1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Retail Trade

South Carolina
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 45,180 34,755,703 26,699 1,121,439 18,481 33,634,264
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 5,001 9,025,236 2,845 396,864 2,156 8,628,372
4411 Automobile dealers 3,060 7,634,694 2,142 345,267 918 7,289,427
44112 Used car dealers 2,643 923,987 2,142 345,267 501 578,720
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 615 496,329 382 32,935 233 463,394
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 61 121,530 31 1,855 30 119,675
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 554 374,799 351 31,080 203 343,719
441221 Motorcycle dealers 109 105,061 46 3,016 63 102,045
441222 Boat dealers 174 199,371 60 6,257 114 193,114
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 271 70,367 245 21,807 26 48,560
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 1,326 894,213 321 18,662 1,005 875,551
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 1,973 1,049,152 752 32,846 1,221 1,016,306
4421 Furniture stores 961 603,161 325 15,431 636 587,730
4422 Home furnishings stores 1,012 445,991 427 17,415 585 428,576
443 Electronics & appliance stores 1,000 621,401 394 14,880 606 606,521
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 669 496,907 240 9,391 429 487,516
443111 Household appliance stores 244 122,039 82 4,234 162 117,805
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 425 374,868 158 5,157 267 369,711
44312 Computer & software stores 266 107,372 134 4,923 132 102,449
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 65 17,122 20 566 45 16,556
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 1,964 3,919,793 488 36,229 1,476 3,883,564
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 1,443 3,588,820 304 23,468 1,139 3,565,352
44411 Home centers 79 N 17 815 62 D
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 176 N 36 1,866 140 D
44413 Hardware stores 374 201,679 106 7,641 268 194,038
44419 Other building material dealers 814 2,423,832 145 13,146 669 2,410,686
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 521 330,973 184 12,761 337 318,212
445 Food & beverage stores 3,969 5,705,705 1,874 127,603 2,095 5,578,102
4451 Grocery stores 2,471 5,314,439 987 64,877 1,484 5,249,562
4452 Specialty food stores 761 105,831 538 25,042 223 80,789
44521 Meat markets N N 63 2,635 N N
44522 Fish & seafood markets N N 52 2,864 N N
44523 Fruit & vegetable markets N N 131 4,593 N N
44529 Other specialty food stores N N 292 14,950 N N
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 737 285,435 349 37,684 388 247,751
446 Health & personal care stores 2,184 1,481,782 834 20,340 1,350 1,461,442
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 851 1,247,646 38 4,442 813 1,243,204
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 699 55,466 555 9,069 144 46,397
44613 Optical goods stores 222 78,490 18 1,579 204 76,911
44619 Other health & personal care stores 412 100,180 223 5,250 189 94,930
447 Gasoline stations 2,769 3,478,739 232 35,800 2,537 3,442,939
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 4,021 2,012,913 1,275 46,612 2,746 1,966,301
4481 Clothing stores 2,779 1,443,063 1,006 34,230 1,773 1,408,833
44811 Men's clothing stores 260 130,591 50 2,109 210 128,482
44812 Women's clothing stores 971 397,445 195 7,590 776 389,855
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 147 50,986 71 2,328 76 48,658
44814 Family clothing stores 565 678,161 178 5,800 387 672,361
44815 Clothing accessories stores 316 32,320 207 6,524 109 25,796
44819 Other clothing stores 520 153,560 305 9,879 215 143,681
4482 Shoe stores 524 301,270 41 1,346 483 299,924
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 718 268,580 228 11,036 490 257,544
44831 Jewelry stores 682 257,430 220 10,665 462 246,765
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 36 11,150 8 371 28 10,779
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 2,182 623,452 1,277 41,639 905 581,813
45111 Sporting goods stores 622 207,276 309 17,856 313 189,420
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 371 131,875 244 6,461 127 125,414
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 271 28,901 163 3,317 108 25,584
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 152 43,221 88 2,660 64 40,561
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 766 212,179 473 11,345 293 200,834
45121 Book stores & news dealers 589 140,671 413 9,349 176 131,322
451211 Book stores 292 129,646 127 2,762 165 126,884
451212 News dealers & newsstands 297 11,025 286 6,587 11 4,438
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 177 71,508 60 1,996 117 69,512
452 General merchandise stores 1,102 4,382,737 361 16,555 741 4,366,182
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 8,285 1,655,130 6,220 191,037 2,065 1,464,093
4531 Florists 893 85,476 498 11,315 395 74,161
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 1,573 406,770 946 27,083 627 379,687
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 122 199,574 41 1,635 81 197,939
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 1,451 207,196 905 25,448 546 181,748
4533 Used merchandise stores 1,396 95,618 1,119 24,703 277 70,915
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 4,423 1,067,266 3,657 127,936 766 939,330
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 281 47,987 186 7,576 95 40,411
45392 Art dealers 275 28,204 199 6,821 76 21,383
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 384 767,830 107 11,957 277 755,873
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 3,483 223,245 3,165 101,582 318 121,663
454 Nonstore retailers 10,730 799,663 10,147 161,034 583 638,629
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 739 130,034 646 10,475 93 119,559
4542 Vending machine operators 637 121,950 554 14,276 83 107,674
4543 Direct selling establishments 9,354 547,679 8,947 136,283 407 411,396
45431 Fuel dealers 249 296,301 34 2,028 215 294,273
45439 Other direct selling establishments 9,105 251,378 8,913 134,255 192 117,123
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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