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									Montana                                                                        1997
                                                                               Issued June 1999


                                                                               EC97F53A-MT




1997 Economic Census
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Geographic Area Series




                                     U.S. Department of Commerce
                                     Economics and Statistics Administration
                                     U.S. CENSUS BUREAU
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS


                  Many persons participated in the various      The staff of the National Processing Center,
                  activities of the 1997 Economic Census for    Judith N. Petty, Chief, performed mailout
                  the Real Estate and Rental and Leasing sec-   preparation and receipt operations, clerical
                  tor.                                          and analytical review activities, and data
                                                                entry.
                  Service Sector Statistics Division prepared
                  this report. Bobby E. Russell, Assistant      The Geography Division staff developed
                  Chief for Census Programs, was respon-        geographic coding procedures and associ-
                  sible for the overall planning, manage-       ated computer programs.
                  ment, and coordination. Planning and
                                                                The Economic Statistical Methods and Pro-
                  implementation were under the direction
                                                                gramming Division, Charles P. Pautler
                  of Sidney O. Marcus III, Chief, Utilities
                                                                Jr., Chief, developed and coordinated the
                  and Financial Census Branch, assisted by
                                                                computer processing systems. Martin S.
                  Faye A. Jacobs, Steven M. Roman, and
                                                                Harahush, Assistant Chief for Quinquen-
                  Laurie G. Torene. Primary staff assis-
                                                                nial Programs, was responsible for design
                  tance was provided by Vannah L. Beatty,
                                                                and implementation of the computer sys-
                  Robert S. Benedik, Diane Carodiskey-
                                                                tems. Robert S. Jewett and Barbara L.
                  Beeson, Sandra K. Creech, Michael J.
                                                                Lambert provided special computer pro-
                  Garger, Carrie A. Hill, Donna S.
                                                                gramming. William C. Wester, Chief, Ser-
                  Kielman, Amy Merrill, Marleen J.
                                                                vices Branch, assisted by Robert A. Hill,
                  Motonis, Barbara D. Myers, and
                                                                Dennis P. Kelly, and Jeffrey S. Rosen,
                  William R. Samples.
                                                                supervised the preparation of the com-
                  Mathematical and statistical techniques as    puter programs. Additional programming
                  well as the coverage operations were pro-     assistance was provided by Donell D.
                  vided by Carl A. Konschnik, Assistant         Barnes, Daniel C. Collier, Gilbert J.
                  Chief for Research and Methodology,           Flodine, David Hiller, Leatrice D.
                  assisted by Carol S. King, Chief, Statisti-   Hines, William D. McClain, Jay L.
                  cal Methods Branch, and Jock R. Black,        Norris, Sarah J. Presley, and Michael A.
                  Chief, Program Research and Development       Sendelbach.
                  Branch, with staff assistance from
                                                                Computer Services Division, Debra D.
                  Maria C. Cruz and David L. Kinyon.
                                                                Williams, Chief, performed the computer
                  The Economic Planning and Coordination        processing.
                  Division provided overall planning and
                                                                The staff of the Administrative and Cus-
                  review of many operations and the com-
                                                                tomer Services Division, Walter C. Odom,
                  puter processing procedures. Shirin A.
                                                                Chief, performed planning, design, compo-
                  Ahmed, Assistant Chief for Post-Collection
                                                                sition, editorial review, and printing plan-
                  Processing, was responsible for edit proce-
                                                                ning and procurement for publications,
                  dures and designing the interactive ana-
                                                                Internet products, and report forms.
                  lytical software. Design and specifications
                                                                Margaret A. Smith provided publication
                  were prepared under the supervision of
                                                                coordination and editing.
                  Dennis L. Shoemaker, Chief, Census Pro-
                  cessing Branch, assisted by John D.           Special acknowledgment is also due the
                  Ward. Primary staff assistance was pro-       many businesses whose cooperation has
                  vided by Sonya P. Curcio, Richard W.          contributed to the publication of these
                  Graham, and Cheryl E. Merkle. The Eco-        data.
                  nomic Product Team, with primary contri-
                  butions from Andrew W. Hait and
                  Jennifer E. Lins, was responsible for the
                  development of the system to disseminate
                  1997 Economic Census reports.
                  Montana                  1997
                                           Issued June 1999


                                           EC97F53A-MT




        1997 Economic Census
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
             Geographic Area Series




      U.S. Department of Commerce
                  William M. Daley,
                           Secretary
                   Robert L. Mallett,
                     Deputy Secretary

                           Economics
                       and Statistics
                      Administration
                    Robert J. Shapiro,
                    Under Secretary for
                      Economic Affairs

                   U.S. CENSUS BUREAU
                       Kenneth Prewitt,
                                Director
      ECONOMICS
   AND STATISTICS
  ADMINISTRATION



Economics
and Statistics
Administration
Robert J. Shapiro,
Under Secretary
for Economic Affairs




U.S. CENSUS BUREAU
Kenneth Prewitt,
Director
William G. Barron,
Deputy Director
Carole A. Ambler,
Chief, Service Sector
Statistics Division
                 CONTENTS




                                           Introduction to the Economic Census                          1
                                           Real Estate and Rental and Leasing                           5

                                           TABLES

                                           1.       Summary Statistics for the State: 1997              7
                                           2.       Summary Statistics for Metropolitan Areas: 1997     8
                                           3.       Summary Statistics for Counties: 1997               9
                                           4.       Summary Statistics for Places: 1997                14

                                           APPENDIXES

                                           A.       Explanation of Terms                              A–1
                                           B.       NAICS Codes, Titles, and Descriptions             B–1
                                           C.       Coverage and Methodology                          C–1
                                           D.       Geographic Notes                                  D–1
                                           E.       Metropolitan Areas                                E–1




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U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census   Jul. 1, 1999
Introduction to the Economic Census


PURPOSES AND USES OF THE ECONOMIC CENSUS                         52        Finance and Insurance
                                                                 53        Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
    The economic census is the major source of facts about
                                                                 54        Professional, Scientific, and Technical
the structure and functioning of the Nation’s economy. It
                                                                           Services
provides essential information for government, business,
                                                                 55        Management of Companies and Enterprises
industry, and the general public. Title 13 of the United
                                                                 56        Administrative and Support and Waste
States Code (Sections 131, 191, and 224) directs the Cen-
                                                                           Management and Remediation Services
sus Bureau to take the economic census every 5 years,
                                                                 61        Educational Services
covering years ending in 2 and 7.
                                                                 62        Health Care and Social Assistance
    The economic census furnishes an important part of the
                                                                 71        Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
framework for such composite measures as the gross
                                                                 72        Accommodation and Foodservices
domestic product estimates, input/output measures, pro-
                                                                 81        Other Services (except Public Administration)
duction and price indexes, and other statistical series that
measure short-term changes in economic conditions. Spe-        (Not listed above are the Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, and
cific uses of economic census data include the following:      Hunting sector (NAICS 11), partially covered by the census
                                                               of agriculture conducted by the U.S. Department of Agri-
• Policymaking agencies of the Federal Government use          culture, and the Public Administration sector (NAICS 92),
  the data to monitor economic activity and assess the         covered by the census of governments conducted by the
  effectiveness of policies.                                   Census Bureau.)
• State and local governments use the data to assess               The 20 NAICS sectors are subdivided into 96 subsectors
  business activities and tax bases within their jurisdic-     (three-digit codes), 313 industry groups (four-digit codes),
  tions and to develop programs to attract business.           and, as implemented in the United States, 1170 industries
                                                               (five- and six-digit codes).
• Trade associations study trends in their own and com-
  peting industries, which allows them to keep their mem-      RELATIONSHIP TO SIC
  bers informed of market changes.                                 While many of the individual NAICS industries corre-
• Individual businesses use the data to locate potential       spond directly to industries as defined under the SIC sys-
  markets and to analyze their own production and sales        tem, most of the higher level groupings do not. Particular
  performance relative to industry or area averages.           care should be taken in comparing data for retail trade,
                                                               wholesale trade, and manufacturing, which are sector
ALL-NEW INDUSTRY CLASSIFICATIONS                               titles used in both NAICS and SIC, but cover somewhat dif-
                                                               ferent groups of industries. The industry definitions dis-
   Data from the 1997 Economic Census are published pri-       cuss the relationships between NAICS and SIC industries.
marily on the basis of the North American Industry Classi-     Where changes are significant, it will not be possible to
fication System (NAICS), unlike earlier censuses, which        construct time series that include data for points both
were published according to the Standard Industrial Classi-    before and after 1997.
fication (SIC) system. NAICS is in the process of being            For 1997, data for auxiliary establishments (those func-
adopted in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Most         tioning primarily to manage, service, or support the activi-
economic census reports cover one of the following NAICS       ties of their company’s operating establishments, such as
sectors:                                                       a central administrative office or warehouse) will not be
                                                               included in the sector-specific reports. These data will be
   21           Mining                                         published separately.
   22           Utilities
   23           Construction                                   GEOGRAPHIC AREA CODING
   31-33        Manufacturing                                     Accurate and complete information on the physical
   42           Wholesale Trade                                location of each establishment is required to tabulate the
   44-45        Retail Trade                                   census data for the states, metropolitan areas (MAs), coun-
   48-49        Transportation and Warehousing                 ties, parishes, and corporate municipalities including cit-
   51           Information                                    ies, towns, villages, and boroughs. Respondents were

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required to report their physical location (street address,    Manufacturing and Construction Division            301-457-4673
municipality, county, and state) if it differed from their     Service Sector Statistics Division                 301-457-2668
mailing address. For establishments not surveyed by mail
(and those single-establishment companies that did not
                                                               HISTORICAL INFORMATION
provide acceptable information on physical location), loca-
tion information from Internal Revenue Service tax forms          The economic census has been taken as an integrated
is used as a basis for coding.                                 program at 5-year intervals since 1967 and before that for
                                                               1954, 1958, and 1963. Prior to that time, individual com-
BASIS OF REPORTING                                             ponents of the economic census were taken separately at
                                                               varying intervals.
   The economic census is conducted on an establishment
basis. A company operating at more than one location is            The economic census traces its beginnings to the 1810
required to file a separate report for each store, factory,    Decennial Census, when questions on manufacturing were
shop, or other location. Each establishment is assigned a      included with those for population. Coverage of economic
separate industry classification based on its primary activ-   activities was expanded for the 1840 Decennial Census
ity and not that of its parent company.                        and subsequent censuses to include mining and some
                                                               commercial activities. The 1905 Manufactures Census was
DOLLAR VALUES                                                  the first time a census was taken apart from the regular
                                                               decennial population census. Censuses covering retail and
   All dollar values presented are expressed in current dol-   wholesale trade and construction industries were added in
lars; i.e., 1997 data are expressed in 1997 dollars, and       1930, as were some covering service trades in 1933. Cen-
1992 data, in 1992 dollars. Consequently, when making          suses of construction, manufacturing, and the other busi-
comparisons with prior years, users of the data should         ness service censuses were suspended during World War
consider the changes in prices that have occurred.             II.
    All dollar values are shown in thousands of dollars.          The 1954 Economic Census was the first census to be
                                                               fully integrated: providing comparable census data across
AVAILABILITY OF ADDITIONAL DATA                                economic sectors, using consistent time periods, con-
                                                               cepts, definitions, classifications, and reporting units. It
Reports in Print and Electronic Media                          was the first census to be taken by mail, using lists of
                                                               firms provided by the administrative records of other Fed-
   All results of the 1997 Economic Census are available       eral agencies. Since 1963, administrative records also
on the Census Bureau Internet site (www.census.gov) and        have been used to provide basic statistics for very small
on compact discs (CD-ROM) for sale by the Census Bureau.       firms, reducing or eliminating the need to send them cen-
Unlike previous censuses, only selected highlights are         sus questionnaires.
published in printed reports. For more information, includ-
                                                                   The range of industries covered in the economic cen-
ing a description of electronic and printed reports being
                                                               suses expanded between 1967 and 1992. The census of
issued, see the Internet site, or write to U.S. Census
                                                               construction industries began on a regular basis in 1967,
Bureau, Washington, DC 20233-8300, or call Customer
                                                               and the scope of service industries, introduced in 1933,
Services at 301-457-4100.
                                                               was broadened in 1967, 1977, and 1987. While a few
                                                               transportation industries were covered as early as 1963, it
Special Tabulations
                                                               was not until 1992 that the census broadened to include
   Special tabulations of data collected in the 1997 Eco-      all of transportation, communications, and utilities. Also
nomic Census may be obtained, depending on availability        new for 1992 was coverage of financial, insurance, and
of time and personnel, in electronic or tabular form. The      real estate industries. With these additions, the economic
data will be summaries subject to the same rules prohibit-     census and the separate census of governments and cen-
ing disclosure of confidential information (including name,    sus of agriculture collectively covered roughly 98 percent
address, kind of business, or other data for individual        of all economic activity.
business establishments or companies) that govern the             Printed statistical reports from the 1992 and earlier
regular publications.                                          censuses provide historical figures for the study of long-
   Special tabulations are prepared on a cost basis. A         term time series and are available in some large libraries.
request for a cost estimate, as well as exact specifications   All of the census reports printed since 1967 are still avail-
on the type and format of the data to be provided, should      able for sale on microfiche from the Census Bureau.
be directed to the Chief of the division named below, U.S.     CD-ROMs issued from the 1987 and 1992 Economic Cen-
Census Bureau, Washington, DC 20233-8300. To discuss a         suses contain databases including nearly all data pub-
special tabulation before submitting specifications, call      lished in print, plus additional statistics, such as ZIP Code
the appropriate division:                                      statistics, published only on CD-ROM.

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                                                                                              U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census
SOURCES FOR MORE INFORMATION                                        V      Represents less than 50 vehicles or .05
                                                                           percent.
   More information about the scope, coverage, classifica-
                                                                    X      Not applicable.
tion system, data items, and publications for each of the           Y      Disclosure withheld because of insufficient
economic censuses and related surveys is published in the                  coverage of merchandise lines.
Guide to the 1997 Economic Census and Related Statistics            Z      Less than half the unit shown.
at www.census.gov/econguide. More information on the                a      0 to 19 employees.
methodology, procedures, and history of the censuses will           b      20 to 99 employees.
be published in the History of the 1997 Economic Census             c      100 to 249 employees.
at www.census.gov/econ/www/history.html.                            e      250 to 499 employees.
                                                                    f      500 to 999 employees.
ABBREVIATIONS AND SYMBOLS                                           g      1,000 to 2,499 employees.
   The following abbreviations and symbols are used with            h      2,500 to 4,999 employees.
the 1997 Economic Census data:                                      i      5,000 to 9,999 employees.
                                                                    j      10,000 to 24,999 employees.
   A            Standard error of 100 percent or more.              k      25,000 to 49,999 employees.
   D            Withheld to avoid disclosing data of individual     l      50,000 to 99,999 employees.
                companies; data are included in higher level        m      100,000 employees or more.
                totals.                                             p      10 to 19 percent estimated.
   F            Exceeds 100 percent because data include            q      20 to 29 percent estimated.
                establishments with payroll exceeding rev-          r      Revised.
                enue.                                               s      Sampling error exceeds 40 percent.
   N            Not available or not comparable.                    nec    Not elsewhere classified.
   Q            Revenue not collected at this level of detail for   nsk    Not specified by kind.
                multiestablishment firms.                           –      Represents zero (page image/print only).
   S            Withheld because estimates did not meet             (CC)   Consolidated city.
                publication standards.                              (IC)   Independent city.




