480,036 46,579 4,028
4451 Grocery stores 84 439,252 42,489 3,694
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 48 411,177 40,175 3,451
44512 Convenience stores 36 28,075 2,314 243
4452 Specialty food stores 23 9,118 1,358 150
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 46 31,666 2,732 184
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 95 133,202 17,012 878
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 48 113,633 13,710 669
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 45 110,498 13,251 636
4461102 Proprietary stores 3 3,135 459 33
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 8 3,320 326 36
44613 Optical goods stores 21 7,757 1,746 96
44619 Other health & personal care stores 18 8,492 1,230 77
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 7 4,808 583 46
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 122 216,876 13,249 1,191
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 68 120,119 6,450 671
44719 Other gasoline stations 54 96,757 6,799 520
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 154 104,349 11,444 1,089
4481 Clothing stores 90 63,004 7,050 723
44811 Men's clothing stores 21 12,327 1,657 135
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 6 5,024 435 53
44819 Other clothing stores 10 5,370 730 64
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 2 D D (1-19)
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 4 11,391 699 72
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 30 15,776 2,174 167
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 87 77,237 7,183 761
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 56 49,071 4,787 448
45111 Sporting goods stores 32 27,017 2,858 289
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 9 17,486 1,866 202
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 31 28,166 2,396 313
45121 Book stores & news dealers 17 16,130 1,549 198
451211 Book stores 12 14,810 1,416 180
4512111 Book stores, general 5 7,481 828 78
4512113 College book stores 3 6,408 469 65
451212 News dealers & newsstands 5 1,320 133 18
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 14 12,036 847 115
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 47 348,976 31,202 2,814
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 11 167,486 14,036 1,322
45299 All other general merchandise stores 30 D D (250-499)
4529901 Variety stores 22 20,021 1,941 197
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 8 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 159 111,398 11,974 1,093
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 45 38,581 4,112 360
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 7 25,879 2,337 147
4532102 Office supplies stores 7 25,879 2,337 147
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 60 63,057 5,679 492
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 8 6,218 715 95
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 6 14,097 1,111 66
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 43 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 46 68,667 7,798 554
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 13 36,033 2,682 219
4542 Vending machine operators 7 11,458 2,465 184
4543 Direct selling establishments 26 21,176 2,651 151
45431 Fuel dealers 5 13,203 1,129 42
454311 Heating oil dealers 3 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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