1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Fairfield County, CT


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 4,008 11,563,916 1,217,954 54,012
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 284 2,397,222 188,231 5,072
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 324 347,812 48,735 2,114
443 Electronics & appliance stores 162 383,691 38,230 1,259
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 317 975,325 127,386 4,176
445 Food & beverage stores 573 1,893,626 207,479 11,722
446 Health & personal care stores 261 505,476 64,544 3,507
447 Gasoline stations 323 512,934 31,251 1,754
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 671 908,369 102,407 6,906
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 299 331,057 37,585 2,258
452 General merchandise stores 81 888,576 85,239 5,754
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 484 372,967 57,676 3,584
454 Nonstore retailers 229 2,046,861 229,191 5,906

 

 

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 4,008 11,563,916 1,217,954 54,012
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 284 2,397,222 188,231 5,072
4411 Automobile dealers 134 2,184,928 155,779 3,762
44111 New car dealers 95 2,103,729 148,992 3,549
44112 Used car dealers 39 81,199 6,787 213
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 34 85,897 8,027 250
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 3 13,019 556 16
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 31 72,878 7,471 234
441221 Motorcycle dealers 6 26,343 3,318 89
441222 Boat dealers 21 41,488 3,467 132
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 4 5,047 686 13
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 116 126,397 24,425 1,060
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 77 79,152 15,662 720
44132 Tire dealers 39 47,245 8,763 340
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 324 347,812 48,735 2,114
4421 Furniture stores 131 143,054 19,810 722
4422 Home furnishings stores 193 204,758 28,925 1,392
44221 Floor covering stores 65 63,515 10,543 317
44229 Other home furnishings stores 128 141,243 18,382 1,075
442291 Window treatment stores 15 6,522 1,225 46
442299 All other home furnishings stores 113 134,721 17,157 1,029
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 162 383,691 38,230 1,259
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 97 191,701 21,305 801
443111 Household appliance stores 31 66,628 7,190 220
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 66 125,073 14,115 581
44312 Computer & software stores 48 179,069 14,704 363
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 17 12,921 2,221 95
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 317 975,325 127,386 4,176
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 257 903,883 115,148 3,657
44411 Home centers 5 D D (500-999)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 33 D D (100-249)
44413 Hardware stores 51 74,106 13,294 489
44419 Other building material dealers 168 555,319 73,628 2,078
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 60 71,442 12,238 519
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 19 20,876 2,682 104
44422 Nursery & garden centers 41 50,566 9,556 415
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 573 1,893,626 207,479 11,722
4451 Grocery stores 306 1,623,372 185,633 10,602
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 239 1,590,460 182,639 10,329
44512 Convenience stores 67 32,912 2,994 273
4452 Specialty food stores 104 48,349 6,680 458
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 163 221,905 15,166 662
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 261 505,476 64,544 3,507
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 129 427,641 48,984 2,803
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 125 D D (2500-4999)
4461102 Proprietary stores 4 D D (20-99)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 28 16,728 2,229 137
44613 Optical goods stores 54 32,501 7,711 293
44619 Other health & personal care stores 50 28,606 5,620 274
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 25 15,745 2,284 157
446199 All other health & personal care stores 25 12,861 3,336 117
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 323 512,934 31,251 1,754
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 100 203,170 10,995 664
44719 Other gasoline stations 223 309,764 20,256 1,090
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 671 908,369 102,407 6,906
4481 Clothing stores 420 708,227 74,025 5,409
44811 Men's clothing stores 51 107,745 11,248 571
44812 Women's clothing stores 171 215,351 25,814 2,048
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 43 50,107 4,739 415
44814 Family clothing stores 83 280,768 25,163 1,949
44815 Clothing accessories stores 20 15,877 2,354 124
44819 Other clothing stores 52 38,379 4,707 302
4482 Shoe stores 133 92,250 11,321 790
4482101 Men's shoe stores 13 11,543 1,885 100
4482102 Women's shoe stores 31 20,471 2,841 187
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 8 4,263 584 42
4482104 Family shoe stores 55 30,995 3,608 275
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 26 24,978 2,403 186
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 118 107,892 17,061 707
44831 Jewelry stores 103 95,492 15,193 591
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 15 12,400 1,868 116
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 299 331,057 37,585 2,258
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 205 223,406 26,356 1,515
45111 Sporting goods stores 112 90,487 12,476 632
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 22 23,430 2,719 142
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 90 67,057 9,757 490
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 55 103,479 9,722 576
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 24 17,267 2,633 227
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 14 12,173 1,525 80
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 94 107,651 11,229 743
45121 Book stores & news dealers 60 75,231 8,619 527
451211 Book stores 45 68,306 7,668 494
4512111 Book stores, general 33 57,517 6,797 414
4512112 Specialty book stores 6 2,123 329 39
4512113 College book stores 6 8,666 542 41
451212 News dealers & newsstands 15 6,925 951 33
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 34 32,420 2,610 216
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 81 888,576 85,239 5,754
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 27 682,768 72,529 5,031
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 27 694,934 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 27 694,934 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 9 D D (1000-2499)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 15 D D (1000-2499)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 3 D D (500-999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 54 205,808 12,710 723
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 2 D D (250-499)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 52 D D (250-499)
4529901 Variety stores 39 20,716 2,640 190
4529902 Catalog showrooms 1 D D (20-99)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 12 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 484 372,967 57,676 3,584
4531 Florists 85 38,723 9,449 523
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 177 172,637 21,226 1,465
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 35 102,585 10,207 564
4532101 Stationery stores 11 7,269 1,201 68
4532102 Office supplies stores 24 95,316 9,006 496
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 142 70,052 11,019 901
4533 Used merchandise stores 76 46,813 7,244 350
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 146 114,794 19,757 1,246
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 40 36,382 4,803 381
45392 Art dealers 19 6,475 1,690 60
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 86 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 229 2,046,861 229,191 5,906
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 75 1,225,895 91,967 2,628
4542 Vending machine operators 11 7,163 1,323 47
4543 Direct selling establishments 143 813,803 135,901 3,231
45431 Fuel dealers 84 301,910 60,530 1,410
454311 Heating oil dealers 72 266,632 53,036 1,225
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 12 35,278 7,494 185
45439 Other direct selling establishments 59 511,893 75,371 1,821
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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