Major Group: 72—Personal Services

This major group includes establishments primarily engaged in providing services generally to individuals, such as laundries, drycleaning plants, portrait photographic studios, and beauty and barber shops. Also included are establishments operating as industrial launderers and those primarily engaged in providing linen supply services to commercial and business establishments.

Codes Titles Number of US Businesses
Industry Group 721: Laundry, Cleaning, And Garment Services
7211Power Laundries, Family and Commercial1,898
7212Garment Pressing, and Agents for Laundries and Drycleaners5,985
7213Linen Supply1,830
7215Coin-Operated Laundries and Drycleaning12,528
7216Drycleaning Plants, Except Rug Cleaning16,448
7217Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning14,796
7218Industrial Launderers1,030
7219Laundry and Garment Services, Not Elsewhere Classified8,873
Industry Group 722: Photographic Studios, Portrait
7221Photographic Studios, Portrait83,029
Industry Group 723: Beauty Shops
7231Beauty Shops280,047
Industry Group 724: Barber Shops
7241Barber Shops32,740
Industry Group 725: Shoe Repair Shops And Shoeshine Parlors
7251Shoe Repair Shops and Shoeshine Parlors3,081
Industry Group 726: Funeral Service And Crematories
7261Funeral Service and Crematories24,871
Industry Group 729: Miscellaneous Personal Services
7291Tax Return Preparation Services55,309
7299Miscellaneous Personal Services, Not Elsewhere Classified138,905