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.
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 20,606 -1.9 35,832,852 29.1 264,497 9.8 4,263,558 23.1
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 840 -9.5 D N (10k-24999) N D N
53 General merchandise stores 332 -5.1 3,319,051 11.7 24,621 0.4 316,262 4.5
54 Food stores 2,091 -8.0 6,011,929 10.1 47,073 6.5 685,328 12.4
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 2,360 -7.4 D N (25k-49999) N D N
56 Apparel and accessory stores 1,758 -12.3 2,069,761 16.2 17,301 -4.6 224,166 7.4
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 1,603 2.0 1,884,181 49.2 11,057 20.6 224,299 31.6
58 Eating and drinking places 6,229 5.6 D N (50k-99999) N D N
59 Miscellaneous retail 5,393 -0.8 7,424,726 36.8 46,080 18.7 941,697 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. "% 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 20,606 -1.9 35,832,852 29.1 264,497 9.8 4,263,558 23.1
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 840 -9.5 D N (10k-24999) N D N
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 284 -9.8 D N (5000-9999) N D N
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 156 -7.1 D N (500-999) N D N
525 Hardware stores 199 -21.0 191,906 17.2 1,628 7.2 32,106 16.2
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 194 4.3 188,075 39.2 1,595 18.9 32,918 33.6
527 Mobile home dealers 7 0.0 8,787 52.6 32 -22.0 2,729 105.2
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 332 -5.1 3,319,051 11.7 24,621 0.4 316,262 4.5
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 132 -9.6 2,521,114 9.7 20,588 1.0 258,513 4.2
533 Variety stores 109 0.0 D N (500-999) N D N
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 91 -4.2 D N (2500-4999) 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 2,091 -8.0 6,011,929 10.1 47,073 6.5 685,328 12.4
541 Grocery stores 1,298 -13.2 5,613,229 9.0 40,077 3.4 599,776 9.6
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 89 -21.9 D N (250-499) N D N
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 39 -15.2 24,067 -7.3 125 -42.7 2,202 -13.9
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 66 6.5 D N (250-499) N D N
545 Dairy products stores 33 -19.5 5,207 -35.3 52 -48.5 468 -43.1
546 Retail bakeries 434 5.9 229,738 56.4 5,262 41.8 63,388 50.2
549 Miscellaneous food stores 132 26.9 59,193 37.9 733 44.3 9,247 36.1
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 2,360 -7.4 D N (25k-49999) N D N
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 395 8.2 7,078,314 60.7 14,092 20.9 522,091 41.7
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 202 12.2 317,478 134.5 868 51.5 23,742 83.6
553 Auto and home supply stores 377 -5.5 D N (2500-4999) N D N
554 Gasoline service stations 1,241 -15.0 2,063,743 8.1 7,909 -4.6 120,252 -0.6
555 Boat dealers 74 4.2 113,343 49.2 431 16.2 11,428 23.7
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 18 12.5 45,790 84.5 129 40.2 3,730 81.4
557 Motorcycle dealers 46 -9.8 97,802 83.4 360 22.9 13,450 94.4
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 7 0.0 6,766 151.8 26 -3.7 976 79.1
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 1,758 -12.3 2,069,761 16.2 17,301 -4.6 224,166 7.4
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 173 -24.5 210,274 23.4 1,539 -6.1 24,485 -11.4
562 Women's clothing stores 570 -18.7 492,369 -7.0 5,253 -23.5 58,318 -7.3
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 143 7.5 89,327 31.6 859 19.6 12,252 24.9
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 102 22.9 101,376 62.5 915 28.9 10,040 75.1
565 Family clothing stores 292 12.7 888,138 31.2 6,162 13.4 84,671 28.5
566 Shoe stores 381 -25.3 242,393 1.0 2,116 -11.7 28,344 -8.9
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 97 9.0 45,884 34.4 457 20.9 6,056 7.6
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 1,603 2.0 1,884,181 49.2 11,057 20.6 224,299 31.6
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 948 -1.1 952,514 39.4 6,327 13.1 130,452 28.4
572 Household appliance stores 133 -5.0 203,240 45.0 930 26.0 24,732 45.6
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 522 10.6 728,427 65.8 3,800 34.0 69,115 33.2
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 6,229 5.6 D N (50k-99999) N D N
581 Eating and drinking places 6,229 5.6 D N (50k-99999) N D N
5812 Eating places 5,657 6.5 D N (50k-99999) N D N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 572 -2.2 115,396 -5.0 2,803 -9.8 23,936 -9.6
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 5,393 -0.8 7,424,726 36.8 46,080 18.7 941,697 32.9
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 578 -14.6 1,654,594 40.9 11,762 29.0 190,048 30.2
592 Liquor stores 728 -5.8 574,792 26.8 2,537 1.7 41,116 23.4
593 Used merchandise stores 266 18.8 104,268 57.0 1,089 47.0 17,107 66.7
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 1,703 -6.1 1,341,745 30.3 11,666 5.5 177,204 25.4
596 Nonstore retailers 484 13.6 2,157,411 45.4 7,630 16.6 228,878 38.0
598 Fuel dealers 411 -0.5 936,354 12.6 4,495 7.6 159,398 19.3
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 1,223 9.9 655,562 68.7 6,901 46.8 127,946 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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Source: 1997 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics   - Questions?
Last revised: July 13, 2011