1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Luzerne 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 1,406 2,856,425 269,196 18,945
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 176 731,374 49,083 2,153
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 69 62,763 8,835 566
443 Electronics & appliance stores 51 67,903 7,512 393
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 109 277,167 34,054 1,774
445 Food & beverage stores 209 496,354 48,680 4,449
446 Health & personal care stores 133 180,615 23,726 1,445
447 Gasoline stations 153 227,497 12,982 1,188
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 165 120,098 13,572 1,280
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 83 57,956 5,566 498
452 General merchandise stores 43 435,251 40,129 3,564
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 140 78,503 11,484 949
454 Nonstore retailers 75 120,944 13,573 686

 

 

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 1,406 2,856,425 269,196 18,945
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 176 731,374 49,083 2,153
4411 Automobile dealers 88 634,143 35,424 1,465
44111 New car dealers 45 592,735 33,343 1,328
44112 Used car dealers 43 41,408 2,081 137
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 13 12,631 981 67
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 9 D D (20-99)
441221 Motorcycle dealers 4 D D (20-99)
441222 Boat dealers 4 D D (20-99)
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 1 D D (1-19)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 75 84,600 12,678 621
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 49 42,161 6,514 345
44132 Tire dealers 26 42,439 6,164 276
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 69 62,763 8,835 566
4421 Furniture stores 39 39,548 5,102 344
4422 Home furnishings stores 30 23,215 3,733 222
44221 Floor covering stores 22 19,946 3,211 176
44229 Other home furnishings stores 8 3,269 522 46
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 51 67,903 7,512 393
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 31 48,001 5,379 294
443111 Household appliance stores 14 13,787 1,288 87
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 17 34,214 4,091 207
44312 Computer & software stores 13 17,787 1,814 75
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 7 2,115 319 24
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 109 277,167 34,054 1,774
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 90 264,046 32,280 1,654
44411 Home centers 5 D D (500-999)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 12 D D (20-99)
44413 Hardware stores 15 7,716 1,065 79
44419 Other building material dealers 58 176,486 22,724 924
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 19 13,121 1,774 120
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 8 7,285 825 59
44422 Nursery & garden centers 11 5,836 949 61
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 209 496,354 48,680 4,449
4451 Grocery stores 120 429,855 42,183 3,997
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 82 409,037 39,839 3,672
44512 Convenience stores 38 20,818 2,344 325
4452 Specialty food stores 39 19,314 2,983 241
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 50 47,185 3,514 211
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 133 180,615 23,726 1,445
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 85 152,440 17,449 1,131
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 82 D D (1000-2499)
4461102 Proprietary stores 3 D D (20-99)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 9 4,920 506 42
44613 Optical goods stores 19 5,122 1,304 76
44619 Other health & personal care stores 20 18,133 4,467 196
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 5 3,909 489 35
446199 All other health & personal care stores 15 14,224 3,978 161
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 153 227,497 12,982 1,188
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 81 123,103 6,895 745
44719 Other gasoline stations 72 104,394 6,087 443
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 165 120,098 13,572 1,280
4481 Clothing stores 96 69,369 7,831 827
44811 Men's clothing stores 15 D D (20-99)
44812 Women's clothing stores 42 26,671 3,110 334
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 3 D D (20-99)
44814 Family clothing stores 13 D D (250-499)
44815 Clothing accessories stores 8 D D (20-99)
44819 Other clothing stores 15 D D (20-99)
4482 Shoe stores 35 28,792 2,651 197
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 1 D D (1-19)
4482104 Family shoe stores 22 11,446 1,157 98
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 9 16,548 1,407 89
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 34 21,937 3,090 256
44831 Jewelry stores 32 D D (100-249)
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 2 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 83 57,956 5,566 498
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 55 40,697 3,717 341
45111 Sporting goods stores 31 17,192 1,697 140
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 12 9,963 782 68
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 19 7,229 915 72
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 11 17,084 1,209 139
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 5 D D (20-99)
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 8 D D (20-99)
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 28 17,259 1,849 157
45121 Book stores & news dealers 17 11,266 1,299 99
451211 Book stores 14 10,398 1,223 90
4512111 Book stores, general 8 D D (20-99)
4512112 Specialty book stores 2 D D (1-19)
4512113 College book stores 4 D D (1-19)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 3 868 76 9
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 11 5,993 550 58
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 43 435,251 40,129 3,564
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 17 318,666 31,381 2,766
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 17 327,236 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 17 327,236 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 5 D D (500-999)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 10 164,227 14,421 1,382
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 2 D D (250-499)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 26 116,585 8,748 798
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 2 D D (500-999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 24 D D (100-249)
4529901 Variety stores 22 D D (100-249)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 1 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 140 78,503 11,484 949
4531 Florists 35 8,153 1,800 154
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 38 29,414 3,089 363
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 6 D D (20-99)
4532102 Office supplies stores 6 D D (20-99)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 32 D D (250-499)
4533 Used merchandise stores 9 3,149 948 83
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 58 37,787 5,647 349
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 12 6,250 956 108
45392 Art dealers 6 3,233 856 50
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 7 10,264 1,593 69
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 33 18,040 2,242 122
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 75 120,944 13,573 686
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 6 37,876 3,381 186
4542 Vending machine operators 10 9,882 2,213 94
4543 Direct selling establishments 59 73,186 7,979 406
45431 Fuel dealers 40 62,510 6,027 283
454311 Heating oil dealers 27 41,573 3,600 179
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 12 D D (100-249)
454319 Other fuel dealers 1 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 19 10,676 1,952 123
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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