1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Colorado
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 26,130 22,921 14.0 42,188,444 28,532,646 47.9 366,950 283,457 29.5 5,183,681 3,488,242 48.6
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,078 921 17.0 2,930,058 1,558,039 88.1 15,816 9,843 60.7 350,269 181,810 92.7
53 General merchandise stores 400 374 7.0 5,117,392 3,618,432 41.4 37,613 31,304 20.2 458,891 334,007 37.4
54 Food stores 1,870 1,768 5.8 D 5,603,150 N (25k-49999) 39,734 N D 657,294 N
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 2,965 2,799 5.9 D 7,979,569 N (25k-49999) 28,135 N D 590,104 N
56 Apparel and accessory stores 2,051 2,037 0.7 D 1,202,311 N (10k-24999) 13,755 N D 143,897 N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 2,072 1,749 18.5 D 1,543,869 N (10k-24999) 10,380 N D 187,582 N
58 Eating and drinking places 8,403 6,962 20.7 4,585,635 3,099,534 47.9 151,722 112,206 35.2 1,346,783 877,466 53.5
59 Miscellaneous retail 7,291 6,311 15.5 5,872,607 3,927,742 49.5 50,778 38,100 33.3 754,825 516,082 46.3
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. 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 26,130 22,921 14.0 42,188,444 28,532,646 47.9 366,950 283,457 29.5 5,183,681 3,488,242 48.6
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,078 921 17.0 2,930,058 1,558,039 88.1 15,816 9,843 60.7 350,269 181,810 92.7
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 466 358 30.2 2,237,885 1,161,535 92.7 10,861 6,085 78.5 252,403 121,952 107.0
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 183 176 4.0 162,260 107,272 51.3 1,055 805 31.1 24,160 15,363 57.3
525 Hardware stores 222 246 -9.8 235,577 175,837 34.0 2,419 2,095 15.5 36,999 30,473 21.4
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 116 91 27.5 97,605 52,201 87.0 896 573 56.4 17,812 8,979 98.4
527 Mobile home dealers 91 50 82.0 196,731 61,194 221.5 585 285 105.3 18,895 5,043 274.7
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 400 374 7.0 5,117,392 3,618,432 41.4 37,613 31,304 20.2 458,891 334,007 37.4
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 170 157 8.3 D 2,743,661 N (25k-49999) 25,826 N D 268,522 N
533 Variety stores 68 66 3.0 42,542 59,262 -28.2 516 823 -37.3 5,434 8,624 -37.0
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 162 151 7.3 D 815,509 N (5000-9999) 4,655 N D 56,861 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 1,870 1,768 5.8 D 5,603,150 N (25k-49999) 39,734 N D 657,294 N
541 Grocery stores 1,265 1,197 5.7 D 5,454,639 N (25k-49999) 35,987 N D 628,534 N
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 51 52 -1.9 D 23,079 N (250-499) 270 N D 3,829 N
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 15 13 15.4 6,432 5,552 15.9 36 71 -49.3 690 825 -16.4
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 88 78 12.8 26,432 15,704 68.3 454 353 28.6 4,357 2,733 59.4
545 Dairy products stores 26 42 -38.1 3,421 7,466 -54.2 70 123 -43.1 605 954 -36.6
546 Retail bakeries 215 265 -18.9 D 58,576 N (1000-2499) 2,455 N D 15,365 N
549 Miscellaneous food stores 210 121 73.6 92,497 38,134 142.6 1,155 475 143.2 14,196 5,054 180.9
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
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 2,965 2,799 5.9 D 7,979,569 N (25k-49999) 28,135 N D 590,104 N
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 324 262 23.7 8,264,839 5,024,487 64.5 16,532 12,503 32.2 601,851 363,316 65.7
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 352 284 23.9 662,862 281,362 135.6 1,769 1,128 56.8 48,304 21,041 129.6
553 Auto and home supply stores 616 621 -0.8 D 440,557 N (2500-4999) 4,130 N D 73,630 N
554 Gasoline service stations 1,458 1,459 -0.1 2,601,600 1,961,027 32.7 10,744 9,203 16.7 147,498 106,060 39.1
555 Boat dealers 38 30 26.7 68,551 34,871 96.6 316 189 67.2 7,030 r 90.2
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 62 60 3.3 235,460 142,413 65.3 638 432 47.7 19,483 11,438 70.3
557 Motorcycle dealers 65 71 -8.5 199,815 86,493 131.0 774 486 59.3 20,705 9,799 111.3
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 50 15 233.3 55,621 11,897 367.5 214 81 164.2 4,140 1,517 172.9
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
56 Apparel and accessory stores 2,051 2,037 0.7 D 1,202,311 N (10k-24999) 13,755 N D 143,897 N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 148 175 -15.4 110,712 117,747 -6.0 943 1,102 -14.4 15,380 15,738 -2.3
562 Women's clothing stores 544 605 -10.1 326,693 368,340 -11.3 3,655 4,727 -22.7 45,155 44,032 2.6
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 142 128 10.9 72,761 48,548 49.9 793 634 25.1 10,609 6,690 58.6
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 65 52 25.0 57,188 17,361 229.4 650 276 135.5 5,953 1,975 201.4
565 Family clothing stores 418 328 27.4 583,392 339,267 72.0 6,053 3,523 71.8 67,189 34,586 94.3
566 Shoe stores 473 526 -10.1 280,988 221,696 26.7 2,587 2,321 11.5 32,784 26,380 24.3
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 261 223 17.0 D 89,352 N (1000-2499) 1,172 N D 14,496 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 2,072 1,749 18.5 D 1,543,869 N (10k-24999) 10,380 N D 187,582 N
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 1,211 997 21.5 D 775,835 N (5000-9999) 5,737 N D 106,346 N
572 Household appliance stores 158 129 22.5 103,695 71,962 44.1 673 453 48.6 12,861 7,643 68.3
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 703 623 12.8 D 696,072 N (5000-9999) 4,190 N D 73,593 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
58 Eating and drinking places 8,403 6,962 20.7 4,585,635 3,099,534 47.9 151,722 112,206 35.2 1,346,783 877,466 53.5
581 Eating and drinking places 8,403 6,962 20.7 4,585,635 3,099,534 47.9 151,722 112,206 35.2 1,346,783 877,466 53.5
5812 Eating places 7,529 6,058 24.3 4,331,893 2,886,509 50.1 143,928 105,311 36.7 1,286,661 830,087 55.0
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 874 904 -3.3 253,742 213,025 19.1 7,794 6,895 13.0 60,122 47,379 26.9
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
59 Miscellaneous retail 7,291 6,311 15.5 5,872,607 3,927,742 49.5 50,778 38,100 33.3 754,825 516,082 46.3
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 374 411 -9.0 739,755 584,096 26.6 6,348 4,811 31.9 92,082 71,002 29.7
592 Liquor stores 887 772 14.9 694,663 490,015 41.8 3,748 2,900 29.2 50,139 34,189 46.7
593 Used merchandise stores 552 410 34.6 189,427 112,150 68.9 2,982 2,054 45.2 39,497 23,533 67.8
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 2,780 2,570 8.2 D 1,336,753 N (10k-24999) 15,667 N D 184,398 N
596 Nonstore retailers 711 531 33.9 1,362,370 833,349 63.5 8,077 6,027 34.0 160,835 109,764 46.5
598 Fuel dealers 119 118 0.8 D 89,433 N (500-999) 582 N D 11,228 N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 1,868 1,499 24.6 D 481,946 N (5000-9999) 6,059 N D 81,968 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