1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Arizona
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.
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SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Retail trade 23,469 21,351 9.9 44,916,454 29,365,954 53.0 363,999 288,297 26.3 5,130,701 3,436,805 49.3
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 877 831 5.5 2,319,119 1,400,929 65.5 12,192 8,778 38.9 245,311 149,185 64.4
53 General merchandise stores 401 383 4.7 5,704,414 3,880,354 47.0 38,476 30,779 25.0 491,272 364,251 34.9
54 Food stores 2,130 2,198 -3.1 7,790,735 6,176,150 26.1 49,081 46,162 6.3 824,220 646,101 27.6
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 2,784 2,551 9.1 D 8,573,572 N (25k-49999) 32,769 N D 669,333 N
56 Apparel and accessory stores 1,850 1,990 -7.0 D 1,260,588 N (10k-24999) 14,459 N D 143,854 N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 1,949 1,683 15.8 2,459,280 1,326,027 85.5 15,598 10,052 55.2 294,436 168,462 74.8
58 Eating and drinking places 7,814 6,676 17.0 4,384,615 3,029,922 44.7 142,727 110,064 29.7 1,236,851 811,080 52.5
59 Miscellaneous retail 5,664 5,039 12.4 5,485,744 3,718,412 47.5 46,592 35,234 32.2 700,816 484,539 44.6
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. An alternate display has fewer columns.

SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Retail trade 23,469 21,351 9.9 44,916,454 29,365,954 53.0 363,999 288,297 26.3 5,130,701 3,436,805 49.3
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 877 831 5.5 2,319,119 1,400,929 65.5 12,192 8,778 38.9 245,311 149,185 64.4
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 302 274 10.2 1,546,704 944,491 63.8 7,278 5,028 44.7 152,497 90,594 68.3
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 122 131 -6.9 133,333 109,364 21.9 681 706 -3.5 14,953 12,972 15.3
525 Hardware stores 180 192 -6.2 206,598 149,086 38.6 2,142 1,683 27.3 34,095 24,290 40.4
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 125 135 -7.4 86,482 65,723 31.6 1,093 847 29.0 17,299 12,178 42.1
527 Mobile home dealers 148 99 49.5 346,002 132,265 161.6 998 514 94.2 26,467 9,151 189.2
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
53 General merchandise stores 401 383 4.7 5,704,414 3,880,354 47.0 38,476 30,779 25.0 491,272 364,251 34.9
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 171 155 10.3 D 2,846,776 N (25k-49999) 26,086 N D 298,721 N
533 Variety stores 57 72 -20.8 D 47,611 N (250-499) 680 N D 6,237 N
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 173 156 10.9 D 985,967 N (5000-9999) 4,013 N D 59,293 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
54 Food stores 2,130 2,198 -3.1 7,790,735 6,176,150 26.1 49,081 46,162 6.3 824,220 646,101 27.6
541 Grocery stores 1,631 1,709 -4.6 7,575,189 6,016,578 25.9 46,089 43,201 6.7 788,854 620,304 27.2
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 39 45 -13.3 D 20,016 N (100-249) 177 N D 2,050 N
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 14 22 -36.4 D 6,835 N (100-249) 84 N D 687 N
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 48 49 -2.0 D 14,304 N (100-249) 222 N D 2,200 N
545 Dairy products stores 16 20 -20.0 3,468 4,545 -23.7 96 120 -20.0 612 644 -5.0
546 Retail bakeries 150 193 -22.3 45,235 58,306 -22.4 1,040 1,654 -37.1 12,410 12,423 -0.1
549 Miscellaneous food stores 232 160 45.0 110,975 55,566 99.7 1,337 704 89.9 15,672 7,793 101.1
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 2,784 2,551 9.1 D 8,573,572 N (25k-49999) 32,769 N D 669,333 N
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 280 256 9.4 9,562,218 5,148,280 85.7 19,897 13,838 43.8 716,204 395,897 80.9
