1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Retail Trade

Delaware
Includes only firms subject to federal income tax. Nonemployers are businesses with no paid employees. Introductory text includes scope and methodology. More detail is available for employers. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
NAICS
code
Description All taxable firms Nonemployers Employers
Establish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Establish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Establish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
44-45 Retail trade 8,477 8,391,227 4,741 154,257 3,736 8,236,970
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 611 2,121,452 244 20,458 367 2,100,994
4411 Automobile dealers 310 1,876,434 144 13,022 166 1,863,412
44112 Used car dealers 231 124,255 144 13,022 87 111,233
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers N N D D 49 96,583
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers N N D D 9 21,708
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers N N D D 40 74,875
441221 Motorcycle dealers N N D D 11 28,270
441222 Boat dealers 32 42,264 7 378 25 41,886
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 38 7,538 34 2,819 4 4,719
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores N N D D 152 140,999
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 354 354,176 107 6,306 247 347,870
4421 Furniture stores 154 205,209 48 2,478 106 202,731
4422 Home furnishings stores 200 148,967 59 3,828 141 145,139
443 Electronics & appliance stores 202 331,220 52 2,459 150 328,761
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 127 170,422 29 1,194 98 169,228
443111 Household appliance stores N N D D 37 56,674
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores N N D D 61 112,554
44312 Computer & software stores N N D D 38 146,823
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores N N D D 14 12,710
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 366 818,802 62 4,378 304 814,424
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 270 698,727 44 2,796 226 695,931
44411 Home centers N N D D 12 187,546
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores N N D D 26 23,336
44413 Hardware stores 50 30,113 13 1,232 37 28,881
44419 Other building material dealers N N D D 151 456,168
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 96 120,075 18 1,582 78 118,493
445 Food & beverage stores 835 1,352,920 224 21,167 611 1,331,753
4451 Grocery stores 371 1,117,804 85 7,953 286 1,109,851
4452 Specialty food stores 189 54,324 104 7,037 85 47,287
44521 Meat markets N N 13 689 N N
44522 Fish & seafood markets N N 8 601 N N
44523 Fruit & vegetable markets N N 22 1,603 N N
44529 Other specialty food stores N N 61 4,144 N N
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 275 180,792 35 6,177 240 174,615
446 Health & personal care stores 405 425,341 142 1,973 263 423,368
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores N N D D 137 370,848
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 99 14,468 71 797 28 13,671
44613 Optical goods stores N N D D 53 20,561
44619 Other health & personal care stores 104 19,160 59 872 45 18,288
447 Gasoline stations 330 463,472 13 2,890 317 460,582
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 670 470,363 170 8,680 500 461,683
4481 Clothing stores 445 323,722 127 5,807 318 317,915
44811 Men's clothing stores N N D D 38 36,676
44812 Women's clothing stores 147 95,698 27 2,374 120 93,324
44813 Children's & infants' clothing stores N N D D 19 19,645
44814 Family clothing stores 92 128,221 21 413 71 127,808
44815 Clothing accessories stores 47 6,847 28 1,276 19 5,571
44819 Other clothing stores 91 36,209 40 1,318 51 34,891
4482 Shoe stores 101 81,104 7 386 94 80,718
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 124 65,537 36 2,487 88 63,050
44831 Jewelry stores N N D D 82 59,172
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores N N D D 6 3,878
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 502 254,409 247 9,935 255 244,474
45111 Sporting goods stores 155 69,893 59 2,940 96 66,953
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 100 77,036 59 1,880 41 75,156
45113 Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores 56 12,137 34 1,044 22 11,093
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 33 13,500 19 395 14 13,105
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 158 81,843 76 3,676 82 78,167
45121 Book stores & news dealers 118 57,042 62 2,752 56 54,290
451211 Book stores 69 44,757 28 1,703 41 43,054
451212 News dealers & newsstands 49 12,285 34 1,049 15 11,236
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 40 24,801 14 924 26 23,877
452 General merchandise stores 182 1,112,323 62 4,296 120 1,108,027
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,452 330,637 1,000 35,593 452 295,044
4531 Florists 122 23,714 43 880 79 22,834
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 340 115,747 186 6,160 154 109,587
45321 Office supplies & stationery stores 27 53,177 10 392 17 52,785
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 313 62,570 176 5,768 137 56,802
4533 Used merchandise stores 292 19,805 243 6,202 49 13,603
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 698 171,371 528 22,351 170 149,020
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 60 20,999 26 1,875 34 19,124
45392 Art dealers 65 11,216 44 1,401 21 9,815
45393 Manufactured (mobile) home dealers 50 61,464 13 745 37 60,719
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 523 77,692 445 18,330 78 59,362
454 Nonstore retailers 2,568 356,112 2,418 36,122 150 319,990
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 162 100,710 140 2,597 22 98,113
4542 Vending machine operators 111 40,058 81 1,224 30 38,834
4543 Direct selling establishments 2,295 215,344 2,197 32,301 98 183,043
45431 Fuel dealers N N D D 54 150,107
45439 Other direct selling establishments N N D D 44 32,936
D Withheld to avoid disclosure;   N Not available; S Withheld because data do not meet publication standards;   W Wholesale receipts for nonemployers are not comparable to wholesale sales for employers;   X Industry not in scope of Economic Census for employers;   t Total does not include employer data for out-of-scope industries;   r revised subsequent to initial publication

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Source: 1997 Economic Census:   Nonemployer Statistics and Geographic Area Series (for employers)

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