1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Retail Trade

West Virginia
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 20,397 14,459,409 12,315 401,476 8,082 14,057,933
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 2,064 3,823,254 986 119,481 1,078 3,703,773
4411 Automobile dealers 1,146 3,245,231 670 103,923 476 3,141,308
44112 Used car dealers 898 333,349 670 103,923 228 229,426
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 208 143,798 124 5,875 84 137,923
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 32 42,383 15 504 17 41,879
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 176 101,415 109 5,371 67 96,044
441221 Motorcycle dealers 61 69,844 24 1,030 37 68,814
441222 Boat dealers 36 22,716 11 501 25 22,215
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 79 8,855 74 3,840 5 5,015
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 710 434,225 192 9,683 518 424,542
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 664 329,156 248 13,922 416 315,234
4421 Furniture stores 340 222,399 110 5,413 230 216,986
4422 Home furnishings stores 324 106,757 138 8,509 186 98,248
443 Electronics & appliance stores 429 218,069 186 7,027 243 211,042
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 289 171,812 111 3,703 178 168,109
443111 Household appliance stores 104 40,888 41 1,384 63 39,504
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 185 130,924 70 2,319 115 128,605
44312 Computer & software stores N N D D 53 35,901
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores N N D D 12 7,032
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 895 1,302,408 197 10,206 698 1,292,202
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 683 1,186,797 122 6,550 561 1,180,247
44411 Home centers 54 360,478 7 477 47 360,001
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 56 28,636 13 669 43 27,967
44413 Hardware stores 181 82,910 36 2,253 145 80,657
44419 Other building material dealers 392 714,773 66 3,151 326 711,622
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 212 115,611 75 3,656 137 111,955
445 Food & beverage stores 1,658 2,401,099 689 45,453 969 2,355,646
4451 Grocery stores 1,310 2,337,209 480 37,950 830 2,299,259
4452 Specialty food stores 258 31,584 175 6,127 83 25,457
44521 Meat markets N N 19 273 N N
44522 Fish & seafood markets N N 7 416 N N
44523 Fruit & vegetable markets N N 43 1,863 N N
44529 Other specialty food stores N N 106 3,575 N N
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 90 32,306 34 1,376 56 30,930
446 Health & personal care stores 989 928,656 343 8,571 646 920,085
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 432 837,520 19 3,543 413 833,977
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 256 18,759 220 2,283 36 16,476
44613 Optical goods stores 99 30,560 6 182 93 30,378
44619 Other health & personal care stores 202 41,817 98 2,563 104 39,254
447 Gasoline stations 1,408 1,644,634 123 13,664 1,285 1,630,970
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 1,111 510,384 311 9,650 800 500,734
4481 Clothing stores 666 325,213 233 6,329 433 318,884
44811 Men's clothing stores N N D D 53 36,302
44812 Women's clothing stores 245 100,308 43 1,439 202 98,869
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores N N D D 13 4,653
44814 Family clothing stores 119 150,126 34 675 85 149,451
44815 Clothing accessories stores 62 6,313 35 1,036 27 5,277
44819 Other clothing stores 159 26,915 106 2,583 53 24,332
4482 Shoe stores 204 98,929 11 387 193 98,542
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 241 86,242 67 2,934 174 83,308
44831 Jewelry stores 228 82,670 64 2,847 164 79,823
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 13 3,572 3 87 10 3,485
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 1,270 240,914 842 23,480 428 217,434
45111 Sporting goods stores 526 65,035 380 12,806 146 52,229
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 215 60,893 147 3,497 68 57,396
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores N N D D 41 10,040
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores N N D D 28 19,358
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 323 83,195 178 4,784 145 78,411
45121 Book stores & news dealers 259 55,783 154 3,683 105 52,100
451211 Book stores 148 49,658 63 1,623 85 48,035
451212 News dealers & newsstands 111 6,125 91 2,060 20 4,065
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 64 27,412 24 1,101 40 26,311
452 General merchandise stores 612 2,280,209 166 7,154 446 2,273,055
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 3,447 466,103 2,584 66,679 863 399,424
4531 Florists 424 51,965 168 4,700 256 47,265
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 735 112,568 490 11,517 245 101,051
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 58 51,298 22 1,782 36 49,516
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 677 61,270 468 9,735 209 51,535
4533 Used merchandise stores 556 24,078 484 10,921 72 13,157
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 1,732 277,492 1,442 39,541 290 237,951
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 128 15,407 84 2,592 44 12,815
45392 Art dealers 88 5,383 72 2,258 16 3,125
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 108 163,564 26 1,884 82 161,680
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 1,408 93,138 1,260 32,807 148 60,331
454 Nonstore retailers 5,850 314,523 5,640 76,189 210 238,334
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 278 73,534 242 3,371 36 70,163
4542 Vending machine operators 242 32,365 186 4,901 56 27,464
4543 Direct selling establishments 5,330 208,624 5,212 67,917 118 140,707
45431 Fuel dealers 72 107,692 20 681 52 107,011
45439 Other direct selling establishments 5,258 100,932 5,192 67,236 66 33,696
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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