1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Connecticut
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 20,606 21,012 -1.9 35,832,852 27,753,739 29.1 264,497 240,886 9.8 4,263,558 3,464,195 23.1
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 840 928 -9.5 D 1,449,890 N (10k-24999) 8,618 N D 195,431 N
53 General merchandise stores 332 350 -5.1 3,319,051 2,970,510 11.7 24,621 24,515 0.4 316,262 302,560 4.5
54 Food stores 2,091 2,272 -8.0 6,011,929 5,462,518 10.1 47,073 44,210 6.5 685,328 609,764 12.4
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 2,360 2,549 -7.4 D 6,927,507 N (25k-49999) 23,959 N D 575,154 N
56 Apparel and accessory stores 1,758 2,004 -12.3 2,069,761 1,781,070 16.2 17,301 18,144 -4.6 224,166 208,739 7.4
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 1,603 1,571 2.0 1,884,181 1,262,854 49.2 11,057 9,165 20.6 224,299 170,433 31.6
58 Eating and drinking places 6,229 5,899 5.6 D 2,471,393 N (50k-99999) 73,445 N D 693,451 N
59 Miscellaneous retail 5,393 5,439 -0.8 7,424,726 5,427,997 36.8 46,080 38,830 18.7 941,697 708,663 32.9
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 20,606 21,012 -1.9 35,832,852 27,753,739 29.1 264,497 240,886 9.8 4,263,558 3,464,195 23.1
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 840 928 -9.5 D 1,449,890 N (10k-24999) 8,618 N D 195,431 N
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 284 315 -9.8 D 1,055,179 N (5000-9999) 4,982 N D 125,839 N
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 156 168 -7.1 D 90,049 N (500-999) 734 N D 15,978 N
525 Hardware stores 199 252 -21.0 191,906 163,763 17.2 1,628 1,519 7.2 32,106 27,639 16.2
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 194 186 4.3 188,075 135,139 39.2 1,595 1,342 18.9 32,918 24,645 33.6
527 Mobile home dealers 7 7 0.0 8,787 5,760 52.6 32 41 -22.0 2,729 1,330 105.2
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 332 350 -5.1 3,319,051 2,970,510 11.7 24,621 24,515 0.4 316,262 302,560 4.5
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 132 146 -9.6 2,521,114 2,297,509 9.7 20,588 20,385 1.0 258,513 248,086 4.2
533 Variety stores 109 109 0.0 D 73,619 N (500-999) 905 N D 9,869 N
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 91 95 -4.2 D 599,382 N (2500-4999) 3,225 N D 44,605 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 2,091 2,272 -8.0 6,011,929 5,462,518 10.1 47,073 44,210 6.5 685,328 609,764 12.4
541 Grocery stores 1,298 1,495 -13.2 5,613,229 5,151,889 9.0 40,077 38,763 3.4 599,776 547,006 9.6
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 89 114 -21.9 D 72,323 N (250-499) 530 N D 7,486 N
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 39 46 -15.2 24,067 25,974 -7.3 125 218 -42.7 2,202 2,557 -13.9
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 66 62 6.5 D 14,483 N (250-499) 380 N D 2,909 N
545 Dairy products stores 33 41 -19.5 5,207 8,048 -35.3 52 101 -48.5 468 822 -43.1
546 Retail bakeries 434 410 5.9 229,738 146,886 56.4 5,262 3,710 41.8 63,388 42,192 50.2
549 Miscellaneous food stores 132 104 26.9 59,193 42,915 37.9 733 508 44.3 9,247 6,792 36.1
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 2,360 2,549 -7.4 D 6,927,507 N (25k-49999) 23,959 N D 575,154 N
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 395 365 8.2 7,078,314 4,405,345 60.7 14,092 11,660 20.9 522,091 368,327 41.7
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 202 180 12.2 317,478 135,400 134.5 868 573 51.5 23,742 12,931 83.6
