1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Alexandria, VA (IC)


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 593 1,507,569 159,960 7,746
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 42 448,855 43,239 1,207
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 67 97,944 14,332 633
443 Electronics & appliance stores 28 74,301 4,479 332
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 25 154,382 15,607 591
445 Food & beverage stores 63 193,479 23,931 1,130
446 Health & personal care stores 51 83,694 9,392 561
447 Gasoline stations 37 75,864 6,590 315
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 101 78,075 10,453 796
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 48 35,150 4,352 336
452 General merchandise stores 9 D D (1000-2499)
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 102 D D (250-499)
454 Nonstore retailers 20 50,465 4,670 143

 

 

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 593 1,507,569 159,960 7,746
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 42 448,855 43,239 1,207
4411 Automobile dealers 16 412,124 34,921 843
44111 New car dealers 13 411,163 34,820 838
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 3 D D (20-99)
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 3 D D (20-99)
441222 Boat dealers 2 D D (20-99)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 23 D D (250-499)
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 15 17,966 5,356 233
44132 Tire dealers 8 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 67 97,944 14,332 633
4421 Furniture stores 25 55,023 6,918 277
4422 Home furnishings stores 42 42,921 7,414 356
44221 Floor covering stores 13 22,969 4,691 122
44229 Other home furnishings stores 29 19,952 2,723 234
442299 All other home furnishings stores 27 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 28 74,301 4,479 332
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 12 D D (20-99)
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 10 D D (20-99)
44312 Computer & software stores 13 61,202 3,030 253
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 3 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 25 154,382 15,607 591
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 24 D D (500-999)
44411 Home centers 3 D D (250-499)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 5 D D (1-19)
44419 Other building material dealers 12 91,091 9,812 288
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 63 193,479 23,931 1,130
4451 Grocery stores 49 D D (1000-2499)
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 35 170,273 21,368 923
44512 Convenience stores 14 D D (100-249)
4452 Specialty food stores 10 3,398 732 35
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 51 83,694 9,392 561
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 22 D D (250-499)
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 20 D D (250-499)
4461102 Proprietary stores 2 D D (20-99)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 6 4,850 554 42
44613 Optical goods stores 15 14,846 1,981 80
44619 Other health & personal care stores 8 D D (20-99)
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 4 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 37 75,864 6,590 315
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 11 24,202 1,429 76
44719 Other gasoline stations 26 51,662 5,161 239
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 101 78,075 10,453 796
4481 Clothing stores 62 54,070 6,581 570
44812 Women's clothing stores 31 17,950 2,666 235
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 2 D D (1-19)
44814 Family clothing stores 11 27,041 2,445 207
44815 Clothing accessories stores 7 D D (1-19)
44819 Other clothing stores 5 5,276 849 75
4482 Shoe stores 15 7,859 983 79
4482101 Men's shoe stores 4 D D (1-19)
4482102 Women's shoe stores 3 1,741 241 24
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 1 D D (1-19)
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 4 D D (20-99)
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 24 16,146 2,889 147
44831 Jewelry stores 22 D D (100-249)
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 48 35,150 4,352 336
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 24 10,390 1,813 142
45111 Sporting goods stores 12 5,624 964 65
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 8 3,577 600 60
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 24 24,760 2,539 194
45121 Book stores & news dealers 17 15,927 1,679 119
451211 Book stores 15 D D (100-249)
4512111 Book stores, general 9 11,523 1,196 79
4512112 Specialty book stores 3 D D (1-19)
4512113 College book stores 3 D D (20-99)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 2 D D (1-19)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 7 8,833 860 75
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 9 D D (1000-2499)
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 3 136,007 14,813 1,145
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 3 137,740 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 3 137,740 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 1 D D (500-999)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 2 D D (500-999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 6 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 102 D D (250-499)
4531 Florists 16 5,320 1,420 80
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 35 D D (100-249)
4532101 Stationery stores 2 D D (1-19)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 33 10,128 1,908 169
4533 Used merchandise stores 24 6,568 937 80
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 27 D D (20-99)
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 5 D D (20-99)
45392 Art dealers 13 3,042 330 27
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 9 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 20 50,465 4,670 143
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 5 D D (20-99)
4543 Direct selling establishments 13 D D (100-249)
45431 Fuel dealers 2 D D (20-99)
454311 Heating oil dealers 1 D D (20-99)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 11 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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