1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Retail Trade

California
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 313,646 273,072,473 207,289 9,954,127 106,357 263,118,346
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 21,282 67,220,652 10,302 1,637,896 10,980 65,582,756
4411 Automobile dealers 8,584 56,728,405 5,244 1,175,620 3,340 55,552,785
44112 Used car dealers 6,499 3,472,227 5,244 1,175,620 1,255 2,296,607
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 3,144 3,028,507 1,918 214,807 1,226 2,813,700
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 549 1,243,481 197 19,360 352 1,224,121
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 2,595 1,785,026 1,721 195,447 874 1,589,579
441221 Motorcycle dealers 673 845,284 274 32,217 399 813,067
441222 Boat dealers 759 599,421 412 31,988 347 567,433
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 1,163 340,321 1,035 131,242 128 209,079
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 9,554 7,463,740 3,140 247,469 6,414 7,216,271
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 11,417 7,997,392 4,880 394,552 6,537 7,602,840
4421 Furniture stores 4,844 4,039,729 2,064 171,174 2,780 3,868,555
4422 Home furnishings stores 6,573 3,957,663 2,816 223,378 3,757 3,734,285
443 Electronics & appliance stores 8,801 11,298,749 3,880 320,046 4,921 10,978,703
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 4,841 5,489,700 1,948 130,761 2,893 5,358,939
443111 Household appliance stores 1,393 977,398 586 36,385 807 941,013
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 3,448 4,512,302 1,362 94,376 2,086 4,417,926
44312 Computer & software stores 3,183 5,417,554 1,577 165,835 1,606 5,251,719
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 777 391,495 355 23,450 422 368,045
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 10,106 21,709,616 3,003 240,153 7,103 21,469,463
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 7,797 19,000,983 2,148 192,901 5,649 18,808,082
44411 Home centers 404 5,718,671 108 6,797 296 5,711,874
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 1,057 1,068,897 357 22,292 700 1,046,605
44413 Hardware stores 1,629 1,889,753 464 44,697 1,165 1,845,056
44419 Other building material dealers 4,707 10,323,662 1,219 119,115 3,488 10,204,547
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 2,309 2,708,633 855 47,252 1,454 2,661,381
445 Food & beverage stores 27,562 50,386,584 12,068 1,619,311 15,494 48,767,273
4451 Grocery stores 14,536 46,059,258 4,798 756,100 9,738 45,303,158
4452 Specialty food stores 7,823 1,988,717 5,197 408,247 2,626 1,580,470
44521 Meat markets N N 541 60,740 N N
44522 Fish & seafood markets N N 300 25,137 N N
44523 Fruit & vegetable markets N N 1,025 76,403 N N
44529 Other specialty food stores N N 3,331 245,967 N N
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 5,203 2,338,609 2,073 454,964 3,130 1,883,645
446 Health & personal care stores 14,582 13,732,924 6,383 213,344 8,199 13,519,580
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 4,448 11,290,846 355 34,708 4,093 11,256,138
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 4,232 621,072 3,115 73,315 1,117 547,757
44613 Optical goods stores 1,516 623,156 227 21,123 1,289 602,033
44619 Other health & personal care stores 4,386 1,197,850 2,686 84,198 1,700 1,113,652
447 Gasoline stations 9,255 18,915,592 534 97,473 8,721 18,818,119
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 35,869 17,823,425 18,530 1,038,551 17,339 16,784,874
4481 Clothing stores 22,535 12,756,474 12,323 606,463 10,212 12,150,011
44811 Men's clothing stores 2,097 1,249,288 790 58,243 1,307 1,191,045
44812 Women's clothing stores 7,206 3,357,448 2,805 151,065 4,401 3,206,383
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 1,121 446,649 595 31,887 526 414,762
44814 Family clothing stores 4,798 6,428,487 2,678 120,735 2,120 6,307,752
44815 Clothing accessories stores 2,229 279,692 1,633 66,178 596 213,514
44819 Other clothing stores 5,084 994,910 3,822 178,355 1,262 816,555
4482 Shoe stores 4,847 2,419,614 965 64,897 3,882 2,354,717
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 8,487 2,647,337 5,242 367,191 3,245 2,280,146
44831 Jewelry stores 7,832 2,360,177 4,913 351,070 2,919 2,009,107
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 655 287,160 329 16,121 326 271,039
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 19,061 8,876,289 11,390 528,628 7,671 8,347,661
45111 Sporting goods stores 4,983 2,873,548 2,295 151,076 2,688 2,722,472
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 3,507 1,935,148 2,300 115,515 1,207 1,819,633
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 2,174 502,229 1,473 51,960 701 450,269
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 1,063 517,529 597 29,439 466 488,090
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 7,334 3,047,835 4,725 180,638 2,609 2,867,197
45121 Book stores & news dealers 5,338 1,836,150 3,744 126,032 1,594 1,710,118
451211 Book stores 2,910 1,705,745 1,476 64,907 1,434 1,640,838
451212 News dealers & newsstands 2,428 130,405 2,268 61,125 160 69,280
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 1,996 1,211,685 981 54,606 1,015 1,157,079
452 General merchandise stores 5,461 34,681,354 3,094 161,896 2,367 34,519,458
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 54,071 10,257,653 40,872 1,722,652 13,199 8,535,001
4531 Florists 5,717 779,888 3,430 128,991 2,287 650,897
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 13,160 4,463,107 8,380 310,559 4,780 4,152,548
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 1,668 2,543,372 633 50,602 1,035 2,492,770
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 11,492 1,919,735 7,747 259,957 3,745 1,659,778
4533 Used merchandise stores 11,134 1,152,457 9,239 274,518 1,895 877,939
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 24,060 3,862,201 19,823 1,008,584 4,237 2,853,617
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 2,340 954,553 1,242 73,617 1,098 880,936
45392 Art dealers 2,434 505,472 1,728 104,031 706 401,441
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 365 306,747 214 22,512 151 284,235
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 18,921 2,095,429 16,639 808,424 2,282 1,287,005
454 Nonstore retailers 96,179 10,172,243 92,353 1,979,625 3,826 8,192,618
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 10,766 5,790,633 9,355 244,487 1,411 5,546,146
4542 Vending machine operators 5,250 588,462 4,687 118,043 563 470,419
4543 Direct selling establishments 80,163 3,793,148 78,311 1,617,095 1,852 2,176,053
45431 Fuel dealers 550 754,117 141 17,235 409 736,882
45439 Other direct selling establishments 79,613 3,039,031 78,170 1,599,860 1,443 1,439,171
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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