1997 ECONOMIC CENSUS                                                                                  INTRODUCTION       3
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Real Estate and Rental and Leasing


SCOPE                                                            Establishment and firm size (including legal form of
                                                                 organization) report. This report presents revenue, pay-
    The Real Estate and Rental and Leasing sector (sector        roll, and employment data for the United States by rev-
53) comprises establishments of firms with payroll prima-        enue size, by employment size, and by legal form of orga-
rily engaged in renting, leasing, or otherwise allowing the      nization for establishments; and by revenue size
use of tangible assets (e.g. real estate and equipment),         (including concentration by largest firms), by employment
intangible assets (e.g., patents and trademarks), and            size, and by number of establishments operated (single
establishments providing related services (e.g., establish-      units and multiunits) for firms.
ments primarily engaged in managing real estate for oth-
ers, selling, renting and/or buying real estate for others,      Miscellaneous subjects report. This report presents
and appraising real estate).                                     data for establishments for a variety of industry-specific
                                                                 questions. Presentation of data varies by kind of business.
   Excluded from this sector are real estate investment
trusts (REITs) and establishments primarily engaged in
                                                                 GEOGRAPHIC AREAS COVERED
renting or leasing equipment with operators. REITs are
classified in North American Industry Classification System        The level of geographic detail varies by report. Data
(NAICS) Subsector 525, Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial        may be presented for:
Vehicles, because they are considered investment vehicles.
                                                                 1. The United States as a whole.
Establishments renting or leasing equipment with opera-
tors are classified in various subsectors of NAICS depend-       2. States and the District of Columbia.
ing on the nature of the services provided (e.g., transpor-
tation, construction, agriculture). These activities are         3. Consolidated metropolitan statistical areas (CMSAs)
excluded from this sector because the client is paying for          and primary metropolitan statistical areas (PMSAs)
the expertise and knowledge of the equipment operator,              defined by the Office of Management and Budget
in addition to the use of the equipment.                            (OMB) as of June 30, 1997. A CMSA is an area used to
                                                                    facilitate the presentation and analysis of data for
   The basic tabulations for this sector do not include data
                                                                    large concentrations of metropolitan populations. It
for establishments which are auxiliary (primary function is
                                                                    includes two or more contiguous PMSAs which have a
providing a service, such as warehousing or bookkeeping)
                                                                    population of at least 1,000,000 (according to the
to establishments within the same organization. Data for
                                                                    1990 Census of Population or subsequent special cen-
auxiliaries are presented separately in another report.
                                                                    sus) and which meet specific criteria of urban charac-
                                                                    ter and of social and economic integration.
GENERAL
                                                                 4. Metropolitan statistical areas defined by the OMB as of
   A list of reports that provide statistics on sector 53 fol-      June 30, 1997. An MSA is an integrated economic and
lows.                                                               social unit with a population nucleus of at least
                                                                    50,000 inhabitants (according to the 1990 Census of
Geographic area reports. There is a separate report for             Population or subsequent special census). Each MSA
each state, the District of Columbia, and the United States.        consists of one or more counties meeting standards of
Each state report presents general statistics on number of          metropolitan character. In New England, cities and
establishments, revenue, payroll, and employment by kind            towns rather than counties are the component geo-
of business for the state, metropolitan areas (MAs), coun-          graphic units.
ties, and places with 2,500 inhabitants or more. Greater
                                                                 5. Areas within the state outside metropolitan areas
kind-of-business detail is shown for larger areas. The
                                                                    (MAs).
United States report presents data for the United States as
a whole.                                                         6. Counties and county equivalents defined as of January
                                                                    1, 1997. Counties are the primary divisions of states,
Sources of revenue report. This report presents                     except in Louisiana where they are called parishes and
sources of revenue data for establishments by kind of               in Alaska where they are called boroughs and census
business. Data are presented for the United States.                 areas. Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, and Virginia have

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U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census
    one place or more that is independent of any county      this change, comparability between census years may be
    organization and constitute primary divisions of their   limited. Comparative statistics will be included as part of
    states. These places are treated as counties and as      the Core Business Statistics Reports.
    places.
                                                             DISCLOSURE
7. Consolidated cities defined as of January 1, 1997.
   Consolidated cities are consolidated governments             In accordance with Federal law governing census
   which consist of separately incorporated municipali-      reports (Title 13 of the United States Code), no data are
   ties.                                                     published that would disclose the operations of an indi-
                                                             vidual establishment or business. However, the number of
8. Municipalities of 2,500 inhabitants or more defined as    establishments in a kind-of-business classification is not
   of January 1, 1997. These are areas of significant        considered a disclosure; therefore, this information may
   population incorporated as cities, boroughs, villages,    be released even though other information is withheld.
   or towns according to the 1990 Census of Population
   or subsequent special census. For the economic cen-       AVAILABILITY OF MORE FREQUENT ECONOMIC
   sus, boroughs and census areas in Alaska and bor-         DATA
   oughs in New York are not included in this category.
                                                                The Census Bureau conducts the Service Annual Survey
                                                             (SAS) each year. This survey, while providing more fre-
COMPARABILITY OF THE 1992 AND 1997 CENSUSES
                                                             quent observations, has more limited industry coverage
   The 1997 Economic Census is the first census to           and yields less kind-of-business and geographic detail
present data based on the new North American Industry        than the economic census. In addition, the County Busi-
Classification System (NAICS). Previous census data were     ness Patterns program offers annual statistics on the num-
presented according to the Standard Industrial Classifica-   ber of establishments, employment, and payroll classified
tion (SIC) system developed some 60 years ago. Due to        by industry within each county.




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                                                                                           U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census
Table 1.          Summary Statistics for the State: 1997
[Includes only establishments of companies with payroll. For meaning of abbreviations and symbols, see introductory text. For explanation of terms, see Appendix A]

                                                                                                                                                                             Paid   Percent of revenue
                                                                                                                                                                       employees
  NAICS                                                                                                                                                                   for pay
                                    Geographic area and kind of business                                                                                                   period      From
   code
                                                                                                  Establish                                            First quarter    including   adminis
                                                                                                     ments            Revenue      Annual payroll            payroll    March 12      trative
                                                                                                  (number)            ($1,000)         ($1,000)            ($1,000)     (number)    records1    Estimated2

              MONTANA
53                       Real estate & rental & leasing                                               1 186            353 421              58 089          13 742         4 265        31.0         11.1

531           Real estate                                                                               913            231 089              37 926           9 026         2 665        38.9         11.9

5311            Lessors of real estate                                                                  460            126 366              19 899           4 902         1 566        32.7         12.7
53111             Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                          235             57 971              10 878           2 643           908        37.8         19.5
531110              Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                        235             57 971              10 878           2 643           908        37.8         19.5

53112             Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                           138             50 599               6 515           1 714           451        26.7           6.3
531120              Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                         138             50 599               6 515           1 714           451        26.7           6.3

53113             Lessors of miniwarehouses & self storage units                                         23              3 467                   610           148            57        10.2         14.8
531130              Lessors of miniwarehouses & self storage units                                       23              3 467                   610           148            57        10.2         14.8

53119             Lessors of other real estate property                                                  64             14 329               1 896             397           150        38.3           7.7
531190              Lessors of other real estate property                                                64             14 329               1 896             397           150        38.3           7.7

5312            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                                 306             79 276              10 071           2 290           645        49.9         11.1
53121             Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                               306             79 276              10 071           2 290           645        49.9         11.1
531210               Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                            306             79 276              10 071           2 290           645        49.9         11.1

5313            Activities related to real estate                                                       147             25   447             7   956         1 834           454        35.5         10.0
53131             Real estate property managers                                                          69             16   557             5   245         1 241           302        22.7         13.7
531311               Residential property managers                                                       54             12   824             3   597           853           217        23.1         16.6
531312               Nonresidential property managers                                                    15              3   733             1   648           388            85        21.4          3.7

53132             Offices of real estate appraisers                                                      59              6 050               1 908             405           105        54.7           3.1
531320              Offices of real estate appraisers                                                    59              6 050               1 908             405           105        54.7           3.1

53139             Other activities related to real estate                                                19              2 840                   803           188            47        68.8           3.4
531390              Other activities related to real estate                                              19              2 840                   803           188            47        68.8           3.4

532           Rental & leasing services                                                                 268            122 062              20 096           4 701         1 594        16.2           9.7

5321            Automotive equipment rental & leasing                                                    53             51 170               6 473           1 496           461        10.5           5.4
53211             Passenger car rental & leasing                                                         37             39 170               5 218           1 137           380        13.2           5.7
532111              Passenger car rental                                                                 36                  D                   D               D             e          D             D

53212             Truck, utility trailer, & RV rental & leasing                                          16             12 000               1 255             359            81         1.6           4.2
532120              Truck, utility trailer, & RV rental & leasing                                        16             12 000               1 255             359            81         1.6           4.2

5322            Consumer goods rental                                                                   135             31 685               6 084           1 503           739        34.2          7.6
53222             Formal wear & costume rental                                                            6                803                 169              34            24        64.5         10.8
532220              Formal wear & costume rental                                                          6                803                 169              34            24        64.5         10.8

53223             Video tape & disk rental                                                              108             23 861               4 678           1 100           616        36.7           8.3
532230              Video tape & disk rental                                                            108             23 861               4 678           1 100           616        36.7           8.3

53229             Other consumer goods rental                                                            18              5 376                   971           311            79        29.3          6.3
532292              Recreational goods rental                                                            11              2 914                   503           208            54        32.6         11.7

5323            General rental centers                                                                   28              9 941               2 466             582           155        10.2           6.7
53231            General rental centers                                                                  28              9 941               2 466             582           155        10.2           6.7
532310             General rental centers                                                                28              9 941               2 466             582           155        10.2           6.7

5324            Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment rental & leasing                           52             29 266               5 073           1 120           239         8.8         20.5
53241             Const/trans/mining/forestry machinery & equip rental & leasing                         15             14 619               1 740             380            76        12.6           .9
532412              Construction/mining/forestry machinery & equip rental & leasing                      11                  D                   D               D             b          D            D

53242             Office machinery & equipment rental & leasing                                            8             1 139                   347             64           16        17.7           7.2
532420              Office machinery & equipment rental & leasing                                          8             1 139                   347             64           16        17.7           7.2
5324201                Office machinery rental & leasing                                                   6                 D                     D              D            a          D             D

53249             Oth commercial/industrial machinery & equipment rental & leasing                       29             13 508               2 986             676           147         4.0         42.9
532490              Oth commercial/industrial machinery & equipment rental & leasing                     29             13 508               2 986             676           147         4.0         42.9

          1Includes   revenue information obtained from administrative records of other Federal agencies.
          2Includes   revenue information which was imputed based on historic data, administrative records data, or on industry averages.




REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL AND LEASING GEOG. AREA SERIES                                                                                                                            MONTANA                  7
U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census          Jul. 1, 1999
Table 2.         Summary Statistics for Metropolitan Areas: 1997
[Includes only establishments of companies with payroll. For meaning of abbreviations and symbols, see introductory text. For explanation of terms, see Appendix A. For definitions of metropolitan areas
  (CMSAs, MSAs, and PMSAs), see Appendix E]

                                                                                                                                                                           Paid    Percent of revenue
                                                                                                                                                                     employees
    NAICS                                                                                                                                                               for pay
                                  Geographic area and kind of business                                                                                                   period       From
     code
                                                                                               Establish                                            First quarter     including    adminis
                                                                                                  ments            Revenue      Annual payroll            payroll     March 12       trative
                                                                                               (number)            ($1,000)         ($1,000)            ($1,000)      (number)     records1     Estimated2

             BILLINGS, MT MSA
53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 195             85 936            12 264             2 883             770        24.2           12.4
531          Real estate                                                                             146             57 030             7 478             1 752             448        32.5           10.9
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                 66             32 709             3 333                817            232        24.8           10.4
53111            Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                         27              9 017             1 081                273             97        24.0           30.8
531110             Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                       27              9 017             1 081                273             97        24.0           30.8
53112             Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                         18             16 311             1 282                327             70        23.4            1.8
531120              Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                       18             16 311             1 282                327             70        23.4            1.8
53119             Lessors of other real estate property                                               17              6 612               790                175             56        32.3            4.9
531190              Lessors of other real estate property                                             17              6 612               790                175             56        32.3            4.9
5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                                57             18 471             2 673                613            134        46.0           14.7
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                              57             18 471             2 673                613            134        46.0           14.7
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                           57             18 471             2 673                613            134        46.0           14.7
5313           Activities related to real estate                                                      23              5 850             1 472                322             82        32.4            1.6
53131            Real estate property managers                                                        11              3 739             1 015                225             63         8.0             .2
53132             Offices of real estate appraisers                                                   10                  D                 D                  D               a          D              D
531320              Offices of real estate appraisers                                                 10                  D                 D                  D               a          D              D
532          Rental & leasing services                                                                49             28 906             4 786             1 131             322         8.0           15.3
5321           Automotive equipment rental & leasing                                                  17             14 275             1 567                380             93         3.9            7.4
53211            Passenger car rental & leasing                                                       10              8 737             1 041                247             69         4.5            9.5
532111             Passenger car rental                                                               10              8 737             1 041                247             69         4.5            9.5
5322           Consumer goods rental                                                                  17              7 041             1 462                343            136        17.1           11.7
53223            Video tape & disk rental                                                             14              5 624             1 085                271            114        13.4           14.7
532230             Video tape & disk rental                                                           14              5 624             1 085                271            114        13.4           14.7

             GREAT FALLS, MT MSA

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 100             30 399             4 605             1 116             395        23.3           16.0
531          Real estate                                                                              79             20 336             2 787                659            261        33.3           11.4
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                 50             15 411             1 688                417            184        24.5            8.8
53111            Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                         29              6 140               655                171            107        30.8           19.5
531110             Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                       29              6 140               655                171            107        30.8           19.5
53112             Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                         14              8 551               897                213             62        18.8              .5
531120              Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                       14              8 551               897                213             62        18.8              .5
5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                                21              3 649               445                108             39        69.2           24.8
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                              21              3 649               445                108             39        69.2           24.8
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                           21              3 649               445                108             39        69.2           24.8
532          Rental & leasing services                                                                21             10 063             1 818                457            134         3.1           25.3


