1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Virginia


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 29,032 62,569,924 6,202,575 379,039
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 3,239 15,379,506 1,319,870 47,195
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 1,831 2,080,811 291,443 15,059
443 Electronics & appliance stores 1,148 1,911,272 185,898 10,137
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 2,108 5,639,221 607,442 29,477
445 Food & beverage stores 3,393 10,292,419 1,024,617 73,141
446 Health & personal care stores 2,065 2,693,576 350,021 21,805
447 Gasoline stations 3,669 5,652,503 378,289 29,062
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 4,080 3,676,498 444,784 36,212
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 1,826 1,621,052 192,110 15,777
452 General merchandise stores 1,130 8,634,830 790,684 65,241
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 3,373 1,787,905 255,315 19,686
454 Nonstore retailers 1,170 3,200,331 362,102 16,247

 

 

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 29,032 62,569,924 6,202,575 379,039
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 3,239 15,379,506 1,319,870 47,195
4411 Automobile dealers 1,384 13,339,296 992,477 31,868
44111 New car dealers 650 12,281,596 920,330 28,824
44112 Used car dealers 734 1,057,700 72,147 3,044
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 244 420,250 45,168 1,897
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 33 79,709 7,984 279
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 211 340,541 37,184 1,618
441221 Motorcycle dealers 87 178,737 19,976 840
441222 Boat dealers 100 145,138 15,702 713
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 24 16,666 1,506 65
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 1,611 1,619,960 282,225 13,430
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 1,180 1,062,216 177,127 9,460
44132 Tire dealers 431 557,744 105,098 3,970
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 1,831 2,080,811 291,443 15,059
4421 Furniture stores 847 1,209,073 167,567 8,191
4422 Home furnishings stores 984 871,738 123,876 6,868
44221 Floor covering stores 442 408,967 63,665 2,492
44229 Other home furnishings stores 542 462,771 60,211 4,376
442291 Window treatment stores 42 15,271 2,324 171
442299 All other home furnishings stores 500 447,500 57,887 4,205
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 1,148 1,911,272 185,898 10,137
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 717 1,022,903 111,911 6,711
443111 Household appliance stores 229 149,402 21,693 1,217
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 488 873,501 90,218 5,494
44312 Computer & software stores 349 829,938 65,591 2,879
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 82 58,431 8,396 547
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 2,108 5,639,221 607,442 29,477
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 1,610 4,951,835 520,797 24,501
44411 Home centers 117 1,611,502 141,004 9,767
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 210 177,621 21,186 950
44413 Hardware stores 302 215,404 35,498 2,411
44419 Other building material dealers 981 2,947,308 323,109 11,373
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 498 687,386 86,645 4,976
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 116 135,021 18,434 900
44422 Nursery & garden centers 382 552,365 68,211 4,076
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 3,393 10,292,419 1,024,617 73,141
4451 Grocery stores 2,680 9,835,383 977,803 69,473
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 1,690 9,192,410 914,397 62,840
44512 Convenience stores 990 642,973 63,406 6,633
4452 Specialty food stores 434 D D (1000-2499)
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 279 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 2,065 2,693,576 350,021 21,805
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 1,092 2,210,098 257,038 16,904
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 1,046 2,172,310 251,188 16,497
4461102 Proprietary stores 46 37,788 5,850 407
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 230 128,152 15,203 1,306
44613 Optical goods stores 422 186,876 41,342 1,855
44619 Other health & personal care stores 321 168,450 36,438 1,740
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 165 66,094 10,086 891
446199 All other health & personal care stores 156 102,356 26,352 849
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 3,669 5,652,503 378,289 29,062
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 2,455 3,622,480 228,856 19,858
44719 Other gasoline stations 1,214 2,030,023 149,433 9,204
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 4,080 3,676,498 444,784 36,212
4481 Clothing stores 2,482 2,657,209 304,797 26,417
44811 Men's clothing stores 408 390,724 45,793 3,240
44812 Women's clothing stores 1,039 705,037 87,585 8,319
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 133 117,705 11,439 1,245
44814 Family clothing stores 462 1,204,041 127,746 10,905
44815 Clothing accessories stores 170 48,582 8,202 779
44819 Other clothing stores 270 191,120 24,032 1,929
4482 Shoe stores 802 526,054 60,507 5,125
4482101 Men's shoe stores 56 25,063 3,587 214
4482102 Women's shoe stores 92 51,004 6,244 601
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 32 12,584 1,881 189
4482104 Family shoe stores 480 283,426 32,696 2,721
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 142 153,977 16,099 1,400
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 796 493,235 79,480 4,670
44831 Jewelry stores 744 467,278 76,076 4,388
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 52 25,957 3,404 282
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 1,826 1,621,052 192,110 15,777
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 1,194 1,036,290 127,213 9,989
45111 Sporting goods stores 567 448,533 56,845 4,195
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 176 182,825 20,724 1,648
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 391 265,708 36,121 2,547
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 320 430,498 46,138 4,052
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 189 83,478 12,035 1,072
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 118 73,781 12,195 670
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 632 584,762 64,897 5,788
45121 Book stores & news dealers 428 413,669 47,940 4,177
451211 Book stores 384 406,116 46,806 4,073
4512111 Book stores, general 223 260,338 29,817 2,355
4512112 Specialty book stores 91 40,300 5,561 657
4512113 College book stores 70 105,478 11,428 1,061
451212 News dealers & newsstands 44 7,553 1,134 104
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 204 171,093 16,957 1,611
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 1,130 8,634,830 790,684 65,241
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 286 5,250,231 533,075 43,921
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 286 5,335,752 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 286 5,335,752 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 63 1,239,824 139,032 11,063
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 161 2,806,649 257,169 22,601
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 62 1,203,758 136,874 10,257
4529 Other general merchandise stores 844 3,384,599 257,609 21,320
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 50 D D (10k-24999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 794 D D (5000-9999)
4529901 Variety stores 549 415,411 42,257 4,489
4529902 Catalog showrooms 27 D D (1000-2499)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 218 160,869 19,220 1,606
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 3,373 1,787,905 255,315 19,686
4531 Florists 709 173,112 40,929 3,631
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 1,171 748,325 91,177 7,777
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 180 395,711 37,041 2,364
4532101 Stationery stores 31 11,471 1,819 176
4532102 Office supplies stores 149 384,240 35,222 2,188
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 991 352,614 54,136 5,413
4533 Used merchandise stores 501 143,549 31,711 2,656
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 992 722,919 91,498 5,622
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 218 140,534 19,112 1,726
45392 Art dealers 127 30,747 6,360 401
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 148 285,112 29,093 1,085
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 499 266,526 36,933 2,410
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 1,170 3,200,331 362,102 16,247
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 262 1,891,199 181,974 8,048
4542 Vending machine operators 147 159,681 28,144 1,533
4543 Direct selling establishments 761 1,149,451 151,984 6,666
45431 Fuel dealers 338 739,765 82,100 3,286
454311 Heating oil dealers 217 486,634 49,087 2,068
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 112 D D (1000-2499)
454319 Other fuel dealers 9 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 423 409,686 69,884 3,380
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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