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 301 236 27.5 741,921 308,997 140.1 2,338 1,482 57.8 63,651 26,614 139.2
553 Auto and home supply stores 715 683 4.7 D 579,100 N (5000-9999) 5,499 N D 92,313 N
554 Gasoline service stations 1,217 1,169 4.1 3,370,078 2,194,106 53.6 12,969 10,203 27.1 182,277 121,357 50.2
555 Boat dealers 50 42 19.0 104,374 40,532 157.5 454 241 88.4 11,300 4,398 156.9
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 100 83 20.5 436,221 206,740 111.0 1,469 950 54.6 40,500 18,963 113.6
557 Motorcycle dealers 79 66 19.7 170,750 83,662 104.1 765 483 58.4 17,882 8,621 107.4
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 42 16 162.5 44,321 12,155 264.6 208 73 184.9 3,816 1,170 226.2
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
56 Apparel and accessory stores 1,850 1,990 -7.0 D 1,260,588 N (10k-24999) 14,459 N D 143,854 N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 150 183 -18.0 106,625 98,692 8.0 909 1,112 -18.3 15,093 14,129 6.8
562 Women's clothing stores 575 605 -5.0 367,248 346,193 6.1 4,080 4,823 -15.4 46,847 43,458 7.8
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 131 115 13.9 D 39,007 N (500-999) 505 N D 4,798 N
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 42 71 -40.8 42,003 28,595 46.9 466 417 11.8 4,516 3,199 41.2
565 Family clothing stores 330 312 5.8 589,604 455,303 29.5 4,913 4,435 10.8 54,315 43,257 25.6
566 Shoe stores 454 527 -13.9 306,069 244,393 25.2 2,637 2,407 9.6 34,222 27,917 22.6
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 168 177 -5.1 D 48,405 N (500-999) 760 N D 7,096 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 1,949 1,683 15.8 2,459,280 1,326,027 85.5 15,598 10,052 55.2 294,436 168,462 74.8
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 1,201 999 20.2 1,202,839 688,258 74.8 8,421 5,598 50.4 172,559 98,504 75.2
572 Household appliance stores 131 113 15.9 121,225 91,258 32.8 748 642 16.5 15,064 9,932 51.7
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 617 571 8.1 1,135,216 546,511 107.7 6,429 3,812 68.7 106,813 60,026 77.9
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
58 Eating and drinking places 7,814 6,676 17.0 4,384,615 3,029,922 44.7 142,727 110,064 29.7 1,236,851 811,080 52.5
581 Eating and drinking places 7,814 6,676 17.0 4,384,615 3,029,922 44.7 142,727 110,064 29.7 1,236,851 811,080 52.5
5812 Eating places 6,968 5,734 21.5 4,146,178 2,819,269 47.1 135,190 103,006 31.2 1,183,644 767,201 54.3
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 846 942 -10.2 238,437 210,653 13.2 7,537 7,058 6.8 53,207 43,879 21.3
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
59 Miscellaneous retail 5,664 5,039 12.4 5,485,744 3,718,412 47.5 46,592 35,234 32.2 700,816 484,539 44.6
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 348 454 -23.3 1,395,616 1,122,138 24.4 10,981 7,395 48.5 163,074 124,433 31.1
592 Liquor stores 192 204 -5.9 102,400 81,837 25.1 816 657 24.2 7,855 5,964 31.7
593 Used merchandise stores 405 314 29.0 174,847 102,258 71.0 3,137 2,171 44.5 39,468 21,022 87.7
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 2,311 2,170 6.5 1,500,944 1,059,200 41.7 15,510 12,934 19.9 203,303 144,181 41.0
596 Nonstore retailers 653 451 44.8 1,302,801 753,374 72.9 6,366 5,194 22.6 132,550 86,932 52.5
598 Fuel dealers 75 72 4.2 D 52,957 N (500-999) 483 N D 8,738 N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 1,680 1,374 22.3 D 546,648 N (5000-9999) 6,400 N D 93,269 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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Last revised: July 13, 2011