             AREA OUTSIDE MONTANA METROPOLITAN AREAS

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 891           237 086             41 220             9 743           3 100        34.5           10.0
531          Real estate                                                                             688           153 723             27 661             6 615           1 956        42.0           12.3
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                344             78 246            14 878             3 668           1 150        37.6           14.5
53111            Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                        179             42 814             9 142             2 199             704        41.7           17.2
531110             Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                      179             42 814             9 142             2 199             704        41.7           17.2
53112             Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                        106             25 737             4 336             1 174             319        31.5           11.0
531120              Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                      106             25 737             4 336             1 174             319        31.5           11.0
53113             Lessors of miniwarehouses & self storage units                                      15              2 204               321                 78             39         8.7           23.2
531130              Lessors of miniwarehouses & self storage units                                    15              2 204               321                 78             39         8.7           23.2
53119             Lessors of other real estate property                                               44              7 491             1 079                217             88        43.2            9.0
531190              Lessors of other real estate property                                             44              7 491             1 079                217             88        43.2            9.0
5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                               228             57 156             6 953             1 569             472        49.9            9.1
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                             228             57 156             6 953             1 569             472        49.9            9.1
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                          228             57 156             6 953             1 569             472        49.9            9.1
5313           Activities related to real estate                                                     116             18 321             5 830             1 378             334        36.3           13.1
53131            Real estate property managers                                                        54             11 818             3 647               899             206        26.8           19.1
531311              Residential property managers                                                     46                  D                 D                 D               c          D              D
53132             Offices of real estate appraisers                                                   46                  D                 D                  D               b          D              D
531320              Offices of real estate appraisers                                                 46                  D                 D                  D               b          D              D
53139             Other activities related to real estate                                             16                  D                 D                  D               b          D              D
531390              Other activities related to real estate                                           16                  D                 D                  D               b          D              D
532          Rental & leasing services                                                               198             83 093            13 492             3 113           1 138        20.7            5.9
5321           Automotive equipment rental & leasing                                                  31             33 616             4 551             1 027             339        14.3            4.3
53211            Passenger car rental & leasing                                                       23                  D                 D                 D               e          D              D
532111             Passenger car rental                                                               22                  D                 D                 D               e          D              D
5322           Consumer goods rental                                                                 110                  D                 D                  D              f          D              D
53223            Video tape & disk rental                                                             88             16 467             3 297                754            460        47.0            5.1
532230             Video tape & disk rental                                                           88             16 467             3 297                754            460        47.0            5.1
53229             Other consumer goods rental                                                         17                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D
532292              Recreational goods rental                                                         11              2 914               503                208             54        32.6           11.7
5323           General rental centers                                                                 18                  D                 D                  D               b          D              D
53231           General rental centers                                                                18                  D                 D                  D               b          D              D
532310            General rental centers                                                              18                  D                 D                  D               b          D              D

         See footnotes at end of table.


8       MONTANA                                                                    REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL AND LEASING GEOG. AREA SERIES
                                                                                                                                             U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census          Jul. 1, 1999
Table 2.         Summary Statistics for Metropolitan Areas: 1997 Con.
[Includes only establishments of companies with payroll. For meaning of abbreviations and symbols, see introductory text. For explanation of terms, see Appendix A. For definitions of metropolitan areas
  (CMSAs, MSAs, and PMSAs), see Appendix E]

                                                                                                                                                                           Paid    Percent of revenue
                                                                                                                                                                     employees
  NAICS                                                                                                                                                                 for pay
                                   Geographic area and kind of business                                                                                                  period       From
   code
                                                                                                 Establish                                          First quarter     including    adminis
                                                                                                    ments            Revenue      Annual payroll          payroll     March 12       trative
                                                                                                 (number)            ($1,000)         ($1,000)          ($1,000)      (number)     records1    Estimated2

             AREA OUTSIDE MONTANA METROPOLITAN AREAS Con.
53                      Real estate & rental & leasing    Con.
532          Rental & leasing services Con.
5324           Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment rental & leasing                           39             21 181              3 236             681            157        10.9         10.2
53241            Const/trans/mining/forestry machinery & equip rental & leasing                         15             14 619              1 740             380             76        12.6           .9
532412            Construction/mining/forestry machinery & equip rental & leasing                       11                  D                  D               D              b          D            D
53249             Oth commercial/industrial machinery & equipment rental & leasing                      18                   D                D                D               b          D             D
532490              Oth commercial/industrial machinery & equipment rental & leasing                    18                   D                D                D               b          D             D

         1Includes   revenue information obtained from administrative records of other Federal agencies.
         2Includes   revenue information which was imputed based on historic data, administrative records data, or on industry averages.




Table 3.         Summary Statistics for Counties: 1997
[Includes only establishments of companies with payroll. For meaning of abbreviations and symbols, see introductory text. For explanation of terms, see Appendix A. For information on geographic areas
  followed by *, see Appendix D]

                                                                                                                                                                           Paid    Percent of revenue
                                                                                                                                                                     employees
  NAICS                                                                                                                                                                 for pay
                                   Geographic area and kind of business                                                                                                  period       From
   code
                                                                                                 Establish                                          First quarter     including    adminis
                                                                                                    ments            Revenue      Annual payroll          payroll     March 12       trative
                                                                                                 (number)            ($1,000)         ($1,000)          ($1,000)      (number)     records1    Estimated2

             BEAVERHEAD COUNTY, MT
53                      Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  13              2 092               562              184             36        63.0             –
531          Real estate                                                                                10                   D                D                D               b          D             D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                    3                  D                D                D               a          D             D

             BIG HORN COUNTY, MT

53                      Real estate & rental & leasing                                                    7                  D                D                D               b          D             D
531          Real estate                                                                                  6             1 320               130               26             18        33.6             –

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                    1                  D                D                D               a          D             D

             BLAINE COUNTY, MT

53                      Real estate & rental & leasing                                                    3               363                41                9               4      100.0             –
531          Real estate                                                                                  2                  D                D                D               a          D             D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                    1                  D                D                D               a          D             D

             BROADWATER COUNTY, MT

53                      Real estate & rental & leasing                                                    3               122                45               10               5          D             –
531          Real estate                                                                                  2                  D                D                D               a          D             D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                    1                  D                D                D               a          D             D

             CARBON COUNTY, MT

53                      Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  14              1 408               214               52             28        69.7             –
531          Real estate                                                                                11                   D                D                D               a          D             D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                    3                 99               21                6               9          D             –

             CASCADE COUNTY, MT

53                      Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 100             30 399              4 605          1 116             395        23.3         16.0
531          Real estate                                                                                79             20 336              2 787             659            261        33.3         11.4
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                   50             15 411              1 688             417            184        24.5          8.8
53111            Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                           29              6 140                655             171            107        30.8         19.5
531110             Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                         29              6 140                655             171            107        30.8         19.5
53112             Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                           14              8 551               897              213             62        18.8             .5
531120              Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                         14              8 551               897              213             62        18.8             .5
5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                                  21              3 649               445              108             39        69.2         24.8
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                                21              3 649               445              108             39        69.2         24.8
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                             21              3 649               445              108             39        69.2         24.8
532          Rental & leasing services                                                                  21             10 063              1 818             457            134         3.1         25.3

         See footnotes at end of table.

REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL AND LEASING GEOG. AREA SERIES                                                                                                                           MONTANA                  9
U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census         Jul. 1, 1999
Table 3.         Summary Statistics for Counties: 1997 Con.
[Includes only establishments of companies with payroll. For meaning of abbreviations and symbols, see introductory text. For explanation of terms, see Appendix A. For information on geographic areas
  followed by *, see Appendix D]

                                                                                                                                                                          Paid   Percent of revenue
                                                                                                                                                                    employees
  NAICS                                                                                                                                                                for pay
                                 Geographic area and kind of business                                                                                                   period      From
   code
                                                                                              Establish                                            First quarter     including   adminis
                                                                                                 ments            Revenue      Annual payroll            payroll     March 12      trative
                                                                                              (number)            ($1,000)         ($1,000)            ($1,000)      (number)    records1     Estimated2

             CHOUTEAU COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  6                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D
531          Real estate                                                                              4                975               173                 39             16       40.7              –

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                2                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

             CUSTER COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 13              1 069               137                 33             19       64.6           14.4
531          Real estate                                                                              9                595                61                 14              9       58.8            3.5

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                4                474                76                 19             10       71.9           28.1

             DAWSON COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  9              9 396               850               198              30        4.2              –
531          Real estate                                                                              5                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                4                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

             DEER LODGE COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  7              1 020               210                 45             21       66.9            8.3
531          Real estate                                                                              5                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                2                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

             FALLON COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  2                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D
532          Rental & leasing services                                                                2                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

             FERGUS COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 11              2 464               361                 72             54       72.0            7.0
531          Real estate                                                                              8              1 807               228                 48             34       61.8            9.5

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                3                657               133                 24             20      100.0              –

             FLATHEAD COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                132            34 028              5 898             1 366             467       42.3            7.5
531          Real estate                                                                            100            22 723              3 910               908             296       40.7            9.9
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                39              8 608             1 404               326             133       38.9            4.1
53111            Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                        19              4 695               824               198              67       51.3            4.1
531110             Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                      19              4 695               824               198              67       51.3            4.1
53112             Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                        11              2 305               362                 89             43       27.0              –
531120              Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                      11              2 305               362                 89             43       27.0              –
5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                               39              9 887             1 168               246              75       44.7           19.2
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                             39              9 887             1 168               246              75       44.7           19.2
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                          39              9 887             1 168               246              75       44.7           19.2
5313           Activities related to real estate                                                     22              4 228             1 338               336              88       35.0              –
53131            Real estate property managers                                                       15              3 305             1 121               293              74       26.6              –
531311              Residential property managers                                                    13                  D                 D                 D               b         D               D
532          Rental & leasing services                                                               29                  D                 D                  D              c          D              D
5322           Consumer goods rental                                                                 13                  D                 D                 D               c         D               D
53223            Video tape & disk rental                                                            10              2 936               654               130              82       55.6              –
532230             Video tape & disk rental                                                          10              2 936               654               130              82       55.6              –

             GALLATIN COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                142            50 564              6 940             1 685             516       36.7            7.0
531          Real estate                                                                            108            28 609              3 842               851             288       49.2            8.6
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                51            11 976              1 490               329             138       51.9           14.4
53111            Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                        17             3 683                507                98              46       51.0           26.5
531110             Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                      17             3 683                507                98              46       51.0           26.5
53112             Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                        17              4 862               559               133              47       61.0            7.8
531120              Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                      17              4 862               559               133              47       61.0            7.8
53119             Lessors of other real estate property                                              14              3 075               370                 82             36       43.3            5.5
531190              Lessors of other real estate property                                            14              3 075               370                 82             36       43.3            5.5
5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                               32            12 321              1 236               268              74       52.0            4.2
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                             32            12 321              1 236               268              74       52.0            4.2
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                          32            12 321              1 236               268              74       52.0            4.2
5313           Activities related to real estate                                                     25              4 312             1 116               254              76       33.7            5.2
53131            Real estate property managers                                                       13              2 896               589               145              45       21.7            4.7
531311              Residential property managers                                                    11                  D                 D                 D               b         D              D

         See footnotes at end of table.


10       MONTANA                                                                  REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL AND LEASING GEOG. AREA SERIES
                                                                                                                                           U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census          Jul. 1, 1999
Table 3.         Summary Statistics for Counties: 1997 Con.
[Includes only establishments of companies with payroll. For meaning of abbreviations and symbols, see introductory text. For explanation of terms, see Appendix A. For information on geographic areas
  followed by *, see Appendix D]

                                                                                                                                                                          Paid   Percent of revenue
                                                                                                                                                                    employees
  NAICS                                                                                                                                                                for pay
                                  Geographic area and kind of business                                                                                                  period      From
   code
                                                                                              Establish                                            First quarter     including   adminis
                                                                                                 ments            Revenue      Annual payroll            payroll     March 12      trative
                                                                                              (number)            ($1,000)         ($1,000)            ($1,000)      (number)    records1    Estimated2

             GALLATIN COUNTY, MT                   Con.
53                    Real estate & rental & leasing        Con.
532          Rental & leasing services                                                               34            21 955              3 098               834             228       20.4           4.8
5321           Automotive equipment rental & leasing                                                 10            12 388              1 359               376              88       16.1           2.2
5322           Consumer goods rental                                                                 15              3 699               685               222              74       32.1           7.0

             GLACIER COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  9              4 222             2 436               559             100       18.0         68.3
531          Real estate                                                                              6              3 971             2 384               552              97       14.6         70.8

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                3                251                52                  7              3       70.9         29.1

             GRANITE COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D
531          Real estate                                                                              1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

             HILL COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 22              4 567               660               151              69       34.6         32.6
531          Real estate                                                                             19                  D                 D                  D              b          D             D
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                14              3 016               419                 99             50       22.8         46.4
532          Rental & leasing services                                                                3                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

             JEFFERSON COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 10                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D
531          Real estate                                                                              9              1 128               208                 52             18       32.4           9.2

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

             JUDITH BASIN COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D
531          Real estate                                                                              1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D


             LAKE COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 24              2 373               445               106              35       72.7           2.2
531          Real estate                                                                             21                  D                 D                  D              b          D             D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                3                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D


             LEWIS AND CLARK COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 80            27 066              5 114             1 201             377       30.4           6.1
531          Real estate                                                                             63            14 721              2 638               664             163       44.0         10.7
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                40              9 238             1 756               491              99       48.2         16.1
53111            Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                        19              4 900             1 055               335              61       55.4         20.5
531110             Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                      19              4 900             1 055               335              61       55.4         20.5
53112             Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                        14              2 545               522               117              26       47.6           6.9
531120              Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                      14              2 545               522               117              26       47.6           6.9
5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                               13              4 200               447                 75             42       41.4           1.9
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                             13              4 200               447                 75             42       41.4           1.9
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                          13              4 200               447                 75             42       41.4           1.9
5313           Activities related to real estate                                                     10              1 283               435                 98             22       22.4             .8
532          Rental & leasing services                                                               17            12 345              2 476               537             214       14.3             .7


             LIBERTY COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D
531          Real estate                                                                              2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D


             LINCOLN COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 18              2 519               388                 89             47       52.7           9.8
531          Real estate                                                                             13              1 967               262                 62             27       51.4         12.6

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                5                552               126                 27             20       57.4             –

         See footnotes at end of table.


REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL AND LEASING GEOG. AREA SERIES                                                                                                                       MONTANA                 11
U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census            Jul. 1, 1999
Table 3.         Summary Statistics for Counties: 1997 Con.
[Includes only establishments of companies with payroll. For meaning of abbreviations and symbols, see introductory text. For explanation of terms, see Appendix A. For information on geographic areas
  followed by *, see Appendix D]

                                                                                                                                                                          Paid   Percent of revenue
                                                                                                                                                                    employees
  NAICS                                                                                                                                                                for pay
                                 Geographic area and kind of business                                                                                                   period      From
   code
                                                                                              Establish                                            First quarter     including   adminis
                                                                                                 ments            Revenue      Annual payroll            payroll     March 12      trative
                                                                                              (number)            ($1,000)         ($1,000)            ($1,000)      (number)    records1     Estimated2

             MADISON COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 10                531               176                 44             14       23.5           24.7
531          Real estate                                                                             10                531               176                 44             14       23.5           24.7


             MINERAL COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  3                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D
531          Real estate                                                                              3                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


             MISSOULA COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                138            46 245              8 174             1 741             593       22.5           10.0
531          Real estate                                                                            107            32 961              5 727             1 237             396       29.2            8.1
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                52            16 349              2 612               562             190       14.5           14.9
53111            Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                        23             8 256              1 263               282              94       21.0           18.1
531110             Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                      23             8 256              1 263               282              94       21.0           18.1
53112             Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                        19              6 369               998               215              71        5.7           10.5
531120              Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                      19              6 369               998               215              71        5.7           10.5
5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                               33            13 362              1 819               385             118       46.2            1.7
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                             33            13 362              1 819               385             118       46.2            1.7
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                          33            13 362              1 819               385             118       46.2            1.7
5313           Activities related to real estate                                                     22              3 250             1 296               290              88       33.4              –
53131            Real estate property managers                                                       11              1 735               660               144              58       34.6              –
531311              Residential property managers                                                    11              1 735               660               144              58       34.6              –
532          Rental & leasing services                                                               30                  D                 D                  D              c          D              D
5322           Consumer goods rental                                                                 11                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D

             MUSSELSHELL COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  4              1 580                87                 21             11       77.3           19.0
531          Real estate                                                                              3                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                1                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


             PARK COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 28              6 223               507                 89             39       42.3            2.9

531          Real estate                                                                             22              3 725               273                 53             27       66.1            3.7


532          Rental & leasing services                                                                6              2 498               234                 36             12        6.8            1.7


             PHILLIPS COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  2                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

531          Real estate                                                                              1                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


532          Rental & leasing services                                                                1                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


             PONDERA COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  7                963               209                 47             15       91.8              –

531          Real estate                                                                              5                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


532          Rental & leasing services                                                                2                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


             POWDER RIVER COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  1                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

531          Real estate                                                                              1                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


             POWELL COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  5                605               103                 16              5       58.7              –

531          Real estate                                                                              5                605               103                 16              5       58.7              –


         See footnotes at end of table.


12       MONTANA                                                                  REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL AND LEASING GEOG. AREA SERIES
                                                                                                                                           U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census          Jul. 1, 1999
Table 3.         Summary Statistics for Counties: 1997 Con.
[Includes only establishments of companies with payroll. For meaning of abbreviations and symbols, see introductory text. For explanation of terms, see Appendix A. For information on geographic areas
  followed by *, see Appendix D]

                                                                                                                                                                          Paid   Percent of revenue
                                                                                                                                                                    employees
  NAICS                                                                                                                                                                for pay
                                 Geographic area and kind of business                                                                                                   period      From
   code
                                                                                              Establish                                            First quarter     including   adminis
                                                                                                 ments            Revenue      Annual payroll            payroll     March 12      trative
                                                                                              (number)            ($1,000)         ($1,000)            ($1,000)      (number)    records1    Estimated2

             RAVALLI COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 53            10 672              2 313               689             178       41.6         20.6
531          Real estate                                                                             47              9 967             2 214               663             158       42.1         20.8
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                13              3 653             1 376               499              88       22.3           9.0
53111            Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                        10                  D                 D                 D               b         D             D
531110             Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                      10                  D                 D                 D               b         D             D
5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                               28              5 881               699               138              58       51.0         29.4
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                             28              5 881               699               138              58       51.0         29.4
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                          28              5 881               699               138              58       51.0         29.4
532          Rental & leasing services                                                                6                705                99                 26             20       34.3         16.7

             RICHLAND COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 12              2 459               348                 90             34       59.0         11.2
531          Real estate                                                                              7              1 436               143                 38             16       92.6           5.8

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                4                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

             ROOSEVELT COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  7              1 002               110                 26             16       46.1         37.9
531          Real estate                                                                              3                535                26                  6              2       29.0         71.0

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                4                467                84                 20             14       65.7             –

             ROSEBUD COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  6              2 296             1 162               249              66       25.0             .7
531          Real estate                                                                              3              1 937             1 075               228              51          D             –

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                3                359                87                 21             15          D           4.7


             SANDERS COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 11                931               120                 18             10       59.4         26.3
531          Real estate                                                                             11                931               120                 18             10       59.4         26.3


             SHERIDAN COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D
531          Real estate                                                                              2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D


             SILVER BOW COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 39            11 345              1 995               585             134       21.1         11.3
531          Real estate                                                                             28              6 453             1 199               394              68       27.2         14.9
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                17              5 197               860               248              50       24.9         18.3
532          Rental & leasing services                                                               11              4 892               796               191              66       13.1           6.6


             STILLWATER COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  4                747                84                 15              1       34.9         45.6
531          Real estate                                                                              3                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D


             SWEET GRASS COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  6                546               110                 22             11       56.2         42.1
531          Real estate                                                                              5                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D


             TETON COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  7                501                64                 17             13          –         61.1
531          Real estate                                                                              6                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

         See footnotes at end of table.


REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL AND LEASING GEOG. AREA SERIES                                                                                                                       MONTANA                 13
U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census       Jul. 1, 1999
Table 3.         Summary Statistics for Counties: 1997 Con.
[Includes only establishments of companies with payroll. For meaning of abbreviations and symbols, see introductory text. For explanation of terms, see Appendix A. For information on geographic areas
  followed by *, see Appendix D]

                                                                                                                                                                           Paid   Percent of revenue
                                                                                                                                                                     employees
  NAICS                                                                                                                                                                 for pay
                                   Geographic area and kind of business                                                                                                  period      From
   code
                                                                                                 Establish                                           First quarter    including   adminis
                                                                                                    ments            Revenue      Annual payroll           payroll    March 12      trative
                                                                                                 (number)            ($1,000)         ($1,000)           ($1,000)     (number)    records1     Estimated2

             TOOLE COUNTY, MT

53                      Real estate & rental & leasing                                                    8             1 403                230               56           32        48.9           15.1
531          Real estate                                                                                  4               443                 59               15            8        47.9           37.0

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                    4               960                171               41           24        49.4            5.0

             VALLEY COUNTY, MT

53                      Real estate & rental & leasing                                                    7             1 168                282               71           28        13.9            4.5
531          Real estate                                                                                  5                  D                 D                D            b           D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                    2                  D                 D                D            a           D              D

             WHEATLAND COUNTY, MT

53                      Real estate & rental & leasing                                                    2                  D                 D                D            a           D              D
531          Real estate                                                                                  2                  D                 D                D            a           D              D

             YELLOWSTONE COUNTY, MT

53                      Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 195             85 936              12 264          2 883           770        24.2           12.4
531          Real estate                                                                               146             57 030               7 478          1 752           448        32.5           10.9
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                   66             32 709               3 333            817           232        24.8           10.4
53111            Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                           27              9 017               1 081            273            97        24.0           30.8
531110             Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                         27              9 017               1 081            273            97        24.0           30.8
53112             Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                           18             16 311               1 282            327            70        23.4            1.8
531120              Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                         18             16 311               1 282            327            70        23.4            1.8
53119             Lessors of other real estate property                                                 17              6 612                790             175            56        32.3            4.9
531190              Lessors of other real estate property                                               17              6 612                790             175            56        32.3            4.9
5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                                  57             18 471               2 673            613           134        46.0           14.7
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                                57             18 471               2 673            613           134        46.0           14.7
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                             57             18 471               2 673            613           134        46.0           14.7
5313           Activities related to real estate                                                        23              5 850               1 472            322            82        32.4            1.6
53131            Real estate property managers                                                          11              3 739               1 015            225            63         8.0             .2
53132             Offices of real estate appraisers                                                     10                   D                 D                D            a           D              D
531320              Offices of real estate appraisers                                                   10                   D                 D                D            a           D              D
532          Rental & leasing services                                                                  49             28 906               4 786          1 131           322         8.0           15.3
5321           Automotive equipment rental & leasing                                                    17             14 275               1 567            380            93         3.9            7.4
53211            Passenger car rental & leasing                                                         10              8 737               1 041            247            69         4.5            9.5
532111             Passenger car rental                                                                 10              8 737               1 041            247            69         4.5            9.5
5322           Consumer goods rental                                                                    17              7 041               1 462            343           136        17.1           11.7
53223            Video tape & disk rental                                                               14              5 624               1 085            271           114        13.4           14.7
532230             Video tape & disk rental                                                             14              5 624               1 085            271           114        13.4           14.7

         1Includes   revenue information obtained from administrative records of other Federal agencies.
         2Includes   revenue information which was imputed based on historic data, administrative records data, or on industry averages.




Table 4.         Summary Statistics for Places: 1997
[Includes only establishments of companies with payroll. For meaning of abbreviations and symbols, see introductory text. For explanation of terms, see Appendix A. For information on geographic areas
  followed by *, see Appendix D]

                                                                                                                                                                           Paid   Percent of revenue
                                                                                                                                                                     employees
  NAICS                                                                                                                                                                 for pay
                                   Geographic area and kind of business                                                                                                  period      From
   code
                                                                                                 Establish                                           First quarter    including   adminis
                                                                                                    ments            Revenue      Annual payroll           payroll    March 12      trative
                                                                                                 (number)            ($1,000)         ($1,000)           ($1,000)     (number)    records1     Estimated2

             ANACONDA DEER LODGE COUNTY, MT
53                      Real estate & rental & leasing                                                    7             1 020                210               45           21        66.9            8.3
531          Real estate                                                                                  5                  D                 D                D            a           D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                    2                  D                 D                D            a           D              D

             BELGRADE, MT

53                      Real estate & rental & leasing                                                    5             4 328                412               96           21         5.7            6.0
531          Real estate                                                                                  1                  D                 D                D            a           D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                    4                  D                 D                D            a           D              D

         See footnotes at end of table.

14       MONTANA                                                                     REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL AND LEASING GEOG. AREA SERIES
                                                                                                                                               U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census       Jul. 1, 1999
Table 4.         Summary Statistics for Places: 1997 Con.
[Includes only establishments of companies with payroll. For meaning of abbreviations and symbols, see introductory text. For explanation of terms, see Appendix A. For information on geographic areas
  followed by *, see Appendix D]

                                                                                                                                                                          Paid   Percent of revenue
                                                                                                                                                                    employees
  NAICS                                                                                                                                                                for pay
                                  Geographic area and kind of business                                                                                                  period      From
   code
                                                                                              Establish                                            First quarter     including   adminis
                                                                                                 ments            Revenue      Annual payroll            payroll     March 12      trative
                                                                                              (number)            ($1,000)         ($1,000)            ($1,000)      (number)    records1    Estimated2

             BILLINGS, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                170            77 765            11 413              2 674             712       25.0         12.3
531          Real estate                                                                            128            53 480              7 045             1 647             412       32.2           9.7
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                58                  D                 D                  D              c          D             D
53111            Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                        26                  D                 D                  D              b          D             D
531110             Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                      26                  D                 D                  D              b          D             D
53112             Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                        18            16 311              1 282               327              70       23.4           1.8
531120              Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                      18            16 311              1 282               327              70       23.4           1.8
53119             Lessors of other real estate property                                              11                  D                 D                  D              b          D             D
531190              Lessors of other real estate property                                            11                  D                 D                  D              b          D             D
5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                               49            16 633              2 507               568             125       48.7         10.2
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                             49            16 633              2 507               568             125       48.7         10.2
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                          49            16 633              2 507               568             125       48.7         10.2
5313           Activities related to real estate                                                     21                  D                 D                 D               b         D              D
53131            Real estate property managers                                                       11              3 739             1 015               225              63        8.0             .2
532          Rental & leasing services                                                               42            24 285              4 368             1 027             300        9.1         18.2
5321           Automotive equipment rental & leasing                                                 14                  D                 D                 D               b         D             D
53211            Passenger car rental & leasing                                                      10              8 737             1 041               247              69        4.5           9.5
532111             Passenger car rental                                                              10              8 737             1 041               247              69        4.5           9.5
5322           Consumer goods rental                                                                 15                  D                 D                  D              c          D             D
53223            Video tape & disk rental                                                            12                  D                 D                  D              c          D             D
532230             Video tape & disk rental                                                          12                  D                 D                  D              c          D             D

             BOZEMAN, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 74            24 470              3 600               823             257       35.3           8.6
531          Real estate                                                                             61            16 539              2 180               483             157       52.2           8.5
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                25              5 980               842               194              80       46.2         20.6
53111            Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                        12              3 007               400                87              40       40.0         32.5
531110             Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                      12              3 007               400                87              40       40.0         32.5
5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                               20              8 490               607               136              33       55.6             .5
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                             20              8 490               607               136              33       55.6             .5
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                          20              8 490               607               136              33       55.6             .5
5313           Activities related to real estate                                                     16              2 069               731               153              44       55.8           6.6
532          Rental & leasing services                                                               13              7 931             1 420               340             100          –           8.9

             BUTTE SILVER BOW, MT (CC) *

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 39            11 345              1 995               585             134       21.1         11.3
531          Real estate                                                                             28              6 453             1 199               394              68       27.2         14.9
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                17              5 197               860               248              50       24.9         18.3
532          Rental & leasing services                                                               11              4 892               796               191              66       13.1           6.6


             BUTTE SILVER BOW, MT *

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 39            11 345              1 995               585             134       21.1         11.3
531          Real estate                                                                             28              6 453             1 199               394              68       27.2         14.9
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                17              5 197               860               248              50       24.9         18.3
532          Rental & leasing services                                                               11              4 892               796               191              66       13.1           6.6


             COLUMBIA FALLS, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  5                443                58                 11              7       72.5             –
531          Real estate                                                                              4                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D


             CONRAD, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  6                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D
531          Real estate                                                                              4                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D


             CUT BANK, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  3                505                72                  6              3       85.5         14.5
531          Real estate                                                                              2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

         See footnotes at end of table.


REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL AND LEASING GEOG. AREA SERIES                                                                                                                       MONTANA                 15
U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census           Jul. 1, 1999
Table 4.         Summary Statistics for Places: 1997 Con.
[Includes only establishments of companies with payroll. For meaning of abbreviations and symbols, see introductory text. For explanation of terms, see Appendix A. For information on geographic areas
  followed by *, see Appendix D]

                                                                                                                                                                          Paid   Percent of revenue
                                                                                                                                                                    employees
  NAICS                                                                                                                                                                for pay
                                 Geographic area and kind of business                                                                                                   period      From
   code
                                                                                              Establish                                            First quarter     including   adminis
                                                                                                 ments            Revenue      Annual payroll            payroll     March 12      trative
                                                                                              (number)            ($1,000)         ($1,000)            ($1,000)      (number)    records1     Estimated2

             DEER LODGE, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  4                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D
531          Real estate                                                                              4                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


             DILLON, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 10                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D
531          Real estate                                                                              8              1 462               232                 54             21       76.1              –


532          Rental & leasing services                                                                2                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


             GLASGOW, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  7              1 168               282                 71             28       13.9            4.5

531          Real estate                                                                              5                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D


532          Rental & leasing services                                                                2                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


             GLENDIVE, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  8                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D

531          Real estate                                                                              5                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


532          Rental & leasing services                                                                3                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


             GREAT FALLS, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 90            26 817              4 167             1 012             357       24.9           17.1

531          Real estate                                                                             74            19 865              2 748               650             254       32.0           11.4

5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                46                  D                 D                  D              c          D              D
53111            Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                        28                  D                 D                  D              c          D              D
531110             Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                      28                  D                 D                  D              c          D              D

53112             Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                        14              8 551               897               213              62       18.8              .5
531120              Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                      14              8 551               897               213              62       18.8              .5

5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                               20                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                             20                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                          20                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                               16              6 952             1 419               362             103        4.5           33.3


             HAMILTON, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 23              5 750             1 500               522              97       49.8              –

531          Real estate                                                                             20                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D

5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                               14              2 598               248                 49             19       71.6              –
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                             14              2 598               248                 49             19       71.6              –
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                          14              2 598               248                 49             19       71.6              –

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                3                355                44                 13             11          D              –


             HARDIN, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  5                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D

531          Real estate                                                                              4                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


532          Rental & leasing services                                                                1                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


             HAVRE, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 20                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D

531          Real estate                                                                             17                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D

5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                13                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                3                671               128                 31             13          D           13.7


         See footnotes at end of table.


16       MONTANA                                                                  REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL AND LEASING GEOG. AREA SERIES
                                                                                                                                           U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census          Jul. 1, 1999
Table 4.         Summary Statistics for Places: 1997 Con.
[Includes only establishments of companies with payroll. For meaning of abbreviations and symbols, see introductory text. For explanation of terms, see Appendix A. For information on geographic areas
  followed by *, see Appendix D]

                                                                                                                                                                          Paid   Percent of revenue
                                                                                                                                                                    employees
  NAICS                                                                                                                                                                for pay
                                  Geographic area and kind of business                                                                                                  period      From
   code
                                                                                              Establish                                            First quarter     including   adminis
                                                                                                 ments            Revenue      Annual payroll            payroll     March 12      trative
                                                                                              (number)            ($1,000)         ($1,000)            ($1,000)      (number)    records1    Estimated2

             HELENA, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 70            24 097              4 829             1 135             353       26.9           6.2

531          Real estate                                                                             56            13 419              2 497               631             152       45.8         10.6

5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                36              8 167             1 629               460              92       52.6         16.2
53111            Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                        19              4 900             1 055               335              61       55.4         20.5
531110             Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                      19              4 900             1 055               335              61       55.4         20.5

53112             Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                        13                  D                 D                  D              b          D             D
531120              Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                      13                  D                 D                  D              b          D             D

5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                               10              3 969               433                 73             38       39.2           2.0
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                             10              3 969               433                 73             38       39.2           2.0
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                          10              3 969               433                 73             38       39.2           2.0

5313           Activities related to real estate                                                     10              1 283               435                 98             22       22.4             .8

532          Rental & leasing services                                                               14            10 678              2 332               504             201        3.2             .8


             KALISPELL, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 52            20 069              2 933               701             245       43.3           4.9

531          Real estate                                                                             38            11 768              1 548               363             126       39.5           8.3

5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                14              5 105               837               206              71       37.3           1.9
53111            Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                        10                  D                 D                 D               b         D             D
531110             Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                      10                  D                 D                 D               b         D             D

5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                               16              5 690               482               107              36       39.7         15.5
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                             16              5 690               482               107              36       39.7         15.5
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                          16              5 690               482               107              36       39.7         15.5

532          Rental & leasing services                                                               13                  D                 D                  D              c          D             D


             LAUREL, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  8              1 758               199                 51             18       18.8         46.3

531          Real estate                                                                              5                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D


532          Rental & leasing services                                                                3                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D


             LEWISTOWN, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  9                  D                 D                  D              b          D             D

531          Real estate                                                                              7                  D                 D                  D              b          D             D


532          Rental & leasing services                                                                2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D


             LIBBY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  8              1 623               268                 67             30       65.9             –

531          Real estate                                                                              6                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D


532          Rental & leasing services                                                                2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D


             LIVINGSTON, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 25              6 105               469                 76             33       42.0           2.2

531          Real estate                                                                             21                  D                 D                  D              b          D             D


532          Rental & leasing services                                                                4                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D


             MILES CITY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 13              1 069               137                 33             19       64.6         14.4

531          Real estate                                                                              9                595                61                 14              9       58.8           3.5


532          Rental & leasing services                                                                4                474                76                 19             10       71.9         28.1


         See footnotes at end of table.




REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL AND LEASING GEOG. AREA SERIES                                                                                                                       MONTANA                 17
U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census           Jul. 1, 1999
Table 4.         Summary Statistics for Places: 1997 Con.
[Includes only establishments of companies with payroll. For meaning of abbreviations and symbols, see introductory text. For explanation of terms, see Appendix A. For information on geographic areas
  followed by *, see Appendix D]

                                                                                                                                                                          Paid   Percent of revenue
                                                                                                                                                                    employees
  NAICS                                                                                                                                                                for pay
                                 Geographic area and kind of business                                                                                                   period      From
   code
                                                                                              Establish                                            First quarter     including   adminis
                                                                                                 ments            Revenue      Annual payroll            payroll     March 12      trative
                                                                                              (number)            ($1,000)         ($1,000)            ($1,000)      (number)    records1     Estimated2

             MISSOULA, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                124            42 679              7 100             1 510             536       22.9           10.1
531          Real estate                                                                             94                  D                 D                  D              e          D              D
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                43            14 939              1 933               411             151       15.2           14.1
53111            Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                        20             7 686                850               182              73       22.5           19.4
531110             Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings                                      20             7 686                850               182              73       22.5           19.4
53112             Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                        18                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D
531120              Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)                      18                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D
5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                               31                  D                 D                  D              c          D              D
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                             31                  D                 D                  D              c          D              D
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                          31                  D                 D                  D              c          D              D
5313           Activities related to real estate                                                     20                  D                 D                 D               b         D               D
53131            Real estate property managers                                                       11              1 735               660               144              58       34.6              –
531311              Residential property managers                                                    11              1 735               660               144              58       34.6              –
532          Rental & leasing services                                                               29                  D                 D                  D              c          D              D
5322           Consumer goods rental                                                                 11                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D

             POLSON, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 16              1 960               287                 74             23       78.0              .8
531          Real estate                                                                             14                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                2                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

             SHELBY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  7                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D
531          Real estate                                                                              3                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                4                960               171                 41             24       49.4            5.0


             SIDNEY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  9              1 809               229                 59             22       73.5           10.7
531          Real estate                                                                              6                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                2                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


             WHITEFISH, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 22              5 153             1 068               270             101       31.9            7.1
531          Real estate                                                                             17                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                5                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D


             WOLF POINT, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  3                247                28                  7              6          D              –
531          Real estate                                                                              1                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                2                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


             BALANCE OF BEAVERHEAD COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  3                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D
531          Real estate                                                                              2                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                1                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


             BALANCE OF BIG HORN COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  2                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D
531          Real estate                                                                              2                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


             BALANCE OF BLAINE COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  3                363                41                  9              4      100.0              –
531          Real estate                                                                              2                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                1                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

         See footnotes at end of table.


18       MONTANA                                                                  REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL AND LEASING GEOG. AREA SERIES
                                                                                                                                           U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census          Jul. 1, 1999
Table 4.         Summary Statistics for Places: 1997 Con.
[Includes only establishments of companies with payroll. For meaning of abbreviations and symbols, see introductory text. For explanation of terms, see Appendix A. For information on geographic areas
  followed by *, see Appendix D]

                                                                                                                                                                          Paid   Percent of revenue
                                                                                                                                                                    employees
  NAICS                                                                                                                                                                for pay
                                 Geographic area and kind of business                                                                                                   period      From
   code
                                                                                              Establish                                            First quarter     including   adminis
                                                                                                 ments            Revenue      Annual payroll            payroll     March 12      trative
                                                                                              (number)            ($1,000)         ($1,000)            ($1,000)      (number)    records1    Estimated2

             BALANCE OF BROADWATER COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  3                122                45                 10              5          D             –
531          Real estate                                                                              2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

             BALANCE OF CARBON COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 14              1 408               214                 52             28       69.7             –
531          Real estate                                                                             11                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                3                 99                21                  6              9          D             –

             BALANCE OF CASCADE COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 10              3 582               438               104              38       11.3           7.8
531          Real estate                                                                              5                471                39                  9              7       86.2         10.4

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                5              3 111               399                 95             31          –           7.4

             BALANCE OF CHOUTEAU COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  6                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D
531          Real estate                                                                              4                975               173                 39             16       40.7             –

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

             BALANCE OF DAWSON COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D
532          Rental & leasing services                                                                1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

             BALANCE OF FALLON COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D
532          Rental & leasing services                                                                2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

             BALANCE OF FERGUS COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D
531          Real estate                                                                              1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

             BALANCE OF FLATHEAD COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 53              8 363             1 839               384             114       44.6         14.3
531          Real estate                                                                             41              6 170             1 424               337              98       43.3         14.8
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                16              1 625               228                 37             27       44.7         11.6
5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                               16              2 660               390                 74             26       53.1         27.1
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                             16              2 660               390                 74             26       53.1         27.1
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                          16              2 660               390                 74             26       53.1         27.1
532          Rental & leasing services                                                               10                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D


             BALANCE OF GALLATIN COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 63            21 766              2 928               766             238       44.5           5.3
531          Real estate                                                                             46                  D                 D                  D              c          D             D
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                25                  D                 D                  D              b          D             D
53119            Lessors of other real estate property                                               10                  D                 D                  D              b          D             D
531190             Lessors of other real estate property                                             10                  D                 D                  D              b          D             D
5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                               12              3 831               629               132              41       43.9         12.4
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                             12              3 831               629               132              41       43.9         12.4
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                          12              3 831               629               132              41       43.9         12.4
532          Rental & leasing services                                                               17                  D                 D                  D              c          D             D


             BALANCE OF GLACIER COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  6              3 717             2 364               553              97        8.8         75.6
531          Real estate                                                                              4                  D                 D                  D              b          D             D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

         See footnotes at end of table.


REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL AND LEASING GEOG. AREA SERIES                                                                                                                       MONTANA                 19
U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census       Jul. 1, 1999
Table 4.        Summary Statistics for Places: 1997 Con.
[Includes only establishments of companies with payroll. For meaning of abbreviations and symbols, see introductory text. For explanation of terms, see Appendix A. For information on geographic areas
  followed by *, see Appendix D]

                                                                                                                                                                          Paid   Percent of revenue
                                                                                                                                                                    employees
  NAICS                                                                                                                                                                for pay
                                Geographic area and kind of business                                                                                                    period      From
   code
                                                                                              Establish                                            First quarter     including   adminis
                                                                                                 ments            Revenue      Annual payroll            payroll     March 12      trative
                                                                                              (number)            ($1,000)         ($1,000)            ($1,000)      (number)    records1     Estimated2

             BALANCE OF GRANITE COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  1                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D
531          Real estate                                                                              1                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

             BALANCE OF HILL COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  2                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D
531          Real estate                                                                              2                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

             BALANCE OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 10                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D
531          Real estate                                                                              9              1 128               208                 52             18       32.4            9.2

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                1                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

             BALANCE OF JUDITH BASIN COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  1                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D
531          Real estate                                                                              1                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

             BALANCE OF LAKE COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  8                413               158                 32             12       47.5            9.0
531          Real estate                                                                              7                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                1                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

             BALANCE OF LEWIS AND CLARK COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 10              2 969               285                 66             24       59.1            5.4
531          Real estate                                                                              7                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                3                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

             BALANCE OF LIBERTY COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  2                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D
531          Real estate                                                                              2                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


             BALANCE OF LINCOLN COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 10                896               120                 22             17       28.8           27.6
531          Real estate                                                                              7                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                3                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


             BALANCE OF MADISON COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 10                531               176                 44             14       23.5           24.7
531          Real estate                                                                             10                531               176                 44             14       23.5           24.7


             BALANCE OF MINERAL COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  3                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D
531          Real estate                                                                              3                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


             BALANCE OF MISSOULA COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 14              3 566             1 074               231              57       17.0            9.3
531          Real estate                                                                             13                  D                 D                  D              b          D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                1                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D


             BALANCE OF MUSSELSHELL COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  4              1 580                87                 21             11       77.3           19.0
531          Real estate                                                                              3                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                1                  D                 D                  D              a          D              D

        See footnotes at end of table.


