1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Kent County, DE


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 594 1,325,386 128,271 7,864
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 78 384,642 30,842 1,236
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 25 19,539 3,530 197
443 Electronics & appliance stores 24 16,869 2,843 140
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 65 181,102 18,642 868
445 Food & beverage stores 96 173,236 17,300 1,322
446 Health & personal care stores 39 48,840 6,213 359
447 Gasoline stations 55 61,998 4,236 356
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 56 39,390 4,496 434
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 36 28,623 3,138 228
452 General merchandise stores 23 268,238 23,151 1,945
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 72 69,845 8,131 560
454 Nonstore retailers 25 33,064 5,749 219

 

 

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 594 1,325,386 128,271 7,864
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 78 384,642 30,842 1,236
4411 Automobile dealers 48 346,828 25,083 950
44112 Used car dealers 25 36,383 3,371 143
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 7 18,045 1,662 90
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 3 9,712 759 27
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 4 8,333 903 63
441221 Motorcycle dealers 3 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 25 19,539 3,530 197
4421 Furniture stores 15 12,104 2,426 139
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 24 16,869 2,843 140
44312 Computer & software stores 8 7,489 1,337 50
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 65 181,102 18,642 868
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 44 131,582 14,298 676
44419 Other building material dealers 30 86,818 10,189 365
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 21 49,520 4,344 192
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 8 22,355 2,487 89
44422 Nursery & garden centers 13 27,165 1,857 103
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 96 173,236 17,300 1,322
4452 Specialty food stores 7 4,439 449 42
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 39 48,840 6,213 359
4461102 Proprietary stores 1 D D (1-19)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 3 1,965 226 16
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 55 61,998 4,236 356
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 56 39,390 4,496 434
4481 Clothing stores 34 23,861 2,663 303
44819 Other clothing stores 5 3,170 491 48
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 1 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 36 28,623 3,138 228
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 25 22,095 2,477 163
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 11 6,528 661 65
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 23 268,238 23,151 1,945
45299 All other general merchandise stores 13 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 72 69,845 8,131 560
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 17 26,644 2,207 183
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 3 D D (20-99)
4532102 Office supplies stores 3 D D (20-99)
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 35 37,366 4,122 201
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 14 28,390 2,753 104
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 17 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 25 33,064 5,749 219
4543 Direct selling establishments 16 D D (100-249)
45431 Fuel dealers 12 14,597 3,091 91
454311 Heating oil dealers 7 5,990 670 30
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 5 8,607 2,421 61
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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