1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Georgia
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 44,037 40,934 7.6 74,096,020 49,940,017 48.4 630,376 509,283 23.8 8,458,918 5,809,323 45.6
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,985 1,877 5.8 5,146,665 2,791,485 84.4 26,322 17,742 48.4 542,219 306,360 77.0
53 General merchandise stores 1,157 1,107 4.5 9,302,759 6,612,794 40.7 74,124 61,574 20.4 894,317 671,079 33.3
54 Food stores 4,895 4,737 3.3 11,971,380 9,331,237 28.3 100,453 82,915 21.2 1,187,942 890,073 33.5
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 6,400 6,200 3.2 24,262,083 14,869,506 63.2 68,996 54,654 26.2 1,708,611 1,082,678 57.8
56 Apparel and accessory stores 3,774 3,927 -3.9 3,566,143 2,614,928 36.4 33,627 30,030 12.0 396,988 299,644 32.5
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 3,672 3,158 16.3 4,338,000 2,431,721 78.4 28,189 18,968 48.6 534,639 311,172 71.8
58 Eating and drinking places 12,099 10,463 15.6 7,368,448 5,375,452 37.1 227,796 184,792 23.3 2,070,119 1,444,146 43.3
59 Miscellaneous retail 10,055 9,465 6.2 8,140,542 5,912,894 37.7 70,869 58,608 20.9 1,124,083 804,171 39.8
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 44,037 40,934 7.6 74,096,020 49,940,017 48.4 630,376 509,283 23.8 8,458,918 5,809,323 45.6
52 Building materials, hardware, garden supply, and mobile home dealers 1,985 1,877 5.8 5,146,665 2,791,485 84.4 26,322 17,742 48.4 542,219 306,360 77.0
521 Lumber and other building materials dealers 651 587 10.9 3,685,728 1,949,417 89.1 17,680 10,345 70.9 384,230 200,407 91.7
523 Paint, glass, and wallpaper stores 276 277 -0.4 185,170 150,018 23.4 1,185 1,253 -5.4 24,810 21,145 17.3
525 Hardware stores 453 538 -15.8 342,796 306,338 11.9 3,192 3,377 -5.5 49,595 46,578 6.5
526 Retail nurseries, lawn and garden supply stores 341 314 8.6 229,393 167,343 37.1 2,462 1,992 23.6 35,268 24,809 42.2
527 Mobile home dealers 264 161 64.0 703,578 218,369 222.2 1,803 775 132.6 48,316 13,421 260.0
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 1,157 1,107 4.5 9,302,759 6,612,794 40.7 74,124 61,574 20.4 894,317 671,079 33.3
531 Department stores (excluding leased departments) $$ 322 316 1.9 7,563,999 5,180,814 46.0 62,343 52,494 18.8 759,614 570,175 33.2
533 Variety stores 612 505 21.2 515,080 333,942 54.2 5,072 3,992 27.1 51,251 34,823 47.2
539 Miscellaneous general merchandise stores 223 286 -22.0 1,223,680 1,098,038 11.4 6,709 5,088 31.9 83,452 66,081 26.3
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
54 Food stores 4,895 4,737 3.3 11,971,380 9,331,237 28.3 100,453 82,915 21.2 1,187,942 890,073 33.5
541 Grocery stores 4,076 3,997 2.0 11,699,966 9,094,868 28.6 96,327 78,894 22.1 1,140,463 850,454 34.1
542 Meat and fish (seafood) markets, including freezer provisioners 129 184 -29.9 58,785 70,912 -17.1 541 722 -25.1 6,548 r -8.1
543 Fruit and vegetable markets 49 41 19.5 21,398 16,499 29.7 139 144 -3.5 1,706 r 9.9
544 Candy, nut, and confectionery stores 54 56 -3.6 D 12,651 N (250-499) 288 N D 2,387 N
545 Dairy products stores 34 36 -5.6 4,182 4,237 -1.3 84 121 -30.6 560 594 -5.7
546 Retail bakeries 269 269 0.0 D 74,992 N (1000-2499) 2,069 N D 19,560 N
549 Miscellaneous food stores 284 154 84.4 94,841 51,817 83.0 1,218 592 105.7 14,923 7,435 100.7
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
55 Automotive dealers and gasoline service stations 6,400 6,200 3.2 24,262,083 14,869,506 63.2 68,996 54,654 26.2 1,708,611 1,082,678 57.8
551 Motor vehicle dealers (new and used) 727 654 11.2 15,834,523 9,307,039 70.1 31,391 22,899 37.1 1,056,383 640,357 65.0