20      MONTANA                                                                   REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL AND LEASING GEOG. AREA SERIES
                                                                                                                                           U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census          Jul. 1, 1999
Table 4.         Summary Statistics for Places: 1997 Con.
[Includes only establishments of companies with payroll. For meaning of abbreviations and symbols, see introductory text. For explanation of terms, see Appendix A. For information on geographic areas
  followed by *, see Appendix D]

                                                                                                                                                                          Paid   Percent of revenue
                                                                                                                                                                    employees
  NAICS                                                                                                                                                                for pay
                                 Geographic area and kind of business                                                                                                   period      From
   code
                                                                                              Establish                                            First quarter     including   adminis
                                                                                                 ments            Revenue      Annual payroll            payroll     March 12      trative
                                                                                              (number)            ($1,000)         ($1,000)            ($1,000)      (number)    records1    Estimated2

             BALANCE OF PARK COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  3                118                38                 13              6       59.3         40.7
531          Real estate                                                                              1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

             BALANCE OF PHILLIPS COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D
531          Real estate                                                                              1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

             BALANCE OF PONDERA COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D
531          Real estate                                                                              1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

             BALANCE OF POWDER RIVER COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D
531          Real estate                                                                              1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D


             BALANCE OF POWELL COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D
531          Real estate                                                                              1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D


             BALANCE OF RAVALLI COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 30              4 922               813               167              81       31.9         44.6
531          Real estate                                                                             27              4 572               758               154              72       34.3         45.4
5311           Lessors of real estate                                                                10                  D                 D                  D              b          D             D
5312           Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                               14              3 283               451                 89             39       34.8         52.7
53121            Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                             14              3 283               451                 89             39       34.8         52.7
531210              Offices of real estate agents & brokers                                          14              3 283               451                 89             39       34.8         52.7
532          Rental & leasing services                                                                3                350                55                 13              9          –         33.7


             BALANCE OF RICHLAND COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  3                650               119                 31             12          D         12.8
531          Real estate                                                                              1                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D


             BALANCE OF ROOSEVELT COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  4                755                82                 19             10       49.7         50.3
531          Real estate                                                                              2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D


             BALANCE OF ROSEBUD COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  6              2 296             1 162               249              66       25.0             .7
531          Real estate                                                                              3              1 937             1 075               228              51          D             –

532          Rental & leasing services                                                                3                359                87                 21             15          D           4.7


             BALANCE OF SANDERS COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                 11                931               120                 18             10       59.4         26.3
531          Real estate                                                                             11                931               120                 18             10       59.4         26.3


             BALANCE OF SHERIDAN COUNTY, MT

53                    Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D
531          Real estate                                                                              2                  D                 D                  D              a          D             D

         See footnotes at end of table.


REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL AND LEASING GEOG. AREA SERIES                                                                                                                       MONTANA                 21
U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census       Jul. 1, 1999
Table 4.        Summary Statistics for Places: 1997 Con.
[Includes only establishments of companies with payroll. For meaning of abbreviations and symbols, see introductory text. For explanation of terms, see Appendix A. For information on geographic areas
  followed by *, see Appendix D]

                                                                                                                                                                          Paid   Percent of revenue
                                                                                                                                                                    employees
  NAICS                                                                                                                                                                for pay
                                  Geographic area and kind of business                                                                                                  period      From
   code
                                                                                                Establish                                          First quarter     including   adminis
                                                                                                   ments            Revenue      Annual payroll          payroll     March 12      trative
                                                                                                (number)            ($1,000)         ($1,000)          ($1,000)      (number)    records1     Estimated2

             BALANCE OF STILLWATER COUNTY, MT

53                     Real estate & rental & leasing                                                    4               747                84               15              1       34.9           45.6

531          Real estate                                                                                 3                  D                D                D              a          D              D


532          Rental & leasing services                                                                   1                  D                D                D              a          D              D


             BALANCE OF SWEET GRASS COUNTY, MT

53                     Real estate & rental & leasing                                                    6               546               110               22             11       56.2           42.1

531          Real estate                                                                                 5                  D                D                D              a          D              D


532          Rental & leasing services                                                                   1                  D                D                D              a          D              D


             BALANCE OF TETON COUNTY, MT

53                     Real estate & rental & leasing                                                    7               501                64               17             13          –           61.1

531          Real estate                                                                                 6                  D                D                D              a          D              D


532          Rental & leasing services                                                                   1                  D                D                D              a          D              D


             BALANCE OF TOOLE COUNTY, MT

53                     Real estate & rental & leasing                                                    1                  D                D                D              a          D              D

531          Real estate                                                                                 1                  D                D                D              a          D              D


             BALANCE OF WHEATLAND COUNTY, MT

53                     Real estate & rental & leasing                                                    2                  D                D                D              a          D              D

531          Real estate                                                                                 2                  D                D                D              a          D              D


             BALANCE OF YELLOWSTONE COUNTY, MT

53                     Real estate & rental & leasing                                                  17              6 413               652             158              40       16.6            3.4

531          Real estate                                                                               13                   D                D                D              b          D              D


532          Rental & leasing services                                                                   4                  D                D                D              a          D              D

        1Includes   revenue information obtained from administrative records of other Federal agencies.
        2Includes   revenue information which was imputed based on historic data, administrative records data, or on industry averages.




22      MONTANA                                                                     REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL AND LEASING GEOG. AREA SERIES
                                                                                                                                             U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census        Jul. 1, 1999
Appendix A.
Explanation of Terms

ANNUAL PAYROLL                                                      When two or more activities were carried on at a single
                                                                location under a single ownership, all activities generally
    Payroll includes all forms of compensation, such as
                                                                were grouped together as a single establishment. The
salaries, wages, commissions, dismissal pay, bonuses,
                                                                entire establishment was classified on the basis of its
vacation allowances, sick-leave pay, and employee contri-
                                                                major activity and all data for it were included in that clas-
butions to qualified pension plans paid during the year to
all employees. Payroll does not include commissions paid        sification. However, when distinct and separate economic
to independent (nonemployee) agents, such as real estate        activities (for which different industry classification codes
agents. For corporations, payroll includes amounts paid to      were appropriate) were conducted at a single location
officers and executives; for unincorporated businesses, it      under a single ownership, separate establishment reports
does not include profit or other compensation of propri-        for each of the different activities were obtained in the
etors or partners. Payroll is reported before deductions for    census.
social security, income tax, insurance, union dues, etc.           Data for individual properties leased or managed by
This definition of payroll is the same as that used by the      property lessors or property managers are not normally
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on Form 941.                     considered separate establishments, but rather the perma-
                                                                nent offices from which the properties are leased or man-
FIRST QUARTER PAYROLL ($1,000)                                  aged are considered establishments. Data for separate
   Represents payroll paid to persons employed at any           automotive rental offices or concessions (e.g. airport loca-
time during the quarter January to March 1997.                  tions) in the same metropolitan area, for which a common
                                                                fleet of cars is maintained, are merged together and not
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES                                             considered as separate establishments.

   Paid employees consist of the full-time and part-time
                                                                REVENUE
employees who were on the payroll during the pay period
including March 12, including salaried officers and execu-         Includes revenue from all business activities whether or
tives of corporations. Included are employees on paid sick      not payment was received in the census year, including
leave, paid holidays, and paid vacations; not included are      commissions and fees from all sources, rents, net invest-
proprietors and partners of unincorporated businesses.          ment income, interest, dividends, and royalties. Revenue
Excluded are independent (nonemployee) agents. The defi-        from leasing property marketed under operating leases is
nition of paid employees is the same as that used on IRS        included. Revenue also includes the total value of service
Form 941.                                                       contracts, amounts received for work subcontracted to
                                                                others, and rents from real property sublet to others.
NUMBER OF ESTABLISHMENTS
                                                                   Revenue does not include sales and other taxes col-
   An establishment is a single physical location at which      lected from customers and remitted directly by the firm to
business is conducted. It is not necessarily identical with a   a local, state, or Federal tax agency.
company or enterprise, which may consist of one estab-
lishment or more. Economic census figures represent a           SALES, RECEIPTS, OR REVENUE ESTIMATED
summary of reports for individual establishments rather         (PERCENT)
than companies. For cases where a census report was
received, separate information was obtained for each loca-         Percent of total sales/receipts/revenue that was
tion where business was conducted. When administrative          imputed based on historic company ratios or administra-
records of other Federal agencies were used instead of a        tive records, or on industry averages.
census report, no information was available on the num-
ber of locations operated. Each economic census estab-          SALES, RECEIPTS, OR REVENUE FROM ADMINISTRA-
lishment was tabulated according to the physical location       TIVE RECORDS (PERCENT)
at which the business was conducted. The count of estab-
lishments represents those in business at any time during         Percent of total sales/receipts/revenue obtained from
1997.                                                           administrative records of other Federal agencies.

REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL AND LEASING                                                                         APPENDIX A     A–1
U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census
Appendix B.
NAICS Codes, Titles, and Descriptions

53 REAL ESTATE AND RENTAL AND LEASING                               Establishments primarily engaged in subdividing and
                                                                 developing unimproved real estate and constructing build-
   The Real Estate and Rental and Leasing sector com-            ings for sale are classified in Subsector 233, Building,
prises establishments primarily engaged in renting, leas-        Developing, and General Contracting.
ing, or otherwise allowing the use of tangible or intangible        Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS) are classified in
assets, and establishments providing related services. The       Subsector 525, Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
major portion of this sector comprises establishments that       because they are considered investment vehicles.
rent, lease, or otherwise allow the use of their own assets
by others. The assets may be tangible, as is the case of         5311 Lessors of Real Estate
real estate and equipment, or intangible, as is the case            This NAICS industry group includes establishments
with patents and trademarks.                                     classified in the following NAICS industry(ies): 53111, Les-
   This sector also includes establishments primarily            sors of Residential Buildings and Dwellings; 53112, Les-
engaged in managing real estate for others, selling, rent-       sors of Nonresidential Buildings (Except Miniwarehouses);
ing and/or buying real estate for others, and appraising         53113, Lessors of Miniwarehouses and Self-Storage Units;
real estate. These activities are closely related to this sec-   53119, Lessors of Other Real Estate Property
tor’s main activity, and it was felt that from a production
basis they would best be included here. In addition, a sub-      53111 Lessors of Residential Buildings and
stantial proportion of property management is self- per-         Dwellings
formed by lessors.                                                  This industry comprises establishments primarily
   The main components of this sector are the real estate        engaged in acting as lessors of buildings used as resi-
lessors industries; equipment lessors industries (including      dences or dwellings, such as single-family homes, apart-
motor vehicles, computers, and consumer goods); and les-         ment buildings, and town homes. Included in this industry
sors of nonfinancial intangible assets (except copyrighted       are owner-lessors and establishments renting real estate
works).                                                          and then acting as lessors in subleasing it to others. The
   Excluded from this sector are real estate investment          establishments in this industry may manage the property
trusts (REITS) and establishments primarily engaged in           themselves or have another establishment manage it for
renting or leasing equipment with operators. REITS are           them.
classified in Subsector 525, Funds, Trusts, and Other            531110 Lessors of Residential Buildings and
Financial Vehicles because they are considered investment        Dwellings
vehicles. Establishments renting or leasing equipment
with operators are classified in various subsectors of              This industry comprises establishments primarily
NAICS depending on the nature of the services provided           engaged in acting as lessors of buildings used as resi-
(e.g, transportation, construction, agriculture). These          dences or dwellings, such as single-family homes, apart-
activities are excluded from this sector because the client      ment buildings, and town homes. Included in this industry
is paying for the expertise and knowledge of the equip-          are owner-lessors and establishments renting real estate
ment operator, in addition to the rental of the equipment.       and then acting as lessors in subleasing it to others. The
In many cases, such as, the rental of heavy construction         establishments in this industry may manage the property
equipment, the operator is essential to operate the equip-       themselves or have another establishment manage it for
ment.                                                            them.
                                                                    The data published with NAICS code 531110 include
                                                                 these parts of the following SIC industries:
531 REAL ESTATE
                                                                   6513 Lessors of apartment buildings
   Industries in the Real Estate subsector group establish-        6514 Lessors of dwellings (except apartment
ments that are primarily engaged in renting or leasing real             buildings)
estate to others; managing real estate for others; selling,
buying, or renting real estate for others; and providing         5311101 Lessors of Apartment Buildings
other real estate related services, such as appraisal ser-         Establishments primarily engaged in leasing (renting)
vices.                                                           apartment buildings (with 5 or more housing units per

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building) which are used as residences. Included are estab-     5311202 Lessors of Manufacturing and Industrial
lishments which may lease (rent) apartments and then act        Buildings
as lessors in subleasing to others
                                                                   Establishments primarily engaged in leasing (renting)
                                                                manufacturing and other industrial buildings. Included are
5311109 Lessors of Dwellings Other Than
                                                                establishments that may lease (rent) and then act as les-
Apartment Buildings
                                                                sors in subleasing to others.
   Establishments primarily engaged in leasing (renting)
                                                                5311203 Lessors of Shopping Centers and Retail
residential buildings and dwellings (with less than 5 hous-
                                                                Stores
ing units per building) other than apartment buildings.
Included are establishments which may lease (rent) resi-           Establishments primarily engaged in leasing (renting)
dential space and then act as lessors in subleasing to oth-     retail stores or shopping center properties. Included are
ers.                                                            establishments that may lease (rent) and then act as les-
                                                                sors in subleasing to others.
53112 Lessors of Nonresidential Buildings (Except
Miniwarehouses)                                                 5311209 Lessors of Other Nonresidential
                                                                Buildings and Facilities
   This industry comprises establishments primarily
engaged in acting as lessors of buildings (except mini-            Establishments primarily engaged in leasing (renting)
warehouses and self-storage units) that are not used as         nonresidential buildings not elsewhere classified. Included
residences or dwellings. Included in this industry are          are establishments that may lease (rent) and then act as
owner-lessors and establishments renting real estate and        lessors in subleasing to others.
then acting as lessors in subleasing it to others. The
                                                                53113 Lessors of Miniwarehouses and Self-Storage
establishments in this industry may manage the property
                                                                Units
themselves or have another establishment manage it for
them.                                                             This industry comprises establishments primarily
                                                                engaged in renting or leasing space for self- storage.
531120 Lessors of Nonresidential Buildings                      These establishments provide secure space (i.e., rooms,
(Except Miniwarehouses)                                         compartments, lockers, containers, or outdoor space)
                                                                where clients can store and retrieve their goods.
   This industry comprises establishments primarily
engaged in acting as lessors of buildings (except mini-         531130 Lessors of Miniwarehouses and
warehouses and self-storage units) that are not used as         Self-Storage Units
residences or dwellings. Included in this industry are
                                                                   This industry comprises establishments primarily
owner-lessors and establishments renting real estate and
                                                                engaged in renting or leasing space for self- storage.
then acting as lessors in subleasing it to others. The
                                                                These establishments provide secure space (i.e., rooms,
establishments in this industry may manage the property
                                                                compartments, lockers, containers, or outdoor space)
themselves or have another establishment manage it for
                                                                where clients can store and retrieve their goods.
them.
                                                                   The data published with NAICS code 531130 include
   The data published with NAICS code 531120 include
                                                                these parts of the following SIC industries:
these parts of the following SIC industries:
                                                                  4225 (pt) Lessors of miniwarehouses & self storage
  6512 (pt) Lessors of professional & other office                          units
            buildings
  6512 (pt) Lessors of manufacturing & industrial               53119 Lessors of Other Real Estate Property
            buildings                                              This industry comprises establishments primarily
  6512 (pt) Lessors of shopping centers & retail stores         engaged in acting as lessors of real estate (except build-
                                                                ings), such as manufactured home (i.e., mobile home)
  6512 (pt) Lessors of other nonresidential buildings &
                                                                sites, vacant lots, and grazing land.
            facilities
                                                                531190 Lessors of Other Real Estate Property
5311201 Lessors of Professional and Other Office
Buildings                                                          This industry comprises establishments primarily
                                                                engaged in acting as lessors of real estate (except build-
   Establishments primarily engaged in leasing (renting)        ings), such as manufactured home (i.e., mobile home)
professional and other office buildings or office space in      sites, vacant lots, and grazing land.
such buildings. Included are establishments that may               The data published with NAICS code 531190 include
lease (rent) and then act as lessors in subleasing to others.   these parts of the following SIC industries:

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   6515 Lessors of manufactured (mobile) home sites              5312101 Offices of Residential Real Estate Agents
   6517 Lessors of railroad property                             and Brokers

   6519 Lessors of other real estate property                      Establishments primarily engaged in renting, buying,
                                                                 and selling residential real estate for others, on a fee or
5311901 Lessors of Manufactured (Mobile) Home                    contract basis.
Sites
                                                                 5312109 Offices of Nonresidential Real Estate
   Establishments primarily engaged in leasing (renting)         Agents and Brokers
manufactured (i.e., mobile) home sites for residential use.
The establishments may also lease (rent) manufactured               Establishments primarily engaged in renting, buying,
(mobile) homes on these sites. Included are establish-           and selling nonresidential real estate for others, on a fee
ments that may lease (rent) and then act as lessors in sub-      or contract basis.
leasing to others.
                                                                 5313 Activities Related to Real Estate
5311902 Lessors of Railroad Property                                This industry group comprises establishments primarily
   Establishments primarily engaged in leasing (renting)         engaged in providing real estate services (except lessors
real property owned by railroads, with or without                of real estate and offices of real estate agents and bro-
improvements, including track rights of way. Included are        kers). Included in this industry group are establishments
establishments which may lease (rent) real property space        primarily engaged in activities, such as, managing real
and then act as lessors in subleasing to others.                 estate for others and appraising real estate.

