1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Harris County, TX


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 11,596 31,045,131 2,921,864 168,038
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,272 9,263,172 719,675 22,936
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 659 1,184,102 145,548 6,347
443 Electronics & appliance stores 511 1,234,020 103,669 5,151
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 700 2,598,857 289,334 11,858
445 Food & beverage stores 1,825 5,091,968 477,757 35,035
446 Health & personal care stores 882 1,268,184 173,726 11,246
447 Gasoline stations 1,429 2,086,994 115,996 8,905
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 1,763 2,025,738 237,861 17,080
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 721 933,102 100,859 7,976
452 General merchandise stores 341 4,073,239 380,762 30,850
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,186 938,695 117,873 8,187
454 Nonstore retailers 307 347,060 58,804 2,467

 

 

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 11,596 31,045,131 2,921,864 168,038
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,272 9,263,172 719,675 22,936
4411 Automobile dealers 466 8,053,701 542,133 14,966
44111 New car dealers 179 7,521,906 497,056 13,513
44112 Used car dealers 287 531,795 45,077 1,453
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 113 277,652 27,606 953
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 26 70,673 6,596 228
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 87 206,979 21,010 725
441221 Motorcycle dealers 29 D D (250-499)
441222 Boat dealers 41 96,444 9,024 352
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 17 D D (20-99)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 693 931,819 149,936 7,017
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 487 666,148 102,659 5,013
44132 Tire dealers 206 265,671 47,277 2,004
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 659 1,184,102 145,548 6,347
4421 Furniture stores 312 685,333 82,194 3,113
4422 Home furnishings stores 347 498,769 63,354 3,234
44221 Floor covering stores 141 209,721 27,878 901
44229 Other home furnishings stores 206 289,048 35,476 2,333
442291 Window treatment stores 26 16,603 2,628 121
442299 All other home furnishings stores 180 272,445 32,848 2,212
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 511 1,234,020 103,669 5,151
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 296 708,907 58,313 3,335
443111 Household appliance stores 84 125,254 10,118 435
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 212 583,653 48,195 2,900
44312 Computer & software stores 194 511,316 43,367 1,714
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 21 13,797 1,989 102
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 700 2,598,857 289,334 11,858
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 567 2,451,701 267,892 10,420
44411 Home centers 37 670,300 65,092 3,709
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 100 130,951 13,977 521
44413 Hardware stores 105 134,054 21,414 1,337
44419 Other building material dealers 325 1,516,396 167,409 4,853
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 133 147,156 21,442 1,438
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 47 52,424 6,997 428
44422 Nursery & garden centers 86 94,732 14,445 1,010
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 1,825 5,091,968 477,757 35,035
4451 Grocery stores 1,311 4,825,034 453,819 33,080
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 973 4,650,940 440,089 31,808
44512 Convenience stores 338 174,094 13,730 1,272
4452 Specialty food stores 183 106,120 13,511 1,021
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 331 160,814 10,427 934
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 882 1,268,184 173,726 11,246
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 416 1,028,951 124,203 8,645
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 403 D D (5000-9999)
4461102 Proprietary stores 13 D D (20-99)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 118 74,850 11,537 783
44613 Optical goods stores 195 83,686 20,761 960
44619 Other health & personal care stores 153 80,697 17,225 858
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 78 40,209 5,782 427
446199 All other health & personal care stores 75 40,488 11,443 431
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 1,429 2,086,994 115,996 8,905
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 954 1,274,408 76,579 6,100
44719 Other gasoline stations 475 812,586 39,417 2,805
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 1,763 2,025,738 237,861 17,080
4481 Clothing stores 1,045 1,447,357 168,450 12,721
44811 Men's clothing stores 132 205,545 30,242 1,578
44812 Women's clothing stores 417 448,145 55,331 3,986
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 58 72,709 7,634 721
44814 Family clothing stores 237 608,022 60,086 5,276
44815 Clothing accessories stores 76 29,104 4,574 392
44819 Other clothing stores 125 83,832 10,583 768
4482 Shoe stores 338 266,941 30,571 2,101
4482101 Men's shoe stores 48 D D (250-499)
4482102 Women's shoe stores 63 36,601 4,723 409
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 15 D D (20-99)
4482104 Family shoe stores 151 109,295 11,663 875
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 61 68,456 7,049 460
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 380 311,440 38,840 2,258
44831 Jewelry stores 359 291,054 36,803 2,142
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 21 20,386 2,037 116
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 721 933,102 100,859 7,976
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 473 674,823 71,840 5,451
45111 Sporting goods stores 219 347,168 34,143 2,666
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 72 D D (1000-2499)
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 147 D D (500-999)
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 133 221,189 21,381 1,751
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 79 43,381 6,453 530
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 42 63,085 9,863 504
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 248 258,279 29,019 2,525
45121 Book stores & news dealers 158 180,479 20,926 1,780
451211 Book stores 138 D D (1000-2499)
4512111 Book stores, general 82 D D (1000-2499)
4512112 Specialty book stores 34 D D (250-499)
4512113 College book stores 22 D D (250-499)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 20 D D (100-249)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 90 77,800 8,093 745
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 341 4,073,239 380,762 30,850
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 131 3,168,162 317,442 25,334
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 131 3,205,173 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 131 3,205,173 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 37 1,120,373 121,639 7,660
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 66 D D (10k-24999)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 28 D D (2500-4999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 210 905,077 63,320 5,516
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 11 D D (2500-4999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 199 D D (2500-4999)
4529901 Variety stores 118 D D (500-999)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 11 D D (500-999)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 70 86,124 10,011 831
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,186 938,695 117,873 8,187
4531 Florists 216 67,232 13,090 935
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 420 424,849 46,275 3,554
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 95 286,020 24,785 1,647
4532101 Stationery stores 13 D D (100-249)
4532102 Office supplies stores 82 D D (1000-2499)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 325 138,829 21,490 1,907
4533 Used merchandise stores 188 98,756 18,349 1,525
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 362 347,858 40,159 2,173
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 81 69,110 8,320 687
45392 Art dealers 56 19,940 2,810 167
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 52 165,446 14,843 423
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 173 93,362 14,186 896
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 307 347,060 58,804 2,467
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 75 149,846 17,417 738
4542 Vending machine operators 80 75,690 13,796 609
4543 Direct selling establishments 152 121,524 27,591 1,120
45431 Fuel dealers 21 26,184 8,148 197
454311 Heating oil dealers 2 D D (20-99)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 18 D D (100-249)
454319 Other fuel dealers 1 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 131 95,340 19,443 923
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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