1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Tennessee


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 24,808 50,813,221 4,810,252 304,452
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 3,077 14,692,340 1,107,379 38,615
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 1,447 1,524,458 210,451 11,053
443 Electronics & appliance stores 842 985,950 116,433 5,834
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 2,044 5,046,986 555,746 25,233
445 Food & beverage stores 2,882 7,202,767 673,859 58,824
446 Health & personal care stores 1,764 2,288,097 307,828 18,546
447 Gasoline stations 3,463 4,932,156 298,424 22,691
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 3,283 2,626,592 308,714 27,531
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 1,321 1,000,538 117,192 9,477
452 General merchandise stores 1,031 7,762,543 750,895 64,223
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 2,799 1,678,314 212,935 14,865
454 Nonstore retailers 855 1,072,480 150,396 7,560

 

 

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 24,808 50,813,221 4,810,252 304,452
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 3,077 14,692,340 1,107,379 38,615
4411 Automobile dealers 1,349 12,370,184 813,470 25,444
44111 New car dealers 583 11,378,360 756,719 22,926
44112 Used car dealers 766 991,824 56,751 2,518
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 263 774,432 58,764 2,007
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 41 371,448 23,763 555
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 222 402,984 35,001 1,452
441221 Motorcycle dealers 89 188,239 17,491 725
441222 Boat dealers 101 172,679 14,612 595
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 32 42,066 2,898 132
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 1,465 1,547,724 235,145 11,164
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 1,030 1,039,375 150,260 7,726
44132 Tire dealers 435 508,349 84,885 3,438
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 1,447 1,524,458 210,451 11,053
4421 Furniture stores 698 899,827 126,300 6,000
4422 Home furnishings stores 749 624,631 84,151 5,053
44221 Floor covering stores 311 302,212 41,522 1,544
44229 Other home furnishings stores 438 322,419 42,629 3,509
442291 Window treatment stores 37 11,844 2,127 146
442299 All other home furnishings stores 401 310,575 40,502 3,363
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 842 985,950 116,433 5,834
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 602 676,508 81,223 4,157
443111 Household appliance stores 253 202,293 25,489 1,298
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 349 474,215 55,734 2,859
44312 Computer & software stores 202 273,353 29,726 1,395
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 38 36,089 5,484 282
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 2,044 5,046,986 555,746 25,233
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 1,585 4,245,473 476,086 20,846
44411 Home centers 102 1,271,273 115,755 6,732
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 198 153,584 19,100 920
44413 Hardware stores 293 219,742 33,696 2,092
44419 Other building material dealers 992 2,600,874 307,535 11,102
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 459 801,513 79,660 4,387
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 78 57,411 6,839 377
44422 Nursery & garden centers 381 744,102 72,821 4,010
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 2,882 7,202,767 673,859 58,824
4451 Grocery stores 2,117 6,708,405 631,537 55,579
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 1,670 6,487,310 614,912 53,983
44512 Convenience stores 447 221,095 16,625 1,596
4452 Specialty food stores 275 139,091 16,140 1,309
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 490 355,271 26,182 1,936
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 1,764 2,288,097 307,828 18,546
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 1,030 1,930,220 236,275 14,662
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 1,011 1,917,697 233,710 14,556
4461102 Proprietary stores 19 12,523 2,565 106
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 219 89,651 13,388 1,070
44613 Optical goods stores 247 106,413 25,261 1,278
44619 Other health & personal care stores 268 161,813 32,904 1,536
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 115 38,452 5,066 477
446199 All other health & personal care stores 153 123,361 27,838 1,059
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 3,463 4,932,156 298,424 22,691
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 2,682 3,902,277 230,394 17,748
44719 Other gasoline stations 781 1,029,879 68,030 4,943
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 3,283 2,626,592 308,714 27,531
4481 Clothing stores 1,978 1,847,044 204,906 19,260
44811 Men's clothing stores 267 202,307 29,270 1,820
44812 Women's clothing stores 861 495,043 61,705 6,393
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 112 88,494 9,126 978
44814 Family clothing stores 404 909,754 85,158 8,393
44815 Clothing accessories stores 115 24,288 4,251 447
44819 Other clothing stores 219 127,158 15,396 1,229
4482 Shoe stores 700 461,798 52,869 4,806
4482101 Men's shoe stores 50 22,613 2,853 191
4482102 Women's shoe stores 63 36,561 4,977 409
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 27 10,997 1,645 141
4482104 Family shoe stores 451 246,131 27,912 2,472
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 109 145,496 15,482 1,593
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 605 317,750 50,939 3,465
44831 Jewelry stores 563 302,949 48,795 3,290
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 42 14,801 2,144 175
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 1,321 1,000,538 117,192 9,477
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 838 612,155 72,446 5,323
45111 Sporting goods stores 398 270,243 32,068 2,347
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 158 122,264 13,813 1,153
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 240 147,979 18,255 1,194
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 198 214,702 20,909 1,700
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 133 52,598 8,527 710
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 109 74,612 10,942 566
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 483 388,383 44,746 4,154
45121 Book stores & news dealers 305 245,736 29,428 2,809
451211 Book stores 297 244,202 29,163 2,792
4512111 Book stores, general 173 137,014 16,169 1,507
4512112 Specialty book stores 80 44,129 5,602 554
4512113 College book stores 44 63,059 7,392 731
451212 News dealers & newsstands 8 1,534 265 17
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 178 142,647 15,318 1,345
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 1,031 7,762,543 750,895 64,223
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 223 4,584,834 480,186 39,931
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 223 4,645,569 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 223 4,645,569 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 39 D D (5000-9999)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 144 2,845,885 263,215 23,570
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 40 D D (5000-9999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 808 3,177,709 270,709 24,292
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 43 D D (10k-24999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 765 D D (5000-9999)
4529901 Variety stores 516 437,662 42,474 4,689
4529902 Catalog showrooms 20 D D (1000-2499)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 229 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 2,799 1,678,314 212,935 14,865
4531 Florists 598 134,445 28,695 2,513
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 892 536,767 65,229 5,773
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 139 273,055 25,361 1,802
4532101 Stationery stores 13 4,197 477 63
4532102 Office supplies stores 126 268,858 24,884 1,739
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 753 263,712 39,868 3,971
4533 Used merchandise stores 379 104,074 16,922 1,545
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 930 903,028 102,089 5,034
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 147 78,068 10,828 922
45392 Art dealers 93 23,838 4,478 301
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 195 533,985 52,807 1,532
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 495 267,137 33,976 2,279
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 855 1,072,480 150,396 7,560
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 164 407,940 42,086 2,040
4542 Vending machine operators 258 219,935 43,518 2,338
4543 Direct selling establishments 433 444,605 64,792 3,182
45431 Fuel dealers 168 235,081 28,052 1,283
454311 Heating oil dealers 19 50,577 3,906 161
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 142 183,828 23,977 1,108
454319 Other fuel dealers 7 676 169 14
45439 Other direct selling establishments 265 209,524 36,740 1,899
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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