                                                                 53131 Real Estate Property Managers
5311909 Lessors of Other Real Property
                                                                    This industry comprises establishments primarily
    Establishments primarily engaged in leasing (renting)
                                                                 engaged in managing real property for others. Manage-
other real property, not elsewhere classified. This is prima-
                                                                 ment includes ensuring that various activities associated
rily leasing (renting) of land. Some incidental buildings
                                                                 with the overall operation of the property are performed,
may be on the property. The establishments in this indus-
                                                                 such as collecting rents, and overseeing other services
try may lease (rent) space and then act as lessors in sub-
                                                                 (e.g., maintenance, security, trash removal.)
leasing to others.
                                                                 531311 Residential Property Managers
5312 Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers
                                                                    This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily
   This NAICS industry group includes establishments             engaged in managing residential real estate for others.
classified in the following NAICS industry(ies): 53121,             The data published with NAICS code 531311 include
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers.                       these parts of the following SIC industries:

53121 Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers                    6531 (pt) Residential property managers

   This industry comprises establishments primarily              531312 Nonresidential Property Managers
engaged in acting as agents and/or brokers in one or
more of the following: (1) selling real estate for others; (2)      This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily
buying real estate for others; and (3) renting real estate for   engaged in managing nonresidential real estate for others.
others.                                                             The data published with NAICS code 531312 include
                                                                 these parts of the following SIC industries:
531210 Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers                   6531 (pt) Nonresidential property managers
   This industry comprises establishments primarily
                                                                 53132 Offices of Real Estate Appraisers
engaged in acting as agents and/or brokers in one or
more of the following: (1) selling real estate for others; (2)     This industry comprises establishments primarily
buying real estate for others; and (3) renting real estate for   engaged in estimating the fair market value of real estate.
others.
   The data published with NAICS code 531210 include             531320 Offices of Real Estate Appraisers
these parts of the following SIC industries:                        This industry comprises establishments primarily
                                                                 engaged in estimating the fair market value of real estate.
   6531 (pt) Offices of residential real estate agents &
             brokers                                                The data published with NAICS code 531320 include
                                                                 these parts of the following SIC industries:
   6531 (pt) Offices of nonresidential real estate agents
             & brokers                                             6531 (pt) Offices of real estate appraisers

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53139 Other Activities Related to Real Estate                    to operate the equipment. Likewise, since the provision of
                                                                 crop harvesting services includes both the equipment and
   This industry comprises establishments primarily
                                                                 operator, it is included in the agriculture subsector. The
engaged in performing real estate related services (except
                                                                 rental or leasing of copyrighted works is classified in Sec-
lessors of real estate, offices of real estate agents and bro-
                                                                 tor 51, Information, and the rental or leasing of assets,
kers, real estate property managers, and offices of real
                                                                 such as patents, trademarks, and/or licensing agreements
estate appraisers).
                                                                 is classified in Subsector 533, Lessors of Nonfinancial
531390 Other Activities Related to Real Estate                   Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works).

   This industry comprises establishments primarily              5321 Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing
engaged in performing real estate related services (except
                                                                    This industry group comprises establishments primarily
lessors of real estate, offices of real estate agents and bro-
                                                                 engaged in renting or leasing the following types of
kers, real estate property managers, and offices of real
                                                                 vehicles: passenger cars and trucks without drivers, and
estate appraisers).
                                                                 utility trailers. These establishments generally operate
   The data published with NAICS code 531390 include
                                                                 from a retail-like facility. Some establishments offer only
these parts of the following SIC industries:
                                                                 short-term rental, others only longer term leases, and
  6531 (pt) Other activities related to real estate              some provide both type of services.

532 Rental and Leasing Services                                  53211 Passenger Car Rental and Leasing

   Industries in the Rental and Leasing Services subsector          This industry comprises establishments primarily
include establishments that provide a wide array of tan-         engaged in renting or leasing passenger cars without driv-
gible goods, such as automobiles, computers, consumer            ers.
goods, and industrial machinery and equipment, to cus-
tomers in return for a periodic rental or lease payment.         532111 Passenger Car Rental
   The subsector includes two main types of establish-              This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily
ments: (1) those that are engaged in renting consumer            engaged in renting passenger cars without drivers, gener-
goods and equipment and (2) those that are engaged in            ally for short periods of time.
leasing machinery and equipment of the kind often used              The data published with NAICS code 532111 include
for business operations. The first type typically operates       these parts of the following SIC industries:
from a retail-like or store-front facility and maintains
inventories of goods that are rented for short periods of           7514 Passenger car rental
time. The latter type typically does not operate from retail-
                                                                 532112 Passenger Car Leasing
like locations or maintain inventories, and offers longer
term leases. These establishments work directly with cli-           This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily
ents to enable them to acquire the use of equipment on a         engaged in leasing passenger cars without drivers, gener-
lease basis, or they work with equipment vendors or deal-        ally for long periods of time.
ers to support the marketing of equipment to their cus-             The data published with NAICS code 532112 include
tomers under lease arrangements. Equipment lessors gen-          these parts of the following SIC industries:
erally structure lease contracts to meet the specialized
                                                                    7515 Passenger car leasing
needs of their clients and use their remarketing expertise
to find other users for previously leased equipment. Estab-      53212 Truck, Utility Trailer, and RV (Recreational
lishments that provide operating and capital (i.e., finance)     Vehicle) Rental and Leasing
leases are included in this subsector.
   Establishments primarily engaged in leasing in combi-           This industry comprises establishments primarily
nation with providing loans are classified in Sector 52,         engaged in renting or leasing, without drivers, one or
Finance and Insurance. Establishments primarily engaged          more of the following: trucks, truck tractors or buses:
in leasing real property are classified in Subsector 531,        semitrailers, utility trailers, or RVs (recreational vehicles).
Real Estate. Those establishments primarily engaged in
                                                                 532120 Truck, Utility Trailer, and RV (Recreational
renting or leasing equipment with operators are classified
                                                                 Vehicle) Rental and Leasing
in various subsectors of NAICS depending on the nature of
the services provided (e.g., Transportation, Construction,          This industry comprises establishments primarily
Agriculture). These activities are excluded from this sub-       engaged in renting or leasing, without drivers, one or
sector since the client is paying for the expertise and          more of the following: trucks, truck tractors or buses:
knowledge of the equipment operator, in addition to the          semitrailers, utility trailers, or RVs (recreational vehicles).
rental of the equipment. In many cases, such as the rental          The data published with NAICS code 532120 include
of heavy construction equipment, the operator is essential       these parts of the following SIC industries:

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                                                                                                 U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 Economic Census
   7513 Truck rental and leasing without drivers               532220 Formal Wear and Costume Rental
   7519 Utility trailer & RV (recreational vehicle) rental        This industry comprises establishments primarily
        & leasing                                              engaged in renting clothing, such as formal wear, cos-
                                                               tumes (e.g., theatrical), or other clothing (except laun-
5321201 Truck Rental, Without Drivers                          dered uniforms and work apparel).
                                                                  The data published with NAICS code 532220 include
   Establishments primary engaged in renting (without
                                                               these parts of the following SIC industries:
drivers) one or more of the following: trucks, truck trac-
tors, buses, or semi-trailers.                                   7299 (pt) Formal wear rental
                                                                 7819 (pt) Wardrobe rental
5321202 Truck Leasing
                                                               5322201 Formal Wear Rental
   Establishments primarily engaged in leasing (without
drivers) one or more of the following: trucks, truck trac-        Establishments primarily engaged in renting clothing,
tors, or buses. Service or maintenance may be provided.        such as formal wear or costumes (other than for motion
                                                               picture production, TV, or theatrical production).
5321209 Utility Trailer and Recreational Vehicle
                                                               5322209 Wardrobe Rental
Rental and Leasing
                                                                  Establishments primarily engaged in renting costumes
   Establishments primarily engaged in renting or leasing      for motion picture production, TV, or theatrical produc-
utility trailers and recreational vehicles.                    tions.

5322 Consumer Goods Rental                                     53223 Video Tape and Disc Rental

   This industry group comprises establishments primarily        This industry comprises establishments primarily
engaged in renting personal and household-type goods.          engaged in renting prerecorded video tapes and discs for
Establishments classified in this industry group generally     home electronic equipment.
provide short-term rental although in some instances, the
                                                               532230 Video Tape and Disc Rental
goods may be leased for longer periods of time. These
establishments often operate from a retail-like or store-         This industry comprises establishments primarily
front facility.                                                engaged in renting prerecorded video tapes and discs for
                                                               home electronic equipment.
53221 Consumer Electronics and Appliances                         The data published with NAICS code 532230 include
Rental                                                         these parts of the following SIC industries:

   This industry comprises establishments primarily              7841 Video tape & disk rental
engaged in renting consumer electronics equipment and          53229 Other Consumer Goods Rental
appliances, such as televisions, stereos, and refrigerators.
Included in this industry are appliance rental centers.           This industry comprises establishments primarily
                                                               engaged in renting consumer goods (except consumer
532210 Consumer Electronics and Appliances                     electronics and appliances, formal wear and costumes,
Rental                                                         and prerecorded video tapes).

   This industry comprises establishments primarily            532291 Home Health Equipment Rental
engaged in renting consumer electronics equipment and             This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily
appliances, such as televisions, stereos, and refrigerators.   engaged in renting home-type health and invalid equip-
Included in this industry are appliance rental centers.        ment, such as wheel chairs, hospital beds, oxygen tanks,
   The data published with NAICS code 532210 include           walkers, and crutches.
these parts of the following SIC industries:                      The data published with NAICS code 532291 include
                                                               these parts of the following SIC industries:
   7359 (pt) Consumer electronics & appliances rental
                                                                 7352 (pt) Home health equipment rental
53222 Formal Wear and Costume Rental                           532292 Recreational Goods Rental
  This industry comprises establishments primarily               This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily
engaged in renting clothing, such as formal wear, cos-         engaged in renting recreational goods, such as bicycles,
tumes (e.g., theatrical), or other clothing (except laun-      canoes, motorcycles, skis, sailboats, beach chairs, and
dered uniforms and work apparel).                              beach umbrellas.

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   The data published with NAICS code 532292 include          they rent for short periods of time. The type of equipment
these parts of the following SIC industries:                  that establishments in this industry provide often
                                                              includes, but is not limited to: audio-visual equipment,
  7999 (pt) Recreational goods rental
                                                              contractors and builders tools and equipment, home
532299 All Other Consumer Goods Rental                        repair tools, lawn and garden equipment, moving equip-
                                                              ment and supplies, and party and banquet equipment and
   This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily      supplies.
engaged in renting consumer goods and products (except
                                                                 The data published with NAICS code 532310 include
consumer electronics and appliances; formal wear and
                                                              these parts of the following SIC industries:
costumes; prerecorded video tapes and discs for home
electronic equipment; home health furniture and equip-          7359 (pt) General rental centers
ment; and recreational goods). Included in this industry
are furniture rental centers and party rental supply cen-     5324 Commercial and Industrial Machinery and
ters.                                                         Equipment Rental and Leasing
   The data published with NAICS code 53299 include
these parts of the following SIC industries:                     This industry group comprises establishments primarily
                                                              engaged in renting or leasing commercial-type and
  7359 (pt) Other consumer goods rental & leasing             industrial-type machinery and equipment. The types of
                                                              establishments included in this industry group are gener-
5322991 Locker Rental, Except Cold Storage
                                                              ally involved in providing capital or investment-type
   Establishments primarily engaged in renting lockers        equipment that clients use in their business operations.
(except cold storage).                                        These establishments typically cater to a business clien-
                                                              tele and do not generally operate a retail-like or store-front
5322999 All Other Miscellaneous Consumer Goods                facility.
Rental and Leasing
   Establishments primarily engaged in renting or leasing     53241 Construction, Transportation, Mining, and
a single line of consumer goods or products (except elec-     Forestry Machinery and Equipment Rental and
tronics and appliances, formal wear and costumes, video       Leasing
tapes, and recreational goods). Residential furniture and
                                                                 This industry comprises establishments primarily
party supply rental are included here.
                                                              engaged in renting or leasing one or more of the following
5323 General Rental Centers                                   without operators: heavy construction, off-highway trans-
                                                              portation, mining, and forestry machinery and equipment.
   This NAICS industry group includes establishments          Establishments in this industry may rent or lease products,
classified in the following NAICS industry(ies): 53231,       such as aircraft, railroad cars, steamships, tugboats, bull-
General Rental Centers.                                       dozers, earthmoving equipment, well-drilling machinery
                                                              and equipment, or cranes.
53231 General Rental Centers
   This industry comprises establishments primarily           532411 Commercial Air, Rail, and Water
engaged in renting a range of consumer, commercial, and       Transportation Equipment Rental and Leasing
industrial equipment. Establishments in this industry typi-
cally operate from conveniently located facilities where         This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily
they maintain inventories of goods and equipment that         engaged in renting or leasing off-highway transportation
they rent for short periods of time. The type of equipment    equipment without operators, such as aircraft, railroad
that establishments in this industry provide often            cars, steamships, or tugboats.
includes, but is not limited to: audio-visual equipment,         The data published with NAICS code 532411 include
contractors and builders tools and equipment, home            these parts of the following SIC industries:
repair tools, lawn and garden equipment, moving equip-
ment and supplies, and party and banquet equipment and          4499 (pt) Commercial vessel rental & leasing
supplies.                                                       4741 (pt) Railroad car rental

532310 General Rental Centers                                   7359 (pt) Aircraft rental & leasing

   This industry comprises establishments primarily           5324111 Commercial Vessel Rental and Leasing
engaged in renting a range of consumer, commercial, and       Without Crew
industrial equipment. Establishments in this industry typi-
cally operate from conveniently located facilities where        Establishments primarily engaged in renting or leasing
they maintain inventories of goods and equipment that         commercial vessels or barges (without crew).

