1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Lehigh 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 1,376 3,509,237 333,237 18,976
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 143 907,287 74,421 2,555
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 82 117,376 17,168 684
443 Electronics & appliance stores 58 122,303 9,919 456
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 117 337,240 40,163 1,679
445 Food & beverage stores 171 536,701 51,548 3,798
446 Health & personal care stores 124 214,932 25,614 1,470
447 Gasoline stations 124 203,685 9,605 806
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 184 201,101 21,559 1,737
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 99 107,051 10,496 853
452 General merchandise stores 35 426,490 37,808 3,026
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 161 102,878 13,843 1,045
454 Nonstore retailers 78 232,193 21,093 867

 

 

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 1,376 3,509,237 333,237 18,976
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 143 907,287 74,421 2,555
4411 Automobile dealers 70 818,482 60,880 1,892
44111 New car dealers 43 770,178 55,052 1,710
44112 Used car dealers 27 48,304 5,828 182
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 10 18,282 1,707 88
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 8 D D (20-99)
441221 Motorcycle dealers 5 D D (20-99)
441222 Boat dealers 3 D D (20-99)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 63 70,523 11,834 575
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 43 43,858 6,846 340
44132 Tire dealers 20 26,665 4,988 235
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 82 117,376 17,168 684
4421 Furniture stores 36 65,087 10,713 363
4422 Home furnishings stores 46 52,289 6,455 321
44221 Floor covering stores 19 41,161 4,455 185
44229 Other home furnishings stores 27 11,128 2,000 136
442299 All other home furnishings stores 24 10,394 1,824 119
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 58 122,303 9,919 456
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 42 98,660 7,272 349
443111 Household appliance stores 19 19,781 2,329 115
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 23 78,879 4,943 234
44312 Computer & software stores 12 D D (20-99)
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 4 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 117 337,240 40,163 1,679
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 92 309,836 36,688 1,496
44411 Home centers 6 D D (250-499)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 12 9,872 1,082 46
44413 Hardware stores 13 D D (100-249)
44419 Other building material dealers 61 208,744 25,707 804
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 25 27,404 3,475 183
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 8 9,866 1,294 55
44422 Nursery & garden centers 17 17,538 2,181 128
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 171 536,701 51,548 3,798
4451 Grocery stores 103 483,451 47,348 3,489
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 77 465,833 45,582 3,328
44512 Convenience stores 26 17,618 1,766 161
4452 Specialty food stores 25 7,647 833 105
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 43 45,603 3,367 204
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 124 214,932 25,614 1,470
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 68 184,267 20,958 1,181
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 64 D D (1000-2499)
4461102 Proprietary stores 4 D D (20-99)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 11 D D (20-99)
44613 Optical goods stores 22 12,533 2,374 124
44619 Other health & personal care stores 23 D D (20-99)
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 12 D D (20-99)
446199 All other health & personal care stores 11 3,794 785 29
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 124 203,685 9,605 806
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 56 110,367 4,343 392
44719 Other gasoline stations 68 93,318 5,262 414
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 184 201,101 21,559 1,737
4481 Clothing stores 100 132,277 13,853 1,221
44811 Men's clothing stores 13 D D (100-249)
44812 Women's clothing stores 37 34,390 3,861 382
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 7 D D (20-99)
44814 Family clothing stores 16 55,439 5,575 450
44815 Clothing accessories stores 11 D D (20-99)
44819 Other clothing stores 16 12,893 1,383 129
4482 Shoe stores 43 27,696 2,961 232
4482101 Men's shoe stores 5 D D (1-19)
4482102 Women's shoe stores 7 4,174 451 36
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 2 D D (1-19)
4482104 Family shoe stores 19 D D (20-99)
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 10 12,430 1,337 108
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 41 41,128 4,745 284
44831 Jewelry stores 37 D D (250-499)
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 4 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 99 107,051 10,496 853
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 61 75,726 7,497 603
45111 Sporting goods stores 27 32,653 3,835 307
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 8 22,614 2,917 228
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 19 10,039 918 79
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 19 35,994 2,762 226
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 5 D D (20-99)
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 10 D D (20-99)
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 38 31,325 2,999 250
45121 Book stores & news dealers 29 19,488 2,230 194
451211 Book stores 25 D D (100-249)
4512111 Book stores, general 21 D D (100-249)
4512112 Specialty book stores 2 D D (1-19)
4512113 College book stores 2 D D (1-19)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 4 D D (1-19)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 9 11,837 769 56
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 35 426,490 37,808 3,026
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 13 336,835 31,535 2,406
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 13 344,441 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 13 344,441 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 3 D D (500-999)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 8 D D (1000-2499)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 2 D D (500-999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 22 89,655 6,273 620
45299 All other general merchandise stores 20 D D (250-499)
4529901 Variety stores 14 D D (100-249)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 2 D D (100-249)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 4 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 161 102,878 13,843 1,045
4531 Florists 37 11,181 2,695 191
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 57 48,963 4,621 433
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 9 27,583 2,033 135
4532102 Office supplies stores 8 D D (100-249)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 48 21,380 2,588 298
4533 Used merchandise stores 13 3,050 677 94
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 54 39,684 5,850 327
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 19 9,096 1,274 101
45392 Art dealers 2 D D (1-19)
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 5 6,186 778 25
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 28 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 78 232,193 21,093 867
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 14 D D (100-249)
4542 Vending machine operators 15 D D (100-249)
4543 Direct selling establishments 49 94,022 14,269 526
45431 Fuel dealers 31 82,939 12,431 406
454311 Heating oil dealers 27 75,844 11,186 367
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 3 D D (20-99)
454319 Other fuel dealers 1 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 18 11,083 1,838 120
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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