1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
King 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 7,031 19,399,797 2,025,267 99,542
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 727 4,604,827 396,797 12,076
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 510 705,257 99,094 4,068
443 Electronics & appliance stores 354 799,510 102,937 3,419
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 494 1,697,882 197,270 7,407
445 Food & beverage stores 866 3,086,523 345,128 17,809
446 Health & personal care stores 539 793,034 103,868 5,612
447 Gasoline stations 490 1,110,400 62,193 4,273
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 912 1,315,024 179,329 12,151
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 642 730,556 88,462 6,592
452 General merchandise stores 118 D D (10k-24999)
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,053 D D (5000-9999)
454 Nonstore retailers 326 1,442,784 121,887 5,271

 

 

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 7,031 19,399,797 2,025,267 99,542
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 727 4,604,827 396,797 12,076
4411 Automobile dealers 242 3,783,600 279,660 7,491
44111 New car dealers 138 3,536,236 261,817 6,859
44112 Used car dealers 104 247,364 17,843 632
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 128 317,492 32,350 1,123
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 12 70,449 6,757 208
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 116 247,043 25,593 915
441221 Motorcycle dealers 24 60,478 7,486 265
441222 Boat dealers 81 171,159 16,801 593
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 11 15,406 1,306 57
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 357 503,735 84,787 3,462
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 247 335,592 52,162 2,358
44132 Tire dealers 110 168,143 32,625 1,104
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 510 705,257 99,094 4,068
4421 Furniture stores 178 367,038 48,120 1,762
4422 Home furnishings stores 332 338,219 50,974 2,306
44221 Floor covering stores 118 161,259 23,890 710
44229 Other home furnishings stores 214 176,960 27,084 1,596
442291 Window treatment stores 20 8,291 1,206 64
442299 All other home furnishings stores 194 168,669 25,878 1,532
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 354 799,510 102,937 3,419
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 178 292,066 47,363 1,807
443111 Household appliance stores 77 73,547 10,217 469
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 101 218,519 37,146 1,338
44312 Computer & software stores 139 454,627 47,852 1,340
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 37 52,817 7,722 272
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 494 1,697,882 197,270 7,407
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 413 1,594,488 179,649 6,563
44411 Home centers 20 470,842 47,674 2,258
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 50 63,681 9,287 350
44413 Hardware stores 65 83,997 12,337 642
44419 Other building material dealers 278 975,968 110,351 3,313
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 81 103,394 17,621 844
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 14 21,193 2,692 119
44422 Nursery & garden centers 67 82,201 14,929 725
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 866 3,086,523 345,128 17,809
4451 Grocery stores 618 2,841,667 321,682 16,398
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 435 2,724,031 312,692 15,579
44512 Convenience stores 183 117,636 8,990 819
4452 Specialty food stores 160 D D (500-999)
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 88 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 539 793,034 103,868 5,612
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 239 638,647 74,259 4,054
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 229 635,769 73,594 3,987
4461102 Proprietary stores 10 2,878 665 67
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 72 27,897 4,519 342
44613 Optical goods stores 120 49,328 9,822 497
44619 Other health & personal care stores 108 77,162 15,268 719
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 68 37,984 5,658 420
446199 All other health & personal care stores 40 39,178 9,610 299
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 490 1,110,400 62,193 4,273
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 285 662,553 36,237 2,523
44719 Other gasoline stations 205 447,847 25,956 1,750
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 912 1,315,024 179,329 12,151
4481 Clothing stores 539 1,053,509 142,203 10,144
44811 Men's clothing stores 72 57,013 8,015 541
44812 Women's clothing stores 197 134,667 17,972 1,396
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 29 D D (250-499)
44814 Family clothing stores 144 773,678 105,260 7,346
44815 Clothing accessories stores 33 D D (100-249)
44819 Other clothing stores 64 47,325 5,779 380
4482 Shoe stores 182 105,874 12,995 936
4482101 Men's shoe stores 13 D D (20-99)
4482102 Women's shoe stores 28 18,363 2,520 177
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 3 D D (1-19)
4482104 Family shoe stores 110 42,757 4,835 388
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 28 35,588 4,305 298
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 191 155,641 24,131 1,071
44831 Jewelry stores 168 140,291 21,971 905
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 23 15,350 2,160 166
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 642 730,556 88,462 6,592
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 436 467,748 58,587 4,335
45111 Sporting goods stores 209 260,975 33,071 2,212
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 62 80,723 8,824 668
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 147 180,252 24,247 1,544
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 107 116,923 12,358 1,068
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 62 41,440 6,103 758
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 58 48,410 7,055 297
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 206 262,808 29,875 2,257
45121 Book stores & news dealers 144 184,256 22,720 1,638
451211 Book stores 131 D D (1000-2499)
4512111 Book stores, general 94 D D (500-999)
4512112 Specialty book stores 30 D D (100-249)
4512113 College book stores 7 D D (250-499)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 13 D D (20-99)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 62 78,552 7,155 619
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 118 D D (10k-24999)
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 35 1,054,672 119,212 7,722
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 35 1,078,966 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 35 1,078,966 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 10 D D (2500-4999)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 16 D D (2500-4999)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 9 D D (1000-2499)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 83 D D (5000-9999)
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 21 D D (2500-4999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 62 D D (500-999)
4529901 Variety stores 18 D D (20-99)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 4 D D (250-499)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 40 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,053 D D (5000-9999)
4531 Florists 170 46,856 10,260 893
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 386 311,767 40,148 2,964
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 82 159,881 15,704 1,042
4532101 Stationery stores 22 D D (100-249)
4532102 Office supplies stores 60 D D (500-999)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 304 151,886 24,444 1,922
4533 Used merchandise stores 199 94,507 20,007 1,467
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 298 D D (1000-2499)
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 83 D D (500-999)
45392 Art dealers 68 33,865 5,581 269
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 8 D D (20-99)
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 139 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 326 1,442,784 121,887 5,271
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 113 D D (2500-4999)
4542 Vending machine operators 37 D D (250-499)
4543 Direct selling establishments 176 D D (1000-2499)
45431 Fuel dealers 34 D D (250-499)
454311 Heating oil dealers 22 D D (250-499)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 9 D D (20-99)
454319 Other fuel dealers 3 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 142 133,405 27,656 1,371
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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