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State Data Summary:
VERMONT
April 2001   
Responses 225

 



 

Economic Impact of Crafts from Craftspeople 1999-2000

Craftspeople affiliated with a craft organization *

81.5%

2,542

Craftspeople not affiliated   * *

18.5%

577

Total estimated craftspeople

 

3,119

Average Gross sales/revenue per craftsperson

 

$69,068

Initial economic Impact

 

$215,424,363

Addition of retail markup to wholesale sales

 

107,803,120

Final Economic Impact

 

323,227,483

 
  SALES/REVENUE (before expenses) and
  INCOME (after expenses) BY CRAFT MEDIUM

TYPE OF MATERIAL

SALES/REVENUE

INCOME

RESPONSE

Clay

$72,890

$18,756

19.8%

Enamel

$36,000

$20,000

0.5%

Fiber/Textile

$54,269

$20,295

21.2%

Glass

$145,864

$41,100

5.2%

Leather

$1,500

$1,500

0.5%

Metal

$76,355

$31,530

14.6%

Mixed Media

$175,738

$15,054

6.6%

Organic Materials

$15,533

$11,667

1.4%

Paper

$46,874

$24,336

6.1%

Plastics

$83,793

$31,667

1.4%

Wood

$55,545

$27,665

19.8%

Other

$41,250

$35,400

2.8%

Overall

$72,927

$24,652

100.0%

 

Income, Work Environment, and Demographics

INCOME OF CRAFTSPEOPLE
$52,117 - Total Annual Household Income
$28,477 - (34.9%) Annual Household Income Derived
                                  from Craft-Related Activities
20.27% - Percent of Craftspeople Whose Household
                 Income is only from Craft-Related Activities

GROSS ANNUAL SALES/REVENUE BY DISTRIBUTION
23.9% - $67,041– Wholesale – within United States
0.3% - $6,500 - Wholesale – Export/International
13.5% - $8,052 - Consignment to Galleries
54.1% - $30,245 - Retail
8.1% - $12,166 - Other
100.00% - $69,068 - Total Sales/Revenue

SOURCES OF RETAIL SALES
33.3% - $13,620 - From Studio
40.3% - $10,797 - From Crafts Fairs
19.3% - $3,881 - From Commissions
7.1% - $2,213 - Other
 

LOCATION OF ANNUAL GROSS SALES/REVENUE
56.0% - Within the State
44.0% - Outside the State

PERCENT OF CRAFTSPEOPLE WITH EMPLOYEES,
PAYROLL & SUB-CONTRACT EXPENSES
14.2% - At Least One Full-time Employee
21.8% - At Least one Part-time Employee
21.8% - Some Payroll Expense
15.6% - Some Sub-contract Expense

CRAFTSPEOPLE WITH EMPLOYEES,
PAYROLL AND SUB-CONTRACT
4.47 - Number of Full-time Paid Employees
1.69 - Number of Part-time Paid Employees
3.13 - Full-time equivalent (FTE) Employees
$72,417 - Total Gross Annual Payroll of Employees
$16,234 - Annual Payroll per FTE Employee
$19,969 - Total Gross Annual Sub-Contract Expense

CRAFTSPEOPLE & STUDIO
67.4% - Work Alone in a Studio
14.7% - Work in Studio with Partner of Family
17.0% - Owner/Partner of a Studio with Paid Employees
0.5% - Employee for Craftsperson or Studio
0.5% - Contract Worker

STUDIO LOCATED IN OR ON THE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY
78.7%

MEMBER OF CRAFT ORGANIZATION(S)
81.5%  

AGE GROUP
0.0% - Below 25
6.3% - 25-35
28.3% - 36-45
43.1% - 46-55
16.6% - 56-65
5.8% - Over 65
Mean age = 49.3

GENDER
57.7% - Female
42.3% - Male
 

RACE OF RESPONDENTS
0.0% - African-American
0.0% - Asian/Pacific Islander
93.2% - Caucasian
0.9% - Hispanic
1.8% - Native American
4.1% - Other

DISABLED/HANDICAPPED
2.8%

AMERICAN VETERAN10.2%

 


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