1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Lancaster 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 2,012 4,671,739 480,811 29,237
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 216 1,138,692 89,299 3,050
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 143 155,812 25,008 1,301
443 Electronics & appliance stores 74 79,676 11,892 587
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 176 620,328 76,876 2,966
445 Food & beverage stores 273 817,438 86,774 7,749
446 Health & personal care stores 117 199,074 25,881 1,474
447 Gasoline stations 178 301,445 16,648 1,503
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 290 298,797 31,987 2,779
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 124 106,417 11,372 934
452 General merchandise stores 52 444,676 43,239 3,597
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 264 142,867 17,948 1,547
454 Nonstore retailers 105 366,517 43,887 1,750

 

 

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 2,012 4,671,739 480,811 29,237
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 216 1,138,692 89,299 3,050
4411 Automobile dealers 106 975,298 68,925 2,212
44111 New car dealers 54 884,422 63,218 1,978
44112 Used car dealers 52 90,876 5,707 234
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 22 46,752 4,744 152
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 5 20,445 1,733 39
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 17 26,307 3,011 113
441221 Motorcycle dealers 8 15,239 1,498 60
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 5 6,028 633 28
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 88 116,642 15,630 686
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 68 88,224 11,012 515
44132 Tire dealers 20 28,418 4,618 171
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 143 155,812 25,008 1,301
4421 Furniture stores 58 70,885 12,751 579
4422 Home furnishings stores 85 84,927 12,257 722
44221 Floor covering stores 31 36,250 7,071 328
44229 Other home furnishings stores 54 48,677 5,186 394
442299 All other home furnishings stores 52 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 74 79,676 11,892 587
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 55 68,983 10,046 504
443111 Household appliance stores 26 45,740 7,196 362
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 29 23,243 2,850 142
44312 Computer & software stores 13 6,826 996 42
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 6 3,867 850 41
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 176 620,328 76,876 2,966
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 131 518,578 66,210 2,542
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 15 12,913 1,690 76
44413 Hardware stores 20 27,904 4,312 298
44419 Other building material dealers 91 440,837 56,076 1,886
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 45 101,750 10,666 424
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 17 12,828 1,764 94
44422 Nursery & garden centers 28 88,922 8,902 330
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 273 817,438 86,774 7,749
4451 Grocery stores 164 735,653 78,774 7,067
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 127 708,845 75,753 6,812
44512 Convenience stores 37 26,808 3,021 255
4452 Specialty food stores 67 36,240 4,743 491
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 42 45,545 3,257 191
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 117 199,074 25,881 1,474
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 69 169,184 18,616 1,139
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 66 D D (1000-2499)
4461102 Proprietary stores 3 D D (20-99)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 12 5,642 671 70
44613 Optical goods stores 20 12,007 2,929 139
44619 Other health & personal care stores 16 12,241 3,665 126
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 7 3,598 392 41
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 178 301,445 16,648 1,503
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 126 237,509 12,300 1,107
44719 Other gasoline stations 52 63,936 4,348 396
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 290 298,797 31,987 2,779
4481 Clothing stores 178 214,196 23,130 2,139
44811 Men's clothing stores 26 35,475 3,025 319
44812 Women's clothing stores 61 71,406 9,154 823
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 10 12,097 1,092 128
44814 Family clothing stores 38 69,166 6,631 565
44815 Clothing accessories stores 17 6,795 1,388 109
44819 Other clothing stores 26 19,257 1,840 195
4482 Shoe stores 61 57,834 5,205 439
4482101 Men's shoe stores 6 6,157 442 31
4482102 Women's shoe stores 12 7,061 892 86
4482104 Family shoe stores 29 21,119 2,003 168
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 14 23,497 1,868 154
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 51 26,767 3,652 201
44831 Jewelry stores 39 22,310 3,101 166
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 12 4,457 551 35
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 124 106,417 11,372 934
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 89 66,833 7,358 611
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 34 33,054 3,381 291
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 15 8,369 759 79
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 9 7,174 937 62
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 35 39,584 4,014 323
45121 Book stores & news dealers 24 27,883 3,239 251
451211 Book stores 22 D D (100-249)
4512111 Book stores, general 7 D D (100-249)
4512112 Specialty book stores 13 9,241 1,185 110
4512113 College book stores 2 D D (20-99)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 2 D D (1-19)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 11 11,701 775 72
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 52 444,676 43,239 3,597
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 2 D D (500-999)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 2 D D (500-999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 40 169,708 17,175 1,317
45299 All other general merchandise stores 37 77,554 9,001 731
4529901 Variety stores 21 D D (100-249)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 1 D D (100-249)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 15 47,359 6,336 381
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 264 142,867 17,948 1,547
4531 Florists 33 10,358 2,298 226
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 111 65,202 7,896 745
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 8 22,068 2,065 116
4532101 Stationery stores 1 D D (20-99)
4532102 Office supplies stores 7 D D (20-99)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 103 43,134 5,831 629
4533 Used merchandise stores 42 11,783 1,793 176
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 78 55,524 5,961 400
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 19 11,181 1,431 143
45392 Art dealers 9 1,579 269 23
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 9 21,622 2,143 76
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 41 21,142 2,118 158
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 105 366,517 43,887 1,750
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 20 108,018 11,886 537
4542 Vending machine operators 10 16,946 3,093 161
4543 Direct selling establishments 75 241,553 28,908 1,052
45431 Fuel dealers 42 201,741 18,070 641
454311 Heating oil dealers 35 181,735 16,001 568
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 6 D D (20-99)
454319 Other fuel dealers 1 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 33 39,812 10,838 411
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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