1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Middlesex 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 2,785 7,364,019 720,839 39,421
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 224 1,579,563 116,209 3,431
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 153 294,347 36,572 1,513
443 Electronics & appliance stores 114 348,172 37,046 1,492
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 175 731,851 81,863 2,776
445 Food & beverage stores 550 1,218,562 131,754 8,975
446 Health & personal care stores 237 355,814 45,510 2,869
447 Gasoline stations 278 435,624 22,965 1,612
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 479 612,228 75,555 5,605
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 145 222,764 20,220 1,555
452 General merchandise stores 72 D D (5000-9999)
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 259 D D (1000-2499)
454 Nonstore retailers 99 418,402 41,069 1,703

 

 

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 2,785 7,364,019 720,839 39,421
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 224 1,579,563 116,209 3,431
4411 Automobile dealers 79 1,389,634 84,983 2,182
44111 New car dealers 49 1,331,674 82,437 2,101
44112 Used car dealers 30 57,960 2,546 81
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 11 16,832 1,821 64
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 11 16,832 1,821 64
441221 Motorcycle dealers 3 10,909 1,161 38
441222 Boat dealers 5 D D (1-19)
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 3 D D (1-19)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 134 173,097 29,405 1,185
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 98 121,764 20,882 872
44132 Tire dealers 36 51,333 8,523 313
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 153 294,347 36,572 1,513
4421 Furniture stores 68 142,829 18,710 696
4422 Home furnishings stores 85 151,518 17,862 817
44221 Floor covering stores 43 69,736 7,209 216
44229 Other home furnishings stores 42 81,782 10,653 601
442291 Window treatment stores 6 3,894 582 25
442299 All other home furnishings stores 36 77,888 10,071 576
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 114 348,172 37,046 1,492
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 61 D D (500-999)
443111 Household appliance stores 24 D D (100-249)
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 37 83,813 9,144 483
44312 Computer & software stores 45 193,354 23,113 755
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 8 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 175 731,851 81,863 2,776
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 141 710,217 79,078 2,657
44411 Home centers 9 D D (1000-2499)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 13 D D (20-99)
44413 Hardware stores 25 D D (100-249)
44419 Other building material dealers 94 422,130 50,826 1,323
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 34 21,634 2,785 119
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 9 5,179 753 34
44422 Nursery & garden centers 25 16,455 2,032 85
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 550 1,218,562 131,754 8,975
4451 Grocery stores 341 1,098,216 120,289 8,131
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 189 991,838 107,921 7,155
44512 Convenience stores 152 106,378 12,368 976
4452 Specialty food stores 85 27,242 3,613 270
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 124 93,104 7,852 574
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 237 355,814 45,510 2,869
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 121 290,034 34,488 2,173
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 114 D D (1000-2499)
4461102 Proprietary stores 7 D D (100-249)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 22 23,754 3,082 285
44613 Optical goods stores 52 21,851 4,350 226
44619 Other health & personal care stores 42 20,175 3,590 185
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 25 12,046 1,687 134
446199 All other health & personal care stores 17 8,129 1,903 51
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 278 435,624 22,965 1,612
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 45 100,082 4,399 393
44719 Other gasoline stations 233 335,542 18,566 1,219
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 479 612,228 75,555 5,605
4481 Clothing stores 280 472,520 58,353 4,462
44811 Men's clothing stores 34 67,359 10,456 385
44812 Women's clothing stores 131 125,663 14,134 1,291
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 19 41,147 3,885 304
44814 Family clothing stores 44 203,270 25,152 2,102
44815 Clothing accessories stores 22 7,136 1,061 102
44819 Other clothing stores 30 27,945 3,665 278
4482 Shoe stores 96 71,236 7,465 609
4482101 Men's shoe stores 10 5,178 795 44
4482102 Women's shoe stores 21 11,310 1,443 160
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 5 3,027 425 31
4482104 Family shoe stores 44 27,965 2,592 221
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 16 23,756 2,210 153
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 103 68,472 9,737 534
44831 Jewelry stores 97 66,986 9,489 514
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 6 1,486 248 20
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 145 222,764 20,220 1,555
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 82 136,862 12,381 957
45111 Sporting goods stores 35 42,351 4,378 358
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 13 28,782 2,636 181
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 22 13,569 1,742 177
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 34 69,650 6,147 490
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 7 D D (20-99)
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 6 D D (20-99)
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 63 85,902 7,839 598
45121 Book stores & news dealers 40 52,055 5,475 394
451211 Book stores 25 49,115 5,118 358
4512111 Book stores, general 16 D D (100-249)
4512112 Specialty book stores 1 D D (1-19)
4512113 College book stores 8 D D (100-249)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 15 2,940 357 36
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 23 33,847 2,364 204
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 72 D D (5000-9999)
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 24 726,848 74,159 5,304
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 24 740,361 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 24 740,361 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 4 D D (1000-2499)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 16 340,295 32,014 2,716
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 4 D D (1000-2499)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 48 D D (500-999)
45291 Warehouse clubs & superstores 4 D D (500-999)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 44 D D (250-499)
4529901 Variety stores 27 D D (100-249)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 1 D D (100-249)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 16 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 259 D D (1000-2499)
4531 Florists 74 18,326 3,926 269
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 98 83,624 8,213 763
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 15 42,480 3,664 258
4532101 Stationery stores 2 D D (1-19)
4532102 Office supplies stores 13 D D (100-249)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 83 41,144 4,549 505
4533 Used merchandise stores 16 3,352 597 48
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 71 D D (500-999)
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 18 19,633 2,765 188
45392 Art dealers 4 1,629 241 14
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 49 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 99 418,402 41,069 1,703
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 28 D D (500-999)
4542 Vending machine operators 19 D D (250-499)
4543 Direct selling establishments 52 172,469 14,055 540
45431 Fuel dealers 20 34,873 4,508 149
454311 Heating oil dealers 18 D D (100-249)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 2 D D (20-99)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 32 137,596 9,547 391
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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