1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
West Virginia


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 8,082 14,057,933 1,309,316 90,087
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,078 3,703,773 262,569 11,622
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 416 315,234 47,641 2,793
443 Electronics & appliance stores 243 211,042 25,909 1,540
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 698 1,292,202 140,684 7,235
445 Food & beverage stores 969 2,355,646 216,835 18,509
446 Health & personal care stores 646 920,085 125,199 6,184
447 Gasoline stations 1,285 1,630,970 103,577 9,779
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 800 500,734 65,709 5,572
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 428 217,434 25,196 2,202
452 General merchandise stores 446 2,273,055 210,949 18,530
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 863 399,424 54,908 4,529
454 Nonstore retailers 210 238,334 30,140 1,592

 

 

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 8,082 14,057,933 1,309,316 90,087
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,078 3,703,773 262,569 11,622
4411 Automobile dealers 476 3,141,308 188,087 7,690
44111 New car dealers 248 2,911,882 176,515 7,019
44112 Used car dealers 228 229,426 11,572 671
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 84 137,923 10,742 518
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 17 41,879 3,305 129
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 67 96,044 7,437 389
441221 Motorcycle dealers 37 68,814 4,863 244
441222 Boat dealers 25 22,215 2,293 126
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 5 5,015 281 19
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 518 424,542 63,740 3,414
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 373 258,834 40,506 2,384
44132 Tire dealers 145 165,708 23,234 1,030
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 416 315,234 47,641 2,793
4421 Furniture stores 230 216,986 31,904 1,794
4422 Home furnishings stores 186 98,248 15,737 999
44221 Floor covering stores 119 65,045 10,963 581
44229 Other home furnishings stores 67 33,203 4,774 418
442291 Window treatment stores 12 3,134 467 44
442299 All other home furnishings stores 55 30,069 4,307 374
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 243 211,042 25,909 1,540
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 178 168,109 19,958 1,230
443111 Household appliance stores 63 39,504 5,464 371
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 115 128,605 14,494 859
44312 Computer & software stores 53 35,901 4,721 238
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 12 7,032 1,230 72
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 698 1,292,202 140,684 7,235
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 561 1,180,247 128,643 6,503
44411 Home centers 47 360,001 29,964 2,030
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 43 27,967 3,697 183
44413 Hardware stores 145 80,657 13,050 881
44419 Other building material dealers 326 711,622 81,932 3,409
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 137 111,955 12,041 732
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 30 14,158 1,480 102
44422 Nursery & garden centers 107 97,797 10,561 630
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 969 2,355,646 216,835 18,509
4451 Grocery stores 830 2,299,259 210,763 17,937
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 606 2,181,774 199,975 16,688
44512 Convenience stores 224 117,485 10,788 1,249
4452 Specialty food stores 83 25,457 3,710 372
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 56 30,930 2,362 200
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 646 920,085 125,199 6,184
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 413 833,977 107,852 5,147
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 408 833,042 107,745 5,135
4461102 Proprietary stores 5 935 107 12
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 36 16,476 1,918 173
44613 Optical goods stores 93 30,378 6,325 411
44619 Other health & personal care stores 104 39,254 9,104 453
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 35 9,569 1,228 117
446199 All other health & personal care stores 69 29,685 7,876 336
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 1,285 1,630,970 103,577 9,779
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 914 1,294,886 78,047 7,626
44719 Other gasoline stations 371 336,084 25,530 2,153
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 800 500,734 65,709 5,572
4481 Clothing stores 433 318,884 41,257 3,621
44811 Men's clothing stores 53 36,302 4,860 356
44812 Women's clothing stores 202 98,869 12,033 1,368
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 13 4,653 509 62
44814 Family clothing stores 85 149,451 19,475 1,384
44815 Clothing accessories stores 27 5,277 1,025 135
44819 Other clothing stores 53 24,332 3,355 316
4482 Shoe stores 193 98,542 11,081 954
4482101 Men's shoe stores 9 1,935 297 25
4482102 Women's shoe stores 12 4,605 687 67
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 8 1,553 353 37
4482104 Family shoe stores 127 59,728 6,224 543
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 37 30,721 3,520 282
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 174 83,308 13,371 997
44831 Jewelry stores 164 79,823 12,734 953
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 10 3,485 637 44
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 428 217,434 25,196 2,202
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 283 139,023 17,293 1,399
45111 Sporting goods stores 146 52,229 6,572 546
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 45 21,434 2,863 225
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 101 30,795 3,709 321
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 68 57,396 5,211 462
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 41 10,040 1,616 141
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 28 19,358 3,894 250
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 145 78,411 7,903 803
45121 Book stores & news dealers 105 52,100 5,454 565
451211 Book stores 85 48,035 4,858 482
4512111 Book stores, general 41 21,556 2,634 257
4512112 Specialty book stores 29 6,717 937 105
4512113 College book stores 15 19,762 1,287 120
451212 News dealers & newsstands 20 4,065 596 83
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 40 26,311 2,449 238
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 446 2,273,055 210,949 18,530
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 94 1,538,229 148,241 13,199
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 94 1,563,176 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 94 1,563,176 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 16 172,866 20,296 2,146
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 58 1,015,573 88,172 8,198
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 20 349,790 39,773 2,855
4529 Other general merchandise stores 352 734,826 62,708 5,331
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 13 D D (1000-2499)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 339 D D (2500-4999)
4529901 Variety stores 232 197,824 17,793 1,851
4529902 Catalog showrooms 1 D D (20-99)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 106 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 863 399,424 54,908 4,529
4531 Florists 256 47,265 10,705 1,109
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 245 101,051 13,283 1,381
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 36 49,516 6,195 374
4532101 Stationery stores 3 546 85 15
4532102 Office supplies stores 33 48,970 6,110 359
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 209 51,535 7,088 1,007
4533 Used merchandise stores 72 13,157 2,943 355
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 290 237,951 27,977 1,684
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 44 12,815 1,908 230
45392 Art dealers 16 3,125 352 32
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 82 161,680 18,505 809
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 148 60,331 7,212 613
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 210 238,334 30,140 1,592
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 36 70,163 7,389 330
4542 Vending machine operators 56 27,464 5,297 418
4543 Direct selling establishments 118 140,707 17,454 844
45431 Fuel dealers 52 107,011 9,774 441
454311 Heating oil dealers 21 69,242 4,060 190
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 28 D D (100-249)
454319 Other fuel dealers 3 D D (20-99)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 66 33,696 7,680 403
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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