The auto dealership retail sector includes dealerships selling new and used automobiles, as well as the dealers of other motor vehicles such as recreational vehicles, motorcycles, boats, and all-terrain vehicles. CEDBR, as part of research on Kansas’ retail sector gaps, has analyzed sales in the auto dealership retail sector in every county throughout Kansas.

  • Eleven Kansas counties were identified as not having any establishments classified as auto dealerships in the dataset, which could indicate either a lack of auto dealerships in those areas, or establishments classified in another retail business sector also selling automobiles or other motor vehicles in those areas. All of these counties have a population less than 10,000 people.

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