1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Colorado


These data are from the 1997 and 2002 Economic Censuses.
For more recent data, see the current Industry Statistics Sampler.
 
Retail Trade by Subsector
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
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NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  44-45 Retail trade 18,299 40,536,034 4,163,312 225,647
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,791 10,597,755 880,854 28,164
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 1,215 1,413,020 192,422 8,527
443 Electronics & appliance stores 793 1,305,706 133,293 6,588
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 1,528 4,578,442 539,714 22,004
445 Food & beverage stores 1,990 6,964,383 801,270 41,242
446 Health & personal care stores 1,163 1,092,360 158,545 9,962
447 Gasoline stations 1,845 3,023,756 184,002 14,261
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 2,552 1,880,236 247,237 19,259
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 1,610 1,441,508 180,188 14,239
452 General merchandise stores 404 5,176,060 463,553 37,873
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 2,616 1,450,182 196,714 14,643
454 Nonstore retailers 792 1,612,626 185,520 8,885

 

 

Retail Trade by Industry
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
44-45 Retail trade 18,299 40,536,034 4,163,312 225,647
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,791 10,597,755 880,854 28,164
4411 Automobile dealers 676 8,927,701 650,155 18,301
44111 New car dealers 324 8,264,839 601,851 16,532
44112 Used car dealers 352 662,862 48,304 1,769
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 215 559,447 51,358 1,942
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 62 235,460 19,483 638
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 153 323,987 31,875 1,304
441221 Motorcycle dealers 65 199,815 20,705 774
441222 Boat dealers 38 68,551 7,030 316
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 50 55,621 4,140 214
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 900 1,110,607 179,341 7,921
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 607 761,571 116,259 5,416
44132 Tire dealers 293 349,036 63,082 2,505
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 1,215 1,413,020 192,422 8,527
4421 Furniture stores 450 752,180 102,524 3,810
4422 Home furnishings stores 765 660,840 89,898 4,717
44221 Floor covering stores 333 369,566 51,216 1,819
44229 Other home furnishings stores 432 291,274 38,682 2,898
442291 Window treatment stores 48 18,515 2,493 158
442299 All other home furnishings stores 384 272,759 36,189 2,740
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 793 1,305,706 133,293 6,588
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 493 793,895 76,232 4,319
443111 Household appliance stores 158 103,695 12,861 673
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 335 690,200 63,371 3,646
44312 Computer & software stores 258 437,813 45,633 1,819
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 42 73,998 11,428 450
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 1,528 4,578,442 539,714 22,004
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 1,263 4,099,176 481,942 19,390
44411 Home centers 83 1,036,024 106,464 5,825
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 148 152,275 17,772 839
44413 Hardware stores 222 235,577 36,999 2,419
44419 Other building material dealers 810 2,675,300 320,707 10,307
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 265 479,266 57,772 2,614
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 42 73,825 8,846 321
44422 Nursery & garden centers 223 405,441 48,926 2,293
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 1,990 6,964,383 801,270 41,242
4451 Grocery stores 852 6,183,862 736,390 36,175
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 683 6,074,154 724,320 35,025
44512 Convenience stores 169 109,708 12,070 1,150
4452 Specialty food stores 251 85,858 14,741 1,319
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 887 694,663 50,139 3,748
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 1,163 1,092,360 158,545 9,962
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 374 739,755 92,082 6,348
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 355 726,779 89,550 6,085
4461102 Proprietary stores 19 12,976 2,532 263
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 157 62,364 8,644 747
44613 Optical goods stores 332 130,229 25,309 1,337
44619 Other health & personal care stores 300 160,012 32,510 1,530
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 167 82,688 12,035 868
446199 All other health & personal care stores 133 77,324 20,475 662
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 1,845 3,023,756 184,002 14,261
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 1,256 2,077,202 121,936 9,967
44719 Other gasoline stations 589 946,554 62,066 4,294
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 2,552 1,880,236 247,237 19,259
4481 Clothing stores 1,563 1,279,278 167,022 13,649
44811 Men's clothing stores 148 110,712 15,380 943
44812 Women's clothing stores 544 326,693 45,155 3,655
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 65 57,188 5,953 650
44814 Family clothing stores 418 583,392 67,189 6,053
44815 Clothing accessories stores 88 24,450 4,006 376
44819 Other clothing stores 300 176,843 29,339 1,972
4482 Shoe stores 473 280,988 32,784 2,587
4482101 Men's shoe stores 51 24,640 3,256 202
4482102 Women's shoe stores 63 26,349 3,656 319
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 9 3,356 886 57
4482104 Family shoe stores 257 138,533 15,079 1,180
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 93 88,110 9,907 829
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 516 319,970 47,431 3,023
44831 Jewelry stores 468 293,056 43,882 2,777
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 48 26,914 3,549 246
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 1,610 1,441,508 180,188 14,239
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 1,185 1,056,968 136,615 10,361
45111 Sporting goods stores 766 667,879 91,045 6,549
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 204 229,850 27,189 1,940
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 562 438,029 63,856 4,609
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 222 270,124 27,591 2,359
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 108 52,598 8,337 960
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 89 66,367 9,642 493
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 425 384,540 43,573 3,878
45121 Book stores & news dealers 287 231,757 28,484 2,431
451211 Book stores 262 215,906 26,210 2,287
4512111 Book stores, general 178 166,718 20,795 1,741
4512112 Specialty book stores 72 30,020 3,936 448
4512113 College book stores 12 19,168 1,479 98
451212 News dealers & newsstands 25 15,851 2,274 144
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 138 152,783 15,089 1,447
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 404 5,176,060 463,553 37,873
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 162 3,553,261 341,536 27,999
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 162 3,592,578 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 162 3,592,578 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 38 803,184 90,926 6,957
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 90 2,079,279 177,260 15,628
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 34 670,798 73,350 5,414
4529 Other general merchandise stores 242 1,622,799 122,017 9,874
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 23 D D (5000-9999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 219 D D (2500-4999)
4529901 Variety stores 68 42,542 5,434 516
4529902 Catalog showrooms 15 D D (500-999)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 136 216,463 25,600 2,018
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 2,616 1,450,182 196,714 14,643
4531 Florists 386 98,608 20,590 2,128
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 949 608,886 74,405 6,009
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 145 330,606 32,054 2,001
4532101 Stationery stores 24 16,199 2,060 178
4532102 Office supplies stores 121 314,407 29,994 1,823
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 804 278,280 42,351 4,008
4533 Used merchandise stores 407 132,046 27,243 2,332
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 874 610,642 74,476 4,174
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 195 147,742 16,105 1,360
45392 Art dealers 184 81,275 11,989 622
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 91 196,731 18,895 585
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 404 184,894 27,487 1,607
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 792 1,612,626 185,520 8,885
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 215 1,106,657 106,460 4,626
4542 Vending machine operators 132 81,882 14,499 884
4543 Direct selling establishments 445 424,087 64,561 3,375
45431 Fuel dealers 132 177,192 19,165 758
454311 Heating oil dealers 10 D D (20-99)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 120 147,028 16,982 684
454319 Other fuel dealers 2 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 313 246,895 45,396 2,617
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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