552 Motor vehicle dealers (used only) 815 595 37.0 1,215,208 447,284 171.7 3,171 1,902 66.7 75,789 33,604 125.5
553 Auto and home supply stores 1,436 1,430 0.4 1,238,335 914,684 35.4 11,054 8,713 26.9 223,297 159,695 39.8
554 Gasoline service stations 3,136 3,284 -4.5 5,405,459 3,922,912 37.8 21,278 19,751 7.7 303,125 222,055 36.5
555 Boat dealers 118 101 16.8 205,281 103,674 98.0 754 490 53.9 16,352 9,563 71.0
556 Recreational vehicle dealers 44 35 25.7 130,390 70,615 84.6 478 294 62.6 12,425 6,086 104.2
557 Motorcycle dealers 100 86 16.3 199,954 93,916 112.9 746 517 44.3 18,313 9,647 89.8
559 Automotive dealers, not elsewhere classified 24 15 60.0 32,933 9,382 251.0 124 88 40.9 2,927 1,671 75.2
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 3,774 3,927 -3.9 3,566,143 2,614,928 36.4 33,627 30,030 12.0 396,988 299,644 32.5
561 Men's and boys' clothing and accessory stores 406 442 -8.1 309,026 268,649 15.0 2,657 3,000 -11.4 38,377 37,190 3.2
562 Women's clothing stores 1,308 1,464 -10.7 808,051 812,165 -0.5 9,468 11,038 -14.2 96,058 95,863 0.2
563 Women's accessory and specialty stores 223 205 8.8 131,428 82,294 59.7 1,300 984 32.1 16,209 10,593 53.0
564 Children's and infants' wear stores 137 123 11.4 131,776 56,961 131.3 1,196 742 61.2 12,684 6,655 90.6
565 Family clothing stores 549 485 13.2 1,387,174 851,961 62.8 11,462 8,333 37.5 135,032 81,907 64.9
566 Shoe stores 954 1,015 -6.0 696,993 460,782 51.3 6,481 4,961 30.6 84,756 57,175 48.2
569 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores 197 193 2.1 101,695 82,116 23.8 1,063 972 9.4 13,872 10,261 35.2
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
57 Home furniture, furnishings, and equipment stores 3,672 3,158 16.3 4,338,000 2,431,721 78.4 28,189 18,968 48.6 534,639 311,172 71.8
571 Home furniture and furnishings stores 2,316 2,032 14.0 2,426,515 1,528,899 58.7 17,488 12,624 38.5 341,937 208,814 63.8
572 Household appliance stores 267 223 19.7 185,373 132,332 40.1 1,312 1,126 16.5 26,013 18,832 38.1
573 Radio, television, consumer electronics, and music stores 1,089 903 20.6 1,726,112 824,838 109.3 9,389 5,218 79.9 166,689 83,526 99.6
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
58 Eating and drinking places 12,099 10,463 15.6 7,368,448 5,375,452 37.1 227,796 184,792 23.3 2,070,119 1,444,146 43.3
581 Eating and drinking places 12,099 10,463 15.6 7,368,448 5,375,452 37.1 227,796 184,792 23.3 2,070,119 1,444,146 43.3
5812 Eating places 11,619 9,901 17.4 7,171,434 5,212,437 37.6 223,199 180,281 23.8 2,025,760 1,407,111 44.0
5813 Drinking places (alcoholic beverages) 480 562 -14.6 197,014 163,015 20.9 4,597 4,511 1.9 44,359 37,035 19.8
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 10,055 9,465 6.2 8,140,542 5,912,894 37.7 70,869 58,608 20.9 1,124,083 804,171 39.8
591 Drug stores and proprietary stores 1,475 1,568 -5.9 2,328,975 1,867,718 24.7 17,642 15,138 16.5 290,666 225,542 28.9
592 Liquor stores 816 869 -6.1 694,645 616,707 12.6 3,436 3,383 1.6 46,868 39,968 17.3
593 Used merchandise stores 981 772 27.1 320,684 202,956 58.0 4,052 2,705 49.8 58,619 36,290 61.5
594 Miscellaneous shopping goods stores 3,089 3,003 2.9 2,163,912 1,446,643 49.6 21,012 16,227 29.5 279,593 183,148 52.7
596 Nonstore retailers 880 712 23.6 1,279,366 921,514 38.8 9,982 10,048 -0.7 208,829 162,854 28.2
598 Fuel dealers 289 292 -1.0 278,765 224,042 24.4 2,097 1,879 11.6 47,445 38,180 24.3
599 Retail stores, not elsewhere classified 2,525 2,249 12.3 1,074,195 633,314 69.6 12,648 9,228 37.1 192,063 118,189 62.5
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