1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Cowlitz County, WA


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 414 811,535 82,144 4,744
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 63 228,638 21,017 745
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 21 13,336 2,426 111
443 Electronics & appliance stores 14 6,757 1,158 63
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 39 77,012 8,773 339
445 Food & beverage stores 53 159,594 14,453 910
446 Health & personal care stores 26 26,328 3,541 209
447 Gasoline stations 46 83,323 4,871 395
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 38 20,974 3,160 255
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 28 11,201 1,798 167
452 General merchandise stores 16 149,076 15,278 1,144
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 57 23,665 4,009 341
454 Nonstore retailers 13 11,631 1,660 65

 

 

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 414 811,535 82,144 4,744
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 63 228,638 21,017 745
4411 Automobile dealers 19 175,749 12,034 386
44111 New car dealers 8 166,375 11,318 357
44112 Used car dealers 11 9,374 716 29
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 10 12,703 1,587 71
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 4 3,676 524 20
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 6 9,027 1,063 51
441221 Motorcycle dealers 2 D D (20-99)
441222 Boat dealers 4 D D (20-99)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 34 40,186 7,396 288
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 23 22,188 3,826 149
44132 Tire dealers 11 17,998 3,570 139
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 21 13,336 2,426 111
4421 Furniture stores 8 5,277 900 45
4422 Home furnishings stores 13 8,059 1,526 66
44221 Floor covering stores 7 6,612 1,223 46
44229 Other home furnishings stores 6 1,447 303 20
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 14 6,757 1,158 63
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 8 4,323 745 37
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 4 D D (20-99)
44312 Computer & software stores 4 D D (1-19)
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 2 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 39 77,012 8,773 339
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 28 69,614 7,520 265
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 3 D D (20-99)
44419 Other building material dealers 20 59,760 6,075 202
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 11 7,398 1,253 74
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 5 3,595 452 22
44422 Nursery & garden centers 6 3,803 801 52
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 53 159,594 14,453 910
4451 Grocery stores 33 150,948 13,390 853
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 20 145,339 13,024 814
4452 Specialty food stores 12 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 26 26,328 3,541 209
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 3 669 111 20
44619 Other health & personal care stores 8 3,278 840 39
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 4 1,512 273 23
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 46 83,323 4,871 395
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 39 70,152 4,039 344
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 38 20,974 3,160 255
4481 Clothing stores 25 13,571 1,933 188
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 6 5,515 952 45
44831 Jewelry stores 6 5,515 952 45
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 28 11,201 1,798 167
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 18 6,466 1,105 109
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 4 1,400 202 27
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 10 4,735 693 58
45121 Book stores & news dealers 6 2,471 303 21
4512111 Book stores, general 6 2,471 303 21
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 4 2,264 390 37
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 16 149,076 15,278 1,144
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 3 D D (100-249)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 10 56,174 6,336 414
45299 All other general merchandise stores 9 D D (100-249)
4529903 Miscellaneous 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 57 23,665 4,009 341
4531 Florists 13 2,707 663 67
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 16 D D (100-249)
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 2 D D (1-19)
4532102 Office supplies stores 2 D D (1-19)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 14 4,731 693 86
4533 Used merchandise stores 10 5,541 1,246 99
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 18 D D (20-99)
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 5 D D (20-99)
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 4 5,802 520 23
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 7 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 13 11,631 1,660 65
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 4 3,193 457 27
4543 Direct selling establishments 5 6,905 908 29
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 2 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 3 D D (1-19)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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