553 Auto and home supply stores 377 399 -5.5 D 321,684 N (2500-4999) 2,649 N D 54,218 N
554 Gasoline service stations 1,241 1,460 -15.0 2,063,743 1,908,264 8.1 7,909 8,294 -4.6 120,252 120,919 -0.6
555 Boat dealers 74 71 4.2 113,343 75,981 49.2 431 371 16.2 11,428 9,238 23.7
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 18 16 12.5 45,790 24,815 84.5 129 92 40.2 3,730 2,056 81.4
557 Motorcycle dealers 46 51 -9.8 97,802 53,331 83.4 360 293 22.9 13,450 6,920 94.4
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 7 7 0.0 6,766 2,687 151.8 26 27 -3.7 976 545 79.1
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
56 Apparel and accessory stores 1,758 2,004 -12.3 2,069,761 1,781,070 16.2 17,301 18,144 -4.6 224,166 208,739 7.4
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 173 229 -24.5 210,274 170,430 23.4 1,539 1,639 -6.1 24,485 27,645 -11.4
562 Women's clothing stores 570 701 -18.7 492,369 529,437 -7.0 5,253 6,869 -23.5 58,318 62,940 -7.3
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 143 133 7.5 89,327 67,856 31.6 859 718 19.6 12,252 9,808 24.9
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 102 83 22.9 101,376 62,379 62.5 915 710 28.9 10,040 5,734 75.1
565 Family clothing stores 292 259 12.7 888,138 676,921 31.2 6,162 5,433 13.4 84,671 65,879 28.5
566 Shoe stores 381 510 -25.3 242,393 239,914 1.0 2,116 2,397 -11.7 28,344 31,106 -8.9
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 97 89 9.0 45,884 34,133 34.4 457 378 20.9 6,056 5,627 7.6
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 1,603 1,571 2.0 1,884,181 1,262,854 49.2 11,057 9,165 20.6 224,299 170,433 31.6
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 948 959 -1.1 952,514 683,297 39.4 6,327 5,592 13.1 130,452 101,566 28.4
572 Household appliance stores 133 140 -5.0 203,240 140,125 45.0 930 738 26.0 24,732 16,991 45.6
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 522 472 10.6 728,427 439,432 65.8 3,800 2,835 34.0 69,115 51,876 33.2
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
58 Eating and drinking places 6,229 5,899 5.6 D 2,471,393 N (50k-99999) 73,445 N D 693,451 N
581 Eating and drinking places 6,229 5,899 5.6 D 2,471,393 N (50k-99999) 73,445 N D 693,451 N
5812 Eating places 5,657 5,314 6.5 D 2,349,860 N (50k-99999) 70,336 N D 666,964 N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 572 585 -2.2 115,396 121,533 -5.0 2,803 3,109 -9.8 23,936 26,487 -9.6
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 5,393 5,439 -0.8 7,424,726 5,427,997 36.8 46,080 38,830 18.7 941,697 708,663 32.9
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 578 677 -14.6 1,654,594 1,174,718 40.9 11,762 9,115 29.0 190,048 145,929 30.2
592 Liquor stores 728 773 -5.8 574,792 453,148 26.8 2,537 2,495 1.7 41,116 33,325 23.4
593 Used merchandise stores 266 224 18.8 104,268 66,406 57.0 1,089 741 47.0 17,107 10,261 66.7
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 1,703 1,813 -6.1 1,341,745 1,029,349 30.3 11,666 11,057 5.5 177,204 141,279 25.4
596 Nonstore retailers 484 426 13.6 2,157,411 1,484,048 45.4 7,630 6,543 16.6 228,878 165,841 38.0
598 Fuel dealers 411 413 -0.5 936,354 831,714 12.6 4,495 4,179 7.6 159,398 133,665 19.3
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 1,223 1,113 9.9 655,562 388,614 68.7 6,901 4,700 46.8 127,946 78,363 63.3
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