1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Kent County, RI


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 804 1,985,877 187,928 11,839
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 79 486,037 38,874 1,257
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 38 91,002 8,305 505
443 Electronics & appliance stores 29 70,201 4,797 242
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 66 150,159 16,213 639
445 Food & beverage stores 97 271,123 24,563 2,063
446 Health & personal care stores 54 119,076 14,477 811
447 Gasoline stations 89 113,802 7,730 580
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 137 122,157 13,738 1,126
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 67 80,655 8,010 678
452 General merchandise stores 26 374,000 37,527 3,040
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 86 D D (500-999)
454 Nonstore retailers 36 D D (250-499)

 

 

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 804 1,985,877 187,928 11,839
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 79 486,037 38,874 1,257
4411 Automobile dealers 32 420,751 30,023 881
44111 New car dealers 18 408,212 28,869 840
44112 Used car dealers 14 12,539 1,154 41
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 12 29,477 2,816 99
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 1 D D (20-99)
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 11 D D (20-99)
441221 Motorcycle dealers 4 6,898 570 26
441222 Boat dealers 7 D D (20-99)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 35 35,809 6,035 277
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 27 23,489 4,069 187
44132 Tire dealers 8 12,320 1,966 90
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 38 91,002 8,305 505
4421 Furniture stores 16 42,510 3,851 191
4422 Home furnishings stores 22 48,492 4,454 314
44221 Floor covering stores 10 6,822 1,026 46
44229 Other home furnishings stores 12 41,670 3,428 268
442299 All other home furnishings stores 11 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 29 70,201 4,797 242
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 16 D D (20-99)
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 12 11,091 1,325 64
44312 Computer & software stores 11 53,598 2,502 141
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 2 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 66 150,159 16,213 639
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 53 146,102 15,577 616
44411 Home centers 3 D D (250-499)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 12 D D (20-99)
44419 Other building material dealers 32 56,114 7,216 219
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 13 4,057 636 23
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 97 271,123 24,563 2,063
4451 Grocery stores 44 233,284 20,993 1,751
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 24 220,894 19,922 1,664
44512 Convenience stores 20 12,390 1,071 87
4452 Specialty food stores 25 6,263 921 114
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 28 31,576 2,649 198
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 54 119,076 14,477 811
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 30 106,604 12,031 677
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 27 D D (500-999)
4461102 Proprietary stores 3 D D (20-99)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 3 2,131 369 32
44613 Optical goods stores 10 6,420 1,305 67
44619 Other health & personal care stores 11 3,921 772 35
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 7 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 89 113,802 7,730 580
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 36 53,233 3,063 280
44719 Other gasoline stations 53 60,569 4,667 300
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 137 122,157 13,738 1,126
4481 Clothing stores 75 82,917 8,515 738
44811 Men's clothing stores 9 7,349 774 55
44812 Women's clothing stores 35 31,985 3,514 361
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 6 7,661 688 73
44814 Family clothing stores 9 24,985 1,891 141
44815 Clothing accessories stores 6 1,198 203 17
44819 Other clothing stores 10 9,739 1,445 91
4482 Shoe stores 30 20,729 2,404 167
4482101 Men's shoe stores 5 D D (1-19)
4482102 Women's shoe stores 6 3,661 436 35
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 1 D D (1-19)
4482104 Family shoe stores 13 9,970 1,113 80
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 5 4,241 442 31
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 32 18,511 2,819 221
44831 Jewelry stores 30 D D (100-249)
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 2 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 67 80,655 8,010 678
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 54 63,067 6,673 559
45111 Sporting goods stores 31 29,445 3,271 299
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 9 14,953 1,451 162
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 22 14,492 1,820 137
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 14 26,296 2,178 162
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 4 6,032 1,064 92
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 5 1,294 160 6
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 13 17,588 1,337 119
45121 Book stores & news dealers 5 D D (20-99)
451211 Book stores 4 D D (20-99)
4512111 Book stores, general 4 D D (20-99)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 8 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 26 374,000 37,527 3,040
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 11 307,680 31,550 2,585
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 11 313,047 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 11 313,047 N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 3 D D (500-999)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 6 D D (1000-2499)
4521103 National chain department stores (excl leased depts) 2 D D (500-999)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 15 66,320 5,977 455
45299 All other general merchandise stores 14 D D (250-499)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 9 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 86 D D (500-999)
4531 Florists 22 4,752 891 108
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 24 D D (250-499)
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 2 D D (20-99)
4532102 Office supplies stores 2 D D (20-99)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 22 29,158 3,425 317
4533 Used merchandise stores 12 D D (20-99)
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 28 D D (100-249)
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 8 6,315 834 72
45392 Art dealers 1 D D (1-19)
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 19 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 36 D D (250-499)
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 3 D D (20-99)
4543 Direct selling establishments 28 D D (100-249)
45431 Fuel dealers 16 29,828 4,094 130
454311 Heating oil dealers 14 D D (100-249)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 2 D D (20-99)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 12 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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