1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Arkansas
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 15,980 7.5 21,903,527 37.5 189,643 24.7 2,241,624 37.3
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 859 4.2 D N (5000-9999) N D N
53 General merchandise stores 513 20.4 3,959,780 43.3 31,603 50.2 368,052 44.4
54 Food stores 1,857 -1.2 3,192,135 4.2 28,057 2.2 292,739 10.6
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 2,739 3.6 D N (10k-24999) N D N
56 Apparel and accessory stores 1,180 -8.3 D N (5000-9999) N D N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 1,192 18.3 D N (5000-9999) N D N
58 Eating and drinking places 3,910 15.3 D N (50k-99999) N D N
59 Miscellaneous retail 3,730 9.5 2,260,065 47.0 19,449 20.6 281,927 41.3
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 15,980 7.5 21,903,527 37.5 189,643 24.7 2,241,624 37.3
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 859 4.2 D N (5000-9999) N D N
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 345 -4.4 1,080,256 47.3 6,263 42.1 114,506 47.5
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 142 20.3 D N (500-999) N D N
525 Hardware stores 157 -6.5 100,379 26.1 948 18.8 14,159 30.3
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 112 4.7 52,238 64.4 541 24.7 6,774 35.3
527 Mobile home dealers 103 47.1 245,657 240.6 689 203.5 18,331 282.5
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 513 20.4 3,959,780 43.3 31,603 50.2 368,052 44.4
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 121 -3.2 D N (25k-49999) N D N
533 Variety stores 243 57.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 149 1.4 376,299 0.4 3,025 34.0 26,431 -0.1
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 1,857 -1.2 3,192,135 4.2 28,057 2.2 292,739 10.6
541 Grocery stores 1,583 -0.4 D N (25k-49999) N D N
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 52 -20.0 23,962 19.3 231 -2.9 2,582 24.3
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 9 -18.2 4,065 32.0 31 -11.4 349 -7.9
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 23 -8.0 D N (20-99) N D N
545 Dairy products stores 10 -23.1 841 -34.8 16 -33.3 124 21.6
546 Retail bakeries 113 -18.7 22,804 11.6 617 5.5 6,691 42.2
549 Miscellaneous food stores 67 59.5 21,227 74.1 302 69.7 3,379 191.8
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 2,739 3.6 D N (10k-24999) N D N
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 324 4.2 4,573,467 50.1 8,646 15.4 244,594 38.3
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 401 21.5 537,317 114.1 1,590 53.0 31,535 64.3
553 Auto and home supply stores 582 1.0 D N (2500-4999) N D N
554 Gasoline service stations 1,266 -2.5 1,814,839 33.4 9,646 16.6 105,593 35.2
555 Boat dealers 58 31.8 88,057 56.8 355 24.1 6,479 48.6
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 42 50.0 79,145 50.1 264 35.4 5,718 44.8
557 Motorcycle dealers 50 6.4 86,880 44.9 276 12.7 7,055 57.3
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 16 60.0 25,771 337.3 87 248.0 1,699 407.2
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 1,180 -8.3 D N (5000-9999) N D N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 96 -20.7 39,455 -10.7 540 7.4 5,933 -0.7
562 Women's clothing stores 426 -11.6 182,734 -11.1 2,379 -16.1 22,611 2.7
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 59 11.3 23,950 52.7 307 31.8 2,926 33.5
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 59 883.3 20,353 1495.1 232 759.3 1,924 866.8
565 Family clothing stores 243 9.5 300,364 52.0 3,006 26.5 31,519 36.8
566 Shoe stores 249 -12.6 121,989 16.9 1,303 5.7 14,082 15.1
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 48 0.0 D N (100-249) 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 1,192 18.3 D N (5000-9999) N D N
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 717 14.7 D N (2500-4999) N D N
572 Household appliance stores 140 30.8 76,980 56.6 590 30.5 9,501 67.1
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 335 21.4 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
58 Eating and drinking places 3,910 15.3 D N (50k-99999) N D N
581 Eating and drinking places 3,910 15.3 D N (50k-99999) N D N
5812 Eating places 3,741 16.8 D N (50k-99999) N D N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 169 -10.1 26,411 9.8 878 23.3 5,511 35.9
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 3,730 9.5 2,260,065 47.0 19,449 20.6 281,927 41.3
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 561 -5.7 656,183 40.3 4,543 14.5 80,655 35.5
592 Liquor stores 372 -4.6 258,616 19.5 1,446 9.2 17,190 17.6
593 Used merchandise stores 335 33.5 75,551 85.2 928 33.7 12,287 68.0
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 1,074 11.0 541,318 58.1 5,828 33.7 69,630 54.7
596 Nonstore retailers 272 -12.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
598 Fuel dealers 173 3.0 D N (500-999) N D N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 943 30.6 303,767 112.5 3,623 40.5 47,077 74.2
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