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5324112 Railroad Car Rental and Leasing                      5324201 Office Machine Rental and Leasing

   Establishments primarily engaged in renting or leasing       Establishments primarily engaged in renting or leasing
railroad cars.                                               office machinery and equipment.

5324119 Aircraft Rental and Leasing                          5324209 Computer Rental and Leasing

   Establishments primarily engaged in renting or leasing      Establishments primarily engaged in renting or leasing
air transportation equipment (without operators).            computers and computer peripheral equipment.

532412 Construction, Mining, and Forestry                    53249 Other Commercial and Industrial Machinery
Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing                   and Equipment Rental and Leasing

   This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily        This industry comprises establishments primarily
engaged in renting or leasing heavy equipment without        engaged in renting or leasing nonconsumer-type machin-
operators that may be used for construction, mining, or      ery and equipment (except heavy construction, transporta-
forestry, such as bulldozers, earthmoving equipment, well-   tion, mining, and forestry machinery and equipment with-
drilling machinery and equipment, or cranes.                 out operators; and office machinery and equipment).
   The data published with NAICS code 532412 include         Establishments in this industry rent or lease products,
these parts of the following SIC industries:                 such as, manufacturing equipment; metalworking, tele-
                                                             communications, motion picture, or theatrical machinery
   7353 (pt) Rental & leasing of heavy construction          and equipment; institutional (i.e., public building) furni-
             equip without operators                         ture, such as furniture for schools, theaters, or buildings;
   7359 (pt) Oil field & well drilling equipment rental &    or agricultural equipment without operators.
             leasing
                                                             532490 Other Commercial and Industrial
5324121 Rental and Leasing of Heavy Construction             Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing
Equipment Without Operators
                                                                This industry comprises establishments primarily
   Establishments primarily engaged in renting or leasing    engaged in renting or leasing nonconsumer-type machin-
heavy construction and earthmoving machinery and             ery and equipment (except heavy construction, transporta-
equipment (without operators), such as cranes, bulldoz-      tion, mining, and forestry machinery and equipment with-
ers, scrapers, clamshells, and bucket loaders.               out operators; and office machinery and equipment).
                                                             Establishments in this industry rent or lease products,
5324129 Oilfield and Well Drilling Equipment                 such as, manufacturing equipment; metalworking, tele-
Rental and Leasing                                           communications, motion picture, or theatrical machinery
                                                             and equipment; institutional (i.e., public building) furni-
   Establishments primarily engaged in renting or leasing
                                                             ture, such as furniture for schools, theaters, or buildings;
oil field and well drilling equipment.
                                                             or agricultural equipment without operators.
53242 Office Machinery and Equipment Rental and                 The data published with NAICS code 532490 include
Leasing                                                      these parts of the following SIC industries:

  This industry comprises establishments primarily             7352 (pt) Medical equipment rental & leasing (exc
engaged in renting or leasing office machinery and equip-                home health equipment)
ment, such as computers, office furniture, duplicating         7359 (pt) Industrial equipment rental & leasing
machines (i.e., copiers), or facsimile machines.               7819 (pt) Motion picture equipment rental
                                                               7922 (pt) Theatrical equipment rental
532420 Office Machinery and Equipment Rental
and Leasing
                                                             5324901 Medical Equipment Rental and Leasing,
   This industry comprises establishments primarily          Except Home Health Equipment
engaged in renting or leasing office machinery and equip-
                                                               Establishments primarily engaged in renting or leasing
ment, such as computers, office furniture, duplicating
                                                             medical equipment (except invalid supplies or home
machines (i.e., copiers), or facsimile machines.
                                                             health equipment).
   The data published with NAICS code 532420 include
these parts of the following SIC industries:                 5324902 Industrial Equipment Rental and Leasing
   7359 (pt) Office machinery rental & leasing                  Establishments primarily engaged in renting or leasing
   7377 Computer rental & leasing                            industrial machinery and equipment.

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5324903 Motion Picture Equipment Rental                        5331 Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets
                                                               (Except Copyrighted Works)
   Establishments primarily engaged in renting or leasing
motion picture equipment. Included in this industry are           This NAICS industry group includes establishments
establishments that rent studio property for motion pic-       classified in the following NAICS industry(ies): 53311, Les-
ture production, TV, or theatrical productions.                sors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (Except Copyrighted
                                                               Works).
5324909 Theatrical Equipment Rental                            53311 Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets
   Establishments primarily engaged in renting or leasing      (Except Copyrighted Works)
theatrical equipment, such as lighting, theatrical audio          This industry comprises establishments primarily
equipment and sets.                                            engaged in assigning rights to assets, such as patents,
                                                               trademarks, brand names, and/or franchise agreements
533 Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets                  for which a royalty payment or licensing fee is paid to the
(Except Copyrighted Works)                                     asset holder.
    Industries in the Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible       533110 Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets
Assets (Except Copyrighted Works) subsector include            (Except Copyrighted Works)
establishments that are primarily engaged in assigning
                                                                  This industry comprises establishments primarily
rights to assets, such as patents, trademarks, brand
                                                               engaged in assigning rights to assets, such as patents,
names, and/or franchise agreements for which a royalty
                                                               trademarks, brand names, and/or franchise agreements
payment or licensing fee is paid to the asset holder. Estab-
                                                               for which a royalty payment or licensing fee is paid to the
lishments in this subsector own the patents, trademarks,
                                                               asset holder.
and/or franchise agreements that they allow others to use
                                                                  The data published with NAICS code 533110 include
or reproduce for a fee and may or may not have created
                                                               these parts of the following SIC industries:
those assets.
    Establishments that allow franchisees the use of the         6792 (pt) Oil royalty companies
franchise name, contingent on the franchisee buying prod-        6794 Patent owners & lessors
ucts or services from the franchisor, are classified else-     5331101 Oil Royalty Trading Companies
where.                                                            Establishments primarily engaged in leasing the rights
    Excluded from this subsector are establishments prima-     to a whole or partial interest in the proceeds from the sale
rily engaged in leasing real property and establishments       of oil or gas, produced from a specific tract for investors.
primarily engaged in leasing tangible assets, such as auto-
mobiles, computers, consumer goods, and industrial             5331109 Patent Owners and Lessors
machinery and equipment. These establishments are clas-           Establishments primarily engaged in collecting royalties
sified in Subsector 531, Real Estate and Subsector 532,        or licensing fees from patents, trademarks, and/or fran-
Rental and Leasing Services, respectively.                     chise agreements.




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Appendix C.
Coverage and Methodology

MAIL/NONMAIL UNIVERSE                                                  nonemployers accounted for less than 10 percent
                                                                       of total revenue of all establishments covered in
   For this sector, large- and medium-size firms, plus all
                                                                       the census. The census included only those nonem-
firms known to operate more than one establishment,
                                                                       ployer firms which reported a revenue volume of
were sent questionnaires to be completed and returned to
                                                                       $1,000 or more during 1997. Data for nonemploy-
the Census Bureau by mail. For most very small firms data
                                                                       ers are not included in this report, but are released
from existing administrative records of other Federal
                                                                       as part of the ‘‘Core Business Statistics Report
agencies were used instead. These records provided basic
                                                                       Series.’’
information on location, kind of business, revenue, pay-
roll, number of employees, and legal form of organization.
   Firms in the 1997 Economic Census were divided into          INDUSTRY CLASSIFICATION OF
the mail universe and nonmail universe. The coverage of         ESTABLISHMENTS
and the method of obtaining census information from
                                                                   The classifications for all establishments in this sector
each are described below:
                                                                were assigned in accordance with the 1997 North Ameri-
 1. The mail universe consisted of firms for which infor-       can Industry Classification System (NAICS) Manual, United
    mation was obtained by means of a mail canvass and          States. NAICS is a common classification system devel-
    included:                                                   oped by the United States, Canada, and Mexico. This sys-
                                                                tem replaces the 1987 Standard Industrial Classification
     a. Large employers, i.e., all multiestablishment and all
                                                                (SIC) that was used in previous censuses. Appendix A of
        single-establishment employer firms with payroll
                                                                the 1997 NAICS manual provides information on the com-
        above a specified cutoff. The term ‘‘employers’’
                                                                parability between the 1987 SIC and the 1997 NAICS.
        refers to firms with one or more paid employees at
                                                                More information on NAICS is available in the NAICS
        any time during 1997 as shown in the active
                                                                manual and at www.census.gov/naics.
        administrative records of other Federal agencies.
                                                                   The method of assigning classifications, and the level
     b. A sample of small employers, i.e., single-              of detail at which establishments were classified, differed
        establishment firms with payroll below a specified      between the mail and nonmail universe as follows:
        cutoff, in classifications for which specialized data
        precluded reliance solely on administrative records     1. The mail universe.
        sources.
                                                                    a. Establishments in the mail universe that returned
 2. The nonmail universe consisted of firms that were not
                                                                       questionnaires were classified on the basis of their
    required to file a regular census return and included:
                                                                       self-designation, sources of revenue, and other
     a. Selected small employers, i.e., single-establishment           industry-specific inquiries.
        firms with payroll below a specified cutoff.
        Although the payroll cutoff varied by kind of busi-         b. Establishments in the mail universe that did not
        ness, small employers in the nonmail universe gen-             return questionnaires were classified on the basis
        erally included firms with less than 10 employees              of the most current census kind-of-business classi-
        and represented about 10 percent of total revenue              fication available from one of the Census Bureau’s
        of establishments covered in the census. Data on               current sample surveys, the 1992 census, or the
        revenue, payroll, and employment for small                     administrative records of other Federal agencies.
        employers in the nonmail universe were derived or
        estimated from administrative records of other Fed-     2. The nonmail universe.
        eral agencies.
                                                                    a. Employer establishments in the nonmail universe
     b. All taxable nonemployers, i.e., all firms subject to           were classified on the basis of the most current
        Federal income tax with no paid employees during               census kind-of-business classification available
        1997. Revenue information for these firms was                  from one of the Census Bureau’s current sample
        obtained from administrative records of other Fed-             surveys, the 1992 census, or the administrative
        eral agencies. Although consisting of many firms,              records of other Federal agencies. If the census or

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        administrative record classifications proved inad-      develop estimates for nonemployers, small employers,
        equate (none corresponded to a 1997 census clas-        and other establishments for which responses were not
        sification in the detail required for employers), the   received in time for publication.
        firm was sent a brief inquiry requesting information
        necessary to assign a 1997 census kind-of-business      TREATMENT OF NONRESPONSE
        code.
                                                                   Census report forms included two different types of
      b. Nonemployers were classified on the basis of infor-    inquiries, ‘‘basic’’ and ‘‘industry-specific’’. Data for the
         mation obtained from administrative records of         basic inquiries, which include location, kind of business or
         other Federal agencies.                                operation, revenue, payroll, number of employees, and
                                                                legal form of organization, were available from a combina-
RELIABILITY OF DATA                                             tion of sources for all establishments. Data for industry-
   All data compiled for this sector are subject to nonsam-     specific inquiries, tailored to the particular kinds of busi-
pling errors. Nonsampling errors can be attributed to           ness or operation covered by the report, were available
many sources: inability to identify all cases in the actual     only from the establishments in the mail universe that
universe; definition and classification difficulties; differ-   completed the appropriate inquiries on the questionnaire.
ences in the interpretation of questions; errors in record-        Two methods were used to account for nonresponse to
ing or coding the data obtained; and other errors of collec-    industry-specific inquiries. For some inquiries, missing
tion, response, coverage, processing, and estimation for        data were imputed for individual records based on
missing or misreported data.                                    responses from similar establishments. For other inquiries,
   Data presented in the Miscellaneous Subjects and the         the total of reported data were expanded to represent the
Sources of Revenue reports for this sector are subject to       mail and nonmail universe. Data for industry-specific
sampling errors as well as nonsampling errors. Specifi-         inquiries based on a December 31 reference date were
cally, these data are estimated based on information            expanded in direct relationship to total annualized rev-
obtained from census questionnaires mailed to all large         enue of only those establishments in business at the end
employers and to a sample of small employers in the uni-        of the year. Unless otherwise noted in specific reports,
verse. Sampling errors affect these estimates insofar as        data for other industry-specific inquiries were expanded in
they may differ from results that would be obtained from        direct relationship to total revenue of all establishments
a complete enumeration.                                         included in the category. In a few cases, expansion on the
   The accuracy of these tabulated data is determined by        basis of the revenue item was not appropriate, and
the joint effects of the various nonsampling errors or by       another basic data item was used as the basis for expan-
the joint effects of sampling and nonsampling errors. No        sion.
direct measurement of these effects has been obtained              All reports in which data were expanded to account for
except for estimation for missing or misreported data;          nonmail employers and nonrespondents include a cover-
however, precautionary steps were taken in all phases of        age indicator for each publication category, which shows
the collection, processing, and tabulation of the data in an    the revenue of establishments responding to the inquiry
effort to minimize the effects of nonsampling errors.           as a percent of total revenue for all establishments for
   The Census Bureau obtains limited information                which data are shown. Coverage is usually determined by
extracted from administrative records of other Federal          the ratio of total revenue of establishments responding to
agencies. This information is used in conjunction with          the inquiry to total revenue of all establishments in the
other information available to the Census Bureau to             category.




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Appendix D.
Geographic Notes

MONTANA                                                  Butte-Silver Bow (consolidated city) is coextensive
                                                         with Silver Bow County. It includes Walkerville, which is
Butte-Silver Bow. See ‘‘Butte-Silver Bow (consolidated   not populous enough for separate tabulation. Therefore,
city).’’                                                 ‘‘Butte-Silver Bow’’ refers to the whole consolidated city.




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Appendix E.
Metropolitan Areas

MONTANA
Billings, MT MSA
       Yellowstone County, MT
Great Falls, MT MSA
       Cascade County, MT




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