1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for District of Columbia
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 3,645 -5.3 D N (25k-49999) N D N
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 28 0.0 D N (500-999) N D N
53 General merchandise stores 29 -14.7 D N (1000-2499) N D N
54 Food stores 392 -8.0 D N (2500-4999) N D N
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 148 -9.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
56 Apparel and accessory stores 377 -16.0 D N (2500-4999) N D N
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 172 -13.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
58 Eating and drinking places 1,577 0.6 D N (25k-49999) N D N
59 Miscellaneous retail 922 -5.9 D N (5000-9999) N D N
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 3,645 -5.3 D N (25k-49999) N D N
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 28 0.0 D N (500-999) N D N
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 8 14.3 D N (250-499) N D N
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 5 -16.7 D N (20-99) N D N
525 Hardware stores 15 15.4 D N (100-249) N D N
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
527 Mobile home dealers 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
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 29 -14.7 D N (1000-2499) N D N
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 4 -33.3 D N (1000-2499) N D N
533 Variety stores 12 20.0 9,333 N 76 N 1,097 N
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 13 -27.8 16,712 N 108 N 2,058 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 392 -8.0 D N (2500-4999) N D N
541 Grocery stores 299 -4.2 602,927 6.5 4,143 1.6 77,304 -1.7
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 31 -3.1 52,682 6.7 312 -13.3 4,862 -3.1
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 4 100.0 669 N 19 N 141 N
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 11 -26.7 D N (20-99) N D N
545 Dairy products stores 1 -66.7 D N (1-19) N D N
546 Retail bakeries 24 -47.8 D N (100-249) N D N
549 Miscellaneous food stores 22 37.5 D N (250-499) 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
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 148 -9.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 5 -28.6 83,152 -9.2 250 -43.9 7,987 -34.3
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 14 16.7 15,042 N 37 N 781 N
553 Auto and home supply stores 19 -29.6 D N (100-249) N D N
554 Gasoline service stations 109 -6.8 215,067 4.1 854 4.8 13,896 27.6
555 Boat dealers 1 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
557 Motorcycle dealers 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
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 377 -16.0 D N (2500-4999) N D N
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 50 -16.7 50,773 -21.1 400 -18.7 6,649 -29.9
562 Women's clothing stores 115 -17.9 85,703 -36.5 954 -39.8 12,323 -32.6
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 21 -43.2 D N (100-249) N D N
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 13 -7.1 4,709 -26.7 81 2.5 677 -16.7
565 Family clothing stores 74 1.4 106,274 55.3 939 34.7 12,714 64.6
566 Shoe stores 80 -16.7 55,275 -1.3 460 -18.3 6,750 -17.6
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 24 -17.2 D N (20-99) 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 172 -13.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 95 -15.2 D N (500-999) N D N
572 Household appliance stores 3 -70.0 1,786 -79.2 30 -49.2 595 -58.9
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 74 -2.6 D N (500-999) 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 1,577 0.6 D N (25k-49999) N D N
581 Eating and drinking places 1,577 0.6 D N (25k-49999) N D N
5812 Eating places 1,512 0.7 D N (25k-49999) N D N
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 65 -8.5 58,202 36.6 1,640 37.0 18,936 48.4
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 922 -5.9 D N (5000-9999) N D N
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 94 -16.8 260,041 20.1 1,737 1.3 26,538 -6.1
592 Liquor stores 193 -8.5 173,194 6.9 887 -12.6 17,651 0.5
593 Used merchandise stores 56 0.0 D N (250-499) N D N
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 287 -10.9 D N (1000-2499) N D N
596 Nonstore retailers 57 32.6 D N (250-499) N D N
598 Fuel dealers 4 33.3 D N (20-99) N D N
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 231 1.8 111,377 16.0 1,161 4.0 25,045 17.0
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