1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Montgomery 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 3,689 9,607,375 1,025,818 54,728
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 310 2,546,339 199,260 6,321
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 242 428,312 56,483 2,311
443 Electronics & appliance stores 169 290,803 31,642 1,411
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 263 814,376 96,885 3,788
445 Food & beverage stores 442 1,542,791 180,228 11,416
446 Health & personal care stores 336 563,830 72,168 4,114
447 Gasoline stations 267 421,217 24,636 1,759
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 719 811,672 102,867 7,379
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 261 323,105 33,717 2,583
452 General merchandise stores 79 1,120,688 118,427 8,946
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 430 236,301 34,618 2,669
454 Nonstore retailers 171 507,941 74,887 2,031

 

 

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 3,689 9,607,375 1,025,818 54,728
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 310 2,546,339 199,260 6,321
4411 Automobile dealers 146 2,255,886 152,244 4,510
44111 New car dealers 111 2,199,703 149,944 4,414
44112 Used car dealers 35 56,183 2,300 96
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 14 18,697 2,141 85
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 3 D D (1-19)
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 11 D D (20-99)
441221 Motorcycle dealers 7 D D (20-99)
441222 Boat dealers 4 D D (20-99)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 150 271,756 44,875 1,726
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 99 216,589 33,014 1,264
44132 Tire dealers 51 55,167 11,861 462
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 242 428,312 56,483 2,311
4421 Furniture stores 114 238,241 32,872 1,294
4422 Home furnishings stores 128 190,071 23,611 1,017
44221 Floor covering stores 48 115,887 13,977 402
44229 Other home furnishings stores 80 74,184 9,634 615
442299 All other home furnishings stores 78 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 169 290,803 31,642 1,411
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 91 178,231 19,712 898
443111 Household appliance stores 33 47,108 4,677 216
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 58 131,123 15,035 682
44312 Computer & software stores 55 95,889 9,714 396
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 23 16,683 2,216 117
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 263 814,376 96,885 3,788
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 208 740,129 86,173 3,306
44411 Home centers 14 268,590 27,346 1,487
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 36 26,016 3,149 117
44413 Hardware stores 34 29,697 3,406 251
44419 Other building material dealers 124 415,826 52,272 1,451
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 55 74,247 10,712 482
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 18 14,836 2,258 76
44422 Nursery & garden centers 37 59,411 8,454 406
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 442 1,542,791 180,228 11,416
4451 Grocery stores 259 1,372,750 163,067 10,428
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 164 1,255,524 149,840 9,103
44512 Convenience stores 95 117,226 13,227 1,325
4452 Specialty food stores 97 58,512 8,815 617
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 86 111,529 8,346 371
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 336 563,830 72,168 4,114
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 171 464,843 53,774 3,098
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 162 455,049 52,614 2,974
4461102 Proprietary stores 9 9,794 1,160 124
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 32 22,109 3,038 259
44613 Optical goods stores 69 30,485 5,693 339
44619 Other health & personal care stores 64 46,393 9,663 418
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 43 15,036 2,341 227
446199 All other health & personal care stores 21 31,357 7,322 191
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 267 421,217 24,636 1,759
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 77 149,682 8,067 639
44719 Other gasoline stations 190 271,535 16,569 1,120
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 719 811,672 102,867 7,379
4481 Clothing stores 442 614,157 76,876 5,713
44811 Men's clothing stores 48 55,990 7,507 442
44812 Women's clothing stores 195 208,078 27,224 1,941
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 36 46,030 4,883 471
44814 Family clothing stores 81 256,926 30,142 2,349
44815 Clothing accessories stores 32 8,377 1,283 118
44819 Other clothing stores 50 38,756 5,837 392
4482 Shoe stores 153 102,295 12,196 932
4482101 Men's shoe stores 18 8,929 1,196 70
4482102 Women's shoe stores 37 19,035 2,456 232
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 8 3,095 479 41
4482104 Family shoe stores 63 43,975 4,843 366
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 27 27,261 3,222 223
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 124 95,220 13,795 734
44831 Jewelry stores 113 85,317 12,581 656
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 11 9,903 1,214 78
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 261 323,105 33,717 2,583
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 165 218,169 23,434 1,677
45111 Sporting goods stores 90 101,073 12,270 797
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 21 33,642 3,642 266
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 69 67,431 8,628 531
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 50 95,495 8,239 688
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 13 7,563 1,100 121
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 12 14,038 1,825 71
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 96 104,936 10,283 906
45121 Book stores & news dealers 63 68,347 7,393 639
451211 Book stores 54 64,511 6,877 584
4512111 Book stores, general 31 49,523 5,436 438
4512112 Specialty book stores 11 D D (20-99)
4512113 College book stores 12 D D (20-99)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 9 3,836 516 55
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 33 36,589 2,890 267
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 79 1,120,688 118,427 8,946
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 38 1,002,681 110,024 8,058
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 38 1,024,132 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 38 1,024,132 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 15 521,626 64,447 4,162
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 17 D D (1000-2499)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 6 D D (1000-2499)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 41 118,007 8,403 888
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 2 D D (250-499)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 39 D D (500-999)
4529901 Variety stores 27 D D (250-499)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 2 D D (100-249)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 10 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 430 236,301 34,618 2,669
4531 Florists 87 25,420 6,159 470
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 162 117,341 12,547 1,277
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 29 63,954 5,140 356
4532101 Stationery stores 6 2,020 396 32
4532102 Office supplies stores 23 61,934 4,744 324
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 133 53,387 7,407 921
4533 Used merchandise stores 46 13,860 2,099 157
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 135 79,680 13,813 765
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 42 28,626 4,143 302
45392 Art dealers 12 9,900 1,895 105
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 81 41,154 7,775 358
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 171 507,941 74,887 2,031
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 43 288,035 39,069 842
4542 Vending machine operators 29 41,879 9,030 306
4543 Direct selling establishments 99 178,027 26,788 883
45431 Fuel dealers 49 122,700 17,833 541
454311 Heating oil dealers 42 110,418 15,899 478
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 5 D D (20-99)
454319 Other fuel dealers 2 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 50 55,327 8,955 342
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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