1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Alaska
1987 SIC Basis: Retail Trade

 
Retail Trade by Major Group (2-digit SIC)
Includes only establishments with payroll. Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. Detail may not add to total because of rounding. Introductory text includes scope and methodology.
For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

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SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Retail trade 4,090 10.8 6,598,019 32.4 46,235 17.1 837,287 24.8
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 147 11.4 476,422 65.3 1,899 39.3 56,403 49.4
53 General merchandise stores 138 12.2 1,249,522 77.6 6,896 107.0 116,327 84.1
54 Food stores 362 -3.2 D N (5000-9999) N D N
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 445 12.7 D N (5000-9999) N D N
56 Apparel and accessory stores 263 -10.5 D N (1000-2499) N D N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 219 -1.4 D N (1000-2499) N D N
58 Eating and drinking places 1,323 15.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
59 Miscellaneous retail 1,193 18.6 893,264 29.4 6,479 23.7 111,710 26.5
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

Retail Trade by Industry (4-digit SIC)
Includes only establishments with payroll. Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. Detail may not add to total because of rounding. Introductory text includes scope and methodology.
For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Retail trade 4,090 10.8 6,598,019 32.4 46,235 17.1 837,287 24.8
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 147 11.4 476,422 65.3 1,899 39.3 56,403 49.4
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 76 10.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 19 5.6 D N (100-249) N D N
525 Hardware stores 35 2.9 57,144 33.4 342 35.2 7,321 23.9
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 13 62.5 D N (20-99) N D N
527 Mobile home dealers 4 33.3 5,536 N 22 N 399 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
53 General merchandise stores 138 12.2 1,249,522 77.6 6,896 107.0 116,327 84.1
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 19 90.0 D N (2500-4999) N D N
533 Variety stores 14 0.0 13,673 -13.6 119 -22.2 2,090 -16.7
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 105 6.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
54 Food stores 362 -3.2 D N (5000-9999) N D N
541 Grocery stores 297 -2.0 D N (5000-9999) N D N
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 17 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 4 33.3 D N (1-19) N D N
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 9 28.6 2,321 98.9 36 5.9 446 45.8
545 Dairy products stores 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
546 Retail bakeries 18 -35.7 D N (100-249) N D N
549 Miscellaneous food stores 17 13.3 9,167 64.7 119 52.6 1,650 60.0
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 445 12.7 D N (5000-9999) N D N
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 39 8.3 922,792 51.7 2,227 21.8 86,247 33.5
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 20 42.9 44,337 234.9 122 183.7 4,285 337.2
553 Auto and home supply stores 74 5.7 D N (500-999) N D N
554 Gasoline service stations 228 11.8 379,530 32.5 1,580 25.2 27,943 31.2
555 Boat dealers 42 5.0 63,587 38.0 234 32.2 6,791 51.4
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 9 0.0 45,142 116.8 96 29.7 3,161 69.2
557 Motorcycle dealers 7 -30.0 20,399 12.0 81 15.7 2,100 36.4
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 26 85.7 51,014 153.3 150 183.0 3,931 156.6
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
56 Apparel and accessory stores 263 -10.5 D N (1000-2499) N D N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 28 -33.3 27,690 -9.9 191 -15.1 3,687 -4.6
562 Women's clothing stores 63 -30.0 24,367 -35.1 231 -63.3 2,817 -32.2
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 27 50.0 D N (100-249) N D N
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 8 -33.3 2,201 -27.3 28 -37.8 256 -32.3
565 Family clothing stores 51 4.1 131,189 -4.0 1,170 24.1 16,656 2.6
566 Shoe stores 73 12.3 28,326 -5.5 265 -21.8 2,878 -30.8
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 13 -23.5 D N (20-99) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 219 -1.4 D N (1000-2499) N D N
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 115 -10.2 D N (500-999) N D N
572 Household appliance stores 10 0.0 6,940 -11.9 38 -28.3 1,004 23.6
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 94 11.9 124,673 94.6 664 36.9 12,899 45.6
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
58 Eating and drinking places 1,323 15.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
581 Eating and drinking places 1,323 15.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5812 Eating places 1,098 20.0 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 225 -3.0 83,231 -9.1 1,677 -2.4 23,269 4.6
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
59 Miscellaneous retail 1,193 18.6 893,264 29.4 6,479 23.7 111,710 26.5
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 40 -13.0 78,270 -49.4 441 -48.8 10,512 -43.1
592 Liquor stores 125 -5.3 118,370 6.3 654 12.0 10,941 11.6
593 Used merchandise stores 76 43.4 23,300 70.7 374 45.0 5,470 58.8
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 574 16.7 D N (2500-4999) N D N
596 Nonstore retailers 74 42.3 34,149 9.4 437 75.5 6,086 8.8
598 Fuel dealers 67 28.8 181,128 123.8 533 83.8 15,585 105.6
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 237 32.4 D N (1000-2499) N D N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure
$$ 1992 sales data include sales from catalog order desks. 1997 sales data exclude sales from catalog order desks.

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Source: 1997 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics   - Questions?
Last revised: July 13, 2011