1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Essex County, NJ


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 2,819 4,518,098 512,920 27,068
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 210 923,326 78,428 2,461
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 131 156,778 23,056 877
443 Electronics & appliance stores 96 74,394 10,166 437
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 174 335,395 50,708 1,474
445 Food & beverage stores 627 1,091,479 121,059 8,147
446 Health & personal care stores 299 429,085 56,554 3,338
447 Gasoline stations 244 264,701 15,918 967
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 491 452,137 56,881 3,882
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 154 133,177 15,168 1,011
452 General merchandise stores 54 353,713 40,761 2,478
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 225 119,293 17,172 1,090
454 Nonstore retailers 114 184,620 27,049 906

 

 

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 2,819 4,518,098 512,920 27,068
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 210 923,326 78,428 2,461
4411 Automobile dealers 93 747,678 52,412 1,436
44111 New car dealers 45 692,099 49,431 1,325
44112 Used car dealers 48 55,579 2,981 111
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 5 11,453 1,584 45
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 5 11,453 1,584 45
441221 Motorcycle dealers 5 11,453 1,584 45
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 112 164,195 24,432 980
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 83 137,307 18,981 806
44132 Tire dealers 29 26,888 5,451 174
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 131 156,778 23,056 877
4421 Furniture stores 75 97,306 15,260 627
4422 Home furnishings stores 56 59,472 7,796 250
44221 Floor covering stores 29 50,497 6,690 187
44229 Other home furnishings stores 27 8,975 1,106 63
442299 All other home furnishings stores 23 8,311 999 59
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 96 74,394 10,166 437
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 72 56,369 7,420 298
443111 Household appliance stores 22 28,481 2,698 88
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 50 27,888 4,722 210
44312 Computer & software stores 14 14,715 1,930 93
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 10 3,310 816 46
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 174 335,395 50,708 1,474
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 155 323,247 48,668 1,411
44411 Home centers 7 D D (100-249)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 18 26,206 3,546 142
44413 Hardware stores 34 D D (100-249)
44419 Other building material dealers 96 263,975 40,254 937
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 19 12,148 2,040 63
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 7 4,345 620 27
44422 Nursery & garden centers 12 7,803 1,420 36
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 627 1,091,479 121,059 8,147
4451 Grocery stores 343 919,074 105,811 7,073
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 255 888,225 102,532 6,860
44512 Convenience stores 88 30,849 3,279 213
4452 Specialty food stores 96 46,260 5,366 380
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 188 126,145 9,882 694
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 299 429,085 56,554 3,338
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 186 385,955 46,497 2,880
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 171 378,356 45,441 2,817
4461102 Proprietary stores 15 7,599 1,056 63
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 29 D D (20-99)
44613 Optical goods stores 46 19,372 5,851 221
44619 Other health & personal care stores 38 D D (100-249)
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 22 D D (20-99)
446199 All other health & personal care stores 16 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 244 264,701 15,918 967
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 39 38,395 1,779 124
44719 Other gasoline stations 205 226,306 14,139 843
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 491 452,137 56,881 3,882
4481 Clothing stores 322 318,765 38,958 2,975
44811 Men's clothing stores 61 41,523 6,100 356
44812 Women's clothing stores 145 121,665 14,996 1,311
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 31 42,172 4,981 384
44814 Family clothing stores 40 89,614 9,163 657
44815 Clothing accessories stores 16 2,981 644 40
44819 Other clothing stores 29 20,810 3,074 227
4482 Shoe stores 87 73,300 8,678 552
4482101 Men's shoe stores 9 8,197 1,041 39
4482102 Women's shoe stores 10 7,503 951 66
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 6 2,257 345 25
4482104 Family shoe stores 45 36,848 4,477 279
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 17 18,495 1,864 143
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 82 60,072 9,245 355
44831 Jewelry stores 81 D D (250-499)
44832 Luggage & leather goods 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 154 133,177 15,168 1,011
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 77 66,325 7,358 433
45111 Sporting goods stores 36 28,967 3,227 204
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 18 19,907 2,183 135
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 18 9,060 1,044 69
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 17 30,100 2,377 161
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 18 D D (20-99)
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 6 D D (1-19)
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 77 66,852 7,810 578
45121 Book stores & news dealers 56 56,889 6,693 486
451211 Book stores 32 37,783 3,707 238
4512111 Book stores, general 18 18,528 1,942 134
4512112 Specialty book stores 4 D D (1-19)
4512113 College book stores 10 D D (20-99)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 24 19,106 2,986 248
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 21 9,963 1,117 92
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 54 353,713 40,761 2,478
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 7 309,154 34,574 2,012
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 7 315,134 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 7 315,134 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 4 D D (1000-2499)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 1 D D (250-499)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 47 44,559 6,187 466
45299 All other general merchandise stores 47 44,559 6,187 466
4529901 Variety stores 29 34,857 4,520 332
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 18 9,702 1,667 134
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 225 119,293 17,172 1,090
4531 Florists 58 19,777 4,345 255
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 83 57,718 6,419 472
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 22 32,219 3,054 152
4532101 Stationery stores 6 D D (1-19)
4532102 Office supplies stores 16 D D (100-249)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 61 25,499 3,365 320
4533 Used merchandise stores 25 6,620 1,167 90
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 59 35,178 5,241 273
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 18 9,173 1,629 123
45392 Art dealers 10 2,780 417 18
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 31 23,225 3,195 132
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 114 184,620 27,049 906
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 21 43,953 10,270 288
4542 Vending machine operators 14 5,802 1,079 55
4543 Direct selling establishments 79 134,865 15,700 563
45431 Fuel dealers 36 100,496 10,500 308
454311 Heating oil dealers 36 100,496 10,500 308
45439 Other direct selling establishments 43 34,369 5,200 255
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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