1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
New Jersey


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 34,837 79,914,892 7,926,020 420,724
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 2,819 20,476,858 1,510,550 44,951
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 2,062 2,560,237 340,608 14,601
443 Electronics & appliance stores 1,242 2,527,850 249,561 10,779
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 2,342 6,031,878 746,810 26,974
445 Food & beverage stores 6,600 15,233,274 1,685,565 109,004
446 Health & personal care stores 3,016 4,747,913 610,081 34,225
447 Gasoline stations 3,155 4,618,409 255,043 17,358
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 5,752 5,806,455 700,125 50,706
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 2,023 2,346,145 249,112 16,490
452 General merchandise stores 826 8,161,353 771,246 56,016
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 3,577 2,465,873 302,392 20,256
454 Nonstore retailers 1,423 4,938,647 504,927 19,364

 

 

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 34,837 79,914,892 7,926,020 420,724
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 2,819 20,476,858 1,510,550 44,951
4411 Automobile dealers 1,241 18,273,249 1,180,760 31,392
44111 New car dealers 777 17,674,835 1,146,273 30,075
44112 Used car dealers 464 598,414 34,487 1,317
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 273 546,711 52,464 1,920
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 34 89,728 8,147 279
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 239 456,983 44,317 1,641
441221 Motorcycle dealers 78 143,716 14,887 530
441222 Boat dealers 149 294,712 26,593 1,032
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 12 18,555 2,837 79
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 1,305 1,656,898 277,326 11,639
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 924 1,194,403 200,191 8,782
44132 Tire dealers 381 462,495 77,135 2,857
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 2,062 2,560,237 340,608 14,601
4421 Furniture stores 928 1,339,503 169,189 6,635
4422 Home furnishings stores 1,134 1,220,734 171,419 7,966
44221 Floor covering stores 523 538,967 82,020 2,695
44229 Other home furnishings stores 611 681,767 89,399 5,271
442291 Window treatment stores 92 50,590 8,100 402
442299 All other home furnishings stores 519 631,177 81,299 4,869
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 1,242 2,527,850 249,561 10,779
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 746 1,383,835 129,911 6,504
443111 Household appliance stores 272 562,668 48,601 2,161
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 474 821,167 81,310 4,343
44312 Computer & software stores 378 1,066,709 107,374 3,676
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 118 77,306 12,276 599
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 2,342 6,031,878 746,810 26,974
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 1,912 5,641,440 689,450 24,385
44411 Home centers 101 D D (5000-9999)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 231 D D (1000-2499)
44413 Hardware stores 412 309,882 48,531 2,597
44419 Other building material dealers 1,168 3,470,960 449,171 12,599
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 430 390,438 57,360 2,589
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 121 85,509 12,327 546
44422 Nursery & garden centers 309 304,929 45,033 2,043
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 6,600 15,233,274 1,685,565 109,004
4451 Grocery stores 3,845 13,184,214 1,498,139 95,635
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 2,402 12,015,313 1,365,484 84,263
44512 Convenience stores 1,443 1,168,901 132,655 11,372
4452 Specialty food stores 1,089 545,255 69,129 5,071
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 1,666 1,503,805 118,297 8,298
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 3,016 4,747,913 610,081 34,225
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 1,685 4,088,820 486,579 27,917
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 1,599 3,930,744 470,376 26,643
4461102 Proprietary stores 86 158,076 16,203 1,274
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 252 120,505 16,100 1,317
44613 Optical goods stores 546 239,258 51,434 2,383
44619 Other health & personal care stores 533 299,330 55,968 2,608
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 293 153,410 21,691 1,446
446199 All other health & personal care stores 240 145,920 34,277 1,162
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 3,155 4,618,409 255,043 17,358
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 551 999,903 46,288 3,748
44719 Other gasoline stations 2,604 3,618,506 208,755 13,610
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 5,752 5,806,455 700,125 50,706
4481 Clothing stores 3,544 4,303,853 504,557 38,836
44811 Men's clothing stores 497 485,158 62,705 3,409
44812 Women's clothing stores 1,507 1,388,853 170,150 14,322
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 314 399,415 40,396 3,370
44814 Family clothing stores 574 1,642,508 179,246 13,960
44815 Clothing accessories stores 230 67,107 11,440 935
44819 Other clothing stores 422 320,812 40,620 2,840
4482 Shoe stores 1,147 835,568 95,334 7,044
4482101 Men's shoe stores 97 53,687 7,089 375
4482102 Women's shoe stores 206 110,431 14,224 1,239
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 65 30,813 4,447 327
4482104 Family shoe stores 571 394,378 43,245 3,129
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 208 246,259 26,329 1,974
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 1,061 667,034 100,234 4,826
44831 Jewelry stores 994 621,074 94,941 4,500
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 67 45,960 5,293 326
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 2,023 2,346,145 249,112 16,490
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 1,262 1,648,192 177,349 10,924
45111 Sporting goods stores 660 655,608 82,050 4,604
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 208 333,630 39,271 2,337
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 452 321,978 42,779 2,267
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 365 781,644 64,682 4,807
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 138 67,788 11,289 764
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 99 143,152 19,328 749
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 761 697,953 71,763 5,566
45121 Book stores & news dealers 481 457,609 50,260 3,833
451211 Book stores 310 399,427 41,884 3,194
4512111 Book stores, general 212 289,710 30,700 2,314
4512112 Specialty book stores 50 19,470 2,444 250
4512113 College book stores 48 90,247 8,740 630
451212 News dealers & newsstands 171 58,182 8,376 639
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 280 240,344 21,503 1,733
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 826 8,161,353 771,246 56,016
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 232 6,201,632 638,681 46,622
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 232 6,328,539 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 232 6,328,539 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 52 D D (10k-24999)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 143 2,649,076 234,436 21,437
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 37 D D (10k-24999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 594 1,959,721 132,565 9,394
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 25 1,421,168 70,730 3,754
45299 All other general merchandise stores 569 538,553 61,835 5,640
4529901 Variety stores 349 261,822 31,611 2,696
4529902 Catalog showrooms 13 D D (1000-2499)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 207 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 3,577 2,465,873 302,392 20,256
4531 Florists 897 250,780 53,421 3,894
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 1,390 1,458,056 136,220 9,736
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 236 953,025 70,488 3,614
4532101 Stationery stores 58 20,332 2,782 184
4532102 Office supplies stores 178 932,693 67,706 3,430
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 1,154 505,031 65,732 6,122
4533 Used merchandise stores 284 90,649 16,987 1,159
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 1,006 666,388 95,764 5,467
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 296 205,268 28,030 2,052
45392 Art dealers 116 70,787 6,402 320
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 8 3,166 599 22
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 586 387,167 60,733 3,073
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 1,423 4,938,647 504,927 19,364
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 369 3,177,670 239,125 9,202
4542 Vending machine operators 181 149,142 31,458 1,297
4543 Direct selling establishments 873 1,611,835 234,344 8,865
45431 Fuel dealers 441 1,119,723 155,482 4,661
454311 Heating oil dealers 382 998,328 134,276 4,039
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 57 D D (500-999)
454319 Other fuel dealers 2 D D (1-19)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 432 492,112 78,862 4,204
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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