1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Retail Trade

Alabama
Includes only firms subject to federal income tax. Nonemployers are businesses with no paid employees. Introductory text includes scope and methodology. More detail is available for employers. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
NAICS
code
Description All taxable firms Nonemployers Employers
Establish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Establish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Establish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
44-45 Retail trade 50,571 38,002,107 30,408 1,378,780 20,163 36,623,327
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 6,346 10,483,289 3,509 464,807 2,837 10,018,482
4411 Automobile dealers 3,631 8,784,313 2,525 380,476 1,106 8,403,837
44112 Used car dealers 3,197 1,322,477 2,525 380,476 672 942,001
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 730 446,191 494 48,005 236 398,186
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 93 152,735 45 7,866 48 144,869
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 637 293,456 449 40,139 188 253,317
441221 Motorcycle dealers 117 110,027 58 3,829 59 106,198
441222 Boat dealers 173 139,009 63 8,117 110 130,892
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 347 44,420 328 28,193 19 16,227
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 1,985 1,252,785 490 36,326 1,495 1,216,459
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 2,051 1,061,723 799 41,274 1,252 1,020,449
4421 Furniture stores 1,052 637,590 368 19,632 684 617,958
4422 Home furnishings stores 999 424,133 431 21,642 568 402,491
443 Electronics & appliance stores 1,085 690,625 414 20,862 671 669,763
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 741 472,420 252 13,184 489 459,236
443111 Household appliance stores 282 141,745 83 4,838 199 136,907
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 459 330,675 169 8,346 290 322,329
44312 Computer & software stores 305 199,751 145 7,172 160 192,579
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 39 18,454 17 506 22 17,948
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 2,189 3,501,110 529 28,966 1,660 3,472,144
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 1,621 3,108,763 339 20,323 1,282 3,088,440
44411 Home centers 107 792,630 20 784 87 791,846
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 203 131,944 42 1,259 161 130,685
44413 Hardware stores 366 164,774 90 5,619 276 159,155
44419 Other building material dealers 945 2,019,415 187 12,661 758 2,006,754
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 568 392,347 190 8,643 378 383,704
445 Food & beverage stores 3,841 5,916,562 1,768 179,166 2,073 5,737,396
4451 Grocery stores 2,687 5,537,493 1,122 135,604 1,565 5,401,889
4452 Specialty food stores 749 103,427 538 27,620 211 75,807
44521 Meat markets N N 48 1,596 N N
44522 Fish & seafood markets N N 50 2,772 N N
44523 Fruit & vegetable markets N N 149 7,513 N N
44529 Other specialty food stores N N 291 15,739 N N
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 405 275,642 108 15,942 297 259,700
446 Health & personal care stores 2,671 1,673,122 1,060 19,598 1,611 1,653,524
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 1,071 1,421,977 66 2,854 1,005 1,419,123
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 882 80,859 702 9,736 180 71,123
44613 Optical goods stores 217 69,909 25 1,960 192 67,949
44619 Other health & personal care stores 501 100,377 267 5,048 234 95,329
447 Gasoline stations 3,726 3,747,467 597 101,358 3,129 3,646,109
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 3,887 1,975,258 1,411 48,012 2,476 1,927,246
4481 Clothing stores 2,534 1,413,691 1,054 34,213 1,480 1,379,478
44811 Men's clothing stores 235 119,582 43 2,482 192 117,100
44812 Women's clothing stores 879 325,894 212 8,019 667 317,875
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 147 45,438 71 2,231 76 43,207
44814 Family clothing stores 519 817,331 200 5,841 319 811,490
44815 Clothing accessories stores 276 19,327 198 5,713 78 13,614
44819 Other clothing stores 478 86,119 330 9,927 148 76,192
4482 Shoe stores 539 290,797 72 3,927 467 286,870
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 814 270,770 285 9,872 529 260,898
44831 Jewelry stores 788 264,392 275 9,726 513 254,666
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 26 6,378 10 146 16 6,232
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 2,189 732,011 1,260 48,633 929 683,378
45111 Sporting goods stores 654 258,373 305 18,065 349 240,308
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 355 137,732 243 7,637 112 130,095
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 329 39,752 221 4,100 108 35,652
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 144 49,238 80 3,611 64 45,627
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 707 246,916 411 15,220 296 231,696
45121 Book stores & news dealers 535 168,623 337 11,318 198 157,305
451211 Book stores 321 162,564 128 5,995 193 156,569
451212 News dealers & newsstands 214 6,059 209 5,323 5 736
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 172 78,293 74 3,902 98 74,391
452 General merchandise stores 1,316 5,700,468 407 22,322 909 5,678,146
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 8,504 1,416,492 6,521 217,841 1,983 1,198,651
4531 Florists 1,100 115,255 599 19,606 501 95,649
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 1,552 344,559 1,012 28,627 540 315,932
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 163 188,690 69 3,908 94 184,782
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 1,389 155,869 943 24,719 446 131,150
4533 Used merchandise stores 1,786 131,739 1,445 32,532 341 99,207
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 4,066 824,939 3,465 137,076 601 687,863
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 237 33,129 167 6,037 70 27,092
45392 Art dealers 204 15,136 163 3,715 41 11,421
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 367 558,275 136 13,752 231 544,523
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 3,258 218,399 2,999 113,572 259 104,827
454 Nonstore retailers 12,766 1,103,980 12,133 185,941 633 918,039
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 794 452,703 702 8,796 92 443,907
4542 Vending machine operators 693 138,721 580 15,980 113 122,741
4543 Direct selling establishments 11,279 512,556 10,851 161,165 428 351,391
45431 Fuel dealers 273 241,918 20 1,765 253 240,153
45439 Other direct selling establishments 11,006 270,638 10,831 159,400 175 111,238
D Withheld to avoid disclosure;   N Not available; S Withheld because data do not meet publication standards;   W Wholesale receipts for nonemployers are not comparable to wholesale sales for employers;   X Industry not in scope of Economic Census for employers;   t Total does not include employer data for out-of-scope industries;   r revised subsequent to initial publication

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Source: 1997 Economic Census:   Nonemployer Statistics and Geographic Area Series (for employers)

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