Most Used Yellow Page Directory Categories

Top Yellow Page Headings (in this order)
Heading References in Millions
1.Restaurants1247
2.Physicians & Surgeons1149
3.Automobile Parts – new & used600
4.Automobile Repairing & Services522
5.Pizza449
6.Automobile dealers – new & used297
7.Attorneys/Lawyers282
8.Beauty Salons268
9.Hospitals268
10.Dentists263
11.Insurance262
12.Department Stores217
13.Plumbing Contractors215
14.Banks187
15.Veterinarians173
16.Theaters167
17.Florists – retail166
18.Airline Companies151
19.Hotels141
20.Hardware – retail131
21.Lumber – retail120
22.Tire Dealers114
23.Real Estate112
24.Atomobile Renting & Leasing110
25.Pharmacies or Drugstores99
26.Churches94
27.Furniture – retail & non-specific87
28.Grocers – retail83
29.Rental Service – Stores & Yards78
30.Carpet & Rug Cleaners74
31.Appliances – HH – Major Dealers70
32.Glass – auto, plate, window69
33.Electric Contractors67
34.Schools – academic, secondary, elementary65
35.Contractors – General64
36.Government Offices – US63
37.Travel Agencies62
38.Taxicabs62
39.Sporting Goods – retail60
40.Roofing Contractors58
41.Dry Cleaners58
42.Book Dealers – retail56
43.Optometrists O.D.56
44.Heating Contractors56
45.Pet Grooming56
46.Computers – dealer55
47.Motels55
48.Automobile Wrecking4
49.Building Materials54
50.Government Offices – city, village, township54
51.Appliances – HH – Major – Service & Repair54
52.Golf Courses – Public52
53.Landscape Contractors52
54.Home Improvements50
55.Pet Shops48
56.Pest Control Service/Exterminators48
57.Automobile Body Repairing & Painting48
58.Government Offices – state48
59.Photographers – portrait47
60.Electronic Equipment & Supplies – Dealers46
61.Movers45
62.Carpet & Rug – dealer44
63.Motorcycles & Motor Scooters – Dealers42
64.Office Supplies41
65.Videotapes & Discs – Renting & Leasing40
66.Printers39
67.Chiropractors, DC39
68.Lawn Maintenance39
69.Child Day Care Centers38
70.Service Stations – gasoline & oil38
71.Television – cable, CATV & Satellite37
72.Locks & Locksmiths37
73.Apartments37
74.Air Conditioning Contractors & Systems36
75.Nursing Homes35
76.Transmissions – automobile35
77.Air Conditioning Equipment & Systems – repair34
78.Television & Radio – service & repair34
79.Fence33
80.Paint – Retail33
81.Nurseries – plants, trees, etc.32
82.Schools – academic, colleges & universities32
83.Clinics32
84.Plumbing Fixtures & Supplies – new, retail32
85.Employment Agencies31
86.Bicycles – dealer31
87.Government Offices – county30
88.Jewelers – retail30
89.Painting Contractors30
90.Towing – automobile29
91.Windows29
92.Newspapers29
93.Bus Lines28
94.Truck Renting & Leasing28
95.Shoes – retail28
96.Mufflers & Exhaust Systems – engine27
97.Tree Service27
98.Bakers – retail27
99.Computers – Service & Repair27
100.Mortgages27

Source: Yellow Pages Integrated Media Association (YPIMA)