1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Knox County, TN


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 1,946 5,029,692 478,927 28,344
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 214 1,417,401 112,274 3,513
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 111 176,205 22,947 977
443 Electronics & appliance stores 77 144,140 13,577 672
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 170 561,755 65,051 2,709
445 Food & beverage stores 200 628,916 60,696 5,105
446 Health & personal care stores 136 194,407 25,793 1,660
447 Gasoline stations 249 526,612 24,367 1,801
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 276 257,633 30,966 2,582
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 143 134,081 16,633 1,433
452 General merchandise stores 60 659,949 64,343 5,244
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 239 167,653 23,123 1,616
454 Nonstore retailers 71 160,940 19,157 1,032

 

 

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 1,946 5,029,692 478,927 28,344
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 214 1,417,401 112,274 3,513
4411 Automobile dealers 83 985,477 74,143 2,109
44111 New car dealers 33 910,842 69,089 1,887
44112 Used car dealers 50 74,635 5,054 222
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 18 D D (250-499)
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 5 D D (100-249)
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 13 D D (20-99)
441221 Motorcycle dealers 6 D D (20-99)
441222 Boat dealers 6 D D (20-99)
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 1 D D (1-19)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 113 D D (1000-2499)
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 78 91,050 14,147 735
44132 Tire dealers 35 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 111 176,205 22,947 977
4421 Furniture stores 56 99,464 11,545 490
4422 Home furnishings stores 55 76,741 11,402 487
44221 Floor covering stores 22 52,062 8,350 215
44229 Other home furnishings stores 33 24,679 3,052 272
442299 All other home furnishings stores 30 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 77 144,140 13,577 672
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 53 D D (250-499)
443111 Household appliance stores 28 D D (100-249)
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 25 61,606 5,799 313
44312 Computer & software stores 20 55,613 4,279 160
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 170 561,755 65,051 2,709
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 143 527,249 60,253 2,410
44411 Home centers 8 D D (500-999)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 19 D D (20-99)
44413 Hardware stores 17 11,223 1,424 89
44419 Other building material dealers 99 321,441 39,913 1,331
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 27 34,506 4,798 299
44422 Nursery & garden centers 23 32,410 4,537 283
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 200 628,916 60,696 5,105
4451 Grocery stores 127 574,618 55,852 4,792
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 97 561,873 54,459 4,627
44512 Convenience stores 30 12,745 1,393 165
4452 Specialty food stores 27 12,986 1,675 115
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 46 41,312 3,169 198
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 136 194,407 25,793 1,660
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 79 168,787 21,520 1,353
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 73 161,242 19,861 1,287
4461102 Proprietary stores 6 7,545 1,659 66
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 16 7,110 873 85
44613 Optical goods stores 21 11,195 2,039 135
44619 Other health & personal care stores 20 7,315 1,361 87
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 11 3,665 471 58
446199 All other health & personal care stores 9 3,650 890 29
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 249 526,612 24,367 1,801
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 197 365,238 17,925 1,342
44719 Other gasoline stations 52 161,374 6,442 459
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 276 257,633 30,966 2,582
4481 Clothing stores 171 185,106 20,387 1,849
44811 Men's clothing stores 18 D D (100-249)
44812 Women's clothing stores 77 48,792 6,051 598
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 9 10,641 1,090 110
44814 Family clothing stores 33 92,102 8,463 801
44815 Clothing accessories stores 7 D D (20-99)
44819 Other clothing stores 27 16,489 1,957 157
4482 Shoe stores 58 40,131 4,968 407
4482101 Men's shoe stores 2 D D (1-19)
4482102 Women's shoe stores 4 D D (1-19)
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 4 1,424 200 17
4482104 Family shoe stores 37 21,882 2,630 233
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 11 D D (100-249)
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 47 32,396 5,611 326
44831 Jewelry stores 45 D D (250-499)
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 2 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 143 134,081 16,633 1,433
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 81 75,236 9,051 602
45111 Sporting goods stores 32 28,191 3,695 229
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 8 12,119 1,070 68
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 24 16,072 2,625 161
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 18 27,029 2,326 200
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 16 D D (20-99)
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 15 D D (20-99)
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 62 58,845 7,582 831
45121 Book stores & news dealers 47 45,124 6,033 689
451211 Book stores 45 D D (500-999)
4512111 Book stores, general 25 25,408 2,925 241
4512112 Specialty book stores 15 D D (100-249)
4512113 College book stores 5 D D (250-499)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 2 D D (1-19)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 15 13,721 1,549 142
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 60 659,949 64,343 5,244
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 23 535,920 55,606 4,455
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 23 540,797 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 23 540,797 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 4 D D (500-999)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 15 D D (2500-4999)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 4 D D (500-999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 37 124,029 8,737 789
45299 All other general merchandise stores 36 D D (500-999)
4529901 Variety stores 29 D D (250-499)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 2 D D (100-249)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 5 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 239 167,653 23,123 1,616
4531 Florists 46 12,844 3,004 263
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 75 62,453 6,232 569
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 16 D D (100-249)
4532102 Office supplies stores 15 D D (100-249)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 59 D D (250-499)
4533 Used merchandise stores 30 8,962 2,187 169
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 88 83,394 11,700 615
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 26 12,392 1,814 190
45392 Art dealers 6 2,408 697 42
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 15 41,257 4,784 120
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 41 27,337 4,405 263
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 71 160,940 19,157 1,032
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 16 D D (250-499)
4542 Vending machine operators 24 22,046 4,857 297
4543 Direct selling establishments 31 D D (250-499)
45431 Fuel dealers 7 D D (20-99)
454311 Heating oil dealers 4 D D (1-19)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 2 D D (1-19)
454319 Other fuel dealers 1 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 24 33,547 4,282 221
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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