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State Data Summary:
VIRGINIA
April 2001   
Responses 242

 

Economic Impact of Crafts from Craftspeople 1999-2000

Craftspeople affiliated with a craft organization *

87.3%

2,564

Craftspeople not affiliated   * *

16.3%

499

Total estimated craftspeople

 

3,063

Average Gross sales/revenue per craftsperson

 

$56,525

Initial economic Impact

 

$173,154,241

Addition of retail markup to wholesale sales

 

53,072,043

Final Economic Impact

 

226,226,284

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

TYPE OF MATERIAL

SALES/REVENUE

INCOME

RESPONSE

Clay

$50,240

$30,736

25.1%

Enamel

$0

$0

0.0%

Fiber/Textile

$46,011

$21,209

18.3%

Glass

$49,968

$23,167

7.2%

Leather

$220,000

$215,000

0.9%

Metal

$60,755

$28,820

15.3%

Mixed Media

$52,388

$27,679

7.25

Organic Materials

$10,000

$5,333

1.3%

Paper

$28,443

$18,375

3.4%

Plastics

$27,333

$26,333

2.6%

Wood

$92,357

$29,400

14.0%

Other

$61,047

$20,549

4.7%

Overall

$57,237

$28,186

100.0%

 

Income, Work Environment, and Demographics

INCOME OF CRAFTSPEOPLE
$62,630 - Total Annual Household Income
$29,206 - (47.9%) Annual Household Income Derived
                                  from Craft-Related Activities
24.07% - Percent of Craftspeople Whose Household
                 Income is only from Craft-Related Activities
 

GROSS ANNUAL SALES/REVENUE BY DISTRIBUTION
20.9% - $32,725– Wholesale – within United States
0.2% - $4,500 - Wholesale – Export/International
8.9% - $4,473 - Consignment to Galleries
58.9% - $37.121 - Retail
11.1% - $8,117 - Other
100.00% - $56,525 - Total Sales/Revenue

SOURCES OF RETAIL SALES
25.6% - $6,900 - From Studio
52.1% - $16,615 - From Crafts Fairs
14.0% - $10,184 - From Commissions
8.3% - $2,504 - Other

LOCATION OF ANNUAL GROSS SALES/REVENUE
59.3% - Within the State
40.7% - Outside the State

PERCENT OF CRAFTSPEOPLE WITH EMPLOYEES,
PAYROLL & SUB-CONTRACT EXPENSES
13.4% - At Least One Full-time Employee
22.8% - At Least one Part-time Employee
22.8% - Some Payroll Expense
17.9% - Some Sub-contract Expense

CRAFTSPEOPLE WITH EMPLOYEES,
PAYROLL AND SUB-CONTRACT
2.85 - Number of Full-time Paid Employees
2.04 - Number of Part-time Paid Employees
2.19 - Full-time equivalent (FTE) Employees
$41,470 - Total Gross Annual Payroll of Employees
$14,263 - Annual Payroll per FTE Employee
$10,171 - Total Gross Annual Sub-Contract Expense

CRAFTSPEOPLE & STUDIO
64.5% - Work Alone in a Studio
19.2% - Work in Studio with Partner of Family
15.9% - Owner/Partner of a Studio with Paid Employees
0.4% - Employee for Craftsperson or Studio
0.0% - Contract Worker

STUDIO LOCATED IN OR
ON THE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY
82.0%

MEMBER OF CRAFT ORGANIZATION(S)
83.7%  

AGE GROUP
0.8% - Below 25
4.6% - 25-35
25.2% - 36-45
42.0% - 46-55
22.7% - 56-65
4.6% - Over 65
Mean age = 50.1

GENDER
69.8% - Female
30.2% - Male

RACE OF RESPONDENTS
1.2% - African-American
0.0% - Asian/Pacific Islander
94.6% - Caucasian
0.4% - Hispanic
0.8% - Native American
2.9% - Other

DISABLED/HANDICAPPED
3.8%

AMERICAN VETERAN
11.0%
 


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