1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Pierce 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 2,289 5,468,169 550,094 28,956
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 332 1,632,396 148,461 4,614
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 125 118,967 17,010 732
443 Electronics & appliance stores 104 111,289 12,978 618
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 165 546,920 60,722 2,483
445 Food & beverage stores 319 986,529 102,010 6,028
446 Health & personal care stores 152 186,085 25,119 1,408
447 Gasoline stations 186 392,545 18,185 1,461
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 257 186,138 24,353 1,815
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 179 169,596 20,367 1,690
452 General merchandise stores 44 783,991 77,319 5,080
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 347 215,587 28,818 2,348
454 Nonstore retailers 79 138,126 14,752 679

 

 

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 2,289 5,468,169 550,094 28,956
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 332 1,632,396 148,461 4,614
4411 Automobile dealers 117 1,238,165 99,961 2,568
44111 New car dealers 48 1,127,100 89,810 2,287
44112 Used car dealers 69 111,065 10,151 281
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 52 214,625 15,450 562
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 23 166,694 10,815 352
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 29 47,931 4,635 210
441221 Motorcycle dealers 10 14,029 1,289 71
441222 Boat dealers 14 27,447 2,571 111
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 5 6,455 775 28
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 163 179,606 33,050 1,484
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 118 115,878 19,553 1,016
44132 Tire dealers 45 63,728 13,497 468
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 125 118,967 17,010 732
4421 Furniture stores 61 76,276 11,040 459
4422 Home furnishings stores 64 42,691 5,970 273
44221 Floor covering stores 35 30,263 4,320 159
44229 Other home furnishings stores 29 12,428 1,650 114
442299 All other home furnishings stores 25 11,830 1,565 104
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 104 111,289 12,978 618
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 69 71,125 8,880 392
443111 Household appliance stores 29 19,751 2,884 126
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 40 51,374 5,996 266
44312 Computer & software stores 28 35,624 3,366 189
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 7 4,540 732 37
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 165 546,920 60,722 2,483
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 126 514,921 55,494 2,199
44411 Home centers 8 155,362 16,331 795
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 16 16,127 2,061 81
44413 Hardware stores 14 25,369 3,798 202
44419 Other building material dealers 88 318,063 33,304 1,121
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 39 31,999 5,228 284
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 8 12,190 1,516 62
44422 Nursery & garden centers 31 19,809 3,712 222
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 319 986,529 102,010 6,028
4451 Grocery stores 233 920,743 96,447 5,715
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 165 882,968 93,555 5,413
44512 Convenience stores 68 37,775 2,892 302
4452 Specialty food stores 49 D D (100-249)
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 37 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 152 186,085 25,119 1,408
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 58 140,642 15,876 887
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 57 D D (500-999)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 17 7,624 1,018 90
44613 Optical goods stores 43 16,060 3,171 196
44619 Other health & personal care stores 34 21,759 5,054 235
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 20 7,253 1,166 84
446199 All other health & personal care stores 14 14,506 3,888 151
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 186 392,545 18,185 1,461
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 112 242,496 11,431 987
44719 Other gasoline stations 74 150,049 6,754 474
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 257 186,138 24,353 1,815
4481 Clothing stores 135 120,457 14,494 1,255
44811 Men's clothing stores 18 12,122 1,600 99
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 5 3,298 344 35
44814 Family clothing stores 34 68,422 7,295 625
44819 Other clothing stores 21 9,154 1,752 120
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 10 6,330 727 72
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 57 41,838 6,887 303
44831 Jewelry stores 54 40,810 6,756 295
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 3 1,028 131 8
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 179 169,596 20,367 1,690
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 125 123,331 15,188 1,203
45111 Sporting goods stores 62 58,386 7,215 511
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 14 22,268 2,583 203
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 48 36,118 4,632 308
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 32 44,717 4,774 384
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 18 10,461 1,718 233
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 13 9,767 1,481 75
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 54 46,265 5,179 487
45121 Book stores & news dealers 32 31,590 3,874 313
451211 Book stores 29 30,422 3,737 298
4512111 Book stores, general 18 23,626 2,766 196
4512112 Specialty book stores 9 D D (20-99)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 3 1,168 137 15
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 22 14,675 1,305 174
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 44 783,991 77,319 5,080
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 17 398,917 41,799 2,992
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 17 405,572 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 17 405,572 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 5 D D (500-999)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 9 196,041 17,378 1,552
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 3 D D (500-999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 27 385,074 35,520 2,088
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 9 375,301 34,108 1,847
45299 All other general merchandise stores 18 9,773 1,412 241
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 347 215,587 28,818 2,348
4531 Florists 54 12,244 2,723 245
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 113 66,335 6,651 632
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 12 32,937 2,507 175
4532102 Office supplies stores 8 32,387 2,453 161
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 101 33,398 4,144 457
4533 Used merchandise stores 67 27,720 6,462 631
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 113 109,288 12,982 840
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 30 15,031 2,393 195
45392 Art dealers 6 2,045 553 47
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 21 41,308 4,323 168
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 56 50,904 5,713 430
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 79 138,126 14,752 679
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 18 72,823 4,995 250
4542 Vending machine operators 7 8,856 2,009 67
4543 Direct selling establishments 54 56,447 7,748 362
45431 Fuel dealers 10 23,667 2,007 61
454311 Heating oil dealers 5 19,855 1,475 43
454319 Other fuel dealers 2 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 44 32,780 5,741 301
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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