1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Philadelphia 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 4,782 8,118,245 887,136 51,398
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 271 1,485,942 116,686 3,982
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 230 249,187 32,608 1,510
443 Electronics & appliance stores 160 192,351 15,675 853
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 249 536,672 63,876 2,601
445 Food & beverage stores 1,046 1,812,670 200,896 13,228
446 Health & personal care stores 603 943,273 132,306 6,915
447 Gasoline stations 271 419,109 18,980 1,550
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 989 928,494 122,139 7,832
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 284 333,098 35,922 2,306
452 General merchandise stores 174 757,095 77,914 7,014
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 394 D D (1000-2499)
454 Nonstore retailers 111 D D (1000-2499)

 

 

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 4,782 8,118,245 887,136 51,398
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 271 1,485,942 116,686 3,982
4411 Automobile dealers 119 1,279,355 83,267 2,368
44111 New car dealers 44 1,169,373 75,956 2,097
44112 Used car dealers 75 109,982 7,311 271
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 5 D D (20-99)
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 5 D D (20-99)
441221 Motorcycle dealers 2 D D (1-19)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 147 D D (1000-2499)
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 100 156,087 25,951 1,292
44132 Tire dealers 47 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 230 249,187 32,608 1,510
4421 Furniture stores 128 172,415 20,721 914
4422 Home furnishings stores 102 76,772 11,887 596
44221 Floor covering stores 43 41,691 6,811 272
44229 Other home furnishings stores 59 35,081 5,076 324
442291 Window treatment stores 10 5,071 694 31
442299 All other home furnishings stores 49 30,010 4,382 293
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 160 192,351 15,675 853
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 111 122,799 10,570 536
443111 Household appliance stores 37 43,052 3,866 145
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 74 79,747 6,704 391
44312 Computer & software stores 19 50,846 2,806 172
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 30 18,706 2,299 145
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 249 536,672 63,876 2,601
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 239 527,017 62,287 2,417
44411 Home centers 7 D D (500-999)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 48 D D (100-249)
44413 Hardware stores 55 D D (100-249)
44419 Other building material dealers 129 338,376 40,267 1,283
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 10 9,655 1,589 184
44422 Nursery & garden centers 10 9,655 1,589 184
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 1,046 1,812,670 200,896 13,228
4451 Grocery stores 642 1,510,396 172,287 11,399
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 489 1,363,008 156,112 9,724
44512 Convenience stores 153 147,388 16,175 1,675
4452 Specialty food stores 228 131,996 13,488 1,102
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 176 170,278 15,121 727
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 603 943,273 132,306 6,915
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 405 852,943 112,966 5,981
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 379 837,309 111,286 5,829
4461102 Proprietary stores 26 15,634 1,680 152
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 36 15,851 2,017 147
44613 Optical goods stores 83 32,166 7,447 345
44619 Other health & personal care stores 79 42,313 9,876 442
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 57 19,327 3,163 249
446199 All other health & personal care stores 22 22,986 6,713 193
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 271 419,109 18,980 1,550
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 105 186,561 7,756 778
44719 Other gasoline stations 166 232,548 11,224 772
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 989 928,494 122,139 7,832
4481 Clothing stores 557 655,721 80,982 5,662
44811 Men's clothing stores 89 119,179 23,633 926
44812 Women's clothing stores 238 205,694 21,725 1,923
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 44 45,644 4,899 444
44814 Family clothing stores 92 244,786 24,473 1,927
44815 Clothing accessories stores 40 9,691 1,390 119
44819 Other clothing stores 54 30,727 4,862 323
4482 Shoe stores 222 154,811 19,718 1,305
4482101 Men's shoe stores 33 14,599 2,370 124
4482102 Women's shoe stores 36 18,247 2,426 200
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 7 5,518 603 56
4482104 Family shoe stores 90 56,100 7,560 499
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 56 60,347 6,759 426
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 210 117,962 21,439 865
44831 Jewelry stores 201 110,197 20,638 810
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 9 7,765 801 55
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 284 333,098 35,922 2,306
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 125 170,619 17,792 1,103
45111 Sporting goods stores 52 61,325 6,667 464
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 20 48,574 4,998 358
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 32 12,751 1,669 106
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 33 75,286 5,127 346
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 28 12,560 2,684 162
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 12 21,448 3,314 131
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 159 162,479 18,130 1,203
45121 Book stores & news dealers 109 118,644 13,790 854
451211 Book stores 78 104,055 11,910 728
4512111 Book stores, general 48 56,895 7,305 457
4512112 Specialty book stores 11 6,608 995 57
4512113 College book stores 19 40,552 3,610 214
451212 News dealers & newsstands 31 14,589 1,880 126
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 50 43,835 4,340 349
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 174 757,095 77,914 7,014
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 22 514,737 53,319 5,024
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 22 524,085 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 22 524,085 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 3 D D (500-999)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 15 281,623 25,526 2,921
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 4 D D (1000-2499)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 152 242,358 24,595 1,990
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 2 D D (250-499)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 150 D D (1000-2499)
4529901 Variety stores 90 64,429 7,874 746
4529902 Catalog showrooms 2 D D (100-249)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 58 92,592 11,070 726
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 394 D D (1000-2499)
4531 Florists 84 22,826 4,949 346
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 133 152,920 15,805 936
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 30 114,902 10,611 404
4532101 Stationery stores 6 D D (20-99)
4532102 Office supplies stores 24 D D (250-499)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 103 38,018 5,194 532
4533 Used merchandise stores 60 28,341 6,824 515
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 117 D D (500-999)
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 26 D D (100-249)
45392 Art dealers 25 11,545 2,002 100
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 66 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 111 D D (1000-2499)
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 31 D D (250-499)
4542 Vending machine operators 21 D D (100-249)
4543 Direct selling establishments 59 D D (500-999)
45431 Fuel dealers 31 D D (250-499)
454311 Heating oil dealers 28 D D (250-499)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 28 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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