1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Fairfax County, VA


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 3,025 9,261,010 980,607 48,037
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 167 2,086,066 174,550 4,828
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 272 392,552 50,600 2,434
443 Electronics & appliance stores 189 683,643 57,699 2,545
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 166 720,501 83,117 3,655
445 Food & beverage stores 369 1,687,688 200,012 9,291
446 Health & personal care stores 209 326,118 38,216 2,260
447 Gasoline stations 250 515,724 40,030 2,056
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 532 824,451 99,240 6,880
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 258 372,852 42,440 3,177
452 General merchandise stores 70 1,146,956 115,265 7,178
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 413 285,660 40,387 2,833
454 Nonstore retailers 130 218,799 39,051 900

 

 

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 3,025 9,261,010 980,607 48,037
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 167 2,086,066 174,550 4,828
4411 Automobile dealers 47 D D (2500-4999)
44111 New car dealers 41 1,887,747 141,110 3,533
44112 Used car dealers 6 D D (1-19)
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 8 D D (20-99)
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 7 D D (20-99)
441221 Motorcycle dealers 4 D D (20-99)
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 1 D D (1-19)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 112 D D (1000-2499)
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 84 108,667 19,215 854
44132 Tire dealers 28 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 272 392,552 50,600 2,434
4421 Furniture stores 103 181,097 23,899 994
4422 Home furnishings stores 169 211,455 26,701 1,440
44221 Floor covering stores 79 83,263 9,398 334
44229 Other home furnishings stores 90 128,192 17,303 1,106
442299 All other home furnishings stores 88 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 189 683,643 57,699 2,545
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 103 277,660 30,391 1,589
443111 Household appliance stores 22 23,101 2,837 142
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 81 254,559 27,554 1,447
44312 Computer & software stores 74 388,170 25,414 839
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 12 17,813 1,894 117
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 166 720,501 83,117 3,655
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 136 670,166 71,493 3,077
44411 Home centers 10 D D (1000-2499)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 29 29,326 2,596 116
44413 Hardware stores 16 D D (100-249)
44419 Other building material dealers 81 428,032 46,502 1,305
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 30 50,335 11,624 578
44422 Nursery & garden centers 24 47,290 11,047 549
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 369 1,687,688 200,012 9,291
4451 Grocery stores 293 D D (5000-9999)
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 160 1,497,093 180,468 7,649
44512 Convenience stores 133 D D (1000-2499)
4452 Specialty food stores 49 D D (100-249)
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 27 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 209 326,118 38,216 2,260
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 75 230,682 21,399 1,464
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 69 D D (1000-2499)
4461102 Proprietary stores 6 D D (20-99)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 29 31,605 3,316 280
44613 Optical goods stores 68 47,407 9,770 319
44619 Other health & personal care stores 37 16,424 3,731 197
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 26 10,365 1,795 160
446199 All other health & personal care stores 11 6,059 1,936 37
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 250 515,724 40,030 2,056
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 69 170,055 9,577 599
44719 Other gasoline stations 181 345,669 30,453 1,457
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 532 824,451 99,240 6,880
4481 Clothing stores 307 618,998 73,037 5,286
44811 Men's clothing stores 45 74,422 8,179 470
44812 Women's clothing stores 116 150,072 18,372 1,372
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 29 36,738 3,582 376
44814 Family clothing stores 62 313,414 36,715 2,632
44815 Clothing accessories stores 23 11,399 1,851 132
44819 Other clothing stores 32 32,953 4,338 304
4482 Shoe stores 115 88,703 10,405 855
4482101 Men's shoe stores 13 D D (20-99)
4482102 Women's shoe stores 18 13,369 1,743 152
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 9 D D (20-99)
4482104 Family shoe stores 49 32,654 3,543 346
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 26 30,434 3,413 253
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 110 116,750 15,798 739
44831 Jewelry stores 90 103,695 14,096 616
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 20 13,055 1,702 123
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 258 372,852 42,440 3,177
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 181 248,507 28,910 2,267
45111 Sporting goods stores 89 114,403 13,765 1,018
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 27 51,105 5,009 408
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 62 63,298 8,756 610
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 57 96,950 10,124 902
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 19 21,416 2,945 232
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 16 15,738 2,076 115
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 77 124,345 13,530 910
45121 Book stores & news dealers 55 94,599 11,038 691
451211 Book stores 50 93,733 10,930 683
4512111 Book stores, general 34 81,431 9,663 581
4512112 Specialty book stores 10 5,758 495 53
4512113 College book stores 6 6,544 772 49
451212 News dealers & newsstands 5 866 108 8
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 22 29,746 2,492 219
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 70 1,146,956 115,265 7,178
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 31 881,204 98,030 6,051
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 31 899,042 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 31 899,042 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 8 401,419 46,378 2,765
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 16 277,593 27,055 1,878
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 7 202,192 24,597 1,408
4529 Other general merchandise stores 39 265,752 17,235 1,127
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 3 D D (250-499)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 36 D D (500-999)
4529901 Variety stores 20 14,308 1,834 132
4529902 Catalog showrooms 5 D D (250-499)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 11 8,672 911 63
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 413 285,660 40,387 2,833
4531 Florists 76 24,799 6,388 420
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 160 166,527 17,658 1,391
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 31 109,376 8,906 469
4532101 Stationery stores 3 731 91 6
4532102 Office supplies stores 28 108,645 8,815 463
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 129 57,151 8,752 922
4533 Used merchandise stores 51 17,792 3,959 273
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 126 76,542 12,382 749
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 36 32,981 4,168 308
45392 Art dealers 24 10,477 2,417 96
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 65 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 130 218,799 39,051 900
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 38 68,702 19,973 373
4542 Vending machine operators 12 6,732 1,712 58
4543 Direct selling establishments 80 143,365 17,366 469
45431 Fuel dealers 5 11,133 1,201 36
454311 Heating oil dealers 3 D D (20-99)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 75 132,232 16,165 433
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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