1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Retail Trade

District of Columbia
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 3,629 2,844,523 1,554 55,692 2,075 2,788,831
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 98 132,433 55 6,635 43 125,798
4411 Automobile dealers 57 103,508 38 5,314 19 98,194
44112 Used car dealers 52 20,356 38 5,314 14 15,042
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers N N D D 1 D
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers N N D D 1 D
441221 Motorcycle dealers N N D D N N
441222 Boat dealers N N D D 1 D
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers N N D D N N
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores N N D D 23 D
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 139 100,235 43 3,141 96 97,094
4421 Furniture stores N N D D 35 54,247
4422 Home furnishings stores N N D D 61 42,847
443 Electronics & appliance stores 95 71,281 19 800 76 70,481
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 61 44,312 12 534 49 43,778
443111 Household appliance stores N N D D 3 1,786
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores N N D D 46 41,992
44312 Computer & software stores N N D D 7 9,333
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores N N D D 20 17,370
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 66 168,786 12 656 54 168,130
4441 Building material & supplies dealers N N D D 53 D
44411 Home centers N N D D 2 D
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores N N D D 11 D
44413 Hardware stores N N D D 15 D
44419 Other building material dealers N N D D 25 111,752
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores N N D D 1 D
445 Food & beverage stores 663 851,932 116 10,701 547 841,231
4451 Grocery stores 343 598,533 64 5,759 279 592,774
4452 Specialty food stores 104 77,041 29 1,778 75 75,263
44521 Meat markets N N D D N N
44522 Fish & seafood markets N N D D N N
44523 Fruit & vegetable markets N N D D N N
44529 Other specialty food stores N N 17 1,472 N N
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 216 176,358 23 3,164 193 173,194
446 Health & personal care stores N N D D 196 313,500
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores N N D D 94 260,041
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 75 17,376 44 1,195 31 16,181
44613 Optical goods stores N N D D 49 23,318
44619 Other health & personal care stores 43 14,374 21 414 22 13,960
447 Gasoline stations N N D D 112 220,064
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 565 388,926 119 5,009 446 383,917
4481 Clothing stores 386 280,886 92 2,895 294 277,991
44811 Men's clothing stores N N D D 50 50,773
44812 Women's clothing stores 134 86,436 19 733 115 85,703
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores N N D D 13 4,709
44814 Family clothing stores 88 106,484 14 210 74 106,274
44815 Clothing accessories stores N N D D 19 10,765
44819 Other clothing stores 55 21,167 32 1,400 23 19,767
4482 Shoe stores N N D D 80 55,275
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores N N D D 72 50,651
44831 Jewelry stores N N D D 64 46,239
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores N N D D 8 4,412
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 185 181,463 44 1,461 141 180,002
45111 Sporting goods stores N N D D 18 21,977
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores N N D D 14 D
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores N N D D 5 D
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores N N D D 4 D
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 126 146,636 26 662 100 145,974
45121 Book stores & news dealers N N D D 75 113,011
451211 Book stores N N D D 61 109,718
451212 News dealers & newsstands N N D D 14 3,293
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores N N D D 25 32,963
452 General merchandise stores N N D D 29 174,746
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 621 175,766 345 16,202 276 159,564
4531 Florists 78 34,287 22 1,059 56 33,228
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 155 77,791 50 2,185 105 75,606
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores N N D D 13 27,498
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores N N D D 92 48,108
4533 Used merchandise stores 116 23,263 68 2,227 48 21,036
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 272 40,425 205 10,731 67 29,694
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores N N D D 10 5,022
45392 Art dealers N N D D 29 9,098
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 183 22,274 155 6,700 28 15,574
454 Nonstore retailers 764 62,210 705 7,906 59 54,304
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses N N D D 19 31,389
4542 Vending machine operators N N D D 10 D
4543 Direct selling establishments 614 N 584 5,971 30 D
45439 Other direct selling establishments 610 N 584 5,971 26 D
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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