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 Commercial1,881
7212Garment Pressing, and Agents for Laundries and Drycleaners5,932
7213Linen Supply1,804
7215Coin-Operated Laundries and Drycleaning12,562
7216Drycleaning Plants, Except Rug Cleaning16,245
7217Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning14,585
7218Industrial Launderers1,031
7219Laundry and Garment Services, Not Elsewhere Classified8,973
Industry Group 722: Photographic Studios, Portrait
7221Photographic Studios, Portrait83,607
Industry Group 723: Beauty Shops
7231Beauty Shops283,284
Industry Group 724: Barber Shops
7241Barber Shops32,948
Industry Group 725: Shoe Repair Shops And Shoeshine Parlors
7251Shoe Repair Shops and Shoeshine Parlors3,023
Industry Group 726: Funeral Service And Crematories
7261Funeral Service and Crematories24,862
Industry Group 729: Miscellaneous Personal Services
7291Tax Return Preparation Services58,868
7299Miscellaneous Personal Services, Not Elsewhere Classified139,181