1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Connecticut


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 14,574 34,938,893 3,634,321 186,935
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,351 8,319,543 686,068 20,876
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 930 998,386 135,512 6,381
443 Electronics & appliance stores 586 983,150 106,231 4,368
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 1,183 3,216,164 410,601 14,168
445 Food & beverage stores 2,195 6,220,843 650,649 43,270
446 Health & personal care stores 1,074 1,902,174 241,604 14,304
447 Gasoline stations 1,361 2,166,933 128,636 8,636
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 2,126 2,332,589 267,186 19,413
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 1,003 969,970 110,478 7,651
452 General merchandise stores 337 3,322,594 316,822 24,650
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,561 1,028,320 153,503 9,921
454 Nonstore retailers 867 3,478,227 427,031 13,297

 

 

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 14,574 34,938,893 3,634,321 186,935
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,351 8,319,543 686,068 20,876
4411 Automobile dealers 597 7,395,792 545,833 14,960
44111 New car dealers 395 7,078,314 522,091 14,092
44112 Used car dealers 202 317,478 23,742 868
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 145 263,701 29,584 946
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 18 45,790 3,730 129
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 127 217,911 25,854 817
441221 Motorcycle dealers 46 97,802 13,450 360
441222 Boat dealers 74 113,343 11,428 431
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 7 6,766 976 26
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 609 660,050 110,651 4,970
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 435 455,154 73,475 3,439
44132 Tire dealers 174 204,896 37,176 1,531
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 930 998,386 135,512 6,381
4421 Furniture stores 378 490,988 67,351 2,684
4422 Home furnishings stores 552 507,398 68,161 3,697
44221 Floor covering stores 236 198,433 31,424 1,102
44229 Other home furnishings stores 316 308,965 36,737 2,595
442291 Window treatment stores 35 15,156 2,709 129
442299 All other home furnishings stores 281 293,809 34,028 2,466
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 586 983,150 106,231 4,368
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 382 583,137 66,566 2,995
443111 Household appliance stores 133 203,240 24,732 930
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 249 379,897 41,834 2,065
44312 Computer & software stores 144 370,597 34,959 1,145
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 60 29,416 4,706 228
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 1,183 3,216,164 410,601 14,168
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 941 2,953,263 368,557 12,198
44411 Home centers 32 D D (2500-4999)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 133 D D (500-999)
44413 Hardware stores 199 191,906 32,106 1,628
44419 Other building material dealers 577 1,910,911 243,179 6,775
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 242 262,901 42,044 1,970
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 92 72,957 10,219 427
44422 Nursery & garden centers 150 189,944 31,825 1,543
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 2,195 6,220,843 650,649 43,270
4451 Grocery stores 1,133 5,497,881 590,034 39,245
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 783 5,307,289 574,495 37,647
44512 Convenience stores 350 190,592 15,539 1,598
4452 Specialty food stores 334 148,170 19,499 1,488
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 728 574,792 41,116 2,537
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 1,074 1,902,174 241,604 14,304
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 578 1,654,594 190,048 11,762
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 549 1,605,155 185,527 11,306
4461102 Proprietary stores 29 49,439 4,521 456
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 89 45,796 5,989 491
44613 Optical goods stores 220 110,009 28,321 1,148
44619 Other health & personal care stores 187 91,775 17,246 903
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 102 47,836 6,841 550
446199 All other health & personal care stores 85 43,939 10,405 353
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 1,361 2,166,933 128,636 8,636
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 601 1,089,013 56,600 4,306
44719 Other gasoline stations 760 1,077,920 72,036 4,330
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 2,126 2,332,589 267,186 19,413
4481 Clothing stores 1,366 1,825,878 195,424 15,163
44811 Men's clothing stores 173 210,274 24,485 1,539
44812 Women's clothing stores 570 492,369 58,318 5,253
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 102 101,376 10,040 915
44814 Family clothing stores 292 888,138 84,671 6,162
44815 Clothing accessories stores 77 32,253 4,977 352
44819 Other clothing stores 152 101,468 12,933 942
4482 Shoe stores 381 242,393 28,344 2,116
4482101 Men's shoe stores 31 18,494 2,808 153
4482102 Women's shoe stores 64 43,442 6,141 461
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 14 6,909 1,066 73
4482104 Family shoe stores 208 116,668 12,569 1,000
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 64 56,880 5,760 429
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 379 264,318 43,418 2,134
44831 Jewelry stores 350 245,782 40,771 1,949
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 29 18,536 2,647 185
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 1,003 969,970 110,478 7,651
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 658 624,820 74,192 4,841
45111 Sporting goods stores 346 273,565 36,086 2,245
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 76 99,419 12,216 844
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 270 174,146 23,870 1,401
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 175 258,176 23,204 1,588
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 86 52,110 8,745 738
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 51 40,969 6,157 270
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 345 345,150 36,286 2,810
45121 Book stores & news dealers 207 229,273 26,555 1,952
451211 Book stores 168 212,719 24,295 1,821
4512111 Book stores, general 110 152,357 17,993 1,319
4512112 Specialty book stores 23 7,027 1,025 98
4512113 College book stores 35 53,335 5,277 404
451212 News dealers & newsstands 39 16,554 2,260 131
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 138 115,877 9,731 858
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 337 3,322,594 316,822 24,650
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 130 2,450,481 250,792 19,871
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 130 2,498,015 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 130 2,498,015 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 19 D D (2500-4999)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 93 1,259,106 121,226 10,631
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 18 D D (2500-4999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 207 872,113 66,030 4,779
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 14 636,733 37,695 2,284
45299 All other general merchandise stores 193 235,380 28,335 2,495
4529901 Variety stores 109 D D (500-999)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 8 D D (500-999)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 76 103,820 15,304 1,092
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,561 1,028,320 153,503 9,921
4531 Florists 317 107,539 25,321 1,659
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 550 495,207 58,591 4,247
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 101 299,018 29,932 1,643
4532101 Stationery stores 17 12,083 1,741 97
4532102 Office supplies stores 84 286,935 28,191 1,546
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 449 196,189 28,659 2,604
4533 Used merchandise stores 241 96,526 15,453 1,015
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 453 329,048 54,138 3,000
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 126 86,851 12,076 1,024
45392 Art dealers 44 18,603 3,425 110
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 7 8,787 2,729 32
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 276 214,807 35,908 1,834
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 867 3,478,227 427,031 13,297
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 188 1,827,138 155,679 5,413
4542 Vending machine operators 76 72,059 13,068 515
4543 Direct selling establishments 603 1,579,030 258,284 7,369
45431 Fuel dealers 420 966,968 164,246 4,616
454311 Heating oil dealers 358 850,776 141,190 3,990
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 60 D D (500-999)
454319 Other fuel dealers 2 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 183 612,062 94,038 2,753
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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