1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Providence 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 2,163 3,663,734 374,580 22,850
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 222 818,792 65,189 2,198
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 101 71,006 10,901 546
443 Electronics & appliance stores 76 59,153 7,355 387
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 146 223,094 29,469 1,131
445 Food & beverage stores 429 849,861 79,588 6,510
446 Health & personal care stores 164 345,517 41,988 2,518
447 Gasoline stations 254 327,413 19,509 1,389
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 267 221,834 25,585 2,040
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 105 65,344 7,872 578
452 General merchandise stores 59 281,811 38,434 2,920
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 210 82,421 13,018 1,028
454 Nonstore retailers 130 317,488 35,672 1,605

 

 

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 2,163 3,663,734 374,580 22,850
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 222 818,792 65,189 2,198
4411 Automobile dealers 126 703,639 45,376 1,402
44111 New car dealers 41 621,491 40,213 1,175
44112 Used car dealers 85 82,148 5,163 227
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 6 18,742 1,890 57
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 2 D D (1-19)
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 4 D D (20-99)
441221 Motorcycle dealers 1 D D (20-99)
441222 Boat dealers 3 D D (20-99)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 90 96,411 17,923 739
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 66 71,332 12,200 559
44132 Tire dealers 24 25,079 5,723 180
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 101 71,006 10,901 546
4421 Furniture stores 42 34,953 4,849 227
4422 Home furnishings stores 59 36,053 6,052 319
44221 Floor covering stores 33 17,231 3,259 126
44229 Other home furnishings stores 26 18,822 2,793 193
442291 Window treatment stores 4 2,959 699 29
442299 All other home furnishings stores 22 15,863 2,094 164
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 76 59,153 7,355 387
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 51 46,316 4,653 273
443111 Household appliance stores 16 9,271 819 52
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 35 37,045 3,834 221
44312 Computer & software stores 21 11,346 2,456 103
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 4 1,491 246 11
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 146 223,094 29,469 1,131
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 130 216,648 28,581 1,095
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 19 D D (20-99)
44413 Hardware stores 30 21,449 3,547 240
44419 Other building material dealers 78 176,157 22,540 725
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 16 6,446 888 36
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 7 3,816 523 18
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 429 849,861 79,588 6,510
4451 Grocery stores 211 716,676 67,744 5,492
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 126 664,226 63,617 5,066
44512 Convenience stores 85 52,450 4,127 426
4452 Specialty food stores 82 41,539 5,400 509
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 136 91,646 6,444 509
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 164 345,517 41,988 2,518
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 110 320,450 36,371 2,303
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 102 D D (1000-2499)
4461102 Proprietary stores 8 D D (100-249)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 7 1,795 278 26
44613 Optical goods stores 24 4,260 1,070 48
44619 Other health & personal care stores 23 19,012 4,269 141
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 9 4,055 578 36
446199 All other health & personal care stores 14 14,957 3,691 105
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 254 327,413 19,509 1,389
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 118 181,529 10,279 822
44719 Other gasoline stations 136 145,884 9,230 567
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 267 221,834 25,585 2,040
4481 Clothing stores 159 163,781 17,959 1,565
44811 Men's clothing stores 28 12,036 1,860 115
44812 Women's clothing stores 73 68,198 8,019 750
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores 3 3,305 293 22
44814 Family clothing stores 27 68,960 6,230 553
44815 Clothing accessories stores 7 1,595 238 27
44819 Other clothing stores 21 9,687 1,319 98
4482 Shoe stores 34 17,638 1,925 137
4482101 Men's shoe stores 3 D D (1-19)
4482102 Women's shoe stores 4 D D (1-19)
4482104 Family shoe stores 25 12,702 1,311 108
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 2 D D (1-19)
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 74 40,415 5,701 338
44831 Jewelry stores 70 D D (250-499)
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 4 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 105 65,344 7,872 578
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 61 35,991 4,623 298
45111 Sporting goods stores 30 20,228 2,145 126
4511101 General-line sporting goods stores 8 7,277 769 38
4511102 Specialty-line sporting goods stores 22 12,951 1,376 88
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 13 6,843 769 67
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 10 2,687 454 31
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 8 6,233 1,255 74
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 44 29,353 3,249 280
45121 Book stores & news dealers 22 22,415 2,606 211
451211 Book stores 21 D D (100-249)
4512111 Book stores, general 13 13,199 1,808 135
4512112 Specialty book stores 2 D D (1-19)
4512113 College book stores 6 D D (20-99)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 22 6,938 643 69
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 59 281,811 38,434 2,920
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 14 197,500 31,554 2,351
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 14 202,250 N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 14 202,250 N N
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 13 D D (1000-2499)
4529 Other general merchandise stores 45 84,311 6,880 569
45299 All other general merchandise stores 44 D D (250-499)
4529901 Variety stores 25 D D (100-249)
4529903 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 19 24,276 3,129 247
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 210 82,421 13,018 1,028
4531 Florists 64 14,167 3,135 280
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 66 35,175 4,116 342
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 13 21,855 2,132 124
4532101 Stationery stores 5 D D (1-19)
4532102 Office supplies stores 8 D D (100-249)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 53 13,320 1,984 218
4533 Used merchandise stores 26 6,766 1,859 185
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 54 26,313 3,908 221
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 14 7,738 1,349 106
45392 Art dealers 2 D D (1-19)
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 37 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 130 317,488 35,672 1,605
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 17 168,332 12,853 615
4542 Vending machine operators 18 D D (20-99)
4543 Direct selling establishments 95 D D (500-999)
45431 Fuel dealers 68 130,943 18,192 702
454311 Heating oil dealers 67 D D (500-999)
45439 Other direct selling establishments 27 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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